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TEST I.

MULTIPLE CHOICE
INSTRUCTION: Read each questions very carefully. Choose the best answer from the given choices and write the letter on
the space provided. One (1) point each.

01. The following are the individual celebrations integrated to the ethnic’s ritual dances, except one;
A) Demise B) Defense C) Livelihood D) None of the above
02. Out in Bukidnon there are the hinaklaran (offering) festival and the ritual of the three datu which goes on
for some _____hours to assure the blessings of the spirits, a good harvest or good fortune.
A) five B) Six C) seven D) twelve
03. The following are the characteristics of a Baylan among the Tagbanua of Palawan according to Robert Fox,
except one;
A) Speaks in a mysterious language “intelligible” to the gods.
B) Are of ginuu (noble) standing.
C) Have a deep understanding of how the society works and of psychological problems of individuals.
D) None of the above
04. When life is threatened by illness, the Tinguian celebrate the _______________.
A) Bawi-bawi B) Anituan C) Dawak D) None of the above
05. An expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including modern, jazz, lyrical and
classical ballet.
A) Ballroom Dance B) Contemporary Dance C) Traditional Dance D) Modern Dance
06. A traditional dance found among the ethno linguistic groups scattered all over the Philippine islands, who
have not been substantially Westernized, either by Spain or the United States.
A) Folk Dances B) Cultural Dances C) Ethnic Dances D) Traditional Dances
07. Which of the following statements is TRUE about the rites performed by the Shaman during the Ritual
Dance?
A) The shaman speaks in a mysterious language “intelligible” to the gods, offers the sacrifices, and dances in
a trance.
B) It is not unusual that they cannot dance except in the pagdiwata ceremonies, done during the
bilug (full moon).
C) Both A and B
D) None of the above
08. A popular Afro-Cuban dance that is often danced at ballroom dance events as well as Latin clubs.
A) Waltz B) Tango C) Samba D) Chacha
09. The ethnic tribe in the mountains of Abra who performs for a ritual dance to demonstrate thier worship to
the anito and their great god Kabunian to ask for rain or pray for everyone’s well-being.
A) Tinguian B) Bagobo C) Tagbanua D) Isneg
10. Which of the following rituals DOES NOT reflect in to Bukidnon’s Hinaklaran Festival?
A) The ritual can go on for some twelve hours to assure the blessings of the spirits, a good harvest or good
fortune.
B) The women dance the well-known dugso while a baylan ceremoniously chants her own invocation.
C) The rite of the three Kaamulan datu (chieftain) enacts a regional unity where the datu offer chicken of
various colors, pouring their blood beside offertory water and coins.
D) None of the above
11. The _______________ of the northeast Cordillera are as colorful in their clothes and feasts, as they are
fierce in their headhunts.
A) Tagbanua B) Isneg C) Tinguian D) Bagobo
12. Which of the following statements BEST describes the practice of Pagdiwata ritual dance of Palawan?
A) Male participants may pray the diam or dimdimi, and make a pig cry for the gods to hear while the
women dance around and sing the salidumay to ask for rain or pray for everyone’s well-being.
B) The Baylan flick a red cloth or scarf to help effect an appeal to the gods and give vigor to their patients.
C) Lighting a cigarette may symbolize “the fire of the super naturals” while floating a turtle on the wine may
mean the visit of a sailor spirit who fights epidemics.
D) None of the above

