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Question 1: ________'s iconic interwar take on the idiom.
AnthroposophySocial threefoldingWalter Burley GriffinBiodynamic agriculture

Question 2: The illustrated catalogue for the ________ of 1851 is replete with gothic detail, from lacemaking and carpet designs to heavy machinery.
The Great ExhibitionGreater London1908 Summer OlympicsLondon

Question 3: The Gothic Revival was paralleled and supported by ________, which had its roots in antiquarian concerns with survivals and curiosities.
MedievalismMiddle AgesHigh Middle AgesLate Middle Ages

Question 4: But over the first half of the century, Neo-Gothic became supplanted by ________.
Late modernismModernismPostmodern artWestern painting

Question 5: ________ of Canterbury, New Zealand imported the Gothic Revival style to New Zealand, and designed Gothic Revival churches in both wood and stone.
Francis PetreBenjamin MountfortRobert Lawson (architect)Christchurch

Question 6: Frederick Thatcher in ________ designed wooden churches in the Gothic Revival style, eg Old St. Paul's, Wellington.
NauruNew ZealandAustraliaUnited Kingdom

Question 7: Because of ________ in the early 19th century, the Germans, French and English all claimed the original Gothic architecture of the 12th century as originating in their own country.
Romantic nationalismAdam MickiewiczRomanticismFrédéric Chopin

Question 8: What does the following picture show?

  Cast-iron gothic tracery supports a bridge by Calvert Vaux, Central Park, New York City
  The upper chapel of the Sainte Chapelle, restored by Félix Duban in the 19th century
  Saint Clotilde Basilica completed 1857, Paris
  Vernacular Gothic Revival elements in a 1873 church of the Slavine Architectural School in Gavril Genovo, Montana Province, northwestern Bulgaria

Question 9: What does the following picture show?

  Cast-iron gothic tracery supports a bridge by Calvert Vaux, Central Park, New York City
  Jan Santini Aichel's Gothic-influenced Pilgrimage Church of Saint John of Nepomuk (1719–27), a World Heritage Site.
  The House of Lords in the Palace of Westminster designed by A.W.N. Pugin
  Cologne Cathedral, completed in 1880 (though construction started in 1248) with a façade 157 meters tall and a nave 43 meters tall.

Question 10: ________ houses and small churches became common in North America and other places in the late nineteenth century.
Tudor Revival architectureCarpenter GothicItalianate architectureGothic Revival architecture


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