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There are 46 quizzes and 460 trivia questions in this category.
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1
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 qns)
lsvitko
5919 plays
2
Preserving Historic Buildings

This quiz takes a look at techniques of historic preservation from diagnosis to cure.
Average (15 qns)
kaddarsgirl
561 plays
3
The Wall

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 (10 qns)
Plodd
Jul 18 16
204 plays
4
Tales of the Usonian House

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!
Tough (10 qns)
ponycargirl
Sep 29 16
108 plays
5
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 qns)
kyleisalive
1623 plays
6
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 qns)
funnytrivianna
771 plays
7
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 qns)
Creedy
312 plays
8
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 qns)
Creedy
669 plays
9
Random Architectural History

A brief quiz of random questions concerning architecture throughout the ages. All multiple choice.
Tough (10 qns)
vikan
4137 plays
10
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?
Average (10 qns)
EnglishJedi
342 plays
11
Architecture 101

This quiz deals with some basics of architecture. How many can you identify?
Average (10 qns)
lowtechmaster
Jun 29 16
231 plays
12
"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 qns)
rebekb
1263 plays
13
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 qns)
zorba_scank
228 plays
14
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 qns)
dcpddc478
1461 plays
15
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 qns)
kaddarsgirl
486 plays
16
Elementary Architecture

Don't know much about architecture? Don't worry - this is a very elementary quiz.
Very Easy (10 qns)
daver852
666 plays
17
A Very Stirling Affair

A look at the history of the Stirling Prize, one of the most prestigious awards in Architecture.
Average (10 qns)
Christinap
1194 plays
18
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.
Average (10 qns)
Plodd
270 plays
19
The Thirteenth Floor

Or how to build a skyscraper in 10 easy steps.
Difficult (10 qns)
bucknallbabe
5286 plays
20
Takin' My Time

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 (10 qns)
funnytrivianna
564 plays
21
Architectural Skeletons

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 (10 qns)
savichal
2061 plays
22
Dutch Canal Houses

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 (10 qns)
Obergon
120 plays
23
Bauhaus

Let's see how you match up with one of the world's most famous artistic movements - Bauhaus!
Average (15 qns)
bdiggory
807 plays
24
Deconstructivism

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 (15 qns)
bdiggory
786 plays
25
Building Nicknames

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 (10 qns)
jstagamtome
1833 plays
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