ASVAB - Shop Information (SI)

This is the subtest that you will find only in the computer-based version of the ASVAB. You will not find it in the pen and paper version. The score of ASVAB Shop Information (SI) will not form a part of the AFQT or Armed Forces Qualification Test score.


  • You should first know that this is a section where you will be given 11 questions and the time that will be given to complete them will be 6 minutes.
  • You need to make sure that you are fast in answering these questions because you will not be given any extra time if you are unable to complete this subtest within the stipulated time frame.

ExamFocus' Practice Support

The information mentioned above provides an insight into the nature of the sub-test. However, if you want to ace the examination, you must know the topics covered under the Shop Information (SI) sub-test. Ensure that you have practiced this section well before you decide to take the test. A perfect score can be achieved only if you practice and prepare well. Use ExamFocus' sample practice questions to get your skills sharpened.

Get Acquainted!

  • You need to familiarize yourself with the various shop tools and you also need to learn how they are used. There are many guide books out there that can help you in this regard.
  • It is also important for you to know the various procedures that are used when working with construction materials, metals or wood. The questions that you will find in the Shop Information (SI) subtest may ask you to choose the right procedure while working with a specific material. You will only be able to answer the question correctly if you know these processes well.