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1

In Egyptian architecture, the tomb of the pharaohs is the.

Pyramid

2

The great pyramid at Gizeh was built during the 4th dynasty by?

Cheops

3

The beginner of the great hypostyle hall at karnak and the founder of the 19th dynasty.

Rameses 1

4

The mineral of greatest importance to Greek architecture of which Greece and her domains had ample supply of was ________.

Marble

5

Greek architecture was essentially.

Columnar trabeated

6

Forming the imposing entrance to the acropolis and erected by the architect Mnesicles is the _________.

Propylaea

7

The building in the acropolis generally considered as being the most nearly perfect building ever erected is the ________.

Parthenon

8

With the use of concrete made possible by pozzolan, a native natural cement, the Romans achieved huge interiors with the ________.

Arch and vault

9

The outstanding group of Romanesque is found in ___.

Pisa

10

The dining hall in a monastery, a convent, or a college.

Refectory

11

A Muslim temple, a mosque for public worship, also known as place for prostration.

Masjid

12

In Mesopotamian architecture, religion called for temples made of sun-dried bricks.

Ziggurat

13

Earthen burial mounds containing upright and lintel stones forming chambers for consecutive burials for several to a hundred persons.

Tumuli

14

Senate house for chief dignitaries in Greek architecture

Prytaneion

15

What architectural term is termed to be free from any historical style?

Art Noveau

16

Another term for crenel or intervals between merlon of a battlement.

Embrasures

17

Who erected the earliest known obelisk at Heliopolis.

Senusret I

18

The highest sloped pyramid in Gizeh

Pyramid of Khufu

19

Caryatid porch is from what architecture?

Greek

20

A hall built in Roman Empire for the administration of justice.

Basilica

21

A compound bracket or capital in Japanese architecture.

Masu-gumi

22

A Filipino architect whose philosophy is 'the structure must be well oriented'.

Caesar Homer Concio

23

Major contribution of the Renaissance Architecture.

Baroque for of Ornamentation

24

King Zoser's architect who was deified in the 26th dynasty.

Imhotep

25

Art Noveau style first appeared in what structure.

Tussel House

26

Less is more.

Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe

27

Formal architecture, one of the principles of composition.

Balance

28

The falling water by Frank Lloyd Wright is also known as ___.

Kaufman House

29

Architect of the national library, Philippines.

Felipe Mendoza

30

The convex projecting molding of eccentric curve supporting the abacus of a Doric capital.

Echinus