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Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Once the mortar cures, what happens?
(a) The hurdles are removed.
(b) The centerings are removed.
(c) The stilts are removed.
(d) The framers are removed.

2. What construction is the work site then prepared for?
(a) Workshops and a forge.
(b) Forges and centerings.
(c) Scaffolding and centerings.
(d) Scaffolding and workshops.

3. Where do they cut limestone?
(a) In Paris.
(b) In the forest outside Chutreaux.
(c) In the town of Chutreaux.
(d) In the Somme valley.

4. The space between piers is filled with tracery. What is tracery?
(a) Insulation.
(b) A stone framework with glass windows.
(c) Wood chips.
(d) Cement.

5. To date, over how many men have been involved in this project?
(a) Five hundred.
(b) Two hundred.
(c) Three hundred.
(d) Four hundred.

6. The walls are complex and consist of piers, or _________, that support the vault and roof.
(a) Boards.
(b) Layers.
(c) Sheets.
(d) Columns.

7. What does each master craftsman then establish?
(a) A place to live during the building of the cathedral.
(b) A workshop for all the trades involved.
(c) A workshop for their respective trade.
(d) A reputation.

8. Why is the answer to number 74 hung from the top of the wall instead of rising from the ground?
(a) Because the workmen are confused.
(b) Because it is safer hanging from the ceiling.
(c) Because it must go very high.
(d) Because it is easier to build this way.

9. This typical ________ architecture technique allowed the piers to remain thin relative to their height.
(a) Gothic.
(b) Baroque.
(c) Romanesque.
(d) Hellenistic.

10. At this time the cathedral has been under construction for how many years?
(a) Eighteen years.
(b) Eight years.
(c) Eighty years.
(d) Twenty-eight years.

11. As the various workshops begin production, what do they require?
(a) Some basic tools.
(b) Various specialized tools.
(c) Many meetings with the architect.
(d) Approval from the people of Chutreaux.

12. From where did much of the new lumber come?
(a) Chantilly.
(b) Bavaria.
(c) Somme.
(d) Burgundy.

13. Who does the master craftsman take on?
(a) Other architects.
(b) Apprentices and assistants.
(c) Other master craftsmen.
(d) The chapter.

14. As the walls grow higher the workmen build what?
(a) Wooden stilts.
(b) Wooden scaffolding.
(c) Wooden stairs.
(d) Wooden ladders.

15. Why are many houses demolished?
(a) The new cathedral is much larger than the old one.
(b) The new cathedral is in a different style from these homes.
(c) The houses are not pleasing to the eye.
(d) The owners have not paid their mortgages.

Short Answer Questions

1. Eventually the chapels in the apse are finished and __________________ of the choir are nearly finished.

2. Where are most of these skilled workers drawn from?

3. As the mortar cures what does it do?

4. What is this locale equipped with?

5. From where does the cut stone come?

(see the answer keys)

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