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Year in Review: 1991

Test your knowledge of the events of 1991. The questions cover a wide range of topics (political, entertainment, sports, science, etc).


 

Quiz ID:#6703
Fun:*** (2.33)
Difficulty:*** (2.12)
Category:History
Created By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



#1   Of the following countries that obtained independence in 1991, which one did not obtain its independence from the Soviet Union?






#2   Jean-Bertrand Aristide became the first democratically-elected president of what country?






#3   What country was liberated from Iraqi occupation during the Persian Gulf War?






#4   Prince Norodom Sihanouk returned from exile to his home country. What was his home country?






#5   What team won baseball's World Series?






#6   Russia restored the name of one of its cities back to "Saint Petersburg". What was that city's name prior to the change?






#7   A Middle East peace conference convened in what European capital?






#8   In April, a tropical cyclone made landfall in Asia, killing over 130,000 people. What country did it devastate?






#9   The body of what US President was exhumed to search for arsenic poisoning?






#10   Which of the following events did not occur in 1991?






#11   In 1991, the American spacecraft Galileo became the first probe to orbit Jupiter.




#12   In 1991, Mikhail Gorbachev became the president of Russia.




#13   In 1991, "From a Distance" won the Grammy Award for Song of the Year for 1990.




 

 


   



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