Nepal Quiz

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  • The mountain found in Nepal, which is referred to as “Sagarmatha” locally, is also known by what name?

    • Dhaulagiri
    • Mt. Everest
    • Machhapuchare
    • Annapurna
  • What is the other name for the abominable snowman living in the Nepali mountains and, in general, in the Himalayas ranges?

    • Yeti
    • Yak
    • Himalayan Ox
    • Snowman
  • What is the name of the deepest gorge in the world, which is found in Nepal?

    • Kali Gandaki Gorge
    • Bagmati gorge
    • Trishuli Gorge
    • seti Gorge
  • Of the ten highest mountain peaks in the world, how many can be found in Nepal?

    • 8
    • 6
    • 7
    • 9
  • The main river that flows through Kathmandu and eventually merges into the holy Ganges is a very important place for Hindu funeral pyres. What river is this?

    • Bagmati
    • Koshi
    • Karnali
    • Gandaki
  • Pashupatinath is a sprawling Hindu temple complex located on the bank of the Bagmati River. At the entrance to the temple is a giant bronze statue of Nandi, gatekeeper to Shiva. What animal is Nandi?

    • Bull
    • Rooster
    • Ox
    • Tiger
  • This is one of the largest spherical stupas in the world, and one of the most important sites in Buddhism. Said to house the remains of Kassapa, the predecessor to Gautama, what is this site called?

    • Boudhanath
    • Lumbini
    • Swayambhunath
    • Kushinagar
  • For the first 70 or so years in Nepal, the only international airport in the country was in Kathmandu. Renamed for the former king, what is the name of the airport in Kathmandu?

    • Tribhuvan International Airport
    • Nijgadh Airport
    • Mahendra International Airport
    • Birendra International Airport

Written by Diwas Mishra

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