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Position and Direction: Turning in a Circle (1)

In this worksheet, students give the result of quarter and half turns, clockwise and anticlockwise.

'Position and Direction: Turning in a Circle (1)' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:  Geometry: Position and Direction

Curriculum subtopic:  Use Language of Position/Direction

Difficulty level:  

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, you must imagine that you are standing at the centre of a circle and say which letter you will be facing after doing a given turn.

 

Remember, the clockwise and anticlockwise directions.

 

 

Example

Imagine that you are standing at the centre of the circle facing A.  

Which letter will you face if you turn clockwise a 1/4 (quarter) turn?

 

 

Answer

Answer is B

 

 

Imagine that you are standing at the centre of this circle facing A.

Say which letter you will facing after doing the given turn.

 

A half turn clockwise or anticlockwise.

  

A

B

C

D

Imagine that you are standing at the centre of this circle facing A.

Say which letter you will facing after doing the given turn.

 

A three-quarter (3/4) turn anticlockwise.

  

A

B

C

D

Imagine that you are standing at the centre of this circle facing A.

Say which letter you will facing after doing the given turn.

 

A four-quarter (4/4) turn clockwise or anticlockwise.

  

A

B

C

D

Imagine that you are standing at the centre of this circle facing A.

Say which letter you will facing after doing the given turn.

 

A quarter turn anticlockwise.

  

A

B

C

D

Imagine that you are standing at the centre of this circle facing B.

Say which letter you will facing after doing the given turn.

 

A quarter turn anticlockwise.

  

A

B

C

D

Imagine that you are standing at the centre of this circle facing B.

Say which letter you will facing after doing the given turn.

 

A half turn.

  

A

B

C

D

Imagine that you are standing at the centre of this circle facing C.

Say which letter you will facing after doing the given turn.

 

A half turn.

  

A

B

C

D

Imagine that you are standing at the centre of this circle facing C.

Say which letter you will facing after doing the given turn.

 

A quarter turn clockwise.

  

A

B

C

D

Imagine that you are standing at the centre of this circle facing D.

Say which letter you will facing after doing the given turn.

 

A three-quarter (3/4) turn anticlockwise.

  

A

B

C

D

Imagine that you are standing at the centre of this circle facing A.

Say which letter you will facing after doing the given turn.

 

A three-quarter (3/4) turn clockwise.

  

A

B

C

D

  • Question 1

Imagine that you are standing at the centre of this circle facing A.

Say which letter you will facing after doing the given turn.

 

A half turn clockwise or anticlockwise.

  

CORRECT ANSWER
C
  • Question 2

Imagine that you are standing at the centre of this circle facing A.

Say which letter you will facing after doing the given turn.

 

A three-quarter (3/4) turn anticlockwise.

  

CORRECT ANSWER
B
  • Question 3

Imagine that you are standing at the centre of this circle facing A.

Say which letter you will facing after doing the given turn.

 

A four-quarter (4/4) turn clockwise or anticlockwise.

  

CORRECT ANSWER
A
  • Question 4

Imagine that you are standing at the centre of this circle facing A.

Say which letter you will facing after doing the given turn.

 

A quarter turn anticlockwise.

  

CORRECT ANSWER
D
  • Question 5

Imagine that you are standing at the centre of this circle facing B.

Say which letter you will facing after doing the given turn.

 

A quarter turn anticlockwise.

  

CORRECT ANSWER
A
  • Question 6

Imagine that you are standing at the centre of this circle facing B.

Say which letter you will facing after doing the given turn.

 

A half turn.

  

CORRECT ANSWER
D
  • Question 7

Imagine that you are standing at the centre of this circle facing C.

Say which letter you will facing after doing the given turn.

 

A half turn.

  

CORRECT ANSWER
A
  • Question 8

Imagine that you are standing at the centre of this circle facing C.

Say which letter you will facing after doing the given turn.

 

A quarter turn clockwise.

  

CORRECT ANSWER
D
  • Question 9

Imagine that you are standing at the centre of this circle facing D.

Say which letter you will facing after doing the given turn.

 

A three-quarter (3/4) turn anticlockwise.

  

CORRECT ANSWER
A
  • Question 10

Imagine that you are standing at the centre of this circle facing A.

Say which letter you will facing after doing the given turn.

 

A three-quarter (3/4) turn clockwise.

  

CORRECT ANSWER
D
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