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1.Identify the arch in the illustration?

A.Equilateral Arch

B.Lancet Arch

C.Drop Arch

D.Tudor Arch

2.Nile is the longest river in the world, stretching north for approximately 4,000 miles from East Africa to the Mediterranean. What material was used for the construction of the pyramids?

A.Compacted sand

B.Clay

C.Stones

D.Mud bricks

3.Replicating materials such as marble and wood with paint, but has subsequently come to encompass many other decorative finishes for walls and furniture?

A.Fresco painting

B.Faux painting

C.Art deco

D.Bas relief

4.Very ornate architectural style developed in the later renaissance period?

A.Baroque

B.Neoclassicism

C.Flamboyant

D.Rayonnant

5.A style influenced by geometric figures?

A.Renaissance

B.Gothic

C.Romanesque

D.Art deco

6.One of Antoni Gaudi's project?

A.Casa mila

B.Casa batllo

C.Casa milano

D.Sagrada familia spires

7.Who gave the statue of liberty to the US?

A.Spain

B.France

C.Great britain

D.Portugal

8.Egyptian architecture is characterized by?

A.Massiveness and ornamentation

B.Monumental & trabeated

C.Highly decorative

D.Very ornate

9.The Basilica di Santa maria del Fiore is world renowned and has the largest brick dome ever constructed, it is also known as?

A.Sienna cathedral

B.Florence cathedral

C.Basilica of the holy blood

D.Basilica of the holy cross

10.The art of sculpture had a diminished role in the churches because of the biblical prohibition of graven images. How did the artists represents the saints?

A.Wall carving wall carving letters

B.Wall paintings

C.Cut out of figures made of cloth

D.Glass mosaic

11.Where is the term "Bahay Kubo" came from?

A.Term given by the spaniards

B.Terminolgy by ancient filipino

C.From "balai" for house and kubo for "cube"

D.From " balai" for houses and "kubo" for small"

12.Standard size of ifugao house?

A.2.5x2.5

B.3x3

C.4x4

D.5x5

13.The largest religious structure; beehive shaped towers?

A.Angkor wat

B.Borobudur

C.Stupa

D.Angkor vat

14.Standing stones usually capped with horizontal slab?

A.Stonehenge

B.Chromelech

C.Dolmen

D.Mehir

15.What do you call the recess found in the dome to make the structure lighter?

A.Oculus

B.Coffers

C.Pendentive

D.Podium

16.What is a common striking feature of a church?

A.Bell tower

B.Facade

C.Butress

D.Ornated pediments

17.

For muslim architecture and characteristics, it is called gathering place?

A.Mimbar

B.Mihrab

C.Minaret

D.Kaba

18.An ancient roman construction technique, using irregular shaped and random placed uncut stones?

A.Opus caementium

B.Opus reticulatum

C.Opus quadratum

D.Opus incertum

19.Blocks resting on the vertex or lower extremes of the pediment?

A."antrixae"

B.Raking cornice

C.Moulding

D.Acroterian

20.A continuous base of structure on which a colonnade is placed?

A.Stereobate

B.Stylobate

C.Crepidoma

D.Base

21.A grotesquely carved figure of a human or animal, serves as a spout and projects from gutter to throw rainwater clear off a building?

A.Scupper drain

B.Carved parapet

C.Gargoyle

D.Down spout

22.A greek temple has 6 columns in front and at the back, at it's sides, it has eleven columns, that includes the outermost columns at the front and back. What do you call this kind of temple?

A.Peripteral

D.Tetrastyle

B.Pseudodipteral

C.Decastyle

23.Column distance is 4D?

A.Pycnostyle

B.Systyle

C.Aerostyle

D.Eustyle

24.Systyle intercolumnation?

A.1.5 x cd

B.2.5 x cd

C.2 x cd

D.3-4 x cd

25.If a greek temple has a total of 14 columns with a breakdown of 4 in front, 4 at the back and the rest at both sides, what type of temple is this?

A.Peripteral

B.Prostyle

C.Amphiprostyle

D.Dipteral

26.A temple has 8 columns in front and rear with 15 columns on both sides, including the 2 columns at the front?

A.Octastyle

B.Octostyle

C.Prostyle

D.Dipteral

27.In the given figure, what part of the capital is letter A?

A.Cornice

B.Dentils

C.Frieze

D.Architravearchitrave

28.In the given figure, what part of the capital is letter B?

A.Cornice

B.Dentils

C.Frieze

D.Architrave

29.In the given figure, what part of the capital is letter C?

A.Cornice

B.Dentils

C.Frieze

D.Architrave

30.Identify the parts of a vault in the figure shown in letter "a"?

A.Groin

B.Lierne

C.Boss

D.Ridge

31.An ornamental knoblike projection, as a carved keystone at the intersection of ogives?

A.Groin

B.Boss

C.Keystone

D.Rib

32.How did romans create a structures with great spans?

A.Use of arch

B.Use of stones pile together

C.Stone corbel systems

D.Large column and stone beams

33.Which of the following is not a door?

