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ASVAB

Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB)

Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB)

The ASVAB was originally designed to predict future academic and occupational success in military occupations. However it has now become the most widely used multiple-aptitude test battery in the world. The ASVAB is offered at CHS every year and it is FREE to our students. The CHS Counseling Department recommends 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students take the ASVAB. Taking this test DOES NOT obligate a student to serve in the armed forces. However, if a student plans on serving in any branch of the armed services, they must take the ASVAB.

 
The 8 ASVAB test areas are:
General Science
A 25-item test measuring knowledge of life science, earth and space science, and
physical science
Arithmetic Reasoning
A 30-item test measuring ability to solve basic arithmetic word problems
Word Knowledge
A 35-item test measuring ability to understand the meaning of words through synonyms
Paragraph Comprehension
A 15-item test measuring ability to obtain information from written material
Mathematics Knowledge
A 25-item test measuring knowledge of mathematical concepts and applications
Electronics Information
A 20-item test measuring knowledge of electrical current, circuits, devices, and electronic
systems
Auto and Shop Information
A 25-item test measuring knowledge of automotive maintenance and repair, and wood
and metal shop practices
Mechanical Comprehension
A 25-item test measuring knowledge of the principles of mechanical devices, structural
support, and properties of materials
 
 
For more information about the ASVAB, please visit http://www.asvabprogram.com/ .