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How much do you know about irish dance? All of my terms are the terms from Western Canada.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which are levels in feiseanna? (choose all that apply)

    • A.

      First Feis

    • B.

      Beginner

    • C.

      Trophywinner

    • D.

      Prizewinner

    • E.

      Adv. Beginner

    • F.

      Starter

    • G.

      PreChampionships

    • H.

      Preliminary Championships

    • I.

      Open Championships

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. First Feis
    B. Beginner
    D. Prizewinner
    E. Adv. Beginner
    H. Preliminary Championships
    I. Open Championships
    Explanation
    Feiseanna is a type of Irish dance competition. The levels in feiseanna include First Feis, Beginner, Prizewinner, Adv. Beginner, Preliminary Championships, and Open Championships. These levels represent different stages of skill and experience in Irish dance. First Feis is the introductory level for dancers who are participating in their first competition. Beginner is the next level, followed by Adv. Beginner, which indicates a slightly higher skill level. Prizewinner is a more advanced level, and dancers at this level have typically won prizes in previous competitions. Preliminary Championships and Open Championships are the highest levels, reserved for the most skilled and experienced dancers.

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  • 2. 

    Who are the two young girls featured in "Jig" ?

    • A.

      Brogan McCay

    • B.

      Claire Greaney

    • C.

      Julia O'Rourke

    • D.

      Simona Mauriello

    • E.

      Suzanne Coyle

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Brogan McCay
    C. Julia O'Rourke
    Explanation
    The two young girls featured in "Jig" are Brogan McCay and Julia O'Rourke.

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  • 3. 

    The plural of feis is feises?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    it is feiseanna

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  • 4. 

    What is a dance that the steps are the same for every school?

    • A.

      Hornpipes

    • B.

      Traditional Sets

    • C.

      Reels

    • D.

      Same Step Dances

    Correct Answer
    B. Traditional Sets
    Explanation
    Traditional Sets are a type of dance where the steps are the same for every school. These dances are typically passed down through generations and are performed in a specific way that remains consistent across different schools or groups. The steps, formations, and sequences are all standardized, allowing dancers from different backgrounds to come together and perform the dance in unison. This helps to preserve the tradition and integrity of the dance, ensuring that it is performed in the same way regardless of the school or location.

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  • 5. 

    When did Irish Dance start?

    • A.

      300 AD

    • B.

      2001

    • C.

      1856

    • D.

      1544

    Correct Answer
    A. 300 AD
    Explanation
    Irish Dance started in 300 AD. This means that the origins of Irish Dance can be traced back to this time period. It is a form of dance that has been practiced for centuries in Ireland and has evolved over time. The dance has cultural and historical significance in Ireland and is known for its intricate footwork and rhythmic movements.

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