Answers for the 1990's Quiz

How well do you remember the 1990's?  Test your knowledge on the decade that brought us cloned sheep, Reality Bites and grunge! 
 

Q1. The First sheep was successfully cloned in 1996, what was the sheeps name? 

Peggy 

Dolly 

Donna

Polly

The correct answer is answer 2 . Dolly was a female domestic sheep, and the first mammal to be cloned from an adult somatic cell, using the process of nuclear transfer.
 

Q 2. In what year was the search engine "Google" founded? 

1997

1996

1995

1998

The correct answer is 2. Google's original homepage had a simple design, since its founders were not experienced in HTML, the markup language for designing web pages. Google began in January 1996.
 

Q 3. In what year was Nelson Mandela released from prison and became the leader of the African National Congress? 

1990

1991

1993

1992

The correct answer is 1. On February 11, 1990, the South African government under President de Klerk released Mandela from prison. Shortly after his release, Mandela was chosen deputy president of the ANC. 
 

Q4. What actor starred and directed the cult movie Reality Bites? 

Will Ferrell

Tom Cruise

Ben Stiller

Ethan Hawke

The correct answer is 3.  Ben Stiller acted and directed in the 1993 movie Reality Bites. 
 

Q5. How many Oscars did the film Titanic win? 

12

10

9

11

The correct answer is 4. Titanic won a total of 11 Oscars from 14 nominations.
 

Q6. What song had the most weeks at number one during the 90's on Australian charts

Everything I do, I do it for you - Bryan Adams

I will do anything for you love (But I won't do that) - Meatloaf

I will always love you - Whitney Houston 

Gangsta's Paradise - Coolio

The correct answer is 4. Gangsta's Parardise was at number one for 13 weeks in 1995 and 1996. 
 

Q7. What year did the sitcom Friends screen to air? 

1995

1994

1996

1998

The correct answer is 2. Friends originally aired on aired in NBC from September 22 1994 to May 6 2004. 
 

Q.8 Who won the Men's final at Wimbledon  in 1993? 

Pete Sampras

Boris Becker 

Andre Agassi 

Jim Courier 

The correct answer is 1. 1993 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles. Pete Sampras defeated Jim Courier 7–6(7–3), 7–6(8–6), 3–6, 6–3 in the final to win the Gentlemen's Singles title at the 1993 Wimbledon Championships.
 

Q9. Who lit the Olympic torch at the opening ceremony in the 1996 summer Olympics? 

Michael Jordan 

Muhammad Ali

Carl Lewis

Ben Johnson 

The correct answer is 2. Muhammad Ali lit the Olympic torch. 
 

Q10. The lyrics "But I'm a million different people from one day to the next" are featured in which hit song released in 1997? 

Torn - Natalie Imbruglia

Wonderwall - Oasis

Bittersweet Symphony - The Verve

Wannabe - Spice Girls 

The correct answer is 3. These lyrics are feautured in the hit song Bittersweet Symphony by the Verve. 

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