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Question 1: Externally, ________ and spires are characteristic of Gothic churches both great and small, the number and positioning being one of the greatest variables in Gothic architecture.

Question 2: A notable example is the doorway to the Chapter Room at ________.
Rochester CathedralCanterbury CathedralSt Albans CathedralHereford Cathedral

Question 3: Examples from the High Victorian Gothic period include Sir George Gilbert Scott's design for the ________ in London, and William Butterfield's chapel at Keble College, Oxford.
Albert Square, ManchesterEuropeEnglandAlbert Memorial

Question 4: One of the best known and most typical of such façades is that of ________.
Basilique du Sacré-Cœur, ParisNotre Dame de ParisLouvreSainte-Chapelle

Question 5: In some churches with double aisles, like ________, the transept does not project beyond the aisles.
Basilique du Sacré-Cœur, ParisSainte-ChapelleLouvreNotre Dame de Paris

Question 6: For the most part, there was not a clean break, as there was later to be in Renaissance Florence with the sudden revival of the Classical style by ________ in the early 15th century.
Italian RenaissanceRenaissance architectureFlorence BaptisteryFilippo Brunelleschi

Question 7: It can be seen notably at the East End of ________ where the East Window is said to be as large as a tennis court.
Gloucester CathedralWinchester CathedralHereford CathedralExeter Cathedral

Question 8: One of the most distinctive characteristics of Gothic architecture is the expansive area of the windows as at Sainte Chapelle and the very large size of many individual windows, as at York Minster, ________ and Milan Cathedral.
Winchester CathedralExeter CathedralHereford CathedralGloucester Cathedral

Question 9: A part of their influence was that they tended to build within towns, unlike the ________ whose ruined abbeys are seen in the remote countryside.
CisterciansCatholic religious orderCarthusianTrappists

Question 10: ________ has a group of lancet windows each fifty feet high and still containing ancient glass.
Wells CathedralSt Albans CathedralChester CathedralYork Minster


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