Quiz 27 – Round 5 – The 80s

1. Name the 4 main characters in the US television series ‘Golden Girls’. (First names sufficient)

Blanche Devereaux, Rose Nylund, Dorothy Zbornak and Sophia Petrillo

2. In which year was Indira Gandhi assassinated?


3. Ian McShane famously played ‘Lovejoy’ in the TV series, but which actor played ‘Tinker’?

Dudley Sutton

4. Who won the most Wimbledon Singles titles during the 80s?

Martina Navratilova

5. Which five-foot tall fictional robot got his own TV show in 1980, after previously appearing on ‘The Saturday Banana’ and ‘Jim’ll Fix It’?

Metal Mickey

6. Which American boy band started in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1984?

New Kids on the Block

7. Which actress played daughter ‘Darlene’ in the hit US TV show ‘Roseanne’?

Sara Gilbert

8. Which 1985 film saw Molly Ringwald, Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Anthony Michael Hall and Ally Sheedy trapped in a day-long Saturday school detention?

The Breakfast Club

9. In the 80s cartoon ‘He-Man and the Masters of the Universe’, what was the name of the small, floating magician who wore a red cape and hat and whose face could not be seen?


10. ‘The Commitments’ became a film in 1991, but the original book was published in 1987 – who wrote it?

Roddy Doyle





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