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Explore popular questions from Direction & Distance Test for SSC. This collection covers Direction & Distance Test previous year SSC questions hand picked by experienced teachers.

Q 1.

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Kamu walks 5 kms straight from her house towards west then turns right and walks 3 kms. There-after she takes left turn and walks 2 km. Further, she turns left and walks 3 km. Finally, she turns right and walks 3 kms. In what direction she is now from her house?

West

B

North

C

South

D

East

Explanation

Q 2.

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A man starts from a point, walks 2 km towards north, turns towards his right and walks 2 km, turns right again and walks. What is the direction now he is facing ?

South

B

South-East

C

North

D

West

Explanation

Q 3.

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Janaki started from her house and walked 2 kms towards North. Then she took a right turn and covered one kilometre. Then she took again a right turn and walked for 2 kms. In what direction is she going ?

A

North

B

East

South

D

West

Explanation

Q 4.

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Suresh starts from a point, walks {tex}2{/tex} miles towards south, turns right and walks {tex}1\frac{1}{2}{/tex} miles, turns left and walks {tex}\frac{1}{2}{/tex} miles and then he turns back. What is the direction he is facing now ?

A

East

B

West

C

South

North

Explanation

Q 5.

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Arun started from point A and walked 10 kms East to point B, then turned to North and walked 3 kms to point C and then turned West and walked 12 kms to point D, then again turned South and walked 3 kms to point E. In which direction is he from his starting point?

A

East

B

South

West

D

North

Explanation

Q 6.

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A starts from a point and walks 5 kms north, then turns left and walks 3 kms. Then again turns left and walks 5 kms. Point out the direction in which he is going now.

A

North

South

C

East

D

West

Explanation

Q 7.

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A rat run 20' towards East and turns to right runs 10', and turns to right runs 9', and again turns to left runs 5' and then turns to left runs 12' and finally turns to left and runs 6'. Now what direction is the rat facing ?

A

EAST

NORTH

C

WEST

D

SOUTH

Explanation

Q 8.

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A Driver left his village and drove North for 20 kms, after which he stopped for breakfast. The he turned left and drove another 30 kms, when he stopped for lunch. After some rest, he again turned left and drove 20 kms before stopping for evening tea. Once more he turned left and drove 30 kms to reach the town where he had supper. After evening tea in which direction did he drive ?

A

West

East

C

North

D

South

Explanation

Q 9.

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A man is facing East, then he turns left and goes 10 m, then turns right and goes 5 m, then goes 5 m to the South and from there 5 m to West. In which direction is he from his original place?

A

East

B

West

North

D

South

Explanation

Q 10.

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From her home Prerna wishes to go to school. From home she goes toward North and then turns left and then turns right, and finally she turns left and reaches school. In which direction her school is situated with respect to her home ?

A

North-East

North-West

C

South-East

D

South- West

Explanation

Q 11.

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A child walks 25 feet towards North, turns right and walks 40 feet, turns right again and walks 45 feet. He then turns left and walks 20 feet. He turns left again walks 20 feet. Finally, he turns to his left to walk another 20 feet. In which direction is the child from his starting point ?

A

North

B

South

C

West

East

Explanation

Q 12.

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Raju facing North and moves 20 km, then he turned to his right and moves 20 km and then he moves 10 km in North-East, then he turned to his right and moves 20 km and then he turned to his right and moves 20 km, and again he turned to his left and moves 20 km. Now in which direction Raju is facing ?

South-East

B

North-East

C

South-West

D

North-West

Explanation

Q 13.

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K is a place which is located 2 km away in the north-west direction from the capital P. R is another place that is located 2 km away in the south-west direction from K. M is another place and that is located 2 km away in the north-west direction from R. T is yet another place that is located 2 km away in the south-west direction from M. In which direction is T located in relation to P ?

A

South-west

B

North-west

West

D

North

Explanation

Q 14.

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Babu is Rahim's neighbour and his house is 200 metres away in the north west direction. Joseph is Rahim's neighbour and his house is located 200 metres away in the south west direction. Gopal is Joseph's neighbour and he stays 200 metres away in the south east direction. Roy is Gopal's neighbour and his house is located 200 metres away in the north east direction. Then where is the position of Roy's house in relation to Babu's ?

South east

B

South west

C

North

D

North east

Explanation

Q 15.

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A tourist drives 10 km. towards west and turns to left and takes a drive of another 4 km. He then drives towards east another 4 km and then turns to his right and drives 5 km. Afterwards he turns to his left and travels 6 km. In which direction is he from the starting point ?

A

North

B

East

C

West

South

Explanation

Q 16.

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A man started walking West. He turned right, then right again and finally turned left. Towards which direction was he walking now?

North

B

South

C

West

D

East

Explanation

Q 17.

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One evening, Raja started to walk toward the Sun. After walking a while, he turned to his right and again to his right. After walking a while, he again turned right. In which direction is he facing ?

South

B

East

C

West

D

North

Explanation

Q 18.

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Five boys A, B, C, D, E are sitting in a park in a circle. A is facing South-West, D is facing South-East, B and E are right opposite A and D respectively and C is equidistant between D and B. Which direction is C facing?

A

West

B

South

C

North

East

Explanation

Q 19.

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If a man on a moped starts from a point and rides 4 km South, then turns left and rides 2 km to turn again to the right to ride 4 km more, towards which direction is he moving?

A

North

B

West

C

East

South

Explanation

Q 20.

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A man starts from a point, walks 8 km towards North, turns right and walks 12 km, turns left and walks 7 km, turns and walks 24 km towards South, turns right and walks 12 km. In which direction is he from the starting point?

A

North

South

C

West

D

East

Explanation

Q 21.

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Gopal started walking 2 km straight from his school. Then he turned right and walked 1 km. Again he turned right and walked 1 km to reach his house. If his house is south-east from his school, then in which direction did Gopal start walking from the school?

A

East

West

C

South

D

North

Explanation

Q 22.

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Mohan starts from point A and walks 1 km towards south, turns left and walks 1 km. Then he turns left again and walks 1 km. Now he is facing

A

East

B

West

North

D

South-west

Explanation

Q 23.

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A man starts from a point, walks 4 miles towards north and turns left and walks 6 miles, turns right and walks for 3 miles and again turns right and walks 4 miles and takes rest for 30 minutes. He gets up and walks straight 2 miles in the same direction and turns right and walks one mile. What is the direction he is facing ?

A

North

South

C

South-east

D

West

Explanation

Q 24.

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Daily in the morning the shadow of Gol Gumbaz falls on Bara Kaman and in the evening the shadow of Bara Kaman falls on Gol Gumbaz exactly. So in which direction is Gol Gumbaz to Bara Kaman ?

Eastern side

B

Western side

C

Northern side

D

Southern side

Explanation

In the morning an object casts its shadow to the West. In the evening an object casts its shadow to the east. Therefore, Gol Gumbaz is to the eastern side of Bara Kaman.

Q 25.

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Q travels towards East. M travels towards North. S and T travel in opposite directions. T travels towards right of Q. Which of the following is definitely true?

A

M and S travel in the opposite directions.

B

S travels towards West.

C

T travels towards North.

M and S travel in the same direction.

Explanation

We have been given that Q travels towards East and
M travels towards North. Now. T travels towards right of Q implies that T travels towards South. Hence. S travels towards North (because S and T travel in opposite directions). Therefore, it is definitely true that M and S travel in the same direction i.e.. North.
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Hence. R is to the South-West with respect to S.