'80s Music Quiz (Archived January 17th 2004)

1: Slash, Axl Rose and Izzy Stradlin were members of which late '80s hard rock band?
    Def Leppard
    Guns n' Roses
2: What was the name of the '80s rock band formed by sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson?
    The Bangles
3: All of the songs below were performed by Madonna, except one. Name the odd song out.
    Papa Don't Preach
    Like a Virgin
    Black Velvet
    Material Girl
4: In the 1980s, which ex-Beatle released a cover of an old Rudy Clark gospel number
    called "Got My Mind Set On You"?
    Ringo Starr
    George Harrison
    Paul McCartney
    John Lennon
5: For the next two questions, identify the artist and song title from the given lyrics:
"I catch a paper boy, but things don't really change"
    David Bowie - "Modern Love"
    Tina Turner - "Private Dancer"
    Cyndi Lauper - "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun"
    Phil Collins - "You Can't Hurry Love"
6: "I've been funny, I've been cool with the lines"
    Prince - "When Doves Cry"
    Rick Springfield - "Jessie's Girl"
    Billy Joel - "For the Longest Time"
    Culture Club - "Karma Chameleon"
7: Who had '80s albums titled "Seven and the Ragged Tiger", "Notorious" and "Rio" ?
    Duran Duran
    Depeche Mode
    The Police
    The Cars
8: Who is Marvin Lee Aday better known as?
    Ozzy Osbourne
9: Which artist was trained as an opera singer?
    Lita Ford
    Toni Basil
    Pat Benatar
10: Which artist appeared as a dancer in the classic 1982 film version of "Annie" ?
    Gloria Estefan
    Debbie Gibson
11: Which of the following does NOT appear in Peter Gabriel's award winning music video
    "Sledgehammer" ?
    A sledgehammer
    A bunch of grapes
    A bicycle
    A fish
12: Name the early '80s band shown below

    Frankie Goes To Hollywood
    Spandau Ballet
    Simple Minds
13: Can you name the band associated with the album cover image (from 1989) shown below?

14: Rearrange the letters below to form a song title from the 1980s (one word):
15: Let's end the quiz with a cryptic question:
    These men lacking head apparel left your friends behind to write which bop without risk?
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