How Much You Know About 180 Degrees South?

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Get ready for a fun time with our "180 Degrees South" quiz! This quiz is designed for fans of the thrilling documentary "180 Degrees South: Conquerors of the Useless." The documentary was directed by Chris Malloy and released in the year 2010. Our quiz covers everything from the original travelers of the 1968 trip to the unexpected delays and challenges faced during the journey. But don't worry; we won't give away any answers here. So, whether you're a seasoned fan or a curious newcomer, this quiz promises a fun and interactive experience. Are you ready to conquer this quiz? Let's Read moreget started!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who was the main character retracing the 1968 trip in the documentary?

    • A.

      Yvon Chouinard

    • B.

      Doug Tompkins

    • C.

      Jeff Johnson

    • D.

      Chris Malloy

    Correct Answer
    C. Jeff Johnson
    Explanation
    Jeff Johnson was the main character retracing the 1968 trip in the documentary.

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  • 2. 

    What was the end goal of the original 1968 trip that was retraced in the documentary?

    • A.

      Climbing the Corcovado Volcano

    • B.

      Climbing Fitz Roy

    • C.

      Surfing in Patagonia

    • D.

      Sailing to Chile

    Correct Answer
    B. Climbing Fitz Roy
    Explanation
    The end goal of the original 1968 trip that was retraced in the documentary was climbing Fitz Roy.

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  • 3. 

    Who were the original travelers of the 1968 trip?

    • A.

      Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins

    • B.

      Jeff Johnson and Chris Malloy

    • C.

      Yvon Chouinard and Jeff Johnson

    • D.

      Doug Tompkins and Chris Malloy

    Correct Answer
    A. Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins
    Explanation
    Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins were the original travelers of the 1968 trip.

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  • 4. 

    What was the mode of travel for Jeff Johnson in the documentary?

    • A.

      By land

    • B.

      By sea

    • C.

      By air

    • D.

      By train

    Correct Answer
    B. By sea
    Explanation
    In the documentary, Jeff Johnson traveled by sea.

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  • 5. 

    Where was Jeff Johnson delayed for several weeks during his journey?

    • A.

      Mexico

    • B.

      Patagonia

    • C.

      Ventura

    • D.

      Easter Island

    Correct Answer
    D. Easter Island
    Explanation
    Jeff Johnson was delayed for several weeks during his journey in Easter Island.

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  • 6. 

    Who was Jeff Johnson's travel partner in the documentary?

    • A.

      Yvon Chouinard

    • B.

      Doug Tompkins

    • C.

      Makohe

    • D.

      Chris Malloy

    Correct Answer
    C. Makohe
    Explanation
    In the documentary, Jeff Johnson's travel partner was Makohe.

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  • 7. 

    How close did Jeff Johnson get to the summit of Cerro Corcovado?

    • A.

      Around 200 feet

    • B.

      Around 500 feet

    • C.

      Around 1000 feet

    • D.

      He reached the summit.

    Correct Answer
    A. Around 200 feet
    Explanation
    Jeff Johnson got around 200 feet close to the summit of Cerro Corcovado.

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  • 8. 

    What was the subtitle of the film, "Conquerors of the Useless," inspired by?

    • A.

      A song by Ugly Casanova

    • B.

      Lionel Terray's mountaineering autobiography

    • C.

      A poem by Zachary Slobig

    • D.

      A quote by Doug Tompkins

    Correct Answer
    B. Lionel Terray's mountaineering autobiography
    Explanation
    The film "Conquerors of the Useless" was inspired by Lionel Terray's mountaineering autobiography.

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  • 9. 

    Where did the documentary debut?

    • A.

      Santa Barbara International Film Festival

    • B.

      Newport Beach International Film Festival

    • C.

      Asbury Park Independent Film Festival

    • D.

      Banff Film Festival

    Correct Answer
    A. Santa Barbara International Film Festival
    Explanation
    The documentary debuted at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival.

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  • 10. 

    What was the main theme of the documentary?

    • A.

      Extreme sports

    • B.

      Adventure

    • C.

      Mountaineering

    • D.

      Conservationism

    Correct Answer
    D. Conservationism
    Explanation
    The main theme of the documentary is conservationism. This means that the documentary focuses on the preservation and protection of the environment and natural resources. It likely explores topics such as environmental activism, endangered species, and sustainable practices. The documentary may aim to raise awareness about the importance of conservation and inspire viewers to take action to protect the planet.

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