Trivia: The Ultimate Dance Quiz!

22 Questions | Total Attempts: 4530

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Trivia: The Ultimate Dance Quiz!

.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which Spanish dance is famous for the noise and passion with which it is performed?
    • A. 

      Flamenco

    • B. 

      Cha-Cha

    • C. 

      Mambo

    • D. 

      Square Dance

  • 2. 
    What does the name "polka" mean in Czech?
    • A. 

      Sunday

    • B. 

      Excitement

    • C. 

      Half-Step

    • D. 

      Happy

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Twist

    • B. 

      Swing

    • C. 

      Jitterbug

    • D. 

      Waltz

  • 4. 
    Which dance does the American version of the polka closely resemble?
    • A. 

      Jitterbug

    • B. 

      Square Dance

    • C. 

      Foxtrot

    • D. 

      Two-Step

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Dionysus

    • B. 

      Athena

    • C. 

      Zeus

    • D. 

      Eros

  • 6. 
    Referring to dancing, what is the person who creates structures in which movement occurs called?
    • A. 

      Lyricist

    • B. 

      Ballet Master

    • C. 

      Conductor

    • D. 

      Choreographer

  • 7. 
    Which authority temporarily banned the "waltz" in parts of Germany in 1760?
    • A. 

      Church

    • B. 

      King

    • C. 

      Dictator

    • D. 

      Government

  • 8. 
    Which dance is performed in the famous ballroom scene of "The King and I"?
    • A. 

      Can-Can

    • B. 

      Bolero

    • C. 

      Polka

    • D. 

      Tango

  • 9. 
    Which piece of French peasant music was the predecessor of the Waltz?
    • A. 

      Arbeau

    • B. 

      Province

    • C. 

      Volta

    • D. 

      Playford

  • 10. 
    In tribal dances performed by Native Americans, which part of the body was not considered important?
    • A. 

      Torso

    • B. 

      Arms

    • C. 

      Head

    • D. 

      Feet

  • 11. 
    Which slow, stately dance captured the attention of European kings and queens for over 150 years?
    • A. 

      Mambo

    • B. 

      Swing

    • C. 

      Jazz Dance

    • D. 

      Minuet

  • 12. 
    Which scandalous dance found fame in Paris, France during the 19th century?
    • A. 

      Flamenco

    • B. 

      Can-Can

    • C. 

      Swing

    • D. 

      Waltz

  • 13. 
    Where did barn dances originate?
    • A. 

      Algeria

    • B. 

      Brazil

    • C. 

      Turkey

    • D. 

      Scotland

  • 14. 
    Which dance was not incorporated into the development of the Calypso?
    • A. 

      Rumba

    • B. 

      Clogging

    • C. 

      Samba

    • D. 

      Bolero

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      Hey

    • B. 

      Line Dance

    • C. 

      Spin

    • D. 

      Run

  • 16. 
    What 1960's teenage dance fad originated from Jazz and rock 'n' roll music?
    • A. 

      Two-Step

    • B. 

      Go-Go

    • C. 

      Can-Can

    • D. 

      Cha-Cha

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      Jews

    • B. 

      Puritans

    • C. 

      Druids

    • D. 

      Christians

  • 18. 
    What type of movement made the Minuet different from other dances in the 17th and 18th centuries?
    • A. 

      Quick Head Turns

    • B. 

      Exaggerated Steps

    • C. 

      Small Steps

    • D. 

      Flailing Arm Movements

  • 19. 
    Approximately how many years of recorded history does Chinese dance have?
    • A. 

      500

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      10,000

    • D. 

      5,000

  • 20. 
    Even though Swing developed in the 1920's, when did dance schools start formally teaching it?
    • A. 

      Late 1950's

    • B. 

      Early 1940's

    • C. 

      Mid 1960's

    • D. 

      Late 1970's

  • 21. 
    • A. 

      Sugar Hill Masquerade

    • B. 

      Killer Diller

    • C. 

      Hellzapoppin'

    • D. 

      The Godfather

  • 22. 
    What is, statistically, the word with the longest definition ever recorded?
    • A. 

      Bible

    • B. 

      And

    • C. 

      Antidisestablishmentarianism

    • D. 

      Set