13. A ballroom dance originated in Buenos Aires, characterized by marked rhythms and postures and abrupt
pauses.
A) Waltz B) Tango C) Samba D) Chacha
14. The pioneer of contemporary dance.
A) Isadora Duncan B) Martha Graham C) Merce Cunningham D) All of the above
15. A dance in triple time performed by a couple who as a pair turn rhythmically around and around as they
progress around the dance floor.
A) Waltz B) Tango C) Samba D) Chacha
16. The following are the basics in mastering the Tango, except one;
A) Listen to the music. The essence of tango is something you feel, not something you do.
B) Start with the embrace. This is numero uno when it comes to the tango.
C) Do the basic step called the Left Box.
D) All of the above
17. Which of the following definition DOES NOT describe the Contemporary Dance?
A) Is a popular form of dance which developed during the middle portion of the twentieth century and has
since grown to become one of the dominating performance genres for formally trained dancers
throughout the world.
B) Is a specific style of dance that is free form and stems from the core, or torso, of the body and uses
elements like contact-release, floor work, fall and recovery, and improvisation.
C) Draws on both classical ballet and modern dance, whereas postmodern dance was a direct and opposite
response to modern dance.
D) None of the above
18. The following genres are Contemporary Dance’s style of expressive dance, except one;
A) Ballad B) Lyrical C) Ballet D) Hip-hop
19. The following are Merce Cunningham’s key ideas of Contemporary Dance, except;
A) Unpredictable changes in rhythm, speed, and direction
B) Creative freedom
C) Independence between dance and music
D) Dance to be danced, and should be analyzed
20. The US dancer who break away from ballet and developed her own, and more natural style of dance.
A) Isadora Duncan B) Martha Graham C) Merce Cunningham D) None of the above
21. The type of dance which originated in the U.S. and German in opposition to the rigid form of classical ballet.
A) Ballroom Dance B) Contemporary Dance C) Traditional Dance D) Modern Dance
22. The following are the techniques on how to expand your skills in doing Contemporary Dance, except one;
A) Study ballet to help you get better at dance techniques.
B) Begin choreographing dance pieces yourself.
C) Feel your partner's weight.
D) None of the above
23. The following are the steps to add flare in doing the Tango, except one;
A) Try progressive rocks.
B) Use more complicated steps.
C) Add swivels and turns.
D) Know that there's beauty in simple.
24. Which of the following statements DOES NOT define Cha-cha?
A) Cha-cha is generally done as a partnership dance, which means the "leader", traditionally - always
necessarily - the man.
B) The music is written in 4/4 time and around 30 measures per minute (120 beats per minute) with a
medium-to-fast, syncopated feel.
C) A dance that is often danced at ballroom dance events as well as Latin clubs.
D) None of the above
25. A traditional Filipino folk dance which steps are inspired to the way a duck walks, as well as the way it
splashes water on its back to attract a mate.
A) Tinikling B) Maglalatik C) Sayaw sa Bangko D) Itik-itik
26. A traditional Filipino folk dance which considered by many to be the Philippines' national dance.
A) Tinikling B) Maglalatik C) Sayaw sa Bangko D) Itik-itik
27. The type of Filipino folk Dance which requires the Dancers the need of a good balance as they go through a
series of movements that include some impressive acrobatics.
A) Pandanggo sa Ilaw B) Pandanggo Oasiwas C) Sayaw sa Bangko D) Maglalatik
28. A Filipino Folk Dance which is similar to a Spanish Fandango, but is performed while balancing three oil
lamps - one on the head, and one in each hand.
A) Pandanggo sa Ilaw B) Pandanggo Oasiwas C) Sayaw sa Bangko D) Maglalatik
29. A Filipino Folk Dance which performed by fishermen to celebrate a good catch.
A) Pandanggo sa Ilaw B) Pandanggo Oasiwas C) La Jota Moncadeña D) Habanera Botolena
30. A dance made for flirting.
A) Cariñosa B) Kuratsa C) La Jota Moncadeña D) Habanera Botolena
31. A Filipino Folk Dance that combines Filipino and Spanish steps, and is a popular dance at weddings. It is also
considered a courting dance in some situations.
A) Cariñosa B) Kuratsa C) La Jota Moncadeña D) Habanera Botolena

TEST II: CHRONOLOGY: Rearrange the following steps in chronological order by numbering them from 1 to the last
number of the steps.
How to dance the Waltz: Standing Correctly

32. Stand with backs straight, upright, and knees loose.


33. Place elbows at shoulder’s height.
34. Lead places their right hand to cup follows’ shoulder blade.
35. Lead clasps follows’ right hand in their left. Hold at shoulder’s height.
36. Follow places their left hand with fingertips at lead’s shoulder seam.
How to dance the Waltz: Simple Steps: Lead
37. Step back with your right foot.
38. Step together again. Bring your right foot to your left foot, such that both feet are together again. You
have returned to the starting position and can begin again.
39. Start with left and right feet together.
40. Step diagonally with your left foot. This should again place your feet roughly a shoulder’s-width apart.
41. Step forward with your left foot.
42. Step diagonally with your right foot. This should place your feet roughly a shoulder’s-width apart.
43. Step together. Bring your left foot to your right foot, such that both feet are together again.
How to dance the Waltz: Simple Steps: Follow
44. Step forward with your left foot.
45. Step together again. Bring your left foot to your right foot, such that both feet are together again. You
have returned to the starting position and can begin again.
46. Start with left and right feet together.
47. Step diagonally with your right foot. This should again place your feet roughly a shoulder’s-width apart.
48. Step backward with your right foot.
49. Step diagonally with your left foot. This should place your feet roughly a shoulder’s-width apart.
50. Step together. Bring your right foot to your left foot, such that both feet are together again.