Elements Of Arhitecture

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Elements Of Arhitecture


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  • 1. 
    In what country appeared the first skyscrapers?
    • A. 

      USA

    • B. 

      UK

    • C. 

      FRANCE

    • D. 

      DUBAI

  • 2. 
    1. In what city appeared the first skyscrapers?
    • A. 

      London

    • B. 

      Chicago

    • C. 

      Paris

    • D. 

      Clooj

  • 3. 
    1. In what country are built the most skyscrapers today?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      India

    • C. 

      Romania

    • D. 

      USA

  • 4. 
    Which is the tallest building of the world?
    • A. 

      Big Ben

    • B. 

      Casa Poporului

    • C. 

      Burj Khalifa

    • D. 

      Becali's Palace

  • 5. 
    What is the name of the building with the largest unreinforced concrete dome?
    • A. 

      Pantheon

    • B. 

      Sagrada Familia

    • C. 

      Hagia Sophia

    • D. 

      Catedrala Mantuirii Neamului

  • 6. 
    1. The names of types of vaults
    • A. 

      Barrel/tunnel vault, rib vault, groin vault, perpendicular vault, fan vault,cilindrical

    • B. 

      Bank, FBI, Pablo Escobar

    • C. 

      Reinforced and unreinforced

    • D. 

      Medium, small, large, very large, humongous

  • 7. 
    1. What is the structural innovation of Gothic architecture?
    • A. 

      Flying buttres (arc butant)

    • B. 

      Using brick and stone instead of wood

    • C. 

      Removing slave labour

    • D. 

      Ronaldo in attack

  • 8. 
    1. What is the structural innovation of Industrial architecture?
    • A. 

      Beams, columns, connecting pieces made of metal

    • B. 

      Cement foundations

    • C. 

      Hidroisolation

    • D. 

      Coal treatment of wood

  • 9. 
    1. Why was Brutalist architecture employed?
    • A. 

      Fortza Steaua

    • B. 

      To create functional structures at a low cost

    • C. 

      Why not?

    • D. 

      To make more beautiful buildings

  • 10. 
    1. How was transmitted the information about architecture in Antiquity?
    • A. 

      By sexual means

    • B. 

      Using spies

    • C. 

      War & Trade / "Comert si razboi"

    • D. 

      Using traveling pigeons

  • 11. 
    How was transmitted the information about architecture in the Middle Age?
    • A. 

      Through pilgrims and craftsmen

    • B. 

      War & trade

    • C. 

      Using infected rats

    • D. 

      Through Royal marriages

  • 12. 
    1. Which is the architectural style of the American governmental buildings?
    • A. 

      Terrorist

    • B. 

      Neolithical

    • C. 

      Post mortem

    • D. 

      Neoclassical

  • 13. 
    1. Which is the opposite style to Gothic?
    • A. 

      Traditional

    • B. 

      Baroque

    • C. 

      Romanesque

    • D. 

      Modern

  • 14. 
    The 7 Wonders if the Ancient World
    • A. 

      Great Pyramid of Gyza

    • B. 

      Hanging Gardens of Babylon

    • C. 

      Temple of Arthemis of Ephesus

    • D. 

      Roman Colosseum

    • E. 

      Statue of Zeus at Olympia

    • F. 

      Eiffel Tower

    • G. 

      Mausoleum of Halicarnassus

    • H. 

      Colossus of Rhodes

    • I. 

      Lighthouse of Alexandria

    • J. 

      "Buddha the Guardian of India" statue

  • 15. 
    How were the Mycenaean cities?
    • A. 

      Fortified

    • B. 

      Spanning over large distances

    • C. 

      Compact with massive walls

    • D. 

      Unfortified

  • 16. 
    What was the context in which the skyscrapers appeared?
    • A. 

      People wanted to reach God

    • B. 

      People wanted to know who had it bigger

    • C. 

      Land prices were rising so they built vertically

    • D. 

      To protect from the wind

  • 17. 
    The flying buttress is the evolution of which structural element?
    • A. 

      The brick

    • B. 

      Dome

    • C. 

      The dead slave

    • D. 

      Pointed arch

  • 18. 
    What is the particularity of the column employed in the Minoan Civilization?
    • A. 

      The upper part of the column is thicker

    • B. 

      They were made out of wood

    • C. 

      They were made out of sand

    • D. 

      The middle part is thinner

  • 19. 
    1. Which of the 7 Wonders if the Ancient World were constructed for Gods?
    • A. 

      Hanging Gardens of Baylon

    • B. 

      Statue of Zeus at Olympia

    • C. 

      Samsara 

    • D. 

      Lighthouse of Alexandria

    • E. 

      Colossus of Rhodes

    • F. 

