Quiz: Only 1 in 50 Ballerinas Can Pass This Dance Test. Can You?

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On your toes!

Test your knowledge of the movements, history, and famous faces of classical European ballet with this fun quiz.

 Apr 26, 2017
1 of 10Pick your answer!
There are _____ basic foot positions in ballet.
five
eight
ten
2 of 10Pick your answer!
Most Ballet terms are in what language?
English
French
Spanish
3 of 10Who is this famous dancer?
A Jeté is a form of a:
Squat
Jump
Walk
4 of 10Pick your answer!
Which ballet position involves extending one leg behind the body?
first position
pirouette
arabesque
5 of 10Pick your answer!
What color ballet shoes do students typically wear?
gray
blue
pink
6 of 10Pick your answer!
Who composed the music for 'The Nutcracker'?
Mozart
Gershwin
Tchaikovsky
7 of 10Pick your answer!
What is a pas de deux?
a double turn
a ballet dance for two dancers
a piece of dance music in 2/4 time
8 of 10Pick your answer!
What is the name of the skirt worn in ballet performances?
leotard
tutu
muumuu
9 of 10Pick your answer!
The ballet 'Coppelia' is about _______.
children lost in the woods
a magical undersea kingdom
a doll that comes to life
10 of 10Pick your answer!
A slide with both legs bent either forwards, backwards or sideways and meeting in the air straightened is a:
Allégro
Balançoire
Chassé
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