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Civil Engineering And Architecture - 2

Subject : engineering
Instructions:
  • Answer 29 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. A basic visual component or building block of designed objects






2. An artistic or decorative design - especially one having characteristic arrangement and considered as a unit






3. The dimensions of height -depth - and width within which all things exist and move






4. An arrangement of several arches whose bases form a circle and whose tops meet in the center






5. The edge or contour of a shape






6. A beam supporting the weight above a door or window opening






7. A visual principle associated with change made in size - shape -color - or tone of graphic elements






8. The exterior face of the building






9. movement characterized by a patterned repetition or alteration of formal elements or motifs in the same or a modified form






10. The shape and structure of something






11. An engineer trained in the design and construction of public works - such as bridges and dams






12. A curved structure used as a support over an open space - designed to support a vertical load primarily by axial compression






13. Wall construction utilizing a framework of vertical posts and horizontal beams to carry floor and roof loads.






14. The effect or illusion of motion conveyed by the relationship of structural elements in a design






15. The quality of an object that deals with beauty - art - and taste






16. A principle where some graphic elements are repeated throughout the entire design






17. The two-dimensional contour that characterizes an object or shape






18. The rules that describe how designers might put together various design elements to create an aesthetically pleasing finished product






19. A wedge-shaped stone placed in the crown of an arch






20. An individual trained in the art and science of designing and constructing buildings






21. The state or quality of being combined into one - that constitutes a harmonious whole






22. Stress or prominence given to an element of a composition






23. Walls that provide support for each other and for the roof of the structure






24. The pleasing or harmonious arrangement or proportion of parts or elements in a design or composition






25. The relative lightness or darkness of a color






26. The feel - appearance - or consistency of a surface - substance - or fabric






27. Culturally and climatically relevant architecture using locally available materials and traditional building techniques






28. Wedge-shaped units in a masonry arch or vault - having side cuts converging at one of the arch centers






29. The aspect of the appearance of objects and light sources that may be described in terms of hue - lightness - and saturation