Events of the 1990s

events of the 1990s trivia
The Atlanta Summer Olympics began in July 1996. One of the highlights from the games was the lighting of the Olympic flame by this iconic figure:
Mohammad Ali
Michael Johnson
James Brown
Carl Lewis

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In September 1994, the championship series of this major sport was cancelled due to a player's strike. What sport was it?
Baseball
Football
Hockey
Soccer

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Branch Davidian David Koresh lead members of his cult in an almost 60-day standoff against the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms. The siege ended on April 19 when a fire burned down the Branch Davidian compound. In which city was this event?
Waco
Dallas
Houston
Austin

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In 1995, Timothy McVay and Terry Nichols bombed the Murrah Federal Building in this town:
Oklahoma City
Lincoln
St. Louis
Little Rock

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1998, this first astronaut to orbit the earth became the oldest astronaut in space:
John Glenn
Alan Shepard
Neil Armstrong
Scott Carpenter

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Monica Lewinsky became the infamous owner of this color dress:
Blue
Green
Red
Yellow

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During the final stages of the Gulf War in 1991, the Super Bowl was held in Tampa. This singer of the national anthem for this game became the first to have her recording of the anthem reach the Billboard Top 10:
Whitney Houston
Celene Dion
Cyndi Lauper
Beyonce

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The 27th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was passed in 1992. What is the topic of this amendment?
Midterm or retroactive pay raises for Congress
Equal pay for women
Right to protest the government
Gun control

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