Nanga Parbat
  • 1. Where is Nanga Parbat located?
A) India
B) China
C) Nepal
D) Pakistan
  • 2. What is the English translation of Nanga Parbat?
A) Great Peak
B) High Rock
C) Naked Mountain
D) Snowy Summit
  • 3. What is the height of Nanga Parbat?
A) 8,126 meters
B) 7,370 meters
C) 7,980 meters
D) 8,611 meters
  • 4. What is another name for Nanga Parbat?
A) Mighty Summit
B) Dangerous Rock
C) Giant Peak
D) Killer Mountain
  • 5. Which mountain range does Nanga Parbat belong to?
A) Andes
B) Himalayas
C) Rockies
D) Alps
  • 6. Who was the first person to reach the summit of Nanga Parbat?
A) Reinhold Messner
B) Hermann Buhl
C) Alex Honnold
D) Edmund Hillary
  • 7. In which year did Hermann Buhl reach the summit of Nanga Parbat?
A) 1965
B) 1984
C) 1953
D) 1978
  • 8. Which of the following facts about Nanga Parbat is FALSE?
A) It is notoriously difficult to climb
B) It is the highest mountain in the world
C) It is one of the 14 eight-thousanders
D) It is known for its treacherous weather
  • 9. Which river flows near the base of Nanga Parbat?
A) Ganges River
B) Indus River
C) Yangtze River
D) Amazon River
  • 10. Where does Nanga Parbat rank among the world's highest mountains?
A) 12th
B) 3rd
C) 9th
D) 5th
  • 11. What is the local language spoken near Nanga Parbat?
A) Punjabi
B) Urdu
C) Shina
D) Pashto
  • 12. What is the prominent feature on the southwest face of Nanga Parbat that looms over the Diamir Valley called?
A) Southwest Spire
B) Rupal Face
C) Delhi Wall
D) Munich Peak
  • 13. Which country borders Nanga Parbat to the north?
A) Afghanistan
B) Kyrgyzstan
C) Uzbekistan
D) China
  • 14. Which climber holds the record for the fastest solo ascent of Nanga Parbat's Rupal Face route in 2018?
A) Chris Bonington
B) Alex Txikon
C) Cory Richards
D) Ueli Steck
  • 15. When was the first winter ascent of Nanga Parbat achieved?
A) 2016
B) 2004
C) 1995
D) 1983
  • 16. Who led the first winter ascent of Nanga Parbat in 2016?
A) Jerzy Kukuczka
B) Reinhold Messner
C) Simone Moro
D) Krzysztof Wielicki
  • 17. Who attempted the first ascent of Nanga Parbat in 1895 and disappeared during the expedition?
A) Albert Mummery
B) Karl Gufler
C) Geoff Ryman
D) Oscar Eckenstein
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