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Sagrada Familia in Barcelona combines gothic with what other style?

Art Nouveau

Art Deco

Renaissance

Jugendstil

The Sagrada Família is under construction since 1882.

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Which is not a classical order of architecture?

Rhodesian

Ionic

Doric

Corinthian

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San Francisco's "Golden Gate" is a bridge of which design?

Suspension

Truss

Arch

Cable-stayed

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Which is a famous house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright?

Fallingwater

Villa Savoye

Farnsworth House

The Glass House

The house was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1966.

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What style of architecture does Notre-Dame in Paris represent?

Gothic

Romanesque

Byzantine

Baroque

The defining design element of Gothic architecture is the pointed or ogival arch.

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What do you call the stone at the top of an arch?

Keystone

Cornerstone

Capstone

Hearthstone

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The London skyscraper 30 St Mary Axe is known informally as...?

The Gherkin

The Shard

The Cornichon

The Pickle

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What building, designed by William LeBaron Jenney, is often considered the world's first skyscraper?

Home Insurance Building, Chicago

Flatiron Building, New York City

Masonic Temple Building, Chicago

Woolworth Building, New York City

The building stood from 1885 to 1931. Originally ten stories and 138 ft (42.1 m) tall. Two floors were added in 1891.

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Gustave Eiffel designed the interior elements of what American structure?

Statue of Liberty

Golden Gate Bridge

Brooklyn Bridge

Capitol Building

The copper statue is a gift from the people of France to the people of the United States.

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Who designed the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles?

Frank Gehry

Frank Lloyd Wright

Eero Saarinen

Ieoh Ming Pei

Frank Gehry is a Canadian-born American architect and designer.

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What dome shape is typical for Russian orthodox churches?

Onion

Hemispherical

Polyhedral

Bell

They are often larger in diameter than the tholobate upon which they sit, and their height usually exceeds their width.

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Which is a famous feature of the Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba?

Double-tiered arches

Marbled dome

Mosaic windows

Geometric patterns

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What color are the roofs of the Forbidden City in Beijing?

Yellow

Red

Black

Maroon

Yellow was the exclusive color of the emperor and symbolized his ultimate power.
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