How Much Do You Know About Year 1997?

1997...what a memorable year! How much do you remember about this eventful year in world history? Take our quiz to find out!
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What city returned to Chinese rule from UK rule in 1997?
Tokyo
Hong Kong
Taiwan
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What was the name of the cult that infamously committed mass suicide in 1997?
Ministers of Satan
Heaven's Gate
The Manson Family
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Who became the first U.S. Secretary of State in 1997?
Condoleezza Rice
Hillary Clinton
Madeleine Albright
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Who was the Superbowl in January 1997 (for the 1996 NFL Season)?
New England Patriots
Green Bay Packers
Denver Broncos
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Who was killed in a car crash in Paris in 1997?
Diana, Princess of Wales
Dale Earnhardt
Grace Kelly
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Which 1997 film won 11 Academy Awards?
Gladiator
Titanic
Forrest Gump
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Which company became the world's most valuable in 1997?
Google
Microsoft
Sony
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Who was elected British Prime Minister in 1997?
James Garfield
Sir John Major
Tony Blair
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Which of the following religious icons died in 1997?
Mother Theresa
Pope John Paul IX
Mahatma Gandhi
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A U.S. spacecraft began exploration of which planet in 1997?
Mercury
Venus
Mars
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Which adult animated show debuted in 1997 and became an almost overnight sensation?
The Simpsons
South Park
Family Guy
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Who won the Major League Baseball World Series in 1997?
Florida Marlins
New York Yankees
Cleveland Indians
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Well, you missed some of the tougher ones, but you still did really well on this quiz! You know the year 1997 really well, and we're willing to bet you know the rest of the 90's also. Take some of our other year-based quizzes and see how well you know other time periods!

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You're a real master of the 1990's! Or, at least 1997, that is. We have to imagine that if you know this one particular year so well, you're probably equally as knowledgeable about the years surrounding it. Great work!

A+, 90's Natural

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1
What city returned to Chinese rule from UK rule in 1997?
Tokyo
Hong Kong
Taiwan
2
What was the name of the cult that infamously committed mass suicide in 1997?
Ministers of Satan
Heaven's Gate
The Manson Family
3
Who became the first U.S. Secretary of State in 1997?
Condoleezza Rice
Hillary Clinton
Madeleine Albright
4
Who was the Superbowl in January 1997 (for the 1996 NFL Season)?
New England Patriots
Green Bay Packers
Denver Broncos
5
Who was killed in a car crash in Paris in 1997?
Diana, Princess of Wales
Dale Earnhardt
Grace Kelly
6
Which 1997 film won 11 Academy Awards?
Gladiator
Titanic
Forrest Gump
7
Which company became the world's most valuable in 1997?
Google
Microsoft
Sony
8
Who was elected British Prime Minister in 1997?
James Garfield
Sir John Major
Tony Blair
9
Which of the following religious icons died in 1997?
Mother Theresa
Pope John Paul IX
Mahatma Gandhi
10
A U.S. spacecraft began exploration of which planet in 1997?
Mercury
Venus
Mars
11
Which adult animated show debuted in 1997 and became an almost overnight sensation?
The Simpsons
South Park
Family Guy
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Who won the Major League Baseball World Series in 1997?
Florida Marlins
New York Yankees
Cleveland Indians