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Square dance: Quiz

  
  
  
  

Question 1: Traditional square dance is danced to traditional "country dance" music: Irish jigs and reels for the most part, as well as folk music from Quebec (Canada), ________, Scotland, and other countries.
WalesEnglandUnited KingdomBritish people

Question 2: Some of these traditional dances include ________, English Country Dance, Caledonians and the quadrille.
OxfordshireEnglandMorris danceLondon

Question 3: (Many traditional square dance calls are similar or identical to contra dance calls, which are described at ________).
DosadoContra dance choreographyCaller (dancing)Promenade (dance move)

Question 4: ________, which is also called "Western square dance", "contemporary Western square dance", or "modern American square dance".
DosadoCaller (dancing)Modern Western square danceGay square dance

Question 5: The music is almost always performed live by a traditional dance music band, and played on acoustic instruments, such as the fiddle, ________, guitar and double bass.
Country musicBluegrass musicOld-time musicBanjo

Question 6: Traditional square dance is frequently presented in alternation with ________ or with some form of freestyle couple dancing.
New EnglandUnited StatesOld-time musicContra dance

Question 7: Modern Western square dancing is danced to a variety of music types, everything from pop to traditional country to Broadway musical to contemporary ________—even rock and techno.
BluesJazzAmerican folk musicCountry music

Question 8: The ________ and Appalachian styles have been particularly well documented; both have survived to the present time.
Midwestern United StatesNew EnglandSouthern United StatesNortheastern United States

Question 9: The dance was first described in 17th century ________ but was also quite common in France and throughout Europe and bears a marked similarity to Scottish Country Dancing.
EnglandWalesScotlandUnited Kingdom

Question 10: "________" is one form of dance music played at traditional square dances.
BanjoBluegrass musicOld-time musicCountry music
















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