Early Christian Architecture Trivia Quiz

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Early Christian Architecture Trivia Quiz

At first, suppressed because the religion was considered illegal, Christianity soon began to flourish and there became a need for an established meeting place. This led to early Christian architectural designs. Although most were eventually destroyed, some have managed to survive. Answer the following questions on the early Christian architecture and other things of relevance around early Christianity.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following cultures influenced early Christian architecture?
    • A. 

      Egyptian

    • B. 

      Roman

    • C. 

      Middle Eastern

    • D. 

      Nordic

  • 2. 
    The best available examples of Christian architecture from the 3rd and 4th centuries can be found in _____
    • A. 

      Iran

    • B. 

      Iraq

    • C. 

      Egypt

    • D. 

      Syria

  • 3. 
    Basilica which eventually became an early Christian place of worship originally denoted _____
    • A. 

      Kingly or Lordly things

    • B. 

      Serpents

    • C. 

      Round houses

    • D. 

      Religious things

  • 4. 
    Early Christian art and architecture is also known as _____
    • A. 

      Paleachristian art

    • B. 

      Paleechristian art

    • C. 

      Paleochristian art

    • D. 

      Paneochristian art

  • 5. 
    What emperor is linked with early Christian architecture?
    • A. 

      Emperor Augustus

    • B. 

      Emperor Constantine I

    • C. 

      Emperor Nero

    • D. 

      Emperor Commodus

  • 6. 
    In what century did the Christian population begin to build larger and grander public meeting places?
    • A. 

      The 4th

    • B. 

      The 2nd

    • C. 

      The 1st

    • D. 

      The 8th

  • 7. 
    The invention of the Christian building specifically happened under this monarch
    • A. 

      Emperor Claudius

    • B. 

      Emperor Titus

    • C. 

      Emperor Constantine I

    • D. 

      Emperor Tiberius

  • 8. 
    Christian art and architecture that happened immediately after 525 is referred to as _____
    • A. 

      Paleochristian

    • B. 

      Byzantine

    • C. 

      Roman

    • D. 

      Renaissance

  • 9. 
    Which of the following was not borrowed by early Christian art from pagan iconography?
    • A. 

      The peacock motif

    • B. 

      Grapevines motif

    • C. 

      Good Shepherd

    • D. 

      Ikhthus

  • 10. 
    The model Constantine used to memorialize his imperial piety was architecture of _____
    • A. 

      Temples

    • B. 

      Basilicas

    • C. 

      Synagogues

    • D. 

      Roman public buildings

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