History Of Architecture

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History Of Architecture

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  • 1. 
    In the middle kingdom, in Egyptian architecture, who consolidate the administrative system, made a survey of the country, set boundaries to the provinces, and other helpful works.
    • A. 

      A. Amenemhat I

    • B. 

      B. Imhotep

    • C. 

      C. Senusret I

    • D. 

      D. Zoser

  • 2. 
    A decorative bracket usually taking the form of a cyma reversa strap.
    • A. 

      A. Bema

    • B. 

      B. Console

    • C. 

      C. Cavetto

    • D. 

      D. Tracery

  • 3. 
    Not among the three pyramids in Gizeh
    • A. 

      A. Cheops

    • B. 

      B. Chefren

    • C. 

      C. Khufu

    • D. 

      D. Mykerinos

  • 4. 
    Architect of TWA airport
    • A. 

      A. Alvar Aalto

    • B. 

      B. Frank Lloyd Wright

    • C. 

      C. Mies van de Rohe

    • D. 

      D. Eero Saarinen

  • 5. 
    Architect of Iglesia ni Cristo.
    • A. 

      A. Caesar Homer Concio

    • B. 

      B. Felipe Mendoza

    • C. 

      C. Juan Nakpil

    • D. 

      D. Carlos Santos Viola

  • 6. 
    The highest sloped pyramid in Gizeh
    • A. 

      A. Pyramid of Zoser

    • B. 

      B. Pyramid of Khufu

    • C. 

      C. Pyramid of Cheops

    • D. 

      D. Pyramid of Chefren

  • 7. 
    King Zoser's architect who was deified in the 26th dynasty.
    • A. 

      A. Imhotep

    • B. 

      B. Amenemhat

    • C. 

      C. Libon

    • D. 

      D. Senusret D. Senusret D. Senusret D. Senusret

  • 8. 
    A Filipino architect whose philosophy is 'the structure must be well oriented'.
    • A. 

      A. Caesar Homer Concio

    • B. 

      B. Felipe Mendoza

    • C. 

      C. Juan Nakpil

    • D. 

      D. Carlos Santos Viola

  • 9. 
    "Modern architecture need not be western".
    • A. 

      A. I.M. Pei

    • B. 

      B. Kenzo Tange

    • C. 

      C. Tadao Ando

    • D. 

      D. Tomas Mapua

  • 10. 
    A recess in a wall to contain a statue or other small items.
    • A. 

      A. Ambulatory

    • B. 

      B. Niche

    • C. 

      C. Exedra

    • D. 

      D. Narthex

  • 11. 
    A concave molding approximately quarter round.
    • A. 

      A. Cavetto

    • B. 

      B. Astylar

    • C. 

      C. Crenel

    • D. 

      D. Cortel

  • 12. 
    A compound bracket or capital in Japanese architecture.
    • A. 

      A. Cha-sit-su

    • B. 

      B. Masu-gumi

    • C. 

      C. Tokonoma

    • D. 

      D. Torei

  • 13. 
    A large apsidal extension of the interior volume of a church.
    • A. 

      A. Ambulatory

    • B. 

      B. Niche

    • C. 

      C. Exedra

    • D. 

      D. Narthex

  • 14. 
    Art Noveau is known as the international style, in Germany it is known as ___.
    • A. 

      A. Jugendstijl

    • B. 

      B. Eero Saarinen

    • C. 

      C. Richard Josef Neutra

    • D. 

      D. Alvar Aalto

  • 15. 
    What architectural term is termed to be free from any historical style?
    • A. 

      A. Renaissance

    • B. 

      B. Eclecticism

    • C. 

      C. Art Noveau

    • D. 

      D. Baroque

  • 16. 
    Plan shape of a Chinese pagoda.
    • A. 

      A. Octagonal

    • B. 

      B. Hexagonal

    • C. 

      C. Rectangular

    • D. 

      D. Square

  • 17. 
    Architect of Robinson's Galleria
    • A. 

      A. Jose Siao Ling

    • B. 

      B. William Cosculluela

    • C. 

      C. Gabriel Formoso

    • D. 

      D. Jun Palafox

  • 18. 
    Female statues with baskets serving as columns
    • A. 

      A. Astylar

    • B. 

      B. Bartizan

    • C. 

      C. Crenel

    • D. 

      D. Canephora

  • 19. 
    A decorative niche often topped with a canopy and housing a statue.
    • A. 

