Librarian Grade III Question Paper and Answer Key

Question Code: 010/2024
Medium of Question- English
Name of Post: Librarian Grade III
Department: State Central Library
Cat. Number: 033/2023
Date of Test : 17.01.2024

1. A Subject comprehending several succeeding consecutive basic subjects and having some essential qualities in common :
(A) Fission
(B) Agglomeration
(C) Loose Assemblage
(D) Lamination

2. An area of the knowledge universe that contains a topic and occasionally serves as a component of a subject system :
(A) Segment
(B) Subject
(C) Subject system
(D) Universe of Knowledge

3. To denote any scheme in which a compound subjects is first analyzed into its facets in the idea plane and later synthesized in the verbal plane and in the notational plane respectively :
(A) Enumerative Classification Scheme
(B) Analytico-Synthetic Classification Scheme
(C) Faceted Classification Scheme
(D) Rigidly faceted

4. If emphasizes the need for establishing a homonym-free, synonym-free, agreed standard terminology for denoting basic subjects and isolate ideas in each discipline :
(A) Idea Plane
(B) Verbal Plane
(C) Pure Notation
(D) Mixed Notation

5. The isolate in a schedule may be arranged in the sequence of the decreasing quantity of the documents published or anticipated to be published in them, except when any other overwhelming consideration rules it out :
(A) Principles of literary warrant
(B) Principles of canonical sequence
(C) Principles of increasing complexity
(D) Wall-picture principles

6. System of ordinal numbers used to represent the classes in a scheme of classification :
(A) Plane
(B) Notation
(C) Canon
(D) Index

7. Ordinal number, which fixes the position of a document in a library relative to other documents having the same ultimate class :
(A) Class Number
(B) Book Number
(C) Call Number
(D) Collection Number

8. Relation between the components array isolates of a complex array isolate :
(A) Intra-Array relation
(B) Intra facet relation
(C) Influencing relation
(D) Bias relation

9. Match the following :
          A                                                            B
 (a) DDC                                                    (i) 1896
 (b) UDC                                                    (ii) 1876
 (c) Expansive Classification System        (iii) 1935
 (d) Bibliographical Classification            (iv) 1893
       (a)  (b)  (c) (d)
(A) (ii), (i), (iv), (iii)
(B) (ii), (i), (iii), (iv)
(C) (iv), (ii), (iii), (i)
(D) (i), (ii), (iii), (iv)

10. Match the following :
           A                            B
(a) Scorpion          (i) Lund University
(b) Desire             (ii) OCLC
(c) Webcom         (iii) University of Arizona
(d) ET-MAP         (iv) Helsinki University
        (a)  (b)   (c)  (d)
(A) (iv), (ii), (iii), (i)
(B) (ii), (i), (iii), (iv)
(C) (ii), (i), (iv), (iii)
(D) (i), (ii), (iii), (iv)

11. 13th International CALIBER 2022 organized by INFLIBNET in collaboration with :
(A) KIIT, Bhubaneswar, Odisha
(B) Anna University, Chennai
(C) Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
(D) Himachal Pradesh University Summer Hill, Shimla

12. Current and archival access to core and peer-reviewed journals and bibliographic, citation, and factual databases in different disciplines for its member institutions, including centrally-funded technical institutions, universities, and colleges covered under UGC Act 12(B) and 2(f) :
(A) ShodhShuddhi
(B) Shodh-Chakra
(C) e-ShodhSindhu
(D) ShodhGangotri

13. The network distributes, stores, and retrieves information to assist national and state governments spend resources effectively and boost socio-economic progress nationwide commissioned in November 1987 :

14. The term “Dharma Gunj” and “Dharma Ganja’ is related to :
(A) Takshashila
(B) Nalanda
(C) Library of Ashurbanipal
(D) Saraswathi Mahal Library

15. Kerala Public Libraries Act enacted in the year :
(A) 1988
(B) 1989
(C) 1986
(D) 1987

16. The canon of currency, which is one of the important canons in the verbal plane has replace the term “Library Co-operation” :
(A) Library Consortium
(B) Library Publicity
(C) Knowledge Organization
(D) Resource Sharing

17. As the library having duty of collecting and preserving for posterity, the literary products of that country and the central station for assembling and disseminating thought energy :
(A) Public Library
(B) Special Library
(C) National Library
(D) Academic Library

