**Basic Time Exercises**

These excercises are based mainly on time. Not a hard subject, but it can be a weak area as careless mistakes on time are usually made in exams. Remember to have fun!

**1. What is 'Twelve o'clock' in figures?**

**2. What is the name for 'Twelve o'clock'?**

**3. Explain the difference between AM and PM.**

**4. At what time is midnight? Give your answer in AM or PM.**

**5. How many weeks are there in a fortnight?**

**6. What century was the year '1847'?**

**7. How many days are there in 4 leap years?**

**8. When will the next leap year be?**

**9. How many decades are there until the year 3000? Give your answer as a whole number.**

**10. The time is 'Twelve thirty'. What is the angle between both hands, clockwise?**

**11. Claire watches a TV program at 17:30. Apparently, it is delayed and she has to wait until 17:33 for it to start. How many:**

**a. Minutes are there between the two times?**

**b. Seconds are there between the two times?**

**c. Milliseconds between the two times?**

**12. What is the difference between a twelve-hour clock and a twenty-four hour clock?**

**13. A train is supposed to leave at 17:45. It is delayed for 17 minutes. It's journey is 2 hours and 39 minutes long. At what time will it arrive at its destination?**

**14. A watch is 31 minutes fast. The watch displays 00:28. What is the real time?**

**15. A watch is 19 minutes and 54 seconds slow. The watch displays 23:59 and 59 seconds. What is the real time?**

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*Last edited by Devanté (2006-08-18 06:09:38)*