Statistics for Architecture General Knowledge #3

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  • This quiz has been taken 115 times
  • The average score is 9 of 20

Answer Stats

QuestionAnswer% Correct
What was world's tallest building between 1931–1970?Empire State Building
88%
What temple in Athens is dedicated to goddess Athena?Parthenon
87%
What is the name for a bridge built to convey water to cities in the Roman Empire?Aqueduct
77%
What city's lighthouse used to be one of the Ancient Wonders of the World?Alexandria
72%
What is the tallest tower in Toronto?CN Tower
64%
What vegetable do the domes of Moscow's St. Basil's Basilica and
Agra's Taj Mahal resemble, architecturally?
Onion
61%
What spiritual leader used to reside in the Potala Palace?Dalai Lama
58%
What is the term for an exterior side of a building, usually the front?Facade
53%
What school of architecture was founded by the German architect Walter Gropius?Bauhaus
48%
It has been claimed that Latvia's capital, Riga, has the largest collection of buildings
built in what architectural style?
Art {Nouveau}
47%
In what religion is "torii" a gateway of a shrine, with two uprights and two crosspieces?Shinto
42%
In what architecture style was the above built?Classical
40%
What landmark is depicted by this emoji: ?{Tokyo} Tower
38%
What is world's largest temple?Angkor Wat
33%
Who was the first woman to receive the Pritzker Architecture Prize?Zaha Hadid
29%
What architecture style was introduced by the Catholic Church, as a means to combat
the Reformation and the Protestant church?
Baroque
27%
What architect famously said that "less is more"?Ludwig Mies van
der Rohe
16%
What city's unfinished Tower of David skyscraper was home to 2,500 squatters until 2015?Caracas
10%
What religious complex is located in Beijing?Temple of {Heaven}
9%
What monument became the smallest U.S. national park in 2018?Gateway Arch
7%

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