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A.Chroma B.Value C.Hue D.Intensity Q.6) What type of architectural character is derived through the use of the building?

A.Personality B.Function C.Association Q.1) D.Materials What manifestation in a structure that identifies it as Mies van der Rohe first envisioned the all-glass skyscraper in the 1920s. A true genius, he designed a structure that could not be built at that time, but some thirty years later the technology was at hand. The long-held dream of the crystalline tower was finally realized in these famous building, 38 stories of black steel and glass. A.Lever House B.Seagram Building C.Lakeshore Drive Apartment D.S.R. Crown Hall With regards to relationship of structure to Q.2) architecture, which of the following describes formal or sculptured structure? A.Uses least amount of material B.Focuses on novelty of form C.Materials used below maximum load-bearing capacity D.Exaggerated elements Q.3) Which of the following represent the primary colors? A.Green, orange, violet B.Red, yellow, green C.Blue, yellow, violet D.Red, yellow, blue Which construction system permit great spans of Q.4) infinite variety of shapes of concrete, or steel combined with glass or plastic? A.Space frame B.Thin shell construction C.Frame construction D.Suspension system Q.5) Which of the following indicates the brightness of a color? Q.7) a work of architecture shows the adequate scheme or structural arrangement, effective choice of materials, and effective construction system? A.Structural stability B.Aesthetic sense of beauty C.Economic quality D.Utility Which of the following principles: 1. 2. Q.8) 3. 4. 5. Frameworks structurally independent of walls Free-standing faade Roof garden Open planning Cube form elevated on stilts or columns

were adopted by Le Corbusier in his Villa Savoye A.2, 4, 5 B.3, 4, 5 C.1, 2, 3 D.All listed principles What art principle shows the relationships between Q.9) the various parts of an object/structure/groups of objects and structures? A.Size B.Volume C.Proportion D.Scale What do you call the tool in architecture which Q.10) organizes space or spatial composition related to function? A.Space planning B.Space articulation C.Functional interrelationship diagram D.Territoriality Q.11) Which of the following indicates the name of a

color? A.Intensity B.Chroma C.Hue D.Value What historic style of architecture contributed the Q.12) Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian Orders of Architecture? A.Early Christian B.Byzantine C.Greek D.Egyptian Q.13) What is the principal type of building in Muslim Architecture?

D.Propylae Which of the following is true about Egyptian pyramids and Babylonian ziggurats? A. Pyramids are used as temple observatories, while ziggurats are royal tombs

Pyramids are sun-dried bricks faced with kiln-burnt bricks, B. while ziggurats use masonry, huge blocks of stone C. Pyramids have square plans, while plans of ziggurats are rectangular

D.Both pyramids and ziggurats have square plans Q.19) In Indian, architecture, which of the following is not a characteristic feature?

A.Stupa B.Horseshoe arch C.Pointed arch D.sikhara Q.20) The Arabesque surface ornamentation originated from what style of architecture

A.Mosque B.Mausoleum C.Temple D.Church What is referred to as written record of mans Q.14) effort to build beautifully?

A.Muslim B.Chinese C.Japanese D.Thai Toranas or gateways are characteristic feature of Q.21) what style of architecture?

A.Pre-historic architecture B.History of architecture C.Elements of architecture D.Style of architecture Q.15) In modern Muslim mosques, which of the following features are required to be applied?

A.Japanese B.Indian C.Filipino D.China Q.22 From what style of architecture were the Chinese pa ) godas derived?

A.Niche B.Pulpit C.Minarets and domes D.All listed items Due to generally rainless and bright sunshine Q.16) climate, which of the following describe Egyptian structures? A.Steep roofs B.Large openings C.Small openings D.Absence of open court Public buildings are important structures in Greek Q.17) architecture. What do you call the town square used as center of Greek social and business life? A.Agora B.Tenemos C.Stoa

A.Muslim B.Indian C.Japanese D.European Q.23) What is the difference between Chinese and Japanese pagodas?

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Chinese pagodas are polygonal; Japanese are square in plan

Chinese pagodas are mostly five-storeyed; Japanese are B. three to fifteen C.Japanese pagodas plans are polygonal; Chinese are square Japanese pagodas are mostly four-storeyed; Chinese are D. three to seven

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What do you call the enclosed space at the top of a ziggurat inMesopotamia?

