Regional Differences in Gothic Architecture


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Where are you most likely to see flying buttresses?

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1. What do Italian churches commonly have that others don't?

2. Which Gothic cathedral has the tallest vault?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Assess your knowledge of the variations in Gothic architecture with this engaging quiz and worksheet. These questions cover common architectural features in the Gothic style and where you're likely to find them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take this quiz to see how well you can:

  • Identify where you're most likely to see flying buttresses
  • Explain the architectural feature commonly found in Italian churches but not elsewhere
  • Discuss the Gothic cathedral with the tallest vault
  • Describe what makes Winchester Cathedral famous
  • Detail the location in an English church where you're most likely to find a rose window

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what makes Winchester Cathedral famous
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding where you're most likely to see flying buttresses
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Gothic architecture lesson

Additional Learning

If you'd like to learn more about this subject, take a look at our lesson called Regional Differences in Gothic Architecture. This lesson is designed to help you do the following:

  • Identify the years Gothic architecture was created across Europe
  • Detail where you can find the most common examples of Gothic architecture
  • Outline the parts of Gothic churches and the shape they're meant to mimic