Direction Sense Test


Problems and Solutions

Q. A man faces west. He turns 45° in clockwise direction and 180° in same direction and 270° in anti clockwise direction. Where is he facing now?

A. From graph we get answer south west.

Q. One day, Shyam 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 home straight

A. Shyam is 15 km in west from home.

Q. A child is looking for his toy. 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 toy at his uncle's place 30 metres from this point. His toy was not there. From there, he went 100 metres to his north before meeting his toy in a street. How far did the son meet his toy from starting point ?

A. The child is 100 m from home.

Q. A man is facing north west he turns 90° in clockwise and 135° in anti clockwise direction so where is he facing now?

A. From graph he is facing West.

Q. Kishen 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 ?

A. From graph he is 5 km north east from his starting point.

Q. Rasika walks 20 m North. Then she turns right and walks 30 m. Then she turns right and walks 35 m. Then she turns left and walks 15 m. Then she again turns left and walks 15 m. In which direction and how many metres away is she from her original position

A. 45m east of starting point

Q. 5 friends D,K,N,A,P are standing facing north as given below:K is 40m to right of A; D is 60m to south of K; N is 25m to west of K; P is 90m to north of D.

  • ho is to the north east of the person who is left of K
  • if a boy walks from N, A, K, D, P then how many km has he walked?

A. From graph we can solve the question.

Q. If south east becomes north and north east becomes west then west shall become

A. south east.

Q. 6 flats on a floor in two rows 3 facing north and 3 south are allotted to P,Q,R,S,T,U; Q gets a north facing flat and is not next to S; S,U gets diagonally opposite flats. R next to U gets a south facing flat and T gets a north facing flat.

  • who all get south facing flats
  • who lives between Q,S
  • if flats of T,P are interchanged who will be next to U
  • other than SU who all are diagonally opposite.
  • which statement can be removed but we can get answers to above questions

A. Arranging below as per data given:

1. 2. 3.