Direction and Distance bits part-1

Directions (Q 1 -3): Eight persons M through T are standing in such a way that O is 20 m apart from N towards West, N is 30 m South with respect to M. M is 40 m towards West with respect to Q. P is 50 m towards South with respect to Q. R is 15 m apart from S towards North. T is 20 m towards East with respect to S. R is 40 m towards West with respect to P.

1). In which direction is Q standing with respect to R?
a) North-West
b) North
c) North-East
d) Cannot be determined
e) None of these

2). If one more person U is standing towards South-West with respect to P, then in which direction is T,
standing with respect to U?
a) South-West
b) North-East
c) North-West
d) Cannot be determined
e) None of these

3). What is the direction of O with respect to S?
a) North-West
b) North
c) West
d) Cannot be determined
e) None of these

  1. 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?
    A. East
    B. West
    C. North
    D. South

  2. 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?
    A. North
    B. South
    C. South-East
    D. None of these

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Rasik walked 20 m towards north. Then he turned right and walks 30 m. Then he turns right and walks 35 m. Then he turns left and walks 15 m. Finally he turns left and walks 15 m. In which direction and how many metres is he from the starting position?
    A. 15 m West
    B. 30 m East
    C. 30 m West
    D. 45 m East

  7. Two cars start from the opposite places of a main road, 150 km apart. First car runs for 25 km and takes a right turn and then runs 15 km. It then turns left and then runs for another 25 km and then takes the direction back to reach the main road. In the mean time, due to minor break down the other car has run only 35 km along the main road. What would be the distance between two cars at this point?
    A. 65 km
    B. 75 km
    C. 80 km
    D. 85 km

Correct Answers

  1. C
  2. D
  3. A
  4. C
  5. D
  6. C
  7. D
  8. D
  9. D
  10. A