Test your knowledge on the seven summits- the highest mountain peaks around the world!

Test your knowledge on the seven summits-- the highest mountain peaks around the world!

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Nepalese and Chinese authorities updated Mount Everest. What is the height of the highest mountain in Asia now?

33,978.1 feet

29,031.7 feet

25,097.5 feet

15,843.9 feet

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Agence France-Presse Photo/ Survey Department, Nepal

Why does Mount Everest's height change?

Authorities have more accurate methods of measurement

Heavy storms

Global warming

Shifting of the Earth's tectonic plates

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What is the name of the highest summit in North America?

Mount Denali

Mount Rainier

Mount Whitney

Mount Saint Elias

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Mount Denali used to be known as Mount McKinley. When did its name change officially?

2007

1976

2015

1990

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What is the name of the highest summit on the European continent?

Mount Olympus

Mount Blanc

Mount Korab

Mount Elbrus

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Peter Finn/ The Washington Post

True or false: Mount Elbrus is an extinct volcano?

True

False

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In which country is Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest summit in Africa, located?

Tanzania

Namibia

Liberia

Eritrea

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Cerro Aconcagua, the highest mountain in South America, is part of which mountain range?

Serra de Mar

Cordillera Real

Andes

Cordillera Negra

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Cerro Aconcagua is the second highest of the seven summits. Which is the first?

Mount Everest

Mount Kilimanjaro

Mount Vinson

Mount Elbrus

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Andrea Sachs/ The Washington Post

How tall is Mount Vinson, the highest peak in Antarctica?

16,050 feet

13,879 feet

21,340 feet

25,657 feet

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The highest summit in Australia is Mount Kosciuszko. Who was Thaddeus Kosciuszko, for whom the mountain was named?

An Australian president

An Australian civil rights activist

An American explorer

A Polish general