Direction Sense Test Questions

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If South-East becomes North, North-East becomes West and so on. What will West become?

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

Explanation:

 

It is clear from the diagrams that new name of West will become South-East.

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Rasik walked 20 m towards north. Then he turned right and walks 30 m. Then he turns right and walks 35 m. Then he turns left and walks 15 m. Finally he turns left and walks 15 m. In which direction and how many metres is he from the starting position?

A) 15 m West B) 30 m East
C) 30 m West D) 45 m East
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 45 m East

Explanation:

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Rahul put his timepiece on the table in such a way that at 6 P.M. hour hand points to North. In which direction the minute hand will point at 9.15 P.M. ?

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

Explanation:

 

At 9.15 P.M., the minute hand will point towards west.

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One morning after sunrise, Suresh was standing facing a pole. The shadow of the pole fell exactly to his right. To which direction was he facing?

A) East B) West
C) South D) Data is inadequate
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) South

Explanation:

Sun rises in the east in the morning. Since the shadow of Suresh falls to his right. So he is facing South.

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A man is facing north-west. He turns 90o in the clockwise direction, then 180o in the anticlockwise direction and then another 90o in the same direction. Which direction is he facing now?

A) South B) South-west
C) South-east D) East
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) South-east

Explanation:

As shown in fig. the man initially faces in the direction OP. On moving 900 clockwise, he faces in the direction OX. On further moving 1800 anticlockwise, he faces in the direction OY. Finally, on moving 900anticlockwise, he faces in the direction OZ, which is South-east.new1497431743.jpg image

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K is 40 m South-West of L. If M is 40 m South-East of L, then M is in which direction of K?

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

Explanation:

Hence M is in the East of K

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A man walks 5 km toward south and then turns to the right. After walking 3 km he turns to the left and walks 4 km. And then he goes back 10 km straight. Now in which direction is he from the starting place ?

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

Explanation:

From the given directions, now he is 1km in the North-West direction.

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If A x B means A is to the south of B; A + B means A is to the north of B; A % B means A is to the east of B; A - B means A is to the west of B; then in P % Q + R - S, S is in which direction with respect to Q?

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

Explanation:

According to P % Q + R - S

 

 

S is in the South-East of Q.

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