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Which of the following is not a characteristic of Romanesque architecture?

A. thick heavy walls which support stone roofs

B. black, earthbound appearance

C. large but detailed in decoration

D. exterior reflects the interior

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Answer: C. large but detailed in decoration

Romanesque architecture is typically characterized by thick, heavy walls that are sturdy, and can support stone roofs, so option A is out. Roman buildings and structures are built in a way that the exterior is almost the same as the interior of the building, so option D is out. The Roman architecture boasts of having buildings that may be large, but are simple in design. The appearances are often black, or similar to earthen colors, so B is out.

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