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Mount Everest is world famous as the world’s tallest mountain. This mountain is more than 60 million years old. It was formed by the movement of the Indian tectonic plate pushing up and against the Asian plate. The summit is the border of Nepal to the south and China or Tibet on the north.

NAME: …………………………………………

Date: …………………………….

Questions:

1. Mount Everest is called as ………………………………………….by Nepalese which means ‘forehead in the sky’.

2. The total height of Mount Everest is …………………………………………..

3. The first summit was on …………………………………………………..by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay.

4. ………………………………………………………, Surveyor General of India from 1830 to 1843, discovered Everest in 1841.

5. The first attempt was made in ………………………. by a British expedition from the north side.

6. The first woman to climb Everest was ………………………………………………….in 1975.

7. Climbers start using bottled oxygen at …………………………………………………………..

8. Climbers wear spikes on their boots which are known as ………………………………

9. Mount Everest was first named as ………………………………………….

10. The youngest person to summit was ……………………………………………. who climbed at the age of 13 years 11 months.

Answers:

1. Sagarmatha

2. 29,035 feet

3. May 29, 1953

4. George Everest

5. 1921

6. Junko Tabei

7. 26,000 feet

8. Crampons

9. Peak 15

10. Jordan Romero

 

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