Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2017 – Electronics City Bangalore – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2017 – Bangalore Electronics City – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: Wipro: Md. Jasimuddin Molla & Kishalay Bose
  • RUNNER UP: Wipro : Adithya Bharadwaj & Ms.Tabitha Anne Lobo

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Identify

Ans. Goli Vada Pav

Q.2. BODVOD is the network content provider for South-Asian community. How do we know BODVOD?

Ans. SAAVN

Q.3. QKR, Paypass are the contact less payment methods from which credit-card franchisee?

Ans. Mastercard

Q.4. MICA was founded by this gentleman in 1991. He is an Indian Advertising Icon and passed away a couple of years back. Who is this Indian Icon?

Ans. AG Krishnamurthy

Q.5. This American Defence/Advertising/Tech company started off as “Special Yarns Company” and is now having an appropriate name to indicate the fact that it had some relevance with textile. Which company is this?

Ans. Textron

Q.6. Lalji Gala is associated with a publishing house that is a common name among school kids. Which publishing house is this?

Ans. Navneet

Q.7. What is D in FIDO?

Ans. Defects

Q.8. “Alive is offline” is a campaign from which soap brand that had Vinod Khanna and Imran Khan as its Brand Ambassdors?

Ans. Cinthol

Q.9. Question on Titan

Q.10. Suchi Mukherjee, started as Indian E-Commerce site while she was on her maternity leave. Which E-Commerce site is this?

Ans. Limeroad

Q.11. Identify.

Ans. Vauxhall

Q.12. Identify the beer brand

Ans. Budweiser

Q.13. Which man came up with “The Worlds of Power”. The man was formerly involved with Yahoo.

Ans. Seth Godin

Q.14. What company was started off as a Balloon Manufacturing firm and is now one of the prominent suppliers to Automobile Industry?

Ans. MRF

Q.15. Which Insurance company has a Mirror, A Serpant and an arrow in its logo?

Ans. Prudential

Q.16. Which Indian Conglomerate has an in-house magazine called “Namaste”?

Ans. ITC

Q.17. Identify the author of “My Years with GM”.

Ans. Alfred Sloan

Q.18. Which Media Moghul started off his career with Southdown Press Publishing?

Ans. Rupert Murdoch

Q.19. Identify the brand.

Ans. Armani

Q.20. Identify the brand.

Ans. Tinyowl

Questions contributed by Samyuktha. R

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2017 – Jamshedpur – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2017 – Jamshedpur – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: Bokaro Steel : S. W. Kispotta and Anand Raj
  • RUNNER UP: SAIL : Sudhanshu Sekhar Panda and Ravi Banjare

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Identify

Ans. Lord Chelmsford

(Lord Chelmsford christened the steel city Jamshedpur, in memory of Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata, and renamed Kalimati railway station as Tatanagar.)

Q.2. Identify

Ans. Sajjan Jindal

Q.3. Which Fashion giant has started “By Appointment” Made-to-Measure Service where celebrities design the cloth?

Armani / Calvin Klein / Pierre Cardin

Ans. Calvin Klein

Q.4. S. Anantharamakrishnan founder of Simpsons & Co. established X, an auto ancilliary unit. Hint : A cricket team is named after X

Ans. India Piston

Q.5. Who owns Blaze Pizza’s?

Ans. LeBron James                     

Q.6. Which Fictional Restaurant chain is inspired from this real-life eatery?

Ans. Los Pollos Hermanos ( from Breaking Bad)

Q.7. John Mackey and Renee Hardy Laswon’s SaferWay store, founded in 1978, and Craig Weller and Mark Skiles’ Clarksville Natural Grocery, both in Austin, Texas. On September 20, 1980, these stores merged to open the first X Stores. Recently acquired by Amazon.

Ans. Whole Foods 

Q.8. X created the modern office chair was naturalistand put wheels on the chair in his study so he could get to his specimens more quickly. Hint : A great Scientist / Evolution

Ans. Charles Darwin                               

Q.9. Book about which Investment Banker?

Ans. Lazard Frères & Co                           

Q.10. If you are having a meat called “Australus”, which animal’s meat you are having?

Ans. Kangaroo

Q.11. Name the internet giant originally titled Phoenix, which carried the implication of the mythical firebird that rose triumphantly from the ashes of its dead predecessor.

Ans. Mozilla

Q.12. First vending machine was invented byHero of Alexandria, what did it dispense?

Ans. Holy Water

Q.13. House Wives earning money working from home using internet. What are they called?

Ans. Mouse Wives

Q.14. Which MNC Giant made these ear-rings ?

Ans. Believe it or Not, its Coca-Cola

Q.15. Advertisement by?

