Architecture History Quiz

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Q.1) | Founder of the Bauhaus School of Art.|
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A.| Alvar Aalto|

B.| Eero Saarinen|

C.| Walter Gropius|

D.| Le Corbusier|

Q.2) | What architectural term is termed to be free from any historical style?| | |

A.| Renaissance|

B.| Eclecticism|

C.| Art Noveau|

D.| Baroque|

Q.3) | The architect of Chrysler building in N.Y.|
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A.| Erich Mendelsohn|

B.| Welton Becket|

C.| Richard Josef Neutra|

D.| Van Alen|

Q.4) | Another term for crenel or intervals between merlon of a battlement| | |

A.| Cavetto|

B.| Embrasures|

C.| Bartizan|

D.| Astylar|

Q.5) | In the middle kingdom, in Egyptian architecture, who consolidate the administrative system, made a survey of the country, set boundaries to the provinces, and other helpful works.| | |

A.| Amenemhat I|

B.| Imhotep|

C.| Senusret I|

D.| Zoser|

Q.6) | Who erected the earliest known obelisk at Heliopolis.| | |

A.| Amenemhat I|

B.| Imhotep|

C.| Senusret I|

D.| Zoser|

Q.7) | The world's first large-scale monument in stone.| | |

A.| Pyramid of Zoser|

B.| Pyramid of Khufu|

C.| Pyramid of Cheops|

D.| Pyramid of Chefren|

Q.8) | The highest sloped pyramid in Gizeh|
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A.| Pyramid of Zoser|

B.| Pyramid of Khufu|

C.| Pyramid of Cheops|

D.| Pyramid of Chefren|

Q.9) | Female statues with baskets serving as columns|
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A.| Astylar|

B.| Bartizan|

C.| Crenel|

D.| Canephora|

Q.10) | A small tower usually corbelled at the corner of the castle.| | |

A.| Bartizan|

B.| Pinnacle|

C.| Minaret|

D.| Embrasures|

Q.11) | A compound bracket or capital in Japanese architecture.| | |

A.| Cha-sit-su|

B.| Masu-gumi|

C.| Tokonoma|

D.| Torei|

Q.12) | A concave molding approximately quarter round.|
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A.| Cavetto|

B.| Astylar|

C.| Crenel|

D.| Cortel|

Q.13) | Architect of Iglesia ni Cristo.|
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A.| Caesar Homer Concio|

B.| Felipe Mendoza|

C.| Juan Nakpil|

D.| Carlos Santos Viola|

Q.14) | A Filipino architect whose philosophy is 'the structure must be well oriented'.| | |

A.| Caesar Homer Concio|

B.| Felipe Mendoza|

C.| Juan Nakpil|

D.| Carlos Santos Viola|

Q.15) | Architect of Robinson's Galleria|
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A.| Jose Siao Ling|

B.| William Cosculluela|

C.| Gabriel Formoso|

D.| Jun Palafox|

Q.16) | King Zoser's architect who was deified in the 26th dynasty.| | |

A.| Imhotep|

B.| Amenemhat|

C.| Libon|

D.| Senusret|

Q.17) | "A house is like a flower pot"|
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A.| Jugendstijl|

B.| Eero Saarinen|

C.| Richard Josef Neutra|

D.| Alvar Aalto|

Q.18) | Art Noveau is known as the international style, in Germany it is known as ___.| | |

A.| Jugendstijl|

B.| Eero Saarinen|

C.| Richard Josef Neutra|

D.| Alvar Aalto|

Q.19) | Architect of TWA airport|
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A.| Alvar Aalto|

B.| Frank Lloyd Wright|

C.| Mies van de Rohe|

D.| Eero Saarinen|

Q.20) | "Modern architecture need not be western".|
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A.| I.M. Pei|

B.| Kenzo Tange|

C.| Tadao Ando|

D.| Tomas Mapua|

Q.21) | Not among the three pyramids in Gizeh|
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A.| Cheops|

B.| Chefren|

C.| Khufu|

D.| Mykerinos|

Q.22) | A decorative bracket usually taking the form of a cyma reversa strap.| | |

A.| Bema|

B.| Console|

C.| Cavetto|

D.| Tracery|

Q.23) | Finest example of French-Gothic architecture|
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A.| Chartres Cathedral|

B.| Soissons Cathedral|

C.| Lyon Cathedral|

D.| Reims Cathedral|

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