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Height and Distance Questions

1. The angle of elevation of the sun, when the length of the shadow of a tree 3 times the height of the tree, is:



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Correct Ans:30º
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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:



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Correct Ans:173 m
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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:



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Correct Ans:9.2 m
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4. 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:



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Correct Ans:273 m
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5. The Top of a 15 metre high tower makes an angle of elevation of 60 degree with the bottom of an electric pole and angle of elevation of 30 degree with the top of pole. Find the height of the electric pole.



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Correct Ans:10 metre
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6. A man is watching form the top of the tower a boat speeding away from the tower. The boat makes the angle of depression of 45 degree with the man's eye when at a distance of 60 metres from the tower. After 5 seconds the angle of depression becomes 30 degree. What is the approximate speed of the boat, assuming that it is running in still water ?



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Correct Ans:32 Km/Hr
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7. From a point C on a level ground, the angle of elevation of the top of a tower is 30 degree. If the tower is 100 meter high, find the distance from point C to the foot of the tower.



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Correct Ans:173 meter
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8. 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 30 degree and 45 degree respectively. If the lighthouse is 100 m high, the distance between the two ships is:



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Correct Ans:273 metre
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