In almost all cultures, dance plays an important role and is inseparable from religion. It is a form of emotional expression and a medium to express ideas or tell stories.
Choose the option that is closest in meaning to the main word and complete the sentence.
1. Pirouette (pir-oo-et)-
The audience was mesmerized with the ballerina’s final ______
(a) leap in the air (b) spin on one foot (c) bow
2. Aramandalam (ara- mun- duh- lum)-
On the first day of their Bharatnatyam class, the students had to practice the ____ till they got it right.
(a) half sitting position with the knees turned sideways (b) standing position with the feet facing front (c) standing position with the heels joined and toes out
3. Alemana (al-e-ma-na)-
Bob was ready for his partner Tracy to do the ____ ; instead she turned the other side and bumped into two other couples on the dance floor.
(a) back spot turn (b) crossover swivel (c) underarm turn
4. Chassé (sha-sey)-
The ice skating instructor was surprised to see her three year old student gracefully____ over the ice.
(a) hop (b) turn (c) slide
5. Relevé (rel-uh-vey)
The children tried to ____ and laughed as they fell down one by one.
(a) stand on the toes (b) stand on the heels (c) stand on one leg
1 . B , 2 . A , 3 . C , 4 . C , 5 . A
The clues will help you find the answers to complete the word pyramid. Each answer must contain the previous answer. You may arrange the words with a new letter.
Hint: Start from the top
1. The fifteenth letter of the English alphabet
2. Used to connect choices or alternatives
3. A mass of fish eggs
4. Greek God of love
5. To put away for future use
6. Conditions of extreme difficulties or troubles
7. A leather case attached to a belt or strap for carrying a pistol
8. Joyful laughs or chuckles
9. Salts of chloric acid
10. A fast dance, popular in the United States in 1920s
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