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Marble mosaic pattern used on ceilings of vaults and domes.


A.Opus Quadratum
B.Opus Mixtum
C.Opus Recticulatum
D.Opus Tesselatum
Architects of the Hagia Sophia. (St. Sophia,Constantinople)
A.Theron and Libon
B.Cossutius and Mnesicles
C.Callicrates and Ictinus
D.Anthemius and Isidorus
What do you call the tool in architecture which organizes space
or spatial composition related to function?
A.Territoriality
B.Space planning
C.Space articulation
D.Functional interrelationship diagram
What historic style of architecture contributed the Doric, Ionic,
and Corinthian Orders of Architecture?
A.Egyptian
B.Byzantine
C.Early Christian
D.Greek
Designer of the Taj Mahal.
A.Shah Naser
B.Shah Reza
C.Shah Jahan
D.Shah Jalan
"A house is a machine to live in".
A.Mies van de Rohe
B.Walter Gropius
C.Frank Loyd Wright
D.Le Corbusier
Architect of the Lung Center of the Philippines.
A.Gabriel Formoso
B.Froilan Hong
C.William Cosculluela
D.George Ramos
Who commenced the 'hall of hundred columns'?

A.Darius
B.Amytis
C.Hystaspes
D.Xerxes

Architect of the National Library, Philippines.
A.Juan Nakpil
B.Cesar Concio
C.Jose Herrera
D.Felipe Mendoza
On either side of the choir, pulpits for the reading of the epistle
and the gospel arecalled _______.
A.Ambo
B.Cella
C.Bema
D.Cancelli
How many stained glass are there in the Chartres Cathedral?

A.168
B.167
C.186
D.176
An English Architect who prepared plan for London i.e., St.
Peter s and St. Paul Cathedral; proposed a network of avenues
connecting the main features of London.
A.Leon Battista Alberti
B.Leonardo Da Vinci
C.Pierre Charles L Enfant
D.Sir Christopher Wren
Architect of the Rizal Memorial Stadium.
A.Tomas Mapua
B.Jose Herrera
C.Cesar Concio
D.Juan Nakpil
What do you call the enclosed space at the top of a ziggurat
in Mesopotamia?
A.Observatory
B.Priest house
C.Altar
D.Gods house
The space between the colonnade and the naos wall in Greek
temple.
A.Pteroma
B.Stoa
C.Anthemion
D.Antefix
The dry or sweating room in the Thermae.
A.Unctuaria
B.Calidarium
C.Tepidarium
D.Sudatorium
What is the principal type of building in Muslim Architecture?
A.Mausoleum
B.Church
C.Mosque
D.Temple
First school which offered architecture in the Philippines.
A.UST
B.Mapua
C.Liceo de Manila
D.National University
he final plan shape of the St. Peter's Basilica by Carlo Maderna.
A.English Cross
B.Greek Cross
C.French Cross
D.Latin Cross
Designer of the Bonifacio Monument.
A.Felipe Mendoza
B.Cesar Concio
C.Tomas Mapua
D.Juan Nakpil
Most famous and perfect preservation of all ancient buildings
in Rome.
A.Pantheon
B.Acropolis
C.Parthenon
D.Apotheca
From the 5th century to the present, the character of Byzantine
architecture is the practice of using....
A.Arch and vault
B.Helm Roof
C.Domical roof construction
D.Columnar trabeated
Architect of SM Megamall.
A.Gilbert Yu
B.Jose Siao Ling
C.Antonio Sin Diong
D.Jonathan Gan
The Grandest Temple of all Egyptian temples, it was not built by
upon one complete plan but owes its size, disposition and
magnificence to the work of many Kings. Built from the 12th
Dynasty to the Ptolemaic period.

A.Great Temple of Ammon, Karnak
B.Temple of Ramsesseum, Thebes
C.The Great temple of Abu-Simbel
D.Temple of Queen HATSHEPSUT
The fortified high area or citadel of an ancient Greek City.
A.Pantheon
B.Acropolis
C.Parthenon
D.Apotheca

In ancient Greece and Rome, a storeroom of any kind, but
especially for storing wine.
A.Apotheca
B.Antefix
C.Anthemion
D.Acroterion
From what style of architecture were the Chinese
pagodas derived?
A.European
B.Muslim
C.Indian
D.Japanese
In modern Muslim mosques, which of the following features are
required to be applied?
A.Pulpit
B.Minarets and domes
C.All listed items here
D.Niche
Which of the following represent the primary colors?
A.Blue, yellow, violet
B.Red, yellow, blue
C.Red, yellow, green
D.Green, orange, violet
The finest of Greek Tombs, also known as the 'tomb of
Agamemnon'.

