2016 / 2017 ASVAB For Dummies with Online Practice
The bestselling ASVAB test-prep guide—now updated for 2016/2017 Inside, you'll get in-depth reviews of all nine test subjects you'll encounter on the ASVAB, strategy cheat sheets for verbal, math, and general components, and tips to help you pinpoint your weaknesses and hone your test-taking skills in the areas where you need the most help. Your book purchase also includes a one-year subscription to online study tools, where you'll access six ASVAB practice tests, one AFQT practice test, 500 flashcards to improve your vocabulary, and tools to track your progress. The ASVAB is the most widely used multiple aptitude test in the world. If you're one of the more than one million people preparing to take the ASVAB this year, this updated edition of ASVAB For Dummies gives you everything you need to get the score you need to get the military job you want! Test your skills with practice problems on each of the test's nine subtests Score high and qualify for the military job you want Boost your math, science, and English skills Get one-year access to additional online practice If you have your sights set on enlisting in the military and want to ensure you perform your very best on test day, ASVAB For Dummies makes it easier.
Introduction 1 Part 1: 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 2: Words to Live By: Communication Skills 31 CHAPTER 4: Word Knowledge 33 CHAPTER 5: Paragraph Comprehension 47 Part 3: Making the Most of Math: Arithmetic Skills 63 CHAPTER 6: Mathematics Knowledge and Operations 65 CHAPTER 7: Arithmetic Reasoning: Math Word Problems 97 Part 4: The Whole Ball of Facts: Technical Skills 111 CHAPTER 8: General Science 113 CHAPTER 9: Auto & Shop Information 135 CHAPTER 10: Mechanical Comprehension 153 CHAPTER 11: Electronics Information 175 CHAPTER 12: Assembling Objects 191 Part 5: Practice ASVAB Exams 201 CHAPTER 13: Practice Exam 1 203 CHAPTER 14: Practice Exam 1: Answers and Explanations 235 CHAPTER 15: Practice Exam 2 249 CHAPTER 16: Practice Exam 2: Answers and Explanations 283 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 361 CHAPTER 21: AFQT Practice Exam 2 369 CHAPTER 22: AFQT Practice Exam 2: Answers and Explanations 387 Part 6: The Part of Tens 397 CHAPTER 23: Ten Surefire Ways to Fail the ASVAB 399 CHAPTER 24: Ten Tips for Doing Well on the AFQT 403 CHAPTER 25: Ten Ways to Boost Your Math and English Skills 407 APPENDIX A: Matching ASVAB Scores to Military Jobs 411 APPENDIX B: Countdown to Taking the ASVAB 425 Index 429
Rod Powers retired from the United States Air Force with 23 years of service, 11 of them spent helping to solve the problems of the enlisted corps as a first sergeant. A world-renowned military careers expert, he advised thousands of troops about all aspects of U.S. Armed Forces careers.
7 Online practice tests Maximize your score with online practice tests Want to join the military or advance your military career? Your first stop is the ASVAB. This guide, with online practice tests, can help you get the score you need to get the job you want. You'll get in-depth reviews of all nine subject areas, strategies for tackling each section, and tips to hone your test-taking skills — everything you need to perform your best on test day! Inside... Grasp how the test is scored Create a study plan Review the test topics Get strategies and advice Answer practice questions Boost your confidence Know what to expect on test day 1-year access to online practice tests!