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 - Sharmistha walks towards South for 25 m and from there, she goes towards left-hand side for 10 m and again turns left-hand side for 15 m. She is in which direction?

Options :

A - North-West

B - North-East

C - East

D - South-East

Answer : D

Explanation

When she goes towards South and turns left-hand side she is either in South or in East. But she has traversed less in the last move than her first move by 10 m. So, she is in the South-East direction.

Q 2 - If South-East will be replaced by South-West, then North will be replaced by-

Options :

A - East

B - West

C - North-East

D - North-West

Answer : A

Explanation

Each direction will be shifted by 90 degrees in clockwise direction.

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 - 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 : A

Explanation

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

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

Options :

A - North-West

B - South-West

C - West

D - South-East

Answer : D

Explanation

If East will be replaced by North-West, then simultaneously each direction will shift 135 degree in anticlockwise direction and West will be replaced by South-East.

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 - Abhijeet started to move towards the South in an open field and stopped after moving 40 m. Now he turned to his left-hand side and moved 20 m. How much minimum distance he has to cover to reach his starting point?

Options :

A - 25m

B - 45m

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. 40 and 20, which are 1600 and 400 respectively. Next, we will add them and the result of addition is 2000. Finally, we will take the square root of the addition and the result is 44.72 m. So, the minimum distance here is 45 m.

Q 10 - Sudam started to move in the West direction on a road and stopped after moving 25m. He turned to his right-hand side and moved 15 m. How much minimum distance he has to cover to reach his starting point?

Options :

A - 25m

B - 29m

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. 25 and 15, which are 625 and 225 respectively. Next, we will add them and the result of addition is 850. Finally, we will take the square root of the addition and the result is 29.15 m. So, the minimum distance here is 29 m.

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