Dave Evangelisti By: Dave Evangelisti
ASVAB Arithmetic Reasoning Practice Test

Take our ASVAB arithmetic reasoning practice test to prepare for your exam. Our practice questions include detailed answer explanations to help you succeed.

Knowing what to expect before taking the actual exam is a great way to ensure you are prepared.

Summary: Answer the ASVAB arithmetic questions below. For help with other subjects, visit our ASVAB practice test home.

Check out these 2 ASVAB arithmetic reasoning quizzes below. Take each one and see how you do.

Make sure to review your answer explanations at the end of each exam, as these will help you better understand the content and how to solve the problems, making you more prepared for the real thing.

You can prepare for all the sections on the ASVAB at once when you visit our free ASVAB practice test home.

The ASVAB has a total of 10 sections (9 if you are taking the paper and pencil version). All the sections are equally important, so it’s a good idea to review each one individually.

You can expect the following on the computer version of the ASVAB for the arithmetic reasoning section:

  • 15 questions
  • 55-minute time limit

You can expect the following on the paper and pencil version of the ASVAB for the arithmetic reasoning section:

  • 30 questions
  • 36-minute time limit

Some topics you can expect to be quizzed on include:

  • Basic addition, subtraction, division, and multiplication
  • Calculating percentages
  • Ratios and proportions
  • Simple and compounded interest
  • Fractions, decimals, and real and imaginary numbers

ASVAB Arithmetic Reasoning Overview

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If you have taken the practice exams above and feel comfortable, start practicing other sections by visiting our ASVAB practice test home.

How many questions are on the arithmetic reasoning portion of the exam?

There are 15 questions on the computer-adaptive version and 30 questions on the pencil-and-paper version of the ASVAB arithmetic reasoning exam.

How much time will I have to complete the arithmetic reasoning portion of the exam?

If you take the computer-adaptive version of the arithmetic reasoning ASVAB, you will have 55 minutes to complete it, while the pencil-and-paper version is given 36 minutes.

What topics are tested on the ASVAB arithmetic reasoning section?

The main arithmetic reasoning questions you need to know are basic arithmetic, percentages, decimals, ratios, interest, and fractions.