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Direction Sense Test - Verbal Reasoning Questions and Answers.

Questions related to Direction Sense Test are asked in various competitive examinations conducted by SSC, UPSC, PSC, LIC, GIC, Railways, IBPS, etc. The main objective of these questions is to test the candidate's ability to identify the direction in respect of a person who has moved in different directions from his original position.

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1. I am facing East. Turning to the right I go 20 m, then turning to the left I go 20 m and turning to the right I go 20 m, then again turning to the right I go 40 m and then again I go 40 m to the right. In which direction am I from my original position?

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• a) North
• b) West
• c) South
• d) East

2. Bhairav walked 30 ft towards North, then took a left turn and walked 15 ft. He again took a left turn and walked 30 ft. How far and in which direction is Bhairav from the starting point?

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• a) 15 ft to the West
• b) 45 ft to the South
• c) 30 ft to the East
• d) 15 ft to the North

3. Seema started early in the morning on the road towards the Sun. After some time she turned to her left. Again after some time she turned to her right. After moving some distance she again turned to her right and began to move. At this time, in what direction was she moving?

• a) South
• b) North-West
• c) North-East
• d) East

4. At dusk, Rohit started walking facing the sun. After a while, he met his friend and both turned to their left. They halted for a while and started moving by turning again to their right. Finally Rohit waved 'good bye' to his friend and took a left turn at a corner. At which direction is Rohit moving now?

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• a) South
• b) West
• c) North
• d) East

5. A starts and walks towards south, he then turns to his right and walks 5 km, then again turn left and walks 3 km and then again turn left and walks 5 km. In which direction is he from the starting point?

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• a) West
• b) South
• c) North
• d) East

6. Two boys Anil and Shyam walk in opposite directions for three kilometres. Anil is walking towards East. After 3 km each both turn right and walk 3 km each. Both turn to face each other. In which direction is Shyam looking?

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• a) South
• b) South East
• c) West
• d) South East

7. In question number 6 above, which direction is Anil looking?

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• a) North
• b) North West
• c) West
• d) South East

8. A boy was misdirected from his way while returning to his home from his school. In order to reach his home, he first moved 3 km in south direction and then turned to his left and moved 2 km in straight direction on the road leading to the east. From there, he moved to his left and walked 3 km. After this, he again turned to his left and moved 1 km. Finally he reached his home. The home of the boy was in which direction from his school?

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• a) North
• b) West
• c) South
• d) East

9. Ram walks 10 m South from his house, turns left and walks 25 m, again turns left and walks 40 m, then turns right and walks 5 m to reach the school. In which direction is the school from his house?

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• a) North-East
• b) West
• c) South
• d) East

10. From his house, Rahul went 25 km to north. Then he turned towards west and covered 15 km. Then he turned south and covered 10 km. Finally, turning to east, he covered 15 km. In which direction is he from his house?

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• a) North
• b) West
• c) South
• d) East

11. Satish starts from his house and takes two right turns and then one left turn. Now he is moving towards south. In which direction Satish started from his house?

• a) North
• b) West
• c) South
• d) East

12. After walking 10 m, Shankar turned left and covered a distance of 6 m, then turned right and covered a distance of 20 m. In the end, he was moving towards the south. From which direction did Shankar start his journey?

• a) North
• b) West
• c) South
• d) East

13. Sumi ran a distance of 40 m towards South. She then turned to the right and ran for about 15 m, turned right again and ran 50 m. Turning to right then ran for 15 m. Finally she turned to the left an angle of 45° and ran. In which direction was she running finally?

• a) South-East
• b) South-West
• c) North-East
• d) North-West