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Nobel Prize Winners 2009 (General Knowledge)

Physics : Charles Kao, Willard Boyle & George Smith Chemistry : Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Thomas Steitz & Ada Yonath Medicine : Blackburn, Greider & Szostak Literature : Herta Muller Peace : Barack Obama Economics : Elinor Ostrom and Oliver Williamson

Nobel Prize Winners 2008 (General Knowledge)

Physics : Yoichiro Nambu, Makoto kobayashi and Toshihide Maskawa Chemistry : Osamu Shimomura, Martin Chalfie and Roger Y.Tsien Medicine : Harald zur Hausen, Francoise Barre-Sinoussi and Luc Montagnier Literature : Jean –Marie Gustave Le Clezio Peace : Martti Ahtisaari Economics : Paul Krugman

Nobel Prize Winners 2007 (General Knowledge)

Physics : Albert Fert and Peter Grunberg Chemistry : Gerhard Ertl Medicine : Mario R.Capecchi, Sir Martin J.Evans and Oliver Smithies Literature : Dorris Lessing Peace : Albert Arnold Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Economics : Leonid Hurwicz, Eric S.Maskin and Roger B.Myerson

Nobel Prize Winners 2005 (General Knowledge)

Physics : Roy J.Glauber, John L.Hall and TheodorW.Hansch Chemistry : Yves Chauvin, Robert H.Grubbs and Richard R. Schrock Medicine: Barry J.Marshall and J.Robin Warren Literature : Harold Pinter Peace : Mohamed ElBaradei and International Atomic Energy Agency Economics : Robert J.Aumann and Thomas C.Schelling

Nobel Prize Winners 2004 (General Knowledge)

Physics : David J.Gross, H.David Politzer, Frank Wilczek Chemistry : Aaron Ciechanover,Avram Hershko and Irwin Rose Medicine : Richard Axel and Linda B.Buck Literature : Elfriede Jelinek Peace : Wangari Muta Maathai Economics : Finn E.Kydland and Edward C.Prescott

Nobel Prize Winners 2003 (General Knowledge)

Physics : Alexei A.Abrikosov, Vitaly L.Ginzburg and Anthony J.Leggett Chemistry : Peter Agre, Roderick Mackinnon Medicine : Paul C. Lauterber and Sir Peter Mansfield Literature : John M.Coetzee, Shireen Ebadi Economics : Robert F.Eagle III, Clive W.J.Granger

Nobel Prize Winners 2002 (General Knowledge)

Physics : Raymond Davis Junior, Masatoshi Koshiba and Riccardo Giacconi Chemistry : John B.Fenn, Koichi Tanaka, Kurt Wiithrich Medicine : Sydney Brenner, H Robert Horvitz and John E Sulston Literature : Imre kerttesz Peace : Jimmy Carter Economics : Daniel Kahneman and Vernon L.Smith

Nobel Prize Winners 2001 (General Knowledge)

Physics : Eric A. Cornell, Wolfgang Ketterle and Carl E.wieman Chemistry : Ryoji Noyori, William S Knowles and K.Barry Sharpless Medicine : Leland H. Hartwell, Tim Hunt and Sir Paul M.Nurse Literature : Sir V.S.Naipaul Peace : Kofi Annan Economics : George A. Akerlof, Michael Spence and Joseph Stiglitz

Punchlines of Companies - Business Quiz 2009

Honda - The Power of Dreams. NSE - An Investment called India HDFC Bank - We understand your world Lufthansa - There's no better way to fly Louis Philippe - The upper crest Business Line - The white paper on Business Dell - Yours is here State bank of India - With you-all the way Syndicate Bank - Your faithful and friendly financial partner Maruti Suzuki - Count on us Skoda - Obsessed with Quality Toyota - Quality Revolution LG - Life's Good Philips - Sense and Simplicity

