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Architecture is organic

a. Walter Gropius
b. Le Corbusier
c. Frank Lloyd Wright
d. Mies van de Rohe
He erected the entrance Piazza at St. Peters Basilica
a. Agrippa
b. Hadrian
c. Bernini
d. Vitruvius
Also called a Honeysuckle Ornament.
a. Acroterion
b. Anteflix
c. Anthemion
d. Apotheca
First President and Founder of PAS
a. Cesar Concio
b. Jose Herrera
c. Felipe Mendoza
d. Juan Nakpil
The dominating personality who became an ardent discipline of the Italian
renaissance style
a. Christopher Wren
b. Inigo Jones
c. John Vanbrugh
d. William Chambers
Roman apartment blocks
a. Insulae
b. Thalamus
c. Domus
d. Villa
Toranas or gateways are characteristic feature of what style of architecture?
a. Filipino
b. Japanese
c. China
d. Indian
Buddhist architecture shown in rock-cut temples with lavishly carved interiors is a
characteristic feature of what style of architecture?
a. Filipino
b. Chinese
c. Japanese
d. Indian
Characteristic of Greek ornament
a. Apotheca
b. Acroterion
c. Anthemion
d. Antefix
Orientation of the Greek temple is towards the ______.
a. West
b. East
c. South
d. North
Architect of the Lung Center of the Philippines.
a. George Ramos
b. William Cosculluela
c. Froilan Hong
d. Gabriel Formoso
A Greek building that contains painted pictures
a. Odeion
b. Pinacotheca
c. Podium
d. Epidauros
What do you call the tool in architecture which organizes space or spatial
composition related to function?
a. Territoriality
b. Space Planning
c. Functional interrelationship diagram
d. Space articulation
The room for oils and unguents in the thermae
a. Calidarium
b. Sudatorium
c. Apodyteria
d. Unctuaria
Mexican Architect/Engineer who introduced thin shell construction
a. Luis Soria y Mata
b. Felix Outerino Candela
c. Francisco Sanchez
d. Carlos Rodriguez
What type of architectural character is derived through the use of the building?
a. Association
b. Function
c. Materials
d. Personality
Architect of the Erechtheion
a. Theron
b. Libon
c. Mnesicles
d. Cossutius
The first plan shape of the St. Peters Basilica by Bramante.
a. Latin Cross
b. Roman Cross
c. Greek Cross
d. Spanish Cross
With the use of concrete made possible by pozzolan, a native natural cement, the
romans achieved huge interiors with the
a. Domical roof construction
b. Helm Roof
c. Arch and Vault
d. Columnar Trabeated
The Dining Hall in a monastery, a convent, or a college.
a. Cortel
b. Refectory
c. Dipteral
d. Apse
The building in the acropolis generally considered as being the most nearly perfect
building ever erected is the...
a. Acroterion
b. Parthenon
c. Prytaneion
d. Anthemion
Due to generally rainless and bright sunshine climate, which of the following
describe Egyptian structures?
a. Steep roof
b. Small openings
c. Absence of open court
d. Large openings
In indian architecture, which of the following is not a characteristic feature?
a. Horseshoe arch
b. sikhara
c. Pointed arch
d. Stupa
Built by the Franciscan priest Fr. Blas dela Madre, this church in Rizal whose design
depicts the heavy influence of Spanich Baroque, was declared a national treasure.
a. Jala-jala Church
b. Morong Church
c. Angono Church
d. Antipolo Church
Which of the order was added by the Romans to the orders used by the Greeks.
a. Doric
b. Ionic
c. Composite
d. Corinthian
The oldest and most important forum in Rome
a. Forum Cuppedinis
b. Forum Vinarium
c. Forum Romanum
d. Imperial Forum
Sculptor for the Bonifacio Monument
a. Guillermo Tolentino
b. Antonio Guillermo
c. Ang Kiukok
d. Antonio Tolentino
From the 5th Century to the present, the character of Byzantine Architecture is the
practice of using
a. Helm Roof
b. Columnar Trabeated
c. Domical roof construction
d. Arch and Vault
A kindred type of theatre
a. Podium
b. Epidauros
c. Pinacotheca
d. Odeion
Architect of the Great Serapeum at Alexandria
a. Thothmes I
b. Senusret I
c. Ptolemy III
d. Amenemhat I
Which construction system permit spans of infinite variety of shapes of concrete, or
steel combined with glass or plastic?
