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.

 Apr 10, 2018

1 of 18Pick your answer!

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

2 of 18Pick your answer!

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

3 of 18Pick your answer!

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

4 of 18Pick your answer!

Which war came to an end in the 1980s?
WW2
The Vietnam War
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
Alyssa Milano
Shannen Doherty

8 of 18Pick your answer!

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

9 of 18Pick your answer!

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

10 of 18Pick your answer!

What kind of creature is Alf?
anteater
dog
alien

11 of 18Pick your answer!

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

12 of 18Pick your answer!

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

13 of 18Finish the lyrics!

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

14 of 18Pick your answer!

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

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?
New York
London
Manchester

17 of 18Pick your answer!

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

18 of 18Pick your answer!

Who starred alongside Christopher Lloyd in Back to the Future?
Tom Cruise
Michael J. Fox
Paul Rudd
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Looking for a fun nostalgia quiz about the 1980s? This general knowledge 80s quiz is everything you need! Simply answer general knowledge questions about the 80s, including questions about movies, music and celebrities, to pass! Have fun will reminiscing about the 1980s!