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A child went 90 m in the East to look for his father, then he turned right and went 20 m. After this he turned right and after going 30 m he reached to his uncle's house. His father was not there. From there he went 100 m to his north and met his father. How far did he meet his father from the starting point?

A) 80 m B) 100 m
C) 140 m D) 260 m

Answer:   B) 100 m

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Sumanth walks 200 feet straight from his house, which is facing north and then he walks 100 feet in reverse direction.Further he takes a left turn and walks 300 yards.In Which direction is Sumanth now from his original position?

A) South-East B) North-East
C) South-West D) North-West
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) North-East

Explanation:

Starting From his house, Sumanth walks 200 feet straight towards Noarth; we can write it as . Similarly, the other distances and directions can be considered and written as follows : (Notice that he covers 300 yards towards East; one yard = 3 feet and hence 300 yards = 900 feet)

 Adding all south and all North distances and finding the net result, and also adding all East and all West distances and finding the net result, this can further be summarized as : 

Thus, the direction from his original position is North-East.

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A horse is facing north. It turns 90 degrees in the clockwise direction, then 180 degrees in the anti-clockwise and then another 90 degrees in the same direction. Which direction is the horse facing now?

A) East B) South
C) Southwest D) Southeast
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) South

Explanation:

Starting from the initial point facing north, the horse turns 90 degrees clockwise, which means it turns towards East. Similarly, the other directions can be considered and written as : EWS Thus, the direction it is facing now is South.

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Arun and Amit started walking from two different points 'A' and 'B' respectively.Arun walks 2 kms North and turns to the East and walks 3 kms and again turns to North walks 4 kms and finally turns to East and Walks 5kms to reach point 'C'. Similarly, Amit walks 2 kms North and turns to west and walks 3 kms and finally turns to North, walks 4 kms and meets Arun at point 'C'. What is the distance between Arun and Amit's starting points?

 

A) 5 km B) 8 km
C) 11 km D) 13 km
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 11 km

Explanation:

Where A= Arun's starting point; B = Amit's starting point; C = The point where Arun and Amit meet

PQ + RC + ST = 3 + 5 + 3 = 11 kms.

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Ravi wants to go to the university. He starts from his home which is in the East and comes to a crossing. The road to the left ends in a theatre, straight ahead is the hospital. In Which direction is the University?

A) North B) South
C) East D) West
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) North

Explanation:

Starting from his house in the East, Ravi moves westwards. Then, the theatre, which is to the left, will be in the south. The Hospital, which is straight ahead, will be to the West. So, the University will be to the North.

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Iam facing south. I turn right and walk 20 m. Then I turn right again and walk 10m. Then I turn left and walk 10m and then turning right walk 20m. Then I turn right again and walk 60m. In which direction am I from the starting point?

A) North B) North-West
C) North-East D) East
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) North-East

Explanation:

The movements of the person are from A to F, as shown in Fig. Clearly, the final position is F which is to the North-east of the starting point A

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