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1. Which of these is a Doric column?
2. What's the difference between beadboard and wainscoting?
A: C - Wainscoting refers to both a wood panel and the frame, where beadboard is simply a type of panel.
3. Where does the term "painted ladies" come from?
A. D - Writers Elizabeth and Michael Larsen used the term to refer to Victorian homes in San Francision in their 1978 book Painted Ladies: San Francisco's Resplendent Victorians.
4. What is a dormer?
A: A - A structural element of a building that protrudes from a sloping roof.
5. What kind of roof is on the larger portion of this house?
A: B - Gambrel roof.
6. Why are basements more prevalent on the East Coast and in the American Midwest than in southern regions?
A: D - The foundation needs to be below the frost line in colder climates to prevent building shifts.
7. What is a newel?
A: C - An upright post that supports the handrail of a stair banister.
8. [In honor of the Golden Girls,] what constitutes a lanai?
A: B - A roofed, open-sided veranda, patio, or porch originating in Hawaii.
9. What is the purpose of a louver?
A: D - To admit light and air but to keep air, rain, noise, and direct sunshine out.
10. Which of these are characteristics of colonial style architecture?
A: A - Symmetry.
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