90s TV Trivia Quiz (Questions & Answers)

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How well do you remember the shows we watched on the small box? Test your knowledge with our 90s TV Trivia Quiz!

From Saturday morning kids’ TV to 90210, from the Fresh Prince to Frasier, the 90s gave us some of the best TV shows ever made!

You’ll find 90s TV questions and answers at the bottom of this guide. Feel free to use our quiz to build your own.

Note: As with all of our TV quizzes, there are spoilers throughout, and there are five rounds, each with five questions, making this quiz out of 25 points.

We’ve also included 90s trivia so you can impress your friends with fun facts about the decade that brought us sun-drenched dramas, family sagas, and the first wave of LGBT telly.

If you’re not sure how to use this nineties TV shows quiz, scroll to the bottom for instructions first.

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Free 90s TV Trivia Quiz Questions

90s TV Sitcom Quiz Questions Round

Revisit that warm and cozy feeling of nostalgia with round one, which tests your knowledge on the most popular sitcoms on the 90s.

From grumpy dads to the hot guy next door, let’s go!

1. Frasier is widely regarded as one of the biggest sitcoms ever made, but what show was it actually a spin off of?

  • Friends
  • Home Improvement
  • Cheers
  • Dallas

2. Which famous 90s sitcom is credited with popularising the phrase ‘yada yada yada’?

  • Seinfeld
  • Frasier
  • Home Improvement
  • Cheers

3. What was the name of the school on Saved By The Bell?

  • The Harbor School
  • Capeside High School
  • Sweet Valley High
  • Bayside High School

4. Which college does Carlton finally attend in the last season of The Fresh Prince of Bel Air?

  • Harvard
  • Brown
  • Princeton
  • UCLA

5. Friends received a royal visit when which member of the British Royal Family appeared on the show?

  • Prince Harry
  • Duchess of York
  • Prince William
  • Princess Diana

90s TV Dramas Quiz Questions Round

Am I the drama?

No! That’s Christine from the twenty-twenties Selling Sunset.

But didn’t we just adore the spectacle created for 90s TV shows?

In round two, let’s see how well you know nineties TV drama from hospital heart stoppers to edge-of-your-seat crime shows.

1. Which American novelist created the show ER?

  • Michael Crichton
  • Stephen King
  • Phillip Roth
  • George Saunders

2. How many seasons were made of the long-running crime drama Law & Order?

  • 11
  • 21
  • 31
  • 41

3. In which state is the teen drama Dawson’s Creek set?

  • New Hampshire
  • Oklahoma
  • Massachusetts 
  • Texas

4. Who plays Donna in 90210?

  • Tori Spelling
  • Jenny Garth
  • Jennifer Love Hewitt
  • Claire Danes

5. In which fictional Californian town is Buffy the Vampire Slayer set?

  • Agrestic
  • Beacon Hills
  • Neptune
  • Sunnydale

90s TV Sci-fi Quiz Questions Round

Beam me up to the 90s, Scotty because it is time for round three.

If I say X Files, can you hear the theme tune in your head?

1. Which planet is the main setting for Deep Space Nine?

  • Bajor
  • Jabor
  • Monclip
  • Clipmon

2. What did Scully study at Stanford before joining the FBI in X Files?

  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Criminology
  • Pathology

3. The last ever episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation aired in 1994. What was it called?

  • Thank You
  • Genesis
  • Goodbye
  • All Good Things

4. What is the name of the self-aware Artificial Intelligence computer in Quantum Leap?

  • Ziggy
  • Hal
  • Brack
  • Automan

5. In Babylon 5, what is the name of the system used to travel faster than light?

  • Worm Gates
  • Long Gates
  • Jump Gates
  • Barr Gates

90s TV Fantasy Quiz Questions Round

From talking cats to alien encounters, we didn’t have to be high on sugar to let our imaginations run wild, we have 90s TV shows to do that for us!

Let’s explore the weird and wonderful world of fantasy in round four of our 90s TV Trivia Quiz.

1. What are Sabrina’s two aunts called in Sabrina the Teenage Witch?

  • Hilda and Helga
  • Zelda and Freida
  • Zelda and Hilda
  • Hilda and Linda

2. Hercules: The Legendary Journeys is a classic American fantasy drama filmed in which country?

  • America
  • Scotland
  • New Zealand
  • Canada

3. What is Phoebe’s supernatural power in Charmed?

  • Telekinesis
  • Levitation
  • Mind Reading
  • Molecular Immobilization

4. One of Goosebump’s most famous episodes is called Night of the Living _____?

  • Dead
  • Day
  • Dummy
  • Death

5. Whose first single is the opening theme to Roswell?

  • Dido
  • Madonna
  • Katie Melua
  • Anastasia 

90s Emmy Award Winning TV Quiz Questions Round

Our final round looks at the big shows of the 90s.

The ones that left the biggest imprint on us, many growing up with us as we moved into the millennium.

1. What is Miranda’s long term boyfriend who she eventually has a baby with called?

  • Brian
  • Mike
  • Andy
  • Steve

2. Which character owns the house that the Golden Girls live in?

  • Blanche
  • Sophia
  • Rose
  • Dorothy

3. What is Grace’s job in Will & Grace? 

  • Lawyer
  • Marketing Exec
  • Interior Designer
  • Landscape Gardener

4. Which American city is the home of the bar in Cheers?

  • New York
  • Boston
  • Chicago
  • LA

5. Who is the only recurring actor in Everybody Loves Raymond to be nominated for an acting Emmy for the show but never win?

