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  • 1. 
    "Form ever follows functions."
    • A. 

      Walter Gropius

    • B. 

      Frank Lloyd Wright

    • C. 

      Mies Van Der Rohe

    • D. 

      Louis Sullivan

  • 2. 
    "God is in the details."
    • A. 

      Mies Van Der Rohe

    • B. 

      Walter Gropius

    • C. 

      Louis Sullican

    • D. 

      Frank Lloyd Wright

  • 3. 
    "Architecture begins where engineering ends." 
    • A. 

      Mies Van Der Rohe

    • B. 

      Frank Lloyd Wright

    • C. 

      Walter Gropius

    • D. 

      Louis Sullivan

  • 4. 
    "Architecture is an art for all to learn because all is concerned with it."
    • A. 

      John Ruskin

    • B. 

      Le Corbusier

    • C. 

      Bruno Levi

    • D. 

      Steen Eiler Rasmuseen

  • 5. 
    "Architecture is the masterly, correct and magnificent play of masses brought together in light."
    • A. 

      John Ruskin

    • B. 

      Le Corbusier

    • C. 

      Bruno Levi

    • D. 

      Steen Eiler Rasmusen

  • 6. 
    "Architecture is produced by ordinary people, for ordinary people, therefore it should easily comprehend to all." 
    • A. 

      Le Corbusier

    • B. 

      John Ruskin

    • C. 

      Steen Eiler Rasmuseen

    • D. 

      Bruno Levi

  • 7. 
    "Beauty grows from necessity,not from repetition of formulas."
    • A. 

      Eero Saarinen

    • B. 

      Eric Mendelsohn

    • C. 

      Eilel Saarinen

    • D. 

      Marcel Breuer

  • 8. 
    "Basically, the idea is that with everyone striving to be revolutionary, you will be most revolutionary if you try to be ordinary."
    • A. 

      Robert Venturi

    • B. 

      Frank Gehry

    • C. 

      Denise Scott Brown

    • D. 

      Tadao Anlao

  • 9. 
    "In a strange way, architecture is really an unfinished thing, because even though the building building is finished, it takes on a new life. It becomes a part of a new dynamic: how people will occupy it, use it, think about it."
    • A. 

      Santiago Calatrava

    • B. 

      Daniel Libeskind

    • C. 

      Moshe Safdie

    • D. 

      Zaha Hadid

  • 10. 
    "By law, all buildings should be white."
    • A. 

      John Ruskin

    • B. 

      Le Corbusier

    • C. 

      Bruno Levi

    • D. 

      Steen Eiler Rasmuseen

  • 11. 
    "Modern Architecture need not Western."
    • A. 

      Minoru Yamasaki

    • B. 

      Fumihiko Maki

    • C. 

      Toyo Ito

    • D. 

      Kenzo Tenge

  • 12. 
    "Architecture is the masterly, correct and magnificent play of masses brought together in light."
    • A. 

      John Ruskin

    • B. 

      Bruno Levi

    • C. 

      Le Corbusier

    • D. 

      Steen Eiler Rasmuseen

  • 13. 
    "The ultimate goal of the new architecture was the composite but inseparable work of an art, in which the dividing line between monumental and decorative elements will have disappeared forever."
    • A. 

      Frank Lloyd Wright

    • B. 

      Walter Gropius

    • C. 

      Le Corbusier

    • D. 

      Mies Van Der Rohe

  • 14. 
    Critical judgement, discernment, or appreciation of what is fitting, harmonious, or beautiful prevailing in a culture or personal to an individual.
    • A. 

      Art

    • B. 

      Aesthetics

    • C. 

      Beauty

    • D. 

      Taste

  • 15. 
    The conscientious use of skill, craft and creative imagination in the production or beautiful prevailing in a culture or personal to an individual.
    • A. 

      Art

    • B. 

      Aesthetics

    • C. 

      Beauty

    • D. 

