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Question 1: The wall of the circular central chamber, accessible by the north side, is coated with ________ marble.

Question 2: The garden architect was Johnn Gottfried B├╝ring, who between 1755 and 1764 designed the pavilion in the then-popular style of Chinoiserie, a mixture of ornamental ________ elements and parts of Oriental architecture.
BaroqueArt NouveauRococoNeoclassicism

Question 3: In the noble courts of the ________ era, an interest in Oriental arts grew during the rococo period into Chinoiserie, a genuine fashion for all things Chinese.
MannerismWestern art historyBaroqueRenaissance

Question 4: The Chinese House (German: Chinesisches Haus) is a garden pavilion in Sanssouci Park in ________.

Question 5: A few years later, the Dragon House was built in the form of a Chinese ________ on the northern edge of Sanssouci Park bordering Klausberg.
PagodaBuddhist artBodhidharmaBuddhism

Question 6: Frederick the Great had it built, about seven hundred meters southwest of the ________ Summer Palace, to adorn his flower and vegetable garden.
Charlottenburg PalaceBerlinPotsdamSanssouci


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