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 - Purusottam walks 5 km towards East and reaches Mamata’s house. From there he walks towards North for 10 km to reach his gym. His gym is in which direction of his home?

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 : A

Explanation

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

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 : 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.

Answer : A

Explanation

The movement of Dibyajyoti in three consecutive left-hand side direction can lead him to 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 - Kadam started to move towards North in an open field and stopped after moving 12km. Now he turned to his left-hand side and moved 5km. How much minimum distance he has to cover to reach his starting point?

Options :

A - 14km

B - 13km

C - 30km

D - 15km

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. 12 and 5, which are 144 and 25 respectively. Next, we will add them and the result of addition is 169. Finally, we will take the square root of the addition and the result is 13 m. So, the minimum distance here is 13 m.

Q 9 - Ramesh started walking towards North. After walking 60 m, he turned right-hand side and walked 100 m. He then turned right-hand side and walked 60 m. He again turned right-hand side and walked 80m. How far is he from his initial position?

Options :

A - 50m

B - 40m

C - 10m

D - 20m

Answer : D

Explanation

When Ramesh walked 60m North and turned right-hand side and walked 100m and again turned right-hand side and walked 60 m, he is 100 m to the East of his initial position. Then he turned right-hand side and walked 80 m. So after the final movement, he is 20m to the East 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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