Timetables questions

In this lesson, we will be exploring bus and train timetables, using our skills to interpret the information to answer a range of questions as well as generating our own questions to match the information provided. We will also be looking once again at the how the strategy of an empty number line can help us calculate time intervals with the assistance of some teacher modelling.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.When attempting to work out a time interval, which method listed is considered effective.

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Q2.Yasmin was told her school breaktime would be taking place at 10:45 today and last for 20 minutes. She wanted to work out what time she would be returning to class so she quickly wrote this calculation to find out. But she is incorrect. Can you explain why?

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Q3.Oh no! The Olympic Games organizers have printed the schedule but there is an error they did not spot! For which sport is the error situated?

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Q4.They never learn do they! A second mistake has been spotted on the same day, this time it was written on the second timetable that was released! But on which column is the mistake situated?

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Q5.Things have become very complicated down at the lake and the rowers are becoming very confused! Their schedules are full of errors. How many mistakes can you see in the table below?

5/5

Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

Why we're removing unit quizzes from the website >
Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.When attempting to work out a time interval, which method listed is considered effective.

1/5

Q2.Yasmin was told her school breaktime would be taking place at 10:45 today and last for 20 minutes. She wanted to work out what time she would be returning to class so she quickly wrote this calculation to find out. But she is incorrect. Can you explain why?

2/5

Q3.Oh no! The Olympic Games organizers have printed the schedule but there is an error they did not spot! For which sport is the error situated?

3/5

Q4.They never learn do they! A second mistake has been spotted on the same day, this time it was written on the second timetable that was released! But on which column is the mistake situated?

4/5

Q5.Things have become very complicated down at the lake and the rowers are becoming very confused! Their schedules are full of errors. How many mistakes can you see in the table below?

5/5

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Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

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Timetable Questions Quiz

Hopefully you have completed the lesson today feeling very confident in reading a timetable. Hopefully this will help you avoid catching the wrong bus anytime soon! It is now time to demonstrate this confidence by completing the end of lesson quiz. As always, I wish you luck!

Q1.When reading a bus timetable, you notice there are blank boxes. What do they mean?

1/5

Q2.Mary lives in Hayes but has a hair appointment in Ealing Broadway at 12.20. What time does she need to catch the 76 bus to make it on time?

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Q3.Neil lives in Newton Abbot and decided to take a day trip to the seaside at Penzance! He jumped on the quickest train from Newton Abbot station to Penzance. Which train was it?

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Q4.Use the train timetable to identify which of the statements is false.

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Q5.Chris lives in Cardiff Central and has a job interview in Reading at 13:30. Which train do you suggest he catches to enable him to arrive on time?

5/5

Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

Why we're removing unit quizzes from the website >
Quiz:

Timetable Questions Quiz

Hopefully you have completed the lesson today feeling very confident in reading a timetable. Hopefully this will help you avoid catching the wrong bus anytime soon! It is now time to demonstrate this confidence by completing the end of lesson quiz. As always, I wish you luck!

Q1.When reading a bus timetable, you notice there are blank boxes. What do they mean?

1/5

Q2.Mary lives in Hayes but has a hair appointment in Ealing Broadway at 12.20. What time does she need to catch the 76 bus to make it on time?

2/5

Q3.Neil lives in Newton Abbot and decided to take a day trip to the seaside at Penzance! He jumped on the quickest train from Newton Abbot station to Penzance. Which train was it?

3/5

Q4.Use the train timetable to identify which of the statements is false.

4/5

Q5.Chris lives in Cardiff Central and has a job interview in Reading at 13:30. Which train do you suggest he catches to enable him to arrive on time?

5/5

Lesson summary: Timetables questions

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