Direction Sense Test Quiz Set 05

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Question 1

The school of Prince is located at a walking distance from her house. When she wishes to go to school, she goes toward North and turns left. After walking a few yards, she turns right, and finally she turns left and reaches her school. In which direction is her school situated with respect to her home ?

 A

North-east.

 B

North-west.

 C

South-east.

 D

South-west.

Soln.
Ans: b

It is clear from the diagram that school is in North-west direction with respect to home.


Question 2

Gurjeet started walking towards South after walking 15 feet he turned to the left and walked 15 feet. He again turned to his left and walked for another 15 feet. How far is he from his original position and in which direction ?

 A

15 feet. North.

 B

15 feet. South.

 C

30 feet. East.

 D

15 feet. East.

Soln.
Ans: d

The route of Gurjeet is as given below :


Thus Gurjeet is 15 feet East from his initial position.


Question 3

A child crawls 20 m towards North. He turns left and walks 40 m. He again turns left and crawls 20 m. Finally he moves 20 m after turning to the left. How far is he from his starting position ?

 A

20 m.

 B

30 m.

 C

50 m.

 D

60 m.

Soln.
Ans: a

Reqd. distance = 40 - 20 = 20 m.


Question 4

Gagan goes first 7 m North then turns left and moves 10 m, again he turns left and moves 7 m. How far is he from the starting point ?

 A

7 m.

 B

10 m.

 C

17 m.

 D

24 m.

Soln.
Ans: b

Question 5

Satnam is an Olympic aspirant. He starts jogging from a point P and walked 20 km towards south. He turned left and ran for 30 km. He then turned left and slowly walked for 20 km. He again turned left and jogged for 40 km and reached at a point Q. How far and in which direction is the point Q from the point P ?

 A

20 km west.

 B

10 km east.

 C

10 km west.

 D

10 km north.

Soln.
Ans: c

Suppose, Satnam starts from P, and jogs 20 km towards south and reaches E. At E, he turns left and runs 30 km, and reaches F. At F, he turns left and walks 20 km, and reaches G. At G, he finally turns to left and jogs 40 km and reaches Q. then,

PQ = QG - PG = QG - EF = 40 - 30 = 10 km.

Hence, Satnam is 10 km far from the point P.


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Updated on 2017-04-07.

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