      Taste

  • 16. 
    The aggregate of qualities in a person or thing that gives incense pleasure to the senses or deeps satisfaction to the mind or spirit, whether arising from harmony of form or color, excellence of craft, truthfulness, originality, or other unspecifiable property.
    • A. 

      Art

    • B. 

      Aesthetics

    • C. 

      Beauty

    • D. 

      Taste

  • 17. 
    The branch of art, beauty and taste philosophy that deals with the nature of art, beauty and taste, with a view to establishing the meaning and validity of critical judgement concerning works of art.
    • A. 

      Art

    • B. 

      Aesthetics

    • C. 

      Beauty

    • D. 

      Taste

  • 18. 
    The creation and organization of formal elements in a work of art.
    • A. 

      Design

    • B. 

      Symbol

    • C. 

      Sign

    • D. 

      Form

  • 19. 
    A mark or figure having a conventional meaning and used in place of a word or phrase to express a complex notion.
    • A. 

      Design

    • B. 

      Symbol

    • C. 

      Sign

    • D. 

      Form

  • 20. 
    Something that stands for or represents something else by association, resemblance, or convention deriving its meaning chiefly from the structure in which it appears.
    • A. 

      Design

    • B. 

      Symbol

    • C. 

      Sign

    • D. 

      Form

  • 21. 
    A method or manner of jointing that makes the united parts clear, distinct and precise in relation to each other.
    • A. 

      Design Principle

    • B. 

      Design Design

    • C. 

      Articulation

    • D. 

      Form

  • 22. 
    The manner of arranging and coordinating the parts of composition si as to produce a coherent image.
    • A. 

      Design Principle

    • B. 

      Design Concept

    • C. 

      Articulation

    • D. 

      Form

  • 23. 
    A fundamental and comprehensive concept of visual perception for structuring an aesthetic composition.
    • A. 

      Design Principle

    • B. 

      Design Concept

    • C. 

      Articulation

    • D. 

      Form

  • 24. 
    The organization of elements or parts in a complex system as dominated by the general character of the whole.
    • A. 

      Structure

    • B. 

      Building

    • C. 

      Architecture

    • D. 

      Design

  • 25. 
    A condition of logical, harmonious, or comprehensible arrangement in which each element of a group is property disposed with reference to other elements and to its purpose.
    • A. 

      Aesthetics

    • B. 

      Form

    • C. 

      Order

    • D. 

      Concept

  • 26. 
    Abstract thought or speculation resulting in a system of assumptions or principles used in analyzing, explaining or predicting phenomena and proposed or followed as the basis of action.
    • A. 

      Principle

    • B. 

      Archetype

    • C. 

      Theory

    • D. 

      Des

  • 27. 
    A fundamental and comprehensive law, truth or assumption governing action, procedure or arrangement.
    • A. 

      Principle

    • B. 

      Archetype

    • C. 

      Theory

    • D. 

      Design

  • 28. 
    An original model or pattern on which all things of the same kind are coupled or based.
    • A. 

      Principle

    • B. 

      Archetype

    • C. 

      Theory

    • D. 

      Design

  • 29. 
    The art, process or technique of representing an object, scene or idea by means of lines of a surface.
    • A. 

      Point

    • B. 

      Line

    • C. 

      Sketch

    • D. 

      Drawing

  • 30. 
    A geometric element generated by a moving point and having extension without breadth or thickness.
    • A. 

      Point

    • B. 

      Line

    • C. 

      Sketch

    • D. 

      Drawing

  • 31. 
    A design movement of the mid-19th century that emphasized the decorative use of materials and textures and the development of ornament as integral part of a structure rather than as applied adornment. 
    • A. 

      Rationalism

    • B. 

      Post-modernism

    • C. 

      Brutalism

    • D. 

      International Style

  • 32. 
    A movement which originated in Moscow after 1917, primarily in sculpture but with broad application to architecture. the expression of construction was to be the basis for all building design with emphasis on functional machine parts.
    • A. 