18. Match the following :
                   A                                                 B
(a) The Delivery of Books and                 (i) 1956
 Newspapers (Public Libraries) Act
(b) The Delivery of Books                       (ii) 1867
 (Public Libraries) Rules
(c) The Press and Registration of            (iii) 1955
 Books Act
(d) The Registration of Newspapers         (iv) 1954
 (Central) Rules
 (a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) (iv), (iii), (ii), (i)
(B) (ii), (i), (iii), (iv)
(C) (ii), (i), (iv), (iii)
(D) (i), (ii), (iii), (iv)

19. Match the following :
                  A                                          B
 (a) Astronomy/Astrophysics            (i) ISI
 (b) BARC                                        (ii) CeRA
 (c) Agriculture                                (iii) DAC
 (d) Statistics                                    (iv) FORSA
 (a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) (ii), (i), (iii), (iv)
(B) (ii), (i), (iv), (iii)
(C) (iv), (iii), (ii), (i)
(D) (i), (ii), (iii), (iv)

20. Match the following :
           A                                               B
 (a) LA-UK                          (i) International Cataloguing (Quarterly)
 (b) ASLIB                          (ii) Belgium
 (c) FID                               (iii) Journal of Documentation
 (d) IFLA                             (iv) Journal of Librarianship (Quarterly)
       (a)  (b)  (c)   (d)
(A) (ii), (i), (iii), (iv)
(B) (iv), (iii), (ii), (i)
(C) (ii), (i), (iv), (iii)
(D) (i), (ii), (iii), (iv)

21. Information is:
(i) Raw data
(ii) A Processed data
(iii) Application of data and information
(iv) Evaluated Understanding
(A) Only (i)
(B) Only (ii)
(C) Only (iii) and (iv)
(D) Only (i) and (iv)

22. Match the Modes of Knowledge Conversion :
 (i) Socialization                     (a) From Explicit to Explicit
 (ii) Externalization                (b) From Explicit to Tacit
 (iii) Combination                  (c) From Tacit to Tacit
 (iv) Internalization                (d) From Tacit to Explicit
       (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
(A) (c) (d) (a) (b)
(B) (d) (a) (b) (c)
(C) (c) (a) (d) (b)
(D) (a) (c) (b) (d)

23. The barriers of information communication are :
 (i) Noise
(ii) Semantic Barrier
(iii) Organization policies
(iv) Listening
(A) Only (i) and (ii)
(B) Only (i) and (iv)
(C) Only (i) and (iii)
(D) All of the above

24. In Berlo’s S – M – C – R Model of Communication, C stands for :
(i) Communication
(ii) Channel
(iii) Code
(iv) Contact
(A) Only (ii)
(B) Only (i)
(C) Only (iv)
(D) Only (iii)

25. Who developed the concept of Information Society?
(i) Peter Druker
(ii) Fritz Machlup
(iii) Mark Porat
(iv) Daniel Bell
(A) (i)
(B) (ii)
(C) (iii)
(D) (iv)

26. Berne Convention is associated with :
 (i) Tackle problems of Industrial property
 (ii) Tackle problems of Literary Works
 (iii) Tackle problems of Artistic Works
 (iv) Tackle problems of Patents
(A) Only (i) and (iv)
(B) Only (i) and (ii)
(C) Only (iii) and (iv)
(D) Only (ii) and (iii)

27. Provision for granting Product Patents was amended in which act :
 (i) Patent Amendment Act 1999
 (ii) Patent Amendment Act 2002
 (iii) Patent Amendment Act 2005
 (iv) Patent Amendment Act 2019
(A) (i)
(B) (ii)
(C) (iii)
(D) (iv)

28. Copyright Act gives right to author to :
 (i) Reproduce the work
 (ii) Distribute copies of the work to the public by sale or other transfer of ownership
 (iii) Make translation of the work
 (iv) All of the above
(A) (i)
(B) (ii)
(C) (iii)
(D) (iv)  

29. Under which concept library allows copyrighted material for writing criticism, comments, news reporting, teaching, scholarship and research :
 (i) Patent Act
 (ii) Fair Use
 (iii) Geographical Indicator
 (iv) Trade Mark
(A) Only (i) and (ii)
(B) Only (ii)
(C) Only (iii) and (iv)
(D) Only (i) and (iii)

30. Under which type of censorship, obscene or morally questionable material is censored :
 (i) Military Censorship
 (ii) Religious Censorship
 (iii) Moral Censorship
 (iv) Political Censorship
(A) Only (i) and (iii)
(B) Only (ii)
(C) Only (iii)
(D) Only (i) and (ii)

