ASVAB Paragraph Comprehension
The Paragraph Comprehension (PC) sub-test evaluates your knowledge in English along with your critical and analytical skills. It aims to identify how well you analyze and draw correct conclusions based on the limited information provided in a paragraph.
There are a total of 11 questions on the CAT-ASVAB that must be completed within 22 minutes. The sub-test is structured in multiple-choice format and you are given 2 minutes to solve each question. Providing an accurate answer in a speedy manner is vital in the Paragraph Comprehension (PC) sub-test.
Testing & Scoring
Questions in the (PC) sub-test consist of deductive questions, vocabulary questions, and refer to the aim of the paragraph.
A Standard Score is given to the Paragraph Comprehension (PC) sub-test. This score will be calculated against the Composite Scores and form a part of the Armed Forces Qualification Test (AFQT) score.