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Chapter 1 TEST A

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

The ____ is a cone-shaped structure covered with animal hides.
A.
wigwam
B.
longhouse
C.
tipi
D.
hogan
 

 2. 

Which of the following is considered an earthen home?
A.
Hogan
B.
Pit house
C.
Earth lodge
D.
All of the above.
 

 3. 

This style was characterized by the use of sculptural forms, ornaments, and materials to make a “statement” about the owner or architect.
A.
Postmodern
B.
Revival
C.
Art Moderne
D.
Art Deco
 

 4. 

The basic roof style of the ranch style is a ____ roof.
A.
flat
B.
gabled
C.
mansard
D.
hip
 

 5. 

The ____ style house gets its name from the shape of a box commonly used during the Colonial period for keeping sundries.
A.
Georgian
B.
Federal/Adam
C.
Log home
D.
Saltbox
 

 6. 

What type of houses were portable, mass-produced, unassembled, and available through catalogs?
A.
Federal/Adam
B.
Cape Cod
C.
Mail-order
D.
Bungalow
 

 7. 

Which of the following is a characteristic of condominiums?
A.
The apartment and a share of the common ground is purchased.
B.
Taxes are paid as though it were a separate house.
C.
Owners of units have joint interest in all the shared property and facilities.
D.
All of the above.
 

 8. 

The Cape Cod is one of the earliest and best known of the traditional ____ styles.
A.
Southern
B.
Colonial
C.
Eastern
D.
European
 

 9. 

The ____ home style is basically a long, low, one-story house that originated in the southwestern part of the country.
A.
contemporary
B.
split-level
C.
Ranch
D.
Cape Cod
 

 10. 

Which feature is considered to be the main feature of the Greek Revival style?
A.
Covered entry or porch with classical columns
B.
Flat roofs
C.
Built from adobe blocks
D.
Centrally located chimney
 

Completion
Complete each statement.
 

 11. 

More homes are being developed using ______________________________ friendly building materials and construction techniques.
 

 

 12. 

The ______________________________ originated as a fairly small house with a gable roof and big central chimney.
 

 

 13. 

Home ownership and the ability to gain equity are just two advantages of ______________________________.
 

 

 14. 

The Georgian style originated in England and was introduced in the American colonies in the early 1700s, mainly through the use of ______________________________.
 

 

 15. 

The ______________________________ was a variation of an earthen house that was made of snow and ice.
 

 

 16. 

Many architectural styles developed over the years so that structures would be suited for the ______________________________ and needs of families in various parts of the country.
 

 

 17. 

A(n) ______________________________ is typically a two- to four-story house connected to one or more similar houses by a common wall.
 

 

 18. 

Buildings that provide homes for more than one family are known as ______________________________ housing.
 

 

 19. 

Some house styles that gained popularity over time took on names related to their ______________________________, the period of time when they were developed, or the area of the country in which they were built.
 

 

Short Answer
 

 20. 

What features might persuade a person to rent an apartment rather than buy property?
 

 21. 

How does a cooperative differ from a condominium?
 



 
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