BIT 1203 – WEB DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT KCA Past Paper

UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS: 2012/2013
EXAMINATION FOR THE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
BIT 1203 – WEB DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT
DATE: AUGUST, 2013 TIME: 2 HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer Question ONE and Any Other TWO Questions

QUESTION ONE
a) Describe the Web Design processes (6 Marks)
b) List 4 guidelines a webmaster should follow when making a detailed design
(4 Marks)
c) Tables are very important when designing a website. List two advantages and two
disadvantages for using them (4 Marks)
d) Compare and contrast GIF and JPEG image maps. (4 Marks)
e) Describe the following HTML tags
(i) <SAMP> (2 Marks)
(ii) <CITE> (2 Marks)
(iii) <BLOCKQUOTE> (2 Marks)
(iv) <MARQUEE> (2 Marks)
(v) <HR> (2 Marks)
(vi) <STRIKE> (2 Marks)
QUESTION TWO
a). Describe the purpose of the following as used in forms (6 Marks)
(i) Radio Buttons
(ii) Check Boxes
(iii)Drop Down Boxes
b). (i) Explain what you understand by the term Web Page editor. (1 Marks)
(ii) Discus the advantages of a web page editor (3 Marks)
(iii) State and explain any FOUR features provided by these editors (8 Marks)
c). Html tags can be grouped in to two groups, briefly explain. (2 Marks)
QUESTION THREE
A training session is to be designed on how the company’s computers are linked together
over the internet. Your task is to produce self-explanatory notes for the trainees
Using examples produce a set of notes explaining each of the following computing
terms:-
(i) Gopher (5 Marks)
(ii) TCP/IP (5 Marks)
(iii) Web Browser (5 Marks)
(iv) Proxy server (5 Marks)
QUESTION FOUR
Technology does not stand still and programmers have to continually update their skills
a) As a trainer explain the following terms. (5 Marks)
(i) Cellpadding
(ii) Cellspacing
(iii)Nowrap
(iv)Colspan
(v) Rowspan
b) Produce a basic set of HTML coding incorporating the terms in part a) (15 Marks)
QUESTION FIVE
a) Write HTML code to divide a page into frames as illustrated in the diagram below


[8 Marks]
b) Explain how one would insert the following in HTML page give the tags involved, its
attributes and the code
(i) Inserting an image (3 Marks)
(ii) Inserting horizontal line (3 Marks)
(iii) Alternating Scrolling text on the screen (3 Marks)
c) Explain the function of the following tags and write a HTML code to illustrate their
usage. (3 Marks)
(i) <DL>
(ii) <DD>
(iii) <DT>

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