The Amazing Quiz On Architecture

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The Amazing Quiz On Architecture

Brush your knowledge on Architecture with these quiz questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the front face of a building called?
    • A. 

      A Firewall

    • B. 

      A Screen

    • C. 

      A Facade

    • D. 

      A Showplate

  • 2. 
    What is the name for the area that contains all the buildings of a school?
    • A. 

      Quad

    • B. 

      Megaplex

    • C. 

      Campus

    • D. 

      Schoolyard

  • 3. 
    What is the name for a room designed to keep books?
    • A. 

      Library

    • B. 

      Kitchen

    • C. 

      Bookateria

    • D. 

      Gallery

  • 4. 
    What is the name for a set of rooms in a hotel or office building?
    • A. 

      A Campus

    • B. 

      A Suite

    • C. 

      A Floor Plan

    • D. 

      A Megaplex

  • 5. 
    What is another name for a cellar?
    • A. 

      An Attic

    • B. 

      A Closet

    • C. 

      A Basement

    • D. 

      A Garret

  • 6. 
    What is an adjective that describes buildings designed to be people's homes?
    • A. 

      Residential

    • B. 

      Industrial

    • C. 

      Commercial

    • D. 

      Agricultural

  • 7. 
    Where does the President of the United States live?
    • A. 

      U.S. Capitol Building

    • B. 

      Taj Mahal

    • C. 

      White House

    • D. 

      Smithsonian

  • 8. 
    What is the name for someone who builds using wood?
    • A. 

      Architect

    • B. 

      Bricklayer

    • C. 

      Carpenter

    • D. 

      Mason

  • 9. 
    What are architectural plans on paper called?
    • A. 

      Whiteprints

    • B. 

      Greenprints

    • C. 

      Blueprints

    • D. 

      Sketches

  • 10. 
    In 1991 what anniversary did Carnegie Hall celebrate?
    • A. 

      100th

    • B. 

      75th

    • C. 

      25th

    • D. 

      200th

  • 11. 
    Which does not represent an architectural time period?
    • A. 

      Romanesque

    • B. 

      Renaissance

    • C. 

      Norman

    • D. 

      Rockwellian

  • 12. 
    The description, "a mausoleum that is one of the most spectacular buildings of the world", best describes?
    • A. 

      The Taj Mahal

    • B. 

      Devils Tower National Monument

    • C. 

      The Amazon River

    • D. 

      The Bell Telephone Laboratories

  • 13. 
    Who was the architect who designed the Eiffel Tower?
    • A. 

      Stephen Sauvestre

    • B. 

      S.S. Madras

    • C. 

      Emile Nouguier

    • D. 

      Maurice Koechlin

  • 14. 
    Which style of architecture is characterized by rose windows, pointed arches and ribbed vaults?
    • A. 

      Neoclassical

    • B. 

      Romanesque

    • C. 

      Carolingian

    • D. 

      Gothic

  • 15. 
    What famous structure can be found in Salisbury Plain, England?
    • A. 

      Stonehenge

    • B. 

      The Eiffel Tower

    • C. 

      The Great Pyramid

    • D. 

      The Parthenon

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