A Theory Of Architecture Book Quiz

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  • 1. 
    A School of design established in Germany called "Bauhaus" founded by
    • A. 

      A. Walter Gropius

    • B. 

      B. Peter Behrens

    • C. 

      C. Auguste Perret

    • D. 

      D. Louis Khan

  • 2. 
    Art Nouveau is known as International Style, in Germany it is also known as
    • A. 

      A . Ecole des Beaux

    • B. 

      B. Liberty

    • C. 

      C. Chateaux

    • D. 

      D. Jugendsstil

  • 3. 
    Whose famous dictum or axiom is "Less is More"?
    • A. 

      A. Louis Khan

    • B. 

      B. Mies Van der Rohe

    • C. 

      C. Le Corbusier

    • D. 

      D. Peter Behrens

  • 4. 
    It refers to the quality of surface treatment, associated with materials
    • A. 

      A. Tone

    • B. 

      B. Texture

    • C. 

      C. Mass

    • D. 

      D. Volume

  • 5. 
    The Architect who is known to be the "Father of Fantastic Architecture"
    • A. 

      A. Adolf Loos

    • B. 

      B. Alvar Aalto

    • C. 

      C. Antonio Gaudi

    • D. 

      D. Louis Khan

  • 6. 
    One of the Principles of Composition which is also known as "Formal Architecture"
    • A. 

      A. Scale

    • B. 

      B. Balance

    • C. 

      C. Proportion

    • D. 

      D. Unity

  • 7. 
    What do you call this concept in Architecture which is the result of intellectual, Social, Religious & Political conditions developed at a given place by a given people?
    • A. 

      A. Architectural Legacy

    • B. 

      B. History of Architecture

    • C. 

      C. Historical Style

    • D. 

      D. Architectural Character

  • 8. 
    According to this Architect his philosophy is "Ornament equals Crime"
    • A. 

      A. Le Corbusier

    • B. 

      B. Victor Horta

    • C. 

      C. Eric Mendelsohn

    • D. 

      D. Adolf Loos

  • 9. 
    Symmetry resulting from the arrangement of similar radiating parts about a center point or central axis
    • A. 

      A. centralized symmetry

    • B. 

      B. formal symmetry

    • C. 

      C. radial symmetry

    • D. 

      D. bilateral symmetry

  • 10. 
    An architectural term which is known to be the free from any historical style
    • A. 

      A. Futurism

    • B. 

      B. Modernism

    • C. 

      C. Art Noveau

    • D. 

      D. De Stijl Architecture

  • 11. 
    Architecture that combine new ideas with traditional forms
    • A. 

      A. New Modernism

    • B. 

      B. Modernism

    • C. 

      C. Post-modernism

    • D. 

      D. Metabolism

  • 12. 
    A movement founded by a group of Dutch painters & architects who abolish all styles & liberate art from representation & individual expression
    • A. 

      A. Architectonic

    • B. 

      B. CIAM

    • C. 

      C. Jugendstijl

    • D. 

      D. De Stijl Architecture

  • 13. 
    Architect of Petronas Towers in Malaysia which is the worlds tallest building in 2001
    • A. 

      A. Norman Foster

    • B. 

      B. SOM

    • C. 

      C. Cesar Pelli

    • D. 

      D. KPF

  • 14. 
    Different historical styles combined and termed as
    • A. 

      A. Classicism

    • B. 

      B. Realism

    • C. 

      C. Eclecticism

    • D. 

      D. Romanticism

  • 15. 
    Who wrote “Treatise de Architectura”
    • A. 

      A. Vitruvius

    • B. 

      B. Palladio

    • C. 

      C. Calatrava

    • D. 

      D. Moneo

  • 16. 
    He termed the "International Style" as "flat chested," because of lack of depth in their facades
    • A. 

      A. LeCorbusier

    • B. 

      B. Mies van der Rohe

    • C. 

      C. Louis Sullivan

    • D. 

      D. Frank Lloyd Wright

  • 17. 
    Form that is generated using two or more geometric systems
    • A. 

      A. Pragmatic designb

    • B. 

      B. Pragmatic design

    • C. 

      C. Analogical design

    • D. 

      D. Canonic design

  • 18. 
    Who said “Beauty grows from necessity, not from repetition of formulas”
    • A. 

      A. Eero Saarinen

    • B. 

      B. Eric Mendelsohn

    • C. 

      C. Eliel Saarinen

    • D. 

      D. Marcel Breuer

  • 19. 
    A concept for the form, structure and features of building or other construction, represented graphically by diagrams plans or other drawings
    • A. 

      A. idea

    • B. 

      B. concept

    • C. 

      C. scheme

    • D. 

      D. design concept

  • 20. 
    What is the psychological significance of color red?
    • A. 

      A. richness, splendor

    • B. 

      B. stimulation

    • C. 

      C. coldness, tranquility

    • D. 

      D. relaxation, sheer

  • 21. 
    The building which was known as "The Falling Water" designed by FL Wright
    • A. 

      A. Robie House

    • B. 

      B. Guggenheim Museum

    • C. 

      C. Kaufman House

    • D. 

      D. Johnson Building

  • 22. 
    Architect of "Notre Dame du Haut, Ronchamp
    • A. 

      A. Mies van der Rohe

    • B. 

      B. Le Corbusier

    • C. 

      C. Louis Khan

    • D. 

      D. Eero Saarinen

  • 23. 
    Fort Santiago is also known as "Shrine of Freedom" designed by Engr. Diego Jordan &
    • A. 

      A. Melchor de Vera

    • B. 

      B. Roque Roano

    • C. 

      C. Antonio Sedeňo

    • D. 

      D. Miguel Narro

  • 24. 
    The Architect who said that "Modern Architecture need not be Western"
    • A. 

      A. Minoru Yamasaki

    • B. 

      B. Kenzo Tange

    • C. 

      C. Toyo Ito

    • D. 

      D. Fumihiko Maki

  • 25. 
    The Architect who designed the World Trade Center, New Yorka) Minoru Yamasaki b) Kenzo Tangec) Toyo Itod) Fumihiko Maki
    • A. 

      A. Minoru Yamasaki

    • B. 

      B. Kenzo Tange

    • C. 

      C. Toyo Ito

    • D. 

      D. Fumihiko Maki