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'80s Music Quiz (Archived September 28th 2002)

1: Name the early '80s scandinavian band who released the smash hit single
    "Take on me" in 1985
    Roxette
    a-ha
    Europe
    Scorpions
2: Which of the following artists had an early '80s hit with "True Colors" ?
    Cyndi Lauper
    Pat Benatar
    Madonna
    Laura Branigan
3:Name the '80s rock band whose hits include "Armageddon it" and "Pour some sugar on me"
    Van Halen
    Def Leppard
    Skid Row
    Guns n' Roses
4: Which of the following artists released a song titled "Part-time Lover" in the '80s?
    Michael Jackson
    Rick James
    Prince
    Stevie Wonder
5: Name the early '80s band whose hits include "Church of the poison mind" and
    "Karma Chameleon"
    Culture Club
    INXS
    Missing Persons
    Pseudo Echo
6: Who was the lead singer of Dire Straits?
    Jon Bon Jovi
    Mark Knopfler
    Sammy Hagar
    Michael Jackson
7: Name the artist associated with the following lyrics : "..This gun's for hire, even
    if we're just dancing in the dark..."
    Jack Wagner
    Rick Springfield
    Bruce Springsteen
    Corey Hart
8: Which band released the theme song to the famous '80s movie "Pretty in Pink" ?
    INXS
    Psychedelic Furs
    Missing Persons
    Eurythmics
9: Name the late '80s Swedish pop act that released the smash hit album titled
    "Look Sharp!" in 1988
    Europe
    Kraftwerk
    Falco
    Roxette
10:Which band got their name from a character in a '60s sci-fi movie titled "Barbarella"?
    Devo
    Duran Duran
    Ultravox
    Talking Heads
11: Name the '80s one-hit-wonder band associated with the lyrics : "I wanna be a cowboy,
    and you can be my cowgirl"
    Freur
    Soft Cell
    Boys Don't Cry
    Naked Eyes
12: Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith were members of which early '80s band?
    Thompson Twins
    Erasure
    Pet Shop Boys
    Tears for Fears
13: Which '80s electropop band got their name from a French fashion magazine?
    Visage
    Depeche Mode
    Ultravox
    Classix Nouveaux
14: Which of the following band names is Turkish for "positive energy" ?
    Wang Chung
    Devo
    Milli Vanilli
    Kajagoogoo
15: Which of the following bands got their name from the British unemployment form?
    UB40
    Level 42
    U2
    Men at Work
 
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