The ASVAB Paragraph Comprehension (PC) test examines your ability to understand written information and identify key points within a paragraph of text. 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 Paragraph Comprehension Test?
The computerized version of the Paragraph Comprehension test (CAT-ASVAB) contains 10 questions and has a time limit of 27 minutes, while the paper-and-pencil version (P&P-ASVAB) contains 15 questions and has a time limit of 13 minutes.
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How many Paragraph Comprehension questions are on the ASVAB?
There are 10 questions on the CAT-ASVAB, and there are 15 questions on the P&P-ASVAB.
What is the time limit for the Paragraph Comprehension test on the ASVAB?
The CAT-ASVAB allows you 27 minutes to finish the Paragraph Comprehension test, while the P&P-ASVAB allows you 13 minutes.
How can I pass the Paragraph Comprehension test on the ASVAB?
A passing score on the Paragraph 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