BIT 1203  WEB DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT KCA Past Paper

UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS: 2010/2011
FIRST STAGE EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF
SCIENCE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
BIT 1203: WEB DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT
DATE: AUGUST 2011 TIME: 2 HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer question ONE and any other TWO questions

Question One
a) Briefly explain the following concepts
(i) Usenet [2 Marks]

(ii) Gopher [2 Marks]

(iii) Mailing Lists [2 Marks]
b) State the difference between the following terms as used in HTML [6 Marks]
(i) ROWSPAN and COLSPAN
(ii) A tag and HREF tag
(iii) FRAMESET tag and FRAME tag
c) State and explain the attributes associated with rows and cells as used with the
<Table> tag other than ROWSPAN and COLSPAN. [6 Marks]

d) Briefly describe the function of the following elements [4 Marks]
(i) THEAD
(ii) TFOOT
e) Write HTML code to divide a page into frames as illustrated in the diagram below [8 Marks]
Question Two
a) Describe the Web Design processes [6 Marks]
b) List 4 guidelines a webmaster should follow when making a detailed design [4Marks]
c) Write HTML code to generate the following table [8 Marks]

d) Describe the tags used in HTML. [2 Marks]
Question Three
A training session is to be designed on how the company’s computers are linked together over the
internet. Your task is to produce self-explanatory notes for the trainees
Using examples produce a set of notes explaining each of the following computing terms:-
(i) Client [5 Marks]
(ii) TCP/IP [5 Marks]
(iii) Web Browser [5 Marks]
(iv) Get/Post [5 Marks]
Question Four
(a) Describe the functions of the following tags
(i) <IMG SRC> [2 Marks]

(ii) <BORDER> [2 Marks]

(iii) <ALT> [2 Marks]

(iv) <VSPACE> [2 Marks]

(v) <VALIGN> [2 Marks]

(vi) <HSPACE> [2 Marks]
(b) Explain the functions of the following servers
(i) File server [2 Marks]
(ii) Printer server [2 Marks]
(iii) Proxy server [2 Marks]
(iv) Application server [2 Marks]
Question Five
a) Explain how one would insert the following in HTML page give the tags involved, its attributes and
the code
(i) Inserting an image
(ii) Inserting horizontal line
(iii) Alternating Scrolling text on the screen [9 Marks]
b) Explain the function of the following tags and write a HTML code to illustrate their usage
(i) <DL> [3 Marks]
(ii) <DD> [1 Mark]
(iii) <DT> [1 Mark]

c) Describe the function of the following HTML tags
(i) <BR>
(ii) <Basefont>
(iii) <EM>
(iv) <ADDRESS> [4 Marks]
d) State two factors to take into consideration before inserting an image as background in a HTML
document [2 Marks]

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