It’s 5 past 3 (Alternative clock system).

03:05

It’s 5 past 3.

Correct answer

02:55

It’s 5 to 3.

Error: mirror minute hand about the vertical axis

03:01

It’s 1 past 3.

Error: read minutes as hours with ‘past’ or ‘to’

01:15

It’s a quarter past 1.

Error: confuse hour and minute hands