WONDER #787: What is a Sherpa?
Question 1 of 3
The Sherpa people live in the ________________________ region of Nepal.
- Himalayan Mountain
- Andes Mountain
Question 2 of 3
Why were the Sherpa people chosen as guides for the first expeditions up Mount Everest?
- They are experts when it comes to the local mountainous terrain.
- Their population is estimated at over 150,000 people.
- They are advanced mountaineers.
- Both a and c
Question 3 of 3
According to this Wonder, what was Tenzing Norgay's great accomplishment?
- He was one of the first people to reach the summit of Mount Everest.
- He led the last expedition to the peak of Mount Everest.
- He invented a lift that would enable more people to climb the mountains.
- He taught the Sherpa people to climb mountains.
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