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The Resource ASVAB : the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery

ASVAB : the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery

ASVAB : the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery
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the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery
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  • Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery
  • Kaplan ASVAB
From the Publisher: This year, nearly half a million new recruits will take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery used by all branches of the United States Military. In addition, guidance counselors will administer the test to nearly one million high school students as a measure of occupational aptitude and for use in enrollment at vocational training schools. Kaplan ASVAB 2011 features comprehensive preparation for anyone studying for this exam. This guide offers detailed information about the test and reviews the different subjects test takers need to know, including Word Knowledge, Arithmetic Reasoning, General Science, Mechanical Comprehension, and more. Included are three full-length practice tests with detailed answer explanations, an overview of key math concepts, a vocabulary word list, and effective test-taking strategies. Now, more than ever, Kaplan ASVAB is essential for the growing number of people that annually take this exam
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ASVAB : the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery
ASVAB : the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery
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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
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