Architecture: Quiz


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Question 1: In ________, in both the Classical and Medieval periods, buildings were not attributed to specific individuals and the names of the architects frequently unknown, despite the vast scale of the many religious buildings extant from this period.
BalkansEastern EuropeWestern EuropeEurope

Question 2: The 19th century English art critic, ________, in his Seven Lamps of Architecture, published 1849,[6] was much narrower in his view of what constituted architecture.
Pre-Raphaelite BrotherhoodDante Gabriel RossettiJohn RuskinEffie Gray

Question 3: By mid-century, Modernism had morphed into the International Style, an aesthetic epitomized in many ways by the Twin Towers of New York's ________.
175 Greenwich StreetWorld Trade Center1 World Trade CenterEmpire State Building

Question 4: Buildings were ascribed to specific architects - ________, Alberti, Michelangelo, Palladio - and the cult of the individual had begun.
Renaissance architectureFilippo BrunelleschiItalian RenaissanceFlorence

Question 5: The Design Methodology Movement involving people such as ________ started searching for more people-oriented designs.
Christopher AlexanderA Pattern LanguageSan Jose, CaliforniaBerkeley, California

Question 6: Among the philosophies that have influenced modern architects and their approach to building design are rationalism, ________, structuralism, poststructuralism, and phenomenology.
EmpiricismWillard Van Orman QuineInductive reasoningAristotle

Question 7: When ________ was first practiced, it was an avant-garde movement with moral, philosophical, and aesthetic underpinnings.
Gothic Revival architectureExpressionist architecturePostmodern architectureModern architecture

Question 8: The architecture of different parts of ________ developed along different lines from that of Europe, Buddhist, Hindu and Sikh architecture each having different characteristics.
Middle EastAsiaSingaporeContinent

Question 9: During the Medieval period ________ were formed by craftsmen to organize their trade and written contracts have survived, particularly in relation to ecclesiastical buildings.
Trade unionFree marketCapitalismGuild

Question 10: There was still no dividing line between artist, ________ and engineer, or any of the related vocations, and the appellation was often one of regional preference.
Architectural engineeringArchitectConstructionDesign-bid-build


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