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George Everest (19th century photo)

George Everest (19th century photo) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When was George Everest born?
a) 3 March 1756
b) 10 April 1763
c) 4 July 1790
d) 9 November 1800

2. Where was George Everest born?
a) Gwernvale
b) Blackpool
c) Norfolk
d) Kent

3. When did George Everest join the East India Company?
a) 1782
b) 1786
c) 1806
d) 1802

4. Where did George Everest do a survey in 1814-1816?
a) Newfoundland
b) Tasmania
c) Orange Free State
d) Java

English: George Everest grave The Church of St...

The Church of St Andrew, Church Road, Hove with George Everest’s grave in the foreground. One of the most famous names in the World his surveying work in the Himalayas, gave his name to the highest mountain in 1865. He lived most of his life in London and died in Greenwich, but was buried in Hove. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

5. What was George Everest’s post in 1830-1843?
a) Governor General
b) Surveyor General
c) Attorney General
d) Solicitor General

6. What was George Everest’s achievement?
a) Built railway route from Bombay to Thane
b) Conquered Sind
c) Completed trigonometric survey of India
d) Built Gateway of India

7. How was the world’s highest peak called?
a) Peak I
b) Peak V
c) Peak IX
d) Peak XV

8. When was the world’s highest peak renamed Mount Everest in honour of George Everest?
a) 1865
b) 1848
c) 1822
d) 1814

9. When did George Everest die?
a) 9 January 1868
b) 18 June 1870
c) 14 September 1882
d) 1 December 1866

10. Where did George Everest die?
a) Calcutta
b) Jakarta
c) Simla
d) London

George Everest Quiz Questions with Answers

Mount Everest north face from Ronguk monastery...

Mount Everest north face from Ronguk monastery in Tibet. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When was George Everest born?
c) 4 July 1790

2. Where was George Everest born?
a) Gwernvale

3. When did George Everest join the East India Company?
c) 1806

4. Where did George Everest do a survey in 1814-1816?
d) Java

5. What was George Everest’s post in 1830-1843?
b) Surveyor General

6. What was George Everest’s achievement?
c) Completed trigonometric survey of India

7. How was the world’s highest peak called?
d) Peak XV

8. When was the world’s highest peak renamed Mount Everest in honour of George Everest?
a) 1865

9. When did George Everest die?
d) 1 December 1866

10. Where did George Everest die?
d) London

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Updated: July 1, 2016 — 9:56 pm

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