Take the ASVAB Practice Test

militaryIf you are a candidate for enlistment in the U. S. Armed Services it is important that you take the ASVAB practice test to prepare for the entrance exam. The entrance exam to which I refer is the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery or A. S. V. A. B. test. The A. S. V. A. B. is required for all candidates for enlistment in the U. S. Armed Services regardless of the branch in the U. S. Armed Services they seek to enlist in. These branches include the U. S. Army, the U. S. Navy, the U. S. Marines Corps, the U. S. Air Force, the U. S. Coast Guard, and the U. S. National Guard.

Proper Preparation Includes the ASVAB Practice Test

The A. S. V. A. B. consists of two parts. These parts are a computerized multiple choice format and a written part respectively. Both parts cover ten distinct subject areas. These subject areas include the following:

Computerized test format

  • General Science (GS) – 16 questions in 8 minutes
  • Arithmetic Reasoning (AR) – 16 questions in 39 minutes
  • Word Knowledge (WK) – 16 questions in 8 minutes
  • Paragraph Comprehension (PC) – 11 questions in 22 minutes
  • Mathematics Knowledge (MK) – 16 questions in 20 minutes
  • Electronics Information (EI) – 16 questions in 8 minutes
  • Automotive and Shop Information (AS) – 11 questions in 7 minutes
  • Mechanical Comprehension (MC) – 16 questions in 20 minutes
  • Assembling Objects (AO) – 16 questions in 16 minutes
  • Verbal Expression (VE)= (WK)+(PC)

Written test format

  • General Science (GS) – 45 questions in 20 minutes
  • Arithmetic Reasoning (AR) – 30 questions in 36 minutes
  • Word Knowledge (WK) – 35 questions in 11 minutes
  • Paragraph Comprehension (PC) – 15 questions in 13 minutes
  • Mathematics Knowledge (MK) – 25 questions in 24 minutes
  • Electronics Information (EI) – 20 questions in 9 minutes
  • Automotive and Shop Information (AS) – 25 questions in 11 minutes
  • Mechanical Comprehension (MC) – 25 questions in 19 minutes
  • Assembling Objects (AO) – 25 questions in 15 minutes
  • Verbal Expression (VE)= (WK)+(PC)

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By taking the practice version of the ASVAB the candidate for enlistment will become familiarized with the ASVAB test format as well as inform the candidate as to what subject areas will require additional study.