What Do You Know About Ballet?

Are you an avid attendant of the ballet? Do you dance? Take this quiz to test your knowledge of the most elegant dance form.
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Cecchetti is the ___________ school of ballet.
Italian
American
British
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RAD is the ___________ school of ballet.
Italian
Russian
British
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Vaganova is the ___________ school of ballet.
Italian
Russian
American
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Who is considered to be the founder of American ballet?
George Balanchine
Gary Smith
Guy Princethorne
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How many positions of the feet are there?
4
5
6
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"Plie" means to...
Bend
Plank
Push
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The highest title for a dancer who performs with a company is...
Principal
Queen or King
Jete
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An allegro is
a slow movement
a formal bow
a brisk movement
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Which of these is not a ballet?
Alice In Wonderland
Cinderella
Jane Eyre
Don Quixote
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Ballerinas are discouraged from exercise with the exception of
Running
Weight lifting
Swimming
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Which step is named after a cat?
Coupe
Pas de chat
Echappe saute
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"Port de bras" means carriage of the...
Feet
Legs
Arms
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You don't know much about ballet - but it can be overwhelming. Take a look at the greats and admire their skill.

C+, New To Ballet

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You know the basics of ballet and appreciate its difficult and elegant qualities. You know the main movements and the main ballets. Good for you!

B+, Respect For Ballet

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You're a pro when it comes to this art. You know your dancers and choreographers, and the movements too. You love the Nutcracker but know that a good performance can happen any time of year.

A+, Pointe Pro

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1
Cecchetti is the ___________ school of ballet.
Italian
American
British
2
RAD is the ___________ school of ballet.
Italian
Russian
British
3
Vaganova is the ___________ school of ballet.
Italian
Russian
American
4
Who is considered to be the founder of American ballet?
George Balanchine
Gary Smith
Guy Princethorne
5
How many positions of the feet are there?
4
5
6
6
"Plie" means to...
Bend
Plank
Push
7
The highest title for a dancer who performs with a company is...
Principal
Queen or King
Jete
8
An allegro is
a slow movement
a formal bow
a brisk movement
9
Which of these is not a ballet?
Alice In Wonderland
Cinderella
Jane Eyre
Don Quixote
10
Ballerinas are discouraged from exercise with the exception of
Running
Weight lifting
Swimming
11
Which step is named after a cat?
Coupe
Pas de chat
Echappe saute
12
"Port de bras" means carriage of the...
Feet
Legs
Arms