CBSE NET Museology September-2013 Solved Paper III

  1. The Raza Library is situated in

    1. Patna

    2. Rampur

    3. Aligarh

    4. Dhaka

    Answer: b

  2. Who was the first President of Museum Association of India (MAI)?

    1. V. S. Aggrawal

    2. Moti Chandra

    3. C. Sivaramamurthi

    4. Grace Morley

  3. ‘Encapsulation’ technique is used in Museums for

    1. Freeze drying the specimen

    2. Preservation and Presentation of object

    3. Colouring the specimen

    4. Documenting the specimen

    Answer: b

  4. In which State the Dholavira Harappan Site is located?

    1. Maharashtra

    2. Rajasthan

    3. Haryana

    4. Gujarat

    Answer: d

  5. Wildlife Institute is located in

    1. Darjeeling

    2. Pachmari, M. P.

    3. Dehradun

    4. Nainital

    Answer: c

  6. Alexandria Museum was founded by Ptolemy Soter in

    1. 3rd Century B. C.

    2. 2nd Century B. C.

    3. 1st Century B. C.

    4. 3rd Century A. D.

    Answer: a

  7. The traditional boundary between UV and light is

    1. 300 nm

    2. 400 nm

    3. 500 nm

    4. 700 nm

    Answer: b

  8. The Tomb of Mohammad Shah at Bijapur is also known as

    1. Allai Darwaza

    2. Qadam Rasul

    3. Gol Gumbaz

    4. Char Minar

    Answer: c

  9. Which one of the followng is a primary colour?

    1. Black

    2. White

    3. Orange

    4. Blue

    Answer: d

  10. Salvador Dali represents which of the Art Style?

    1. Cubism

    2. Surrealism

    3. Impressionism

    4. Realism

    Answer: b

  11. Ardhanarishwar is a combination of

    1. Vishnu-Lakshmi

    2. Siva-Parvati

    3. Brahma-Saraswati

    4. Ganesh-Shakti

    Answer: b

  12. “Gaddi Girl” is a famous painting of

    1. Jamni Roy

    2. Nicholas Roerich

    3. S. H. Raza

    4. Rabinder Nath Tagore

    Answer: b

  13. “Santhal Family” is a famous sculpture of

    1. Chintamani Kar

    2. Ram Kinkar Baij

    3. Satish Gujral

    4. Amit Ghosh

    Answer: b

  14. Puppets in Karnataka are mostly made up of

    1. Paper

    2. Wood

    3. Leather

    4. Textile

    Answer: c

  15. The Mahabalipuram Monuments are deteriorating mainly due to

    1. Saline Effect

    2. Fungus

    3. Vandalism

    4. Plant Growth

    Answer: a

  16. Dafala Tribe is the indigenous inhabitants of

    1. West Bengal

    2. Arunachal Pradesh

    3. Assam

    4. Nagaland

    Answer: b

  17. The range of visible radiation is between

    1. 300 nm to 400 nm

    2. 400 nm to 700 nm

    3. 500 nm to 600 nm

    4. 600 nm to 800 nm

    Answer: b

  18. If distance between an object and the light sources decreases then Lux levels will

    1. Decrease

    2. Increase

    3. Remain the same

    4. None of the above

    Answer: b

  19. Which of the following is NOT a warm colour?

    1. Red

    2. Yellow

    3. Blue

    4. Orange

    Answer: c

  20. Where the Lepcha Tribal Museum is situated?

    1. Gangtok

    2. Darjeeling

    3. Kaling Pong

    4. Bidisa

    Answer: c

  21. The people of the Mesolithic age used

    1. Sand stone tool

    2. Iron tools

    3. Small stone tools

    4. Copper tools

    Answer: c

  22. The Maharaja Jivaji Rao Scindia Museum was established in

    1. 1964

    2. 1910

    3. 1974

    4. 2000

    Answer: a

  23. Who is considered as a ‘great museum showman’

    1. Sir Hans Sloan

    2. P. T. Barnum

    3. German Bazin

    4. B. I. Gilman

    Answer: b

  24. Who is considered as ‘Father of Open Air Museums’

    1. Dhilon Replay

    2. Arthur Hazelius

    3. T. R. Adam

    4. H. R. Baker

    Answer: b

