Direction Sense Test Quiz Set 04

Question 1

A ship sailed 40 km towards West, took a left turn and sailed for 30 km. Then it took a right turn and travelled for a distance of 20 km. Then it again took a right turn and travelled 30 km. How far was it from the starting point ?

A

70 km.

B

60 km.

C

90 km.

D

20 km.

Soln.
Ans: b

EF + FG = 40 + 20 = 60 km.

Question 2

A sailor went 90 km in the East to look for treasure, then he turned right and went 20 km. After this he turned right and after going 30 km he decided to travel North. When he had travelled for 20 km he found the treasure. How far was he from the starting point ?

A

80 km.

B

60 km.

C

140 km.

D

260 km.

Soln.
Ans: b

Reqd. distance = EL = 90 - 30 = 60km.

Question 3

It is morning time. Two friends - Sehaj and Rana are walking towards each other in a park. When they meet, the shadow of Rana falls towards the right side of Sehaj. In which direction was Sehaj facing?

A

East.

B

West.

C

South.

D

North.

Soln.
Ans: c

Sun rises in the east in the morning. So the shadow of a Rana will fall towards the west. Hence Sehaj is facing towards South.

Question 4

Gurpreet was facing east. He turns 150° in the clock-wise direction and then 105° in the anticlockwise direction. Which direction is he facing now ?

A

East.

B

North.

C

South - West.

D

East - South.

Soln.
Ans: d

The net movement is 45 degrees clockwise.

Question 5

A ship travels 20 km towards East and turns to right and travels 10 km Then it turns to right and travels 9 km. Again it turns to right and travels for 5 km,. After this it turns to left and travels 12 km and finally it turns to its right and travels for 6 km. In which direction is it facing now ?

A

East.

B

West.

C

North.

D

South.

Soln.
Ans: c

It is clear that the ship will face towards North.