Directions and Co-ordinates Reasoning

In this section we will have Practice Test Questions related to Directions and Co-ordinates under Verbal Reasoning. Examiner tries to determine 3D visualization capability of candidate.

A successive follow-up of directions is formulated and the candidate is required to find out final direction or the distance between two points using Co-ordinates.

Q 1 – A man is facing towards West and turns through 45 degrees clockwise ,again 180 degree clockwise and then turns 270 degrees anti clockwise. In what direction is he facing now ?
  • East
  • North-East26
  • South
  • South-West

Q 2 – You go North, turn right, then turn right again and then go to left. In which direction are you now ..?
  • North
  • South
  • East
  • West

Q 3 – John left for his office in his car. He drove 15 KM towards north and then 10 KM towards West. He then turned to the South and covered 5 KM. Further, he turned to the east and moved 8 KM. Finally he turned right and drove 10 KM. How far and in which direction is he from his starting point ?
  • 2 KM West
  • 5 KM East
  • 3 KM North
  • 6 KM South

Q 4 – A walks 10 metres in front and 10 metres to the right. Then every time turning to his left, he walks 5,15 and 15 metres respectively. How far is he now from his starting point ..?
  • 5 metres
  • 10 metres
  • 15 metres
  • 20 metres

Q 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 ..?
  • 3 KM
  • 4 KM
  • 5 KM
  • 7 KM

Q 6 – A man is currently facing South, he turns Right and walk 20 metres. he turns right again and walk 10 metres. he turns left and walk 10 metres and then turns right and walks 20 metres. he then urns and walk 60 metres. In which direction is the man standing from his starting point ..?
  • North
  • North-West
  • East
  • North-East

Q 7 – A person starts from points A and travels 3 KM eastwards to B and then turns left and travels thrice that distance to reach C. He again turns left and travels five times the distance he covered between A&B to reach his destination D. Find out shortest distance between point A and D ..?
  • 12 KM
  • 15 KM
  • 16 KM
  • 18 KM

Q 8 – Five villages P,Q,R,S,T are situated near to each other. P is to the West of Q, R is to the south of P, T is to the north of Q and S is to the East of T. Find out R is in which direction with respect to S ..?
  • North-West
  • South-East
  • South-West
  • North-East

Q 9 – It is 3 o’ clock in a watch. If the minute hand points towards North-east, then the hour hand will point towards the .. ?
  • South
  • South-West
  • North-West
  • South-East

Q 10 – A starts from his home and goes 2 KM straight. Then he turns towards Right and goes 1 KM. He turns again towards right and goes 1 Km. If he is in North West from his house, then in which direction did he went in the beginning ..?
  • North
  • West
  • South
  • East

Q 11 – A direction pole was situated on the crossing. Due to a windy storm pole turned in such a way that the pointer which was showing East, started showing South. One traveller went to the wrong direction thinking it to be West. In what direction was he actually travelling ..?
  • South
  • West
  • North
  • East

Q 12 – A man is performing Yoga with his head down and legs up. His face is towards the West. In which direction will his left hand be ..?
  • North
  • South
  • East
  • West

Q 13 – Two man A and B are talking to each other face to face just after Sunrise. If B’s Shadow was exactly to the right of A, which direction B was facing ?
  • East
  • West
  • North
  • Data not sufficient

Q 14 – A clock is so placed that at 12 Noon, its minute hand points towards north-east. In which direction does its hour hand point at 1.30 P.M…?
  • North
  • South
  • East
  • West

Q 15 – The post office is to the east of school while Lisa’s home is to the South of the school. The market is to the north of post office. If the distance of the market from post office is equal to the distance of my house from the school, then in which direction is the market in respect to school ..?
  • North
  • East
  • North-East
  • South-West

Q 16 – X and Y start moving towards each other from two places 200 metres apart. After walking 60 m, Y turns left and goes 20 metre, then he turns right and goes 40 metres. He then turns right again and comes back to the road on which he had started walking . If X and Y walk with same speed, what is the distance between them now ?
  • 20 m
  • 30 m
  • 40 m
  • 50 m

Q 17 – David starts for super market from his home. His home is in the east and comes to a crossing. The road to the left ends in a theater, straight ahead is the hospital. In which direction is the University ?
  • North
  • East
  • North-East
  • South-West

Q 18 – Going 50 m to the South of her house, Radhika turns left and goes another 20 m. then turning to the North, she goes 30 m and then starts walking to her house. In which direction is she walking now ?
  • North
  • East
  • North-West
  • South-East

Q 19 – Ray walked 30 m towards East, took a right turn and walked 40 metres. Then he took a left turn and walked 30 metres. In which direction is he now from the starting point ?
  • North-East
  • South-East
  • North
  • East

Q 20 – Namita walks 14 metres towrads West, then turns to her right and walks 14 metres and then turns to her left and walks 10 metres. Again turning to her left she walks 14 metres. What is the shortest distance between her starting point and the present position ?
  • 10 m
  • 24 m
  • 28 m
  • 38 m

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