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1Which ballet started a riot when it premiered in Paris in 1913? The Nutcracker, Giselle, Swan Lake, The 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 Deschanel
3Who directed the film Black Swan (in ballet)? Martin Scorsese, Darren Aronofsky, Wes Anderson, Stephen Frears
4What is the approximate translation of ?demi-plie? (in ballet)? Half-bend, Half-foot, Half-move, Half-dance
5What is the approximate translation of ?grand battement? (in ballet)? Big theatre, Big dance, Big feet, Big beat
6Jules-Henri Vernoy de Saint Georges and who else wrote the libretto for Giselle (in ballet)? Igor Stravinsky, Theophile Gautier, Paul Dukas, Victor Hugo
7Giselle took its inspiration from a prose passage by whom (in ballet)? Heinrich Heine, Hermann Hesse, Pyotr Tchaikovsky, Jules Verne
8Who was the first to dance the role of Giselle (in ballet)? Rudolf Nureyev, Anna Pavlova, Svetlana Adyrkhaeva, Carlotta Grisi
9In the ballet, who is Giselle? A cook, A mother, A librarian, A peasant girl
10In Giselle, what does she originally die of (in ballet)? Falling, A broken heart, Poisoning, Drowning
11In which year was Giselle first performed (in ballet)? 1844, 1843, 1841, 1842
12Frederic Franklin’s 1988 restaging of Giselle set the play in which US state in the 1840s (in ballet)? Louisiana, Florida, Alabama, Georgia
13Theophile Gautier was inspired to write Giselle after reading a poem by whom (in ballet)? Victor Hugo, Jules Verne, Lord Byron, Emily Dickinson
14Giselle features the character Duke Albrecht of… (in ballet)? Silesia, Moldova, Bohemia, Moravia
15What is the name of Giselle’s mother (in ballet)? Myrtha, Berthe, Odette, Moyne
16In Giselle, what is Hilarion (in ballet)? A dancer, A gamekeeper, A teacher, A cook
17In Giselle, Bathilde is the daughter of the Duke of… (in ballet)? Moravia, Bohemia, Rhineland, Courland
18In which decade was the Mariinsky Ballet founded? 1750s, 1770s, 1760s, 1740s
19Who became the first ballerina to tour the world? Svetlana Adyrkhaeva, Rudolf Nureyev, Carlotta Grisi, Anna Pavlova
20From what did Anna Pavlova die? Heart attack, Pleurisy, AIDS, Cancer