ASVAB For Dummies, Premier Plus (with Free Online Practice Tests) [NOOK Book]



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  • Six ASVAB practice tests to sharpen your test-taking skills
  • One AFQT practice test to assess enlistment eligibility
  • ...
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ASVAB For Dummies, Premier Plus (with Free Online Practice Tests)

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Go online for free, one-year access to:

  • Six ASVAB practice tests to sharpen your test-taking skills
  • One AFQT practice test to assess enlistment eligibility
  • Tests that you create yourself for practice where you really need it
  • Feedback on your progress
  • 300 flashcards to improve your vocabulary
  • An in-depth review of each of the nine subtests
  • Tactics for scoring higher and qualifying for the military job you want

Sharpen your ASVAB test-taking skills with tips and tests in the book, on the CD, and now online

Want to ace the ASVAB? Whether you're a new recruit or want to advance in your military career, the bestselling ASVAB For Dummies, Premier PLUS, now offers free access to tests online. In the book, you'll find in-depth reviews of all nine test subjects; proficiency exercises to assess your knowledge; and practice tests to hone your test-taking skills. Go online to study wherever and whenever with free access to additional practice tests; personalized reports that track your progress; and over a thousand questions to create customized practice in the subjects you need to study the most.

  • Decipher the ASVAB — get the lowdown on every aspect of the ASVAB, from making sense of the subtests to understanding how it's scored
  • Words to live by — pump up your vocabulary and reading comprehension skills for the language arts–related subtests
  • Easy as 1-2-3 — bone up on your mathematic skills, from mastering operations and word problems to solving algebraic equations
  • Get technical — get up-to-speed on the general science, auto and shop, mechanical, electronics, and assembling objects subtests
  • (More) practice makes perfect — study what, where, and when you want using your free, one-year online subscription to access all seven practice tests; assess your knowledge; and create custom subtests

Go online for free, one-year access to:

One AFQT test to assess enlistment eligibility

Six full-length ASVAB practice tests to prepare you for test day

300 flashcards to improve your vocabulary

Tools to identify areas for further study and create customized practice tests

Open the book and find:

  • A companion CD with handy links to helpful information and a gateway to the online tests
  • Test-taking and study techniques
  • Strategies to tackle multiple- choice questions
  • Ways to boost your math, English, and science skills
  • Last-minute preparations for the big day
  • Full explanation of ASVAB scores
  • Tips if you're retaking the ASVAB
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118525616
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/2/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 408
  • Sales rank: 105,602
  • File size: 8 MB

Meet the Author

Rod Powers is a retired Air Force first sergeant and military author. His informative articles about joining the military have appeared in numerous publications. He serves as a U.S. military guide for and is the author of the previous editions of ASVAB For Dummies and AFQT For Dummies.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Making Sense of the ASVAB 5

Chapter 1: Putting the ASVAB under a Microscope 7

Chapter 2: Knowing What It Takes to Get Your Dream Job 17

Chapter 3: Getting Acquainted with Test-Taking and Study Techniques 23

Part II: Words to Live By: Communication Skills 31

Chapter 4: Word Knowledge 33

Chapter 5: Paragraph Comprehension 43

Chapter 6: All’s Well That Tests Well: Communication Practice Questions 55

Part III: Making the Most of Math: Arithmetic Skills 63

Chapter 7: Mathematics Knowledge and Operations 65

Chapter 8: Reasoning with Arithmetic: Math Word Problems 91

Chapter 9: Brother, Can You Spare an Equation? Arithmetic Practice Questions 97

Part IV: The Whole Ball of Facts: Technical Skills 105

Chapter 10: General Science 107

Chapter 11: Auto and Shop Information 127

Chapter 12: Mechanical Comprehension 141

Chapter 13: Electronics Information 157

Chapter 14: Assembling Objects 171

Chapter 15: Facing the Facts: Technical Skills Practice Questions 179

Part V: Practice ASVAB Exams 189

Chapter 16: Practice Exam 1 191

Chapter 17: Practice Exam 1: Answers and Explanations 221

Chapter 18: Practice Exam 2 233

Chapter 19: Practice Exam 2: Answers and Explanations 265

Chapter 20: Practice Exam 3 277

Chapter 21: Practice Exam 3: Answers and Explanations 309

Chapter 22: Practice AFQT Exam 321

Chapter 23: Practice AFQT Exam: Answers and Explanations 337

Part VI: The Part of Tens 343

Chapter 24: Ten Surefire Ways to Fail the ASVAB 345

Chapter 25: Ten Tips for Doing Well on the AFQT 349

Chapter 26: Ten Ways to Boost Your Math and English Skills 353

Appendix A: Matching ASVAB Scores to Military Jobs 357

Appendix B: About the CD and Online Content 375

Index 379

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 3, 2014

    This ASVAB prep book is simply the best one to use, hands down.

    This ASVAB prep book is simply the best one to use, hands down. I would highly recommend buying this version that comes with the CD rather than the one without, it really helps. 

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 27, 2014

    Plz read my review!

    My personal opinion is that this book is great but not so great for hose people who think that it is too confusing. You never know! :D

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