History of Civil Engineering and Architecture
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  • Question 1
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    Q. The quality of an object that deals with art, beauty, and taste.
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    Aesthetics
    Element of Design
    Movement
    Balance
  • Question 2
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    Q. A curved structure for spanning an opening, designed to support a vertical load primarily by axial compression.
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    Architect
    Bearing Walls
    Arch
    Design Principles
  • Question 3
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    Q. An individual trained in the art and science of designing and constructing buildings.
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    Architect
    Civil Engineer
  • Question 4
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    Q. The pleasing or harmonious arrangement or proportion of parts or elements in a design or composition.
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    Unity
    Emphasis
    Façade
    Balance
  • Question 5
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    Q. Solid walls that provide support for each other and for the roof of a structure.
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    Form
    Bearing Walls
    Texture
    Vernacular Architecture
  • Question 6
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    Q. An engineer trained in the design and construction of public works, such as bridges or dams, and other large facilities.
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    Architect
    Civil Engineer
  • Question 7
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    Q. The aspect of the appearance of objects and light sources that may be described in terms of hue, lightness, and saturation for objects and hue, brightness, and saturation for light sources.
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    Color
    Rhythm
    Contrast
    Repetition
  • Question 8
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    Q. A visual principle associated with change made in size, shape, color, or tone of graphic elements.
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    Balance
    Contrast
    Emphasis
    Value
  • Question 9
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    Q. The rules that describe how designers might put together various design elements to create an aesthetic finished product.
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    Element of Design
    Repetition
    Voussoir
    Design Principles
  • Question 10
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    Q. An arrangement of several arches whose bases form a circle and whose tops meet in the center.
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    Lintel
    Texture
    Dome
    Vernacular Architecture
  • Question 11
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    Q. A basic visual component or building block of designed objects.
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    Element of Design
    Form
    Pattern
    Unity
  • Question 12
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    Q. Stress or prominence given to an element of a composition by means of contrast, anomaly, or counterpoint.
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    Rhythm
    Façade
    Emphasis
    Space
  • Question 13
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    Q. The exterior face of a building.
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    Façade
    Contrast
    Vernacular Architecture
    Voussoir
  • Question 14
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    Q. The shape and structure of something as distinguished from its substance or material.
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    Keystone
    Lintel
    Arch
    Form
  • Question 15
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    Q. A wedge-shaped stone placed in the crown of an arch.
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    Balance
    Keystone
    Design Principles
    Post-and-Lintel Construction
  • Question 16
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    Q. The edge or contour of a shape.
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    Contrast
    Emphasis
    Line
    Texture
  • Question 17
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    Q. The effect or illusion of motion conveyed by the relationship of structural elements in a design or composition.
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    Color
    Movement
    Form
    Value
  • Question 18
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    Q. A beam supporting the weight above a door or window opening.
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    Balance
    Form
    Lintel
    Contrast
  • Question 19
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    Q. An artistic or decorative design, especially one having a characteristic arrangement and considered as a unit.
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    Unity
    Pattern
    Voussoir
    Contrast
  • Question 20
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    Q. Movement characterized by a patterned repetition or alteration of formal elements or motifs in the same or a modified form.
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    Contrast
    Rhythm
    Value
    Dome
  • Question 21
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    Q. Wall construction utilizing a framework of vertical posts and horizontal beams to carry floor and roof loads.
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    Design Principles
    Movement
    Element of Design
    Post-and-Lintel Construction
  • Question 22
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    Q. A principle where some graphic elements are repeated throughout the entire design.
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    Arch
    Repetition
    Emphasis
    Voussoir
  • Question 23
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    Q. The feel, appearance, or consistency of a surface, substance, or fabric.
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    Emphasis
    Lintel
    Civil Engineer
    Texture
  • Question 24
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    Q. The dimensions of height, depth, and width within which all things exist and move.
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    Color
    Space
    Keystone
    Shape
  • Question 25
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    Q. The two-dimensional contour that characterizes an object or area.
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    Shape
    Vernacular Architecture
    Arch
    Emphasis
  • Question 26
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    Q. The state or quality of being combined into one, as the ordering of elements in an artistic work that constitutes a harmonious whole or promotes a singleness of effect.
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    Movement
    Contrast
    Unity
    Pattern
  • Question 27
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    Q. The relative lightness or darkness of a color.
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    Color
    Value
    Dome
    Aesthetics
  • Question 28
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    Q. Culturally and climatically relevant architecture using locally available materials and traditional building techniques.
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    Texture
    Vernacular Architecture
    Voussoir
    Emphasis
  • Question 29
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    Q. Any of the wedge-shaped units in a masonry arch or vault, having side cuts converging at one of the arch centers.
    answer choices
    Element of Design
    Rhythm
    Voussoir
    Texture
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