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KCSE Computer Studies Topical Questions_ Form Two
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1. WORD PROCESSORS

1. List two features of a word processor    (2mks)        -KCSE 1999

2. SPREADSHEETS

1. Worksheet cells are referenced using the column letter and row number e.g. D2 is cell in column D and row 2. Use a sample worksheet provided to answer the questions below.

  A     B C DE
 F
 1 MONTHJAN.
FEB
MAR
APRIL
TOTAL
 2 FEES 460460
460
460
 
 3 FOOD 300350305
270
 
 4 ELECTRICITY 100100
100
100
 
 5 FUEL 150150150
150
 
 6 TRANSPORT 380270
150
300
 
 7 TOTAL     
(a) Write down the data type stored in cell C5 (1mk)
(b) What cell contains the data items representing transport for the month of February? (1mk)
(c) Write down the formula that may be used to compute the total in cell F6 (1mk)
-KCSE 1999
2. Name any two types of graphs that are supported by spreadsheets. (2mks)    
-KCSE 1999
3. Give any two types of data entries that may be input into a worksheet cell. (2mk)
-KCSE 1999

3. DATABASES

1. What is a relationship database?     (2mks)       -KCSE 1999

2. A computer vendor has recommended the use of computer database to your school for student information

    (a) Explain to the board of governors what a database is and its functions (5mks)

    (b) Give two examples of database systems (2mks)

    (c) Briefly explain any two advantages and two disadvantages of using a database                 (8mks)            -KCSE 1999


4. DESKTOP PUBLISHING


5. INTERNET COMPUTING


6. DATA SECURITY








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