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Music From the 80s

This is a quiz on various topics from one of the best decades for music; have fun!
Tough (10 qns)
Jan 11 08
1920 plays
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)
Jun 16 07
2169 plays
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)
Feb 06 07
1566 plays
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)
May 12 03
5250 plays
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)
Nov 06 03
5919 plays
Opening Lyrics

This quiz focuses on ten opening lyrics from select songs from the 1980s. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
Oct 25 09
1776 plays
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)
Mar 24 03
8250 plays
The 1980s Bite Back

Loved the 80s? Miss the 80s? Here's a quiz to show your devotion!
Average (10 qns)
Jul 15 06
4347 plays
1980s Mega Music Mix

These are some of the songs I remembered from the 1980's.
Average (10 qns)
Jul 14 07
3654 plays
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)
Mar 21 03
4401 plays
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)
Mar 17 07
2877 plays
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)
Jun 21 03
8157 plays
80s Music Survey for Generation Y'ers - Part II 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)
Oct 02 04
2961 plays
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)
May 25 03
1944 plays
Name That 80s Tune

Using a selected lyric, identify the titles of hit songs from the 1980s.
Average (15 qns)
Feb 22 04
3879 plays
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)
Sep 23 09
1101 plays
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)
May 13 07
2181 plays
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)
Dec 14 06
4224 plays
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)
Oct 18 07
2127 plays
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)
Nov 29 06
3210 plays
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)
May 19 03
2496 plays
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)
Feb 18 03
1839 plays
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)
Sep 21 05
1512 plays
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)
Feb 19 04
3516 plays
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)
Jun 28 03
1326 plays
Name That 80s Tune

Love 80's music? I give you a lyric, you tell me the artist and title.
Average (10 qns)
Aug 15 04
5796 plays
80s Artists in Alpha Order

I'll name the song, you enter or select the artist starting with the appropriate letter.
Average (25 qns)
Feb 17 01
5898 plays
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)
May 14 10
447 plays
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)
Feb 07 03
4080 plays
80s Music Trivia

Remember the 80's? Here are a few questions about 80's music.
Average (20 qns)
Mar 03 01
11355 plays
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