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Mt. Everest

written by: YaleMan13
 
Answer these questions regarding the highest mountain in the world!

Question 1:


How tall is Mount Everest?
8,840 m
8,848 m
8,850 m
8,859 m

Question 2:

View the provided image.
What is this a picture of?
The North Col
The Khumbu Icefall
The Western Cwm
The South Col


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Question 3:


What is the Tibetan name of Mt. Everest?
Appa Sherpa
Temba Tsheri
Sagarmatha
Chomolungma

Question 4:


The Sanskrit name of Mt. Everest is Devgiri.
True
False

Question 5:


The easier and more frequently-used of the two main routes for climbing Mount Everest is the Northeast Ridge (or North Col Route).
True
False

Question 6:


The term 'Death Zone' refers to what altitude?
above 7,900 m
above 7,500 m
above 8,100 m
above 8,000 m

Question 7:


What is considered to be the final major hurdle before reaching the summit of Mt. Everest from the South Col Route?
Lhotse face
Kangshung face
First Step, Second Step and Third Step
Hillary Step

Question 8:


Has anyone landed an aircraft or helicopter on the summit of Mt. Everest?
Yes
No

Question 9:


Part of the Southeast Ridge Route for climbing Mt. Everest is the Lhotse Face in which Camp III is established. There are 14 peaks over 8,000 meters. Where does Lhotse rank?
3
4
8
13

Question 10:

View the provided image.
What is another name for the Western Cwm?
Valley of Silence
Valley of the Winds
Crevass Valley
Glacier Valley


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Question 11:


Who is the first American to ascend all fourteen peaks over 8,000m without oxygen?
George Mallory
Reinhold Messner
Peter Habeler
Ed Viesturs

 


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