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2015 / 2016 ASVAB For Dummies by Rod Powers

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Part IV

The Whole Ball of Facts: Technical Skills

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In this part …

  • Get an overview of the many topics that you may encounter on the General Science subtest.
  • Check out the basic automotive systems and various shop tools and fasteners that you may be asked about on the Auto & Shop Information subtest.
  • Practice identifying parts of simple machines and making calculations involving mechanical principles to prepare for the Mechanical Comprehension subtest.
  • Shock yourself with how much you know about the principles of electricity and how these principles work in the real world. Get ready for the Electronics Information subtest.
  • Discover what’s required to ace the Assembling Objects subtest by looking at puzzle pieces and determining how they fit together.
  • Answer some practice questions at the end of each chapter to help you determine where you excel and where you could use some more review.

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