Download Height and Distance Aptitude Questions And Answers PDF

Hey Candidates ! Let’s solve the Height and Distance Aptitude Questions today. Yes, its one of the the section of Trigonometry with some basic practicalities. One can understand the concept by making it clear that Height and Distance deals with the practical knowledge of Trigonometry. I think, by giving questions from this section in competitive exams, examiner wants to examine the candidate’s conceptual knowledge.

To make a basic check on the candidate’s presence of mind, the chapter is one of the most important among the syllabus of every exam of Government job. So, if you are among those who want to secure high in this particular chapter especially, then without waiting for a second, just try to solve the questions given below.

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Height and Distance Aptitude Questions

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:

  1. 273 m
  2. 188 m
  3. 200 m
  4. 100 m
  5. Answer is: 273 m

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:

  1. 156 m
  2. 173 m
  3. 200 m
  4. 220 m
  5. Answer is: 173 m

A man standing at a point P is watching the top of a tower, which makes an angle of elevation of 30º with the man’s eye. The man walks some distance towards the tower to watch its top and the angle of the elevation becomes 60º. What is the distance between the base of the tower and the point P?

  1. 4 units
  2. 6 units
  3. 8 units
  4. Data inadequate
  5. Answer is: Data inadequate

An observer 1.6 m tall is 203 away from a tower. The angle of elevation from his eye to the top of the tower is 30º. The height of the tower is:

  1. 23.2 m
  2. 21.6 m
  3. 24.72 m
  4. None of these
  5. Answer is: 21.6 m

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

  1. 30º
  2. 90º
  3. 60º
  4. 45º
  5. Answer is: 30º

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:

  1. 2.3 m
  2. 4.6 m
  3. 7.8 m
  4. 9.2 m
  5. Answer is: 9.2 m

Well ! Guys… One thing which should be noted is that the Chapter Height and Distance requires the basic knowledge of Formulae. This is one and the only way to cope up with the chapter and the best way to secure the good marks. Candidate must learn the formulae by heart from the core. Otherwise, question solving is likely to be impossible. Here, we are providing a table which is the most important part to solve the questions of Height and Distance. Its a kind of lifeline which will help you throughout the chapter. Wait ! Don’t just it from here. You have to learn it to solve the questions in exam.









sin 0 1/2 1/2 3/2 1
cos 1 3/2 1/2 1/2 0
tan 0 1/3 1 3 not defined

There are some more formulae too which are essential in the Height and Distance. All it requires is the basic practice of the questions daily. Yes, just take two or three questions daily and practice them by heart. As the questions of this section are little bit lengthy and students generally got bored after solving one or two.
If you ask for an expert advice to crack the exam, then i must say that all it need is your patience and self determination. Try hard and hard until you get succeed. This is not one day hard work. You have to patient and stay positive. Just keep practicing the questions here.

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