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Author Johnston, Angie, 1978- author.

Title 2020/2021 ASVAB : with online practice / by Angie Papple Johnston
Published Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2020]
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Description 1 online resource
Series For dummies
--For dummies.
Contents Foolish Assumptions -- Icons Used in This Book -- Beyond the Book -- Where to Go from Here -- Part 1 Getting Started with the ASVAB -- Chapter 1 Putting the ASVAB under a Microscope -- Knowing Which Version You're Taking -- Mapping Out the ASVAB Subtests -- Deciphering ASVAB Scores -- Defining all the scores -- Understanding the big four: Your AFQT scores -- Do-Over: Retaking the ASVAB -- U.S. Army retest policy -- U.S. Air Force retest policy -- U.S. Navy retest policy
Determining the root of the problem -- Word families: Finding related words -- Deconstructing words -- Yin and Yang: Understanding Synonyms and Antonyms -- ASVAB Word Knowledge Strategy: Finding the Answer When You Just Don't Know -- Creating your own context -- How's it feel? Letting the words speak to you -- Compare and contrast: Picking up on signals -- One of these things is not like the other: Ruling out wrong answers -- Mind filling in? Replacing the word with the answer choices -- Say what? Parts of speech matter -- If all else fails, break your word -- Guess what! It's okay on the ASVAB
U.S. Marine Corps retest policy -- U.S. Coast Guard retest policy -- Chapter 2 Knowing What It Takes to Get Your Dream Job -- Eyeing How ASVAB Scores Determine Military Training Programs and Jobs -- Understanding How Each Branch Computes Line Scores -- Line scores and the Army -- Line scores and the Navy and Coast Guard -- Line scores and the Marine Corps -- Line scores and the Air Force -- Chapter 3 Getting Acquainted with Test-Taking and Study Techniques -- Taking the Test: Computerized or Paper? -- Going paperless: The pros and cons of the computerized test
Writing on hard copy: The advantages and disadvantages of the paper version -- Tackling Multiple-Choice Questions -- When You Don't Know an Answer: Guessing Smart -- Studying and Practicing for the ASVAB -- Making Last-Minute Preparations: 24 Hours and Counting -- Part 2 Words to Live By: Communication Skills -- Chapter 4 Word Knowledge -- Grasping the Importance of Word Knowledge -- Checking Out the Word Knowledge Question Format -- Building Words from Scratch: Strategies to Help You Decipher Word Meanings -- From beginning to end: Knowing prefixes and suffixes
You Are What You Speak: Improving Your Vocabulary, Improving Yourself -- Reading your way to a larger vocabulary -- Keeping a list and checking it twice -- Crosswords: Making vocabulary fun -- Sounding off by sounding it out -- Word Knowledge Practice Questions -- Answers and Explanations -- Chapter 5 Paragraph Comprehension -- Understanding the Importance of Paragraph Comprehension for Military Jobs -- Eyeing the Physique of the Paragraph Comprehension Subtest -- Trying the Four Flavors of Comprehension Questions -- Treasure hunt: Finding specific information
Notes Cutting to the chase: Recognizing the main idea
Includes index
Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed April 10, 2020)
Subject Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery -- Study guides.
Armed Forces -- Examinations.
Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery.
United States -- Armed Forces -- Examinations -- Study guides
United States.
Genre/Form Study guides.
Study guides.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 111968448X
Other Titles ASVAB 2020-2021 for Dummies