A.Phylaki
B.Tholos Tomb
C.Treasury of Atreus
D.Nea Roumata

Buddhist architecture shown in rock-cut temples with lavishly
carved interiors is a characteristic feature of what style of
architecture?
A.Indian
B.Chinese
C.Filipino
D.Japanese
Mediaeval architecture, which is characterized by the pointed
style, was prevalent in Western Europe from the 13th to the
15th century. What do you call this style?
A.Doric
B.Gothic
C.Arabesque
D.Romanesque
Which historic style of architecture first introduced the
clerestory?
A.Roman
B.Egyptian
C.West Asiatic
D.Greek
With regards to relationship of structure to architecture, which of
the following describes formal or sculptured structure?
A.Uses least amount of material
B.Exaggerated elements
C.Materials used below maximum load-bearing capacity
D.Focuses on novelty of form
The Hot Room of the Thermae.
A.Tepidarium
B.Unctuaria
C.Sudatorium
D.Calidarium
The architect who claimed that: The ultimate goal of the new
architecture was the composite but inseparable work of an art,
in which the old dividing line between monumental and
decorative elements will have disappeared forever.
A.Mies Van de Rohe
B.Frank Lloyd Wright
C.Walter Gropius
D.Le Corbusier
Which of the following is a contribution of byzantine
architecture?
A.Triumphal arch
B.Interior peristyle
C.Use of domes on pendetives
D.Use of conical timber roof over domes
The architecture of the curved line is known as ___.
A.Renaissance
B.Medieval
C.Baroque
D.Romanesque
Which of the following is a major contribution of Early Christian
architecture?
A.Basilican type of cruciform plan
B.Corbelled arch
C.Exterior peristyle
D.Column and lintel
Architect of the Great Serapeum at Alexandria.

A.Ptolemy III
The warm room in the Thermae.
A.Tepidarium
Expressionist Architect.
A.Erich Mendelsohn
B.Alvar Aalto
C.Hennevique
D.Eero Saarinen
The Greek council house which is covered meeting place for
the democratically-elected council is called:
A.Thersihon
B.Diathyros
C.Prytaneion
D.Bouleuterion
A kindred type to the theater.
A.Pinacotheca
B.Podium
C.Epidauros
D.Odeion
Architect of the Bi-Nuclear House, the H-Plan.
B.Marcel Lajos Breuer
Usual number of stories for a Chinese pagoda.
A.11
B.12
C.10
D.13
Architect of the World Trade Center.
A.Tadao Ando
B.Kenzo Tange
C.Arata Isozake
D.Minoru Yamasaki
"cubicula" or bedroom is from what architecture.
A.Byzantine
B.Roman
C.Greek
D.Egyptian
Architect of Central Bank of the Philippines, Manila.
A.George Ramos
B.Froilan Hong
C.Leandro Locsin
D.Gabriel Formoso
Strictly, a pedestal at the corners or peak of a roof to support
an ornament, more usually, the ornament itself.
A.Anthemion
B.Antefix
C.Acroterion
D.Apotheca
Corresponds to the Greek naos.
A.Cella
B.Cancelli
C.Ambo
D.Bema
"Form follows function".
A.Buckminster Fuller
B.Le Corbusier
C.Marcel Lajos Breuer
D.Louis Sullivan
A small private bath found in Roman houses or palaces.
A.Insulae
B.Balneum
C.Thalamus
D.Domus
In some churches, there is a part which is raised as part of the
sanctuary which later developed into the transept, this is the
___.
A.Cella
B.Cancelli
C.Ambo
D.Bema
A type of Roman wall facing with alternating courses of
brickworks.
A.Opus Mixtum
B.Opus Quadratum
C.Opus Recticulatum
D.Opus Incertum
Roman apartment blocks.
A.Thalamus
B.Insulae
C.Domus
D.Villa
Which of the following indicates the brightness of a color?
A.Value
B.Chroma
C.Intensity
D.Hue
Orientation of the Etruscan temple is towards the ___.
A.East
B.South
C.West
D.North
Due to generally rainless and bright sunshine climate, which of
the following describe Egyptian structures?
A.Large openings
B.Steep roofs
C.Absence of open court
D.Small openings
The father of modern picture books of Architecture.
A.Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola
B.Andrea Palladio
C.Philibert De Lorme
D.Leon Battista Alberti
Master sculptor of the Parthenon.
A.Ptolemy III
B.Phidias
C.Bernini
D.Callimachus
With the use of concrete made possible by pozzolan, a native
natural cement, the Romans achieved huge interiors with the...
A.Helm Roof
B.Arch and vault
C.Columnar trabeated
D.Domical roof construction
The Arabesque surface ornamentation originated from what
style of architecture
A.Muslim
B.Chinese
C.Thai
D.Japanese
The man of learning can fearlessly look down upon the
troublesome accidents of fortune. But he who thinks himself
entrenched in defense not of learning but of luck, moves one
slippery path, struggling though life unsteadily and insecurely.
A.Ten books of Architecture by Marcus Vitruvius
B.Space, Time and Architecture by Sigfried Gideon
C.The Poetry of Architecture by John Ruskin
D.A New Architecture by Frank Lloyd Wright
From the Greek temples, a temple that have porticoes of
columns at the front and rear.
A.Amphi-Prostyle
B.Tympanum
C.Dipteral
D.Astylar
Architect of the Erechtheion.

