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'80s Music Quiz (Archived November 23rd 2003)

1: Name the artist associated with the lyrics "Hey little sister what have you done..."
    Billy Idol
    Sting
    Prince
    Falco
2: Which of the following is NOT a song performed by The Cars?
    You Might Think
    My Sharona
    Shake it Up
    My Best Friend's Girl
3: Which of the following is arguably the most controversial music video of the 1980s?
    David Bowie - China Girl
    Madonna - Like a Prayer
    Michael Jackson - Billie Jean
    Murray Head - One Night in Bangkok
4: What band are known in America as being one of the ultimate one-hit-wonders of the
    1980s, famous for their 1982 hit single "Come on Eileen" ?
    Devo
    Dexy's Midnight Runners
    A Flock of Seagulls
    Soft Cell
5: Which band released the early '80s anthem to paranoia "Who Can It Be Now" ?
    Men without Hats
    Men at Work
    Dire Straits
    Twisted Sister
6: What late '80s hard rock act performed the unofficial theme song for the movie
    Terminator 2 : Judgment Day (1991) ?
    Guns n' Roses
    Van Halen
    Aerosmith
    Warrant
7: What hit song did actress/comedian Tracey Ullman release in 1983?
    They Don't Know
    Bette Davis Eyes
    Physical
    Hit Me With Your Best Shot
8: Men at Work's distinctly Australian hit single "Down Under" begins with the lyrics:
    "Travelling in a fried out combie, on a hippie trail head full of zombie". If we were
    to translate this line into plain English how would it read?
    Travelling in a used car, on a trip across the Australian desert, with a head full of
    confusion
    Travelling by foot on an outback trail with a head full of uncontrolled excitement
    Travelling in a broken-down used car across the Australian desert with a head full of
    intoxication
    Travelling in a broken-down van on a trip across Asia with a head full of particularly
    strong marijuana
9: Continuing with the "Down Under" theme, which smash hit movie recently used the song
    in its trailer?
    Monsters, Inc.
    Lilo & Stitch
    Finding Nemo
    Ice Age
10: Which of the following bands began life as a side project for two members of Talking
    Heads , adopting a light, tropical dance style?
    Exposť
    General Public
    Blondie
    Tom Tom Club
11: Which of the following best describes the underlying theme of Duran Duran's hit
    single "Rio" ?
    A song about the bands admiration of America
    A song about Simon Le Bon's yacht
    A song about the exotic women of Rio de Janeiro
    A song about Simon Le Bon's ex-girlfriend
12: Name the early '80s pop duo shown below :

    Soft Cell
    Pet Shop Boys
    Erasure
    Naked Eyes
13: Name the artist shown below:

    Taylor Dane
    Samantha Fox
    Stacey Q
    Debbie Gibson
14: Name the early '80s new romantic group shown below :

    Classix Nouveaux
    Japan
    Ultravox
    Heaven 17
15: Which heavy metal band takes its name from science, i.e. the international unit
    of magnetic flux density?
    Tesla
    Dokken
    AC/DC
    Queensryche
 
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