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Subject: THEORY of ARCHITECTURE
Answer the questions with the given choices. The entire questions are composed of basic and board exam type questions. Answer the questions sincerely with the time alloted. The main objective of the quiz is to let the examinees have the feel of answering questions while time pressured.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    A prismatic solid bounded by "six" equal square sides, the angle between any two adjacent faces being at right angle?

    • A.

      Cube

    • B.

      Unrecognizable form

    • C.

      Square

    • D.

      Hexagon

    Correct Answer
    A. Cube
    Explanation
    A cube is a prismatic solid bounded by six equal square sides. The angles between any two adjacent faces of a cube are always right angles. Therefore, a cube fits the description given in the question.

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  • 2. 

    Indicate a position in a space?

    • A.

      Line

    • B.

      Plane

    • C.

      Volume

    • D.

      Point

    Correct Answer
    D. Point
    Explanation
    A point is the most basic element in geometry that indicates a specific position in space. It has no length, width, or depth, and is represented by a dot. Unlike a line, plane, or volume, which have dimensions and extend infinitely, a point has no size or shape. Therefore, when indicating a position in space, a point is the most appropriate choice.

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  • 3. 

    A line extended in a direction other than its intrinsic direction?

    • A.

      Plane

    • B.

      Line

    • C.

      Volume

    • D.

      Point

    Correct Answer
    A. Plane
    Explanation
    A line extended in a direction other than its intrinsic direction can be described as a plane. A plane is a two-dimensional flat surface that extends infinitely in all directions. Unlike a line, which only extends in one dimension, a plane extends in two dimensions, forming a flat surface. Therefore, a plane is the most suitable option to describe a line extended in a direction other than its intrinsic direction.

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  • 4. 

    Defines the limit of a boundaries or volume in a creative composition?

    • A.

      Line

    • B.

      Plane

    • C.

      Volume

    • D.

      Point

    Correct Answer
    B. Plane
    Explanation
    In a creative composition, a plane defines the limit of a boundary or volume. A plane is a two-dimensional surface that extends infinitely in all directions. It can be used to define the boundaries or surfaces of objects within a composition, providing a sense of depth and perspective. Unlike a line or a point, a plane has width and height, allowing for the representation of a larger space or volume in a creative composition. Therefore, a plane is the most suitable option for defining the limit of a boundary or volume in a creative composition.

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  • 5. 

    It is the primary identifying characteristic of a volume? Established by the shapes and interrelationships of the planes that describes the boundaries of the volume?

    • A.

      Texture

    • B.

      Form

    • C.

      Surface

    • D.

      Mass

    Correct Answer
    B. Form
    Explanation
    Form refers to the overall shape and structure of an object or volume. It is the primary identifying characteristic because it is determined by the shapes and interrelationships of the planes that describe the boundaries of the volume. Texture refers to the surface quality or feel of an object, surface refers to the outermost layer of an object, and mass refers to the physical bulk or weight of an object. However, none of these characteristics specifically relate to the identifying characteristic of a volume as described in the question.

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  • 6. 

    What architectural line is prominent in Prarie house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright?

    • A.

      Massiveness

    • B.

      Vertical

    • C.

      Horizontal

    • D.

      Combination of vertical and horizontal line

    Correct Answer
    C. Horizontal
    Explanation
    The correct answer is horizontal. In Frank Lloyd Wright's Prairie house designs, the horizontal line is prominent. This can be seen in the long, low-slung roofs, horizontal bands of windows, and horizontal emphasis in the overall layout of the house. The horizontal line helps to create a sense of harmony and integration with the surrounding landscape, which is a key characteristic of Wright's Prairie style architecture.

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  • 7. 

    The characteristic outline outline or surface configuration of a particular form and the principal aspect by which we identify form?

    • A.

      Texture

    • B.

      Form

    • C.

      Shape

    • D.

      Size

    Correct Answer
    C. Shape
    Explanation
    The question is asking for the characteristic outline or surface configuration of a particular form, which is the principal aspect by which we identify form. Out of the given options, shape is the most appropriate choice as it refers to the overall form or structure of an object. Texture refers to the feel or consistency of a surface, form is a more general term that encompasses various aspects of an object, and size refers to the dimensions of an object. Therefore, shape is the best answer that fits the given explanation.

