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Question 1: The Moody Blues' landmark album ________ opens with a crescendo roll on tam-tam, and closes with a single stroke which fades to silence.
Days of Future Passed(Evening) Time to Get AwayTuesday AfternoonIn Search of the Lost Chord

Question 2: A gong is also played at the end of the song "Dream On" by ________.
Aerosmith videographyAerosmith singles discographyAerosmith discographyAerosmith

Question 3: A gong is played in the song "What Is and What Should Never Be" by ________.
John BonhamJimmy PageRobert PlantLed Zeppelin

Question 4: Fine examples of its use are demonstrated in the symphonies of Gustav Mahler, ________ and, to a lesser extent, Sergei Rachmaninov.
Sviatoslav RichterDmitri ShostakovichIgor StravinskyMstislav Rostropovich

Question 5: The protagonist of Huang Chunming's story The Taste of Apples uses a gong in the course of his work as a town crier in ________.
Taiwanese peopleTaiwanese aboriginesPhilippinesTaiwan

Question 6: Vincenzo Bellini and ________ were some of the first composers[2] to use the tam-tam in their works; Bellini in Norma (1831) and Wagner in Rienzi (1842).
Felix MendelssohnRichard WagnerHector BerliozFranz Liszt

Question 7: The signal bell mounted on a tram, streetcar, cable car or ________ train is known as a gong.
Tram-trainPassenger rail terminologyLight railInterurban

Question 8: ________ used a 60" Paiste tam-tam in his Momente.
Electronic musicSerialismKarlheinz StockhausenPierre Boulez

Question 9: Queen's classic song "________" ends with the sound of a massive tam-tam.
We Are the ChampionsStaying PowerBohemian RhapsodyWe Will Rock You

Question 10: In these properties it will be observed, the alloy behaves in a manner exactly opposite to ________, and the Chinese avail themselves of the known peculiarities for preparing the thin sheets of which gongs are made.
IronCarbon steelStainless steelSteel


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