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High School Seniors - Try your skills at our ASVAB Mathematics Knowledge Questions

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Great Mathematics Knowledge ASVAB questions     –2√9 =   –6           5             -8           1             2*(3)=-6 √a2 =     A             5             -8           1             a X a 5√36 =   30           15           -5           0             5 X 6 = 30 3√7 + 8√7 =         11√7      8√2        3√3        2√14   First you must add or subtract each individual square root. Once this has been done you will find the square root of each integer. Finally once you have the square root of both integers, you will then add or subtract the two to get your answer.   Example: √141 - 116 - √4 1. First subtract 141-116;... Continue reading

Mechanical Comprehension Practice Exam Questions

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Mechanical Comprehension questions to prep for the ASVAB test   A bus traveling at an average rate of 50 kilometers per hour made the trip to town in 6 hours. If it had traveled at 45 kilometers per hour, how many more minutes would it have taken to make the trip?  40 MINUTES LONGER.          15 MINUTES LONGER.    44 MINUTES LONGER.    23 MINUTES LONGER.               "distance = rate × time or d = r × t 6 2/3 – 6 = 2/3 hours = 40 min "             Mechanical Comprehension A bus and a car leave the same place and traveled in opposite... Continue reading

General Science ASVAB questions

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General Science questions to prep for the ASVAB test   Of the following most inclusive groups, which have more various types of organisms within their group?  NUCLEIC ACIDS: RIBOSEPROTEINS: RIBOSE           CARBOHYDRATES: FATTY ACIDS AND GLYCEROL           LIPIDS: MONOSACCHARIDES        Nucleotides are the building blocks of nucleic acids.                How many Oxygen atoms are in the following equation to the left of the arrow? 2 CO (g) +03 (g) → 2CO2 (g).             4             3             0             1             There are two separate molecules one with 2 Oxygen atoms and the other with 3 oxygen atoms.             General Science Which of the following correctly states the... Continue reading

ASVAB Paragraph Comprehension Sample

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ASVAB Paragraph Comprehension Sample Questions   Alaska is a U.S. state in the northwest area of North American. The Yukon Territory borders Alaska on the east and British Columbia and the Arctic Ocean borders it to the north. The Pacific Ocean borders Alaska to the south and west and Russia is just across the Bering Strait. Alaska has been occupied by indigenous peoples for thousands of years but only occupied by westerners for about 150 years. In March of 1867 the United States purchased Alaska from Russia for the amount of 7.2 million dollars. Many wanted to explore Alaska for... Continue reading

Word Knowledge and the ASVAB

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Insouciant most nearly means      a) CALM               b) FLY    c) TURN A CORNER          d) SELL OUT        calm and untroubled; carefree... Continue reading