31. Web of Science is :
(i) A Bibliographic Database
(ii) A Full Text Database
(iii) A Citation Index
(iv) None of the above
(A) Only (i)
(B) Only (iii)
(C) Only (ii) and (iii)
(D) Only (i) and (iii)

32. Traditional Information resources are of two kinds :
(i) Books and non-book sources
(ii) Documentary and non-documentary sources
(iii) Digital and Analogue sources
(iv) Web Resources
(A) (i)
(B) (ii)
(C) (iii)
(D) (iv)

33. ‘Bibliography of Doctoral Dissertation’ is an example of which type of source :
(i) Primary Source
(ii) Secondary Source
(iii) Tertiary Source
(iv) Web Resource
(A) Only (i) and (ii)
(B) Only (iii)
(C) Only (iv)
(D) Only (ii) and (iv)

34. Which source of NISCAIR provides descriptive information about the flora, fauna, minerals of India?
(ii) Wealth of India
(iii) NSDL
(iv) NOPR
(A) (i)
(B) (ii)
(C) (iii)
(D) (iv)

35. Which database is used by economist for current statistical information?
(i) LISA
(ii) Web of science
(iii) JSTOR
(iv) CMIE
(A) Only (i) and (ii)
(B) Only (ii) and (iii)
 (C) Only (ii)
(D) Only (iv)

36. According to Dr. S.R. Ranganathan Reference Services includes :
(i) Ready Reference Service
(ii) Long Range Reference Service
(iii) Ready and Long-Range Reference Service
(iv) Indirect Reference Service
(A) Only (iii)
(B) Only (i)
(C) Only (ii)
(D) Only (iv)

37. The acronym ASTAFS stands for :
(i) Authenticity, Scope, Treatment, Arrangement, Format, Special Features
(ii) Authority, Scope, Treatment, Arrangement, Format, Special Features
(iii) Authority, Size, Treatment, Arrangement, Format, Special Features
(iv) Authenticity, Scope, Tendency, Arrangement, Format, Special Features
(A) (i)
(B) (ii)
(C) (iii)
(D) (iv)

38. Which source helps the librarian to know the subscription amount and publishers details of any foreign journal?
(i) Guide to Indian Periodical Literature
(ii) MLA Directory of Periodicals
(iii) Europa World of Learning
(iv) Ulrich Periodical Directory
(A) Only (i) and (ii)
(B) Only (i) and (iii)
(C) Only (ii) and (iii)
(D) Only (iv)

39. Which database provides open access e-books?
(ii) Google Books
(iii) Economic and Political Weekly
(iv) Ebsco Database
(A) Only (i) and (ii)
(B) Only (ii) and (iii)
(C) Only (ii)

(D) Only (iv)

40. DOAJ stands for :
(i) Dictionary of Open Access Journals
(ii) Directory of Open Access Journals
(iii) Directory of Online Journals
(iv) Directory of Open Archive Journals
(A) Only (i)
(B) Only (ii)
(C) Only (iii)
(D) Only (iv)

41. How many categories of users have been recognised by S.R. Ranganathan?
(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 3
(D) 4

42. Individual Orientation may be followed in the :
(A) School Libraries
(B) College Libraries
(C) University Libraries
(D) District Public Libraries

43. The process of establishing contact between readers and their documents in a perfect way within a very short time is related to :
(A) Reference Service
(B) Ready Reference Service
(C) Long Range Reference Service
(D) Orientation

44. The best approach towards searching of documents in the library is :
(A) Title
(B) Author
(C) Publisher
(D) Call Number

45. Which of the following Bibliographic entry arrangements save the readers’ time and energy?
(A) Alphabetical
(B) Classified
(C) Chronological
(D) All

46. DANCING: On marionettes, mimes, and dancers. W.S. Orell. Dance 8:47-51 Fall’73
See also
Dance Music
Jazz Music
The above entries are related to
(A) Alphabetical
(B) Classified
(C) Alphabet under Subject Headings
(D) Chronological

47. Users benefit from Indexing services since they :
(A) Save the time
(B) Serve as a rapid survey of retrospective literature
(C) Help to some extent in overlapping the language barrier
(D) All the above

48. The problems such as comprehensiveness, duplication, gaps, scattering of information, incompleteness, time-lag, lack of sensitivity, too expensive and lack of coordination are related to :
(C) Indexing and Abstracting

49. Defence Science Laboratory, which is now known as :

50. UMLS stands for :
(A) Unified Medical Literature System
(B) Unified Medical Language System
(C) Unified Medical Literature Services
(D) Unified Medicine Language Structure

