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Height and Distance - Aptitude Questions and Answers

### Height and Distance Questions and Answers

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Q 1

Two ships are sailing in the sea on the two sides of a lighthouse. The angle of elevation of the top of the lighthouse is observed from the ships are 30º and 45º respectively. If the lighthouse is 100 m high, the distance between the two ships is:

A)

173 m

B)

200 m

C)

273 m

D)

300 m

Correct Option - C

Explanation

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Q 2

From a point P on a level ground, the angle of elevation of the top tower is 30º. If the tower is 100 m high, the distance of point P from the foot of the tower is:

A)

149 m

B)

156 m

C)

173 m

D)

200 m

Correct Option - C

Explanation

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Q 3

The angle of elevation of a ladder leaning against a wall is 60º and the foot of the ladder is 4.6 m away from the wall. The length of the ladder is:

A)

2.3 m

B)

4.6 m

C)

7.8 m

D)

9.2 m

Correct Option - D

Explanation