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Into Thin Air

Jon Krakauer


Full-Book Quiz

Full-Book Quiz

Full-Book Quiz

Full-Book Quiz

1. What was Krakauer's climbing experience prior to Everest?

2. Who was Krakauer's head guide?

3. Who was Rob Hall's main Sherpa?

4. How long had Rob Hall been guiding at Adventure Consultants?

5. How was Rob Hall's track record as a guide?

6. How would you characterize Rob Hall and Scott Fischer's relationship?

7. Which of the following people reached the summit by 2:00 pm, the turn-around time?

8. Which of the guides descends the summit long before the clients?

9. Which of the following clients is not later rescued by Anatoli Boukreev?

10. Who, suffering from hypoxia, tells the climbers that the oxygen canisters at the South Summit are empty?

11. Why does Lopsang Sherpa refuse to deliver oxygen to Hall and Hansen who are stranded on the summit?

12. Why won't Hall leave the summit, even though he knows that staying will probably result in death?

13. Whom does Krakauer mistake for Andy Harris the night they descend from the summit?

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