Quiz: Can You Pass This 80s Modern History Test? Most People Score Over 40%

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Are you an 80s scholar? Prove it!

This quiz will test your knowledge of all things 80s, from historical events to pop culture that happened during this awesome decade!

 May 26, 2018

1 of 22Pick the correct answer!

Which of these Disney movies came out in the 1980s?
Peter Pan
The Aristocats
The Little Mermaid

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Which famous royal couple married in the 1980s?
William and Kate
Charles and Diana
Charles and Camilla

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Name the female Prime Minister of England throughout the '80s?
Mary Thatcher
Margaret Thatcher
Marion Thatcher

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Which movie prompted the style of wearing cutoff sweatshirts over the shoulder?
Flashdance
Footloose
Dirty Dancing

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Which Beatle was murdered outside his building in New York City?
Paul McCartney
Ringo Starr
John Lennon

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What famous event happened in 1989?
the impeachment of Bill Clinton
the election of Barack Obama
the fall of the Berlin Wall

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What was the first music video ever played on MTV?
Every Breath You Take - The Police
Thriller - Michael Jackson
Video Killed The Radio Star - The Buggles

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What volcano erupted in 1980?
Yellowstone
Mount Rainier
Mount St Helens

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Who were yuppies?
young, urban professionals
young puppies
people who attend summer music festivals

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______, aka MDMA was legal until 1985
euphoria
agony
ecstasy

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President Ronald Reagan gave out jars of _____ to White House visitors?
Mars Bars
Hershey's kisses
jelly bellys

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The video game _______ features a yellow crescent character that avoids ghosts and eats circles
Sunny
Pacman
Starlight

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Which was one of Madonna's top 80s hits?
Like a Virgin
Please No
I Wish

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The King of Pop _______ released "Thriller" during this decade
Henry Burly
Larry Davis
Michael Jackson

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Everyone remembers where they were when this space craft tragically erupted.
Escapade
Challenger
Voyage

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This portable gaming device was the prelude to the Nintendo DS.
DSi
Game Boy
Laptop

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The remains of this iconic ship were discovered in the 1980s...
The Black Pearl
The Titanic
The Flying Dutchman

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Back in the 80's, who was the first woman appointed to the US Supreme Court?
Sandra Day O'Connor
Harriet Tubman
Hillary Clinton

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Which Disney park opened in 1982, featuring a giant golf ball?
Magic Kingdom
Epcot
MGM

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Back in the 80's the eruption of this headline-making mountain could be traced back to an earthquake.
Vancouver
St. Helens
Rocky

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What famous basketball star joined the NBA in the 80s?
Kobe Bryant
Stephen Curry
Michael Jordan

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What revolutionized the way people heard music?
Braun electric shaver
Sony Walkman
Ms. Pac-Man
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