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National Open University Exam Past Question – CIT 701 October, 2013 Examination

NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA CIT 701 FOUNDATION OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

14/16, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island

 

SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY October, 2013 Examination

 

 

 

CORSE CODE:  CIT 701                                                                          Time Allowed:  3 Hours

 

COURSE TITLE:  FOUNDATION OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY Course Unit: 3

Instruction:                      Answer Any Five Questions

 

 

 

 

1a. b. c. Explain what is meant by information age

Outline the three main components of ICT.

List four ways by which information can be transmitted.

4 marks

6 marks

4 marks

 

2a. b.

 

Outline four kinds of systems program.

List the four categories of hardware and give  an example each.

 

8 marks

6 units

 

3a. b. c.

 

Explain what is meant by a data project and list its types. What is a RGB display?

Define the following: film recorder, speaker and laser printer.

 

4 marks

4 marks

6 marks

 

4a. b. c. d.

 

State four characteristics of the management information systems

Differentiate between security and breaches

What is software piracy?

List three measures put in place to avoid software piracy?

 

4 marks

4 marks

3 marks

3 marks

 

5a. b. c.

 

Explain what is meant by a network topology. List five advantages of using networks.

Explain the operation of wireless networks.

 

2 ½ marks

7 ½ marks

4 marks

 

6a. b. c. d.

 

What is a communication network?

Explain what is meant by network channel.

What is a network operating system? Explain Bluetooth personal area network

 

4 marks

2 marks

4 marks

4 marks

 

7.

 

Outline four types of network transport technology.

 

14 marks

 

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