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SBI PO Exam 2015: Reasoning- Directions Sense Test-Concept & Sample Questions

Apr 20, 2015 12:35 IST

    The banking team of jagranjosh.com has come up with concept and sample questions for Direction Sense Test. The concept provided by us will help you to understand the topic. The sample questions offered by us are framed by keeping in view need of the question paper.

    Direction Sense Test- Concept

    Questions based on directions are generally asked in each examination. Hence in order to give correct answer, a candidate must have full knowledge about directions.

    There are four main directions: North, South, East and west as shown below:

    There are four cardinal directions-----North-East (N-E), North-West (N-W), South-East (S-E), and South-West (S-W).

    • At the time of sunrise if a man stands facing the east, his shadows will be toward west.
    • At the time of sunset the shadow of an object is always in the east.
    • If a man stands facing the North, at the time of sunrise his shadow will be toward his left and at the time of sunset it will be toward his right.
    • At 12.00, the rays of the sun are vertically downward hence there will be no shadow.

    For Example:

    Baby starting from her house goes 5 km in the east, then turns to her left and goes 4 km. Finally she turns to her left and goes 5 km. Now how far is she from her house and in what direction?


    From the third position, it is clear that she is 4 km from her house and is in the North direction

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