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'80s Music Quiz (Archived December 25th 2002)

1: Which artist featured in Michael Jackson's "The Girl is Mine" ?
    Bon Jovi
    Lionel Richie
    Bono
    Paul McCartney
2: Complete the following song title from the '80s : "Eye of the _____"
    Dragon
    Tiger
    Lion
    Panther
3: Which Prince album sold a record breaking 1.3 million copies in one day in 1984?
    Lovesexy
    Sign o' the Times
    1999
    Purple Rain
4:Which U2 album features their late'80s hit "I still haven't found what I'm looking for"?
    War
    The Joshua Tree
    The Unforgettable Fire
    Achtung Baby
5: Which '80s female artist hits include "You Keep Me Hangin' On" and "Cambodia" ?
    Laura Branigan
    Kim Carnes
    Kim Wilde
    Cher
6: Name the '80s rock band whose hits include "Don't Stop Believin", "Faithfully" and
    "Open Arms" ?
    Journey
    Styx
    Van Halen
    Europe
7: Name the '80s hairmetal band whose hits include "Nobody's Fool", "Somebody Save
    Me" and "Shake Me"
    Poison
    Cinderella
    Twisted Sister
    Dokken
8: Name the early '80s rock star who starred as Dr. Drake in the popular US soap opera
    "General Hospital"
    Bruce Springsteen
    Bryan Adams
    Rick Springfield
    John "Cougar" Mellencamp
9: What infamous expression did Madonna have stamped on her white leather belt during
    her 'Like a Virgin' tour?
    Material Girl
    Sex Kitten
    Boy Toy
    Femme Fatale
10: The Timex Social Club had a hit with "Rumors", but were sued by the Timex watch
    company over the use of their name. What did they change their name to?
    Fine Young Cannibals
    Ready for the World
    Club Nouveau
    Haircut 100
11: Which '80s band was known as the "Fab Five" ?
    The Police
    Duran Duran
    The Clash
    Genesis
12: Which bands music videos typically consists of half-baked sci-fi imagery and bad
    hairstyles?
    Air Supply
    Culture Club
    A Flock of Seagulls
    Tears for Fears
13: As if to prove my point that early '80s pop music was infinitely more diverse than
    that of the '90s and today, which of the following came from a highly unusual source
    for Top 40 songs - a musical stage show?
    Real Life - "Send Me An Angel"
    Falco - "Rock Me Amadeus"
    Dexy's Midnight Runners - "Come On Eileen"
    Murray Head - "One Night in Bangkok"
14: Which statement is false?
    Cyndi Lauper sang the theme song for the popular childrens TV show "PeeWee's Playhouse"
    Richard Marx sang backing vocals in Lionel Richie's "All Night Long"
    Duran Duran was the first western band to perform in Communist China in 1985
    The line "I Want My MTV" in Dire Straits' "Money for Nothing" is the voice of Sting
15: Can you name the band shown below?

    Joy Division
    Ultravox
    Simple Minds
    The Smiths
 
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