Dance questions This is a list of recently added questions about dance. Play dance quiz and see all the questions. Where is the fandango dance from?Spain. Fandango is a lively couples dance from Spain, usually in triple metre, traditionally accompanied by guitars, castanets, or hand-clapping. The meter of fandango is similar to that of the bolero and seguidilla.Created by: Ninjaihard 52% MexicoMexico19SpainSpain82PortugalPortugal46FranceFrance10music riddles » Which dance performs a dancer from a photo?Samba is a lively, rhythmical dance of Afro-Brazilian origin, For years it became the major type of dance for the North east of Brazil during the holiday months. The dance is completely choreographed and the movements tend to mimic the lyrics. Created by: Tschukavery easy 88% meringuemeringue39salsasalsa109polonaisepolonaise4sambasamba1132carnival riddles » What Latin-American dance is performed by dancers in the picture?Samba. The ballroom samba has its origins in Samba of Brazil at the beginning of the 20th century. Most steps are danced with a slight downward bouncing or dropping action. This action is created through the bending and straightening of the knees, with bending occurring on the beats of 1 and 2, and the straightening occurring between. Created by: Tschukahard 43% RumbaRumba181Cha-chaCha-cha93JiveJive133SambaSamba319 What Latin-American dance is performed by dancers in the picture?Jive. The jive is a lively and uninhibited variation of the Jitterbug, a form of Swing dance. Glenn Miller introduced his own jive dance in 1938 with the song "Doin' the Jive" which never caught on. The jive is one of the five International Latin dances. In competition it is danced at a speed of 176 beats per minute, Created by: Tschukavery hard 31% JiveJive111RumbaRumba83Cha-chaCha-cha101SambaSamba62 Which of the following dances is the slowest?Rumba. The Rumba is the slowest of the five competitive International Latin dances. The Paso doble, the Samba, the Cha-cha-cha and the Jive are the others. This ballroom Rumba was also danced in Cuba to a rhythm they call the bolero-son. The international style was derived from studies of dance in Cuba in the pre-revolutionary period.Created by: Tschukavery hard 22% MerengueMerengue156SalsaSalsa24RumbaRumba67JiveJive48 Which standard dance on the ballroom dance tournaments is performed first ?Waltz. At the ballroom dance tournaments, the order of dances is always the same. Standard dances are performed in the order: English waltz, tango, Viennese waltz, foxtrot, quickstep.Created by: Tschukahard 49% WaltzWaltz261Viennese waltzViennese waltz208TangoTango39FoxtrotFoxtrot18 Where did samba originate?Brazil. Samba was founded in the early 20th century in Brazil and it is important part of Brazilian culture. The roots of dance go back to Africa - music and beliefs of people from western part of the continent.Created by: Oskar Gryzeasy 70% SpainSpain158ArgentinaArgentina387BrazilBrazil2277CubaCuba392 What dance is that?Maculelê is a dance from Africa developed in Brazil. When the leader gives the signal to begin playing Maculelê, two people enter the circle, and to the rhythm of the atabaque, they begin striking their own and each other's sticks together. On the first three beats, they strike their own sticks together, making expressive and athletic dance movements, and on each fourth beat, they strike each other's respective right-hand stick together. In some capoeira schools, students perform maculelê using a pair of machetes!Created by: Merginsaverage 63% MaculelêMaculelê2073HulaHula882KrakowiakKrakowiak73ReggaetonReggaeton237Brazil riddles » What is the origin of the dance name "Foxtrot"?It originates from the actor's Harry Fox last name. Harry Fox has indeed introduced trotting steps to this dance never before seen in ballet. In assumption, foxtrot was supposed to be a simple, smooth and relaxation giving dance. In its way of evolution it has become very technical and is called today "the world's hardest stroll".Created by: Rafałvery hard 28% it resembled a fox's attack because the tempo of steps based on syncopated counting slow-slow-fast-fit resembled a fox's attack because the tempo of steps based on syncopated counting slow-slow-fast-f2170it was one of the smoothier dances and it resembled a sneaking fox it was one of the smoothier dances and it resembled a sneaking fox 1444it originates from the actor's Harry Fox last nameit originates from the actor's Harry Fox last name1724it introduced trotting stepsit introduced trotting steps689etymology riddles » Where is this dance from?Thailand. Dance is the main dramatic art form of Thailand. For centuries, the elegant Thai dance drama was supported by regal patronage.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 55% JapanJapan1202IndiaIndia2210ThailandThailand5047AndalusiaAndalusia663Southeast Asia riddles » Play dance quiz and see all the questions.