B.Exterior peristyle C.Basilican type of cruciform plan D.Corbelled arch Question Excerpt From History and Theory 02 Throughout the history of human race, what is Q.1) considered the mother of all arts? A.Fine arts B.Music C.Painting D.Architecture Blue-green, red-orange, and blue violet belongs to Q.2) which group of hues or colors? A.Tertiary B.Secondary C.Quarterly D.Primary Which of the following represent the secondary Q.3) colors? A.Yellow, green, blue B.Green, orange, violet C.Red, yellow, blue D.Green, yellow, violet What type of architectural character is derived Q.4) through the influence of tradition or past experience? A.Personality B.Function C.Association D.Materials What type of distance is that which is normal Q.5) spacing separating members of non-contact species like a protective bubble? A.Social distance B.Flight distance C.Critical distance D.Personal distance In perception of space, which sense enables one to Q.6) identify materials at a distance A.Kinesthetic Auditory B. C.Visual D.Tactile What do you call those hues, which lie opposite each Q.7) other in a color wheel? A.Contrasting B.Analogous C.Non-complementary D.Complementary Q.8) Which of the following indicates trabeated style? A.Pointed arch B.Post and lintel C.Mortar joints D.Bended joints Which of the following describes frame construction Q.9) as a structural system? A.Use of upright post B.Spanned by horizontal C.Result in cage-like arrangement of parts through repetition D.All listed items What invention brought about modern high-rise Q.10) building? A.Elevator

A.Gods house B.Observatory C.Priest house D.Altar Q.25) Which historic style of architecture first introduced the clerestory?

A.Egyptian B.Roman C.Greek D.West Asiatic What do you call the long colonnaded building used Q.26) around public places and as shelters at religious shrines in Greek architecture A.Propylae B.Stoa C.Peristyle D.Agora Mediaeval architecture, which is characterized by Q.27) the pointed style, was prevalent in Western Europe from the 13th to the 15th century. What do you call this style? A.Romanesque B.Arabesque C.Doric D.Gothic Buddhist architecture shown in rock-cut temples Q.28) with lavishly carved interiors is a characteristic feature of what style of architecture? A.Japanese B.Filipino C.Indian D.Chinese Which of the following is a contribution of Q.29) byzantine architecture?

A.Use of domes on pendetives B.Use of conical timber roof over domes C.Triumphal arch D.Interior peristyle Q.30) Which of the following is a major contribution of Early Christian architecture?

A.Column and lintel

B.Steel beam C.Curtain wall system D.Thin shell construction Stupa or temples cut in rock information is a Q.11) contribution of what style of architecture? A.Islamic B.Chinese C.Filipino D.Indian What do you call a type of window which is in a Q.12) sloping roof and usually that of a sleeping apartment? A.Rose window B.Oriel C.Clerestory D.Dormer Q.13) What is referred to as the origin of architecture? A.Practical usefulness of space B.System of ornamentation or decoration C.Expression of structural systems D.Protection from inclemency of the seasons Which of the following is a major contribution of Q.14) renaissance architecture? A.Baroque form of ornamentation B.Pointed arch C.Ribbed vaulting D.Arcades What is the purpose of the disks found on the tree Q.15) trunks where the Ifugao house stands? A.Weeding-out evil spirits B.Protection against rats C.Structural purpose D.Decoration/ornamentation Q.16) Who is the architect of Robinsons Galleria? A.Philip Recto B.William Coscolluela C.Ruperto Gaite D.Manuel Go On what aspect was Egyptian architecture Q.17) specifically based? A.Social conditions B.Security C.Religion D.Climate Brahman architecture as shown is square plan with spire-shaped roof on sikhara; repetitious Q.18) sikharis and thousand figures on the temple is a characteristic feature of what style of architecture? A.Filipino B.Chinese C.Japanese D.Indian Which of the following describes the ato in a Q.19) Bontoc village? A.Place for religious ceremonies B.Place for social/political decisions by elders C.Sleeping quarters for young bachelors D.All listed items In terms of constructive principles, what is Q.20) considered the Gothic style of architecture? A.Monumental B.Trabeated C.Composite D.Arcuated What is the Spanish term for a lantern or raised Q.21) structure above a roof through which light is

