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80s Quiz 1

Test your 80's knowledge...




1

What were the opening lyrics to the first song ever played on MTV?

Poor old Johnny Ray, Sounded sad upon the radio, He moved a million hearts in mono
I heard you on the wireless back in Fifty Two
We can dance if we want to, we can leave your friends behind
Crack that whip, Give the past the slip, Step on a crack, Break your momma's back

2

What comes after the cherry in Pac-Man?

Pineapple
Banana
Orange
Strawberry

3

Before becoming, arguably, the most influential person in the entire genre of industrial music, Trent Reznor played keyboards in a band in which 80s Michael J. Fox movie?

Teen Wolf
Back To The Future
Light of Day
Bright Lights, Big City

4

In 1980, a new drug, called RU-486 was released in France. What was it used for?

It was the first Erectile Dysfunction medication
It was an abortion pill
It helped women have orgasms
It was a birth control pill for men

5

Which model/actress said this line in a Calvin Klien Jeans ad: You know what comes between me and my Calvin's? Nothing. The ad was eventually banned.

Brooke Shields
Kathy Ireland
Bo Derek
Rachel Hunter

6

All of the following women have been in space. Who was the first woman in space?

Dr. Mae Carol Jemison
Helen Patricia Sharman
Laurel Blair Salton Clark
Dr. Sally Kristen Ride

7

What was the first food chain to publish a booklet containing the nutritional value of it's food?

White Castle
Burger King
McDonald's
Wendy's

8

Who was the first rap group/artist to have a certified gold album?

Run DMC
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five
DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince
Sugar Hill Gang

9

Michael Jackson's hair caught fire when he was filming a commercial for what product?

Nike
Pepsi
Nintendo
McDonalds

10

In 1984, an actress in a commercial for which fast food chain asks the question: Where's the beef?

Burger King
Wendy's
McDonalds
Kentucky Fried Chicken

11

The wife of which of the following politicians created the PMRC (Parents Music Resource Center)?

Bill Clinton
George W. Bush
Al Gore
Dan Quayle

12

Which cola used the slogan Twice the Caffeine?

Moutain Dew
Coca-Cola
Pepsi
Jolt

13

Who is the official party animal that made his debut in a Bud Light beer commercial during the Super Bowl in 1987?

Spuds MacKenzie
Energizer Bunny
Joe Camel
ALF

14

The RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) did which of the following in 1989?

Made it mandatory that there artists stop producing albums in LP (vinyl) format
Fired their president for involvement with a music piracy group
Started labeling CDs with parental warning stickers
Funded a celebration for the opening of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

15

In 1983, what day officially became a national holiday?

Grandparents' Day
Dr. Martin Luther King Day
Veterans Day
Thomas Jefferson's Birthday





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