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Question 1: The term was first used by Charles Robert Cockerell in a lecture he gave as Professor of Architecture to the ________ in 1842.
Victoria and Albert MuseumRoyal AcademyNational Gallery (London)British Museum

Question 2: In 1823, Samuel Angell discovered the coloured metopes of Temple C at ________, Sicily and published them in 1826.
SelinunteHeraclea MinoaHimeraGreek temple

Question 3: What does the following picture show?

  Temple Row at Sailors' Snug Harbor.
  A Greek Revival parlor in the Metropolitan Museum of Art
  Leo von Klenze's Walhalla, Regensburg, Bavaria, 1842.
  Design for Oravais Church, Finland; watercolour by Jacob Rijf, 1792

Question 4: What does the following picture show?

  Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany.
  Leo von Klenze's Walhalla, Regensburg, Bavaria, 1842.
  Second Bank of the United States, Philadelphia, 1824.
  Second Bank of the United States, Philadelphia, 1824.

Question 5: This revelation was a direct contradiction of ________’s notion of the Greek temple as timeless, fixed, and pure in its whiteness.
Johann Joachim WinckelmannItalyImmanuel KantJohann Wolfgang von Goethe

Question 6: What does the following picture show?

  Forks of Cypress by William Nichols, Lauderdale County, Alabama, shaded by its peripteral Ionic colonnades (burned 1966)
  Hittorff's reconstruction of Temple B at Selinus, 1851.
  Second Bank of the United States, Philadelphia, 1824.
  Thomas Hamilton's design for the Royal High School, Edinburgh, 1831, RSA.

Question 7: What does the following picture show?

  Leo von Klenze's Walhalla, Regensburg, Bavaria, 1842.
  Thomas Hamilton's design for the Royal High School, Edinburgh, 1831, RSA.
  Thomas Hamilton's design for the Royal High School, Edinburgh, 1831, RSA.
  Hittorff's reconstruction of Temple B at Selinus, 1851.

Question 8: In 1803, he appointed ________ as surveyor of public building in the United States.
George WashingtonThomas JeffersonBenjamin Henry LatrobeUnited States Capitol

Question 9: It was to be William Wilkins's winning design for the public competition for ________ that announced the Greek style was to be the dominant idiom in architecture.
Corpus Christi College, CambridgeDowning College, CambridgeTrinity College, CambridgeSt John's College, Cambridge

Question 10: ________ The American Builder's Companion 1806
Asher BenjaminAmmi B. YoungBostonNew England







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