Direction Sense Test Quiz Set 02

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Question 1

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

East.

 B

West.

 C

North.

 D

South.

Soln.
Ans: d

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 2

Akshat walks 10 m towards north. From there he walks 6 m towards south. Then he walks 3 meters towards East. How far and in which direction is he with reference to his starting point ?

 A

7 m towards east.

 B

5 m towards west.

 C

5 m towards north-east.

 D

7 m towards west.

Soln.
Ans: c

Suppose, Akshat, starts from O and walks 10 m north and reaches E. From E, he turns back, and walks 6 m south, and reaches F. From F he turns towards G and walks 3 m and reaches G.

OGF is a right angled triangle. If two perpendicular sides are 3 and 4, then the slanting side is always 5. So OG = 5m. The direction is North-East.


Question 3

A bus begins to travel towards East. After travelling 75 km it turns to the left and travels for another 25 km straight. Again it turns to the left and travels a distance of 40 km straight. Again it turns to the left and moves a distance of 25 km. How far is it from the starting point ?

 A

140 km.

 B

50 km.

 C

35 km.

 D

115 km.

Soln.
Ans: c

Movements of bus are as follows :

Distance from his original position = 75 - 40 = 35 km.


Question 4

Jacky drives a cart 30 km in North-West direction, and then 30 km in South-West direction. After this he walks 30 km in South-East direction. The he turns to his left. In which direction is he going ?

 A

North-East.

 B

North-West.

 C

South-East.

 D

South-West.

Soln.
Ans: a

His movements are as follows :


Now he is going in North-East direction.


Question 5

A child crawls 20 m towards North. He turns left and walks 40 m. He again turns left and crawls 20 m. Finally he moves 20 m after turning to the left. How far is he from his starting position ?

 A

20 m.

 B

30 m.

 C

50 m.

 D

60 m.

Soln.
Ans: a

Reqd. distance = 40 - 20 = 20 m.


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Updated on 2017-06-24.

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