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History Of Architecture

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HISTORY Of ARCHITECTURE
Subject: HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE

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