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I Love the 80's - New Wave Music

written by: Hitch
 
Put on your skinny ties, pull up your collars, slip on your Vans and test your skills on 1980's new wave music.

Question 1:

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Which of the following is not a song by the English ska group Madness?
It Must Be Love
Ghost Town
Michael Caine
Our House


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Question 2:


The ultimate answer to the question about the meaning of life from the classic comical sci-fi novel, "The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy" by Douglas Adams, was the inspiration for the name of which 1980's new wave band?
Level 42
World Party
XTC
Scritti Politti

Question 3:


When this 1980's new wave Goth band broke up, the lead singer Peter Murphy went solo and produced the hit "Cuts You Up". The rest of the band went on to form the popular group Love and Rockets. What was the name of the initial 1980's new wave band?
The Cure
Wall of Voodoo
Bauhaus
New Order

Question 4:


The members of the 1980's new wave group Thompson Twins are actually not twins at all.
True
False

Question 5:


The stylish 1980's new wave group ABC, which is responsible for such hits as "Poison Arrow", "Be Near Me" and "The Look of Love", also put out this classic new wave album.
Lexicon of Love
Seven and the Ragged Tiger
Business as Usual
High Infidelity

Question 6:


What 1980's new wave band had one of their early videos banned from the BBC and heavily edited by MTV for pornographic content in 1981?
Men Without Hats
Pet Shop Boys
Duran Duran
Haircut 100

Question 7:


The 1983 song "Down Under" by Men At Work featured a reference to what popular sandwich in Australia?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 8:


Bono, Sade, Cher, Prince, Sting... several bands have lead singers with only one name. Which 1980's new wave band's lead singer was called only by the name Limahl?
The Romantics
Kajagoogoo
Nu Shuz
T' Pau

Question 9:


The song "Forever Young" by the 1980's new wave band Alphaville, was featured in which popular movie released in 2004?
Little Miss Sunshine
40 Year Old Virgin
Napoleon Dynamite
Finding Neverland

Question 10:

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The 1980's new wave band "The Breakfast Club" once had which pop icon as their drummer?
Madonna
George Michael
Sinead O"Connor
Phil Collins


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