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October 27, 2022

Can you identify the year a house was built based just on the style? Do you love going into big cities to admire the skyscrapers? Do you still like to play with LEGO blocks in your free time? If so, you may be a true architecture enthusiast. Prove your expertise with this architecture trivia quiz. 

Architecture is an amazing art form that perfectly balances engineering and design. Although we may take it for granted, architecture creates the landscape of our daily lives. From gorgeous five-star hotels and famous theaters to public school buildings and suburban houses, talented architects are behind practically every space we spend time in.

Humans have been designing and building structures for a very long period, almost as long as humans have existed. With that in mind, it takes a lot of studying to become an expert in architecture. You can see how you measure up with this set of architecture trivia questions and answers.

After you finish this quiz, check out these quizzes on similar topics, such as landmarks & monuments, geography, and Asia.

1. Which building in Berlin features a spectacular glass dome?

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2. Which Architect designed and build Blenheim palace?

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3. The BR-116 run in which direction?

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4. Which Cathedral was designed and built by William of Sens?

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5. What is the name of the crowning feature of a column?

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6. Which of these cities lost about 85% of its buildings in WWII?

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1. The Alhambra can be found in which Spanish location?

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2. Stonework pattern within a window is often referred to by what term?

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3. Who was the author of the controversial Architecture Book 'Super City'?

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4. The Autosnelweg system is found where in the world?

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5. An Acanthus is a decorative implement in which style?

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6. In what part of a building would you find the Architrave?

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1. The architect Frank Lloyd Wright was born in which year?

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2. Which type of window generally projects for an upper storey supported by a bracket?

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3. Sun-dried bricks made of clay are known as…..?

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4. Marechal Rondon Airport is the main one for which city?

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5. Which of these English cathedrals is the tallest?

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6. What was the nationality of Architect Alvar Aalto?

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1. The building of the Brooklyn Bridge was completed in which year?

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2. The Cenotaph war memorial is found in which city?

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3. Which of the following is the name of a Roman Order of Architecture?

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4. A Stupa is the architectural construction acting a Burial Mound in which religion?

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5. Lincoln Cathedral is an example of what architectural style?

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6. Shinkansen is a high-speed rail network which links major cities in Japan. What is the other term for Shinkansen.

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1. Which of these was a Roman Order of Architecture?

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2. In which century was the Bauhaus art school founded?

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3. Which statue was given by France to the United States to commemorate the centennial of US independence in 1876?

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4. Now famous for another reason, where was the first lighthouse situated on America's west coast?

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5. What is the name for the space between two arches with moulding on?

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6. The Bank of America Tower is the tallest building in which city?

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1. The Bauhaus was founded by Walter Gropius in which century?

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2. The 40-story Chase Tower is the tallest building in which US city?

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3. The Gothic Chartes Cathedral in France has famous stained glass windows which produce which unique color?

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4. What is a Clerestory a row of?

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5. Which famous building is famously 'guarded' by ravens?

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6. The house for William Thomas Beckford at Fonthill Abbey was built by who?

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1. The Metro public transport system is in which Colombian city?

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2. In which city is the Frank Lloyd Wright designed Guggenheim Museum of Art?

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3. Leon Battista Alberti was a prominent Architect in which century?

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4. The cathedral of which Cuban city is a fine example of the Baroque style?

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5. What is the number one telecommunications provider in Mexico?

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6. Approximately what percentage of the Brazilian public has internet access?

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1. In which country was Frank Gehry born?

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2. Which of these is the newst architecture style?

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3. The Millennium Dome was built by which architect?

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4. Hagia Sophia is an example of what architectural style?

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5. Who designed Crystal Palace?

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6. The Hagia Sophia in Istanbul is an example of which style of architecture?

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1. A grotesquely carved spout for water is known by what term?

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2. Benjamin Baker and John Fowler designed which famous bridge opened in 1890?

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3. The Guggenheim Museum of Art was designed by whom?

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4. In which century did Architect Robert Adam live?

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5. Erike Gunnar Asplund was born in which country?

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6. The bar dividing a window vertically is known as a…..?

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1. What is the cozy interior temperature in the world famous Ice Hotel in Jukkasjärvi Sweden?

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2. In which architectural style is the Palace at Versailles built?

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3. Architect Jorn Utzon was what nationality?

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4. What is the Dominican Republic's second most popular mobile network?

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5. The University of Guadalajara trains U.S. students to be what?

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6. In which city is Battersea Power Station a landmark?

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1. Who designed the dome of St Peter's in Rome?

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2. Chevron moulding occurs in what shape?

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3. What shape are volute forms if they are used in decoration?

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4. In which era was the first Spanish highway network established?

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5. In what state would you find Frank Lloyd Wrights 'Falling Water'?

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6. Basil Spence designed which English Cathedral?

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1. What sort of building is the 'Duomo' in Florence?

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2. In what year did Paxton complete Crystal Palace?

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3. In 2009, Chicago's Sears Tower, was renamed what?

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4. What did Edward I build in London to in 1291 in memory of his wife Elaine?

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5. In which city would you find the Cenotaph?

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6. Who was the architect of the Millennium Dome?

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1. Which of these architectual styles is the newest?

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2. Where is Makkah Clock Royal Tower Hotel, one of the tallest buildings in the world, situated?

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3. With a capacity for 220,000 spectators, in which capital city is Strahov, the largest stadium in the world?

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4. The controversial architectural book <i>Super City</i> was written by who?

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5. How many stories high is the Empire State building?

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6. Who re-designed Buckingham Palace in 1913?

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1. How is an arch known if it ends in a point?

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2. Which English architect designed the Eden Project in Cornwall?

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3. Of the Greek Orders of Architecture which is the oldest?

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4. Salisbury Cathedral is an example of what architectural style?

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5. Zaha Hadid was born in which country?

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6. The Legg Mason Building is the tallest in which city?

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1. Chandigarh is an example of is an example of what architectural style?

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2. Thomas Archer designed which British Cathedral?

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3. The victory goddess Victoria and her chariot on the top of the Brandenburger Gate in Berlin spent the years between 1806 and 1814 in which capital city?

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4. The Glasgow School of Art is an example of what architectural style?

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5. What is a column in the figure of a human form known as?

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6. The Taj Mahal was constructed with which material?

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1. The Regency style of Architecture was prominent in the reign of which King?

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2. What was the name of the architect who designed St Paul's Cathedral in London?

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