History Of Architecture

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