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Question 1: This building was a cruciform (cross-shaped) Greek Revival structure, combining a Greek Doric portico with a Roman dome, resembled a four-faced ________ topped with a dome.
Greek templeAncient CorinthParthenonAmphidromia

Question 2: It had 36 fluted Doric ________, each carved from a single piece of granite from Quincy, Massachusetts; each weighed 42 tons (37 metric tons)[2] and cost about $5,200.
Classical orderCorinthian orderColumnCapital (architecture)

Question 3: On April 16, 1987, the city of Boston purchased the building from the ________.
Kansas City, MissouriGeneral Services AdministrationWashington, D.C.Philadelphia

Question 4: [5] In 1960, the ________ was painted in the lobby's dome.
Great Seal of OhioSeal of the District of ColumbiaSeal of MarylandGreat Seal of the United States

Question 5: The Custom House Tower is a skyscraper in McKinley Square, in the Financial District neighborhood of Boston, ________, in the United States.
ConnecticutMaineRhode IslandMassachusetts







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