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1 Paolo Soleri's Architecture
The visionary Italian-American architect Paolo Soleri saw the need to create compact, multilayered habitats to sustain growing human populations while conserving resources. This quiz covers his career highlights.
Tough
10 Q
PDAZ
Oct 28 13
297 plays
2 Bits of Architecture
Okay, so maybe George Costanza (as his alter-ego, architect Art Vandelay) wouldn't know these answers, but if you do, GO FOR IT! I throw down the proverbial glove.
Tough
15 Q
lsvitko
Apr 06 00
5679 plays
3 Preserving Historic Buildings
This quiz takes a look at techniques of historic preservation from diagnosis to cure.
Average
15 Q
kaddarsgirl
Apr 06 13
453 plays
4 Know Your Architectural Styles
There are many styles of architecture. Can you identify them from the photographic example and clues such as dates and location?
Not Rated
10 Q
EnglishJedi
Today!
0 plays
5 The Egyptian Temple
Egyptians temples were the homes of the gods, and were rarely seen by people other than the temple priests. What architectural components were used to construct an Egyptian temple?
Tough
10 Q
ponycargirl
Apr 20 15
105 plays
6 Henry's Gothic Gems
Henry back! As you may recall, I recently accompanied my lord, the Earl of Warwick, on a holy pilgrimage. Today, I am telling John, our master stonemason, about my favorite features of the Gothic cathedrals.
Easy
10 Q
ponycargirl
Apr 19 15
237 plays
7 Architectural Terms
Ten architectural terms for you. How many do you know?
Average
10 Q
Creedy
Apr 16 15
285 plays
8 The Greek Temple
While Greek temples were built as homes for the gods, they were constructed with very talented human hands. Many of the architectural features used by the ancient Greeks are still used today.
Average
10 Q
ponycargirl
Apr 15 15
129 plays
9 Henry's Castle Construction Lesson
Henry here! A while back, I took you on a tour of the castle of my lord, the Earl of Warwick. Today we are with John, our master stonemason, who is showing us the features that help protect those who live here.
Average
10 Q
ponycargirl
Apr 13 15
225 plays
10 Thoroughly Modern Architecture
There is not a castle or ancient building in sight when you take this quiz about modern architecture of the last century.
Not Rated
10 Q
Plodd
Today!
21 plays
11 Architecture ABC's
Do you know your architectural terms? See what you can do with this array of words from A-J!
Average
10 Q
ponycargirl
Today!
60 plays
12 The Greatest Gift: "Opus Caementicium"
The Romans left many fine gifts to today's world; there is no doubt that their use of concrete changed the course of architecture forever. If you don't know much about concrete, be sure to look for a clue in every question and/or picture!
Tough
10 Q
ponycargirl
Apr 20 15
90 plays
13 Architecture for Everybody
Some people find the subject of architecture rather esoteric. This quiz solves that problem by presenting some of the very basic terms and definitions important to architects. Good luck!
Easy
10 Q
thejazzkickazz
Aug 15 04
7119 plays
14 The Cologne Cathedral
Begun in the year 1248, the Cologne Cathedral is a masterwork of medieval architecture. It took over 600 years to complete, but stayed true to the original plans over all that time!
Average
10 Q
WesleyCrusher
May 09 14
258 plays
15 Ten Architectural Niches Around the World
Architecture has changed drastically over the centuries. Take this quiz and visit ten different schools of architecture, exploring general aesthetics and the like. Good luck!
Average
10 Q
kyleisalive
Nov 17 13
693 plays
16 Bits and Pieces of Architecture!
Architecture is a complex science with many different facades. Here is a mix of questions about buildings and the bits and pieces that go into making them.
Average
10 Q
dcpddc478
Nov 18 14
339 plays
17 Renaissance Architect Andrea Palladio
Andrea Palladio was one of the most innovative, influential and imitated figures of Western architecture. His ideas have inspired countless houses and government buildings across Europe and North America. This is a basic quiz about his life and works.
Average
10 Q
Arlesienne
Nov 14 06
1227 plays
18 Burj Khalifa
Located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, the Burj Khalifa is an unbelievably tall building. Discover what this architectural creation is all about!
Average
10 Q
funnytrivianna
Apr 15 10
708 plays
19 Let Me Spark Your Interest in Architecture!
Here are ten questions, complete with illustrations, about some of the architectural elements found in varying types of structures. You might be surprised how many of them you know.
Average
10 Q
dcpddc478
Oct 12 13
672 plays
20 The Sydney Opera House
Welcome to the Sydney Opera House. This quiz asks you ten question about the construction of that grand old girl primly supervising all that goes on in Sydney Harbour, in New South Wales, Australia.
Average
10 Q
Creedy
May 09 14
234 plays
21 "Quotable" Architecture
This quiz features quotes - some well known and some less known -- from (primarily) 20th century architects. Can you match them all?
Tough
10 Q
rebekb
Aug 21 08
1182 plays
22 Orders of Architecture
The classical architecture of the ancient world, explored again in the Renaissance, and ever since, is based on several standard styles, or 'orders'. Can you answer some easy questions about the orders that underlie so much great architecture?
Tough
10 Q
riotgrrl
Oct 14 03
1950 plays
23 Random Architectural History
A brief quiz of random questions concerning architecture throughout the ages. All multiple choice.
Tough
10 Q
vikan
Jun 19 01
4047 plays
24 Architectural Terminology
How well do you know your architectural terminology?
Tough
10 Q
Zap_Rowsdower
Dec 02 07
2340 plays
25 Key to the Door
Who would have thought doors could be so interesting? Here are ten facts on same to open up your mind. Have fun!
Average
10 Q
Creedy
Jan 22 13
585 plays
26 A Very Stirling Affair
A look at the history of the Stirling Prize, one of the most prestigious awards in Architecture.
Average
10 Q
Christinap
Oct 03 13
240 plays
27 An Architectural Tour of Bombay
Bombay (now known as Mumbai) is a potpourri of various different cultures, a fact which is also reflected in the different types of buildings found here. Take a look at some of the architectural styles the city is home to.
Tough
10 Q
zorba_scank
Nov 13 14
180 plays
28 Elementary Architecture
Don't know much about architecture? Don't worry - this is a very elementary quiz.
Very Easy
10 Q
daver852
Dec 02 14
519 plays
29 Gothic Architecture
Here are some simple questions about Gothic Churches in Europe.
Average
10 Q
apc1106
Dec 22 07
1209 plays
30 Is Anybody Home?
You're driving through a quiet suburban neighborhood, admiring the beautiful homes and wondering how such houses came to be. Open the quiz door and step inside to learn how it's done. Is anybody home?
Average
10 Q
kaddarsgirl
May 12 14
426 plays
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Some sample questions from this category:

* According to scholars, most ancient Greek temples were:
* Elisha Otis, inventor of the elevator, first demonstrated his new invention here in 1854.
* The great dome of St. Peter's in Rome was designed by Italian artist Michaelangelo, but who first used the revolutionary design idea of the dome's design on the Florence Cathedral?
* Which of the following is NOT an example of an order of Greek column?
* Which of the following buildings is an example of Byzantine architecture?


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