LS 5.3: THE NATIONAL LIBRARY OF INDIA

This quiz consists questions on the functions of the National Library of India.

Welcome to your LS 5.3: THE NATIONAL LIBRARY OF INDIA

1. 
Who was the chairman of the committee appointed by the government of India to suggest measures for reorganizing the administration of the Imperial Library of India?

2. 
When was Richey committee appointed?

3. 
What was the main recommendation of the Richey committee pertaining to the Imperial Library of India?

4. 
When was the Delivery of Books (Public Libraries) Act enacted?

5. 
Who had started library training courses in 1935 in the Imperial Library, Calcutta.?

6. 
When did the Imperial Library of India became the National Library of India?

7. 
Name the Governor-General who gave additional space to the National Library of India by offering the Viceroy's Palace in Calcutta, namely, the Belvedere Palace?

8. 
Who was was appointed the first Librarian of the new National Library?

9. 
When was the new National Library declared open to the nation ?

10. 
When did the National Library of India celebrate its golden Jubillee?

11. 
Who declared the new National Library open to the nation ?

12. 
When was a review committee appointed to make suggestion to the National Library of India?

13. 
The National Library became a department of which of the following Ministries? Human Resource Development.

14. 
The National Library has a collection of nearly 221akhs of books and other materials (1996), how was the collection built up ?

15. 
What are the broad categories of publications acquired through purchase by the National Library of India?

16. 
Which of the following Libraries of India acts as the repository library of United nations documents?

17. 
What cataloguing system is followed by the National Library of India?

18. 
Which classification system is followed by the National Library of India?

19. 
Which form of the library catalogue is used by the National Library of India?

20. 
What are the reading services offered by the National Library of India?

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Quiz Contributor:
Smt Geetha Pradana, M.Sc., M.L.I.Sc.

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