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Question wording quiz

Match each key word with the correct explanation.

  1. Analyse


  2. Show the nature of a thing by identifying essential elements and showing how they are related. Weaknesses or disadvantages may come to light in this process.

    Point out the important features, criticise.


  3. Argue


  4. Examine, analyse carefully, and give reasons for and against. Be complete, and give details, usually with a view to assessing how satisfactory something is.

    Present the case for and/or against a particular proposition.


  5. Comment on


  6. Point out the important features, criticise.

    Investigate critically, appraise a subject in detail.


  7. Discuss


  8. Clarify, interpret and elaborate on the material presented. Give reasons for differences of opinion or results, and try to analyse causes.

    Examine, analyse carefully, and give reasons for and against. Be complete, and give details, usually with a view to assessing how satisfactory something is.


  9. Evaluate


  10. Carefully appraise in relation to some standard, referring to advantages, limitations, costs and benefits as appropriate, and attempting to come to a judgement.

    Examine, analyse carefully, and give reasons for and against. Be complete, and give details, usually with a view to assessing how satisfactory something is.


  11. Examine


  12. Show the nature of a thing by identifying essential elements and showing how they are related. Weaknesses or disadvantages may come to light in this process.

    Investigate critically, appraise a subject in detail.


  13. Explain


  14. Investigate critically, appraise a subject in detail.

    Clarify, interpret, and elaborate on the material presented. Give reasons for differences of opinion or results, and try to analyse causes.


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