Home > Store

ASVAB Exam Cram: Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery,, 2nd Edition

Register your product to gain access to bonus material or receive a coupon.

ASVAB Exam Cram: Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery,, 2nd Edition

eBook (Watermarked)

  • Your Price: $19.19
  • List Price: $23.99
  • Includes EPUB, MOBI, and PDF
  • About eBook Formats
  • This eBook includes the following formats, accessible from your Account page after purchase:

    ePub EPUB The open industry format known for its reflowable content and usability on supported mobile devices.

    MOBI MOBI The eBook format compatible with the Amazon Kindle and Amazon Kindle applications.

    Adobe Reader PDF The popular standard, used most often with the free Adobe® Reader® software.

    This eBook requires no passwords or activation to read. We customize your eBook by discreetly watermarking it with your name, making it uniquely yours.

Description

  • Copyright 2009
  • Edition: 2nd
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-264983-7
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-264983-4

ASVAB Exam Cram, Second Edition

Kalinda Reeves

Succeed with topical reviews, practice exams, and preparation tools

CD Features 200 Practice Questions!

ASVAB Exam Cram, Second Edition, is the perfect study guide to help you pass the ASVAB exam. It provides coverage and practice questions for every exam topic. The book contains an extensive set of practice questions, including 200 printed questions in two full practice exams, while the CD-ROM test engine provides real-time practice and feedback. The book covers the critical information you’ll need to know to score higher on your ASVAB exam!

  • Master all four domains of knowledge covered on the ASVAB: verbal, math, science/technical, and spatial
  • Accurately interpret the meaning of paragraphs and of words presented in context
  • Review essential math, physical science, and biology principles
  • Master the basics of electricity and electronics
  • Understand the technologies that make automobiles and other vehicles work
  • Check your knowledge of shop tools, terminology, and techniques
  • Review and understand basic mechanical and physical principles
  • Practice for the newest Assembling Objects exam module by recognizing how objects will look when they are put together

CD Features 200 Practice Questions!

  • Detailed explanations of correct and incorrect answers
  • Multiple test modes
  • Random questions and order of answers
  • Coverage of every ASVAB exam objective

Sample Content

Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1: General Science

Scientific Method: Observation and Measurement

    Units of Measurement

The Physical Sciences

    Chemistry

    Physics

Life Sciences

    Biology

    Human Anatomy and Physiology

    Ecology

Earth and Space Sciences

    Geology

    Meteorology

    Astronomy

Exam Prep Questions

Exam Prep Answers

Chapter 2: Arithmetic Reasoning

Arithmetic: A Review

    Basic Arithmetic Operations

    Fractions

    Decimals

    Using Fractions and Decimals on the ASVAB

Reasoning: Using Arithmetic to Solve Your Problems

    Word Problems

    Series

Exam Prep Questions

Exam Prep Answers

Chapter 3: Word Knowledge

Understanding Context

    Experience Clues

    Definition or Paraphrase Clues

    Example Clues

    Comparison and Contrast Clues

Synonyms and Homonyms

    Words and Their Synonyms

    Using a Thesaurus

    Word Confusion: Homonyms

Finding Word Meaning Through Structure

    Root Words

    Prefixes

    Suffixes

Building Your Vocabulary

Exam Prep Questions

Exam Prep Answers

Chapter 4: Paragraph Comprehension

Reading for Details

Reading for Comprehension

    Topic

    Main Character

    Setting and Time

    Point of View

    Plot

    Objective

    Denotation, Connotation, and Tone

Reading for Content, Context, and Comprehension

    Reading for Literal Content

    Reading for Figurative Context

    Grouping Sequences

Developing a Summary

Improving Your Reading Abilities

    Improving Your Comprehension

    Improving Your Reading Speed

    Adjusting Your Reading Rate

    Tips for Success on the Reading Comprehension Module

Exam Prep Questions

Exam Prep Answers

Chapter 5: Mathematics Knowledge

Taking the Mathematics Knowledge Test

Advanced Operations

    Factors

    Multiples

    The Factorials

    Exponents

    Roots

    Working with Signed Numbers

    Order of Operations

Algebra

    Algebraic Properties

    Solving Algebraic Equations

    Factoring Algebraic Expressions

    Inequalities

Geometry

    Lines

    Angles

    Triangles

    Quadrilaterals

    Circles

    Volume

Exam Prep Questions

Exam Prep Answers

Chapter 6: Electronics Information

Schematics

Principles of Electricity

    Current

    Electromotive Force and Voltage

    Resistance and Impedance

    Conductors and Conductivity

    Semiconductors

    Insulators

    Ohm’s Law

    Power

Electrical Components and Properties

    Batteries

    Photovoltaic Cells

    Electrical Wiring

    Coaxial Cable

    Resistors

    Transistors

    Capacitors and Capacitive Reactance

    Switches

    Magnets and Electromagnets

    Inductors and Inductive Reactance

    Transformers

    Amplifiers

    Rectifiers, Diodes, and Inverters

    Thermocouples

Electrical Safety

    Discharging a Capacitor

    Electrical Fires

Exam Prep Questions

Exam Prep Answers

Chapter 7: Mechanical Comprehension

What Is Mechanics?

