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This category covers a wide range of topics from ancient times through the present! Come and explore the different styles!   

There are 45 quizzes and 470 trivia questions in this category.
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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.
Average (10 qns)
Oct 28 13
768 plays
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)
Apr 06 00
5880 plays
Preserving Historic Buildings

This quiz takes a look at techniques of historic preservation from diagnosis to cure.
Average (15 qns)
Apr 06 13
537 plays
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 qns)
Apr 15 15
237 plays
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 qns)
Apr 19 15
426 plays
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 qns)
Apr 20 15
246 plays
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.
Difficult (10 qns)
Jul 18 16
168 plays
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 qns)
Aug 15 04
7458 plays
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.
Easy (10 qns)
Nov 18 14
498 plays
Cathedral Architecture and Design

Well some of it, at any rate. There are many terms for church and cathedral architecture. Here are ten of them for your praying enjoyment.
Average (10 qns)
Apr 27 16
249 plays
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 qns)
Nov 14 06
1326 plays
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)
Nov 17 13
1344 plays
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!
Average (10 qns)
Apr 20 15
174 plays
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)
Apr 15 10
741 plays
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 qns)
May 09 14
321 plays
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)
May 09 14
300 plays
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)
Jan 22 13
666 plays
Architectural Terms

Ten architectural terms for you. How many do you know?
Average (10 qns)
Apr 16 15
450 plays
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 qns)
Apr 13 15
321 plays
Architecture ABC's

Do you know your architectural terms? See what you can do with this array of words from A-J!
Average (10 qns)
Apr 24 15
288 plays
"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)
Aug 21 08
1245 plays
Architectural Terminology

How well do you know your architectural terminology?
Tough (10 qns)
Dec 02 07
2409 plays
Random Architectural History

A brief quiz of random questions concerning architecture throughout the ages. All multiple choice.
Tough (10 qns)
Jun 19 01
4122 plays
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 qns)
Oct 14 03
2013 plays
A Very Stirling Affair

A look at the history of the Stirling Prize, one of the most prestigious awards in Architecture.
Average (10 qns)
Oct 03 13
891 plays
Architecture 101

This quiz deals with some basics of architecture. How many can you identify?
Average (10 qns)
Jun 29 16
183 plays
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)
Apr 24 15
321 plays
Elementary Architecture

Don't know much about architecture? Don't worry - this is a very elementary quiz.
Very Easy (10 qns)
Dec 02 14
636 plays
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)
May 12 14
486 plays
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 qns)
Aug 14 03
1074 plays
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