1990s Trivia Pt. 2

30 questions and answers about arguably the greatest decade ever


Q1: What was the name of the toaster snack that existed before Pop-Tarts were introduced?

A: Country Squares


Q2: What was the name of Ross’s pet monkey in Friends?

A: Marcel


Q3: What hit song was unwittingly written about deodorant?

A: “Smells Like Teen Spirit”


Q4: When was the World Wide Web first introduced?

A: 1991


Q5: What’s the first book in R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps series?

A: Welcome to Dead House


Q6: What child star was the first to ever be paid $1 million for a film and for what movie was it for?

A: Macaulay Caulkin for My Girl (need both for answer to be correct)


Q7: What singer broke her own record for highest-ever attendance at the Houston Astrodome in 1995?

A: Selena


Q8: Who was named the first female secretary of state in 1997?

A: Madeleine Albright 


Q9: What video game was the first ever to be played in space?

A: Tetris


Q10: What was the name of the woman who made international news headlines after cutting off her own husband’s penis?

A: Lorena Bobbit


Q11: What TV show’s creator had a rule that its characters couldn’t learn lessons or hug to end episodes?

A: Seinfeld


Q12: In which ’90s movie did Col. Nathan R. Jessup say, “You can’t handle the truth”?

A: A Few Good Men


Q13: Which boy band, who were launched in 1993, consist of A.J. McLean, Howie Dorough, Nick Carter, Kevin Richardson and Brian Littrell?

A: Backstreet Boys


Q14: Michael Jordan led the Chicago Bulls to how many championships?

A: Six


Q15: What was the name of the school in Saved By the Bell?

A: Bayside High 


Q16: What were REM losing in their 1991 hit single?

A: Their religion (“Losing My Religion” was the song)


Q17: What was the first animated feature film to be nominated for a Best Picture Oscar?

A: Disney’s Beauty and the Beast


Q18: Who knocked England out of the 1998 Fifa World Cup finals in France on penalties?

A: Argentina


Q19: What fad toy was feared to be a tool for foreign spies?

A: Furby


Q20: What was considered the first reality TV show?

A: The Real World


Q21: How old was Notorious B.I.G. when he was murdered?

A: 24


Q22: What two actors voiced Simba in the original animated Lion King?

A: Johnathan Taylor Thomas and Matthew Broderick (we need both for answer to be correct) 


Q23: Who was the Prime Minister at the start of the ‘90s?

A: Margaret Thatcher


Q24: Which was the last Harry Potter book released in the ‘90s?

A: Prisoner of Azkaban


Q25: Clueless was loosely based on what Jane Austen novel?

A: Emma


Q26: Which girls’ toy provided Aqua with her chart-topping hit in 1997?

A: Barbie dolls. “Barbie Girl” was the hit.


Q27: How many Americans tuned into the trial of O.J. Simpson?

A: 95 million


Q28: Grunge band Nirvana’s top ten single “Heart-Shaped Box” appeared on which of their albums?

A: :In Utero”


Q29: Who played the title character and son of Bryan Cranston on Malcolm in the Middle?

A: Frankie Muniz


Q30: Which Julia Roberts film was one of the top 10 grossing films of 1999?

A: Notting Hill