51. The collection development policy and procedures should include :
(A) Librarian
(B) Staff and Board Members
(C) Patrons
(D) All

52. The art of choosing the best material for a specific group of people, in a specific location, at a specific time is related to :
(A) Collection Building
(B) Collection Management
(C) Collection Evaluation
(D) Collection Use

53. “In stock room, each row of book-racks should be furnished at each end with a “signal” guide on which the classes accommodated in the row are indicated in a manner calculated to catch the eye of the reader” : The S.R. Ranganathan’s guidelines mentioned above have to do with
(A) First Law
(B) Second and Third Laws
(C) Fourth Law
(D) Fifth Law

54. The libraries priorities and policies can be indicated by the :
(A) Building
(B) Budget
(C) Library Location
(D) Technology Infrastructure

55. The Line-Item budget will provide details by :
(A) Sources Format
(B) Patrons’ age level
(C) Subject
(D) All

56. Banaras Hindu University Library is replication of :
(A) British Museum Library
(B) Austrian National Library
(C) Alexandria Library
(D) New York Public Library

57. The Library Shape could be :
(A) H or Y
 (B) L or T
(C) W
(D) Any one of the above

58. The To do list encompasses :
(A) Days
(B) Weeks
(C) Months
(D) All

59. How many elements are needed for a training programme to be effective?
(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 3
(D) 4

60. The details of number of titles published, number of new titles purchased, median of titles and number of new titles available in the shelf may help the librarian to analyse the :
(A) Library buying power
(B) Circulation activities
(C) Reference section activities
(D) Weed out items

61. ISBD (NBM) was published in the year :
(A) 1977
(B) 1979
(C) 1981
(D) 1983

62. Cutter’s Rules for a Dictionary Catalog was first published in the year :
(A) 1900
(B) 1890
(C) 1880
(D) 1876

63. AACR I rule was published in the year :
(A) 1970
(B) 1978
(C) 1967
(D) 1965

64. MARC was developed by :
(A) Documentation Research and Training Centre
(B) Library of congress

65. The term “Thesaurus” was first used by :
(A) Melvil Dewey
(B) S.R. Ranganathan
(C) Paul otlet
(D) Helen Brownson

66. The Chain Indexing is considered as a particular version of :
(C) Both
(D) None of the above

67. PRECIS was developed by :
(A) Derek Austin
(B) Allen Kent
(C) Herbert S. White
(D) Eugene Garfield

68. The Meta Data was coined by _________ in the late 1960s :
(A) Sanford Berman
(B) Jack E. Myers
(C) David A. Kronick
(D) Jesse Shera

69. The Dublin core Meta Data element set consists of :
(A) 15 data elements
(B) 10 data elements
(C) 8 data elements
(D) none of the above

70. A set of Rules and procedures of Chain procedure was prepared by :
(A) Seetharama S
(B) Eugene Garfield
(C) A.P. Srivastava
(D) Dr. S.R. Ranganathan

71. Koha was created in 1999 by –––––––––––– for the Horowhenua Library Trust in
New Zealand :
(A) Katipo Communications
(C) Commonwealth Library Association

72. E-Granthalaya is a digital platform developed by Centralization :
(A) Documentation Research and Training Centre
(B) National Informatics Centre

73. Metropolitan Area Network (MAN) is of size between :
(A) Lesser than LAN
(B) Larger than both LAN and WAN
(C) Larger than WAN
(D) Between LAN and WAN

74. TCP/IP protocol was developed by :
(A) Bob Khan and Vinton Cerf.
(B) E.C. Richardson
(C) W.C.B. Sayers
(D) J.D. Brown

75. Active Hub serves as a :
(A) Both wiring as well as a repeater center
(B) Wiring center only
(C) Repeater center only
(D) None of the above

76. Hybrid Clouds used to access the :
(A) Local resources only
(B) Local and remote resources
(C) Remote resources only
(D) None of the above

77. ISDN provide –––––––––––– of fully integrated digital services to the users :
(A) Three kind
(B) Four kind
(C) Two kind
(D) Five kind

78. The term web 2.0 was first used in 1999 by –––––––––––– but it came into prominence in
2004 :
(A) Darcy DiNucci
(B) Ronald Dukson
(C) Roy Tennet
(D) Paul Otlet

79. Mozilla Firebox Open Source web browser developed by the Mozilla Foundation and Mozilla Corporation in the year :
(A) 2001
(B) 2002
(C) 2005
(D) 2004

