Quiz
Time and date
Level A
Circle the right answer for each question.

How many days are there in a week?

5

28

7

6

90 minutes is the same as one hour and a half.

True

False

You start watching a film at 3 o'clock and it ends at 5 o'clock. How long were you watching the film for?

2 hours

3 hours

5 hours

8 hours

The digital clock shows 15:30. You can say this time as...

Half past five

Quarter past five

Quarter past three

Half past three

Your friend writes his date of birth as 01/02/1992. This means his birthday is the 1st February 1992.

True

False

On a clock face, the time is shown by an hour hand and a minute hand.

True

False
Quiz
Time and date
Level B
Circle the right answer for each question.

How many days are there in January?

28

31

30

25

How many minutes are in three quarters of an hour?

15 minutes

40 minutes

45 minutes

60 minutes

You arrive at the doctors' surgery at 11:30 and see the doctor at 12:15. How long have you waited?

45 minutes

1 hour

15 minutes

30 minutes

The digital clock shows 08:40. You can say this time as...

Twenty past eight

Twenty to nine

Twenty past nine

Twenty to eight

The first day of the 21st century was the 1st January 2000. Which of these is not a correct version of this date?

01.01.2000

1st Jan 2000

01.02.2000

01/01/2000

On a clock face, what time is shown when the hour hand is pointing at 10 and the minute hand at 12?

12 o'clock

10 minutes to 12

12 minutes past 10

10 o'clock
Quiz
Time and date
Level C
Circle the right answer for each question.

How many days are there in a standard year?

360

300

28

365

How many hours does 180 minutes make?

60

6

10

3

You put food in the oven at five minutes past ten. It needs to cook for one and a quarter hours. When will it be ready?

Five past eleven

Twenty past eleven

Quarter past eleven

Eleven o'clock

The digital clock shows 18:15. You can say this time as...

Quarter past six in the evening

Quarter past eight in the evening

Quarter past eight in the morning

Quarter past six in the morning

The London 2012 Olympics started on the 27th July 2012. This can also be written as...

12/07/2027

27/07/2012

07/27/12

27/06/2012

The time shown on a digital clock is 21:15. Which of these statements is not true?

This is 45 minutes before 10 o'clock

This is "twentyone fifteen hours"

This is quarter past nine in the morning

This is nine fifteen in the evening
Quiz  answers
Time and date
Level A

How many days are there in a week?
The correct answer is C. There are 7 days in a week.

True or False: 90 minutes is the same as one hour and a half.
The correct answer is A) True. 90 minutes is the same as an hour and a half.

You start watching a film at 3 o'clock and it ends at 5 o'clock. For how long were you watching the film?
The correct answer is A. From 3 o'clock to 5 o'clock is 2 hours.

The digital clock shows 15:30. You can say this time as...
The correct answer is D. '15:30' can be said as 'half past three'.

True or False: Your friend writes his date of birth as 01/02/1992. This means his birthday is the 1st February 1992.
The correct answer is A) True. '01/02/1992' means '1st February 1992'.

On a clock face, the time is shown by an hour hand and a minute hand.
The correct answer is A. The time on a clock is shown by an hour hand and a minute hand.
Quiz  answers
Time and date
Level B

How many days are there in January?
The correct answer is B. There are 31 days in January.

How many minutes are in three quarters of an hour?
The correct answer is C. There are 45 minutes in three quarters of an hour.

You arrive at the doctors' surgery at 11:30 and see the doctor at 12:15. How long have you waited?
The correct answer is A. It is 45 minutes from 11:30 until 12:15.

The digital clock shows 08:40. You can say this time as...
The correct answer is B. '08:40' can be said as 'twenty to nine'.

The first day of the 21st century was the 1st January 2000. Which of these is not a correct version of this date?
The correct answer is C. '01.02.2000' is not a correct version of '1st January 2000'.

On a clock face, what time is shown when the hour hand is pointing at 10 and the minute hand at 12?
The correct answer is D. When the hour hand points at 10 and the minute hand points at 12, it is 10 o'clock.
Quiz  answers
Time and date
Level C
Circle the right answer for each question.

How many days are there in a standard year?
The correct answer is D. There are 365 days in a standard year.

How many hours does 180 minutes make?
The correct answer is D. 180 minutes is the same as 3 hours.

You put food in the oven at five minutes past ten. It needs to cook for one and a quarter hours. When will it be ready?
The correct answer is B. Twenty past eleven is one and a quarter hours after five past ten.

The digital clock shows 18:15. You can say this time as...
The correct answer is A. '18:15' is the same as 'quarter past six in the evening'.

The London 2012 Olympics started on the 27th July 2012. This can also be written as...
The correct answer is B. '27th July 2012' can also be written as '27/07/2012'.

The time shown on a digital clock is 21:15. Which of these statements is not true?
The correct answer is C. '21:15' on a digital clock is not the same as 'quarter past nine in the morning'.
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