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  1. 1. Exam Surviving Guide
  2. 2. <ul><li>The exam will have 3 parts: </li></ul><ul><li>Part I </li></ul><ul><li>25 Multiple choice questions: there will be 3 options and only one correct. </li></ul><ul><li>Specific concepts will be asked. </li></ul><ul><li>Total: 40 pt. /1.6 pt. per right answer. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Part II </li></ul><ul><li>5 short answer questions: 150 words at maximum. </li></ul><ul><li>Concepts and notions will be developed briefly. </li></ul><ul><li>Total: 30 pt / 6 pts per answer. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Part III </li></ul><ul><li>Develop the analisys of a building or an element involved in a urban reform. </li></ul><ul><li>600 words at maximum and 300 words at minimum. </li></ul><ul><li>Total: 30 pt. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Possible questions for the 3rd part of the exam: </li></ul><ul><li>1. The city in the Roman Empire: Structure and main areas of the city and function of each area. The importance of the city for the Roman Empire. </li></ul><ul><li>2. The city and the Middle Ages: Main characteristics. Historical and social frame in which the cities grew. The burgs, the guilds and the universities (10th -13th Centuries). </li></ul><ul><li>3. The urban plan reforms in the Italian Renaissance: Main characteristics of this period. Which kind of urban plan reforms were done? Give an example discussed in class. </li></ul><ul><li>4. Industrial Revolution and the changes in the city: the value of the soil, the organizations of the space, social conflicts and alternatives. </li></ul><ul><li>5. Haussman Plan from Paris. </li></ul><ul><li>6. The Roman city wall from Barcelona: origins of the city wall, localization of the main remains and explanation about the gates without remains. </li></ul><ul><li>7. Growth of Barcelona outside the Roman city walls: 10th-13th C. The burgs. </li></ul><ul><li>8. The Cathedral of Barcelona: History, main characteristics of the gothic style with Catalan specific features, main areas of the building. </li></ul><ul><li>9. Plaça del Rei: Main buildings commented in class, localization and functions. </li></ul>