A Theory Of Architecture Trivia Questions! Quiz

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A Theory Of Architecture Trivia Questions! Quiz

A slightly controversial book with a preface written by Prince Charles, A Theory Of Architecture was published in 2006 and is part of a recent movement to explain socio-cultural phenomena by a new means of scientific models. Answer the questions in this quiz and test your knowledge of this book by clicking on start to begin.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    _____ is the author of this book
    • A. 

      Nikolai Salingaros

    • B. 

      Nikos Salingaros

    • C. 

      Nickolas Salingaros

    • D. 

      Nigel Salingaros

  • 2. 
    In this book, Salingaros utilizes the work of _____ to explain how architectural typologies and design elements are transmitted in the society
    • A. 

      Richard Dawkins

    • B. 

      Carrick Mikiten

    • C. 

      Terry Wilson

    • D. 

      Edward Burns

  • 3. 
    _____ reproduces Salingaros' results in Book 1 of the "The Nature Order"
    • A. 

      Michael Blowhead

    • B. 

      Michael Mehaffy

    • C. 

      Debora Tejada

    • D. 

      Christopher Alexander

  • 4. 
    Salingaros describes architecture as a characteristic of _____
    • A. 

      Darwinism

    • B. 

      Evolution

    • C. 

      Emergence

    • D. 

      Religion

  • 5. 
    Biophillia is a term coined by _____
    • A. 

      Edward Osborne Wilson

    • B. 

      Michael Mehaffy

    • C. 

      Michael Blowhead

    • D. 

      Terry Mikiten

  • 6. 
    The phrase Geometrical Fundamentalism was coined by _____
    • A. 

      Edward Wilson

    • B. 

      Terry Mikiten

    • C. 

      Michael Mehaffy

    • D. 

      Michael Blowhead

  • 7. 
    _____ is a term coined in this book to describe an architectural meme bundled inside a social meme
    • A. 

      Emergence

    • B. 

      Biophillia

    • C. 

      Geometrical Fundamentalism

    • D. 

      Encapsulation

  • 8. 
    Salingaros and Terry Mikiten propose that _____ helps an architecture meme to survive and reproduce 
    • A. 

      Encapsulation

    • B. 

      Emergence

    • C. 

      Geometrical Fundamentalism

    • D. 

      Biophillia

  • 9. 
    Salingaros and Prince Charles are great admirers of _____ architecture
    • A. 

      Greek

    • B. 

      Roman

    • C. 

      Islamic

    • D. 

      Early Christian

  • 10. 
    All of following are co-authors of this book except _____
    • A. 

      Michael Mehaffy

    • B. 

      Terry Mikiten

    • C. 

      Debora Tejada

    • D. 

      Michael Blowhead