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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.
31 Ballet quizzes and 320 Ballet trivia questions and fun facts.
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  Are We in the Right Ballet? top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
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?
Easier, 10 Qns, stedman, Feb 14 17
Easier
stedman editor
Feb 14 17
633 plays
2.
  Swan Lake popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
When you think of ballet, many people immediately picture the white swans dancing in this popular ballet. What do you remember about 'Swan Lake'?
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Mar 17 18
Average
looney_tunes editor
Mar 17 18
432 plays
3.
  The Riot of Spring - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, 10 Qns, pagea, Mar 22 17
Average
pagea
Mar 22 17
270 plays
4.
  Nine Ladies Dancing popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
All you need to do is match the character to the ballet.
Average, 10 Qns, rossian, Aug 22 16
Average
rossian editor
Aug 22 16
305 plays
5.
  I'm Forever Stuck in Ballets! popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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?
Average, 10 Qns, Caseena, Nov 24 22
Average
Caseena
Nov 24 22
411 plays
6.
  I'm Trapped in a Ballet! - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, 10 Qns, Caseena, Mar 14 18
Average
Caseena
Mar 14 18
405 plays
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  Once More, I'm Trapped in a Ballet! - 10 questions - 5 mins
The madness just won't stop! I'm being transported into even more ballets--can you help me figure out where I am?
Average, 10 Qns, Caseena, Jan 03 18
Average
Caseena
Jan 03 18
347 plays
8.
  A Ballet Class with Maestro Cecchetti - 15 questions - 6 mins
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.
Tough, 15 Qns, Elanor, Feb 03 04
Tough
Elanor
721 plays
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  Ballet Mime - 10 questions - 4 mins
Classical ballet uses mime to convey many actions, emotions, and thoughts. Can you decipher them?
Average, 10 Qns, Caseena, Jun 08 17
Average
Caseena
Jun 08 17
362 plays
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  16th and 17th Century Dance editor best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, 10 Qns, rj211, Feb 10 18
Tough
rj211 gold member
Feb 10 18
1164 plays
trivia question Quick Question
Yes, there's a mime for "dance" in the ballet world. In what handy way is it expressed?

From Quiz "Ballet Mime"




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  I'm Trapped in a Ballet Again! - 10 questions - 4 mins
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!
Average, 10 Qns, Caseena, Feb 10 19
Average
Caseena
Feb 10 19
363 plays
12.
  Basic Ballet Terms - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, 10 Qns, SuperRo, May 26 10
Tough
SuperRo
1921 plays
13.
  The Nutcracker - 10 questions - 3 mins
Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker" is a perennial holiday favorite. What do you know about this ballet?
Average, 10 Qns, stetienne, Nov 16 21
Average
stetienne
Nov 16 21
593 plays
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  The Ultimate Ballet Quiz! - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, 10 Qns, JuliaJam, Jun 30 20
Average
JuliaJam
Jun 30 20
1425 plays
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  Ballet - General - 10 questions - 4 mins
All about ballet, a wide range of questions about dancers, companies, ballets and choreographers.
Tough, 10 Qns, marinersman, Aug 24 07
Tough
marinersman
957 plays
16.
  Ballet Basics - 10 questions - 4 mins
A pretty basic quiz for people with ballet experience. A knowledge of French ballet terms and positions helps a lot! :) Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, Libbigail, Aug 04 20
Average
Libbigail
Aug 04 20
4132 plays
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  The History of Ballet - 10 questions - 4 mins
Whether you're a dancer or just an admirer, take this quiz to test your knowledge of the history of ballet!
Difficult, 10 Qns, breakthesky, Feb 23 12
Difficult
breakthesky
290 plays
18.
  The Nutcracker - 10 questions - 4 mins
An indispensable Christmas classic, and a show children might like and remember from their compulsory theatre visits.
Tough, 10 Qns, aliax, Jun 25 19
Tough
aliax
Jun 25 19
285 plays
19.
  "La Bayadere" Ballet - 10 questions - 3 mins
"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, 10 Qns, Nandiell, Jan 28 09
Average
Nandiell
360 plays
20.
  Simple French Terms in Ballet - 10 questions - 3 mins
I'll name a French term used in ballet, you choose what it means. Have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, collies_4_me, Jan 24 15
Average
collies_4_me
1436 plays
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  Russian Ballets - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, 10 Qns, Sultana, Jan 06 12
Difficult
Sultana
580 plays
22.
  So You Think You Know the Ballets? - 10 questions - 4 mins
Whether you are a principal soloist performing as Giselle or simply a lover of the classic ballets, test your knowledge! Good luck!
Tough, 10 Qns, cada6875, Jul 26 11
Tough
cada6875
367 plays
23.
  Ballet Terms: Literal Translations - 10 questions - 3 mins
Just a quiz on basic steps in ballet. The answer is the literal translation from French to English.
Average, 10 Qns, jjdancer, Sep 07 12
Average
jjdancer
333 plays
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  Arabesque en Pointe - 10 questions - 3 mins
This quiz is all about ballet! If you are in ballet it should be easy. Hope you enjoy it!
Average, 10 Qns, Ash_the_great, Dec 23 20
Average
Ash_the_great
Dec 23 20
1348 plays
25.
  Identify The Ballet From Its Characters - 10 questions - 5 mins
A little something for balletomanes. Given a few of its characters, just name the ballet.
Tough, 10 Qns, SuperRo, May 19 08
Tough
SuperRo
1609 plays
26.
  History of 'Swan Lake' - 10 questions - 4 mins
'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, 10 Qns, LAW1998, Nov 06 16
Average
LAW1998
Nov 06 16
288 plays
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  Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker - 10 questions - 4 mins
One of the more famous works of the great Russian composer.
Average, 10 Qns, bboysmom21, Nov 16 21
Average
bboysmom21
Nov 16 21
253 plays
28.
  Ballet in the Nineteenth Century - 15 questions - 8 mins
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, 15 Qns, snm, Feb 05 11
Difficult
snm
522 plays
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  Famous Ballet Solos and Pas de Deux - 10 questions - 6 mins
This quiz is about the steps and music in some famous solos. I'm going with basically Petipa choreography.
Difficult, 10 Qns, sultana, Apr 03 20
Difficult
sultana
Apr 03 20
763 plays
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  Professor Cheergal's Italian Ballet 101 - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, 10 Qns, cheergal993, May 30 09
Tough
cheergal993
318 plays
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  Eighteenth Century Dance - 10 questions - 5 mins
There were already quizzes on 16th, 17th and 19th century dance, so I decided to fill in the gap. Good luck!
Tough, 10 Qns, snm, Apr 26 10
Tough
snm
402 plays
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