Gandhiji says in his autobiography “The ancient churches of
Paris are still in my memory. Their grandeur and their
peacefu...
Find the odd one among the four important Gothic style
cathedrals.
A. Cathedral of Chartres
B. Cathedral of Notre Dame
C. ...
The Sainte Chapelle in Paris belongs to the
A. Early Gothic Period
B. High Gothic Period
C. Refined Gothic Period
D. Late ...
Following are some of the architectural elements used
during Romanesque and Gothic ages. Which of these was
not common to ...
A tapering conical or pyramidal structure on the top of a
building, particularly a church tower. .
A. Clerestory
B. Spire
...
Gothic style can be best related to
A. Verticality and light
B. Massive solidity and strength
C. Power and monarchy
D. Pea...
Unlike Romanesque architecture, Gothic buildings had
large clerestory windows. This was possible because of
A. Hollow Colu...
Gothic churches of the Germanic tradition often have nave
and aisles of similar height and are called Hallenkirche.
Which ...
Gothic architecture used pointed arches. They were used
previously in
A. Greek Architecture
B. Islamic Architecture
C. Rom...
Verticality is an important aspect of Gothic Architecture.
Churches are high both by proportion and height. The
greatest p...
One of these cathedrals is known for its highest vault at
48m (157ft)
A. Beauvais Cathedral
B. Cologne Cathedral
C. Floren...
Gothic architecture grew out of the previous architectural
genre, Romanesque. For the most part, there was not a
clean bre...
It is the tallest church in the world, and the 4th tallest
structure built before the 20th century, with a steeple
measuri...
Which of the following has the Five Sisters group of arches?
A. Chartres Cathedral
B. York Minster
C. Laon Cathedral
D. Al...
It can be seen notably at the East End of Gloucester
Cathedral where the East Window is said to be as large as a
tennis co...
The Rose window is not present on the West wall of
A. Early Gothic Period
B. High Gothic Period
C. Refined Gothic Period
D...
The Solomonic Columns are helical columns , characterised
by a spiralling twisting shaft like a corkscrew . What is the
ot...
Which of the 13th century High Cathedrals in Spain is
considered to be the magnum opus of Gothic style in
Spain?
A. Bourge...
Who among the following is the originator of the elaborate
ultra-baroque style known as Mexican Churrigueresque?
A. Lorenz...
The Basilica–Cathedral of Our Lady of the Pillar is a Roman
Catholic church in the city of Zaragoza, Aragon, Spain. The
ar...
Who is the architect of Winter Palace in Saint Petersburg
and the Catherine Palace in Tsarskoye Selo, who developed
an eas...
The piazza, designed by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, is formed
principally by two colonnades of free standing columns
centred on ...
Which of the churches designed by Michelangelo is
described as "holding a unique position in the Christian
world" and as "...
"Late Baroque", is an 18th-century artistic movement and
style, which affected several aspects of the arts including
paint...
Baroque architecture was evolved out of which style of
architecture in Italy?
A. Gothic
B. Romanesque
C. Renaissance
D. Du...
Which was the most distinct shape of the Baroque style ?
A. Octagonal
B. Hexagonal
C. Oval
D. Triangular
Which of the following places has introduced Baroque
Architecture?
A. France & Italy
B. Rome
C. Turkey & Russia
D. None of...
Which of the following has been used in large scale at
ceiling in Baroque architecture?
A. Faux finishing
B. Stucco
C. Pai...
The pear-shaped domes feature was not used in which of
the following Bavarian?
A. Ukrainian Baroque
B. Bavarian
C. Polish
...
Which of the following was Michelangelo's late Roman
building?
A. St. Thomas Church
B. St. Peter's Basilica
C. Mafra Natio...
Baroque style had found its first secular expression in the
form of which grand palaces?
A. France & Paris
B. Italy & Rome...
Who promoted the spread of Baroque architecture?
