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Question 1: North American "Slovenian-style polka" is fast and features piano ________, chromatic accordion, and/or diatonic button box accordion; it is associated with Cleveland.
AccordionAccordion music genresBayan (accordion)Concertina

Question 2: Polka Varieties was an hour-long television program of polka music originating from ________.
ClevelandColumbus, OhioGreater ClevelandAkron, Ohio

Question 3: ________ has also been parodied several times by "Weird Al" Yankovic in the style of polka.
Song structure (popular music)Popular musicMusical formThirty-two-bar form

Question 4: Polka in the United States of America is promoted by the International Polka Association based in ________, which works to preserve the cultural heritage of polka music and to honor its musicians through the Polka Hall of Fame.
Burr Ridge, IllinoisBlue Island, IllinoisChicagoElmhurst, Illinois

Question 5: In ________, another dance-music composer Emile Waldteufel also wrote many polkas in addition to his chief profession of penning waltzes.
United KingdomItalyFranceCanada

Question 6: The polka is also one of the most popular traditional folk dances in ________, particularly in Sliabh Luachra, a district that spans the borders of counties Kerry, Cork and Limerick.
Northern IrelandWalesIrish peopleIreland

Question 7: Doctor N. Gin has a polka theme in ________; it is presumed that N.
Crash of the TitansCrash Tag Team RacingCrash Nitro KartCrash: Mind over Mutant

Question 8: "Conjunto-style" polkas have roots in northern ________ and Texas, and are also called "Norteño".
PhilippinesNicaraguaUnited StatesMexico

Question 9: They are played by solo instrumentalists or by bands/ensembles, most frequently with lead instruments such as ________ fiddle, diatonic accordion, hardingfele and nyckelharpa.
ConcertinaAccordionAccordion music genresBayan (accordion)

Question 10: The polka is a lively Central European ________ and also a genre of dance music familiar throughout Europe and the Americas.
African-American danceConcert danceDanceBallet


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