History Of Architecture

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