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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.
Tough
lsvitko
Apr 06 00
6000 plays
2.
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.
Average
kaddarsgirl
Apr 06 13
837 plays
3.
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.
Tough
Plodd
Jul 18 16
270 plays
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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!
Average
kyleisalive editor
Nov 17 13
2022 plays
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trivia quiz  Burj Khalifa cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, funnytrivianna, Apr 15 10

Located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, the Burj Khalifa is an unbelievably tall building. Discover what this architectural creation is all about!
Average
funnytrivianna gold member
Apr 15 10
795 plays
6.
trivia quiz  Anatomy of a Thai Wat cool 10 questions
Tough, 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.
Tough
looney_tunes editor
Apr 03 18
135 plays
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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.
Average
Creedy gold member
May 09 14
339 plays
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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!
Average
Creedy gold member
Jan 22 13
702 plays
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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!
Average
ponycargirl editor
Sep 29 16
213 plays
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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?
Average
EnglishJedi gold member
Apr 24 15
411 plays
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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.
Tough
vikan
Jun 19 01
4182 plays
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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?
Tough
rebekb
Aug 21 08
1314 plays
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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.
Average
Plodd
Apr 24 15
324 plays
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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
768 plays
15.
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?
Average
kaddarsgirl
May 12 14
552 plays
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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.
Average
Christinap
Oct 03 13
1668 plays
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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.
Average
dcpddc478 gold member
Oct 12 13
1923 plays
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trivia quiz  The Thirteenth Floor 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, bucknallbabe, Nov 18 09

Or how to build a skyscraper in 10 easy steps.
Difficult
bucknallbabe
Nov 18 09
5655 plays
19.
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?
Average
lowtechmaster gold member
Jun 29 16
432 plays
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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)
Average
funnytrivianna gold member
Jul 28 11
591 plays
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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.
Average
zorba_scank gold member
Nov 13 14
282 plays
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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?
Average
AlexT781 gold member
Apr 22 18
168 plays
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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.
Tough
savichal
Oct 13 00
2085 plays
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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!
Average
bdiggory
May 03 09
840 plays
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trivia quiz  Dutch Canal Houses 10 questions
Difficult, 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?
Difficult
Obergon
Aug 22 15
144 plays
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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.
Average
bdiggory
May 08 09
813 plays
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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?
Difficult
jstagamtome
Feb 27 09
1899 plays
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