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 Little Mermaid
The Aristocats
2 of 22Pick the correct answer!
Which famous royal couple married in the 1980s?
Charles and Diana
Charles and Camilla
William and Kate
3 of 22Pick the correct answer!
Name the female Prime Minister of England throughout the '80s?
Marion Thatcher
Margaret Thatcher
Mary Thatcher
4 of 22Pick the correct answer!
Which movie prompted the style of wearing cutoff sweatshirts over the shoulder?
Flashdance
Footloose
Dirty Dancing
5 of 22Pick the correct answer!
Which Beatle was murdered outside his building in New York City?
Ringo Starr
Paul McCartney
John Lennon
6 of 22Pick the correct answer!
What famous event happened in 1989?
the election of Barack Obama
the fall of the Berlin Wall
the impeachment of Bill Clinton
7 of 22Pick the correct answer!
What was the first music video ever played on MTV?
Thriller - Michael Jackson
Video Killed The Radio Star - The Buggles
Every Breath You Take - The Police
8 of 22Pick the correct answer!
What volcano erupted in 1980?
Mount St Helens
Yellowstone
Mount Rainier
9 of 22Pick the correct answer!
Who were yuppies?
people who attend summer music festivals
young, urban professionals
young puppies
10 of 22Pick the correct answer!
______, aka MDMA was legal until 1985
agony
euphoria
ecstasy
11 of 22Pick the correct answer!
President Ronald Reagan gave out jars of _____ to White House visitors?
Mars Bars
Hershey's kisses
jelly bellys
12 of 22Pick the correct answer!
The video game _______ features a yellow crescent character that avoids ghosts and eats circles
Starlight
Sunny
Pacman
13 of 22Pick the correct answer!
Which was one of Madonna's top 80s hits?
I Wish
Like a Virgin
Please No
14 of 22Pick the correct answer!
The King of Pop _______ released "Thriller" during this decade
Henry Burly
Larry Davis
Michael Jackson
15 of 22Pick the correct answer!
Everyone remembers where they were when this space craft tragically erupted.
Escapade
Challenger
Voyage
16 of 22Pick the correct answer!
This portable gaming device was the prelude to the Nintendo DS.
DSi
Laptop
Game Boy
17 of 22Pick the correct answer!
The remains of this iconic ship were discovered in the 1980s...
The Flying Dutchman
The Titanic
The Black Pearl
18 of 22Pick the correct answer!
Back in the 80's, who was the first woman appointed to the US Supreme Court?
Hillary Clinton
Sandra Day O'Connor
Harriet Tubman
19 of 22Pick the correct answer!
Which Disney park opened in 1982, featuring a giant golf ball?
Epcot
Magic Kingdom
MGM
20 of 22Pick the correct answer!
Back in the 80's the eruption of this headline-making mountain could be traced back to an earthquake.
Rocky
St. Helens
Vancouver
21 of 22Pick the correct answer!
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?
Ms. Pac-Man
Braun electric shaver
Sony Walkman
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