      Temple of Arthemis of Ephesus

  • 20. 
    What construction materials were employed in Art Nouveau style?
    • A. 

      Forged iron

    • B. 

      Wood

    • C. 

      Glass

    • D. 

      Horse shit

    • E. 

      Steel

    • F. 

      Concrete

    • G. 

      Plastic

  • 21. 
    1. Which are the 3 Greek classical orders?
    • A. 

      Ionic, Doric Corinthian

    • B. 

      Baroque romanesque art noveau

    • C. 

      1st, 2nd, 3rd

    • D. 

      Pitagora, Newton, Liviu Guta

  • 22. 
    1. What construction materials were employed in Mesopotamia?
    • A. 

      Burned brick (dried in the sun)

    • B. 

      Horse shit

    • C. 

      Lizard shit

    • D. 

      Donkey shit

  • 23. 
    Which is the most important Postmodernist architect?
    • A. 

      Robert Venturi

    • B. 

      Roberto Cavalli

    • C. 

      Antonio Vivaldi

    • D. 

      Roberto Szilagi

  • 24. 
    Which is the expression that made the most important Postmodernist architect famous?
    • A. 

      Less is more

    • B. 

      Our soul can only live through art

    • C. 

      Less is bore

    • D. 

      "Lasa boss ca mere si asa"

  • 25. 
    Which is the expression that defines Modernism?
    • A. 

      Less is bore

    • B. 

      Less is more

    • C. 

      Wood may break, but glass will shatter

    • D. 

      Diamonds are forever

  • 26. 
    What is a groin vault?
    • A. 

      Is produced by the intersection at right angles (90 deg.) of two barrel vaults

    • B. 

      Most important vault of a bank

    • C. 

      French vault

  • 27. 
    1. The perpendicular vaults were employed in which country?
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      Japan

    • D. 

      China

  • 28. 
    The perpendicular vaults were employed in which style?
    • A. 

      Gothic

    • B. 

      Post modern

    • C. 

      Neolithic

    • D. 

      Baroque

  • 29. 
    What is a frame structure?
    • A. 

      The loads and the seismic forces are taken by a structural system made of columns and beams made of reinforced concrete

    • B. 

      Plm

    • C. 

      Mai zi ceva

  • 30. 
    1. What is the difference between the Greek and the Roman temples?
    • A. 

      Romans used arches between the columns, while the Greeks had just beams

    • B. 

      Romans had more Goddesses

    • C. 

      Roman temples had more stairs

    • D. 

      Greek temples were only built inside the cities

  • 31. 
    Which is the most famous Christian Byzantine construction?
    • A. 

      Hagia Sophia

    • B. 

      Walls of Istanbul

    • C. 

      Sagrada Familia

    • D. 

      Trebuchet of Vienna

  • 32. 
    1. What architectural monument bears also the name the “Iron Lady”?
    • A. 

      Hagia Sophia

    • B. 

      Golden Gate bridge

    • C. 

      Eiffel Tower

    • D. 

      Big Ben

  • 33. 
    What is the real name of Gothic style?
    • A. 

      French style

    • B. 

      Italian style

    • C. 

      German style

    • D. 

      Oppa gangnam style

  • 34. 
    1. What is a pediment?
    • A. 

      A pediment(fronton) is an element is classical, neo-classical and baroque architecture, consisting of a gable, originally of a triangular shape placed above the horizontal structure, typically supported by columns

    • B. 

      A type of sediment

    • C. 

      Not an impediment

  • 35. 
    From where the name Gothic (as style in architecture) comes?
    • A. 

      Comes from the second part of the 12th century. “Gotic” comes from the word “gotico” which means “barbaric”

    • B. 

      From Germany

    • C. 

      From Italy

    • D. 

      From Spain

  • 36. 
    Which style eliminates the ornaments?
    • A. 

      Modern

    • B. 

      Romanesque

    • C. 

      Baroque

    • D. 

      Greek

  • 37. 
    What is a mastabe?
    • A. 

      A rectangular building with flat roof and inclined walls which represents the grave of the high ranked ancient Egyptians

    • B. 

      A conical structure on top of churches and gypsy palaces

    • C. 

      Ancient housing for livestock

    • D. 

      The flag of a ship

  • 38. 
    What building revitalized the city Bilbao, in Spain?
    • A. 

      Guggenheim museum

    • B. 

      Stadium of Atletico Bilbao

    • C. 

      The Great Port of Bilbao

    • D. 

      St. Alfonso Airport

  • 39. 
    1. In which style were employed stained glass windows?
    • A. 

      Gothic

    • B. 

      Notre Dame

    • C. 

      Baroque

    • D. 

      Post modern

  • 40. 
    The architects from which style heavily criticized the Scottish Baronial style?
    • A. 

