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Trapeeze

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The trapeze act was popularized in 1867 by a popular song about famous French trapeze artist Jules Leotard. Perhaps the most famous trapeze artist in the world was Alfredo Codona of Mexico whose fame was highest in the 1920's. Trapeze artists do acrobatics in the air alone or with a partner.

  1. 1. Who was the most famous trapeze artist in the world?
    1. a. Alfred Case
    2. b. Alfredo Codona
    3. c. Alfonso Coronado
  2. 2. What popularized trapeze?
    1. a. A movie
    2. b. A book
    3. c. A song
  3. 3. When did trapeze become popular?
    1. a. 1856
    2. b. 1837
    3. c. 1867