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HOA BOARD

EXAM
REVIEW

By: Arch. Charmaine Janelle S.


Quiambao

1. What is the chief structure of the Early


Christian period?

1.

What is the chief structure of the Early


Christian period?

Basilica
The basilica, consisting of a nave flanked
by lower aisles and terminated by an
apse, was adopted as the standard
structure in Christian congregational
worship

2.
a.
b.
c.
d.

Type of plan of the Byzantine churches


Circular
Cross type
Centralized
Rectangular

2.
a.
b.
c.
d.

Type of plan of the Byzantine churches


Circular
Cross type
Centralized
Rectangular

3. In some churches, here is a part which


is raised as part of the sanctuary which
later developed into the transept, this is
the ___.
a. Cella
b. Ambo
c. Cancelli
d. Bema

3. In some churches, here is a part which


is raised as part of the sanctuary which
later developed into the transept, this is
the ___.
a. Cella
b. Ambo
c. Cancelli
d. Bema

4. It is a rule in Early Christian period that


churches should be built over the burial
place of the _____________ to whom the
church was dedicated.
a. King
b. Priest
c. Saint
d. Emperor

4. It is a rule in Early Christian period that churches


should be built over the burial place of the
_____________ to whom the church was dedicated.
a. King
b. Priest
c. Saint
d. Emperor
A related ne buildings referred to as memorial
structures. One of the earliest & most important
example was the church of S. Peters in Rome,
built over what was believed to be the Saints tomb.

5. In the center of the E. Christian


churchs atrium is a fountain of water for
ablutions called the:
a. Stoup
b. Water basin
c. Cistern
d. moat

5. In the center of the E. Christian


churchs atrium is a fountain of water for
ablutions called the:
a. Stoup also called Cantharus
b. Water basin
c. Cistern
d. moat

6. The space for the clergy & choir is


separated by the low screen wall from the
body of the church called
a. Ambo
b. Nave
c. Cancelli
d. Apse

6. The space for the clergy & choir is


separated by the low screen wall from the
body of the church called
a. Ambo
b. Nave
c. Cancelli
d. Apse

7. _________________ is a column with a


twisting or spiraling shaft. Also known as a
barley-sugar shaft.
a.
b.
c.
d.

Solomonic column
Dandelion column
Twisted column
Planted column

7. _________________ is a column with a twisting or


spiraling shaft. Also known as a barley-sugar
shaft.
a.
b.
c.
d.

Solomonic column
Dandelion column
Twisted column
Planted column

Capital (top) of the column can take many


shapes, including the Classical
IonicandCorinthianforms

8. Church plan of the Byzantine is


________.
a. Latin cross
b. Greek cross
c. French cross
d. Papal cross

8. Church plan of the Byzantine is


________.
a. Latin cross
b. Greek cross
c. French cross
d. Papal cross

9. What is the final plan of St. Peters


basilica by Carlo Maderna?
a. Latin cross
b. Greek cross
c. French cross
d. Papal cross

9. What is the final plan of St. Peters


basilica by Carlo Maderna?
a. Latin cross
b. Greek cross
c. French cross
d. Papal cross

10.

Parthenon is the masterpiece of Greek


architecture & Pantheon is of Rome.
What is the masterpiece of Byzantine
architecture?

a.

S. Vitale, Ravenna
Church of Nativity, Bethlehem
Church of St. Paul
S. Sophia, Constantinopole

b.
c.
d.

10.

a.
b.
c.
d.

Parthenon is the
masterpiece of
Greek architecture
& Pantheon is of
Rome. What is the
masterpiece of
Byzantine
architecture?
S. Vitale, Ravenna
Church of Nativity,
Bethlehem
Church of St. Paul
S. Sophia,
Constantinopole

Justinians principal
commission. The Hagia Sophia
(divine wisdom) was dedicated
to Christ. It is also known as
Megale Ecclesia ( Great
Church)

11. Who is the architect of Hagia Sophia?


a.
b.
c.
d.

Anthemius of Tralles & Isidorous of


Miletus
Callicrates
Apollodorus of Damascus & Thallus
Ictinus & Isidorous

11. Who is the architect of Hagia Sophia?


a.
b.
c.
d.

Anthemius of Tralles & Isidorous of


Miletus
Callicrates
Apollodorus of Damascus & Thallus
Ictinus & Isidorous

12. Romanesque means


a.
b.
c.
d.

The return of classic lines


New Roman
Roman like art
Architecture of the curve line

12. Romanesque means


a.
b.
c.
d.

The return of classic lines


New Roman
Roman like art
Architecture of the curve line

13. How do Romanesque & Gothic differ in


terms of Structural elements?
a. Gothic has tympanum below clerestory
& Romanesque has none
b. Gothic has flying buttresses to support
his height while Romanesque has
pillars
c. Gothic is lighter in volume while
Romanesque is massive

13. How do Romanesque & Gothic differ in


terms of Structural elements?
a. Gothic has tympanum below clerestory
& Romanesque has none
b. Gothic has flying buttresses to support
his height while Romanesque has
pillars
c. Gothic is lighter in volume while
Romanesque is massive

14. How do Romanesque differ in terms of


architectural elements?
a.
b.
c.

Gothic are built higher & lighter than


Romanesque
Gothic is centralized in plan while
Romanesque has a pointed arch
Gothic is richly ornate while
Romanesque has stone facade

14. How do Romanesque differ in terms of


architectural elements?
a.
b.
c.

Gothic are built higher & lighter than


Romanesque
Gothic is centralized in plan while
Romanesque has a pointed arch
Gothic is richly ornate while
Romanesque has stone facade

The Taj Mahal incorporates & expands on


design traditions of Persian architecture &
earlier Mughal architecture. While earlier
Mughal buildings were primarily
constructed of red sandstone, Shah Jahan
promoted the use of white marble in laid
with semi precious stones & buildings
under his patronage reached new level of
refinement

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