Practice Test


1) If A is to the south of B and C is to the east of B, in what direction is A with respect to C ?


2) One morning after sunrise, Gopal was facing a pole. The shadow of the pole fell exactly to his right. Which direction was he facing ?


3) A boy rode his bicycle northwards, then turned left and rode one km and again turned left and rode 2 km. He found himself exactly one km west of his starting point. How far did he ride northwards initially ?


4) Ravi wants to go to the university. He starts from his home which is in the East and come to a crossing. The road to the left ends is a theatre, straight ahead is the hospital. In which direction is the university ?


5) A rat runs 20' towards east and turns to right, runs 10' and turns to right, runs 9' and again turns to left, runs 5' and then to left, runs 12' and finally turns to left and runs 6'. Now, which direction is the rat facing ?


6) If South-east becomes North, North-east becomes West and so on, what will West become ?


7) P, Q, R and S are playing a game of carrom, P, R and S, Q are partners. S is to the right of R who is facing west. Then, Q is facing


8) A and B start waling, from a point, in opposite directions. A covers 3 km and B covers 4 km. Then A turns right and walks 4 km while B turns left and walks 3 km. How far is each from the starting point ?


9) Anuj started walking positioning his back towards the sun. After sometime, he turned left, then turned right and then towards the left again. In which direction is he going now ?


10) From her home, Prerna wishes to go to school. From home, she goes towards North and then turns left and then turns right, and finally she turns left and reaches school. In which direction her school is situated with respect to her home ?


11) One day, Ravi left home and cycled 10 km southwards, turned right and cycled 5 km and turned right and cycled 10 km and turned left and cycled 10 km. How many kilometres will he have to cycle to reach his home straight ?


12) Rasik walks 20 m North. Then, he turns right and walks 30 m. Then he turns right and walks 35 m. Then he turns left and walks 15 m. Then he again turns left and walks 15 m. In which direction and how many metres away is he from his original position ?


13) 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 East, he covered 10 km. In which direction is he from his house ?


14) Kailash faces towards north. Turning to his right, he walks 25 metres. he then turns to his left and walks 30 metres. Next, he moves 25 metres to his right. He then turns to the right again and walks 55 metres to his right. He then turns to the right again and walks 55 metres. Finally, he turns to the right and moves 40 metres. In which direction is he now from his starting point ?


15) 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 pm ?


16) One evening before sunset two friends Sumit and Mohit were talking to each other face to face. If Mohit's shadow was exactly to his right side, which direction was Sumit facing ?


17) Rohit walked 25 metres towards South. Then he turned to his left and walked 20 metres. He then turned to his left and walked 25 metres. He again turned to his right and walked 15 metres. At what distance is he from the starting point and in which direction ?


18) One morning after sunrise, Reeta and Kavita were talking to each other face to face at Tilak Square. If Kavita's shadow was exactly to the right to Reeta, which direction Kavita was facing ?


19) If Batuk Singh decides to plant the wheat next to the peanuts, in which square will the barley be ?


20) Which square cannot be planted with wheat ?


21) Which square cannot be planted with soyabeans ?


22) A starts crossing the plot diagonally. After walking half the distance, he turns right, walks some distance and turns left. Which direction is A facing now ?


23) From the original position given in the above figure, A and B move one arm length clockwise and then cross over to the corners diagonally opposite; C and D move one arm length anti-clockwise and cross over to the corners diagonally opposite. The original configuration ABCD has now changed to


24) From the original position, B and D move one and a half length of sides clockwise and anti-clockwise respectively. Which one of the following statements is true ?


25) From the positions in the original figure. C and A move diagonally to opposite corners and then one side each clockwise and anti-clockwise respectively. B and D move two sides each clockwise and anti-clockwise respectively. Where is A now ?


26) After the movements given in the above question, who is at the north-west corner ?


27) Shobha was facing East. She walked 20 metres. Turning left she moved 15 metres and then turning right moved 25 metres. Finally, she turned right and moved 15 metres more. How far is she from her starting point ?


28) Jatin leaves his house ad walks 12 km towards North. He turns right and walks another 12 km. He turns right again, walks 12 km more and turns left to walk 5 km. How far is he from his home and in which direction ?


29) Who two are positioned North-West, South-East ?


30) If A, B, C and D were to move clockwise four plots and P, Q, R and S were to move anti-clockwise six plots, then who two would be the north-south ?


31) Deepak starts walking straight towards east. After walking 75 metres, he turns to the left and walks 25 metres straight. Again, he turns to the left, walks a distance of 40 metres straight, again he turns to the left and walks a distance of 25 metres. How far is he from the starting point ?


32) 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 walk 60 m. In which direction am I from the straight point ?


33) Ramakant walks northwards. After a while, he turns to his right and a little further to his left. Finally, after walking a distance of one kilometre, he turns to his left again. In which direction is he moving now ?


34) Raj travelled from a point X straight to Y at a distance of 80 metres. He turned right and walked 50 metres, then again turned right and walked 70 metres. Finally, he turned right and walked 50 metres. How far is he from the starting point ?


35) 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 ?


36) P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W are sitting around a round table in the same order, for group discussion at equal distance. Their position are clockwise. If V sits in the north, then what will be the position of S ?


37) If all directions are rotated, i.e., if North is changed to West and East to North and so on, then what will come in place of North-west ?


38) If a person is walking towards North, what direction should he follow so that he is walking towards West ?


39) Two friends start a race, and together they run for 50 mts. Jack turns right and runs 60 mts while Bunny turns left and runs 40 mts. Then Jack turns left and runs 50 mts while Bunny turns right and runs 50 mts. How far are the two friends now from each other.


40) The houses of A and B face each other on a road going north-south, A's being on the western side. A comes out of his house, turns left, travels 5 km, turns right, travels 5 km to the front of D's house. B does exactly the same and reaches the front of C's house. In this context, which one of the following statements is correct ?


41) A person stood alone in a desert on a dark night and wanted to reach his village which was situated 5 km east of the point where he was standing. he had no instruments to find the direction but he located the polestar. The most convenient way now to reach his village is to walk in the