admitted into the interior? A.Claustra B.Cloister C.Cimborio D.Conoid What do you call the gateways which is a feature of Chinese architecture and erected only by Q.22) government permission as memorial to deceased persons of distinction? A.Pagoda B.Gazebo C.Temple D.Pai-lous Historically, where did the first development of Q.23) architecture took place? A.Valley of the Nile B.Mesopotamia C.China D.Persia In Greek architecture, what is referred to as a wrestling school interchangeably used with Q.24) gymnasium or a place for various kinds of physical exercises? A.Propylae B.Agora C.Palaestra D.Bouleterion What important event changed architecture to Q.25) what is termed as modern? A.Renaissance B.Discovery of concrete C.Metallurgy D.Industrial revolution A niche in the mosque on any Muslim religious Q.26) building indicating direction of prayer toward Mecca? A.Mihrab B.Minaret C.Metope D.Muqarnas The largest mediaeval cathedral in Europe, and Q.27) with the exception of S. PetersRome, the largest church in the world is A.Westminster Abbey B.Seville Cathedral C.Notre Dame Cathedral D.Reims Cathedral One of the worlds supreme masterpieces of Romanesque architecture which was the first Q.28) building in Europe to have ribbed vaults throughout is A.Winchester Cathedral B.Norwich Cathedral C.Durham Cathedral D.Charters Cathedral The temple with a circular plan supporting a dome of about 140 feet in diameter and described by Q.29) Thomas Jefferson as the model of Spherical Architecture is the A.St. Peters Basilica B.Pantheon C.Hagia Sophia D.Notre Dame Cathedral Q.30) The first all-iron church in Asia is A.Taal Church B.San Agustin Church

C.San Sebastian Church D.Betis Church

D.Baroque Whose famous axiom is this? Less is a bore. Q.8) A.Michael Graves B.Louis Khan C.Paul Rudolf D.Philip Johnson Who is the architect of the Manila City Hall? Q.9) A.Arcadio Arellano B.Juan Arellano C.Tomas Argueles D.Antonio Toledo Who is the architect of the Opera House who won the competition for the design of a performing arts Q.10) complex in Sydney, Australia in 1957

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Remove Question Excerpt Question Excerpt From History and Theory 03 In perception of space, which of the following Q.1) describes the olfactory sense? A.Identifies materials limiting unpleasant odors B.Affects material to regulate transfer of sound C.Affects room size/ceiling heights to avoid discomfort D.Identifies material at a distance Who invented a system of well-high universal Q.2) application based on hyperboloids in buildings? A.Adolf Loss B.Peter Behrens C.Philip Johnson D.Antonio Gaudi What theory of architecture denotes not only the complete harmony of the parts of the building with Q.3) the whole, but on integration of the building with its site and surroundings? A.Functional architecture B.Organic architecture C.Domestic architecture D.vernacular architecture In perception of space, which of the following Q.4) describes visual sense? A.Identifies materials limiting unpleasant odors B.Affects materials to regulate transfer of sound C.Affects room size/ceiling heights to avoid discomfort D.Identifies materials at a distance What type of architectural elements provide Q.5) protection for users from inclement of the seasons or enemies? A.Decorative B.Protective C.Structural D.Need-specific What type of balance is that in which the elements are arranged in the same manner on either side of a Q.6) central axis or line and gives the feeling of repose and order? A.Equal B.Contrasting C.Symmetrical D.Assymetrical It is known as the architecture of the curve line Q.7) A.Roman B.Art Nouveau C.Renaissance

A.Howard Upton B.Peter Hall C.Howard Hoban D.Jorn Utzon Who is the architect of Central Bank of the Phils. in Harrison? Q.11) A.Ruperto Gaite B.Gabriel Formoso C.Crecenciano de Castro D.Felipe Mendoza Who is noted architect, who without formal architecture training, became famous for his architecture which is austerely dependent on the Q.12) naked metal skeleton?

