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