###### Advertisements

###### Advertisements

A person walks 7 metres towards south. After taking a left turn he walks 12 metres. Again he takes a left turn and walks 2 metres. What is the distance between the starting point and final point?

#### Options

13 metres

11 metres

17 metres

14 metres

###### Advertisements

#### Solution

**13 metres**

**Explanation:**

Required distance

AD = `sqrt((AE)^2 + (ED)^2)`

= `sqrt((5)^2 + (12)^2`

= `sqrt(25 + 144)`

= `sqrt(169)`

= 13 metres

#### RELATED QUESTIONS

**Read the following information carefully to answer the question:**

A. Six flats on a floor in two rows facing North and South are allotted to P, Q, R, S, T, and U.

B. Q gets a North facing flat and is not next to S.

C. S and U get diagonally opposite flats.

D. R, next to U, gets a South facing flat and T gets a North facing flat.

Whose flat is between Q and S?

**Read the following information carefully to answer this question.**

A. Six flats on a floor in two rows facing North and South are allotted to P, Q, R, S, T, and U.

B. Q gets a North facing flat and is not next to S.

C. S and U get diagonally opposite flats.

D. R, next to U, gets a South facing flat and T gets a North facing flat.

To arrive at the answers to the above questions, which of the following statements can be dispensed with?

Manoj walks a distance of 5 meters towards North, then he turns to the east and walks a distance of 10 meters. Then he turns to his right and covers a distance of 15 meters. He then turns to his left and covers a distance of 15 meters. Which direction is he facing now?

**Choose the most appropriate option for the following question.**

Two ladies and two men are playing bridge and seated at North, East, South and West of a table. No lady is facing East. Persons sitting opposite to each other are not of the same sex. One man is facing South. Which direction are the ladies facing?

**Choose the most appropriate option for the following question.**

A man walks 1 km. towards East and then he turns to South and walk s 5 kms. Again he turns to East and walks 2 kms. After this he turns to North and walks 9 kms. Now, how far is he from his starting point?

**Choose the most appropriate option for the following question.**

In a military secret service map, south east is shown as north, north east as West and so on. What will west become?

**Choose the most appropriate option for the following question.**

John wants to go the university. He starts from his house which is in the East and comes to a crossing. The road to his left ends in a theatre, straight ahead is the hospital. In which direction is the University?

Radha moves towards South-East a distance of 7 km, then she moves towards West and travels a distance of 14 km. From here she moves towards North-West a distance of 7 km and finally she moves a distance of 4 km towards east. How far is she now from the starting point?

Village Q is to the North of the village P. The village R is in the East of Village Q. The village S is to the left of the village P. In which direction is the village S with respect to village R?

Sundar runs 20 m towards East and turns to right and runs 10 m. Then he turns to the right and runs 9 m. Again he turns to right and runs 5 m. After this, he turns to left and runs 12 m and finally he turns to right and 6 m. Now to which direction is Sundar facing?

According to P #R $a * U, in which direction is U with respect to P?

If South-East becomes North, North-East becomes West and so on. What will West become?

**Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.**

All the streets of a city are either perpendicular or parallel to one another. The streets are all straight. Streets N, O, P, Q, and R are parallel to one another. Streets S, T, U, V, W, X, and Y are horizontally parallel to one another.

- Street N is 1 km east of Street O.
- Street O is `1/2` km west of Street P.
- Street Q is 1 km west of Street R.
- Street S is `1/2` km south of Street T.
- Street U is 1 km north of Street V.
- Street W is `1/2` km north of Street X.
- Street W is 1 km south of Street Y.

**Street R is between O and P, then the distance between P and Q is**

**Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.**

All the streets of a city are either perpendicular or parallel to one another. The streets are all straight. Streets N, O, P, Q, and R are parallel to one another. Streets S, T, U, V, W, X, and Y are horizontally parallel to one another.

- Street N is 1 km east of Street O.
- Street O is `1/2` km west of Street P.
- Street Q is 1 km west of Street R.
- Street S is `1/2` km south of Street T.
- Street U is 1 km north of Street V.
- Street W is `1/2` km north of Street X.
- Street W is 1 km south of Street Y.

**R is between O and P, then which of the following is false?**

The door of my house is towards east direction. From the backside of my house I drove straight 100 metres, then turned towards right and drove for 100 metres, then turned towards left and drove for 50 metres and reached my destination.

**In what direction am I from the starting point?**

Ram is facing North-West. He turns in clockwise direction by 90°, then 180° in the anti-clockwise direction and then another 90° in the same direction.

**Which direction is he facing now?**

Reaching a place of appointment on Friday, I found that I was two days earlier than the scheduled day. If I had reached on the following Wednesday, how many days late would I have been?

Two buses start from the opposite points of a main road, 150 km apart. The first bus runs for 25 km and takes a right turn and then runs for 15 km. Then it turns left and runs for another 25 km 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 km along the main road. What would be the distance between the two buses at this point?

A policeman goes 20 km east and then turning to the south he goes 30 km and then again turns to his left and goes 10 km. How far is he from his starting point?

**Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.**

The city K is 30 km to the southeast of Z while Y is 50 km to the northwest of K. Also, H is 38 km to the southeast of Y. L lies in the direct route between Y and K and its distance from H is 14 km. G also lies on this route and is exactly midway between L and Y.

**If M is 1 km to the southeast of L, then it is exactly midway between**

Two buses start from opposite points towards each other on a main road, 185 km apart. The first bus runs for 35 km and takes a right turn and runs for 17 km. It then turns left and runs for another 42 km and takes the direction back to reach the main road, in the meantime, due to a minor breakdown, the other bus has run only 36 km along the main road. What would the distance between the two buses be at this point?

Mukesh was facing the south. He walked 5 km straight and from there he turned at a 90° angle to his right and walked 5 km. Then he turned at a 45° angle to his left and walked 3 km. Where will he be from his actual position?

A wristwatch reads 7.30 am. If the hour hand points southwest, then in what direction will the minute hand point after 15 minutes?

Sujal is a good runner who walked 8 km towards the north from point A. He then turned around and started running back at the speed of 6 km/hour. How far would Sujal be from point A after running for 10 minutes?

Anand travels 10 km from his home to the east to reach his school. Then he travels 5 km to the south to reach his father's shop, after school. He then travels 10 km to the west to help his uncle. How far and in which direction is he from his home?

At the time of sunrise, Lokesh is sitting facing a pole. If the shadow of the pole falls to his right, then which direction is Lokesh facing?

Rajni was facing the north-west. She moved 5 m, turned left and walked 3 m. Then she turned right and walked 8 m and stopped there. Which direction is she facing now?

A man starts from a point A and walks 5 metres in the east then he turns right and walks 3 metres, again he turns right and walks 9 metres and ftnaµy he takes a right turn walks 3 metres. Now how far is the man from point A and in which direction?

Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

Point B is 25 m south of Point A. Point C is 10 m east of Point B. Point D is 30 m north of Point C. Point E is 7 m east of Point D. Point X is 18 m south of Point E. Point M is 12 m south of Point X Point C is 7 m west of Point M.

Point B is in which direction from Point D?