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'80s Music Quiz (Archived June 30th 2002)

1: Who sang the early '80s hit "Come on Eileen" ?
    Dexy's Midnight Runners
    U2
    Pet Shop Boys
    Icehouse
2: Who was the lead singer of '80s glam metal band "Poison" ?
    Axel Rose
    Bono
    Boy George
    Bret Michaels
3: Who starred in the '80s movie "Purple Rain" ?
    Michael Jackson
    Prince
    Rick James
    MC Hammer
4: Name the artist of the early '80s hit "99 Luftballons"
    Berlin
    Stacy Q
    Nena
    Pat Benatar
5: Who sang the early '80s hit "Send Me An Angel" ?
    Pet Shop Boys
    Real Life
    Duran Duran
    Depeche Mode
6: Name the artist associated with the following lyrics: "Relax, don't do it, when
    you want to go do it"
    U2
    Pet Shop Boys
    A Flock of Seagulls
    Frankie Goes to Hollywood
7:Which of the following bands released the platinum album "Invisible Touch" in 1986?
    Bon Jovi
    Van Halen
    Genesis
    The Police
8: Who replaced David Lee Roth as lead singer of Van Halen in 1985
    Sammy Hagar
    Billy Bob
    John Smith
    Joe Bloggs
9: How many grammy awards did Michael Jackson win for his 1984 album "Thriller"?
    5
    6
    7
    8
10: All of the following artists or bands performed a song titled "The Power of
    Love" in the 1980s, except one. Identify the odd one out.
    Foreigner
    Frankie Goes to Hollywood
    Laura Branigan
    Huey Lewis & the News
11: Who had 13 straight US Top 10 Hits between 1984 and 1990?
    Madonna
    Michael Jackson
    Prince
    Phil Collins
12: Which of the following bands were originally called the "Missing Links" ?
    Icehouse
    Chicago
    Ultravox
    Van Halen
13:In the 1980s, who was the youngest person to write, produce and perform a #1 hit?
    Madonna
    Tiffany
    Debbie Gibson
    Stacy Q
14:Which of the following bands got their name out of a randomly opened dictionary?
    Spandau Ballet
    Grateful Dead
    Big Audio Dynamite
    Dexy's Midnight Runners
15: Which band did John Lennon call his "favorite" in 1980?
    Pink Floyd
    B-52's
    Sex Pistols
    Depeche Mode
 
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