# Direction Sense Test – Verbal Reasoning

### Direction and Distance Test Reasoning Questions:

Ques. Amitabh Bacchan 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?
(a) 15 m; West
(b) 30 m; East
(c) 30 m; West
(d) 45 m; East

Ans. (d)

Ques. Steeve drives 10 Kms towards South from his house and turns left and drives another 10 Kms. He again turns left and drives 40 Kms. straight, then he turns right and drives for another 5 Kms to reach the bank where he works. How far and in which direction is Steeve’s bank from his house?
(a) 33 Kms. North East
(b) 45 Kms. North
(c) 65 Kms. East
(d) 39 Kms. North West

Ans. (a)

Ques. 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 ?
(a) 10 km
(b) 9 km
(c) 8 km
(d) 5 km

Ans. (a)

Question: Paula walked 8 kms. west and turned right and walked 3 kms. The again she turned right and walked 12 kms. How far is she from the starting point’.’
(a) 7
(b) 8
(c) 4
(d) 8

Ans. (c)

Ques. Barak Obama 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?
(a) 7
(b) 8
(c) 4
(d) 8

Ans. (d)

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Ques. William 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) 7 km east
(b) 5 km west
(c) 5 km north-east
(d) 7 km west

Ans. (c)

Ques. Nancy walks 1 km towards East and then she turns to South and walks 5 kms. Again she turns to East and walks 2 kms, after this she turns to North and walks 9 kms. Now, how far is she from her starting point?
(a) 3 kms
(b) 4 kms
(c) 5 kms
(d) 7 kms

Ans. (c)

Ques. Cerra is standing at the South–West corner of a square field which has sides aligned East–West and North–South. She walks up the diagonal to the centre of the square and then turns right and continues she is now walking:
(a) North–East
(b) East
(c) South–East
(d) North

Ans. (c)

Ques. Deepti Johnson 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?
(a) 140 m
(b) 35 m
(c) 115 m
(d) 25 m

Ans. (b)

Ques. 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?
(a) 22 m
(b) 37 m
(c) 44 m
(d) 7 m

Ans. (d)

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Ques. 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?
(a) East
(b) West
(c) North
(d) North-east

Ans. (c)

Ques. 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?
(a) Nitin
(b) Dilip
(d) Gautam

Ans. (d)

Ques. 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?
(a) North
(b) South
(c) East

Ans. (a)

Ques. Frank starts from Point A and walks 20 m towards North. He then takes a left turn and walks 30 m before taking a right turn and walking 10 m. He finally takes a left turn, walks 30 m and stops at Point B. After Frank reaches the final Point B, Andrew starts from Point A. He walks 5 m towards the East, takes a left turn and walks 30 m to reach Point C. How far and towards which direction would Frank have to walk in order to meet Andrew at Point C?
(a) 90 m towards West
(b) 55 m towards North
(c) 65 m towards East
(d) 90 m towards South
(e) 35 m towards West

Ans. (c)

Ques. 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?
(a) North-east
(b) North-west
(c) South-east
(d) South-west

Ans. (d)

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Ques. 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?
(a) North
(b) South
(c) East
(d) West

Ans. (a)

Ques. 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?
(a) East
(b) West
(c) North
(d) South

Ans. (d)

Ques. 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?
(a) North
(b) South
(c) West

Ans. (b)

Ques. 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 ?
(a) 5
(b) 14
(c) 21
(d) 23

Ans. (a)

Ques. 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?
(a) 20 m
(b) 30 m
(c) 50 m
(d) 60 m

Ans. (d)

Ques. 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
(a) 10 km
(b) 9 km
(c) 8 km
(d) 6 km

Ans. (b)

Ques. 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?
(a) South-West
(b) South-East
(c) North-West
(d) North-East

Ans. (c)

Ques. 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 ?
(a) 3 kms
(b) 7 kms
(c) 5 kms
(d) 6 kms

Ans. (d)

