WONDER #1056: Where Is Mauna Kea?

Question 1 of 3

How many feet tall is Mauna Kea from its base to its peak?

  1. 13,803
  2. 22,432
  3. 33,500
  4. 35,300

Question 2 of 3

What does Mauna Kea mean in Hawaiian?

  1. White Mountain
  2. Tall Peak
  3. Surf’s Up
  4. Beach Volcano

Question 3 of 3

Which of the following is a reason why Mauna Kea has become the home of many large telescopes?

  1. high elevation
  2. dry, stable environment
  3. both (A) and (B)
  4. none of the above

Check your answers online at https://www.wonderopolis.org/wonder/where-is-mauna-kea.