Auto Shop Information
The “Auto Shop Information” subtest requires knowledge of commonly tested concepts about shop tools, basic construction procedures and materials and car systems and components. This subtest covers a wide-variety of topics.
The questions consist of twenty-five multiple-choice questions while allotting recruits eleven minutes which to take this section of the ASVAB test. You will discover that pictures will accompany many of the questions, which does help greatly in answering the questions.
“Auto Shop” jobs are in high demand in the military and civilian job markets
Constructing temporary shelters, constructing permanent shelters and repairing cars are skills that are utilized on a daily basis by military personnel. If you score well on this particular subtest, you will find yourself working in motor shops or other types of shops in the military. Knowledge of “Auto Shop Information” is helpful in gaining civilian employment in fields that are in high demand.
The “Auto Shop Information” subtest score is utilized in determining if you can enter into a military field that requires “Auto Shop” experience. If you have worked in this field, you will find this subtest not as difficult as you once believed it to be.
Most recruits do not have difficulty in completing this portion of the ASVAB in the allotted timeframe. If you have never had experience with “Auto Shop”, you might find this section of the ASVAB difficult but do not worry, this subtest is not calculated into your AFQT score but is a determining factor if you want to go into the mechanical field in any branch of the military.
The “Auto Shop Information” subtest is not difficult to complete. If your experience is limited with the questions in the test, you may want to consider jobs outside the mechanical specialties in the United States military.
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