ASVAB Paragraph Comprehension Practice Test

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What’s on the Paragraph Comprehension Test?

There are 10 Paragraph Comprehension questions on the CAT-ASVAB, while the P&P-ASVAB contains 15 questions.

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

Main Ideas
Some questions will test your ability to identify the main point or central idea of a passage. For example, a question may ask you to “choose the statement that best expresses the main idea of the paragraph or passage.”

Supporting Details
Some questions will ask you to find specific information or details that support the main idea. You’ll probably need to refer back to the passage to find what you’re looking for.

Inference questions will test your ability to make logical inferences or conclusions based on the information presented in the passage. In other words, you’ll be tested on how well you can understand ideas that aren’t directly stated.

Vocabulary in Context
Vocabulary questions will focus on how well you know the meaning of words or phrases as they are used in the context of the passage.

Author’s Purpose and Tone
Some questions will ask you to determine why the author wrote the passage and what tone they used.

Some questions may test your ability to effectively and accurately summarize information found in the passage.

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