Fun ’90s Quiz: If You Were Awake in the Nineties, Ace This!

News Quiz for Jan. 11, 2022: 10 fun ’90s quiz trivia questions with multiple answers and reliably sourced news facts on nineties politics, entertainment, technology, and sports. Who was the original host of the ’90s TV hit “America’s Funniest Home Videos”? Who was the first Black mayor of New York City? Which teams played the highest-rated Finals in NBA history in 1998? And who was the first septuagenarian to go into space? Take the Nineties Quiz!

’90s Quiz

2022 Quizzes: 10 Nineteens-themed multiple-choice general knowledge trivia questions with answers and fun facts from 2021 and 2022. Click “Start Quiz.”

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1. He was the original host of “America’s Funniest Home Videos.”

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2. Titan Director Julie Ducournau is the second woman to win Cannes Film Festival’s top prize, the Palme d’Or. Who was the first?

Screenshot: Titane

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3. Eric Adams is the second elected Black mayor of New York City. Who was the first?

Screenshot: CNN

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4. Which of these Simpsons characters was voiced by rabbi-turned-comedian Jackie Mason?

Photo: Carl Lender, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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5. Who was South Africa’s last white president?

Photo: U.S. Department of State, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

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6. When did Bill and Melinda Gates get married?

Photo: Steve Jurvetson from Los Altos, USA, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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7. Who was Bill Clinton running against in the 1996 US Presidential elections?

Photo: White House Photograph Office (Clinton Administration), Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

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8. Which teams played the highest-rated Finals in NBA history in 1998?

Screenshot: NBA on YouTube

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9. Who was the first septuagenarian to go into space?

Photo: NASA / ROBERT MARKOWITZ, MARK SOWA, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

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10. Which 1999 movies broke Mena Suvari’s career?

Screenshot: DreamWorks Pictures

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    In which city does the '80s movie hit Ghostbusters take place?

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    Which TV channel launched in 1981 with NASA footage of the historic Apollo 11 landing?

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    How many years after ABBA’s 1981 album "The Visitors" was their album "Voyage" recorded?

    Screenshot: ABBA on YouTube

    In the hit Broadway (and 1982 film) musical "Annie," what's the name of Annie's dog?

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    In the third "Live in Front of a Studio Audience" special, recreating 80s TV Shows "The Facts of Life" and "Diff'rent Strokes" in 2021, who played Edna Garrett?

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    Which of these games was available on the first Nintendo console in the US in 1985?

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