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