Current Affairs October 2009 - Questions and Answers 2009 October 2009

1.Which four teams had qualified for the semi-final of the ICC Champions Trophy 2009 being held at South Africa? Answer: Pakistan, Australia, New Zealand and England 2. Which Indian Wicket Keeper took his first One Day International Wicket in ICC Champions Trophy 2009? Answer : Mahendra Singh Dhoni 3. Which renowned singer has been nominated for Dada Saheb Phalke Award for 2007 for his contribution in the field of Indian Cinema? Answer : Manna Dey 4. Who has been selected for Wildlife Photographer Award 2009? Answer : Vivek R Sinha 5. Who will be succeeding Lt Gen Noble Thamburaj as Army Vice Chief after his retirement? Answer : Lieutenant General P C Bhardwaj 6. Which company has launched a set of premium pens costing Rs 11.3 lakh 241 miles travelled by Mahatma Gandhi during the Salt March? Answer : Mont Blanc 7. Who recently received the Indira Gandhi National Award for Peace from President Pratibha Patil? Answer : Mohamed ElBaradei ( Director General, International Atom

Champions League Quiz - CLT20 Quiz, Cricket Quiz

1 . Where was the inaugural of Champions League T20 cricket match (CLT20) being held? Bangalore (Chinnaswamy stadium) 2 . Which two teams played the first match of the inaugural Champions League T20 (CLT20) Cricket match? Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) vs Capecobras 3 . Who won the inaugural match of the Champions League T20 Cricket Match (CLT20)? Cape Cobras 4 . Who is the chairman of the Champions League Cricket Tournament (CLT20) Mr.Lalit Modi 5 . Who is the owner of the team Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)? Dr.Vijay Mallaya 6 . Who is the sponsor for Champions League Cricket Tournament? Airtel 7 . Who was declared Man of the Match in the inaugural match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Cape Cobras? Jean Paul Duminy 8 . Name the three places where the Chmapions League Tournament Matches will be held Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad 9 . Who is the owner of the team Deccan Chargers? Deccan Chronicle 10 . Who scored thunderous knock of 53 Runs in just 24 Balls

Bharat Ratna Awardees - List

• Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan was honoured with Bharat Ratna award in the year 1954 for his contribution in the field of Public Affairs. • Dr. Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman was rewarded with Bharat Ratna award in the year 1954 for his contribution in the field of Science and Engineering. • Shri Chakravarti Rajagopalachari was honoured with Bharat Ratna award in the year 1954 for his contribution in the field of Public Affairs. • Dr. M. Vishweshwariah was awarded with the Bharat Ratna Award in the year 1955 for his contribution towards Civil service. • Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru was honoured with Bharat Ratna award in the year 1955 for his contribution in the field of Public affairs. • Dr. Bhagwan Das was rewarded with Bharat Ratna Award in the year 1955 for his contribution towards Literature and Education. • Pandit Govind Ballabh Pant w was awarded with the Bharat Ratna Award in the year 1957 for his contribution in the field of Public Affairs. • Dr

US Open 2009

Who won the US Open 2009 Men's Singles Title? Juan Martin Del Potro Who won the US Open 2009 Women's Singles Title? Kim Clijsters Who won the US Open 2009 Men's Doubles Title? Lukas Dlouhy and Leander Paes Who won the US Open 2009 Women's Doubles Title? Serena Williams and Venus Williams Who won the US Open 2009 Mixed Doubles Title? Carly Gullickson and Travis Parrott

Wimbledon 2009

Who won the Wimbledon 2009 Men's Singles Title? Roger Fedrer Who won the Wimbledon 2009 Women's Singles Title? Serena Williams Who won the Wimbledon 2009 Men's Doubles Title? Daniel Nestor and Nenad Zimonjic Who won the Wimbledon 2009 Women's Doubles Title? Serena Williams and Venus Williams Who won the Wimbledon 2009 Mixed Doubles Title? Mark Knowles and Anna-Lena Groenefeld

