Your Universal Remote Control Center
RemoteCentral.com
Intermission Forum - View Post
Previous section Next section Up level
Up level
The following page was printed from RemoteCentral.com:

Login:
Pass:
 
 

Topic:
pop music quiz
This thread has 8 replies. Displaying all posts.
Post 1 made on Tuesday February 19, 2008 at 10:33
Mr Griffiths
It's my lucky day!
Joined:
Posts:
February 2005
2,677
I am doing a quiz tomorrow just wanted to know what you thought of the quiz

1. What was the first video played on MTV in America?


2. "We Got the Beat" was a hit for what '80s all-girl group?

3. Van Halen loved the '80s so much, they named an album after one year in the decade. Which year?

4 What's Madonna's real name?


5. In 1986, Run D.M.C. had a hit with a remake of a song from what classic rock group?

6. "Don't You (Forget About Me)" by Simple Minds was featured in what '80s movie?

7. Who is Stanley Kirk Burrell better known as?


8. Which hip hop group had a platinum selling album called Straight Outta Compton?

9. The song “Please Mr Postman” has been covered by the Carpenters and the Beatles but who recorded the song originally ?

10 Voulez-Vous was the sixth studio album by which Swedish pop group?


then 10 music questions here they have to guess the artist and title by listening to the tracks 2 from the 60's 2 from the 70's 2 from the 80's 2 from the 90's and 2 from the 00's


21 in what song did Bruce Springsteen claim to have been born in the ...


22 Where did the Beach Boys wish all girls could come from?


23 David Bowie in a song asked, "is there life" on...

24 Which US state did John Denver think was 'almost heaven'?

25 Duran Duran sang a song about a girl, her name was the same as a place, which place am I talking about?

26 "And the lights all went out in _____" - where, according to the Bee Gees' song?

27 In 1981, who told us 'about the boy from New York City'?

28 In 1999, who sang 'All night on the beach til the break of dawn, I'm going to Miami, welcome to Miami'?

29 Bananarama sang about what planet in 1986

30 Who said "You gotta lose your mind in Detroit Rock City"?
OP | Post 2 made on Tuesday February 19, 2008 at 10:37
Mr Griffiths
It's my lucky day!
Joined:
Posts:
February 2005
2,677
a friend of mine used this general knowledge one

1)How long did the Hundred Years' War last?

2) Which country makes Panama hats?

3) From which animal do we get cat gut?

4) In which month do Russians celebrate the October Revolution?

5) What is a camel's hair brush made of?

6) The Canary Islands in the Pacific are named after what animal?

7) What was King George VI's first name?

8) What color is a purple finch?

9) Where are Chinese gooseberries from?

10) What is the color of the black box in a commercial airplane?
Post 3 made on Tuesday February 19, 2008 at 11:56
djy
RC Moderator
Joined:
Posts:
August 2001
34,359
Pop quiz: Okay I think. I know a few, but I'm more a 60's and 70's man.

General Knowledge: Sounds like someone's been reading . . .

OP | Post 4 made on Tuesday February 19, 2008 at 12:37
Mr Griffiths
It's my lucky day!
Joined:
Posts:
February 2005
2,677
1) How long did the Hundred Years War last? 116 years

2) Which country makes Panama hats? Ecuador
3) From which animal do we get cat gut? Sheep and Horses

4) In which month do Russians celebrate the October Revolution? November

5) What is a camel's hair brush made of? Squirrel fur

6) The Canary Islands in the Pacific are named after what animal? Dogs

7) What was King George VI's first name? Albert

8) What colour is a purple finch? Crimson

9) Where are Chinese gooseberries from? New Zealand

10) What is the colour of the black box in a commercial airplane? Orange (of course)
Post 5 made on Tuesday February 19, 2008 at 15:26
djy
RC Moderator
Joined:
Posts:
August 2001
34,359
I was supposed to answer?
OP | Post 6 made on Tuesday February 19, 2008 at 15:35
Mr Griffiths
It's my lucky day!
Joined:
Posts:
February 2005
2,677
no lol BUT do you or anyone else know the music ones?
i want to see how hard or easy they are (no googling etc)
Post 7 made on Tuesday February 19, 2008 at 16:03
djy
RC Moderator
Joined:
Posts:
August 2001
34,359
I am doing a quiz tomorrow just wanted to know what you thought of the quiz

1. What was the first video played on MTV in America?
No idea, never watched it.

2. "We Got the Beat" was a hit for what '80s all-girl group?
No idea

3. Van Halen loved the '80s so much, they named an album after one year in the decade. Which year?
No idea, not exactly a Van Halen fan.

4 What's Madonna's real name?
Mrs Ritchie? Or are you after . . . Madonna Louise Ciccone?

5. In 1986, Run D.M.C. had a hit with a remake of a song from what classic rock group?
I can honestly say that I have never knowingly listened to any Run D.M.C. In other words . . . I've no idea

6. "Don't You (Forget About Me)" by Simple Minds was featured in what '80s movie?
No idea. Did you know the drummer once wore a H.U.F.C. shirt on "Top Of The Pops?"

7. Who is Stanley Kirk Burrell better known as?
No idea

8. Which hip hop group had a platinum selling album called Straight Outta Compton?
No idea

9. The song “Please Mr Postman” has been covered by the Carpenters and the Beatles but who recorded the song originally?
No idea

10 Voulez-Vous was the sixth studio album by which Swedish pop group?
Abba


then 10 music questions here they have to guess the artist and title by listening to the tracks 2 from the 60's 2 from the 70's 2 from the 80's 2 from the 90's and 2 from the 00's


21 in what song did Bruce Springsteen claim to have been born in the ...
Born In The USA - song and album (?)

