### Direction and Distance Test Reasoning Questions and Answers for competitive exams:

## Problems on Directions with Answers

Question 1 |

P, Q, R and S are playing carrom game. P, R and S, Q are partners. S is to the right of R who is facing West. Then Q is facing what direction?

West | |

South | |

North | |

East |

Question 2 |

If 'South-east' is called 'East', 'North-west' is called 'West', 'South-west' is called 'South' and so on, what will 'North' be called?

North-east | |

South | |

East | |

North-west |

Question 3 |

A watch reads 9:00 o'clock and I found that the hour hand is pointing South-east. In what direction, the minute hand of my watch is at that time?

East | |

South | |

South-west | |

North |

Question 4 |

Ankit, Bansi, Rohan and Sohan are friends. They play cards. Ankit and Bansi become partners. Sohan faces North. If Ankit faces towards West, then who faces towards South?

Rohan | |

Sohan | |

Data is inadequate | |

Bansi |

Question 5 |

Wasim 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?

7 km east | |

5 km west | |

5 km north-east | |

7 km west |

Question 6 |

Ravi wants to go to the school. He starts from his home which is in the East and comes to the crossing. The road to the left ends in a theatre, straight ahead is the hospital. In which direction is the school?

South | |

North | |

West | |

East |

Question 7 |

Mahesh walks 20 metres towards North. He then turns left and walks 40 metres. He again turns left and walks 20 metres. Further, he moves 20 metres after turning to the right. How far is he from his original position?

20 m | |

60 m | |

50 m | |

30 m |

Question 8 |

If A is to the South of B and C is to the east of B, in what direction is A with respect to C?

North-east | |

South-west | |

North-west | |

South-east |

Question 9 |

One morning after sunrise, Sumit and Himanshu were standing on a lawn with their backs towards each other. Sumit’s shadow fell exactly towards his left hand side. Which direction was Himanshu facing?

East | |

North | |

West | |

South |

Question 10 |

Going 50 m to the south of her house, Shiva turns left and goes another 20 m. Then, turning to the north, he goes 30 m and then starts walking to his house. In which direction is he walking now?

East | |

North | |

South-east | |

North-west |

Question 11 |

Jagjeet travels one km due East , then 5 km due south, then 2 km due East and finally 9 km due North. How far is the from the starting point ?

6 kms | |

8 kms | |

5 kms | |

16 kms |

Question 12 |

Deepti starts walking straight towards east. After walking 75 m she turns to the left and walks 25 m straight. Again she turns to the left and walks a distance of 40m straight, again she turns to the left and walks a distance of 25 m. How far is she from the starting point?

25 m | |

140 m | |

115 m | |

35 m |

Question 13 |

One morning after sun-rise, Neha and Kiran were talking to each other face to face at Broad Square. If Kiran's shadow was exactly to the right of Neha, which direction Kiran was facing?

Data inadequate | |

East | |

South | |

North |

Question 14 |

While facing East Rishabh turns to his left and walks 10 meters, then he turns left and walks 10 meters. Now he turns 45° towards his right and goes straight to cover 25 meters. In which direction is he from his starting point?

North-east | |

South-east | |

South-west | |

North-west |

Question 15 |

One evening before sunset two friends Sumit and Mohit were talking to each other face to face. If Mohit's shadow was exactly to his right side, which direction was Sumit facing?

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Data inadequate | |

West | |

North | |

South |

Question 16 |

Mahendra starts from his house towards west. After walking a distance of 30 m, he turned towards right and walked 20 metres. He then turned left and moving a distance of 10 metres, turned to his left again and walked 40 metres. He now turns to the left and walks 5 metres. Finally he turns to his left. In which direction is Mahendra walking now?

South | |

South-West | |

East | |

North |

Question 17 |

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

North-east | |

North | |

West | |

East |

Question 18 |

Arjun Dua travelled from a point X straight to Y at a distance of 80 m. He turned right and walked 50 m, then again turned right and walked 70 metres. Finally he turned right and walked 50 m. How far is he from the starting point?

10 metres | |

50 metres | |

70 metres | |

20 metres |

Question 19 |

Krishna travels 7 km Eastwards, then he turns right and travels 3 km and further turns right again and travels 11 km. How far is he from the starting point ?

14 | |

23 | |

5 | |

21 |

Question 20 |

One day, Ravi left home and cycled 10 kms southwards, turned right and cycled 5 kms and turned right and cycled 10 kms and turned left and cycled 10 kms. How many kilometres will he have to cycle to reach his home straight?

15 kms | |

10 kms | |

25 kms | |

20 kms |

Question 21 |

Ramesh walked 3 metres towards North, turned West and walked 2 metres then turned North and walked 1 metre and finally turned East and walked 5 metres. How far is he from the starting point ?

12 km | |

8 km | |

5 km | |

10 km |

Question 22 |

Facing the east, Vijay turned left and walked 10 metres, then he turned to his left again and walked 10 m. He then turned 45o towards his right and went straight to cover 25 metres. In which direction from his starting point is he?

South-west | |

North-west | |

North-east | |

South-east |

Question 23 |

Five persons were playing card game sitting in a circle all facing the centre. Gautam was to the left of Dilip. Nitin was to the right of Anupam and between Anupam and Aditya. Who was to the right of Aditya?

Gautam | |

Nitin | |

Aditya | |

Dilip |

Question 24 |

The time on the watch is quarter to three. If the minute-hand points to North-East, in which direction does the hour hand point?

