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US History 1980s and 1990s

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  • Q1
    Who was the US President during the 1991 Gulf War?
    Bill Clinton
    Barack Obama
    Ronald Reagan
    George H. W. Bush
    30s
  • Q2
    What was the name of the scandal involving the sale of weapons to Iran and the funding of the Contras in Nicaragua during the 1980s?
    Iran-Contra Affair
    Teapot Dome Scandal
    Pentagon Papers
    Watergate Scandal
    30s
  • Q3
    Who was the first woman to be appointed as a Justice to the US Supreme Court in 1981?
    Elena Kagan
    Sandra Day O'Connor
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg
    Sonia Sotomayor
    30s
  • Q4
    What was the name of the economic policy that was introduced during the Reagan administration, emphasizing tax cuts, deregulation, and free market capitalism?
    Trumponomics
    Reaganomics
    Clintonomics
    Obamanomics
    30s
  • Q5
    Who was the US President during the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989?
    George H.W. Bush
    Barack Obama
    Ronald Reagan
    Bill Clinton
    30s
  • Q6
    Who won the 1992 US Presidential election?
    Bob Dole
    Ross Perot
    George H.W. Bush
    Bill Clinton
    30s
  • Q7
    What was the name of the legislation signed by President George H.W. Bush in 1990 aimed at protecting individuals with disabilities from discrimination?
    Equal Rights Amendment
    Americans with Disabilities Act
    No Child Left Behind Act
    Civil Rights Act of 1991
    30s
  • Q8
    Which of the following events occurred in 1995?
    The Oklahoma City bombing
    The start of the Gulf War
    The impeachment of Bill Clinton
    The fall of the Berlin Wall
    30s
  • Q9
    What was the name of the operation authorized by President George H.W. Bush in 1990 to expel Iraqi forces from Kuwait?
    Operation Iraqi Freedom
    Operation Desert Shield
    Operation Enduring Freedom
    Operation Desert Storm
    30s
  • Q10
    What event marked the end of the Cold War?
    Fall of the Berlin Wall
    Cuban Missile Crisis
    Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster
    Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan
    30s
  • Q11
    What was the name of the US military operation against Iraq in 1991?
    Operation Iraqi Freedom
    Operation Desert Storm
    Operation Uphold Democracy
    Operation Enduring Freedom
    30s
  • Q12
    What famous video game console was released in the United States in 1985?
    Nintendo Entertainment System (NES)
    Atari 2600
    PlayStation
    Sega Genesis
    30s
  • Q13
    What music video channel launched in 1981 and became a cultural phenomenon in the 1990s?
    MTV
    BET
    VH1
    CMT
    30s
  • Q14
    What famous trial captivated the nation in 1995?
    The Scott Peterson trial
    The O. J. Simpson trial
    The Timothy McVeigh trial
    The Ted Bundy trial
    30s

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