Ques. 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?
(a) 20 metres
(b) 50 metres
(c) 70 metres
(d) 10 metres

Ans. (d)

Ques. 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?
(a) 50 m
(b) 40 m
(c) 30 m
(d) None of these

Ans. (d)

Ques. 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?
(a) North-east
(b) North-west
(c) South-west
(d) South-east

Ans. (b)

Ques. 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?
(a) North
(b) South
(c) East
(d) South-West

Ans. (a)

Ques. 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?
(a) North
(b) South
(c) East
(d) West

Ans. (a)

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Ques. 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?
(a) North-east
(b) North-west
(c) South-west
(d) South-east

Ans. (b)

Ques. A watch reads 4.30 if the minute hand points east, in what direction does the hour hand point?
(a) North
(b) North-west
(c) South-east
(d) North-east

Ans. (d)

Ques. 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 ?
(a) East
(b) North
(c) South
(d) None of these

Ans. (c)

Ques. 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 ?
(a) 5 km
(b) 8 km
(c) 10 km
(d) 12 km

Ans. (b)

Ques. 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 ?
(a) 2 km
(b) 13 km
(c) 3 km
(d) 5 km

Ans. (a)

Ques. 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?
(a) North
(b) South
(c) East
(d) West

Ans. (c)

Ques. 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?
(a) South-west
(b) South-east
(c) North-west
(d) North-east

Ans. (c)

Ques. 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.
(a) North
(b) South
(c) West
(d) East

Ans. (d)

Ques. 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?
(a) East
(b) South-west
(c) North
(d) South

Ans. (b)

Ques. 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 ?
(a) 16 kms
(b) 8 kms
(c) 6 kms
(d) 5 kms

Ans. (a)

Ques. A tourist drives 10 km towards East and turns to right hand side and takes a drive of another 3 km. He then drives towards West (turning to his right) another 3 km. He then turns to his left and walks another 2 km. Afterwards, he turns to his right and travels 7 km. How far is he from his starting point and in which direction?
(a) 10 km—East
(b) 9 km— North
(c) 8 km— West
(d) 5 km—South

Ans. (d)

Ques. Bhuvan travelled straight to Chander, a distance of 10 km. He turned right and walked 7 km. towards Dhanush, again he turned right and walked 8 km. and then finally turned right and walked 7 km. How far is he from his original position ?
(a) 7 kms
(b) 8 kms
(c) 2 kms
(d) 3 kms

Ans. (c)

Ques. 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?
(a) North
(b) South
(c) East

Ans. (a)

Ques. If ‘South-east’ is called ‘East’, ‘North-west’ is called ‘West’, ‘South-west’ is called ‘South’ and so on, what will ‘North’ be called?
(a) East
(b) North-east
(c) North-west
(d) South

Ans. (c)

Ques. 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?
(a) 5 km
(b) 10 km
(c) 40 km
(d) 80 km

Ans. (b)

Ques. 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?
(a) South
(b) North-west
(c) West
(d) South-east

Ans. (d)

Ques. 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?
(a) 10 kms
(b) 15 kms
(c) 20 kms
(d) 25 kms

Ans. (b)

Ques. If Irfan stand on his head with my face pointing Northwards, in what direction will my right-hand point ?
(a) East
(b) West
(c) North
(d) South

Ans. (a)

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Ques. 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?
(a) North-west
(b) North
(c) South-east
(d) East

Ans. (a)

Ques. 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?
(a) 12 metres
(b) 10 metres
(c) 9 metres
(d) 5 metres

Ans. (b)

Ques. 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?
(a) East
(b) West
(c) North
(d) South

Ans. (c)

Ques. 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?
(a) Aman
(b) Bhuvan
(c) Chander
(d) Dolly

Ans. (a)

Ques. 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?
(a) North
(b) South
(c) West

Ans. (b)

Ques. 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?
(a) Bansi
(b) Rohan
(c) Sohan

Ans. (b)

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