Himalayas Yeti Facts on India Mountaineering Science Hinduism

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What is the highest mountain in the Himalayas?
Mount. Everest, standing at 29,028 feet high.

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What is another name for the Yeti?
Abominable Snowman

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What is the capital of India?
New Delhi

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What force will pull the mountaineer to the ground if they let go of the rope or fall off the mountain?
Gravity

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What is the name of a Hindu Spiritual leader?
guru or sage

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What countries do the Himalayas abut or cross?
India, Nepal, Bhutan, China, and Pakistan

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What is the Tibetan name for the Yeti creature, which in English means "rock bear"?
Yeh-teh

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What is the currency of India?
INR Indian rupee

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Why does a mountaineer's heart beat faster when they climb?
to supply a mountaineer's muscles with more oxygen

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What is the name of the Hindu festival of lights, which is held in either October or November?
Diwali

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Who are credited as being the first people to reach the summit of Mount Everest?
Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary

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Which animated film did the Abominable Snowman recently appear in?
Monsters Inc

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What is the most popular sport in India?
Cricket

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What are the set of metal spikes called that mountaineers attach to their boots in order to help them walk/climb over hard snow and ice?
Crampons

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What is the typical greeting in India, which translates as "salutations to you"?
Namaste

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What are the names for Mount Everest in Nepal and Tibet, respectively?
Sagarmāthā and Chomolungma

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The cost of a Yeti-hunting license, issued by the Nepali government in the 1950s.
£400

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Who is the current president of India (2014)?
Pranab Mukherjee

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What is the name of a gap in a glacier / mountain surface? They vary in width and depth and are often concealed by surface snow. They may be small enough to step over or large enough to require crossing by ladder.
Crevasse

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What name signifies the behaviours / rules that Hindus follow?
Dharma

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How long ago did the Himalayan Mountain Range form as a result of a collision between Indo-Australian and Eurasian plates?
70 million years ago

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What is the name of the western journalist who gave the Yeti the nickname 'the Abominable Snowman'?
Henry Newman

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What endangered animal is the national symbol of India?
Bengal Tiger

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What makes it more difficult for mountaineers to get enough oxygen into their body / makes it harder to breathe at high altitudes?
lower air pressure

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In Hinduism, what is the name given to the sum of a person's actions in this and previous lives, which will decide their fate when they are reincarnated in future lives?
Karma

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