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 - Biplav started walking towards North. After walking 40 m, he turned righthand side and walked 40 m. He then turned right-hand side again and walked 40 m. Finally, he again turned right-hand side and walked 60m. How far is he from his initial position?

Options :

A - 50m

B - 40m

C - 10m

D - 20m

Answer : D

Explanation

When Biplav walked 40m North and turned right-hand side and walked 40 m and again turned right-hand side and walked 40 m, he is 40 m to the East of his initial position. Then he turned right-hand side and walked 60 m. Therefore, after the final movement, he is 20 m to the West of his initial position.

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 : B

Explanation

As Sahil is walking towards West, so consecutive movement in left-hand side direction will lead him to the North.

Q 4 - Rajesh started walking towards North. After walking 4 km, he turned right-hand side and walked 4 km. He then turned right-hand side again and walked 4 km. Finally, he again turned right-hand side and walked 6km. How far is he from his initial position?

Options :

A - 5km

B - 4km

C - 1km

D - 2km

Answer : D

Explanation

When Rajesh walked 4km North and turned right-hand side and walked 4km and again turned right-hand side and walked 4km, he is 4 km to the East of his initial position. Then he turned right-hand side and walked 6 km, so after final movement he is 2km to the West of his initial position.

Answer : B

Explanation

If Vidyadhar will move from his initial position in three consecutive left-hand side direction it can lead him to the West.

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-

Options :

A - North-West

B - South-West

C - West

D - South

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 - Shailesh started to move towards North-Easton a road and stopped after moving 26m. Now he turned to his right-hand side and moved 16 m. How much minimum distance he has to cover to reach his starting point?

Options :

A - 25m

B - 20m

C - 30m

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. 26 and 16, which are 676 and 256 respectively. Next, we will add them and the result of addition is 932. Finally, we will take the square root of the addition and the result is 30.05 m. So, the minimum distance here is 30 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 - Bikram started walking towards North. After walking 150 m, he turned left-hand side and walked 200 m. He then turned left-hand side and walked 150 m. He again turned left-hand side and walked 250 m. How far is he from his initial position?

Options :

A - 50m

B - 40m

C - 10m

D - 20m

Answer : A

Explanation

When Bikram walked 150m North and turned left-hand side and walked 200m and again turned left-hand side and walked 150 m, he is 200 m to the West of his initial position. Then he turned left-hand side and walked 250 m. So, after the final movement, he is 50m to the East of his initial position.

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