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Difference between summit and foothill



 
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Difference between summit and foothill #1 (permalink) Thu Apr 30, 2009 17:49 pm   Difference between summit and foothill
 

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #595 "Real Life: Hiking and The Great Outdoors (1)", question 5

Donna hiked to the ......... of that large mountain. She was very proud of herself because it took a lot of strength and perseverance to reach the top of Mount Vernon.

(a) summit
(b) foothill
(c) heap
(d) stack

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #595 "Real Life: Hiking and The Great Outdoors (1)", answer 5

Donna hiked to the summit of that large mountain. She was very proud of herself because it took a lot of strength and perseverance to reach the top of Mount Vernon.

Correct answer: (a) summit

Your answer was: incorrect
Donna hiked to the foothill of that large mountain. She was very proud of herself because it took a lot of strength and perseverance to reach the top of Mount Vernon.
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What is the difference between summit and foothill ?
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Summit and Foothill #2 (permalink) Thu Apr 30, 2009 17:57 pm   Summit and Foothill
 

A foothill is a relatively low hill on the lower slope of a mountain range.

Summit would be the top of a mountain.
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Summit and Foothill #3 (permalink) Thu Apr 30, 2009 18:01 pm   Summit and Foothill
 

Shyone wrote:
A foothill is a relatively low hill on the lower slope of a mountain range.

Summit would be the top of a mountain.


I understand..know the meaning of each one
Thank you for your explanation.
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