A Fun Quiz To Test Your Knowledge On Ballet

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A Fun Quiz To Test Your Knowledge On Ballet

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these is a character in the ballet "Swan Lake"?
    • A. 

      Princess Aurora

    • B. 

      Prince Siegfried

    • C. 

      The Lilac Fairy

    • D. 

      Queen Myrta

  • 2. 
    What is the title character in the ballet "Petrushka"?
    • A. 

      Puppet

    • B. 

      Nutcracker

    • C. 

      Swan

    • D. 

      Soldier

  • 3. 
    Ballerinas began to wear tutus with flowing skirts that bared the shins during which era?
    • A. 

      Medieval

    • B. 

      Restoration

    • C. 

      Victorian

    • D. 

      Romantic

  • 4. 
    With whom did Margot Fonteyn begin her famous ballet partnership after she turned 40?
    • A. 

      Robert Helpmann

    • B. 

      Frederick Ashton

    • C. 

      Rudolf Nureyev

    • D. 

      Mikhail Baryshnikov

  • 5. 
    Ballet in the United States started due to influence from which country?
    • A. 

      Russia

    • B. 

      Italy

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Spain

  • 6. 
    The Vaganova method of ballet comes from what country?
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Italy

    • C. 

      Canada

    • D. 

      Russia

  • 7. 
    What ballet features appearances by Puss in Boots, the Lilac Fairy and the Bluebird?
    • A. 

      The Nutcracker

    • B. 

      Sleeping Beauty

    • C. 

      Giselle

    • D. 

      Romeo And Juliet

  • 8. 
    If a ballet movement is adagio, what does that mean?
    • A. 

      Long Jumps

    • B. 

      Slowly Unfolding

    • C. 

      Kicking

    • D. 

      Balanced On The Toes

  • 9. 
    In the ballet "Swan Lake", the heroine Odette is condemned to spend her days as what?
    • A. 

      Water Nymph

    • B. 

      Swan

    • C. 

      Tree

    • D. 

      Lake

  • 10. 
    One of Anna Pavlova's most well-known dances was "The Dying" what?
    • A. 

      Swan

    • B. 

      Dove

    • C. 

      Hurricane

    • D. 

      Nymph

  • 11. 
    What famous ballet is the basis for Disney's "The Swan Princess"?
    • A. 

      The Sleeping Beauty

    • B. 

      Swan Lake

    • C. 

      The Nutcracker

    • D. 

      The Two Stars

  • 12. 
    Which item is not part of a ballet costume?
    • A. 

      Leotard

    • B. 

      Tights

    • C. 

      Tap Shoes

    • D. 

      Tutu

  • 13. 
    Who wrote the music of the ballet "The Nutcracker"?
    • A. 

      Ludwig Van Beethoven

    • B. 

      Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    • C. 

      Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    • D. 

      Edvard Grieg

  • 14. 
    What is the name of the handrail ballet dancers use for support during practice?
    • A. 

      Barre

    • B. 

      Brace

    • C. 

      Batte

    • D. 

      Bail

  • 15. 
    "Sickling" describes a ballet fault where the dancer turns a foot in from the ankle breaking what?
    • A. 

      The Straight Line Of The Leg

    • B. 

      The Fish Dive

    • C. 

      The Frog Stance

    • D. 

      The Brisk Movements

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