French Open 2009

Who won the French Open 2009 Men's Singles Title? Roger Fedrer Who won the French Open 2009 Women's Singles Title? Svetlana Kuznetsova Who won the French Open 2009 Men's Doubles Title? Lukas Dlouhy and Leander Paes Who won the French Open 2009 Women's Doubles Title? Medina Garrigues and Virginia Ruano Pascual Who won the French Open 2009 Mixed Doubles Title? Liezel Huber and Bob Bryan

Australian Open 2009

Who won the Australian Open 2009 Men's Singles Title? Rafal Nadal Who won the Australian Open 2009 Women's Singles Title? Serena Williams Who won the Australian Open 2009 Men's Doubles Title? Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan Who won the Australian Open 2009 Women's Doubles Title? Serena Williams and Venus Williams Who won the Australian Open 2009 Mixed Doubles Title? Sania Mirza and Mahesh Bhupathi

ICC ODI Team of the Year(in batting order)

Virender Sehwag (India) Chris Gayle (West Indies) Kevin Pietersen (England) Tillakaratne Dilshan (Sri Lanka) Yuvraj Singh (India) Martin Guptill (New Zealand) MS Dhoni (India) Wicket Keeper and Captain Andrew Flintoff (England) Nuwan Kulasekara (Sri Lanka) Ajantha Mendis (Sri Lanka) Umar Gul (Pakistan) 12th man: Thilan Thushara (Sri Lanka)

ICC Test Team of the year(in batting order)

Gautam Gambhir (India) Andrew Strauss (England) AB de Villiers (South Africa) Sachin Tendulkar (India) Thilan Samaraweera (Sri Lanka) Michael Clarke (Australia) MS Dhoni (Inda) Wicket Keeper and Captain Shakib Al Hasan (Bangladesh) Mitchell Johnson (Australia) Stuart Broad (England) Dale Steyn (South Africa) 12th man: Harbhajan Singh (India)

ICC CHAMPIONS TROPHY 2009 - Facts and Figures

1 . Who is the Highest Wicket Taker in ICC Champions Trophy 2009? Parnell(South Africa) 11/196 in 3 matches 2. Who is the Highest Run Scorer in ICC Champions Trophy 2009? Ponting(Australia) 288 in 5 matches 3. Which cricketer scored the Highest Individual runs in ICC Champions Trophy 2009? Smith(South Africa) 141 runs in 134 balls against England comprising 16 four's 4. Which Bowler has the Best Bowling figures in ICC Champions Trophy 2009? Parnell(South Africa) 8 overs 5/57 against New Zealand 5. Which country scored the Highest Team Total in ICC Champions Trophy 2009? England, 323/8 in 50 overs at 6.46 runs per over against South Africa 6. Who is the Youngest player in Champions Trophy 2009? Mohammed Aamer, 17 years (Left-hand Batsman and Left-arm fast-medium) 7. Who is the Oldest Player in Icc Champions Trophy 2009? Sanath Jayasuriya, 40 years (Left-hand Batsman and Slow left-arm orthodox) 8. Which bowler had the Best Economy Rate in ICC Champions Trophy 2009? Kan

ICC Awards 2009 Quiz - LG ICC Awards 2009

1. Who has been honoured with the Cricketer of the year award in the ICC Awards 2009? Answer : Mitchell Johnson (Australia) 2. Which cricketer has been awarded with the ODI player of the year award in the ICC Awards 2009? Answer : Mahendra Singh Dhoni (India) 3. Which cricketer has been awarded with the Test player of the year award in the ICC Awards 2009? Answer : Gautam Gambhir (India) 4. Which umpire has been honoured with the Umpire of the year award in the ICC Awards 2009? Answer : Aleem Dar (Pakistan) 5. Which country has been awarded with the Spirit of Cricket Award in the ICC Awards 2009? Answer : New Zealand 6. Which cricketer has been awarded with the Emerging player of the year award in the ICC Awards 2009? Answer : Peter Siddle (Australia) 7. Who has been awarded with the Women's cricketer of the year award in the ICC Awards 2009? Answer : Claire Taylor (England) 8.Which cricketer has been honoured with T20 International Performance of the year award in t