Are you a budding or wannabe architect? How well do you think you can identify the parts of a house? Take this How Stuff Works quiz to find out.
The leg bone's connected to the hip bone... oops, sorry, wrong quiz. Anyway, each component of a house, like many other structures, work together to not only form the whole dwelling but to support the remaining parts. And, although each part of a house has been specifically designed and enhanced to perform its own function as well as possible, it must also be compatible with the remainder of the structure.
According to one recent Quora discussion, a house has roughly 2,160 parts. Now, we're not going into how the commenter arrived at this answer (you can go look for yourself if you're that interested), but suffice it to say, that's a lot of parts.
Is every one of them completely necessary? Well, we would hazard a guess and say "no." You could probably do without every single board, nail, and peg, so we're not going to include those minor pieces parts in this quiz. We will, however, include the big stuff.
So, put on your hard hat and dig into this quiz.
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