Architectural Design- Chapters 1 And 2

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Architectural Design- Chapters 1 And 2

Architectural design is a prestigious and influential publication that comprise of home plans from architects and designers. These designs are variety and a client has to choose depending on his or her taste or preference. The quiz on architectural Design- Chapters 1 and 2 will help you understand this better. Good luck.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The reason that a ranch design is generally more expensive to build than a two-story home of the same size is that ____________.
    • A. 

      It requires more roof area and more foundation length

    • B. 

      It requires more windows and doors

    • C. 

      Permits cost more to build a ranch home

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    One disadvantage of a two-story house is that ___________.
    • A. 

      It is more costly to heat because of the height

    • B. 

      It has little resale value

    • C. 

      General exterior maintenance is usually more difficult and costly

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    One-and-one-half-story homes generally have _____________ to provide additional light and ventilation.
    • A. 

      Skylights

    • B. 

      Glass sliding doors

    • C. 

      Picture windows

    • D. 

      Dormers

  • 4. 
    An analysis should be made of ______________ to determine if a house plan is as functional as it could be.
    • A. 

      Walking paths

    • B. 

      Air circulation

    • C. 

      Traffic movement

    • D. 

      Traffic circulation

  • 5. 
    The family room, garage, and foyer are commonly found on this level in a split-level design: 
    • A. 

      Basement level

    • B. 

      Intermediate level

    • C. 

      Living level

    • D. 

      Sleeping level

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is a feature of the split-level design?
    • A. 

      It easily accommodates patios and terraces in the recreation area.

    • B. 

      The design makes efficient use of space.

    • C. 

      It may be built with either a basement or crawl space.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 7. 
    A current trend in architectural design that combines traditional and contemporary influences into designs for truly modern structures is called __________ architecture.
    • A. 

      Postmodern

    • B. 

      Revival

    • C. 

      Classic

    • D. 

      Art deco

  • 8. 
    The basic roof style of the Cape Ann style is a _____________ roof.
    • A. 

      Gambrel

    • B. 

      Gable

    • C. 

      Mansard

    • D. 

      Hip

  • 9. 
    The Cape Cod is one of the earliest and best known of the traditional ______________ styles. 
    • A. 

      Southern

    • B. 

      Colonial

    • C. 

      Eastern

    • D. 

      European

  • 10. 
    The __________ style house gets its name from the shape of the coffee, tea, crackers, and other products found in colonial stores.
    • A. 

      Cape Ann

    • B. 

      Gambrel

    • C. 

      Garrison

    • D. 

      Salt Box

  • 11. 
    A primary feature of the Cape Ann home style was its __________.
    • A. 

      Large windows

    • B. 

      Double entry doors

    • C. 

      Central chimney

    • D. 

      Metal roofing

  • 12. 
    The ___________ home style is basically a long, low, one-story house that originates in the southwestern part of the U.S.
    • A. 

      Contemporary

    • B. 

      Split-level

    • C. 

      Ranch

    • D. 

      Cape Cod