91 90s Trivia Questions And Answers

These 90s trivia questions and answers will remind you of all the interesting things about this decade. The ’90s bring back memories of flannel shirts, grunge music, and simpler times.

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93 90s Trivia Questions And Answers

1. What 90s teen movie was also the same title as a Britney Spears song?

2. What film won “Best Picture” at the Oscars in 1999?

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3. Who is the group that sang the hit song “Macarena?”

4. What hip hop group won the 1993 Grammy for “Best New Artist?”

5. What 90s animated film was the first to be nominated for a Best Picture Oscar?

6. Who became the oldest astronaut in space in 1998?

7. What was the haircut named after a character on the hit show “Friends?”

8. What sport did the 1992 “Dream Team” play?

9. How many Americans watched the O.J. Simpson trial verdict?

10. Who originally recorded Whitney Houston’s 1992 hit song, “I Will Always Love You?”

11. In 1997, who became the first female secretary of state?

12. What popular 1990 film made Macaulay Culkin a household name?

13. Who was the band behind the popular Friends theme song, “I’ll be there for you?”

14. What Philadelphia-born rapper had a hit TV show in the 90s?

15. What television show was the highest-rated show in 1990?

16. What was the best-selling console of the 90s?

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17. What popular electronic robotic toy came out in 1998?

18. What was the name of the sheep that was cloned in the 90s?

19. What small device was a popular way to contact people?

20. What 1996 movie featured Michael Jordan and the Looney Tunes?

21. What were the two most popular American wrestling organizations in the 90s?

22. Who was the rapper that won a grammy for the popular song “U Can’t Touch This?”

23. What politician had a saxophone performance on the Arsenio Hall Show?

24. What was the name of the popular girl group from the UK?

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25. In 1998, what popular website was created?

26. After the 1992 New Hampshire primary, who was given the nickname the “comeback kid?”

27. What 90s film was the first to be fully made by computer animation?

28. Who were the two actors that voiced the character of Simba in the Lion King?

29. What cartoon character who lives in a pineapple made his debut in 1999?

30. How many basketball titles did Michael Jordan win in the 90s?

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31. What year was the World Wide Web first introduced?

32. Which sitcom debuted in 1994, featuring six friends living in New York City?

33. Which 1991 film won the Academy Award for Best Picture, becoming the third film to sweep the five major categories (Best Picture, Director, Actor, Actress, and Screenplay)?

34. Who was the President of the United States at the start of the 1990s?

35. Which animated TV show, created by Mike Judge, premiered in 1993 and centered on two teenage couch potatoes?

36. Which gaming console was released by Nintendo in 1996?

37. What was the name of the cloned sheep born in 1996, the first mammal cloned from an adult cell?

38. What disaster occurred in 1994, causing a 6.7 magnitude earthquake in California?

39. What was the name of the first book in J.K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter” series, published in 1997?

