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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 1-5.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who came down the mountain after the man who offered Beck assistance?
(a) No one.
(c) Mike Groom and Yasuko.
2. Who is Rob?
(a) Beck's son.
(b) Another first-time climber.
(c) Beck's friend from Texas who is also climbing.
(d) Beck's guide.
3. Who is Meg?
(a) Beck's daughter.
(b) A female climber from Australia.
(c) A female climber from England.
(d) Beck's wife.
4. Who is with Beck Weathers?
(a) His best friend.
(b) His wife and a Sherpa guide.
(c) Dozens of climbers.
(d) No one.
5. After how long was Beck not to try to rejoin the group when he stopped?
(a) 30 minutes.
(b) 1 hour.
(c) 10 minutes.
(d) 2 hours.
Short Answer Questions
1. For what was Beck particularly concerned when they began their assault for the summit?
2. Who fell 150 feet into a crevasse that Beck heard about?
3. What side of Everest was Beck's group planning to climb?
4. How low did the temperature go where Beck trapped?
5. Why do the climbers have to stay in a base camp for a while?
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