Statistics for How Well Do You Know Nepal?

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  • This quiz has been taken 235 times
  • The average score is 9 of 16

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HintAnswer% Correct
Which ethnic group is most closely associated with mountaineering?Sherpa
88%
Which religious faith is associated with Swayambhunath (the "Monkey Temple")?Buddhism
80%
Where was Buddha born?Lumbini
79%
What is the national park known for its rhinos, tigers and jungle safaris?Chitwan
73%
Who climbed Everest with Hillary?Tenzing Norgay Sherpa
69%
What is the mountain range that can be seen from Pokhara?The Annapurnas
68%
What is the name of the Kathmandu airport?Tribhuvan International Airport
68%
What is the temple complex in Kathmandu that is one of the most important Hindu pilgrimage sites in the world?Pashupatinath
59%
What is the term for the geographically flat region of Nepal that runs along the Indian border?Terai (or Madesh)
58%
The "living goddess" of Kathmandu is called the ...Kumari
57%
What is the indigenous ethnic group of the Kathmandu Valley?Newar (Newa)
56%
Four of the world's highest mountains are in Nepal. Other than Everest, name one.Kangchenjunga, Lhotse, Makalu
43%
What eastern town is associated with both the Hindu epic Ramayana and Maithali culture?Janakpur
41%
Which major rafting river runs along the Prithivi Highway?Trishuli
39%
What is the only town in Mustang with an airport (and the only airport along the Annapurna Circuit)?Jomsom
28%
What is the street in Kathmandu associated with the "Hippie Trail"?Freak Street (Jhochhen Tol)
24%

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