Romanesque vs. Gothic Architecture


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Which of the following groups of buildings emerged during the Romanesque period?

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1. What is monasticism?

2. Which of the following were elements of Gothic architecture?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and interactive quiz are designed to assess your understanding of Romanesque and Gothic architecture. You'll be responsible for answering questions on specifics like the types of buildings that were introduced in the Romanesque period and how to define 'monasticism'.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Find out how much you know about these key points:

  • Characteristics of Gothic architecture
  • How to identify Romanesque architecture
  • Tracery and its structural importance

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as Romanesque and Gothic architecture
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what 'monasticism' means
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about why tracery is important and the defining attributes of Gothic and Romanesque architecture

Additional Learning

Use the lesson called Romanesque vs. Gothic Architecture for more on the following topics of interest:

  • When Gothic and Romanesque architecture first began
  • Some influences on these architectural styles of development
  • Differences between the two styles