K-50 Midterm Prep

K-50 Midterm Prep - K-50 Korean Civilization (Spring 2007,...

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K-50 Korean Civilization (Spring 2007, UCLA) S. Kye Midterm (20 points) and Map (5 points) Preparation The midterm exam is scheduled in class on Tuesday, May 1 . It will consist of two parts: ID questions (10 points) and short essays (10 points). For the ID section, you will have to answer four ID questions (2.5 points each) of your choice from seven. You are also to answer one essay question of your choice (10 points) from four. For the map quiz, see the last page. I. ID Section (10 points) You are to answer four ID questions (2.5 points each) of your choice from seven. You should provide some basic information about each question such as time (period) , definition or brief explanation , and historical significance or meaning . Refer to the sample (excellent) answer below. You will get 2.5, 2, 1.5, 1, 0.5 or zero point(s) per question according to the quality of your answer. Sample ID question and answer: Protection appointment system = “This system was mainly practiced in the Koryo period. It was a political privilege granted to the sons of high-ranking officials for positions in the offices of the government without having to pass the civil service examinations. This system thus implies that the nature of Koryo politics was aristocracy even though the civil service examination system was also practiced. This system was still practiced in the Choson period, but it became somewhat nominal as the civil service examination system became much more important, implying that Choson was closer to a bureaucracy than an aristocracy although the yangban still enjoyed some other privileges.” Prospective ID questions * Flute-Shaped Bronze Sword * Horserider Theory * Parhae * Bone Rank System * Head Rank Six
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