Quiz: Women.com Challenges YOU To Take The Ultimate 80s Music Challenge!

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How well do your remember 80s songs and their music videos?

This fun trivia quiz contains questions about popular songs, recording artists, and music video clips from the 1980s.

 Oct 27, 2017
1 of 15Pick your answer!
With which song did Michael Jackson debut his famous Moonwalk dance on TV in 1983?
'Billie Jean'
'Beat It'
'Thriller'
2 of 15Pick your answer!
Which 80s pop hit has most of its lyrics in German?
'Mickey' by Toni Basil
'Rock Me Amadeus' by Falco
'The Safety Dance' by Men Without Hats
3 of 15Pick your answer!
Which future 'Friends' star played a starstruck fan in the video for Bruce Springsteen's 'Dancing in the Dark' video?
Jennifer Aniston
Lisa Kudrow
Courteney Cox
4 of 15Pick your answer!
What was the first music video that played on MTV?
'Off the Wall' by Michael Jackson
'You Better You Bet' by The Who
'Video Killed the Radio Star' by the Buggles
5 of 15Pick your answer!
Which of these 80s hits was composed by Prince?
'Nothing Compares 2 U' by Sinead O'Connor
'Like a Prayer' by Madonna
'Straight Up' by Paula Abdul
6 of 15Pick your answer!
Which 60s group scored a comeback hit in the 80s with 'Kokomo'?
The Mamas and the Papas
The Monkees
The Beach Boys
7 of 15Pick your answer!
The first rap heard on MTV was in the song _________.
'My Melody' by Eric B and Rakim
'Rapper's Delight' by Sugarhill Gang
'Rapture' by Blondie
8 of 15Pick your answer!
The arrangement of 'When Doves Cry' by Prince is notable for its lack of _________.
bass guitar
vocals
percussion
9 of 15Pick your answer!
Which duo became MTV favorites in the 80s, with hits like 'Kiss on My List' and "Maneater'?
Loggins and Messina
Hall and Oates
Seals and Crofts
10 of 15Pick your answer!
Which music video by Madonna drew criticism for using religious imagery in controversial ways?
'Like a Virgin'
'Like a Prayer'
'Papa Don't Preach'
11 of 15Pick your answer!
Which music video features pro wrestling personality Captain Lou Albano?
'Mickey' by Toni Basil
'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' by Cyndi Lauper
'Material Girl' by Madonna
12 of 15Pick your answer!
Which music video is famous for its pencil sketch animation?
'Careless Whisper' by Wham!
'Sunglasses at Night' by Corey Hart
'Take On Me' by A-ha
13 of 15Pick your answer!
Which Phil Collins video features him lounging in a hot tub in the back of a limousine?
'Against All Odds'
'Take Me Home'
'In the Air Tonight'
14 of 15Pick your answer!
Which 70s star had a comeback hit with the theme to 'Footloose'?
James Taylor
Kenny Loggins
Paul Simon
15 of 15Pick your answer!
Which 80s singer appeared in several videos with a backing band of identically dressed girls?
Robert Palmer
Huey Lewis
Bryan Adams
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