Can You Get a Perfect Score On This Classic 1980s Wrestlers Quiz?

By: Jacqueline Samaroo

Can You Get a Perfect Score On This Classic 1980s Wrestlers Quiz?
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About This Quiz

Step into the ring and let's see what you're made of!

When it comes to professional wrestling, there are two decades that are widely considered to be the greatest of all time - the '90s and the earlier '80s. The '80s is without a doubt the decade that set up a lot of the foundation that modern professional wrestling is built upon today. From the invention of countless moves like the DDT, to the celebration of superstars like Hulk Hogan and Macho Man Randy Savage; the '80s was truly a time to behold.

In this massively musclebound quiz, we've taken a handful of some of the most Savage and Hulking wrestlers from the 1980s and put them all together in one place. Just how well do you remember one of the most memorable and influential decades in professional wrestling? Do you think that you have what it takes to identify every single one of these wrestlers and take the championship title in this quiz? Put on your outfit, get your entrance music ready and let's see if you have what it takes to go toe-to-toe with these powerful questions!

Oh, and don't balance your laptop on the top rope while taking it!

1 This is a picture of which macho wrestler?
Randy Savage
Randy Savage is one of the most iconic professional wrestlers who was active during the 1980s. “Macho Man” Randy Savage is notably regarded by many people as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time and is also a member of the WWE Hall of Fame.
Sgt. Slaughter
Greg Valentine
Hillbilly Jim

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2 Which "larger than life" wrestler is showcased in this picture?
Shawn Michaels
Hercules
André the Giant
André the Giant is a classic professional wrestler who was active during the 1980s and also the inaugural inductee into the WWE Hall of Fame. His height of over 7 ft. was a result of giantism caused by excess growth hormone.
George Steele

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3 This is an image of which longstanding wrestling icon?
Jesse Ventura
King Kong Bundy
Dusty Rhodes
Hulk Hogan
Hulk Hogan is one of the most iconic professional wrestlers who was active during the 1980s. He is regarded by many as the most popular wrestler of the 1980s, and he is by far the most recognized wrestling star worldwide.

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4 Which wrestling "hitman" is showcased in this photo?
Big John Studd
Demolition Smash
Bret Hart
Bret Hart is a classic professional wrestler who was active during the 1980s. He is notably a second-generation wrestler and also a part of the extensive Hart wrestling family.
The Undertaker

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5 Do you know the name of the Canadian wrestler in this photo?
Brutus Beefcake
Roddy Piper
Roddy Piper is one of the most iconic professional wrestlers who was active during the 1980s. He was eventually inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2005.
Don Muraco
Ric Flair

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6 Which snake-loving wrestler is shown here?
Hillbilly Jim
The Honky Tonk Man
Paul Orndorff
Jake Roberts
Jake Roberts is a classic professional wrestler who was active during the 1980s. He is notable for being the inventor of the DDT finishing move.

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7 What is the name of the iconic '80s wrestler in this photo?
Hercules
The Ultimate Warrior
The Ultimate Warrior is one of the most iconic professional wrestlers who was active during the 1980s. He is notable for being the first wrestler to be the WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion and the WWF World Heavyweight Champion at the same time.
Mr. Perfect
Brutus Beefcake

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8 Can you identify the hard-working '80s wrestler in this image?
Mr. Perfect
Mr. Perfect is a classic professional wrestler who was active during the 1980s. He is notable for having the seventh-longest reign as the AWA World Heavyweight Champion.
Demolition Ax
Dusty Rhodes
Big John Studd

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9 Which ill-mannered wrestler is in this picture?
The Undertaker
Rick Rude
Rick Rude is one of the most iconic professional wrestlers who was active during the 1980s. After retirement he managed several wrestlers and was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2017.
Davey Boy Smith
Jesse Ventura

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10 Can you identify this Fijian professional wrestler?
Paul Orndorff
Ric Flair
Shawn Michaels
Jimmy Snuka
Jimmy Snuka is a classic professional wrestler who was active during the 1980s. He is notably recognized for having introduced the high-flying style of wrestling to the World Wrestling Federation.

