UGC - NET Library and Information Science (MCQ) - 1

1. MESH is a

(A) Thesaurus

(B) Dictionary

(C) Journal

(D) Library

Answer: (A)

2. The First edition of DDC Consisted of

(A) 144 pages

(B) Four volume

(C) 44 pages

(D) 124 pages

Answer: (C) (1876)

3. What are the four entity of FRBR model?

(A) Personality, Matter, Energy, Space

(B) Work, Expression, Manifestation, Item

(C) Book, Form, Availability, Type

(D) Discipline, Entity, Action, Personality

Answer: (B)

4. The Dewey Decimal Classification divides human knowledge into

(A) 10 basic categories.

(B) 100 basic categories.

(C) 1000 basic categories.

(D) 10000 basic categories.

Answer: (A)

5. Accession Number means

(A) Call Number of a book

(B) Unique Number for a book inside a particular library.

(C) Book Number

(D) Class number

Answer: (B)

6. Who is the Editor in Chief of 19th Edition of DDC

(A) Benjamin A. Custer

(B) John P. Comaromi

(C) Winton E. Matthews

(D) John S. Mitchell

Answer: (A)

7. Who is the Editor in Chief of 20th Edition of DDC

(A) Benjamin A. Custer

(B) John P. Comaromi

(C) Winton E. Matthews

(D) John S. Mitchell

Answer: (B)

8. Who is the Editor in Chief of 21st Edition of DDC

(A) Benjamin A. Custer

(B) John P. Comaromi

(C) Winton E. Matthews

(D) John S. Mitchell

Answer: (C)

9. Who is the Editor in Chief of 22nd Edition of DDC

(A) Benjamin A. Custer

(B) John P. Comaromi

(C) Winton E. Matthews

(D) John S. Mitchell

Answer: (D)

10.  "To provide the best books to the maximum readers at the least cost" said by

(A) Dr. S. R. Ranganathan

(B) P. N. Kaula

(C) E.Mayo

(D) Melvil Dewey

Answer: (D)

11. Theory X and Theory Y is developed by

(A) Louis Brandeis

(B) Douglas Mc Gregor

(C) Abraham Maslo

(D) Mayo

Answer: (B)

12. ISBN consists of how many digit

(A) 10

(B) 9

(C) 15

(D) 13

Answer: (D)

13. Herzberg’s theory deals with

(A) Staffing

(B) Directing

(C) Motivation

(D) Planning

Answer: (C)

14. Who is considered as the father of Scientific Management

(A) F.W. Taylor

(B) Harold Koontz

(C) Peter F. Drucker

(D) Luther Gulick

Answer: (A)

15. CPM (Critical Path Method) is developed by

(A) Dupoint Company

(B) Aircraft Corporation



Answer: (A)

16. How many digits have in the ISSN

(A) 10

(B) 8

(C) 13

(D) 15

Answer: (B)

17. Main use of Shelf list is

(A) Cataloging

(B) Circulation

(C) Stock Verification

(D) Book Selection

Answer: (C)

18.  Theory X and Theory Y related to

(A) Planning

(B) Motivation

(C) Directing

(D) Staffing

Answer: (B)

19.  Which national agency in India is responsible for assigning the ISBN




(D) National Library of India

Answer: (A)

20. TQM is a system of continuous improvement employing participative management and centered on needs of the ________

(A) Customers

(B) Staff

(C) Organization

(D) Government

Answer: (C)

21. Financial support given to libraries are of two types - Recurring and

(A) Ad-hoc

(B) Endowments

(C) Annual

(D) Non-recurring

Answer: (B)

22. Principle of maximum aggregate benefit is concerned with__

(A) Growth of library

(B) Library use

(C) Library service

(D) Library fee

Answer: (C)

23.  …….. takes items of expenditure for libraries as the working data for allocation of funds.