Ans. Brunswick

Q.16. Who is the man behind this brand of tequila?

Ans. George Clooney

Q.17. This award pertains to which industry. (Fi-Fi Award)

Ans. Fragrance Industry

Q.18. X was born to Frank and Isobel. He is a big name in the world of Science. Who?

Ans. Stephen Hawking

Q.19. X brand meaning translates into “Go hang yourself” is Spanish. Which brand is this? We use it every morning.

Ans. Colgate

Q.20. Advertisement by?

Ans. Smirnoff

Questions contributed by Anand Raj. 

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2017 – Vizag – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2017 – Vizag – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: Vizag Steel : Sabyasachi Pani and Santanu Dey
  • RUNNER UP:Vizag Steel : Rahul and AGK Murthy

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Which was the last state to implement GST?

Ans. Jammu and Kashmir
Q.2. In July 2017, Snapdeal rejected an offer to sell its operations for nearly 800$mn to which company?
Ans. Flipkart
Q.3. This is a digitally tailored dress by H&M which enables dress to digitally connect to smart phone. What is this dress called?
H&M Data Dress
Ans. Data dress 
Q.4. Ramadayal Joshi Memorial Institute, named after its founder, offers two hundred thousand rupees every year for best research paper on Ayurveda. Identify the company?
Ans. Baidyanath 
Q.5. In 1969, on the occasion of his birth centenary, Government  of India launched a note series. Who?
Ans. Mahatma Gandhi 
Q.6. Marketing through mouth is called Word of Mouth. What is marketing through SMS called?
Ans. Word of text 
Q.7. Connect question on Cannes film festival 
Q.8. Twelve designers have a common client, who design the exclusive outfits of this person. Who is the client?
Queen Elizabeth
Ans. Queen Elizabeth 
Q.9. Identify the logo.
Ans. Dow Jones
Q.10. Filmfare was owned by which group?
Ans. Times group 
Q.11. ‘Kindergarten is too late’ is a book by the co-founder of which South Asian company?
Ans. Sony 
Q.12. Selfie expert F is a phrase used by which brand?
Ans. Oppo
Q.13. “Rise” is the tagline of ?
Ans. Mahindra
Q.14. This Bollywood movie is the first movie to get a twitter emoji which one?
Ans. Tubelight
Q.15. European union banking family funded Cecil Rhodes after the death of a person and setup Rhodes scholarship. Name the family?
Ans. Rothschild family 
Q.16. Backseat of a car as shown in visual was named as ?
Mother in law Seat
Ans. Mother in law Seat 
Q.17. Institution possessed the original teddybear of Theodore Roosevelt and also returned the original enterprise from original Star Trek TV series. Which institution?
Ans. Smithsonian museum
Q.18. UK based addiction therapy center for group of people of digital age. What is this about ?
Ans. For the people who are addicted to Candy Crush Saga
Q.19. MD Rakesh Agarwal of a Mumbai based company publishes a monthly aviation magazine ‘Aviation Times’. It is the first of its kind. Which company is this?
Ans. Frankfinn Aviation 
Q.20. Dash store is operated by?
Kardashians Dash
Ans. Kadarshians 
Questions contributed by Sanjay Chowdary

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2017 – Guwahati– Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2017 – Guwahati – Regional Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: Serapis Infotainment : Kumar Shivam and Jyotish K
  • RUNNER UP: Guwahati High Court : Syed Rahman and Murshid Ali

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. What is Five finger strategy?
Ans. Shoplifting
Q.2. Connect: Image of Jack Dorsey, Odeo, Vine
Ans. Twitter
Q.3. Who was the first chief technology officer of SAP?
Ans. Vishal Sikka
Q.4. Image of Rajeev Suri. He is the CEO of
Ans. Nokia
Q.5. ‘Club Enerji’ is an offering from which Tata company?
Ans. Tata Power
Q.6. Anna Jarvis started this campaign and was so disturbed when the concept was made commercial. She tried to copy right the concept but ended up without success. It is one of the most popular days for dining out in US and England which concept are we talking?
Ans. Mother’s Day
Q.7. Identify the logo.
SwiftKey
Ans. Swiftkey
Q.8. It is a Kurta with half sleeves, buttoned up standing collar and fine net detailing on the shoulder seam.  Or, a full sleeved one with buttoned cuffs. Jade Blue, a Rs. 150-re clothing chain owned by Bipin Chauhan and his brother Jitendra, has trademarked rights for this attire. What was this trademark kurta?
Ans. Modi Jacket
Q.9. Whose ancestral house is known as Kennelworth first housed TIFR?
Ans. Homi J Bhabha
Q.10. Identify the logo.
Ans. Versace
Q.11. What is made by fermenting vinegar with hot peppers in a French oak barrel, which has 3 inches of salt on the top and is aged for three years untill all the sauce is diffused to the barrel?
Ans. Tobasco Sauce
Q.12. Which Tata brand has the LIMCA record for airing the longest commercial on the Indian television?
Ans. Tata Sky
Q.13. Connect

