Computer Studies Paper 1 Questions - Bondo Joint Mocks Exams 2022

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Instruction to candidates

  • This paper consists of two sections A and B
  • Answer ALL questions in section A
  • Answer question 16 and any other THREE questions from section B

SECTION A (40 MARKS)
Answer ALL the questions in SECTION

  1. State the difference between general computers and special purpose computers. (2 marks)
  2. Give three ways of preventing data and inform from loss as a result of natural disaster. (3 marks)
  3. Convert 18 to its denary number system equivalent. (3 marks)
  4. State three areas in which calculation can be carried out in a database. (3 marks)
  5. Differentiate between margin guides and column guides as used in DTP. (2 marks)
  6. List three characteristics of desk jet printer. (3 marks)
  7. Describe the term expert system as used in computers. (2 marks)
  8. Give three advantages of e-learning. (3 marks)
  9. Draw a flowchart that accepts a numbers and determines whether the number is even or odd. (4 marks)
  10. Differentiate between static and dynamic field. (2 marks)
  11. Describe the risk to data associated with opening and responding to spam mail. (2 marks)
  12. Explain two qualities of good information system. (4 marks)
  13. State three ways in which computer users can protect the eyes from damage caused by radiation. (3 marks)
  14. With reference to cables, list two reasons why a keyboard may not function correctly. (2 marks)
  15. List two data management tools in spreadsheet. (2 marks)

SECTION B (60 MARKS)
Answer Question 16 (Compulsory) and any other THREE from this section.

  1.      
    1. Define the term test data. (2 marks)
    2. Give three types of data that can be used to test a program. (3 marks)
    3. Describe the function of compiler. (2 marks)
    4. Write a pseudocode for a program that would prompt the user for length and width of an object, calculate the area and perimeter compare the results and display the highest. (8 marks)
  2.   
    1. Define the term attribute as used in system development. (1 mark)
    2. Explain the concept of proxemics in interview. (2 marks)
    3. Explain three tasks that must be carried out during system implementation. (6 marks)
    4. Explain circumstance when each of the following feasibility studies is carried out during system development. (6 marks)
      1. Technical
      2. Economical
      3. Schedule
  3.   
    1. List three factors to consider before backing up a publication. (3 marks)
    2. Describe three ways of ensuring that an online publication is secure from unauthorized access. (6 marks)
    3. Explain three benefits of learning ICT in government accredited university or college. (6 marks)
  4.   
    1. Interpret the following spreadsheet function. (4 marks)
      1. =RANK(K5,$K$2:$K$10,1)
      2. =COUNTIF(H4:H12,”>80”)
    2. Using twos complement subtract 21.375 from 7.25. (5 marks)
    3. In a certain coding scheme the letter H is represented as 10110 represent the word HEN is the code scheme. (3 marks)
    4. Give three advantages of E-mail over traditional mailing. (3 marks)
  5.      
    1. Most organizations have embraced the use internet for baking activities. Explain three reasons why Mobile banking is preferred to the traditional money order systems.(6 marks)
    2. List three uses of LAN to a school. (3 marks)
    3. Describe two effects of a server crash to an organization. (4 marks)
    4. Differentiate between half duplex and duplex transmission. (2marks)

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