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.

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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?

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 - 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.

Answer : A

Explanation

As Sagarika is walking towards North, so consecutive righthand side movement will lead her to West.

Q 4 - Salma walks to South for 2km and from there he goes right-hand side for 1km and again turn right-hand side for 1.5 km. She is in which direction?

Options :

A - South-West

B - North-East

C - East

D - South-East

Answer : A

Explanation

When she goes towards South and turns right-hand side, she is either in South or in West. But she has traversed less in the last move than her first move by 0.5 km, so she is in the South-West direction.

Answer : A

Explanation

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

Answer : A

Explanation

The movement of Dibyajyoti in three consecutive left-hand side direction can lead him to West.

Q 7 - Salim started to move in the East direction in an open field and stopped after moving 30m. Now he turned right-hand side and moved 10 m. How much minimum distance he has to cover to reach his starting point?

Options :

A - 25m

B - 20m

C - 31m

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. 30 and 10, which are 900 and 100 respectively. Next, we will add them and the result of addition is 1000. Finally, we will take the square root of the addition and the result is 31.60 m. So, the minimum distance here is 31m.

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 - Wridhimaan started to move towards East in an open field and stopped after moving 55m. Now he turned to his right-hand side and moved 25 m. How much minimum distance he has to cover to reach his starting point?

Options :

A - 60m

B - 20m

C - 30m

D - 65m

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. 55 and 25, which are 3025 and 625 respectively. Next, we will add them and the result of addition is 3650. Finally, we will take the square root of the addition and the result is 60.41 m. So, the minimum distance here is 60 m.

Q 10 - Sritam started to move towards North-East on a road and stopped after moving 100m. He turned to his right-hand side and moved 50 m. How much minimum distance he has to cover to reach his starting point?

Options :

A - 110m

B - 111m

C - 120m

D - 140m

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. 100 and 50, which are 10000 and 2500 respectively. Next, we will add them and the result of addition is 12500. Finally, we will take the square root of the addition and the result is 111.80 m. So, the minimum distance here is 111 m.

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