2016 December UGC NET Solved Paper-3 in LIS, Page-8

71. Assertion (A): Podcasting, once an obscure method of spreading information, has become a recognised medium for distributing audio contents — be it corporate or for personal use. Reason (R): Podcasts, though similar to radio programs, are primarily audio files which the listeners can play at their convenience, using devices that have become more common than portable broadcast receivers.
Codes:
(1) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(2) (A) is false, but (R) is true.
(3) Both (A) and (R) are true.
(4) Both (A) and (R) are false.
Answer: (3)

72. Assertion (A): Open-ended questions are suitable to glean more and candid information from the respondents seeking on a specific aspect.
Reason (R): Open-ended questions provide an opportunity to go beyond the closed option of 'yes' or 'No' as it enables to express one's own ideas more candidly.
Codes:
(1) Both (A) and (R) are false.
(2) Both (A) and (R) are true.
(3) (A) is false, but (R) is true.
(4) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
Answer: (2)

73. Assertion (A): An information literate generally has the potential to determine the nature and extent of the information needed.
Reason (R): An information literate can define and articulate the need better than an information illiterate.
Codes:
(1) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(2) (A) is false, but (R) is true.
(3) Both (A) and (R) are true.
(4) Both (A) and (R) are false.
Answer: (3)

74. Assertion (A): Majority of State Public Library Acts enacted from 1990s have provision for Library fund with contributions from State and Central Governments.
Reason, (R): Library Cess is inadequate to manage public libraries.
Codes:
(1) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(2) (A) is false, but (R) is true.
(3) Both (A) and (R) are false.
(4) Both (A) and (R) are true.
Answer: (4)

75. Assertion (A): Most of the LIS professionals in India are yet to recognise fully the significance of Web-based OPAC services.
Reason (R): Although some libraries in India have started to develop their own websites and portals with enhanced features of Web-based OPACs, but none of these libraries are yet to have their library page and lack federated search facilities.
Codes:
(1) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(2) (A) is false, but (R) is true.
(3) Both (A) and (R) are true.
(4) Both (A) and (R) are false.
Answer: (1)


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2016 December UGC NET Solved Paper-3 in Library and Information Science, Page-8 (Question 71-75)