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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 6-10.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What side of Everest was Beck's group planning to climb?
(a) East Side.
(b) West Side.
(c) Khumbu Glacier.
(d) North Side.
2. What did Peach not realize when someone called her and said Beck was alive?
(a) Beck was being bombarded by the press.
(b) Beck was considered a hero for saving another climber.
(c) The caller was implying that Beck would probably die.
(d) Beck was still up on the mountain.
3. What did Peach tell Beck when he talked to her?
(a) Nothing; they were unable to talk.
(b) She hoped this cured him of his obsession with climbing.
(c) His father has had a heart attack.
(d) Beck's brother is enroute to meet Beck.
4. What did Beck feel at base camp?
5. From whose point of view is part of Chapter 9?
(a) Rob's brother.
(b) Cecilia Boone.
(c) Yasuko's family.
(d) Beck's son.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why didn't Beck join the group that was headed down the mountain?
2. Whom did Rob get to talk with before he died?
3. In what condition was Beck?
4. What is the date when the book opens?
5. What does Dan learn about as much as possible?
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