What’s your Swing Dance I.Q. ?
Test your history and Lindy Hop Knowledge here. Are you Advanced, Intermediate, Beginner or Total Newbie?
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Which Dance Group was Frankie Manning NOT in?
Whitey’s Lindy Hoppers
Rhythm Hot Shots
The Ballroom Most Associated with Lindy Hop is?
The Hollywood Palladium
The Savoy Ballroom
Arthur Murray Studio
The first official air-steps were created by?
The Shadow Charleston is sometimes called?
Which move is considered the Signature and often times Basic Lindy?
Which movie does NOT have Dean Collins in it?
The Power’s Girl
Which one of these songbirds did NOT sing with Glenn Miller?
Anita ‘O Day
Lindy Hop is MOST closely related to:
Neo-Swing refers to?
Classical music updated in the 1940s to Lindy Hop to
A Fusion music of the 1950s Be Bop and Jazz to Lindy hop to
A 1980s resurgent music which combined Big Band, Jump Blues and Rock n Roll
Electronic Hot Jazz produced in early 2000 that you can swing dance to
Who is considered the Queen of Swing?
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31-55 points: You’re a BEGINNER. Way to Go! You’ve taken the plunge, taken a few lessons and heard some Lindy lore. Now, take some more lessons and practice, practice, practice!
56-80 points: Whew! You didn’t give up and made it to be an INTERMEDIATE dancer. You might have even entered some contests and won a few! You also know something about the culture, but don’t get too big an ego, keep learning and be kind to the newbies!
81-100 points: You’re and ADVANCED Dancer. Cream of the crop, you’ve been doing it for years, you probably teach or have stepped in to assist teaching. You’ve got the skills and the knowledge. Go out there and share your LINDY LOVE!
Was it too hard? Too easy? What would you have asked?
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