Quiz: The Game Shows of the '80s Quiz
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The Game Shows of the '80s Quiz
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About This Quiz

In the game show world of the '80s, old school options aired in between more modern alternatives that captured the spirit of a brand new decade. Take our quiz to test your knowledge of the greatest moments from '80s game shows.

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What was the name of the money-stealing creature on "Press Your Luck"?
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What year did "Press Your Luck" premiere?
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What was the biggest prize ever won on "Press Your Luck"?
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What show was hosted by Wink Martindale from 1978-85?
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What creature appeared on "Tic Tac Dough" to steal a contestant's money?
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What year did "Double Dare "premiere?
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What were teams forced to do if they couldn't answer a question after a "Double Dare"?
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Who served as host of "Love Connection" during the '80s?
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Who chose the right match for each contestant on "Love Connection"?
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What show did Vicki Lawrence host starting in 1987?
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How long did contestants have to guess the clue from the drawings during the first two rounds of "Win, Lose or Draw"?
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Who threw the magic toaster to the ground in a fit of anger on "Super Password" in 1989?
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Who served as host of "Super Password" throughout the '80s?
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What year did the top prize on "The $10,000 Pyramid" go up to $25,000?
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Who hosted "Pyramid" throughout much of the '80s?
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How much did the top "Pyramid" prize jump to for the 2016 reboot of the show?
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What arcade-game show ran from 1982-84?
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What year did "American Gladiators" premiere?
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Who was NOT one of the original six gladiators?
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What was the last year Richard Dawson hosted "Family Feud"?
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How many people were surveyed for each question presented on "Family Feud"?
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What was the original name for the game show "Jeopardy!"?
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What year did Alex Trebek take over the "Jeopardy!" hosting duties?
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How many people watched "Jeopardy!" each day by the end of the '80s?
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True or false: Pat Sajak was the first ever host of "Wheel of Fortune."
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What was the first letter Vanna White turned on "Wheel of Fortune"?
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True or false: "The Price Is Right" premiered in the '80s.
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What year did Bob Barker become host of "The Price Is Right"?
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What year did Rod Roddy take over as announcer on "The Price Is Right"?
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What happens if you hit the $1 spot on the Big Wheel on "The Price Is Right"?
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