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1.

Ram starts from his office facing Northward and walks 8 km, turns left and walks 6 km and again turns left and walk 8 km. In which direction is he from the starting point?

 
A.

North-West

B.

West

C.

North

D.

None of these

   
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Answer: D
Explanation :

Ram's walking direction is

                                  

Hence, Ram is in West direction from his starting point.







 
2.

Shobha was facing East. She walked 20 metres. Turning left she moved 15 metres and then turning right moved 25 metres. Finally, she turned right and moved 15 metres more. How far is she from her starting point?

 
A.

25 metres

B.

35 metres

C.

50 metres

D.

45 metres

   
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Answer: D
Explanation :

                                

Shobhja turns left after walking 20 metres towards East. Now she walks 15 metres towards North. She turns right towards East again and walks 25 metres further. Finally turning right towards South, she walks 15 metres. The distance moved towards North and towards South is same, i.e., 15 metres. So, Shobha is 20+25 metres = 45 metres away from her starting point.







 
3.

A person is walking in the East direction. He turn 45left and then 90right. In which direction is he now?

 
A.

North

B.

North-West

C.

North-East

D.

West

   
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Answer:
Explanation :

The 45turn escapes from the straight direction to the coupled direction 90turn also follows the coupled direction from North-West to North-East.







 
4.

A person is walking in the North direction. He turns right two times and continues to walk. In which direction is he walking now?

 
A.

East

B.

West

C.

North

D.

South

   
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Answer: D
Explanation :

                                    

By following the direction chart it is clear that the person is walking in South direction.







 
5.

Point P is 9 m towards the East of point Q, Point R is 5 m towards the South of point P. Point S is 3 m towards the West of point R. Point T is 5 m towards the North of point S. Point V is 7 m towards the South of point S.

If a person walks in a straight line for 8 m towards West from point R which of the following points would he cross the first?

 
A.

V

B.

Q

C.

T

D.

S

   
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Answer: D
Explanation :

If a person walks in a straight line for 8 m towards West from point R, then he would cross 'S'

                           







 
6.

Town D is towards East of town F. Town B is towards North of town D. Town H is towards South of town N. Towards which direction is town H from town F?

 
A.

East

B.

South-East

C.

North-East

D.

Data inadequate

   
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Answer: D
Explanation :

                                    

As, H is South of B. Therefore, the position of H may be between B and D or ot may be South of D. So, position of H cannot be determined.







 
7.

Point B is 12 m South of point A. Point C is 24 m East of point B. Point D is 3 m South of point C. Point D is 12 m East of point E and point F is 8 m North of point E.

If a man is standing facing North at point C, how far and in which direction is point F?

 
A.

12 m West

B.

24 m East

C.

12 m East

D.

24 m West

   
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Answer: A
Explanation :

Point F is 12 m West of point C.







 
8.

Point B is 12 m South of point A. Point C is 24 m East of point B. Point D is 3 m South of point C. Point D is 12 m East of point E and point F is 8 m North of point E.

If a man has to travel to point E from point A (through these point by the shortest distance) which of the following point will he pass through first?

 
A.

Point C

B.

Point D

C.

Point F

D.

Point B

   
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Answer: D
Explanation :

Clearly, point B will be passed though first by the man.







 
9.

A villager went to meet his uncle in another village situated 5 km away in the North-East direction of his own village. From there he came to meet his father-in-law living in a village situated 4 km in the South of his uncle's village. How far is he away now?

 
A.

3 km

B.

5 km

C.

4 km

D.

6 km

   
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Answer: A
Explanation :

Follow the movements,

                                          

Here, (OA)2 = (OB)2+(AB)2

=> (OB)2 = (OA)2-(AB)2

=> (OB)2= (5)2-(4)2

=> (OB)2 = 25-16

=> (OB)2 = 9

=> OB = √9

=> OB = 3 km







 
10.

Starting from a point 'H'. Rita walked 36 m towards North. She turned to his right and walked 50 m. She then turned to his right and walked 70 m and reached a point 'K'. How far Rita is from the point 'H' and in which direction?

 
A.

20 m, East

B.

25 m, West

C.

25 m, East

D.

20 m, West

   
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Answer: D
Explanation :

Rita's walking direction is

Hence, Rita is 20 m in West direction from the point H.







 

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