Styles Of Architecture

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Styles Of Architecture

Fundamentals of Architecture, Styles test.


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  • 1. 
    A person that engages in architecture by designing, creating and planning out structures.
    • A. 

      Architecture

    • B. 

      Architect

    • C. 

      Drafting

    • D. 

      Drafter

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 2. 
    A buildings structural and design features.
    • A. 

      Architecture

    • B. 

      Architect

    • C. 

      Drafting

    • D. 

      Drafter

    • E. 

      Gable

  • 3. 
    A four-sided roof with two slopes on each side.  The lower slopes are nearly vertical and the upper slopes, nearly flat.  This allows for more headroom throughout the upper, or top, story.
    • A. 

      Gable

    • B. 

      Gambrel

    • C. 

      Hip

    • D. 

      Shed

    • E. 

      Mansard

  • 4. 
    A roof which slopes only on two sides.
    • A. 

      Gable

    • B. 

      Gambrel

    • C. 

      Shed

    • D. 

      Hip

    • E. 

      Mansard

  • 5. 
    A roof having two slopes on only 2 sides.  The lower slope is typically usually steeper than the upper one.  This roof is used on the Dutch Colonial style house.
    • A. 

      Gable

    • B. 

      Gambrel

    • C. 

      Shed

    • D. 

      Hip

    • E. 

      Mansard

  • 6. 
    A roof with four sloping sides.
    • A. 

      Gable

    • B. 

      Gambrel

    • C. 

      Shed

    • D. 

      Hip

    • E. 

      Mansard

  • 7. 
    A claylike soil found in the southwestern part of the United States.  Sun-Dried blocks or bricks of adobe soil are used for building walls.
    • A. 

      Red rocks

    • B. 

      Gypsum

    • C. 

      Granite

    • D. 

      Adobe

    • E. 

      Stucco

  • 8. 
    A plaster used for covering exterior walls.
    • A. 

      Stucco

    • B. 

      Adobe

    • C. 

      Granite

    • D. 

      Gypsum

    • E. 

      Red Rocks

  • 9. 
    A pipe on the end of a chimney used to increase draft.
    • A. 

      Chimney Pipe

    • B. 

      Piper

    • C. 

      Chimney Pot

    • D. 

      Potter

    • E. 

      Chim Chimney

  • 10. 
    A structure which projects from a sloping roof to form another roof and wall into which a window ma be built. 
    • A. 

      Balcony

    • B. 

      Screened in porch

    • C. 

      Eve

    • D. 

      Dormer

    • E. 

      Double hung window

  • 11. 
    Refers to a window which has a top and bottom sash, each of which can be moved up and down.
    • A. 

      Sliding

    • B. 

      Cantilever

    • C. 

      Double hung

    • D. 

      Bay

    • E. 

      Picture

  • 12. 
    A roof with no pitch.
    • A. 

      Gable

    • B. 

      Gambrel

    • C. 

      Flat

    • D. 

      Hip

    • E. 

      Mansard

  • 13. 
    Refers to an architectural design that follows a set or traditional pattern, featuring closed or separate rooms and a symmetrical floor plan.
    • A. 

      Formal Design

    • B. 

      Informal Design

    • C. 

      Traditional Design

    • D. 

      Contemporary Design

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 14. 
    A design for a structure which reflects the area and customs of the period in which it is built.  Generally, this reference is to present day structures, representing current customs. 
    • A. 

      Formal Design

    • B. 

      Informal Design

    • C. 

      Traditional Designs

    • D. 

      Contemporary Designs

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    Refers to an architectural style which is contemporary and fits into modern lifestyles, usually with open areas and a non-symmetrical floor plan.
    • A. 

      Formal Designs

    • B. 

      Informal Designs

    • C. 

      Traditional Designs

    • D. 

      Contemporary Designs

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 16. 
    A design that reflects the influence of the customs, habits, building, etc. of early periods.
    • A. 

      Formal Designs

    • B. 

      Informal Designs

    • C. 

      Traditional Designs

    • D. 

      Contemporary Designs

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 17. 
    The distance a roof projects beyond a wall.
    • A. 

      Lip

    • B. 

      Extension

    • C. 

      Overhang

    • D. 

      Gutter

    • E. 

      Gable

  • 18. 
    Large, square stones set in the corners of a building. 
    • A. 

      Pave stone

    • B. 

      Quoin

    • C. 

      Corner stone

    • D. 

      Boulders

    • E. 

      Cents

  • 19. 
    Structural lumber which has a cross section larger than 4 x 6 inches. Use on the outside of an English Tudor style home. 
    • A. 

      Timber

    • B. 

      Log

    • C. 

      Tree

    • D. 

      Support

    • E. 

      Beam

  • 20. 
    What style of home is this?
    • A. 

      English Tudor

    • B. 

      French Mansard

    • C. 

      French Provincial

    • D. 

      Dutch Colonial

    • E. 

      Western Adobe

  • 21. 
    What style of home is this?
    • A. 

      English Tudor

    • B. 

      French Mansard

    • C. 

      French Provincial

    • D. 

      Dutch Colonial

    • E. 

      Western Adobe

  • 22. 
    What type of house is this?
    • A. 

      English Tudor

    • B. 

      French Mansard

    • C. 

      French Provincial

    • D. 

      Dutch Colonial

    • E. 

      Contemporary

  • 23. 
    What style of house is this?
    • A. 

      English Tudor

    • B. 

      Contemporary

    • C. 

      French Provincial

    • D. 

      Dutch Colonial

    • E. 

      Western Ranch

  • 24. 
    What style of house is this?
    • A. 

      English Tudor

    • B. 

      Western Ranch

    • C. 

      Colonial

    • D. 

      French Provincial

    • E. 

      Contemporary

  • 25. 
    What is this an image of.
  • 26. 
    What is on the side of the window
    • A. 

      Doors

    • B. 

      Boards

    • C. 

      Nothing

    • D. 

      Shutters

    • E. 

      Window Panes

  • 27. 
    On top of the chimney is a chimney ______________?
    • A. 

      Tower

    • B. 

      Cap

    • C. 

      Pot

    • D. 

      Pipe

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 28. 
    What is a common shape for a western adobe floor plan?
    • A. 

      U-Shaped

    • B. 

      Square

    • C. 

      Round

    • D. 

      Rectangular

    • E. 

      Irregular

  • 29. 
    Rate this test on difficulty 1 being easy; 5 being impossible.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

  • 30. 
    Rate this type of test; 1 I really like this type of test (on the computer), 5 I never want to see a computer test again.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5