[Answered] What’s New Zealand’s highest mountain?

Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Trivia Question: What’s New Zealand’s highest mountain?

The given options are:

  • Mount Doom
  • Aoraki / Mount Cook
  • Manakau

Correct Answer: Aoraki / Mount Cook

Fact: Aoraki is the peak’s traditional Māori name, though explorers later named the 12,000-foot peak after Captain Cook. Both names are official today. Sir Edmund Hillary developed his climbing skills on the mountain in preparation for his conquest of Everest.

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