By : Neha Uppal
Updated : Oct 27, 2020, 7:08
Direction Sense test questions form an integral part of the quantitative aptitude section of competitive government exams. SSC CGL and CHSL exams are among the major exams that include the topic in their syllabus. Other exams that include Direction Sense tests in their syllabus are banking exams like IBPS PO and IBPS Clerk. You will get useful insights on direction sense test questions and answers for SSC exams here. We also provide our students with rules, quizzes, notes, tricks, topics, formulae, and practice sets on direction sense tests for all competitive exams. Get access to all the study resources to ensure that you ace Direction Sense test questions in the upcoming exams.
A direction indicates the relative position of one point to another point irrespective of the information of distance between the two points. Direction can be stated with respect to a reference point or can be absolute in its stating.
Cardinal directions are fundamental directions that are represented by the four points of a compass.
Intermediate directions are the directions present between two cardinal points. These are North West, North East, South West, and South West. They can be further categorised into North-North-West, West-North-West, North-North- East, East -North-East, South-South-West, West-South-West, South-South-East, and East-South-East.
While solving direction sense test questions, here are some of the tips that come in handy for students:
There are several books available in the market that can help students prepare for competitive government exams. Here are the ones we recommend:
Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning
Dr RS Aggarwal
Reasoning Book for Competitive Examinations
Mishra and Kumar Dr Lal
A New Approach to Reasoning
B.S. Sijwali & S. Sijwali Arihant
Gradeup’s offers direction sense tests which comprise of comprehensive online tests for SSC exams. The practise tests for SSC exams on BYJU'S Exam Prep covers the entire distance sense test syllabus for SSC exam with innumerable distance test problems and questions and answers PDF for the exam. We also provide mock practice tests with previous years questions and sample questions to help students grasp the fundamentals asked in the exam. It also includes tips and tricks, and formulae and shortcuts to help students solve questions of direction sense quickly and correctly.
1- Where does the shadow of an object fall at sunrise?
At sunrise, the shadow of an object facing east is towards west and vice versa.
2- Where does the shadow of an object fall at sunset?
At sunset, the shadow of every object is always towards the east.
3- Where does the shadow of an object fall at noon?
At noon, there will be no shadow since the rays of the sun are vertically downward upon the object.
4- What is the concept of turn?
According to the concept of turn, left turn= clockwise turn and right turn= anti-clockwise turn.
5- What is the angle between two directions?
The angle between two cardinal directions is always 90 degrees, whereas that between a cardinal direction and an intermediate angle is always 45 degrees.