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 : A

Explanation

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

Q 2 - A person walks 5 km towards East and reaches his brother’s house. From there he walks towards North for 10 km to reach his office. His office is in which direction of his house?

Options :

A - North

B - West

C - North-East

D - North-West

Answer : C

Explanation

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

Answer : B

Explanation

The movement of the person in three consecutive left-hand side directions can lead him to West.

Q 4 - Bikash started walking towards North. After walking 3km, he turned towards left-hand side and walked 4km. He then turned left-hand side and walked 3 km. 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 Bikash walked 3km North and turned left-hand side and walked 4km and again turned left-hand side and walked 3 km, he is 4 km to the West of his initial position. Then he turned left-hand side and walked 5 km, so finally, he is at 1km to the East of his initial position.

Answer : C

Explanation

First Rupesh have to turn right-hand side wards in a 45degree measure and then will take a left-hand side turn to lead towards the West direction.

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

Options :

A - North-West

B - South-West

C - West

D - South

Answer : B

Explanation

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

Q 7 - Sangram started to move in the East direction in an open field and stopped after walking 25m. Now he turned to his right-hand side and walked 10 m. How much minimum distance he has to cover to reach his starting point?

Options :

A - 27m

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. 25 and 10, which are 625 and 100 respectively. Next, we will add them and the result of addition is 725. Finally, we will take the square root of the addition and the result is 26.92 m. So, the minimum distance here is 27 m.

Q 8 - Saif started to move towards South-East direction in an open field and stopped after moving 100m. Now he turned to his right-hand side and moved 75 m. How much minimum distance he has to cover to reach his starting point?

Options :

A - 110m

B - 130m

C - 121m

D - 125m

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. 100 and 75, which are 10000 and 5625 respectively. Next, we will add them and the result of addition is 15625. Finally, we will take the square root of the addition and the result is 125 m. So, the minimum distance here is 125 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?

Options :

A - 50m

B - 40m

C - 10m

D - 20m

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 - Purussottam started to move in the East direction on a road and stopped after moving 20m. 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 - 22m

C - 30m

D - 38m

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. 20 and 10, which are 400 and 100 respectively. Next, we will add them and the result of addition is 500. Finally, we will take the square root of the addition and the result is 22.36 m. So, the minimum distance here is 22 m.

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