Quiz: Everest—South—North—Solo to Rongbuk—In the Wake of the Cultural Revolution
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
Directions: Circle the correct answer.
1. Who was the third person to unsuccessfully climb Mount Everest solo?
a) Klavs Becker-Larsen.
b) Earl Denman.
c) Maurice Wilson.
d) Edmund Hillary.
2. In 1924, what was the altitude reached by the British climber who set a record for the highest altitude reached climbing without oxygen?
a) 8,572 meters.
b) 8,738 meters.
c) 8,621 meters.
d) 8,126 meters.
3. What item was found in 1933 below the North-East Ridge that led people to speculate that Mallory and Irvine were actually successful in reaching the summit before losing their lives?
a) An ice axe.
b) A map.
c) A helmet.
d) An oxygen tank.
4. Who was one of the...
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