North-West | |

South-West | |

South-East | |

North-East |

Question 25 |

After walking 6 kms, I turned right and covered a distance of 2 kms, then turned left and covered a distance of 10 kms. In the end, I was moving towards the North. From which direction did I start my journey?

South | |

West | |

North | |

East |

Question 26 |

Five students Aman, Bhuvan, Chander, Dolly and Ekta are sitting in a row, Dolly is on the right of Ekta. Bhuvan is on the left of Ekta but is on the right of Aman. Dolly is on the left of Chander. Who is sitting on the extreme left?

Dolly | |

Chander | |

Bhuvan | |

Aman |

Question 27 |

Yashpal and Madhav start from a fixed point. Yashpal moves 3 km. northward, turns right and then covers 4 km. Madhav moves 5 km westwards, turns right and walks 3 km. The distance between Yashpal and Madhav now is

8 km | |

6 km | |

10 km | |

9 km |

Question 28 |

Teena was facing East. She took three paces forward, turned right, walked another two paces and then turned right again, took three paces and turned about. Which direction was she last facing ?

None of these | |

South | |

North | |

East |

Question 29 |

Anita and Bhawna start walking in opposite directions. Anita walked 5 km, Bhawna walked 6 km. Thereafter both turned to their right and walked 2 km. They turned to right again and walked 3 km again turned to right and walked 2 km. How much distant apart are they from each other ?

2 km | |

3 km | |

13 km | |

5 km |

Question 30 |

Satish stands with his face pointing to the South-East direction. He walked 15 metres and then turned Northwards and walked another 12 metres. How far was he then from the starting point?

5 metres | |

12 metres | |

9 metres | |

10 metres |

Question 31 |

While facing East, Rohit turns to his left and walks 10 meters, then he turns left and walks 10 meters. Now he turns 45° towards his right and goes straight to cover 25 meters. In which direction is he from his starting point?

North-west | |

North-east | |

South-east | |

South-west |

Question 32 |

From his house, Lokesh went 15 kms to the North. Then he turned West and covered 10 kms. Then, he turned South and covered 5 kms. Finally turning to East, he covered 10 kms. In which direction is he from his house?

South | |

East | |

North | |

West |

Question 33 |

A watch reads 4.30 if the minute hand points east, in what direction does the hour hand point?

North | |

North-east | |

South-east | |

North-west |

Question 34 |

One evening before sunset two friends Sangram and Madhav were talking to each other face to face. If Madhav's shadow was exactly to his right side which direction was Sagram facing?

West | |

Data inadequate | |

South | |

North |

Question 35 |

Rashid walks 2 km South, turned right and walked 1 km, again turned north and walked 5 km, turned East and walked 5 km. How far is he from the starting point ?

3 kms | |

6 kms | |

7 kms | |

5 kms |

Question 36 |

Amit Kumar walks 20 metres North. Then he turns right and walks 30 m. Then he turns right and walks 35 m. Then he turns left and walks 15 m. Then he gains turns left and walks 15 m. In which directions and how many metres away is he from his original position?

30 m; East | |

15 m; West | |

30 m; West | |

45 m; East |

Question 37 |

Sarvesh started walking towards North. After walking 30 m, he turned left and walked 40 m. He then turned left and walked 30 m. He again turned left and walked 50 m. How far is Sarvesh from his original position?

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40 m | |

30 m | |

50 m | |

None of these |

Question 38 |

A man is facing West. He turns 45° in the clockwise direction and then another 180° in the same direction and then 270° in the anticlockwise direction. Which direction is he facing now?

North-west | |

South-east | |

South | |

West |

Question 39 |

One morning after sun-rise, Reeta and Poonam were talking to each other face to face at Broad Square. If Poonam's shadow was exactly to the right of Reeta, which direction Poonam was facing?

South | |

North | |

Data inadequate | |

East |

Question 40 |

Anuradha and Bhushan start walking from the same point. Anuradha goes North and covers 3 km then turns right and covers 4 km. Bhushan goes west and covers 5 km then turns right and covers 3 kms. How far apart are they from each other ?

9 km | |

8 km | |

5 km | |

10 km |

Question 41 |

Razia who is facing south turns to her left and walks 15 m, then she turns to her left and walks 7 metres, then facing west she walks 15m. How far is she from her original position?

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7 m | |

37 m | |

44 m | |

22 m |

Question 42 |

A clock is so placed that at 12 noon its minute hand position towards North-east. In which direction does its hour hand point at 1:30 p.m.

South | |

East | |

West | |

North |

Question 43 |

A clock is so placed that at 12 noon its minute hand points towards North-east. In which direction does its hour hand point at 1:30 p.m?

North | |

East | |

South | |

West |

Question 44 |

Yakub went 15 km. to the west from his house, then he turned left and walked 20 km. He then turned east and walked 25 km. and finally turning left covered 20 km. How far is Yakub from his house?

40 km | |

80 km | |

10 km | |

5 km |

Question 45 |

If Irfan stand on his head with my face pointing Northwards, in what direction will my right-hand point ?

East | |

South | |

North | |

West |

Question 46 |

Varun walked 8 kms. west and turned right and walked 3 kms. The again he turned right and walked 12 kms. How far is he from the starting point?

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4 | |

8 | |

8 | |

7 |

Question 47 |

Venkat walks 1 km towards East and then he turns to South and walks 5 kms. Again he turns to East and walks 2 kms, after this he turns to North and walks 9 kms. Now, how far is he from his starting point?

5 kms | |

7 kms | |

4 kms | |

3 kms |

There are 47 questions to complete.

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