A.Trap

B.Clerestory

C.Plank and batten

D.Bifold

34.Gutter in modern times is like a?

A.Frieze

B.Pediment

C.Girt

D.Cornice

35.

Where did gothic architecture originate?

A.Northern france

B.Germany

C.Italy

D.Spain

36.The third phase of gothic architecture?

A.Rayonnant

B.Flamboyant

C.Lancet

D.Consonant

37.In gothic church, what is the purpose of the flying buttress?

A.Support the roofing structure

B.Aesthetic purposes

C.Support the high wall's decorative elements

D.None

38.What capital order was used in the parthenon?

A.Doric

B.Ionic

C.Tuscan

D.Corinthian

39.One of Frank Lloyd Wright's organic architecture?

A.Falling water

B.Robbie house

C.Dulles airport

D.Petronas tower

40.In the falling water, what is the function of the overhanging slab?

A.Terrace

B.Living

C.Open dining area

D.Bedroom

41.What is the purpose of FLW overhanging slabs?

A.Obviously for aesthetics, that's the reason why its very famous till now

B.Open plan

C.Wide openings

D.None of the answer is right

42.The father of Prestress Concrete?

A.Jorn Utzon

B.Eugene Freyssinet

C.Santiaga Calatrava

D.Tadao Ando

43.Who design the interlocking thin shell, shark like concept, that can be seen on the shore of austrilia?

A.Santiago Calatrava

B.Jorge Utzon

C.Norman Foster

D.Michael Graves

44."I believe that people make natural association with forms, color and the composition of elements while decoration and detailing help communicate with a building's purpose"

A.Michael graves

B.Philip johnson

C.Walter gropius

D.Buckminster fuller

45.

From the given figure, identify the architectural style used?

A.Art deco

B.Renaissance

C.International style

D.Modernism

46.

From the given figure, identify the architectural style used?

A.Art deco

B.Renaissance

C.International style

D.Art nouveau

47.From the given figure, identify the architectural style used?

A.Art deco

B.Art nouveau

C.Rococo

D.Baroque

48.In egyptian architecture, tomb of pharaohs was the?

A.Ziggurat

B.Mastaba

C.Pyramid

D.Sphinx

49.The great pyramid at gizeh was built in the 4th dynasty by?

A.Rameses I

B.Rameses II

C.Cheops

D.Chepren

50.Who is the beginner of great hypostyle hall at Karnak and founder of 19th dynasty?

A.Rameses I

B.Rameses II

C.Seti I

D.Darius

51.Mineral of greatest importance to greek architecture of w/c Greece and her domains had ample of supplies?

A.Pozzolana

B.Marble

C.Clay

D.Granite

52.Greek architecture was essentially?

A.Arch and vaulted

B.Buttressed and domed

C.Columnar and trabeated

D.Massive columns

53.

Imposing entrance to acropolis and erected by architect mnesicles?

A.Propylaea

B.Erechtheion

C.Poseidon

D.Hypostyle

54.Building in acropolis generally considered as being the most nearly perfect building ever erected is?

A.Erechtheion

B.Parthenon

C.Pantheon

D.Porch of the maidens

55.With the use of concrete made possible by pozzolona, a native natural cement, romans to achieve huge interiors used?

A.Post and beam

B.Arch & vault

C.Pendentive

D.Stylobate

56.Which of the order was added by romans to the orders used by the greeks?

A.Ionic

B.Composite

C.Corinthian

D.Tuscan

57.During macedonian dynasty, what type of plan is very famous?

A.Greek cross

B.Roman cross

C.Circularcircular

D.Latin cross

58.From 5th century to the present, character of Byzantine architecture is?

A.Timber trusses

B.Ribbed arches

C.Domical roof construction

D.Valut

59.Finest and remaining example Of Byzantine archiecture?

A.S. Irene, Constantinople

B.S. Sophia, Constantinople

C.S. mark. Venice

D.S. fiore

60.Archl character of Romanesque style?

A.Grotesque & bizarre

B.Sober & dignified

C.Flamboyant & decorative

D.None

61.Romanesque architecture in italy is distinguished from that of the rest of Europe by the use of ___for facing walls?

A.Bricks

B.Marble

C.Mosaic

D.Granite

62.Most important distinctive character of mature Spanish Romanesque architecture?

A.Horseshoe arch

B.Lancet arch

C.Parabolic arch

D.Tudor

63.Through gothic centuries, English lancet arch style is closest to the?

A.Spanish style

B.French style

C.Italian style

D.None

64.Splendid example of early gothic?

A.St pauls cathedral

B.Westminster abbey

C.Cathedral of notre dame

D.None

65.Renaissance of 15th century in italy had its birth in?

A.Venice

B.Florence

C.Rome

D.Spain

66.In egyptian arch., tomb of nobility was the?

A.ziggurat

B.mastaba

C.Pyramid

D.Stepped pyramid

67.Monumental arch of Egypt is essentially a ____ style?

A.buttress & dome

B.Arch & vault

C.Columnar & trabeated

D.Columnar

68.King zosers archt. who was revered and deified in the 26th dynasty?

