Classic Architecture

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Classic Architecture
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2013-06-02 03:00:14
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Classic Architecture
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  1. Which of the following concerning Greek and Roman architecture is INCORRECT?
    The Greeks were masters at engineering and developed the groin vault and aqueduct.
  2. Which of the following features were applicable to Roman temple architecture
    temples set high on a podium, wider cella with engaged exterior columns at sides and rear of temple, combined features of the Etruscan and Greek examples.
  3. All of the following concerning Roman architecture was true EXCEPT.
    The temple was the most important building on the forum.
  4. Match:
    caryatid, entablature, cella, entasis
    human figured column, crowning member, primary room of the temple, outward curve of column shaft.
  5. All of the following are correct concerning concrete construction as used by the Roman EXCEPT
    Concrete advanced the use of post and lintel construction.
  6. When comparing the Greek and Roman temples, all of the following are correct EXCEPT
    Roman temples were virtually identical to Greek temples since Romans admired Greek artistry.
  7. All of the following are correct concerning Greek orders EXCEPT
    The Ionic, Doric and Corinthian orders were derived from different tribes of people.
  8. Which of the following concerning the buildings of the Acropolis is FALSE?
    The temple of Nike was unique because it contained three porches at different levels one of which was the famed Porch of the Maidens.
  9. The Pantheon has been considered one of the great masterpieces of architecture because
    it was a sensitive and successful merger of artistic expression and structural necessity.
  10. All of the following concerning Greek architecture was true EXCEPT.
    The temple often aligned with other temples out of respect.

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