Philippine Folk Dance Quiz

Approved & Edited by ProProfs Editorial Team
The editorial team at ProProfs Quizzes consists of a select group of subject experts, trivia writers, and quiz masters who have authored over 10,000 quizzes taken by more than 100 million users. This team includes our in-house seasoned quiz moderators and subject matter experts. Our editorial experts, spread across the world, are rigorously trained using our comprehensive guidelines to ensure that you receive the highest quality quizzes.
Learn about Our Editorial Process
| By Jangseojin
J
Jangseojin
Community Contributor
Quizzes Created: 1 | Total Attempts: 19,629
Questions: 13 | Attempts: 19,633

SettingsSettingsSettings
Philippine Folk Dance Quiz - Quiz

Are you a fan of Philippine Folk Dance? Do you enjoy the beauty and intricacy of this traditional dance form? If so, it's time to put your knowledge to the test with our exciting "Philippine Folk Dance Quiz"! This quiz will challenge your understanding of the fundamentals of Philippine Folk Dance and help you enhance your dance skills.
From graceful movements to vibrant costumes, Philippine Folk Dance is a captivating art form that showcases the rich cultural heritage of the Philippines. Whether you're a beginner or have some experience in this dance style, this quiz is designed to engage Read moreand educate you.
Get ready to answer a series of questions that cover the basics of Philippine Folk Dance. Challenge yourself, learn something new, and have fun along the way. Test your knowledge and discover how well you know the steps, traditions, and history of this beautiful dance form.
So, put on your dancing shoes, embrace the rhythm, and dive into the world of Philippine Folk Dance with our engaging quiz. Good luck and enjoy the journey of exploring this vibrant cultural tradition!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Bleking step is performed in both two four-time signatures, and is the other step is____________?

    • A.

      Four four-time

    • B.

      Three four-time

    • C.

      Six-eight time

    • D.

      Nine-eight time

    Correct Answer
    B. Three four-time
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given correct answer is that the "Bleking" step is performed in both two four-time signatures. This means that the step is repeated twice within a four-time signature. Therefore, the other step would be performed three times within a four-time signature, which is represented by the answer "three four-time".

    Rate this question:

  • 2. 

    The pivot step is important in Espunti. In what count do you use this step?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      1

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      2

    Correct Answer
    D. 2
    Explanation
    In Espunti, the pivot step is used in the second count. The pivot step is a crucial part of the dance as it involves shifting the weight from one foot to the other while maintaining balance and rhythm. This step helps create the characteristic movement and flow of the dance.

    Rate this question:

  • 3. 

    The cross step is done in a dance pattern of loose step cross. How will I count this dance pattern?

    • A.

      1 and 2 and 3 and

    • B.

      1 2 3

    • C.

      1 ah 2 ah

    • D.

      1 2 3 4

    Correct Answer
    B. 1 2 3
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "1 2 3" because the given dance pattern is counted in a simple 1-2-3 rhythm. The other options do not match the given pattern.

    Rate this question:

  • 4. 

    Which of the following dances originated in the Non-Christian culture?

    • A.

      Mincing

    • B.

      Mazurka

    • C.

      Papuri

    • D.

      Segamantica

    Correct Answer
    A. Mincing
    Explanation
    Mincing is the correct answer because it originated in the Non-Christian culture. The other options, Mazurka, Papuri, and Segamantica, do not have a clear origin in Non-Christian culture.

    Rate this question:

  • 5. 

    The signature dancing step brush swing hop is done at what time?

    • A.

      1 2 3

    • B.

      1 2 3 4

    • C.

      1 2 3 4 5

    • D.

      1 2 3 4 5 6

    Correct Answer
    A. 1 2 3
    Explanation
    The signature dancing step brush swing hop is done at the time indicated by the numbers 1 2 3.

    Rate this question:

  • 6. 

    Which dance can be danced well with the use of Sarok after a step sideward?

    • A.

      Change step

    • B.

      Close step

    • C.