80. Ethernet technology works through :
(A) Wi-Fi
(B) Cables
(C) Both Wi-Fi and cable
(D) None of the above

81. Which international treaty focuses on the protection of literary and artistic works and sets minimum standards for copyright across member countries?
(A) Universal Copyright Convention
(B) Berne Convention
(C) Stockholm Conference
(D) Paris Convention

82. In the context of intellectual property, what does TRIPS stand for?
(A) Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Standards
(B) Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property and Services
(C) Trade-Related Agreements on Intellectual Property Standards
(D) Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights

83. What is the primary objective of the WIPO Copyright Treaty?
(A) Promoting international copyright protection
(B) Adapting copyright principles to the digital environment
(C) Establishing standards for industrial property
(D) Enhancing patent protection in trade

84. What is the main objective of the Patents Act of 1970 in India?
(A) Protection of literary and artistic works
(B) Granting exclusive rights to inventors
(C) Establishing standards for trademark protection
(D) Promoting international trade agreement

85. The Copy left movement is associated with :
(A) Strict enforcement of copyright laws
(B) Advocacy for open-source software
(C) Protection of digital rights management
(D) Exclusive rights for patent holders

86. What does GATT primarily deal with in the context of intellectual property?
(A) Digital rights management
(B) Trade-related aspects of intellectual property
(C) Patent law amendments
(D) Copyright in libraries

87. In the context of copyright, what is the objective of the Universal Copyright Convention (UCC)?
(A) Adapting copyright principles to the digital environment
(B) Promoting international copyright protection
(C) Establishing minimum standards for copyright
(D) Lowering standards for easier accessibility

88. What is the primary focus of the Paris Convention?
(A) Protection of literary and artistic works
(B) Protection of industrial property
(C) Adaptation of copyright to the digital environment
(D) Promotion of open-access journals

89. What organization is responsible for the administration of the Paris Convention?
(A) World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
(B) United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
(C) International Intellectual Property Alliance (IIPA)
(D) World Trade Organization (WTO)

90. Which amendment to the Patents Act of India introduced product patents for pharmaceuticals?
(A) Patents (Amendment) Act, 1999
(B) Patents (Amendment) Act, 2002
(C) Patents (Amendment) Act, 2005
(D) Patents (Amendment) Act, 1972

91. –––––––––––– is a formal standard that is used as an encoding scheme providing a unique number for every character irrespective of platform, program and language :

92. Match the following :
 Consortium Resources
 (i) UGC-INFONET            (a) College libraries
 (ii) N-LIST                         (b) University Libraries
 (iii) ERMED                      (c) Agriculture
 (iv) CeRA                          (d) Medicine
       (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
(A) (d) (c) (b) (a)
(B) (b) (d) (a) (c)
(C) (b) (a) (d) (c)
(D) (c) (a) (d) (b)

93. –––––––––––– give copyright owner right to protect their work in digital format.
(A) Digital copyright Act
(B) Digital millennium copyright Act
(C) Copyright laws
(D) Digital ownership right

94. Match the following :
 Kinds of digital library Example
 (i) Subject specific (a) RLIN, NFAR
 (ii) Federated digital libraries (b) Zotero, Mendley
 (iii) Harvested Digital libraries (c) IEEE Xplore, pubmed
 (iv) Personal Digital libraries (d) Google scholar
 (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
(A) (b) (c) (d) (a)
(B) (c) (d) (b) (a)
(C) (c) (a) (d) (b)
(D) (d) (c) (a) (b)

95. A digitization program initiated by the National Library of India to digitize rare books, manuscripts and other resource is called :
(A) Shodh Ganga
(B) Nalanda
(C) Shodh Sindhu
(D) Down the memory lane

96. National repository on OER is developed by CIET and NCERT, It holds large number of educational resources in different languages related to :
(A) School Education
(B) Higher Education
(C) Research Purpose
(D) Competitive Exams

97. Which of the following is not the application of AR is libraries?
(A) Visualizing 3D models of articrafts
(B) Enhancing story telling for children
(C) Providing interactive navigation through the library
(D) Managing physical collections

98. NDLI Project was established under the aegis of :
(A) Department of Science and Technology
(B) Library mission for digitalization
(C) All India council for Technical Education
(D) National mission on Education through ICT

99. A digital representation of the non text material such as drawing, photograph, maps which are static is called as :
(A) Animation
(B) Table
(C) Graphics
(D) Video

100. Which of the following is NOT a potential application of AI in libraries?
(A) Automated cataloging and classification
(B) Recommending books and other resources to users
(C) Providing chatbots for customer service
(D) Maintaining physical collections

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