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
The Aristocats
Peter Pan

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

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

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

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

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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?
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?
Mount St Helens
Yellowstone
Mount Rainier

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

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______, aka MDMA was legal until 1985
ecstasy
agony
euphoria

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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
Pacman
Sunny
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
Larry Davis
Henry Burly
Michael Jackson

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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.
Laptop
DSi
Game Boy

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

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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.
Vancouver
Rocky
St. Helens

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

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