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McGraw-Hill's Top 50 Skills For A Top Score: ASVAB Reading and Math by Dr. Janet Wall

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Skill 4 Focus on Facts and Details

On the ASVAB, you will be asked to find factual details in reading passages. Your best bet for these questions is first to read the question to see what fact or detail is required, and then to read the paragraph to find the answer to the question. You can look for key words mentioned in the question as you read the passage. Be sure to read the entire passage. Don’t just look for the specific answer. All of the facts mentioned in the answer choices may be present in the passage, but only one will be the correct answer to the question.

As you read the passage, put your finger on the section that probably gives the answer to the question, so that you can find it again. Then after you have read the question again, ...

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