# ch.6 :- Direction Sense Test :- Exercise 1

1. Anoop starts walking towards South. After walking 15 m he turns towards North. After walking 20 m, he turns towards East and walks 10 Rahim started from point X and walked straight 5 km West, then turned left and walked straight 2 km and again turned left and walked straight 7 km. In which direction is he from the point X ?

(a) North-East
(b) South-West
(c) South-East
(d) North-West
(e) None of these

Ans.b

From the Fig 6.5, it is clear that Anoop starts his journey from point A and finishes his journey at point B. It can be seen that point B is at a distance of 10 m from point A and in the From the Fig 6.5, it is clear that Anoop starts his journey from point A and finishes his journey at point B. It can be seen that point B is at a distance of 10 m from point A and in the East direction.

2. Village Chimur is 20 km to the North of village Rewa. Village Rahate is 18 km to the East of village Rewa. Village Angne is 12 km to the West of Chimur. If Sanjay starts from village Rahate and goes to village Angne, in which direction is he from his starting point?

(a) North
(b) North-West
(c) South
(d) South-East
(e) None of these

Ans.b

From the Fig  it is clear that-A and B denote the starting and finishing points, respectively. B is to the North-West of Point A.

3. From a point, Rajneesh started walking East and walked 35 m. He then turned on his right and walked 20 m and he again turned to right and walked 35 m. Finally, he turned his left and walked 20 m and reached his destination. Now, how far is he from the starting point?

(a) 50 m
(b) 55 m
(c) 20 m
(d) 40 m
(e) None of these

Ans.d
From the Fig 6.7, it is clear that point A and B represent the starting and finishing positions respectively of Rajneesh. And it can be seen that point B is 40 m away from point A.

4. A rat runs 20 m towards East and turns to right, runs 10 m and turns to right run 9 m and again turns to left, runs 5 m and then turns to left, runs 12 m and finally turns to left and runs 6 m. Now, which direction is the rat facing?

(a) East
(b)North
(c)West
(d) South
(e) North-East

Ans.b

A and B are the starting and finishing positions respectively of the rat. It is clear that B is facing North direction.

5. A man goes towards East 5 km, then he takes a turn to South-West and goes 5 km. He again takes a turn towards North-West and goes 5 km with respect to the point from where he started, where is he now?

(a) At the starting point
(b) In the West
(c) In the East
(d) In the North-East
(e) In the South-East

Ans.a
Following the instructions as given in the question, it is seen that starting and end points are the same.

6. Vijayan started walking towards South. After walking 15 m, he turned to the left and walked 15 m. He again turned to his left and walked 15 m. How far is he from his original position and in which direction?

(a) 15 m, North
(b) 15 m, South
(c) 30 m, East
(d) 15 m, West
(e) None of these

Ans.e

Vijayan finally reaches a point which is 15 m from the starting point and he is in East direction.

7. Rakesh is standing at a point. He walks 20 m towards the East and further 10 m towards the South, then he walks 35 m towards the West and further 5 m towards the North, then he walks 15 m towards the East. What is the straight distance in metres between his starting point and the point where he reached last?

(a) 0
(b) 5
(c) 10
(d) Can’t be determined
(e) None of these

Ans.b

Following the instruction as given in the question the distance between starting point and end point is 5 m.

8. Rahim started from point X and walked straight 5 km West, then turned left and walked straight 2 km and again turned left and walked straight?

(a) North-East
(b) South East
(c) South-East
(d) North-West
(e) None of these

Ans.c

Y represents the finishing point of Rahim and it is to the South-East of point X.

9. Ravi travelled 4 km straight towards South. He turned left and travelled 6 km straight, then turned right and travelled 4 km straight. How far is he from the starting point?

(a) 8 km
(b) 10 km
(c) 12 km
(d) 18 km
(e) None of these

Ans.b

B is the finishing point and is 10 km from the point A.
The shortest distance of A from B is 10 km, calculated as below
= (8)2 + (6)2
= 64 + 36 = 100
AB = 10 km.

10. Mohan started from point ~’ and proceeded 7 km straight towards East, then he turned left and proceeded straight for a distance of 10 km. He then turned left again and proceeded straight for a distance of 6 km, and then turned left again and proceeded straight for another 10 km. In which direction is Mohan from his starting point?

