Verbal Reasoning - Direction Sense Test - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Direction Sense Test - Direction Sense 1 (Q.No. 21)
21.
After walking 6 km, I turned to the right and then walked 2 km. After then I turned to the left and walked 10 km. In the end, I was moving towards the North. From which direction did I start my journey?
North
South
East
West
Answer: Option
Explanation:

The journey was started from the South.

Discussion:
57 comments Page 1 of 6.

Surbhi said:   3 months ago
According to me, North will be the right answer.
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RMRM said:   4 months ago
Given answer is correct as it isn't asking which direction I was facing at the start of the journey rather they're asking what direction did I start from?

How can he start from north and end up north only without even making a loop? Hence he went from south to north!

Priyanka said:   12 months ago
Based on the information provided, you started your journey from the West direction. Here's the step-by-step explanation:

You walked 6 km in an unknown direction.
Then, you turned right (which is a 90-degree clockwise rotation) from your current direction.
You walked 2 km in this new direction, which means you covered a total of 8 km from your starting point (6 km + 2 km).

Next, you turned left (which is a 90-degree counterclockwise rotation) from your current direction. You walked 10 km in this new direction.

In the end, you were moving towards the North direction.
Based on the above information, you started your journey from the West direction, as you turned right initially and then turned left, which would align you towards the North direction from the West direction.

Vidya k said:   1 year ago
Option A) North is the right answer.
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Saurabh Wadekar said:   1 year ago
North will be the right answer.
(3)

Parth said:   2 years ago
The right answer is North.
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Nikitha Janardhana said:   2 years ago
The right answer is North!
(3)

Karma said:   3 years ago
@All.

South is the right answer. The question is asking from which direction, not to which direction.

Gwx said:   3 years ago
Agree, North is the right answer.
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Dipak said:   3 years ago
It should be North.
(3)


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