Quiz: If You Can Get 10/15 On This Test, You Must Have Danced Ballet

Life without ballet is "pointeless"!

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 Mar 06, 2017
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Question: 1/15Pick your answer!

What language is ballet traditionally taught in?

Question: 2/15Pick your answer!

How many positions are there in ballet?

Question: 3/15Pick your answer!

What is the term for a grand leap?
grand jeté

Question: 4/15Pick your answer!

In ballet you never want your feet to be ___________?

Question: 5/15Pick your answer!

In ballet, what does "pas de chat" mean?
the step of the cat
no cats
little jump

Question: 6/15Pick your answer!

What does "en dehor" mean?

Question: 7/15Pick your answer!

Where would you warm up your pliés, tendus, and battements?
across the floor
on the floor
at the bar

Question: 8/15Pick your answer!

How do your feet move in a "pas de bourrée"?
the cross behind each other
they step forward
they step backward

Question: 9/15Pick your answer!

What is a "changé"?
a substitution of one ballerina for another
a step where you alternate kicking your feet
a leap in which your feet change positions

Question: 10/15Pick your answer!

What does "plié" mean?
to jump
to fold
to peal

Question: 11/15Pick your answer!

What is it called when you graduate to a new kind of ballet shoes?
Being on pointe

Question: 12/15Pick your answer!

What is the difference between a "plié" and a "demi-plié"?
a demi-plié doesn't have arm movements
a demi-plié has a jump
a demi-plié is half of a plié

Question: 13/15Pick your answer!

Where was ballet first performed?

Question: 14/15Pick your answer!

What famous ballet is performed around Christmas?
Sleeping Beauty
The Nutcracker
Swan Lake

Question: 15/15Pick your answer!

True or false: A male dancer lifts over 1-1/2 tons worth of ballerinas during performances.
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