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'80s Music Quiz (Archived April 27th 2003)

1: All of the bands below originated in the US, except one. Name the odd one out :
    The Cars
    Talking Heads
    a-ha
    ZZ Top
2: Aussie Kylie Minogue released a remake of which song in the late '80s?
    Tainted Love
    Locomotion
    Funky Town
    Cecilia
3: Which Madonna song contains the lyrics:"I hear your voice, it's like an angel sighing"?
    Like a Virgin
    Material Girl
    Like a Prayer
    La Isla Bonita
4: Which groups hits include "Roam", "Rock Lobster" and "Love Shack"?
    Duran Duran
    B-52's
    The Cars
    Heart
5: Which band was founded in Sayreville, New Jersey in 1983?
    Guns n' Roses
    Metallica
    Bon Jovi
    Poison
6: Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart formed which synth pop act of the early 1980s?
    Animotion
    Visage
    Ultravox
    Eurythmics
7: Who wrote Sinead O'Connor's "Nothing Compares 2 U" ?
    Elvis Costello
    Michael Jackson
    Prince
    Elton John
8: Which '80s song has the lyrics "I spend so much time, believing all the lies - to keep
    the dream alive" ?
    Culture Club - "Karma Chameleon"
    Billy Idol - "Eyes without a face"
    Journey - "Faithfully"
    New Order - "Bizarre Love Triangle"
9: In the late 1990s, which '80s movie was turned into a successful Broadway musical play?
    Dirty Dancing
    Pretty in Pink
    Footloose
    A Fish Called Wanda
10: Which one-hit-wonder was "Waiting for a star to fall" in 1988?
    Atlantic Starr
    A Taste of Honey
    Starship
    Boy Meets Girl
11: The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences took back Milli Vanilli's "Best
    New Artist for 1989" Grammy award - who did they award the trophy to?
    Neneh Cherry
    Tone Loc
    Living Colour
    None of the above
12: We all know what the first video ever played on MTV was. What was the second?
    Kim Carnes - "Bette Davis Eyes"
    Toni Basil - "Mickey"
    Pat Benatar - "You Better Run"
    Go-Go's - "Our Lips are Sealed"
13: Name the group shown below :

    Nena
    Club Nouveau
    Jefferson Starship
    Human League
14: Name the group shown below :

    Bananarama
    Vixen
    Go-Go's
    Bangles
15: Name the band associated with the album cover shown below :

    New Order
    The Police
    Talking Heads
    Depeche Mode
 
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