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Question 26

September 23, 2009

X 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 scale the summit of Y. They were part of the ninth British expedition to Y, led by John Hunt. Moreover, X is famous for being the first man to have stood on both the poles(North and South) and on the summit of Y. Name X and Y.

Question 24

September 22, 2009

Because of its vast dimensions, X is sometimes called The River Sea. At no point is X crossed by bridges This is not because of its huge dimensions. In fact, for most of its length, X’s width is well within the capability of modern engineers to bridge. However, the bulk of X flows through tropical rainforests, where there are few roads and even fewer cities and hence there is no need for bridges. What am I referring to?