      A. Tabernacle

    • B. 

      B. Baldachino

    • C. 

      C. Lacunaria

    • D. 

      D. Entablature

  • 20. 
    Another term for crenel or intervals between merlon of a battlement
    • A. 

      A. Cavetto

    • B. 

      B. Embrasures

    • C. 

      C. Bartizan

    • D. 

      D. Astylar

  • 21. 
    A house is like a flower pot"
    • A. 

      A. Jugendstijl

    • B. 

      B. Eero Saarinen

    • C. 

      C. Richard Josef Neutra

    • D. 

      D. Alvar Aalto

  • 22. 
    Founder of the Bauhaus School of Art.
    • A. 

      A. Alvar Aalto

    • B. 

      B. Eero Saarinen

    • C. 

      C. Walter Gropius

    • D. 

      D. Le Corbusier

  • 23. 
    A small tower usually corbelled at the corner of the castle.
    • A. 

      A. Bartizan

    • B. 

      B. Pinnacle

    • C. 

      C. Minaret

    • D. 

      D. Embrasures

  • 24. 
    An ornamental canopy of stone or marble permanently place over the altar in a church.
    • A. 

      A. Tabernacle

    • B. 

      B. Baldachino

    • C. 

      C. Lacunaria

    • D. 

      D. Entablature

  • 25. 
    A special feature of Japanese houses, used to display a flower arrangement or art.
    • A. 

      A. Cha-sit-su

    • B. 

      B. Tokonama

    • C. 

      C. Masu-gumi

    • D. 

      D. Torei

  • 26. 
    Who erected the earliest known obelisk at Heliopolis.
    • A. 

      A. Amenemhat I

    • B. 

      B. Imhotep

    • C. 

      C. Senusret I

    • D. 

      D. Zoser

  • 27. 
    The architect of Chrysler building in N.Y.
    • A. 

      A. Erich Mendelsohn

    • B. 

      B. Welton Becket

    • C. 

      C. Richard Josef Neutra

    • D. 

      D. Van Alen

  • 28. 
    The world's first large-scale monument in stone.
    • A. 

      A. Pyramid of Zoser

    • B. 

      B. Pyramid of Khufu

    • C. 

      C. Pyramid of Cheops

    • D. 

      D. Pyramid of Chefren

  • 29. 
    The most famous structure of Byzantine architecture and notable of its large dome.
    • A. 

      A. Basilica of Saint’Apollinare Nuovo

    • B. 

      B. Church of San Vitale

    • C. 

      C. Hagia Irene

    • D. 

      D. Hagia Sophia

  • 30. 
    Finest example of French-Gothic architecture
    • A. 

      A. Chartres Cathedral

    • B. 

      B. Soissons Cathedral

    • C. 

      C. Lyon Cathedral

    • D. 

      D. Reims Cathedral

  • 31. 
    Triangular piece of wall above the entablature.
    • A. 

      A. Pediment

    • B. 

      B. Pendentive

    • C. 

      C. Architrave

    • D. 

      D. Frieze

  • 32. 
    Amphitheaters are used for ___.
    • A. 

      A. Sports competition

    • B. 

      B. Gladiatorial Contests

    • C. 

      C. Marathon race

    • D. 

      D. Public meetings

  • 33. 
    The dining hall in a monastery, a convent, or a college.
    • A. 

      A. Refectory

    • B. 

      B. Cortel

    • C. 

      C. Apse

    • D. 

      D. Dipteral

  • 34. 
    Strictly, a pedestal at the corners or peak of a roof to support an ornament, more usually, the ornament itself.
    • A. 

      A. Acroterion

    • B. 

      B. Anthemion

    • C. 

      C. Antefix

    • D. 

      D. Apotheca

  • 35. 
    "cubicula" or bedroom is from what architecture.
    • A. 

      A. Roman

    • B. 

      B. Greek

    • C. 

      C. Egyptian

    • D. 

      D. Byzantine

  • 36. 
    An upright ornament at the eaves of a tile roof, concealing the foot of a row of convex tiles that cover the joints of the flat tiles.
    • A. 

      A. Acroterion

    • B. 

      B. Anthemion

    • C. 

      C. Antefix

    • D. 

      D. Apotheca

  • 37. 
    Which of the order was added by the Romans to the orders used by the Greeks.
    • A. 

      A. Corinthian

    • B. 

      B. Doric

    • C. 

      C. Composite

    • D. 

      D. Ionic