Answers for the 1980's Quiz

Are you a child of the 1980's?  Test your knowledge on the decade that brought us acid wash jeans, Back to the Future movies and big hair!
 

Q. 1   What was the name of Kevin’s girlfriend on the television show “The Wonder Years?”

Whitney

Jenny

Wendy

Winnie

The correct answer is 4. Winnie Cooper was Kevins girlfriend in the Wonder Years tv show.

 

Q. 2   True or False – John Hughes directed “Ferris Buller’s Day off”

True

False

The correct answer is True

 

Q. 3  What was Tom Cruise’s call sign in the movie “Top Gun?”

Viper

Goose

Maverick

Ice Man

The correct answer is 3. Maverick was Tom Cruise's call name in the movie Top Gun

 

Q. 4  What hairstyle was synonymous with the 1980s?

Mullet

Pixie cut

Undercut

Sideburns

The correct answer is 1. The Mullet was a haircstyle synonymous with the 1980's

 

Q. 5  In what year was Dirty Dancing released at the movies?

1986

1987

1985

1988

  The correct answer is 2. Dirty Dancing was released in 1987         

 

Q. 6   What colours were represented in the sections in a Trivial Pursuit game?

Pink, Blue, Yellow, Brown, Green, Orange

Pink, Blue, Red, Brown, Green, Orange

Pink, White, Yellow, Green, Orange, Brown

White, Yellow, Red, Blue, Green, Brown

 The correct answer is 1. The colours represented in Trivial Pursuit are  Pink, Blue, Yellow,  Green, Brown, Orange

 

Q. 7  How many exercise videos did Jane Fonda release in her career?

24

30

26

10

The correct answer is 3. Jane Fonda has released a total of 26 exercise videos.

 

Q. 8  Which song sat at the top of the ARIA chart for the longest during the 1980’s?

I just called to say I love you – Stevie Wonder

We are the World – USA for Africa

I got you – Split Enz

Wake me up before you Go-Go – WHAM

The correct answer is 2. We are the World was the longest number 1 in Australia in the 1980's.

 

Q. 9  In what country was Pac-Man video game released first ?

America

China

Japan

Canada

The correct Answer is 3. Japan, was developed and released in Japan first.

 

Q. 10  Who was the Deputy Australian Prime Minister for 1977-1990?

Paul Keating

Doug Anthony

Lionel Bowen

Brian Howe

The Correct answer is 3.The Deputy Prime Minister from 1977-1990 was Lionel Bowen

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