ASVAB : the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery.
Summary:
A guide to preparing for the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB), featuring a review of the qualifying test and all technical subtests, test-taking strategies, over ninety-five practice questions, and three full-length practice tests with explained answers.View other formats and editions
Record details
- ISBN: 9781609785826 (paperback)
- ISBN: 1609785827 (paperback)
- Physical Description: vi, 438 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
- Edition: Tenth edition.
- Publisher: New York, New York : Kaplan Publishing, [2013]
- Copyright: ©2013.
Content descriptions
General Note: | Includes index. |
Formatted Contents Note: | Getting started. ASVAB challenge. What is the ASVAB? ; What is the AFQT? ; Retaking the ASVAB ; The computerized test versus the paper test ; Kaplan's CAT strategies in a nutshell ; General ASVAB test-taking strategies ; Getting ready for the ASVAB ; How to read your ASVAB scores ; ASVAB diagnostic test : practice test I ; ASVAB practice test I answers and explanations -- AFQT Review. Word knowledge. Know what to expect ; Improving and building your vocabulary ; Kaplan's 3-step method for work knowledge questions ; Word knowledge practice set -- Paragraph comprehension. Know what to expect ; Kaplan's 4-step method for paragraph comprehension ; Paragraph comprehension question types ; Paragraph comprehension practice set -- Math on the ASVAB. Know what to expect ; Kaplan's 3-step method for ASVAB math ; Textbook approaches versus backdoor approaches -- Arithmetic reasoning. Arithmetic review ; Applied arithmetic review ; Arithmetic word problems ; Arithmetic reasoning practice set -- Mathematics knowledge. Algebra review ; Algebra word problems ; Geometry review ; Mathematics knowledge practice set -- Review of Technical ASVAB Subtests. General science. Life science ; Life science practice set ; Earth science ; Earth science practice set ; Physical science ; Physical science practice set -- Electronics information. The atom ; Electron flow theory ; Voltage ; Current ; Resistance ; Ohm's Law ; Units ; Electrical power ; Basic circuits ; Electrical components ; Electronics information practice set -- Automotive information. Automotive systems ; Basic engine theory ; Cylinder arrangement ; Camshaft location ; Multiple-valve cylinder heads ; Firing order ; Diesel engines ; Engine operating conditions ; Cooling system ; Lubrication system ; Fuel system ; Ignition system ; Exhaust system ; Electrical system ; Computer system ; Drive train system ; Suspension and steering system ; Brake systems ; Automotive information practice set -- Shop information. Wrenches ; Sockets ; Screwdrivers ; Hammers ; Chisels, punches, and drifts ; Saws ; Drilling and boring tools ; Pliers ; Planing, smoothing, and shaping tools ; Soldering tools ; Measuring instruments ; Fasteners ; Welding tools ; Shop information practice set -- Mechanical comprehension. Force ; Weight ; Friction ; Tension ; Work ; Kinetic energy ; Gravitational potential energy ; Power ; Simple machines ; Fluid power: hydraulics ; Mechanical comprehension practice set -- Assembling objects. Know what to expect ; Assembling objects question types ; Kaplan's 3-step method for assembling objects problems ; Assembling objects practice set -- ASVAB Practice Tests. ASVAB practice test II -- ASVAB practice test II answers and explanations -- ASVAB practice test III -- ASVAB practice test III answers and explanations. |
Summary, etc.: | A guide to preparing for the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB), featuring a review of the qualifying test and all technical subtests, test-taking strategies, over ninety-five practice questions, and three full-length practice tests with explained answers. |