10 most difficult Himalayas riddles A list of Himalayas related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Mountains quiz Where is Reinhold Messner from? (known climber)From Italy. Reinhold Messner is an Italian mountaineer, from Italian province of South Tyrol. He made the first ascent of Mount Everest without supplemental oxygen, along with Peter Habeler, and was the first climber to ascend all fourteen peaks over 8,000 metres (26,000 ft) above sea level. very hard 22% from Switzerlandfrom Switzerland44%from Francefrom France5%from Germanyfrom Germany26%from Italyfrom Italy22%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 2759 answers in 2 languages »alpinism riddles » What is the name of the second highest peak in the Himalayas?Kangchenjunga. Mount Kangchenjunga lies about 125 km (78 mi) east-south-east of Mount Everest. It is the second highest mountain of the Himalayas. Kangchenjunga is the third highest mountain in the world, and lies partly in Nepal and partly in Sikkim, India. It rises with an elevation of 8,586 m (28,169 ft) in a section of the Himalayas called Kangchenjunga very hard 25% KangchenjungaKangchenjunga25%LhotseLhotse9%K2K248%AnnapurnaAnnapurna16%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 990 answers in 2 languages »mountains riddles » "World’s Deadliest Mountain" is ...Annapurna. The Annapurna peaks are among the world's most dangerous mountains to climb, although in more recent history, using only figures from 1990 and after, Kangchenjunga has a higher fatality rate.By March 2012, there had been 191 summit ascents of Annapurna I Main, and 61 climbing fatalities on the mountain. This fatality-to-summit ratio (32%) is the highest of any of the eight-thousanders. In October 2014, at least 43 people were killed as a result of snowstorms and avalanches on and around Annapurna, in Nepal's worst ever trekking disaster. very hard 29% AnnapurnaAnnapurna29%K2K253%Mount EverestMount Everest8%LhotseLhotse8%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 3805 answers in 2 languages »Nepal riddles » K2 lies on the border of ...China and Pakistan. K2 is the second highest mountain in the world, after Mount Everest,It is on the border between China and Pakistan. K2 is known as the Savage Mountain due to the extreme difficulty of ascent. It has the second-highest fatality rate among the eight thousanders. With around 300 successful summits and 77 fatalities, about one person dies on the mountain for every four who summit.very hard 35% Nepal and ChinaNepal and China30%Bhutan and NepalBhutan and Nepal14%China and PakistanChina and Pakistan35%India and NepalIndia and Nepal20%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 10499 answers in 2 languages »borders riddles » In which country was that photo taken?China. The Potala Palace in Lhasa, was the chief residence of the Dalai Lama until the 14th Dalai Lama fled to Dharamsala, India, during the 1959 Tibetan uprising. Today, the Potala Palace is a museum.very hard 37% ChinaChina37%NepalNepal29%BhutanBhutan24%IndiaIndia7%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 6883 answers in 2 languages »Tibet riddles » Which pair of climbers made the first winter ascent of Mount Everest?Krzysztof Wielicki i Leszek Cichy. On February 17, 1980, Leszek Cichy and Krzysztof Wielicki, as the first alpinists in history, won the highest mountain in the world in winter - Mount Everest (8850 m). A 20-person, national expedition was led by the precursor of the winter himalism, Andrzej Zawada.hard 45% Jerzy Kukuczka i Andrzej CzokJerzy Kukuczka i Andrzej Czok26%Krzysztof Wielicki i Leszek CichyKrzysztof Wielicki i Leszek Cichy45%Reinhold Messner i Peter HabelerReinhold Messner i Peter Habeler18%Andrzej Zawada i Andrzej HeinrichAndrzej Zawada i Andrzej Heinrich9%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 2360 answers in 2 languages »climbing riddles » Where is K2?At point 1. K2 is not in the Himalayas but the Karakoram Range. It is also one of the most remote of the world's highest peaks (hence lack of local name).hard 46% at point 1at point 146%at point 2at point 222%at point 3at point 319%at point 4at point 411%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 20904 answers in 2 languages »geography of Asia riddles » Where does the name K2 come from?Name of the Karakoram Range. The name K2 is derived from the notation used by the Great Trigonometric Survey. Thomas Montgomerie numbered the most prominent peaks of Kararkoram K1 to K35. Next, these were replaced by local names, but K2 appeared not to have acquired a local name, possibly due to its remoteness.hard 55% name of Polish climber - Jerzy Kukuczkaname of Polish climber - Jerzy Kukuczka4%the fact it's second in height in the worldthe fact it's second in height in the world29%name of the Karakoram Rangename of the Karakoram Range55%the name "King George II"the name "King George II"10%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 14648 answers in 6 languages »hard simple questions riddles » At what temperature does water boil at the top of Mt Everest?68°C (154.4°F). The boiling point of water depends on the pressure. On top of Mount Everest, the pressure is about 260 mbar (26.39 kPa) and the boiling point of water is 69 °C. (156.2 °F). In contrast, water can still remain liquid near deep hydrothermal vents, even if the temperature is very high.hard 59% 68°C (154.4°F)68°C (154.4°F)59%101,4°C (213,8°F)101,4°C (213,8°F)13%100°C (212°F)100°C (212°F)13%98,6°C (208,4°F)98,6°C (208,4°F)13%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 17879 answers in 4 languages »water riddles » Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay were the first to climb Mt Everest. But which of them was the first to step on the summit?It is not known. After the success, journalists were persistently repeating the question which of the two men had the right to the glory of being the first one, and who was merely the second, the follower. Colonel Hunt, the expedition leader, declared, "They reached it together, as a team."hard 59% HillaryHillary19%NorgayNorgay13%it is not knownit is not known59%Reinhold MessnerReinhold Messner6%Created by: Daisuke Kodama. 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