Master the ASVAB

Master the ASVAB

by Peterson's

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780768942415
Publisher: Peterson's
Publication date: 05/09/2018
Pages: 608
Sales rank: 370,877
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi

Before You Begin xiii

How This Book Is Organized xiii

You're Well on Your Way to Success xiii

Part I ASVAB Basics

1 All About the ASVAB 3

The Student ASVAB 3

The Enlistment ASVAB 4

The Armed Forces Classification Test (AFCT) 4

Subject Tests 4

Armed Forces Qualification Test (AFQT) 7

Computerized Adaptive Testing (CAT) 8

Prescreen Internet Computerized Adaptive Test (PICAT) 10

Preparing for the ASVAB 12

Taking the ASVAB 13

Your ASVAB Results 14

Percentile Scores 15

Composite Scores 15

Frequently-Asked Questions About the ASVAB 18

Self-Evaluation Chart 22

Are You Ready To Move Forward? 24

Part II Diagnosing Strengths and Weaknesses

2 Practice Test 1: Diagnostic 27

Answer Sheet Practice Test 1: Diagnostic 28

Part 1 General Science 31

Part 2 Arithmetic Reasoning 35

Part 3 Word Knowledge 40

Part 4 Paragraph Comprehension 44

Part 5 Mathematics Knowledge 49

Part 6 Electronics Information 53

Part 7 Auto & Shop Information 57

Part 8 Mechanical Comprehension 62

Part 9 Assembling Objects 69

Answer Key and Explanations 74

Part III Asvab Subject Review

3 General Science 97

Life Science 98

Physical Science 122

Earth Science 139

Practice Questions 144

Answer Key and Explanations 145

Summing It Up 146

4 Arithmetic Reasoning 147

Review of Basic Arithmetic 147

Practice Questions 155

Answer Key and Explanations 159

Summing It Up 162

5 Word Knowledge Review 163

Word Formation-A Key to Word Recognition 164

Practice Questions 172

Answer Key and Explanations 173

Summing It Up 174

6 Paragraph Comprehension 175

Practice Questions 181

Answer Key and Explanations 182

Summing It Up 183

7 Mathematics Knowledge 185

Adding Fractions 186

Adding Mixed Numbers 187

Adding Percents 187

Subtracting Fractions 188

Subtracting Mixed Numbers 188

Subtracting Percents 188

Multiplying Fractions 189

Multiplying Mixed Numbers 190

Multiplying Percents 191

Other Multiplication Properties 191

Dividing Fractions 192

Dividing Percents 193

Dividing Mixed Numbers 193

Other Division Properties 194

Factors of a Product 195

Roots 196

Algebra 197

Geometry 199

Practice Questions 205

Answer Key and Explanations 210

Summing It Up 214

8 Electronics Information 217

Electricity 217

Basic Electronic Theory 222

Practice Questions 226

Answer Key and Explanations 227

Summing It Up 228

9 Auto & Shop Information 229

Basic Auto Information 229

Basic Shop Information 241

Practice Questions 295

Answer Key and Explanations 296

Summing It Up 297

10 Mechanical Comprehension 299

Levers 299

Block and Tackle 303

The Wheel and Axle 307

The Inclined Plane and the Wedge 310

The Screw 312

Gears 315

Work 321

Power 324

Force and Pressure 324

Machine Elements and Basic Mechanisms 328

Basic Mechanisms 331

Clutches 335

Practice Questions 338

Answer Key and Explanations 340

Summing It Up 341

11 Assembling Objects 343

Practice Questions 346

Answer Key and Explanations 348

Summing It Up 350

Part IV Three ASVAB Practice Tests

Practice Test 2 353

Answer Sheet Practice Test 2 354

Part 1 General Science 357

Part 2 Arithmetic Reasoning 361

Part 3 Word Knowledge 366

Part 4 Paragraph Comprehension 370

Part 5 Mathematics Knowledge 374

Part 6 Electronics Information 378

Part 7 Auto & Shop Information 382

Part 8 Mechanical Comprehension 386

Part 9 Assembling Objects 393

Answer Key and Explanations 398

Practice Test 3 419

Answer Sheet Practice Test 3 420

Part 1 General Science 423

Part 2 Arithmetic Reasoning 427

Part 3 Word Knowledge 432

Part 4 Paragraph Comprehension 436

Part 5 Mathematics Knowledge 441

Part 6 Electronics Information 445

Part 7 Auto & Shop Information 449

Part 8 Mechanical Comprehension 453

Part 9 Assembling Objects 460

Answer Key and Explanations 465

Practice Test 4 485

Answer Sheet Practice Test 4 486

Part 1 General Science 489

Part 2 Arithmetic Reasoning 493

Part 3 Word Knowledge 498

Part 4 Paragraph Comprehension 502

Part 5 Mathematics Knowledge 507

Part 6 Electronics Information 511

Part 7 Auto & Shop Information 515

Part 8 Mechanical Comprehension 519

Part 9 Assembling Objects 526

Answer Key and Explanations 531

Appendixes

A Military Enlisted Occupations and Civilian Counterparts 555

Occupational Index 556

Accounting, Budget, and Finance Occupations 559

Arts, Communications, Media, and Design Occupations 560

Aviation Occupations 569

Business Administration and Operations Occupations 575

Combat Operations Occupations 579

Communications Equipment Technologists and Technicians Occupations 584

Construction, Building, and Extraction Occupations 590

Counseling, Social Work, and Human Services Occupations 596

Education and Training Occupations 599

Engineering and Scientific Research Occupations 601

Environmental Health and Safety Occupations 605

Healthcare Practitioners Occupations 610

Human Resources Management and Services Occupations 616

Information Technology, Computer Science, and Mathematics Occupations 619

Intelligence Occupations 621

International Relations, Linguistics, and Other Social Sciences Occupations 625

Law Enforcement, Security, and Protective Services Occupations 628

Legal Professions and Support Services Occupations 630

Mechanic and Repair Technologists and Technicians Occupations 632

B Enlisted Opportunities In The U.S. Militay 653

General Enlistment Qualifications 653

Enlisting In The Military 655

Military Training 656

Pay and Benefits 658

C Coding Speed 665

Sample Questions 665

Answer Key 676

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