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Types of Dances

Everyone loves to dance. From the description given, name these well known dances.
Quiz by buck1017
Last updated: March 10, 2014
First submittedFebruary 5, 2014
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Pirouettes and pliƩs
Michael Jackson's backwards dance
Geometrical American folk dance
Square Dance
Lively Irish folk dance (three letters)
Put your left foot in and shake it all about
Hokey Pokey
Swing dance possibly
named for Charles Lindbergh
Lindy Hop
Trendy Colombian dance fitness
Goofy hand dance enormously
popular in 1995
"Saturday Night Fever"
Jewish circle folk dance
Rose between the teeth
The "forbidden dance"
Inspired by a Chubby Checker hit
The Twist
It's electric...boogie woogie woogie
The Electric Slide
Subject of Toulouse-Lautrec paintings
"Happy Feet" penguin's dance
Gliding dance popularized in
18th century Vienna
Dance to a Village People song
Cuban carnival dance in a line
Italian dance named after
a type of wolf spider
level 65
Mar 9, 2014
FYI, you missed the 'u' in "Toulouse-Lautrec".
level 78
Mar 9, 2014
No breakdancing? No Brazilian dance fighting (capoeira?) Most importantly: no funky chicken?? blasphemy
level 78
Mar 9, 2014
Also no salsa or merengue or that Brazilian dance where a lady slams her butt repeatedly into your face?
I was whistling the lambada to myself taking the quiz but couldn't remember it's name...
level 78
Mar 9, 2014
For "jig" I was thinking of Riverdance.. but that's not three letters.
level 48
Mar 9, 2014
Jig was the furthest from my mind. I had no idea jig was even Irish.
level 62
Mar 10, 2014
All I could think of the Irish dancing was clogging.
level 60
Mar 10, 2014
Look, they're break-dance fighting!
level 73
Mar 16, 2014
level 10
Mar 10, 2014
You couldn't of excepted the "Charleston" or "Swing" for the Lindy Hop? Sorry if it's just me, but I've never heard of the Lindy Hop.
level 34
Mar 11, 2014
They are distinct. Although I did put "Charleston" because it sort of seemed close enough to "Charles", it's not the same dance.
level 74
Jul 27, 2017
"Couldn't HAVE", not "couldn't of", which makes absolutely no sense.
level 73
Jul 27, 2017
Technically I did "except" Charleston and Swing. I just don't accept them.
level 76
Jan 4, 2015
How about just "Lindy" and just "Slide" (as electric is already in the clue)?
level 77
Dec 7, 2015
Agreed - I've usually just heard the term "lindy."
level 74
Jul 27, 2017
Same here. Didn't know what else it could be when "Lindy" wasn't accepted.
level 72
May 3, 2016
Wait, how is the Macarena a "hand dance"? I thought it was just one of those dumb line dances you did at weddings, like the Electric Slide and that dumb cha-cha dance and (if you're as old as me) the Hustle. What have I been missing all these years?
level 72
May 3, 2016
Oh right, now I remember (having looked it up on YouTube): most of the moves were with your hands. I must have blocked it out; I used to drink a lot at weddings.
level 79
Nov 22, 2016
no twerking?! Seriously thought the Charleston was the Charles Lindberg dance only because of Charles...but the Lindy Hop makes more sense.
level 71
Dec 11, 2017
Just a jump to the left... And then a step to the right!
level 70
Apr 9, 2018
I was expecting the Fox Trot! but the Time Warp would have been awesome.
level 37
Jul 31, 2018
The Electric Slide is also known as "the bus stop", and since when is YMCA a dance and not a song?