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67-8 Pall Mall (1929) by Edwin Lutyens

67-8 Pall Mall (1929) by Edwin Lutyens. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens was a British architect. who is known for imaginatively adapting traditional architectural styles to the requirements of his era. He designed many English country houses. He has been referred to as “the greatest British architect” and is known best for having an instrumental role in designing and building a section of the metropolis of Delhi, known as New Delhi, which would later on serve as the seat of the Government of India.*(Source: Wikipedia)

Edwin Lutyens Quiz Questions

1. When was Edwin Lutyens born?
a) 28 March 1869
b) 15 May 1862
c) 23 August 1859
d) 27 November 1865

2. Where was Edwin Lutyens born?
a) Calcutta
b) London
c) Madras
d) Plymouth

3. Which college did Edwin Lutyens attend?
a) Christ Church College
b) Merton College
c) Royal College of Art
d) Sandhurst College

4. Who taught Edwin Lutyens “simplicity of intention and directness of purpose”?
a) Christopher Wren
b) William Robinson
c) George Devey
d) Gertrude Jekyll

Hestercombe Gardens, Taunton, Somerset, UK.

Hestercombe Gardens, Taunton, Somerset, UK. Designed by Sir Edward Lutyens and established in 1904-08. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

5. Which of the following did Edwin Lutyens design?
a) Chandigarh
b) Perth
c) New Delhi
d) Brisbane

6. When did Edwin Lutyens design the Great War Stone?
a) 1919
b) 1914
c) 1899
d) 1897

7. Viceroy’s House was the most famous building designed by Edwin Lutyens. How is it presently known?
a) Victoria Memorial
b) Rashtrapati Bhavan
c) Teen Murti Bhavan
d) Parliament House

Edwin Lutyens Brickyard office designed for the Daneshill Brick Co.

Edwin Lutyens Brickyard office designed for the Daneshill Brick Co. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

8. Where did Edwin Lutyens design military cemeteries?
a) Japan
b) Korea
c) France
d) China

9. When did Edwin Lutyens die?
a) 1 January 1944
b) 10 June 1948
c) 11 July 1955
d) 12 November 1962

10. Where did Edwin Lutyens die?
a) Simla
b) London
c) Canberra
d) Paris

Free Church, Hampstead Garden Suburb, by Edwin Lutyens

Free Church, Hampstead Garden Suburb, by Edwin Lutyens (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Edwin Lutyens Quiz Questions and Answers

1. When was Edwin Lutyens born?
a) 28 March 1869

2. Where was Edwin Lutyens born?
b) London

3. Which college did Edwin Lutyens attend?
c) Royal College of Art

4. Who taught Edwin Lutyens “simplicity of intention and directness of purpose”?
d) Gertrude Jekyll

5. Which of the following did Edwin Lutyens design?
c) New Delhi

6. When did Edwin Lutyens design the Great War Stone?
a) 1919

Rashtrapathi Bhavan

Rashtrapathi Bhavan (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

7. Viceroy’s House was the most famous building designed by Edwin Lutyens. How is it presently known?
b) Rashtrapati Bhavan

8. Where did Edwin Lutyens design military cemeteries?
c) France

9. When did Edwin Lutyens die?
a) 1 January 1944

10. Where did Edwin Lutyens die?
b) London

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Updated: February 24, 2017 — 10:34 pm

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