DBIT 207 BUSINESS APPLICATION SOFTWARE KCA Past Paper

UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS: 2020/2021
EXAMINATION FOR THE DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS INFORMATION
TECHNOLOGY
DBIT 207: BUSINESS APPLICATION SOFTWARE
FULLTIME
DATE: DECEMBER, 2021 TIME: 2 HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: QUESTION ONE IS COMPULSORY, CHOOSE TWO OTHER
QUESTIONS

QUESTION ONE (20 marks) Compulsory
a) Define the following terms
i) Bank reconciliation (2 Marks)
ii) General ledger (2 Marks)
iii) Accounts receivables (2 Marks)
iv) Double entry concept (2 Marks)
b) Identify five advantages of using computerized accounting systems (5 Marks)
c) Large enterprises prefer to use custom made software for their day to day activities. State
FOUR advantages of such software. (4 Marks)
d) Identify three components of a cheque register (3 Marks)
QUESTION TWO (15 marks)
a) Backing up information plays a significant role in computerized accounting. Explain four
reasons why backing up information is vital in computer systems (4 Marks)
b) State TWO qualities of good information (2 Marks)
c) State the disadvantages of computer based accounting software (4 Marks)
d) Identify FIVE problems associated with manual based accounting systems (5 Marks)
QESTION THREE (15 marks)
a) A typical trial balance has a debit and a credit side which are expected to balance. What
are the errors that Causes the Trial Balance not to balance. (4 Marks)
b) State the FOUR attributes of QuickBooks software (4 Marks)
c) What is the purpose of a chart of accounts? (2 Marks)
d) Explain five dangers of using QuickBooks when the internet is connected to your
machine. (5 Marks)
QUESTION FOUR (15 marks)
a) Explain the relationship between data, information, and information systems through
defining each. (6 Marks)
b) What are the reasons why users should be assigned passwords (3 Marks)
c) Identify three prominent issued to look out for during bank reconciliation. (3 Marks)
d) Differentiate between accounts debtors and creditors. (3 Marks)

(Visited 126 times, 1 visits today)
Share this:

Written by