This table provides a list of each topic exam with sample questions and answers.

ASVAB Topic

eTAP Lesson

Mathematics Knowledge (top)

Algebra 1.

Measures the knowledge of high school Math principles 
Definitions and Properties 
Rational Numbers 
Equations 
Using Rational Numbers 
Inequalities 
Monomials and Polynomials 
Paired Data and Scatter Plots 
Working with Rational Expressions I. 
Working with Rational Expressions II. 
Number Relations 
Functions and Graphs 
Graphing Linear Equations I. 
Graphing Linear Equations II. 
Systems of Equations 
Radicals 
Quadratics 
Geometry

Measures the knowledge of high school Math principles 
Introduction to Geometry 
Construction 
Lines and Angles 
Triangles 
Congruencies 
Polygons and Their Properties 
Circles 
Transformations 
Tessellations 
Area 
Pythagorean Theorem 
Volume 
Similarity 
Deductive Reasoning 
Inductive Reasoning 
Geometric Proof 
Arithmetic Reasoning (top)

Measures how applicants can solve arithmetic word problems 
General Science (top)

Biology

Measures the applicants knowledge of biology and physics. 
Cell Biology 
Mutations and Sexual Reproduction 
Development of Multicellular Organisms 
Genes and DNA 
Alteration of Genetic Composition 
Balance in the Ecosystem 
Evolution 
Genetic Changes During Evolution 
Major Body Systems 
Communication Systems in the Body 
Diseases 
Physics

Measures the applicants knowledge of biology and physics. 
Motion and Forces 
Problems Involving Motion and Forces 
Conservation of Energy 
Conservation of Momentum 
Heat and Thermodynamics 
Waves 
Electric Phenomena 
Magnetic Effects 
Electric Field's Magnetic Affects 
Word Knowledge (top)

Measures the ability of using the correct words, and find synonyms. 
Word Analysis, Fluency and Vocabulary Development 
Text Analysis 
Writing Strategies: Organization and Focus 
Paragraph Comprehension (top)

Measures the applicant ability to gather information from written materials. 
Structure of Informational Materials 
Text Analysis 
Listening and Speaking: Comprehension 
Text Analysis 
Auto and Shop Information (top)

Measures the applicant's knowledge of automobiles, tools, shop terminology and practices 

Mechanical Comprehension (top)

Measures the applicant's knowledge of mechanical and physical principles, and ability to visualize how illustrated objects work 
Motion and Forces 
Problems Involving Motion and Forces 
Conservation of Energy 
Conservation of Momentum 
Heat and Thermodynamics 
Waves 
Magnetic Effects 
Electric Field's Magnetic Affects 
Electronics Information (top)

Tests the applicants knowledge of electricity. 
Electric Phenomena 