  25. Who was the first curator of Indian Museum Calcutta?

    1. William Jones

    2. Nathaniel Wallich

    3. F. S. Growse

    4. Lord Lytton

    Answer: b

  26. Ashokan Lion Capital is exhibited at

    1. National Museum

    2. Sanchi Museum

    3. Khajuraho Museum

    4. Sarnath Museum

    Answer: d

  27. The North Zone Cultural Centre is located at

    1. Allahabad

    2. Patiala

    3. Nagpur

    4. Udaipur

    Answer: b

  28. In most of the Indus Seal there is representation of

    1. Tiger

    2. Humped bull

    3. Unicorn

    4. Elephant

    Answer: b

  29. A Museum which focuses on the heritage of a particular Natural and Cultural Environment of a community and run by them for their own benefit is called

    1. Local Museum

    2. Site Museum

    3. Eco-Museum

    4. Biographical Museum

    Answer: c

  30. Cloze Test is used in Museums to evaluate

    1. Readability of text

    2. Legibility of text

    3. Comprehensibility of Exhibition Text

    4. All of the above

    Answer: c

  31. When Asiatic Society in Calcutta was established?

    1. 1786

    2. 1789

    3. 1784

    4. 1984

    Answer: c

  32. Which of the following is not a Static Interpretation Technique?

    1. Label

    2. Photograph

    3. Object

    4. Guide Service

    Answer: d

  33. Match the following Authors of Books in List-I with List-II:

    List-I List-II
    1. Hudson, Kenneth

    2. Ali, Salim

    3. SD Ripley

    4. Dana, John Cotton

    1. Social History of Museums

    2. The Sacred Grove

    3. Common Birds of India

    4. The New Museum

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1

    Answer: c

  34. Match the following terminology in List-I with List-II:

    List-I List-II
    1. PVA

    2. Psychrometer

    3. Relics

    4. Relining

    1. Polyvinyl Acetate

    2. Things of the Past

    3. A device for measuring RH

    4. Mounting of old canvas on a new support

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2

    Answer: b

  35. Match the item in List-I with List-II:

    List-I List-II
    1. Paper machine

    2. Shellac Solution

    3. Red lead

    4. Formic Acid

    1. Removal of NaCl

    2. Used as Varnish

    3. Pigment used in illustrations

    4. Removing copper incrustations

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4

    Answer: b

  36. Match the List-I with List-II:

    List-I List-II
    1. Ankurvat Temple

    2. Bamian Budha

    3. Pasupati Temple

    4. Brahma Temple

    1. Afghanistan

    2. Cambodia

    3. Thailand

    4. Nepal

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1

    Answer: a

  37. Match the items in List-I with items in List-II:

    List-I List-II
    1. Chalking 1. Convex bulge

    2. Blister

    3. Flaking

    4. Crazing

    1. paint surface

    2. Series of tiny breaks in a paint film

    3. Loss of pigment in a paint layer by powdering off

    4. Breaking away of one or all paint and ground layer

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1

    Answer: b

  38. Arrange the following stages of documentation in order:

    1. Recording the details of potential acquisitions.

    2. Generating full record for each individual item.

    3. Formally accepting the material for museum.

    4. Allocation of accession number.

    Codes:

    1. 1, 4, 3, 2

    2. 3, 4, 1, 2

    3. 1, 3, 4, 2

    4. 2, 1, 4, 3

    Answer: c

  39. Arrange the stages – process of preservation of invertebrates in order:

    1. Collection

    2. Preservation

    3. Narcotization

    4. Killing & Fixing

    Codes:

