See How Well You Know Ballet!

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See How Well You Know Ballet!

Ballet to most people is seen as a rich people type of dance. Did you know that every time a dancer jumps on Pointe, three times her body weight is carried on the tip of her big toe? Just how much do you know about ballet? Take the test and find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a Pointe shoe?
    • A. 

      A really pointy shoe thats spelled weird

    • B. 

      A special shoe that allows ballerinas to dance on their toes

    • C. 

      Nothing

    • D. 

      A ballet slipper

    • E. 

      A shoe that has spikes sticking out!

  • 2. 
    A famous ballerina: ______ Pavlova
  • 3. 
    What makes a pointe shoe hard?
    • A. 

      Cardboard

    • B. 

      Paper Mache

    • C. 

      Wood

    • D. 

      Cement

  • 4. 
    True or False: dancers can go on pointe (dance on their toes) at whatever age or ability level they wish
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The famous ballet normally shown at christmas time is....
    • A. 

      Swan Lake

    • B. 

      The Christmas Story

    • C. 

      The Nutcracker

    • D. 

      Sleeping Beauty

  • 6. 
    True or false: Guys can do ballet
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Ballet Slippers are traditionally what color:
    • A. 

      White

    • B. 

      Pink

    • C. 

      Blue

    • D. 

      Tan

    • E. 

      Black

  • 8. 
    Ballet shoes are usually what?
    • A. 

      Leather

    • B. 

      Canvas

    • C. 

      Cotton

    • D. 

      Suede