Have you ever been abroad? Then you should score high in this quiz. Ready?

Have you ever been abroad?
Have you ever been abroad? Quiz

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Have you ever been abroad? Then you’ve probably seen some famous buildings as well. But how much do you really know about them?

Some styles seem pretty obvious, but we’ve got to say it: all too many people fail this test. Look closely to these images. If you can tell the difference between gothic and romanesque, you have a good chance to score high.

Do you have an eye for style in architecture? Test yourself and identify the period of these historical buildings.


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Have you ever been abroad? Then you should score high in this quiz. Ready?

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    Colorful and unpredictable: identify the architectural style.

    • Islamic
    • Byzantine
    • Modernist
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    Imposing and monumental: this round building’s period is…

    • Romanesque
    • Greek
    • Roman
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    New York, first half of the 20th century.

    • Art Deco
    • Art Nouveau
    • Futurism
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    Rigorous and proportioned: these ruins are world famous.

    • Renaissance
    • Greek
    • Romanesque
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    Mysterious and exotic: this ancient structure has many lessons for historians.

    • Mayan
    • Chinese
    • Egyptian
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    Austere and solid: name the architectural style.

    • Islamic
    • Baroque
    • Romanesque
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    Geometric lushness: it’s all so evident here.

    • Gothic
    • Art Nouveau
    • Islamic
  • Question /

    These pillars are identified with what architectural style?

    • Mayan
    • Egyptian
    • Art Nouveau
  • Question /

    Vertical and intricate: what is this style called?

    • Islamic
    • Renaissance
    • Gothic
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    Massive and intriguing: what culture carved this stone with such perfection?

    • Inca
    • Western modern
    • Megalithic
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    Dramatic and emotional: name the style.

    • Baroque
    • Gothic
    • Neoclassical
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    Volumetric and orderly: what type of architecture conceived these structures?

    • Khmer
    • Aztec
    • Inca
  • Question /

    What civilization designed these bizarre column capitals?

    • Islam
    • Crete
    • Persia
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    Symmetrical and rigorous: what is the style of this church?

    • Gothic
    • Byzantine
    • Renaissance
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    Graceful and curvilinear: these figures full of movement seem to just float in the air.

    • Neoclassical
    • Rococo
    • Baroque

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