a. Suspension system
b. Space frame
c. Frame construction
d. Thin shell construction
Founders of the Art Noveau.
a. Frank Lloyd Wright
b. Alvar Aalto
c. Inigo Jones
d. John Ruskin and William Moris
Corresponds to the Greek naos
a. Cancelli
b. Ambo
c. Cella
d. Bema
The colosseum in Rome also known as the flavian amphitheatre was commenced
by whom and completed by whom?
a. Nero
b. Vespasian/Domithian
c. Theodosius II
d. Julius Caesar
Architect of Batasang Pambansa
a. Leandro Locsin
b. Felipe Mendoza
c. George Ramos
d. Gabriel Formosa
Tomb of Atreus, a noted example of the tholos type of tomb is also known as:
a. Tomb of Clytemnestra
b. Tomb of Agamemnon
c. Mausoleum, Helicarnassos
d. Thersilion, Megapolis
An ancient Greek Portico, a long colonnaded shelter used in public spaces.
a. Antefix
b. Anthemion
c. Stoa
d. Pteroma
Forming the imposing entrance to the Acropolis and erected by the architect
Mnesicles is the
a. Propylae
b. Pteroma
c. Stoa
d. Parthenon
Architect of the Temple of Zues, Agrigentum
a. Theron
b. Libon
c. Cossutius
d. Mnesicles
Architect of GSIS building, Roxas Boulevard.
a. Felipe Palafox
b. George Ramos
c. Gabriel Formoso
d. Froilan Hong
Invented reinforced concrete in France
a. Le Corbusier
b. Mies van de Rohe
c. Hannevique
d. Erich Mendelsohn
Marble mosaic pattern used on ceiling of vaults and domes.
a. Opus Mixtum
b. Opus Tesselatum
c. Opus Recticulatum
d. Opus Quadratum
A type of Roman wall facing with alternating courses of brickworks.
a. Opus Recticulatum
b. Opus Quadratum
c. Opus Mixtum
d. Opus Incertum
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 elemets will have disappeared forever.
a. Walter Gropius
b. Frank Lloyd Wright
c. Le Corbusier
d. Mies van de Rohe
Designer of Taj Mahal
a. Shah Jahan
b. Shah Reza
c. Shah Jalan
d. Shah Naser
Form follows function.
a. Marcel Lajos Breuer
b. Le Corbusier
c. Buckminster Fuller
d. Louis Sullivan
Which of the following principles were adopted by Le Corbusier in his Villa Savoye:
1. Framework structurally independent of walls
2. Free-standing faade
3. Roof garden
4. Open planning
5. Cube form elevated in stilts or column
a. 3, 4, 5
b. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
c. 2, 4, 5
d. 1, 2, 3
An upright ornament at the eaves of a tile roof, concealing the foot of a row of
convex tiles that cover the joints of the flat tiles.
a. Acroterion
b. Antefix
c. Anthemion
d. Apotheca
cubicula or bedroom is from what architecture.
a. Byzantine
b. Roman
c. Greek
d. Egyptian
A term given to the mixture of Christian, Spanish, and Muslim 12 th-16th century
a. Byzantine
b. Romanesque
c. Saracenic
d. Mudejar
In ancient Greece and Rome, a storeroom of any kind, but especially for storing
a. Acroterion
b. Antefix
c. Apotheca
d. Anthemion
The space between the colonnade and the naos wall in Greek temple.
a. Pteroma
b. Anthemion
c. Stoa
d. Antefix
In modern Muslim mosques, which of the following features are required to be
a. Pulpit
b. Minarets and Domes
c. Niche
Orientation of Etruscan temple is towards the __________.
a. East
b. North
c. South
d. West
Mies van de Rohe first envisioned the all-glass skyscraper in the 1920s. A true
genius, he designed a structure that could not be built at that time, but some thirty
years later the technology was at hand. The long-held dream of the crystalline
tower was finally realized in these famous building, 38 stories of black steel and
a. Lakeshore Drive Apartment
b. Seagram Building
c. S.R. Crown Hall
d. Lever House
Which of the following indicates the name of a color?
