Want To Teach Your Kid How To Read Time? This Quiz Is The Key

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Want To Teach Your Kid How To Read Time? This Quiz Is The Key - Quiz

Talking about time involves more than the numbers on the clock.
Being able to ask questions and talk about time is fundamental to speaking any language, and that’s also true if you’re a beginner learning English.
Want to teach your kid how to read time? This quiz is the key


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the correct way to read the time 5:53 am?

    • A.

      Fifty three after five in the morning

    • B.

      Seven to six in the morning

    • C.

      Five fifty three in the morning

    • D.

      Five fifty three o'clock in the morning

    Correct Answer
    C. Five fifty three in the morning
    Explanation
    The correct way to read the time 5:53 am is "five fifty three in the morning." This is because the hour is "five," the minutes are "fifty three," and it is in the morning. The other options do not accurately represent the time given.

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  • 2. 

    What is the correct way to read the time 7:25 pm?

    • A.

      Twenty five after seven in the morning

    • B.

      Twenty five after seven in the evening

    • C.

      Thirty five to eight in the evening

    • D.

      Seven twenty five o'clock

    Correct Answer
    B. Twenty five after seven in the evening
    Explanation
    The correct way to read the time 7:25 pm is "twenty five after seven in the evening." This is because the time is after 7 o'clock and before 8 o'clock, and it is in the evening as indicated by "pm."

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  • 3. 

    What is the correct way to read the time 8:55 pm?

    • A.

      Five to nine in the evening

    • B.

      Fifty five after eight in the evening

    • C.

      Five to eight in the afternoon

    Correct Answer
    A. Five to nine in the evening
    Explanation
    The correct way to read the time 8:55 pm is "five to nine in the evening." This means that it is five minutes before nine o'clock in the evening.

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  • 4. 

    What is the correct way to read the time 2:35 pm?

    • A.

      Two thirty five in the evening

    • B.

      Thirty five after two in the afternoon

    • C.

      Twenty five to three in the afternoon

    Correct Answer
    C. Twenty five to three in the afternoon
    Explanation
    The correct way to read the time 2:35 pm is "twenty five to three in the afternoon" because it is 25 minutes before 3 o'clock in the afternoon.

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  • 5. 

    What is the correct way to read the time 2:17 am?

    • A.

      Seventeen after two in the afternoon

    • B.

      Two seventeen in the morning

    • C.

      Two seventeen o'clock in the morning

    Correct Answer
    B. Two seventeen in the morning
    Explanation
    The correct way to read the time 2:17 am is "two seventeen in the morning." This is because 2:17 am refers to the early morning hours, specifically after midnight and before noon. The phrase "two seventeen" indicates the hour and minute hands on a clock, while "in the morning" specifies the time period of the day.

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  • 6. 

    What is the correct way to read the time 9:15 pm?

    • A.

      Fifteen after nine in the evening

    • B.

      Quarter after nine in the evening

    • C.

      Quarter after nine o'clock in the evening

    Correct Answer
    B. Quarter after nine in the evening
    Explanation
    The correct way to read the time 9:15 pm is "quarter after nine in the evening." This phrase accurately describes the time as being 15 minutes past nine in the evening. The use of "quarter" indicates a 15-minute interval, and "in the evening" specifies the time of day.

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  • 7. 

    What is the correct way to read the time 4:17 pm?

    • A.

      Four seventeen in the afternoon

    • B.

      Four "oh" seventeen in the afternoon

    • C.

      Seventeen after four in the afternoon

    Correct Answer
    A. Four seventeen in the afternoon
    Explanation
    The correct way to read the time 4:17 pm is "four seventeen in the afternoon." This is because the hour is read as "four" and the minutes are read as "seventeen." The "in the afternoon" indicates that it is the time after 12:00 pm and before 6:00 pm.

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