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One morning after sunrise Nivedita and Niharika were talking to each other face to face at Dalphin crossing. If Niharika's shadow was exactly to the right of Nivedita, Which direction Niharika was facing?

A) North B) South
C) East D) Data is inadequate

Answer:   A) North

Explanation:

In the morning sun rises in the East. Hence then any shadow falls in the West. Since Nikharia's shadow was exactly to the right of Nivedita. Hence Nikharia is facing towards North.

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I travel 20 miles towards north and then travel 25 miles eastward. I then travel 40 miles rightwards, then travel 30 miles towards left and then travels 12 miles to the left and finally 20 miles northwards. How far am i pproximately from my original destination and in what direction ?

A) 20 miles towards south B) 13 miles towards south-west
C) 12 miles towards east D) 13 miles towards north-east
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 13 miles towards south-west

Explanation:

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Using pythagorus rule, 

 

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Laxmi goes 6 km towards South-East from her office.Then she goes 15 km turning to West. After this she goes 6 km towards North-West and in the end she goes 11 km towards East. How far is she from her office ?

A) 10 km B) 11 km
C) 4 km D) 6 km
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 4 km

Explanation:

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From the above fig we can observe that distance between Laxmi and her office is 15-11 = 4 kms.

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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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