Problems on Directions

1.If South-East becomes North, North-East becomes West and so on. What will West become?
A. North-East
B. North-West
C. South-East
D. South-West

2.A man walks 5 km toward south and then turns to the right. After walking 3 km he turns to the left and walks 5 km. Now in which direction is he from the starting place?
A. West
B. South
C. North-East
D. South-West

3.Rahul put his timepiece on the table in such a way that at 6 P.M. hour hand points to North. In which direction the minute hand will point at 9.15 P.M. ?
A. South-East
B. South
C. North
D. West

4.K is 40 m South-West of L. If M is 40 m South-East of L, then M is in which direction of K?
A. East
B. West
C. North-East
D. South

5.A man walks 2 km towards North. Then he turns to East and walks 10 km. After this he turns to North and walks 3 km. Again he turns towards East and walks 2 km. How far is he from the starting point?
A. 10 km
B. 13 km
C. 15 km
D. None of these

6. The length and breadth of a room are 8 m and 6 m respectively. A cat runs along all the four walls and finally along a diagonal order to catch a rat. How much total distance is covered by the cat?
A. 10
B. 14
C. 38
D. 48

7.Ravi left home and cycled 10 km towards South, then turned right and cycled 5 km and then again turned right and cycled 10 km. After this he turned left and cycled 10 km. How many kilometers will he have to cycle to reach his home straight?
A. 10 km
B. 15 km
C. 20 km
D. 25 km

8.Reena walked from A to B in the East 10 feet. Then she turned to the right and walked 3 feet. Again she turned to the right and walked 14 feet. How far is she from A?
A. 4 feet
B. 5 feet
C. 24 feet
D. 27 feet

9.One morning after sunrise Nivedita and Niharika were talking to each other face to face at Dalphin crossing. If Niharika’s shadow was exactly to the right of Nivedita, Which direction Niharika was facing?
A. North
B. South
C. East
D. Data is inadequate

10.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?
A. North or South
B. East or West
C. North or West
D. South or West


  1. Ravi pandey says

    Data Sufficiency question;
    A) only option (I) can give the answer.
    B) only option (II) can give the answer.
    C) Either one .
    D)Both needed
    E)can’t be answered.
    Q.64. Point A is towards which direction from point B?
    (I) If a person walks 5 m towards west from point A, takes a left turn and walk 5 m again; he would be 4 m away from point B.
    (II) Point A is towards the north of point C point C is towards the East of point D and Point B is towards the East of point D.

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