Quiz 80 – Round 3 – The 80s

1. Which single gave Whitney Houston her first UK number one in 1985?

Saving All My Love For You

2. In the board game ‘Operation’, which item was extracted from the throat area?

Adam’s apple

3. How many UK television channels existed at the beginning of the 80s?


4. In which year was Live Aid?


5. Who attempted to assassinate U.S. President Ronald Reagan on 30th March 1981?

John Hinckley, Jr.

6. What was the name of the Greenpeace ship which sank on 10th July 1985?

Rainbow Warrior

7. Who presented the Radio 1 UK singles chart between 1986 and 1990?

Bruno Brookes

8. Who was assassinated by two of her own bodyguards on 31st October 1984?

Indira Ghandi

9. What was the best-selling album of the 80s in the United Kingdom?

Brothers in Arms – Dire Straits

10. Which years of the 1980s were leap years?

1980, 1984 and 1988






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