Introduction to ICT – Questions and Answers

SUBJECT TITLE: ICT Revision Kit

Introduction to Law and Governance
TOPIC: Introduction to ICT

QUESTION 1
April 2022 Question Three C
The Tangaza County Government intends to establish information centres.

Explain two services that are likely to be offered at the centres. (4 marks)

QUESTION 2
December 2021 Question Four B
Propose four duties of an information centre in an organisation. (4 marks)

QUESTION 3
November 2019 Question six b
Many people feel that information communication technology (ICT) has led to massive loss of jobs and retrenchment. The truth of the matter is that ICT has also led to the creation of new jobs in business and industry.

Required:
Identify four such jobs that have been created by ICT.

QUESTION 4
May 2019 Question Two (a)
(i) Describe four distinguishing features between “low-level” and “high-level” programming languages.
(ii) Identify two examples of high-level programming languages.

QUESTION 5
November 2018 Question One C
A firm operates an order system that co-ordinates orders, raw materials and inventories across its three branches. Currently, the orders are processed manually at each branch and communicated to the others over the phone. The management intends to computerise the operations of the firm.

Required:
Suggest three initial Information Communication Technology (ICT) professionals who might be required and their roles.
QUESTION 6
November 2018 Question B and C
Differentiate between a “webmaster” and a “webcaster”.
Explain the following concepts in reference to information communication technology (ICT):
(i) Mouse arrest.
(ii) Mouse elbow.

QUESTION 7
May 2018 Question Seven C
Examine three functions of an Information Communication Technology (ICT) centre towards end-user computing.

QUESTION 8
November 2017 Question Six D
When a user logs onto a website, the user will access the website through a web portal.

Required:
(i) Explain the term “web portal”.
(ii) Highlight two main functions of a network server.
(iii) Cookies are created when a user logs on to the Internet.

Describe one reason why an organisation would wish to leave a cookie on a customer’s computer and one reason why a customer might not wish to have the cookies stored on their computers.

QUESTION 9
November 2016 Question One A
Explain two important ergonomic design features that should be considered for the following workstation items:
(i) Keyboard.
(ii) Video display unit (VDU).
(iii) The desk

QUESTION 10
November 2016 Question Seven B
Discuss the following systems theory concepts:
i. Planning.
ii. Control.
iii. Feedback.
iv. Feedforward.

QUESTION 11
May 2016 Question Two A
Suggest three reasons why it could be difficult to measure the benefits of information communication technology infrastructure in an organisation.

QUESTION 12
November 2015 Question Three A
Describe five physical classifications of computer configuration.

QUESTION 13
Pilot paper 2015 Question One A and B
Highlight six advantages of adopting ICT in business.
Outline four principal duties of the following ICT personnel:
(i) ICT Manager.
(ii) Computer Technician.

 

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