Mies Van Der Rohe And His Barcelona Pavilion

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Marian and María Daniela´s Quiz 2 is about Mies van der Rohe and his Barcelona Pavilion. This quiz will evaluate your knowledge about English vocabulary and Grammatik. The questions are about a Mies van der Rohe video that you should see first in here: http://marianv. Pbworks. Com/w/page/Quiz-2.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Mies studied 2 careers, one in United States, the other in:
    • A. 

      Italy

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      France

  • 2. 
    How has he been called?
    • A. 

      One of the best architects of the 20 century

    • B. 

      The minimalist architect

    • C. 

      The beginner of modernism

  • 3. 
    He was one of the most influential architects in the world between:
    • A. 

      1950-1960

    • B. 

      1960-1970

    • C. 

      1970-1980

  • 4. 
    A government commissioner said in the opening ceremony of the Barcelona Pavilion:
    • A. 

      "The pavilion is considered one of the foremost examples of structural abstractions emblematic of the International Style".

    • B. 

      "We wish here to show what we can do, what we are, and how we feel today".

    • C. 

      "True architecture is always objective and is the expression of the inner structure of our time".

  • 5. 
    Barcelona pavilion was completely created in:
    • A. 

      1928

    • B. 

      1929

    • C. 

      1939

  • 6. 
    The building was torn down one year after its construction.
    • A. 

      It´s false

    • B. 

      It was two years after its construction

    • C. 

      Not mentioned in the video

  • 7. 
    Which were the principal materials that Mies use in the pavilion design?
    • A. 

      Iron, wood and brick

    • B. 

      Marble, travertine and glass

    • C. 

      Glass, clay and concrete

  • 8. 
    Which of the following phrases is not from Mies? 
    • A. 

      "Simplicity of construction, clarity of Techtronic means, the purity of material shall be the bearers of a new beauty".

    • B. 

      "Coming in the house would be something like putting on your hat and going outdoors."

    • C. 

      "True architecture is always objective and is the expression of the inner structure of our time".

  • 9. 
    Which is the use on this modern pavilion?
    • A. 

      Edificio de reuniones

    • B. 

      Office building

    • C. 

      Exhibition building

  • 10. 
    Which was Mies´s nationality?
    • A. 

      German

    • B. 

      American

    • C. 

      Both

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