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07/05/21 Grif.Net – Monday Quiz: Upward & Onward

07/05/21 Grif.Net – Monday Quiz: Upward & Onward

[Tough =
questions to check geographic knowledge of high mountains. No google, =
please.  Answer only 1 question publicly to others may enjoy =
playing along. Answers tomorrow]

 

1. At 20,320 =
feet, what is the official name of the highest mountain in North =
America? __________

 

2. What does =
its name mean? ________

 

3. Where is it =
located (state/province)? ________

 

4. When was =
its earlier name restored? ________

 

5. At 22,840 =
feet, what is the highest mountain in South America? =
__________

 

6. What two =
countries share his mountain on their borders?  _______  =
_______

 

7. At 19,340 =
feet, what is the highest mountain in Africa? =
__________

 

8. With three =
peaks covering 50 miles, what it the central cone called =
________

 

9. Where is it =
located (nation)? ________

 

10. At 18,510 =
feet, what is the highest mountain in Europe? =
__________

 

11. In what =
nation is it located (state/province)? ________

 

12. What =
mountain range is it in? ________

 

13. At 29,035 =
feet, what is the highest mountain in Asia? =
__________

 

14. What =
mountain range does it crest? ________

 

15. This =
highest point in the world lies on the border of what two nations?  =
_________  _________

 

16. Who were =
the first men to ever summit the peak (and survive)? __________  =
________

 

17. At 16,050 =
feet, what is the highest mountain in Antarctica? =
__________

 

18. In what =
mountain range is it located? ________

 

19. When was =
its summit finally reached? ________

 

20. At 7,310 =
feet, what is the highest mountain in Australia?  ________  =
_________

 

21. In what =
range of the Australian Alps is it located? SNOWY RANGE _______  =
_______

 

22. Where is =
it located (state/province)? NEW SOUTH WALES =
___________________

 

23. Who is =
this mountain named after? ________  =
________

 

24. At 16,024 =
feet, what is the highest mountain in Oceania? =
__________

 

25. What other =
name is given to this peak of the Sudirman Range? =
________________

 

26. On what =
island is this peak located? ______________

 

27. At 14,505 =
what is the highest mountain in the continental USA?  =
________________

 

28. Where is =
this mountain located? _____________

 

29. Where does =
this highest peak in continental USA rank among top 10 peaks in North =
America?   ________________

 

30. What US =
state has 25 of the top 40 highest peaks in North America? =
________________

 

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Dr Bob Griffin =

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