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Originating in Italy during the Renaissance, ballet continues to be a popular form of dance today. With many styles and variations, there is something here for everyone to enjoy! Let's see what you know about the dance, as well as the works where it is performed.   

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trivia quiz  16th and 17th Century Dance Editor choice 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, rj211, Jan 24 02

This quiz is on the court ballets and other dances that were performed in the 16th and 17th centuries. The information in this quiz was garnered from Susan Au's book, 'Ballet and Modern Dance'. Enjoy!
Tough
rj211
Jan 24 02
1086 plays
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match quiz  Are We in the Right Ballet? cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, stedman, Feb 14 17

On the left, I'll give you ten groups of three characters. On the right, you'll see the famous ballets in which they appear. Can you match them correctly?
Easy
stedman editor
Feb 14 17
450 plays
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trivia quiz  The Riot of Spring 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, pagea, Sep 03 13

This quiz centres around Stravinsky's ballet 'The Rite of Spring', with a few questions about the man himself and a few more on the riotous 1913 premiere. You need not be an expert to give this a go. Enjoy!
Average
pagea gold member
Sep 03 13
222 plays
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trivia quiz  Swan Lake 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, May 13 17

When you think of ballet, many people immediately picture the white swans dancing in this popular ballet. What do you remember about 'Swan Lake'?
Tough
looney_tunes editor
May 13 17
246 plays
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match quiz  Nine Ladies Dancing 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rossian, Aug 22 16

All you need to do is match the character to the ballet.
Average
rossian editor
Aug 22 16
246 plays
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trivia quiz  "La Bayadere" Ballet 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Nandiell, Jan 28 09

"La Bayadere" is one of the classics of the ballet world. Take my quiz and learn more about this beautiful ballet and its music.
Average
Nandiell
Jan 28 09
333 plays
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trivia quiz  So You Think You Know the Ballets? 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, cada6875, Jul 26 11

Whether you are a principal soloist performing as Giselle or simply a lover of the classic ballets, test your knowledge! Good luck!
Tough
cada6875
Jul 26 11
321 plays
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trivia quiz  The Nutcracker 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, aliax, Dec 28 14

An indispensable Christmas classic, and a show children might like and remember from their compulsory theatre visits.
Tough
aliax
Dec 28 14
252 plays
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trivia quiz  The History of Ballet 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, breakthesky, Feb 23 12

Whether you're a dancer or just an admirer, take this quiz to test your knowledge of the history of ballet!
Difficult
breakthesky
Feb 23 12
246 plays
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trivia quiz  A Ballet Class with Maestro Cecchetti 15 questions
Difficult, 15 Qns, Elanor, Aug 17 03

Ballet steps are the same the world over, but the terminology and the style vary. Enrico Cecchetti was one of the greatest teachers ever. Whether you already follow his method, or a different one, come and learn something new.
Difficult
Elanor
Aug 17 03
690 plays
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trivia quiz  I'm Forever Stuck in Ballets! 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Caseena, May 25 18

Just when I thought I was done, I get pulled back to that stage and transported into more ballets. Can you figure out which ones I've landed in?
Tough
Caseena
May 25 18
243 plays
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trivia quiz  Identify The Ballet From Its Characters 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, SuperRo, Jul 11 02

A little something for balletomanes. Given a few of its characters, just name the ballet.
Tough
SuperRo
Jul 11 02
1563 plays
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trivia quiz  I'm Trapped in a Ballet Again! 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Caseena, Dec 09 17

It's happening again! I'm trapped on a stage and being pulled into various ballets. Tell me where I am so I can leave!
Tough
Caseena
Dec 09 17
210 plays
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trivia quiz  I'm Trapped in a Ballet! 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Caseena, Nov 02 17

Oh dear, I'm stuck on a stage and am being transported into multiple ballets! Can you help me figure out which one I'm in?
Average
Caseena
Nov 02 17
261 plays
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trivia quiz  The Ultimate Ballet Quiz! 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, JuliaJam, Aug 22 07

