Quiz: What Do You Know About Early Christian Architectures?

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This quiz is based on the early architectures of Christianity and in the reign of Constantine the Great how Christianity started to dominate Rome. So, if you are a history scholar or just want to test your knowledge of historical Christian architecture, then take this quiz right away.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Fish:
  • 2. 
    Semi-circular space in front of nave:
  • 3. 
    Placed at the center of the nave:
  • 4. 
    Prohibition of icons in representational human form:
  • 5. 
    Inverted concave triangles
  • 6. 
    ... art pertaining to those produced by the early Christians until the founding of the Byzantine empire.
  • 7. 
    Made the Christianity the official religion in Rome:
    • A. 

      Licinus

    • B. 

      Constantine

    • C. 

      Julius Ceasar

    • D. 

      Pope

  • 8. 
    Social influence, he was the prime character but was not proclaimed emperor, he removed his empire from Rome to Byzantium and developed a new type of architecture.
    • A. 

      Constantine

    • B. 

      Ceasar IV

    • C. 

      Itcinus

    • D. 

      Licinus

  • 9. 
    Important features of early Christian architecture are:
    • Ribbed vaulting
    • Arcade
    • Campanile
    • Archivolt
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Semi circular arches
    • A. 

      Ribbed vault

    • B. 

      Archivolt

    • C. 

      Rainbow arch

    • D. 

      Multilayered arch

  • 11. 
    Largest and most impressive among all Basilican churches
    • A. 

      St. Peter Basilica

    • B. 

      St. Paolo Fuori Le Mura

    • C. 

      St. Paul Cathedral

    • D. 

      St. Vitale Church

  • 12. 
    Dedicated to the martyrdom of St. Peter the architect was Constantine:
    • A. 

      St. Peter Basilica

    • B. 

      St. Paolo Fuori Le Mura

    • C. 

      Church of Nativity Bethlehem

    • D. 

      Church of Holy Sepulchre

  • 13. 
    Founded by Constantine, built over traditional birth of Christ:
    • A. 

      St. Peter Basilica

    • B. 

      St. Paolo Fuori Le Mura

    • C. 

      Church of Nativity Bethlehem

    • D. 

      Church of Holy Sepulchre

  • 14. 
    Founded by Constantine, built over the reputed Church of Christ:
    • A. 

      St. Peter Basilica

    • B. 

      St. Paolo Fuori Le Mura

    • C. 

      Church of Nativity Bethlehem

    • D. 

      Church of Holy Sepulchre

  • 15. 
    Earliest building of cruciform plan "tomb"
    • A. 

      Tomb of Galla Placidia, Ravenna

    • B. 

      Tomb of Ravenna

    • C. 

      Tomb of Galla Placide, De Ravenna

    • D. 

      Tomb of Placidia

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