How To Pass The ASVAB

A Study Guide For Those Joining The Military

Author: Mark Walker (page 1 of 2)

ASVAB Math Practice

ASVAB Math Practice

ASVAB Math Practice and what to study.ASVAB Math Practice and what to study.ASVAB Math Practice is a must in order to pass the ASVAB.The Mathematics portion of the ASVAB test will take a lot of focus and requires the same time and attention one might put into physical training. Remember that math does not necessarily require memorization, instead look at math as a language, if you understand the language you wont have to memorize a thing. Eventually, your mind will get used to it and you’ll be able to solve even the toughest of questions.

We know that dealing with Mathematics can at times be a bit frustrating. So don’t get discouraged if you don’t get the answer right the first time. Just like anything else practice makes perfect, all it takes is a little practice and determination.

When preparing to take the ASVAB Math test, we recommend that you learn to break each problem down into steps. It would also be a good idea to take the ASVAB Math practice test to see where you may need to improve upon.

We have put together all the tools for you, its all about sticking with it and getting it done. Yes, I hate studying too but a SO contract is a once in a lifetime thing, just do what it takes. These study guides will teach you step by step how to pass the ASVAB.

How to pass the ASVAB

How To Pass The ASVAB

 

ASVAB Word Knowledge

ASVAB Word Knowledge

ASVAB Word Knowledge will test your vocabulary skills.The Word Knowledge test will have 16 questions, if you are taking the computer based version, and the total time within which you need to complete these questions is 8 minutes. If you’re taking the pen and paper version, you will find 35 questions that will need to be answered within 11 minutes. You need to make sure that you are fast in answering these questions because you will not be given any extra time if you are unable to complete the test.

Testing & Scoring

ASVAB word knowledge is basically a ASVAB vocabulary test where you will find that the word knowledge questions are asked in two ways.

Basically, the AFQT score is very important because it will help in determining whether you qualify for enlistment or not. If you get a low AFQT score, you may not be able to qualify to join the U.S Armed Forces.

How to Improve Your Skills

Practice is the key when it comes to scoring high in the exam. You should take out some time every day and work on sample Word Knowledge questions so that you can prepare for the test effectively. You will need to improve your ASVAB vocabulary and the best way to do this is with a good step by step study guide.

 

How to pass the ASVAB

Paragraph Comprehension

ASVAB Paragraph Comprehension

ASVAB Paragraph Comprehension

ASVAB Paragraph Comprehension will test you english skills.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.

 

How to pass the ASVAB

How To Pass The ASVAB

ASVAB Assembling Objects

ASVAB Assembling Objects

ASVAB Assembling Objects of the ASVAB testThe Assembling Object (AO) sub-test evaluates your ability to think on your feet, and doing so using common sense and academic knowledge accordingly. It aims to identify how well you are able to cope when placed under certain circumstances.

There are two versions of the ASVAB Assembling Objects sub-test: computer-based and paper-based. A total of 16 questions on the CAT-ASVAB must be completed in a computer-based test, and a total of 25 (AO) questions must be completed in a paper-based test. Both must be completed within the given 15 minutes.

Testing & Scoring

The ASVAB Assembling Objects test is structured in multiple-choice format. For each question, you are given 4 answer options. Each option has a 25% probability of being correct, so even if you do not know the correct answer you should select one that you think is best.

A Standard Score is given to the Assembling Objects (AO) sub-test and will be shown individually in the score report. Results for the computer-based version of the test are given immediately upon completion, but there is a waiting period of a few days before results are released for the paper-based version of the test.

 

ASVAB General Science

ASVAB General Science

ASVAB General Science will test you high school knowledge of science.The General Science (GS) sub-test can be found on both the CAT-ASVAB and the pencil and paper version of the ASVAB. The test has been designed to test your high school knowledge of General Science.  For those of you taking the computer-based version of the test, you will be expected to answer 16 questions within 8 minutes. Those taking the pen and paper version will have 11 minutes to complete 25 answers.

Testing & Scoring
The General Science ASVAB sub-test will mainly cover subjects like Earth Science, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.  The score you receive on this particular test will be taken into account when calculation your percentile rank.
Don’t miss your chance to come prepared for this test.  Follow these step by step study guides and your success is guaranteed!
How to pass the ASVAB

ASVAB Electronics Information

ASVAB Electronics Information

ASVAB Electronics Information  questions have been designed to evaluate your knowledge of electrical systems, devices, circuits and electricityThe Electronics Information (EI) sub-test can be found on both the CAT-ASVAB and the pencil and paper version of the ASVAB. Its important to know that your score on the Electronics Information test will not be considered as part of your Armed Forces Qualification Test (AFQT) score.  If you will be taking the computer-based version of the test you can expect to have to answer 16 questions in a matter of 8 minutes.  Those taking the pen and paper version of the test will have 9 minutes to answer 20 questions.

