# Quicker or Slower

In this worksheet, students must state whether something is quicker or slower.

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:   Solve Measurement Problems

Difficulty level:

### QUESTION 1 of 10

If something is quicker to happen, it takes less time.

An egg takes 4 minutes to cook.

A cabbage takes 10 minutes to cook.

The egg is quicker to cook.

If something is slower to happen, it takes more time.

An egg takes 4 minutes to cook.

A cabbage takes 10 minutes to cook.

The cabbage is slower to cook.

Jack solves a crossword in 25 minutes.

Jill solves the same crossword in 22 minutes.

Who is quicker?

Jack

Jill

Jack solves a crossword in 25 minutes.

Jill solves the same crossword in 22 minutes.

Who is slower?

Jack

Jill

Jack cooks his beans in 7 minutes and his carrots in 8 minutes.

Which are slower to cook?

beans

carrots

Jack cooks his beans in 7 minutes and his carrots in 8 minutes.

Which are quicker to cook?

beans

carrots

Amir can cycle to school in 8 minutes.

By car it takes 10 minutes.

Which is quicker?

cycling

by car

Amir can cycle to school in 8 minutes.

By car it takes 10 minutes.

Which is slower?

cycling

by car

Leonardo paints two pictures.

His oil painting takes 2 weeks to dry.

His water-colour painting takes 20 minutes to dry.

Which is slower to dry?

oil

water-colour

Leonardo paints two pictures.

His oil painting takes 2 weeks to dry.

His water-colour painting takes 20 minutes to dry.

Which is quicker to dry?

oil

water-colour

Fatima runs the 100 metre race in 12 seconds.

Usain runs it in 13 seconds.

Who is quicker?

Fatima

Usain

Fatima runs the 100 metre race in 12 seconds.

Usain runs it in 13 seconds.

Who is slower?

Fatima

Usain

• Question 1

Jack solves a crossword in 25 minutes.

Jill solves the same crossword in 22 minutes.

Who is quicker?

Jill
EDDIE SAYS
Jill takes less time.
• Question 2

Jack solves a crossword in 25 minutes.

Jill solves the same crossword in 22 minutes.

Who is slower?

Jack
EDDIE SAYS
Jack takes more time.
• Question 3

Jack cooks his beans in 7 minutes and his carrots in 8 minutes.

Which are slower to cook?

carrots
EDDIE SAYS
The carrots take more time.
• Question 4

Jack cooks his beans in 7 minutes and his carrots in 8 minutes.

Which are quicker to cook?

beans
EDDIE SAYS
The beans take less time.
• Question 5

Amir can cycle to school in 8 minutes.

By car it takes 10 minutes.

Which is quicker?

cycling
EDDIE SAYS
Cycling takes less time.
• Question 6

Amir can cycle to school in 8 minutes.

By car it takes 10 minutes.

Which is slower?

by car
EDDIE SAYS
It takes more time by car.
• Question 7

Leonardo paints two pictures.

His oil painting takes 2 weeks to dry.

His water-colour painting takes 20 minutes to dry.

Which is slower to dry?

oil
EDDIE SAYS
The oil painting takes longer to dry.
• Question 8

Leonardo paints two pictures.

His oil painting takes 2 weeks to dry.

His water-colour painting takes 20 minutes to dry.

Which is quicker to dry?

water-colour
EDDIE SAYS
The water-colour is dry in a much shorter time.
• Question 9

Fatima runs the 100 metre race in 12 seconds.

Usain runs it in 13 seconds.

Who is quicker?

Fatima
EDDIE SAYS
Fatima takes less time.
• Question 10

Fatima runs the 100 metre race in 12 seconds.

Usain runs it in 13 seconds.

Who is slower?

Usain
EDDIE SAYS
Usain takes more time.
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