      Modernist

    • B. 

      Rennaisance

    • C. 

      Baroque

    • D. 

      Neolithical

  • 41. 
    In which area is supposedly pinned the Cradle of Civilization?
    • A. 

      Africa

    • B. 

      South America

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      Mesopotamia

  • 42. 
    1. The pendentive connects which elements?
    • A. 

      Foundation and ground

    • B. 

      Arch and dome

    • C. 

      Walls and foundation

    • D. 

      Floor and roof

  • 43. 
    At what century “the Battle of Styles” refers to?
    • A. 

      19

    • B. 

      21

    • C. 

      22

    • D. 

      17

  • 44. 
    The accessibility of the personal car led to what type of urban development?
    • A. 

      Suburbs

    • B. 

      Compacted

    • C. 

      Chaotical

    • D. 

      Skyscrapers

  • 45. 
    In which styles the optical manipulations and illusory effects are employed?
    • A. 

      Romanesque

    • B. 

      Brutalist

    • C. 

      Baroque

    • D. 

      Modern

  • 46. 
    In which period blobitecture manifest?
    • A. 

      900-1200

    • B. 

      1457-1504

    • C. 

      1990-present

    • D. 

      1860-1960

  • 47. 
    Which architectural styles are characterized through symmetry?
    • A. 

      Rennaisance

    • B. 

      Brutalist

    • C. 

      Post modern

    • D. 

      Post mortem

  • 48. 
    From which architectural style is the Guggenheim Museum, in Bilbao?
    • A. 

      Deconstructivism

    • B. 

      Modern

    • C. 

      Baroque

    • D. 

      Romanesque

  • 49. 
    Which is the material used for the exterior finishing layer of the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao?
    • A. 

      Titanium

    • B. 

      Gold

    • C. 

      Diamons

    • D. 

      Glass

  • 50. 
    Which were the structural elements employed in Sydney Opera House in order to avoid the use of interior columns?
    • A. 

      Heavy air

    • B. 

      Fishing rope

    • C. 

      Post-tensioned arches

    • D. 

      Thoughts and prayers

  • 51. 
    Which plant inspired the structure and the aspect Taipei 101?
    • A. 

      The legs of a dead hooker

    • B. 

      Taiwan's native bamboo plant

    • C. 

      Plastic straws

    • D. 

      Burj khalifa

  • 52. 
    For how long Chrysler Building was the tallest building of the world?
    • A. 

      11 months/1 year

    • B. 

      3 years and 6 months

    • C. 

      3 years

    • D. 

      4 months, 3 weeks and 2 days

  • 53. 
    Which building dethroned Chrysler Building from the position of the tallest building of the world?
    • A. 

      Empire State building

    • B. 

      Mona Lisa

    • C. 

      Taipei 101

    • D. 

      Big Ben

  • 54. 
    Sagrada Familia is the masterpiece of which architects?
    • A. 

      Antoni Gaudi

    • B. 

      Antonio Banderas

    • C. 

      Antonio Vivaldi

    • D. 

      Francisco Franciscano

  • 55. 
    Which is the element that stabilizes Taipei 101 for the loads from wind?
    • A. 

      Faith

    • B. 

      Tuned mass damper

    • C. 

      Open window plan

    • D. 

      Stabilized traumatic concrete

  • 56. 
    Which is the architect named also “God’s architect”?
    • A. 

      Pablo pi Cassa

    • B. 

      Antoni Gaudi

    • C. 

      Leonardo da Vinci

    • D. 

      Constantin Brancusi

  • 57. 
    What is a curtain wall?
    • A. 

      Outer wall of the building which is not structural (eg. from galss)

    • B. 

      The wall behind a shower curtain

    • C. 

      A folding wall

    • D. 

      A wall over 5 m tall

  • 58. 
    The architecture of which country influenced the architecture in England?
    • A. 

      Italy

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Spain

    • D. 

      Nova Scotia

  • 59. 
    Where is the Pantheon?
    • A. 

      Rome

    • B. 

      Syndey

    • C. 

      Athens

    • D. 

      Paris

  • 60. 
    What is the structural innovation in the dome of St. Paul Cathedral in London?
    • A. 

      Triple dome

    • B. 

      Double dome

    • C. 

      Retaining wall

    • D. 

      Triple walls

  • 61. 
    In which style Antoni Gaudi’s work can be placed?
    • A. 

      Art Noveau, Modernist

    • B. 

      Baroque

    • C. 

      Romanesque

    • D. 

      Brutalist

  • 62. 
    Which are the ornamental elements in high-tech architecture?
    • A. 

      Exposed structural elements

    • B. 

      Naked diamonds

    • C. 

      Stone columns

    • D. 

      Glass cubes