Analyse |
Interpret data to reach conclusions |

Annotate |
Add brief notes to a diagram or graph |

Apply |
Use an idea, equation, principle, theory or law in a new situation |

Calculate |
Find a numerical answer showing the relevant stages in the working (unless instructed not to do so) |

Comment |
Give a judgment based on a given statement or result of a calculation |

Compare |
Give an account of similarities and differences between two (or more) items, referring to both (all) of them throughout |

Construct |
Represent or develop in graphical form |

Deduce |
Reach a conclusion from the information given |

Define |
Give the precise meaning of a word, phrase or physical quantity |

Derive |
Manipulate a mathematical relationship(s) to give a new equation or relationship |

Describe |
Give a detailed account |

Design |
Produce a plan, simulation or model |

Determine |
Find the only possible answer |

Discuss |
Give an account including, where possible, a range of arguments for and against the relative importance of various factors, or comparisons of alternative hypotheses |

Distinguish |
Give the differences between two or more different items |

Draw |
Represent by means of pencil lines |

Estimate |
Find an approximate value for an unknown quantity |

Evaluate |
Assess the implications and limitations |

Explain |
Give a detailed account of causes, reasons or mechanisms |

Identify |
Find an answer from a given number of possibilities |

Label |
Add labels to a diagram |

List |
Give a sequence of names or other brief answers with no explanation |

Measure |
Find a value for a quantity |

Outline |
Give a brief account or summary |

Predict |
Give an expected result |

Show |
Give the steps in a calculation or derivation |

Sketch |
Represent by means of a graph showing a line and labelled but unscaled axes but with important features (for example, intercept) clearly indicated |

Solve |
Obtain an answer using algebraic and/or numerical methods |

State |
Give a specific name, value or other brief answer without explanation or calculation |

Suggest |
Propose a hypothesis or other possible answer |