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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780768917017
  • Publisher: Peterson's
  • Publication date: 9/15/2004
  • Edition description: 7TH
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 448
  • Product dimensions: 11.70 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments iii
Part I Career Opportunities as a Commissioned Officer in the Armed Forces of the United States 1
Career Opportunities for Officers 3
Military Officer Occupations 3
General Qualification Requirements for a Commission 6
Pathways to Becoming an Officer 8
Basic Officer Training 10
Rank, Pay, and Benefits 11
Part II Earning Your Commission in the Armed Forces 17
Earning a Commission in the U.S. Army 19
Officer Candidate School (OCS) 19
Career Fields 20
Requirements and Qualifications 21
Earning a Commission in the U.S. Navy 25
Officer Candidate School and Technical Training 25
Career Fields 28
Requirements and Qualifications 29
Earning a Commission in the U.S. Air Force 33
Officer Training School (OTS) 34
Tour of Duty 35
Requirements and Qualifications 35
Earning a Commission in the U.S. Marine Corps 39
Officer Candidate School and Basic Training 39
Career Fields 40
Requirements and Qualifications 41
Earning a Commission in the U.S. Coast Guard 43
Officer Candidate School 43
Career Fields 43
Requirements and Qualifications 44
Part III Military Tests and Testing 47
Historical Background 49
World War I 49
World War II 49
After World War II 50
Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) 51
Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) 53
ACT Assessment 53
Air Force Officer Qualifying Test (AFOQT) 53
Army Officer Candidate Test (OCT) 55
Alternate Army Flight Aptitude Selection Test (AFAST) 55
Navy and Marine Corps Aviation Selection Test Battery 55
Composite Scoring 57
Part IV Multiple-choice Tests and Machine-Scored Answer Sheets 59
Multiple-Choice Tests 61
Alphabetical Options 62
Numerical Options 62
Chronological Options 63
Length of Option 63
Random Options 63
Machine-Scored Answer Sheets 65
Filling Out the Heading 68
Marking Your Answers 71
Part V Preparing for and Taking the Test 73
Test-Taking Strategies 75
Applying for the Test 75
Preparing for the Test 75
Guessing 77
Taking the Test 79
Types of Questions Used for Selecting Officer Candidates 81
Synonyms 81
Verbal Analogies 83
Reading Comprehension 87
Paragraph Comprehension 90
Sentence Comprehension 93
Arithmetic Reasoning 96
Math Knowledge 99
Data Interpretation 108
General Science 111
Electronics Information 113
Mechanical Comprehension 115
Part VI Suggested Study Plan for Test Preparation 119
How to Use the Practice Exercises and Specimen Tests 121
U.S. Air Force 121
U.S. Army 123
U.S. Navy 124
U.S. Marine Corps 125
U.S. Coast Guard 126
Part VII Practice Exercises 127
Answer Sheet for Practice Exercises 129
Practice Exercise 1 Synonyms 133
Practice Exercise 2 Verbal Analogies 141
Practice Exercise 3 Reading Comprehension 147
Practice Exercise 4 Arithmetic Reasoning 161
Practice Exercise 5 Math Knowledge 171
Practice Exercise 6 Data Interpretation 181
Practice Exercise 7 General Science 195
Practice Exercise 8 Electronics Information 199
Practice Exercise 9 Mechanical Comprehension 205
Part VIII Key Answers and Rationale for Practice Exercises 215
Key Answers and Rationale for Practice Exercise 1 Synonyms 217
Key Answers and Rationale for Practice Exercise 2 Verbal Analogies 221
Key Answers and Rationale for Practice Exercise 3 Reading Comprehension 225
Key Answers and Rationale for Practice Exercise 4 Arithmetic Reasoning 231
Key Answers and Rationale for Practice Exercise 5 Math Knowledge 239
Key Answers and Rationale for Practice Exercise 6 Data Interpretation 245
Key Answers and Rationale for Practice Exercise 7 General Science 249
Key Answers and Rationale for Practice Exercise 8 Electronics Information 253
Key Answers and Rationale for Practice Exercise 9 Mechanical Comprehension 259
Part IX United States Air Force Officer Qualifying Test 263
Part 1 Verbal Analogies 267
Part 2 Arithmetic Reasoning 271
Part 3 Reading Comprehension 277
Part 4 Data Interpretation 285
Part 5 Word Knowledge 293
Part 6 Math Knowledge 297
Key Answers and Rationale for Subtests 1 through 6 301
Part X Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) 321
Part 1 General Science 325
Part 2 Arithmetic Reasoning 329
Part 3 Word Knowledge 333
Part 4 Paragraph Comprehension 337
Part 5 Mathematics Knowledge 343
Part 6 Electronics Information 347
Key Answers and Rationale for ASVAB Test Items 351
Part XI United States Navy and Marine Corps Aviation Selection Test Battery 371
Test 1 Math/Verbal Test 375
Test 2 Mechanical Comprehension Test 381
Key Answers and Rationale for Navy and Marine Corps Aviation Selection Test Battery 387
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