100+ Direction Sense Test Verbal Reasoning Questions & Answers - 1

Question: 1

Anuj started walking positioning his back towards the sun. After sometime, he turned left, then turned right and then towards the left again. In which direction is he going now?

(A) South or West

(B) North or West

(C) North or South

(D) East or West

Ans: C

Clearly, there are two possible movements of Anuj as shown below.

Question: 2

Rohit walked 25 metres towards South. Then he turned to his left and walked 20 metres. He then turned to his left and walked 25 metres. He again turned to his right and walked 15 metres. At what distance is he from the starting point and in which direction?

(A) 35 metres North

(B) 35 metres East

(C) 40 metres East

(D) 60 metres East

Ans: A

The movements of Rohit are as shown in figure.
∴ Rohit’s distance from starting point A = AE = (AD + DE) = (BC + DE) = (20 + 15) m = 35 m.
Also, E is to the East of A.

Question: 3

A girl leaves from her home. She first walks 30 metres in North-south direction ad then 30 metres in South-west direction. Next, she walks 30 metres in South-east direction. Finally, she turns towards her house. In which direction is she moving?

(A) South-east

(B) South-west

(C) North-east

(D) North-west

Ans: C

The movements of the girl are as shown in Figure (A to B, B to C, C to D, D to A).
Clearly, she is finally moving in the direction DA i.e. North-east.

Question: 4

Deepak starts walking straight towards east. After walking 75 metres, he turns to the left and walks 25 metres straight. Again he turns to the left, walks a distance of 40 metres straight, again he turns to the left and walks a distance of 25 metres. How far is he from the starting point?

(A) 35 metres

(B) 50 metres

(C) 115 metres

(D) 140 metres

Ans: A

The movements of Deepak are as shown in figure.
Clearly, EB = DC = 40 m.
∴ Deepak’s distance from the starting point A = (AB – EB) = (75 – 40) m = 35 m.

Question: 5

P, Q, R and S are playing a game of carrom. P, R and S, Q are partners. S is to the right of R who is facing west. Then, Q is facing

(A) North

(B) South

(C) East

(D) West

Ans: A

As per the given data, R faces towards West. S is to the right of R. So, S is facing towards South. Thus, Q who is the partner of S, will face towards North.

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