Mountains questions This is a list of recently added questions about mountains. Play mountains quiz and see all the questions. What is the name of this mountain?Gibraltar. Visible in the picture Rock of Gibraltar and (in the background) Abyla in Ceutaarethe columns of Hercules. The closing Mediterranean sea of rocks meant for the ancient ends of the known world.Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskaaverage 68% GibraltarGibraltar14337GiblartalGiblartal1950GibraltalGibraltal1226GiblartarGiblartar3451Mediterranean Sea riddles » What is the name of this apex?Matterhorn. This characteristic peak is the Matterhorn (4478 m.). It is located on the Swiss-Italian border. It is one of the most recently acquired Alpine peaks, mainly because of the deterrent appearance.Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskahard 40% K-2K-22593MatterhornMatterhorn3113Pik PobiedyPik Pobiedy515Mount McKinleyMount McKinley1464alpinism riddles » Which mountains on our planet are the oldest?Urals are the oldest mountains on our planet. On the area of the Alexandrovka village there's the Karandasz mountain, which age is estimated to be 4 billion years.Created by: Filip Jarochhard 54% AlpsAlps48CarpathiansCarpathians88UralsUrals238PyreneesPyrenees64prehistory riddles » Who invented the name "mountaineer"?William Shakespeare first used this word in a play "Cymbeline". Play was produced as early as 1611. The plot is based on a tale in the chronicles of Raphael Holinshed.Created by: Kristine Rjabovavery hard 38% Reinhold MessnerReinhold Messner14William Shakespeare William Shakespeare 35Edmund HillaryEdmund Hillary25Charls DickensCharls Dickens16 Which is the highest peak in the Balkans?Musala (2,925 m) is the highest peak in Bulgaria and entire Balkan Peninsula. Olympus (2,918 m) is the highest peak in Greece and the 2nd highest in the Balkans. Triglav (2,864 m) and Korab (2,764 m) are the highest peaks in Slovenia and Macedonia, respectively, but they are not the 3rd and the 4th highest peaks in the Balkans.Created by: Edis Kukovery hard 19% OlympusOlympus312MusalaMusala163TriglavTriglav305KorabKorab75geography riddles » What is the elevation of the highest point in the kingdom of Denmark?Approx 3700 m (12000 ft). Gunnbjørn Fjeld is Greenland's highest mountain. It is a nunatak, a rocky peak protruding through glacial ice. The mountain is named after Gunnbjorn Ulfsson, the Viking who was the first European to reach Greenland.Created by: Sandesh Sumnathhard 50% approx 3.7 m (12 ft)approx 3.7 m (12 ft)518approx 37 m (120 ft)approx 37 m (120 ft)1541approx 370 m (1200 ft)approx 370 m (1200 ft)4520approx 3700 m (12000 ft)approx 3700 m (12000 ft)6730Denmark riddles » What is the farthest point on the Earth's surface from the Earth's center?Chimborazo, Ecuador, elevation 6,268 m (20,564 ft). Chimborazo location along the equatorial bulge makes its summit the farthest point on the Earth's surface from the Earth's center. Despite being 2,580 m (8,465 ft) lower in elevation above sea level than Mount Everest, it is 2,168 m (7,113 ft) farther from the Earth's center.Created by: Paul Caspackvery hard 34% Mount Everest, Nepal, elevation 8,848 m (29,029 ft)Mount Everest, Nepal, elevation 8,848 m (29,029 ft)2397Chimborazo, Ecuador, elevation 6,268 m (20,564 ft)Chimborazo, Ecuador, elevation 6,268 m (20,564 ft)2404Puncak Jaya, Indonesia, elevation 4,884 m (16,024 ft)Puncak Jaya, Indonesia, elevation 4,884 m (16,024 ft)918Denali (Mount McKinley), USA, elevation 6,168 m (20,236 ft)Denali (Mount McKinley), USA, elevation 6,168 m (20,236 ft)1246geography of South America riddles » What is the name of the highest mountain of the Dolomites?Marmolada. The Dolomites are a part og Southern Limestone Alps located in northeastern Italy. Marmolada (3342 m) is located about 100 kilometres north-northwest of Venice, from which it can be seen on a clear day.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 43% CioccolatoCioccolato2791TiramisuTiramisu4217MarmoladaMarmolada7864GelatoGelato3335geography of Italy riddles » Which of the following European mountain ranges will rise the most in the next century? The Carpathian Mountains were formed during the Alpine orogeny. The orogeny has started in the Triassic (200 mln years ago) and continues today, so The Carpathian Mountains are still forming, peaks are still growing.Created by: KYRTAPShard 53% the Harzthe Harz1161the Grampian Mountainsthe Grampian Mountains1576the Carpathian Mountainsthe Carpathian Mountains4808the Ural Mountainsthe Ural Mountains1506geology riddles » What is the highest peak of Slovenia?Triglav is the highest peak of Slovenia. It is on the coat of arms of Slovenia and on the country's flag.Created by: KYRTAPSaverage 65% TriglavTriglav14604GrossglocknerGrossglockner3103ZugspitzeZugspitze2430Mont BlancMont Blanc2136flags riddles » Play mountains quiz and see all the questions.