Some 25,000 tourists visit the Mount Everest area in Nepal every year. While a booming tourism industry has helped the economy of Nepal, environmental questions are also being raised. Increased human activity around the pristine Mount Everest affects local ecology and environment in a big way. Take this quiz to learn more about the effects of Mount Everest tourism.
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What percentage of Nepal's gross national product comes from tourism?
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What are the ideal months in the year to attempt to climb Mount Everest?
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How much does a fully guided journey up Mount Everest from the south face cost?
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How much time does an attempt to climb Mount Everest normally take?
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What is the name of the region around Mount Everest in Nepal?
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What are Nepalese hired as mountain guides popularly known as?
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What is the cost of a climbing permit for Mount Everest?
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What is the royalty fee per person during the busy climbing season?
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What is the most common form of greeting people in Nepal?
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What is etiquette in Nepal concerning shoes in homes?
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What is the proper way of walking around temples?
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Which hand you should use with care when inside Nepalese homes?
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What is the best policy regarding public displays of affection in Nepal?
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What is the proper form of "feet etiquette" in Nepal?
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How much have the glaciers around Everest melted and retreated due to global climate change?
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How do most climbers prepare for conquering Mount Everest?
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Which area on Everest is known as the "death zone" ?
Question 18 of 20
When did the government of Nepal designate the area around Mount Everest as a national park?
Question 19 of 20
How much waste did the Everest Environmental Expedition remove in 1998 from the area around Mount Everest?
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