What do you know or remember from the Nineties
Question 1
1. In what year did the West Nile Virus first appear in the US?


Question 2
2. In 1990, the most complete skeleton of a Tyrannosaurus Rex was found in South Dakota, what was it named?


Question 3
3. In what year did Buckingham Palace open its doors to the public?


Question 4
4. The Russian Cosmonaut Valeri Polyakov returned from spending a record number of days in space in 1995, how long was he there?


Question 5
5. The European Union was founded in 1992 by the signing of what treaty?


Question 6
6. In what year did Steve Jobs return to run Apple Computers?


Question 7
7. In 1996, Osama Bin Laden moved to Afghanistan after he was expelled from what country?


Question 8
8. What range of cars was launched by GM in 1990?



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Question 9
9. The first bagless cyclonic vacuum cleaner was sold in 1993 by what company?


Question 10
10. In 1998, US President Bill Clinton denied having "sexual relations" with which White House intern?


Question 11
11. In 1994, Jordan and Israel signed a peace treaty that ended a state of war between the two countries that had existed since what year?


Question 12
12. The first sheep was successfully cloned in 1996, what was the sheep's name?


Question 13
13. In what year was the World Trade Center first bombed by Islamic Fundamentalists?


Question 14
14. Nelson Mandela was released from prison and became the leader of the African National Congress in what year?


Question 15
15. In 1992, Euro Disney was opened in which European country?


Question 16
16. What was the minimum hourly wage raised to in 1996?


Question 17
17. In what year was the search engine, Google, founded?


Question 18
18. Three Baltic countries signed the Dayton Accord in 1995 to bring peace to the region, what were the countries?


Question 19
19. In 1990, Operation Desert Shield began during which the US and UK sent troops to what country?


Question 20
20. The Channel Tunnel linking France and England was officially completed in 1994, how long is it?


Question 21
21. In 1997, Scotland voted to create its own parliament after how many years of union with England?


Question 22
22. Who became the first president of the Russian republic after the Soviet Union dissolved in 1990?


Question 23
23. In what year did Prince Charles and Princess Diana get divorced?


Question 24
24. In 1992, the largest mall in the US, Mall of America, opened in which state?


Question 25
25. In 1999, Boris Yeltsin resigned as President of Russia, who replaced him?


Question 26
26. In what year were the first Blue Roses genetically engineered?


Question 27
27. An IBM Super Computer beat the Chess Champion Gary Kasparov for the first time in 1996, what was the computer's name?


Question 28
28. Which comet had its closest approach to the Earth in 1997?


Question 29
29. In 1992, the McDonald's fast food chain opened its first restaurant in China, what city did it open in?


Question 30
30. Who became the first person to make a solo flight across the Pacific Ocean in a hot air balloon in 1995?








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1. 1999 2. Sue 3. 1993 4. 438 days 5. The Maastricht Treaty 6. 1997 7. Sudan 8. Saturn 9. Dyson 10. Monica Lewinsky 11. 1948 12. Dolly 13. 1993 14. 1990 15. France 16. $5.15 per hour 17. 1998 18. Bosnia, Serbia, and Croatia 19. Kuwait 20. 31 miles 21. 290 years 22. Boris Yeltsin 23. 1996 24. Minnesota 25. Vladimir Putin 26. 1991 27. Deep Blue 28. Hale-Bopp 29. Beijing 30. Steve Fossett