      Cubism

    • B. 

      Deconstructivism

    • C. 

      Constructivsm

    • D. 

      Abstract Expressionalism

  • 33. 
    A philosophical and critical movement that started in the 1960's especially in the study of literature, questioning the traditional assumptions about the ability of language to represent reality and emphasizing that a text has no stable reference because words essentially refers only to other words. A reader must therefore approach a text by eliminating any abstract reasoning or ethnocentric assumptions through an active role of defining meaning, sometimes by a reliance on etymology and new word construction.
    • A. 

      Cubism

    • B. 

      Deconstructivism

    • C. 

      Constructivism

    • D. 

      Abstract Expressionism

  • 34. 
    The physical volume or built of a solid body.
    • A. 

      Space

    • B. 

      Mass

    • C. 

      Building

    • D. 

      Structure

  • 35. 
    A point of attraction, attention or activity.
    • A. 

      Center

    • B. 

      Focus

    • C. 

      Outlook

    • D. 

      Prospect

  • 36. 
    A place of rest and tranquility.
    • A. 

      Space

    • B. 

      Void

    • C. 

      Repose

    • D. 

      Refuge

  • 37. 
    Which of the following statement is FALSE.
    • A. 

      Air flows from a low pressure to a high pressure area.

    • B. 

      A house with a large thermal mass keeps warm longer.

    • C. 

      An efficient and effective lighting system will provide controls for flexibility.

    • D. 

      The wind is cause by air flowing from high pressure to low pressure and its direction is influenced by the earth's rotation.

  • 38. 
    The first noted urban planner who introduced the grid system.
    • A. 

      Hippodamus

    • B. 

      Miletus

    • C. 

      Vitruvius

    • D. 

      Alberti

  • 39. 
    Two spaces joined or connected by a third intervening space.
    • A. 

      Adjacent Spaces

    • B. 

      Linked Spaces

    • C. 

      Interlocking Spaces

    • D. 

      Embedded Spaces

  • 40. 
    A spatial model of urban growth conceptualized by Homer Hoyt and was developed under the presmise of how cities grow in the direction of higher income.
    • A. 

      Urban Realms

    • B. 

      Multiple-Nuclei Model

    • C. 

      Concentric Zone Theory

    • D. 

      Sector Model

  • 41. 
    A paradigm of urbanism that is utopian and values overall coherence, legibility and human scale.
    • A. 

      Post-Urbanism

    • B. 

      New Urbanism

    • C. 

      Everyday Urbanism

    • D. 

      Urban Realms

  • 42. 
    Where is the dominant Sun Path?
    • A. 

      SE to SW and NW to SE

    • B. 

      SE to SW and NE to NW

    • C. 

      SE to NW and NE to SW

    • D. 

      SW to SE and NW to NE

  • 43. 
    The prevailing direction of Amihan is
    • A. 

      SouthWest

    • B. 

      NorthWest

    • C. 

      NorthEast

    • D. 

      SouthEast

  • 44. 
    Images, patterns, signs, symbols, and the design context are examples of what "order" in architecture?
    • A. 

      Physical

    • B. 

      Conceptual

    • C. 

      Perceptual

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 45. 
    Shape is the primary identifying characteristics of a plane. It is determined by the contour of the line forming the edges of a plane. Our perception of shape can be distorted by perspective foreshortening. As such is the case, we can see the true shape of a plane only if we view it _____.
    • A. 

      At the front

    • B. 

      At the sides

    • C. 

      At the back

    • D. 

      Anywhere, as perspective has nothing to do with how we percieve a shape.

  • 46. 
    What shape represents the pure and rational?
    • A. 

      A point

    • B. 

      The circle

    • C. 

      The triangle

    • D. 

      The Square

  • 47. 
    Tagged as the first "University Town."
    • A. 

      Vienna

    • B. 

      Karlsruhe

    • C. 

      Versailles

    • D. 

