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. Who is not wearing his goggles, although he is quickly reminded to do so?
(a) Mike Groom
(b) Stuart Hutchison
(c) John Krakauer
(d) Neil Beidleman

2. What time did Fischer and Hall decide as turn around time, even though there is no formal announcement to the team?
(a) 12:00PM
(b) 3:00PM
(c) 2:00PM
(d) 1:00PM

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

4. Which climber is found alive as well, although he is missing one of his gloves?
(a) Andy Harris
(b) Scott Fischer
(c) Beck Weathers
(d) Rob Hall

5. Who tells one of Fischer's Sherpas to stay behind?
(a) Lopsang
(b) JohnKrakauer
(c) Mike Groom
(d) Rob Hall

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

7. Who said he just kept moving and didn't look back when he saw Namba couldn't stay upright in order to get back to camp?
(a) Mike Groom
(b) Beck Weathers
(c) John Krakauer
(d) Neil Beidleman

8. Where does the bottleneck of climbers form as the team descends Mount Everest?
(a) Geneva Spur
(b) Yellow Band
(c) Hillary Step
(d) Icefall

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

10. Who is assisting Pittman, causing him to fall behind and not be the leader as he was meant to be?
(a) Rob Hall
(b) Mike Groom
(c) Scott Fischer
(d) Lopsang

11. Who admits he perhaps did not always speak up to the other guides when he should have?
(a) Rob Hall
(b) Neil Beidleman
(c) Beck Weathers
(d) John Krakauer

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

13. Krakauer makes his way to the top of __________ where he must wait for descending climbers to pass.
(a) South Col
(b) Summit
(c) Western Cwm
(d) Hillary Step

14. What is obscuring the actual peak for the team climbing in #151, making it look much closer than it actually is?
(a) A ridge
(b) Snowfall
(c) Heavy clouds
(d) Shadows

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Who gives the injured person in #137 his spare canister of oxygen?

2. Who is NOT one of the climbers that decides to turn back when they realize they will reach the summit later than they should?

3. What is Krakauer handed when he arrives in Base Camp, causing him to sit down and realize just what he has been through?

4. "One must have drive, but too much drive will get _____________"

5. Whose directions does Krakauer decide to follow in his search for missing climbers?

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