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Old 12-13-2009, 08:26 AM   #1
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Sunday Special - A Fit of "Peak"

Sunday Special - A Fit of "Peak"

1. What European country is named for the dark-looking Dinaric Alps ?
2. Which two of the fifty have the word "Mountain" in their nicknames ?
3. Which fictional village lies at the foot of Mount Crumpit ?
4. Famous mountaineer Sir Edmund Hillary's likeness appears on the currency of what country, his native land ?
5. What was first marketed with a hillbilly theme, due to it's name, a euphemism for moonshine ?
6. What Alaska landmark was known as "Bolshaya Gora" when it was Russian territory ?
7. Fill in the blank;
Gangkhar Puensum, a 24,000 foot peak in Bhutan, has the distinction of being the highest _________ peak in the world.
8. Name the three Disneyland attractions with the word "Mountain" in their titles...
9. What harbor is overlooked by Victoria Peak ?
10. Who covered the 1967 Marvin Gaye / Tammi Terrell song, Ain't no Mountain High Enough, and took it to number one in 1970 ?
11. Where would you find the 89,000-foot high "Olympic Mons" ?
12. What Moroccan Mountain range is named for the Titan that, in Greek Myth, Perseus turned to stone there ?
13. What New England peak, famous for it's bad weather, recorded a record 231-MPH wind gust in 1934 ?
14. What two Brokeback Mountain cast members have siblings who are also award-winning actors ?
15. What range contains the highest mountains outside of Asia ?
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1. Montenegro
2. West Virginia (The Mountain State) and Vermont (The Green Mountain State)
3. Whoville (How the Grinch Stole Christmas)
4. New Zealand
5. Mountain dew soft drink
6. Mount McKinley
7. Unclimbed
8. Space Mountain, Splash Mountain and Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
9. Hong Kong
10. Diana Ross
11. On Mars
12. The Atlas Mountains
13. Mt. Washington
14. Jake Gyllenhaal (Maggie) and Randy Quaid (Dennis)
15. the Andes

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Old 12-13-2009, 09:33 AM   #2
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EPIC FAIL! I only got #8 and #12. Whoo. Better go do some geography this week!
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Old 12-13-2009, 09:39 AM   #3
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..................told ya I was gonna turn the screw a little this week LOL
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