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11 Do you know the name of the million-dollar wrestler in this picture?
Jim Neidhart
Ted DiBiase
Ted DiBiase is one of the most iconic professional wrestlers who was active during the 1980s. He has branched out into being a wrestling manager and a color commentator.
Randy Savage
Sgt. Slaughter

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12 Which fire-breathing wrestler is in this photo?
Ricky Steamboat
Ricky Steamboat is a classic professional wrestler who was active during the 1980s. In 2009 he was notably inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.
André the Giant
Bob Orton, Jr.
Davey Boy Smith

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13 Can you identify the famous '80s wrestler in this picture?
Rick Rude
Tito Santana
Harley Race
Harley Race is one of the most iconic professional wrestlers who was active during the 1980s. He retired in 1991 and was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2004.
Big Boss Man

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14 Which long-reigning '80s wrestler is in this image?
Bret Hart
Bob Backlund
Bob Backlund is a classic professional wrestler who was active during the 1980s. His career spans three decades and in 2013 he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.
Junkyard Dog
Demolition Ax

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15 Can you identify the Iranian-American wrestler in this photo?
Roddy Piper
King Kong Bundy
The Iron Sheik
The Iron Sheik is one of the most iconic professional wrestlers from the 1980s. He ended Bob Backlund’s six-year reign as champion but then lost the title to Hulk Hogan four weeks later – he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2005.
The Honky Tonk Man

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16 Do you know the name of the two-by-four wielding wrestler in this image?
Jake Roberts
Ted DiBiase
Tito Santana
Jim Duggan
Jim Duggan is a classic professional wrestler from the 1980s. In 1988 he emerged as the winner of the first-ever Royal Rumble match.

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17 What is the name of this "thump" loving wrestler is shown here?
The Ultimate Warrior
Bob Backlund
Junkyard Dog
Junkyard Dog is a classic professional wrestler who was active during the 1980s. He also notably played college football and was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2004.
Demolition Smash

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18 Do you know the name of this babyface '80s wrestler?
Tito Santana
Tito Santana is one of the most iconic professional wrestlers from the 1980s. He is notable for having been a babyface for his entire career and in 2004 he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.
Mr. Perfect
Harley Race
Jim Duggan

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19 What is the name of the famous 1980s wrestler showcased in this picture?
Hulk Hogan
Ricky Steamboat
George Steele
Bob Orton Jr.
Bob Orton, Jr. is one of the most iconic professional wrestlers from the 1980s. His family has been extremely active in professional wrestling; including his father (Bob Orton Sr., his son (Randy Orton), and his brother (Barry Orton).

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20 Which "tough as nails" wrestler is showcased here?
Jim Neidhart
Jim Neidhart is a classic professional wrestler who competed during the 1980s. Through marriage, he is technically a part of the extensive Hart wrestling family.
Jimmy Snuka
The Iron Sheik
Greg Valentine

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21 Can you correctly name this time-honored 1980s wrestler?
Jake Roberts
Hillbilly Jim
Jim Neidhart
Greg Valentine
Greg Valentine is one of the most iconic professional wrestlers from the 1980s. Over his extensive career he has held more than 40 championships and in 2004 he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.

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22 Which animalistic '80s wrestler is showcased in this image?
The Ultimate Warrior
George Steele
George Steele is a classic professional wrestler who was active during the 1980s. In Tim Burton's film “Ed Wood”, George Steele notably portrayed actor and Swedish wrestler Tor Johnson.
Hercules
Bob Orton, Jr.

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23 This is a photo of which big and burly 1980s wrestler?
Mr. Perfect
Dusty Rhodes
Rick Rude
King Kong Bundy
King Kong Bundy is one of the most iconic professional wrestlers who was active during the 1980s. He also had a career as an actor and stand-up comedian.

