History of Architecture Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The huge Roman road network was primarily built by _____.

Question 2 2. How did architects create elements in the dome of Hagia Sophia (in Istanbul) that float higher than any previous dome?

Question 3 3. In architecture, these high windows are an example of _____.

Question 4 4. Which architect practiced the Prairie Style of architecture?

Question 5 5. What was the aim of the Bauhaus school of architecture?

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Question 6 6. Which statement correctly compares the columns of the Doric and Ionic orders?

Question 7 7. Why did Baroque architects create optical illusions in their buildings?

Question 8 8. Which architect worked in both the Bauhaus school and the International Style?

Question 9 9. Which of the following features is NOT common to both Byzantine and Early Christian churches?

Question 10 10. You would most likely find an idol to a God in an ancient Greek temple's _____.

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Question 11 11. Greek theatres are famous for their _____.

Question 12 12. Which statement would most likely be said upon visiting the Hall of Mirrors at Versailles?

Question 13 13. How was I. M. Pei's style different from other architects at the time?

Question 14 14. Each of the following are examples of Romanesque vaulting techniques, EXCEPT:

Question 15 15. This column, with its plantlike decorations at its capital, is _____ .

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Question 16 16. Which of the following decorations could NOT be found on the exterior of Romanesque churches?

Question 17 17. This floor plan of San Vitale is typical of a(an) _____.

Question 18 18. Why did Romanesque architects start building more piers as supports within buildings as compared to columns?

Question 19 19. What does the Greek or Eastern Cross have in common with Byzantine central-plan churches?

Question 20 20. What is the BEST way of describing how the architectural achievements of the Romans related to those of the Greeks?

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Question 21 21. Why did Louis XIV redesign the Louvre?

Question 22 22. What is the Leaning Tower of Pisa an example of?

Question 23 23. How did Baroque architecture differ from previous styles?

Question 24 24. In architecture, all of the following are types of entablature decoration EXCEPT

Question 25 25. Which of the following is an example of a ribbed vault?

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Question 26 26. How are the arch and the dome related?

Question 27 27. This curly-capital column is of...

Question 28 28. How are buildings understood in High Tech architecture?

Question 29 29. Imagine that you want to to transport water over a great distance. What aspect of Roman engineering would be most helpful in achieving this goal?

Question 30 30. Which of the following BEST explains why concrete was such a crucial development in Roman architecture?

History of Architecture Chapter Exam Instructions

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