Verbal Reasoning - Direction Sense Test


One morning after sunrise, Vimal started to walk. During this walking he met Stephen who was coming from opposite direction. Vimal watch that the shadow of Stephen to the right of him (Vimal). To Which direction Vimal was facing?

A. East
B. West
C. South
D. Data inadequate

Answer: Option C


Sun rises in the east. So the shadow of a man will always falls towards the west. Since the shadow of Stephen is to the right of Vimal. Hence Vimal is facing towards South.


Golu started from his house towards North. After covering a distance of 8 km. he turned towards left and covered a distance of 6 km. What is the shortest distance now from his house?

A. 10 km.
B. 16 km.
C. 14 km
D. 2 km.

Answer: Option A



P started from his house towards west. After walking a distance of 25 m. He turned to the right and walked 10 m. He then again turned to the right and walked 15 m. After this he is to turn right at 135o and to cover 30 m. In which direction should he go?

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

Answer: Option C


Hence he should go in the South-West direction.


X started to walk straight towards south. After walking 5 m he turned to the left and walked 3 m. After this he turned to the right and walked 5 m Now to which direction X is facing?

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

Answer: Option B


Hence X will face in the end towards South.


Hemant in order to go to university started from his house in the east and came to a crossing. The road to the left ends in a theatre, straight ahead is the hospital. In which direction is the university?

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

Answer: Option A


Therefore university is in North.