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HISTORY Of ARCHITECTURE
Subject: history of architecture

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