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

Answer : C

Explanation

First Amar has to turn right-hand side in a 45 degree measure and then take a left-hand side turn to go towards the West.

Q 2 - If East is replaced by South-East, then West will be replaced by-

Options :

A - North-West

B - South-West

C - West

D - South

Answer : A

Explanation

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

Answer : B

Explanation

As Sahil is walking towards West, so consecutive movement in left-hand side direction will lead him to the North.

Q 4 - Smrutiranjan walks towards North for 15 m and from there he goes righthand side for 10 m and again turns right-hand side for 5 m. He is in which direction?

Options :

A - North-West

B - North-East

C - East

D - South

Answer : B

Explanation

When he goes towards North and turns right-hand side, he is either in North or in East. But he has traversed less in the last move than his first move by 10 m, so he is in the North-East direction.

Q 5 - Suleiman started walking towards South. After walking 10 km, he turned towards right-hand side and walked 20 km. He then turned right-hand side and walked 10 km. He again turned right-hand side and walked 25km. How far is he from his initial position?

Options :

A - 5km

B - 4km

C - 10km

D - 20km

Answer : A

Explanation

When Suleiman walked 10km South and turned right-hand side and walked 20km and again turned right-hand side and walked 10 km, he is 20km to the West of his initial position. Then he turned right-hand side and walked 25 km, so after the final movement he is 5km to the East of his initial position.

Answer : B

Explanation

The movement of the person in three consecutive left-hand side directions and finally a right-hand side direction can lead him to the West.

Q 7 - If South is replaced by North, then which of the following directions will replace North-West?

Options :

A - North-West

B - South-East

C - West

D - South

Answer : B

Explanation

If South will be replaced by North, then simultaneously each direction will shift 180 degree in anticlockwise or clockwise direction and South-East will replace North-West.

Q 8 - Sanjeevani started walking in the North direction in an open field and stopped after moving 20m. Now she turned towards her right-hand side and moved 15 m. How much minimum distance she has to cover to reach her starting point?

Options :

A - 25m

B - 20m

C - 30m

D - 38m

Answer : A

Explanation

Here, we have to apply the Pythagoras theorem to get the answer. We will take the square of each number i.e. 20 and 15, which are 400 and 225 respectively. Next, we will add them and the result of addition is 625. Finally, we will take the square root of the addition and the result is 25 m. So, the minimum distance here is 25 m.

Q 9 - Baishnav started walking towards North. After walking 300 m, he turned towards left-hand side and walked 400 m. He then turned left-hand side and walked 300 m. he again turned left-hand side and walked 500m. How far is he from his initial position?

Options :

A - 500m

B - 400m

C - 100m

D - 200m

Answer : C

Explanation

When Baishnav walked 300m North and turned left-hand side and walked 400m and again turned left-hand side and walked 300 m, he is at 400 m to the West of his initial position. Then he turned left-hand side and walked 500 m, so after the final movement, he is 100m to the East of his initial position.

Q 10 - John started to move towards North-East on a road and stopped after moving 48m. He turned left-hand side and moved 38 m. How much minimum distance he has to cover to reach his starting point?

Options :

A - 64m

B - 63m

C - 62m

D - 61m

Answer : D

Explanation

Here, we have to apply the Pythagoras theorem to get the answer. We will take the square of each number i.e. 48 and 38, which are 2304 and 1444 respectively. Next, we will add them and the result of addition is 3748. Finally, we will take the square root of the addition and the result is 61.22 m. So, the minimum distance here is 61 m.

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