(a) East
(b) West
(c) North
(d) South
(e) North-East

Ans.a

B is the finishing point and is at a distance of 1 km to the East of A, starting point.

11. A policeman left his police post and proceeded South 4 km on hearing a loud sound from point A. On reaching the place, he heard another sound and proceeded 4 km to his left to the point B. From B he proceeded left to reach another place C 4 km away. In which direction, he has to go to reach his police post?

(a) North
(b) South
(c) East
(d) West
(e) None of these

Ans.d

From C to reach A (starting point) policeman will have to move in the west direction.

12.B is to the South-West of A, C is to the East of B and South-East of A and D is to the North of C in line with B and A. In which direction of A is D located?

(a) North
(b) East
(c)South-East
(d) North-East
(e) None of these

Ans.d

D, which is to the North of C, is located to the North-East of A.

13. Starting from a point, Raju walked 12 m North, he turned right and walked 10 m, he again turned right and walked 12 m, then he turned left and walked 5 m. How far is he now and in which direction from the starting point?

(a) 27 m towards East
(b) 5 m towards East
(c) 10 m towards West
(d) 15 m towards East
(e) None of the above

Ans.d

Finishing point B is at a distance of 15 m from starting point A and in East direction.

14. Starting from a point ‘M’, Harish walked 18 m towards South. He turned to his left and walked 25 m. He then turned to his left and walked 25 m. He then turned to his left and walked 18 m. He again turned to his left and walked 35 m and reached a point ‘P’. How far is Harish from the point ‘M’ and in which direction?

(a) 10 m East
(b) 10 m West
(c) 35 m West
(d) 10 m South
(e) None of these

Ans.e

Distance of P from M = (18 + 10 + 7) = 35 m. And P is in South-East direction to M.

15. Shehnaz wants to go to the market. She starts from her home which is in North and comes to the crossing. The road to her left ends in a park and straight ahead is the office complex. In which direction is the market to the crossing?

(a) East
(b) West
(c) North
(d) South
(e) None of these

Ans.b

Market is in the West direction to the crossing.

16. The town of Paranda is located on Green lake. The town of Akram is West of Paranda. Tokhada is East of Akram but West of Paranda. Kokran is East of Bopri but West of Tokhada and Akram. If they are all in the same district, which town is the farthest West?

(a) Paranda
(b) Kokran
(c) Akram
(e) Bopri

Ans.e

Bopri is the farthest West.

17. A man walks 30 m towards South. Then turning to his right he walks 30 m. Then turning to his left he walks 20 m. Again turning to his left he walks 30 m. How far is he from his starting position?

(a) 30 m
(b) 20 m
(c) 80 m
(d) 60 m
(e) None of these

Ans.e

Point B is the finishing point and is located at a distance of 50 m from point A.

18. Pacing towards South, Ram started walking and turned left after walking 30 m, he walked 25 m and turned left and walked 30 m. How far is he from his starting position and in which direction ?

(a) At the starting point only
(b) 25 m, West
(c) 25 m, East
(d) 30 m, East
(e) None of the above

Ans.c

Finishing point B is at a distance of 25 m. East to the starting point A.

19. Lalit walks 9 km East, turns South-West and walks another 8 km. He again takes a turn towards North-West and walks another 5 km. In which direction from his starting point is he standing now?

(a) North-East
(b) South-East
(c) West
(d) East
(e) None of these

Ans.b

A and B represent the starting and finishing position respectively of Lalit. B is to the South-East of A

20. Rama travels a distance of 5 km from a place ‘A’towards North, turns left and walks 3 km, again turns right and walks 2 km Finally turns right and walks 3 km to reach the place B. What is the distance between A and B ?

(a) 7 km
(b) 13 km
(c) 2 km
(d) 10 km
(e) None of these

Ans.a

B is the finishing point and is at a distance of 7 km from the starting point A.

21. A started from a place. After walking for 1 km, he turns to the left, then walking for 1/2 km, he again turns to left. Now, he is going Eastward direction. In which direction, did he originally start?

(a) West
(b) East
(c) South
(d) North
(e) None of these