5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Messin' around
- Powder dry
- a a new jazz form introduced by black musicians in the early 1940's Popularized by performers such as Dizzy Gillispie , this style of music had more complex rhythms than swing and developed separately from swing
- b short for civilian defense, a volunteer organization of air raid wardens, ham radio poerators and the like.
- c killing time with friends
- d a ballroom dance in double time that includes slow walking steps, quick running steps and two steps.
- e as in "keep your powder dry" technically it means gun powder but came to mean "keep ready for action
5 Multiple choice questions
- A term made by popular by Hollywood of the 1940's
- a bomber crew member who uses the bombsight and releases the bombs
- the nations which fought against the United States of America and the other allied nations
- eight eighth notes to a measure. commonly used in swing music
- after the attack on Pearl Harbor,fear of an other attack on the mainland led to the formation of the office of Civil Defense. By 1934' nine million civilian volunteers were serving as spotters scanning the skies for enemy aircraft' and as air-raid wardens checking to see that all houses were blacked out when air-raid sirens sounded . Coastal cities were dark at night . Fear of attack by submarines or planes led city leaders to order building lights turned off.
5 True/False questions
Cut A Rug → Dance up a storm
In The Grove → carried away by music
Lindy → short for civilian defense, a volunteer organization of air raid wardens, ham radio poerators and the like.
Hubba-Hubba → Dance up a storm
Jitterbug → Dance up a storm