Ballet is a very important thing to me and is a very beautiful thing in life, so I decided to create a quiz on it. The questions vary from techniques to professionals so be warned!
Average
JuliaJam
Aug 22 07
1383 plays
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trivia quiz  Ballet Mime 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Caseena, Jun 08 17

Classical ballet uses mime to convey many actions, emotions, and thoughts. Can you decipher them?
Average
Caseena
Jun 08 17
216 plays
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trivia quiz  Once More, I'm Trapped in a Ballet! 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Caseena, Jan 03 18

The madness just won't stop! I'm being transported into even more ballets--can you help me figure out where I am?
Average
Caseena
Jan 03 18
210 plays
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trivia quiz  Ballet - General 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, marinersman, Aug 24 07

All about ballet, a wide range of questions about dancers, companies, ballets and choreographers.
Tough
marinersman
Aug 24 07
909 plays
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trivia quiz  Ballet Terms: Literal Translations 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, jjdancer, Sep 07 12

Just a quiz on basic steps in ballet. The answer is the literal translation from French to English.
Average
jjdancer
Sep 07 12
303 plays
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trivia quiz  Ballet in the Nineteenth Century 15 questions
Difficult, 15 Qns, snm, Jan 19 03

Most of the information in this quiz can be found in various books and encyclopedias of dance. Even the most serious books about ballet tend to include a lot of interesting tidbits and gossip. Good luck!
Difficult
snm
Jan 19 03
495 plays
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trivia quiz  Simple French Terms in Ballet 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, collies_4_me, Jun 06 07

I'll name a French term used in ballet, you choose what it means. Have fun!
Average
collies_4_me
Jun 06 07
1398 plays
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trivia quiz  Russian Ballets 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, Sultana, Jan 10 02

To avoid plummeting self-esteem, don't attempt this quiz unless you are a major balletomane. If you do well, congratulations! Note: all questions refer to the KIROV or BOLSHOI only.
Difficult
Sultana
Jan 10 02
543 plays
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trivia quiz  Ballet Basics 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Libbigail, Aug 19 00

A pretty basic quiz for people with ballet experience. A knowledge of French ballet terms and positions helps a lot! :) Enjoy!
Average
Libbigail
Aug 19 00
4056 plays
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trivia quiz  Basic Ballet Terms 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, SuperRo, Jul 11 02

Like other disciplines, ballet has its own vocabulary. I've tried to choose some challenging terms - "plie" will not be an answer on this quiz!
Tough
SuperRo
Jul 11 02
1839 plays
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trivia quiz  Arabesque en Pointe 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Ash_the_great, Aug 04 04

This quiz is all about ballet! If you are in ballet it should be easy. Hope you enjoy it!
Average
Ash_the_great
Aug 04 04
1314 plays
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trivia quiz  Eighteenth Century Dance 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, snm, Feb 01 03

There were already quizzes on 16th, 17th and 19th century dance, so I decided to fill in the gap. Good luck!
Tough
snm
Feb 01 03
381 plays
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trivia quiz  Famous Ballet Solos and Pas de Deux 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, sultana, Jan 28 03

This quiz is about the steps and music in some famous solos. I'm going with basically Petipa choreography.
Difficult
sultana
Jan 28 03
729 plays
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trivia quiz  History of 'Swan Lake' 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, LAW1998, Dec 11 12

'Swan Lake' is a piece of music which has been used in many different ways. This quiz will be about the history of the ballet pieces - it could be by any choreographer.
Average
LAW1998
Dec 11 12
255 plays
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trivia quiz  Professor Cheergal's Italian Ballet 101 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, cheergal993, Oct 11 04

Welcome, aspiring students, to Prof. Cheergal's Italian Ballet 101. You will be expected to recognize form and steps of classic Italian ballet to pass this class. Good luck!
Tough
cheergal993
Oct 11 04
303 plays
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