ASVAB Mechanical Comprehension Prep

ASVAB Mechanical Comprehension Prep

Anyone interested in joining the military is required to take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) exam. The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) is also used for those who are not wishing to enter the military to help determine what type of career is best fit for them. The ASVAB also helps to identify the individual’s strengths and weaknesses as well as their interests.

ASVAB Prep Course

Individuals taking the ASVAB exam will be tested based on their knowledge of:

• general science
• arithmetic reasoning
• word knowledge
• paragraph comprehension
• mathematics knowledge
• electronics information
• auto and shop information
• assembling objects
• mechanical comprehension

ASVAB Mechanical Comprehension Prep

ASVAB Flashcards
ASVAB Flashcard Study System

The Mechanical Comprehension section of the ASVAB exam tests your ability to understand mechanical concepts. You will be given a picture and a question with three possible answers. Be sure that you read the question carefully, study the picture, and decide which answer is correct.

ASVAB Mechanical Comprehension Study Pack

A cannon fires off a ship up towards a mountain range. Neglecting air resistance, where will the velocity of the projectile be greatest?


a. Exiting the muzzle

b. Halfway to the mountains

c. As it impacts the mountains

ASVAB Secrets Study Guide
ASVAB Secrets Study Guide


A, The velocity is made up of two components, the x and y components. The x component is not changing during flight, but the weight of the projectile decreases the positive y component of the velocity. Thus, the total velocity will be greatest before the y component has decreased.

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