Logical Reasoning Notes

# Direction Sense – Logical Reasoning

DIRECTION SENSE

Direction Sense questions are definitely asked in MBA CET exam. This topic accounts for at least 5 marks. It is one of the simplest topics from Logical Reasoning Section.

• 4 Major directions – North, East, West, South
• 4 Cardinal directions – North-East, South-East, North-West, South-West

Direction questions asked in the exam are based on 2 principles – Distance & Direction

Solved Examples

Mr. Lihaan walks 8m towards south from his office to reach the park. Then take left and walks 15m to reach the traffic signal. Then he turns 90-degree anti-clockwise direction and walks 8m to reach the coffee shop. From the coffee shop, he takes left and walks 8m to reach home.

What is the shortest distance between Lihaan’s office and Traffic signal?

Solution:

The shortest distance between Lihaan’s office and Traffic signal = √(8^2 + 15^2) = √289 = 17 m

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A car started from point P and moves towards east. After moving a distance of 30m, it took a right turn,
again after moving 15m, it took a left turn, and again after moving 10m, he took a right turn. Which
direction is the car facing now?
a) North
b) South
c) West
d) North-west
e) South-west

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Solved Examples

Mr. Lihaan walks 8m towards south from his office to reach the park. Then take left and walks 15m to reach the traffic signal. Then he turns 90-degree anti-clockwise direction and walks 8m to reach the coffee shop. From the coffee shop, he takes left and walks 8m to reach home.

What is the shortest distance between Lihaan’s office and Traffic signal?

Solution:

The shortest distance between Lihaan’s office and Traffic signal = √(8^2 + 15^2) = √289 = 17 m

Direction Sense Free PDF

A car started from point P and moves towards east. After moving a distance of 30m, it took a right turn,
again after moving 15m, it took a left turn, and again after moving 10m, he took a right turn. Which
direction is the car facing now?
a) North
b) South
c) West
d) North-west
e) South-west

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