Height And Distance – Aptitude MCQ Questions – 04

Question 1
The height of a tower is 100 m. When the angle of elevation of the sun changes from 30° to 45°, the shadow of the tower becomes x metres less. The value of x is




Question 2

The ratio of the length of a rod and its shadow is 1 : 3  The angle of elevation of the sum is




Question 3
The tops of two poles of height 20 m and 14 m are connected by a wire. If the wire makes an angle of 30° with horizontal, then the length of the wire is




Question 4
A lower subtends an angle of 30° at a point on the same level as its foot. At a second point h metres above the first, the depression of the foot of the tower is 60°. The height of the tower is




Question 5
The tops of two poles of height 16 m and 10 m are connected by a wire of length l metres. If the wire makes an angle of 30° with the horizontal, then l =




Question 6

A ladder makes an angle of 60° with the ground when placed against a wall. If the foot of the ladder is 2 m away from the wall, then the length of the ladder (in metres) is




Question 7
If the altitude of the sun is at 60?, then the height of the vertical tower that will cast a shadow of length 30 m is




Question 8
The angle of elevation of the top of a tower standing on a horizontal plane from a point A is α. After walking a distance 'd' towards the foot of the tower the angle of elevation is found to be β. The height of the tower is




Question 9
The angle of depression of a car parked on the road from the top of a 150 m high tower is 30°. The distance of the car from the tower (in metres) is




Question 10
It is found that on walking x metres towards a chimney in a horizontal line through its base, the elevation of its top changes from 30° to 60° . The height of the chimney is




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