Himalayas
Yeti
Facts on India
Mountaineering Science
Hinduism

100

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

100

Abominable Snowman
What is another name for the Yeti?

100

New Delhi
What is the capital of India?

100

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

100

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

200

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

200

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

200

INR Indian rupee
What is the currency of India?

200

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

200

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

300

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

300

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

300

Cricket
What is the most popular sport in India?

300

Crampons
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?

300

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

400

Crevasse
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.

400

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

500

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

500

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

500

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

500

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

500

Karma
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?