The general science subtest contains 25 questions that you must answer in 11 minutes.
This test is designed to test your knowledge of science facts and concepts that you learned in high school classes on earth science, biology, chemistry, and physics.
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The arithmetic reasoning subtest contains 30 questions that test your ability to use mathematics to solve real world problems. You have 36 minutes to complete it.
These questions cover basic concepts of arithmetic like addition, subtraction, division and multiplication, percentages, ratio and proportion, simple and compound interest, and your knowledge of whole numbers, real numbers, fractions, and decimals.
You’ll see a question outlining a problem and four choices for answers. Choose the option that best answers the question.
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The mathematics knowledge subtest contains 25 questions about basic high school mathematics. You have 24 minutes to complete it.
The vast majority of questions on this subtest are mathematical equations that you’ll have to solve. Topics include multiplying variables with exponents, working with fractions, area and volume calculations, factoring, and other basic mathematics concepts. The questions are designed to be done on scratch paper or in your head as no calculator is allowed on the ASVAB test.
You’ll see a question containing a mathematical problem and four choices for answers. Choose the option that best answers the question. Each question also has explanatory text on the answers page to take you through getting the answer to any questions you may have missed.
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The word knowledge subtest contains 35 questions that you must answer in 11 minutes.
This test is primarily about the meanings of words and each question has an underlined or highlighted word. You may be asked to decide which one of the four words in the choices most nearly means the same thing as the target word or which one of the four words means the opposite.
If the word is used in a sentence, you’ll need to decide which of the four answer choices most nearly means the same thing as the underlined word as it is used in the context of the sentence.
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