Do You Know Anything About Furniture Design? Quiz

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Furniture design is a field of work where aesthetics (fashion) and functionality are merged together to create a robust yet beautiful piece of furniture. Furniture shows one's personality as well so, It is really important for an interior designer to keep all the aspects of demands very carefully in mind. Well, this short quiz on the same is all about general knowledge of furniture design.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which Philippine furniture is usually used to store pillows and mats?

    • A.

      Aparador

    • B.

      Almario

    • C.

      Diban

    • D.

      Gallinera

    • E.

      None of the above.

    Correct Answer
    B. Almario
    Explanation
    The correct answer is almario. An almario is a type of Philippine furniture that is commonly used to store pillows and mats. It typically has shelves or compartments where these items can be neatly organized and stored. This piece of furniture is often found in bedrooms or living rooms where extra pillows and mats are needed for seating or sleeping arrangements.

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  • 2. 

    Who designed the “Barcelona Chair?”

    • A.

      Marcel Breuer

    • B.

      Alvar Aalto

    • C.

      Le Corbusier

    • D.

      Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe

    • E.

      None of the above.

    Correct Answer
    D. Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe
    Explanation
    Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe designed the "Barcelona Chair."

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  • 3. 

    It is made of a tubular steel frame covered with rubber webbing and pre-foamed latex foam.

    • A.

      Ribbon chair

    • B.

      Chaise

    • C.

      Tulip chair

    • D.

      Gyro chair

    • E.

      None of the above.

    Correct Answer
    A. Ribbon chair
    Explanation
    The correct answer is ribbon chair. The explanation is that the ribbon chair is made of a tubular steel frame covered with rubber webbing and pre-foamed latex foam. This description matches the materials used in the construction of a ribbon chair.

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  • 4. 

    What is bergere?

    • A.

      Crowning ornament on furniture.

    • B.

      A writing desk.

    • C.

      Hanging or standing shelves.

    • D.

      An arm chair with closed arms.

    • E.

      None of the above.

    Correct Answer
    D. An arm chair with closed arms.
    Explanation
    A bergere is an arm chair with closed arms. It is a type of chair that typically has upholstered sides and backrest, and is often cushioned for added comfort. The closed arms of the bergere chair provide a sense of enclosure and support for the sitter. This distinguishes it from other types of chairs such as writing desks, hanging or standing shelves, and crowning ornaments on furniture.

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  • 5. 

    Identify the figure:

    • A.

      Futon Chair.

    • B.

      Eames Chair.

    • C.

      Folding Rocking Chair.

    • D.

      Barcelona Chair.

    • E.

      Glastonbury Chair.

    Correct Answer
    D. Barcelona Chair.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Barcelona Chair. The Barcelona Chair is a famous piece of furniture designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Lilly Reich. It is known for its sleek and modern design, featuring a chrome frame and leather upholstery. The chair was originally created for the German Pavilion at the 1929 International Exposition in Barcelona, hence its name. It has since become an iconic piece of furniture and is often associated with modernist design.

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  • 6. 

    Who designed the Cantilevered Chair?

    • A.

      Alvar Aalto.

    • B.

      Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe.

    • C.

      Le Corbusier.

    • D.

      Marcel Breuer.

    • E.

      Eliel Saarinen.

    Correct Answer
    A. Alvar Aalto.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Alvar Aalto.

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  • 7. 

    What is an old term for Swivel Chair?

    • A.

      Turning Chair.

    • B.

      Rotating Chair.

    • C.

      Revolving Chair.

    • D.

      Wiggle Chair.

    • E.

      None of the above.

    Correct Answer
    C. Revolving Chair.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Revolving Chair." This term refers to a chair that can rotate or turn around a central axis, allowing the person sitting in it to easily change direction or face different areas of a room. The other options, "Turning Chair," "Rotating Chair," and "Wiggle Chair," are not commonly used terms to describe this type of chair. Therefore, the correct old term for a swivel chair is "Revolving Chair."

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  • 8. 

    What is etagere?

    • A.

      Hanging or standing shelve.

    • B.

