MCQs on Knowledge Organization | MCQs on Library Classification

MCQs on Knowledge Organization | MCQs on Library Classification

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MCQs on Knowledge Organization | MCQs on Library Classification

Knowledge Organization Library Classification refers to the systematic arrangement and structuring of information and knowledge resources to facilitate effective retrieval and access. It involves the application of principles and methods to organize information in a way that enhances its accessibility, usability, and manageability. Knowledge Organization encompasses various processes such as classification, cataloging, indexing, and metadata creation, all aimed at creating a logical and coherent organization of information within a given context, such as a library, database, or information system.

MCQs on Knowledge Organization

1. A person who designs a scheme of library classification is called

A. Classifications

B. Classifier

C. Librarian

D. Information officer

Answer: B


2. Which fixes the place of a subject relative to other subjects in a scheme of classification?

A.  Class Number

B. Call Number

C. Book Number

D. Accession Number

Answer: a


3.  “Sirius”, the brightest star outside of the Solar System, is also called ________.

A. Cat star

B. Dog star

C. Fox star

D. Lion star

Answer: b


4. The largest of the planets is

A. Jupiter

B.  Saturn

C. Uranus

D. Neptune

Answer: a


5. Anesthesiology is obtained by which mode of formation of subjects?

A. Loose Assemblage

B. Fission

C. Fusion

D. Distillation

Answer: D


6. “Statistics for librarians” is obtained by which mode of formation of subjects?

