Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


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


Once the mold is broken away, revealing the finished bell, the bells are shipped to the cathedral and hoisted into ___________. (from Pages 60 - 80)


The space between piers is filled with tracery. What is tracery? (from Pages 21 - 40)


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


_______________ support the stones of the flying buttress while the mortar cures. (from Pages 21 - 40)

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