Ballet Terms And Definitions: Quiz! Trivia

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Ballet Terms And Definitions: Quiz! Trivia

Ballet traces its roots to the Italian renaissance in the 15th century and has become widespread and many people consider it a form of dance. Are you a ballet dancer? Take the test below to see how conversant you are with the terms and definitions of this magnificent form of art.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Slow controlled movement in a combo:
    • A. 

      Adagio

    • B. 

      Allegro

    • C. 

      Arabesque

  • 2. 
    In the air:
    • A. 

      Air el

    • B. 

      Assemble

    • C. 

      En arriere

  • 3. 
    Combo consisting of brisk movement.
    • A. 

      En arriere

    • B. 

      Allegro

    • C. 

      Attitude

  • 4. 
    A basic pose where the leg is extended to the back.
    • A. 

      Adagio

    • B. 

      Assemble

    • C. 

      Arabesque

  • 5. 
    Go backward with ballet walks.
    • A. 

      En arriere

    • B. 

      Avant

    • C. 

      Attitude

  • 6. 
    To assemble:
    • A. 

      Balance'

    • B. 

      Assemble

    • C. 

      Ballone

  • 7. 
    Leg up and bent.
    • A. 

      Avant

    • B. 

      Ballerina

    • C. 

      Attitude

  • 8. 
    Foward in ballet walks.
    • A. 

      Ballone'

    • B. 

      Battement frape'

    • C. 

      Avant

  • 9. 
    Walking steps.
    • A. 

      Ballerina

    • B. 

      Balance'

    • C. 

      Barre

  • 10. 
    Principal female dancer.
    • A. 

      Ballerina

    • B. 

      Ballote'

    • C. 

      Barre'

  • 11. 
    Light elastic quality of jumping.
    • A. 

      Ballone'

    • B. 

      Ballote'

    • C. 

      Ballone

  • 12. 
    Step out in coupe
    • A. 

      Ballone

    • B. 

      Ballone'

    • C. 

      Barre

  • 13. 
    Series of exercise before class.
    • A. 

      Porta bras

    • B. 

      Chaines'

    • C. 

      Barre

  • 14. 
    Position of the arm.
    • A. 

      En bas

    • B. 

      Cambre

    • C. 

      Bras

  • 15. 
    Beating
    • A. 

      Battement

    • B. 

      Attitude

    • C. 

      Degacha

  • 16. 
    Frape
    • A. 

      Strike

    • B. 

      Beat off the floor

    • C. 

      Leg all the way up

  • 17. 
    Grande
    • A. 

      Beat off the floor

    • B. 

      Leg all the way up

    • C. 

      Strike

  • 18. 
    Tondu'
    • A. 

      Stays on the floor feet stretched

    • B. 

      Beat off the floor

    • C. 

      Strike

  • 19. 
    Degacha
    • A. 

      Beat off the floor

    • B. 

      Strike

    • C. 

      Leg all the way up

  • 20. 
    Bras
    • A. 

      Arm

    • B. 

      Where you put the arms

    • C. 

      Bending at waist

  • 21. 
    Where you put the arms
    • A. 

      Cambre

    • B. 

      Porta bras

    • C. 

      Chaines'

  • 22. 
    Bending at waist
    • A. 

      Chaines

    • B. 

      En arriere

    • C. 

      Cambre

  • 23. 
    Chaines
    • A. 

      Chain of turns and stay up

    • B. 

      Beating

    • C. 

      In the air

  • 24. 
    Changing of feet
    • A. 

      Barre

    • B. 

      Changement de pieds

    • C. 

      Frape

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