The 90s Quiz

Quiz 34 – Round 6 – The 90s

1. In 1992, John Major’s government set up a telephone hotline which was the subject of much controversy – what was it for?

The ‘Cones Hotline’ – for the public to enquire about roadworks that appeared to be unnecessary

2. What was the name of the sheep which was the first to be cloned from an adult cell?

Dolly

3. Jason Priestley, Tori Spelling and Luke Perry starred in which 1990s American TV series?

Beverley Hills, 90210

4. In which year did the Simpsons arrive on UK terrestrial TV?

1990

5. Which boy band, who were launched in 1993, consist of A.J. McLean, Howie Dorough, Nick Carter, Kevin Richardson and Brian Littrell?

The Backstreet Boys

6. What colour was Mr Blobby and what colour spots did he have?

Pink with yellow spots

7. Who played Edina’s straight-laced daughter Saffron in ‘Absolutely Fabulous’?

Julia Sawalha

8. Which late-night 90s TV show was hosted by Iain Lee and Daisy Donovan and also launched Sacha Baron Cohen’s career when he appeared as Ali G?

The 11 O’Clock Show

9. The Labour Party used the song ‘Things Can Only Get Better’ as a theme for their successful 1997 campaign, but which band recorded it?

D:Ream (With Professor Brian Cox on keyboards, incidentally…)

10. In 1992, Coca-Cola launched a transparent cola, which was discontinued within 2 years – what was it called?

Tab Clear (It followed Pepsi’s version, Crystal Pepsi)

 

 

 

 

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