# Rounded Binary Form Quiz Assessment

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This quiz is intended to test you on your knowledge of rounded binary form, based on the content from Clarion's PODs Projects.

• 1.

### What is the difference between binary and rounded binary?

• A.

There is no difference.

• B.

Binary form is diagrammed as | A | B | A | while rounded binary is diagrammed as | A | B | 1/2 A |

• C.

Binary form is diagrammed as | A | B | while rounded binary is diagrammed as | A | 1/2 B |

• D.

Binary form is diagrammed as | A | 1/2 B| while rounded binary is diagrammed as | A | B | 1/2 A |

• E.

Binary form is diagrammed as | A | B | while rounded binary is diagrammed as | A | B | 1/2 A |

E. Binary form is diagrammed as | A | B | while rounded binary is diagrammed as | A | B | 1/2 A |
Explanation
Binary form is diagrammed as | A | B | while rounded binary features a return to A by playing just a portion of A. This is diagrammed as | A | B | 1/2 A |

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• 2.

### The return to the A section following a B section in rounded binary form always has what characteristic?

• A.

• B.

The return to A is in a different key than the A section.

• C.

The return to A after the B section is always played twice in it's entirety.

• D.

The return to A is always in a faster tempo than the B section.

A. The return to A is a fragment of the A section.
Explanation
In rounded binary, the return to A is always a fragment of the A section - but never A in it's entirety.

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• 3.

### Which diagram best represents rounded binary form?

• A.

| A | B |

• B.

| 1/2 A | B |

• C.

| A | 1/2 B |

• D.

| A | B | A |

• E.

| A | B | 1/2 A |

E. | A | B | 1/2 A |
Explanation
Sections A and B are played, as in binary form, but then a piece A returns at the end, which is what makes up rounded binary. This is diagrammed as | A | B | 1/2 A |

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• 4.

### The B section usually concludes with a ____  ________ which tends to bridge to a restatement of a phrase from A in the original key.

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Explanation
The B section usually concludes with a half cadence that bridges to the 1/2 A section.

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• 5.

### Rounded binary form is a precursor to what form?

• A.

Binary

• B.

Ternary

• C.

Sonata

• D.

Rondeau

B. Ternary
Explanation
Rounded binary is a precursor to ternary form, which you will learn about in the next lesson.

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• 6.

### Rounded binary form is NOT often found in which of the following?

• A.

Gregorian chants

• B.

Minuets

• C.

Scherzos

• D.

Larger ternary pieces

A. Gregorian chants
Explanation
Rounded binary is often found in minuets, scherzos, and larger ternary pieces. Gregorian chant existed long before the time of forms.

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