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Question 1:
What mountain range is Mount Everest a part of?

Question 2:
How many metres above sea level is Aconcagua?

Question 3:

Question 4: Summiting all of them is regarded as a ________ challenge, first postulated as such in the 1980s by Richard Bass (Bass et al. 1986).
Bicycle touringBackpacking (wilderness)MountaineeringHiking

Question 5: Asia: Everest  •  South America: ________  •  North America: Mount McKinley  •  Africa: Kilimanjaro  •  Europe: Elbrus  •  Antarctica: Vinson Massif  •  Australia: Puncak Jaya   
Extremes on EarthSeven SummitsArgentinaAconcagua

Question 6: Using the Bass list, they started with ________ on May 10, 1990, and finished with Vinson on December 12, 1990, hours before the seven-month deadline.
K2KangchenjungaHimalayasMount Everest

Question 7: ________ postulated another list (the Messner or Carstensz list) replacing Mount Kosciuszko with New Guinea's Puncak Jaya, or Carstensz Pyramid (4,884 m).
ShishapangmaReinhold MessnerHimalayasMount Everest

Question 8: (It is assumed that most of the mountaineers who have completed the Seven Summits would have climbed ________ as well.)
TeideMonte RosaMont BlancGran Paradiso

Question 9: The Seven Summits number of seven continents is based on the continent model used in Western Europe, the United States and ________.
AustraliaCanadaBarbadosUnited Kingdom

Question 10: Some sources claim Mount Wilhelm, 4,509 metres, as the highest mountain peak in Oceania, on account of Indonesia being part of ________ (Southeast Asia).


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