ASVAB Mechanical Comprehension Practice Test

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Taking our ASVAB mechanical comprehension practice test will help you best prepare for your exam.

Use our answer explanations to understand difficult concepts and ensure you are prepared for this section of the exam.

Summary: Answer the ASVAB mechanical comprehension questions below. To work on other subjects, visit our free ASVAB practice test home.

Free ASVAB Mechanical Comprehension Practice Test

We built 2 unique ASVAB mechanical comprehension quizzes for you. Take each one below and see how you do.

Remember to take your time, and focus on one question at a time – that’s how you’ll retain the most knowledge.

Want to work on other sections of the exam? Visit our ASVAB practice test hub to find more exams.

ASVAB Mechanical Comprehension Overview

You can expect the following on the computer version of the ASVAB mechanical comprehension exam:

  • 15 questions
  • 22-minute time limit

You can expect the following on the pencil-and-paper version of the ASVAB mechanical comprehension exam:

  • 25 questions
  • 19-minute time limit

What is actually meant by “mechanical comprehension?” Some topics you can expect to be quizzed on include:

  • Mass
  • Velocity
  • Acceleration
  • Force
  • Laws and principles of mechanics
    • Newton’s Laws of Motion
  • Friction

Since there are 10 different sections on the exam, you may want to practice other sections. You can do so by visiting our ASVAB practice test home.

ASVAB Mechanical Comprehension FAQs

On the computerized exam, there are 15 questions in total, and 25 questions on the pencil-and-paper exam.

You will have 22 minutes to complete the computer-adaptive version of the exam, and 19 minutes for the pencil-and-paper version.

The ASVAB mechanical comprehension section is essentially the physics section of the ASVAB. You will be asked questions about motion, velocity, mass, acceleration, and force.

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