BBM 450 PRACTICAL ACCOUNTING DATA PROCESSING Click to view

MAASAI MARA UNIVERSITY

REGULAR UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS 2013/2014 ACADEMIC YEAR
FOURTH YEAR SECOND SEMESTER

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS
BACHELOR OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

 

COURSE CODE: BBM 450
COURSE TITLE: PRACTICAL ACCOUNTING DATA PROCESSING

DATE:23RD APRIL 2014 TIME: 2.00PM – 5.00PM
INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES
SECTION A is compulsory
Answer any three questions in SECTION B

This paper consists of 2 printed pages. Please turn over.

QUESTION ONE – (25 MARKS) COMPULSORY
a) Define the terms ‘Data’ and ‘Data Processing’ (5Marks)
b) Explain the relationship between Data, Data Processing and Information (10 Marks)
c) Explain Manual and Electronic Systems of Data Processing.( 10 Marks)

QUESTION TWO
a) Describe and Explain diagrammatically ‘Data Processing Cycle.
(10 Marks)
b) Explain each of the advantages of Mechanical System of Data Processing (5 Marks)
QUESTION THREE
Explain in details the major features of each of the following types of computers, giving examples in each case;
a) Micro Computer (5 Marks)
b) Mini Computer (5 Marks)
c) Personal Computer (5 Marks)

QUESTION FOUR
a) What do you understand by the term ‘Accounting Information System.
( 8 Marks)
b) Explain the Advantages of Accounting Information System (7 Marks)

QUESTION FIVE
a) Explain your understanding of the term ‘Accounting Software’ giving an example of its functions (8 Marks)
b) What are the types of files that can handled by a Quick- Book Accounting Package? (7 Marks)

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