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1990's Modern History Fun Quiz

This Quiz covers the 1990s questions include Euro Disney, Operation Desert Shield, Mall of America, The Channel Tunnel and many more

  • 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?

  • 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?

This Day Fun Info

From our 1920s Car Page

Late 1920's Chevy 1-1/2 ton truck 1929 Chevy 1-1/2 ton Truck
Price $545.00
The late 20s Chevy trucks were based on a 6 cylinder engine with four speed forward transmission and one rear gear, 4 wheel brakes

This Day Fun Info

From our 1920s Furniture Page

Full Size Walnut Veneer Twenties Wind Up Phonograph Portable Phonograph
Price: $29.00
A Portable Phonograph from the late 20's, unlike many of the other 20s items , you can find these for sale at reasonable prices at most antique fairs, I included this as they were found and used in so many homes to play music.