DIT 106 DNF 105 INTERNET PROTOCOLS  TECHNOLOGIES.

UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS: 2015/2016
EXAMINATION FOR THE DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS INFORMATION
TECHNOLOGY
DIT 106 DNF 105 INTERNET PROTOCOLS TECHNOLOGIES
DATE: AUGUST 2016 TIME: 1½HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer Any THREE Questions.

QUESTION ONE
(a)Define the following terms: – (6 Marks)
(i) Internet
(ii) Protocol
(iii)Client
(iv)Server
(v) The Web
(vi)Intranet
(b) Summarize six factors that you would consider when sourcing for an Internet Service
Provider (ISP) (6 Marks)
(c) Outline four advantages of HTML (4 Marks)
(d) Complete the table below by describing what each of the Top Level Domains (TLDs)
denotes: (4 Marks)
Top Level domain Description
.com
.org
.int
.mil
QUESTION TWO
(a) Write the HTML code to generate the web page shown below when run via a web
browser: – (5 Marks)
(b) Explain four benefits of the Internet technology to an organization (4 Marks)
(c) Give the meaning of the following acronyms: – (4 Marks)
(i) FTP
(ii) TCP
(iii)SMTP
(iv)HTTP
(d) Define the term browser and list down four commonly used browsers (5 Marks)
(e) Explain the following types of websites: – (2 Marks)
(i) Personal website
(ii) Commercial website
QUESTION FOUR
(a) The Internet has been described in various ways.
In reference to the above statement, evaluate each of the following descriptions of the
Internet:
(i) So close……yet so far way (3 Marks)
(ii) A knowledge treasure bank (3 Marks)
(iii)An international market (3 Marks)
(b) (i) Describe the purpose of a search engine (2 Marks)
(ii) State two examples of popular Internet search engines (2 Marks)
(c)Highlight four benefits of using social networking sites as a means of communication
(4 Marks)
(d) Highlight three uses of the Internet technology to the Internet users (3 Marks)
QUESTION FIVE
(a)Explain the following terms as used in information security:-
(i) Firewall (2 Marks)
(ii) Data encryption (2 Marks)
(b) List and briefly explain six basic requirements needed to connect to the Internet (6 Marks)
(c) Briefly describe the following Internet connection types:-
(i) ISDN (2 Marks)
(ii) Dial-up Internet connection (2 Marks)
(d) Briefly explain how the TCP/IP enables communication over the Internet (6 Marks)

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