1Which ballet started a riot when it premiered in Paris in 1913? The Nutcracker, Giselle, Swan Lake, The Rite of SpringThe Rite of Spring
2In the 2010 film Black Swan, based on Swan Lake, who played the Swan Queen? Keira Knightley, Mila Kunis, Natalie Portman, Zooey DeschanelNatalie Portman
3Who directed the film Black Swan (in ballet)? Martin Scorsese, Darren Aronofsky, Wes Anderson, Stephen FrearsDarren Aronofsky
4What is the approximate translation of ?demi-plie? (in ballet)? Half-bend, Half-foot, Half-move, Half-danceHalf-bend
5What is the approximate translation of ?grand battement? (in ballet)? Big theatre, Big dance, Big feet, Big beatBig beat
6Jules-Henri Vernoy de Saint Georges and who else wrote the libretto for Giselle (in ballet)? Igor Stravinsky, Theophile Gautier, Paul Dukas, Victor HugoTheophile Gautier
7Giselle took its inspiration from a prose passage by whom (in ballet)? Heinrich Heine, Hermann Hesse, Pyotr Tchaikovsky, Jules VerneHeinrich Heine
8Who was the first to dance the role of Giselle (in ballet)? Rudolf Nureyev, Anna Pavlova, Svetlana Adyrkhaeva, Carlotta GrisiCarlotta Grisi
9In the ballet, who is Giselle? A cook, A mother, A librarian, A peasant girlA peasant girl
10In Giselle, what does she originally die of (in ballet)? Falling, A broken heart, Poisoning, DrowningA broken heart
11In which year was Giselle first performed (in ballet)? 1844, 1843, 1841, 18421841
12Frederic Franklin’s 1988 restaging of Giselle set the play in which US state in the 1840s (in ballet)? Louisiana, Florida, Alabama, GeorgiaLouisiana
13Theophile Gautier was inspired to write Giselle after reading a poem by whom (in ballet)? Victor Hugo, Jules Verne, Lord Byron, Emily DickinsonVictor Hugo
14Giselle features the character Duke Albrecht of… (in ballet)? Silesia, Moldova, Bohemia, MoraviaSilesia
15What is the name of Giselle’s mother (in ballet)? Myrtha, Berthe, Odette, MoyneBerthe
16In Giselle, what is Hilarion (in ballet)? A dancer, A gamekeeper, A teacher, A cookA gamekeeper
17In Giselle, Bathilde is the daughter of the Duke of… (in ballet)? Moravia, Bohemia, Rhineland, CourlandCourland
18In which decade was the Mariinsky Ballet founded? 1750s, 1770s, 1760s, 1740s1740s
19Who became the first ballerina to tour the world? Svetlana Adyrkhaeva, Rudolf Nureyev, Carlotta Grisi, Anna PavlovaAnna Pavlova
20From what did Anna Pavlova die? Heart attack, Pleurisy, AIDS, CancerPleurisy