The Development of Gothic Style & the Cathedral of Chartres

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In what style is Chartres Cathedral built?

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1. What are jambs?

2. Because St. Foy is older than Chartres, we can expect it to be...

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of the lesson on Gothic style in church architecture. Some of the aspects that you will be assessed on include the characteristics of the Gothic style and terminology related to this style.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With these multiple-choice questions, you may assess yourself on the following:

  • Period and style of the Chartres Cathedral
  • Jambs
  • Structural support of early Gothic ceilings
  • How Chartres Cathedral differs from earlier buildings

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the Gothic style of architecture
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the characteristics of the Gothic style
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as jamb
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding Gothic style characteristics and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Continue your architecture studies while viewing the accompanying lesson, The Development of Gothic Style & the Cathedral of Chartres. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Recognize the Chartres Cathedral and its connection to Gothic architecture
  • Differentiate between the Gothic style and its predecessors
  • Define the terms for certain architecture features and know how they were used in the Gothic style
  • Identify the key characteristics of both the interior and exterior of Gothic style architecture
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