History Of Architecture

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HISTORY Of ARCHITECTURE
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1.  Who is the beginner of great hypostyle hall at Karnak and founder of 19th dynasty?
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2.  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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3.  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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4.  King zoser’s archt. who was revered and deified in the 26th dynasty?
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5.  Where is the term "Bahay Kubo" came from?
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6.  In the given figure, what part of the capital is letter B?
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7.  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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8.  Temple whose most remarkable feature is use of all 3 greek orders, Doric outside, ionic & Corinthian within is
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9.  In gothic church, what is the purpose of the flying buttress?
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10.  In egyptian arch., tomb of nobility was the?
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11.  Who invented a system of well-high universal application based on hyperboloids and paraboloids in bldgs?
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12.  Egyptian architecture was principally designed for?
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13.  Area reserved for entertaining guests in bahay kubo?
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14.  Decorative clerestory found above the windows of a bahay na bato?
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15.  The great pyramid at gizeh was built in the 4th dynasty by?
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16.  Largest medieval cathedral in Europe, w/ exception of s. peter's rome. The largest church in the world?
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17.  Blocks resting on the vertex or lower extremes of the pediment?
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18.  Systyle intercolumnation?
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19.  The ifugao house (southern strain) is known as?
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20.  A Roman rectangular temples stood on a?
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21.  An ornamental knoblike projection, as a carved keystone at the intersection of ogives?
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22.  Standing stones usually capped with horizontal slab?
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23.  Imposing entrance to acropolis and erected by architect mnesicles?
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24.  Who undertook most remarkable bldg campaign in history to make Athens the cultural & artistic leader of Greece?
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One of Antoni Gaudi's project?
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26.  A style influenced by geometric figures?
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27.  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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28.  The father of Prestress Concrete?
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29.  The third phase of gothic architecture?
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30.  In egyptian architecture, tomb of pharaohs was the?
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31.  Traditional maranaw house for the ordinary members of the community?
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32.  Very ornate architectural style developed in the later renaissance period?
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33.  An ancient roman construction technique, using irregular shaped and random placed uncut stones?
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34.  During macedonian dynasty, what type of plan is very famous?
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35.  One of Frank Lloyd Wright's organic architecture?
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36.  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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37.  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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38.  Arch’l character of Romanesque style?
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39.  Standard size of ifugao house?
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40.  Architect who advocated the “organic arch.” and envisioned the “broadacre city” for the future?
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41.  Which of the order was added by romans to the orders used by the greeks?
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42.  Where did gothic architecture originate?
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43.  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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44.  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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45.  Architect who designed and advocated the geodesic dome for cities of tomorrow was?
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46.  Monumental arch of Egypt is essentially a ____ style?
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47. 
Identify the parts of a vault in the figure shown in letter "a"?
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48.  What is the purpose of FLW overhanging slabs?
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49. 
Identify the arch in the illustration?
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50.  What do you call the recess found in the dome to make the structure lighter?
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51.  Who gave the statue of liberty to the US?
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52.  Church plan of early christian churches?
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From the given figure, identify the architectural style used?
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54.  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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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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56.  Architect / city planner who authored the “ekistics” - the science of human settlements?
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In the given figure, what part of the capital is letter A?
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58.  For muslim architecture and characteristics, it is called gathering place?
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59.  Mineral of greatest importance to greek architecture of w/c Greece and her domains had ample of supplies?
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60.  Archt. Of temple of apollo epicurius?
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61.  Emperor of Byzantine empire who codified roman laws and responsible for rebuilding of s. Sophia was
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62.  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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63.  Greatest patron of Romanesque architecture?
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64.  Romanesque architecture in italy is distinguished from that of the rest of Europe by the use of ___for facing walls?
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65.  From 5th century to the present, character of Byzantine architecture is?
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66.  With the use of concrete made possible by pozzolona, a native natural cement, romans to achieve huge interiors used?
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67.  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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68.  How did romans create a structures with great spans?
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69.  Renaissance of 15th century in italy had its birth in?
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70.  Most important distinctive character of mature Spanish Romanesque architecture?
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71.  "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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72.  In the falling water, what is the function of the overhanging slab?
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73.  In the given figure, what part of the capital is letter C?
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74.  What capital order was used in the parthenon?
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From the given figure, identify the architectural style used?
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76.  What do you call a type of support in the porch of maidens?
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77.  Egyptian architecture is characterized by?
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78.  Development of dome to cover polygonal & square plans for churches, tombs and baptisteries is the character of?
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79.  Greek architecture was essentially?
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80.  Through gothic centuries, English lancet arch style is closest to the?
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81.  An ornate arch’l style w/c developed during the latter part of the renaissance period?
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82.  Character of early christian arch is determined by the novel development of?
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83.  Splendid example of early gothic?
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84.  What is a common striking feature of a church?
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85.  Colosseum, rome was commenced by vespacian and completed by?
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86.  Which of the following is not a door?
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87.  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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88.  The plan for the colosseum in rome is shaped in the form what form?
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89.  Finest and remaining example Of Byzantine archiecture?
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90.  Building in acropolis generally considered as being the most nearly perfect building ever erected is?
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91.  Column distance is 4D?
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92.  Atrium type of house, characteristic of roman times is believed to have originated w/ the?
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93.  In Mesopotamian arch., religion called for temples made of sun dried bricks is?
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94.  The largest religious structure; beehive shaped towers?
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95.  Who design the interlocking thin shell, shark like concept, that can be seen on the shore of austrilia?
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96.  A continuous base of structure on which a colonnade is placed?
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From the given figure, identify the architectural style used?
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98.  Through gothic centuries the English style that is closest to French style is
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99.  Gutter in modern times is like a?
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100.  The shaft of the greek order terminates in which part?
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