Great Architects and their Creations Quiz: 20 Trivia Questions with Answers

Great Architects and their Creations Quiz: 20 Trivia Questions with Answers
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Architecture is a special kind of art that combines both a flight of creative thought and meticulous engineering calculation. The great architects who have created the world's best architectural masterpieces have mastered all of this to perfection.

The great architects and their creations quiz consists of 20 questions with answers of varying difficulty. Test your knowledge!

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1. The Flatiron Building, designed by architect Daniel Burnham, is one of the most recognizable skyscrapers in New York City. It is shaped like an ...


2. Germany's most influential architect of the Third Reich, Hitler's personal architect, he designed the Hall of the People, which was to be the center of the new state.

Albert Speer

3. In which Spanish city is the bizarre Casa Mila apartment building by architect Antoni Gaudi a recognizable landmark and favorite tourist attraction?

In Barcelona

4. Founder of architectural restoration, who restored Notre Dame Cathedral, Chartres Cathedral, Château Pierrefonds, and many other architectural complexes.


5. Gustave Eiffel became famous for the construction of the famous Eiffel Tower in Paris, which was his most significant and large-scale project. What else did he build in France?

Garabi Viaduct

6. What is the ancient architectural structure of Chand Baori located in India?

Stepped well

7. Which architectural style owes its appearance to a terrible earthquake?

Sicilian Baroque

8. Which country has the largest parliament building in Europe?


9. In which century was the old footbridge over the Neretva River in Bosnia and Herzegovina built, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site?

In the 16th century

10. Italian architect and sculptor who designed and restored many structures in Rome, built the colonnade in front of St. Peter's Cathedral, decorated the cathedral inside, and built St. Peter's Square.

Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini

11. What important and world-famous building was designed by architect James Hoban?

The White House in Washington

12. In which style is the Doge's Palace in Venice built, which is considered a great architectural monument and an important landmark in the city?


13. Which country has the largest mosque in the world, the al-Haram Mosque with the main Islamic shrine, the Kaaba, whose first builders are believed to be the Prophet Ibrahim and his son Ismail?

Saudi Arabia

14. Which of these buildings in St. Petersburg was designed by architect Antonio Rinaldi?

St Isaac's Cathedral

15. What is the peculiarity of the decoration of the Indian temple complex Khajuraho?

The outer walls are decorated with erotic sculptures.

16. What is the name of the famous skyscraper in London by Norman Foster, which is shaped like a cucumber and is constructed as a mesh shell?

Mary Axe Tower

17. Architect Renzo Piano is considered the founder of ...

the High-tech style

18. What architectural structure built by Rem Koolhaas was nicknamed "pants" because of its unusual shape?

CCTV headquarters in Beijing

19. What is the name of the prize that is awarded annually for excellence in architecture?


20. Which object in Moscow was designed by architect and inventor Vladimir Shukhov?

Shabolovskaya TV tower