1 Which ballet started a riot when it premiered in Paris in 1913? The Nutcracker, Giselle, Swan Lake, The Rite of Spring The Rite of Spring
2 In the 2010 film Black Swan, based on Swan Lake, who played the Swan Queen? Keira Knightley, Mila Kunis, Natalie Portman, Zooey Deschanel Natalie Portman
3 Who directed the film Black Swan (in ballet)? Martin Scorsese, Darren Aronofsky, Wes Anderson, Stephen Frears Darren Aronofsky
4 What is the approximate translation of ?demi-plie? (in ballet)? Half-bend, Half-foot, Half-move, Half-dance Half-bend
5 What is the approximate translation of ?grand battement? (in ballet)? Big theatre, Big dance, Big feet, Big beat Big beat
6 Jules-Henri Vernoy de Saint Georges and who else wrote the libretto for Giselle (in ballet)? Igor Stravinsky, Theophile Gautier, Paul Dukas, Victor Hugo Theophile Gautier
7 Giselle took its inspiration from a prose passage by whom (in ballet)? Heinrich Heine, Hermann Hesse, Pyotr Tchaikovsky, Jules Verne Heinrich Heine
8 Who was the first to dance the role of Giselle (in ballet)? Rudolf Nureyev, Anna Pavlova, Svetlana Adyrkhaeva, Carlotta Grisi Carlotta Grisi
9 In the ballet, who is Giselle? A cook, A mother, A librarian, A peasant girl A peasant girl
10 In Giselle, what does she originally die of (in ballet)? Falling, A broken heart, Poisoning, Drowning A broken heart
11 In which year was Giselle first performed (in ballet)? 1844, 1843, 1841, 1842 1841
12 Frederic Franklin’s 1988 restaging of Giselle set the play in which US state in the 1840s (in ballet)? Louisiana, Florida, Alabama, Georgia Louisiana
13 Theophile Gautier was inspired to write Giselle after reading a poem by whom (in ballet)? Victor Hugo, Jules Verne, Lord Byron, Emily Dickinson Victor Hugo
14 Giselle features the character Duke Albrecht of… (in ballet)? Silesia, Moldova, Bohemia, Moravia Silesia
15 What is the name of Giselle’s mother (in ballet)? Myrtha, Berthe, Odette, Moyne Berthe
16 In Giselle, what is Hilarion (in ballet)? A dancer, A gamekeeper, A teacher, A cook A gamekeeper
17 In Giselle, Bathilde is the daughter of the Duke of… (in ballet)? Moravia, Bohemia, Rhineland, Courland Courland
18 In which decade was the Mariinsky Ballet founded? 1750s, 1770s, 1760s, 1740s 1740s
19 Who became the first ballerina to tour the world? Svetlana Adyrkhaeva, Rudolf Nureyev, Carlotta Grisi, Anna Pavlova Anna Pavlova
20 From what did Anna Pavlova die? Heart attack, Pleurisy, AIDS, Cancer Pleurisy