WONDER #2690: How Dangerous Is Mount Everest's Death Zone?
Question 1 of 3
This Wonder was mostly about...
- how to get started as a recreational mountain climber.
- the death zone of Mount Everest and how it affects the human body to make the climb even more dangerous.
- how to avoid HAPE and HACE when climbing very high mountains like Mount Everest.
- why it’s important to try new things, even if they seem scary.
Question 2 of 3
Which is NOT an effect the death zone often has on the human body, according to this Wonder?
- Brain swelling
- Difficulty thinking
- Fluid in the lungs
- Ruptured spleen
Question 3 of 3
All 14 of the highest mountains in the world are located in _______.
- North America
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