Direction Sense Test Questions - 1

Giri travels 4 miles towards north. He turns to the left and travels 6 miles. Then he turns right and travels 4 miles. How far is he from the starting point?
  • 12 Miles
  • 10 Miles
  • 14 Miles
  • 8 Miles
  • 15 Miles
Explanation   

Using Pythagorean theorem: C2 = A2 + B2

$$ or \ Hypotenuse \ = \sqrt{{Base^2} + {Height^2}} $$ $$ Distance = \sqrt{{8^2} + {6^2}} = \sqrt{100} = 10 \ m $$
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If I stand on my head with my face pointing Northwest, in which direction will my right hand point.
  • South East
  • North
  • South West
  • North East
  • West
Explanation   

In standing position your right hand points towards North East, but in reverse position the directions also get reversed, opposite side of North Ease is South West.

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If Mani starts from point X and walks 6 Km towards East, then turns left and walks 4 km towards North, turns left again and walks 3 Km, in which direction is she going at the end.
  • East
  • South West
  • North West
  • North
  • West
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The time on Topy’s watch is a nine fifteen, if the minute hand points to North-west, in which direction does the hour hand point?
  • East
  • North East
  • South East
  • South
  • South West
Explanation   

At 9 :15 the hand’s of the clock will be in opposite direction, if hour hand points North West then Minutes hand points towards South East.

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A man walks 7 miles east wards, turns right and travels 3 miles and further turns right and travels 11 miles. How far is he from the starting point?
  • 4 Miles
  • 3 Miles
  • 7 Miles
  • 5 Miles
  • 6 Miles
Explanation   

11 – 7 = 4 m => distance =

$$ \sqrt{{4^2} + {3^2}} = \sqrt{25} = 5 \ m $$
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From a Same point, A and B started walking in opposite directions A covers 3 miles and B 4 miles. Then A turns right and walks 4 miles and B turns left and walks 3 miles. How far are they from each other?
  • 7 Miles
  • 1 Mile
  • 5 Miles
  • $$ 5\sqrt{3} Miles $$
  • $$ 5\sqrt{2} Miles $$
Explanation   
$$ Distance = \sqrt{{7^2} + {1^2}} = \sqrt{50} = 5\sqrt{2} \ Miles $$
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A man started walking from a point towards south. He turned right and right angles, then again right at right at right angles. In what direction was he ultimately walking?
  • West
  • East
  • North
  • South
  • North East
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I went 15 miles to the north, then I turned west and covered 10 miles, then I turned south and covered 5 miles, and then I turned east and covered 20 miles. In which direction am I from the starting point.
  • North East
  • North
  • South West
  • South East
  • West
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Shubha went 10 m to the east, then turned north and walked another 5 m. then he turned west and covered 15m. How far is she from the starting point?
  • 5 Miles
  • $$ 5\sqrt{2} \ Miles $$
  • 2 Miles
  • $$ 5\sqrt{5} \ Miles $$
  • 10 Miles
Explanation   
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M is east of N and West of P, Q is south west of P. N is south-east of R which is the farthest East?
  • M
  • N
  • P
  • Q
  • R
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