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 ASVAB

Ace The ASVAB
If you're serious about joining the military, then get serious about the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB). The ASVAB is a multi-aptitude test which is given nationwide, and maintained by the Department of Defense.

How important is this test?
Your scores in four critical areas

  • Arithmetic Reasoning
  • Word Knowledge
  • Paragraph Comprehension
  • Mathematics Knowledge (see below)
These areas count towards your Armed Forces Qualifying Test (AFQT) score. The AFQT score determines whether you're qualified to enlist in the U.S. military. Your scores in the other areas of the ASVAB determine how qualified you are for certain military specialties. Score high, and your chances of getting the specialty/job you want increase.
 
The ASVAB features eight individual subtests:
Subtest
Minutes
Questions
General Science
11
25
Description:
Measures knowledge of physical and biological sciences.
Subtest
Minutes
Questions
Arithmetic Reasoning
36
30
Description:
Measures ability to solve arithmetic word problems.
Subtest
Minutes
Questions
Word Knowledge
11
25
Description:
Measures ability to select the correct meaning of words presented in context, and identify synonyms.
Subtest
Minutes
Questions
Paragraph Comprehension
13
15
Description:
Measures ability to obtain information from written material.
Subtest
Minutes
Questions
Auto and Shop Information
11
25
Description:
Measures knowledge of automobiles, tools, and shop terminology and practices.
Subtest
Minutes
Questions
Mathematics Knowledge
11
35
Description:
Measures knowledge of high school mathematics principles.
Subtest
Minutes
Questions
Mechanical Comprehension
19
25
Description:
Measures knowledge of mechanical and physical principles, and ability to visualize how illustrated objects work.
Subtest
Minutes
Questions
Electronics Information
9
20
Description:
Tests knowledge of electricity and electronics.
More
  • Total number of items: 200
  • Test Time: 134 minutes
  • Administrative Time: 46 minutes
  • Total Test Time: 180 minutes
Scoring high on the ASVAB will require study and concentration. It's your future. Get the most out of it



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