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quiz 1572 – ballet (QA)

1 In which city was The Midsummer Marriage first performed (in ballet)? Paris, Madrid, London, Moscow London
2 In what decade was the first black classical ballet company founded? 1950s, 1960s, 1940s, 1970s 1960s
3 What is the translation of the work “La Fille Mal Gardee” (in ballet)? The Girl in the Garden, The Unwanted Girl, The Unkempt Girl, The Unchaperoned Girl The Unchaperoned Girl
4 What is the subtitle of the ballet Sylvia? Le personne de Diane, L’homme de Diane, La femme de Diane, La nymphe de Diane La nymphe de Diane
5 Which ballet term means a jump done from two feet to one foot? Sous sous, Sous chat, Soubresaut, Sissonne Sissonne
6 “Tombe” refers to the act of what? Moving, Falling, Jumping, Gliding Falling
7 Afrasiyab Badalbeyli pioneered ballet in which country? Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Iran, Azerbaijan Azerbaijan
8 Complete the title of this ballet: The Spectre of the… Night, Rose, Lily, Lady Rose
9 Who was appointed Prima Ballerina Assoluta of the Royal Ballet by Elizabeth II? Margot Fonteyn, Anna Pavlova, Darcy Bussell, Emma Livry Margot Fonteyn
10 Who composed the music and lyrics for the stage musical of Billy Elliot? Andrew Lloyd Webber, Julian Lloyd Webber, Elton John, Tim Rice Elton John
11 How many acts are there in La Bayadere (in ballet)? Five, Four, Six, Three Four
12 And how many tableaux in the same ballet? Five, Six, Seven, Eight Seven
13 Which ballet was the first work ever staged by Marius Petipa in Russia? Giselle, Paquita, Coppelia, The Pharaoh’s Daughter Paquita
14 In which city would you find the Mariinsky Theatre? Saint Petersburg, Baku, Moscow, Irkutsk Saint Petersburg
15 Dai Ailian was an important figure in which country’s ballet? Russia, China, Japan, South Korea China
16 What is the name of Don Quixote’s squire, who appears in the ballet and the source text? Dulcinea, Sandro Pietro, Sergeant Pepper, Sancho Panza Sancho Panza
17 The ballet Don Quixote opens at a what in Barcelona? Marketplace, Kitchen, Stadium, Library Marketplace
18 In what decade was Anna Pavlova born? 1890s, 1900s, 1910s, 1880s 1880s
19 In what decade was Rudolf Nureyev born? 1940s, 1920s, 1910s, 1930s 1930s
20 Mikhail Baryshnikov starred in the last series of which TV programme? Grey’s Anatomy, Sex and the City, Friends, The Simpsons Sex and the City