10 most difficult Himalayas riddles A list of ten (out of 16) Himalayas related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Himalayas 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 2846 answers in 3 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 31% KangchenjungaKangchenjunga31%LhotseLhotse9%K2K244%AnnapurnaAnnapurna14%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 1559 answers in 3 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 31% AnnapurnaAnnapurna31%K2K252%Mount EverestMount Everest8%LhotseLhotse8%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 4280 answers in 3 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 36% Nepal and ChinaNepal and China30%Bhutan and NepalBhutan and Nepal13%China and PakistanChina and Pakistan36%India and NepalIndia and Nepal19%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 11354 answers in 3 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 38% ChinaChina38%NepalNepal29%BhutanBhutan24%IndiaIndia7%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 7371 answers in 3 languages »Tibet 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 47% at point 1at point 147%at point 2at point 222%at point 3at point 318%at point 4at point 411%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 22227 answers in 3 languages »geography of Asia 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 50% Jerzy Kukuczka i Andrzej CzokJerzy Kukuczka i Andrzej Czok24%Krzysztof Wielicki i Leszek CichyKrzysztof Wielicki i Leszek Cichy50%Reinhold Messner i Peter HabelerReinhold Messner i Peter Habeler16%Andrzej Zawada i Andrzej HeinrichAndrzej Zawada i Andrzej Heinrich8%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 2885 answers in 3 languages »climbing riddles » Who made the first winter ascent of Mount Everest?Leszek Cichy and Krzysztof Wielicki. The first winter ascent of Mount Everest on 17 February 1980 was also the first winter summit of any of the world's fourteen 8000 metre peaks. After 1980 Poles did nine more first winter ascents on 8000 metre peaks, one of which was shared with an Italian climber Simone Moro. Only K2 remain unconquered in winter conditions.hard 51% Reinhold Messner and Erhard LoretanReinhold Messner and Erhard Loretan10%Leszek Cichy and Krzysztof WielickiLeszek Cichy and Krzysztof Wielicki51%Reinhold Messner and Jerzy KukuczkaReinhold Messner and Jerzy Kukuczka20%Leszek Cichy and Jerzy KukuczkaLeszek Cichy and Jerzy Kukuczka17%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 1831 answers in 3 languages »mountains 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 56% 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 world28%name of the Karakoram Rangename of the Karakoram Range56%the name "King George II"the name "King George II"10%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 15598 answers in 6 languages »hard simple questions riddles » How many mountain peaks on Earth are more than 8000 metres high above sea level?14. All 14 of the world's 8000-meter peaks are located in the Himalayan and Karakoram mountain ranges in Asia.hard 59% 7713%9923%141459%18183%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 2417 answers in 3 languages »geography riddles » Play Himalayas quiz and see all the questions.