Direction Sense Online Quiz


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Following quiz provides Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) related to Direction Sense. You will have to read all the given answers and click over the correct answer. If you are not sure about the answer then you can check the answer using Show Answer button. You can use Next Quiz button to check new set of questions in the quiz.

Questions and Answers

Q 1 - Sharmistha walks towards South for 25 m and from there, she goes towards left-hand side for 10 m and again turns left-hand side for 15 m. She is in which direction?

Options :

A - North-West

B - North-East

C - East

D - South-East

Answer : D

Explanation

When she goes towards South and turns left-hand side she is either in South or in East. But she has traversed less in the last move than her first move by 10 m. So, she is in the South-East direction.

Q 2 - Baishnav started walking towards South. After walking 60 m, he turned towards left-hand side and walked 80 m. He then turned left-hand side and walked 60 m. He again turned left-hand side and walked 100m. How far is he from his initial position?

Options :

A - 50m

B - 40m

C - 10m

D - 20m

Answer : D

Explanation

When Baishnav walked 60m South and turned left-hand side and walked 80m and again turned left-hand side and walked 60 m, he is 80 m to the East of his initial position. Then he turned left-hand side and walked 100 m. So, finally, he is 20m to the West of his initial position.

Q 3 - Prabhat started walking from home towards North-West direction. Then his home is in which direction of him?

Options :

A - North-East

B - North-West

C - North

D - South-East

Answer : D

Explanation

As he walks towards North-West, his home will be behind him, which will be in the South-East direction.

Answer : A

Explanation

As Prateek is walking towards West, so consecutive movement in right-hand side direction will lead him to the South.

Q 5 - Atul walked for 5km towards East and from that point 4km towards West. He then moved to North for 5km and turned left-hand side for 1km. How much distance did he travel from the initial point?

Options :

A - 5km

B - 9km

C - 1km

D - 8km

Answer : A

Explanation

He will be 5km towards North from the initial point.

Q 6 - If West is replaced by South-East, then North-East will be replaced by-

Options :

A - North-West

B - South-West

C - West

D - South

Answer : C

Explanation

If West will be replaced by South-East, then simultaneously each direction will shift 135 degree in anticlockwise direction and North-East will be replaced by West.

Q 7 - If East is replaced by South-East, then North will be replaced by.

Options :

A - North-West

B - South-West

C - West

D - North-East

Answer : D

Explanation

If East will be replaced by South-East, then simultaneously each direction will shift 45 degree in clockwise direction and North will be replaced by North-East.

Q 8 - Rudhi Sundar started to move towards East in his own lawn and stopped after moving 45m. Now he turned to his right-hand side and moved 30 m. How much minimum distance he has to cover to reach his starting point?

Options :

A - 25m

B - 54m

C - 30m

D - 38m

Answer : B

Explanation

Here, we have to apply the Pythagoras theorem to get the answer. We will take the square of each number i.e. 45 and 30, which are 2025 and 900 respectively. Next, we will add them and the result of addition is 2925. Finally, we will take the square root of the addition and the result is 54.07 m. So, the minimum distance here is 54 m.

Q 9 - Abhijeet started to move towards the South in an open field and stopped after moving 40 m. Now he turned to his left-hand side and moved 20 m. How much minimum distance he has to cover to reach his starting point?

Options :

A - 25m

B - 45m

C - 30m

D - 38m

Answer : B

Explanation

Here, we have to apply the Pythagoras theorem to get the answer. We will take the square of each number i.e. 40 and 20, which are 1600 and 400 respectively. Next, we will add them and the result of addition is 2000. Finally, we will take the square root of the addition and the result is 44.72 m. So, the minimum distance here is 45 m.

Q 10 - Sudam started to move in the West direction on a road and stopped after moving 25m. He turned to his right-hand side and moved 15 m. How much minimum distance he has to cover to reach his starting point?

Options :

A - 25m

B - 29m

C - 30m

D - 38m

Answer : B

Explanation

Here, we have to apply the Pythagoras theorem to get the answer. We will take the square of each number i.e. 25 and 15, which are 625 and 225 respectively. Next, we will add them and the result of addition is 850. Finally, we will take the square root of the addition and the result is 29.15 m. So, the minimum distance here is 29 m.

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