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Comprehensive Dance Review (Grade 8)

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Comprehensive Dance Review

Instructions: Fill in or circle the correct answer to each question.

1. 
Any movement that is executed "outwards" such as fouettes or pirouttes is                           
 
2. 
A movement executed "inwards" such as pirouttes and fouettes is called                           
3. 
Which shoulder do you pass when you do a do-sa-do?
  1. Right
  2. Left
 
4. 
The Irish Step dance is considered a cultural dance.
  1. True
  2. False
5. 
To cut. A movement that calls for the foot to be sharply pulled off the floor and placed either in from of back of the ankle.
  1. Coupe
  2. Passe
  3. Tombe
  4. Sous sus
 
6. 
A battement is BEST known as:
  1. an allegro step executed only at 90 degree angles
  2. a kicking movement of the leg
  3. a movement of the leg that "disengages"
  4. round of the leg
7. 
The term "bras" refers to the moving of the:
  1. legs
  2. arms
  3. feet
  4. head
 
8. 
Honor your partner means to:
  1. Shake hands
  2. Salute your partner
  3. Hold hands
  4. Bow to your partner
9. 
You always do an allemande left with your
  1. Partner
  2. Corner
  3. New Partner
  4. Leader
 
10. 
Which direction do you go when you promenade?
  1. Clockwise
  2. Counterclockwise
  3. Vertical
  4. Horizontal
11. 
The partner is always on what side of the man when he is facing the center of the square?
  1. Right
  2. Left
  3. Front
  4. Back
 
12. 
When holding hands in a circle, the man's palms should always face what direction?
  1. Upwards
  2. Sideways
  3. Downwards
  4. Diagonal
13. 
Which couple always starts a new dance with it's back to the music?
  1. Couple one
  2. Couple two
  3. Couple three
  4. Couple four
 
14. 
The art of arranging dance movements for performance.
  1. choreography
  2. jazz
  3. movements
  4. improvisation
15. 
A movement that is known "to chase" in second position across the floor:
  1. Degage
  2. Battement
  3. Chasse
  4. Bourree
 
16. 
Any movement to the side is said to be:
  1. A la deux
  2. A la seconde
  3. A la trois
  4. A la un
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