# Quarter Past an Hour

In a quarter hour, the minute hand moves 15 minutes on the clock. The minute hand points at 3. We say time is quarter past an hour.

 Look at the clock. The minute hand is at 3. The hour hand is between 1 and 2. So, the time is quarter past 1. We write 1 :15.
 Here, the minute hand is at 3. The hour hand is between 4 and 5. So, the time is quarter past 4. We write 4:15.
 Here, also the minute hand is at 3. The hour hand is between 7 and 8. The time is quarter past 7. We write 7:15.
 Here, the minute hand is at 3. The hour hand is between 10 and 11. So, the time is quarter past 10. We write 10:15.

Questions and Answers on Quarter Past an Hour:

Write the time shown in each clock. One has been done for you.

(i)

 9:15 Quarter Past Nine

(ii)

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(iii)

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(iv)

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(v)

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(vi)

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(vii)

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(viii)

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(ix)

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(ii) 7:15;     Quarter Past Seven

(iii) 11:15;     Quarter Past Eleven

(iv) 8:15;     Quarter Past Eight

(v) 5:15;     Quarter Past Five

(vi) 2:15;     Quarter Past Two

(vii) 12:15;     Quarter Past Twelve

(viii) 3:15;     Quarter Past Three

(ix) 1:15;     Quarter Past One

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