Time to test your knowledge of the mountains of the world, from the tallest to the smallest to the one that resembles a wedge of cheese. 1. Which mountain is 28,251 feet (8,611 meters) high? Mount Everest K2 (Mount Goodwin Austen) Mount McKinley (Denali) Aconcagua 2. Which continent hosts the Atlas Mountains? Asia Australia Europe Africa 3. Which Alpine mountain is tallest? Finsteraarhorn Matterhorn Mount Blanc Dufourspitze 4. Which mountain is the smallest of the peaks listed below? Mount Whitney (North America) Mount Kosciuszko (Australia) Mount Ojos del Salado (South America) Matterhorn (Europe) 5. Which mountain range can boast more than 110 peaks with elevations of 24,000 feet (7,300 meters) or more above sea level? The Ural Mountains The Andes Mountains The Himalayas The Rocky Mountains 6. Mount Ras Dejen rises to nearly 15,000 feet in which African mountain range? The Ethiopian Highlands (Ethiopia) The Drakensberg (South Africa) The Eastern Rift Mountains (East Africa) The Atlas Mountains (northwestern Africa) 7. Which mountain range marks the traditional physiographic boundary between Europe and Asia? The Kunlun Mountains The Ural Mountains The Altay Mountains The Alps 8. Vinson Massif is on which continent? Europe North America Australia Antarctica 9. Mount Roraima is often likened to a wedge of cheese in shape. Which country is it mostly in? Chile Ethiopia Indonesia Venezuela 10. Which is the world’s longest mountain range? The Andes The Rockies The Transantarctic Mountains The Himalayas 11. When asked why he wanted to climb Mount Everest, who said "because it's there"? Sir Edmund Hillary Reinhold Messner George Mallory Eric Shipton 12. Mount Kenya was once thought to be over 1,000 metres higher. Why? It once had a thick ice cap, which has melted because of global warming It was wrongly measured by the German missionaries who were the first Europeans to sight it 13. In Scotland, a Munro is a mountain that is what? In the Cairngorms range Over 3,000 feet high 14. What is the highest mountain in South America?