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1 Hula: The Dance of Hawaii
Hollywood and tourists' dreams have romanticized Hawaii's indigenous dance. How much do you REALLY know about the hula?
10 Q
Jul 06 09
489 plays
2 Dancing with Bob
While thumbing through the telephone directory in the phone box outside his house, my friend Bob noticed an advertisement for a local dancing school, and decided to investigate the lessons on offer there.
10 Q
Apr 03 12
507 plays
3 Go Go Boots
When you watch a truly skilled dancer, it often seems as though there's nothing in the world except the music and their body -- but that's not quite true. Let's look at the footwear that helps make the fancy footwork possible.
10 Q
Feb 16 14
426 plays
4 Ants in My Pants
... that's probably the kindest way to describe my dancing. But enough of that, as I start making moves, can you put names to my dance floor antics from the clues given?
10 Q
Jan 25 13
483 plays
5 One Step Forward, Two Steps Back
My fairy godmother has given me a magic pair of dancing shoes. With them I can journey through the land of dance.
10 Q
Feb 16 10
462 plays
6 Name that Dance
Dancing is an artistic way for us to express ourselves. We either watch dance, perform it, or occasionally break out into it during moments of joy or triumph. See how much you know about this art form/exercise/cultural activity that we all enjoy.
10 Q
Oct 04 14
357 plays
7 It's Time to Line Dance
It's time to dance. Don't have a partner? No problem. It's time to line dance. So, get yourself in line and take this quiz. Have fun!
10 Q
Mar 03 09
495 plays
8 Run, Twist, Stomp
Can you recognise these popular dances from a description of the dancers' movements or the music to which they are performing?
10 Q
Jul 02 12
1185 plays
9 Lose Yourself to Dance
Dancing is a part of practically all world cultures. Here are ten questions about ten of the worlds most popular dancers of the 20th century. A variety of dance styles will be covered.
10 Q
Feb 21 14
648 plays
10 Name that Dance, Part Two
When creating the quiz "Name that Dance, Part One", I realized how many different dances there are out there in the world. See if you can identify ten more of them in this second round.
10 Q
Nov 21 14
171 plays
11 Shake a Leg
The phrase "to shake a leg" can mean to go dancing. Here are ten different dances from different eras and different countries. Let's get moving!
10 Q
Jul 07 13
1014 plays
12 Tangos, Tarantellas and More
We're going to dance our way round the world. In each country we will do their national or most recognisable dance, so dancing shoes on and let's go.
10 Q
Mar 22 12
342 plays
13 Types of Dance
In this quiz I will describe a genre (type) of dance and you will have to tell what kind it is. This quiz may contain any type of dance from ballet to krump. Good luck! -Babystar
10 Q
Feb 25 08
1563 plays
14 Classical Dance Vocabulary
Most people in the dance industry today refer to positions and steps by their "American" or "Jazz" names, and not by their traditional French names. In this quiz you will learn the traditional names of dance steps.
10 Q
Aug 12 09
528 plays
15 The Strange Art of Morris Dancing
At a summer event in the UK, you may see a performance by Morris dancers. As strange a dance as this may be, have you paid enough attention to what they were all about? Well, this quiz will test your knowledge of this peculiar form of folk dance.
10 Q
Mar 27 12
231 plays
16 Beautiful Bassedanse
What do you know about the stately European "Queen of Measures"? Strut your stuff as you learn the true medieval meaning of 'perfect'.
15 Q
Dec 15 09
255 plays
17 So You Think You KNOW Dance?
Let's see how well you know about dance, its events and contributors!
10 Q
Nov 02 09
369 plays
18 Native American Powwows: Stories Through Art
Most of us look on the dances of Native Americans as works of art with fancy clothing, intricate footwork, and wonderful music. They are much more than that - they are the stories of the Native Americans.
10 Q
Sep 22 02
354 plays
19 Modern Dancers
This is a fairly simple quiz about modern dancers through history.
Very Difficult
10 Q
Mar 22 01
603 plays
20 Indonesian Dance Traditions
Much of the information in this quiz is derived from Xenia Zarina's 'Classic Dances of the Orient' and from the 'International Encyclopedia of Dance', 'Indonesia' entry. Enjoy!
Very Difficult
10 Q
Jun 01 02
225 plays
21 Contra Dance Basics
Here is a basic quiz on my favorite social activity, contra dance.
10 Q
Jun 18 13
156 plays
22 History of Dance
Whether you're a dancing machine or have two left feet, I'm sure you'll find this quiz on the history of dance interesting. Cut a rug!
Very Difficult
10 Q
Oct 18 02
765 plays
23 Ballroom Dancers Anonymous
Once ballroom dancing becomes an addiction, normal life ceases to exist. You cannot listen to the radio without saying, "hmmm...that is a tango." These are songs I adore on the dance floor.
15 Q
Dec 07 09
258 plays
24 Strictly Come Dancing
I love dancing so here is my mixed quiz about dancers, dances and dancing from all around the world. So, let's dance .... :)
10 Q
Jul 23 13
249 plays
25 Famous Dancers
I will give you a brief description of the dancer (past or present) and you have to say who it is ... Good luck!
10 Q
Cara Splash
Jan 22 05
807 plays
26 Identify the Country Dance
One of my favourite activities is country dancing - mainly English and American. Can you identify the dances from the instructions given?
10 Q
Oct 03 07
303 plays
27 The Visual Imagination of Modern Dance
Modern dance has given audiences unforgettable images, some delightful, some profound, and some just plain weird. See if you can match the descriptions, the dancer or choreographer's name, and the titles of the dance.
10 Q
Dec 06 08
210 plays
28 Classical Dances of India
India has a vast cultural heritage. here I aim to take you through a few performing arts: Classical dances of the country.
10 Q
Nov 02 10
267 plays
29 The Dance Quiz
Hey! This is just a quiz I made up for people who love dance everywhere. Have fun!
10 Q
Jan 20 04
2646 plays
30 Judson Church Movement
This is a quiz on American Modern Dance in the 1960s, specifically the Judson Church Movement.
5 Q
Jun 16 01
285 plays
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Some sample questions from this category:

* Who is known as the 'bad boy' of modern dance?
* The dancers in Pilobolus are known for what kind of background?
* Which of the following women was NOT a founder of the Judson Church movement?
* Which of the following dancers did NOT study at Denishawn before moving onto the dance scene on his or her own terms?
* From what school did Twyla Tharp graduate?

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