Thursday, May 13, 2021

Best 80s Music Trivia Questions

We have made the Best 80s Music Trivia Questions to remind you of the famous happy songs that were released in the 80s and are loved till today.

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Q1. George Michael was _____ years old when he wrote the song “Careless Whisper”.
17
18
19
20

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Q2. Name the singer who had the hit “John Wayne is Big Leggy” in 1982.
Culture Club
Hayzi Fantayzee
Belouis Some
None of the above

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Q3. ZTT Records was one of the most prominent record companies in the 80s. This ZTT stand for _______.
Zoo Too True
Zoo Too Blue
Zany Times Two
Zang Tuum Tumb

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Q4. Name the thing that these artists have in common: Linda McCartney, David Sylvian, and Nick Rhodes?
Amateur actors/actresses
Amateur golfers
Amateur photographers
Amateur dancers

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Q5. How many members were there in the UB40 pop band?
6
8
9
10

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Q6. Neil Arthur was the lead singer for ________ group.
China Crisis
Icicle Works
Black mania
Blancmange

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Q7. Which lyrics are these from?

“I’ll give you television. I’ll give you eyes of blue. I’ll give you men who want to rule the world”.
Dirty Laundry by Don Henley
Little Red Corvette by Prince
Modern Love by David Bowie
China Girl by David Bowie

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Q8. “Guilty” was a duet hit in 1980 by Barbra Streisand and _________.
Neil Diamond
Bryan Adams
Barry Gibb
David Bowie

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Q9. Part II of the song “Another brick in the wall” Pink Floyd is about ______.
family
war
love
school

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Q10. Can you name the most successful album of INXS so far?
Kick
The Swing
Live Baby Live
Welcome To Wherever You Are

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Q11. El Debarge, one of the members of the family group Debarge, has a big hit with ______ single in 1986.




Who’s Johnny
Let’s go all the way
Rumors
None of the above

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Q12. The 1985 big hit “The heat is on” by Glenn Frey appeared in a movie. Can you name it?




Top Gun
Back To The Future
Beverly Hills Cop
It did not appear in no movie

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Q13. Can you name the former Metallica member formed his metal band and the name of his band too?
Dave Mustaine – Megadeth
Cliff Burton – Dead Milkmen
Lars Ullrich – The Jets
Cliff Burton – Iron Strings

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Q14. “Three feet high and rising” was the debut album of _______ band.




Kim Carnes
Megadeth
Def Leppard
De La Soul

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Q15. Name the band that didn’t have a hit in the 80s.
Strawberry Switchblade
Backstreet Boys
The Dream Academy
De La Soul

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Q16. Name the only UK top 5 single by the Belle Stars.
Sign of the times
The clapping song
Since yesterday
80's Romance

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Q17. Name the singer who started the song “Do they know it’s Christmas” by the Band Aid.
Midge Ure
Paul Young
David Bowie
Bono

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Q18. Name who sung the song by recognizing the song's lyrics:

“The first picture of you. The first picture of summer. Seeing the flowers scream their joy”.
The Lotus Eaters
China Crisis
Kajagoogoo
Backstreet Boys

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Q19. Status Quo had how many top 20 singles in the 80s?
12
14
16
18

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Q20. Name the first single that was entirely composed of samples.
Blue monday by New Order
Good life by Inner City
Pump up the volume by MARRS
None of the above

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Q21. __________ was the only hit single by the Pookah Makes Three.
Champagne Charlie
Take it back
The way the world is
None of the above

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Q22. Big Audio Dynamite was formed in 1985 by ________ Clash member.
Joe Stummer
Mick Jones
Peter Hook
Topper Headon

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Q23. “Big in Japan” was the debut single of ________ German band in 1984.
Alphaville
H2O
Ultravox
None of the above

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Q24. Director Jonathan Demme make a documentary in 1984 about “Stop making sense” – after the last major tour of _____ band.
The Jam
Talking Heads
Ultravox
Led Zeppelin

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Q25. ______ album of U2 featured a cover with the intense stare of a kid.
The Unforgettable Fire
War
The Joshua Tree
None of the above

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BEST 80S MUSIC TRIVIA QUESTIONS:

Our Best 80s Music Trivia Questions are about the “decade of excess” in the music world.

WHAT IS THIS TRIVIA COMPOSED OF?

These are the questions from the era when big hair and flashy clothes became popular.

WHY THIS TRIVIA?

The 80s is a very important decade in music history. MTV introduced music videos along with songs and artists becoming known. Also in this music period, people started getting inspired by the musical stars, and the idea of sports cars, flashy clothes, and big hair became popular from music videos. Therefore we can not miss the 80s music trivia.

Best 80s Music Trivia Questions are about the most remembered era of music and many singers from the 80s like Madonna are still very popular.