10 Things You Don't Know About The 80s

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The 80s, or 1980s, was a decade of the Gregorian calendar that began on January 1, 1980, and ended on December 31, 1989. Challenge yourself of what you about the 80s.


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  • 1. 
    In the 80s, the first genetically modified crop was...
    • A. 

      Rice

    • B. 

      Tobacco

    • C. 

      Wheat

    • D. 

      Potato

  • 2. 
    The genetically modified plants were grown in China in which year?
    • A. 

      1988

    • B. 

      1989

    • C. 

      1987

    • D. 

      1986

  • 3. 
    The 1985 Mexico earthquake was registered as...
    • A. 

      6.0 on the moment magnitude scale

    • B. 

      7.0 on the moment magnitude scale

    • C. 

      8.0 on the moment magnitude scale

    • D. 

      9.0 on the moment magnitude scale

  • 4. 
    Which film was not made in the 80s? 
    • A. 

      The Breakfast Club

    • B. 

      Star Wars Episode 4: A New Hope

    • C. 

      Ferris Buillers Day Off

    • D. 

      Revenge of the Nerds

  • 5. 
    In 1981, approximately 30 million Americans watched which couple get married?
    • A. 

      Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson

    • B. 

      Prince Charles and Diana Spencer

    • C. 

      Luke Spencer and Laura Webber

    • D. 

      Princess Anne and Mark Phillips

  • 6. 
    The 10-week Falklands War was a 1982 clash between the United Kingdom and which of these countries? 
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      Afghanistan

    • C. 

      Argentina

    • D. 

      Chile

  • 7. 
    Which of these movies did not win the Academy Award for Best Picture in the '80s?
    • A. 

      The Color Purple

    • B. 

      Rain Man

    • C. 

      Driving Miss Daisy

    • D. 

      Chariots of Fire

  • 8. 
    Which war lasted from 1980 to 1988?
    • A. 

      The First Intifada

    • B. 

      Second Eritrean Civil War

    • C. 

      The Iran-Iraq War

    • D. 

      The Vietnam War

  • 9. 
    John Lennon was assassinated in New York City on December 8 of which year?
    • A. 

      1989

    • B. 

      1986

    • C. 

      1984

    • D. 

      1980

  • 10. 
    The first surrogate pregnancy of an unrelated child took place on April 13 of which year?
    • A. 

      1984

    • B. 

      1985

    • C. 

      1986

    • D. 

      1987