a. Value
b. Hue
c. Intensity
d. Chroma
Orientation of the Roman temple is towards the __________.
a. Parthenon
b. Agora
c. Colloseum
d. Forum
Smallest cathedral in the world (Byzantine period).
a. Aachen Cathedral, Germany
b. Sao Paulo Cathedral, Brazil
c. Little Metropole Cathedral, Athens
d. Cathedral of San Giovanni, Rome
The best example of a German Romanesque church with apse at both east and
a. Trier Cathedral
b. Tournai Cathedral
c. Bamberg Cathedral
d. Worms Cathedral
From what style of architecture were the Chinese pagodas derived?
a. Muslim
b. Indian
c. European
d. Japanese
The Greek council house which is covered meeting place for the democratically
elected council is called:
a. Prytaneion
b. Bouleuterion
c. Diathyros
d. Thersihon
Which historic style of architecture first introduced the clerestory?
a. Egyptian
b. Roman
c. Greek
d. West Asiatic
Architect of SM Megamall
a. Antonio Sin Diong
b. Gilbert Yu
c. Jose Siao Ling
d. Jonathan Gan
With regards to relationship of structure to architecture, which of the following
describes formal or sculptured structure?
a. Materials used below maximum load-bearing capacity
b. Uses least amount of material
c. Focuses on novelty of form
d. Exaggerated elements
A style in Italy I the second half of the 16th century and to a lesser extent elsewhere
in Europe. It uses classical elements in an unconventional manner.
a. Mannerism
b. Abstract
c. Palladianism
d. Illusionism
Architect of Hagia Sophia
a. Callicrates and Ictinus
b. Anthemius and Isidorus
c. Cossutius and Mnesicles
d. Theron and Libon
Type of plan of the Byzantine Churches
a. Cross-type
b. Rectangular
c. Circular
d. Centralized
Expressionist Architect.
a. Hennevique
b. Erich Mendelsohn
c. Eero Saarinen
d. Alvar Aalto
Which of the following indicates the brightness of color?
a. Hue
b. Value
c. Chroma
d. Intensity
Open court in Italian palazzo.
a. Dipteral
b. Cortel
c. Tumuli
d. Prytaneion
Parts of entablature, in order of top to bottom.
a. iii, I, ii
b. ii, I, iii
c. I, ii, iii
d. I, iii, ii
Architect of Manila Hilton Hotel
a. Erich Mendelsohn
b. Enigo Jones
c. Welton Becket
d. Daniel Burnham
In early Christian churches, the bishop took the central place at the end of the
church called _______.
a. Nave
b. Apse
c. Naos
d. Narthex
Master sculptor of the Parthenon.
a. Callimachus
b. Phidias
c. Bernini
d. Ptolemy III
It is the eclectic style of domestic architecture of the 1870s and the 1880s in
England and the USA and actually based on country house and cottage Elizabeth
architecture which was characterized by a blending of Tudor Gothic, English
Renaissance and colonial elements in the USA:
a. Queen Anne style
b. Stuart Architecture
c. Mannerist Phase
d. Jacobean Architecture
Architect of the famous Propylae, Acropolis
a. Isidorus
b. Cossutius
c. Anthemius
d. Mnesicles
Architect of the Bi-nuclear, the H-Plan
a. Louis Sullivan
b. Buckminster Fuller
c. Le Corbusier
d. Marcel Lajos Breuer
Erected the entrance Piazza at St. Peters Basilica
a. Bernini
b. Vitruvius
c. Hadrian
d. Agrippa
The sacred enclosure found in the highest part of a Greek city is called:
a. Temenos
b. Corps de Logis
c. Pteroma
d. Peribolas
The sleeping room of the megaron.
a. Balneum
b. Domus
c. Insulae
d. Thalamus
He erected the Dymaxion House, the first machine for living.
a. Marcel Lajos Breuer
b. Buckminster Fuller
c. Le Corbusier
d. Louis Sullivan
On either side of the choir, pulpits for the reading of the epistle and the gospel are
called ___________.
a. Bema
b. Cella
c. Cancelli
d. Ambo
Architect of the World Trade Center.
a. Kenzo Tange
b. Minoru Yamasaki
c. Tadao Ando
d. Arata iszake