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This is Part 3 of the ASVAB test. Part 3 covers Word Knowledge. You will have 8 minutes to answer 16 questions. When you are ready, click the “Start Test” button below.
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The Word Knowledge section of the ASVAB practice test is designed to examine how well you understand the meanings of words and their synonyms and antonyms. In general, the Word Knowledge (WK) test is a vocabulary test set up in a multiple choice format. The Word Knowledge ASVAB test requires you to answer 16 questions in 8 minutes. The manual version of the test is 11 minutes and 35 questions. The score of this subtest is important as it is part of your final Armed Forces Qualification Test score. Scoring well on this section of the test is important as the AFQT score helps determine if you qualify for enlistment.
Here are some word knowledge sample questions to give you an idea of what you’ll see while taking our practice test:
- “Reluctant” most nearly means:
- The word most opposite in meaning to “stagnant” is:
Each question in the Word Knowledge ASVAB test will be a multiple choice question with four possible answers. Only one of them is the correct answer. Some questions will focus on the definitions of words, using words properly in sentences and the spelling of words. It is important to brush up on word knowledge practice as this section of the ASVAB test makes up your AFQT score and many jobs within the military require good scores in the word knowledge section of the ASVAB.
Taking practice tests also will help you get used to timing of the word knowledge section and completing the section on time. You can benefit from word knowledge practice by taking our free practice test above. You can take the exam as many times as you like.