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World Places in Pop

quiz about songs with world place-names in title 12 Questions.

 
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1

Can you match these 'Tokyo' tracks with their performers?

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Left

  • "Life In Tokyo"
  • "Tonight In Tokyo"
  • "Tokyo Joe"
  • "Tokyo Medley"

Right

  • Japan
  • Helmut Zacharlas
  • Sandie Shaw
  • Bryan Ferry

2

In 1988 where were Motown legends the Four Tops going "Loco In"?

  • "Montego"
  • "Jericho"
  • "Acapulco"
  • "Mexico"

3

Duran Duran had a top ten hit with "Rio" but which ex-Monkee also had a hit with a song called "Rio"?

  • Michael Nesmith
  • Peter Tork
  • Davy Jones
  • Mickey Dolenz

4

Can you match these African places with their performers?

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Left

  • "In Ziare"
  • "Soweto"
  • "Marrakesh Express"
  • "Nairobi"

Right

  • Tommy Steele
  • Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
  • Johnny Wakelin
  • Malcolm McLaren

5

Which south American country gave German DJ/Producer Sash a No2 hit in 1997?

  • "Brazil"
  • "Peru"
  • "Chile"
  • "Ecuador"

6

Bennet enjoyed a minor hit in 1997 with a track claiming, "Mum's Gone To" where?

  • "Ireland"
  • "Iceland"
  • "Norway"
  • "Sweden"

7

Can you match these middle eastern places with their performers?

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Left

  • "Istanbul"
  • "Man From Nazareth"
  • "Jericho/Fire"
  • "The Lebanon"

Right

  • Frankie Vaughan
  • The Prodigy
  • Human League
  • John Paul Joans

8

Who enjoyed "One Night In Bangkok" with a No 12 hit in 1984?

  • Murray Foot
  • Murray Chin
  • Murray Head
  • Murray Hand

9

Which reggae artist reached No 3 in 1970 with "Montego Bay"?

  • Bobby Bloom
  • Desmond Dekker
  • Bob Marley
  • Jimmy Cliff

10

Can you match these Asian places with their performers?

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Left

  • "China Girl"
  • "Goodnight Saigon"
  • "Vietnam"
  • "China In Your Hand"

Right

  • David Bowie
  • T'Pau
  • Jimmy Cliff
  • Billy Joel

11

Which Dutch place provided a top 5 hit for the Beautiful South in 1996?

  • "Amsterdam"
  • "Groningen"
  • "Eindhoven"
  • "Rotterdam"

12

Which of the following 'crooners' was "Under The Bridges Of Paris" in 1955?

  • Frank Sinatra
  • Dean Martin
  • Sammy Davis Jnr
  • Tony Bennett

 

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