Time: Hours, Minutes or Seconds
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Time: Hours, Minutes or Seconds

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Hours, minutes and seconds are the different units of time measurement children will be expected to understand. They may know that there are 60 seconds in a minute and 60 minutes in an hour, but they should certainly appreciate that an hour is longer than a minute and a minute is longer than a second and perhaps even begin to count up to 60 to record 1 minute.

This quiz will help your child both to measure and to record time.

Can you answer the questions on time?

1.
Which is shortest?
2 seconds
2 minutes
2 hours
2 days
2 seconds is the same as counting up to 2
2.
There are ___ minutes in an hour.
20
6
30
60
There are 60 minutes in one hour
3.
Which of the following units of time is the longest?
An hour
A minute
2 minutes
A second
An hour is 60 minutes altogether
4.
Which is longest?
4 hours
5 hours
2 hours
6 hours
6 hours is longest
5.
What could you do in an hour?
Have a holiday
Have a night's sleep
Fly to France
Have a swimming lesson
All the others would take much longer than an hour!
6.
How long might it take to get from Scotland to London on the train?
12 days
5 hours
25 seconds
42 minutes
It takes several hours to get from Scotland to London by train
7.
Which of the units of time is the shortest?
An hour
A second
A minute
A day
A second is very short indeed
8.
What could you do in one minute?
Brush your hair
Read 20 books
Run a bath and have it
Eat a 3 course meal
Only brushing your hair would take a minute or less!
9.
There are ___ seconds in a minute.
6
60
20
30
There are 60 seconds in one minute
10.
How long might it take to eat a sandwich?
10 seconds
10 minutes
10 hours
10 days
It doesn't take too long to eat a sandwich
Author:  Angela Smith

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