Kerala PSC Previous Years Question Paper & Answer

Question Code : A


Below are the scanned copy of Kerala Public Service Commission (KPSC) Question Paper with answer keys of Exam Name 'ARCHITECTURAL HEAD DRAFTSMAN KERALA STATE HOUSING BOARD' And exam conducted in the year 2014. And Question paper code was '045/2014'. Medium of question paper was in Malayalam or English . Booklet Alphacode was 'A'. Answer keys are given at the bottom, but we suggest you to try answering the questions yourself and compare the key along wih to check your performance. Because we would like you to do and practice by yourself.

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Excerpt of Question Code: 045/2014






The Church of St. Anne which is cast in the Indian Baroque Architectural style under the
orientation of the most eminent architects of the time. It is a prime example of :
(ക Ancient Indian art of construction blended with Greek styles
(B) Roman Architecture
(0) The blending of traditional Indian styles with western European architectural
(D) Persian Architecture

Number of architects around the world began developing new architectural solutions to
integrate traditional precedents with new social demands and technological possibilitics,
This movement is known as :

‎Arts (B) Modern Architecture‏ — سمه لها

‎(C) Renaissance (0) Art Nouveau

‎Architectural movement that developed 10 Northern Europe during the first decades of the
20th century in parallel with the expressionist visual and performing arts was :

‎(ಹ) Beaux - Arts (B} Expressionist architecture

‎(0) Renaissance )0( Art Nouveau

‎The notion that “Form follows function”, meaning that the result of design should derive
directly from its purpose, a dictum originally was expressed by:

‎(ಯ) Frank Lloyd Wright (8) Walter Gropius

‎(€) Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (D) Le Corbusier

‎Who was the German architect and founder of the Bauhaus School, widely regarded as one of
the pioneering masters of modern architecture :

‎43) Ludwig Mies van der Rohe 18) Le Corbusier

‎(0) Frank Lloyd Wright (D) Walter Adolph Georg Gropius
Who was the architect of ‘open hand monument’ :

‎(ಹ) Luis khan (B) Le Corbusier

‎(0) Charles chorea (D) Hafiz Contractor

‎Architectural interest centered on the dissolution and reconstitution of three-dimensional
form, using simple geometric shapes. juxtaposed without the illusions of classical perspective.
Diverse elements could be superimposed, made transparent or penetrate one another, while
retaining their spatial relationships was :

‎(A) Modernism (B) Deconstructivism

‎(0 Cubism (D) Minimalism
Its characteristic feature is the idea of fragmentation. It also manipulates the surface and the

‎cover of the construction. It is dominated by curvilinear shapes, which are supposed 10
disturb and dislocate the skeleton of the object. What is this movement in architecture?

‎(ക) Brutalism (B) Deconstructivism

‎(C) Structuralism (D) Modernism
48. Who adopted the motto ‘Less is More’ :

‎(வ Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, (8) 1 Corbusier

‎(€) Frank 71074 Wright (D) Walter Adolph Georg Gropius
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