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Posted on Sep 10, 2014

The Ultimate '90s Trivia Quiz

Find out where your knowledge of the greatest decade ever stands.

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  1. 1. Which album sold more records: Alanis Morissette's "Jagged Little Pill" or Spice Girls' "Spice"? /
  2. 2. Which movie won the 1998 Oscar for Best Original Screenplay?

  3. 3. What event became known as "The Whack Heard Round the World"?

  4. 4. What is Courtney Love's real birth name?

  5. 5. "Tamagotchi" is a Japanese portmanteau of what two words?
  6. 6. What is the name of the house Kat (aka Christina Ricci) moves into in the '95 movie "Casper"?

  7. 7. What was the name of the judge who presided over the O.J. Simpson murder trial?

  8. 8. What was the name of the sheep who was the first successfully cloned animal in 1996?

  9. 9. What does the acronym "JNCO" (the brand name of those gargantuan jeans) stand for?
  10. 10. Who was NOT a member of the Mickey Mouse Club?

  11. 11. What was the flavor of the soft drink Surge?
  12. 12. Who was the creator of "Dawson's Creek"?

  13. 13. What was the title of Madonna’s controversial 1992 book?

  14. 14. What complication was Y2K based on?

  15. 15. Which band formed first: NSYNC or the Backstreet Boys?
  16. 16. The "Hellmouth" was a supernatural portal on which '90s TV show?

  17. 17. Who wrote the book "The Firm" (1991)?

  18. 18. Is this Beavis or Butt-head?

  19. 19. Rocko, of the Nickelodeon animated series "Rocko's Modern Life," was what kind of animal?

  20. 20. What was the name of the Pentagon employee who secretly recorded phone conversations with Monica Lewinsky, in which she talked about her affair with Bill Clinton?

  21. 21. Which was the highest grossing movie of the '90s? /
  22. 22. Which future Oscar winner starred on "Beverly Hills, 90210"?

  23. 23. What was the name of the prostitute who Hugh Grant got caught with?

  24. 24. Which film was the first-ever animated movie to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture?

  25. 25. Who sang the "Friends" theme song?

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  26. 26. At what event did Michael Jackson have onstage kiss with his then-wife Lisa Marie Presley?

  27. 27. In 1997, who became the first woman to be appointed as the secretary of state in the United States?

  28. 28. "Clueless" is loosely based on which Jane Austen novel?

  29. 29. Drew Barrymore played which scandalous tabloid figure in a made-for-TV movie?

  30. 30. What did Lorena Bobbitt do to her husband?

  31. 31. Which Jim Carrey film came out first?

  32. 32. In "Reality Bites," Winona Ryder's character Lelaina declares that she won't work for which retail chain?

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  33. 33. The 1996 Summer Olympics where held in which U.S. city?

  34. 34. A portion of whose ear did Mike Tyson bite off during a boxing match?

  35. 35. The movie "10 Things I Hate About You" was based on which Shakespeare play?

  36. 36. Which '90s toy popular with girls was eventually recalled because it caused too many injuries?

  37. 37. What is the name of the high school in “Boy Meets World”?

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  38. 38. What was the real name of the mysterious Unabomber?

  39. 39. Which of these is NOT a Jonathan Taylor Thomas movie?

  40. 40. What was Aaliyah’s first single?

  41. 41. When the iBook was released in 1999, which was NOT one of the five colors available?
  42. 42. What was the name of Howard Stern’s first book?

  43. 43. Whose name did Johnny Depp tattoo on his ring finger?

  44. 44. Who was the first host of MTV's "House of Style"?

  45. 45. The band Ace of Base was from what country?

  46. 46. Which album turned 20 in 2014? /
  47. 47. In 1992, what fashion label was Marc Jacobs fired from for his infamous "grunge" collection?

  48. 48. What toy created as a prop in "Home Alone 2" actually became a real toy due to popular demand?

  49. 49. On "Saved by the Bell," what is Screech's proper name? (On the show.)

  50. 50. What is a "Baby-G"?

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