Tenzing Norgay Quiz

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Tenzing Norgay with Edmund Hillary. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Tenzing Norgay Quiz Questions

Tenzing Norgay was a Nepalese Indian Sherpa mountaineer. Among the most famous mountain climbers in history, he was one of the first two individuals known to have reached the summit of Mount Everest, which he accomplished with Edmund Hillary. He was named by Time Magazine as one of the 100 most influential people of the 20th century.

1. When was Tenzing Norgay born?
a) 25 January 1912
b) 15 May 1914
c) 23 August 1916
d) 30 December 1908

2. Where was Tenzing Norgay born?
a) Tshechu
b) Kathmandu
c) Lhasa
d) Gangtok

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Tenzing and Hillary. Photo from the collection of John Henderson. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

3. What was Tenzing Norgay’s original name?
a) Jigme Dorji Wangchuk
b) Phuntsong Namgyal
c) Namgyal Wangdi
d) Vikram Thapa

4. Whose expedition to Mount Everest in 1935 did Tenzing Norgay accompany?
a) George Mallory
b) Andrew Irvine
c) Eric Shipton
d) Guy Bullock

5. When did Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary reach the summit of Mount Everest?
a) 4 February 1944
b) 15 November 1954
c) 23 August 1949
d) 29 May 1953

Statue of Tenzing Norgay Himalayan Mountaineer...

Statue of Tenzing Norgay Himalayan Mountaineering Institute Darjeeling West Bengal India (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

6. What did Tenzing Norgay leave on the summit of Mount Everest?
a) Wreath
b) Food offering
c) Bouquet
d) Coin

7. When was Man of Everest published?
a) 1955
b) 1948
c) 1952
d) 1936

8. Where was Tenzing Norgay director?
a) Namgyal Institute of Tibetology
b) National Institute of Sports
c) Indian Statistical Institute
d) Field Training Himalayan Mountaineering Institute

9. When did Tenzing Norgay die?
a) 26 March 1989
b) 9 May 1986
c) 11 September 1993
d) 12 October 1995

10. Where did Tenzing Norgay die?
a) Delhi
b) Calcutta
c) Darjeeling
d) Wellington

Tenzing Norgay Quiz Questions and Answers

English: Jamling Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund...

Jamling Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary receiving Everest 50 Years Award from Prime Minister of India. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When was Tenzing Norgay born?
b) 15 May 1914

2. Where was Tenzing Norgay born?
a) Tshechu

3. What was Tenzing Norgay’s original name?
c) Namgyal Wangdi

4. Whose expedition to Mount Everest in 1935 did Tenzing Norgay accompany?
c) Eric Shipton

5. When did Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary reach the summit of Mount Everest?
d) 29 May 1953

6. What did Tenzing Norgay leave on the summit of Mount Everest?
b) Food offering

7. When was Man of Everest published?
a) 1955

8. Where was Tenzing Norgay director?
d) Field Training Himalayan Mountaineering Institute

9. When did Tenzing Norgay die?
b) 9 May 1986

10. Where did Tenzing Norgay die?
c) Darjeeling

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