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Mountaineering Quiz

Who climbed what and when 10 Questions.

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Question 1 Photo

What is the highest mountain in Africa?

  • Mt Kenya
  • Mt Baker
  • Mt Kilimanaro
  • Mt Speke

Question 2 Photo

Who wrote "High Adventure", about a spectacular well known mountain climb?

  • Sir Emund Hillary
  • Dougal Haston
  • Jerzy Kukuczka
  • Joe Brown

Question 3 Photo

They were once known as the "mountains of the moon" and thought to be the source of the Nile. Their name means "Rainmaker"; what are they?

  • Rwenzori Mountains
  • Nuba Mountains
  • Bambouk Mountains
  • Mitumba Mountains

Question 4 Photo

What is the second highest mountain in the world?

  • Lhotse
  • Kangchenjunga
  • Makalu
  • K2

Question 5 Photo

The official country retreat of the President of the United States, Camp David, is in which mountains?

  • Adirondack Mountains
  • Columbia Mountains
  • Appalachian Mountains
  • Olympic Mountains

Question 6 Photo

The highest mountain in North America is in Alaska. What is it called?

  • Mount Mckinley
  • Mount Logan
  • Mount Saint Elias
  • King Peak

Question 7 Photo

How does Mount Cotopaxi in the Andes of Ecuador earn its place in the record books?

  • Windiest Mountain in the world
  • Setting for "Rip Van Winkle"
  • One of the "Seven Summits" (highest peak on seven continents)
  • Highest active Volcano

Question 8 Photo

Name the mountain named in the Bible on which Moses was given the "Ten Commandments".

  • Mount Ararat
  • Mount of Olives
  • Mount Moriah
  • Mount Sinai

Question 9 Photo

In which country is "Tongriro National Park" with its three volcanoes, including "Mt. Ruapahu"?

  • USA (Hawaii)
  • Indonesia
  • New Zealand
  • Phillipines

Question 10 Photo

In which country are the "Drakensberg mountains"?

  • South Africa
  • Germany
  • Sudan
  • Greece