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Question number: 1
» Reasoning » Distance and Direction
Appeared in Year: 2017
Question
An ant starts at the origin and moves along the axis and covers a distance . Thus is its first stage in its journey. Every subsequent stage requires the ant to turn right and moves a distance which is half of its previous stage. What would be its coordinates at the end of its stage? (June)
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Choice (4)  Response  

a. 
 
b. 
 
c. 
 
d. 

Question number: 2
» Reasoning » Distance and Direction
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Two persons A and B start walking in opposite directions from a point. A travels twice as fast as B. The speed at which B travels is 1 km/h. If A travels 2 km and turns back and start walking towards B, at what distance from the starting point will A cross B?
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  8 km  
b.  6 km  
c.  2 km  
d.  4 km 
Question number: 3
» Reasoning » Distance and Direction
Appeared in Year: 2016
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It takes 5 days for a steamboat to travel from A to B along a river. It takes 7 days to return from B to A. How many days will it take for a raft to drift from A to B (all speeds stay constant)? (June)
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  12  
b.  35  
c.  13  
d.  6 
Question number: 4
» Reasoning » Distance and Direction
Appeared in Year: 2018
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A tourist drives 20 km towards the east, turn right and drives 6 km, then drives 6 km towards west. He then turns to his left and drives 4 km and finally turns right and drives 14 km. Where is he from his starting point? (December)
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  6 km towards east  
b.  14 km towards north  
c.  20 km towards west  
d.  10 km towards south 