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Question 1: The dome of St. Paul's Cathedral in London was the inspiration for the ________ in Washington, which in turn inspired domes of most of the US state capitols.
United States SenateUnited States CapitolUnited States CongressRussell Senate Office Building

Question 2: The onion dome is a bulbous shape tapering smoothly to a point, strongly resembling an onion, after which they are named, and exemplified by Saint Basil's Cathedral in ________ and the Taj Mahal.

Question 3: What does the following picture show?

  Painting by Giovanni Paolo Pannini of the Pantheon in Rome, Italy, after its conversion to a church.
  The Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem
  Comparison of a generic "true" arch (left) and a corbel arch (right).
  Interior of St. Mark's Basilica in Venice, Italy

Question 4: What does the following picture show?

  Assyrian bas-relief from Nimrud showing domed structures
  The Cathedral of Florence with Brunelleschi's dome, Italy
  Interior of St. Mark's Basilica in Venice, Italy
  The Green Dome built above the tomb of Muhammad, Abu Bakr and Umar in the Al-Masjid al-Nabawi (Prophet's Mosque) in Medina, Saudi Arabia, dates back to at least the 12th century.

Question 5: The first such stadium was the ________ in Houston, Texas.
Fox Sports HoustonReliant AstrodomeContinental LeagueHouston Astros

Question 6: St Mark's Basilica in ________, Italy, has changed and developed over hundreds of years.

Question 7: As the layers get higher, each is slightly ________, or corbeled, toward the center until meeting at the top.
Truss bridgeCantilever bridgeBeam (structure)Cantilever

Question 8: The Ostrogothic king Theodoric the Great built the Mausoleum of Theodoric in ________, Italy, in 520, 44 years after the end of the Western Roman Empire.

Question 9: Domes can also be found in Islamic places of worship, called ________.
MosqueMuslim historyMuslim worldIslamic schools and branches

Question 10: Interior of St. Joseph the Betrothed Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church in ________ depicting Christ Pantocrator as in traditional byzantine church style.
Burr Ridge, IllinoisChicagoElmhurst, IllinoisBlue Island, Illinois


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