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# Directions & Distances - Practice Quiz

## 15 Questions MCQ Test UPSC Prelims Paper 2 CSAT - Quant, Verbal & Decision Making | Directions & Distances - Practice Quiz

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QUESTION: 1

### Amit started walking positioning his back towards the sun. After some time, he turned left, then turned right and towards the left again. In which direction is he going now?

Solution:

If he starts walking the morning then finally he will face towards South and if he starts in the evening then finally he will face towards North.

QUESTION: 2

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QUESTION: 3

### Village Q is to the North of the village P. The village R is in the East of Village Q. The village S is to the left of the village P. In which direction is the village S with respect to village R?

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QUESTION: 4

Radha moves towards South-East a distance of 7 km, then she moves towards West and travels a distance of 14 km. From here she moves towards North-West a distance of 7 km and finally she moves a distance of 4 km towards east. How far is she now from the starting point?

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QUESTION: 5

Sundar runs 20 m towards East and turns to right and runs 10 m. Then he turns to the right and runs 9 m. Again he turns to right and runs 5 m. After this he turns to left and runs 12 m and finally he turns to right and 6 m. Now to which direction is Sundar facing?

Solution:

Therefore, it is clear that Sundar will face towards North.

QUESTION: 6

Sachin walks 20 km towards North. He turns left and walks 40 km. He again turns left and walks 20 km. Finally he moves 20 km after turning to the left. How far is he from his starting position?

Solution:

Required distance = 40 - 20 = 20 km.

QUESTION: 7

From his house, Lokesh went 15 km to the North. Then he turned west and covered 10 km. Then he turned south and covered 5 km. Finally turning to the east, he covered 10 km. In which direction is he from his house?

Solution:

Therefore, it is clear that he is in the North from his house.

QUESTION: 8

One morning after sunrise, Suresh was standing facing a pole. The shadow of the pole fell exactly to his right. To which direction was he facing?

Solution:

Sun rises in the east in the morning. Since the shadow of Suresh falls to his right. So he is facing South.

QUESTION: 9

A child went 90 m in the East to look for his father, then he turned right and went 20 m. After this he turned right and after going 30 m he reached to his uncle's house. His father was not there. From there he went 100 m to his north and met his father. How far did he meet his father from the starting point?

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QUESTION: 10

Four friends A, B, C and D live in a same locality. The house of B is in the east of A's house but in the north of C's house. The house of C is in the west of D's house. D's house is in which direction of A's house?

Solution:

Therefore, D's house is in the South-East direction of A.

QUESTION: 11

Umesh directly went from P, to Q which is 9 feet distant. Then he turns to the right and walked 4 feet. After this he turned to the right and walked a distance which is equal from P to Q. Finally he turned to the right and walked 3 feet. How far is he now from P?

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QUESTION: 12

Shyam walks 5 km towards East and then turns left and walks 6 km. Again he turns right and walks 9 km. Finally he turns to his right and walks 6 km. How far is he from the starting point?

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QUESTION: 13

One morning Udai and Vishal were talking to each other face to face at a crossing. If Vishal's shadow was exactly to the left of Udai, which direction was Udai facing?

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QUESTION: 14

Y is in the East of X which is in the North of Z. If P is in the South of Z, then in which direction of Y, is P?

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QUESTION: 15

If South-East becomes North, North-East becomes West and so on. What will West become?

Solution:

It is clear from the diagrams that new name of West will become South-East.

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