22 Where did the Beach Boys wish all girls could come from?
California

23 David Bowie in a song asked, "is there life" on...
Mars

24 Which US state did John Denver think was 'almost heaven'?
No idea

25 Duran Duran sang a song about a girl, her name was the same as a place, which place am I talking about?
Rio

26 "And the lights all went out in _____" - where, according to the Bee Gees' song?
No idea

27 In 1981, who told us 'about the boy from New York City'?
No idea

28 In 1999, who sang 'All night on the beach til the break of dawn, I'm going to Miami, welcome to Miami'?
No idea

29 Bananarama sang about what planet in 1986
No idea. Is Robert Di Niro still waiting?

30 Who said "You gotta lose your mind in Detroit Rock City"?
No idea.


As I said, I'm more 60's and 70's.
Post 8 made on Tuesday February 19, 2008 at 16:26
OTAHD
Super Member
Joined:
Posts:
October 2005
4,679
Here's the answers I know, or think I know.

On February 19, 2008 at 10:33, Mr Griffiths said...
I am doing a quiz tomorrow just wanted to know what you
thought of the quiz

1. What was the first video played on MTV in America? Video Killed The Radio Star

3. Van Halen loved the '80s so much, they named an album
after one year in the decade. Which year? 1984

9. The song “Please Mr Postman” has been covered by the
Carpenters and the Beatles but who recorded the song originally
? The Marvelettes

10 Voulez-Vous was the sixth studio album by which Swedish
pop group? ABBA

then 10 music questions here they have to guess the artist
and title by listening to the tracks 2 from the 60's 2
from the 70's 2 from the 80's 2 from the 90's and 2 from
the 00's

21 in what song did Bruce Springsteen claim to have been
born in the ... USA, in which it would be "Born in the USA

22 Where did the Beach Boys wish all girls could come
from? California

23 David Bowie in a song asked, "is there life" on... Mars

24 Which US state did John Denver think was 'almost heaven'? West Virginia

26 "And the lights all went out in _____" - where, according
to the Bee Gees' song? Massachusetts

30 Who said "You gotta lose your mind in Detroit Rock
City"? Kiss
LET'S GO BUFFALO!!!
OP | Post 9 made on Tuesday February 19, 2008 at 16:51
Mr Griffiths
It's my lucky day!
Joined:
Posts:
February 2005
2,677
nice one guys
Quiz questions


1. What was the first video played on MTV in America?


On Aug. 1, 1981, MTV broadcast their first video, "Video Killed the Radio Star," by The Buggles. Fun fact: "You Better Run," by Pat Benatar, was the second video to be played on MTV.


2. "We Got the Beat" was a hit for what '80s all-girl group?


The Go-Go's album, Beauty and the Beat, featuring the hit song "We Got the Beat", 'was released in the summer of 1981. The album held the No. 1 on the charts for six weeks.



3. Van Halen loved the '80s so much, they named an album after one year in the decade. Which year?

1984 was Van Halen's sixth studio album. It's was only 33 minutes in length, but was packed with hits like "Panama" and "Jump." This was also the last album with charismatic frontman David Lee Roth.


4 What's Madonna's real name?
The material girl's real name is Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone. She was born on Aug. 16, 1958 in Bay City, Mich.

5. In 1986, Run D.M.C. had a hit with a remake of a song from what classic rock group?

In 1986, Run D.M.C. had a top-five hit with a remake of Aerosmith's "Walk This Way." The popularity of Run D.M.C.'s cover helped Aerosmith stage a comeback. They released Permanent Vacation in 1987, which spawned a number of hits.




6. "Don't You (Forget About Me)" by Simple Minds was featured in what '80s movie?

The song was featured in the 1985 movie "The Breakfast Club," which starred members of the "Brat Pack"-- Ally Sheedy, Molly Ringwald and Judd Nelson.



7. Who is Stanley Kirk Burrell better known as?

MC Hammer

8. Which hip hop group had a platinum selling album called Straight Outta Compton?

N.W.A

9. The song “Please Mr Postman” has been covered by the Carpenters and the Beatles but who recorded the song originally ?

The Marvelettes

10 Voulez-Vous was the sixth studio album by which Swedish pop group?

Abba


21. Bruce Springsteen claimed to have been born in the ...

USA

22.Where did the Beach Boys wish all girls could come from?

California

23 David Bowie in a song asked, "is there life" on...

Mars

24 Which US state did John Denver think was 'almost heaven'?

West Virginia

25 Duran Duran sang a song about a girl, her name was the same as a place, which place am I talking about?
Rio

26 "And the lights all went out in _____" - where, according to the Bee Gees' song?

Massachesettes


27 In 1981, who told us 'about the boy from New York City'?

Manhattan Transfer

28 In 1999, who sang 'All night on the beach til the break of dawn, I'm going to Miami, welcome to Miami'?

Will Smith



29 Bananarama sang about what planet in 1986 ?
Venus


30 Who said "You gotta lose your mind in Detroit Rock City"?
Kiss


Jump to


Protected Feature Before you can reply to a message...
You must first register for a Remote Central user account - it's fast and free! Or, if you already have an account, please login now.

Please read the following: Unsolicited commercial advertisements are absolutely not permitted on this forum. Other private buy & sell messages should be posted to our Marketplace. For information on how to advertise your service or product click here. Remote Central reserves the right to remove or modify any post that is deemed inappropriate.

Hosting Services by ipHouse