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80s Trivia And Music - Quiz

The 80’s music was just out of this world. We got to get amazing hip-hop songs and not to mention the amazing r and b music. Fashion was also at its peak and some of it has come back to the 2000’s. Test your knowledge on the 80’s by taking this simple quiz below. Have fun!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Fawn Hall was known for:

    • A.

      Being Jim Bakker's secretary with whom he had sex

    • B.

      Being the woman caught with Gary Hart

    • C.

      Being Oliver North's document shredding secretary

    • D.

      Being the star of an 80s sitcom on NBC

    Correct Answer
    C. Being Oliver North's document shredding secretary
    Explanation
    She shredded documents related to Iran Contra

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  • 2. 

    The song "Vienna" was by Ultravox

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Title track of the band's 4th album, released in 1981

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following were TV personalities in the 1980s?

    • A.

      George McClellan

    • B.

      Max Headroom

    • C.

      Jessica Savitch

    • D.

      Prince Rogers Nelson

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Max Headroom
    C. Jessica Savitch
    Explanation
    Max headroom was a "computer generated" talk show host. Jessica Savitch was anchor of NBC Weekend news and died in a car accident.

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  • 4. 

    The first and last name of the Democratic nominee for US president was

    Correct Answer(s)
    Walter Mondale
    Explanation
    He was vice president under Jimmy Carter and lost to Ronald Reagan

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  • 5. 

    Who are they?

    • A.

      Salt N Pepa

    • B.

      Abbott N Costello

    • C.

      Clinique

    • D.

      Kid N Play

    Correct Answer
    D. Kid N Play
    Explanation
    Rap duo who starred in the "House Party" movies

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  • 6. 

    In the famous picture of presidential contender Gary Hart with a blonde in his lap, what was the name of the boat they were in front of?  (It's on his shirt as well.)

    • A.

      Monkey Business

    • B.

      Lay Z Daze

    • C.

      Minnow

    • D.

      Double Dare

    Correct Answer
    A. Monkey Business
    Explanation
    The picture derailed Hart's politcal ambitions permanently.

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  • 7. 

    Which of the following is NOT an Eddie Murphy movie from the 1980s?

    • A.

      Best Defense

    • B.

      Golden Child

    • C.

      Breakin'

    • D.

      Beverly Hills Cop

    Correct Answer
    C. Breakin'
    Explanation
    "Breakin'" was a breakdancing movie released in 1984.

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  • 8. 

    Which of the following were All-Girl groups?

    • A.

      The Bangles

    • B.

      The Pretenders

    • C.

      Timbuk 3

    • D.

      The Go-Gos

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. The Bangles
    D. The Go-Gos
    Explanation
    The Pretenders and Timbuk 3 have women memebers, but the GoGos and Bangles were all female.

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  • 9. 

    Which of these comic book characters died in the 1980s?

    • A.

      Superman

    • B.

      Spiderman

    • C.

      Captain Marvel (Marvel comics: Kree warrior)

    • D.

      Captain Marvel (DC Comics: Shazam)

    Correct Answer
    C. Captain Marvel (Marvel comics: Kree warrior)
    Explanation
    Captain Marvel died of cancer in the first ever "graphic novel" which was published by Marvel Comics: "Death of Captain Marvel." Art and story by Jim Starlin

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