'80s Music Quiz (Archived September 15th 2002)

1: Which of the following artists is also known as "The Boss"?
    David Bowie
    Bruce Springsteen
    Michael Jackson
    Rick Springfield
2: Which of the following had an early '80s hit with "Hit me with your best shot" ?
    Cyndi Lauper
    Pat Benatar
    Laura Branigan
3: What was Thomas Dolby's only hit in the U.S during the 1980s?
    "Weird Science"
    "Send Me an Angel"
    "Dance Hall Days"
    "She Blinded me with Science"
4: Which of the following artists released the early '80s hit "When Doves Cry"?
    Michael Jackson
    Rick James
    Stevie Wonder
5: Name the Australian band who released the late '80s hit "Electric Blue"
    Midnight Oil
    Pseudo Echo
6: Which of the following songs is associated with the lyrics "I was working as a
    waitress in a cocktail bar, that much is true..."
    "Material Girl" - Madonna
    "Don't you want me" - Human League
    "Venus" - Bananarama
    "Walking on sunshine" - Katrina and the waves
7: The music video for which U2 song features the band walking around the streets of
    Las Vegas?
    "New Years Day"
    "Where the streets have no name"
    "I still haven't found what I'm looking for"
    "Angel of Harlem"
8: Which of the following is a cover of a 1964 song by Soul singer Gloria Jones ?
    "Tainted Love" - Soft Cell
    "Manic Monday" - The Bangles
    "What's love got to do with it" - Tina Turner
    "Sweet Dreams (are made of this)" - Eurythmics
9: Which of the following songs was featured in the first episode of "Miami Vice" ?
    "Jump" - Van Halen
    "Urgent" - Foreigner
    "Danger Zone" - Kenny Loggins
    "In the Air Tonight - Phil Collins
10: Which of the following female '80s artists took their name from the Vulcan high
    priestess on TV's "Star Trek"?
11: Who is Alannah Myles referring to in her late '80s hit "Black Velvet" ?
    James Dean
    Jimi Hendrix
    Elvis Presley
    Jim Morrison
12: Who directed the music video for Michael Jackson's "Bad" ?
    Steven Spielberg
    Quincy Jones
    Martin Scorsese
    George Lucas
13: Which of the following bands took their name from an obscure film from 1960?
    Fine Young Cannibals
    Mötley Crüe
14: Which of the following '80s band names is turkish for "positive energy" ?
    Milli Vanilli
    Wang Chung
    Scritti Politti
15: Which of the following songs expresses the fear of nuclear war?
    "Hysteria" - Def Leppard
    "I Ran (So Far Away)" - A Flock of Seagulls
    "1999" - Prince
    "Cult of Personality" - Living Colour
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