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