(A) Method of details

(B) Per capita method

(C) Principle of economy

(D) Library budget

Answer: (D)

24. A budget which mainly covers items of current revenue and expenditure is called __.

(A) Programme budget

(B) Welfare economics

(C) Current budgeting

(D) Capital budgeting

Answer: (D)

25. The library budget of a university is passed by the ?

(A) Senate

(B) Executive Council

(C) Academic Council

(D) Research Council

Answer: (B)

26. In fund accounting, _______ fund can not be used for other purposes.

(A) Recurring

(B) Non-recurring

(C) Restricted

(D) Encumbering

Answer: (A)

27. Scrutiny of financial transactions is called

(A) Budgeting

(B) Programming

(C) Accounting

(D) Auditing

Answer: (D)

28. What are the two parts of the annual report of the library

(A) Primary and Secondary

(B) Analytical and Systematic

(C) Upper and Lower

(D) Descriptive and Statistical

Answer: (D)

29. Who is the pioneer of open access system in British libraries

(A) Nine e.Brown

(B) James Duff Brown

(C) John cotton dana

(D) S. R. Ranganathan

Answer: (B)

30. When was Browne charging system started?

(A) 1895

(B) 1896

(C) 1899

(D) 1875

Answer: (A)

31. Who started New york Charging system?

(A) Peter Drucker

(B) Elton Mayo

(C) John Cotton Dana

(D) Francis Bacon

Answer: (C)

32. When did electrically operated book charging system introduced first?

(A) 1926

(B) 1905

(C) 1933

(D) 1932

Answer: (D)

33. How many columns are there in the accession register?

(A) 10

(B) 12

(C) 14

(D) 16

Answer: (C)

34. When was PERT developed?

(A) 1958

(B) 1968

(C) 1955

(D) 1948

Answer: (A)

35. Who had invented the MBO?

(A) Eltomn Mayo

(B) Frederic Winslow Taylor

(C) Peter Drucker

(D) Kermeth Blanchard

Answer: (C) (1954)

36. PPBS relates to

(A) Book selection

(B) Journal selection

(C) Budgeting

(D) Library records

Answer: (C)

37. The standard “X” and theory “Y” was conceived by

(A) Peter F.Drucker

(B) Doughlas Mc Gregor

(C) Gulik and URwick

(D) Taylor

Answer: (B)

38. Zero based budget is concerned with

(A) Present

(B) Past

(C) Future

(D) Remote future

Answer: (C)

39. Who is the father of Classical School

(A) Lyndall Urwick

(B) Gulick

(C) Cutter

(D) Henri Fayol

Answer: (D)

40. Who coined the word POSDCORB

(A) Henri Foyal

(B) Luther Gulick

(C) Herbert

(D) Elizabeth stone

Answer: (B)

41. Another term of PERT is





Answer: (A)

42. POSDCORB is related to

(A) Library cataloguing

(B) Library reference service

(C) Library administration

(D) Library automation

Answer: (C)

43. Who introduced Three card system

(A) Krishan Kumar

(B) C. K. Sharma

(C) C.A. Cutter

(D) S. R. Ranganathan

Answer: (D)

44. What are the standard size of the Accession Register is

(A) 16” * 12”

(B) 16” * 13”

(C) 16” * 11”

(D) 16” * 18”

Answer: (B)

45. A good library building is an outcome of librarian and _________.

(A) Registrar

(B) Building Corporation

(C) Finance Officer

(D) Architect

Answer: (D)

46.  ________ are the storage areas for the various types of documents kept in a library.

A. Tasks 

B. Racks


D. Desks

Answer: (C)

47. Study carrels are exclusive areas meant for……………

A. students

B. public

C. women

D. researchers

Answer: (D)

48. Library catalogue cards are filed in specially designed. drawers called ________

A. Charging tray

B. Catalogue cabinet

C. Display rack .

D. Filling equipment

Answer: (B)

49. Information Gatekeepers come under ________ sources.

A documentary

B. human

C. institutional

D. neo-conventional

Answer: (A)

50. Who categorises documents into three types such as primary, secondary and tertiary.

A. Grogan

B. Skeltor

C. SR. Ranganathan

D. Hanson

Answer: (A)

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