## Direction Sense Test Questions and Answers Part-1

1. One evening before sunset Rekha and Hema were talking to each other face to face. If Hema's shadow was exactly to the right of Hema, which direction was Rekha facing?
a) North
b) South
c) East

Explanation:

In the evening sun sets in West. Hence then any shadow falls in the East. Since Hema's shadow was to the right of Hema. Hence Rekha was facing towards South.

2. A boy rode his bicycle Northward, then turned left and rode 1 km and again turned left and rode 2 km. He found himself 1 km west of his starting point. How far did he ride northward initially?
a) 1 km
b) 2 km
c) 3 km
d) 5 km

Explanation:

The boy rode 2 km. Northward.

3. 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

Explanation:

Hence M is in the East of K.

4. A man walks 2 km towards North. Then he turns to East and walks 10 km. After this he turns to North and walks 3 km. Again he turns towards East and walks 2 km. How far is he from the starting point?
a) 10 km
b) 13 km
c) 15 km
d) None of these

Explanation:

Required Distance
= AE
= √(52 + 122)
= 13 km

5. The length and breadth of a room are 8 m and 6 m respectively. A cat runs along all the four walls and finally along a diagonal order to catch a rat. How much total distance is covered by the cat?
a) 10
b) 14
c) 38
d) 48

Explanation:

Required Distance
= 8 + 6 + 8 + 6 + √(82 + 62)
= 28 + √100
= 28 + 10
= 38 m

6. One morning after sunrise Nivedita and Niharika were talking to each other face to face at Dalphin crossing. If Niharika's shadow was exactly to the right of Nivedita, Which direction Niharika was facing?
a) North
b) South
c) East

Explanation:

In the morning sun rises in the East. Hence then any shadow falls in the West. Since Nikharia's shadow was exactly to the right of Nivedita. Hence Nikharia is facing towards North.

7. 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

Explanation: According to P % Q + R - S

S is in the South-East of Q.

8. 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) South
c) West

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

9. A child went 90 m in the East to look for his father, then he turned right and went 20 m. After this he turned right and after going 30 m he reached to his uncle's house. His father was not there. From there he went 100 m to his north and met his father. How far did he meet his father from the starting point?
a) 80 m
b) 100 m
c) 140 m
d) 260 m

Explanation:

Required Distance
= AE
= √(AG2 + EG2)
= √{(90 - 30)2 + (100 - 20)2}
= √{(60)2 + (80)2}
= √(3600 + 6400)
= √10000
= 100 m

10. Four friends A, B, C and D live in a same locality. The house of B is in the east of A's house but in the north of C's house. The house of C is in the west of D's house. D's house is in which direction of A's house?
a) South-East
b) North-East
c) East