Practice the questions given in the worksheet on reading time. This sheet provides us different types of questions on time period between 12:00 midnight to 12:00 noon and also between 12:00 noon to 12:00 midnight; telling time in different ways; railway time; expressing time using a.m. and p.m.; calculating hours and minutes and word problems on time.

1. Write a.m. or p.m. in the given times. Convert it into railway time also: [For example (i) is shown below]

(i) 4:45 in the morning = 4:45 a.m. = 04:45

(ii) 6:55 in the morning

(iii) 11:10 in the afternoon

(iv) 2:40 in the afternoon

(v) 5:45 in the evening

(vi) 1:30 in the night

(vii) 11:20 in the night

(viii) 12:40 in the night

(ix) 3:05 in the afternoon

(x) 7:32 in the morning

(xi) 7:45 in the evening

(xii) 12:00 in the night

2. Express the time in railway system of time:

(i) 4:30 a.m.

(ii) 4:30 p.m.

(iii) 9:20 p.m.

(iv) 9:20 a.m.

(v) 11:50 a.m.

(vi) 11:40 p.m.

(vii) 12:20 p.m.

(viii) 0:30 a.m.

3. Express the given time using a.m., or p.m.:

(i) 06:15

(ii) 15:50

(iii) 21:50

(iv) 11:40

(v) 14:05

(vi) 20:45

(vii) 04:35

(viii) 16:35

(ix) 00:45

(x) 12:30

4. Write the time when hour hand and minute hand are as follows: [For example one is shown below]

Hour hand at                    Minute hand at                       Time is

6                                        12                                6:00 o’ clock

7                                        12                                ..................

8                                        12                                ..................

11                                        12                                ..................

12                                        12                                ..................

5. What will be the time? Write by using a.m., or p.m.:

(i) 8 hours after 12 noon

(ii) 3 hours after 12 midnight

(iii) 30 minutes after 12 noon

(iv) 20 minutes after 12 midnight

(v) Quarter past 12 at night

(vi) Quarter to 12 at night

(vii) Quarter past 10 before noon

(viii) Quarter to 10 before midnight

6. What time will it be:

(i) 4 hours after 10 a.m.

(ii) 6 hours after 10 p.m.

(iii) 4 hours before 3 p.m.

(iv) 10 hours before 8 a.m.

7. How many minutes are there between?

(i) 8:05 a.m. and 8:25 a.m.

(ii) 12:00 noon and 12:35 p.m.

(iii) 11:30 a.m. and 12:00 a.m.

(iv)  6:20 p.m. and 6:55 p.m.



8. (i) What is the time if minute hand points to 7 and hour hand is between 10 and 11?

(ii) What is the time if minute hand points to 5 and hour hand is between 7 and 8?

9. A match started at 4:00 p.m., the duration of the match was 1 hour 5 minutes. Find the time when the match ended.

10. What is the full form of A.M. and P.M.?

Answers for the worksheet on reading time are given below to check the answers of the time in different ways.

1. (i) 4:45 a.m. = 04:45

(ii) 6:55 a.m. = 06:55

(iii) 11:10 a.m. = 11:10

(iv) 2:40 p.m. = 14:40

(v) 5:45 p.m. = 17:45

(vi) 1:30 a.m. = 01:30

(vii) 11:20 p.m. = 23:20

(viii) 12:40 a.m. = 00:40

(ix) 3:05 p.m. = 15:05

(x) 7:32 a.m. = 07:32

(xi) 7:45 p.m. = 19:45

(xii) 12:00 p.m. = 00:00

2. (i) 04:30

(ii) 16:30

(iii) 21:20

(iv) 09:20

(v) 11:50

(vi) 23:40

(vii) 12:20

(viii) 00:30

3. (i) 6:15 a.m.

(ii) 3:50 p.m.

(iii) 9:50 p.m.

(iv) 11:40 a.m.

(v) 2:05 p.m.

(vi) 8:45 p.m.

(vii) 4:35 a.m.

(viii) 4:35 p.m.

(ix) 0:45 a.m.

(x) 12:30 p.m.

4. Hour hand at                Minute hand at                     Time is

6                                   12                             6:00 o’ clock

7                                   12                             7:00 o’ clock

8                                   12                             8:00 o’ clock

11                                   12                            11:00 o’ clock

12                                   12                            12:00 o’ clock

5. (i) 8 p.m.

(ii) 3 a.m.

(iii) 12:30 p.m.

(iv) 0:20 a.m.

(v) 0:15 a.m.

(vi) 11:45 p.m.

(vii) 10:15 a.m.

(viii) 9:45 p.m.

6. (i) 2 p.m.

(ii) 4 a.m.

(iii) 11 a.m.

(iv) 10 p.m.

7. (i) 20 minutes.

(ii) 35 minutes.

(iii) 30 minutes.

(iv) 35 minutes.

8. (i) 10:35

(ii) 7:25

9. 5:05 p.m.

10. A.M. - Ante meridian
P.M. - Post meridian