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 - Madhav walks towards North for 15 m and from there he goes towards right-hand side for 10 m and again turns right-hand side for 5 m. He is in which direction?

Options :

A - North-West

B - North-East

C - East

D - South

Answer : B

Explanation

When he goes towards North and turns right-hand side, he is either in North or in East. But he has traversed less in the last move than his first move by 10 m. So, he is in the North-East direction.

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.

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 - Mukund walks towards North for 45 m and from there he goes left-hand side for 30 m and again turns left-hand side for 30 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 15 m, so he is in the North-West direction.

Q 5 - Atul walked for 5km towards East and from that point 4km towards West. He then moved to North for 5km and turned left-hand side for 1km. How much distance did he travel from the initial point?

Options :

A - 5km

B - 9km

C - 1km

D - 8km

Answer : A

Explanation

He will be 5km towards North from the initial point.

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

Options :

A - North-West

B - South-West

C - West

D - South

Answer : B

Explanation

If North will be replaced by South-East, then simultaneously each direction will shift 135 degree in clockwise direction and East will be replaced by South-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 - 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 - 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 - John started to move towards North-East on a road and stopped after moving 48m. He turned left-hand side and moved 38 m. How much minimum distance he has to cover to reach his starting point?

Options :

A - 64m

B - 63m

C - 62m

D - 61m

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. 48 and 38, which are 2304 and 1444 respectively. Next, we will add them and the result of addition is 3748. Finally, we will take the square root of the addition and the result is 61.22 m. So, the minimum distance here is 61 m.

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