Who was one of the first two men to climb Mount Everest?

Quiz Question: Who was one of the first two men to climb Mount Everest?

The given options are:

  • Andrew Irvine
  • Sir Edmund Hillary
  • George Leigh Mallory

Correct Answer: Sir Edmund Hillary

Info: New Zealander Hillary and Sherpa mountaineer Tenzing Norgay became the first climbers to reach the summit on May 29, 1953. English mountaineers Mallory and Irvine disappeared on the northeast ridge only 804 feet from the summit attempting to make the first ascent of Everest in 1924.

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