(as applied to ITGS examination questions and assessment statements)
Candidates should be guided on the meaning of action verbs
Give the precise meaning of a word or phrase as concisely as possible.
Give a specific name or other brief answer. No supporting argument or calculation is necessary.
Give a sequence of names or other brief answers with no elaboration. Each one should be clearly distinguished from the others. The number required may be specified.
Represent by means of pencil lines. Add labels unless told not to do so.
Give a brief account or summary, including essential information only.
Give a detailed account, including all the relevant information.
Find an answer from a number of possibilities.
Use an idea, equation, principle, theory, or law in a new situation.
Add brief notes to a statement, diagram, drawing or graph.
Give an account including, where possible, a range of arguments, assessments of the relative importance of various factors or comparison of alternative hypotheses or ideas.
Give an account of similarities and differences between two (or more) items, referring to both (all) of them throughout. Comparisons can be given using a table.
Give a clear account including causes, reasons or mechanisms.
Assess the implications and limitations.
Interpret information to reach conclusions.
Propose a hypothesis, solution or other possible answer.
Deduce Reach a conclusion from the information given.
Give an expected result.
Produce a plan, object, simulation or model.
Find the only possible answer.