Direction Reasoning Questions and Answers for SSC CGL PDF
We have provided some Direction sense test questions very useful for the SSC exams of CGL level. Each question is explained in detailed with solutions.
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Abhay travelled 9 km Northwards, turned left and travelled 5 km, then turned left again and travelled 9 km. How far is Abhay from the starting point?
a) 5 km.
b) 9 km.
c) 4 km.
d) 14 km.
Sunita rode her scooty northwards, then turned left and then again rode to her left 4 km. She found herself exactly 2 kms West of her starting point. How far did she ride northwards initially?
a) 6 km
b) 2 km
c) 4 km
d) 5 km
Pinky walks a distance of 600 metre towards East, turns left and moves 500 metre, then turns left and walks 600 metre and then turns left again and moves 500 metre and halts. At what distance in metres is she from the starting point?
If you start running from a point towards North and after covering 4 kms. you turn to your left and run 5 kms. and then again turn to your left and run 5 kms. and then turn to left again and run another 6 kms and before finishing you take another left turn and run 1 km., then answer the following question based on this information.
From the finishing point if you have to reach the point from where you started, in which direction will you have to run ?
A man starts walking towards east. After walking 75 metres, he turns to his left and walks 25 metres straight. Again he turns to the left, walks a distance of 40 metres straight, again turns to the left and walks a distance of 25 metres. How far is he from the starting point ?
b) 35 m
c) 50 m
d) 140 m
Solutions 1 to 5
1) Answer (a)
Let Abhay started from point A and travelled north for 9 km and reached B, then turned left towards west and traveled 5 km, then again turned left and finally stopped at point D after travelling 9 km.
Thus, AD = BC = 5 km
$\therefore$ He is 5 km to the west of his starting point.
=> Ans – (A)
2) Answer (c)
Let Sunita started from point A, and travelled north to reach B, then she turned left and reached point C, again she turned left and travelled for 4 km. So, D is 2 km to the west of A.
Thus, AB = CD = 4 km
=> Ans – (C)
3) Answer (c)
Let Pinky started from point A and travelled 600 m east to reach B, then she turned left to reach C after travelling 500 m, again she turned left and travelled for 600 m, and finally stopped at point A.
\because Her final position and initial positions are same, thus she is 0 m from the starting point.
=> Ans – (D)
4) Answer (a)
Let we start from point A, and run north for 4 km to reach B, then turn left and run for 5 km and reach C, then again turn left and run for 5 km, again a left turn for 6 km and finally stop at point F after running for 1 km.
Now, to reach the starting point, we need to run 1 km to the west.
=> Ans – (A)
5) Answer (b)
the position of the man can be traced as:
1. 75 meter EAST
2. 40 meter NORTH , 75 meter EAST.
3. 35 meter EAST.
stop. the man is 35 meters EAST of his initial position.option B.