ASVAB Mechanical Comprehension Practice Test

If you need help studying for the ASVAB Mechanical Comprehension test or just want some more information about what the test is like, you’ve come to the right place!

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What’s on the Mechanical Comprehension Test?

There are 15 Mechanical Comprehension questions on the CAT-ASVAB, while the P&P-ASVAB contains 25 questions.

Here’s a look at what you’ll find on this test:

Levers and Pulleys
These questions are designed to ensure you know how levers and pulley systems work, including the concept of mechanical advantage and how these devices can be used to lift or move loads.

Gears and Gear Systems
These questions will test your knowledge of how gears and gear systems function, including gear ratios and how gears can be used to change the speed, torque, or direction of mechanical energy.

Inclined Planes and Wedges
These questions will test your knowledge of the physics behind inclined planes and wedges, and how they are used to facilitate movement or split objects.

Wheel and Axle Systems
These questions will test your knowledge of how wheel and axle systems work, including their use in various mechanical applications to reduce friction or multiply force.

Hydraulics and Pneumatics
These questions will test your knowledge of the basic principles of hydraulics and pneumatics, including how fluids under pressure can be used to generate or transmit force.

Simple Electrical Circuits
While primarily focused on mechanical principles, there may be some basic questions on simple electrical circuits and how electricity is used to produce mechanical motion.

Properties of Materials
These questions will test your understanding the properties of various materials and how these properties affect the behavior of objects under force or stress.

Newton’s Laws of Motion and Gravity
These questions will test your ability to apply Newton’s laws of motion and the concept of gravity to given problems, including how they relate to the movement and stability of objects.

Work, Power, and Energy
These questions are designed to ensure you have a basic understanding of work, power, and energy, including how energy is transferred and transformed in mechanical systems.

Fluid Dynamics
These questions are designed to ensure you have a basic understanding of the principles of fluid dynamics, including understanding how fluids flow and exert pressure on objects.

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