The Air Force Officer Qualifying Test (AFOQT) is an aptitude test. This test is designed to help select candidates for officer commissioning and officer training programs.
There are five AFOQT composite scores. The knowledge and abilities they measure are described below.
This score measures knowledge and abilities considered necessary for successful completion of pilot training. The Pilot composite score measures verbal ability, knowledge of aviation and mechanical systems, ability to determine aircraft attitude from instruments, knowledge of aeronautical concepts, ability to read scales and interpret tables, and certain spatial abilities.
This score measures knowledge and abilities considered necessary for successful completion of navigator training. The Navigator composite score measure quantitative aptitudes, spatial visual abilities, and knowledge of general science.
This score measures verbal and quantitative knowledge and abilities. The Academic Aptitude composite combines all subsets used to score the Verbal and Quantitative composites which are described below.
This score measures various types of verbal knowledge and abilities. The Verbal composite score measures ability to reason and recognize relationships among words, ability to read and understand paragraphs on diverse topics, and ability to understand synonyms.
This score measures various types of quantitative knowledge and abilities. The Quantitative composite score shares subsets with the Navigator-Technical composite. It measures ability to understand and reason with arithmetic relationships, interpret data from graphs and charts, and use mathematical terms, formulas, and relationships.
Current as of: Wednesday, 14 January 2015