Citizens walk for hours to vote in Nepal

Q: Scores of voters walked for hours across narrow mountain ridges to vote Sunday in Nepal’s first parliamentary elections since 2006.  Where is the small nation of Nepal?

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Q: The trekking voters were members of an ethnic group known as skilled mountaineers who are famous for guiding Western adventurers to difficult summits. What is the name of this mountain-dwelling group?

A. Anasazi

B. Highlanders

C. Montagnards

D. Sherpas

Q: Mount Everest and the other high peaks in Nepal are part of which mountain range?

A. Alps

B. Balkans

C. Himalayas

D. Urals

Q: While ­Nepal’s neighbors have experienced decades of rapid growth, corruption and instability have stalled development in the tiny Himalayan nation. What fast-growing nation borders Nepal on the east, south and west?

A. China

B. India

C. Myanmar

D. All of the above

Q: Sherpas were among the 2 million Nepalis in the hills and mountains who voted Sunday in the first phase of elections. On Thursday, people vote in the cities, including the capital ...

A. Kathmandu

B. Kandahar

C. Kolkata

D. Kyoto

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