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31
No. 1 Hits of the 80s Vol.2

This is for the MTV generation. This is the continuing series of songs that were U.S. Billboard number one hits during the 1980s. How many do you remember? You may need the title or artist of the song. You may find some clues along the way. Have fun.
Average (10 qns)
fredsixties
2631 plays
32
1980s Pop Music Potpourri

Here is a quiz on some popular tunes from the 1980s. Good luck and have fun.
Average (10 qns)
mrgrouchy
2178 plays
33
1980s Lyrics #1

Take a trip back to the 80s, when hair was big and music was great. See how much you remember of these totally 80s tunes.
Tough (15 qns)
bullymom
8862 plays
34
1980s Artists and Their Hits

I absolutely love the 80s. Hopefully this quiz will bring back some fond memories. I will list the song and you pick the artist. Good luck! Chart references are to US charts.
Easy (15 qns)
claysgirl26
9942 plays
35
No. 1 Hits of the 80s Vol. 3

This is for the MTV generation. This is the continuing series of songs that were U.S. Billboard number one hits during the 1980s. How many do you remember? You may need the title or artist of the song. You may find some clues along the way. Have fun.
Average (10 qns)
fredsixties
1875 plays
36
1980s Song Lyrics

This is a quiz about lyrics from 1980s songs. Some may be more well known than others.
Average (10 qns)
copesn
3495 plays
37
No. 1 Hits of the 80s Vol. 4

This is for the MTV generation. This is the continuing series of songs that were U.S. Billboard number one hits during the 1980s. How many do you remember? You may need the title or artist of the song. You may find some clues along the way. Have fun.
Average (10 qns)
fredsixties
1899 plays
38
Hits in the 80s

I will name the song or songs and you name the artist.
Easy (20 qns)
jds2001
19191 plays
39
They're Back!

Just when their pop music careers seemed over, these recording acts made a huge splash back on the American charts in the 1980s. See if you can recognize the top ten song that marked the return of these artists who first hit the charts in the 60s and 70s
Average (10 qns)
bottle_rocket
846 plays
40
VH1's Greatest Songs of the 1980s

VH1 published a list of the greatest 100 songs of the 1980s. This quiz covers the top ten on that list.
Tough (10 qns)
berenlazarus
1101 plays
41
80s Rock bands

OK, in this quiz, I give you the name of the famous song and you pick the band (or singer) who performed it. Sound easy? Not if you don't know your 80's music! Give it a shot and enjoy! Good Luck!
Average (20 qns)
billscout
15909 plays
42
Who Sang That? 1980s

This quiz is filled with song titles from the eighties. You have the fun task of matching the song with the performer.
Average (10 qns)
dd1988
7848 plays
43
No. 1 Hits of the 80s Vol.12

This is for the MTV generation. This is the continuing series of songs that were U.S. Billboard number one hits during the 1980s. How many do you remember? You may need the title or artist of the song. You may find some clues along the way. Have fun.
Average (10 qns)
fredsixties
2208 plays
44
Finish That 80's Song Lyric!

I wasn't even alive in the 80's but I think lots of the best music has come from that time. In this quiz I will give you lyrics from an 80's song with words missing and it is your job to fill them in. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
cavaliersrock
3918 plays
45
No. 1 Hits of the 80s Vol.14

This is for the MTV generation. This is the continuing series of songs that were U.S. Billboard number one hits during the 1980s. How many do you remember? You may need the title or artist of the song. You may find some clues along the way. Have fun.
Average (10 qns)
fredsixties
1158 plays
46
No. 1 Hits of the 80s Vol.13

This is for the MTV generation. This is the continuing series of songs that were U.S. Billboard number one hits during the 1980s. How many do you remember? You may need the title or artist of the song. You may find some clues along the way. Have fun.
Average (10 qns)
fredsixties
2112 plays
47
Name that 80s Band

I give you the name and the first line of the rockin 80s song, and you name the band - that simple.
Average (25 qns)
shawshankin
13296 plays
48
1980s Pop Music Potpourri, Part 3

Here is a quiz on some popular songs from the early 1980s. Good luck and have fun!
Average (10 qns)
mrgrouchy
1524 plays
49
1980s Lyrics #2

See how much you remember of these totally 80s tunes!
Tough (15 qns)
bullymom
5388 plays
50
No. 1 Hits of the 80s Vol.20

This is for the MTV generation. This is the continuing series of songs that were U.S. Billboard number one hits during the 1980s. How many do you remember? You may need the title or artist of the song. You may find some clues along the way. Have fun.
Average (10 qns)
fredsixties
1545 plays
51
First Lines of 1980s Hits

I give you the first line(s). Do you know the song?
Average (10 qns)
Vermic
25245 plays
52
Number Ones of the 1980s

Who sang these Number One UK hits of the 1980s? I'll give you the first line or lines, and you need to guess who sang the song. Most of the information is taken from the "Guinness Book of British Hit Singles".
Average (10 qns)
tizzy741
4887 plays
53
No. 1 Hits of the 80s Vol.19

This is for the MTV generation. This is the continuing series of songs that were U.S. Billboard number one hits during the 1980s. How many do you remember? You may need the title or artist of the song. You may find some clues along the way. Have fun.
Tough (10 qns)
fredsixties
897 plays
54
No. 1 Hits of the 80s Vol. 6

This is for the MTV generation. This is the continuing series of songs that were U.S. Billboard number one hits during the 1980s. How many do you remember? You may need the title or artist of the song. You may find some clues along the way. Have fun.
Average (10 qns)
fredsixties
1371 plays
55
No. 1 Hits of the 80s Vol.17

This is for the MTV generation. This is the continuing series of songs that were U.S. Billboard number one hits during the 1980s. How many do you remember? You may need the title or artist of the song. You may find some clues along the way. Have fun.
Average (10 qns)
fredsixties
1431 plays
56
Music of the Eighties : 1

Can you remember who sang these songs (artist or group) in the early 1980's? Some are one hit wonders. Have fun!
Average (20 qns)
mr.gazoo
13443 plays
57
80s Behind the Lyrics I

You know the lyrics, but do you understand all the terms in them? Take this quiz and see behind the curtain.
Tough (10 qns)
umpire63
4188 plays
58
No. 1 Hits of the 80s Vol.21

This is for the MTV generation. This is the continuing series of songs that were U.S. Billboard number one hits during the 1980s. How many do you remember? You may need the title or artist of the song. You may find some clues along the way. Have fun.
Average (10 qns)
fredsixties
1440 plays
59
80s Behind the Lyrics V

For the fifth time go behind the scenes and figure out what the words and phrases from these 80s lyrics actually mean.
Tough (10 qns)
umpire63
1584 plays
60
80s Music Survey for Generation Y'ers

If you're Gen X or older, this quiz should be a breeze! But if you're Gen Y (as in barely legal to drink, or younger), challenge yourself with this 80s survey - one question for each year of that decade - to prove how pop savvy you are!
Easy (10 qns)
luvinsmile
4785 plays
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