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2015 / 2016 ASVAB For Dummies with Online Practice

2015 / 2016 ASVAB For Dummies with Online Practice

Rod Powers

ISBN: 978-1-119-03838-2

May 2015

456 pages

Select type: Paperback

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Ace the ASVAB with this comprehensive, easy-to-use guide

Expanded and improved, 2015/2016 ASVAB For Dummies with Online Practice offers everything you'll need to hone your skills before taking the big test. In this easy-to-use, complete guide, expert Rod Powers – a retired First Sergeant from the U.S. Air Force – covers the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery like no one else can. The book offers in-depth reviews of all nine test subjects, along with complete explanations for every question. To give you the opportunity to sharpen your test-taking skills, the guide also offers exercises and tips that will help you pinpoint the areas where you need the most help.

To make sure you're as prepared as can be, access to practice tools online takes things one step further, featuring over one thousand questions that allow you to create your own optimized exams so you'll be ready on test day.

  • Offers comprehensive preparation with six full-length ASVAB practice tests that will sharpen your test-taking skills
  • Provides two AFQT practice tests to assess enlistment eligibility
  • Gives you the ability to create your own tests for practice where you really need it, along with feedback on your progress
  • Offers 300 flashcards to improve your vocabulary

Jump in to 2015/2016 ASVAB For Dummies and take your military test-taking skills to the next level.

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started with 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 47

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

Chapter 6: Mathematics Knowledge and Operations 65

Chapter 7: Arithmetic Reasoning: Math Word Problems 99

Part IV: The Whole Ball of Facts: Technical Skills 113

Chapter 8: General Science 115

Chapter 9: Auto & Shop Information 139

Chapter 10: Mechanical Comprehension 157

Chapter 11: Electronics Information 179

Chapter 12: Assembling Objects 195

Part V: Practice ASVAB Exams 205

Chapter 13: Practice Exam 1 207

Chapter 14: Practice Exam 1: Answers and Explanations 239

Chapter 15: Practice Exam 2 253

Chapter 16: Practice Exam 2: Answers and Explanations 285

Chapter 17: Practice Exam 3 297

Chapter 18: Practice Exam 3: Answers and Explanations 329

Chapter 19: AFQT Practice Exam 1 343

Chapter 20: AFQT Practice Exam 1: Answers and Explanations 359

Chapter 21: AFQT Practice Exam 2 367

Chapter 22: AFQT Practice Exam 2: Answers and Explanations 383

Part VI: The Part of Tens 393

Chapter 23: Ten Surefire Ways to Fail the ASVAB 395

Chapter 24: Ten Tips for Doing Well on the AFQT 399

Chapter 25: Ten Ways to Boost Your Math and English Skills 403

Appendix: Matching ASVAB Scores to Military Jobs 407

Index 425