# 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. If I was born in 2013 how old will I be in 2032?

 A. 28 B. 19 C. 45 D. 67 E. 40 This question was suggested by Daniel, England

2. 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

3. It rained from 6:25am till 11.48am. How long did it rain for?

 A. 6h 37m B. 4h 23m C. 5h 23m D. 17h 23m E. 5h 17m This question was suggested by Sharon, Singapore

4. This year, September has a Friday the 13th. What day is September 1st?

 A. Sunday B. Monday C. Wednesday D. Friday E. Saturday This question was suggested by Tristan, Wellington, New Zealand

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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

8. 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

9. The last day of school is on Tuesday, December 17th. What day of the week is December 1st?

 A. Sunday B. Monday C. Wednesday D. Friday E. Saturday This question was suggested by Tristan L, Wellington, NZ

10. The school day starts at 8:45 a.m. and finishes at 2:55 p.m. There are two breaks, lasting 25 minutes and 45 minutes respectively. How much time is spent in class learning?

 A. 4 hours 30 minutes B. 4 hours 50 minutes C. 5 hours D. 5 hours 15 minutes E. 5 hours 25 minutes This question was suggested by Tristan L, Wellington, NZ

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.

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