Directions Test Questions and Answers : Logical Reasoning

1.

Siva Reddy walked 2 km west of his house and then turned south covering 4 km. Finally, He moved 3 km towards east and then again 1 km west. How far is he from his initial position?

   A.) 10 km
   B.) 9 km
   C.) 2 km
   D.) 4 km

Answer: Option 'D'

4 km

2.

A man went 10 kms towads South. Then turned East and covered 10 kms and turned to the right. Again after 10 kms, he turned to left and covered 10 kms to reach the destination. How far is he from his starting point?

   A.) 18.8 km
   B.) 28.28 km
   C.) 16 km
   D.) 20 km

Answer: Option 'B'

Distance from A to B = ?[(AC)2 + (BC)2] = ?
[202 + 202] = ?800 20?2 = 20 × 1.414 = 28.28 km

3.

Rajesh’s school bus is facing North when reaches his school. After starting from Rajesh’s house, it turning twice and then left before reaching the school. What direction the bus facing when it left the bus stop in front of Rajesh’s house?

   A.) East
   B.) North
   C.) South
   D.) West

Answer: Option 'D'

West

4.

Anil wants to go the university. He starts from his house which is in the East and comes to a crossing. The road to his left ends in a theatre, straight ahead is the hospital. In which direction is the University?

   A.) East
   B.) North
   C.) South
   D.) West

Answer: Option 'B'

North

5.

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

   A.) North
   B.) East
   C.) South-East
   D.) North-West

Answer: Option 'C'

South-East

6.

A man walks 1 km towards East and then he turns to South and walks 5 km.Again he turns to East and walks 2 km,after this he turns to North and walks 9 km .Now,how far is he from his starting point?

   A.) 10 km
   B.) 9 km
   C.) 5 km
   D.) 4 km

Answer: Option 'C'

5 km

7.

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 walks 60 m.In which direction am I from the starting point?

   A.) North-East
   B.) North-West
   C.) North
   D.) West

Answer: Option 'A'

North-East

8.

A villager went to meet his uncle in another village situated 5 km away in the North-East direction of his own village.From there he came to meet his father-in-law living in a village situated 4 km in the south of his uncle’s village .How far away and in what direction is he now?

   A.) 4 km in the East
   B.) 3 km in the East
   C.) 4 km in the west
   D.) 3 km in the North

Answer: Option 'B'

3 km in the East

9.

Dhanumjay walks 10 m towards the South .Turning to the left ,he walks 20 m and then moves to his right. After moving a distance of 20 m ,he turns to the right and walks 20 m.Finally,he turns to the right and moves a distance of 10 m .How far and in which direction is he from the starting point?

   A.) 20 m North
   B.) 20 m South
   C.) 10 m North
   D.) 10 m South

Answer: Option 'B'

20 m South

10.

Arjun walked 30 m towards East ,took a right turn and walked 40 m .Then he took a left turn and walked 30 m .In which direction is he now from the starting point?

   A.) South-East
   B.) South
   C.) North-East
   D.) East

Answer: Option 'A'

South-East

11.

A man leaves for his office from his house.He walks towards East.After moving a distance of 20 m ,he turns South and walks 10 m.Then he walks 35 m towards the West and further 5 m towards the North .He then turns towards East and walks 15 m .What is the straight distance between his initial and final positions?

   A.) 0
   B.) 5
   C.) 10
   D.) 15

Answer: Option 'B'

5

12.

Murari walked 40 m towards North,took a left turn and walked 20 m .He again took a left turn and walked for 40 km.How far and in which direction is he from the starting point?

   A.) 20 m West
   B.) 20 m South
   C.) 20 m East
   D.) 20 m North

Answer: Option 'A'

20 m West

13.

Nishitha walks 14 m towards west,then turns to her right and walks 14 m and then turns to her left and walks 10 m.Again turning to her left she walks 14 m .What is the shortest distance between her starting point and the present position?

   A.) 14
   B.) 24
   C.) 34
   D.) 44

Answer: Option 'B'

24

14.

Vinay walks a distance of 3 km towards North,then he turns to his left and walks for 2 km .He again turns left and walks for 3 km .At this point he turns to his left and walks for 3 km.How many km is he from the starting point?

   A.) 1 km
   B.) 2 km
   C.) 3 km
   D.) 4 km

Answer: Option 'A'

1 km

15.

Dharma walks 10 km toward North.From there ,he walks 6 km towards South .Then ,he walks 3 km towards East.How far and in which direction is he with reference to his starting point?

   A.) 2 km South-East
   B.) 5 km South-East
   C.) 5 km North-East
   D.) 5 km West

Answer: Option 'C'

5 km North-East

16.

Kumar walks 10 meters in front and 10 meters to the right. Then every time turning to his left he walks 5, 15 and 15 meters respectively. How far is he now from his starting point?

   A.) 15m
   B.) 10m
   C.) 12m
   D.) 5m

Answer: Option 'C'

12m

17.

The time on the watch is quarter to three. If the minute-head points to North-East, If the minute-hand points to North-East, in which direction does the hour hand point?

   A.) South-West
   B.) South-East
   C.) North-West
   D.) North-East

Answer: Option 'A'

South-West

18.

Starting from a point X, Ravi walked 20 m towards South. He turned left and walked 30m. He then turned left and walked 20 m. He again turned left and walked 40 m and reached at a point Y. How far and in which direction is the point Y from the point X?

   A.) 15m East of X
   B.) 10m West of X
   C.) 15m West of X
   D.) 10m East of X

Answer: Option 'B'

10m West of X

19.

Lakshman went 15 kms to the West of his house, then turned left and walked 20 kms. He then turned East and walked 25 kms and finally turning left covered 20 kms. How far was he from his house?

   A.) 5 kms
   B.) 10 kms
   C.) 40 kms
   D.) 80 kms

Answer: Option 'C'

40 kms

20.

Ravi started walking towards North. After walking 30 m, he turned left and walked 40 m. He thenturned left and walked 30 m. He again turned left and walked 50 m. How far was he from his originalposition?

   A.) 50m
   B.) 30m
   C.) 10m
   D.) 60m

Answer: Option 'C'

10m


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