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24 What is the name of this destructive professional wrestler?
Hulk Hogan
Demolition Smash
Demolition Smash is a classic professional wrestler from the 1980s. He is notable for being a four-time former world tag team champion.
The Undertaker
Junkyard Dog

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25 Do you recognize this 1980s Hawaiian wrestler?
Don Muraco
Don Muraco is one of the most iconic professional wrestlers that was active during the 1980s. In 2004, he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.
Jimmy Snuka
Ric Flair
Jim Duggan

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26 This is a picture of which record-setting professional wrestler?
Randy Savage
Paul Orndorff
The Honky Tonk Man
The Honky Tonk Man is one of the most iconic professional wrestlers who was active during the 1980s. He is notable for being the cousin of Jerry Lawler, professional wrestler and color commentator.
The Iron Sheik

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27 Which iconic masked professional wrestler is showcased in this picture?
André the Giant
Shawn Michaels
Demolition Ax
Demolition Ax is a classic professional wrestler who was active during the 1980s. Demolition Ax was trained by Newton Tattrie and he officially retired in 2017.
Bob Backlund

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28 This is an image of which famous '80s professional wrestler?
Shawn Michaels
Big Boss Man
Big Boss Man is one of the most iconic professional wrestlers from the 1980s. In 2016, he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.
Jesse Ventura
Harley Race

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29 Which British professional wrestler is showcased in this photo?
Davey Boy Smith
Davey Boy Smith is a classic professional wrestler who was active during the 1980s. One of his more notable nicknames was “The British Bulldog”.
Bret Hart
Brutus Beefcake
Ricky Steamboat

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30 Do you know the name of this heroic professional wrestler?
Roddy Piper
Big John Studd
Sgt. Slaughter
Sgt. Slaughter is one of the biggest characters from the 1980s. He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2004.
Ted DiBiase

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31 Which iconic crowd-pleasing '80s wrestler is this?
Jim Neidhart
Shawn Michaels
Shawn Michaels is a classic professional wrestler who was active during the 1980s. He is remembered for being a superb performer in the ring and he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2011.
Demolition Ax
Jimmy Snuka

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32 What is the name of the wrestler and politician in this photo?
Bob Orton, Jr.
Davey Boy Smith
Hulk Hogan
Jesse Ventura
Jesse "The Body" Ventura starred with Schwarzenegger in "Predator" after he left the ring. He also notably served as the 38th Governor of Minnesota from 1999 to 2003.

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33 Can you identify the award-winning 1980s wrestler in this image?
Sgt. Slaughter
Rick Rude
Big John Studd
Big John Studd is one of the most iconic professional wrestlers who was active during the 1980s. In 2004 he was posthumously inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.
Mr. Perfect

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34 Which prolific 1980s titleholder is in this picture?
The Ultimate Warrior
Junkyard Dog
Davey Boy Smith
Brutus Beefcake
Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake was known for trimming the hair of unconscious opponents. Today he operates as a semi-retired professional wrestler and has held nine titles throughout his career.

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35 Do you know the name of this "wonderful" professional wrestler?
Jim Duggan
Paul Orndorff
Paul "Mr. Wonderful" Orndorff is a classic professional wrestler who was active during the 1980s. In 2005 he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.
The Honky Tonk Man
Jake Roberts

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36 Can you identify this "nature-loving" professional wrestler?
The Iron Sheik
Tito Santana
Roddy Piper
Ric Flair
Ric Flair, the "Nature Boy," is one of the most iconic professional wrestlers that was active during the 1980s. He is the only person to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame twice (the second time as a member of The Four Horsemen).

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37 Which spooky and scary professional wrestler is in this photo?
The Undertaker
The Undertaker is a classic professional wrestler who started his career during the 1980s but rose to prominence in the 1990s. He is notable for his supernatural and horror-themed performances.
Bob Backlund
Demolition Smash
Bret Hart

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38 Can you identify this iconic and "common" wrestler in this picture?
Harley Race
King Kong Bundy
Dusty Rhodes
Dusty Rhodes is one of the most iconic professional wrestlers who was active during the 1980s. He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame and his sons also had professional wrestling careers.
Don Muraco

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39 Which musclebound 1980s professional wrestler is in this image?
Hercules
Hercules is a classic professional wrestler who was active during the 1980s. He is also notable for being a prolific bodybuilder, having appeared in several bodybuilding magazines.
Ricky Steamboat
George Steele
André the Giant

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40 Do you know the name of the notable 1980s wrestler in this image?
Ted DiBiase
Greg Valentine
Hillbilly Jim
Hillbilly Jim is one of the most iconic professional wrestlers who was active during the 1980s. In 2018, he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.
Randy Savage

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