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  • 8. 

    The physical dimension of length, width and depth of a form. It's scale is relative to its other form in its context?

    • A.

      Proportion

    • B.

      Size

    • C.

      Shape

    • D.

      Mass

    Correct Answer
    B. Size
    Explanation
    Size refers to the physical dimensions of length, width, and depth of a form. It is a relative scale that determines the magnitude of an object in comparison to other forms in its context. Size can vary and is often used to describe the overall dimensions and magnitude of an object.

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  • 9. 

    A phenomenon of light and visual perception that may be described in terms of an individual's perception of hue, saturation and tone value. It distinguish a form from its environment?

    • A.

      Texture

    • B.

      Disaturation of surface

    • C.

      Color

    • D.

      Daylight

    Correct Answer
    C. Color
    Explanation
    Color is the correct answer because it is a phenomenon of light and visual perception that involves an individual's perception of hue, saturation, and tone value. Color allows us to distinguish a form from its environment as it provides information about the appearance and characteristics of objects. It plays a crucial role in our perception and understanding of the world around us.

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  • 10. 

    An inclined line that rotates  360 degree having one end tip as a base of rotation?

    • A.

      Pyramid

    • B.

      Cone

    • C.

      Inclined cylinder

    • D.

      Plane

    Correct Answer
    B. Cone
    Explanation
    A cone is a three-dimensional shape that has a circular base and a pointed top. It can be formed by rotating an inclined line, with one end as the base of rotation, 360 degrees. The resulting shape will have a circular base and taper to a point. This matches the description given in the question, making cone the correct answer.

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  • 11. 

    A polyhedron having a polygonal base and triangular faces meeting at a common point or vertex?

    • A.

      Pyramid

    • B.

      Polygon

    • C.

      Cone

    • D.

      Hexagon

    Correct Answer
    A. Pyramid
    Explanation
    A polyhedron with a polygonal base and triangular faces meeting at a common point or vertex is called a pyramid. The definition perfectly matches the characteristics of a pyramid, where the base can be any polygon and the triangular faces converge at a single point, known as the apex. Therefore, the correct answer is pyramid.

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  • 12. 

    All other forms can be understood to be a transformation of the primary solids, variations which are generated by the manipulation of one or more dimension or by the addition or subtraction of elements What type of form transformation in the figure shown above?

    • A.

      Dimensional transformation

    • B.

      Subtractive transformation

    • C.

      Additive transformation

    • D.

      None

    Correct Answer
    A. Dimensional transformation
    Explanation
    NOTE: A form can be transformed by altering one or more of its dimension and still
    retain it's identity as a member of a family of forms. A cube, for example, can be transformed into similar prismatic forms through a discrete changes in height, width or length. It can be compressed into a planer form or be stretched out into a linear one.

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  • 13. 

    What type of form transformation in the figure shown above?

    • A.

      Dimensional transformation

    • B.

      Subtractive transformation

    • C.

      Additive transformation

    • D.

      None

    Correct Answer
    B. Subtractive transformation
    Explanation
    NOTE: A form can be transformed by subtracting a portion of its volume. Depending on the extent of the subtractive process, the form can retain its initial identity or be transformed into a form of another family. For example, a cube can retain its identity as a cube even thought a portion of it is removed, or be transformed into a series of regular polyhedrons that begin to approximate sphere.

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  • 14. 

    What type of form transformation in the figure shown above?

    • A.

      Dimensional transformation

    • B.

      Subtractive transformation

    • C.

      Additive transformation

    • D.

      None

    Correct Answer
    C. Additive transformation
    Explanation
    NOTE: A form can be transformed by the addition of elements to its volume. The nature of the additive process and the number of relative sizes of the elements being attached determine whether the identity of the initial form is altered or retained.

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  • 15. 

    The figure above was design by Adrea Palladio, identify which transformation of form it belongs?

    • A.

      Dimensional transformation

    • B.

      Subtractive transformation

    • C.

      Additive transformation

    • D.

