I normally don't care to do this, but I kind of felt like I had to with the number of errors in this book. I was actually liking the way it was setup and the tests and everything. I did find an error or two, which I shrugged off, most books have them. I keep reading, to find more and more and more. The thing is these weren't spelling errors. In fact, I didn't find one spelling error in my studies with this book. They were all information type errors. I can remember at least six off the top of my head. For example, in one single paragraph you are told invertebrates have no spine while vertebrates have no spine...yeah it caught me off guard too. One example from the math section, i forget which one, tells you (correctly) that you need to put your answer under the tens place when finding the product of, say, ten times twenty after you have multiplied the first number. It would look something like this: (did my best with the formatting)

The ASVAB is a timed test that measures your skills in a number of different areas. You complete questions that reveal your skills in paragraph comprehension, word knowledge, arithmetic reasoning and mathematics knowledge. These are basic skills that you will need as a member of the U.S. military. The score you receive on the ASVAB is factored into your Armed Forces Qualifying Test (AFQT) score. This score is used to figure out whether you qualify to enlist in the armed services.


The ASVAB also known as the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery is a test that measures your aptitude which is how well you do something.  A common mistake by most people is thinking that it is a measure of you IQ. Many people either forget this or don’t know this and they get worked up about the exam.  Saying that, it is also important to take a ASVAB sample test to insure you know what type of questions will be asked.    Another thing to keep in mind is every person in the armed forces has to take the exam and you are not being called out to take it. 
La Air National Guard (Guardia Nacional Aérea) ofrece un puesto de medio tiempo que puede marcar una gran diferencia en la vida de su hijo(a). Brindamos capacitación de avanzada en una gran variedad de puestos de alta tecnología. El resultado es la obtención de las habilidades profesionales del mundo real que los empleadores buscan, el tipo de habilidades que pueden marcar la diferencia en el competitivo mercado laboral de la actualidad. La Air National Guard también puede ayudar con el pago de la matrícula universitaria. Además, ya que los miembros de la Air National Guard pueden prestar servicio de medio tiempo en una unidad cercana al hogar, esto les permite desarrollar también una carrera civil en el campo de su elección. La Air National Guard también ofrece muchos beneficios federales a los miembros de las unidades y a sus familias, tales como Base Exchange, Commissary, uso de las instalaciones de los programas de promoción de la moral, el bienestar y la recreación (Morale, Welfare and Recreation), seguro de vida a tarifas reducidas y seguro de salud y dental a bajo costo. Además de los beneficios federales mencionados, cada estado puede ofrecer beneficios adicionales a sus miembros de la Air National Guard.

Alcanzar el puntaje mínimo requerido de AFQT establecido por una sucursal individual le abre los ojos, pero cuanto más alto sea su puntaje, mejor. Por ejemplo, si necesita una exención de antecedentes penales o médicos para poder alistarse, es más probable que el personal militar que tome esas decisiones le arriesgue si cree que es una cookie bastante inteligente.
Para la Fuerza Aérea EE.UU., la intención de volver a probar es que el solicitante para mejorar los últimos resultados del ASVAB por lo que las opciones de alistamiento aumentan. Antes de administrar cualquier nueva prueba, el jefe de vuelo reclutamiento debe entrevistar al solicitante en persona o por teléfono y luego dar su aprobación para la segunda prueba.

In the 1950s, the military adopted a single exam known as the Armed Forces Qualification Test (AFQT). Used as a screening tool, the AFQT measured a recruit’s ability to absorb military training and their future potential. It was supplemented by service-specific battery tests for the purposes of MOS classification. In 1972, the Department of Defense determined that all services should use one exam for screening and assigning individuals to an MOS. The AFQT was phased out over a two-year period in favor of the current Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) test.

Siempre existe la posibilidad que se le asigne un despliegue militar. Cuando surgen problemas en un estado, el gobernador puede reclutar a la Air National Guard para que realice ciertas tareas, entre ellas, rescates aéreos, misiones de respuesta médica o asistencia a las autoridades locales durante un desastre natural. Del mismo modo, el presidente puede reclutar a la Air National Guard para respaldar una misión de defensa interna del país. Se hace todo lo posible por emplear a voluntarios en primera instancia y, en algunos casos, se asignan despliegues a otras personas cuando no hay suficientes voluntarios disponibles para cumplir con los requisitos de la misión.
There are nine different test areas as part of the ASVAB: general science, arithmetic reasoning, word knowledge, paragraph comprehension, mathematics knowledge, electronics information, auto and shop information, assembling objects, and mechanical comprehension. The paragraph comprehension test area contains the fewest questions with 15. The word knowledge test area contains the most questions with 35. All other sections contain 20, 25, or 30 questions. Taking numerious ASVAB practice tests is recommended for test day success.
In complete honesty, one can say that the test identifies with an entire life's worth of knowledge. It essentially pulls from 3 different aspects. First, it draws from concrete facts that were acquired from all areas of a person's educational career. Secondly, it draws from a person’s ability to comprehend and use context clues to make assumptions. Lastly, it draws from a person’s physical/verbal skills to see if they can properly administer those more physical aspects. Overall this is why people have identified it as the “SAT on steroids.”
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