Architecture General Knowledge #1

Can you answer these random questions about architecture?
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Last updated: September 10, 2020
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What is the tallest building in the world?
Burj Khalifa
What architect designed the first Guggenheim Museum?
Frank Lloyd Wright
What famous mausoleum was built in Agra to house the tomb of Shah Jahan’s wife?
Taj Mahal
In what style of architecture was Cathédrale Notre Dame of Paris built?
Gothic
What is the name of the compound where the emperor of China once lived?
The Forbidden City
Who is considered to be history's first architect?
Imhotep
Where is the principal residence of the Queen of the United Kingdom?
Buckingham Palace
What is the name of the Mosque tower from which the call to prayer is made?
Minaret
What is the name of San Francisco's most famous bridge?
Golden Gate Bridge
What building was once a church, then a mosque, then a museum,
and now a mosque again?
Hagia Sophia
What is the Great Mosque of Djenné in Mali built of?
Adobe
What K term refers to the fortified center of any Russian city?
Kremlin
Who was the designer of the dome of St. Peter's Basilica?
Michelangelo
What 1930s architectural style is Miami's South Beach famous for?
Art Deco
World's largest stadium, Rungrado 1st of May Stadium, is located in what Asian capital?
Pyongyang
What African country is home to the most numbers of pyramids in the world?
Sudan
What Catalan architect's foremost work is Sagrada Família?
Antoni Gaudí
In what building does the German Parliament meet?
Reichstag
Many of what Latin American capital's landmarks were designed by Oscar Niemeyer?
Brasilia
What type of pointed pillar were called "tekhenu" in Ancient Egypt?
Obelisk
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Level 75
Sep 10, 2020
typo in second to last question. Great quiz though!