Into Thin Air Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where did the team wait until the lines were put into place?
(a) Icefall
(b) Camp Three
(c) Balcony
(d) South Col

2. Who is waiting for Fischer when he reaches the Everest summit because he feels indebted to him?
(a) Lopsang
(b) Doug Hansen
(c) Mike Groom
(d) No one

3. Which climber is openly scorned and hounded by journalists?
(a) Scott Fischer
(b) Lopsang
(c) Sandy Pittman
(d) John Krakauer

4. The Japanese team was quoted as saying, "Above 8,000 meters is not a place where people can afford ________."
(a) To help
(b) Morality
(c) Hesitation
(d) Pity

5. Who is the one person Krakauer is not able to interview for the article he wrote for the magazine?
(a) Martin Adams
(b) Gau
(c) Beck Weathers
(d) David Brashears

6. Whose death has become a national story in his country?
(a) Namba
(b) Rob Hall
(c) Scott Fischer
(d) Doug Hansen

7. Who blames himself for bringing bad luck to Fischer?
(a) Ang Dorje
(b) Rob Hall
(c) Mike Groom
(d) Lopsang

8. Where is Camp Four located on Mount Everest?
(a) Icefall
(b) South Col
(c) Wester Cwm
(d) Lhtose Face

9. Who discovers the bodies of the team mentioned in #151 the next day?
(a) Fischer
(b) Krakauer
(c) Japanese team
(d) Hall

10. Who goes with the climbers mentioned in #170?
(a) John Taske
(b) Rob Hall
(c) John Krakauer
(d) Mike Groom

11. What does Lopsang give to Fischer to help him feel better?
(a) Injection
(b) Tea
(c) Medicine
(d) Water

12. Who assembles Fischer's team in order to continue their descent?
(a) John Taske
(b) John Krakauer
(c) Neil Beidleman
(d) Mike Groom

13. Who, besides Harris, is said to be missing at this point of the story?
(a) Scott Fischer
(b) Namba
(c) Beck Weathers
(d) Rob Hall

14. Who radios in that he is very tired when he is at the summit, then complains about how he doesn't feel well?
(a) Rob Hall
(b) Doug Hansen
(c) Lopsang
(d) Scott Fischer

15. Whose directions does Krakauer decide to follow in his search for missing climbers?
(a) Hall's
(b) Bourkeev's
(c) Fischer's
(d) Wilton's

Short Answer Questions

1. What expedition also has just reached the top at about 4:00 P.M.?

2. Who is not wearing his goggles, although he is quickly reminded to do so?

3. Whose family does Krakauer meet at the airport, returning his gear to them?

4. From what side has the team in #151 ascended Everest?

5. Who almost falls off the side of the rock face because he tries to climb before the ropes are secured?

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