Dance Sense Quiz

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Dance Sense Quiz

2nd Quiz Dance Glossary and Dance Sense


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The dance in this clip is called the jive, which is a variation of which of the following dances?
    • A. 

      Swing dance

    • B. 

      Modern dance

    • C. 

      Ceremonial dance

    • D. 

      Jazz dance

  • 2. 
    Designing a dance is the job of the ___________________.
    • A. 

      Balletomaine

    • B. 

      Choreographer

    • C. 

      Artistic director

    • D. 

      Dance captain

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Kabuki

    • B. 

      Kathak

    • C. 

      Soulja Boy

    • D. 

      Modern Jazz

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Theatrical

    • B. 

      Ghost dance

    • C. 

      Ceremonial

    • D. 

      Hip hop

  • 5. 
    What's so important about modern dancers and choreographers like Baryishnikov, Balanchine, Ailey and Fokine?
    • A. 

      Broke with conventions of the past to create innovations in dance

    • B. 

      Changed the way a dancer trains

    • C. 

      Choreographed only musical theater

    • D. 

      Only changed the way a dancer dressed for performances

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Jazzercise

    • B. 

      Ceremonial

    • C. 

      Folk

    • D. 

      Ballet

  • 7. 
    Which of the following sets contains only locomotor movements?
    • A. 

      Walk, sway, twist, leap

    • B. 

      Gallop, leap, rise, bend

    • C. 

      Leap, gallop, run, skip

    • D. 

      Slide, shake, push, turn

  • 8. 
    Low, medium and high refer to ____________________.
    • A. 

      Movements

    • B. 

      Levels

    • C. 

      Phrases

    • D. 

      Pathways

  • 9. 
    A ballet like The Nutcracker or Swan Lake tells a story.  This can also be called a _________ dance.
    • A. 

      Theme & variation

    • B. 

      Free flow

    • C. 

      Expressive

    • D. 

      Narrative

  • 10. 
    Which of the following dances is represented in this clip from the 1920s.
    • A. 

      Charleston

    • B. 

      Lindy Hop

    • C. 

      Hip Hop

    • D. 

      Jitterbug

  • 11. 
    Trading steps back and forth during tap dancing can best be described as
    • A. 

      Call and response

    • B. 

      Dance conventions

    • C. 

      Elements of dance

    • D. 

      Dance language

  • 12. 
    The elements of dance include space, force and time.  Which element is best used in this video clip:
    • A. 

      Space

    • B. 

      Force

    • C. 

      Time

    • D. 

      Tricky, Mrs. Schneider. It's all three.

  • 13. 
    The dance in the clip in question 12 is  _____________.
    • A. 

      Modern dance

    • B. 

      Ballet

    • C. 

      Tap dance

    • D. 

      Salsa

  • 14. 
    Dynamics in music refers to loudness or softness.  In dance, dynamics refers to
    • A. 

      How a movement feels

    • B. 

      How a movement travels

    • C. 

      Movement elevation

    • D. 

      Movement quality

  • 15. 
    The process and result of critical thinking about dance is called dance criticism.  This process uses which of the following the most?
    • A. 

      Expression and judgment

    • B. 

      Analysis and interpretation

    • C. 

      Persuasion and description

    • D. 

      Composition and contrast

  • 16. 
    If I spontaneously explore movement within the framework of dancing, I am most likely ______________.
    • A. 

      Improvising

    • B. 

      Syncopating

    • C. 

      Clogging

    • D. 

      Rehearsing

  • 17. 
    In this parady of Riverdance, the dancing monkeys can best be described as performing _______________________.
    • A. 

      Appalachian clogging

    • B. 

      Tap dancing

    • C. 

      Irish stepping

    • D. 

      Creole reeling

  • 18. 
    The smooth movement in the Electric Slide from one direction to the next direction of the line is called ____________________________.
    • A. 

      Tempo

    • B. 

      Technique

    • C. 

      Time

    • D. 

      Transition

  • 19. 
    This dance is most likely  _________________________________.
    • A. 

      Charleston

    • B. 

      Ballet

    • C. 

      Hip hop

    • D. 

      Swing dance

  • 20. 
    Which of the following sets includes only non-locomotor movement?
    • A. 

      Leap, jump, twist, skip

    • B. 

      Twist, bend, rise, fall

    • C. 

      Hop, skip, jump, run

    • D. 

      Slide, scurry, shuffle, skip

  • 21. 
    The area in which the dance takes place is called _________________.
    • A. 

      Time

    • B. 

      Force

    • C. 

      Space

    • D. 

      Energy

  • 22. 
    _______________ is the vertical distance from the floor.
    • A. 

      Level

    • B. 

      Space

    • C. 

      Kinesphere

    • D. 

      Pathway

  • 23. 
    Muscular tension is the same thing as _____________.
    • A. 

      Force or space

    • B. 

      Space or energy

    • C. 

      Force or energy

    • D. 

      Time or energy

  • 24. 
    If I cross my classroom from the door to the storage room by weaving in and out of the desks in a zig-zag pattern, this is the same thing as using ____________ in dance.
    • A. 

      Levels

    • B. 

      Energy

    • C. 

      Patterns

    • D. 

      Pathways