'80s Music Quiz (Archived January 18th 2003)

1: Which band released a hit in the 1980s with the famous "I Want My MTV" line ?
    Dire Straits
    ZZ Top
2: Complete the following song title from the '80s : "Blue ______"
3: Complete the following song title from the '80s : "Angel of the _______"
    None of the above
4: What is Jon Bon Jovi's real name?
    John Smith
    John Taylor
    John Bongiovi
    John Jovi
5: Who was the lead singer of Blondie?
    Deborah Harry
    Chrissie Hynde
    Lita Ford
6: What band did Ted Nugent form with ex-members of Styx and Night Ranger in 1989?
    Bad English
    Damn Yankees
    Faith No More
7: What was the name of Belinda Carlisle's number one song in 1987?
    Heaven is a place on earth
    Close my eyes forever
    Foolish Heart
    Hit me with your best shot
8: Name the '80s hair metal band associated with lyrics : "We spend our lives on trial,
    We walk an endless mile, We are the youth gone wild..."
    Mötley Crüe
    Skid Row
    Faster Pussycat
9: Which female artist released the single "Toy Soldiers", reaching #1 on the Billboard
    charts on July 22 , 1989 ?
    Stacey Q.
    Debbie Gibson
10: Name the group associated with the lyrics : "Hush hush...keep it down now...voices
    When in Rome
    Swing out Sister
    Wilson Phillips
    'Til Tuesday
11: Which cold war protest song am I referring to? - A war begins when trigger happy
    generals send planes to intercept a mass of unidentified objects just above the horizon.
    The conflict escalates as everyone wants a piece of the action, and by the end of the
    song there is nothing left - no fighters, no unidentified objects, just a world in ruins.
    Tears for Fears - "Everybody wants to rule the world"
    Peter Gabriel - "Games without frontiers"
    Nena - "99 Luftballons"
    Europe - "The Final Countdown"
12: What was the first #1 single of the 1980s on the Billboard charts?
    "Please Don't Go" - KC and the Sunshine Band
    "Escape" (Pina Colada song) - Rupert Holmes
    "Crazy Little Thing Called Love" - Queen
    "Another Brick in the Wall" - Pink Floyd
13: What was the last #1 single of the 1980s on the Billboard charts?
    "Black Velvet" - Alannah Myles
    "Another Day in Paradise" - Phil Collins
    "When I see you smile" - Bad English
    "Listen to your heart" - Roxette
14: Which early '80s synth pop artist name is French for "face" ?
15: Can you name the band shown below?

    Men without Hats
    Cutting Crew
    Frankie goes to Hollywood
    Depeche Mode
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