Churches questions This is a list of recently added questions about churches. Which famous church has this fantastic ceiling?Sagrada Familia in Barcelona. Describing Sagrada Família, art critic Rainer Zerbst said, "It is probably impossible to find a church building anything like it in the entire history of art" and Paul Goldberger called it, "The most extraordinary personal interpretation of Gothic architecture since the Middle Ages."Created by: globalquiz.orgarchitecture riddles »easy 75% Cologne CathedralCologne Cathedral355Sagrada Familia in BarcelonaSagrada Familia in Barcelona4605Florence CathedralFlorence Cathedral646Salt Lake TempleSalt Lake Temple500 When was the cathedral in Madrid consecrated?In 1992. When the capital of Spain was transferred from Toledo to Madrid in 1561, the seat of the Church in Spain remained in Toledo and the new capital had no cathedral. Plans to build a cathedral in Madrid were discussed as early as the 16th century, but the cost of expanding and keeping the Empire came first. The construction of the church located just next to the Royal Palace began in 1878 and concluded in 1992.Created by: globalquiz.orgcathedrals riddles »very hard 33% in 1072in 1072341in 1322in 1322849in 1744in 1744718in 1992in 1992972 What material are church bells made of?Bronze. The traditional metal for church bells is a bronze of about 23% tin. Steel was tried during the busy church-building period of mid-19th-century England, for its economy over bronze, but was found not to be durable.Created by: globalquiz.orgalloys riddles »easy 71% cast ironcast iron556coppercopper780bronzebronze3746ceramicsceramics149 Where was this painting made?In Rouen. Beginning in the 1880s through the end of his life in 1926, Claude Monet worked on series paintings, in which a subject was depicted in varying light and weather conditions. The first and best known of these is a series of over 30 paintings of Cathedral of Rouen. The estimated value of one painting is over $40 million.Created by: globalquiz.orgpainting riddles »hard 56% in Parisin Paris2714in Colognein Cologne1526in Rouenin Rouen6151in Antarcticain Antarctica403 Before the 19th century, how many people were needed to make pipe organ play?At least two. Playing the organ before electricity required at least one person (called calcant) to operate the bellows. Therefore, organists rarely practiced on the pipe organs, using other instruments such as the clavichord for practice instead. Created by: Monica Stillerclassical music riddles »average 63% oneone1653at least twoat least two5956fourfour1378sevenseven440 Why does the church of Carmo Convent in Lisbon lack its roof?It was destroyed by earthquake. The convent was ruined in the 1755 Great Lisbon Earthquake, which destroyed the city, killed possibly 100.000 of its inhabitants and disrupted the colonial ambitions of Portugal. The church was left unrestored to remind the tragedy.Created by: Kasiahistory of Portugal riddles »very hard 33% it was never finishedit was never finished2626it was destroyed by earthquakeit was destroyed by earthquake3691it was destroyed by Moorsit was destroyed by Moors995it symbols open way to Heavensit symbols open way to Heavens3782 Play culture quiz and see all the questions.