Question of The Day10-06-2023

Name the first female amputee to climb Mount Everest.


Correct Answer : b ) Arunima Sinha

Explanation :

Arunima Sinha is an Indian mountaineer and sportsperson.

She is the world's first female amputee to scale Mount Everest, Mount Kilimanjaro (Tanzania), Mount Elbrus (Russia), Mount Kosciusko (Australia), Mount Aconcagua (South America), Mount Denali (North America) and Mount Vinson.

She was a national volleyball player.

In 2015, the Government of India honored her with the Padma Shri award, India's fourth highest civilian award.

Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay were the first male to climb Mount Everest. 

Mark Inglis became the first ever double amputee to climb Mount Everest.

Tom Whittaker became the first person with a disability to climb Mount Everest. 

Junko Tabei was the first woman to climb Mount Everest. 

Hence, (b) is the correct answer.



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