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?
The Little Mermaid
Peter Pan
The Aristocats

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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?
Marion Thatcher
Mary Thatcher
Margaret Thatcher

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

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

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

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

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

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

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______, aka MDMA was legal until 1985
ecstasy
euphoria
agony

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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.
St. Helens
Rocky
Vancouver

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

22 of 22Pick the correct answer!

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