A.Ludwig Mies Van der Rohe B.Frank Lloyd Wright C.Peter Behrens D.Walter Gropius To whom are pilotis (use of pillars) and industrialized units attributed as a contribution to Q.13) international architecture?

A.Buckminister Fuller B.Le Corbusier C.Pier Luigi Nervi D.Mies Van Der Rohe To whom is the folded slab technique attributed as contribution to international architecture? Q.14) A.Auguste perret B.Eugene Freysinnet C.Buckminister Fuller D.Sydney Fressinet Who is the architect of the Development Bank of the Philippines? Q.15) A.Otillo Arellano B.Carlos Arguelles C.Juan Nakpil D.Cesar H. Concio

Which of the following indicates trabeated style? Q.16) A.Pointed arch B.Post and lintel C.Mortar joints D.Bended joints What is referred to as a Chinese geomancy originally called under the canopy of heaven? Q.17) A.si chi B.ba-gua C.sheng chi D.feng shui Which of the following describes frame construction as a structural system? Q.18) A.Use of upright post B.Spanned by horizontal C.Result in cage-like arrangement of parts through repetition D.All listed items What invention brought about modern high-rise building? Q.19) A.Elevator B.Steel beam C.Curtain wall system D.Thin shell construction Who invented a system of well-high universal application based on hyperboloids in buildings? Q.20) A.Adolf Loss B.Peter Behrens C.Philip Johnson D.Antonio Gaudi To whom is the architect who introduced the ferro-cement construction? Q.21) A.Pier Ligi Nervi B.Jacopo Palladius C.Peter Behrens D.Louis Khan Who is the architect of the US Pavilion in the 1967 Montreal Exposition and introduced the geodesic Q.22) dome?

A.Mies van de Rohe B.Eero Saarinen C.Le Corbusier D.Walter Gropius St. Peters Basilicas original plan in the form of a Q.25) Greek cross was designed by A.Michaelangelo B.Michaelozo C.Bernini D.Bramante Who popularize thin shell structures? Q.26) A.Felix Candela B.Walter Gropius C.Alvar Aalto D.Robert maillart Le Corbusiers Ronchamp Chapel is a famous example of what style of architecture? Q.27) A.Expressionism B.Baroque C.Brutalism D.Constructivism Q.28) Whose philosophy is this: Form follows function. A.Louis Sullivan B.Le Corbusier C.Adolf Loos D.Antonio Gaudi Whose famous dictum/philosophy is this: The city must be subject to growth, decay and renewal. Q.29) A.Kenzo Tange B.Le Corbusier C.Minoru Yamasaki D.Frank Lloyd Wright

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A.Minoru Yamasaki B.I.M. Pei C.Buckminster Fuller D.Edward Durell Stone Whose philosophy is this: Ornament is a crime and all ornamentation must be rejected? Q.23) A.Philip Johnson B.Le Corbusier C.Adolf Loos D.Antonio Gaudi The founder of Bauhaus was Q.24)

In the given figure, identify the acroterion. A.No. 2 B.No. 8 C.No. 9 D.No.10 Q.31)

In the given figure, identify the regula A.No.10 B.No. 12 C.No. 13 D.No.14 In the given figure, identify the echinus A.No.15 B.No. 16 C.No. 17 D.No. 18

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In the given figure, identify the crepidoma A.No. 4 B.No.5 C.No. 6 D.No. 7 In the given figure, identify the abacus A.No.15 B.No.16 C.No. 17 D.No. 18

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In the given figure, identify the tympanum A.No. 2 B.No. 8 C.No. 9 D.No. 10 Q.34) In the given figure, identify the pediment A.No. 1 B.No. 2 C.No. 8

D.No. 9

B.No. 11 C.No. 22 D.No. 23 e order much used by the Romans for its showiness Q.40) was the A.Doric Order B.Corinthian Order C.Ionic Order D.Composite Order

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In the given figure, identify the frieze A.No. 1 B.No. 2 C.No. 3 D.No. 4

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In the given figure, identify the architrave A.No. 1 B.No. 2 C.No. 3 D.No. 4

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In the given figure, identify the metope A.No. 10