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5 Matching questions

  1. Dado
  2. Verism
  3. Oculus
  4. Meander
  5. Basilica
  1. a
    In architecture, a circular opening
  2. b A style in which artists concern themselves with capturing the exterior likeness of an object or person, usually by rendering its visible details in a finely executed, meticulous manner
  3. c
    A continuous rectangular scroll often used as a decorative border
  4. d A large rectangular building
  5. e Lower part of a wall

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Composite or inanimate objects

  2. Seven-branced lampholder from the temple of Jerusalem

  3. A variation of Doric characterized by a smooth-surfaced column shaft with a base, a plain architrave, and an undecorated frieze
  4. Large central area
  5. A sculpture depicting a head, neck, and upper chest of a figure

5 True/False questions

  1. Coffers
    A recessed decorative panel that is used to reduce the weight of and to decorate ceilings or vaults


  2. PeristyleA planted interior court enclosed by columns


  3. DiptychA sculpture depicting a head, neck, and upper chest of a figure


  4. Exedrae (Exedra)
    Semicircle niches


  5. Contrapposto
    A graceful arrangement of the body based on tilted shoulders and hips and bent knees