ASVAB For Dummies (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 29, 2010 - Study Aids - 408 pages
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Get fully briefed on the changes to the ASVAB and sharpen your test-taking skills

Want to ace the ASVAB? This essential guide includes 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. You'll discover the pros and cons of the paper and computer exams, which tests are important to your military career, and cutting-edge study techniques.

  • Features four full-length practice ASVAB tests
  • Includes a new sample Armed Forces Qualifying Test (AFQT)
  • Presents a thorough review of foundational concepts for every section, including: building word knowledge, paragraph comprehension, solving math word problems, mechanical comprehension, assembling objects, and more
  • Helps you conquer the subtests and compute your scores

Packed with practice questions and proven study tips, ASVAB For Dummies, Third Edition is the only guide you need to score your best and find your place in the military!

  

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This book is an EXCELLENT resource for someone who is trying to study for the ASVAB! It goes over everything from the basics to the more advanced. It also has great sample tests with explanations of the answers! Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
1
Putting the ASVAB Under a Microscope
7
Knowing What It Takes to Get Your Dream Job
17
Getting Acquainted with TestTaking and Study Techniques
23
Words to Live By Communication Skills
31
Paragraph Comprehension
43
Alls Well That Tests Well Communication Practice Questions
55
Making the Most of Math Arithmetic Skills
63
Mathematics Knowledge Answers
270
Electronics Information Answers
272
Auto Shop Information Answers
273
Assembling Objects Answers
275
Practice Exam 3
277
Practice Exam 3 Answers and Explanations
309
Word Knowledge Answers
313
Mathematics Knowledge Answers
315

Reasoning with Arithmetic Math Word Problems
91
Brother Can You Spare an Equation?
97
The Whole Ball of Facts Technical Skills
105
Auto and Shop Information
127
Mechanical Comprehension
141
Electronics Information
157
Assembling Objects
171
Facing the Facts Technical Skills Practice Questions
179
Practice Exam 1
191
Practice Exam 1 Answers and Explanations
221
Auto Shop Information Answers
230
Assembling Objects Answers
232
Practice Exam 2
233
Practice Exam 2 Answers and Explanations
265
Arithmetic Reasoning Answers
266
Word Knowledge Answers
268
Electronics Information Answers
317
Auto Shop Information Answers
318
Assembling Objects Answers
320
Practice AFQT Exam
321
Practice AFQT Exam Answers and Explanations
337
Word Knowledge Answers
340
Mathematics Knowledge Answers
341
The Part of Tens
343
Ten Surefire Ways to Fail the ASVAB
345
Studying for Unnecessary Subtests
346
Deciding Not to Check the Answers
347
Misunderstanding the Problem
348
Ten Ways to Boost Your Math and English Skills
353
Index
375
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Rod Powers is a recognized expert in all U.S. military matters and serves as a military guide for About.com, where his page receives approximately 1.5 million views per week. He is the author of ASVAB AFQT For Dummies and Veterans Benefits For Dummies.

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