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

2. Who has had his right arm amputated below the elbow?
(a) Beck Weathers
(b) John Krakauer
(c) Doug Hansen
(d) Mike Groom

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

4. Who is concerned that neither Fischer nor any of his other clients have reached the top at this point?
(a) Doug Hansen
(b) Mike Groom
(c) Neil Beidleman
(d) John Krakauer

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

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

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

8. Who asks Krakauer to clear the ice from his oxygen equipment in order to make sure it's functioning?
(a) Beck Weathers
(b) Andy Harris
(c) Doug Hansen
(d) Rob Hall

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

10. Whose advice does Krakauer seek out as he deals with the horrors of the aftermath of the tragedy?
(a) Schoening
(b) Sir Edmund Hillary
(c) Scott Fischer
(d) Tenzing

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

12. Who insists the team should not leave the camp while Hall is still up on the mountain?
(a) John Taske
(b) Stuart Hutchison
(c) Mike Groom
(d) John Krakauer

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

14. Scott Fischer and who else are the last climbers to come up Hillary Step?
(a) Andy Harris
(b) Beck Weathers
(c) Doug Hansen
(d) John Krakauer

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is the only other member of Hall's team, besides Krakauer, that is still able to climb?

2. Which climber is found to be still breathing, but very near death. much to the surprise of everyone?

3. What has Krakauer worried when he reaches the summit, so much so that he can not enjoy his time there?

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

5. Krakauer makes his way to the top of __________ where he must wait for descending climbers to pass.

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