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'80s Music Quiz (Archived June 22nd 2003)

1: Who quit Van Halen in 1985 to concentrate on his solor career?
    Eddie Van Halen
    David Lee Roth
    Sammy Hagar
    Alex Van Halen
2: In what year did MTV first air?
    1980
    1981
    1984
    1986
3: Which '80s pop duo hits include "Private Eyes" and "Maneater" ?
    Daryl Hall & John Oates
    Tears for Fears
    Erasure
    Wham!
4: How many members were in the band The Police?
    3
    4
    5
    6
5: What was the largest scale satellite link-up and TV broadcast of the 1980s?
    Live Aid Benefit Concert
    Michael Jackson's Pepsi promotional video
    USA for Africa's "We Are The World"
    Launch of Music Television (MTV)
6: Which '80s artist is now a respected Dance Music DJ ?
    Rick Springfield
    Adam Ant
    Sting
    Boy George
7: In what year did Duran Duran split into two side projects, Power Station and Arcadia?
    1983
    1984
    1985
    1986
8: Which late '80s hit begins with the lyrics "Step by step, heart to heart..." ?
    T'Pau - "Heart and Soul"
    Stacey Q - "Two of Hearts"
    Martika - "Toy Soldiers"
    Suzanne Vega - "Luka"
9: Which groups first hit was 1983's "Fields of Fire", followed by the album "The
    Crossing"?
    New Order
    Big Country
    The Clash
    The Hooters
10: In 1989 who became the first metal band to debut an album at #1?
    Guns n' Roses
    Warrant
    Living Colour
    Skid Row
11: Name the '80s group associated with the lyrics : "It's not the way you look, it's
    not the way that you smile...although there's something to them"
    Depeche Mode
    Tears for Fears
    A Flock of Seagulls
    Culture Club
12: On March 10 2003, which band were inducted in to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?
    Duran Duran
    The Police
    U2
    Bon Jovi
13: In the US, what was the first single to be commercially released on cassette?
    (Cassette singles became known as "cassingles")
    Madonna - "Like a Prayer"
    Tracy Chapman - "Fast Car"
    Bryan Adams - "Heat of the Night"
    Richard Marx - "Right Here Waiting"
14: Inspired by the Beatles' 1969 rooftop concert, which U2 music video was filmed
    on a rooftop in Los Angeles, California?
    I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
    Where The Streets Have No Name
    Sunday Bloody Sunday
    New Years Day
15: Name the band shown below :

    Mr. Mister
    Naked Eyes
    Power Station
    The Cars
 
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