Mount Everest Lesson for Kids: History & Facts


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What are fixed ropes?

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1. How tall is Mount Everest?

2. What mountain range is Mount Everest a part of?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

How big is Mt. Everest and what is used to climb it? This quiz and worksheet will check your ability to answer these types of questions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Topics you can expect to be quizzed on include:

  • Fixed ropes
  • The height of Mt. Everest
  • The mountain range Mt. Everest is a part of
  • The first modern explorer to reach the summit, or top, of Mt. Everest
  • The most common route to the top of the mountain

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you understand important information from the lesson, such as how tall Mt. Everest is
  • Defining a key concept - make sure you understand what fixed ropes are
  • Information recall - remember the name of the explorer who reached the top of Mt. Everest
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions about the path most climbers use to reach the top of Mt. Everest and the name of the mountain range where Mt. Everest is located

Additional Learning

As you can imagine, there's a mountain of information to know about Mt. Everest, and you can learn more by using the lesson called, Mt. Everest Lesson for Kids: History & Facts. This lesson covers:

  • The countries where Mt. Everest is located
  • Who the mountain is named after
  • The dangers faced by climbers of Mt. Everest
  • How long it takes to climb to the top of the mountain and back down again