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Mount Washington (New Hampshire): Quiz

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Question 1: The hillclimb's most notable victor to date has been former ________ contender Tyler Hamilton.
Tour de FranceFederico BahamontesBernard HinaultEddy Merckx

Question 2: Rebuilt of wood with 91-rooms in 1872-1873, The Summit House burned in 1908, then was replaced in ________ in 1915.
GraniteBasaltFelsicIgneous rock

Question 3: Fatalities have occurred on the trail, both from ski accidents and ________.
Altitude sicknessHypothermiaHyperthermiaDecompression sickness

Question 4: ________ installed an FM-broadcasting station on the top of Mount Washington in 1937.
Ernst AlexandersonLee De ForestVannevar BushEdwin Howard Armstrong

Question 5:
Where is Mount Washington (New Hampshire)?

Question 6: Since 1869, the ________ has provided tourists with a train journey to the summit of Mount Washington.
Mount Washington Cog RailwayMount Washington (New Hampshire)Rack railwayNew Hampshire

Question 7: Winter recreation includes Tuckerman Ravine, famous for its ________ skiing and its 45-degree slopes.
Memorial DayChristmasIndependence Day (United States)New Year's Day

Question 8: ________
List of U.S. state name etymologiesList of U.S. states by elevationList of tallest buildings by U.S. stateFederal Information Processing Standard state code

Question 9: Other Victorian era tourist attractions included a coach road (1861)—now the Mount Washington Auto Road—and the ________ (1869), both of which are still in operation.
Mount Washington Cog RailwayRack railwayNew HampshireMount Washington (New Hampshire)

Question 10: The ravine is notorious for its ________, of which about 100 are recorded every year, and which have killed six people since 1849.
ItalyFranceSwitzerlandAvalanche







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