Reasoning Questions : Direction Sense Set 10

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  1. Point Q is 10 m east of point P. Point P is 4 m south of point R. Point S is 3 m west of point T and point Q is 5 m north of point S. What is the direction of point T with respect to point R?
    A) north-west
    B) west
    C) south-east
    D) east
    E) north-east
    Answer & Explanation
    C) south-east
    Explanation: direction_10-1

  2. Point A is 6 m west of point B. Point C is 5 m north of point S which is midway on the AB. Point C is 5 m west of point D. What is the distance BD?
    A) √26 m
    B) 10 m
    C) √29 m
    D) 18 m
    E) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    C) √29 m
    Explanation: direction_10-2
    BD = √52 + 22
  3. Rekha started from point A in south direction. After walking for 4 m she turned to her right and walked 5 m. Now she turned to her left and walked 3 m after which she turned to her right. Now she walked 4 m and turned to her right again and walked 15 m. Now finally she turned to her right and after walking for 7 m, she stopped at point B. What is the distance AB?
    A) √34 m
    B) 34 m
    C) 2√17 m
    D) 17 m
    E) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    C) 2√17 m
    Explanation:
    direction_10-9OB = 15 – 7 = 8, OA = 9 – 7 = 2
    √82+22
  4. Shrutika started from point P. after walking for some time, she turned to her right and continued walked, then after some time turned to her right again. Now walking for some distance she turned to her left and after this finally to her right. If now she is walking in west direction, in which direction did she started her journey from point P?
    A) South
    B) East
    C) North
    D) West
    E) Cannot be determined
    Answer & Explanation
    B) East
    Explanation:

    For this, start from back:
    She is walking in west and before that she turned to her right, so she must be travelling in south before turning right.
    Now she was walking in south and before that she turned to her left, so she must be travelling in west before turning left.
    Now she was walking in west and before that she turned to her right, so she must be travelling in south before turning right.
    Now she was walking in south and before that she turned to her right, so she must be travelling in east before turning right.
    At last east direction.
  5. Smita started from her home to office. She started in east direction. After walking for 4 m she turned to her left and walked 8 m, now she turned left and walked 2 m. After this she turned to right walked 4 m. Now after turning to her right she walked 13 m and reached office. Find the shortest distance between her office and home.
    A) 82 m
    B) 26 m
    C) 3√41 m
    D) 9√41 m
    E) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    C) 3√41 m
    Explanation: direction_10-5
    √152 + 122
  6. Ruhani started walking in east and walked 12 m. Now she turned south and walked 4 m and turned to her left and walked 3 m. Now she turned south and walked 7 m. Now to her left and walked 7 m. Now she turned south and walked 8 m, then to west and walked 5 m. Now to her left walking 3 m and finally turned right and walked 3 m. Find the distance from where she started walking.
    A) 30 m
    B) 25 m
    C) 20 m
    D) 22 m
    E) 18 m
    Answer & Explanation
    D) 22 m
    Explanation: direction_10-6
    4+7+8+3
  7. Ashika started walking in south direction and walked 3 m after which she turned to her left. Now she walked 2 m and turned to her right and walked 5 m. now she turned to her right again and walked 6 m and turned to her left and walked another 6 m. Now finally she walked for 10 m after turning to her left. Find her distance from the starting point?
    A) 2√58 m
    B) 116 m
    C) 56 m
    D) 4 √29 m
    E) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    A) 2√58 m
    Explanation: direction_10-7
    AB = √142 + 62
  8. Point P is in west of point Q. Point Q is in south of point R. Point T is in south-east direction of point P and also in north direction of point V. What is the direction of point R with respect to point V?
    A) north
    B) north-west
    C) north-east
    D) Cannot be determined
    E) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    D) Cannot be determined
    Explanation:

    Since we don’t know the distances between the points, so it cannot be determined that point T will be west of point Q or will east of point Q. So after it direction of R with respect to T or V can’t be determined.
  9. Karuna started from point P in north direction. She walked 7 m and turned to her right after which she walked 4 m and then turned to her left. Now she walked 2 m and turned to her right and walked 5 m. Now finally she stopped after turning to her right and walking 6 m. What is her distance from point A?
    A) 12 m
    B) 4 √12 m
    C) 20 m
    D) 3√10 m
    E) 30 m
    Answer & Explanation
    D) 3√10 m
    Explanation:
    direction_10-9 √92 + 32
  10. Bhavika started from point A. After walking for some time, she turned to her left and continued walking, then after some time turned to her right. Now walking for some distance she turned to her left and after this finally to her right. Now final after turning to her right again she stopped. If now she is walking in west direction, in which direction did she started her journey from point A?
    A) South
    B) East
    C) North
    D) West
    E) Cannot be determined
    Answer & Explanation
    A) South
    Explanation:

    For this, start from back:
    She is walking in west and before that she turned to her right, so she must be travelling in south before turning right.
    Now she was walking in south and before that she turned to her right, so she must be travelling in east before turning right.
    Now she was walking in east and before that she turned to her left, so she must be travelling in south before turning left.
    Now she was walking in south and before that she turned to her right, so she must be travelling in east before turning right.
    Now she was walking in east and before that she turned to her left, so she must be travelling in south before turning left.
    At last south direction.