History Of Architecture (Pre-historic & Egyptian)

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  • 1. 
    The Stongehenge is an example of?
    • A. 

      Stone Circle

    • B. 

      Stone Row

    • C. 

      Pyramid

    • D. 

      Ziggurat

  • 2. 
    Enclosure formed by huge stones planted on the ground in circular form.
    • A. 

      Tumulus

    • B. 

      Dolmen

    • C. 

      Menhir

    • D. 

      Cromlech

  • 3. 
    A prehistoric burial mound.
    • A. 

      Stele

    • B. 

      Fillet

    • C. 

      Tumulus

    • D. 

      Horus

  • 4. 
    The earliest form of dwelling developed by man.
    • A. 

      Tent

    • B. 

      Hut

    • C. 

      Rock Cave

    • D. 

      Megaron

  • 5. 
    Early type of tomb in Egypt.
    • A. 

      Mastaba

    • B. 

      Pyramid

    • C. 

      Tholos

    • D. 

      Dromos

  • 6. 
    The favorite motifs / design of the Egyptians includes the lotus and:
    • A. 

      Feather

    • B. 

      Palm

    • C. 

      Scarab

    • D. 

      Rope

  • 7. 
    A characteristic feature of an Egyptian external wall.
    • A. 

      Levered

    • B. 

      Battered

    • C. 

      Plain

    • D. 

      Embatted

  • 8. 
    The torus mold in Egyptian temples were used to cover the ______ of the walls.
    • A. 

      Angles

    • B. 

      Base

    • C. 

      Cornice

    • D. 

      Jambs

  • 9. 
    A memorial of victory over one tribe in Egyptian architecture.
    • A. 

      Monolith

    • B. 

      Pyramid

    • C. 

      Mastaba

    • D. 

      Cromlech

  • 10. 
    The massive sloping towers fronted by obelisks and are known as gateways in Egypt.
    • A. 

      Avenue of the Sphinx

    • B. 

      Pylon

    • C. 

      Hypostyle Column

    • D. 

      Stele

  • 11. 
    A mystical monster with a body of a lion and head of a man in an Egyptian structure.
    • A. 

      Androsphinx

    • B. 

      Creosphinx

    • C. 

      Hieraosphinx

    • D. 

      Obelisk

  • 12. 
    The egyptian cornice that consists of roll hollow moulding.
    • A. 

      Corona

    • B. 

      Scotia

    • C. 

      Plinth

    • D. 

      Gorge

  • 13. 
    Monumental pillars usually in pairs at the temple entrances and considered as the symbol of "Heliopolis", the sun god.
    • A. 

      Avenue of the Sphinx

    • B. 

      Pylon

    • C. 

      Obelisks

    • D. 

      Osiris Pillars

  • 14. 
    The Colossi of Memnon was erected by:
    • A. 

      Thothmes I

    • B. 

      Set I

    • C. 

      Senusrets

    • D. 

      Amenophis III

  • 15. 
    Known as the royal architect and superinrendent of pyramids.
    • A. 

      Rameses II

    • B. 

      Chephren

    • C. 

      Sargon

    • D. 

      Thi

  • 16. 
    In Egyptian temples, a pillared hall in which the roof rests on columns:
    • A. 

      Dagoba

    • B. 

      Hypostyle Hall

    • C. 

      Sanctuary

    • D. 

      Sarcophagus Chamber

  • 17. 
    Egyptian Architecture was designed primarily for:
    • A. 

      External Adoration

    • B. 

      Shade and Shadow

    • C. 

      Light and Color

    • D. 

      Internal Effect

  • 18. 
    The architect of the Great Serapeum of Alexandria.
    • A. 

      Darius

    • B. 

      Xerxes

    • C. 

      Deinocrates

    • D. 

      Ptolemy III

  • 19. 
    The upright stone slab containing the name of the dead found in the Mastaba.
    • A. 

      Pilaster

    • B. 

      Band

    • C. 

      Scuncheon

    • D. 

      Stele

  • 20. 
    The grandest Temple of all Egyptian temples. 
    • A. 

      Great Temple of Ammon, Karnak

    • B. 

      The Great temple of Abu-Simbel

    • C. 

      Temple of Queen Hatshepsut

    • D. 

      Temple of Ramsesseum, Thebes

  • 21. 
    The first architect recorded in history.
    • A. 

      Rameses II

    • B. 

      Imhotep

    • C. 

      King Zoser

    • D. 

      King Nebuchadnezzar

  • 22. 
    The Colossi of Memnon was erected by:
    • A. 

      Thothmes I

    • B. 

      Seti I

    • C. 

      Senusrets

    • D. 

      Amenophis III

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