Mountain Trivia

Mountain Trivia

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1.

How high is Mount Everest?

7,571m above sea level
8,848m above sea level
9,236m above sea level
10,213m above sea level
I don't know
2.

Where are the Columbia Icefields?

In the New Zealand, in the Alps
In British Columbia, in the Rocky Mountains
In Switzerland, in the Alps
In Alberta, in the Rocky Mountains
I don't know
3.

Which of the following President's faces is NOT carved into Mount Rushmore?

George Washington
Thomas Jefferson
Franklin Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt
I don't know
4.

Approximately how many corpses are said to be remaining on Mount Everest?

31
55
120
213
I don't know
5.

Which volcanic mountain erupted and buried Pompeii in 79 AD?

Mount Vesuvius
Mount Gran Paradiso
Mount Cervino
Mount Lepini
I don't know
6.

Which of the following countries do the European Alps NOT pass through?

Italy
Hungary
Austria
Slovenia
I don't know
7.

Who were the first climbers known to have reached the top of Mount Everest (in 1953)?

Edmund Percival Hillary and Tenzing Norgay
Raymond Lambert and Tenzing Norgay
George Mallory and Andrew Irvine
James Whittaker and Shambu Tamang
I don't know
8.

Where did the famous children's story Heidi take place?

In the German Alps
In the Swiss Alps
In the French Alps
In the Belgian Alps
I don't know
9.

In October 1972 , as portrayed in the movie and book Alive, a plane carrying a Rugby team of 45 crashed in the Andes. They struggled to survive in the mountains for 72 days, until two trekked out of the mountains and the 16 survivors were rescued. Which country had they crashed in?

Uruguay
Argentina
Colombia
Chile
I don't know
10.

What's the name of the real-life Austrian mountaineer Brad Pitt portrayed in the movie Seven Years in Tibet?

Peter Aufschnaiter
Alexander von Humboldt
Heinrich Harrer
Karl Baedeker
I don't know
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