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Mt. Everest Quiz

How much do you know about the world's tallest mountain? Test your knowledge with this quiz!

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How much do you know about the world's tallest mountain? Test your knowledge with this quiz!

1. Who was the first climber to reach the summit of Mt. Everest alone?

  • Tenzing Norgay.
  • David Breashears.
  • Reinhold Messner.
  • Peter Habeler.

2. When did climbers first attempt to climb Mt. Everest?

  • 1850.
  • 1955.
  • 1921.
  • 1898.

3. How high is Mt. Everest?

  • 29,035 feet.
  • 29,028 feet.
  • 32,345 feet.
  • 19,575 feet.

4. What team was the first to reach the summit of Mt. Everest?

5. What was Edmund Hillary's profession?

  • A teacher.
  • A physician.
  • A beekeeper.
  • A professional tennis player.

6. Who was the first American to reach the summit of Mt. Everest?

  • Jon Krakauer.
  • Erik Weihenmayer.
  • David Breashears.
  • James Whittaker.

7. More than 200 people have died attempting to climb Mt. Everest, and 1996 was the deadliest year. How many people died trying to climb the mountain that year?

  • 8.
  • 56.
  • 15.
  • 23.

8. Mt. Everest is part of what chain of mountains?

9. Tibetans and Sherpas call Mt. Everest "Chomolungma." What does it mean?

  • Mother Goddess of the Earth.
  • Queen of All Peaks.
  • Gateway to Heaven.
  • Peak of Majestic Beauty.

10. Whose body was found on Mt. Everest in 1999?

  • George Mallory.
  • Edmund Hillary.
  • Andrew Irvine.
  • Ernest Shackleton.

1. Who was the first climber to reach the summit of Mt. Everest alone?
Reinhold Messner.

2. When did climbers first attempt to climb Mt. Everest?
1921.

3. How high is Mt. Everest?
29,035 feet.

4. What team was the first to reach the summit of Mt. Everest?
Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay.

5. What was Edmund Hillary's profession?
A beekeeper.

6. Who was the first American to reach the summit of Mt. Everest?
James Whittaker.

7. More than 200 people have died attempting to climb Mt. Everest, and 1996 was the deadliest year. How many people died trying to climb the mountain that year?
15.

8. Mt. Everest is part of what chain of mountains?
Himalayas.

9. Tibetans and Sherpas call Mt. Everest "Chomolungma." What does it mean?
Mother Goddess of the Earth.

10. Whose body was found on Mt. Everest in 1999?
George Mallory.

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