Elements Of Arhitecture #2

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Elements Of Arhitecture #2


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  • 1. 
    What style comes after Baroque?
    • A. 

      Rocco

    • B. 

      Modern

    • C. 

      Brutalist

    • D. 

      Romanesque

  • 2. 
    Why did the tower of Pisa lean
    • A. 

      Because of the poor quality soil, the foundation began to sink

    • B. 

      Because of tectonic movement the foundation rose

    • C. 

      Caligula's horse dug underneath it

    • D. 

      That was how it was originally designed

  • 3. 
    1. In which architecture appears the onion shape dome?
    • A. 

      Baroque/Russian/Mongolian/Islamic

    • B. 

      Brutalist

    • C. 

      South American

    • D. 

      Indian

  • 4. 
    In which architecture appears the pear shape dome?
    • A. 

      Baroque

    • B. 

      Romanesque

    • C. 

      Modernist

    • D. 

      Farmer

  • 5. 
    What is a renaissance man?
    • A. 

      A person with many talents or areas of knowledge / Polyhistor(intelligent man)

    • B. 

      Jon Snow

    • C. 

      A person born again in the mormon church

    • D. 

      A  close minded person

  • 6. 
     Which are the attributes of Greek architecture in Antiquity?
    • A. 

      Firmitas, utilitas, venistas (durability, utility, beauty)

    • B. 

      Built by greek arhictects

    • C. 

      Lasted a lifetime mamaie

  • 7. 
    Which temple is in the Acropolis?
    • A. 

      Parthenon

    • B. 

      Agora Magna

    • C. 

      Temple of Hades

    • D. 

      Zeus the Empowered

  • 8. 
    Which is the mathematical operation that sits at the base of Romanesque style?
    • A. 

      Adding

    • B. 

      Substracting

    • C. 

      Dividing

    • D. 

      Derivating

  • 9. 
    Who started employing concrete in constructions?
    • A. 

      Romans/ Le Corbusier

    • B. 

      Greeks/ Arhimede

    • C. 

      Germans/ Hans von Brukenthal

    • D. 

      Romanians/ Nicolae Ceausescu

  • 10. 
    For whom were constructed the ziggurats?
    • A. 

      Mesopothamian Gods

    • B. 

      Roman Gods

    • C. 

      Spanish Gods

    • D. 

      Nordic Gods

  • 11. 
    Which style is also called “the architecture of light”?
    • A. 

      Gothic

    • B. 

      Brutalist

    • C. 

      Romanesque

    • D. 

      Modern

  • 12. 
    What is the trilithical system or the trilith?
    • A. 

      Two large vertical stones supporting a third stone set horizontally across the top (Stonehenge)

    • B. 

      3 walls supporting a roof (dedeman tent)

    • C. 

      Building churches in groups of 3

    • D. 

      Using 3 parallel roads to deliver construction materials

  • 13. 
    Fragmentary or deliberately incomplete architectural elements were used mostly in which style?
    • A. 

      Baroque

    • B. 

      Gothic

    • C. 

      Romanesque

    • D. 

      Post modern

  • 14. 
    Which are the typical characteristics of the Renaissance Villas of Andrea Palladio?
    • A. 

      Symmetry, harmony, pleasant to live in

    • B. 

      Cheap to build

    • C. 

      Good thermal insulation

    • D. 

      Inspired by modern arhitecture

  • 15. 
    What are the caryatids?
    • A. 

      Sculpted female figure serving as an architectural support taking the place of a column 

    • B. 

      Ancient people from Greece

    • C. 

      Saxon temples

  • 16. 
    Which is the structural innovation in the Dome of Florence?
    • A. 

      Unsupported dome

    • B. 

      Built in 3 days

    • C. 

      Built from wood

    • D. 

      Heathen proof

  • 17. 
    Baroque is the evolution of which style?
    • A. 

      Renaissance (manierism)

    • B. 

      Brutalist

    • C. 

      Post modern

    • D. 

      Neolithical

  • 18. 
    In what country did Renaissance appear?
    • A. 

      Italy

    • B. 

      Greece

    • C. 

      Germany

    • D. 

      China

  • 19. 
    What kind of geometric elements are employed in Renaissance?
    • A. 

      Triangular front, arcades, domes, cornice

    • B. 

      Stained glass

    • C. 

      Exposed structural elements

    • D. 

      Hinges & simple supports

  • 20. 
    Which are the characteristics of Gothic church/cathedral facade?
    • A. 

      Ogival arc - gothic style, tower, rose window,three round arch

    • B. 

      Fire proof

    • C. 

      Steel columns

    • D. 

      Simplistic design

  • 21. 
    What means drum in architecture?
    • A. 

      Circular or polygonal wall supporting a dome. also any of the cylindrical stone blocks composing a column that is not a monolith

    • B. 

      Musical instrument used by workers to listen to manele

    • C. 

      Tool used for pouring concrete

    • D. 

      Tool used for mixing concrete

  • 22. 
    Which architectural style if characterized through dynamism?
    • A. 

      Baroque

    • B. 

      Brutalist

    • C. 

      Gothic

    • D. 

      Romanesque

  • 23. 
    Types of roman constructions
    • A. 

      Theathers

    • B. 

      Amphitheatre

    • C. 

      Roman cities

    • D. 

      Roman temples

    • E. 

      Public baths / bath houses

    • F. 

      Cathedrals

    • G. 

      Skyscrapers

    • H. 

      Glass bridges

  • 24. 
    Which are the two main architect of the Italian Baroque?
    • A. 

      Gian Lorenzo Bernini

    • B. 

      Francesco Borromini

    • C. 

      Gianluca Vacchi

    • D. 

      Giani Morandi

  • 25. 
    The Scottish Baronial style derives from which style
    • A. 

      Renaissance

    • B. 

      Modern

    • C. 

      Post modern

    • D. 

      Neolithical

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