40. Who was named “Person of the Decade” by Time magazine in 1999?

41. What was the best-selling album of the 1990s in the United States?

42. Who won the FIFA World Cup in 1990?

43. What was the top grossing film of the 1990s?

44. Who was the primary villain in the 1991 Disney film “Beauty and the Beast”?

45. Which long-running TV show, featuring FBI agents investigating paranormal phenomena, debuted in 1993?

46. Which country gave up control of Hong Kong in 1997?

47. Who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993?

48. Which device, first released in 1998, allowed users to carry around a thousand songs in their pocket?

49. What was the name of the hurricane that devastated Florida in 1992?

50. Who performed the best-selling single of the 1990s in the UK, “(Everything I Do) I Do It for You”?

51. Which famous grunge band released their debut album “Ten” in 1991?

52. What was the name of the scandal involving President Bill Clinton in the late 1990s?

53. What event led to a major escalation in the Yugoslav Wars in 1995?

54. Which famous rapper was murdered in a drive-by shooting in 1996?

55. What was the name of the first successfully cloned mammal, a sheep, in 1996?

56. In which city were the 1992 Summer Olympics held?

57. Which band released the hit album “(What’s the Story) Morning Glory?” in 1995?

58. Who played James Bond in the 1995 film “GoldenEye”?

59. Who was acquitted in a famous 1995 criminal trial?

60. Who wrote the 1996 novel “Game of Thrones”, later adapted into a hugely popular TV series?

61. Who won the Women’s Singles at Wimbledon in 1990?

62. What is the name of the disaster that struck Kobe, Japan in 1995?

63. Who was the Prime Minister of the UK at the start of the 1990s?

64. What was the first video game in the “Final Fantasy” series to be released on the PlayStation in 1997?

65. Which iconic rapper released the album “Ready to Die” in 1994?

66. What year did Princess Diana die?

67. What popular teen sitcom, starring Melissa Joan Hart, premiered in 1996?

68. Which Canadian singer released the hit song “My Heart Will Go On” for the “Titanic” soundtrack?

69. Which comet was visible to the naked eye in 1997?

70. Which South African president was elected in 1994, marking the end of apartheid?

71. What was the name of the space telescope launched by NASA in 1990?

72. Who won the Men’s Singles at the 1999 French Open?

73. Who were the two female vocalists of the hit 1990s group The Spice Girls?

74. Who was the artist behind the 1999 hit song “…Baby One More Time”?

75. What was the name of the spacecraft that took the first detailed pictures of Pluto in 1999?

76. Which fashion designer was murdered outside his Miami home in 1997?

77. Who was named the NBA’s Most Valuable Player (MVP) in 1996?

78. What was the name of the virus that caused a global pandemic in 1997?

79. Who was the Russian president at the end of the 1990s?

80. Which iconic cartoon, featuring the antics of a dimwitted father and his dysfunctional family, premiered in 1999?

81. Which TV show, based on characters from “The Tracey Ullman Show”, debuted as a half-hour prime time show in 1990? 

82. Who was elected as the Secretary-General of the United Nations in 1997? 

83. Who painted “The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living”, a controversial artwork featuring a tiger shark preserved in formaldehyde, in 1991? 

84. Which 1994 film, depicting a young lion’s journey to become king, became one of Disney’s biggest hits? 

85. Who hit the record-breaking 70th home run in a single baseball season in 1998? 

86. Which pop superstar caused controversy with her “Like a Prayer” music video in 1989, leading to a major fallout with sponsor Pepsi? 

87. Who were the founders of Google, which was first incorporated as a privately held entity on September 4, 1998? 


88. Which British Prime Minister won a landslide victory for the Labour Party in 1997? 

89. Which famous American artist, known for his drip painting style, died in 1991? 

90. What was the name of the disease that caused a public health scare in the UK in the mid-1990s due to its link with Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) or “mad cow disease”? 

91. Which American rock band released their debut album “August and Everything After” in 1993, featuring the hit single “Mr. Jones”? 

92. Which country won the inaugural Rugby World Cup in 1987?

93. Which American rock band released their debut album “August and Everything After” in 1993, featuring the hit single “Mr. Jones”? 

94. What was the name of the popular toy, a type of electronic pet, that was first released in Japan in 1996?

95. Which U.S. spacecraft successfully landed on Mars in 1997?

96. What was the name of the nuclear accident that occurred in Japan in 1999?

97. Which band recorded the 1991 hit single “Smells Like Teen Spirit”?

98. What was the name of the treaty signed by Canada, Mexico, and the United States in 1994?

99. Who won the World Series in 1998?

100. Who played the role of Clarice Starling in the 1991 film “The Silence of the Lambs”?

101. What was the name of the spacecraft that collided with an asteroid in 1994?

102. Who won the Best Actress Academy Award in 1995 for her role in “Blue Sky”?

103. Who directed the 1993 blockbuster “Jurassic Park”?

104. Which band released the 1991 album “Metallica”, often referred to as “The Black Album”?

105. Who was the host of the television game show “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” when it debuted in the UK in 1998?

