Direction Sense Test

Direction Sense Test

The Questions from these chapter are based on directon as well as distance.
 
In the Questions from these topic Usually a Person from a starting Point "S" will move to final Point "F" after moving some distance & turning in a particular direction x number of times. Here we need to keep trace of the Initial & Final Position of the Person.
 
These type of Questions are asked to test the candidate's ability to trace and follow correctly and sense the direction correctly.
 
 

Questions from in these chapter can be divided into two Groups:

1. Direction based: Which direction is he facing Now?

Example1:
A man is facing west. He turns 45 degree in the clockwise direction and then another 180 degree in the same direction and then 270 degree in the anticlockwise direction. Find which direction he is facing now ?
a) South-West
b) West
c) South
d) East-South
Answer: OPTION A
 
Example2:
A man is facing north. He turns 45 degree in the clockwise direction and then another 180 degree in the same direction and then 45 degree in the anticlockwise direction. Find which direction he is facing now ?
a) North
b) East
c) West
d) South
Answer: Option D
 

2. Shortest Distance initial & final Position(Displacement): How far is he from his starting position? 

Example1:
One day, Raviraj left home and cycled 20 Km southwards, turned right and cycled 10 km and turned right and cycled 20 Km and turned left and cycled 20 Km. How many kilometres will he have to cycle to reach his home straight ?
50 Km
30 Km
40 Km
60 Km
Answer:  Option B
 

3. Distance as well as Direction: How far and in which direction is he with reference to his starting point ?

Example1:
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 ?
5 Km North
5 Km South
5 Km East
5 Km North-East
Answer: D