Direction Sense Test Quiz Set 01

Question 1

The door of Atul's house opens towards the east. He walks straight 100 m, then turns towards right and walks 100 m again and after that turns towards left and stops after walking 50 m. In which direction is he from the starting point ?

A

South-East.

B

North-West.

C

North-East.

D

South-West.

Soln.
Ans: b

Movement of Arul are shown below :

Question 2

Point F is 12 km South of point E. Point G is 24 km East of point F. Point H is 8 km South of point G. Point H is 12 km East of point J and point K is 8 km North of point J.

If a man has to drive to point J from point E (through these points by the shortest distance), which of the following points will he pass through first ?

A

Point G.

B

Point H.

C

Point K.

D

Point F.

Soln.
Ans: d

Question 3

A plane travelled 10 km to East, then turned North and flew another 15 km, then it turned West and covered 12 km and then turned South and covered 15 km. How far is it from the starting point ?

A

0 km.

B

2 km.

C

3 km.

D

5 km.

Soln.
Ans: b

A is the starting point in the figure below.

My distance from A = AE = EB - AB = CD - AB= 12 km - 10 km = 2 km.

Question 4

A devotee wants to reach a temple. He started walking towards the east and reaches a road crossings(chauraha in Hindi). He is facing the road that is going towards the east. There is a market on that road. The road to his left is going towards a marriage palace. In which direction is the temple?

A

East.

B

West.

C

North.

D

South.

Soln.
Ans: d

Suppose, the devotee starts at A. He goes towards east and reaches a crossings at O. Now going straight is the Market (M), towards left is the marriage palace (B). Hence, the temple (Q) must be in the south.

Question 5

A cow entered a grazing field. First it moved 10 m southwards, then it turned right and walked 5 m and turned right and grazed 10 m and turned left and walked 10 m. How many meters is she away from the starting point?

A

10 m.

B

15 m.

C

20 m.

D

25 m.

Soln.
Ans: b

A is the starting point in the figure below.

Required diastance from home, A = AE = AD + DE = BC + DE = 5 m + 10 m = 15 m.