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

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Life without ballet is "pointeless"!

A quiz on everything you would know if you danced ballet, from positions to french translations and everything in-between!

 Mar 06, 2017
1 of 15Pick your answer!
What language is ballet traditionally taught in?
2 of 15Pick your answer!
How many positions are there in ballet?
3 of 15Pick your answer!
What is the term for a grand leap?
grand jeté
4 of 15Pick your answer!
In ballet you never want your feet to be ___________?
5 of 15Pick your answer!
In ballet, what does "pas de chat" mean?
the step of the cat
no cats
little jump
6 of 15Pick your answer!
What does "en dehor" mean?
7 of 15Pick your answer!
Where would you warm up your pliés, tendus, and battements?
at the bar
on the floor
across the floor
8 of 15Pick your answer!
How do your feet move in a "pas de bourrée"?
they step backward
they step forward
the cross behind each other
9 of 15Pick your answer!
What is a "changé"?
a step where you alternate kicking your feet
a leap in which your feet change positions
a substitution of one ballerina for another
10 of 15Pick your answer!
What does "plié" mean?
to jump
to peal
to fold
11 of 15Pick your answer!
What is it called when you graduate to a new kind of ballet shoes?
Being on pointe
12 of 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
13 of 15Pick your answer!
Where was ballet first performed?
14 of 15Pick your answer!
What famous ballet is performed around Christmas?
Sleeping Beauty
The Nutcracker
Swan Lake
15 of 15Pick your answer!
True or false: A male dancer lifts over 1-1/2 tons worth of ballerinas during performances.
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