106. Which actress starred as the title character in the 1996 film “Matilda”?

107. Who won the Best Actor Academy Award in 1992 for his role in “The Silence of the Lambs”?

108. Who released the album “Jagged Little Pill” in 1995?

109. What year was DVD technology first introduced?

110. Who was the voice of Woody in the 1995 film “Toy Story”?

111. Which team won the first MLS Cup in 1996?

112. Which former bodybuilder and actor became governor of Minnesota in 1998?

113. Who was the director of the 1999 film “The Matrix”?

114. Which band released the album “Nevermind” in 1991?

115. Which actress played Rachel Green on the TV show “Friends”?

116. Who was named Time magazine’s “Man of the Year” in 1992?

117. Which boxer bit Evander Holyfield’s ear during a match in 1997?

118. Which famous NBA player retired in 1993 only to return to the game in 1995?

119. Who released the single “Wannabe” in 1996?

120. Which TV show, featuring Sarah Michelle Gellar as a vampire slayer, premiered in 1997?

121. Who won the women’s singles title at the 1990 US Open?

122. What is the name of the historic peace agreement signed in 1998 between the United Kingdom and Ireland?

123. What 1990 film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger was set primarily on Mars?

124. Who played the lead role in the 1999 film “The Sixth Sense”?

125. What was the name of Ross’s first wife in the TV show “Friends”?

126. Which two teams played in the 1999 Super Bowl?

127. What year was the Euro introduced as a virtual currency?

128. Who played the lead role in the 1995 film “Braveheart”?

129. What year did Cal Ripken Jr. of the Baltimore Orioles break Lou Gehrig’s record for consecutive games played?

130. Which British band released the album “OK Computer” in 1997?

131. Who played the character Ace Ventura in the 1994 film “Ace VenturPet Detective”?

132. Which professional wrestler won the WWF Championship for the first time in 1998?

133. Which tennis player won the men’s singles at Wimbledon in 1992?

134. Who was the CEO of Apple when Steve Jobs returned to the company in 1997?

135. Who was the U.S. Secretary of State during the Gulf War?

136. What was the name of Microsoft’s web browser, released in 1995, that became one of the most popular browsers of the decade?

137. Which singer won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1997 with the song “Love Shine a Light”?

138. What year did the Channel Tunnel between the UK and France officially open?

139. Who starred as the title character in the 1990 film “Edward Scissorhands”?

140. What was the name of the spacecraft that rendezvoused with the asteroid Eros in 2000, after being launched in 1996?

141. Who played the role of Captain Jean-Luc Picard in the TV show “Star Trek: The Next Generation”?

142. Which band released the 1999 album “Californication”?

143. Who was the president of South Africa at the end of the 1990s?

144. Who was the host of “The Daily Show” when it first premiered in 1996?

145. Which country was reunified in 1990 after 45 years of separation?

146. Which writer won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993?

147. What was the name of the operation that started the Gulf War in 1991?

148. Who was the first African American woman to win an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series in 1995?

149. Who won the 1996 Nobel Peace Prize?

150. Which group released the song “No Scrubs” in 1999?

151. Which physicist coined the term “black hole” in 1967 and won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1993?

152. Who was the author of the 1991 novel “American Psycho”?

153. What was the name of the spacecraft that NASA launched in 1990 to study the outer Solar System?

154. Which singer released the album “Ray of Light” in 1998?

155. Who played Agent Fox Mulder on the TV show “The X-Files”?

156. What popular children’s TV show, featuring a purple dinosaur, premiered in 1992?

157. Which artist released the song “Believe” in 1998, which became noted for its use of Auto-Tune?

158. Who was elected Mayor of New York City in 1993?

159. Which band, fronted by Gwen Stefani, released the album “Tragic Kingdom” in 1995?

160. Who won the men’s 100-meter sprint at the 1996 Summer Olympics?

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