Effective Preparation With The ASVAB Practice Test

It is well established that the best way to prepare for the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (or ASVAB) is to take the ASVAB practice test. By taking the practice test the candidate for enlistment in the U. S. Armed Services will become familiar with the test format as well as which subject areas on the test will require additional study. Performing well on the ASVAB is a crucial step to enter any branch of the U. S. Armed Services be it the U. S. Army, the U. S. Navy, the U. S. Marines Corps, the U. S. Air Force, the U. S. Coast Guard or the U. S. National Guard.

Effective Preparation With The ASVAB Practice Test

The Armed Service Vocational Aptitude Battery is designed to assess two criteria. First, the ASVAB is designed to assess whether a candidate for enlistment is qualified to enlist in the U. S. Armed Services. Second, the ASVAB is designed to assess which occupation within the U. S. Armed Services best fits the candidate’s personal skill set. It is for these two reasons that it is very important that the candidate for enlistment properly prepare for the ASVAB and perform well when taking the actual examination.

The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery tests ten distinct subject areas. These subject areas include the following:

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