DIT505  WEB DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT.

UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS: 2017/2018
EXAMINATION FOR THE DIPLOMA IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
DIT505 WEB DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT
DATE: APRIL, 2018 TIME: 1 ½ HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer Question ONE AND any other TWO questions.

QUESTION ONE
a) Define the following terms as used with websites [4 Marks]
(i) web-page
(ii) web-site
(iii) html
(iv) http
(v) home-page
(vi) tag
(vii) CSS
(viii) WWW
b) Using an example name THREE parts of a html element [3 Marks]
c) Using an example show the TWO parts of an html attribute [2 Marks]
d) Name the TWO ways of sending data to the server from an html form. Give an advantage of each
method. [3 Marks]
e) Give the html “code” that gives the output in the fig1 below [8 Marks]


Name TWO types of html lists and their use [2 Marks]
f) Name the function of the following table attributes. For each give a valid attribute value
[4 Marks]
(i) width
(ii) border
(iii) colspan
(iv) bgcolor
g) Discuss the use of JavaScript in web-pages [2 Marks]
h) Define the acronym CSS. State what CSS is used for [2 Marks]
QUESTION TWO
a) Give the Javascript that will cause the alert “Start of Exam” shown below. [10 Marks]
(i) <

b) Give ONE advantage and ONE disadvantage of the world wide web [2 Marks]
c) Outline the output of the following text formating html tags and attributes [4 Marks]
(i) <font sizee=-2 color=green>Blue</font>
(ii) <br /> <br /> <br />
b) Give the tags and attributes that will accomplish the following [4 Marks]
(i) Give the © copyright character
(ii) Change the text face to “arial” font type
QUESTION THREE
a) Give the html code that will produce this table and lists [12 Marks]


b) Outline the purpose of resizing of images when used in web-pages [2 Marks]
c) Define and describe the following image types used in websites [6 Marks]
(i) PNG
(ii) GIF
QUESTION FOUR
a) Name and briefly discuss THREE types of websites [6 Marks]
b) Differentiate between a tag and an attribute [2 Marks]
c) Discuss use of relative links in html [2 Marks]
d) Give the code that produces the following THREE links shown in fig4 below [10 Marks]


QUESTION FIVE
a) Discuss any FOUR attributes used together with the <img> tag. Give an example and the function
of the tag and the attributes [6 Marks]
b) Give the role of the following tags. For each tag give ONE relevant attribute and its function
[4 Marks]
(i) <hr>
(ii) <a>
c) Briefly describe TWO web layouts in common use today [4 Marks]
d) Give the html “code” that converts a small image into a click-able link [2 Marks]
e) Outline four tasks needed in web maintenance [4 Marks]

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