Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. The flying buttresses work by transferring downward forces from the walls to ___________.
2. _______ walls span some portions of the cathedrals.
3. To date, over how many men have been involved in this project?
4. Who fabricates the wood components of the tools?
5. Is Chutreaux, France a real place?
Short Essay Questions
1. How do the glass makers create the various shapes of glass?
2. Who is in charge of Chutreaux? How do they deal with the hiring of the architect for this new cathedral?
3. Describe the mortice-and-tenon construction method. How is this used in the construction of the cathedral?
4. When is the cathedral ready for the vaulted ceiling? What foundation is also built at the same time?
5. Describe the cathedral's three huge doors.
6. What happens to the Bishop in 1281?
7. What are used to remove some of the strain placed on the walls?
8. How tall is the vaulted ceiling? What is used to support this massive structure?
9. Describe the glass for this cathedral and how it is installed.
10. Who is William in charge of hiring?
1280 is a year that marks a huge transitional period in the construction of the cathedral.
Part 1) Describe the events that take place during this year. How is this a transitional period?
Part 2) Why is work not interrupted? What does this say about the organization of this project?
Part 3) What other periods of significance exist in the building of this cathedral? How are these periods significant?
Many artisans were used in the building of this cathedral.
Part 1) Describe the various groups of artisans. How did they help to construct this cathedral?
Part 2) What might the training for these craftsman be like? How might this compare to similar craftsmen's training today?
Part 3) Are these types of artisans used in building projects today? If so, how? If not, why not?
God was important to the people of the 12th century.
Part 1) Describe his importance. Why was He important?
Part 2) How does His importance lead to the building of this cathedral? What aspects of this cathedral are made to honor Him?
Part 3) How do people show the importance of their religious beliefs today? How does this compare to the 12th century?
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