Aptitude – Height and Distance

Aptitude @ Freshers.in Height and Distance

(11) A ship is 100 meters away from a lighthouse. If the angle of elevation from the ship to the top of the lighthouse is 10 degrees, what is the height of the lighthouse?

  • (a) 10 meters
  • (b) 50 meters
  • (c) 17.64 meters
  • (d) 25 meters


(12) A ladder of length 10 meters is placed against a vertical wall such that it makes an angle of 60 degrees with the ground. How high does the ladder reach on the wall?

  • (a) 5 meters
  • (b) 5āˆš3 meters
  • (c) 6 meters
  • (d) 10 meters



(13) A person on the ground looks up at the top of a building. The angle of elevation is 40 degrees. If the person is 20 meters away from the building, how tall is the building?

  • (a) 14 meters
  • (b) 15 meters
  • (c) 20 meters
  • (d) 25 meters



(14) A ladder of length 15 meters is leaning against a wall. The base of the ladder is 9 meters away from the wall. What is the angle of elevation of the ladder?

  • (a) 30 degrees
  • (b) 45 degrees
  • (c) 60 degrees
  • (d) 75 degrees



(15) From the top of a 40-meter high building, a ball is thrown horizontally to the ground. How far from the base of the building does the ball land?

  • (a) 20 meters
  • (b) 40 meters
  • (c) 60 meters
  • (d) 80 meters


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