The Architecture of Saint Paul's Cathedral in London


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Which architect designed Saint Paul's Cathedral in London when it was rebuilt after the Great Fire of 1666?

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1. Which of the following was the form the architect chose as the basic design for Saint Paul's?

2. Which part of Saint Paul's is the main gathering area for worshipers?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Although there has long been a church on the site of Saint Paul's Cathedral in London, the current building was completed in 1710. This quiz and worksheet will enable you to see how much you remember about pertinent terminology and people involved in its creation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz and worksheet will test you on the following topics:

  • Basic design and architectural style of the church
  • Various portions of the building
  • Architect responsible for the current cathedral

Skills Practiced

You will have a chance to practice these study skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related architectural history lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the design of the church building
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions on various architectural aspects of St. Paul's Cathedral

Additional Learning

To further your knowledge, study the accompanying lesson, The Architecture of Saint Paul's Cathedral in London. This lesson will address the following objectives:

  • Understand the history of Saint Paul's Cathedral
  • Learn about the architectural plan of the church
  • Identify the West Front, dome, nave, and other pertinent aspects of the building
  • Acknowledge the architectural styles present in the cathedral