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Time Vocabulary Quiz

Tests vocabulary from EnglishClub's Time Vocabulary section. You can do this quiz online or print it on paper.

1. Which is the equivalent of one millennium?

100 years
1000 years
1000 milliseconds
a) 100 years b) 1000 years c) 1000 milliseconds

2. Night-time is the time from

sunrise to sunset
midnight to dawn
dusk to dawn
a) sunrise to sunset b) midnight to dawn c) dusk to dawn

3. How many hours are there between midnight and noon?

six
twelve
twenty-four
a) six b) twelve c) twenty-four

4. How many minutes are there in an hour and a half?

90
75
60.5
a) 90 b) 75 c) 60.5

5. How many weekdays are there in one week?

five
six
seven
a) five b) six c) seven

6. "My train leaves at 2pm." What does pm stand for?

past-meridiem
post-meridiem
post-midday
a) past-meridiem b) post-meridiem c) post-midday

7. Which format is being used when a date is written as March 28th, 2019?

American
British
Informal
a) American b) British c) Informal

8. Which is another way of saying six forty-five when telling the time?

forty-five past six
fifteen to seven
a quarter to seven
a) forty-five past six b) fifteen to seven c) a quarter to seven

9. In British English, which comes first when writing the date?

the day
the month
the year
a) the day b) the month c) the year

10. "Genghis Khan died in 1227 AD." This means he died 1227 years

before now
before Christ
after Christ died
a) before now b) before Christ c) after Christ died

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