    1. 1, 3, 4, 2

    2. 4, 2, 3, 1

    3. 1, 2, 3, 4

    4. 3, 4, 2, 1

    Answer: a

  40. Match the items in List-I with List-II:

    List-I List-II
    1. Simplipal Biosphere

    2. Panchmari Biosphere

    3. Manas Biosphere Reserve

    4. Gulf of Mannar Biosphere Reserve

    1. M. P.

    2. Tamil Nadu

    3. Assam

    4. Orissa

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4

    Answer: a

  41. Match the items in List-I with List-II:

    List-I List-II
    1. Marine National Park

    2. Kudramukh National Park

    3. Silent Valley Natonal Park

    4. Sanjay National Park

    1. M. P.

    2. Kerala

    3. Karnataka

    4. Gujarat

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4

    Answer: c

  42. Match the following List-I with List-II:

    List-I List-II
    1. Sodium Chloride

    2. Ethyl Alcohol

    3. Urea Formaldehyde

    4. Sepia

    1. Made from ink sac of cattle fish

    2. Adhesive

    3. Preservation

    4. Narcotics for Leaches

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4

    Answer: c

  43. Matching the item with List-I with List-II:

    List-I List-II
    1. Oil Vitrol

    2. Saffron

    3. Lack dye

    4. Zinc White

    1. White colour require for illustration of manuscripts

    2. Gold yellow used in manuscript

    3. Red used in manuscript

    4. Bleaching

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1

    Answer: d

  44. Match the items in List-I with items in List-II:

    List-I List-II
    1. Archaeological Museum

    2. Birla Planetarium

    3. Babukumar Singh Memorial Museum

    4. Amar Mahal Museum

    1. Kolkata

    2. Kashmir

    3. Bihar

    4. Sarnath

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2

    Answer: d

  45. Match the List-I with List-II:

    List-I List-II
    1. Cellulose Acetate Foil

    2. Paradichloro Benzene

    3. Arsenic Soap

    4. Cyanide Bottle

    1. Killing of Insect

    2. Taxidermy

    3. Lamination

    4. Insect Repellent

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2

    Answer: a

  46. Match List-I with List-II:

    List-I List-II
    1. Birla Academy of Art & Culture

    2. Robindra Bhavan Museum

    3. Commercial & Industrial Museum, Kolkata

    4. Salarjung Museum

    1. Museum of National Importance

    2. Private Museum

    3. University Museum

    4. State Museum

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4

    Answer: c

  47. Match the following items in List-I with List-II:

    List-I List-II
    1. Lloyd Botanical Garden

    2. Central National Herbarium

    3. Humayun Tomb

    4. Hathi Gumpha Cave

    1. Darjeeling, West Bengal

    2. Howrah, West Bengal

    3. Delhi

    4. Orissa

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4

    Answer: b

  48. Match the following terminology in List-I with List-II:

    List-I List-II
    1. Oology

    2. Ethnology

    3. Entomology

    4. Mycology

    1. Branch of ornithology studying birds eggs, nets etc.

    2. Study of Fungi

    3. Scientific Study of Insects

    4. Scientific and objective study of animal behaviour

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1

    Answer: c

  49. Match the items in List-I with List-II:

    List-I List-II
    1. Konark Temple

    2. Victoria Memorial Hall

    3. Ellora Cave

    4. Red Fort

    1. Marble

    2. Granite

    3. Khondolite

    4. Red Sandstone

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1

    Answer: a

    • Assertion (A): Acetate based plastics are recommended for use in museums.
    • Reason (R): They do not give off acetic acid vapour.
    1. A is right, but R is wrong.

    2. A is wrong, but R is right.

    3. Both A and R are right.

    4. Both A and R are wrong.

    Answer: d

    • Assertion (A): The accession number of temporary loans is usually typed on stickers, tape or tags.
    • Reason (R): So that they can be easily removed before objects are returned to lenders.
    1. A is right, but R is wrong.

