Civil Engineering and Architecture Quiz

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Which type of construction is based on the availability of materials and the climate?

Vernacular architecture

What materials are commonly used for bearing walls?

Steel and concrete

Which ancient structure is made of stone cut from mountains?

Machu Picchu

What type of construction is characterized by two upright structures holding up a third member laid horizontally across their top surfaces?

Post and Lintel

Which material is exceptionally sturdy once it is molded into shape, although it is not malleable like steel?

Cast Iron

Match the following terms with their definitions:

Civil Engineer = An engineer trained in design and construction of different facilities Architecture = Designers of facilities Reinforced Concrete = Concrete in which steel is embedded to resist forces Steel = Used to make building frames, roofing, handrails, balustrading, cladding and more

Match the countries with the primary material used in their vernacular architecture:

Greece = Limestones and marbles Iraq = Mud-brick China = Woods Machu Pichu = Stone cut from mountains

Match the following architectural elements with their descriptions:

Bearing wall = Made of resistant materials such as stone, steel, concrete, or brick to bear large loads Post and Lintel = Construction characterized by two upright structures holding up a third member laid horizontally across their top surfaces

Match the term with its definition:

Vernacular Architecture = Type of construction made use of materials, chosen based on availability and climate

Match the following materials with their usage in construction:

Steel = Used in building frames, roofing, handrails, balustrading, cladding and more Reinforced Concrete = Concrete in which steel is embedded to resist forces Bearing wall materials = Resistant materials such as stone, steel, concrete, or brick used to bear large loads

Test your knowledge of Civil Engineering and Architecture with this quiz! Explore the world of facility design, construction techniques, and building materials. From the basics of civil engineering to the fascinating history of architecture, this quiz will challenge your understanding of these fields.

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