Direction Sense Test

In the Direction Sense Test, the questions consist of a sort of direction puzzle. A successive follow-up of directions is formulated and the candidate is required to ascertain the final direction or the distance between two points. The test is meant to judge the candidate’s ability to trace and follow correctly and sense the direction correctly. Here we will see many types of questions that may be asked in this section. The section will check your grasp on the topic and also provide you with a chance to improve your abilities.

Direction Sense Test

Part A

Q1:Â A man is facing west. He turns 45Â° in the clockwise direction and then another 1800 in the same direction and then 270Â° in the anticlockwise direction. Which direction is he facing now? (Hotel Management, 1997)

(a) SouthÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â (b) North-westÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â (c) WestÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  (d) South-west

Q2:Â One day, Ravi left home and cycled 10 km southwards, turned right and cycled 5 km and turned right and cycled 10 km and turned left and cycled 10 km. How many kilometres will he have to cycle to reach his homeÂ straight? (Assistant Grade, 1995)

(a) 10 kmÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â (b) 15 kmÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â (c) 20 kmÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â (d) 25 km

Q3:Â A child is looking for his father. He went 90 metres in the east before turning to his right. He went 20 metres before turning to his right again to look for his father at his uncle’s place 30 metres from this point. His father was notÂ there. From there, he went 100 metres to his north before meeting his father in a street. How far did the son meet his father from starting point? (Central Excise, 1906)

(a) 80 metresÂ  Â  Â  (b) 100 metresÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â  (c) 140 metresÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â  (d) 260 metres

Q4:Â Kailash faces towards the north. Turning to his right, he walks 25 metres. He then turns to his left and walks 30 metres. Next, he moves 25 metres to his right. He then turns to his right again and walks 55 metres. Finally, he turns to the right and moves 40 metres. In which direction is he now
from his starting point?

(a) South-westÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â (b) SouthÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â  (c) North-westÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  (d) South-east

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Q1: (d), Q2: (b), Q3: (b), Q4: (d).

Part B

Q5:Â the left and walking for about 25 metres, turned left again and walked 80 metres. Finally, she turned to the right at an angle of 45Â°. In which direction was she moving finally?
(a) North-eastÂ  Â  Â  Â  (b) North-westÂ  Â  Â  Â (c) SouthÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â Â (d) South-eastÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â (e) South-west

Q6:Â Kunal walks 10 km towards North. From there he walks 6 km towards South. Then, he walks 3 km towards East. How far and in which direction is he with reference to his starting point? (M.B.A – 1996)

(a) 6 km West.Â  Â  Â  Â  Â (b) 7 km WestÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â  (c) 7 km EastÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â (d) 5 km North-East

Q7:Â Johnson left for his office in his car. He drove 16 km towards the north and then 10 km towards west He then turned to the south and covered 5 km. Further, he turned to the east and moved 8 km. Finally, he turned right and drove 10 km. How far and in which direction is he from his starting point?

(a) 2 km WestÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â (b) 5 km EastÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â (c) 3 km NorthÂ  Â  Â  Â  (d) 6 km SouthÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  (e) None of these

Q8:Â A man is facing south. He turns 135Â° in the anticlockwise direction and then 180Â° in the clockwise direction. Which direction is he facing now?

(a) North-eastÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â (b) North-westÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â  (c) South-eastÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â  (d) South-west

Find Your Answers Here

Q5: (e), Q6: (d), Q7: (a), Q8: (d)

Part C

Q9:Â A man is facing north-west. He turns 90Â° in the clockwise direction and then 135Â° in the anticlockwise direction. Which direction is he facing now?Â  Â (Hotel Management, 1996)

(a) EastÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â (b) WestÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  (c) NorthÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  (d) South

Q10:Â A man is facing north-west. He turns 90Â° in the clockwise direction, then 180Â° in the anticlockwise direction and then another 90Â° in the same direction. Which direction is he facing now?Â  Â  Â  Â (Hotel Management, 1997)

(a) SouthÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â (b) South-westÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  (c) WestÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  (d) South-east

Q11:Â I am facing east. I turn 100Â° in the clockwise direction and then 145Â° in the anticlockwise direction. Which direction am I facing now?Â  Â  Â (Hotel Management, 1998)

(a) EastÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â (b) North-eastÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  (c) NorthÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  (d) South-west

Q12:Â Deepak starts walking straight towards the 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) 25 metresÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â  (b) 50 metresÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  (c) 115 metresÂ  Â  Â (d) 140 metresÂ  Â  Â  Â  (e) None of these

Find Your Answers Here

Q9: (b), Q10( d), Q11: (b), Q12 (e)

Part D

Q13: Kishenkant walks \0 kilometres towards North. From there, he walks 6 kilometres towards South. Then, he walks 3 kilometres towards East. How far and in which direction is he with reference to his starting point? (M. B. J. V. 1998)

(a) 5 kilometres WestÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â (b) 5 kilometres North-eastÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  (c) 7 kilometres EastÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â  (d) 7 kilometres West

Q14:Â A man leaves for his office from his house. He walks towards East. After moving a distance of 20 m, he turns towards South and walks 10 m. Then he walks 35 m towards the West and further 5 m towards the North. He then turns towards East and walks 15 m. What is the straight distance in metres between his initial and final positions?

(a) 0Â  Â  Â  Â  (b) 5Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â (c) 10Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  (d) Cannot be determinedÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â  (e) None of these

Q15:Â Gaurav walks 20 metres towards North. He then turns left and walks 40 metres. He again turns left and walks 20 metres. Further, he moves 20 metres after turning to the right. How far is he from his original position?Â Â (Bank P.O. 1997)

(a) 20 metresÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â  (b) 30 metresÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â  (c) 50 metresÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â (d) 60 metresÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â (e) None of these

Q16:Â Radha moves towards South-east a distance of 7 km, then she moves towards West and travels a distance of 14 m. From here, she moves towards North-west a distance of 7 m and finally, she moves a distance of 4 m towards East and stood at that point. How far is the starting point from where she stood?Â  [Tax & Central Excise, 1995]

(a) 3 mÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  (b) 4 mÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  (c) 10 mÂ  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â (d) 11 m

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Q13: (b), Q14: (b), Q15: (d), Q16: (c)

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