Verbal Reasoning - Direction Sense Test - Discussion

37. 

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 the east, he covered 10 km. In which direction is he from his house?

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

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Therefore, it is clear that he is in the North from his house.


Mitali Ahuja said: (Nov 8, 2013)  
I don't get this question. According to me, Lokesh's is heading towards north and his house will be in the East.

Swati said: (Jun 7, 2014)  
How it is? Please clear with more detail.

Abhishek said: (Sep 16, 2014)  
He is heading towards north from his house then it is clear that his house in in north and it is shown in diagram also.

The how is it possible that he is north from his house?

Thaniga said: (Sep 5, 2015)  
The direction of east with respect to himself is towards left so isn't it north west? Please help clarify.

Promy said: (Sep 16, 2015)  
I think he is in the west from his house. And he is towards to the east.

Rahul Ganapathy said: (Feb 7, 2016)  
To @Lokesh, house would be in SOUTH from the house, he would be NORTH. The latter part is asked.

Rajat Dahiya said: (Aug 17, 2016)  
How is it possible north? The right answer is east.

Rajat Dahiya said: (Aug 17, 2016)  
How is it possible north? The right answer is east.

Kriti said: (Jun 13, 2017)  
I think the right answer will be east.

Geeta said: (Jun 17, 2017)  
North is right because according to the question. The Direction of his is north to the house. But he is facing toward East.

Deepi said: (Aug 18, 2017)  
Questionis saying that, according to the house. In which direction the boy is of the house.

Amaresh said: (Nov 24, 2017)  
In which direction is he from his house? ------->Please try to understand the question carefully.

He is in North side from his house.

Ahmed said: (Jan 19, 2018)  
While using compass N.E.W.S he stated from house 15 km to north. then 10 km left that is west then 5km left that is south then again10 km to the east.

This last 10 km is equal to 10 kms from north to west meaning thereby that he reached from where he had started.

Mouni said: (Jul 25, 2018)  
I think it is East not North.

Sachin said: (Oct 16, 2018)  
East is the right answer.

Sainitinkumarallu said: (Jun 7, 2019)  
How it is north? Please explain.

Vallaymouniswathi said: (Jun 12, 2020)  
N=15,W=10,S=5,E=10.

NOTE:

OPP DIRECTIONS ARE:SUB(EX:N-S,E-W)
SAME DIRECTIONS ARE: ADD(EX:N+N,S+S).

In this highest value is the dist and direction.

E,W cancel e=10,w=10;e-w=10-10=0.
N,S n=15,s=5;n-s=15-5=10,north direction because north contains the high value compare to south.

Satyabrata Parhi said: (Sep 28, 2020)  
I think it must be East.

Rajnandini said: (Apr 28, 2021)  
I think it may be east.

R.S said: (Oct 6, 2021)  
I think East is the right answer.

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