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History Of Architecture

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HISTORY of ARCHITECTURE
Subject: HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE

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