# Time Multiple Choice Topic Test

## Test your understanding of time with this ten question, self-marking multiple choice exercise.

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Here are 10 Time multiple choice questions written by people from around the world while using the main Pentransum activity. You can earn a Transum Trophy for answering at least 9 of them correctly.

1. A progamme lasts 35 minutes. It finishes at 12:15. What time did it start?

 A. 11:30 B. 11:35 C. 11:40 D. 11:45 E. 12:40 This question was suggested by Hockey Puck, Birmingham, England

2. There are four thousand temples of Began. It takes roughly ten minutes to visit one temple. How long would it take to visit them all assuming you could keep going without any sleep?

 A. Three days B. 20 weeks C. An afternoon D. Ten years E. One month

3. How many seconds are there in 2 hours ?

 A. 720 B. 7200 C. 120 D. 240 E. 600 This question was suggested by Steve, Luton

4. If a programme on TV lasts for 40 minutes and it starts at 18:45 what time does it end?

 A. 19:20 B. 19:25 C. 19:30 D. 19:40 E. 19:35 This question was suggested by Matthew Taylor, Leeds

5. How long is it from 10:35am until 2:35pm?

 A. 1 hour B. 2 hours C. 3 hours D. 4 hours E. 5 hours

6. At 9mph, how long does it take to travel 15 miles?

 A. 2hrs 13mins B. 1hr 40mins C. 3hrs 56mins D. 1hr 30mins E. 5hrs 67mins This question was suggested by Poppy Couling, Feltontfleet School, Surrey

7. How many hours in 2 weeks?

 A. 999 B. 236 C. 471 D. 528 E. 336 This question was suggested by Ben Moffatt, Guide Post

8. If school starts at 8:45 am and finishes at 2:50 pm and there are 2 breaks 1 being 20 mins and the other 50 mins how long are you actually in class for?

 A. 4 hrs 35 B. 4 hrs 45 C. 4 hrs 55 D. 5 hrs 05 E. 5 hrs 15 This question was suggested by Corbin Baxter, Kimihia School, Huntly, NZ

9. How many seconds are there in a day?

 A. 8 640 B. 86 440 C. 864 000 D. 86 400 E. 86 440 This question was suggested by Julie, Australia

10. I finished reading a book at 9:30pm. It only took me two and a quarter hours and I read it without a break. What time did I start?

 A. 7:15pm B. 7:05pm C. 7:30pm D. 6:15pm E. 6:30pm

Please note that unlike other Transum online exercises, the check button for this multiple choice quiz can only be clicked once when you have answered all ten questions. Check your answers carefully before clicking the button below. You teed to get at least 9 questions correct to be awarded a Transum Trophy.

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## Instructions

Try your best to answer the questions above. Choose one of the five possible answers. When you have finished click the "check" button. If you have any questions wrong, do your best to do corrections but if there is anything you don't understand, please ask your teacher for help.

When you have got all of the questions correct you may want to print out this page and paste it into your exercise book. If you keep your work in an ePortfolio you could take a screen shot of your answers and paste that into your Maths file. You can also claim a 'Transum Trophy' by completing this quiz.

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