      None

    Correct Answer
    C. Additive transformation
    Explanation
    The figure designed by Adrea Palladio belongs to the additive transformation. This means that elements or features have been added or combined to create the final form.

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  • 16. 

    The figure above was design by Le Corbusier, identify which transformation of form it belongs?

    • A.

      Dimensional transformation

    • B.

      Subtractive transformation

    • C.

      Additive transformation

    • D.

      None

    Correct Answer
    A. Dimensional transformation
    Explanation
    The figure designed by Le Corbusier belongs to the dimensional transformation because it involves changing the shape or form of an object by altering its dimensions. In this case, Le Corbusier has likely manipulated the dimensions of the figure to create a unique and distinctive design. This transformation allows for the creation of new and different forms by modifying the size, scale, or proportions of an object.

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  • 17. 

    Identify which transformation of form is applied to the photo above?

    • A.

      Dimensional transformation

    • B.

      Subtractive transformation

    • C.

      Additive transformation

    • D.

      None

    Correct Answer
    B. Subtractive transformation
    Explanation
    The correct answer is subtractive transformation. This means that something has been removed or subtracted from the original photo. It could refer to the removal of certain elements, colors, or details from the photo to create a different effect or aesthetic.

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  • 18. 

    The figure above was design by Le Corbusier, identify which transformation of form it belongs?

    • A.

      Dimensional transformation

    • B.

      Subtractive transformation

    • C.

      Additive transformation

    • D.

      None

    Correct Answer
    B. Subtractive transformation
    Explanation
    The figure designed by Le Corbusier belongs to the subtractive transformation. This transformation involves removing or subtracting elements from an original form to create a new form. In this case, Le Corbusier likely started with a solid block or mass and then selectively removed portions of it to create the final design. This subtractive approach is a common technique used in architecture and design to create unique and visually interesting forms.

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  • 19. 

    House at Stabio by Mario Botta, Identify which transformation of form is applied?

    • A.

      Dimensional transformation

    • B.

      Subtractive transformation

    • C.

      Additive transformation

    • D.

      None

    Correct Answer
    B. Subtractive transformation
    Explanation
    The correct answer is subtractive transformation. This means that in the process of creating the House at Stabio by Mario Botta, certain elements or materials were removed or subtracted from the original form to achieve the final design.

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  • 20. 

    By Le Corbusier comments on "forms", which of the composition that he mention is "very difficult" to satisfy the spirit?

    • A.

      Commutative composition

    • B.

      Cubic composition

    • C.

      Combination

    • D.

      Subtractive composition

    Correct Answer
    B. Cubic composition
    Explanation
    Le Corbusier mentions that the "cubic composition" is "very difficult" to satisfy the spirit. This implies that creating a composition using cubic forms is challenging and requires careful consideration to achieve a harmonious and balanced result.

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  • 21. 

    Under additive composition, what type of form  composition is "The 1 Mile High Illinois by FLW?

    • A.

      Linear form

    • B.

      Radial form

    • C.

      Grid form

    • D.

      Clustered

    Correct Answer
    A. Linear form
    Explanation
    The 1 Mile High Illinois by FLW is an example of linear form composition. Linear form refers to a composition that is characterized by a strong horizontal or vertical emphasis, with elements arranged in a linear or straight line. In the case of the 1 Mile High Illinois, the building's design features a vertical emphasis, with the structure rising to a great height in a linear fashion. This creates a sense of strength and stability, as well as a clear visual direction.

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  • 22. 

    What type of form  composition is the secretariat building unesco headquarters paris?

    • A.

      Linear form

    • B.

      Radial form

    • C.

      Grid form

    • D.

      Cluster

    Correct Answer
    B. Radial form
    Explanation
    The secretariat building of UNESCO headquarters in Paris is an example of radial form composition. This can be inferred from the fact that the building is designed with a central focal point from which various wings or sections radiate outward, resembling the spokes of a wheel. This type of composition creates a sense of balance and harmony, as well as facilitates efficient circulation and communication within the building.

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  • 23. 

    What type of form  composition is the G.N. Black House?

    • A.

      Linear form

    • B.