A. Jesuits
Which Architectural period followed the fall of the western
empire in the 11th & 12th Century?
A. Roman
B. Gothic
C. Roman...
Romanesque was pre-eminantly not
A. Ecclesiastical
B. Majestic
C. Plainly Massive
D. Pristine
Romanesque is the stepping stone to
A. Gothic Architecture
B. Basilica Architecture
C. Baroque Architecture
D. Renaissance...
For the Architecture in Mediaeval Italy the unifying
influence of the church was counterbalanced by
A. Provincialism
B. Go...
Which of these are not a part of the advancement in
Romanesque Architecture?
A. The Lombard
B. The Italo-Byzantine
C. Earl...
Lombard monuments belong to the
A. 11th & 12th Centuries
B. 10th & 11th Centuries
C. 13th & 14th Centuries
D. None of the ...
Milan, Pavia, Piacenza, Bologna and Verone were important
centres of development of which of these styles?
A. Lombard Styl...
Churches of the Romanesque period were nearly all
vaulted and
A. Basilican in Plan
B. Byzantine in Plan
C. Roman in Plan
D...
Determine the number of aisles this church has.
A. 2
B. 3
C. 4
D. 5
Carvings of the Romanesque Period were of
A. Angelic Figures
B. Utopian Worlds
C. Fierce Characters
D. All of the above
Pisan are
A. Tuscan Romanesque Churches
B. Lombard Churches
C. Italo-Byzantine Churches
D. Early Christian Churches
The Duomo of Pisa is a classic example of
A. Tuscan Romanesque Style
B. Lombard Style
C. Italo-Byzantine Style
D. None of ...
This Cathedral is 312 feet long and 118 feet wide, with long
transepts and an elliptical dome over the crossing and has
a ...
Which of these are not features alike of French, German,
English and Spanish Romanesque?
A. Massive Walls
B. Recessed Roun...
Systematic development of vaulted church architecture
began in
A. Central France
B. Western Italy
C. Byzantine
D. Spain
Recognize this Romanesque style Building.
A. Church of the Apostles
B. Maria Laach Abbey
C. Tum Collegiate Church
D. Lessa...
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Short Quizzes on Gothic, Baroque, Romanesque, Rennaissance Architecture

  1. 1. Gandhiji says in his autobiography “The ancient churches of Paris are still in my memory. Their grandeur and their peacefulness are unforgettable..... I felt then that those who expended millions on such divine cathedrals could not but have the love of God in their hearts.” Which Gothic style monument was he talking about? A. Cathedral of Chartres B. Cathedral of Notre Dame C. Cathedral of Reims D. Cathedral of Amiens
  2. 2. Find the odd one among the four important Gothic style cathedrals. A. Cathedral of Chartres B. Cathedral of Notre Dame C. Cathedral of Reims D. Cathedral of Amiens
  3. 3. The Sainte Chapelle in Paris belongs to the A. Early Gothic Period B. High Gothic Period C. Refined Gothic Period D. Late Gothic Period
  4. 4. Following are some of the architectural elements used during Romanesque and Gothic ages. Which of these was not common to both? A. Flying Buttress B. Rose Window C. Tracery D. Ribbed Vault
  5. 5. A tapering conical or pyramidal structure on the top of a building, particularly a church tower. . A. Clerestory B. Spire C. Steeple D. All of the above
  6. 6. Gothic style can be best related to A. Verticality and light B. Massive solidity and strength C. Power and monarchy D. Peace and Prosperity
  7. 7. Unlike Romanesque architecture, Gothic buildings had large clerestory windows. This was possible because of A. Hollow Columns B. Rubble Filled Walls C. Flying Buttresses D. Pointed Arches
  8. 8. Gothic churches of the Germanic tradition often have nave and aisles of similar height and are called Hallenkirche. Which one of these is a Hallenkirche? A. St. Stephen, Vienna B. Notre Dame, Paris C. St. Denis, Paris D. Cathedral of Amiens
