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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.
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10 Q
PDAZ
Oct 28 13
315 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
5703 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
465 plays
4 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
141 plays
5 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
7158 plays
6 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
708 plays
7 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
306 plays
8 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.
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10 Q
dcpddc478
Nov 18 14
354 plays
9 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!
Tough
10 Q
WesleyCrusher
May 09 14
273 plays
10 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.
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10 Q
Arlesienne
Nov 14 06
1230 plays
11 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
717 plays
12 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.
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10 Q
dcpddc478
Oct 12 13
687 plays
13 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
240 plays
14 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.
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10 Q
ponycargirl
Apr 15 15
150 plays
15 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?
Tough
10 Q
EnglishJedi
Apr 24 15
225 plays
16 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
126 plays
17 "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
1191 plays
18 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
1956 plays
19 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
594 plays
20 Architectural Terminology
How well do you know your architectural terminology?
Tough
10 Q
Zap_Rowsdower
Dec 02 07
2355 plays
21 Random Architectural History
A brief quiz of random questions concerning architecture throughout the ages. All multiple choice.
Tough
10 Q
vikan
Jun 19 01
4065 plays
22 Architectural Terms
Ten architectural terms for you. How many do you know?
Average
10 Q
Creedy
Apr 16 15
330 plays
23 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
258 plays
24 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
249 plays
25 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.
Average
10 Q
zorba_scank
Nov 13 14
186 plays
26 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
528 plays
27 Gothic Architecture
Here are some simple questions about Gothic Churches in Europe.
Average
10 Q
apc1106
Dec 22 07
1218 plays
28 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.
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10 Q
Plodd
Apr 24 15
147 plays
29 Gaudí's Architecture
Antonio Gaudí i Cornet was perhaps the most original architect of all time. His uniquely intricate, sweeping forms caused a stir at the turn of the twentieth century. This quiz covers his entire career, including his most famous work, the Sagrada Familia
Difficult
10 Q
riotgrrl
Aug 14 03
1047 plays
30 Name the Architect
Can you name the people who gave us some of the world's most famous structures?
Average
10 Q
chicagojanet
May 17 13
645 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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