Chinese Dance: History, Music & Costumes - Quiz & Worksheet


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Which of the following statements best defines Chinese dance?

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1. Chinese dance is believed to have originated as _____.

2. _____ was one of the causes for the decay in Chinese dance after the Tang dynasty.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet will test you on the performance art of Chinese dance. For the quiz, you'll be responsible for answering questions on important points of interest such as a definition of Chinese dance and the way it originated.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See what you know about these topics on Chinese dance:

  • Cause for its decay after the Tang dynasty
  • Musical instrument used in this style of dancing
  • Elements of its costumes

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can accurately define Chinese dance
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the origins of Chinese dance
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about some of the elements of Chinese dance costumes and one of the causes for the decay of Chinese dance after the Tang dynasty

Additional Learning

If you want, you can keep learning about this style of dance with the lesson named Chinese Dance: History, Music & Costumes. You'll be covering these areas in particular:

  • Purposes for dance in Chinese culture
  • The Long Sleeve dance
  • Dance during the Tang dynasty (7th - 10th century)
  • Western dances in China