      Radial form

    • C.

      Grid form

    • D.

      Cluster of interlocking form

    Correct Answer
    D. Cluster of interlocking form
    Explanation
    The G.N. Black House is classified as a cluster of interlocking form. This suggests that the overall design of the house is characterized by a grouping of interconnected elements or forms. This could include various volumes or shapes that are arranged in a way that creates a sense of cohesion and interplay between the different parts of the structure. The term "cluster" implies a close arrangement or grouping, while "interlocking" suggests a connection or integration between the individual forms.

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  • 24. 

    Nakagin House by Kisho Kurokawa, identify what type of form  composition?

    • A.

      Linear form

    • B.

      Radial form

    • C.

      Grid form

    • D.

      Cluster form

    Correct Answer
    C. Grid form
    Explanation
    The Nakagin House by Kisho Kurokawa is an example of grid form composition. This can be seen in the building's design, which consists of a series of modular capsules arranged in a grid pattern. Each capsule serves a different function, such as living space or office space, and can be added or removed as needed. This grid-like arrangement allows for flexibility and adaptability in the design, making it a characteristic of the grid form composition.

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  • 25. 

    Figure shown is the Habitat 67 by Moshe Safdie, identify what type of form composition?

    • A.

      Grid form

    • B.

      Linear form

    • C.

      Radial form

    • D.

      Cluster form

    Correct Answer
    A. Grid form
    Explanation
    The given figure, Habitat 67 by Moshe Safdie, exhibits a grid form composition. This can be observed from the repetitive and modular arrangement of the housing units, which are organized in a grid-like pattern. The grid form composition creates a sense of order and regularity in the design.

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  • 26. 

    What type of form  composition is the "Pearl Mosque" at agra India?

    • A.

      Linear form

    • B.

      Radial form

    • C.

      Rotated grid form

    • D.

      Cluster

    Correct Answer
    C. Rotated grid form
    Explanation
    The "Pearl Mosque" at Agra, India is an example of rotated grid form. This form composition is characterized by a grid structure that has been rotated, creating a dynamic and visually interesting design. In the case of the Pearl Mosque, the grid pattern is rotated, resulting in a unique and distinctive architectural form.

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  • 27. 

    What type of form  composition is the St. Mark's Tower in New York by Frank Lloyd Wright?

    • A.

      Linear form

    • B.

      Radial form

    • C.

      Rotated grid form

    • D.

      Cluster

    Correct Answer
    C. Rotated grid form
    Explanation
    The St. Mark's Tower in New York by Frank Lloyd Wright is an example of a rotated grid form. This means that the building's design is based on a grid, but it has been rotated or twisted to create a dynamic and unique composition. This can be seen in the building's exterior, where the grid-like structure is evident but not in a traditional linear or radial arrangement. The rotated grid form adds visual interest and complexity to the overall design of the tower.

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  • 28. 

    Illustration above is a plan and perspective view of the corner wall. Identify the correct effect that are introduced and emphasized for each of the articulation/ configuration?

    • A.

      The linear element defines the edges of the adjoining planes

    • B.

      The linear element emphasize the verticality of the joining element

    • C.

      The linear element define as an accent for a plane to a cylindrical shape

    • D.

      The corner element is not dependent in defining the edge

    Correct Answer
    A. The linear element defines the edges of the adjoining planes
    Explanation
    The correct effect that is introduced and emphasized for each of the articulation/configuration is that the linear element defines the edges of the adjoining planes.

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  • 29. 

    Illustration above is a plan and perspective view of the corner wall. Identify the correct effect that are introduced and emphasized for each of the articulation/ configuration?

    • A.

      Weakens the definition of the volume within the form but emphasizes the planar qualities of the neighboring surfaces

    • B.

      The opening emphasize the corner condition but diminish the planar qualities of the neighboring surfaces

    • C.

      This corner condition deteriorates the volume of the form, allows the interior space to leak outward and clearly reveals the surfaces as planes in space.

    • D.

      None

    Correct Answer
    A. Weakens the definition of the volume within the form but emphasizes the planar qualities of the neighboring surfaces
    Explanation
    The correct effect that is introduced and emphasized for each of the articulation/configuration is that it weakens the definition of the volume within the form but emphasizes the planar qualities of the neighboring surfaces.

