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80s Grab Bag

written by: bobby
 
This quiz covers different events and trends of the 1980s, including sports, movies, politics and technology. Enjoy!

Question 1:


Which of the following hi-tech trends did not take place in the 80s?
Introduction of the IBM PC
Breakthrough of compact disc technology
Popularization of personal computers
The rise of Nintendo

Question 2:


During the 80s, British politics were dominated by a system of political views called Thatcherism. Which of the following statements is wrong about Thatcherism?
Keith Joseph and Milton Friedman are thinkers, commonly associated with it.
It may be compared with Reaganomics.
Britain's economy fell into stagnation as a result of it.
It is characterized by a free market economy.

Question 3:

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The picture presents the New York Stock Exchange's largest one-day percentage stock market drop. It happened on October 19, 1987. How is this day remembered in history?
Critical Monday
Bankrupt Monday
Black Monday
Crucial Monday


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Question 4:

View the provided image.
The Rubik cube gained fascinating popularity all over the world during the 80s.
False
True


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Question 5:


In 1982, Spielberg's 'E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial' was released and shattered records for box office gross sales. What is the movie about?
An alien being which tries to escape a US military base.
A young boy who befriends an alien being.
An alien invasion.
A young boy and his desire to turn into an alien.

Question 6:


In the 80s, Andrew Lloyd Webber dominated the musical theatre. Which of the following is not a show of his?
Evita
Sunset Boulevard
Cats
Chicago

Question 7:

View the provided image.
In the 80s, hip-hop began to gain popularity in the US. One of the most influential early rappers is the man on the picture. Who was he?
Eazy E (Eric Wright) of N.W.A.
Mobb Deep
Professor Griff (Richard Griffin) of Public Enemy
Kurtis Blow


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Question 8:


Tom Cruise starred in several movies during the 80s. Which of the following movies was not released during that period?
The Firm
Rain Man
The Color of Money
Top Gun

Question 9:


During the 80s this man performed and wrestled for the then-WWF. Later, he became the most popular wrestler in the business. His real name is Terrence Gene Bollea. What is his professional name?
Alexis Arguello
Hulk Hogan
Ric Flair
The Undertaker

Question 10:


One of the largest music television stations was founded on August 1, 1981. What is its name?
VH1
CMT
MTV
Viva

 


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