History Of Architecture

100 Questions  I  By Kubo on November 22, 2012
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1.  Decorative clerestory found above the windows of a bahay na bato?
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2.  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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3.  Blocks resting on the vertex or lower extremes of the pediment?
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4.  Finest and remaining example Of Byzantine archiecture?
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5.  In egyptian architecture, tomb of pharaohs was the?
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6.  Who gave the statue of liberty to the US?
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7.  Greatest patron of Romanesque architecture?
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8.  The father of Prestress Concrete?
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9.  An ancient roman construction technique, using irregular shaped and random placed uncut stones?
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10.  Which of the following is not a door?
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11.  In the given figure, what part of the capital is letter A?
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12.  "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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13.  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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14.  Very ornate architectural style developed in the later renaissance period?
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15.  Splendid example of early gothic?
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16.  A Roman rectangular temples stood on a?
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17.  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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18.  Area reserved for entertaining guests in bahay kubo?
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19.  Building in acropolis generally considered as being the most nearly perfect building ever erected is?
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20.  Renaissance of 15th century in italy had its birth in?
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21.  Church plan of early christian churches?
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22.  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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23.  Development of dome to cover polygonal & square plans for churches, tombs and baptisteries is the character of?
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24.  Romanesque architecture in italy is distinguished from that of the rest of Europe by the use of ___for facing walls?
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25.  Who invented a system of well-high universal application based on hyperboloids and paraboloids in bldgs?
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26.  A style influenced by geometric figures?
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27.  One of Frank Lloyd Wright's organic architecture?
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28.  The shaft of the greek order terminates in which part?
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29.  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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30.  How did romans create a structures with great spans?
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31.  Standard size of ifugao house?
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32.  Most important distinctive character of mature Spanish Romanesque architecture?
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33.  In Mesopotamian arch., religion called for temples made of sun dried bricks is?
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34.  Atrium type of house, characteristic of roman times is believed to have originated w/ the?
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35.  Where is the term "Bahay Kubo" came from?
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36.  Egyptian architecture is characterized by?
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37.  Identify the parts of a vault in the figure shown in letter "a"?
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38.  Character of early christian arch is determined by the novel development of?
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39.  Standing stones usually capped with horizontal slab?
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40.  The great pyramid at gizeh was built in the 4th dynasty by?
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41.  What is a common striking feature of a church?
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42.  Where did gothic architecture originate?
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43.  For muslim architecture and characteristics, it is called gathering place?
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44.  The largest religious structure; beehive shaped towers?
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45.  Identify the arch in the illustration?
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46.  In the falling water, what is the function of the overhanging slab?
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47.  An ornamental knoblike projection, as a carved keystone at the intersection of ogives?
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48.  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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49.  With the use of concrete made possible by pozzolona, a native natural cement, romans to achieve huge interiors used?
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50.  What is the purpose of FLW overhanging slabs?
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51.  The ifugao house (southern strain) is known as?
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52.  From 5th century to the present, character of Byzantine architecture is?
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53.  What do you call the recess found in the dome to make the structure lighter?
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54.  Greek architecture was essentially?
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55.  Traditional maranaw house for the ordinary members of the community?
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56.  In gothic church, what is the purpose of the flying buttress?
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57.  Gutter in modern times is like a?
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58.  Architect / city planner who authored the “ekistics” - the science of human settlements?
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59.  Archt. Of temple of apollo epicurius?
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60.  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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61.  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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62.  The third phase of gothic architecture?
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63.  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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64.  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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65.  From the given figure, identify the architectural style used?
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66.  Temple whose most remarkable feature is use of all 3 greek orders, Doric outside, ionic & Corinthian within is
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67.  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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68.  Systyle intercolumnation?
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69.  Colosseum, rome was commenced by vespacian and completed by?
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70.  Largest medieval cathedral in Europe, w/ exception of s. peter's rome. The largest church in the world?
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71.  In egyptian arch., tomb of nobility was the?
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72.  Monumental arch of Egypt is essentially a ____ style?
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73.  Through gothic centuries the English style that is closest to French style is
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74.  Arch’l character of Romanesque style?
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75.  Column distance is 4D?
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76.  Who undertook most remarkable bldg campaign in history to make Athens the cultural & artistic leader of Greece?
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77.  Architect who advocated the “organic arch.” and envisioned the “broadacre city” for the future?
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78.  In the given figure, what part of the capital is letter C?
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79.  Mineral of greatest importance to greek architecture of w/c Greece and her domains had ample of supplies?
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80.  Who is the beginner of great hypostyle hall at Karnak and founder of 19th dynasty?
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81.  King zoser’s archt. who was revered and deified in the 26th dynasty?
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82.  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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83.  In the given figure, what part of the capital is letter B?
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84.  During macedonian dynasty, what type of plan is very famous?
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85.  Through gothic centuries, English lancet arch style is closest to the?
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86.  Which of the order was added by romans to the orders used by the greeks?
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87.  Who design the interlocking thin shell, shark like concept, that can be seen on the shore of austrilia?
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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.  A continuous base of structure on which a colonnade is placed?
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90.  Imposing entrance to acropolis and erected by architect mnesicles?
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91.  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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