A Unique Quiz On Byzantine Architecture

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A Unique Quiz On Byzantine Architecture

The Byzantine Empire lasted for so long because a wall that lasted over 1000 years protected it. Did you know that Hagia Sophia is the most famous and spectacular example of Byzantine architecture? Their architecture was characterized by a combination of basilica and symmetrical central plan. Take up the unique quiz on Byzantinne architecture to learn more.


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  • 1. 
    From _____, constantine renamed it to constantinople, now as "istanbu" and also called "new rome". it was the architecture of eastern roman empire w/c was developed from early christian and late roman antecedent in the 4th century.
    • A. 

      Late roman architecture

    • B. 

      Saracenic architecture

    • C. 

      Gothic architecture

    • D. 

      Byzantine architecture

  • 2. 
    Thus ________ was used and combined w/ domes to counter-act the new empire
    • A. 

      Dome and pendentives

    • B. 

      Dome and small windows

    • C. 

      Flat roof

    • D. 

      Helm roof

  • 3. 
    Degree to ban the use of statues as means of representations either of human or animal forms.
    • A. 

      Iconoclastic power

    • B. 

      Iconoclastic movement

    • C. 

      Iconoclastic law

    • D. 

      Iconoclastic measure

  • 4. 
    Conditions contributed greatly to the fall of roman empire.
    • A. 

      Ways of life

    • B. 

      Ways of life and power

    • C. 

      Ways of life and corruption

    • D. 

      Ways of life and judgement

  • 5. 
    Built several military gates and towers ( desfense againts the goths and huns) but cannot avoid the moslem of the islamic people.
    • A. 

      Theodosius III

    • B. 

      Theodosius II

    • C. 

      Theodosius IV

    • D. 

      Theodosius I

  • 6. 
    Responsible for building the st. sophia "Divine Wisdom" w/c now turned to a moslem mosque.
    • A. 

      Theodosius

    • B. 

      Justinian

    • C. 

      Juluis

    • D. 

      Antonian

  • 7. 
    ARCHITECTURAL CHARACTER  in external design w/c resulted in the use of clay and rubble.
    • A. 

      Simplicity

    • B. 

      Durability

    • C. 

      Massiveness

    • D. 

      Richness

  • 8. 
    ARCHITECTURAL CHARACTER in internal treatment importing "marble"
    • A. 

      Simplicity

    • B. 

      Durability

    • C. 

      Massiveness

    • D. 

      Richness

  • 9. 
    CHARACTERISTIC FEATURES chracterized by large ____ supported domes to cover polygonal and square plans for churches and baptisteries.
    • A. 

      Vault

    • B. 

      Naive

    • C. 

      Aisle

    • D. 

      Pendendtives

  • 10. 
    The most impt. mosque in constatinople with 107 multi colored columns arch't.
    • A. 

      S. sophia, constantinople

    • B. 

      S. vitale ravenna

    • C. 

      S. mark venice

    • D. 

      The little metrople, athens

  • 11. 
    Founded by justinian and for the commemoration of the recovery of ravenna.
    • A. 

      S. sophia, constantinople

    • B. 

      S. vitale ravenna

    • C. 

      S. mark venice

    • D. 

      The little metrople, athens

  • 12. 
    Greek cross in plan, with "ogee arch" by archt. Cancelli
    • A. 

      S. sophia, constantinople

    • B. 

      S. vitale ravenna

    • C. 

      S. mark venice

    • D. 

      The little metrople, athens

  • 13. 
    Smallest bldg. in the world called "cathedral"
    • A. 

      S. vitale ravenna

    • B. 

      S. mark venice

    • C. 

      The little metrople, athens

    • D. 

      S. sophia, constantinople

  • 14. 
    THREE TYPES OF DOME DEVELOPED IN BYZANTINE ERA dome and pendentives were part of the same sphere
    • A. 

      Common dome

    • B. 

      Compound dome

    • C. 

      Simple dome

    • D. 

      Melon-shaped dome

  • 15. 
    THREE TYPES OF DOME DEVELOPED IN BYZANTINE ERA dome is not a part but rises independently above them.
    • A. 

      Common dome

    • B. 

      Compound dome

    • C. 

      Simple dome

    • D. 

      Melon-shaped dome

  • 16. 
    THREE TYPES OF DOME DEVELOPED IN BYZANTINE ERA consist of curved flutings w/c avoid the necessity of pendentives.
    • A. 

      Common dome

    • B. 

      Compound dome

    • C. 

      Simple dome

    • D. 

      Melon-shaped dome

  • 17. 
    Their ornaments were religious in character. the symbol of eternal life is ______
    • A. 

      Symbolic figures

    • B. 

      Group of saints

    • C. 

      Peacock

    • D. 

      Endless knot

  • 18. 
    Their ornaments were religious in character. the symbol of eterny is ______
    • A. 

      Symbolic figures

    • B. 

      Group of saints

    • C. 

      Peacock

    • D. 

      Endless knot

  • 19. 
    Deep abacus in byzantine column capital
    • A. 

      Opus sectile

    • B. 

      Opus alexandria

    • C. 

      Dosseret block

    • D. 

      Pendentive

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