    Forces of Motion

    Motion and Mechanical Laws

Mechanical Principles

    Work and Mechanical Energy

    Mechanical Advantage

    Friction

    Calculating Efficiency

    Principle of Moments and Torque

Simple and Compound Machines.

    Levers

    Wheel and Axle

    Pulleys

    Inclined Planes

    Wedges

    Screws

    Gears and Other Simple Machines

Structural Support

    Structure Types

    Bridges

    Load Types

Mechanical and Structural Properties

    Stress

    Strain

    Modulus of Elasticity

Properties of Materials

    Metals

    Ceramics

    Organics

    Synthetics and Polymers

Fluid Dynamics

    Specific Gravity

    Pressure

    Archimedes and Fluid Displacement

    Bernoulli and Fluid Movement

Exam Prep Questions

Exam Prep Answers

Chapter 8: Shop Information

Tools of the Trade

    Shop Safety

    Measuring Systems and Tools

    Cutting and Shaping Tools

    Drilling Tools

    Fastening Tools and Fasteners

Shop Processes

    Welding

    Soldering

    Brazing

    Machining

Shop Project Planning

Exam Prep Questions

Exam Prep Answers

Chapter 9: Automotive Information

A Look Under the Hood

A Word on Safety

Tools of the Trade

    Hand Tools

    Power Tools

    Cleaning Equipment

Engine Classifications

    Combustion Types and Chamber Shapes

    Cylinder Arrangements

    Valve Arrangement

    Engine Cycles

Engine Types

    Rotary Engine

    Piston Engines

Engine Systems

    Lubrication System

    Cooling System

    Fuel System

The Drive Train

    Transmissions

    Drive Line Arrangements

    Drive Train Components

Electrical Systems

    Charging System

    Starting System

    Ignition System

    Lighting and Accessory System

The Chassis Systems

    The Steering System

    The Suspension System

    The Braking System

    Tires and Wheels

Exhaust Systems and Emissions

    Exhaust Emissions

    Reducing Exhaust Emissions

Exam Prep Questions

Exam Prep Answers

Chapter 10: Assembling Objects

Puzzle Piece Assembly

Labeled Part Connections

Exam Prep Questions

Exam Prep Answers

Practice Exam 1

Answers to Practice Exam 1

Practice Exam 2

Answers to Practice Exam 2

Appendix A: Need to Know More?

Glossary

9780789742254   TOC   11/6/2009

Updates

Submit Errata

More Information

InformIT Promotional Mailings & Special Offers

I would like to receive exclusive offers and hear about products from InformIT and its family of brands. I can unsubscribe at any time.

Overview


Pearson Education, Inc., 221 River Street, Hoboken, New Jersey 07030, (Pearson) presents this site to provide information about products and services that can be purchased through this site.

This privacy notice provides an overview of our commitment to privacy and describes how we collect, protect, use and share personal information collected through this site. Please note that other Pearson websites and online products and services have their own separate privacy policies.

Collection and Use of Information


To conduct business and deliver products and services, Pearson collects and uses personal information in several ways in connection with this site, including:

Questions and Inquiries

For inquiries and questions, we collect the inquiry or question, together with name, contact details (email address, phone number and mailing address) and any other additional information voluntarily submitted to us through a Contact Us form or an email. We use this information to address the inquiry and respond to the question.

Online Store

For orders and purchases placed through our online store on this site, we collect order details, name, institution name and address (if applicable), email address, phone number, shipping and billing addresses, credit/debit card information, shipping options and any instructions. We use this information to complete transactions, fulfill orders, communicate with individuals placing orders or visiting the online store, and for related purposes.

Surveys

Pearson may offer opportunities to provide feedback or participate in surveys, including surveys evaluating Pearson products, services or sites. Participation is voluntary. Pearson collects information requested in the survey questions and uses the information to evaluate, support, maintain and improve products, services or sites, develop new products and services, conduct educational research and for other purposes specified in the survey.

Contests and Drawings

Occasionally, we may sponsor a contest or drawing. Participation is optional. Pearson collects name, contact information and other information specified on the entry form for the contest or drawing to conduct the contest or drawing. Pearson may collect additional personal information from the winners of a contest or drawing in order to award the prize and for tax reporting purposes, as required by law.

Newsletters

If you have elected to receive email newsletters or promotional mailings and special offers but want to unsubscribe, simply email information@informit.com.

Service Announcements

On rare occasions it is necessary to send out a strictly service related announcement. For instance, if our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance we might send users an email. Generally, users may not opt-out of these communications, though they can deactivate their account information. However, these communications are not promotional in nature.

