Mark Scheme

ICT mark scheme for the Jan 2009 paper

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GCE
Information & Communication Technology
Advanced GCE A2 H517
Advanced Subsidiary GCE AS H117
Mark Scheme for the Units
January 2009
H117/H517/MS/R/09J
Oxford Cambridge and RSA Examinations

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OCR (Oxford Cambridge and RSA) is a leading UK awarding body, providing a wide range of
qualifications to meet the needs of pupils of all ages and abilities. OCR qualifications include
AS/A Levels, GCSEs, OCR Nationals, Key Skills, Entry Level qualifications, NVQs and
vocational qualifications in areas such as IT, business, languages, teaching/training,
administration and secretarial skills.
It is also responsible for developing new syllabuses to meet national requirements and the
needs of students and teachers.…read more

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CONTENTS
Advanced GCE Information and Communication Technology (H517)
Advanced Subsidiary GCE Information and Communication Technology (H117)
MARK SCHEMES ON THE UNITS
Unit/Content Page
G061 Information, Systems and Applications 1
Grade Thresholds 11…read more

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G061 Mark Scheme January 2009
G061 Information, Systems and Applications
Question Gd Expected Answer Mks
1 (a) (i) Describe the term data.
2 from:
Alphanumeric characters (1)
Without meaning (1)
Raw facts/figures (1)
Unprocessed (1) [2]
(ii) Give an example of data.
Must be an example: any set of alphanumeric characters
without meaning (1)
[1]
(b) Describe the difference between information and
knowledge.…read more

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G061 Mark Scheme January 2009
Question Gd Expected Answer Mks
2 (a) Identify three characteristics of the data that show that it is
not in first normal form.
Three from:
No primary key/key field (1)
Repeating groups (1)
Data is not atomic/more than one data item in a field (1)
Not unique field names (1)
[3]
(b) What is the relationship between CUSTOMER and
BOOKING?
One to many (1) [1]
(c) Describe three components of a data dictionary.
Any 3 from, two marks per component.…read more

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G061 Mark Scheme January 2009
Question Gd Expected Answer Mks
(b) Describe two characteristics of bitmap graphics.…read more

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G061 Mark Scheme January 2009
Question Gd Expected Answer Mks
5 Draw the input, process, storage, output, feedback drawing of
the process.
Customer informed
Information if trip can or cannot
Information Can booking
received be made (with
encoded be made
from web alternative dates
and times)
Information Information
saved to about
database bookings
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G061 Mark Scheme January 2009
Question Gd Expected Answer Mks
7 (a) (i) Identify an appropriate storage device to
back-up the data.
1 from:
External/portable hard drive (1)
Tape (1)
USB/Memory stick/Key (1)
CDR/RW/DVDR/RW (1) [1]
(ii) Justify your choice of storage device.…read more

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G061 Mark Scheme January 2009
Question Gd Expected Answer Mks
9 Describe three characteristics of an on-line training
system.…read more

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G061 Mark Scheme January 2009
Question Gd Expected Answer Mks
11 (a) Give two reasons why a computer model of the boat is
created.…read more

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