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'80s Music Quiz (Archived November 21st 2002)

1: Sting was the lead singer of which '80s band?
    The Police
    The Cars
    The Clash
    The Commodores
2: Complete the following song title from the '80s : "Tainted ____ "
    Love
    Heart
    Rose
    Girl
3: Name the '80s hard rock band who released the album titled "Hysteria" in 1987
    Whitesnake
    AC/DC
    Def Leppard
    Cheap Trick
4: Who sang "Bette Davis Eyes" ?
    Cyndi Lauper
    Kim Carnes
    Madonna
    Debbie Gibson
5: Which artist hit #1 on the Billboard charts in 1987 with "Faith" ?
    George Michael
    Peter Gabriel
    Phil Collins
    Billy Joel
6: Name the '80s pop duo whose hits include "Everybody Wants to Rule the World" and
    "Shout"
    Air Supply
    Tears for Fears
    Hall & Oates
    WHAM!
7: Which '80s song starts with the lyrics.... "Watch out, you might get what you're after
    ...cool babies, strange but not a stranger"
    Hot in the City - Billy Idol
    Burning down the house - Talking Heads
    Back on the chain gang - The Pretenders
    Every breath you take - The Police
8: Who starred in the 1984 movie "Purple Rain" ?
    Bon Jovi
    Elton John
    Prince
    Michael Jackson
9: Which female artist hits include "Foolish Beat" and "Only in my dreams" ?
    Madonna
    Debbie Gibson
    Tiffany
    Pat Benatar
10: Which band released an album titled "1984" on New Years Day of that year?
    Queen
    Journey
    Van Halen
    Duran Duran
11: Which '80s band discovered their lead guitarist through a classified advertisement
    reading "LOUD RUDE AGGRESSIVE GUITARIST AVAILABLE" ?
    AC/DC
    Mötley Crüe
    Guns n' Roses
    Metallica
12: Which '80s band got its name from the science fiction board game "Star Force"?
    Arcadia
    Eurythmics
    Human League
    Devo
13: The theme song of which '80s TV show reached #1 on the Billboard charts on
    November 9th 1985?
    Cheers ("Where Everybody Knows Your Name")
    Miami Vice
    The Greatest American Hero ("Believe it or Not")
    Hill Street Blues
14: Which band name is Latin for 'many voices' ?
    Ultravox
    Classix Nouveaux
    Depeche Mode
    Milli Vanilli
15: Can you name the early '80s new wave band shown below?

    Joy Division
    Missing Persons
    New Order
    A Flock of Seagulls
 
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