      Tel-el-Amarna

  • 48. 
    Frank Lloyd Wright's "falling Water" is an example of the use of:
    • A. 

      Horizontal Louver

    • B. 

      Overhang

    • C. 

      Eggcrate

    • D. 

      Vertical Louver

  • 49. 
    Manila's version of the "University Town" is exemplified by:
    • A. 

      Quiapo

    • B. 

      Binondo

    • C. 

      Sta.Cruz

    • D. 

      Sampaloc

  • 50. 
    A point, in its simplest definition, marks a position in space. Which of the following architectural examples are NOT identifiable as POINT ELEMENTS.
    • A. 

      Tholos of Polyleitos

    • B. 

      The Menhir

    • C. 

      Baptistery at Pisa

    • D. 

      Cenotaph for Sir Isaac Newton

  • 51. 
    While a point is, by nature, static --- a line can visually express direction, movement and growth. Which of the following is an architectural example of linear element.
    • A. 

      The continuous facades of building forming the "walls" of the urban space in the Piazza of San Marco Venice

    • B. 

      The Doric Temple at Segesta, Sicily

    • C. 

      The sanctuary of the Buddhist Chaitya Hall in India

    • D. 

      The sculptured female figure stand as columnar supports for the entablature of the Carytid Porch at The Erectheion in Athens

  • 52. 
    Shape is the primary identifying characteristics of a plane. It is determined by the contour of the which of the following statements hold TRUE for a linear element, as used in architecture?
    • A. 

      Linear elements express movement across space

    • B. 

      All line extended in a direction other than its intrinsic direction becomes a plane

    • C. 

      Linear members that possess the necessary material strenght can perform structural functions.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 53. 
    Which of the following statements is false with regards to the theory involving the concept of circles and primary shapes? 
    • A. 

      The most significant of the primary shapes are the circle, the triangle and the square.

    • B. 

      A circle is centralized, introvert figure that is normally stable and self-centering in its environment.

    • C. 

      To induce a circle to an apparent rotary motion, it should be placed at the center of the field.

    • D. 

      An infinite number of regular polygon shapes can be derived from the circle.

  • 54. 
    A concept for the form, structure and features of building and other construction, represnted graphically by diagrams plans or other drawings:
    • A. 

      Concept

    • B. 

      Scheme

    • C. 

      Idea

    • D. 

      Design Concept

  • 55. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 56. 
    What do you call this concept in Architecture which is the result of Intellectual, Social, Religious, and Political conditions developed at a given place by a given people?
    • A. 

      Architectural Legacy

    • B. 

      History of Architecture

    • C. 

      Historical Style

    • D. 

      Architectural Character

  • 57. 
    When you extrude a circular surface on a plane X-Y along the Z-axis, what is formed?
    • A. 

      Cone

    • B. 

      Cylinder

    • C. 

      Cube

    • D. 

      Dome

  • 58. 
    When a right triangle along its longer leg, what is formed?
    • A. 

      Cone

    • B. 

      Cylinder

    • C. 

      Cube

    • D. 

      Dome

  • 59. 
    If an arch slides on a straight line, what is formed?
    • A. 

      Cone

    • B. 

      Vault

    • C. 

      Cylinder

    • D. 

      Dome

  • 60. 
    A  semi-palatial house surrounded by an open site.
    • A. 

      Domus

    • B. 

      Atrium House

    • C. 

      Villa

    • D. 

      Thalamus

  • 61. 
    Which of the following can NOT be considered a contribution of engineers is the field of Architecture?
    • A. 

      The use of abstract pattern on space layout

    • B. 

      The importance of mathematical studies in construction design

    • C. 

      The straightforward, unadorned building

    • D. 

      The architecture of iron

  • 62. 
    The primary identifying characteristics of a volume.
    • A. 

      Shape

    • B. 

      Plane

    • C. 

      Form

    • D. 

      Point

  • 63. 
    The prevailing unit used in modular design?
    • A. 

      Meter

    • B. 

