# What Do You Know About The Mountain Climbing Problem?

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 105  Settings  Having received the Mathematical Association of America's Lester R. Ford Award, the mountain climbing problem is a prominent problem in the field of mathematics. It revolves around finding the conditions that two different functions would form profiles of a two-dimensional mountain. To find out more, take this short quiz.

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• 1.
In which year did the mountain climbing problem receive the Mathematical Association of America's Lester R. Ford Award?
• A.

1985

• B.

1990

• C.

1995

• D.

1999

• 2.
What defines a dimension?
• A.

Area of space

• B.

Number of planes

• C.

Size of angles

• D.

Number of coordinates

• 3.
How many parts does a complex number have?
• A.

1

• B.

2

• C.

3

• D.

4

• 4.
The mountain climbing problem makes sure that two climbers always have an identical factor. What is this factor?
• A.

Height

• B.

Surface

• C.

Area

• D.

Base

• 5.
When was the mountain climbing problem named?
• A.

1965

• B.

1966

• C.

1967

• D.

1977

• 6.
What is a real-valued function explicated on the real numbers, whose graph is composed of straight-line section?
• A.

Piecewise linear function

• B.

Minima function

• C.

Absolute linear function

• D.

Absolute function

• 7.
Which is an example of four-dimensional objects?
• A.

Tesseract

• B.

Coffee cups

• C.

Spheres

• D.

Prisms

• 8.
Who named the mountain climbing problem?
• A.

James V. Whittaker

• B.

Talithia Williams

• C.

Freeman Dyson

• D.

Scott W. Williams

• 9.
How can you find an approximation to a known curve? By...
• A.

Sampling the curve

• B.

Sampling the area

• C.

Sampling the surface

• D.

Interpolating the surface

• 10.
How many dimensions does the surface of a cylinder have?
• A.

2

• B.

4

• C.

6

• D.

8