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  • 30. 

    Illustration above is a plan and perspective view of the corner wall. Identify the correct effect that are introduced and emphasized for each of the articulation/ configuration?

    • A.

      Rounded corner emphasized the softness of its contour and ideally the scale of the curvature must be minimized

    • B.

      Rounding the corner emphasizes the continuity of the building surfaces and volume compactness

    • C.

      Rounded corner must affect the exterior form but must not affect the interior space it encloses

    • D.

      None

    Correct Answer
    B. Rounding the corner emphasizes the continuity of the building surfaces and volume compactness
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Rounding the corner emphasizes the continuity of the building surfaces and volume compactness." This is because rounding the corner creates a smooth and continuous transition between the building surfaces, highlighting the cohesive nature of the design. Additionally, the curvature of the corner contributes to the compactness and overall form of the building.

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  • 31. 

    Which of the following is NOT the Le Corbusier's 5 points of Architecture?

    • A.

      Pilotis

    • B.

      Free facade

    • C.

      Open floor plan

    • D.

      Open garden

    Correct Answer
    D. Open garden
    Explanation
    Le Corbusier's 5 points of Architecture include pilotis, free facade, open floor plan, and ribbon windows. However, "open garden" is not one of the five points. The open garden refers to the incorporation of green spaces within the building design, providing a connection to nature. While Le Corbusier often emphasized the importance of greenery and natural light in his designs, the open garden is not specifically mentioned as one of his five essential principles.

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  • 32. 

    It is an anthropometric scale of proportions devised by Le Corbusier. It was developed as a visual bridge between two incompatible scales, the Imperial system and the Metric system. It is based on the height of an English man with his arm raised.

    • A.

      Modular System

    • B.

      Vitruvian Man

    • C.

      Golden ratio

    • D.

      Modulor

    Correct Answer
    D. Modulor
    Explanation
    The Modulor is an anthropometric scale of proportions devised by Le Corbusier. It was created to serve as a visual bridge between the Imperial system and the Metric system, which are two incompatible scales. The Modulor is based on the height of an English man with his arm raised. It allows for a harmonious and balanced design by incorporating mathematical ratios and measurements.

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  • 33. 

    The Ronchamp Church designed by Le Corbusier has the openings slant towards their centers at varying degrees, thus letting in light at different angles. This glass is sometimes clear, but is often decorated with small pieces of stained glass in typical Corbusier colors. What is the color Le Corbusier did not use for this project?

    • A.

      Red

    • B.

      Green

    • C.

      Yellow

    • D.

      Blue

    Correct Answer
    D. Blue
    Explanation
    The Ronchamp Church designed by Le Corbusier has openings with glass that is sometimes clear and often decorated with small pieces of stained glass in typical Corbusier colors. The question asks for the color that Le Corbusier did not use for this project. The correct answer is blue.

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  • 34. 

    Which of the illustration above defines "space within a space"?

    • A.

      A

    • B.

      B

    • C.

      C

    • D.

      D

    Correct Answer
    A. A
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "a" because the illustration shows a smaller enclosed space within a larger space. This concept of "space within a space" is represented by the smaller shape inside the larger shape in the illustration.

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  • 35. 

    The St. Peter in Rome, " first version" by Donato Bramante is what type of spatial organization?

    • A.

      Centralized organization x

    • B.

      Clustered organization

    • C.

      Grid organization

    • D.

      Radial organization

    Correct Answer
    A. Centralized organization x
    Explanation
    The St. Peter in Rome, "first version" by Donato Bramante is an example of a centralized organization. This means that the spatial arrangement of the building is focused around a central point or axis. In the case of St. Peter's, the central point is the dome, which is the focal point of the entire structure. The layout of the building radiates outwards from this central point, creating a sense of balance and unity in the design.

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  • 36. 

    Hagia Sophia of constantinople ( Istanbul) is what type of spatial organization?

    • A.

      Centralized organization

    • B.

      Clustered organization

    • C.

      Grid organization

    • D.

