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BARQUEZ, MARICAR G. AR. REY S.

GABITAN
BS ARCHI V-2 ARCHITECTURAL COMPREHENSSIVE COURSE 1

TOA BOARD EXAM QUESTIONNAIRES

1. Mies van der 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 glass.
a. Glass house
b. Robie House
c. Seagram Building
d. Villa Savoye
Other Choices:
a. Glass house was designed by Philip Johnson
b. Robie House was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright
d. Villa Savoye was designed by Le Corbusier
Source: Pre-Board Exam: Theory and History of Architecture by Cip Di

2. Sculptor for the Bonifacio Monument.


a. Ang Kiukok
b. Guillermo Tolentino
c. Antonio Tolentino
d. Antonio Guillermo
Other Choices:
a. Ang Kiukok is an ethnic Chinese painter who studied under Vincente Manansala, attained
prominence for an Expressionist style that fused Cubist, Surrealist and Expressionist aspects
into a unique personal aesthetic
c. Antonio Tolentino (made up)
d. Antonio Guillermo (made up)
Source: Pre-Board Exam: Theory and History of Architecture by Cip Di

3. Architect of Central Bank of the Philippines, Manila.


a. Leandro Locsin
b. Gabriel Formoso
c. Froilan Hong
d. Jorge Ramos
Other Choices:
a. Leandro Locsin architect of Cultural Center of the Philippines
c. Froilan Hong architect of Manila Film Center
d. Jorge Ramos architect of Philippine Heart Center
Source: Pre-Board Exam: Theory and History of Architecture by Cip Di

4. Which of the following indicates the brightness of a color?


a. Intensity
b. Value
c. Hue
d. Chroma
Other Choices:
b. Value is the degree by which a color appears to reflect more or less of the Incident
corresponding to lightness of the perceived color.

c. Hue indicates the name of a color


d. Chroma is the degree by which a color differs from a gray of the same intensity or brightness,
corresponding to saturation of the perceived color.
Source: A Visual Dictionary of Architecture by Francis D.K. Ching

5. The property of light by which the color of an object Is classified as being red, yellow, green,
or blue, or an Intermediate between any continuous pair of these colors.
a. Value
b. Hue
c. Intensity
d. Chroma
Other Choices:
a. Value is the degree by which a color appears to reflect more or less of the Incident
corresponding to lightness of the perceived color.
c. Intensity indicates the brightness of a color
d. Chroma is the degree by which a color differs from a gray of the same intensity or brightness,
corresponding to saturation of the perceived color.
Source: A Visual Dictionary of Architecture by Francis D.K. Ching

6. 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. Frank Lloyd Wright
b. Le Corbusier
c. Walter Gropius
d. Buckminister Fuller
Other Choices:
a. Frank Lloyd Wright - "Architecture is Organic".
b. Le Corbusier - "A house is a machine to live in".
d. Buckminister Fuller created the Dymaxion House, the first machine for living
Source: Pre-Board Exam: Theory and History of Architecture by Cip Di

7. First president and founder of PAS.


a. Juan Nakpil
b. Felipe Mendoza
c. Jose Herrera
d. Cesar Concio
Other Choices:
b. Felipe Mendoza architect of Batasang Pambansa and National Library, Philippines
c. Jose Herrera - First elected U.A.P. president.
d. Cesar Concio architect of Insular Life Building
Source: Pre-Board Exam: Theory and History of Architecture by Cip Di

8. Architect of the National Library, Philippines.


a. Cesar Concio
b. Felipe Mendoza
c. Jose Herrera
d. Juan Nakpil
Other Choices:
a. Cesar Concio architect of Insular Life Building
c. Jose Herrera - First elected U.A.P. president.
d. Juan Nakpil - First president and founder of PAS.
Source: Pre-Board Exam: Theory and History of Architecture by Cip Di

9. Architect of the World Trade Center.


a. Tadao Ando
b. I.M Pei
c. Minoru Yamasaki
d. Kenzo Tange
Other Choices:
a. Tadao Ando architect of Church of Light
b. I.M Pei architect of Louvre Pyramid
d. Kenzo Tange architect of Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Source: Pre-Board Exam: Theory and History of Architecture by Cip Di
10. Architect of the Bi-Nuclear House, the H-Plan.
a. Buckminster Fuller
b. Le Corbusier
c. Louis Sullivan
d. Marcel Lajos Breuer
Other Choices:
a. Buckminster Fuller created the Dymaxion House, the first machine for living
b. Le Corbusier the architect who said that the exterior of the building is the result of the
interior.
c. Louis Sullivan father of skyscrapers
Source: Pre-Board Exam: Theory and History of Architecture by Cip Di