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'80s Music Quiz (Archived June 14th 2003)

1: Which group was formed in Birmingham, England by Nick Rhodes, John Taylor, Roger
    Taylor, Andy Taylor and Simon Le Bon?
    A Flock of Seagulls
    Duran Duran
    a-ha
    Def Leppard
2: Complete the following chorus from a 1983 hit single : "I Wear My ________ At Night"
    P.J's
    Sunglasses
    Sunblock
    Spectacles
3: Complete the following song title from the '80s : "Blue ______"
    Monday
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
4: Which band released their break-through single "Original Sin" from the album "The
    Swing" in 1984?
    Cheap Trick
    INXS
    Level 42
    Big Country
5: What was the stage name of the classical music prodigy turned Austrian rock star
    Johann Hölzel?
    Limahl
    Nu Shooz
    Aldo Nova
    Falco
6: Which song by Billy Idol features the lyrics "I'm on a bus on a psychedelic trip...
    reading murder books tryin' to stay hip" ?
    White Wedding
    Rebel Yell
    Sweet Sixteen
    Eyes Without A Face
7: Name the artist associated with the lyrics : "Don't masquerade with the guy in
    shades, oh no.."
    George Michael
    Corey Hart
    Billy Idol
    Boy George
8: In what year did Duran Duran release their first album?
    1980
    1981
    1982
    1983
9: Which artist married his high school sweetheart Dorothea Hurley at the Graceland
    Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada on April 28, 1989 ?
    Sting
    Jon Bon Jovi
    Billy Joel
    Billy Idol
10: What was the first heavy metal album to go to #1 on the pop charts in the U.S.?
    Ozzy Osbourne - "Blizzard of Oz" (1980)
    Judas Priest - "British Steel" (1980)
    Quiet Riot - "Metal Health" (1983)
    Metallica - "Kill 'Em All" (1983)
11: In what year did compact discs (CD's) outsell vinyl records for the first time?
    1986
    1987
    1988
    1989
12: In 1987, who became the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?
    Aretha Franklin
    Madonna
    Annie Lenox
    Tina Turner
13: Which group were dubbed by their fans as "the only band that matters" ?
    The Police
    The Smiths
    The Clash
    The Cure
14: Who announced he was running for Governor of Arizona on February 24, 1988?
    Alice Cooper
    Rick Springfield
    David Lee Roth
    Neil Diamond
15: Name the band shown below :

    INXS
    Depeche Mode
    Men at Work
    Talking Heads
 
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