10 most difficult dance riddles A list of ten (out of 17) dance related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Dance quiz 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.very hard 22% MerengueMerengue52%SalsaSalsa8%RumbaRumba22%JiveJive16%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 295 answers in 3 languages » 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".very 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-f36%it 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 23%it originates from the actor's Harry Fox last nameit originates from the actor's Harry Fox last name28%it introduced trotting stepsit introduced trotting steps11%Created by: Rafał. Statistics based on 6027 answers in 2 languages »etymology riddles » 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, very hard 31% JiveJive31%RumbaRumba23%Cha-chaCha-cha28%SambaSamba17%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 357 answers in 3 languages » 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. hard 43% RumbaRumba24%Cha-chaCha-cha12%JiveJive18%SambaSamba43%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 726 answers in 2 languages » In which dance form professional dancers are typically older?Flamenco. In traditional flamenco, young people are not considered to have the emotional maturity to adequately convey the "duende" (soul) of the genre. Therefore unlike other dance forms, where dancers turn professional early to take advantage of youth and strength, many flamenco dancers do not hit their peak until their thirties and will continue to perform into their fifties and beyond.hard 44% tangotango21%flamencoflamenco44%cha-cha-chacha-cha-cha3%waltzwaltz29%Created by: Satish Bernard. Statistics based on 5369 answers in 2 languages » 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.hard 49% WaltzWaltz49%Viennese waltzViennese waltz39%TangoTango7%FoxtrotFoxtrot3%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 526 answers in 2 languages » 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.hard 51% MexicoMexico12%SpainSpain51%PortugalPortugal29%FranceFrance6%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 159 answers in 2 languages »music riddles » Where does the name of the Charleston dance come from?Charleston, South Carolina. The was named by composer James P. Johnson for the harbor city of Charleston. Johnson said he first heard the rhythm from Charleston dockworkers.hard 55% Charleston, South CarolinaCharleston, South Carolina55%Lord Edward CharlestonLord Edward Charleston22%Charles LindberghCharles Lindbergh10%Charleston Building, ChicagoCharleston Building, Chicago12%Created by: stig. Statistics based on 14165 answers in 2 languages »history of the United States 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.hard 55% JapanJapan13%IndiaIndia24%ThailandThailand55%AndalusiaAndalusia7%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 9122 answers in 3 languages »Southeast Asia riddles » Where is cha-cha-cha dance from?Cuba. In 1952, Pierre Zurcher-Margolle, a dance teacher from London known as Monsieur Pierre, visited Cuba to find out how and what Cubans were dancing at the time. He brought cha-cha-cha to England and eventually created what is now known as ballroom cha-cha-cha. Typically it is danced to authentic Cuban music.average 61% CubaCuba61%BrazilBrazil19%SpainSpain14%United StatesUnited States4%Created by: Monica Stiller. Statistics based on 14382 answers in 3 languages »Caribbean riddles » Play dance quiz and see all the questions.