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Alive in the Andes
"Do you remember the movie 'Alive'? It was about a plane that crashed in the Andes; the survivors who had to resort to cannibalism in order to live. This quiz is about the real facts and figures concerning this crash."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
From where did the plane depart and where in Chile was its destination?
Asunšion (Paraguay) to Antofagasta
Buenos Aires (Argentina) to Punta Arenas
La Paz (Bolivia) to Arica
Montevideo (Uruguay) to Santiago
The plane crashed on Friday, 13th Ocober 1972.
What was the cause of the crash?
Most of the passengers played in a sports team. What sport did they practice?
As if crashing itself wasn't bad enough, another calamity hit the survivors. What happened?
They were struck by lightning
The year they crashed was the coldest on record in the Andes
There was an outbreak of dysentery
They were buried by an avalanche
Who of the four people listed below was NOT part of the party that went for help?
The plane had crashed in Chile close to a village. The rescue party could see it once they had climbed the mountain.
During the whole ordeal Nando Parrado showed exceptional leadership and courage. He later declared that one thought kept him going. What was this?
He was the captain of the team and thought it was his duty to lead the others to safety
He believed God would protect him
He wanted to see his father again
He thought he was stronger and fitter than the others
From the 45 people who were on the plane how many survived?
How long did the last survivors stay in the Andes before they were rescued?
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Compiled Jun 28 12