Mountains questions This is a list of recently added questions about mountains. Play mountains quiz and see all the questions. At the borders of which countries lies Mount Everest?Nepal and China. Mount Everest, known in Nepali as Sagarmāthā and in Tibetan as Chomolungma, is Earth's highest mountain above sea level, located in the Mahalangur Himal sub-range of the Himalayas. The international border between China (Tibet Autonomous Region) and Nepal runs across its summit point. Created by: Tschuka average 64% Bhutan and ChinaBhutan and China505Nepal and BhutanNepal and Bhutan1821Nepal and ChinaNepal and China9044Nepal and IndiaNepal and India2733Himalayas riddles » "World’s Deadliest Mountain" is ...Annapurna. The Annapurna peaks are among the world's most dangerous mountains to climb, although in more recent history, using only figures from 1990 and after, Kangchenjunga has a higher fatality rate.By March 2012, there had been 191 summit ascents of Annapurna I Main, and 61 climbing fatalities on the mountain. This fatality-to-summit ratio (32%) is the highest of any of the eight-thousanders. In October 2014, at least 43 people were killed as a result of snowstorms and avalanches on and around Annapurna, in Nepal's worst ever trekking disaster. Created by: Tschuka very hard 27% AnnapurnaAnnapurna967K2K21907Mount EverestMount Everest317LhotseLhotse312Nepal riddles » Which pair of climbers made the first winter ascent of Mount Everest?Krzysztof Wielicki i Leszek Cichy. On February 17, 1980, Leszek Cichy and Krzysztof Wielicki, as the first alpinists in history, won the highest mountain in the world in winter - Mount Everest (8850 m). A 20-person, national expedition was led by the precursor of the winter himalism, Andrzej Zawada.Created by: Tschuka very hard 39% Jerzy Kukuczka i Andrzej CzokJerzy Kukuczka i Andrzej Czok566Krzysztof Wielicki i Leszek CichyKrzysztof Wielicki i Leszek Cichy763Reinhold Messner i Peter HabelerReinhold Messner i Peter Habeler397Andrzej Zawada i Andrzej HeinrichAndrzej Zawada i Andrzej Heinrich215climbing riddles » This optical phenomenon, appearing on misty mountainsides, is called...Brocken spectre. A Brocken spectre or mountain spectre, is the apparently enormous and magnified shadow of an observer, cast upon the surfaces of clouds opposite the sun. The head of the figure is often surrounded by the glowing halo-like rings of a glory—rings of coloured light that appear directly opposite the sun when sunlight meets a cloud of uniformly-sized water droplets. The phenomenon can appear on any misty mountainside or cloud bank.Created by: Tschuka hard 42% Side rainbowSide rainbow23HaloHalo73Brocken spectreBrocken spectre85Sun DogsSun Dogs17optics riddles » What is the name of the second highest peak in the Himalayas?Kangchenjunga. Mount Kangchenjunga lies about 125 km (78 mi) east-south-east of Mount Everest. It is the second highest mountain of the Himalayas. Kangchenjunga is the third highest mountain in the world, and lies partly in Nepal and partly in Sikkim, India. It rises with an elevation of 8,586 m (28,169 ft) in a section of the Himalayas called Kangchenjunga Created by: Tschuka very hard 23% KangchenjungaKangchenjunga196LhotseLhotse88K2K2409AnnapurnaAnnapurna140records riddles » What is Serfaus known for?It is the smallest city with an active metro. Serfaus is a municipality in the district of Landeck in the Austrian state of Tyrol. Serfaus is also known for its small hovertrain subway system, the Dorfbahn Serfaus. With four stations and a length of 1280 m (the second-shortest underground train line in the world) it allows for a complete ban of cars within the town, while at the same time maintaining the village's attractiveness to tourists, particularly skiers. Created by: Tschuka very hard 39% There is the highest mountain in Austria.There is the highest mountain in Austria.783It is the smallest city with an active metro.It is the smallest city with an active metro.1165From the castle with the famous White Tower.From the castle with the famous White Tower.405From the monastery founded in the 7th century.From the monastery founded in the 7th century.621skiing riddles » The highest peak of North America is ...Denali is the highest mountain peak in North America, with a summit elevation of 20,310 feet (6,190 m) above sea level. Denali is the third most prominent and third most isolated peak after Mount Everest and Aconcagua. The Koyukon people who inhabit the area around the mountain have referred to the peak as "Denali" for centuries. In 1896, a gold prospector named it "Mount McKinley" in support of then-presidential candidate William McKinley; Created by: Tschuka very hard 20% Mount LoganMount Logan182DenaliDenali268OrizabaOrizaba59none of themnone of them792North America riddles » Which of these countries has the highest mountain?Bulgaria. Musala is the highest peak in the entire Balkan Peninsula, standing at 2,925 m (9,596 ft). The summit of the Rila mountain range in southwestern Bulgaria, Musala is the highest peak between the Alps and the Caucasus and the highest in Eastern Europe bar the Caucasus. With a prominence of 2473 m, Musala is the 7th most prominent mountain peak in Europe. Created by: Tschuka very hard 20% PortugalPortugal98SlovakiaSlovakia611KosovoKosovo124BulgariaBulgaria210Europe riddles » How many mountain chains are there in Japan?29. About 73% of Japan is mountainous, with a mountain range running through each of the main islands. Japan's highest mountain is Mount Fuji, with an elevation of 3,776 m (12,388 ft). The mountainous islands of the Japanese archipelago form a crescent off the eastern coast of Asia. They are separated from the mainland by the Sea of Japan, which historically served as a protective barrier. Created by: Tschuka very hard 22% 3375551041111156292996Japan riddles » Where is Reinhold Messner from? (known climber)From Italy. Reinhold Messner is an Italian mountaineer, from Italian province of South Tyrol. He made the first ascent of Mount Everest without supplemental oxygen, along with Peter Habeler, and was the first climber to ascend all fourteen peaks over 8,000 metres (26,000 ft) above sea level. Created by: Tschuka very hard 22% from Switzerlandfrom Switzerland1217from Francefrom France153from Germanyfrom Germany724from Italyfrom Italy614alpinism riddles » Play mountains quiz and see all the questions.