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