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'80s Music Quiz (Archived June 21st 2002)

1: Who sang the early '80s hit "Beat it" ?
    Michael Jackson
    Lionel Richie
    Prince
    Rick James
2: Who was the lead singer of "The Police" ?
    Sting
    Bono
    Boy George
    Freddie Mercury
3: Which band recorded the soundtrack to the famous '80s movie "Highlander",
    starring Christopher Lambert ?
    Simple Minds
    Queen
    The Police
    Def Leppard
4: Ric Ocasek was lead singer of which 80s band?
    The Fixx
    AC/DC
    The Cars
    Huey Lewis & the news
5: Who sang the early '80s hit "Cars" ?
    Sting
    Gary Numan
    David Bowie
    Elton John
6: Which of the following artists appeared as a villain in a few episodes of
    "Miami Vice" in the mid '80s?
    David Lee Roth
    Prince
    Stevie Wonder
    Phil Collins
7: What was Madonna's first #1 hit in the United States?
    Like a Virgin
    Holiday
    Who's That Girl
    Papa Don't Preach
8: Which of the following songs was written by Prince?
    Addicted to Love
    Blame it on the Rain
    All Night Long
    Manic Monday
9: Where was the music video for Duran Duran's "Hungry like the wolf" filmed?
    Afghanistan
    India
    Uganda
    Sri Lanka
10: Name the band associated with the following lyrics : "Even the nights are better,
    now that we're here together"
    Alan Parsons Project
    Alphaville
    Air Supply
    After the Fire
11: Which band did Princess Diana call her "favorite" in 1982?
    Depeche Mode
    Tears for Fears
    Duran Duran
    Pink Floyd
12: Which of the following bands were one of the first to play in South Africa after
    the end of Apartheid ?
    Guns n' Roses
    U2
    Duran Duran
    New Kids on the Block
13: Which of the following songs is from the album titled "Zenyatta Mondatta" ?
    Do they know it's Christmas?
    I Ran (So Far Away)
    Don't Stand so close to me
    Don't You Want Me
14: Which of the following artists had a small part as a child actor in the Beatles
    movie "A Hard Days Night" ?
    David Bowie
    Phil Collins
    Elton John
    Mick Jagger
15:Before they settled on the name "U2" in the late '70s, what was U2 previously called?
    Feedback
    Spam
    Aardvark
    Nuclear
 
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