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Telling the Time: Using 24-Hour Clocks

In this worksheet, students read an analogue clock face and give the time in 24-hour clock format.

'Telling the Time: Using 24-Hour Clocks' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:   Convert Analogue/Digital Time

Difficulty level:  

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

Clocks have an hour hand and a minute hand (and sometimes a second hand).

 

Clock

 


The hour hand is pointing to between 6 and 7, so we know it is after 6 o'clock but before 7 o'clock.

The minute hand is pointing to 6 which is really 5 x 6 = 30 minutes.

 

So the time shown is    half past 6

which is 0630 in 24-hour clock time if it is the morning and 1830 if it is the evening.    

24-hour clock time uses 4 digits and no symbols.

NB.  The evening time is 12 hours later than the morning time (6 + 12 = 18)

 

When we move on 1 minute, the hands look like this.

 

Clock

 

The hour hand has moved a tiny tiny tiny amount.

The minute hand has moved forward one minute.

So the time shown is    0631   or         1831

 

Want to understand this further and learn how this links to other topics in maths?
Why not watch this video?

 

What is the exact time in the morning, shown on this clock face?

 

Clock

6:31

0629

629

What is the exact time, shown on this clock face in the morning?

 

Clock

0707

0734

0708

What is the exact time, shown on this clock face in the morning?

Write the answer carefully.

 

Clock

What is the exact time, shown on this clock face in the evening?

 

Clock

2117

0917

917

What is the exact time, shown on this clock face at night?

 

Clock

2327

1127

1756

What is the exact time, shown on this clock face at night?

 

Clock

1209½

0048

1248

What is the exact time, shown on this clock face in the afternoon?

 

Clock

1406

0206

1311

What is the exact time, shown on this clock face at night?

 

Clock

1012½

2203

1250

What is the exact time, shown on this clock face at tea time?

Write the answer carefully.

 

Clock

What is the exact time, shown on this clock face early in the morning?

Write the answer carefully.

 

Clock

  • Question 1

What is the exact time in the morning, shown on this clock face?

 

Clock

CORRECT ANSWER
0629
EDDIE SAYS
The hour hand is past the 6 and the minute hand is on 29. On the 24-hour clock this would be 0629.
  • Question 2

What is the exact time, shown on this clock face in the morning?

 

Clock

CORRECT ANSWER
0734
EDDIE SAYS
The hour hand is past the 7 and the minute hand is on 34. This would be 0734 on the 24-hour clock.
  • Question 3

What is the exact time, shown on this clock face in the morning?

Write the answer carefully.

 

Clock

CORRECT ANSWER
0856
EDDIE SAYS
The hour hand is past the 8 and the minute hand is on 56, so 0856 on the 24-hour clock.
  • Question 4

What is the exact time, shown on this clock face in the evening?

 

Clock

CORRECT ANSWER
2117
EDDIE SAYS
The hour hand is past the 9 and the minute hand is on 17. On the 24-hour clock this would be 2117.
  • Question 5

What is the exact time, shown on this clock face at night?

 

Clock

CORRECT ANSWER
2327
EDDIE SAYS
The hour hand is past the 11 and the minute hand is on 27. On the 24-hour clock this would be 2327.
  • Question 6

What is the exact time, shown on this clock face at night?

 

Clock

CORRECT ANSWER
0048
EDDIE SAYS
The hour hand is past the 12 and the minute hand is on 48. On the 24-hour clock this would be 0048.
  • Question 7

What is the exact time, shown on this clock face in the afternoon?

 

Clock

CORRECT ANSWER
1406
EDDIE SAYS
The hour hand is past the 2 and the minute hand is on 6. On the 24-hour clock this would be 1406.
  • Question 8

What is the exact time, shown on this clock face at night?

 

Clock

CORRECT ANSWER
2203
EDDIE SAYS
The hour hand is on the 10 and the minute hand is on the 3. On the 24-hour clock this would be 2203.
  • Question 9

What is the exact time, shown on this clock face at tea time?

Write the answer carefully.

 

Clock

CORRECT ANSWER
1613
EDDIE SAYS
The hour hand is past the 4 and the minute hand is on 13. On the 24-hour clock it would be 1613.
  • Question 10

What is the exact time, shown on this clock face early in the morning?

Write the answer carefully.

 

Clock

CORRECT ANSWER
0526
EDDIE SAYS
The hour hand is past the 5 and the minute hand is on 26, or 0526.
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