Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

The flying buttresses work by transferring downward forces from the walls to ___________. (from Pages 21 - 40)

2.

The outward buckling force is then transferred from the piers and walls to the buttresses by arches known as ___________. (from Pages 21 - 40)

3.

The roof is located above the vaulting, and consists of _____________ frames. (from Pages 21 - 40)

4.

The down spouts are stone sculptures made to look like ___________. (from Pages 41 - 59)

5.

A tympanum, or ________________, is created to go above each door. (from Pages 60 - 80)

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