Himalayas questions This is a list of recently added questions about Himalayas. 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."Created by: Daisuke Kodamaalpinism riddles »hard 57% HillaryHillary1076NorgayNorgay741it is not knownit is not known2972Reinhold MessnerReinhold Messner339 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.Created by: globalquiz.orglandmarks riddles »very hard 35% ChinaChina1589NepalNepal1366BhutanBhutan1132IndiaIndia367 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).Created by: globalquiz.orgmountains riddles »hard 46% at point 1at point 16048at point 2at point 22951at point 3at point 32531at point 4at point 41468 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.Created by: globalquiz.orgwater riddles »hard 58% 68°C (154.4°F)68°C (154.4°F)6478101,4°C (213,8°F)101,4°C (213,8°F)1555100°C (212°F)100°C (212°F)161998,6°C (208,4°F)98,6°C (208,4°F)1481 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.Created by: globalquiz.orghard simple questions riddles »hard 54% name of Polish climber - Jerzy Kukuczkaname of Polish climber - Jerzy Kukuczka407the fact it's second in height in the worldthe fact it's second in height in the world2788name of the Karakoram Rangename of the Karakoram Range4987the name "King George II"the name "King George II"986 Play mountains quiz and see all the questions.