Quiz: You'll Only Get 10/15 On This Ballet Challenge If You're A Dancer

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Barre it up!

A quiz about ballet, an artistic form of dance using precise steps. It includes things like the barre, plié and cavaliers.

 Sep 10, 2017
1 of 15Pick the correct answer!
When something is fast and quick it is _______.
allegro
barre
passe
2 of 15Pick the correct answer!
In first position, your arms are _______
rounded, down, slightly in front of you
straight out to the side in a T
rounded, above your head
3 of 15Pick the correct answer!
If your teacher tells you to "Sauté", what would you do?
Step to the side
Rise on tip toe
Jump
4 of 15Pick the correct answer!
A prima ballerina can complete __ fouette turns without moving.
4
300
32
5 of 15Pick the correct answer!
Where did ballet begin?
New York
London
Paris
6 of 15Pick the correct answer!
How many positions are there in ballet?
3
12
5
7 of 15Pick the correct answer!
Special ballet shoes that are used to stand on your tip toes are called ________.
dance dressings
pointe shoes
ribbon sandals
8 of 15Pick the correct answer!
If a dancer alternates their weight from one foot to the other, they are doing a ____.
brisé
balancé
demi-plié
9 of 15Pick the correct answer!
What does "relevé" mean?
to be silent
to rise
to fall
10 of 15Pick the correct answer!
If you do a ____, you make a complete rotation or spin.
croisé
pirouette
adiago
11 of 15Pick the correct answer!
How would you describe an "arabesque"?
When you're on one leg with the other leg raised behind you
When you do a somersault with pointed toes
When you jump up and land on one foot
12 of 15Pick the correct answer!
The barre is a ___________ in a ballet class.
position
wooden or metal rail
type of leotard
13 of 15Pick the correct answer!
Tschaikovsky is the author of which famous Ballet?
The Nutcracker
Swan Lake
Romeo & Juliet
14 of 15Pick the correct answer!
Which best describes second position?
Feet point in opposite directions, heels 12 inches apart
Heels together, toes out
Heel of one foot in contact with the toe of the other
15 of 15Pick the correct answer!
What do you bend in a plié?
wrists
knees
arms
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