Ahi Chapter 8 Quiz

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Ahi Chapter 8 Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which is the first great Islamic building?
    • A. 

      Great Mosque, Kairouan

    • B. 

      Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem

    • C. 

      Great Mosque, Cordoba

    • D. 

      The Water Palace, Alhambra

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Sculpture

    • B. 

      Weaving

    • C. 

      Calligraphy

    • D. 

      Painting

  • 3. 
    Which of the answers below is "a linear design based on plant and calligraphic forms characterized by flowing curving lines?"
    • A. 

      Kufic script

    • B. 

      Tugras

    • C. 

      Arabesque

    • D. 

      Mandoria

  • 4. 
    What does your book call these type of early islamic arches?
    • A. 

      Turkish arches

    • B. 

      Islamic arches

    • C. 

      Pendentives

    • D. 

      Horseshoe arches

  • 5. 
    Mughal architects varied from earlier architecture in India by making great use of ________ .
    • A. 

      The post and lintel

    • B. 

      Corbeling

    • C. 

      Muqarnas

    • D. 

      The arch and dome

  • 6. 
    Which Islamic art form was most well known and accepted best in Europe?
    • A. 

      Tugras

    • B. 

      Carpets

    • C. 

      Ceramics

    • D. 

      Silks

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Tugras

    • B. 

      Arabesques

    • C. 

      Muqarnas

    • D. 

      Madrasas

  • 8. 
    Label the archetectural elements of the Great Mosque at Cordoba (A,B,C,D).
    • A. 

      Minaret, Qibla, Mihrab, Maqsura

    • B. 

      Qibla, Maqsura, Mihrab, Minaret

    • C. 

      Minaret, Mihrab, Qibla, Masqsura

    • D. 

      Qibla, Maqsura, Minaret, Mihrab

  • 9. 
    What is a walkway inside a building but around another architectural space called?
    • A. 

      Quibla

    • B. 

      Ambulatory

    • C. 

      Narthex

    • D. 

      Mihrab

  • 10. 
    What is this very angular and the first form of islamic script called?
    • A. 

      Interlace

    • B. 

      Iwan

    • C. 

      Muqarnas

    • D. 

      Kufic