DIT 0102: WORD PROCESSING Past Paper

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JOMO KENYATTA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY
UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS 2012/2013
EXAMINATION FOR THE DIPLOMA IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
DIT 0102: WORD PROCESSING
DATE: AUGUST 2012 TIME: 1.5 HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS IN SECTION A AND ONE QUESTION FROM SECTION B.

SECTION A
QUESTION ONE
a. State and explain any two applications of word processors. [4 marks]
b. Outline the advantages of word processing in document preparation. [4 marks]
c. Differentiate between copy, cut and paste in Microsoft word. [4 marks]
d. Show your understanding in the following terms in word processing;
i. Indentation [2 marks]
ii. Alignment [2 marks]
e. Describe steps involved in inserting the objects into the main document. [4 marks]
f. Explain how thesaurus is used in word processing. [4 marks]
g. Discuss the function of the following Microsoft word window elements;
i. Menu bar [2 marks]
ii. Scroll bar [2 marks]
h. One can use boarders and shading to add boundaries and colour shades to the work. Outline the steps to accomplish this. [4 marks]
i. To edit any text there is need to select it. State four methods of selecting a text in a word document. [4 marks]
j. When saving your work from a higher version, it is convenience to convert it to lower version of Microsoft word. Give reasons why? [4 marks]
SECTION B
QUESTION TWO
Once one has created a document it can be replicated by using copy, cut and paste commands. Outline the steps to follow. [20 marks]
QUESTION THREE
Discuss the three major stages involved in mail merge in Microsoft word. [20 marks]
QUESTION FOUR
Discuss the use of document templates in Microsoft word. [20 marks]

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