Friday, January 25, 2008

Flashback Friday...The Big 80s Quiz

Let's see how much you REALLY know about 80's music.

Leave your answers in the comment section...the person with the most correct answers wins a copy of Generation NeXt Marriage: The Couple's Guide to Keeping It Together! Oh, and no fair searching the Internet for the answers! I'll announce the winner next Friday and tell you where you can find this and other great quiz's! Happy humming...



1 How old was George Michael supposed to have been when he wrote "Careless Whisper"?
18
16
21


2 Who were Paul Humphreys and Andy McCluskey?
OMD
Go West
Erasure


3 Who was Paula Yate`s famous Father?
Hugh Green
Jess Yates
Richard Burton


4 Who had a hit in 1982 with "John Wayne is Big Leggy"?
Belouis Some
Culture Club
Hayzi Fantayzee


5 What does ZTT Stand for?
Zany Times Two
Zang Tuum Tumb
Zoo Too True


6 Who`s 1st top ten single was "Wishful Thinking"
Prefab Sprout
Samantha Fox
China Crisis


7 What is sade`s Surname
Smith
Jones
Adu


8 What Height is Simon le Bon
5` 10"
6` 2"
5` 6"


9 What do the following have in common - Nick Rhodes, David Sylvian, Linda McCartney
Amateur Photography
Amateur Dramatics
Amateur Golf


10 Who is William Broad
Billy Idol
Billy Mackenzie
Billy Jo Spears


11 Who sang the backing vocals on U2`s " Pride"
Tracy Chapman
Kate Bush
Chrissie Hynde


12 Who Sang These Lyrics - "Eating up the Scum is the hardest thing"
All About Eve
Jesus and Mary Chain
PIL


13 What was A-ha`s Pal Waaktarr nickname at school?
Chunky
Punky Pal
Popeye


14 Which of the following did Kate Bush NOT appear on?
Simply Red`s " Men and Women"
Big Country`s " The Sheer"
Peter Gabriels " So"


15 How many members are there in UB40
6
8
10


16 Which group was Neil Arthur the lead singer for?
China Crisis
Blancemange
Icicle Works


17 Gary Kemp once said "He`s a completely talentless person" Who was he talking about
Simon Le Bon
Holly Johnson
Marc Almond


18 What was the name of the group Jim Kerr was in before Simply Minds?
Johnny and the Self Abusers
The Regents
The Electric Force


19 Which of the following did not happen in Peter Gabriels "Sledgehammer" Video
His hands turned into large hammers
He was covered in fruit salad
Custard Creams spelt out his name


20 Who sang these lyrics- Taste Forbidden Pleasures, Whatever You Want.
Soft Cell
Pet Shop Boys
Culture Club



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1 Comments:

At Sunday, 27 January, 2008, Anonymous Melissa li'l sis Renner said...

1 How old was George Michael supposed to have been when he wrote "Careless Whisper"?


16



2 Who were Paul Humphreys and Andy McCluskey?

Erasure


3 Who was Paula Yate`s famous Father?

Richard Burton


4 Who had a hit in 1982 with "John Wayne is Big Leggy"?

Belouis Some



5 What does ZTT Stand for?

Zany Times Two



6 Who`s 1st top ten single was "Wishful Thinking"

Samantha Fox



7 What is sade`s Surname

Adu


8 What Height is Simon le Bon

5` 10"



9 What do the following have in common -
Amateur Photography



10 Who is William Broad

Billy Idol



11 Who sang the backing vocals on U2`s " Pride"

Chrissie Hynde


12 Who Sang These Lyrics - "Eating up the Scum is the hardest thing"

Jesus and Mary Chain



13 What was A-ha`s Pal Waaktarr nickname at school?

Popeye


14 Which of the following did Kate Bush NOT appear on?

Big Country`s " The Sheer"



15 How many members are there in UB40

10


16 Which group was Neil Arthur the lead singer for?

China Crisis



17 Gary Kemp once said "He`s a completely talentless person" Who was he talking about

Simon Le Bon



18 What was the name of the group Jim Kerr was in before Simply Minds?

The Electric Force


19 Which of the following did not happen in Peter Gabriels "Sledgehammer" Video

He was covered in fruit salad
Custard Creams spelt out his name


20 Who sang these lyrics- Taste Forbidden Pleasures, Whatever You Want.

Culture Club

ok... so I totally guessed on that. I haven't a clue who half those artists are! hahaha

 

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