Test Your Ballet Knowledge!

Test Your Ballet Knowledge!

Do you know your plié from your pirouette? Take this quiz and find out!

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Who is considered the Father of Classical Ballet?

Who is considered the Father of Classical Ballet?
Mikhail Baryshnikov
George Balanchine
Jean-Baptiste Lully
Pierre Beauchamps
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What is the correct term for a 360-degree turn on one leg?

What is the correct term for a 360-degree turn on one leg?
Glissade
Sauté
Chassé
Pirouette
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What is the basic stance or position in ballet called?

What is the basic stance or position in ballet called?
Attitude
Arabesque
Plié
First Position
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Which ballet tells the story of a young girl who falls in love with a nutcracker that comes to life?

Which ballet tells the story of a young girl who falls in love with a nutcracker that comes to life?
Swan Lake
The Sleeping Beauty
Giselle
The Nutcracker
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What is the term for a stationary, raised balance on the tips of the toes?

What is the term for a stationary, raised balance on the tips of the toes?
Pirouette
Plié
Sauté
Pointe
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Which ballet is set to the music of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky?

Which ballet is set to the music of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky?
Romeo and Juliet
Carmen
Swan Lake
The Firebird
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What is the term for a jump where dancers alternate their feet and appear to be walking in the air?

What is the term for a jump where dancers alternate their feet and appear to be walking in the air?
Pas de deux
Grand jeté
Relevé
Coupé
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Which ballet tells the story of a peasant girl who dies of a broken heart and becomes a ghost?

Which ballet tells the story of a peasant girl who dies of a broken heart and becomes a ghost?
Giselle
Coppélia
La Bayadère
Don Quixote
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What is the term for a fast, whipping turn of the body on one foot with the other leg extended?

What is the term for a fast, whipping turn of the body on one foot with the other leg extended?
Piqué
Échappé
Grand plié
Assemblé
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Which ballet is set during the Renaissance and tells the story of doomed lovers?

Which ballet is set during the Renaissance and tells the story of doomed lovers?
Giselle
Coppélia
Romeo and Juliet
La Sylphide
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What is the term for a step where one foot slides smoothly and silently along the floor?

What is the term for a step where one foot slides smoothly and silently along the floor?
Pas de bourrée
Pirouette
Relevé
Pointe