Direction Sense 4

1. Amit walked 30 m towards East, took a right turn and walked 40 m. Then he took a left turn and walked 30 m. In which direction is he now from the starting point?
1.North-East
2.East
3.South-East
4.South

Answer & Explanation

Answer:- 3

Explanation:-

 

2. 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 away and in what direction is he now?
1.3 km in the North
2.3 km in the East
3.4 km in the East
4.4 km in the west

Answer & Explanation

Answer:- 2

Explanation:-

By Pythagoras Theorem
H^2 = P^2 + B^2
5^2 = 4^2 + B^2
25 = 16 + B^2
B^2 = 25 – 16
B = 3

 

3. Sanjeev walks 10 m towards the South. Turning to the left, he walks 20 m and then moves to his right. After moving a distance of 20 m,  he turns to the right and walks 20 m.Finally, he turns to the right and moves a distance of 10 m. How far and in which direction is he from the starting point?
1.10 m South
2.10 m North
3.20 m South
4.20 m North

Answer & Explanation

Answer:- 3

Explanation:-

 

4. I am facing South.I turn right and walk 20 m. Then I turn right again and walk 10 m. Then I turn left and walk 10 m and then turning right walk 20 m.Then, I turn right again and walks 60 m.In which direction am I from the starting point?
1.North
2.North-West
3.East
4.North-East

Answer & Explanation

Answer:- 4

Explanation:-

 

5. A man walks 1 km towards East and then he turns to South and walks 5 km.Again he turns to East and walks 2 km, after this he turns to North and walks 9 km. Now, how far is he from his starting point?
1.3 km
2.4 km
3.5 km
4.7 km

Answer & Explanation

Answer:- 3

Explanation:-

By Pythagoras Theorem
H^2 = P^2 + B^2
H^2 = 4^2 + 3^2
H^2 = 16 + 9
H^2 = 25
H = 5

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