1 In ?La Sylphide?, what is James doing when we first meet him (in ballet)? Eating, Walking, Reading, Sleeping Sleeping
2 What element of the Cinderella story is missing from the ballet version? The prince, The glass slipper, The pumpkin, The carriage The glass slipper
3 In which country did ballet originate? Germany, France, Italy, England Italy
4 Which King Louis popularised ballet in France? Louis XVII, Louis XV, Louis XVI, Louis XIV Louis XIV
5 In what decade was the Paris Opera Ballet founded? 1660s, 1680s, 1620s, 1640s 1660s
6 Which ballerina is credited with being the first to dance en pointe? Maria Taglioni, Anna Pavlova, Fanny Elslerr, Carlotta Grisi Maria Taglioni
7 Who is credited with defining the five positions of the feet (in ballet)? Pierre Beauchamp, Marius Petipa, Pierre Rameau, Paul Dukas Pierre Beauchamp
8 Which ballet marked the start of the Romantic Age? La Bayadere, La Sylphide, Swan Lake, Giselle La Sylphide
9 Which choreographer helped make Saint Petersburg a major ballet capital? Fokine, Balanchine, Petipa, Diaghilev Petipa
10 Who is best known for introducing ballet to the US? Balanchine, Fokine, Tchaikovsky, Petipa Balanchine
11 Which ballet movement means ?Step of the Cat?? Pas de chat, Chasse, Chatter, Le chat Pas de chat
12 In which country was the ballet dancer Carlos Acosta born? Cuba, Haiti, France, Trinidad & Tobago Cuba
13 Which body part do you use in a ?developpe? (in ballet)? Leg, Head, Arm, Chest Leg
14 In which UK city is the Sadler’s Wells Theatre? London, Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow London
15 What, literally, does the term ?echappe? mean (in ballet)? To jump, To escape, To dance, To rise To escape
16 Which ballet includes the characters Odette, Siegfried, and Odile? The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, La Bayadere, Giselle Swan Lake
17 Which ballet contains the characters Lise, Alain and Colas? Pillar of Fire, Giselle, Sleeping Beauty, La Fille Mal Gardee La Fille Mal Gardee
18 Which Russian ballerina gave her name to a dessert? Fanny Elslerr, Carlotta Grisi, Anna Pavlova, Svetlana Adyrkhaeva Anna Pavlova
19 Which ballet has the same name as a Shakespeare love story? Giselle, Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, Romeo and Juliet Romeo and Juliet
20 What is the translation for the term ?pas? (in ballet)? Dance, Work, Step, Waltz Step