# Direction Sense Test Reasoning MCQs for Competitive Examination

## Study the following questions and choose the right answer from the given alternatives.

**Q. 1**

A hiker walks 2 km South, then he turns West and walks for 4 km, then he turns North and walks for 5 km, then he turns to his right and walks for 4 km. Where is he now with respect to his starting position?

(A) 7 km North

(B) 3 km North

(C) 3 km South

(D) 7 km South

**Answer**: (B) 3 km North**Explanation**: N/A

**Q. 2**Two motorcycle riders A and B start their rides from the same point. Rider A goes 11 km East then turns to his right and rides for another 9 km. Rider B goes 8 km North, then turns East and rides for 11 km and then turns to his right and rides 7 km. Where is rider A with respect to rider B?

(A) 10 km South

(B) 8 km South

(C) 10 km North

(D) 8 km North

**Answer**: (A) 10 km South**Explanation**: N/A

**Q. 3**

A pilot takes off and flies 35 km West then, it turns South and flies 15 km, then it turns to its left and flies 20 km, then it turns north and flies 15 km. Where is the plane now with respect to its starting position?

(A) 55 km West

(B) 15 km East

(C) 15 km West

(D) 55 km East

**Answer**: (C) 15 km West**Explanation**: N/A

**Q. 4**A marketing executive goes on his fieldwork and walks 2 km North, then he turns West and walks 6 km, then he turns North and walks 7 km, and then he turns to his right and walks 6 km. Where is he now with respect to his starting position?

(A) 5 km North

(B) 9 km North

(C) 9 km South

(D) 5 km South

**Answer**: (B) 9 km North**Explanation**: N/A

**Q. 5**A river connects two towns A and B. It flows 37 miles South from town A, then it turns West and flows 23 miles, then it turns North and flows 40 miles, then it turns to its right and flows 23 miles to reach town B. Where is town A with respect to town B?

(A) 3 miles South

(B) 13 miles South

(C) 3 miles North

(D) 13 miles North

**Answer**: (A) 3 miles South**Explanation**: N/A

**Q. 6**A woman is returning from the city to her village. She walks 2 km North, then turns West and walks 5 km, then turns South and walks 2 km, then turns to her right and walks 7 km. Where is she now with reference to her starting position?

(A) 2 km West

(B) 12 km East

(C) 12 km West

(D) 2 km East

**Answer**: (C) 12 km West**Explanation**: N/A

**Q. 7**An eagle starts from its nest and flies 1 km East, then turns North and flies 2 km, then turns West and flies 7 km, then turns to its left and flies 2 km. Where is it now with respect to its nest?

(A) 8 km West

(B) 6 km West

(C) 6 km East

(D) 8 km East

**Answer**: (B) 6 km West**Explanation**: N/A

**Q. 8**A helicopter flies 80 km North, then it turns West and flies 50 km, then it turns North and flies 120 km, then it turns to its right and flies 50 km. Where is it now with reference to its starting position?

(A) 40 km North

(B) 200 km South

(C) 40 km South

(D) 200 km North

**Answer**: (D) 200 km North**Explanation**: N/A

**Q. 9**Manoj walks 12 metres towards north. Then turns right and walk another 12 metres. Then turn right and walks for 7 metres to reach college R. He again turns to his right and walks for 12 metres. What is the straight line distance (in metres) between the starting point and college R?

(A) 12√2

(B) 13

(C) 14

(D) 14√3

**Answer**: (B) 13**Explanation**: N/A

**Q. 10**Two women A and B start their morning run from the same point. A runs 3 km North, then turns West and runs 2 km, then turns to her right and runs 5.5 km. B runs 4 km West then turns to her right and runs 8.5 km. Where is B with respect to A now?

(A) 6 km West

(B) 2 km East

(C) 6 km East

(D) 2 km West

**Answer**: (D) 2 km West**Explanation**: N/A

**Q. 11**X and Y are two children playing a game. They start from the same point. X walks 11 m North, then turns to his right and walks 21 m. At the same time, Y walks 11 m East, then turns South and walks 5 m, then turns to his left and walks 10 m. Where is Y now with respect to the position of X?

(A) 6 m South

(B) 16 m North

(C) 16 m South

(D) 6 m North

**Answer**: (C) 16 m South**Explanation**: N/A

**Q. 12**A village woman walks 2.5 km South starting from her home in search of water. She then turns West and walks 1.5 km, then she turns South and walks 0.5 km, then she turns to her left and walks 1.5 km. Where is she now with respect to her home?

(A) 2 km South

(B) 3 km North

(C) 3 km South

(D) 2 km North

**Answer**: (C) 3 km South**Explanation: **N/A

**Q. 13**A leopard is chasing a prey. The leopard runs 2 km South, then turns West and runs 2.5 km, then turns North and runs 1.5 km, then it turns to its right and runs 2.5 km. Where is it now with respect to the starting position?

(A) 3.5 km South

(B) 0.5 km North

(C) 0.5 km South

(D) 3.5 km North

**Answer**: (C) 0.5 km South**Explanation**: N/A

**Q. 14**

A shopper in a mart loads his trolley and walks 30 m through an alley which is going South, then he turns to his left and walks 10 m, then he turns North and walks another 10 m, then he turns West and walks 45 m and then he turns North and walks 20 m. Where is he now with reference to his starting position?

(A) 35 m West

(B) 55 m West

(C) 35 m East

(D) 55 m East

**Answer**: (A) 35 m West**Explanation**: N/A

**Q. 15**A man is facing towards the east. He turns 270 degrees clockwise and then takes a right turn. Finally, he turns 90 degrees anticlockwise. Which direction is he facing now?

(A) West

(B) South

(C) North

(D) East

**Answer**: (C) North**Explanation**: N/A

**Q. 16**Farhan travels 4 km in the north-east direction and then turns towards the south-east to travel another 3 km. How far is he now from his original position?

(A) 4 km

(B) 6 km

(C) 7 km

(D) 5 km

**Answer**: (D) 5 km**Explanation**: N/A

**Q. 17**A boy travels 4 km towards south and then takes a right turn travels another 3 km in that direction. How far and in which direction is he now from his original position?

(A) 6 km, south

(B) 5 km, south-west

(C) 4 km, north

(D) 5 km, north-west

**Answer**: (B) 5 km south-west**Explanation**: N/A

**Q. 18**In a compass, west direction is shown as south. As per the compass, which direction should a man go to, if he wishes to move towards the east?

(A) North

(B) South

(C) East

(D) West

**Answer**: (A) North**Explanation**: N/A

**Q. 19**

Ram travels towards east covering 5 km. He takes a left turn and travels 10 km more. Then, he takes a right turn and travels another 5 km and finally takes a right turn to cover 10 km. How far is he from his original position?

(A) 10

(B) 20

(C) 15

(D) 25

**Answer**: (A) 10**Explanation**: N/A

**Q. 20**A compass is incorrectly aligned. For the direction of west, it is showing south-west. Which direction will it show for north?

(A) East

(B) North-West

(C) North-East

(D) South-East

**Answer**: (B) North-West**Explanation**: N/A