History Of Architecture

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