      Radial organization

    Correct Answer
    A. Centralized organization
    Explanation
    Hagia Sophia of Constantinople (Istanbul) is classified as a centralized organization. This means that the spatial layout of the building is centered around a main focal point or axis. In the case of Hagia Sophia, its architectural design and interior arrangement revolve around a central dome and nave, creating a centralized and symmetrical space. This type of spatial organization is commonly found in religious and monumental structures, emphasizing a sense of grandeur and unity.

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  • 37. 

    Villa Capra ( the rotunda) at Vicenza, Italy by Andrea Palladio is what type of spatial organization?

    • A.

      Centralized organization

    • B.

      Clustered organization

    • C.

      Grid organization

    • D.

      Radial organization

    Correct Answer
    A. Centralized organization
    Explanation
    The Villa Capra, also known as the rotunda, is an example of centralized organization. This is because the building is designed around a central space, with symmetrical rooms radiating out from the center. The central space is the focal point of the building, and the surrounding rooms are arranged in a balanced and symmetrical manner. This type of spatial organization creates a sense of harmony and balance in the design.

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  • 38. 

    Town Center for Castrop-Rauxel, in Germany by Alvar Aalto is what type of spatial organization?

    • A.

      Centralized organization

    • B.

      Radial organization

    • C.

      Grid organization

    • D.

      Linear organization

    Correct Answer
    D. Linear organization
    Explanation
    The Town Center for Castrop-Rauxel in Germany by Alvar Aalto is an example of linear organization. This type of spatial organization is characterized by a linear arrangement of buildings or spaces, often organized along a central axis or street. In the case of the Town Center, it is likely that the buildings and spaces are arranged in a linear fashion, creating a cohesive and organized layout.

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  • 39. 

    Illustration above is a Housing Development. Identify the type of spatial organization?

    • A.

      Centralized organization

    • B.

      Radial organization

    • C.

      Grid organization

    • D.

      Linear organization

    Correct Answer
    D. Linear organization
    Explanation
    The given illustration of a housing development showcases a linear organization. This can be inferred from the arrangement of the houses in a straight line or along a single path. The linear organization suggests that the houses are grouped together in a linear fashion, possibly along a road or a pathway. This type of spatial organization is commonly found in suburban or rural areas where houses are built in a linear pattern along a main road or street.

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  • 40. 

    The Secretariat Building UNESCO Headquarters by Marcel Brauer is what type of spatial organization?

    • A.

      The Secretariat Building UNESCO Headquarters by Marcel Brauer is what type of spatial organization? centralized organization radial organization x grid organization linear organization

    • B.

      Radial organization

    • C.

      Radial organization x grid organization

    • D.

      Linear organization

    Correct Answer
    B. Radial organization
    Explanation
    The Secretariat Building UNESCO Headquarters by Marcel Brauer is an example of radial organization. This can be inferred from the fact that the building is designed in a circular or radial pattern, with different sections and departments radiating out from a central core or focal point. This type of spatial organization allows for efficient communication and movement between different areas, as well as a clear hierarchy and centralized control.

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  • 41. 

    Plan above for the Herbert F. Johnson House,  Identify what type of spatial organization?

    • A.

      Radial organization

    • B.

      Grid organization

    • C.

      Linear organization

    • D.

      Cluster

    Correct Answer
    A. Radial organization
    Explanation
    The correct answer is radial organization because a radial organization refers to a layout where spaces or elements are arranged around a central point. In the case of the Herbert F. Johnson House, the spaces are likely arranged in a circular or radial pattern around a central point, creating a sense of balance and symmetry. This type of organization is often used in architectural designs to create a visually appealing and functional layout.

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  • 42. 

    The New Mummers Theatre is what type of spatial organization?

    • A.

      Cluster organization

    • B.

      Centralized organization

    • C.

      Radial organization

    • D.

      Grid organization

    Correct Answer
    C. Radial organization
    Explanation
    The New Mummers Theatre is likely a radial organization because it is arranged in a circular or wheel-like pattern, with the main space or stage at the center and other areas radiating out from it. This type of spatial organization allows for a central focus and easy access to different areas from the center.

