Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Hyderabad – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Hyderabad – Regional Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: Sai Mitra Constructions- Naveen Kumar and Phani Mahesh
  • RUNNER UP: Google India- Ananya Bhaskar and Hari Shenoy

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. What term would you associate with this image?

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Ans. Bone Music

Q.2. What was introduced by Tata Motors in collaboration with Marshall Sons (UK) in 1948?

Ans. Steam Road Rollers

Q.3.  Connect.

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Ans. Nestle [Clockwise: 1) 100 Grand chocolate of Nestle; 2) Quality Street by Nestle; 3) Video: Nestle has a stake in L’oreal; 4) Nestle Smarties Children’s book prize]

Q.4. After finalizing the agreement with the McDonald Brothers, Kroc sent a letter to which businessman where he wrote, “I have very recently taken over the national franchise of the McDonald’s system. I would like to inquire if there may be an opportunity for a McDonald’s in your Development”?

Ans. Walt Disney

Q.5. What is it?

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Ans. Patch – Improvement to a piece of software. Small corrections to the programmed sequence could be done by patching over portions of the paper tape and re-punching the holes in that section.

Q.6. Which is the only non-domestic newspaper delivered to the White House on a daily basis?

Ans. The Financial Times

Q.7. This Tata company has launched the ‘Moving Beyond Disclosure: Leveraging Sustainability Reporting to Drive Change’, a study undertaken in collaboration with GRI (Global Reporting Initiative), the developer of the world’s most widely used Sustainability Reporting Guidelines?

Ans. TCS

Q.8. With what would you associate them?

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Ans. Euro. [1) European Central Bank; 2) Video: Maastricht treaty announced by British PM John Major; 3) Robert Kalina- designer of Euro notes; 4) Germain Pirlot coined the term Euro; 5) Alain Billiet designed Euro symbol.]

Q.9. Founded in 1906 by Polish immigrant Jacob Sapirstein, who sold cards from a horse-drawn cart, is today the world’s largest greeting card company?

Ans.American Greetings

Q.10. Identify.

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Ans. Kala Ghoda Association Logo

Q.11. Which Minnesota based hospitality brand is named after the 17th-century French explorer?

Ans. Radisson

Q.12. Identify.

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Ans. Adam Gimbel

Q.13. Located in the center of the city of Tabriz, Iran, the structure consists of several sub-bazaars, such as Amir Bazaar (for gold and jewelry), Mozzafarieh (a carpet bazaar), shoe bazaar, and many other ones for various goods. It was was inscribed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in July 2010. What is its claim to fame?

Ans.World’s largest covered bazaar

Q.14. Who embedded a set of organizing principles in his lab, which he termed “bootstrapping”. His belief was that when human systems and tool systems were aligned, such that workers spent time “improving their tools for improving their tools” it would lead to an accelerating rate of progress?

Ans.Douglas Engelbert

Q.15. Which Tata company has launched a new initiative for its senior citizens called ‘Sammaan’?

Ans.Tata Power

Q.16. Connect.

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Ans. Rajiv Gandhi National Quality Prize

Q.17.Which company owns the trademark for the word ‘Borzoi’?

Ans.Alfred A Knopf

Q.18. The song “Tom’s Diner” by Suzanne Vega was the first song used by Karlheinz Brandenburg to develop which technology format?

Ans. MP3

Q.19. Tata Sky launched Rs 8 plan. They introduced an ad with O&M with empowering subscribers to pay only for the days they watched TV. Which concept did they introduce?

Ans. Daily Recharge

Q.20. Connect.

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Ans. Fiat. [1) Fargo Truck by Fiat (image from the movie ‘Fargo’); 2) Premier Padmini from Rani Padmini of Chittor; 3) Video: Chrysler owned by Fiat; 4) Six-Sigma implemented in Chrysler from Fiat.]

Q.21  Henkel’s first product was a laundry detergent based on sodium silicate, named “Universal-Waschmittel” (universal detergent). What was so unique about it?

Ans.Sold in packs

Q.22. What did this person invent?

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Ans. First portable Fax Machine (developed by Shintaro Asano)

Q.23. Identify.

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Ans. William Kent – Pram

Questions contributed by Naveen Kumar

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Hyderabad – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Hyderabad – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: Sai Mitra Constructions – Naveen Kumar and Phani Mahesh
  • RUNNER UP: Google India – Ms. Ananya Bhaskar and Hari Shenoy

Preliminary Round Questions:

 1) What was designed to depict a winged woman holding on to atom and the statuette “has since become the symbol of the TV Academy’s goal of supporting and uplifting the art and science of television: The wings represent the muse of art; the atom the electron of science”?

Ans. Emmy Awards

2) The beluga whale was created by Yiying Lu, on which site did it become world famous?

Ans. Twitter

3)What is the ‘formal’ American legal term for  an incomplete financial instrument?

Ans. Blank Cheque

4)  With whom would you associate Bad Boy Premium Vodka?

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Ans. Dennis Rodman

5) Which famous writer was a junior employee at HSBC’s London office in Lombard Street from 1900 to 1902, and used the bank as an inspiration for some of his early work, especially his 1910 novel Psmith in the City?

Ans. PG Wodehouse

6) In 1925, what was sold by con artist Victor Lustig for scrap metal on two separate, but related occasions?

Ans. Eiffel Tower

7) What name has taken a generic meaning and has come to be associated with great wealth. Gemologists use this classification to denote a diamond with a complete (or almost-complete) lack of nitrogen; the material is also referred to as “2A”?

Ans. Golconda

8)  Reprise Records was formed by?

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Ans. Frank Sinatra

9) In 1969, what was coined by Jack Trout as a game people play in today’s me-too market place in the publication Industrial Marketing?

Ans. Positioning

10) Which traveler introduced the concept of banknotes to Europe in 13th century?

Ans. Marcopolo

11) It became a fashionable brand of the era, and became associated with Frank Sinatra and the rest of the Rat Pack. Which Scotch whisky was requested by Sinatra, along with other spirits brands backstage at performances, also sponsored Frank Sinatra’s Diamond Jubilee Tour in 1990?

Ans. Chivas Regal

12)  Identify the logo.

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Ans. Mozilla Public License  (Free Open Source Software Licence)

13) From 1947, when the first Indian budget was tabled to 1950, at which famous place were the budget documents printed?

Ans. Rashtrapati Bhavan

14) Which company’s seven pointed star logo was inspired by a lone star in the sky which Captain Peter saw while praying when his wife was seriously ill?

Ans. Maersk

15) “Cohn-Brandt-Cohn Film Sales” was founded in 1918 by brothers Jack and Harry Cohn and Joe Brandt. How do we know this company now?

Ans. Columbia Pictures

16)  With whom would you associate  “Unsquashanble”?

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Ans. Jahangir Khan

17) Which company’s NYSE ticker symbol is TOM?

Ans. Tommy Hilfiger

18) The Chinese name for what company founded by two former air force pilots comes from a Chinese idiom ‘Grand and Peaceful State’?

Ans. Cathay Pacific

19)  Celebration Florida was developed by?

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Ans.  Walt Disney

20)  What word do you associate with this image?

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Ans. Bellwether- Sheep that leads the flock

Questions contributed by Naveen Kumar.