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?

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
Which of the following units of time is the longest?
An hour
A minute
2 minutes
A second
An hour is 60 minutes altogether
Which is shortest?
2 seconds
2 minutes
2 hours
2 days
2 seconds is the same as counting up to 2
Which is longest?
4 hours
5 hours
2 hours
6 hours
6 hours is longest
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!
There are ___ seconds in a minute.
There are 60 seconds in one minute
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!
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
There are ___ minutes in an hour.
There are 60 minutes in one hour
Which of the units of time is the shortest?
An hour
A second
A minute
A day
A second is very short indeed
Author:  Angela Smith

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