WONDER #2948: Who Was I. M. Pei?

Question 1 of 3

What is this article mostly about?

  1. Schools of architecture
  2. I. M. Pei’s family life
  3. Types of design
  4. The career of I. M. Pei

Question 2 of 3

Which of these is NOT a characteristic of modernism?

  1. Buildings are made of glass and steel.
  2. Buildings are asymmetrical.
  3. Buildings have ornate columns.
  4. Buildings have geometric forms and clean lines.

Question 3 of 3

According to the article, what did Pei do to make the East Building of the National Gallery LIKE the original building?

  1. He included a dome.
  2. He used the same marble.
  3. He included columns.
  4. He created a triangular courtyard.

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