Verbal Reasoning - Direction Sense Test - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Direction Sense Test - Direction Sense 1 (Q.No. 16)
16.
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?
East
West
South
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Answer: Option
Explanation:

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.

Discussion:
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Joginder said:   2 years ago
Because the sun rises in the East, shadow of a man falls towards the West. When we turn right from the west we are facing south. In question, the shadow of Stephen falls right of Vimal. So Vimal facing South.

Gvk said:   2 years ago
As the shadow of Stephen is the right side of Vimal. The left of Vimal will be east when we go clockwise from the east we will get south. Vimal is facing that direction because he is in the right side.

Ritika said:   3 years ago
As per the question, Stephen came from the opposite side of Vimal. This means, Vimal and Stephen facing each other so the shadow always falls westward (when sunrises) and the shadow is to the right of Vimal so Vimal is facing south and he is standing northward.

Purvi said:   3 years ago
Here we have to assume that they're standing in front (north-south) and not next to each other. As the shadow falls westwards (since sun rises eastwards) and the shadow is to the right of Vimal, it signifies that the right of Vimal is the west direction which implies he's facing southwards.

Anomee said:   4 years ago
@All.

They said in the question which direction is he facing so when it comes to facing he is facing south. He is present in the North but facing direction will be South.

Pragya said:   4 years ago
The answers should be north because the shadow of Stephen falls right to Vimal and in the morning sunrises from east, shadow will on the west side.

And the face of Vimal is in the north and face of Stephen will on south direction.

Neelam said:   4 years ago
The answer should be north.
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Sachin said:   4 years ago
South is the right answer.

Nisha said:   5 years ago
Cause sun rises in East, shadow of a man falls towards West. When we turn right from the west we are facing south. In question shadow of Stephen falls right of Vimal. So Vimal facing South.

Poocha said:   5 years ago
I am not getting this, Please anyone explain me.


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