Take this adrenaline rush travel quiz! Or, are you too chicken?
by Staff
This quiz is best taken while climbing a mountain 2.5 miles underwater, surrounded by hungry sharks. But if you're sitting in front of your home computer, that's OK, too. We'll know just how tough you are by the end.

These days, vacations are more than just a trip to the beach. What would you call travel to an exotic environment or attraction for the purpose of having a unique or even thrilling experience?

  • adventure travel
  • adrenaline travel
  • excitement travel

Which South American country has some of the most heart-pumping single- and double-track mountain biking in the world, including the so-called "Death Road?"

  • Chile
  • Bolivia
  • Argentina

Going down? Bolivia's Chacaltaya to Zongo trail features a break-busting descent of how many feet?

  • 8,000 feet (2,438.4 meters)
  • 11,000 feet (3,352.8 meters)
  • 14,000 feet (4,267.2 meters)

What former NASCAR driver owns a company that puts ordinary people behind the wheel of a real race car?

  • Dale Earnhardt
  • Dale Jarrett
  • Bobby Isaac

How many Americans seek medical treatment each year for injuries sustained during sports and recreation?

  • 2 million
  • 7 million
  • 12 million

It's north to Alaska for many heli-skiing enthusiasts. What Alaskan mountain range is well-known for its exceptional backcountry conditions?

  • Chugach
  • Teton
  • Wasatch

On which prominent North American peak can skiers descend 14,000 vertical feet (4,267 meters) via the Wickersham Wall?

  • Mt. Whitney
  • Denali
  • Grand Teton

Say you want to travel into space with the company Space Adventures. What would you have to pay?

  • $5 million
  • $25 million
  • your left kidney

True or false: The Grand Teton in Wyoming should only be summited by expert climbers.

  • true
  • false

How many climbers died on the Grand Teton in Wyoming between 1992 and 2009?

  • one
  • 10
  • 100

Real adrenaline junkies can participate in training designed to mimic what?

  • A-Team training
  • FBI training
  • Navy SEAL training

Nearly 88 percent of the population in the United States lives within a one-hour helicopter or ambulance ride to advanced trauma care. What percentage of the country's land area falls within this same zone?

  • 28 percent
  • 55 percent
  • 88 percent

Which is the best place to see a tiger shark?

  • South Africa
  • The Bahamas
  • Alaska

Which is the least likely place in South Africa to spot a great white shark?

  • False Bay
  • Gansbaai
  • Lake Chrissie

True or false: You can fly a fighter aircraft with no previous experience.

  • true
  • false

In Spain, the Running of the Bulls is called the “Encierro,” a word derived from the verb meaning what?

  • to shut up or pen
  • to run
  • to be gored by a bull

On your mark. Get set. At what time does the Running of the Bulls begin in Pamplona, Spain?

  • 8 a.m.
  • 12 noon
  • 8 p.m.

How many lives have Pamplona's bulls claimed since 1922?

  • one
  • 15
  • 150

Here's a bit of history that thrill-seekers might be interested to know. What year did the Titanic sink?

  • 1882
  • 1912
  • 1942

Submersibles aren't known for their spacious luxury. How big is the passenger compartment on the Great Canadian Adventure Company vessels that take you to the Titanic?

  • 3 feet (0.9 meters)
  • 7 feet (2.1 meters)
  • 10 feet (3 meters)