Customer Service

We communicate with users on a regular basis to provide requested services and in regard to issues relating to their account we reply via email or phone in accordance with the users' wishes when a user submits their information through our Contact Us form.

Other Collection and Use of Information


Application and System Logs

Pearson automatically collects log data to help ensure the delivery, availability and security of this site. Log data may include technical information about how a user or visitor connected to this site, such as browser type, type of computer/device, operating system, internet service provider and IP address. We use this information for support purposes and to monitor the health of the site, identify problems, improve service, detect unauthorized access and fraudulent activity, prevent and respond to security incidents and appropriately scale computing resources.

Web Analytics

Pearson may use third party web trend analytical services, including Google Analytics, to collect visitor information, such as IP addresses, browser types, referring pages, pages visited and time spent on a particular site. While these analytical services collect and report information on an anonymous basis, they may use cookies to gather web trend information. The information gathered may enable Pearson (but not the third party web trend services) to link information with application and system log data. Pearson uses this information for system administration and to identify problems, improve service, detect unauthorized access and fraudulent activity, prevent and respond to security incidents, appropriately scale computing resources and otherwise support and deliver this site and its services.

Cookies and Related Technologies

This site uses cookies and similar technologies to personalize content, measure traffic patterns, control security, track use and access of information on this site, and provide interest-based messages and advertising. Users can manage and block the use of cookies through their browser. Disabling or blocking certain cookies may limit the functionality of this site.

Do Not Track

This site currently does not respond to Do Not Track signals.

Security


Pearson uses appropriate physical, administrative and technical security measures to protect personal information from unauthorized access, use and disclosure.

Children


This site is not directed to children under the age of 13.

Marketing


Pearson may send or direct marketing communications to users, provided that

  • Pearson will not use personal information collected or processed as a K-12 school service provider for the purpose of directed or targeted advertising.
  • Such marketing is consistent with applicable law and Pearson's legal obligations.
  • Pearson will not knowingly direct or send marketing communications to an individual who has expressed a preference not to receive marketing.
  • Where required by applicable law, express or implied consent to marketing exists and has not been withdrawn.

Pearson may provide personal information to a third party service provider on a restricted basis to provide marketing solely on behalf of Pearson or an affiliate or customer for whom Pearson is a service provider. Marketing preferences may be changed at any time.

Correcting/Updating Personal Information


If a user's personally identifiable information changes (such as your postal address or email address), we provide a way to correct or update that user's personal data provided to us. This can be done on the Account page. If a user no longer desires our service and desires to delete his or her account, please contact us at customer-service@informit.com and we will process the deletion of a user's account.

Choice/Opt-out


Users can always make an informed choice as to whether they should proceed with certain services offered by InformIT. If you choose to remove yourself from our mailing list(s) simply visit the following page and uncheck any communication you no longer want to receive: www.informit.com/u.aspx.

Sale of Personal Information


Pearson does not rent or sell personal information in exchange for any payment of money.

While Pearson does not sell personal information, as defined in Nevada law, Nevada residents may email a request for no sale of their personal information to NevadaDesignatedRequest@pearson.com.

Supplemental Privacy Statement for California Residents


California residents should read our Supplemental privacy statement for California residents in conjunction with this Privacy Notice. The Supplemental privacy statement for California residents explains Pearson's commitment to comply with California law and applies to personal information of California residents collected in connection with this site and the Services.

Sharing and Disclosure


Pearson may disclose personal information, as follows:

  • As required by law.
  • With the consent of the individual (or their parent, if the individual is a minor)
  • In response to a subpoena, court order or legal process, to the extent permitted or required by law
  • To protect the security and safety of individuals, data, assets and systems, consistent with applicable law
  • In connection the sale, joint venture or other transfer of some or all of its company or assets, subject to the provisions of this Privacy Notice
  • To investigate or address actual or suspected fraud or other illegal activities
  • To exercise its legal rights, including enforcement of the Terms of Use for this site or another contract
  • To affiliated Pearson companies and other companies and organizations who perform work for Pearson and are obligated to protect the privacy of personal information consistent with this Privacy Notice
  • To a school, organization, company or government agency, where Pearson collects or processes the personal information in a school setting or on behalf of such organization, company or government agency.

Links


This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects Personal Information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this web site.

Requests and Contact


Please contact us about this Privacy Notice or if you have any requests or questions relating to the privacy of your personal information.

Changes to this Privacy Notice


We may revise this Privacy Notice through an updated posting. We will identify the effective date of the revision in the posting. Often, updates are made to provide greater clarity or to comply with changes in regulatory requirements. If the updates involve material changes to the collection, protection, use or disclosure of Personal Information, Pearson will provide notice of the change through a conspicuous notice on this site or other appropriate way. Continued use of the site after the effective date of a posted revision evidences acceptance. Please contact us if you have questions or concerns about the Privacy Notice or any objection to any revisions.

Last Update: November 17, 2020