Interesting Trivia Facts About Architecture! Quiz

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Interesting Trivia Facts About Architecture! Quiz

Below are Interesting Trivia Facts about Architecture! It is designed for all of us that have a passion for the art and are looking to dive deeper into it. Do give it a try and get to see if you have what it takes to be the next great architect in your class and region altogether. Have fun, and keep testing your knowledge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which architect designed the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Hancock Place and the Pyramide du Louvre?
    • A. 

      I.M. Pei

    • B. 

      Frank Louvre

    • C. 

      Walter Payton

    • D. 

      John Hancock

  • 2. 
    Which city has a public library known for the pair of marble lions in front of it?
    • A. 

      London

    • B. 

      Rome

    • C. 

      Chicago

    • D. 

      New York

  • 3. 
    What is the name for the high curtained seats near the front of a theater?
    • A. 

      Orchestra Seats

    • B. 

      Risers

    • C. 

      Box Seats

    • D. 

      Backstage

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Calligraphing

    • B. 

      Grafting

    • C. 

      Editing

    • D. 

      Drafting

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Cottage

    • B. 

      Cabin

    • C. 

      Chalet

    • D. 

      Condominium

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Madison Square Garden

    • B. 

      30 Rockefeller Plaza

    • C. 

      The Flatiron Building

    • D. 

      Grand Central Terminal

  • 7. 
    Which company, founded in 1853, is famous for making elevators?
    • A. 

      Caterpillar

    • B. 

      Tiffany

    • C. 

      Otis

    • D. 

      General Mills

  • 8. 
    Whose home is called Mount Vernon?
    • A. 

      Ronald Reagan's

    • B. 

      Elvis Presley's

    • C. 

      George Washington's

    • D. 

      Kobe Bryant's

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Mall Of Minnesota

    • B. 

      The Galleria

    • C. 

      Mall Of America

    • D. 

      The St. Paul Mall

  • 10. 
    For what type of buildings is Newport, Rhode Island known?
    • A. 

      Libraries

    • B. 

      Mansions

    • C. 

      Movie Theaters

    • D. 

      Warehouses

  • 11. 
    What is the name for a food storage room between a kitchen and dining room?
    • A. 

      Chauffeur's Galley

    • B. 

      Maid's Garden

    • C. 

      Gardener's Parlor

    • D. 

      Butler's Pantry

  • 12. 
    In what type of construction are beams laid horizontally across the tops of columns?
    • A. 

      Industrial

    • B. 

      Baroque

    • C. 

      I-Beam

    • D. 

      Post And Lintel

  • 13. 
    What New York City museum has a large tower shaped like a spiral with a long ramp?
    • A. 

      The Natural History Museum

    • B. 

      The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    • C. 

      The Guggenheim

    • D. 

      Ellis Island

  • 14. 
    What is a second, lower ceiling used to hide pipes and wires?
    • A. 

      False Ceiling

    • B. 

      Dropped Ceiling

    • C. 

      Elementary Ceiling

    • D. 

      Secondary Ceiling

  • 15. 
    What is a British slang term for a restroom?
    • A. 

      Loo

    • B. 

      Fro

    • C. 

      Bigsby Room

    • D. 

      Tooter