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 - Lakshman walks towards South for 35 m. He turns right-hand side and walks 10 m. After that, he again turns right-hand side and walks for 35 m. He is in which direction from his previous position?

Options :

A - East

B - West

C - North

D - South

Answer : B

Explanation

After going towards South, Lakshman turned right-hand side and again right-hand side covering 35m, 10mand 35 m. Finally, he is to the West of his previous position.

Q 2 - A person walks 10 km to the West and reaches his sister’s house. From there, he travels towards North for 10 km to reach his mother-in-law’s house. His mother-in-law’s house is in which direction of his home?

Options :

A - North

B - West

C - North-East

D - North-West

Answer : D

Explanation

As the movement of the person is towards West and North, his final position will be North-West of the initial position.

Answer : A

Explanation

The movement of the person in three consecutive right-hand side direction can lead him to the East.

Answer : B

Explanation

As Sangram is walking towards East, so consecutive movement in left-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.

Answer : B

Explanation

If Suvarna will move in three consecutive left-hand side direction, it can lead her to the West. But the first left-hand side direction shall be at 45 degree.

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

Options :

A - North-West

B - South-West

C - East

D - South

Answer : C

Explanation

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

Q 8 - Arjun started to move in the West direction in an open field and stopped after moving 69m. Now he turned to his left-hand side and moved 39 m. Now how much minimum distance he has to cover to reach his starting point.

Options :

A - 79m

B - 80m

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. 69 and 39, which are 4761 and 1521 respectively. Next, we will add them and the result of addition is 6282. Finally, we will take the square root of the addition and the result is 79.25 m. So, the minimum distance here is 79 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 - Siddharth started to walk towards the South-East on a road and stopped after moving 26m. Now he turned left-hand side and moved 16 m. How much minimum distance he has to cover to reach his starting point?

Options :

A - 25m

B - 20m

C - 30m

D - 38m

Answer : C

Explanation

Here, we have to apply the Pythagoras theorem to get the answer. We will take the square of each number i.e. 26 and 16, which are 676 and 256 respectively. Next, we will add them and the result of addition is 932. Finally, we will take the square root of the addition and the result is 30.05 m. So, the minimum distance here is 30 m.

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