Edmund Hillary Quiz

English: Tenzing Norgay with Edmund Hillary. D...

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

Edmund Hillary Quiz Questions

Sir Edmund Percival Hillary was a New Zealand mountaineer, explorer and philanthropist. Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay became the first climbers to reach the summit of Mount Everest. They were part of the ninth British expedition to Everest, led by John Hunt. Edmund Hillary was named by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people of the 20th century.

1. When was Edmund Hillary born?
a) 14 March 1924
b) 22 April 1922
c) 20 July 1919
d) 10 October 1914

2. Where was Edmund Hillary born?
a) Auckland
b) Dunedin
c) London
d) Christchurch

English: Edmund Hillary's signature

Edmund Hillary’s signature (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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

4. What did Edmund Hillary leave on the summit of Mount Everest?
a) Crucifix
b) Ice axe
c) Bible
d) Hat

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)

5. When did Edmund Hillary reach the South Pole by tractor?
a) 4 January 1958
b) 3 June1956
c) 11 September 1963
d) 12 October 1955

6. When did Edmund Hillary found the Himalayan Trust?
a) 1955
b) 1960
c) 1952
d) 1958

7. When was Edmund Hillary High Commissioner to India, Nepal and Bangladesh?
a) 1954-1958
b) 1964-1966
c) 1985-1988
d) 1991-1996

Map of the route followed by Edmund Hillary an...

Map of the route followed by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay during their climbing of Mount Everest, between 13 april 1953 and 29 may 1953.(Photo credit: Wikipedia)

8. Which book is Edmund Hillary’s autobiography?
a) No Latitude for Error
b) The Crossing of Antarctica
c) High Adventure
d) Nothing Venture, Nothing Win

9. When did Edmund Hillary die?
a) 11 January 2008
b) 2 May 2006
c) 11 July 2003
d) 1 December 2005

10. Where did Edmund Hillary die?
a) Brisbane
b) Auckland
c) Perth
d) Sydney

Edmund Hillary Quiz Questions and Answers

Sir Edmund Hillary

Sir Edmund Hillary (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When was Edmund Hillary born?
c) 20 July 1919

2. Where was Edmund Hillary born?
a) Auckland

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

4. What did Edmund Hillary leave on the summit of Mount Everest?
a) Crucifix

5. When did Edmund Hillary reach the South Pole by tractor?
a) 4 January 1958

6. When did Edmund Hillary found the Himalayan Trust?
b) 1960

7. When was Edmund Hillary High Commissioner to India, Nepal and Bangladesh?
c) 1985-1988

8. Which book is Edmund Hillary’s autobiography?
d) Nothing Venture, Nothing Win

9. When did Edmund Hillary die?
a) 11 January 2008

10. Where did Edmund Hillary die?
b) Auckland

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