Definitions for "ASVAB"
See Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery
Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery. This test measures the applicant's knowledge and skills in a number of topical areas and is used by the military to produce a general standard of the trainability and enlistment eligibility for the Armed Forces. The computer adaptive form of the test, the CAT-ASVAB, was administered to NLSY97 respondents. This test was sponsored by the Department of Defense.
Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery. ASVAB is a timed, multi-aptitude test that helps students identify their abilities via eight modules: Word Knowledge, Paragraph Comprehension, Mathematics Knowledge, Arithmetic Reasoning, General Science, Auto and Shop Information, Mechanical Comprehension, and Electronics Information. ASVAB scores allow students to compare their test performance to a national sample of students at their grade level.