The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) is a multiple choice test used to determine qualification for enlistment in the United States Armed Forces.
Facts about the ASVAB:
The ASVAB currently contains 9 sections (except the written test, which contains 8 sections).
The duration of each test varies from as low as ten minutes up to 36 minutes for Arithmetic Reasoning; the entire ASVAB is three hours long.
The ASVAB is administered by computer at the MEPS, while a written version is given at most MET sites. Testing procedures vary depending on the mode of administration.
Computerized test format:
General Science (GS) – 16 questions in 8 minutes
Arithmetic Reasoning (AR) – 16 questions in 39 minutes
Word Knowledge (WK) – 16 questions in 8 minutes
Paragraph Comprehension (PC) – 11 questions in 22 minutes
Mathematics Knowledge (MK) – 16 questions in 20 minutes
Electronics Information (EI) – 16 questions in 8 minutes
Automotive and Shop Information (AS) – 11 questions in 7 minutes
Mechanical Comprehension (MC) – 16 questions in 20 minutes
Assembling Objects (AO) – 30 questions in 40 minutes
Verbal Expression (VE)= (WK)+(PC)
Practice ASVAB tests and materials can be found by clicking the following links: