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Go climb a mountain! How much do you know about mountaineering, the sport of climbing mountains. Take a mountaineering quiz and find out!
1. Mountaineering is considered what?
a.a sport
b.a hobby
c.a profession
d.all of the above
 
2. What is used to walk through deep snow while approaching a mountain?
a.Snowskates
b.Snowboards
c.Snowhats
d.Snowshoes
 
3. Rapid ascent can lead to what?
a.Getting to the top sooner
b.Altitude sickness
c.Falling
d.Hypothermia
 
4. What is the most common form of shelter used on a mountain?
a.tent
b.igloo
c.sleeping bag
d.lean-to
 
5. What is the first recorded Common Era mountain ascent?
a.14 C.E.
b.121 C.E.
c.667 C.E.
d.1812 C.E.
 
6. What is a 'Crevass'?
a.a stylish necktie worn by mountaineers
b.a large mule used to carry gear
c.a deep chasm caused in the face of a glacier
d.a type of backpack
 
7. When did mountaineering begin as a sport?
a.1784
b.1803
c.1829
d.1854
 
8. What is 'Whiteout'?
a.liquid used to fill in mistakes made by mountaineers
b.using snow to put out a fire
c.turning white tents inside out to keep the party hidden
d.a dangerous weather condition
 
9. Which of the following conditions is the most dangerous?
a.hard packed snow
b.new snow lying on ice
c.hard ice
d.soft ice
 
10. When did Darby Field make the first recorded ascent of Mount Washington?
a.1492
b.1535
c.1642
d.1825
 
11. What is a 'Crampon'?
a.a tight storage unit, used for storing items on the side of the mountain
b.spikes worn on boots, for better traction
c.a breathing machine used at high altitude
d.a joint protector worn on knees and elbows
 
12. In Europe, mountaineering is also sometimes known as:
a.alpining
b.avalanching
c.cramping
d.gatting
 
13. First man to climb all 14 eight-thousander peaks?
a.Ed Viesturs
b.Jon Krauker
c.Reinhold Messner
d.Edmund Hillary
 
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What others think about Mountaineering
By: Chirag on Dec 1, 2010
  Mountaineering is beyond a sport.. its a lifestyle..a statement..and a dare.. :P
By: Lou on Aug 16, 2010
  I teach a mountaineering class in Michigan. I have also summited 4 of the 7 summits
By: anusha on Sep 10, 2009
  IT IS DIFFICULT TO DO IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
By: mark o sullivan on Nov 12, 2008
  its great fun and a great team building exercise
  

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