ASVAB General Science Exam Format.

Depending on whether you are taking the CAT-ASVAB or the P&P ASVAB, there are different numbers of questions and time allotted.


15 Questions

8 Minutes


45 Questions

20 Minutes

The ASVAB General Science exam covers a very broad range of subject material.

Subjects tested include biology, chemistry, physics, ecology, meteorology, paleontology, and astronomy.

What gets tested?

Test Taking Tips!

To succeed at the ASVAB general science exam, candidates must study in the weeks and months leading up to the exam – covering as many bases as possible in the detail required.

  • Put together a comprehensive study plan that ensures you spend enough time on each of the subjects discussed above.
  • Make sure to add revision into your study timetable. The more you revise, the better it converts short-term memories into long-term memories.
  • Don’t leave subjects out. You may not like physics or chemistry, but it is vital that you invest extra effort into subjects you do not like. Competition for places in bootcamp is high.
  • Take as many ASVAB test practice questions as possible. The more questions you practice, the more gaps you identify in your knowledge. By plugging these gaps, your knowledge level goes up.
  • Don’t memorize facts for the sake of it. If you do not understand something, don’t memorize it. Instead, invest the time and effort to understand the problem. This ensures that not only do you memorize the topic, but you actually understand it!
  • Learning about the natural world is fascinating enough. Even if you were never strong on science at high school, appreciate the subject for its own value rather than learning it for the sake of passing an exam. You may end up enjoying it – and this makes it far, far easier to study and recall the facts that matter!

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Long-term preparation is essential. You cannot afford to leave aside subjects you do not like.

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