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History Of Architecture

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HISTORY of ARCHITECTURE
Subject: HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE

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