History Of Architecture

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Subject: HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE

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1.  What capital order was used in the parthenon?
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2.  Building in acropolis generally considered as being the most nearly perfect building ever erected is?
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3.  Oldest French gothic cathedrals which was begun by bishop maurice de sully, plan of w/c is on a bent axial line?
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4.  Who invented a system of well-high universal application based on hyperboloids and paraboloids in bldgs?
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5.  Emperor of Byzantine empire who codified roman laws and responsible for rebuilding of s. Sophia was
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6.  From the given figure, identify the architectural style used?
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7.  Finest and remaining example Of Byzantine archiecture?
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8.  From 5th century to the present, character of Byzantine architecture is?
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9.  Architect / city planner who authored the “ekistics” - the science of human settlements?
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10.  Standard size of ifugao house?
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11.  Monumental arch of Egypt is essentially a ____ style?
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12.  Greatest patron of Romanesque architecture?
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13.  Greek architecture was essentially?
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14.  Splendid example of early gothic?
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15.  In the given figure, what part of the capital is letter B?
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16.  What do you call a type of support in the porch of maidens?
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17.  Character of early christian arch is determined by the novel development of?
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18.  Arch’l character of Romanesque style?
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19.  The great pyramid at gizeh was built in the 4th dynasty by?
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20.  Archt. Of temple of apollo epicurius?
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21.  The Basilica di Santa maria del Fiore is world renowned and has the largest brick dome ever constructed, it is also known as?
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22.  "I believe that people make natural association with forms, color and the composition of elements while decoration and detailing help communicate with a building's purpose"
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23.  Egyptian architecture was principally designed for?
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24.  The art of sculpture had a diminished role in the churches because of the biblical prohibition of graven images. How did the artists represents the saints?
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25.  Standing stones usually capped with horizontal slab?
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26.  The ifugao house (southern strain) is known as?
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27.  A continuous base of structure on which a colonnade is placed?
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28.  Blocks resting on the vertex or lower extremes of the pediment?
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29.  With the use of concrete made possible by pozzolona, a native natural cement, romans to achieve huge interiors used?
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30.  The third phase of gothic architecture?
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31.  Replicating materials such as marble and wood with paint, but has subsequently come to encompass many other decorative finishes for walls and furniture?
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32.  Imposing entrance to acropolis and erected by architect mnesicles?
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33.  In the given figure, what part of the capital is letter C?
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34.  Who is the beginner of great hypostyle hall at Karnak and founder of 19th dynasty?
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35.  Colosseum, rome was commenced by vespacian and completed by?
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36.  Area reserved for entertaining guests in bahay kubo?
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37.  Which of the order was added by romans to the orders used by the greeks?
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38.  What is the purpose of FLW overhanging slabs?
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39.  In Mesopotamian arch., religion called for temples made of sun dried bricks is?
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40.  Moorish influence of muslim features such as horseshoe arch pierced stone tracery and excessive ornament in spanish gothic was due to?
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41.  Development of dome to cover polygonal & square plans for churches, tombs and baptisteries is the character of?
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42.  Where did gothic architecture originate?
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43.  In gothic church, what is the purpose of the flying buttress?
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44.  Most important distinctive character of mature Spanish Romanesque architecture?
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45.  In the falling water, what is the function of the overhanging slab?
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46.  Identify the arch in the illustration?
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47.  For muslim architecture and characteristics, it is called gathering place?
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48.  Through gothic centuries, English lancet arch style is closest to the?
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49.  The plan for the colosseum in rome is shaped in the form what form?
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50.  Systyle intercolumnation?
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51.  Renaissance of 15th century in italy had its birth in?
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52.  One of Antoni Gaudi's project?
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53.  The shaft of the greek order terminates in which part?
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54.  Nile is the longest river in the world, stretching north for approximately 4,000 miles from East Africa to the Mediterranean. What material was used for the construction of the pyramids?
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55.  The father of Prestress Concrete?
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56.  What do you call the recess found in the dome to make the structure lighter?
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57.  A grotesquely carved figure of a human or animal, serves as a spout and projects from gutter to throw rainwater clear off a building?
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58.  Atrium type of house, characteristic of roman times is believed to have originated w/ the?
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59.  Who design the interlocking thin shell, shark like concept, that can be seen on the shore of austrilia?
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60.  From the given figure, identify the architectural style used?
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61.  Architect who designed and advocated the geodesic dome for cities of tomorrow was?
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62.  Where is the term "Bahay Kubo" came from?
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63.  Architect who advocated the “organic arch.” and envisioned the “broadacre city” for the future?
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64.  Column distance is 4D?
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65.  Which of the following is not a door?
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66.  If a greek temple has a total of 14 columns with a breakdown of 4 in front, 4 at the back and the rest at both sides, what type of temple is this?
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67.  Temple whose most remarkable feature is use of all 3 greek orders, Doric outside, ionic & Corinthian within is
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68.  Traditional maranaw house for the ordinary members of the community?
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69.  An ornamental knoblike projection, as a carved keystone at the intersection of ogives?
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70.  An ancient roman construction technique, using irregular shaped and random placed uncut stones?
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71.  Decorative clerestory found above the windows of a bahay na bato?
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72.  How did romans create a structures with great spans?
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73.  What do you call a sculpted female figure serving as an architectural support taking the place of a column or a pillar supporting an entablature on her head as in the figure shown above?
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74.  A temple has 8 columns in front and rear with 15 columns on both sides, including the 2 columns at the front?
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75.  What is a common striking feature of a church?
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76.  Temple w/ circular plan supporting a dome of about 140 ft in diam. & described by Thomas Jefferson as model of spherical arch is?
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77.  Mineral of greatest importance to greek architecture of w/c Greece and her domains had ample of supplies?
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78.  Romanesque architecture in italy is distinguished from that of the rest of Europe by the use of ___for facing walls?
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79.  Through gothic centuries the English style that is closest to French style is
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80.  A Roman rectangular temples stood on a?
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81.  During macedonian dynasty, what type of plan is very famous?
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82.  A greek  temple has 6 columns in front and  at the back, at it's sides, it has eleven columns, that includes the outermost columns at the front and back. What do you call this kind of temple?
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83.  Gutter in modern times is like a?
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84.  Who undertook most remarkable bldg campaign in history to make Athens the cultural & artistic leader of Greece?
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85.  From the given figure, identify the architectural style used?
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86.  A style influenced by geometric figures?
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87.  One of Frank Lloyd Wright's organic architecture?
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88.  An ornate arch’l style w/c developed during the latter part of the renaissance period?
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89.  One of world’s supreme masterpieces of Romanesque arch w/c was the 1st bldg in Europe to have ribbed vaults?
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90.  Who gave the statue of liberty to the US?
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91.  In the given figure, what part of the capital is letter A?
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92.  In egyptian arch., tomb of nobility was the?
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93.  Identify the parts of a vault in the figure shown in letter "a"?
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94.  The largest religious structure; beehive shaped towers?
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95.  Very ornate architectural style developed in the later renaissance period?
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96.  King zoser’s archt. who was revered and deified in the 26th dynasty?
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97.  Largest medieval cathedral in Europe, w/ exception of s. peter's rome. The largest church in the world?
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98.  Church plan of early christian churches?
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99.  In egyptian architecture, tomb of pharaohs was the?
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100.  Egyptian architecture is characterized by?
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