# Mental Ability Reasoning Questions and Answers

### Mental ability questions:

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

• North-West
• South-East
• South-West
• North-East

2. Rasik walked 20 m towards north. Then he turned right and walks 30 m. Then he turns right and walks 35 m. Then he turns left and walks 15 m. Finally he turns left and walks 15 m. In which direction and how many metres is he from the starting position?
• 45 m East
• 40 m South
• 35 m West
• 5 m North
3. Rahul put his timepiece on the table in such a way that at 6 P.M. hour hand points to North. In which direction the minute hand will point at 9.15 P.M. ?
• West
• South
• East
• North-East
4. One morning after sunrise, Suresh was standing facing a pole. The shadow of the pole fell exactly to his right. To which direction was he facing?
• South
• West
• North
• East
5 . Two cars start from the opposite places of a main road, 150 km apart. First car runs for 25 km and takes a right turn and then runs 15 km. It then turns left and then runs for another 25 km and then takes the direction back to reach the main road. In the mean time, due to minor break down the other car has run only 35 km along the main road. What would be the distance between two cars at this point?
• 65 km
• 34 km
• 23 km
• 54 km
6. A man walks 5 km toward south and then turns to the right. After walking 3 km he turns to the left and walks 4 km. And then he goes back 10 km straight. Now in which direction is he from the starting place ?
• North-West
• North-South
• North-East
• West
7. If A x B means A is to the south of B; A + B means A is to the north of B; A % B means A is to the east of B; A - B means A is to the west of B; then in P % Q + R - S, S is in which direction with respect to Q?
• South-East
• North-East
• North
• South
8. Amit started walking positioning his back towards the sun. After some time, he turned left, then turned right and towards the left again. In which direction is he going now?
•  North or South
•  North or West
• East or West
• South or West
9 . One morning after sunrise Nivedita and Niharika were talking to each other face to face at Dalphin crossing. If Niharika's shadow was exactly to the right of Nivedita, Which direction Niharika was facing?

• North
• South
• East
• North-East

10 . P started from his house towards west. After walking a distance of 25 m. He turned to the right and walked 10 m. He then again turned to the right and walked 15 m. After this he is to turn right at 135o and to cover 30 m. In which direction should he go?
• South-West
• South
• South-East
• West
11. The length and breadth of a room are 8 m and 6 m respectively. A cat runs along all the four walls and finally along a diagonal order to catch a rat. How much total distance is covered by the cat?
• 38
• 42
• 34
• 19
12. A child went 90 m in the East to look for his father, then he turned right and went 20 m. After this he turned right and after going 30 m he reached to his uncle's house. His father was not there. From there he went 100 m to his north and met his father. How far did he meet his father from the starting point?
• 100m
• 200m
• 20m
• 30m
13. Ravi wants to go to the university. He starts from his home which is in the East and comes to a crossing. The road to the left ends in a theatre, straight ahead is the hospital. In Which direction is the University?
• North
• South
• West
• East
14. Afreena walks 8 km towards East and then walks 13 km back, then she turns left and walks 4 km; then walks 5 km after turning left; she turns left again and walks 3 km. How far is she from the starting point ?
• 1 km
• 21 km
• 33 km
• 45 km
15 . Iam facing south. I turn right and walk 20 m. Then I turn right again and walk 10m. Then I turn left and walk 10m and then turning right walk 20m. Then I turn right again and walk 60m. In which direction am I from the starting point?
• North
• West
• South-East
• North-East
16. A horse is facing north. It turns 90 degrees in the clockwise direction, then 180 degrees in the anti-clockwise and then another 90 degrees in the same direction. Which direction is the horse facing now?
• South
• Southeast
• Southwest
• East

17 . Hemant in order to go to university started from his house in the east and came to a crossing. The road to the left ends in a theatre, straight ahead is the hospital. In which direction is the university?
• North
•  West
• South
•  East
18 .  'P' walked 1 km towards south direction and turned
$90o$ACW and walked 2 km. Then he turned his left and walked 1 km and then he turned his right and walked 2 km. After that he turned $90o$ ACW and walked 3 km. How far is he from the starting point ?
• 5 km
• 3 km
• 2 km
• 43 km
19. Ravi started walking from his house east direction on Bus stop which is 3km.away. Then he set off in the bus straight towards his right to the school 4 km away. what is the crow flight distance from his house to the school?
• 5km
• 3km
• 2km
• 1km
20 . A girl facing north rotates 100(degree) clockwise then 190(degree) anticlockwise. what is new direction of the girl ?
• West
• East
• South
• North