  • Peter Boyle
  • Doris Roberts
  • Brad Garrett
  • Ray Romano

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90s TV Trivia Quiz Answers

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90s TV Sitcom Quiz Answers

1. Frasier is widely regarded as one of the biggest sitcoms ever made, but what show was it actually a spin off of?

  • Friends
  • Home Improvement
  • Cheers
  • Dallas

90s TV Trivia: Did you know that you can visit the place where everyone knows your name?

Cheers is a bar in Boston, Massachusetts, which is filled with memorabilia of Sam, Diane, and the gang.

2. Which famous 90s sitcom is credited with popularising the phrase ‘yada yada yada’?

  • Seinfeld
  • Frasier
  • Home Improvement
  • Cheers

3. What was the name of the school on Saved By The Bell?

  • The Harbor School
  • Capeside High School
  • Sweet Valley High
  • Bayside High School

90s TV Trivia: The Harbor School was in the OC, Capeside was in Dawson Creek, and Sweet Valley High was in…

Sweet Valley High, duh!

4. Which college does Carlton finally attend in the last season of The Fresh Prince of Bel Air?

  • Harvard
  • Brown
  • Princeton
  • UCLA

90 TV Trivia: Carlton was at state school (believable?) but he wanted to go to Princeton University like his father, Phil.

Carlton messes up his first interview for Princeton but starts attendin in the fall of 1996.

5. Friends received a royal visit when which member of the British Royal Family appeared on the show?

  • Prince Harry
  • Duchess of York
  • Prince William
  • Princess Diana

90s TV Trivia: In 1998, Ross, Monica, Joey, Chandler and later Rachel travel to England for Ross Geller and Emily’s wedding in London.

Joey Meets Fergie, Sarah Ferguson, aka the Duchess of York!

90s TV Dramas Quiz Answers

1. Which American novelist created the show ER?

  • Michael Crichton
  • Stephen King
  • Phillip Roth
  • George Saunders

Stephen King features in our 90s Movie Trivia Quiz, give it a go here.

2. How many seasons were made of the long-running crime drama Law & Order?

  • 11
  • 21
  • 31
  • 41

3. In which state is the teen drama Dawson’s Creek set?

  • New Hampshire
  • Oklahoma
  • Massachusetts 
  • Texas

If you thought it was New Hampshire, learn more about the state by taking our quiz here.

4. Who plays Donna in 90210?

  • Tori Spelling
  • Jenny Garth
  • Jennifer Love Hewitt
  • Claire Danes

5. In which fictional Californian town is Buffy the Vampire Slayer set?

  • Agrestic
  • Beacon Hills
  • Neptune
  • Sunnydale

90s TV Trivia: There are dozens of fictional Californian towns. We also have a California quiz if you’d like to learn more about the golden state

90s TV Sci-fi Quiz Answers

1. Which planet is the main setting for Deep Space Nine?

  • Bajor
  • Jabor
  • Monclip
  • Clipmon

2. What did Scully study at Stanford before joining the FBI in X Files?

  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Criminology
  • Pathology

3. The last ever episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation aired in 1994. What was it called?

  • Thank You
  • Genesis
  • Goodbye
  • All Good Things

Interested in all things TV? Check out our other TV Quizzes here!

4. What is the name of the self-aware Artificial Intelligence computer in Quantum Leap?

  • Ziggy
  • Hal
  • Brack
  • Automan

5. In Babylon 5, what is the name of the system used to travel faster than light?

  • Worm Gates
  • Long Gates
  • Jump Gates
  • Barr Gates

90s TV Fantasy Quiz Answers

1. What are Sabrina’s two aunts called in Sabrina the Teenage Witch?

  • Hilda and Helga
  • Zelda and Freida
  • Zelda and Hilda
  • Hilda and Linda

2. Hercules: The Legendary Journeys is a classic American fantasy drama filmed in which country?

  • America
  • Scotland
  • New Zealand
  • Canada

3. What is Phoebe’s supernatural power in Charmed?

  • Telekinesis
  • Levitation
  • Mind Reading
  • Molecular Immobilization

4. One of Goosebump’s most famous episodes is called Night of the Living _____?

  • Dead
  • Day
  • Dummy
  • Death

5. Whose first single is the opening theme to Roswell?

  • Dido
  • Madonna
  • Katie Melua
  • Anastasia 

90s TV Trivia: There were two different versions of the music video for Here With Me. 

90s Emmy Award Winning TV Quiz Answers

1. What is Miranda’s long term boyfriend who she eventually has a baby with called?

  • Brian
  • Mike
  • Andy
  • Steve

2. Which character owns the house that the Golden Girls live in?

  • Blanche
  • Sophia
  • Rose
  • Dorothy

3. What is Grace’s job in Will & Grace? 

  • Lawyer
  • Marketing Exec
  • Interior Designer
  • Landscape Gardener

4. Which American city is the home of the bar in Cheers?

  • New York
  • Boston
  • Chicago
  • LA

5. Who is the only recurring actor in Everybody Loves Raymond to be nominated for an acting Emmy for the show but never win?

  • Peter Boyle
  • Doris Roberts
  • Brad Garrett
  • Ray Romano

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