Direction Sense Test Quiz Set 12

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Question 1

A wasp flies towards north and covers 15.5 m and then turns left and travels 7 m. It then turns left again and after travelling 31 m again turns left and stops after travelling 7 m. How far is it from the starting point ?

 A

8.5 m.

 B

15.5 m.

 C

46.5 m.

 D

60.5 m.

Soln.
Ans: b

In the figure below, A is the starting point.


Required distance = 31 m - 15.5 m =15.5 m.


Question 2

Point A is 9 km towards the East of point B. Point C is 5 km towards the South of point A. Point D is 3 km towards the West of point C. Point E is 5 km towards the North of point D. Point M is 7 km towards the South of point D.

If a person walks in a straight line for 8 km towards West from Point C, which of the following points would he cross the first ?

 A

M.

 B

B.

 C

E.

 D

D.

Soln.
Ans: d

If a person walks in a straght line for 8 km towards West from point C, then he would be crossing 'D' first.


Question 3

An ant was travelling northwards, then it turned towards its left and moved one meter and again turned left and went 2 meters. Now it was 1 meter west of the original starting point. How far did it travel northwards initially ?

 A

1 m.

 B

3 m.

 C

2 m.

 D

5 m.

Soln.
Ans: c

It started at E and travelled northwards for 2 m.


Question 4

Tinku drives 30 km towards south. Then turns to his right and starts driving straight till he completes another 30 km. Then again turning to his left he drives for another 20 km,. He then turns to his left and drives for 30 km. How far is he from his initial position ?

 A

50 km.

 B

30 km.

 C

10 km.

 D

60 km.

Soln.
Ans: a

Question 5

Mohit started walking from a point X towards south. After walking 40 km, he took a left turn. He then walked 30 km and reached a point Z. What is the distance between X and Z, and Z is towards which direction of X ?

 A

60 km, South East.

 B

50 km, South West.

 C

50 km, South East.

 D

None of these.

Soln.
Ans: c

XZ2 = XY2 + YZ2
= (40)2 + (30)2

1600 + 900 = 2500.

XZ = 50 km.


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Updated on 2017-04-07.

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