The Best Quiz Ever - Tapp

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The Best Quiz Ever - Tapp

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  • 1. 
    All terms below are referred to as HABAGAT, except one:
    • A. 

      Northeast Monsoon

    • B. 

      Rainy Season Wind

    • C. 

      Southwestern Wind

  • 2. 
    The study of human physical dimensions and its relation to the machines in order to interact safely and efficienty is called:
    • A. 

      Anthropometrics

    • B. 

      Demographics

    • C. 

      Proxemics

    • D. 

      Ergonomics

  • 3. 
    "Less is more" is said by which architect?
    • A. 

      Frank Lloyd Wright

    • B. 

      Robert Venturi

    • C. 

      Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe

    • D. 

      Le Corbusier

  • 4. 
    Who is the architect of Chrysler Building?
    • A. 

      Philip Johnson

    • B. 

      Louis Sullivan

    • C. 

      Robert Venturi

    • D. 

      Willian Van Allen

  • 5. 
    Who designed the geodesic dome?
    • A. 

      Buckminster Fuller

    • B. 

      Marcel Brucer

    • C. 

      Robert Veturi

    • D. 

      Robert Mailart

  • 6. 
    What is another name for bearing angle?
    • A. 

      Altitude

    • B. 

      Azimuth

    • C. 

      Zenith

    • D. 

      Equinox

  • 7. 
    The Shaku, the traditional Japanese unit of measure was imported from China. It s almost equivalent to the English foot and divisible into decimal units. One foot is equivalent to how many centimeters?
    • A. 

      31.42

    • B. 

      3.42

    • C. 

      32.48

    • D. 

      30.48

  • 8. 
    What psychologica; effect does the color YELLOW denote?
    • A. 

      Peace and tranquil

    • B. 

      Cool and acts as sedative

    • C. 

      Happiness and attention

    • D. 

      Passion and excitement

  • 9. 
    A greek term was coined for new towns that are formed from the old town that reached its maximum size: This is during the time of Hippodamus.
    • A. 

      Neopolis

    • B. 

      Gridiron

    • C. 

      Paleopolis

    • D. 

      Acropolis

  • 10. 
    A famous architect-planner during the Rennaisance period who designed Rome placing obelisks and piazzas as major nodes of the city.
    • A. 

      Andrea Palladio

    • B. 

      Domenico Fontana

    • C. 

      Leon Battista Alberti

    • D. 

      Giab Lorenzo Bernini

  • 11. 
    Which material is more suitable to be used as thermal insulation?1 - Duct board (C=0.24 BTU/hr ft F)2 - Rigid Insulation board (R-value=4.16 hr ft F/BTU)
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      Neither

    • D. 

      Both

  • 12. 
    In landscape design, what do you call the clipped or trimmed shrub into ornamental and fantastic shapes, usually in forms of fauna:
    • A. 

      Ikebana

    • B. 

      Trellis

    • C. 

      Topiary

    • D. 

      Bonsai

  • 13. 
    What do you call a graphic section of a city showing the heirarchy of urban building bulk to natural zone?
    • A. 

      Land Use

    • B. 

      A transect

    • C. 

      A transept

    • D. 

      Urban decay

  • 14. 
    The proponent of the New Urbanism Movement.
    • A. 

      Andres Duany

    • B. 

      Daniel Burnham

    • C. 

      E.W Burgess

    • D. 

      Ebenzer Howard

  • 15. 
    A historically accepted system of coherent physical units, using the inch, foot, gallon, pound, ounce and ton as the basic units of measuring length, mass, volume, etc. is:
    • A. 

      British System of units

    • B. 

      International System of units

    • C. 

      Global System of Units

    • D. 

      English System of units

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