ASVAB for Dummies, Premier PLUS

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  • Copyright: 2013-04-29
  • Publisher: For Dummies
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Packed with the latest information, test taking advice, strategies for test day, and a total of seven tests, ASVAB For Dummies Premier PLUS includes in-depth reviews for all nine of the test's major categories and complete explanations for every question throughout the book. In addition to full-length tests, ASVAB For Dummies Premier PLUS also provides proficiency exercises and tips to help readers pinpoint their weaknesses and prepare for test day. ASVAB For Dummies Premier PLUS provides readers with a redeemable code that grants them access to unique test prep lessons and material offered in a customized Q&A test bank, and a CD with three full-length practice tests.

Author Biography

Rod Powers is a retired Air Force first sergeant and military author. His informative articles about joining the military have appeared in numerous publications. He serves as a U.S. military guide for About.com and is the author of the previous editions of ASVAB For Dummies and AFQT For Dummies.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Making Sense of 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 II: Words to Live By: Communication Skills 31

Chapter 4: Word Knowledge 33

Chapter 5: Paragraph Comprehension 43

Chapter 6: All’s Well That Tests Well: Communication Practice Questions 55

Part III: Making the Most of Math: Arithmetic Skills 63

Chapter 7: Mathematics Knowledge and Operations 65

Chapter 8: Reasoning with Arithmetic: Math Word Problems 91

Chapter 9: Brother, Can You Spare an Equation? Arithmetic Practice Questions 97

Part IV: The Whole Ball of Facts: Technical Skills 105

Chapter 10: General Science 107

Chapter 11: Auto and Shop Information 127

Chapter 12: Mechanical Comprehension 141

Chapter 13: Electronics Information 157

Chapter 14: Assembling Objects 171

Chapter 15: Facing the Facts: Technical Skills Practice Questions 179

Part V: Practice ASVAB Exams 189

Chapter 16: Practice Exam 1 191

Chapter 17: Practice Exam 1: Answers and Explanations 221

Chapter 18: Practice Exam 2 233

Chapter 19: Practice Exam 2: Answers and Explanations 265

Chapter 20: Practice Exam 3 277

Chapter 21: Practice Exam 3: Answers and Explanations 309

Chapter 22: Practice AFQT Exam 321

Chapter 23: Practice AFQT Exam: Answers and Explanations 337

Part VI: The Part of Tens 343

Chapter 24: Ten Surefire Ways to Fail the ASVAB 345

Chapter 25: Ten Tips for Doing Well on the AFQT 349

Chapter 26: Ten Ways to Boost Your Math and English Skills 353

Appendix A: Matching ASVAB Scores to Military Jobs 357

Appendix B: About the CD and Online Content 375

Index 379

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