A.Libon
B.Mnesicles
C.Theron
D.Cossutius
Plan shape of a Chinese pagoda.
A.Octagonal
B.Hexagonal
C.Rectangular
D.Square
Greek architecture was essentially...
A.Columnar trabeated
B.Domical roof construction
C.Arch and vault
D.Helm Roof
The mineral of greatest importance to Greek architecture of
which Greece and her domains had ample supply of was.
A.Lime
B.Marble
C.Cement
D.Silica
What is referred to as written record of mans effort to build
beautifully?
A.Pre-historic architecture
B.Style of architecture
C.Elements of architecture
D.History of architecture
He erected the entrance Piazza at St. Peter's Basilica.
A.Agrippa
B.Bernini
C.Hadrian
D.Vitruvius
The space for the clergy and choir is separated by a low screen
wall from the body of the church called ___.
A.Bema
B.Cella
C.Ambo
D.Cancelli
"Architecture is Organic".
A.Frank Lloyd Wright
B.Le Corbusier
C.Mies van de Rohe
D.Walter Gropius
Architect of G.S.I.S. Building, Roxas Boulevard.
A.Gabriel Formoso
B.George Ramos
C.Froilan Hong
D.Felipe Palafox
A type of Roman wall facing which is made of small stone laid in
a loose pattern roughly resembling polygonal work.
A.Opus Mixtum
B.Opus Recticulatum
C.Opus Incertum
D.Opus Tesselatum
Sculptor for the Bonifacio Monument.
A.Antonio Tolentino
B.Guillermo Tolentino
C.Ang Kiukok
D.Antonio Guillermo
The private house of the Romans.
A.Domus
B.Villa
C.Thalamus
D.Atrium House
Tomb of Atreus, a noted example of the tholos type of tomb is
also known as:

A.Tomb of Agamemnon
B.Tomb of Clytemnestra
C.Mausoleum, Helicarnassos
D.Thersilion, Megapolis
Which of the following is true about Egyptian pyramids and
Babylonian ziggurats?
A.Pyramids are used as temple observatories, while ziggurats are royal tombs
B.Both pyramids and ziggurats have square plans
C.Pyramids are sun-dried bricks faced with kiln-burnt bricks, while ziggurats
use masonry, huge blocks of stone
D.Pyramids have square plans, while plans of ziggurats are rectangular
The architect of the Quiapo Church before its restoration.
A.Tomas Mapua
B.Juan Nakpil
C.Cesar Concio
D.Jose Herrera
Orientation of the Roman temple is towards the ___.
A.Forum
First president and founder of PAS.
A.Felipe Mendoza
B.Jose Herrera
C.Cesar Concio
D.Juan Nakpil
Built by the Franciscan priest Fr. Blas dela Madre, this church in
Rizal whose design depicts the heavy influence of Spanish
Baroque, was declared a national treasure.

A.Antipolo Church
B.Angono Church
C.Morong Church
Who began the building of the Great Hypostyle Hall at Karnak?

A.Senusret I
B.Amenemhat I
C.Ptolemy III
D.Thothmes I

Founders of the "Art Noveau".
A.Frank Lloyd Wright
B.Alva Aalto
C.John Ruskin and William Moris
D.Inigo Jones
Amphitheaters are used for ___.
A.Marathon race
B.Sports competition
C.Gladiatorial Contests
D.Public meetings
Architect of the famous Propylaea, Acropolis.
A.Anthemius
B.Mnesicles
What art principle shows the relationships between the various
parts of an object/structure/groups of objects and structures?
A.Volume
B.Proportion
C.Scale
D.Size
The colosseum in Rome also known as the "flavian
amphitheater" was commenced by whom and completed by
whom?

A.Nero
B.Julius Caesar
C.Vespasian / Domitian
The sleeping room of the 'megaron'.
A.Balneum
B.Insulae
C.Domus
D.Thalamus
Invented reinforced concrete in France.
A.Erich Mendelsohn
B.Mies van de Rohe
C.Hennevique
Architect of the Temples of Zeus, Olympia.

A.Theron
B.Cossutius
C.Mnesicles
D.Libon
The senate house of the Greeks.
A.Prytaneion
A Greek building that contains painted pictures.
A.Podium
B.Pinacotheca
The memorial column built in the form of tall Doric order and
made entirely of marble is;
A.Column of Marcus Aurelius
B.Column of Antoninus Pius
C.Trajans Column
Semi-palatial house surrounded by an open site.
A.Villa
vvFirst elected U.A.P. president.
A.Cesar Concio
B.Jose Herrera
bRoman architect of the Greek Temples of Zeus, Olympius.
A.Libon
B.Mnesicles
C.Theron
D.Cossutius
Which of the following indicates the name of a color?
A.Hue