Choose an answer from the three choices offered after each question and then "Check Your
at the end of the quiz.
July 20, 1919
Sir Edmund Percival Hillary, KG, ONZ, KBE was a New Zealand
mountaineer and explorer. On 29 May 1953 at the age of 33, he and Sherpa
mountaineer Tenzing Norgay became the first climbers known to have
reached the summit of Mount Everest. They were part of the ninth British
expedition to Everest, led by John Hunt.
Died: January 11, 2008
Hillary died of heart failure at the Auckland
City Hospital at around 9 am NZDT at the age of 88.
Where are they buried?
- Mission San Fernando Rey de Espaņa, Mission Hills, California
- Cremated, ashes were scattered in Auckland's Hauraki Gulf
- Mount Sinai Memorial Park, Los Angeles, California
Check your answer