Quiz 2 - English For Architecture And Urban Planning

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Movement Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is about Modernism and Modernism in Barcelona


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Modernism started in the late nineteenth century
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Modernism was also known by the name of 
    • A. 

      Jugenstil

    • B. 

      Art Nouveau

    • C. 

      Floreale

    • D. 

      Modern Style

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Modern architecture gained popularity after the Second World War and became the dominant architectural style for institutional and corporate buildings for three decades.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Walter Gropius were never directors of the Bauhaus at the same time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The changes during the Industrial Revolution and the Second World War, started to be reflected in the society and in its arts as well; including architecture.
  • 6. 
    The availability of which building materials drove the invention of new building techniques?
    • A. 

      Iron, Steel and Glass

    • B. 

      Iron, Wood and Stone

    • C. 

      Wood, Iron and reinforced concrete

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Modernism only expresses in architecture
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Name one of Gaudí's buildings that most represent modernism.
    • A. 

      Farnsworth House

    • B. 

      Park Güell

    • C. 

      Ville Savoye

  • 9. 
    Modernism is characterized by an emphasis of horizontal and vertical lines.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which two of these architects were NOT modernists?
    • A. 

      Gaudí

    • B. 

      Brunnelleschi

    • C. 

      Borromini

    • D. 

      Lloyd Wright