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2015 / 2016 ASVAB For Dummies by Rod Powers

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Chapter 22

AFQT Practice Exam 2: Answers and Explanations

Did you do well on this practice exam? I sure hope so! Use this answer key to score the practice exam in Chapter 21.

remember The AFQT isn’t scored based on number correct, number wrong, or even percent of questions correct. Instead, the score is derived by comparing your raw score with the raw score of others who have taken the test before you. In determining the raw score, harder questions are worth more points than easier questions. (For more on scoring, turn to Chapter 1.)

Don’t waste time trying to equate your score on this practice test with your potential score on the actual AFQT. It can’t be done. Instead, use the results of this practice test to determine which areas you should devote more study time to.

Subtest 1: Arithmetic Reasoning Answers

How’d you do on this subtest? If you don’t feel so good about the results, you may want to put off taking the real ASVAB until you feel more confident about your math skills. In addition to reviewing Chapters 6 and 7, you may want to find a tutor or a class that can help you brush up on the basics. I can’t stress enough how important it is to score well on this subtest.

  1. C. If Mike has 15 dimes, he has images in dimes. Subtract that from the total to find out how much he has in quarters: ...

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