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1In ?La Sylphide?, what is James doing when we first meet him (in ballet)? Eating, Walking, Reading, Sleeping
2What element of the Cinderella story is missing from the ballet version? The prince, The glass slipper, The pumpkin, The carriage
3In which country did ballet originate? Germany, France, Italy, England
4Which King Louis popularised ballet in France? Louis XVII, Louis XV, Louis XVI, Louis XIV
5In what decade was the Paris Opera Ballet founded? 1660s, 1680s, 1620s, 1640s
6Which ballerina is credited with being the first to dance en pointe? Maria Taglioni, Anna Pavlova, Fanny Elslerr, Carlotta Grisi
7Who is credited with defining the five positions of the feet (in ballet)? Pierre Beauchamp, Marius Petipa, Pierre Rameau, Paul Dukas
8Which ballet marked the start of the Romantic Age? La Bayadere, La Sylphide, Swan Lake, Giselle
9Which choreographer helped make Saint Petersburg a major ballet capital? Fokine, Balanchine, Petipa, Diaghilev
10Who is best known for introducing ballet to the US? Balanchine, Fokine, Tchaikovsky, Petipa
11Which ballet movement means ?Step of the Cat?? Pas de chat, Chasse, Chatter, Le chat
12In which country was the ballet dancer Carlos Acosta born? Cuba, Haiti, France, Trinidad & Tobago
13Which body part do you use in a ?developpe? (in ballet)? Leg, Head, Arm, Chest
14In which UK city is the Sadler’s Wells Theatre? London, Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow
15What, literally, does the term ?echappe? mean (in ballet)? To jump, To escape, To dance, To rise
16Which ballet includes the characters Odette, Siegfried, and Odile? The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, La Bayadere, Giselle
17Which ballet contains the characters Lise, Alain and Colas? Pillar of Fire, Giselle, Sleeping Beauty, La Fille Mal Gardee
18Which Russian ballerina gave her name to a dessert? Fanny Elslerr, Carlotta Grisi, Anna Pavlova, Svetlana Adyrkhaeva
19Which ballet has the same name as a Shakespeare love story? Giselle, Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, Romeo and Juliet
20What is the translation for the term ?pas? (in ballet)? Dance, Work, Step, Waltz