Ch – 5 The Summit Within

Q.1: The first successful Indian expedition to Mount Everest took place in __________.

a) 1965

b) 1970

c) 1985

Q.2: The story ‘The Summit Within’ was narrated by ______________.

a) Mayor Ahluwalia

b) Major H.P.S.Ahluwalia

c) Both

Q.3: A climb to the summit means _________________.

a) endurance, persistence, will power

b) endurance, confidence, calmness

c) persistence, confidence, will power

Q.4: What would be the simplest answer to the question, “why people climb mountains?”

a) Because they can do it.

b) Because it is their hobby.

c) Because it is there.

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Q.5: ______________ are nature at its best.

a) Plains

b) Islands

c) Mountains

Q.6: Why it is difficult to climb Mount Everest ?

a) Because it is the mightiest, highest and has defied many previous attempts.

b) Because it takes the last ounce of one’s energy.

c) Both

Q.7: Which dominant emotion did Major feel while standing on the summit of Everest ?

a) Pride

b) Happiness

c) Humility

Q.8: According to the author, the summit of ____________ was no less formidable and no easier to climb.

a) mind

b) hills

c) none

Q.9: The man who has been to the ___________ is never the same again.

a) islands

b) plains

c) mountains

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Q.10: Mountains are a means of communion with _________.

a) God

b) Oneself

c) Nature

Q.11: From the childhood, the author has been attracted by ______________.

a) mountains

b) chocolates

c) technology

Q.12: According to the author, to explain why he climbed Everest is like answering ___________________.

a) Why do you breathe ?

b) Why do you read ?

c) Why do you eat ?

Q.13: The author left a picture of ___________ on Everest.

a) Jesus Christ

b) Lord Shiva

c) Guru Nanak

Q.14: Edmund Hillary buried a __________ under a cairn.

a) cross

b) photo

c) seed

Q.15: Each man carries within himself his ____________________.

a) heart

b) self-confidence

c) own mountain peak

Q.16: The internal summits are, perhaps, higher than ______________.

a) Everest

b) Kilimajaro

c) Anaimudi

Q.17: Who left a picture of Goddess Durga at the Everest ?

a) Phu Dorgi

b) Edmund Hillary

c) Rawat

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Q.18: What is the similarity between the effects of Everest summit and internal summit ?

a) It teaches you much about the world and yourself.

b) It certainly changes you.

c) Both


  1. a
  2. b
  3. a
  4. c
  5. c
  6. c
  7. c
  8. a
  9. c
  10. c
  11. a
  12. a
  13. c
  14. a
  15. c
  16. a
  17. c
  18. c

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