Testing & Scoring
All questions on the Electronics Information test will be in the form of multiple-choice.  You will have the option of four different answers for each question you have to answer.  These questions have been designed to evaluate your knowledge of electrical systems, devices, circuits and electricity.
The score you get on the ASVAB Electronics Information test will be used to calculate your composite score.  Your composite score is important because it will be used to determine which job position you will excel at the most.
These study guides will take you though the Electronics Information sub-test step by step and ensure you pass the ASVAB with flying colors.

ASVAB Auto Information

ASVAB Auto Information

ASVAB Auto Information questions in this exam are designed to assess your understanding of the systems used in automobiles, transmission, mechanics, and electrical.The Auto Information sub-test will be found in both the CAT-ASVAB and the pencil and paper version of the exam. You should know that your score on the Auto Information test will not be reflected on the Armed Forces Qualification Test (AFQT) score.  If you are taking the computer-based version of the ASVAB you will find that you will have 11 question to answer in a matter of 7 minutes.  Those who will be taking the pen and paper version of the test will need to complete 25 questions within 11 minutes.

Testing & Scoring
The type of questions found on the ASVAB Auto Information test will be multiple-choice. You will be able to choose from four different answers for each question. The questions in this exam are designed to assess your understanding of the systems used in automobiles, transmission, mechanics, and electrical.
The score you receive on your Auto Information test is critical because it will be used to calculate the composite scores.  Composite scores are important because they are used to determine which job position you will best be suited for.

ASVAB Shop Information

ASVAB Shop Information

The ASVAB Shop Information sub-test is only found on the computer-based version of the ASVAB. The ASVAB Shop Information sub-test is only found on the computer-based version of the ASVAB. It will not be available on the pen and paper version of the test. Furthermore, your score on the Shop Information test will not be considered part of your Armed Forces Qualification Test (AFQT) score.

What you need to know…

The first thing you should know is that in this section of the ASVAB you will find 11 questions.  The time that will be given to complete these question will be 6 minutes. You will want to be sure that you are fast in answering each question as you will not be given extra time if you are unable to finish within the permitted time frame.

You will also want to be sure that you are some what familiar with common shop tools.  Be sure that you know what they are and how they are used.  It will also be important for you to know the various procedures that are followed when working with construction materials such as wood or metal.  Most of the question found in the Shop Information sub-test will ask you to select the proper procedures for working with specific materials.  You are going to have to know these processes and procedures in order to pass the test.

These study guides will take you through the ASVAB Shop Information test step by step and ensure your success.

 

How to pass the ASVAB

Auto Information

ASVAB Mechanical Comprehension

ASVAB Mechanical Comprehension

The score you get in the ASVAB Mechanical Comprehension sub-test will account for your Mechanical Aptitude Score.In order to become successful in the military, one will need to have an understanding of the mechanics of objects such as pulleys, cars, levers etc. These do not necessarily form a part of your high school curriculum, though they are an extension of Physics and Chemistry. The Mechanical Comprehension portion of the ASVAB test will evaluate your skills and interest in the workings of objects and the principles behind them.

If you will be taking the computer-based version of the ASVAB test, there will be 16 questions that need to answered in 20 minutes. If you end up taking the pen and paper version, you will have 25 questions that will need to be answered within 19 minutes. You will want to make sure that you are quick to answer these questions.  If you do not finish all the questions you will not be given any extra time to complete this subtest.

Testing & Scoring
If you are keen to work on the field, it is essential that you develop skills and knowledge of Mechanical Comprehension. If you are intending on joining the maintenance section of the military, it will be mandatory that you have knowledge of machines.
The score you get in the Mechanical Comprehension sub-test will account for your Mechanical Aptitude Score. Getting a low score in Mechanical Comprehension test may also disqualify you from joining the U.S Armed Forces.
We have put together all the information you need to pass the ASVAB Mechanical Comprehension sub-test with these step by step study guides.

ASVAB Math Knowledge

ASVAB Math Knowledge

In the ASVAB Math Knowledge sub-test, the questions are clear and pretty much laid out right in front of you. The Mathematics Knowledge (MK) sub-test will evaluate your high school knowledge of Mathematics.  This test is found in the pencil and paper versions as well as the CAT-ASVAB examination.  You will need to carefully read and understand the questions presented in the Mathematics Knowledge sub-test.  This test is very important, your score on this sub-test will reflect your overall Armed Forces Qualification Test (AFQT) score.

Its important to remember that when taking the Math Knowledge Sub-test you will have 24 minutes to answer 25 multiple choice questions. That means that you will have about a minute to answer each question. So, it is quite important for you to be fast as well as accurate.  Study well in advanced to be sure that your ready before taking this test.

Testing & Scoring

In the Mathematical Knowledge sub-test, the questions are clear and pretty much laid out right in front of you. In this portion of ASVAB Math you are mainly presented with word problems. you will need to pay closer attention to the problems in order to identify the exact question being asked.

Your score in Mathematics Knowledge will be reported separately as an ASVAB standard score. This score will also be taken into account when calculating your percentile rank.

 

How to pass the ASVAB

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