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Into Thin Air.

Who is the leader of Adventure Consultants?
a) Rob Hall
b) Scott Fischer
c) David Breashears
d) Ian Woodall

Who were the first known climbers to summit Mount Everest?
a) Mallory and Athans
b) Fischer and Hall
c) Hillary and Tenzing
d) Tenzing and Waugh

Who is Rob Hall's Base Camp Manager?
a) Sandy Hill Pittman
b) Helen Wilton
c) Ingrid Smith
d) Sue Sparks

What is the name of Scott Fischer's climbing organization?
a) Adventure Consultants
b) IMAX Expedition
c) Alpine Ascents
d) Mountain Madness

How many camps are above Base Camp?
a) 2
b) 3
c) 4
d) 5

The Khumba Icefall is a dangerous area that is laid out with ladders and _________.
a) poles
b) fishing lines
c) ropes
d) bridges

What is the only treatment for HAPE?
a) get down to a lower altitude
b) bedrest
c) medications
d) surgery

What was the turn-around time supposed to be?
a) 1:00 pm
b) 2:00 pm
c) 3:00 pm
d) 4:00 pm

Who ends up trapped on the summit ridge, desperately needing oxygen?
a) Mike Groom
b) Yasuko Namba
c) Scott Fischer
d) Rob Hall

Who gets left for dead multiple times?
a) Beck Weathers
b) Makalu Gau
c) Rob Hall
d) Doug Hansen

How many people are left of the original 11 team members on Rob Hall's team?
a) 5
b) 6
c) 7
d) 8

Who died from Mountain Madness?
a) Doug Hansen
b) Andy Harris
c) Scott Fischer
d) Rob Hall

In what year did the disaster in the novel take place?
a) 1995
b) 1996
c) 1997
d) 1998

It's actually easy to get up the mountain; the trick is to get down ______.
a) alive
b) in time
c) without falling
d) in one piece

Which climber created MANY enemies on the mountain?
a) Anatoli Bourkeev
b) Scott Fischer
c) Rob Hall
d) Ian Woodall

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