Tag «The 80s»

Quiz 11 – Round 3 – The 80s

1. Which famous racehorse was kidnapped in 1983 by the IRA? Shergar 2. Fill in the missing word in the quote from the 1987 film ‘Withnail and I’: “We want the finest _______ available to humanity, we want them here, and we want them now!“ Wines 3. Name the 4 ‘Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles (Teenage …

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? 1984 3. Ian McShane famously played ‘Lovejoy’ in the TV series, but which actor played ‘Tinker’? Dudley Sutton 4. Who won the most Wimbledon …

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? 3 4. In which year was Live …

Quiz 97 – Round 3 – The 80s

1. Who were Blinky, Inky, Pinky and Clyde? The ghosts in Pac-Man 2. How many leap years were there in the 80s? 3 (1980, 1984 and 1988) 3. On December 21st 1988, Pan Am Flight 103 was blown up over the village of Lockerbie, Scotland. It was en route from London Heathrow to where? John …

Quiz 114 – Round 2 – The Eighties

Eighties Quiz – Below are ten events from the 1980s, one from each year. But which event occurred in which year? 1. Jayne Torville and Christopher Dean won Gold at the Sarajevo Winter Olympic Games. 1984 2. Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer were married at St. Paul’s Cathedral. 1981 3. The first ever BBC …