Test Your Knowledge On Dance

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Test Your Knowledge On Dance

Is there anybody who doesn’t love dancing or at least watching a dance? I bet not. Find out among other things why a lot of people love and enjoy dancing in the quiz below. Enjoy.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which ballroom dance was thought to stand for freedom of expression and movement?
    • A. 

      Waltz

    • B. 

      Swing

    • C. 

      Cha-Cha

    • D. 

      Fox Trot

  • 2. 
    Which ballroom dance has forms such as "traveling", "social" and "on the spot"?
    • A. 

      Belly Dance

    • B. 

      Foxtrot

    • C. 

      Tango

    • D. 

      Rumba

  • 3. 
    What century did Jazz dance originate in?
    • A. 

      8th

    • B. 

      19th

    • C. 

      21st

    • D. 

      16th

  • 4. 
    In Medieval times, how was music for English circle dances produced?
    • A. 

      Dancers Sang

    • B. 

      Audience Clapped

    • C. 

      Audience Sang

    • D. 

      Guitar

  • 5. 
    Where did Bhangra dance originate?
    • A. 

      Northern Europe

    • B. 

      Eastern South America

    • C. 

      Southeast Asia

    • D. 

      Southwest United States

  • 6. 
    In primitive dance, body and hand gestures were primarily used for what purpose?
    • A. 

      To Show Affection

    • B. 

      To Demonstrate Inner Struggle

    • C. 

      To Pray For Rain

    • D. 

      To Pass Down Stories

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      For Various Gods

    • B. 

      For The Person Who Made Them

    • C. 

      For The Gesture They Imitate

    • D. 

      For Political Leaders

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Backwards Twirl

    • B. 

      Forward Change Step

    • C. 

      Left Whisk

    • D. 

      Natural Turn

  • 9. 
    In the early 20th century, how did belly dancing evolve to meet Western and European expectations?
    • A. 

      Became More Sexualized

    • B. 

      Incorporated Singing

    • C. 

      Dancers Wore More Clothes

    • D. 

      Incorporated Musical Instruments

  • 10. 
    How was the Samba first officially introduced in the United States?
    • A. 

      By Street Musicians

    • B. 

      By Radio Broadcast

    • C. 

      It Was Born In New York

    • D. 

      In A Play

  • 11. 
    Which of these was not one of the principal Irish dances during the 16th century?
    • A. 

      Irish Hey

    • B. 

      Rinnce Fada

    • C. 

      Trenchmore

    • D. 

      Veil Dancing

  • 12. 
    What type of reception did "swing", particularly the "Lindy", receive from dance teachers?
    • A. 

      Very Positive

    • B. 

      Negative

    • C. 

      Neutral

    • D. 

      Mostly Positive

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Bob Wills

    • B. 

      Sharon Stone

    • C. 

      Harrison Ford

    • D. 

      Martha Stewart

  • 14. 
    What type of dance was introduced by Merce Cunningham in the 1960's?
    • A. 

      Clogging

    • B. 

      Jitterbug

    • C. 

      Line Dance

    • D. 

      Postmodern Dance

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      As Interesting

    • B. 

      As Boring

    • C. 

      As Evil And Wrong

    • D. 

      As Fun To Watch