1990s Trivia Quiz Questions IIHistory Trivia Questions - Printable
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On 18 September 1990, which person was shot at least nine times
by the IRA, but managed to survive?
a. George Bush
b. Sir Peter Terry
c. Gianni Versace
d. Ranasinghe Premadasa
Sir Peter Terry - Sir Peter Terry was the Air Chief Marshall and had served as Governor to Gibraltar.
Which of these countries was part of the Velvet Divorce in
Slovakia - Slovakia and the Czech Republic became two separate nations.
Whose 1992 album "The Chronic" provided a model for modern
a. Dr. Dre
c. 50 Cent
d. Snoop Dogg
Dr. Dre - The album reached number three on the Billboard 200 and, to date, has sold over three million
Which country separated from Ethiopia in 1993?
Eritrea - The capital of Eritrea is Asmara.
What NFL team won three Super Bowls in a four-year span (1992,
1993 and 1995)?
a. Dallas Cowboys
b. Green Bay Packers
c. San Francisco 49ers
d. Buffalo Bills
Dallas Cowboys - As of 2013, the Cowboys are the wealthiest team in the NFL, generating almost $269
What building in the US was bombed in 1993?
a. The Statue of Liberty
b. The Sears Tower
c. Empire State Building
d. World Trade Center
World Trade Center - A truck bomb went off in the basement.
In 1995, how much was a first-class stamp in the United States?
a. 12 cents
b. 32 cents
c. 42 cents
d. 22 cents
32 cents - As of 2013, the cost of a stamp is 46 cents.
Whom did Prince Andrew divorce in 1996?
Sarah - Sarah is often called Fergie.
The beating of Rodney King initiated riots in which US city?
a. Las Vegas
b. San Francisco
d. Los Angeles
Los Angeles - The 1992 riots occurred after the verdict.
Released from July 1992 to December 1997, who wrote sixty-two
books for the well-received Goosebumps series?
a. Judy Blume
b. R.L. Stine
c. Meg Cabot
d. Christopher Pike
R.L. Stine - Stine has been called the 'Stephen King of children's literature'.
Which country repealed Apartheid Laws in 1991?
a. South Africa
South Africa - The law was enacted in 1950.
Who was convicted of the terrorist bomb attack on the Alfred P.
Murrah Federal Building in downtown Oklahoma City that occurred on April 19, 1995?
a. Ramzi Yousef
b. Ted Kaczynski
c. Terry Nichols
d. Timothy McVeigh
Timothy McVeigh - Timothy detonated an explosive-filled rental truck that was parked in front of the
One of the highest moneymakers of 1990, what romantic comedy
movie starred Richard Gere and Julia Roberts?
a. My Big Fat Greek Wedding
b. Runaway Bride
c. Exit to Eden
d. Pretty Woman
Pretty Woman - The film has an estimated gross income of $463.4 million.
Between April and July of 1994, a mass killing of hundreds of
thousands of Tutsis occurred in which country?
Rwanda - Rwanda today has two public holidays commemorating the incident.
What piece of land did the United Kingdom handover to China in
a. Hong Kong
c. The Falklands
d. The Seychelles
Hong Kong - The official date of the transaction was July 1st 1997.
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