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QUESTIONS FOR THE REVISED BLOOM’S TAXONOMY

(from Quick Flip Questions for the Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy


LEVEL 1 - REMEMBERING LEVEL 2 - UNDERSTANDING LEVEL 3 - APPLYING
Exhibit memory of previously Demonstrate understanding of facts Solve problems to new situations by
learned material by recalling and ideas by organizing, applying acquired knowledge, facts,
facts, terms, basic concepts, comparing, translating, techniques and rules in a different way
and answers interpreting, giving descriptions,
and stating main ideas.
Key Words Questions Key Words Questions Key Words Questions
choose What is …? classify How would you classify apply How would you use …?
define Where is …? compare the type of …? build What examples can you find to
find How did ___ happen? contrast How would you compare …? choose …?
how Why did …? demonstrate contrast …? construct How would you solve ___ using
label When did …? explain Will you state or develop what you’ve learned …?
list How would you show …? extend interpret in your own experiment How would you organize ___ to
Who were the main …? illustrate words …? with show …?
match
Which one …? infer How would you rephrase identify How would you show your
name
How is …? interpret the meaning …? interview understanding of …?
omit When did ___ happen? outline What facts or ideas show make use of What approach would you use to
recall How would you explain relate …? model …?
relate …? rephrase What is the main idea of organize How would you apply what you
select How would you show …? plan learned to develop …?
show describe ..? summarize Which statements support select What other way would you plan
spell Can you recall …? translate …? solve to …?
tell Can you select …? Can you explain what is utilize What would result if …?
what Can you list the happening …? what is Can you make use of the facts
why three …? meant …? to …?
when Who was …? What can you say about …? What elements would you choose
who Which is the best answer to change …?
where …? What facts would you select to
which How would you summarize show …?
…? What questions would you ask in
an interview with …?
LEVEL 4 - ANALYZING LEVEL 5 - EVALUATING LEVEL 6 - CREATING
Examine and break information Present and defend opinions by Compile information together in a
into parts by identifying making judgments about different way by combining elements in a
motives or causes. Make information, validity of ideas, new pattern or proposing alternative
inferences and find evidence to or quality of work based on a set solutions.
support generalizations. of criteria.
Key Words Questions Key Words Questions Key Words Questions
analyze What are the parts or agree Do you agree with the adapt What changes would you make to
assume features of …? appraise actions…? with the build solve …?
categorize How is ___ related to …? assess outcome…? change How would you improve …?
classify Why do you think …? award What is your opinion of choose What would happen if …?
compare What is the theme …? choose …? combine Can you elaborate on the reason
conclusion What motive is there …? compare How would you prove …? compile …?
Can you list the parts Can you propose an alternative…?
contrast conclude Disprove…? compose
…? Can you invent …?
discover criteria Can you assess the value construct
What inference can you How would you adapt ___ to
dissect make …? criticize or importance of …? create create a different …?
distinguis What conclusions can you decide Would it be better if …? delete How could you change (modify)
h draw …? deduct Why did they (the design the plot (plan) …?
divide How would you defend character) choose …? develop What could be done to minimize
examine classify...? determine What would you discuss (maximize) …?
function How would you disprove recommend…? elaborate What way would you design …?
inference categorize...? dispute How would you rate the …? estimate What could be combined to
inspect Can you identify the estimate What would you cite to formulate improve (change) …?
list different parts …? evaluate defend the actions …? happen Suppose you could ___ what would
motive What evidence can you explain How could you determine…? imagine you do …?
relationsh find …? importance What choice would you improve How would you test …?
ips What is the relationship influence have made …? invent Can you formulate a theory for
simplify between …? interpret How would you prioritize make up …?
survey Can you distinguish judge …? maximize Can you predict the outcome if
take part between …? justify What judgment would you minimize …?
What is the function of How would you estimate the
in mark make about …? modify
…? results for …?
test for measure Based on what you know, original
What ideas justify …? What facts can you compile …?
theme opinion how would you explain …? originate Can you construct a model that
perceive What information would plan would change …?
prioritize you use to support the predict Can you think of an original way
prove view…? propose for the …?
rate How would you justify …? solution
recommend What data was used to solve
rule on make the conclusion…? suppose
select What was it better that test
support …? theory
value How would you compare the
ideas …? people …?