      Millimeter

    • C. 

      Inch

    • D. 

      Fett

  • 64. 
    An applied science concerned with the characteristics of people that need to be considered in design.
    • A. 

      Anthropometrics

    • B. 

      Anthropocentrism

    • C. 

      Ergonomics

    • D. 

      Proxemics

  • 65. 
    The Habitual Disposition to judge foreign groups by the standards and practices of one's own culture.
    • A. 

      Proxemics

    • B. 

      Genius Loci

    • C. 

      Critical Regionalism

    • D. 

      Ethnocentrism

  • 66. 
    When an edifice is deliberately designed to express its function by association if ideas, the architectural concept is:
    • A. 

      Functional

    • B. 

      Environmental

    • C. 

      Cultural

    • D. 

      Structural

  • 67. 
    As an architect, the deesign of a space and architecture that provides a sense of achievement or status answers what human need according to Maslow's pyramd?
    • A. 

      Physical

    • B. 

      Safety

    • C. 

      Esteem

    • D. 

      Self-actualization

  • 68. 
    The St. Louis Gateway in Missouri is an architectural application of what time of primary solid?
    • A. 

      Sphere

    • B. 

      Pyramid

    • C. 

      Cone

    • D. 

      Cube

  • 69. 
    Mies Van De Rohe and Phillip Johnson's Seagram Building is a prime example of what type of primary architectural element?
    • A. 

      Point

    • B. 

      Line

    • C. 

      Volume

    • D. 

      Plane

  • 70. 
    Le Corbusier's Villa Savoye is an example of an application of what type of plane?
    • A. 

      Base plan

    • B. 

      Parallel plane

    • C. 

      Elevated plane

    • D. 

      Overhead plane

  • 71. 
    When a design is considered stable and of consistent performance, but it still of low value what can be said of its level on the Design's Hierarchy of needs?
    • A. 

      It is functional

    • B. 

      It is realiable

    • C. 

      It is useable

    • D. 

      It is proficient

  • 72. 
    A reform philosophy of North American architecture and urban planning that flourished during the 1890's and 1900's with the intent of introducing beautification and monumental grandeur in cities. Advocates of the philosophy believed that such beautification could thus promote a harmonious social order that would increase the quality of life, while critics would complain that the movement was overly concerned with aesthetics at the expense of social reform.
    • A. 

      Garden City

    • B. 

      City Beautiful

    • C. 

      New Capital

    • D. 

      Neighborhood Unit

  • 73. 
    Romanesque architecture in Italy is distinguished from that of the rest of Europe by the use of what material for facing walls?
    • A. 

      Lime

    • B. 

      Cement

    • C. 

      Bricks

    • D. 

      Marble

  • 74. 
    Considered as the first architectural style independent of the antiquity in Europe since the Gothic Period.
    • A. 

      Art Deco

    • B. 

      Art Nouvou

    • C. 

      Byzantine

    • D. 

      Romanesque

  • 75. 
    An urban design principle with the main intent of creating social order through beautification.
    • A. 

      Garden City

    • B. 

      City Beautiful

    • C. 

      New Capitals

    • D. 

      Neighborhood Unit

  • 76. 
    Term coined by Henry Russel Hitchcock and Philip Jhonson while writing about the International Exhibition of Modern Architecture held in New York City of 1932.
    • A. 

      International style

    • B. 

      Deconstructivism

    • C. 

      De Stijil

    • D. 

      Sezessione

  • 77. 
    A style of Architecture that seeks to harmoniously unify a building with the surrounding site and environment.
    • A. 

      Sustainable Architecture

    • B. 

      Organic Architecture

    • C. 

      Minimalist Architecture

    • D. 

      Tropical Architecture

  • 78. 
    The use of many theories, styles or concepts to generate an idea. This approach became popular throughout the 19th century.
    • A. 

      Eclectisicm

    • B. 

      Art Nouvou

    • C. 

      Modernism

    • D. 

      Post-Modernism