Ans. Playboy

Q.14. Connect
Ans. Neutrogena
Q.15. Which business group has bought the trade and assets of Amtek Aluminium Castings (Witham) Limited and King Automative Systems Limited (Amtek UK) from administrators PwC?
Ans. Liberty House Group
Q.16. With the government’s stress on breaking the 150 years of British tradition for financial years to range from April to March, which state became the first to adopt Jan-Dec Fiscal Year practice?
Ans. Madhya Pradesh
Q.17. Identify.
Ans. Hercule Poirot
Questions contributed by Kumar Shivam. He is the founder of Serapis Infotainment. 

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2017 – Bangalore – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2017 – Bangalore – Regional Round Questions

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. First designed to be used in the military and then taken up by civilians, this was originally made to be simple, durable and comfortable for soldiers to wear as brightly coloured tunics. What are we talking about?

Ans. Khaki Chinos

Q.2. Which company’s initial products were these?

Airbnb

Ans. Airbnb

Q.3. Who are the “Men of Steel” under Steve Coppell in India?

Ans. Jamshedpur FC

Q.4. Connect question on @ Symbol and Ray Tomlinson

Q.5. Identify the logo.

Ans. Internet and Mobile Association of India 

Q.6. If Adore and Civet were rejected, what name was chosen by Tata Motors?

Ans. Tiago

Q.7. Connect

Ans. Clarks

Q.8. This expression may refer to a time before the Reformation, when church taxes had too be paid from a cathedral in London and to a cathedral in Rome. Originally it referred to neglecting the tax in order to have money to pay the former tax. However, a more likely origin is that it may have simply arisen from the notion that both taxes were the same. What expression?

Ans. Rob Peter to Pay Paul

Q.9. Who is associated with this brand?

Ans. Vijay Amritraj

Q.10. In Sept 2014 Tim Cook announced the release of Apple Watch, marking the entry of the company into the industry. Even though Apple entered the field late, they did something, to highlight the fact that they were still ahead of their competing brands. What did Apple do to their display their superiority?

Ans. They mentioned Time as 10:11 as opposed to 10:10

Q.11. Connect question

Ans. Gulf Stream 

Q.12. When Naresh Goyal went to receive the first two airplanes ordered by Jet Airways, a certain gentleman who was invited to the ceremony advised him to either be the best or send the planes back. Who was this person?

Ans. JRD Tata

Q.13. What is the collective word for ferrets?

Ans. Business

Q.14. Why the number 350?

350.org

Ans. 350 is the safest amount of CO2 in the air

Q.15. What do IZH Motorcycles sell in India?

Ans. AK-47

Q.16. Who was the producer of Mughal-e-Azam?

Ans. Shapoorji Pallonji 

Q.17. The Palmgur and Fibre Marketing Co-operative Federation’s now defunct brand Palm Cola had once come with a TV commercial about 3 decades back. What makes this advertisement unique?

Ans. The only commercial featuring Rajnikant

Q.18. Connect

 Ans. Hidesign

Q.19. The governor of the state of Michigan Rick Snyder had signed a bill banning the company from selling its products directly to buyers online in the state. Which company?

Ans. Tesla

Bonus Question: 

Q.20. Why is there no Model E by Tesla?

 Ans. Because Ford has exclusive rights over the name Model E

Q.21. Creating Confidence since 1852. Which company is this, which rose to prominence in 1991, and contributed to a revolution?

Ans. Giesecke & Devrient (G&D)

Q.23. Which Kolkata based company would you associate these images with?

Ans. Brooke Bond

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2017 – Bangalore – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2017 – Bangalore – Preliminary Round Questions

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. The ____ logo, which takes its form from rangoli art gracing frontyards in what seems like a distant past, was designed by Jayanth Jain and Mahendra Kumar, now part of a brand design studio called A Brand New Story. What are we talking about?

Ans. Bangalore Metro Logo

Q.2. OK Soda, is a brand by which company?

OK Coca Cola

Ans. Coca Cola

Q.3. Identify.

Bofors Scam Chitra Subramanium

Ans. Chitra Subramaniam

Q.4. Which company has patented the Fly Knit Bra?

Nike FlyKnit bra

Ans. Nike

Q.5. During the 1870s, a clerk from another company was appointed by James Gamble of P&G to solve a communications problem in his factory. He wanted to ship customer orders the same day he received them. This led to the invention of the teletype machine. Name the person who was hired.

