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. What does the team Krakauer saw in his camera lens come back to Camp Four to report?
(a) They lost 2 men on the team
(b) Illness throughout their team
(c) Bad weather prevented them from reaching the top
(d) They reached the summit

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

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

4. Who is thought to be dead at this point of the story, although it is revealed later to not be the case?
(a) Mike Groom
(b) David Brashears
(c) Beck Weathers
(d) Rob Hall

5. Who nearly collapses at the top of the Hillary Step when climbing on Mount Everest?
(a) No one
(b) Doug Hansen
(c) Rob Hall
(d) Scott Fischer

6. In what month is Krakauer's article about the trip published in Outside?
(a) October
(b) July
(c) August
(d) September

7. How many people are left of the original 11 team members on Hall's team?
(a) 6
(b) 4
(c) 5
(d) 7

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

9. What is Krakauer handed when he arrives in Base Camp, causing him to sit down and realize just what he has been through?
(a) Beer
(b) Computer
(c) Towel
(d) Phone

10. Which climber is found to be still breathing, but very near death. much to the surprise of everyone?
(a) Scott Fischer
(b) Andy Harris
(c) Rob Hall
(d) Namba

11. "One must have drive, but too much drive will get _____________"
(a) One to the top
(b) One lost
(c) One killed
(d) One sick

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

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

14. Which leader of the South African group does not appear to be doing well?
(a) Brent Rumnan
(b) Bruce Hammond
(c) Bruce Herrod
(d) Brian Hillard

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Who wakes Krakauer and tells him that Harris is not in his tent, shocking Krakauer?

2. Whose advice does Krakauer seek out as he deals with the horrors of the aftermath of the tragedy?

3. Which climbers were found ill, but alive, although no one stopped to help them?

4. What is obscuring the actual peak for the team climbing in #151, making it look much closer than it actually is?

5. Where does the bottleneck of climbers form as the team descends Mount Everest?

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