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'80s Music Quiz (Archived October 1st 2002)

1: Who sang "Video Killed the Radio Star" ?
    ZZ Top
    The Buggles
    ABC
    Level 42
2:Which of the following artists starred in the 1985 movie "Desperately Seeking Susan"?
    Laura Branigan
    Annie Lennox
    Madonna
    Mariah Carey
3: Which '80s band proclaimed to be from a "land down under" ?
    Men without Hats
    Tears for Fears
    Huey Lewis and the News
    Men at Work
4: Which late '80s hard rock group hits include "Welcome to the Jungle" and
    "Sweet Child O' Mine" ?
    Def Leppard
    Aerosmith
    Queensryche
    Guns n' Roses
5: Which artist released the highly successful album titled "Purple Rain" in 1984?
    Prince
    Michael Jackson
    Rockwell
    Stevie Wonder
6: Who was the lead singer of Dire Straits?
    Jon Bon Jovi
    Mark Knopfler
    Sammy Hagar
    Michael Jackson
7: Which band proclaimed "We don't need no education" ?
    Guns n' Roses
    Talking Heads
    Pink Floyd
    The Clash
8: Name the band associated with the following lyrics : "Follow me, don't follow me,
    I've got my spine, I've got my orange crush"
    INXS
    R.E.M
    Animotion
    New Order
9: Name the artist associated with the following lyrics : "If I had a photograph of
    you , or something to remind me..."
    A Flock of Seagulls
    Simple Minds
    Thompson Twins
    Tears for Fears
10: Name the artist associated with the following lyrics : "Once I had a love and it
    was divine, Soon found out I was losing my mind"
    Cyndi Lauper
    Blondie
    Bonnie Tyler
    Tiffany
11: Andrew Ridgeley was a member of which '80s pop duo?
    Wham!
    Erasure
    Tears for Fears
    Pet Shop Boys
12: Ric Ocasek was lead singer of which '80s band?
    Cheap Trick
    Def Leppard
    Human League
    The Cars
13: Which of the following band names does the American Heritage dictionary define as
    a "squalid district inhabited chiefly by derelicts and vagrants" ?
    Motley Crue
    Ultravox
    Skid Row
    Animotion
14: Which band allegedly got its name from the back of a sewing machine?
    Depeche Mode
    Kraftwerk
    Cutting Crew
    AC/DC
15: Which of the following '80s song titles takes its name from a 1959 French gothic
    horror movie?
    Billy Idol - "Eyes without a Face"
    INXS - "Devil Inside"
    Visage - "Fade to Grey"
    Depeche Mode - "Blasphemous Rumours"
 
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