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1 Rudolf Nureyev died in which year? 1993, 1990, 1991, 1992
2 Domenico da Piacenza was one of the first dancing masters. In which century did he live (in ballet)? 16th, 17th, 14th, 15th
3 In 1489 the Duke of Milan ordered a dance entertainment based on which story (in ballet)? Twelve Labours of Heracles, Adam and Eve, Jonah and the Whale, Jason and the Argonauts
4 Catherine de Medici, a figure in early ballet, married which French king? Henry I, Louis XV, Henry II, Louis XVII
5 The Ballet de Polonais featured an hour-long dance for each of the sixteen women, each representing what? A Polish ambassador, A French king, A European country, A French province
6 Who published the early ballet technical manuel, Il Ballarino? Louis XVII, Catherine de Medici, Fabritio Caroso, Balthasar de Beaujoyeulx
7 Who was the personal dance teacher of Louis XIV? Pierre Beauchamp, Philippe Quinault, Balthasar de Beaujoyeulx, Pierre Rameau
8 By what name was Maria Taglioni known (in ballet)? The dancer, Christian dancer, Woman dancer, Jewish dancer
9 How did Fanny Elssler become known (in ballet)? Court dancer, Christian dancer, Pagan dancer, Jewish dancer
10 Which Ukraine city has the country’s oldest ballet theatre? Dnipro, Odessa, Lviv, Kiev
11 What nationality was August Bournonville (in ballet)? French, Danish, English, Swedish
12 Which of these ballets is the oldest? The Pharaoh’s Daughter, Giselle, La Bayadere, Swan Lake
13 The third-best opera house in the world, in which capital is the Teatro Colon? Brasilia, Havana, Lima, Buenos Aires
14 Which ballet centres on the story of its hero Prince Ivan entering the realm of Kashchei the Immortal? The Pharaoh’s Daughter, The Nutcracker, La Bayadere, The Firebird
15 Who choreographed The Rite of Spring? Nijinsky, Nureyev, Tchaikovsky, Beauchamp
16 “Flames of…” Complete the ballet title with the name of a European capital city. Moscow, London, Paris, Prague
17 Which Prokofiev ballet shares its name with a well-known Disney film? Cinderella, Pinocchio, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
18 Complete this ballet title: The … of Bakhchisaray. Lake, Sea, Fountain, River
19 Michel Fokine eventually settled in which city after disagreements with Sergei Diaghilev? New York City, Chicago, Paris, San Francisco
20 Which famous female gives her name to a ballet choreographed by Fokine? Joan of Arc, Mary Magdalene, Marie Antoinette, Cleopatra