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HISTORY Of ARCHITECTURE
Subject: HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE

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