Armed Services Qualifications Test (AFQT) – Everything you need!

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About the Exam

The test was introduced in 1950 to test recruits for the armed forces, checking if they can be trained. There have been a few changes made to it and it still remains the main screening test for armed services since the Korean and Vietnam War.

The AFQT is a Score not a test, that is based on your total scores on four of the ASVAB sub-tests. See our complete page HERE

Exam Details

  • This a multiple choice test.
  • Anyone eligible and interested in enlisting can also take it.
  • The test does not emphasize on speed of answering the question.

Exam Scores

  • The scores of all the tests are combined together into a single score and percentile
  • Army recruits should score at least 31 to qualify for the armed forces.
  • The score is derived from the tests on Verbal and Math’s sub tests of the ASVAB which includes Paragraph Comprehension, Word Knowledge, Arithmetic Reasoning and Mathematics knowledge.
  • The verbal sections are counted twice while the math section is counted just once.

Exam Content

This is a Score and not a test, that is taken from your ASVAB score

  • Paragraph Comprehension  11 questions to be answered in 22 minutes so you have 2 minutes per question.  Here are some of the skills the Paragraph Comprehension section will test:

    • Drawing logical conclusions
    • Identify the author’s intent, e.g. to persuade, inform, entertain, etc.
    • Make predictions
    • Analyze and evaluate the use of text structure to solve problems or identify sequences
    •  Find information from a graphic (chart or similar, graphic representation)
    • Identify and use scale, legends on a sample map

    Arithmetic Reasoning Also knows as word problems, there are applied math questions.  Arithmetic Reasoning questions will involve the following basic math skills:

    • Basic operations – addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
    • Operations with fractions, decimals and percent
    • Ratio
    • Scale
    • Solving simple equations
    • Basic geometry


Mathematics  Basic High School Math including:

  • Adding/Subtracting/Multiplying/Dividing with Whole Numbers, Fractions, Decimals, Integers, and Algebraic Terms
  • Finding percentages


Word Knowledge  Basic vocabulary knowledge including:

  • Vocabulary
  • Meaning in Context (Give the definition of a word from context)
  • Synonyms



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