Monday, July 1, 2013

Answers to Friday Funday Trivia: 15 of the 100 Greatest Videos of All Time


Before getting to the answers, here are the names of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers this week. 

1st place-Michelle: 57 pts... outstanding job!
2nd place- Becky: 36 pts 
3rd place- Beverley: 32 pts

Congratulations to those who made it to the podium and thanks to everyone who played.

As a heads up, there will be no Friday Funday Trivia this week. However, I'll be back with a brand new game the following week. 


1. 2 pts- Thriller by Michael Jackson In the movie within this music video, the singer wears a varsity jacket with what letter of the alphabet on the front?  3 bonus pts- M
2. 2 pts- Girls Just Want to Have Fun by Cyndi Lauper
3. 2 pts- Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
4. 2 pts- Vogue by Madonna
5. 2 pts- U Can't Touch This by MC Hammer


6. 3 pts- Jeremy by Pearl Jam The name of what popular 1990s series briefly flashes on the screen of this video? 3 bonus pts- 90210 (as in Beverly Hills)
7. 2 pts- Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) by Eurythmics
8. 2 pts- Waterfalls by TLC
9. 2 pts- Take on Me by A-ha
10. 4 pts- Ironic by Alanis Morissette


11. 3 pts- Don't Come Around Here No More by Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers 
12. 4 pts- Wild Thing by Tone Loc
13. 2 pts- Losing My Religion by R.E.M.
14. 2 pts- Sledgehammer by Peter Gabriel. How many MTV Video Music Awards did this clip win? 4 bonus pts- 9
15. 6 pts- No Rain by Blind Melon. Michelle was the only player to get this correct. I've posted the "No Rain" video below (the screenshot I included shows up at the 1:16 mark).

The lowest ranked video among these was "Don't Come Around Here No More" (which came in at #85)- Michelle was the only player to guess this one. 

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