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.