Here are some problems from the section Logical and Analytical reasoning for CLAT exam based on the topic 'Directions'. All the questions are followed by four options. You have to select one of them as your answer. The option which is given in 'BOLD' letters is your answer. These questions may help you to understand the problems based on Directions. All the best.
Q1. One morning after sunrise, Gopal was standing facing a pole. The shadow of the pole fell exactly to his right. Which direction was he facing?
d. none of these
Q2. If you are facing north-east and move 10 m forward, turn left and move 7.5 m, then you are
a. north of your initial position
b. south of your initial position
c. east of your initial position
d. 12 m from your initial position
Q3. kunal left home and cycled 10 km southwards, turned right and cycled 5 km and turned right and cycled 10 km and turned left and cycled 10 km. how many kilometres will he have to cycle to reach his home straight?
a. 10 km
b. 15 km
c. 20 km
d. 25 km
Q4. A child is looking for his father. He went 90 meters in the east before turning to his right. He went 20 meters before turning to his right again to look for his father at his uncle’s place 30 m from this point. His father was not there. From there, he went 100 m to his north before meeting his father in a street. How far did the son meet his father from the starting point?
a. 80 m
b. 100 m
c. 140 m
d. 260 m
Q5. Arun faces towards north. Turning to his right, he walks 25 m. He then turns to his left and walks 30 m. Next, he moves 25 m to his right. He then turns to his right again and walks 55 m. Finally, he turns to the right and moves 40 m. in which direction is he now from his starting point?
Q6. Kiran moved a distance of 75 m towards the north. She then turned to the left and walking for about 25 m, turned left again and walked 80 m. Finally, she turned to the right at an angle of 450 which direction was she moving finally?
Q7. Vijay walks 10 km towards 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. 5 km west
b. 7 km west
c. 7 km east
d. 5 km north-east
Q8. Atul left for his office in his car. He drove 15 km towards north and then 10 km towards west. He then turned to the south and covered 5 km. Further, he turned to the east and moved 8 km. Finally, he turned right and drove 10 km. How far and in which direction is he from his starting point?
a. 2 km west
b. 5 km east
c. 3 km north
d. 6 km south
Q9. Two buses start from the opposite points of a main road, 150 kms apart.The first bus runs for 25 kms and takes a right turn and then runs for 15 kms. It then turns left and runs for another 25 kms and takes the direction back to reach the main road. In the meantime, due to a minor breakdown, the other bus has run only 35 kms along the main road. What would be the distance between the two buses at this point?
a. 65 kms
b. 75 kms
c. 80 kms
d. 85 kms
Q10. A direction pole was situated on the crossing. Due to an accident the pole turned in such a manner that the pointer which was showing east, started showing south. One traveller went to the wrong direction thinking it to be west. In what direction actually he was travelling?