Mountaineering Quiz

The Quiz about Mountains
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First man to climb all 14 eight-thousander peaks?
Reinhold Messner
Which nationality was Sir Edmund Hilary, the conqueror of Everest with Tenzing Norgay?
New Zealander/New Zealand
Which mountain is the smallest of the peaks listed here (Mt Wilhelm, Mt Fuji, Mt Blanc, Mt Olympus, and Mt Vinson)?
Mt Olympus
Which mountain range marks the traditional physiographic boundary between Europe and Asia?
Ural Mountains/Ural Mountain Range
Which was the first 8000 metre peak to be climbed?
Annapurna
Which South African city is overlooked by Table Mountain?
Cape Town
What is an ice climbing move where you throw your leg over your arm to extend your reach for axe placement?
Figure 4
Which volcanic mountain erupted and buried Pompeii in 79 AD?
Mt Vesuvius
You will probably never meet this 'abominable' animal here in the Himalayas
Yeti
Which Australian mountain range extends from the Grampians to the Cape York Peninsula?
Great Dividing Range
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is part of the Blue Ridge Mountains in which large North American mountain range?
Appalachian Mountains
What is Hawaii's highest point?
Mauna Kea
In Europe, mountaineering is also sometimes known as what?
Alpining
Tenzing Norgay is from which ethnic group?
Sherpa
Which mountain is the tallest of the peaks listed here (Denali, Puncak Jaya, Mt Mitchell, Mt Logan, and Ama Dablam)?
Ama Dablam
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