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?
Q3: What hit song was unwittingly written about deodorant?
A: “Smells Like Teen Spirit”
Q4: When was the World Wide Web first introduced?
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?
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?
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?
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?
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?
Q19: What fad toy was feared to be a tool for foreign spies?
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?
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?
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