Architecture Trivia Test Questions! Quiz

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Architecture Trivia Test Questions! Quiz

Architecture trivia test questions quiz. Architecture is an art which involves having a layout of how the buildings will be designed and constructed. If you look back on when architecture began, one can trace it to over ten thousand years ago. Did you know architecture was an Olympic sport? Take up this quiz and get to see how much you know about some great structures and techniques over the years.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In which year did the construction of the Empire State Building begin?
    • A. 

      1930

    • B. 

      1915

    • C. 

      1935

    • D. 

      1920

  • 2. 
    The Eiffel Tower was completed in what year?
    • A. 

      1907

    • B. 

      1870

    • C. 

      1899

    • D. 

      1889

  • 3. 
    King Louis XIV influenced the creation of which structure?
    • A. 

      Edinburgh Castle

    • B. 

      Versailles

    • C. 

      Notre Dame

    • D. 

      Windsor Castle

  • 4. 
    How long did it take to build the Empire State Building?
    • A. 

      14 Months

    • B. 

      11 Months

    • C. 

      2 Years

    • D. 

      20 Months

  • 5. 
    Awarded annually since 1979, which of these is a top prize in the field of architecture?
    • A. 

      Nobel Prize

    • B. 

      Croix De Guerre

    • C. 

      Pulitzer Prize

    • D. 

      Pritzker Prize

  • 6. 
    Which of these buildings is the tallest?
    • A. 

      Eiffel Tower

    • B. 

      Great Pyramid Of Cheops

    • C. 

      Sears Tower

    • D. 

      Empire State Building

  • 7. 
    What were "Dolmen" built to cover?
    • A. 

      Sewage Pits

    • B. 

      Graves

    • C. 

      Outdoor Kitchens

    • D. 

      Cars

  • 8. 
    What describes buildings that look like other things, such as the things sold within?
    • A. 

      Morphic Architecture

    • B. 

      Aping Architecture

    • C. 

      Mimetic Architecture

    • D. 

      Doppelganger Architecture

  • 9. 
    What is the name for a curved ceiling over a room, often used in Roman architecture?
    • A. 

      Vault

    • B. 

      Cornice

    • C. 

      Arcade

    • D. 

      Peak

  • 10. 
    What is the name for a row of arches supported by columns, used in medieval architecture?
    • A. 

      Archnemesis

    • B. 

      Aviary

    • C. 

      Arcade

    • D. 

      Architect

  • 11. 
    What is the name of the arched support on the outside of a Gothic cathedral?
    • A. 

      A Foot Arch

    • B. 

      A Gotham Support

    • C. 

      A Flying Buttress

    • D. 

      A Chair Support

  • 12. 
    What is the triangular skyscraper at Broadway and 5th Avenue in New York City called?
    • A. 

      The Chrysler Building

    • B. 

      Rockefeller Center

    • C. 

      Radio City Music Hall

    • D. 

      The Flatiron Building

  • 13. 
    Which Los Angeles restaurant had a dome that looked like a hat?
    • A. 

      The Beige Sombrero

    • B. 

      The Blue Beanie

    • C. 

      The Brown Derby

    • D. 

      The Black Fedora

  • 14. 
    Which famous Paris landmark was built for the International Exhibition of 1889?
    • A. 

      Opera House

    • B. 

      Arc De Triomphe

    • C. 

      Louvre

    • D. 

      Eiffel Tower

  • 15. 
    What is the name for the fancy decorations on Victorian homes?
    • A. 

      Cabbage

    • B. 

      Gingerbread

    • C. 

      Victor's Gardening

    • D. 

      Lace