Barron's ASVAB

Editor/Author Duran, Terry L.
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-43-800492-1
Category: Social Sciences - College Preparation
Image Count: 361
Book Status: Available
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The ASVAB is the qualifying test required for recruits entering all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, as well as current service members who want to raise their score to qualify for more exclusive specialties or officer training.

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Table of Contents

  • Dedication
  • Introduction
  • All About the ASVAB
  • WHAT IS THE ASVAB?
  • ASVAB VERSIONS AND COMPOSITION
  • ASVAB SCORING
  • THE TEST FORMAT
  • HOW TO USE THIS BOOK
  • Test-Taking Techniques
  • TIPS AND TECHNIQUES FOR ANSWERING MULTIPLE-CHOICE QUESTIONS
  • ON THE DAY OF THE TEST
  • PAPER VS. COMPUTER-ADMINISTERED TESTS
  • Identify Areas to Improve
  • ANSWER SHEET Diagnostic Test
  • Diagnostic Test
  • GENERAL SCIENCE-SUBTEST 1
  • ARITHMETIC REASONING-SUBTEST 2
  • WORD KNOWLEDGE-SUBTEST 3
  • PARAGRAPH COMPREHENSION-SUBTEST 4
  • MATHEMATICS KNOWLEDGE-SUBTEST 5
  • ELECTRONICS INFORMATION-SUBTEST 6
  • AUTOMOTIVE & SHOP INFORMATION-SUBTEST 7
  • MECHANICAL COMPREHENSION-SUBTEST 8
  • ASSEMBLING OBJECTS-SUBTEST 9
  • ANSWER KEY: Diagnostic Test
  • ANSWERS EXPLAINED
  • Improve Your Results
  • General Science Review
  • INTRODUCTION
  • THE SCIENTIFIC METHOD
  • LIFE SCIENCE
  • EARTH SCIENCE
  • CHEMISTRY
  • PHYSICS
  • Mathematics Review
  • LAWS AND OPERATIONS
  • FRACTIONS
  • DECIMALS
  • PERCENTAGES
  • SQUARE ROOTS
  • ALGEBRA
  • GEOMETRY
  • Word Knowledge and Paragraph Comprehension Review
  • HOW TO BUILD YOUR VOCABULARY
  • A BASIC ADULT WORD VOCABULARY
  • PARAGRAPH COMPREHENSION
  • Electronics Information Review
  • BASIC ATOMIC STRUCTURE
  • ELECTRICITY
  • CONDUCTORS
  • SEMICONDUCTORS (PART I)
  • POWER
  • RESISTANCE
  • CONDUCTANCE
  • OHM'S LAW
  • CIRCUITS
  • INDUCTANCE
  • ALTERNATING CURRENT
  • TRANSFORMERS
  • INDUCTIVE REACTANCE
  • CAPACITORS
  • CHANGING ALTERNATING CURRENT TO DIRECT CURRENT
  • FILTERS
  • SEMICONDUCTORS (PART II)
  • THE SILICON-CONTROLLED RECTIFIER
  • TRANSISTORS
  • INTEGRATED CIRCUITS
  • BATTERIES
  • ELECTRIC MOTORS
  • ELECTRIC METERS
  • TRANSDUCERS
  • SOLDER AND SOLDERING
  • Automotive Information Review
  • THE ENGINE
  • AXLES AND WHEELS
  • THE BRAKING SYSTEM
  • SHAFTS AND UNIVERSAL JOINTS
  • THE DRIVE SYSTEM
  • FRONT-WHEEL DRIVE
  • THE REAR AXLE (REAR-WHEEL DRIVE)
  • FOUR-WHEEL AND SIX-WHEEL DRIVE
  • LIGHTS
  • Shop Information Review
  • TOOLS
  • MATERIALS
  • DESIGN AND LAYOUT
  • Mechanical Comprehension Review
  • FORCE
  • SIMPLE MACHINES
  • POWER
  • Assembling Objects
  • OVERVIEW
  • Test Yourself
  • ANSWER SHEET Practice Exam One
  • Practice Exam One
  • GENERAL SCIENCE-SUBTEST 1
  • ARITHMETIC REASONING-SUBTEST 2
  • WORD KNOWLEDGE-SUBTEST 3
  • PARAGRAPH COMPREHENSION-SUBTEST 4
  • MATHEMATICS KNOWLEDGE-SUBTEST 5
  • ELECTRONICS INFORMATION-SUBTEST 6
  • AUTOMOTIVE & SHOP INFORMATION-SUBTEST 7
  • MECHANICAL COMPREHENSION-SUBTEST 8
  • ASSEMBLING OBJECTS-SUBTEST 9
  • ANSWER KEY Practice Exam One
  • ANSWERS EXPLAINED
  • ANSWER SHEET Practice Exam Two
  • Practice Exam Two
  • GENERAL SCIENCE-SUBTEST 1
  • ARITHMETIC REASONING-SUBTEST 2
  • WORD KNOWLEDGE-SUBTEST 3
  • PARAGRAPH COMPREHENSION-SUBTEST 4
  • MATHEMATICS KNOWLEDGE-SUBTEST 5
  • ELECTRONICS INFORMATION-SUBTEST 6
  • AUTOMOTIVE & SHOP INFORMATION-SUBTEST 7
  • MECHANICAL COMPREHENSION-SUBTEST 8
  • ASSEMBLING OBJECTS-SUBTEST 9
  • ANSWER KEY: Practice Exam Two
  • ANSWERS EXPLAINED
  • ANSWER SHEET: Practice Exam Three
  • Practice Exam Three 14
  • GENERAL SCIENCE-SUBTEST 1
  • ARITHMETIC REASONING-SUBTEST 2
  • WORD KNOWLEDGE-SUBTEST 3
  • PARAGRAPH COMPREHENSION-SUBTEST 4
  • MATHEMATICS KNOWLEDGE-SUBTEST 5
  • ELECTRONICS INFORMATION-SUBTEST 6
  • AUTOMOTIVE & SHOP INFORMATION-SUBTEST 7
  • MECHANICAL COMPREHENSION-SUBTEST 8
  • ASSEMBLING OBJECTS-SUBTEST 9
  • ANSWER KEY Practice Exam Three
  • ANSWERS EXPLAINED
  • Analyzing Your Test Scores and Job Opportunities
  • CHART YOUR PROGRESS
  • Abbreviations
  • Bibliography