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'80s Music Quiz (Archived August 31st 2002)

1: "Wake me up before you go go" was an international hit for which of the
    following bands?
    INXS
    Men at Work
    Wham!
    Def Leppard
2: Which hard rock band was formed in 1981 by Nikki Sixx?
    Guns n' Roses
    Motley Crue
    Def Leppard
    Whitesnake
3: Which of the following artists real name is William Broad?
    Axel Rose
    Billy Idol
    Prince
    Sting
4: The lead singer of which early '80s new wave band was better known for his sloping
    haircut than his singing?
    Men without Hats
    Frankie Goes to Hollywood
    A Flock of Seagulls
    Depeche Mode
5: Which '80s UK duo released a song titled "What have I done to deserve this?"
    Naked Eyes
    Pet Shop Boys
    Erasure
    Thompson Twins
6:In 1987, which artist played Sonny Crocket's wife in a few episodes of "Miami Vice"?
    Sheila E
    Gloria Estefan
    Madonna
    Sheena Easton
7: In 1992 Nirvana released a cover of a song ("Turnaround") performed originally by
    which of the following '80s bands?
    Duran Duran
    The Police
    Devo
    The Clash
8: Which of the following bands were originally called "Mammoth" ?
    Bon Jovi
    Van Halen
    Def Leppard
    Skid Row
9: Which bands name comes from the bouffant style hair that singers Kate Pierson
    and Cindy Wilson wore?
    Bananarama
    Freur
    B-52's
    Slade
10: Who is Alannah Myles referring to in her late '80s hit "Black Velvet" ?
    Jim Morrison
    Buddy Holly
    James Dean
    Elvis Presley
11: Who starred in the 1985 movie "Mad Max III" ?
    Madonna
    Paula Abdul
    Janet Jackson
    Tina Turner
12:Which band had previously been named "Flowers", switching names to avoid a lawsuit?
    Soft Cell
    Icehouse
    The Clash
    Ultravox
13: Which of the following bands released a spy movie called "Mantrap" in 1983?
    Depeche Mode
    ABC
    Pet Shop Boys
    Big Country
14: All of the lyrics to the following '80s songs have a few lines of french in
    them, except one - .What's the odd song out?.
    "Eyes without a Face" - Billy Idol
    "Psycho Killer" - Talking Heads
    "Fade to Grey" - Visage
    "Rapture" - Blondie
15: Which band did Rolling Stone magazine call "Band of the 80s" ?
    U2
    Duran Duran
    Bon Jovi
    Def Leppard
 
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