DIT505  WEB DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT 2

UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS: 2017/2018
EXAMINATION FOR THE DIPLOMA IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
DIT505 WEB DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT
DATE: APRIL, 2018 TIME: 2 HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer Question 1 AND any other TWO questions.

QUESTION ONE (COMPULSORY)
a) Define the following acronyms and terms as used with the web [9 Marks]
(i) HTTP
(ii) CSS
(iii) FTP
(iv) browser
(v) web-server
(vi) domain name
(vii) URI
(viii) web-hosting
(ix) XHTML
b) Below are a number of HTML elements. Complete (_ _ _) and/or correct the tags and give their
function. You may add element content of choice [10 Marks]
(i) <! – – – _ _ _ _ _ _ _ – – – >
(ii) </tittle> _ _ _ _ <tittle>
(iii) <body backgroundcolour=“#gaagff” alignment=“left” >
(iv) <anchor src =htt:/2com.com”width= “100%”>
(v) <image target=“image1.jpg” width=“100” alt=“100”>
c) Explain the difference between a website and a web-page [2 Marks]
d) Name and describe two types of websites [4 Marks]
e) [3 Marks]
QUESTION TWO
a) Define Hue and Saturation as used with colors [2 Marks}
b) Outline three rules for images in web design [6 Marks]
c) Explain the following methods of representing color in web pages. In each case give a sample
tag defining the background colour of a web-page. Give an advantage [6 Marks]
(i) Hex Code
(ii) Colour names
d) Discuss PNG and GIF image formats and their uses [6 Marks]
QUESTION THREE
a) Describe the following form controls and their function. Give a HTML example [15 Marks]
(i) Submit button
(ii) Dropbox
(iii) Radio button
(iv) Check box
(v) Text area
b) Explain why form controls should have sufficient information [2 Marks]
c) Describe the get method of submitting form content to a web-server [3 Marks]
QUESTION FOUR
a) Explain the role of links in the website [2 marks]
b) Using an example show the difference between a relative link and an in-page link [6 Marks]
c) Give the role of the following tags and attributes as used in tables in HTML [6 Marks]
(i) <td>
(ii) <th>
(iii) <caption>
(iv) colspan
(v) <thead>
(vi) cellspacing
d) Define the role of JavaScript in HTML files. Use an example where validation is done[6 Marks]
QUESTION FIVE
a) Define the following terms used with web pages [4 Marks]
(i) images
(ii) tag
(iii) element
(iv) frame
b) Explain the difference between fixed layout and fluid layout as used in HTML [6 Marks]
c) Give the four structure tags used in HTML, write the code and give their function [8 Marks]
d) Give meaning to contrast in images as used in HTML. Explain where low contrast is needed
[2 Marks]

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