Paragraph Comprehension ASVAB Practice Test, Pt. 4

This is Part 4 of the Practice ASVAB test. Part 4 covers Paragraph Comprehension. You will have 22 minutes to answer 11 questions. When you are ready, click the “Start Test” button below.

About the ASVAB Paragraph / Reading Comprehension Test
The ASVAB Paragraph Comprehension (PC) test is a reading comprehension test designed to assess the test taker’s knowledge of language and their ability to critically assess written information and draw conclusions from that information. The CAT ASVAB Paragraph Comprehension test contains 11 multiple choice questions which must be completed in 22 minutes. Given the short amount of time to finish the Paragraph Comprehension portion, test takers shouldn’t dwell too long on a single question.Types of questions in the Paragraph Comprehension test include:

  • Deductive questions
  • Aim of the paragraph
  • Vocabulary questions

The ASVAB Paragraph Comprehension test is another test that will be used to calculate the composite score and form a part of the AFQT, or Armed Forces Qualification Test score. If you’re not particularly confident in your reading comprehension skills there are a number of free online resources that can help you work on your skills.

The ASVAB Reading Comprehension test is entirely multiple choice, with each comprehension question having four possible answers with only one being the correct one. Upon completion of the test you will see your score ranked against the average score of other test takers. This score is not an average of people who have taken the official ASVAB Paragraph Comprehension test, simply the average score of test takers on this website who have taken our ASVAB practice test.