Greek Architecture

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Greek Architecture

8th century b. C. 2nd century


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  • 1. 
    It is the upper city of athens
    • A. 

      Citadel

    • B. 

      Greece

    • C. 

      Parthenon

    • D. 

      Athena

  • 2. 
    Chief bldg materials
    • A. 

      Bronze

    • B. 

      Bricks

    • C. 

      Marble

    • D. 

      Stone

  • 3. 
    It is the early period, they worship "nature" priestesses rather than priest 
    • A. 

      Roman

    • B. 

      Athenian

    • C. 

      Aegean

    • D. 

      Greeks

  • 4. 
    Goddess of commerce, love and beauty
    • A. 

      Athena

    • B. 

      Aphrodite

    • C. 

      Demeter

    • D. 

      Hestia

  • 5. 
    Goddess of learning and wisdom
    • A. 

      Hestia

    • B. 

      Athena

    • C. 

      Aphrodite

    • D. 

      Demeter

  • 6. 
    Goddess of learning and wisdom
    • A. 

      Hestia

    • B. 

      Athena

    • C. 

      Aphrodite

    • D. 

      Demeter

  • 7. 
    Goddess of hearth and home
    • A. 

      Hestia

    • B. 

      Athena

    • C. 

      Aphrodite

    • D. 

      Demeter

  • 8. 
    Goddess of earth and agriculture
    • A. 

      Hestia

    • B. 

      Athena

    • C. 

      Aphrodite

    • D. 

      Demeter

  • 9. 
    This period essentially columnar and trabeated in acropolis which was crowned by parthenon
    • A. 

      Aegean

    • B. 

      Minoans

    • C. 

      Myceneans

    • D. 

      Hellenic

  • 10. 
    This period know as the early period its architectural characteristics features; low pitch roof or flat roof on multi-sstorey structure, stairway was developed for vertical circulation.
    • A. 

      Aegean

    • B. 

      Minoans

    • C. 

      Myceneans

    • D. 

      Hellenic

  • 11. 
    It is the term for a house in aegean period 
    • A. 

      Palace

    • B. 

      Tumolos

    • C. 

      Parthenon

    • D. 

      Megaron

  • 12. 
    It is the sleeping area in megaron
    • A. 

      Thalamus

    • B. 

      Thalamuson

    • C. 

      Stoa

    • D. 

      Bedroom

  • 13. 
    4 METHODS OF WALLING FINISHES;a masonry made-up of huge stone blocks laid mortar.
    • A. 

      Polygonal

    • B. 

      Giantpean

    • C. 

      Cyclopean

    • D. 

      Inclined blocks

  • 14. 
    The hellenic period chief bldg type were temples w/c were built towards the ____?
    • A. 

      North

    • B. 

      East

    • C. 

      South

    • D. 

      West

  • 15. 
    CHARACTERISTICS OF GREEK ARCHITECTUREsimplicity and harmony
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    CHARACTERISTICS OF GREEK ARCHITECTUREpurity of lines
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    CHARACTERISTICS OF GREEK ARCHITECTUREperfections of proportion
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Greek temples gate way
    • A. 

      Lion gate

    • B. 

      Propelia

    • C. 

      Propylea

    • D. 

      Propyler

  • 19. 
    Ceiling were omitted and trabeated w/ timber panelled coffers called ___________.
    • A. 

      Lactumnaria

    • B. 

      Lacurnaria

    • C. 

      Propylea

    • D. 

      Knossos

  • 20. 
    Most ancient stone sculpture in europe.
    • A. 

      The lion gate, mycenae

    • B. 

      King knossos palace

    • C. 

      King noisos palace

    • D. 

      Palace of tyrins

  • 21. 
    A stone vaulted constuction, shaped like an old fashion beehive.it consit of a long passage known as dromos leading to domed chamber
    • A. 

      Tholos

    • B. 

      Tumolos

    • C. 

      Turos

    • D. 

      Tooloose

  • 22. 
    It is the sacred enclosure or they called it also the citadel or acropolis or the upper city
    • A. 

      Temenos

    • B. 

      Telenos

    • C. 

      Temparium

    • D. 

      Amphiprostyle

  • 23. 
    It is the picture gallery in athens
    • A. 

      Glypthotheca

    • B. 

      Erecthelon

    • C. 

      Stoa

    • D. 

      Pinacotheca

  • 24. 
    It is the civic center; market place, the greek political business and economic life
    • A. 

      Forum

    • B. 

      Agora

    • C. 

      Piazza

    • D. 

      Place

  • 25. 
    PARTS OF GREEK TEMPLEprincipal chamber containing the statue of the the God or Goddess w/ porticoes and collonades
    • A. 

      Naos

    • B. 

      Pronao

    • C. 

      Epinaos

    • D. 

      Prostyle

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