BSD1204  FUNDAMENTALS OF WEB DESIGN.

UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS: 2018/2019
EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN
SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT/INFORMATION SECURITY AND
FORENSICS
BSD1204 FUNDAMENTALS OF WEB DESIGN
DATE: DECEMBER, 2018 TIME: 2 HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer Question One & ANY OTHER TWO questions.

QUESTION ONE [30 MARKS]
(a) Describe each of the following terms as used in Internet:- [5 Marks]
(i) Hypertext
(ii) Browser
(iii)Web content
(iv)Website
(v) Web page
(b) Explain four advantages of HTML over other web authoring tools [4 Marks]
(c) Write HTML code that would generate the following form when ran on a web browser:-
[7 Marks]

(d) Distinguish between the following terms:- [4 Marks]
(i) Static website & dynamic website
(ii) Web authoring tools and programming tools
(e) Outline four differences between Java programming language and Java scripting language
[4 Marks]
(f) Outline three uses of HTML tables [3 Marks]
(g) Outline the function of each of the following tags in HTML:- [3 Marks]
(i) <font>
(ii) <body>
(iii)<sub>
QUESTION TWO [20 MARKS]
(a) Write TML code that will display a frame with three rows of size 16%, 56% and 45% with
the first showing the content of file1.html, second showing the content of the file2.html and
third showing the content of the file3.html. [6 Marks]
(b) Giving appropriate examples explain four types of websites [4 Marks]


(c) Discuss four factors to consider while designing and implementing websites [4 Marks]
(d) Explain three lists supported by HTML [6 Marks]
QUESTION THREE [20 MARKS]
(a) Explain four services offered by the Internet technology [4 Marks]
(b) Write HTML code that will display the following table 2 when ran via a web browser[6
Marks]
Table 2
(c) Write a JavaScript program that would prompt the user to enter two numbers. The program
should then find the sum of the user entered numbers and display the results on an alert box.
[6 Marks]
(d) Explain four factors to consider while selecting an ISP for hosting a website [4 Marks]
QUESTION FOUR [20 MARKS]
(a) With the aid of an example, explain the components of a Uniform Resource Locator (URL)
[5 Marks]
(b) Outline three image file extensions supported by HTML [3 Marks]
(c) Explain three forms of website maintenance [3 Marks]
(d) Outline three limitations of HTML [3 Marks]
(e) Briefly explain the following request methods used by the web browser to access
information from an HTML form
(i) POST method [3 Marks]
(ii) GET method [3 Marks]
QUESTION FIVE [20 MARKS]
(a) Explain the following HTML terms:-
(i) HTML tag [2 Marks]
(ii) HTML element [2 Marks]
(b) Discuss the following types of servers:- [3 Marks]
(i) Web server
(ii) DNS server
(iii)Proxy server
(c) Briefly explain how a web browser fetches and displays the webpage contents [4 Marks]
(d) Give three examples of web authoring tools [3 Marks]
(e) Explain the functions of any three IMG tag attributes supported by HTML [6 Marks]

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