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Word Knowledge and Vocabulary for ASVAB Power Practice Problems

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Updated on Aug 12, 2011

These word knowledge practice questions are based on the actual ASVAB. Take this quiz to see how you would do if you took the exam today and to determine your strengths and weaknesses as you plan your study schedule.

Time: 11 minutes

  1. Incredulous most nearly means
    1. faithful.
    2. trustworthy.
    3. skeptical.
    4. incredible.
  2. Disabuse most nearly means
    1. heal.
    2. correct.
    3. harm.
    4. praise.
  3. Laconic most nearly means
    1. lazy.
    2. concise.
    3. fleeting.
    4. wordy.
  4. Spurious most nearly means
    1. genuine.
    2. antique.
    3. inauthentic.
    4. sharp.
  5. Nadir most nearly means
    1. honor.
    2. median.
    3. peak.
    4. bottom.
  6. Allay most nearly means
    1. soothe.
    2. vary.
    3. arrange.
    4. postpone.
  7. Disingenuous most nearly means
    1. reliable.
    2. insincere.
    3. smart.
    4. honest.
  8. Adversely most nearly means
    1. instantly.
    2. mildly.
    3. regularly.
    4. negatively.
  9. Courtesy most nearly means
    1. civility.
    2. congruity.
    3. conviviality.
    4. rudeness.
  10. Frail most nearly means
    1. vivid.
    2. delicate.
    3. robust.
    4. adaptable.
  11. Recuperate most nearly means
    1. mend.
    2. endorse.
    3. persist.
    4. worsen.
  12. Meager most nearly means
    1. majestic.
    2. scarce.
    3. tranquil.
    4. adequate.
  13. Apathetic most nearly means
    1. pitiable.
    2. indifferent.
    3. suspicious.
    4. evasive.
  14. Surreptitious most nearly means
    1. expressive.
    2. secretive.
    3. emotional.
    4. gullible.
  15. Droll most nearly means
    1. boring.
    2. slobbering.
    3. amusing.
    4. gullible.
  16. Commendable most nearly means
    1. admirable.
    2. accountable.
    3. irresponsible.
    4. noticeable.
  17. Disperse most nearly means
    1. gather.
    2. agree.
    3. scatter.
    4. vary.
  18. Domain most nearly means
    1. entrance.
    2. rebellion.
    3. formation.
    4. territory.
  19. Ludicrous most nearly means
    1. ridiculous.
    2. lecherous.
    3. loud.
    4. reasonable.
  20. Augment most nearly means
    1. repeal.
    2. evaluate.
    3. increase.
    4. criticize.
  21. Archaic most nearly means
    1. tangible.
    2. modern.
    3. ancient.
    4. haunted.
  22. Vindictive most nearly means
    1. outrageous.
    2. insulting.
    3. spiteful.
    4. offensive.
  23. Orient most nearly means
    1. confuse.
    2. arouse.
    3. deter.
    4. adjust.
  24. Expendable most nearly means
    1. flexible.
    2. replaceable.
    3. expensive.
    4. extraneous.
  25. Revolutionize most nearly means
    1. cancel.
    2. preserve.
    3. maintain.
    4. transform.
  26. The dry modeling clay was no longer malleable after the young boys left it uncovered overnight.
    1. useful
    2. wet
    3. hardened
    4. shapeable
  27. The tutoring Sheila received had a salutary effect on her grade point average.
    1. negligible
    2. welcoming
    3. beneficial
    4. negative
  28. The florid ceiling of the palace contained a very colorful and detailed painting that was surrounded by gold leaf moldings.
    1. high
    2. ornate
    3. flat
    4. bare
  29. Carl realized he had hit the jackpot when he opened his grandfather's safe deposit box and found a 1921 baseball card in pristine
    1. worn
    2. untouched
    3. valuable
    4. fair
  30. Running out of gas in the middle of the desert in August was an abysmalturn of events.
    1. terrible
    2. fortunate
    3. unexpected
    4. preventable
  31. The CIA agent put herself in a very precarious situation by sneaking into the embassy.
    1. haphazard
    2. embarrassing
    3. dangerous
    4. comfortable
  32. The minor earthquake left everything in my house askew.
    1. destroyed
    2. crooked
    3. untouched
    4. dirty
  33. Matthew's sneakers were sodden after jumping in every puddle on the block.
    1. soaked
    2. dirty
    3. ruined
    4. cleaned
  34. As a novice mountain climber, Maria wasn't prepared for the precipitous face of El Capitan.
    1. dangerous
    2. slippery
    3. steep
    4. level
  35. The museum has a broad array of archeological displays from contemporary society to primeval artifacts from the age of the caveman.
    1. cursed
    2. ancient
    3. wrecked
    4. mysterious
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