Direction Sense Test – Verbal Reasoning Questions and Answers

Here are different types of questions and answers based on Direction Sense Test that are asked various competitive exams.

Direction is a measurement of position of one thing with respect to another thing and displacement is the measurement of distance between the starting and the final point.

Q1. A man is facing West He turns 45O in the clockwise direction and then another 180O in the same direction and then 270O in the anti-clockwise direction. Which direction is the facing now?
A. South
B. North-West
C. West
D. South-West

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Answers: D – He is facing in the OS direction, which is South-West

Q2. A direction pole was situated on the road crossing. Due to an accident, the pole turned in such a manner that the pointer which was showing East, started showing South. Sita, a traveller went to the wrong direction thinking it to be West, In what direction actually she was traveling?
A. North
B. West
C. East
D. South

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Answer: A – North

Q3. A and B start walking in opposite directions. A covers 2 km and B covers 4 km. Then, A turns right and walks 4 km while B turns left and walks 3 km. How far is each from the starting point?
A. 10 km
B. 8 km
C. 5 km
D. 4 km

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Answer: C – 5 km

Q4. A man walks 6 km south, turns left and walks 4 km, again turns left and walks 5 km. Which direction is he facing now?
A. South
B. North
C. East
D. West

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Answer: B – B and C, he reaches D. Clearly, he is now facing North.

Q5. Ram cycled 10 km Southward from his home, turned right and cycled 6 km, turned right cycled 10 km, turned left and cycled 15 km. How many kilometers will he have cycled to reach straight home?
A. 10 km
B. 21 km
C. 16 km
D. 20 km

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Answer: B -21 km