A. Clusters

B. Fusion

C. Loose Assemblage

D. Distillation

Answer: c


7. The radiant energy of the sun is transmitted in the form of ________

A. Short waves

B. Long waves

C. Particles

D. None of these

Answer: a


8. Why stars look more in west than east?

A. Universe is moving from east to west

B. Earth is moving around the Sun

C. Earth is moving from east to west

D. Earth is moving from west to east

Answer: d


9. Which of the following planets is known as Earth’s twin?

A. Mars

B. Saturn

C.  Uranus

D. Venus

Answer: d


10. Rotational axis of which of the following planet is highly tilted?

A. Earth

B. Uranus

C. Neptune

D. Jupiter

Answer: b


11. Milky Way Galaxy was first seen by

A. Galileo

B. Martin Schmidt

C. Marconi

D. Newton

Answer: a


12.  Halley’s comet appears once in a period of ________

A. 24 years

B. 32 years

C. 76 years

D. 84 years

Answer: c


13. Which is not one of a principle of Facet Sequence?

A. Wall-Picture Principle

B.  Whole-Organ Principle

C. Cow-Calf Principle

D.  Later-in-Time Principle

Answer: a


14. The first three editions (Le, of 1931 1939, and 1950 respectively) of the Colon Classification (C) are considered as

A. Freely Faceted Classification

B. Rigidly-Faceted Classification

C. Almost-Faceted Classification

D. Almost-Enumerative Classification

Answer: b


15. Messenger satellite has been launched by NASA for the study of

A. Mercury

B. Venus

C. Saturn

D. Jupiter

Answer: A


16. Which of the following is indicated by the colour of a star?

A. Weight

B. Distance

C. Temperature

D. Size

Answer: c


17.  The Classification Research Group (CRG) London was established in

A. 1950

B. 1951

C. 1952

D. 1953

Answer: c


18. The dynamic theory of library classification, developed by_______

A. W C B Sayers

B.  S R Ranganathan

C. Hume

D. CA Cutter

Answer: b


19. Which planet is known as the ‘Watery Planet’ ?

A. Mercury

B. Earth

C. Mars

D. Jupiter

Answer: b


20. In order of their distances from the Sun, which of the following planets lie between Mars and Uranus?

A. Earth and Jupiter

B. Jupiter and Saturn

C. Saturn and Earth

D. Saturn and Neptune

Answer: b


21. Who is referred to as the first grammarian of library classification?

A. E C R1chardson

B. W C B Sayers

C. Melville Dewey

D. SR Ranganathan

Answer: b


22. The first edition of Prolegomena to Library Classification published in?

A. 1933

B. 1934

C. 1936

D. 1937

Answer: d


23. The International Conference on Cataloguing Principles held in?

A. Copenhagen in, 1969

B. Geneva in 1989

C. Paris in 1961

D. Chicago in 1901

Answer: c


24. In which sequence, the entries are arranged in Classified Catalogue?

A. By specific subject

B. By class number

C. By accession number

D. By author-name

Answer: b


25. The unit of measuring the distance between the stars is known as –

A. Stellar mile

B. Cosmic km

C. Galactic unit

D. Light year

Answer: d


26. The first textbook on classification “Classification, Theoretical’ and Practical” is written by

A. WCB Sayers

B. E C Richardson

C. E W Hume

D. JD Brown

Answer: b


27.  AACR2 and its allied products are published jointly by ALA, CILIP_____?

A. International Library Association

B. Canadian Library Association



Answer: b


28. Phoenix schedules are used in which classification





Answer: c


29. How many constellations are in our space?

A. 87

B. 88

C. 89

D. 90

Answer: b


30. Which one of the following is not related to space terminology :

A.  Telemetering

B. Weightlessness

C. Cis-lunar

D. Byte

Answer: d


31. Presently who owns the copyright of UDC?

A. Paul Otlet

B. Henri La Fontaine

C. UDC Consortium

D. Both A & B

Answer: c


32. Who wrote the book Rules for a Dictionary Catalogue and it was published in?

A.  Melvil Dewey, 1876

B. Ami Cutter, 1876

C. Ranganathan, 1933

D. Richardson, 1906

Answer: b


33. A group of stars arranged in a particular shape, is called –

A. Milky Way

B. Constellation

C. Andromeda

D. Solar system

Answer: b


34. Hubble space telescope has captured, for the first time, detailed image of the surface of a distant star. Name of the star :

A. Antares

B.  Pleiades

C. Betelgeuse

D. Rigel

Answer: c


35. Which classification scheme is designed to sever as a switching language?

A. Subject Classification (SC)

B. Universal Decimal Classification (UDC)

C. Bibliographic Classification (BC)

D. Broad System of Ordering (BSO)

Answer: d


36.  The first edition of DDC published in 1876 consisted of____

A. 22 pages

B. 32 pages

C.  42 pages

D. 52 pages

Answer: c


37. Information about ‘Black Hole’ was first provided by –

A. S. Chandrashekhar

B. Hermann Bondi

C. Rutherford

D. Copernicus

Answer: a


38. Which one of the following is NOT found in space?

A. Pulsar

B. Brittle Star

C. Black Hole

D. Quasar

Answer: b


39. The Milky Way is classified as_________.

A. Spiral Galaxy

B. Electrical Galaxy

C. Irregular Galaxy

D. Round Galaxy

Answer: a


40. What does the colour of star indicates?

A. Distance from the Sun

B. Lighting or glow

C. Distance from the earth

D. Temperature

Answer: d


41. Which planet is known as ‘Morning Star’?

A. Mercury

B. Venus

C. Mars

D. Jupiter

Answer: b


42. Parsec is the unit of measurement of _______

A. Density of stars

B. Astronomical distance

C. Brightness of heavenly bodies

D. Orbital velocity of giant stars

Answer: b


43. Which of the following is not related to solar system?

A. Small planet

B. Comets

C.  Planet

D.  Nebula

Answer: d


44. The ‘Big Bang Theory’ is related to which of the following?

A. Continental Drift

B. Origin of Universe

C. Origin of Himalayas

D. Eruption of Volcanoes

Answer: b


45. The mass of Jupiter is almost

A.  Tenth of the mass of the Sun

B. One Thousandth of the mass of the Sun

C. Hundred of the mass of the Sun

D. Half of the mass of the Sun

Answer: b


46. Which of the planets is nearest to the earth?

A. Jupiter

B. Venus

C. Mercury

D. Mars

Answer: b


47. Which of the following is the brightest planet?

A. Mercury

B. Venus

C. Mars

D. Jupiter

Answer: b


48. Who of the following discovered the laws of planetary orbits?

A. Galileo Galilei

B. Nicholas Copernicus

C. Johannes Kepler

D. Isaac Newton

Answer: c


49. Which of the following is called “Blue Planet”?

A. Saturn

B. Earth

C. Jupiter

D. Mars

Answer: b


50. The four largest planets of the solar system in descending order are

A. Jupiter Mercury Saturn and Uranus

B.  Mercury Jupiter Saturn and Neptune

C. Jupiter Saturn Uranus and Neptune

D.  Jupiter Mercury Saturn and Neptune

Answer: c


Library Classification is a specific aspect of Knowledge Organization that involves the systematic arrangement of library materials, usually books, into logical and hierarchical categories or classes based on certain characteristics.


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