General Knowledge Today : Mega Quiz February 2009
This Post was last reviewed and updated on July 11, 2009
1.Who was the India’s chief guest at the 61st Republic day?
2.Who mooted the idea of "Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas"?
3.Who was sworn in as 47th Vice President of USA?
4."Read My Lips : No New Taxes" who gave this famous slogan?
5.For how long India has put a ban on import of Chinese toys?
6.Who has been given the Economic Times Business leader of the year Award?
7.Which organization has been given Jawaharlal Nehru Prize for 2008?
8.Which state govt. has been given National Award for e-governance 2008-09?
9.Where is Global Vipassana Pagoda?
10.Who emerged as Champion in the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2009 held recently in Mumbai ?
11.Recently "Elephant Pass" was in news. What is it?
12.On what date World Forestry Day is celebrated?
13."O Sullivan" is was world champion in which sports?
14.Where is National Hockey Championship is proposed to held in March 2009?
15.PGA Mercedes-Benz Championship is related to which sports?
16.Who has been announced FIFA Woman footballer of the Year 2008?
17."Saurav Ghosal" is related to which sports?
18.Which state is hosting National Games 2009?
19.Who has been chosen International Media’s 2008 Athlete of year?
20.The famous swimmer who faced controversy over his photograph published in newspapers smoking marizuana?
21.Who has been chosen the sportswoman of the year 2008 by the international Media ?
22.Recently "John Atta-Mills" was in news. Who is he?
23.Who is the FIFA world footballer of the year 2008? (Male)
24.What is the latest Repo rate?
25.What is the reverse repo rate?
Updates: July 10, 2009: The RBI, in its Annual Policy for 2009-10, reduced the reverse repo rate – the interest rate RBI pays to banks on the funds deployed with it – to 3.25 per cent (lower than the savings bank rate of 3.50 per cent) and the repo rate – the interest rate that banks pay on funds borrowed from RBI – to 4.75 per cent.
26.What is the new revised projection of GDP growth ?
27.Which Asian country has the largest Foreign exchange reserve?
28.What is the new Minimum Support Price of wheat by CCEA?
29.What is "moody"?
30.Who ( Indian Businessman) has been placed by Forbes as biggest wealth loser of 2008?
31.Inflation rate at the month ended January 2009 was ?
32.Which power company has begged Tilaiya Ultra Mega Power Project in Jharkhand?
33.Which state is the largest producer of pulses in India?
34.What is the new name of Aid India Consortium?
35."My Presidential Year" Who has written this book?
36.Indian artist who has won Grammy Award recently?
37.Which is world’s largest river?
38." Vinegar " we use in food has the scientic name?
39.Cell wall in the plant cells is made of ?
40.How a sodium ion is represented ?
41.What is the chemical formula of baking soda ?
42.What is heavy water ?
43.New York is on the bank of which river?
44.The organ which is both endocrine and exocrine gland ?
45.Which cricketer made the first Test Century?
46.The two countries which fought Crimean War?
47.What was the first Multipurpose project of Independent India?
48.RanaPratap Sagar dam is on which river?
49.The mewar king defeated by Babur?
50."Kailash Temple" is located in which ancient caves?
51.The famous Woman Muslim ruler belonged to the kingdom of Ahmednagar?
52." Prince of Wales" Museum has been renamed. What is the new name?
53.What is NIA ?
54.What is W2M?
55.Theoneste Bagosora was recently is news because…?
56.Who has received 2009 Kluge Prize?
57.Indian state which has decided to celebrate Forest & Environment Everyday?
58." Surya Shekhar Ganguly " is related to which game?
59.Robert B. Zoellick is associated with which International Organization?
60.Dominique Strauss-Kahn is related to which International Organization?
61.Who is the director general of World Trade Organization?
62.Where are the headquarters of WHO?
63.The Hindi movie which has crossed 200 crore at the worldwide box-office?
64.What was the foreign reserves on January 2, 2009 as per RBI’s latest data,?
65.The Ratna and Miniratna companies now may invest in mutual funds upto what extent of their cash balances?
66.Where will be the head office of SAARC University?
67.What is reverse repo rate?
68.Pradhanmantri Bharat Jodo Pariyojna is related to which infrastructure development?
69.What is FIEO?
70.Project Sankalp is related to which disease?
71.Which bacteria is found in curd?
72.Who invented Mobile?
73.Who invented "Electricity"?
74.What was the name of mother of Mahatma Gandhi?
75.Who is the first Indian Leader to render a speech in Hindi at United Nations?
76.How many bones are in Human Body?
77.Which river originates at Amarkantak?
78.Indira Gandhi Canal is benefiting which state most?
79.What is the Ph of blood?
80.The vessels which carry blood away from heart are called ?
81.What is the outermost layer of an artery called?
82."Sub mucous Fibrosis" is a diseases related with which organ?
83.Bridgetown is a capital of which country?
84.Where is the origin of Chambal River?
85.What is "Mistral"?
86.Surdas lived during the reign of which Moghul Emperor?
87.Surdas was a disciple of whom?
88.Sant Tukaram was a devotee of which lord?
90.Which style of Indian Classical Music Singing was developed by Tansen?
91.Several coins depict and ancient king playing on the Veena. Who was that king ?
92.Prithviraj Chauhan ruled in which century ?
93.Rabindra Nath tagore founded which university ?