How Well Do You Know These Stereotypical 80’s Phrases?

Are you rad enough to pass this quiz? It's time to find out how well you really know your stereotypical 80's phrases! Ready to put your knowledge of 80's phrases to the test? Begin!
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"Barf me out!" Why would this bit of '80s jargon have been used?
To describe something with your hair.
To describe someone you don't like.
To describe something you don't like.
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In the '80s, what would you mean if you called something "cheesy"?
Causing a great big smile.
Being full of cheese.
Showing poor taste.
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In the '80s, who or what might have been described as a "dipstick?"
A stupid person.
A nerdy person.
Someone who can't drive.
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If someone in the '80s were to "spazz out", how might they be behaving?
Overly excited.
Down and out.
A bit weird.
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"Motor" would have been used in the 80s in which of these contexts?
When you have to leave.
When you're busy.
When you're flirting.
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Which of these might have been described as a "dweeb" in the '80s?
A geek
A hippy
A jock
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Who might have been described as a "yuppy" in the '80s?
Someone who talked too much.
Someone young with money.
A bookworm.
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In '80s jargon, what did it mean to "schmooze?"
To skip school.
To kiss up to someone.
To smoke too much.
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What was meant by a "rush" in the '80s?
Terrible heartburn.
A big thrill.
A bad breakup.
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If you told someone not to "have a cow", what were you telling them to avoid?
Getting upset.
Laughing too loud.
Getting angry.
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When might you have said "gag me with a spoon"?
When breaking up with someone.
In response to something you hate.
When eating something gross.
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What would a man possibly have described as "bodacious"?
A woman's body
A cute dog
A killer milkshake
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you're 80's average! While you may remember a few of the most stereotypical phrases from this era in time, many of them were forgotten long ago. Don't worry, not everyone can give a rad and tubular quiz performance first time around!

C+, 80's Average

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Based on the results of this quiz, you're 80's awesome! Though the 80's may be long gone, you haven't forgotten any of the stereotypical phrases that made this decade in time so special. To say you're rad is a total understatement!

B+, 80's Awesome

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Based on the results of this quiz, you're a total 80's expert! No one's going to have a cow over this quiz performance. In fact, you're just about as rad about the 80's as one can be. Though this decade ended long ago, you still know your slang far better than most.

A+, 80's Expert

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1
"Barf me out!" Why would this bit of '80s jargon have been used?
To describe something with your hair.
To describe someone you don't like.
To describe something you don't like.
2
In the '80s, what would you mean if you called something "cheesy"?
Causing a great big smile.
Being full of cheese.
Showing poor taste.
3
In the '80s, who or what might have been described as a "dipstick?"
A stupid person.
A nerdy person.
Someone who can't drive.
4
If someone in the '80s were to "spazz out", how might they be behaving?
Overly excited.
Down and out.
A bit weird.
5
"Motor" would have been used in the 80s in which of these contexts?
When you have to leave.
When you're busy.
When you're flirting.
6
Which of these might have been described as a "dweeb" in the '80s?
A geek
A hippy
A jock
7
Who might have been described as a "yuppy" in the '80s?
Someone who talked too much.
Someone young with money.
A bookworm.
8
In '80s jargon, what did it mean to "schmooze?"
To skip school.
To kiss up to someone.
To smoke too much.
9
What was meant by a "rush" in the '80s?
Terrible heartburn.
A big thrill.
A bad breakup.
10
If you told someone not to "have a cow", what were you telling them to avoid?
Getting upset.
Laughing too loud.
Getting angry.
11
When might you have said "gag me with a spoon"?
When breaking up with someone.
In response to something you hate.
When eating something gross.
12
What would a man possibly have described as "bodacious"?
A woman's body
A cute dog
A killer milkshake