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?

a) six b) twelve c) twenty-four

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

a) 90 b) 75 c) 60.5

5. How many weekdays are there in one week?

a) five b) six c) seven

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

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

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

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 was born
a) before now b) before Christ c) after Christ was born

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Contributor: Matt Errey. Matt is the author of several books including 1000 Phrasal Verbs in Context and Common English Idioms for learners, and Matt's ESL Games and Quizzes for teachers.