  9. 9. Gothic architecture used pointed arches. They were used previously in A. Greek Architecture B. Islamic Architecture C. Roman Architecture D. Persian Architecture
  10. 10. Verticality is an important aspect of Gothic Architecture. Churches are high both by proportion and height. The greatest proportional difference, 3.6:1 was achieved in which of the following? A. Beauvais Cathedral B. Cologne Cathedral C. Florence Cathedral D. Salisbury Cathedral
  11. 11. One of these cathedrals is known for its highest vault at 48m (157ft) A. Beauvais Cathedral B. Cologne Cathedral C. Florence Cathedral D. Salisbury Cathedral
  12. 12. Gothic architecture grew out of the previous architectural genre, Romanesque. For the most part, there was not a clean break. What was it then that allowed the development of better buildings? A. Flying Buttress B. Hollow Column C. Pointed Arch D. Solid Wall
  13. 13. It is the tallest church in the world, and the 4th tallest structure built before the 20th century, with a steeple measuring 161.5 metres (530 ft) and containing 768 steps. It begun in the Gothic Era. What building am I talking about? A. Beauvais Cathedral B. Ulm Minster C. Florence Cathedral D. Lincoln Cathedral
  14. 14. Which of the following has the Five Sisters group of arches? A. Chartres Cathedral B. York Minster C. Laon Cathedral D. All of the above
  15. 15. It can be seen notably at the East End of Gloucester Cathedral where the East Window is said to be as large as a tennis court. Which arch could have been used to create this opening? A. Flamboyant Arch B. Lancet Arch C. Depressed Acrh D. Equilateral Arch
  16. 16. The Rose window is not present on the West wall of A. Early Gothic Period B. High Gothic Period C. Refined Gothic Period D. Late Gothic Period
  17. 17. The Solomonic Columns are helical columns , characterised by a spiralling twisting shaft like a corkscrew . What is the other name for these columns? A. Trajan’s Column B. Lord Hill’s Column C. Dori column D. Barley Sugar Column
  18. 18. Which of the 13th century High Cathedrals in Spain is considered to be the magnum opus of Gothic style in Spain? A. Bourges Cathedral B. Cathedral of Toledo C. Cathedral of Santiago De Compostela D. Cathedral Metropolitana
  19. 19. Who among the following is the originator of the elaborate ultra-baroque style known as Mexican Churrigueresque? A. Lorenzo Rodriguez B. Antoni Gaudi C. Filippo Juvarra D. Bernado Vittone
  20. 20. The Basilica–Cathedral of Our Lady of the Pillar is a Roman Catholic church in the city of Zaragoza, Aragon, Spain. The area most visited is the eastern part of the chapel, because this is where the Holy Chapel is built, which houses the venerated image of the Virgin. Who is the architect of this chapel? A. A.Ventura Rodriguez B. Loenzo Rodriguez C. C.Joseph Ruiz Samaniego D. Damiant Forment
  21. 21. Who is the architect of Winter Palace in Saint Petersburg and the Catherine Palace in Tsarskoye Selo, who developed an easily recognizable style of Late Baroque, both sumptuous and majestic? A. Luig Vnavitelli B. Pietro Da Cortona C. Francesco Borromini D. Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli*
  22. 22. The piazza, designed by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, is formed principally by two colonnades of free standing columns centred on a tall, four-sided, narrow tapering monument which ends in a pyramid-like shape at the top, and is said to resemble a petrified ray of the sun-disk. What is the structure called? A. A.Pediment B. Obelisk C. Pilaster D. Nave
  23. 23. Which of the churches designed by Michelangelo is described as "holding a unique position in the Christian world" and as "the greatest of all churches of Christendom"? A. St. Peter's Basilica B. Church of Weltenburg Abbey C. Saints Peter and Paul church D. D.Mellieħa Parish Church
