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1 The 1958 ballet Ondine was intended to showcase which talent? Rudolf Nureyev, Vaslav Nijinsky, Margot Fonteyn, Igor Stravinsky
2 What is the five-letter nickname of Mikhail Baryshnikov (in ballet)? Barys, Misha, Nikov, Mikha
3 The Sergeyev Collection relates to the Imperial Ballet of which Russian city? Moscow, Samara, Kazan, St Petersburg
4 In which US state is the Alexandra Ballet a major company? Missouri, Florida, Utah, New York
5 Which Irish-born dancer is regarded as the ‘Godmother’ of English ballet? Darcy Bussell, Ninette de Valois, Margot Fonteyn, Alicia Markova
6 Dame Margot Fonteyn was chancellor at which UK university from 1981 to 1990? Durham, Warwick, Kingston, Oxford
7 ‘Job: A Masque for Dancing’ was a single-act ballet first performed in which decade? 1950s, 1930s, 1960s, 1940s
8 In which country of the UK is La Sylphide set (in ballet)? Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, England
9 The characters Kitri and Basil feature in which ballet? La Bayadere, Don Quixote, La Sylphide, Romeo and Juliet
10 Which ballet personality once appeared on The Muppet Show? Rudolf Nureyev, Margot Fonteyn, Vaslav Nijinsky, Alicia Markova
11 In which country did Rudolf Nureyev die? Spain, Italy, England, France
12 The first known ballet ‘Le Ballet Comique de la Reine’ has a name that translates how? The Comic Ballet of the King, The Royal Comedy, The Royal Ballet, The Comic Ballet of the Queen
13 Women were not allowed to dance in public until which century (in ballet)? 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th
14 Who wrote the original French fairytale, Cinderella, on which the ballet was based? Jules Verne, Victor Hugo, Carlo Collodi, Charles Perrault
15 The women in Giselle typically dress in which colour (in ballet)? Pink, Red, Black, White
16 Who was the first director of the San Francisco Ballet School? William Forsythe, George Balanchine, Alicia Markova, Adolph Bolm
17 The word ‘bayadere’ is French for an Indian what (in ballet)? Teacher, House, Temple dancer, Writer
18 In La Bayadere, what is the name of the handsome warrior with whom Nikiya is in love (in ballet)? Ricard, Mik, Malay, Solor
19 The Nutcracker features a ‘… King’ with seven heads? Lion, Cat, Tiger, Mouse
20 Aged eight, what was the first ballet seen by future star Anna Pavlova? La Sylphide, The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake