Quiz: If You Can Get 10/15 On This Test, You Must Be A Prima Ballerina

If you can get all 15, you are a prima ballerina assoluta!

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 Apr 08, 2017
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Question: 1/15Pick your answer!


The leotard is named after _______.
a prima ballerina
a 19th century French acrobat
a town in France

Question: 2/15Pick your answer!


The hairstyle usually worn by ballerinas on stage is called the ______.
French roll
bun
ponytail

Question: 3/15Pick your answer!


The main character of 'Swan Lake' is named _______.
Odette
Cordelia
Cosette

Question: 4/15Pick your answer!


When you stand in ________ position, your heels touch and your toes point out.
third
second
first

Question: 5/15Pick your answer!


What is a pirouette?
a turn
a leap
a pose

Question: 6/15Pick your answer!


The main character of 'The Nutcracker' is named _______.
Odette
Clara
Nina

Question: 7/15Pick your answer!


What is a grand jeté?
a curtsy
a turn
a flying leap

Question: 8/15Pick your answer!


Dancers ________ to avoid getting dizzy while turning.
spot
extend their arms
turn quickly

Question: 9/15Pick your answer!


In _________ position, both arms are above your head.
third
fifth
fourth

Question: 10/15Pick your answer!


The ________ is an energetic cabaret dance that appeared in the ballet 'Gaîté Parisienne.'
waltz
can-can
fandango

Question: 11/15Pick your answer!


True to its subject matter, 'The Nutcracker' is usually performed _________.
on the first day of spring
at Christmastime
in the summer

Question: 12/15Pick your answer!


On stage, male ballet dancers usually wear ________.
swimming trunk-like shorts over a leotard
a leotard with no tights
tights over a leotard

Question: 13/15Pick your answer!


In ballet, adage refers to a dance ________.
performed to slow music
involving high kicks and leaps
performed at the beginning of the second act

Question: 14/15Pick your answer!


In a ballet studio, the barre is usually at _________ with the dancers.
knee level
shoulder level
waist level

Question: 15/15Pick your answer!


A ________ is a dance move where you stand on your toes with one foot right behind the other.
pirouette
battement tendu
sous-sus
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