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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How are these ingredients mixed?
2. Two wooden ___________ cross each other at the middle of the square.
3. The ribs themselves carry the weight of __________, or ceiling stones.
4. These drain pipes then go to down spouts located on ___________.
5. During the year, William of Planz decides ___________.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The spire is completed in 1331.
Part 1) What is the spire? What is the purpose of a spire?
Part 2) What might the spire signify to the people in regards to the cathedral?
Part 3) What other aspects of the cathedral stand out? What purpose do these architectural details serve?
Essay Topic 2
There are several architects throughout the process of building this cathedral.
Part 1) Who are these architects? What role does each play in the construction of the cathedral?
Part 2) What must be known by an architect in the 12th century? Do you consider an architect today less skilled, as skilled, or more skilled? Why?
Part 3) How different might building a cathedral be today? Why?
Essay Topic 3
Several deaths are mentioned in this story.
Part 1) Describe these deaths. How do they occur? How do they affect construction of the cathedral?
Part 2) Would building projects today continue with deaths such as these? Why or why not?
Part 3) Do deaths like this occur in building projects today? Why or why not?
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