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Strictly Dances Quiz

Trip the “Light Fantastic” with some ballroom and early 20th century dances. 10 Questions.

 
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Which dance is missing from this film title? “Last _____ In Paris”

  • Jive
  • Tango
  • Samba
  • Waltz

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Which dance, developed in the 1920s, reached its height of popularity in the 1930s and is characterized by long, continuous flowing movements across the dance floor to a 4/4 rhythm?

  • Cha-Cha-Cha
  • Jive
  • Rock 'n Roll
  • Foxtrot

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Which slow dance, in closed position, can be traced back to the 16th century and was referred to in a song by Engelbert Humperdinck in 1967?

  • Waltz
  • Quickstep
  • Jive
  • Charleston

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Which dance originated in Bahia, Brazil, and has become an icon of Brazilian national identity?

  • Salsa
  • Lambada
  • Samba
  • The Twist

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Which Afro-Cuban dance is the slowest of the five competitive International Latin dances?

  • Paso Doble
  • Cha-Cha-Cha
  • Jive
  • Rumba

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Which dance was named after a harbour city in South Carolina. and popularized in mainstream dance music by a 1923 tune by composer/pianist James P. Johnson in the Broadway show “Runnin' Wild”?

  • Savannah
  • Charleston
  • Wilmington
  • Charlotte

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Which Brazilian dance became internationally popular in the 1980s, primarily for it’s erotic inference?

  • Paso Doble
  • Samba
  • Lambada
  • Waltz

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Which “Cuban Son” / “Afro-Cuban” dance is normally a partner dance, but can also be performed as a line dance?

  • Salsa
  • Tango
  • Cha-Cha-Cha
  • Foxtrot

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Which dance was a hit for Chubby Checker in 1960 and “Again” in 1961?

  • Jive
  • Twist
  • Roch 'n Roll
  • Hucklebuck

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Which fast dance originated in the 1920s, combining a slow Foxtrot with the Charleston, and was one of the precursors to what today is called “swing dancing”?

  • Foxtrot
  • Waltz
  • Smooch
  • Quickstep

 

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