1st Quarter Exam - Level 1a/1b And Modern 2

21 Questions

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Exercise Quizzes & Trivia

This is an assessment based on things learned during first quater during classroom instruction. It also includes things from Homework 1 -2 and Words to Know I-III. Also utilize the dance website homework help section. Please follow instructions for each section. There are 21 questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Identify and Label the photo below - What is the name of the position that the dancer is demonstrating?  
  • 2. 
    Identify and Label the photo below  - What is the name of the movement that the dancer executing? 
  • 3. 
    Identify and Label the photo below - What position is the dancer standing in?  
  • 4. 
    Identify and Label the photo below - What position is the dancer standing in?  Please be sure to indicate the direction.
  • 5. 
    Identify and Label the photo below - What position is the dancer standing in? 
  • 6. 
    Which one of these is not a genre of dance?
    • A. 

      Ballet

    • B. 

      Modern

    • C. 

      Horton Technique

    • D. 

      Tap

  • 7. 
    What is the name of the combination that we have been doing for the last week to Mary's Mary's "Get Up"
    • A. 

      Jumping Jumping

    • B. 

      Swinging Combination

    • C. 

      E's Movement

    • D. 

      Ms. Mimi's Thing

  • 8. 
    Which one of these would not  be a good analogy (comparison) for a tendu (stretch the foot) 
    • A. 

      Slide it out- Drag it in

    • B. 

      Comb that nappy hair

    • C. 

      Massage the floor with your foot

    • D. 

      Large beating of the foot

  • 9. 
    When executing a grand(e) plie in second postion your heels are 
    • A. 

      Up in releve

    • B. 

      To remain on the floor

    • C. 

      To remain off the floor

    • D. 

      Up in the air

  • 10. 
    Which technique is primarily used by the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater?
    • A. 

      Merce Cunningham Technique

    • B. 

      Eric Hawkins Technique

    • C. 

      Michelle Assaf Technique

    • D. 

      Lester Horton Technique

  • 11. 
    When preparing to travel across the floor - the position that the teacher request that you stand in is called B +
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Tendu means to stretch the calf.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Sequence of movements that are locomotive in nature is called across the floor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Coupe means to cut.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    A small leap that changes feet means to swing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Saute means to _________________________
  • 17. 
    In the very first frame of this you tube video - What study/exercise are the dancers performing? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uq--drAxI1s&feature=related
  • 18. 
    Lunge means that one leg is straight and the other one is ____________________________
  • 19. 
    In the beginning of this YouTube video - What study/exercise are the dancers performing? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SGKClA27FI4
  • 20. 
    Short sequence of movement done center floor is called a _____________________________
  • 21. 
    What will be my legacy?  How will I be remembered? Write Legibly and utilize all rules for punctuation and grammar.