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 - Shatabdi walks towards South for 20 m and from there she goes towards right-hand side for 10 m and again turns right-hand side for 15 m. 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 5 m. So, she is in the South-West direction.

Q 2 - Ram walks 6 km towards South and reaches his brother’s house. From there he walks towards East for 12 km to reach his office. His office is in which direction of his home?

Options :

A - North

B - South-East

C - North-East

D - North-West

Answer : B

Explanation

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

Q 3 - Pradeep started walking from home towards South-West direction. Then his home is in which direction of him?

Options :

A - North-East

B - North-West

C - North

D - South-East

Answer : A

Explanation

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

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 : B

Explanation

First Laxmikant will move 45 degrees towards the left-hand side and then two consecutive left-hand side movement will lead him to the East direction.

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

Options :

A - North-West

B - South-West

C - West

D - South

Answer : A

Explanation

If West will be replaced by South-West, then simultaneously each direction will shift 45 degree in anticlockwise direction and North will be replaced by 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 - Bikash started walking towards South. After walking 30 m, he turned towards left-hand side and walked 40 m. He then turned left-hand side and walked 30 m. He again turned left-hand side and walked 50m. How far is he from his initial position?

Options :

A - 50m

B - 40m

C - 10m

D - 20m

Answer : C

Explanation

When Bikash walked 30m South and turned left-hand side and walked 40m and again turned left-hand side and walked 30 m, he is at 40 m to the East of his initial position. Then he turned left-hand side and walked 50 m, so after the final movement he is 10m 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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