General Knowledge: How Well Do You Remember The 80s?

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The 80s were a long time ago. How much do you remember?

Prove that you can remember the 1980s by taking this quiz and answering questions about the pop culture of the era.

 Mar 07, 2020

1 of 18Pick your answer!

Who recorded the album Thriller, the most successful of all time?
Madonna
Michael Jackson
Prince

2 of 18Pick your answer!

Name the fictional country where Prince Akeem, played by Eddie Murphy, comes from in Coming to America
Genovia
Zamunda
Zathurda

3 of 18Pick your answer!

Who won the US 1980 election?
Jimmy Carter
Ronald Regan
George H.W. Bush

4 of 18Pick your answer!

Which war came to an end in the 1980s?
The Vietnam War
WW2
The Cold War

5 of 18Pick your answer!

Which of these Madonna songs was released in the 1980s?
Like a Virgin
Hung Up
Ghost Town

6 of 18Finish this 80s phrase!

Name the director responsible for numerous classic 80s hits like Breakfast Club, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, and Sixteen Candles.
John Hughes
Stanley Kubrick
Steven Speilberg

7 of 18Pick your answer!

Which actress got her start on Who's the Boss before starring on Charmed in the late 1990s?
Holly Marie Combs
Shannen Doherty
Alyssa Milano

8 of 18Pick your answer!

Which of these was NOT the name of an 80s Arcade Game?
Pac-Man
Donkey Kong
GTA

9 of 18Pick your answer!

Who starred in the action movie Top Gun?
Tom Cruise
Tom Hanks
Johnny Depp

10 of 18Pick your answer!

What kind of creature is Alf?
alien
dog
anteater

11 of 18Pick your answer!

Who played Arnold Schwarzenegger's twin in the movie Twins?
Danny Devito
Robin Williams
Nick Nolte

12 of 18Pick your answer!

According to the film Gremlins, what can you NOT let your Mogwai do?
drink soda
pose for a picture
eat after midnight

13 of 18Finish the lyrics!

"She's just a girl who claims that I am the one, ____________"
But the kid is not my son
But the game cannot be won
But we'll never be as one

14 of 18Pick your answer!

If something in the 1980s was "radical", what was it?
awesome
illegal
out there

15 of 18Pick your answer!

Complete the iconic movie quote: "Nobody puts ______ in a corner."
Rocky
me
Baby

16 of 18Pick your answer!

John Lennon was assassinated in what city?
London
Manchester
New York

17 of 18Pick your answer!

Where did Prince Charles and Lady Diana get married in 1981?
Westminster Abbey
St. Paul's Cathedral
St. George's Chapel

18 of 18Pick your answer!

Who starred alongside Christopher Lloyd in Back to the Future?
Paul Rudd
Michael J. Fox
Tom Cruise
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