Directions Sense Practice Questions – Set 1

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Directions Sense Practice Questions – Set 1
1. Pankaj is facing North and moves 20 km, then he turned to his right and moves 20 km and then he moves 10 km in North-east direction. Then he turned to his right and moves 20 km, and again he turned to his left and 20 km. Now in which direction Pankaj is facing?
(a) South-east
(b) South-west
(c) North-west
(d) North-east
(e) North
2. Ramu is looking for his wife. 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 wife at his brother’s place 30 metres from this point. His wife was not there. From here he went 100 metres to his north before meeting his wife in a street. How far did Ramu meet his wife from the starting point?
(a) 140 m
(b) 250 m
(c) 80 m
(d) 100 m
(e) 200 m
3. I am facing west. I turn 90° in clockwise direction, then 135° in anticlockwise direction. In which direction, I am facing now?
(a) North-west
(b) South-west
(c) South
(d) North
(e) South – East
4. Santosh, Ashish, Sanjeet, Aniket and Prashant are standing in a line facing towards north. Prashant is standing 20 metres left of Sanjeet. Aniket is standing 20 metres right to prashant and 50 metres right of Sanjeet. What is the distance Santosh and Aniket?
(a) 50 m
(b) 60 m
(c) 40 m
(d) 70 m
(e) 80 m
5. One afternoon, Vandana and Swati were talking to each-other face to face near to career power, Delhi. If Vandana’s shadow was exactly to the left of Swati, which direction was Vandana facing?
(a) North
(b) South
(c) East
(d) Data inadequate
(e) None of these
6. Aditya and Kunal start from a point simultaneously. A moves to his East and travels 2 kms, and Kunal moves to his south and travels 2 kms. Aditya takes turn 90° clockwise and travels 2 kms. Kunal turns 90° anticlock wise and travels 2 kms. Where would they be found form the starting point?
(a) Aditya in South and Kunal in North direction.
(b) Aditya in east and Kunal in North direction.
(c) Both in East direction.
(d) Both in South-east direction.
(e) None of these
7. Golu and Monu are standing at a distance of 20 kms from each-other on a straight East-west road. Golu and Monu start walking simultaneously eastwards and west words respectively and both cover a distance of 5 kms. Then Golu turns to his left and walks 10 kms. Monu turns to his right and walks 10 kms at the same speed. Then both turn to their left and cover a distance of 5 kms at the same speed. What will be the distance between them?
(a) 10 kms
(b) 30 kms
(c) 20 kms
(d) 10 kms or 30 kms
(e) 20 kms or 30 kms
8. Queen travels towards East. Marry travels towards North. Stuart and Tom travel in opposite direction. Tom travels towards right of Queen. Which of the following statement is definitely true?
(a) Marry and Stuart travel in the opposite directions
(b) Stuart travels towards West.
(c) Marry and Stuart travel in same direction.
(d) Tom travels towards North.
(e) None of these
9. If Yadav sees the rising sun behind the temple and the setting sun behind the railway station from his house, what is the direction of the temple from the railway station?
(a) East
(b) West
(c) North
(d) South
(e) North – East
10. At 12.30, the hour hand of a clock faces North and the minute hand faces South. At 2.45 the minute hand will be in which direction?
(a) East
(b) West
(c) North-west
(d) South-east
(e) South-west
Solutions:
1. A)
It is clear from the above diagram that Pankaj is facing towards south-east.
2. D)
3. B) Resultant rotation=90°-135° ACW = 45° ACW (Anti-clock wise)
Hence, I am facing towards south-west direction.
4. C)
Distance = (20+30+20) = 70 m
5. A)
In the afternoon, the sun is in the west. Hence the shadow is in the east. Now east is to the left of Swati, so Swati is facing towards south. Therefore, Vandana, who is face to face with Madhuri, facing towards North.
6. D)
Both are in south-east region from initial point.
7. D)
Condition I:-
Required distance=5+5=10 km
Condition 2 :-
Required Distance (Monu’-Golu’)=5+5+20=30 km.
8. C) We have been given that Queen travels towards East and Marry travels towards North. Now, Tom travels towards right of Queen implies that Tom travels towards South. Hence Stuart travels towards North (because Stuart and Tom travel in opposite directions). Therefore, it is definitely true that Marry and Stuart travel in the same direction i.e. North.
9. A)
Thus temple is in the east with respect to the railway station.
10. B)