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There are 282 quizzes and 2,820 trivia questions in this category.
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61
Music From the 80s

This is a quiz on various topics from one of the best decades for music; have fun!
Tough (10 qns)
classic_rock
Jan 11 08
1914 plays
62
Eighties Music: Pop's Heyday!

In the 1980's, songs made it on the radio because they sounded GREAT. Many were uplifting, moving or just plain fun. Come and dance with me back to this musical golden age to revisit some of my favorite songs representing 80's musical bliss!
Tough (10 qns)
cbaker3122
Jun 16 07
2166 plays
63
UK Number 40 Hits of 1981-83

Following on from my 1980 quiz, here is another selection of question about the UK hits that never quite made it...
Very Difficult (15 qns)
DUFFMONKEY
Feb 06 07
1563 plays
64
Odd One Out - the 80s

Hey, remember the 80s? Here's a quiz where three of the four things named have something in common. The fourth one is the odd one out. Have fun and good luck. And enjoy this blast from the past.
Tough (15 qns)
miamisammy29
Nov 06 03
5916 plays
65
Classic Albums of the 1980s

I will name four songs from ten different classic albums of the 1980s, and you pick the correct album title.
Average (10 qns)
ralzzz
May 12 03
5247 plays
66
Opening Lyrics

This quiz focuses on ten opening lyrics from select songs from the 1980s. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
copesn
Oct 25 09
1770 plays
67
Child of the Eighties - 1

See how well you remember the lyrics to some of the hits of the eighties. Good luck to everyone who plays!
Average (10 qns)
philthyspice
Mar 24 03
8241 plays
68
The 1980s Bite Back

Loved the 80s? Miss the 80s? Here's a quiz to show your devotion!
Average (10 qns)
Nebnim
Jul 15 06
4341 plays
69
1980s Mega Music Mix

These are some of the songs I remembered from the 1980's.
Average (10 qns)
skirwood
Jul 14 07
3654 plays
70
Eighties Lyrics

I will give you a line from an eighties song, you give me the missing word or words. All the questions are multiple choice. Some of the songs are from one hit wonders. Feed back is appreciated. I hope you enjoy it.
Tough (10 qns)
Machiabelly
Mar 21 03
4398 plays
71
Guess the 1980s artist

OK, well following the success of my other quiz on music of the 1980s, here comes another one! Again, I'll give you the first one or two lines, and all you need to do, is tell me who sang them.
Tough (10 qns)
tizzy741
Mar 17 07
2874 plays
72
1980s Music Potpourri

If you think you know your 80s music, especially MTV, then this quiz is for you. So get that cranium ready and have some fun.
Tough (10 qns)
cementhed
Sep 23 09
1095 plays
73
Songs That Characterized The 80s

80s music has a reputation as being the death of R&B rock and the birth of electric pop. That might be so, but it did spawn some mighty fine tunes and mighty large shoulder pads. This quiz looks at some of the best songs and artists.
Average (15 qns)
bertho
Jun 21 03
8151 plays
74
80s Music Survey for Generation Y'ers - Part II

Hmmm...so you Generation Y'ers thought you were smart enough to ace the last 80s survey quiz. Let's see how you all do on this one! The format is the same: a total of 10 questions, one for each year of pop music from 1980 to 1989. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
luvinsmile
Oct 02 04
2961 plays
75
80s Behind the Lyrics IV

Sure you know your lyrics, but do you know what they mean? Take this quiz and learn about the words, phrases, and ideas contained in the lyrics of your favorite 80s tunes.
Difficult (10 qns)
umpire63
May 25 03
1938 plays
76
Name That 80s Tune

Using a selected lyric, identify the titles of hit songs from the 1980s.
Average (15 qns)
mbhall
Feb 22 04
3876 plays
77
UK Chart Music from the 1980s

It was the time for big hair, excessive make up and big shoulder pads ... and that was just the boys! Enjoy my nostalgia quiz of the '80s.
Average (10 qns)
Mr_Rusty
May 13 07
2181 plays
78
In My "80s" Obscure Lyrics - 1

Here is just a few of my favorite songs from the 80s. I give you a lyric, you give me the band. Enjoy.
Average (10 qns)
dantecmdy
Dec 14 06
4209 plays
79
Music of the 80's

Hi there, this quiz is about U.K 80s pop music. Remember the 1980s? Where the male pop stars worn more eyeshadow than the females? I was just a lad at the time, listening to the latest hits on audio tape.
Tough (10 qns)
keithyboyjacko
Oct 18 07
2124 plays
80
Ipod Shuffle 27: 1980s Billboard Top 100 Part 2

The follow up to my first 1980s quiz, this iPod installment features one song for each year of the 1980s that charted on the Billboard Top 100.
Difficult (10 qns)
berenlazarus
May 14 10
444 plays
81
1980s Tunes

I will give you a song name, you will choose the artist. All songs were heard on the radio in the 80s.
Tough (10 qns)
topher2me
Nov 29 06
3210 plays
82
80s Behind the Lyrics II

Once again, go behind the lyrics and learn about the words, phrases, names, etc. in the lyrics from these 80s songs.
Difficult (10 qns)
umpire63
May 19 03
2496 plays
83
New Wave for Life

Just can't get enough of that New Wave! Do you share my love of this genre? Take this test and find out!
Tough (15 qns)
MajorKong
Feb 18 03
1839 plays
84
Before They Were (Really) Famous: 80's Music

These artists became household names during the 1980s. Can you identify the works that came just before they achieved mainstream success?
Average (10 qns)
Beanster
Sep 21 05
1512 plays
85
80s Party Mix

Welcome to my party! I am only playing 80s music, so put on your ra-ra skirts and leg warmers, and see how many of these tunes you remember.
Tough (15 qns)
Santanigo
Feb 19 04
3516 plays
86
80s Behind the Lyrics VI

Behind the Music? No, it's Behind the Lyrics where you learn about the words, names, and phrases that song writers slip into the lyrics. See what you really know about your favorite 80's songs.
Tough (10 qns)
umpire63
Jun 28 03
1326 plays
87
80s Artists in Alpha Order

I'll name the song, you enter or select the artist starting with the appropriate letter.
Average (25 qns)
tracyb555
Feb 17 01
5835 plays
88
Name That 80s Tune

Love 80's music? I give you a lyric, you tell me the artist and title.
Average (10 qns)
Rach43084
Aug 15 04
5790 plays
89
Revenge of the Neon Gummy Bracelets

This is a general 1980s music quiz (esspecially for Megan McGregor-Zappa) involving questions about songs, artists, albums, videos, and other trivia...Enjoy!
Difficult (25 qns)
Nafa
Feb 07 03
4080 plays
90
Influential Eighties Bands

"Way before Nirvana" to quote a Bowling for Soup song, these artists helped define alternative genres to the decade's mainstream pop music.
Average (10 qns)
Beanster
Feb 18 06
1290 plays
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