      Crowning ornament on furniture.

    • C.

      For storing food and utensils.

    • D.

      A daybed.

    • E.

      None of the above.

    Correct Answer
    A. Hanging or standing shelve.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "hanging or standing shelve." An etagere is a type of furniture that typically consists of a series of open shelves used for displaying decorative items. It can be either hung on the wall or placed on the floor, making it a versatile storage solution. This explanation aligns with the given correct answer.

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  • 9. 

    Which Philippine furniture is a wooden sofa that features a cabinet compartment below the seat?

    • A.

      Kapiya

    • B.

      Butaca

    • C.

      Almario

    • D.

      Gallinera

    • E.

      Comoda

    Correct Answer
    D. Gallinera
    Explanation
    A gallinera is a type of Philippine furniture that is a wooden sofa with a cabinet compartment below the seat. It is specifically designed to provide storage space while also serving as a comfortable seating option. The other options listed, such as kapiya, butaca, almario, and comoda, do not have the same characteristics and features as a gallinera.

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  • 10. 

    Is a chair design by Marcel Breuer that is formed from steel tubing and leather?

    • A.

      Barcelona Chair.

    • B.

      Glastonbury Chair.

    • C.

      Wiggle Chair.

    • D.

      Wassily Chair.

    • E.

      None of the above.

    Correct Answer
    D. Wassily Chair.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the Wassily Chair. This chair is designed by Marcel Breuer and is known for its unique combination of steel tubing and leather. The chair's design is sleek and modern, with a minimalist aesthetic. It is named after the Russian painter Wassily Kandinsky, who was a colleague of Breuer's at the Bauhaus school of design. The Wassily Chair is considered an iconic piece of furniture design and is still popular today.

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  • 11. 

    Who designed the Ball Chair?

    • A.

      Eero Saarinen.

    • B.

      Eero Aarnio.

    • C.

      Eliel Saarinen.

    • D.

      Frank O. Gehry.

    • E.

      Frank Lloyd Wright.

    Correct Answer
    B. Eero Aarnio.
    Explanation
    Eero Aarnio is the correct answer because he is the designer of the Ball Chair. The other options, Eero Saarinen, Eliel Saarinen, Frank O. Gehry, and Frank Lloyd Wright, are not associated with the design of the Ball Chair.

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  • 12. 

    Which Philippine furniture is used to store food and utensils?

    • A.

      Dispensa

    • B.

      Batalan

    • C.

      Cocina

    • D.

      Paminggalan

    • E.

      None of the above.

    Correct Answer
    D. Paminggalan
    Explanation
    The correct answer is paminggalan. Paminggalan is a type of Philippine furniture that is specifically used for storing food and utensils. It is designed with compartments and shelves to organize and store various kitchen items. This furniture piece is commonly found in traditional Filipino households and is known for its practicality and functionality in keeping food and utensils neatly stored and easily accessible.

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  • 13. 

    What do you call the process by which woodworks are manufactured and produced?

    • A.

      Ergonomics

    • B.

      Anthropometric

    • C.

      Carpentry

    • D.

      Masonry

    • E.

      None of the above.

    Correct Answer
    C. Carpentry
    Explanation
    Carpentry is the correct answer because it refers to the process of manufacturing and producing woodworks. Carpentry involves working with wood to create structures, furniture, and other wooden items through cutting, shaping, and joining wood pieces together. It is a skilled trade that requires knowledge of various woodworking techniques and tools. Ergonomics and anthropometric are not related to the manufacturing and production of woodworks, while masonry refers to working with stone or brick, not wood.

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  • 14. 

    What is escritoire?

    • A.

      Aparador

    • B.

      An arm chair.

    • C.

      Standing shelves.

    • D.

      A writing desk.

    • E.

      None of the above.

    Correct Answer
    D. A writing desk.
    Explanation
    An escritoire refers to a writing desk. It is a piece of furniture that is used for writing or working on documents. It typically has a flat surface for writing, compartments for storing stationery and papers, and sometimes drawers for additional storage. An escritoire is designed to provide a functional and organized workspace for writing tasks.

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