    2. A is wrong, but R is right.

    3. Both A and R are right.

    4. Both A and R are wrong.

    Answer: c

    • Assertion (A): It is recommended to control mould and fungus growth by keeping the relative humidity below 65%.
    • Reason (R): Mould and fungus spores are always present in the atmosphere but will only grow if relative humidity is above this level.
    1. A is right, but R is wrong.

    2. A is wrong, but R is right.

    3. Both A and R are right.

    4. Both A and R are wrong.

    Answer: c

    • Assertion (A): UV and IR are not part of the dilemma between seeing and damaging.
    • Reason (R): UV and IR are not necessary for seeing. They are simply damaging.
    1. A is right, but R is wrong.

    2. A is wrong, but R is right.

    3. Both A and R are right.

    4. Both A and R are wrong.

    Answer: c

    • Assertion (A): It is recommended to use plastic instead of varnish for filtering UV rays.
    • Reason (R): Plastic is more convenient, lasts longer and does the job better.
    1. A is right, but R is wrong.

    2. A is wrong, but R is right.

    3. Both A and R are right.

    4. Both A and R are wrong.

    Answer: c

    • Assertion (A): Conventional incandescent lamps do not need UV filtering.
    • Reason (R): They usually emit negligible amounts of UV.
    1. A is right, but R is wrong.

    2. A is wrong, but R is right.

    3. Both A and R are right.

    4. Both A and R are wrong.

    Answer: c

    • Assertion (A): If UV is eliminated, visible light is of no concern.
    • Reason (R): Wavelengths of visible light do not cause damage.
    1. A is right, but R is wrong.

    2. A is wrong, but R is right.

    3. Both A and R are right.

    4. Both A and R are wrong.

    Answer: d

    • Assertion (A): IR rays cause photochemical deterioration to happen quickly.
    • Reason (R): Because they have less energy, less frequency and lesser capacity to excite molecules.
    1. A is right, but R is wrong.

    2. A is wrong, but R is right.

    3. Both A and R are right.

    4. Both A and R are wrong.

    Answer: b

    • Assertion (A): Using colour in museums is different from using colour in other places.
    • Reason (R): Because the colour of lght source or background should not change the look of an artifact, that is, affect its “original appearance”
    1. A is right, but R is wrong.

    2. A is wrong, but R is right.

    3. Both A and R are right.

    4. Both A and R are wrong.

    Answer: c

    • Assertion (A): The colour of moisture indicating silica gel changes as it absorbs moisture.
    • Reason (R): Because it is a natural ability of silica gel.
    1. A is right, but R is wrong.

    2. A is wrong, but R is right.

    3. Both A and R are right.

    4. Both A and R are wrong.

    Answer: a

    • Assertion (A): Always check packing material before discarding it.
    • Reason (R): For small objects or fragments that may have been overlooked.
    1. A is right, but R is wrong.

    2. A is wrong, but R is right.

    3. Both A and R are right.

    4. Both A and R are wrong.

    Answer: c

    • Assertion (A): Neglect is less dangerous than in expert treatment.
    • Reason (R): Because museum collections or objects can be irreparably damaged by incorrect methods of cleaning or treatment.
    1. A is right, but R is wrong.

    2. A is wrong, but R is right.

    3. Both A and R are right.

    4. Both A and R are wrong.

    Answer: c

    • Assertion (A): An unmounted print or drawing should be lifted by its corners.
    • Reason (R): The edges and corners of a sheet of paper are its strongest areas.
    1. A is right, but R is wrong.

    2. A is wrong, but R is right.

    3. Both A and R are right.

    4. Both A and R are wrong.

    Answer: d

    • Assertion (A): Any work of art on paper that runs the risk of flaking should have double window mat.
    • Reason (R): So that the interleaving material does not rest on the surface of the work.
    1. A is right, but R is wrong.

