The ASVAB Mechanical Comprehension (MC) test evaluates your knowledge of basic physical and mechanical principles. To help you prepare for this section of the ASVAB, this page contains everything you need to know, including what topics are covered, how many questions there are, and how you can study effectively.
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What’s on the ASVAB Mechanical Comprehension Test?
The computerized version of the Mechanical Comprehension test (CAT-ASVAB) contains 15 questions and has a time limit of 22 minutes, while the paper-and-pencil version (P&P-ASVAB) contains 25 questions and has a time limit of 19 minutes.
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How many Mechanical Comprehension questions are on the ASVAB?
There are 15 questions on the CAT-ASVAB, and there are 25 questions on the P&P-ASVAB.
What is the time limit for the Mechanical Comprehension test on the ASVAB?
The CAT-ASVAB allows you 22 minutes to finish the Mechanical Comprehension test, while the P&P-ASVAB allows you 19 minutes.
How can I pass the Mechanical Comprehension test on the ASVAB?
A passing score on the Mechanical Comprehension test will differ depending on which branch of service you are trying to enlist in and which job you applying for.
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by Mometrix Test Preparation | This Page Last Updated: October 24, 2023