# Direction Sense Online Quiz

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Q 1 - Mahadev walks towards North for 15 m and from there he goes towards left-hand side for 10 m and again turns left-hand side for 10 m. He is in which direction?

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### Answer : A

### Explanation

When he goes towards North and turns left-hand side, he is either in North or in West. But he has traversed less in the last move than his first move by 5 m. So, he is in the North-West direction.

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

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### Answer : A

### Explanation

Each direction will be shifted by 90 degrees in clockwise direction.

Q 3 - Sanjeev started walking from home towards the North-East direction. Then guess the direction of his home.

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### Answer : B

### Explanation

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

Q 4 - Yuvraj walks towards South for 3.5 m and turns right-hand side. He then walks 1 m, turns right-hand side and walks for 3.5 m. He is in which direction from his previous position?

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### Answer : B

### Explanation

After going towards South, he turned right-hand side and again right-hand side covering 3.5, 1.0 and 3.5 m. Therefore, after the final movement, he is to the West of his previous position.

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?

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### 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.

Q 6 - Soubhagya started walking from home towards South. Which of the following will lead him to the North.

Options :

A - Right-hand side, right-hand side, right-hand side.

B - Left-hand side, left-hand side, left-hand side, right-hand side.

### 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 North is replaced by North-West, then West will be replaced by-

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### Answer : B

### Explanation

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

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### 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 - Ganesh started walking towards East. After walking 40 m, he turned towards left-hand side and walked 50 m. He then turned left-hand side and walked 40 m. He again turned left-hand side and walked 60m. How far is he from his initial position?

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### Answer : C

### Explanation

When Ganesh walked 40m East and turned left-hand side and walked 50m and again turned left-hand side and walked 40 m, he is 50 m North of his initial position. Then he turned left-hand side and walked 60 m. So after final movement, he is 10m to the South of his initial position.

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?

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### 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.