90s TV Trivia Quiz

How well do you know your 90s TV shows? 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!

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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.

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90s TV Trivia Quiz Questions

90s TV Sitcom Questions

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. Which famous Tim played Tim in Home Improvements?

  • Tim Curry
  • Tim Robbins
  • Tim Burton
  • Tim Allen

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 Questions

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. In season two of 90210, where does Jim suggest that Dylan visit his mother?

  • Cape Cod
  • Hawaii
  • Florida
  • New Hampshire

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

  • Agrestic
  • Beacon Hills
  • Neptune
  • Sunnydale

90s TV Sci-fi Questions

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 Questions

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 Questions

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

90s TV Sitcom 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

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

  • Seinfeld
  • Frasier
  • Home Improvement
  • Cheers

3. Which famous Tim played Tim in Home Improvements?

  • Tim Curry
  • Tim Robbins
  • Tim Burton
  • Tim Allen

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

  • Harvard
  • Brown
  • Princeton
  • UCLA

Interested in American geography? Try our 50 States quiz here

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 Answers

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

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

4. In season two of 90210, where does Jim suggest that Dylan visit his mother?

  • Cape Cod
  • Hawaii
  • Florida
  • New Hampshire

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 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 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 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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