History Of Architecture! Trivia Facts And Questions Quiz

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History Of Architecture! Trivia Facts And Questions Quiz

These trivia facts and questions quiz are on the history of architecture. When someone thinks of where architecture began, the story will take them to the early man and them looking or making a place they can live in. Over the years, this field has grown immensely. Do take up the quiz below and get to see just how much you know about the journey so far.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Orientation of Roman Temple is towards the 
    • A. 

      Basilica

    • B. 

      East

    • C. 

      West

    • D. 

      Forum

  • 2. 
    A Roman fountain design with a large basin of water
    • A. 

      Sudatorium

    • B. 

      Syrinx

    • C. 

      Locus

    • D. 

      Iaconicum

  • 3. 
    In early Christian Churches, the Bishop took the central place at the end of the church called
    • A. 

      Nave

    • B. 

      Dais

    • C. 

      Apse

    • D. 

      Baldachino

  • 4. 
    An arch having its springing line higher than the line of the mouldings is the
    • A. 

      Stilted Arch

    • B. 

      Aquinch Arch

    • C. 

      Foliated Arch

    • D. 

      Corbel Arch

  • 5. 
    Used in English Gothic cathedrals to include a chapel in honor of the Virgin Mary called
    • A. 

      Chantry Chapel

    • B. 

      Lady Chapel

    • C. 

      Perpetual Chapel 

    • D. 

      Benediction Chapel

  • 6. 
    One of the largest churches in Europe design by Arnolfo di Cambio,it contains many monuments to celebrated Italians, hence it is called Westminster Abbey of Italy
    • A. 

      Florence Cathedral

    • B. 

      Broletto, Monza

    • C. 

      S. Croce, Florence

    • D. 

      Milan Cathedral

  • 7. 
    A moulding formed of two ogee curves meeting in a sharp arris
    • A. 

      Pointed bowtell

    • B. 

      Scroll

    • C. 

      Keel 

    • D. 

      Billet

  • 8. 
    It is known as the Architecture of the curve lines
    • A. 

      Renaissance

    • B. 

      Art Noveau

    • C. 

      Roman

    • D. 

      Baroque

  • 9. 
    Treatment of a facade which stops at the angles.
    • A. 

      Torus Mould

    • B. 

      Grafitto

    • C. 

      Applique Facade

    • D. 

      Polychromy

  • 10. 
    The first plan the St. Peter's Basilica made by Bramante was
    • A. 

      Latin Cross

    • B. 

      Basilican

    • C. 

      Greek Cross

    • D. 

      Calvary Cross

  • 11. 
    The largest and oldest cave dwelling found in the southwest of Palawan is
    • A. 

      Callao Cave

    • B. 

      Tabon Cave

    • C. 

      Bathala Cave 

    • D. 

      Libmanan Cave

  • 12. 
    The term is used to refer to a group of Thai religious buildings.
    • A. 

      Chedi

    • B. 

      Bot

    • C. 

      Wat

    • D. 

      Pra Sat

  • 13. 
    In Muslim mosque, it is the largest open court.
    • A. 

      Sahn

    • B. 

      Dikka

    • C. 

      Mihrab

    • D. 

      Muezzin

  • 14. 
    This is a Chinese gateway made of stone and wood.
    • A. 

      Kalasa

    • B. 

      Vimana

    • C. 

      Pai-lou

    • D. 

      Mandap

  • 15. 
    Most prominent Art Noveau  architect whose work includes the Maison de Peuple, Brussels is 
    • A. 

      Hendrik Berlage

    • B. 

      Mies Van Der Rohe

    • C. 

      J.M. Olbrich

    • D. 

      Victor Horta

  • 16. 
    The architect whose works clearly express the principle of functionalism and called the "father" of modern architecture in France is
    • A. 

      JM Olbrich

    • B. 

      Alvar Aalto

    • C. 

      Gunnar Asplund

    • D. 

      Auguste Perret

  • 17. 
    The oldest church built in Bohol by Fr. Juan de Torres and Fr. Gabriel Sanchez.
    • A. 

      Baclayon

    • B. 

      Loboc

    • C. 

      Dimiano

    • D. 

      Albuquerque

  • 18. 
    Used as food storage in bahay na bato is the
    • A. 

      Banggera

    • B. 

      Dema

    • C. 

      Dispensa

    • D. 

      Aljibe

  • 19. 
    The ground floor in Bontoc House is
    • A. 

      Dancalan

    • B. 

      Cha-la-nan

    • C. 

      Batalag

    • D. 

      Tamuyon

  • 20. 
    The Maranao ancestral royal house for the Datu ang his family is called
    • A. 

      Torogan

    • B. 

      Kodal

    • C. 

      Walay

    • D. 

      Barimbinga