90s Pop Culture Trivia Quiz!

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  • 1. 

    Which game console did Sony release in the '90s?

    • A.

      Xbox

    • B.

      Playstation

    • C.

      Game cube

    • D.

      Gameboy

    Correct Answer
    B. Playstation
    Explanation
    Sony released the Playstation in the '90s. This game console was a major success and revolutionized the gaming industry with its advanced graphics and gameplay. It became a household name and paved the way for future generations of Playstation consoles. The Xbox, game cube, and Gameboy were released by Microsoft, Nintendo, and Nintendo respectively, and are not the correct answers for this question.

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  • 2. 

    What tragedy did they create a movie about in the '90s?

    • A.

      The Titanic 

    • B.

      The Holocaust

    • C.

      Hurricane Katrina 

    • D.

      Hiroshima

    Correct Answer
    A. The Titanic 
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Titanic. In the '90s, a movie was created about the tragic sinking of the RMS Titanic, a British passenger liner that collided with an iceberg in 1912 and resulted in the deaths of over 1,500 people. The movie, titled "Titanic," was released in 1997 and directed by James Cameron. It became a critical and commercial success, winning numerous awards and becoming the highest-grossing film of all time at that point. The movie depicted the love story between two fictional characters set against the backdrop of the real-life disaster.

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  • 3. 

    What popular digital pet did everyone have in the 90s?

    • A.

      Gigi-gator

    • B.

      Digi-dog

    • C.

      Littlest Pet Shop

    • D.

      Tamagotchi

    Correct Answer
    D. Tamagotchi
    Explanation
    Tamagotchi was a popular digital pet in the 90s. It was a handheld virtual pet that required constant attention and care from its owner. Users had to feed, play with, and clean up after their virtual pet to keep it healthy and happy. The Tamagotchi craze swept the world in the 90s, with millions of people owning and caring for these virtual pets.

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  • 4. 

    What children's TV channel became popular for "sliming" people?

    • A.

      Disney

    • B.

      Cartoon Network

    • C.

      Nickelodeon 

    • D.

      Freeform

    Correct Answer
    C. Nickelodeon 
    Explanation
    Nickelodeon became popular for "sliming" people, which involved pouring a green, gooey substance over individuals on their shows. This unique and playful tradition became a signature element of Nickelodeon's programming, making it a favorite among children and earning the channel a reputation for its fun and interactive content.

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  • 5. 

    What was the most popular way in which movies were watched in the '90s?

    • A.

      Blu-ray

    • B.

      VHS

    • C.

      DVD

    • D.

      Streaming

    Correct Answer
    B. VHS
    Explanation
    In the '90s, the most popular way in which movies were watched was through VHS. VHS tapes were the dominant format for home video during that time, allowing people to rent or purchase movies and watch them on VHS players. This format was widely accessible and affordable, making it a popular choice for movie enthusiasts. Blu-ray, DVD, and streaming became more prevalent in later years, but in the '90s, VHS was the go-to option for watching movies at home.

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  • 6. 

    Before Facebook, what was the most popular social media?

    • A.

      Twitch

    • B.

      Twitter

    • C.

      Instagram

    • D.

      MySpace

    Correct Answer
    D. MySpace
    Explanation
    Before Facebook, MySpace was the most popular social media platform. MySpace gained immense popularity in the early 2000s, allowing users to create personalized profiles, connect with friends, and share music and other media. It was a pioneer in the social networking space and attracted millions of users worldwide. However, with the rise of Facebook's user-friendly interface and innovative features, MySpace gradually lost its popularity and user base, leading to its decline in the late 2000s.

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  • 7. 

    In which popular computer game was the objective to avoid the bombs?

    • A.

      Monopoly 

    • B.

      Minesweeper

    • C.

      Pong

    • D.

      Pinball

    Correct Answer
    B. Minesweeper
    Explanation
    Minesweeper is a popular computer game where the objective is to avoid the bombs. The player is presented with a grid of hidden squares, some of which contain bombs. The player's task is to uncover all the squares without detonating any bombs. By strategically deducing the locations of the bombs based on the numbers revealed when adjacent squares are clicked, the player can progress through the game. Therefore, Minesweeper fits the description of a computer game where avoiding bombs is the main objective.

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  • 8. 

    What letter did many people write in "graffiti" style?

    • A.

      S

    • B.

      F

    • C.

      D

    • D.

      Y

    Correct Answer
    A. S
    Explanation
    Many people wrote the letter "S" in "graffiti" style.

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  • 9. 

    What popular TV show featured a teacher taking her students on obscure field trips?

    • A.

      The Magic School Bus

    • B.

      Gravity Falls

    • C.

      Blues Clues

    • D.

      Rugrats

    Correct Answer
    A. The Magic School Bus
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Magic School Bus. The Magic School Bus is a popular TV show that features a teacher, Ms. Frizzle, taking her students on exciting and educational field trips using a magical school bus. The show combines fun and adventure with science education, as the students learn about various scientific concepts through their adventures.

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  • 10. 

    What was a floppy disk used for?

    • A.

      To listen to music

    • B.

      To play games

    • C.

      To save files

    • D.

      To read books

    Correct Answer
    C. To save files
    Explanation
    A floppy disk was used to save files. It was a portable storage medium that allowed users to store and transfer data between computers. Floppy disks were commonly used in the past before the advent of USB drives and cloud storage. They had a limited storage capacity, usually ranging from 360KB to 1.44MB, and were inserted into floppy disk drives for reading and writing data.

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