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Dance around the World

written by: DieZel
 
Music and dancing have been a major part of people's lives since prehistoric times. Here is an easy and amusing way to learn something more about modern dances.

Question 1:


Tango is a complicated dance with even more complicated origins. Angel Villoldo was the first to ever record a Tango. This is the home of Tango (and Angel Villoldo ).
France
Spain
England
Argentina

Question 2:


One of the most popular Latin American dances is cha-cha-cha. It became popular in the United States in the 1950s and its music was derived from the music of this dance.
Merengue
Foxtrot
Polka
Mambo

Question 3:


The home country of Salsa is Brazil.
False
True

Question 4:


One of the best (some say he was the best ever) tango dancers was Josе Ovidio Bianquet. His story is as mysterious as tango itself and his nickname is one of the most legendary in the history of this great dance. What is it?
Sin rumbo
El Tarila
El Vasco
El Cachafaz

Question 5:


The word "samba" is probably derived from the Angolan "semba", meaning "a religious rhythm". The dance and its music were born in the black ghettos of this city. The biggest samba carnival is also held in this city.
Rio de Janeiro
Brasilia
San Juan
Havana

Question 6:


Merengue was born in Portugal in the 16th century as part of an important ritual.
False
True

Question 7:


Probably the most famous and influential ballroom dance is Waltz. Its closed position became an example for many other dances and made it very fashionable. Waltz first became popular in this city and then spread all over the world.
Vienna
London
Toledo
Paris

Question 8:


One of the symbols of the Spanish culture is the Flamenco ("Flamenco" originally meant "Flemish" in Spanish). At first Flamenco consisted only of unaccompanied singing, but later came the other essential ingredients, such as the dance and the guitar. What is the name of the flamenco guitar?
Cajon
Palmas
Toque
Baile

Question 9:


Quadrille was born as part of military parades in the 17th century and was performed by 4 horsemen and their horses.
True
False

Question 10:


This is a Polish folk dance which became quite popular at ballrooms. It is in triple time and its tempo is usually moderate. It has spread all over the world in countries such as the United States, Russia and France.
Polska
Mazurka
Cumbia
Polka

 


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