Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


After _______ more years of labor the walls of the choir and aisle are completed and work begins on the cathedral roof. (from Pages 21 - 40)


The flying buttresses of the choir are completed and the centerings are readied for ___________. (from Pages 41 - 59)


The exterior of the wax is then carved into to create ___________. (from Pages 60 - 80)


What is the purpose of this pattern? (from Pages 60 - 80)


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

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