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 - 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?

Options :

A - North-West

B - North-East

C - East

D - South

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-

Options :

A - East

B - West

C - North-East

D - North-West

Answer : A

Explanation

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

Q 3 - If East is replaced by West, then South-East will be replaced by-

Options :

A - North-West

B - North-East

C - South

D - West

Answer : A

Explanation

As East is replaced by West, each direction will be shifted to 180degrees in anticlockwise direction and South-East will be replaced by North-West.

Q 4 - Salman started to move in the direction of East in an open field and stopped after moving 35m. Now 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 - 20m

C - 30m

D - 38m

Answer : D

Explanation

Here we have to apply the Pythagoras theorem to get the answer. We will take square of each number i.e. 35 and 15, whose square is 1225 and 225 respectively. We will add them and the sum is 1450. Finally, we will take the square root of the number and the result is 38.07 m. So, the minimum distance here is 38m.

Answer : A

Explanation

If Suchismita will move from her initial position in three consecutive right-hand side direction, it can lead her to the West.

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

Options :

A - North-West

B - South-West

C - North-East

D - South

Answer : C

Explanation

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

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 - 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 - Baibhav started walking towards South. After walking 3 km, he turned towards left-hand side and walked 4km. He then turned left-hand side and walked 3km. He again turned left-hand side and walked 5km. How far is he from his initial position?

Options :

A - 5km

B - 4km

C - 1km

D - 2km

Answer : C

Explanation

When Baibhav walked 3km South and turned left-hand side and walked 4km and again turned left-hand side and walked 3km, he is 4km to the East of his initial position. Then he turned left-hand side and walked 5km. So, after the final movement, he is 1km to the West of his initial position.

Q 10 - Kundan started walking towards South. After walking 80 m, he turned left-hand side and walked 120 m. He then turned left-hand side and walked 80 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 Kundan walked 80m South and turned left-hand side and walked 120m and again turned left-hand side and walked 80 m, he is 120 m to the East of his initial position. Then he turned left-hand side and walked 100 m. So after the final movement, he is 20m to the East of his initial position.

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