BIT 1203  WEB DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT. KCA Past Paper

UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS: 2016/2017
ORDINARY EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREES OF BACHELOR OF
SCIENCE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
BIT 1203 WEB DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT
FULLTIME/PART TIME/DISTANCE LEARNING
DATE: AUGUST, 2017 TIME: 2 HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer Question One & ANY OTHER TWO questions.

QUESTION ONE (30 MARKS)
a). Describe the protocols of the internet. [5Marks]
b). What are some of the factors to consider when designing a web site? [4Marks]
c). HTML provides a number of different form fields who’s contents can be edited by the user.
The <INPUT> element is used to specify the majority of these. Write an HTML code whose
<INPUT> elements is the following; [6Marks]
i. RADIO
ii. RESET
iii. SUBMIT
iv. TEXT
d)
i. As a trainer explain the following terms.
(i) Href [2Marks]
(ii) IMG SRC [2Marks]
(iii) <HEAD> [2Marks]
(iv) FRAMESET [2Marks]
(v) <A> [2Marks]
ii. Produce a basic set of HTML coding incorporating the terms in part i) [5Marks]
.
QUESTION TWO (20 MARKS)
a). Write an HTML code to design the following information; [6Marks]
i. Are you a vegetarian or a non-vegetarian?
 Vegetarian
 Non-vegetarian
ii. What is your profession?
 Teaching
 Research
 Medicine
 Engineering
 Clerical
 Business
 Other
iii. Type your comments on our food items. ( use textarea field)
b). Write down the output for the following code; [6Marks]
<HTML>
<HEAD> <!—Example of Row frames–>
</HEAD>
<frameset COLS=“40%,*”>
<NOFRAMES>
This document uses frames
</NOFRAMES>
<frame SRC=“location and file name”>
<frameset ROWS=“20%,*”>
<frame SRC=“location and file name”>
</frameset>

</HTML>
c). Describe six services provided by the internet. [6Marks]
d). Explain the main attributes of the <img> tag attribute. [2Marks]
QUESTION THREE (20 MARKS)
a) Give the functions of the following as used in HTML

i. <ISINDEX> [2Marks]
ii. <NEXTID> [2Marks]
iii. <BASE> [2Marks]
b) Write an HTML program that produces a table that shows the end of semester timetable for
exams. [6Marks]
c). Briefly explain the contrasts between the coding used in HTML with the coding used in lower
level languages such as machine code. [6Marks]
d). Describe TWO uses for tables in HTML. [2Marks]
QUESTION FOUR (20 MARKS)
a). Explain the following types of documents and give one advantage and one disadvantage of
each as used in internet programming
i). Static document
ii). Active documents
iii). Dynamic documents [6Marks]
b). State the function of the following servers [3Marks]
i. Mail server
ii. Print server
iii. File server
c). Give four benefits and limitations of XML [8 Marks]
d). Identify the tags used in HTML. [3Marks]
QUESTION FIVE (20 MARKS)
a). Images come in different file formats
(i) State three factors to consider before before including the background image in your web
page. [3Marks]
(ii) Briefly explain the formats for Bitmap images as used in web design and development
[3Marks]
(iii) Compare the GIF and JPEG files formats [4Marks]
b) State the difference between the following terms as used in HTML
[6Marks]
(i) ROWSPAN and COLSPAN
(ii) A tag and HREF tag
(iii) FRAMESET tag and FRAME tag
c) Briefly describe the function of the following elements [4 Marks]
(i) THEAD
(ii) TFOOT
d) 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) Client [5 Marks]
(ii) TCP/IP [5 Marks]
(iii) Web Browser [5 Marks]
(iv) Get/Post [5 Marks]

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