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Spandrel: Quiz


Question 1: This article incorporates text from the Encyclopædia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the ________.
Intellectual propertyCopyright infringementCopyrightPublic domain

Question 2: At ________ is one which is perforated.
Oriel College, OxfordJesus College, OxfordMagdalen College, OxfordPembroke College, Oxford

Question 3: The spandrel of doors is sometimes ornamented in the ________, but seldom forms part of the composition of the doorway itself, being generally over the label.
York MinsterWestminster AbbeyEnglish Gothic architectureGothic architecture

Question 4: A spandrel (less often spandril or splaundrel) is the space between two ________ or between an arch and a rectangular enclosure.
Triumphal archArchItalyArch bridge

Question 5: Because arches are commonly used in ________ construction, spandrels may also appear in those structures.
Arch bridgeCable-stayed bridgeTruss bridgeBridge

Question 6: Historically, most arch spans were solid-spandrel, meaning that the areas between arches were completely filled in — usually with stone — until the advent of steel and ________ in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Beam (structure)RebarCorrosionReinforced concrete

Question 7: Also included is the space under a flight of ________, if it is not occupied by another flight of stairs.
StairwayUnited KingdomCambodiaHawaii


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