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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Review Questions: History Quiz 07


Here is a sample quiz for History of Architecture (HOA) focusing on History of Architecture in the Philippines (see scope of subject below this post) which is given in the morning of Day 1 of the Architects Licensure Examination. Try this quiz as part of your review.

There are 10 questions in this Quiz. You may repeat the quiz by refreshing your browser and different questions will appear   ..    Enjoy !!!

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HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE

A. Rationale and Description

1. Understanding and analyzes of architectural manifestations from the beginning of civilization to contemporary periods of development; And
2. Understanding and analyzes of the influences of environmental, historical and socio-cultural factors and their relevance to the development of art, buildings, structures and human settlements.

B.  Terminal Competencies for LEA Candidates

1. Ability to relate the history of arts and architecture as well as the technologies and human sciences to considerations of ecology and sustainable development;
2. Ability to identify / differentiate, analyze and compare evolved architectural styles; 
3. Ability to relate past architectural styles to the development of present-day utility and construction systems / technologies;
4. Ability to help reinforce culture and architecture as reflected in tradition, convention and/ or current practices;
5. Ability to utilize insights in the history of the human community/ settlements planning and design, with special emphasis on Asian structures/ buildings/ settlements;
6. Ability to relate the evolution of Philippine architecture to historical and present-day architecture in Asia and elsewhere.

C. Scope

1.. Introduction

a. The origin of architecture;
b. Historic styles of architecture; and
c. Factors affecting architectural solutions and styles.

2. Pre-Historic Architecture
a. Centers of development; and
b. Dolmen, Menhir, Cromlech. 

3. Historic Styles of Architecture
a. Period/ extent and centers of development;
b. Factors that affect the development of architectural solutions and styles (historical, environmental and socio-cultural);
c. General characteristics (architectural, structural, decorative, etc.);
d. General contributions; and
e. Notable examples.

3.1 Ancient architecture and the Western succession
a. Egyptian;
b. West Asiatic;
c.  Greek;
d. Roman;
e. Early Christian;
f. Byzantine;
g. Romanesque Architecture in Europe;
h. Gothic Architecture in Europe;
i. Renaissance Architecture in Europe;
j. Nineteenth and Twentieth Century in Great Britain;
k. Architecture of Africa, Australia and New Zealand;
1. Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Architecture in Continental Europe; and
m. Architecture of the Americas.

3.2 Architecture in Asia and the Pacific Region

3.3 Architecture in the Philippines

a. Architectural legacies
a.1  Vernacular,  Folk and Pre-Spanish Architecture (before 1550 A.D.);
a.2  Spanish Colonial Architecture (1550-1899 A.D.);
a.3  American Colonial Architecture (1900-1945);
a.4  Architecture of the Commonwealth Period and of the Post-World War II period (1946-2000); and 
a.5  21st Century Philippine Architecture (2001 to present).

b. Architectural preservation, conservation and restoration

c. Pillars of Philippine Architecture
c.1 Philosophies of Famous Filipino Architects; and
c.2 Examples of great works.



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  1. question 10?

    isnn't sullivan?

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  2. sir question 10...must be louis sullivan according to wiki..

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  3. Q.22) The tower in a Southeast Asian country achieved its full 508-meters (1,674 feet) height with the addition of a huge metal spire capping the 101-floor structure. The skyscraper of steel, concrete and glass, completed in 2004, houses a shopping mall, offices for 12,000 people, and the stock exchange. It has the world’s fastest lifts. Who is the architect of this skyscraper?
    A. Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
    B. Cesar Pelli (correct answer)
    C. CY Lee and Partners (your answer)
    D. I.M. Pei


    is this right?
    di po ba CY Lee?

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  4. 508 meter height building,

    CY Lee din ang sagot ko,..

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  5. C.Y. Lee and Partners according to Wikipedia...

    Height

    The Taipei 101 tower comprises 101 stories above ground and five underground. Upon its completion Taipei 101 claimed the official records for:

    * Ground to highest architectural structure (spire): 509.2 metres (1,671 ft)

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  6. on quetion 22
    Q.22) The tower in a Southeast Asian country achieved its full 508-meters (1,674 feet) height with the addition of a huge metal spire capping the 101-floor structure. The skyscraper of steel, concrete and glass, completed in 2004, houses a shopping mall, offices for 12,000 people, and the stock exchange. It has the world’s fastest lifts. Who is the architect of this skyscraper?

    diba po it is pertaining to taipei 101 and its architect is cy lee and partners?

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  7. Q.21) Which of the following describe the “olog” in a Bontoc village?

    A. Living quarters of marriageable girls (your answer)
    B. Guest house
    C. Living quarters of marriageable bachelors
    D. Living quarters of village elders (correct answer)
    - according to the culture of Bontoc,
    The olog is a public dormitory for young girls of marriageable age

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  8. Olog is a dormitory for girls, where young men visit them during courtship and trial marriage.

    Source: http://filipinoheritage.zxq.net/arts/architecture/bontoc.htm

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  9. sucks tlg gumagwa ng questions

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  10. if anyone said that this for the benefits of all architecture student taking review then you mislead them shame on you

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  11. More shame on the one who made the comment above. Pls. correct your english first and note the reminder at the top of this site to verify the answers. Maybe you're used to spoonfeeding. Such a pity.

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  12. haha I agree with the comment above. the one who should be ashamed is the one with incorrect grammar.self assessment exercises need research. if you think answers are incorrect, go look it up.

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  13. mam/sir southeast asian country..... sa southeast asia po ba ang taiwan? don palang malalaman mo na ang sagot....

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  14. mali po talaga pinagsama sa tanong ang south east asia...... i declare cy lee ang sagot...

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  15. Q.36) A popular design style of the 1920’ and 1930s characterized by very colorful and decorative, feature ornamentation with lots of geometric shapes and zigzags and one nationally-famous example is the Empire State Buildings in New York City

    A. Art Nouveau
    B. Art Moderne (correct answer)
    C. Art Deco (your answer)
    D. Neoclassical

    DIBA ART DECO... FINEST EXAMPLE AY EMPIRE STATE BLDG.... DINOBLE CHECK KO NA.. ART DECO...

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  16. ung mga ngcomment jan ng hndi marunong magicp wag n magcocoment pa double check nyo nlng nsa inyo nmn ang bola taga gawa lng ng Q and A pra makatulong...APIR...more question to come ung actual n lumalabas s exam sir this 2012 for the takers..thanks

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