Ans. Thomas Alva Edison

Q.6. From the world of London Cabs, what is LEVC?

LEVC London Electric Vehicle Company

Ans. London Electric Vehicle Company

Q.7. If +91 is the code for India. Then +871, +872, +873 are the codes for?

Ans. Maritime Ships

Q.8. The unobservable market force that helps the demand and supply of goods in a free market to reach equilibrium automatically is the ________. What is this Metaphor coined by Adam Smith.

Ans. Invisible Hand or Hand of God

Q.9. Which company offers positions like ‘Intergalactic Federation King Almighty and Commander of the Universe’, Jolly Good Fellow? Other interesting designations within the organisation include Dance Program Manager and Ergonomics Specialist.

Ans. Google

Q.10. Who does Bamboo ceiling refer to?

Ans. Asians

Q.11. What is the speciality of these spoons manufactured by a Hyderabad based company Bakeys?

Bakeys Edible Cutlery

Ans. Edible Spoons

Q.12. It is a company famous for its electronics and LED devices. It is based in Maharashtra and is run by Shree Sant Kripa Group of Companies. Which company is this?

Ans. Syska

Q.13. Question on Orville Gibson and patent on Mandolin 

Q.14. Question on Calibri font and Pakistan scandal

Q.15. The term  is believed to have been coined by the Greek physician Galen to refer to agents that benumb or deaden, causing loss of feeling or paralysis.  Galen listed mandrake root, altercus (eclata) seeds, and poppy juice (opium) as the chief examples. Which word?

Ans. Narcotic 

Q.16. Clutch Power test is associated with which childhood associated brand?

Ans. Lego

Q.17. Name this leading global information & measurement company, which provides market research, insights & data about what people watch, listen to & buy?

Nielsen Rating audience measurement

Ans. Nielsen 

Q.18. What is this painting titled “The Wagon of Fools’ associated with?

Tullip Mania

Ans. Tulip Mania

Q.19. Which outdoor recreational item was asked to be banned in Delhi by National Green Tribunal because it resulted in the death of 2 children?

Ans. Kite String

Q.20. With which cosmetics brand would you associate this?

Max Factor

Ans. Max Factor

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2017 – Cochin – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2017 – Cochin – Preliminary Round Questions

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Metronaut is the brand from which e-commerce giant?

Ans. Flipkart

Q.2. This is Willard Hotel, New York. Which word originated in the business parlance from meeting of businessmen there?

Ans. Lobbying

Q.3. What is unique about Calvin Klein perfume bottle called CK1?

Ans. First Unisex Perfume

Q.4. In China, the best is Dragon Well. In India, it is FTGFOP1. What are we talking about?

Ans. Tea

Q.5. Question on Museum of London with the map of London in the background.

Q.6.Question on a papermill in old Russia. It was named after another river in a nearby place.

Ans. Nokia

Q.7. Indian Ad on perfume oil in the 50’s from a dental giant?

Ans. Colgate

Q.8. Question on Jack Ma in transgender attire

Q.9. Who is the chairman of NITI Ayog?

Ans. Narendra Modi

Q.10. Identify.

Ans. Arnold Schwarzenegger

Q.11. What is Queen Bee Syndrome?

Ans.  It describes a woman in a position of authority who views or treats subordinates more critically if they are female.

Q.12. Narayan Prasad Subedi was born on August 4. He is associated with?

Ans. Patanjali

Q.13. Whose saga started with a takeover of a textile mill in US in 1964?

Ans. Warren Buffet

Q.14.  Question on Microsoft and Chevron

Q.15. Which Indian sports channel is moving to freechannel from paid one?

Ans. Starsports

Q.16. Priscilla Chan initiative have pumped money to which Ed Tech venture?

Ans. Byju’s Classes

Q.17. Boxes at the entry of US hotel in 19th century. This is the origin of what?

Ans. Tips

Q.18. Question on the fictional bank premises in Australia?

Ans. Gringots of Harry potter

Q.19. Question on a bank in Italy taking collatteral on a product made nearby?

Ans. Cheese

Q.20. Which SAARC country banned plastic recently?

Ans. Bangladesh

Cut off: 11

Questions contributed by Anil Raghavan 

Centre for Law and Policy Research’s Conquest 2017!

ConQuest 2017 comes to Bangalore this Friday, August 11th!

The South Regional Prelims and Finals will be held at the School of Law, Christ University. In the Regional finals – 1 spot reserved for the highest scoring team with at least one woman member and 1 spot reserved for the highest scoring high school team.

Register online at goo.gl/uBv8Vy or at the venue (spot registration closes 30 mins before the start of the round).

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