    2. A is wrong, but R is right.

    3. Both A and R are right.

    4. Both A and R are wrong.

    Answer: c

    • Assertion (A): Curators should be able to recognize different pest species.
    • Reason (R): Because different species used different treatment.
    1. A is right, but R is wrong.

    2. A is wrong, but R is right.

    3. Both A and R are right.

    4. Both A and R are wrong.

    Answer: c

    • Assertion (A): Large size works on paper should be rolled on itself or in a tube for storage and transportation.
    • Reason (R): Rolling will not cause flaking of inks and pigments and distort fibres.
    1. A is right, but R is wrong.

    2. A is wrong, but R is right.

    3. Both A and R are right.

    4. Both A and R are wrong.

    Answer: d

    • Assertion (A): Oil paintings should not be put into thymol cabinets.
    • Reason (R): Thymol softens varnishes and some resins.
    1. A is right, but R is wrong.

    2. A is wrong, but R is right.

    3. Both A and R are right.

    4. Both A and R are wrong.

    Answer: c

    • Assertion (A): It is important to prevent dirt accumulation on textiles in order to preserve them.
    • Reason (R): To minimize the need to clean them, repeated cleaning treatments can cause unnecessary damage.
    1. A is right, but R is wrong.

    2. A is wrong, but R is right.

    3. Both A and R are right.

    4. Both A and R are wrong.

    Answer: c

    • Assertion (A): ‘Human inertia is an important factor that influences circulation path’
    • Reason (R): People tend to continue on the same path or in the same direction unless there is something else.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is correct explanation.

    2. Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation.

    3. A is true, but R is false.

    4. A is false, but R is true.

    Answer: a

    • Assertion (A): While storing textiles in a closet make sure that there is sufficient air circulation.
    • Reason (R): To prevent mold growth.
    1. A is right, but R is wrong.

    2. A is wrong, but R is right.

    3. Both A and R are right.

    4. Both A and R are wrong.

    Answer: c

    • Assertion (A): Museum visitors need to be prepared mentally before visiting an exhibition in the same way an athlete needs to be prepared mentally for a competition.
    • Reason (R): Because museum visiting causes physical fatigue.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation.

    2. Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation.

    3. A is true, but R is false.

    4. A is false, but R is true.

    Answer: b

    • Assertion (A): Furniture should be grasped by handles, arms or carved decoration.
    • Reason (R): Because these parts can support the weight of the entire piece.
    1. A is right, but R is wrong.

    2. A is wrong, but R is right.

    3. Both A and R are right.

    4. Both A and R are wrong.

    Answer: d

    • Assertion (A): Radiocarbon dating is not applicable to samples with ages greater than about 50, 000 years.
    • Reason (R): Because of the somewhat short half-life of 14 C, the remaining concentration would be too small for accurate measurement.
    1. A is right, but R is wrong.

    2. A is wrong, but R is right.

    3. Both A and R are right.

    4. Both A and R are wrong.

    Answer: c

  50. The harmful effects of daylight can be reduced by

    1. Eliminating all daylight

    2. Using curtains

    3. Applying solar control film to windows

    4. Using artificial light

    Codes:

    1. 1, 2, 3 and 4

    2. 1, 2 and 3

    3. 2, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 3 and 4

    Answer: b

  51. Access of insects and vermin to collection stores can be prevented by

    1. Not allowing birds access to attics

    2. Ensuring that doors and windows are well sealed

    3. Creating a quarantine area for newly acquired and potentially infested items

    4. Using insect traps to monitor the presence of insects

    Codes:

    1. 1, 2, 3 and 4

    2. 1, 2 and 4

    3. 2, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 3 and 2

    Answer: a

  52. To reduce the exposure time of light, which of the following measures can be taken?

    1. Fit time-switches

    2. Install sensors that switch on the lights only when movement is sensed

    3. Turn pages of manuscripts regularly

    4. Change display regularly

    Codes:

    1. 1, 2, 3 and 4

    2. 1, 2 and 3

    3. 2, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 3 and 4

    Answer: a