teachers ask students to take information they already know and apply it to a new situation.
In other words, they must use their knowledge to determine a correct response.
Some examples of application questions include …
“How would you use your knowledge of latitude and longitude to locate Greenland?”
“What happens when you multiply each of these numbers by nine?”
“If you had eight inches of water in your basement and a hose, how would you use the hose to get the water out?”
Words often used in application questions include apply
manipulate, put to use, employ, dramatize, demonstrate, interpret, and choose