DIT 0102: WORD PROCESSING3 Past Paper

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JOMO KENYATTA UNIVERSITY
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AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY

University Examinations 2012/2013
STAGE I FIRST SEMESTER SPECIAL/SUPPLEMENTARY EXAMINATION FOR THE DIPLOMA IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

DIT 0102: WORD PROCESSING

DATE: JULY, 2012 TIME: 1hr 30min

INSTRUCTIONS: Answer Question ONE (Compulsory) and Any Other TWO Questions.

Question One

a) Define the following terms:

i. Word processing
ii. Word processor
iii. Formatting
iv. Mail merging
v. Header [20 marks]

b) List any six word processors. [5 marks]

c) Explain how you would achieve the following in Ms. Word giving their respective keyboard shortcuts.

i. Open a new bland document
ii. Save a document
iii. Open a saved documents [9 marks]

Question Two

a) An important aspect of word-processing using Microsoft word giving their respective keyboard shortcuts. Many letters addresses to individual address using only one address database and one common letter.

i. Explain mail merge

ii. Outline various steps one would go through to successfully send twenty letters to twenty individuals using mail merge features. [10 marks]

b) Explain clearly the procedure of inserting.

i. Page numbers
ii. Table of contents [10 marks]

Question Three

a) Define the term paragraph indentation and give three ways of its application in a document. [5 marks]

b) Explain the steps of inserting a chart in a document. [5 marks]

c) Discuss any four documents view options. [8 marks]

d) Define text wrapping. [2 marks]

Question Four

a) List two tool bars essential in the creation of a document using Microsoft word.
[2 marks]
b) Identify the following icons and explain their use. [10 marks]

c) State and explain any four document types you can use to save your in Microsoft Word.
[8 marks]

Question Five

a) i. Briefly explain the advantages of using a table in word processing. [3 marks]

ii. Explain any two ways of creating tables. [4 marks]

b) Define the following terms:

i. Book mark
ii. Editor
iii. Key boarding
iv. Document [8 marks]

c) Explain the stops of inserting a chart in a document. [5 marks]

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