Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) Exam
If you're serious about joining the military, then get serious about the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB). The ASVAB is an aptitude test, comparable to the SAT and ACT, which determines your qualification for the military and desired job. The ASVAB is given nationwide, and maintained by the Department of Defense.
How important is this test?
Your scores in the critical areas below determine your Armed Forces Qualifying Test (AFQT) score. The AFQT score determines whether you're qualified to enlist in the U.S. military.
- Arithmetic Reasoning - Ability to solve arithmetic word problems.
- Word Knowledge - Ability to determine word definition in context, and identify synonyms.
- Paragraph Comprehension - Ability to obtain information from written material.
- Mathematics Knowledge - Knowledge of high school mathematics principles.
Your scores in the ALL areas of the ASVAB determine your qualification for your desired Military Occupation Specialties or MOS. The higher the score, the higher the probability of getting the MOS you want. Below are the additional areas of the ASVAB.
- General Science: Measures knowledge of physical and biological sciences.
- Auto and Shop Information: Measures knowledge of automobiles, tools, and shop terminology and practices.
- Mechanical Comprehension: Measures knowledge of mechanical and physical principles, and ability to visualize how illustrated objects work.
- Electronics Information: Tests knowledge of electricity and electronics.
Additional ASVAB InformationScoring high on the ASVAB will require study and concentration. It's your future. Get the most out of it. Take the sample ASVAB now.
Note: No electronic devices or calculators are allowed during ASVAB testing. So take the practice as you would the real test.
For more information about the ASVAB contact your local recruiter.