  24. 24. "Late Baroque", is an 18th-century artistic movement and style, which affected several aspects of the arts including painting, sculpture, architecture, interior design, decoration, literature, music and theatre. What is it commonly called? A. Art Nouveau B. Rococco C. Churrigueresque D. Louis XIV Style
  25. 25. Baroque architecture was evolved out of which style of architecture in Italy? A. Gothic B. Romanesque C. Renaissance D. Dutch
  26. 26. Which was the most distinct shape of the Baroque style ? A. Octagonal B. Hexagonal C. Oval D. Triangular
  27. 27. Which of the following places has introduced Baroque Architecture? A. France & Italy B. Rome C. Turkey & Russia D. None of the above
  28. 28. Which of the following has been used in large scale at ceiling in Baroque architecture? A. Faux finishing B. Stucco C. Painting D. Frescoes
  29. 29. The pear-shaped domes feature was not used in which of the following Bavarian? A. Ukrainian Baroque B. Bavarian C. Polish D. Dutch
  30. 30. Which of the following was Michelangelo's late Roman building? A. St. Thomas Church B. St. Peter's Basilica C. Mafra National Palace D. None of the above
  31. 31. Baroque style had found its first secular expression in the form of which grand palaces? A. France & Paris B. Italy & Rome C. Spain D. None of the above
  32. 32. Who promoted the spread of Baroque architecture? A. Jesuits
  33. 33. Which Architectural period followed the fall of the western empire in the 11th & 12th Century? A. Roman B. Gothic C. Romanesque D. Byzantine
  34. 34. Romanesque was pre-eminantly not A. Ecclesiastical B. Majestic C. Plainly Massive D. Pristine
  35. 35. Romanesque is the stepping stone to A. Gothic Architecture B. Basilica Architecture C. Baroque Architecture D. Renaissance Architecture
  36. 36. For the Architecture in Mediaeval Italy the unifying influence of the church was counterbalanced by A. Provincialism B. Governism C. Local Art D. None of the above
  37. 37. Which of these are not a part of the advancement in Romanesque Architecture? A. The Lombard B. The Italo-Byzantine C. Early Christian D. Basilica
  38. 38. Lombard monuments belong to the A. 11th & 12th Centuries B. 10th & 11th Centuries C. 13th & 14th Centuries D. None of the above
  39. 39. Milan, Pavia, Piacenza, Bologna and Verone were important centres of development of which of these styles? A. Lombard Style B. Italo-Byzantine Style C. Basilican Style D. Tuscan-Romanesque Style
  40. 40. Churches of the Romanesque period were nearly all vaulted and A. Basilican in Plan B. Byzantine in Plan C. Roman in Plan D. None of the above
  41. 41. Determine the number of aisles this church has. A. 2 B. 3 C. 4 D. 5
  42. 42. Carvings of the Romanesque Period were of A. Angelic Figures B. Utopian Worlds C. Fierce Characters D. All of the above
  43. 43. Pisan are A. Tuscan Romanesque Churches B. Lombard Churches C. Italo-Byzantine Churches D. Early Christian Churches
  44. 44. The Duomo of Pisa is a classic example of A. Tuscan Romanesque Style B. Lombard Style C. Italo-Byzantine Style D. None of the Above
  45. 45. This Cathedral is 312 feet long and 118 feet wide, with long transepts and an elliptical dome over the crossing and has a richly arcaded front and banded flanks. A. Beauvais Cathedral B. Cathedral of Pisa C. Florence Cathedral D. Lincoln Cathedral
  46. 46. Which of these are not features alike of French, German, English and Spanish Romanesque? A. Massive Walls B. Recessed Round Arches C. Clustered Piers D. Broad Gable
  47. 47. Systematic development of vaulted church architecture began in A. Central France B. Western Italy C. Byzantine D. Spain
  48. 48. Recognize this Romanesque style Building. A. Church of the Apostles B. Maria Laach Abbey C. Tum Collegiate Church D. Lessay Abbey

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