Architecture Trivia Questions And Answers

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Check out this architecture trivia quiz questions and answers and evaluate yourself whether you know about its related terminologies or not. Basically, architecture is the process of planning, designing, and constructing buildings. Do you have deep knowledge about different building structures and what are they called? If your answer is yes, then give this quiz a try and prove it to us by securing good marks. Let's start the test now. Best of luck, buddy!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the name for a decorative strip of wood across the top of a wall?
    • A. 

      Sconce

    • B. 

      Molding

    • C. 

      Valance

    • D. 

      Verandah

  • 2. 
    What is the name for an architectural drawing of a building's exterior?
    • A. 

      Floor Plan

    • B. 

      Elevation

    • C. 

      Facade

    • D. 

      Landscape

  • 3. 
    What is the name of Elvis Presley's colonial-revival-style house in Memphis?
    • A. 

      The Elms

    • B. 

      Hope House

    • C. 

      Graceland

    • D. 

      Heartbreak Hotel

  • 4. 
    Which type of building is designed to keep birds?
    • A. 

      Aviary

    • B. 

      Barracks

    • C. 

      Stable

    • D. 

      Conservatory

  • 5. 
    What does "Beaux Arts" mean in French?
    • A. 

      Brittle Sculpture

    • B. 

      Engagement Ring

    • C. 

      Beautiful Architecture

    • D. 

      Fine Arts

  • 6. 
    What is the name for a window that sticks out on the outside of a house?
    • A. 

      A Beach Window

    • B. 

      A Bay Window

    • C. 

      An Outlet Window

    • D. 

      A Johnson Window

  • 7. 
    Which part of a church is often made of stained glass?
    • A. 

      The Floor

    • B. 

      The Altar

    • C. 

      The Windows

    • D. 

      The Doors

  • 8. 
    Which New York building was the tallest building in the world in 1940?
    • A. 

      The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    • B. 

      The Brooklyn Museum

    • C. 

      The Flatiron Building

    • D. 

      The Empire State Building

  • 9. 
    What is the name of the building mentioned in the Bible that was supposed to reach heaven?
    • A. 

      The Tower of Babel

    • B. 

      The Temple

    • C. 

      Pharaoh's Palace

    • D. 

      The Tabernacle

  • 10. 
    What type of buildings did Andrew Carnegie donate money to build in the 19th century?
    • A. 

      Factories

    • B. 

      Homes

    • C. 

      Railroad Stations

    • D. 

      Libraries

  • 11. 
    In what century was the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden added to the Smithsonian?
    • A. 

      21st

    • B. 

      18th

    • C. 

      20th

    • D. 

      19th

  • 12. 
    What is an Oriental tower often used as a shrine?
    • A. 

      Vault

    • B. 

      Junk

    • C. 

      Pagoda

    • D. 

      Temple

  • 13. 
    What is the glass part of a window called?
    • A. 

      Pane

    • B. 

      Blind

    • C. 

      Shutter

    • D. 

      Sill

  • 14. 
    Which term describes zoning for stores?
    • A. 

      Commercial

    • B. 

      Residential

    • C. 

      Advertal

    • D. 

      Agricultural

  • 15. 
    Which style of architecture often features red-tiled roofs and stuccoed walls?
    • A. 

      Spanish Revival

    • B. 

      Modern

    • C. 

      Victorian

    • D. 

      Colonial

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