1. What is the highest mountain in Africa?
  2. Which mountains form the backbone of South America?
  3. Where would you go to look for the Abominable Snowman?
  4. Who wrote High Adventure, about a spectacular mountain climb?
  5. On which mountain is it said that Noah's Ark came to rest?
  6. They were once known as the 'mountains of the moon' and thought to be the source of the Nile. Their name means 'Rainmaker'; what are they?
  7. In which country is Tongriro National Park with its three volcanoes, including Mt. Ruapahu?
  8. What is the second highest mountain in the world?
  9. What was the nationality of the party of climbers who scaled the world's second highest mountain in 1954?
  10. The official country retreat of the President of the United States, Cmp David, is in which mountains?
  11. Which mountain range divides France and Spain?
  12. What is Britain's highest mountain?
  13. In which country are the Drakensberg mountains?
  14. Name the highest mountain in the Alps.
  15. Who was with Edmund Hillary when he reached the summit of Everest in 1953?
  16. How do the Dolomites get their name?
  17. Which mountain, on the island of Honshy, was revered by the Japanese for centuries?
  18. Name the active volcano that stands above the Bay of Naples?
  19. The highest mountain in North America is in Alaska. What is it called?
  20. Which ancient civilization was nurtured in the Andes?
  21. The world's third highest mountain is Kanchenjunga. What nationality were the climbers who first reached the mountain's summit in 1955?
  22. Which mountains stretch from northern Canada to the southern United States?
  23. How does Cotopaxi in the Andes of Ecuador earn its place in the record books?
  24. How did climbers George Leigh Mallory and Andrew Irving find a place in mountaineering history?
  25. Name the mountain named in the Bible on which Moses was given the Ten Commandments.


  1. Mt. Kilimanjaro
  2. Andes
  3. The Himalayas
  4. Sir Edmund Hillary
  5. Mt. Ararat
  6. Ruwenzori
  7. New Zealand
  8. K2
  9. Italian
  10. Appalachians
  11. Pyrenees
  12. Ben Nevis
  13. South Africa
  14. Mont Blanc
  15. Sherpa Tenzing Norgay
  16. From the rock which they are composed
  17. Mt. Fuji
  18. Vesuvius
  19. Mt. McKinley
  20. Incas
  21. British
  22. Rocky Mountains
  23. The highest active volcano
  24. They disappeared during an Everest climb in 1924; some people think they reached the summit
  25. Mt. Sinai