# Aptitude - Direction Sense

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• 1.

• A.

65 km

• B.

75 km

• C.

80 km

• D.

85 km

A. 65 km
• 2.

• A.

15 m West

• B.

30 m West

• C.

30 m East

• D.

45 m East

D. 45 m East
• 3.

### One evening before sunset Rekha and Hema were talking to each other face to face. If Hema's shadow was exactly to the right of Hema, which direction was Rekha facing?

• A.

South

• B.

North

• C.

East

• D.

A. South
Explanation
In the evening sun sets in West. Hence then any shadow falls in the East. Since Hema's shadow was to the right of Hema. Hence Rekha was facing towards South.

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• 4.

### A boy rode his bicycle Northward, then turned left and rode 1 km and again turned left and rode 2 km. He found himself 1 km west of his starting point. How far did he ride northward initially?

• A.

1 km

• B.

2 km

• C.

3 km

• D.

5km

B. 2 km
Explanation
The boy initially rode 2 km northward. After turning left twice and riding a total of 3 km, he found himself 1 km west of his starting point. This means that the 2 km northward he initially rode and the 1 km westward he ended up traveling cancel each other out, resulting in a net displacement of 0 km in the northward direction. Therefore, the boy rode 2 km northward initially.

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• 5.

### If a boy starting from Nilesh, met to Ankur and then to Kumar and after this he to Dev and then to Pintu and whole the time he walked in a straight line, then how much total distance did he cover?

• A.

185 m

• B.

215 m

• C.

245 m

• D.

170 m

B. 215 m
Explanation
Required distance = 25 m + 40 m + 60 m + 90 m

Required distance = 215 m

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• 6.

### K is 40 m South-West of L. If M is 40 m South-East of L, then M is in which direction of K?

• A.

East

• B.

North-East

• C.

West

• D.

South

A. East
Explanation
Hence M is in the East of K.

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• 7.

### One morning Sujata started to walk towards the Sun. After covering some distance she turned to right then again to the right and after covering some distance she again turns to the right. Now in which direction is she facing?

• A.

North- East

• B.

North

• C.

South

• D.

South-West

B. North
Explanation
Hence finally Sujata will face towards North.

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• 8.

### Some boys are sitting in three rows all facing North such that A is in the middle row. P is just to the right of A but in the same row. Q is just behind of P while R is in the North of A. In which direction of R is Q?

• A.

South - West

• B.

North - West

• C.

South - East

• D.

North -East

C. South - East
Explanation
Q is in South-East of R

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• 9.

• A.

15 km

• B.

10 km

• C.

20 km

• D.

25 km

A. 15 km
• 10.

• A.

North

• B.

South

• C.

West

• D.

East

A. North
• 11.

### After walking 6 km, I turned to the right and then walked 2 km. After then I turned to the left and walked 10 km. In the end, I was moving towards the North. From which direction did I start my journey?

• A.

South

• B.

North

• C.

East

• D.

West

A. South
Explanation
The journey was started from the South.

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• 12.

### One morning after sunrise, Vimal started to walk. During this walking, he met Stephen who was coming from the opposite direction. Vimal watches that the shadow of Stephen to the right of him (Vimal). To Which direction Vimal was facing?

• A.

East

• B.

South

• C.

North

• D.

West

B. South
Explanation
Sun rises in the east. So the shadow of a man will always falls towards the west. Since the shadow of Stephen is to the right of Vimal. Hence Vimal is facing towards South.

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• 13.

### Village Q is to the North of the village P. The village R is in the East of Village Q. The village S is to the left of the village P. In which direction is the village S with respect to village R?

• A.

West

• B.

South-West

• C.

South

• D.

North-West

B. South-West
Explanation
S is to the South-West of R.

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• 14.

### Sachin walks 20 km towards North. He turns left and walks 40 km. He again turns left and walks 20 km. Finally, he moves 20 km after turning to the left. How far is he from his starting position?

• A.

50 km

• B.

30 km

• C.

20 km

• D.

25 km

C. 20 km
Explanation
Required distance = 40 - 20 = 20 km

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• 15.

### From his house, Lokesh went 15 km to the North. Then he turned west and covered 10 km. Then he turned south and covered 5 km. Finally turning to the east, he covered 10 km. In which direction is he from his house?

• A.

North

• B.

South

• C.

West

• D.

East

A. North
Explanation
Therefore, it is clear that he is in the North of his house.

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