mountain maths - direction - quiz 6

Can you answer the following questions all about directions and bearings? Jot down your calculations or sketch diagrams on a piece of paper, then click the button at the bottom of the page to see the answers!

  1.   I was facing North. I turned 270 degrees clockwise. What direction am I now facing?

  2.   I was facing East. I turned 225 degrees clockwise. What direction am I now facing?

  3.   Scroll to the bottom of the page to look at the diagram. What is the bearing of B from A? (you're stood at A and want to walk to B, how many degrees from North would you have to turn clockwise to do this?)

  4.   Use the bearing diagram again. What is the bearing of A from B?

  5.   Draw your own bearing diagram similar to the one below, to represent walking on a bearing of 100 degrees to get from A to B.

  6.   Draw your own bearing diagram similar to the one below, to represent walking on a bearing of 260 degrees to get from A to B.

bearings 2.jpg

Use this diagram to help you with questions 3 and 4