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Ballet Basics

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Ballet Basics game quiz
"A pretty basic quiz for people with ballet experience. A knowledge of French ballet terms and positions helps a lot! :) Enjoy!"

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. Which of the following is an example of a preparatory movement?
    Pas de chat
    Grand Jete
    Plie
    Assemble


2. In which ballet position do the feet NOT touch each other?
    Fifth
    Fourth
    Third
    First


3. What French ballet term means 'in front'?
    derriere
    devant
    en dehors
    en dedans


4. Which of the following is a body position?
    Brise
    en arriere
    efface
    en avant


5. Which of the following steps is executed WITHOUT either foot completely leaving the ground?
    Rond de jambe en l'air
    Rond de jambe a terre
    Developpe
    Fouette


6. In 'The Nutcracker', what item is associated with the Russian dance?
    Coffee
    Trepak
    Tea
    Chocolate


7. Which of the following is a common warm up done at the barre, or in the centre?
    Adagio
    Piroutte pique
    Grand Jete en tournant
    Pas de bourree


8. In the body position croise devant, using the right leg...
    ...the left arm is raised and the downstage leg is in fourth position to the front
    ...the left arm is raised and the head looks left
    ...the right arm is raised and the head looks right
    ...the right arm is raised and the head looks left.


9. The basic step in which a leg is extended straight behind the body at a right angle is called?
    Attitude
    Penche
    Battement
    Arabesque


10. What is the French term meaning 'Dance for Two' that is used to describe partner dances in various ballets (spelling counts)?
    Answer: (Three Words)


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Compiled Oct 23 13