Architecture Quiz

This category contains questions and answers about buildings, design and style, constructions, architects and architectural periods.



Questions in this Quiz

What was the world's tallest man-made structure for over 43 centuries?

What famous landmark was shipped to the U.S. in 350 pieces aboard the French frigate "Isere?"

What U.S. landmark exists today as a result of the Boulder Canyon Project Act of 1928?

The city's tallest building until 2007, One Liberty Place is a 61-story skyscraper located where?

The Golden Gate Bridge is painted a distinctive cover officially known as "international" what?

What is the architectural term for the part of a church where the congregation usually sits?

What famous structure is topped by a 200-foot spire that was meant to be a dock for zeppelins?

What actor established in 2007 the Make It Right Foundation, which aims to build "green" housing in New Orleans?

Popular in homes in the state for which it's named, an "Arizona room" is a type of what?

What European city is home to the famously whimsical architecture of Antonio Gaudi?

Inaugurated in 2017 by French President Emmanuel Macron, the Louvre Abu Dhabi, like its Paris counterpart, is an enormous what?

The style of American architecture based on building designs popular during the Revolutionary War is called what?

What U.S. city's layout is based on plans by Pierre Charles L'Enfant, who was inspired by the Palace of Versailles?

Originally en vogue in the early 1900s, a "craftsman" is a simplistic style of what?

In architecture, a vertical window set in a gable on a sloping roof is called a what?

The Washington Monument was modeled after the obelisks built by what ancient empire?

Which opera house celebrated its 40th anniversary on the 20th of October 2013?

What would you find in a moat?

Which of these is related to a castle?

What is the name of the big buildings that the old Egyptians built?

In which country can you find many pyramids?

What did the Egyptian Pharaos build the pyramids for?

Which is the biggest palace in the world still in use by a head of state?

How many bathrooms will you find in Buckingham Palace?

How long is the Great Wall of China?

According to an often recited myth, which building structure can be seen from the moon?

Why did the Chinese build the Chinese Wall?

How long is the Trans-Siberian Railway that goes from Moscow to Vladivostok?

How high is the Eiffel Tower?