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History Of Architecture

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HISTORY of ARCHITECTURE
Subject: HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE

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