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trivia quiz  Bits of Architecture Editor choice cool 15 questions
Tough, 15 Qns, lsvitko, Apr 06 00

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.
Apr 06 00
6009 plays
trivia quiz  Preserving Historic Buildings Editor choice cool 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, kaddarsgirl, Apr 06 13

This quiz takes a look at techniques of historic preservation from diagnosis to cure.
Apr 06 13
852 plays
photo quiz  The Wall cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Plodd, Jul 18 16

As I walk down a tranquil English lane, I notice an old stone wall snaking across distant fields as far as the eye can see. I follow the wall to see where it will take me, learning its secrets as I go along. Come and join me on my voyage of discovery.
Jul 18 16
288 plays
photo quiz  Ten Architectural Niches Around the World cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, kyleisalive, Nov 17 13

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!
kyleisalive editor
Nov 17 13
2088 plays
trivia quiz  Key to the Door cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Creedy, Jan 22 13

Who would have thought doors could be so interesting? Here are ten facts on same to open up your mind. Have fun!
Creedy gold member
Jan 22 13
711 plays
trivia quiz  The Sydney Opera House cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Creedy, May 09 14

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.
Creedy gold member
May 09 14
348 plays
trivia quiz  Anatomy of a Thai Wat cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Apr 03 18

The Buddhist temples called wats to be found in Thailand have some features which are common to most Buddhist temples, and some which are unique to the Thai architectural style.
looney_tunes editor
Apr 03 18
165 plays
photo quiz  Tales of the Usonian House cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Sep 29 16

Recently I had the good fortune to take a tour of a Usonian house. I enjoyed it so much, I just had to share what I learned with you!
ponycargirl editor
Sep 29 16
246 plays
photo quiz  Know Your Architectural Styles cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Apr 24 15

There are many styles of architecture. Can you identify them from the photographic example and clues such as dates and location?
EnglishJedi gold member
Apr 24 15
417 plays
trivia quiz  Random Architectural History 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, vikan, Jun 19 01

A brief quiz of random questions concerning architecture throughout the ages. All multiple choice.
Jun 19 01
4191 plays
trivia quiz  "Quotable" Architecture 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, rebekb, Aug 21 08

This quiz features quotes - some well known and some less known -- from (primarily) 20th century architects. Can you match them all?
Aug 21 08
1323 plays
photo quiz  Thoroughly Modern Architecture 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Plodd, Apr 24 15

There is not a castle or ancient building in sight when you take this quiz about modern architecture of the last century.
Apr 24 15
333 plays
photo quiz  Elementary Architecture 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, daver852, Dec 02 14

Don't know much about architecture? Don't worry - this is a very elementary quiz.
Very Easy
daver852 gold member
Dec 02 14
789 plays
trivia quiz  Is Anybody Home? 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, kaddarsgirl, May 12 14

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?
May 12 14
564 plays
trivia quiz  A Very Stirling Affair 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Christinap, Oct 03 13

A look at the history of the Stirling Prize, one of the most prestigious awards in Architecture.
Oct 03 13
1752 plays
photo quiz  Let Me Spark Your Interest in Architecture! 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, Oct 12 13

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.
dcpddc478 gold member
Oct 12 13
2019 plays
trivia quiz  The Thirteenth Floor 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, bucknallbabe, Nov 18 09

Or how to build a skyscraper in 10 easy steps.
Nov 18 09
5715 plays
trivia quiz  Takin' My Time 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, funnytrivianna, Jul 28 11

Let's journey around the world to look at fascinating timepieces. Well, that's providing that you've got a minute! (authors challenge suggestion by kyleisalive)
funnytrivianna gold member
Jul 28 11
597 plays
photo quiz  An Architectural Tour of Bombay 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Nov 13 14

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.
zorba_scank gold member
Nov 13 14
297 plays
trivia quiz  Architecture 101 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, lowtechmaster, Jun 29 16

This quiz deals with some basics of architecture. How many can you identify?
lowtechmaster gold member
Jun 29 16
477 plays
trivia quiz  Architectural Skeletons 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, savichal, Oct 13 00

Most buildings aren't what they seem. A 'stone' building is usually a thin layer of cut stone applied to a skeleton of wood, steel or cheaper stone. I'll give you an architectural work, and you guess what the skeleton or structure is really made of.
Oct 13 00
2094 plays
trivia quiz  Dutch Canal Houses 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Obergon, Aug 22 15

The Netherlands are well known for their canals, which are situated in virtually every Dutch city. This is a quiz on the architecture of the houses built along these canals. How much do you know about these skinny, yet interesting buildings?
Aug 22 15
153 plays
trivia quiz  Bauhaus 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, bdiggory, May 03 09

Let's see how you match up with one of the world's most famous artistic movements - Bauhaus!
May 03 09
843 plays
photo quiz  The Truth About Greek and Roman Engineering 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, AlexT781, Apr 22 18

The ancient Greeks and Romans were masters of engineering, building structures that have lasted two millenia. Can you identify these famous examples and construction techniques?
AlexT781 gold member
Apr 22 18
174 plays
trivia quiz  Deconstructivism 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, bdiggory, May 08 09

One of the most interesting styles of Architecture to emerge in the 20th Century! Let's see how much you know about this prolific style that is still being designed today.
May 08 09
813 plays
trivia quiz  Building Nicknames 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, jstagamtome, Feb 27 09

Many architectural wonders attempt to achieve notoriety by the novelty of their design or their beauty. Sometimes the public has different ideas and a nickname sticks that the builders never intended. Which of these do you recognize?
Feb 27 09
1929 plays
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