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'80s Music Quiz (Archived November 16th 2002)

1: What is considered the biggest selling album of the 1980s?
    "Thriller" - Michael Jackson
    "Slippery When Wet" - Bon Jovi
    "Rio" - Duran Duran
    "Appetite for Destruction" - Guns n' Roses
2: Complete the following song title from the '80s : "Hungry like the ___ "
    Dog
    Cat
    Wolf
    Beast
3: Which band released a hit in the '80s with the line "I Want My MTV" in it?
    The Police
    R.E.M
    Dire Straits
    A Flock of Seagulls
4: Name the group associated with the lyrics : "You were working as a waitress in a
    cocktail bar, when I met you..."
    Mr. Mister
    Human League
    a-ha
    Milli Vanilli
5: Name the group associated with the lyrics : "In a West End town a dead end world,
    The East End boys and West End girls..."
    Men at Work
    Depeche Mode
    Pet Shop Boys
    Duran Duran
6: Name the late '80s hard rock band whose hits include "Welcome to the Jungle" and
    "Sweet Child O' Mine"
    Warrant
    Guns n' Roses
    AC/DC
    Aerosmith
7: Which controversial Madonna music video was banned by the Vatican in 1989 because
    of its controversial religious symbolisms?
    Papa Don't Preach
    Like a Prayer
    Like a Virgin
    La Isla Bonita
8: Which of the following artists did many critics label as having a "Betty Boop" voice?
    Pat Benatar
    Debbie Gibson
    Tiffany
    Cyndi Lauper
9: Glenn Frey's "The Heat is On" was the theme song to which movie from the 1980s?
    Footloose
    Top Gun
    Ferris Bueller's Day Off
    Beverly Hills Cop
10: Which '80s 'hair-metal' band hit #1 in October 1987 with "Here I Go Again" ?
    Def Leppard
    Skid Row
    Whitesnake
    Poison
11: Which Bruce Springsteen hit was originally going to be titled "Vietnam" ?
    Born in the U.S.A
    Glory Days
    I'm on Fire
    Dancing in the Dark
12: Name the artist associated with the following lyrics : "Break-down...shake down...
    you're busted"
    Glenn Frey
    Bruce Springsteen
    Bob Seger
    John "Cougar" Mellencamp
13: Who wrote the '80s #1 hits "Total Eclipse of the Heart" and "Making Love out of
    nothing at all" ?
    Bernie Taupin
    Elvis Costello
    Jim Steinman
    Prince
14: Which UK band had #1 hits virtually everywhere in the world except the UK during
    the 1980s?
    Eurythmics
    Tears for Fears
    Frankie Goes to Hollywood
    Dexy's Midnight Runners
15: Which band got its name from an American high altitude spy plane, shot down in the
    USSR in the 1950s?
    U2
    .38 Special
    B-52's
    UB40
 
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