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It would take 30 minutes to cycle 2 miles.

# Time (Year 6)

In Year Six of KS2 Maths, you'll become a time expert! You'll learn about seconds in a minute, years in a decade, and even centuries and millenniums. Cool, right?

Imagine living for a century – that's 100 years! But if someone says they've lived for a millennium, they might be telling fibs!

Can you guess how many years are in a decade, century, or millennium? Test your time knowledge and see how much you know!

1.
What time on an analogue clock is 19:40?
Twenty minutes to 9
Twenty minutes to 7
Twenty minutes to 8
Twenty minutes to 6
To work out the hour on a 24 hour clock just count on from 12
2.
What is 1,000 years?
Millennium
Century
Decade
Week
We are living in the 3rd Millennium CE
3.
New York is five hours behind Greenwich Mean Time. If it is 5:00 PM in London what time is it in New York?
10:00 AM
12:00 PM
2:00 PM
4:00 PM
Greenwich is in London so the time for all of Britain is the same as Greenwich Mean Time
4.
What is the extra date we have during a leap year?
31st January
29th February
30th February
31st December
Even with this extra day, February is still the shortest month
5.
How would five to one in the afternoon be displayed on a digital clock?
00:55
12:55
13:05
13:55
00:55 would be five to one in the morning
6.
Tokyo is 9 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time. If it is 15:20 in London what time is it in Tokyo?
00:20
1:20
9:20
10:20
15 + 9 = 24 but 24:00 is displayed as 00:00 on a 24 hour clock
7.
How many days in December?
28 days
29 days
30 days
31 days
30 days hath September, April, June and November; all the rest have 31, except February alone
8.
Which unit of time would you use to measure how long it takes for an acorn to grow into a large tree?
Hours
Months
Years
Millennia
Most oak trees live to be about 200 years old
9.
What is equivalent to 10 years?
Week
Century
Decade
Millennium
Each group of 10 years is also called a decade, for example: 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s, 2010s...
10.
How long would it take to cycle 2 miles?
30 seconds
30 minutes
30 hours
30 weeks
That's a slow and relaxed pace - but 30 hours would be a crawl and 30 seconds would be as fast as a racing car!
You can find more about this topic by visiting BBC Bitesize - Time

Author:  Amanda Swift

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