Aptitude Questions and Quiz on 'Direction Sense Test' Set 1

Free online quiz questions for mastering the questions based on direction sensing. Questions on direction sensing are always present in any aptitude based exam. I am hopeful that this quiz series will help you develop skills for solving these types of questions. This is quiz no. 1 in this series.

Last Reviewed and Updated on August 12, 2017
Posted by Parveen(Hoven),
Aptitude Trainer and Software Developer

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Quiz Questions

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Question 1

Tinku drives 30 km towards south. Then turns to his right and starts driving straight till he completes another 30 km. Then again turning to his left he drives for another 20 km,. He then turns to his left and drives for 30 km. How far is he from his initial position ?

 A

10 km.

 B

60 km.

 C

30 km.

 D

50 km.

Soln.
Ans: D
Question ID: 16-01-11-01-03-28-023.
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Question 2

Ravi starts from his office facing west and drives 100 km straight then takes a right turn and drives for another 100 km. Further he takes a left turn and travels for 50 km. In which direction is Ravi now from the starting point ?

 A

South-West.

 B

North-West.

 C

North.

 D

North-East.

Soln.
Ans: B
Question ID: 16-01-11-01-03-28-055.
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Question 3

If South-East becomes North and North-East becomes West and all the rest directions are changed in the same manner, then what will be the direction for West ?

 A

South-East.

 B

North-East.

 C

South.

 D

South-West.

Soln.
Ans: A

If South-East becomes North and North-East becomes West, therefore, the whole figure moves through 135° anti-clockwise. Hence West will be the South-East.

Question ID: 16-01-11-01-03-28-046.
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Question 4

Point A is 9 km towards the East of point B. Point C is 5 km towards the South of point A. Point D is 3 km towards the West of point C. Point E is 5 km towards the North of point D. Point M is 7 km towards the South of point D.

Which of the following points are in a straight line ?

 A

D, M, E.

 B

D, E, B.

 C

A, C, M.

 D

M, E, C.

Soln.
Ans: A

D, M, E are in straight line.

Question ID: 16-01-11-01-03-28-045.
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Question 5

A devotee wants to reach a temple. He started walking towards the east and reaches a road crossings(chauraha in Hindi). He is facing the road that is going towards the east. There is a market on that road. The road to his left is going towards a marriage palace. In which direction is the temple?

 A

North.

 B

South.

 C

West.

 D

East.

Soln.
Ans: B

Suppose, the devotee starts at A. He goes towards east and reaches a crossings at O. Now going straight is the Market (M), towards left is the marriage palace (B). Hence, the temple (Q) must be in the south.

Question ID: 16-01-11-01-03-28-032.
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Updated on 2017-08-12.


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