Quiz: What Do You Know About Early Christian Architectures?

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Quiz: What Do You Know About Early Christian Architectures?

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