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98 game quiz
"Here is a quiz about some historic events which contain the number "98". Good luck."

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1. In 1998, which movie starring Gwyneth Paltrow won the Academy Award for Best Picture?
    Shakespeare in Love
    Saving Private Ryan
    There's Something About Mary

2. In 1998, Tony Blair was the prime minister of which country?
    New Zealand
    Great Britain

3. In 1898, Marie Curie and her husband Pierre announced the discovery of radium. In which city was Marie Curie born?

4. Which European city, located near the Tagus River, hosted the 1998 World's Fair (Expo '98)?
    Barcelona, Spain
    Bonn, Germany
    Turin, Italy
    Lisbon, Portugal

5. In 1998, which British football team, known as the Gunners, won both the Premiership and the FA Cup?
    Manchester United

6. In 1998, the San Diego Padres advanced to the Major League Baseball World Series. Which American League team defeated San Diego to win the Series title?
    Boston Red Sox
    New York Yankees
    Detroit Tigers
    Cleveland Indians

7. Which musical instrument did Bartolomeo Cristofori supposedly invent in 1698?
    The violin
    The pipe organ
    The piano
    The clarinet

8. Which major sporting event did Nagano, Japan, host in 1998?
    The Winter Olympic Games
    The World Cup of Football
    The Summer Olympic Games
    The Basketball World Championships

9. This resident of New Jersey was U.S. President McKinley's vice-president in 1898. Can you identify him?
    Garret Hobart
    Robert Van Wyck
    Theodore Roosevelt
    Levi Morton

10. In 1598, King Henry IV of France proclaimed the Edict of Nantes. Which French religious group benefited from this edict?

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