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Question 1: On that date, it was knocked off its supports by a large ________.
Geotechnical engineeringLandslideS-waveEarthquake

Question 2: Cast on New Year's Eve 2000, the Bell of Good Luck is located in the Foquan Temple in Pingdingshan, Henan, ________.
Time in ChinaReligion in ChinaProvince (China)China

Question 3: Cast in 1808, the 90-ton Mingun Bell in Mingun, Sagaing Division, ________ became the heaviest functioning bell in the world from its suspension in 1810 until 23 March 1839.

Question 4: The bell was said to be twelve ________ high and eight cubits wide.
FathomYardAnthropic unitsCubit

Question 5: That year, Portuguese warlord and mercenary Philip de Brito removed it and attempted to carry it by a specially constructed raft down the Yangon River to his stronghold of ________ (later known as Syriam).
Dagon TownshipThanlyinDala TownshipYangon Division

Question 6: The Tsar Bell cannot be considered as the heaviest functioning bell in the world due to its inability to serve as a ________.
Percussion instrumentTimpaniPianoBass drum

Question 7: The 216-ton Russian Tsar Bell (also known as the Tsar Kolokol III) on display on the grounds of the ________ is the heaviest bell known to exist in the world today.
Red SquareKolomenskoyeMoscow KremlinSaint Basil's Cathedral

Question 8: Cast in 1633, the 74-ton Chion-in Temple Bell, located in Kyoto, ________, held the title of heaviest functioning bell in the world until 1810.
United KingdomJapanCanadaCambodia

Question 9: Rather, it may be considered to be the largest bell-shaped ________ in the world.
SculptureCeramic artStained glassCollage

Question 10: In 1902, the newly-cast 114-ton Shitennō-ji Temple Bell was hung in ________, Japan.

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