      Bacui step

    • D.

      Bleking step

    Correct Answer
    C. Bacui step
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Bacui step. The question asks for a dance that can be danced well with the use of Sarok after a step sideward. Sarok is a technique in Philippine folk dance where the dancer uses the heel of their foot to tap the floor. Among the given options, Bacui step is the most likely choice as it is a traditional Filipino dance that incorporates Sarok movements. The other options do not specifically mention the use of Sarok or are not associated with Philippine folk dance.

    Rate this question:

  • 7. 

     What is the right dance pattern for the Change step dance?

    • A.

      Change step point

    • B.

      Point cross change

    • C.

      Pivot turn

    • D.

      Change step

    Correct Answer
    D. Change step
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Change step" because it is the only option that directly matches the name of the dance pattern being asked about. The other options, "Change step point", "Point cross change", and "Pivot turn", do not specifically mention the "Change step" pattern.

    Rate this question:

  • 8. 

    Which dance step is executed sideward with the same foot leading always?

    • A.

      Close step

    • B.

      Cross step

    • C.

      Bleking step

    • D.

      Cross waltz

    Correct Answer
    A. Close step
    Explanation
    A close step is a dance step that is executed sideward with the same foot leading always. In this step, the dancer takes a step to the side with one foot and then brings the other foot to meet it, closing the feet together. This is repeated, alternating the leading foot each time. The close step is commonly used in various dance styles, including ballroom dancing and Latin dancing, to create smooth and elegant movements on the dance floor.

    Rate this question:

  • 9. 

    What is the preparational step done during a cut step?

    • A.

      Foot in fourth front

    • B.

      Foot in second front

    • C.

      Foot in diagonal right

    • D.

      Foot together

    Correct Answer
    A. Foot in fourth front
    Explanation
    During a cut step, the preparational step involves placing the foot in the fourth front position. This means that the dancer moves one foot forward and slightly to the side, positioning it in front of the other foot. This preparational step helps to create balance and stability before executing the actual cut step movement.

    Rate this question:

  • 10. 

    Which step is done with one foot leading and can be done in any direction? 

    • A.

      Kuradang step

    • B.

      Slide step

    • C.

      Hop step

    • D.

      Galop step

    Correct Answer
    D. Galop step
    Explanation
    The galop step is done with one foot leading and can be done in any direction. It is a dance step that involves a quick and lively movement, typically with a hopping or skipping motion. This step allows the dancer to maintain balance and flexibility while moving in various directions.

    Rate this question:

  • 11. 

    The polka series is done how many times?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      2

    • D.

      1

    Correct Answer
    A. 4
    Explanation
    The question is asking how many times the polka series is done. The answer is 4, indicating that the polka series is done four times.

    Rate this question:

  • 12. 

    Dance steps are a combination of 

    • A.

      Complex Step

    • B.

      Complex literature

    • C.

      Complex dance literature

    • D.

      Complex dance term

    Correct Answer
    D. Complex dance term
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Complex dance term" because dance steps are often described using specific terminology that is unique to the dance world. These terms help dancers understand and execute the steps correctly. "Complex dance term" suggests that the dance steps being referred to are not simple or basic, but rather intricate and advanced, requiring a higher level of skill and understanding.

    Rate this question:

  • 13. 

    Which dance step is performed in the slow turn, and it takes four steps to complete?

    • A.

      Pivot turn

    • B.

      Waltz turn

    • C.

      Three step turn

    • D.

      Brush step turn

    Correct Answer
    B. Waltz turn
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Waltz turn. In the waltz turn, the dancer takes four steps to complete the turn. This dance step is performed in a slow and graceful manner, with the dancer rotating on the balls of their feet while maintaining a smooth and flowing movement. The waltz turn is commonly seen in waltz dances, where it adds elegance and sophistication to the overall performance.

    Rate this question:

Related Topics

Back to Top Back to top
Advertisement
×

Wait!
Here's an interesting quiz for you.

We have other quizzes matching your interest.