The most difficult alpinism riddles A list of alpinism related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Mountains quiz 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.hard 41% K-2K-233%MatterhornMatterhorn41%Pik PobiedyPik Pobiedy6%Mount McKinleyMount McKinley18%Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowska. Statistics based on 8344 answers in 2 languages »Switzerland riddles » 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).hard 46% at point 1at point 146%at point 2at point 223%at point 3at point 319%at point 4at point 411%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 19691 answers in 2 languages »Himalayas riddles » This double peaked volcano is the highest mountain of a certain country. Which one?Russia. Two characteristic peaks of Mt Elbrus have two volcano craters. The eastern peak has an enormous crater 250m in diameter. hard 48% IndonesiaIndonesia17%RussiaRussia48%ArgentinaArgentina21%AustriaAustria12%Created by: MarcusX. Statistics based on 22009 answers in 2 languages »geography of Russia riddles » 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.hard 54% name of Polish climber - Jerzy Kukuczkaname of Polish climber - Jerzy Kukuczka4%the fact it's second in height in the worldthe fact it's second in height in the world29%name of the Karakoram Rangename of the Karakoram Range54%the name "King George II"the name "King George II"11%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 13752 answers in 5 languages »hard simple questions riddles » 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.hard 59% 68°C (154.4°F)68°C (154.4°F)59%101,4°C (213,8°F)101,4°C (213,8°F)13%100°C (212°F)100°C (212°F)14%98,6°C (208,4°F)98,6°C (208,4°F)13%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 16950 answers in 4 languages »water riddles » 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."hard 59% HillaryHillary19%NorgayNorgay13%it is not knownit is not known59%Reinhold MessnerReinhold Messner7%Created by: Daisuke Kodama. Statistics based on 8761 answers in 2 languages »mountains riddles » Which of these mountains is a volcano?Mt Elbrus. Elbrus is the highest volcano of the northern hemisphere. Elbrus is often considered an active volcano (depending on the definition of an active volcano). Its most recent lava flows were erupted around 50 AD.easy 70% Mt KosciuszkoMt Kosciuszko9%Mt ElbrusMt Elbrus70%Mont BlancMont Blanc5%Mt McKinleyMt McKinley14%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 22330 answers in 2 languages »volcanoes riddles » Play mountains quiz and see all the questions.