Direction Sense

1.        You go North, turn right, then right again and then go to the left. In which direction are you  now ?
(1)  North        (2)  South                    (3)  East                       (4)  West                   
(5)  None of these

2.         Kunal walks 10 km towards North, from these he walks 6 km towards south. Then he walks 3 km towards East. How far & in which direction is he with reference to his starting point ?
(1) 5 km West         (2)  5 km North-East             (3)  7 km East             
(4)  7 km West                                    (5) None of these

3.        Manik walked 40 meters towards North, took a left then & walk 20 meters. He again took a left turn and walked 40 meters. How far and in which direction is he from the starting point ?    
(1)  20 m East           (2)  20 m North               (3)  20 m South          
(4)  100 m South                     (5)  None of these

4.         A man leaves for his office from his house. He walks towards east after moving a distance of 20 m, he turns south & walks 10 m. Then he walks 35 m towards the west and further 5 m towards the North. He then turns towards East & walk 15 m. What is the straight distance (in meter) between his initial & final position ?
(1)  0        (2)  5          (3)  10         (4)  Cannot be determined                  
(5) None of these

5.        A rat runs 20’ towards East and turns to right, runs 10’ and turns to right, runs 9’ and again turns to left runs 5’ and then turns to Left, runs 12’ and finally turns to left and runs 6’. Now which direction is the rat facing ?
(1) East       (2) West         (3) North      (4) South        (5) None of these

6.         Manali walks 20 km towards south , from these he walks 6 km towards east . Then he walks 5 km towards north . Now which direction is he with reference to his starting point ?
(1)  West                   (2) south West                       (3) south East 
(4)  North-East          (5) None of these

7.        Deepa started from A, moved 75 m North upto B, turned left and walked 25 m upto C. She then turned left again and moved 80 m upto D. Turning to the right at an angle of 45. In which direction was she moving finally ?
            (1) North-East       (2) North-West        (3) South     (4) South-East            
            (5) South-West

8.         A child is looking for his father. He went 90 m in the East before turning to the right. He went 20 m before turning to his right again to look for his father at his uncles place 30 m from this point. His father was not there. From there he went 100 m to his North before meeting his father in a street. How far did the son meet his father from the starting point ?
(1)  80 m            (2)  100 m            (3)  140 m      (4)  260 m                   
(5) None of these

9.        A man is facing west. He turns 45' in the clockwise direction and then another 180' in the same direction and then 270' in the anticlockwise direction. Which direction is he facing now ?
            (1) South       (2) North-West         (3) West       (4) South-West  
            (5) None of these

10.       If you are facing North-East & moved 10 m forward, turn left and move 7.5 m then you are ?
           (1) south of your initial position
           (2) 12 m from South from your initial position
           (3) 12.25 m  East from your initial position  
           (4) 12.50 m north from your initial position   
           (5) Both (2) & (3)

11.      One day Ravi left home & cycled 10 km South wards, turned right and cycled 5 km and turned right & cycled 10 km and turned left and cycled 10 km. How many km’s will he have to cycle to reach his home straight ?
            (1) 10 km                     (2) 15 km          (3) 20 km         (4) 25 km                  
            (5)  None of these

12.       P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W are sitting around a round table in the same order, for group discussion at equal distances their position are clockwise. If V sit in the North then what will be the position of S.
            (1) East              (2) South-East      (3)  South        (4) South-West        
            (5) None of these

13.       A, B, C and D are playing cards. A & B are partners. D faces towards North. If A faces towards west, then who faces towards South ?
            (1) B                            (2) C                (3)  D               (4) Data inadequate 
            (5) None of these

14.       If A is to South of B and C is to the East of B in what direction is A with respect or C ?
            (1) North-East    (2) North-West      (3)  South-East        (4) South-West 
            (5) None of these

Ques. No. 15. to 17. Read the information carefully.
            Seven Villages A, B, C, D, E, F and G are situated as follow
            E is 2 km to the West of B                      F is 2 km to the North of A
            C is 1 km to the West of A                      D is 2 km to the South of G
            G is 2 km to the East of C                    D is exactly in the middle of B and E

15.       A is in the middle of  
            (1) E & C        (2) E & G        (3) F & G        (4) G & C 
            (5) None of these

16.       Which two villages are farthest from one another ? 
            (1) D & C        (2) F & E        (3) F & B        (4) G & E 
            (5) None of these

17.       How far E from F (in km) as the crow files ?
            (1) 4    (2) 20        (3) 5     (4) 26       (5) None of these

18.    If “South-East” is called “East”, “North-West” is called “West”. “South-West” is called “South” and so on what will North be called ?
            (1) East            (2) North-East             (3) North-West            (4) South    \
            (5) None of these

19.       A watch reads 4 : 30. If the minute hand point East, in what direction will the hour hand pointow How ?
            (1) North         (2) North-West            (3) South                     (4) North-East   
            (5) None  of these

20.     A clock is so placed that at 12 noon its minute hand points towards north-east. In which direction does it hour hand point at 1 : 30 PM ?
            (1) North         (2) South                     (3) East                        (4) West           
            (5) None of these


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