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ASVAB For Dummies, Premier Plus (with Free Online Practice Tests)

ASVAB For Dummies, Premier Plus (with Free Online Practice Tests)

Rod Powers

ISBN: 978-1-118-52553-1

May 2013

408 pages

Select type: Paperback

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

Want to ace the ASVAB? 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 with complete explanations for every question, proficiency exercises, and tips to help you pinpoint your weaknesses and hone your test taking skills. Inside the book you’ll find a companion CD with handy links to helpful information and a gateway to tests online. Go online and study wherever and whenever with free access to additional practice tests; and over a thousand questions to create customized practice in the subjects you need to study the most.

From the book 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
  • Create your own tests for practice where you really need it
  • Feedback on your progress
  • 300 flashcards to improve your vocabulary

Packed with practice questions; an in-depth view of each of the nine subtests; and proven study tips and test taking-tactics, ASVAB For Dummies, Premier PLUS is the only guide you need to score your best and find your place in the military!

CD-ROM and other supplementary materials are not included as part of the e-book file, but are available for download after purchase.


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