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Tom Patterson

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Hi Everyone,

 

I gave this quiz as evening entertainment at the 2016 ICA Mountain Cartography Workshop last week. Although many of the questions are pretty obscure, and the consumption of beer, the two best teams still managed to scored 16 out of 22 possible points. See if you can do better by taking the quiz at the link below.

 

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http://shadedrelief.com/trivia/



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I got one...


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I got 7 - I knew 3 of them and reasoned out or lucky guessed the other 4. :)

tough quiz!


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Yes, the consensus is that the quiz was a little too difficult. For the next mountain cartography workshop, I will make it more general and with fewer "short answer" questions. I may also include more mountain identification photographs and maps.

 

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For the record, the ones I knew were 1, 6, 18 - all due to reading about exploration and adventure
And the ones I made a reasoned guess on were 2 (knowing it was a volcanic mountain), 12 (WWI), 19 (knowing that steep roofs shed snow)
Total lucky guess, 8 (if it wasn't multiple choice I wouldn't have had a chance, but that didn't help me with the other multiple choice questions)
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I got 6, though there were definitely some lucky guesses.

 

For #1, I knew nothing about Australian mountains, but I did know enough about the American Revolution to guess it was either Kosciuszko or Pulaski, and fortunately I guessed the first one.






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