A.Imhotep

B.Senad

C.Seneferm

69.In Mesopotamian arch., religion called for temples made of sun dried bricks is?

A.Megarons

B.Thakamus

D.None

C.Ziggurats

70.Who undertook most remarkable bldg campaign in history to make Athens the cultural & artistic leader of Greece?

A.Perseus

B.Ysicartes

C.Pericles

D.None

71.Archt. Of temple of apollo epicurius?

A.Ictinus x

B.Callicrates

C.Callimachus

D.Itchy nose

72.Temple whose most remarkable feature is use of all 3 greek orders, Doric outside, ionic & Corinthian within is

A.Artemus

B.Parthenon

C.Apollo epicurius

D.None

73.Atrium type of house, characteristic of roman times is believed to have originated w/ the?

A.Etruscans

B.Aegeans

C.Corsicans

D.None

74.Temple w/ circular plan supporting a dome of about 140 ft in diam. & described by Thomas Jefferson as model of spherical arch is?

A.St. peter basilica

B.S. Sophia

C.Pantheon

D.Parthenon

75.Colosseum, rome was commenced by vespacian and completed by?

A.Domitian

B.Titus

C.Trajan

D.None

76.Character of early christian arch is determined by the novel development of?

A.Stone vaults

B.Timber trusses

C.Arched vaults

D.Lintel and beam

77.

Emperor of Byzantine empire who codified roman laws and responsible for rebuilding of s. Sophia was

A.Diocletian

B.Theodosius

C.Justinian

D.None

78.One of worlds supreme masterpieces of Romanesque arch w/c was the 1st bldg in Europe to have ribbed vaults?

A.Winchester cathedral

B.Norwich cathedral

C.Durham cathedral

D.Burnham cathedral

79.Greatest patron of Romanesque architecture?

A.Christian church

B.Private business

C.Civil govt

D.None

80.Oldest French gothic cathedrals which was begun by bishop maurice de sully, plan of w/c is on a bent axial line?

A.Notre dame

B.Charters cathedral

C.Reims cathedral

D.None

81.Through gothic centuries the English style that is closest to French style is

A.Flamboyant

B.Decorated

C.Lancet

82.Largest medieval cathedral in Europe, w/ exception of s. peter's rome. The largest church in the world?

A.Westminster abbey

B.Seville cathedral

C.Sagrada familia

D.Notre dame

83.Area reserved for entertaining guests in bahay kubo?

A.Dulang

B.Caida

C.Sala

D.Bulwagan

84.Decorative clerestory found above the windows of a bahay na bato?

A.colada

B.Ventanilla

C.Gilir

D.Rakuh

85.Traditional maranaw house for the ordinary members of the community?

A.Walay

B.Lamin

C.Torogan

D.Dama

86.The ifugao house (southern strain) is known as?

A.Fayu

B.Bale

C.Chalanan

D.Batalag

87.Egyptian architecture was principally designed for?

A.External adoration

B.Light and color

C.Internal effect

D.Life after death

88.The shaft of the greek order terminates in which part?

A.Trachelion

B.Hypotrachelion

C.Abacus

D.Echinus

89.What do you call a sculpted female figure serving as an architectural support taking the place of a column or a pillar supporting an entablature on her head as in the figure shown above?

A.Gargoyle

B.Caryatid

C.Atlantes

D.Statue

90.What do you call a type of support in the porch of maidens?

A.Caryatid

B.Atlantes

C.Gargoyle

D.Statue

91.

A Roman rectangular temples stood on a?

A.Crepidoma

B.Stylobate

C.Podium

D.Pedestal

92.The plan for the colosseum in rome is shaped in the form what form?

A.Ellipse

B.Circle

C.Trapezoid

D.Half-circle

93.Church plan of early christian churches?

A.Basilica

B.Latin cross

C.Greek cross

D.Calvary cross

94.Moorish influence of muslim features such as horseshoe arch pierced stone tracery and excessive ornament in spanish gothic was due to?

A.Climate

B.Geography

C.Bldg materials

D.religion

95.An ornate archl style w/c developed during the latter part of the renaissance period?

A.Baroque

B.Art nouveau

C.Romanesque

D.Gothic

96.Development of dome to cover polygonal & square plans for churches, tombs and baptisteries is the character of?

A.Gothic

B.Early Christian

C.Byzantine

D.Romanesque

97.

Architect / city planner who authored the ekistics - the science of human settlements?

A.Gropius

B.Doxiadis

C.Niemeyer

D.Vitruvius

98.Architect who advocated the organic arch. and envisioned the broadacre city for the future?

A.Eero saarinen

B.Wallace Harrison

C.Daniel Burnham

D.FLW

99.Architect who designed and advocated the geodesic dome for cities of tomorrow was?

A.Mies van der rohe

B.Le corbusier

C.Buckminster fuller

D.Louis kahn

100.Who invented a system of well-high universal application based on hyperboloids and paraboloids in bldgs?

A.Frank ghery

B.Santiago calatrava

C.Zaha hadid

D.Antoni gaudi

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