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  • 43. 

    The "Golden Section" is equal to?

    • A.

      0.816

    • B.

      .618

    • C.

      1.86

    • D.

      0.186

    Correct Answer
    B. .618
    Explanation
    The "Golden Section" refers to the mathematical ratio known as the golden ratio, which is approximately equal to 0.618. This ratio is often found in various natural and aesthetic phenomena, such as the proportions of the human body, architecture, and art. It is derived from the Fibonacci sequence and has been used in design and composition to create visually pleasing and harmonious arrangements.

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  • 44. 

    Which is NOT a "fibonacci series number" from 1-114?

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      15

    • C.

      21

    • D.

      34

    Correct Answer
    B. 15
    Explanation
    The Fibonacci series is a sequence of numbers where each number is the sum of the two preceding ones. Starting with 1 and 2, the series goes as follows: 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, etc. Therefore, 15 is not a Fibonacci series number from 1-114.

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  • 45. 

    A rectangle whose sides are proportioned according to the golden section is known as?

    • A.

      Golden rectangle

    • B.

      Fibonacci rectangle

    • C.

      Modulor scale

    • D.

      Pythagorean rectangle

    Correct Answer
    A. Golden rectangle
    Explanation
    A rectangle whose sides are proportioned according to the golden section is known as a golden rectangle. The golden section refers to a mathematical ratio, approximately equal to 1.618, which is considered aesthetically pleasing. In a golden rectangle, the ratio of the longer side to the shorter side is approximately equal to the golden section ratio. This proportion is commonly found in art, architecture, and design as it is believed to create visually appealing and harmonious compositions.

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  • 46. 

    According to Vitruvius' Rules for the diameter, height and spacing of columns, Aerostyle is 4D spacing and 10D in ht?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    According to Vitruvius' Rules for the diameter, height, and spacing of columns, Aerostyle is not 4D spacing and 10D in height. Therefore, the given statement is false.

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  • 47. 

    Pyconstyle should be spaced at?

    • A.

      1.5D x

    • B.

      3D

    • C.

      4D

    • D.

      2.5 D

    Correct Answer
    A. 1.5D x
  • 48. 

    Aerostyle should have an intercolumniation ht of ?

    • A.

      1.5D

    • B.

      2D

    • C.

      4D

    • D.

      8D

    Correct Answer
    D. 8D
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 8D. The term "intercolumniation ht" refers to the height between columns. In this context, "D" represents the diameter of the columns. Therefore, the answer suggests that the height between the columns should be 8 times the diameter of the columns.

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  • 49. 

    Le Corbusier developed his proportioning system, the Modulor, to order "the dimension of that which contains and that which is contained". He saw the measuring tools of the greek, egyptians and other high civilizations as being infinitely rich and subtle because they formed part of the mathematics of the human body, gracious, elegant and firm, the source of that harmony which moves us, beauty." He therefore based his measuring tool, the "MODULOR". What is the 3 basic measure of grid in centimeter that is proportioned according to Golden Section?

    • A.

      113, 183 & 226

    • B.

      113, 70 & 43 x

    • C.

      86, 70 & 140

    • D.

      86, 70 & 183

    Correct Answer
    B. 113, 70 & 43 x
    Explanation
    Le Corbusier's proportioning system, the Modulor, is based on the concept of the Golden Section. The Golden Section is a mathematical ratio found in nature and believed to create aesthetically pleasing proportions. The three basic measures of the grid that are proportioned according to the Golden Section are 113, 70, and 43.

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  • 50. 

    Identify the illustration above?

    • A.

      Human Anthropometric

    • B.

      The "Modulor" : A harmonious Measure to the human Scale

    • C.

      Lucas Series of Proportion

    • D.

      Aquarium Gay Bar

    Correct Answer
    B. The "Modulor" : A harmonious Measure to the human Scale
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The 'Modulor' : A harmonious Measure to the human Scale". This answer is supported by the information given in the question. The other options, such as "Human Anthropometric" and "Lucas Series of Proportion", do not match the given illustration. "Aquarium Gay Bar" is unrelated and does not fit the context of the question.

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