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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What were conditions like when Herzog continued up the spur on May 21?
(a) Iced like stone.
(b) Iced like cauliflower.
(c) Iced like rabbit fur.
(d) Iced like glass.

2. What were Herzog and his team prevented from doing because of the weather?
(a) Returning to Manangbhot for gear.
(b) Getting word of their progress back to France.
(c) Establishing Camp II.
(d) Establishing Camp III.

3. What type of work did people in Tukucha primarily do?
(a) Smuggle opium.
(b) Herd cattle.
(c) Spin and weave goat hair.
(d) Guide mountain climbers.

4. What was the consensus of the May 14 meeting?
(a) To climb Dhaulagiri.
(b) To return home.
(c) To keep exploring.
(d) To abandon Dhaulagiri.

5. Which of the following areas served as a retreat for Herzog and his team?
(a) Manangbhot.
(b) Camp III.
(c) Camp I.
(d) Camp II.

6. How were the team members selected?
(a) Based on level of ambition and talent.
(b) Based on diversity.
(c) Based on financial capability.
(d) Based on experience and ability to function.

7. What region were the climbers thinking about climbing?
(a) The Pyrenees.
(b) The Adirondacks.
(c) The Rockies.
(d) The Himalayas.

8. Which of the following approaches to Annapurna did Herzog explore himself?
(a) Tukucha.
(b) The Tilicho Pass.
(c) Manangbhot.
(d) The East Glacier.

9. Which of the following best describes the state that Couzy, Lachenal, Rebuffat and the others were in when Herzog found them at Camp III after having established Camp IV?
(a) Mutinous.
(b) Rebellious.
(c) Contentious.
(d) Dispirited.

10. What did Herzog and his team find when they reached the Pass?
(a) A serac.
(b) A crevasse field.
(c) A col.
(d) A lake, and another pass.

11. How did Herzog respond to the May 14 consensus?
(a) He argued against continued exploration.
(b) He defended the decision to abandon Dhaulagiri.
(c) He argued against returning home.
(d) He defended the idea of climbing Dhaulagiri.

12. What did Herzog and his team do during their first days in Tukucha?
(a) Set up camp.
(b) Acclimatize.
(c) Reconnoiter the mountain.
(d) Arrange passports.

13. What did Herzog decide based on the information that Lachenal and Terray provided?
(a) To launch a summit bid.
(b) To keep exploring.
(c) To return for supplies.
(d) To climb up the spur and make camp.

14. How did Herzog and Rebuffat set out to join their team?
(a) On foot.
(b) On skis.
(c) By horse.
(d) By dog sled.

15. How did Herzog feel about his team's chances of being able to summit?
(a) Optimistic.
(b) Pessimistic.
(c) Idealistic.
(d) Apprehensive.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Herzog do to save time?

2. What did Herzog and his team find in Manangbhot?

3. Which of the following actions did the climbers commit themselves to do via oath?

4. Which of the following passes afforded Herzog and his team access to Annapurna?

5. Whom did Herzog send to look for the Tilicho Pass?

(see the answer keys)

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