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1990s Cultural Trivia Questions and Answers

90s trivia questions

1990’s pop culture has distinct identity. Famous media icons such as the Spice Girls and Friends to events such as the growth of the World Wide Web and the ending of the Cold War. Therefore the 1990s was a fascinating decade to be aware about. This trivia has multiple rounds of questions to check how much understanding you have on the 1990’s era.

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1990’s pop culture trivia questions

For modern pop culture trivia questions, check the other post. This post has pop culture trivia from the 90’s era.

1. What was the computer problem that caused much concern as the end of the 19approached?
The Millennium Bug (also known as the YBug), where computer programs only used 2 digits to store the year part of dates

2. Which series of compilation albums featuring recent songs by various artists first appeared in the United Kingdom in 1but only began in the United States in 1998?
Now That’s What I Call Music!

3. What was the name of the second Harry Potter book, first published in the United States in 1998?
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

4. Which musician changed his stage name to an unpronounceable symbol in protest at his record company in 1993?

5. Which digital pet, whose name is derived from the Japanese words for 'egg' and 'watch', became one of the biggest toy crazes of the late nineties?

6. Which 1movie featured Michael Jordan playing basketball with characters from the Looney Tunes?
Space Jam

7. Which rapper was shot dead in Las Vegas in September 1996?
Tupac Shakur

8. What was the name of the Deputy District Attorney who was the lead prosecutor in the O. J. Simpson murder trial?
Marcia Clark

9. Following the death of Princess Diana in a car crash in Paris in 19what song, with specially rewritten words, did Elton John sing at her funeral?
Candle in the Wind

10. Which dance, to the song of the same name by Los del Rio, became a huge craze in the second part of the 19after the song spent weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot in 1996?
The Macarena

1990’s TV series trivia questions

1990’s famous TV series such as Spice Girls, Friends are all iconic shows and people still love to watch them. Check how many of them you get correct here.

1. In 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer', what was the name of the vampire, played by David Boreanaz, who was Buffy’s love interest and assisted her in her Slayer duties?

2. In 'The Fresh Prince of Bel Air', what is the name of Will Smith’s preppy best friend and cousin, famous for his dance?
Carlton Banks

3. Which spin-off from Cheers, which continued the story of the character played by Kelsey Grammer, was first aired in 1993?

4. In 'Seinfeld', what was the name of Seinfeld’s best friend, played by Jason Alexander?
George Costanza

5. What were the names of the two FBI special agents who began investigating 'The X-Files' in the 1990s?
Fox Mulder and Dana Scully

6. Which cult horror drama followed the investigation by FBI special agent Dale Cooper into the murder of homecoming queen Laura Palmer in a fictional Washington town?
Twin Peaks

7. In Friends, which actor played Jack Geller, the father of Monica and Ross?
Elliot Gould

8. Which sitcom told the story of a teenager who lived with her year old aunts Hilda and Zelda, and a talking cat called Salem?
Sabrina the Teenage Witch

9. Who played Donna Martin on 'Beverly Hills, 90210', a show produced by her father?
Tori Spelling

10. George Clooney played Dr. Doug Ross in which long-running medical drama that debuted in 1994?

1990’s movie trivia questions

Do you remember movies such as Titanic, Forest Gump? They are from this 90s era. Check the 90s movie trivia questions below.

1. Anthony Hopkins and Jodie Foster starred in which 1psychological horror film based on a novel by Thomas Harris?
The Silence of the Lambs

2. Which actress starred as Rose DeWitt Bukater in James Cameron’s 1blockbuster 'Titanic'?
Kate Winslet

3. Which actor, who later starred in 'CSI: NY', played the part of Lieutenant Dan Taylor in 'Forrest Gump'?
Gary Sinise

4. Which 1science fiction adventure movie, directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Sam Neill and Jeff Goldblum, was based on a book of the same name by Michael Crichton?
Jurassic Park

5. Who played Brad Pitt’s wife Tracy Mills in the 1crime thriller 'Seven'?
Gwyneth Paltrow

6. In the movie 'Fight Club', what is the first rule of fight club?
You do not talk about fight club

7. Which M. Night Shyamalan psychological thriller, released in 19tells the story of a young boy who can see and talk to the dead?
The Sixth Sense

8. In 'The Matrix', what is the hacking alias of computer programmer Thomas Anderson, played by Keanu Reeves?

9. Who starred as Kevin in 1990’s 'Home Alone'?
Macauley Culkin

10. What was the full title of James Cameron’s 1sequel to 'The Terminator'?
Terminator Judgement Day

1990’s music trivia questions

You remember Britney Spears? Or “you cant touch this” song? They are some of the iconic names and songs in the 90s. Check these music trivia questions from the 1990s.

1. Which female singer’s debut single 'Baby One More Time', released in 19was a massive hit around the world?
Britney Spears

2. Which of the Spice Girls was known as 'Baby Spice'?
Emma Bunton

3. Which rapper told us 'U Can’t Touch This' in 1990?
MC Hammer

4. Whitney Houston’s smash hit cover of Dolly Parton’s 'I Will Always Love You' was recorded for which 1movie starring Houston and Kevin Costner?
The Bodyguard

5. Which Irish singer had a worldwide hit with 'Nothing Compares 2 U' in 1990?
Sinead O’Connor

6. Which actor/rapper was 'Gettin’ Jiggy wit It' in 1998?
Will Smith

7. Which Santana song was the final Billboard Top number one hit of the 1990s?

8. Which R&B group came to the 'End of the Road' in 1992?
Boys II Men

9. Which Australian former soap star was 'Torn' in 1997-98?
Natalie Imbruglia

10. Which band had a huge global hit with their hip hop cover of Roberta Flack’s 'Killing Me Softly'?
The Fugees

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