Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Navi Mumbai – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Navi Mumbai– Regional Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: Kotak Mahindra Bank : Sai Karthik & Samrat Mukherjee
  • RUNNER UP: Ideaforge : Shubhankar G. and Piyush Divyajit

Regional Round Questions:

 Q.1. This man created huge mineral water brand. Who?

himalaya

Ans. Dadi Balsara

Q.2. Connect.

exide

Ans. Exide (Exide Life Insurance logo, CEO, Tagline)

Q.3. Whose streaming service is this? It’s a retail giant.

walmart

Ans. Walmart

Q.4. Luv is which low cost airline on NYSE?

Ans. South West Airlines

Q.5. It was founded in 1976 by Vijay Sankeshwar in Gadag, a small town in North Karnataka with a single truck. The company gradually expanded its services to Bengaluru, Belgaum and Hubli. It currently has a fleet of 4107 vehicles according to its website. What?

Ans. VRL

Q.6. Which famous brand is this, which is going for a rebranding?

bossini

Ans. Bossini

Q.7. Analytical Question. Hint: The answer is an IT giant.

analytical-question

Ans. EMC

Q.8. This great company’s fund known as 301 Inc. has invested in companies such as Kate Hill and Beyond Mist that are working on the next generation of vegan products.

Ans. General Mills

Q.9. From whom was Merind acquired by Wockhardt in 2002?

Ans. Tata

Q.10. In 1970s, London boutique owner Susie Faux coined the term Capsule wardrobe. What was it?

Ans. Clothing that doesn’t go out of fashion

Q.11. NNNow is a portal by which group?

arvind-mills

Ans. Arvind Mills

Q.12. Who is Fannie Mae’s little brother?

Ans. Freddie Mac

Q.13. Analytical question.

analytical-question-2

Ans. DEC

Q.14. Organisations thrive on this type of leadership. What?

books

Ans. Tribal

Q.15. Analytical question

analytical-question1

Ans. HCL

Q.16. What is it?

bill-gates

Ans. Conversion of sewage water into Potable Water

Q.17. Connect.

parle

Ans. Parle (Cuba brand, Priyanka Chopra, Dhishoom beverage, Bailey)

Q.18. JAMIPOL is a joint venture company promoted by SKW Stahi Metallurgy AG (Germany), Tai Industries (Bhutan) and who else?

Ans. Tata Steel

Q.19. NYSE: XOM. Which giant?

Ans. Exxon Mobil

Q.20. Which company is re-igniting interest in science with “Brain wave” and “Brain Start”?

Ans. Amar Chitra Katha

Q.21. Identify the logo.

auchan

Ans. Auchan

Q.22. In April, Mumbai based Pitie Group, the nationwide distributor for this company’s products had a distribution management with Apollo Pharmacy. It also has a marketing management with Kishore Biyani’s Future Retail Ltd. for selling products in 243 cities across India. The company has also investment ties with Reliance Retail to sell its products. Which company are we talking about?

Ans. Patanjali

Q.23. Connect.

fiat

Ans. FIAT

Questions contributed by Viraj Morabia

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Jamshedpur – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Jamshedpur – Regional Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: SAIL Ranchi : Srimanth Mallick and Sampad Mishra
  • RUNNER UP: Bokaro Steel : S.W.Kispotta and Anand Raj

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Identify.

tata

Ans. Tata Management Trainning Centre

Q.2. 17 British provident associations joined together in 1947 to provide service known as British United Provident Association. What?

Ans. Max Bupa Insurance

Q.3. Question on CBS

Q.4. Identify this businessman turned politician.

vasant kumar

Ans. Vasant Kumar ( Vasant & Co.)

Q.5. Question on CNN

Q.6.Fabfurnish.com has been acquired by which business group?

Ans. Future Group

Q.7.What is India’s first nutrient water brand?

Ans. Tata Water Plus

Q.8. Identify the ad (which product)?

mountain dew

Ans. Mountain dew

Q.9.First operated by Economic conveyance company in 1847. The innovation was built by Adams & Co with a roof and a ladder. Commercial version of which icon?

Ans. Double Decker bus in London

Q.10. Identify the founder?

lady gaga

Ans. Lady Gaga

Q.11. Question on VIP

Q.12. It operates securelist.com and also owns a virus encyclopedia?

Ans. Kaspersky

Q.13. Identify this famous building?

tata hall

Ans. Tata Hall at the Harvard Business School

Q.14. Question on Big Basket

Q.15. Brand created by Rick Alden in 2003. He was on  a chairlift in Utah and wanted to close the music to receive a phone call and eventually developed this idea for the brand.

Ans. Skull Candy

Q.16.London based Ownfone used 3D printing technique to create World’s first what?

Ans. Braille phone (for blind)

Q.17. Question on HBO

Q.18. Identify this famous person.

verghese kurien

Ans. Verghese Kurien (photo taken at TATA Steel)

Q.19. Steensons jewellery, commissioned by a studio for sets in Ireland. It created which jewellery?

Ans. Game of Thrones jewellery

Q.20. Question on Edelweiss

Q.21.This country uses Linux based OS in 2002  that developed a calender chart which tells it is not 2014 but 103 years?

Ans. North Korea (uses its own calender since its birth)

Q.22.Identify the person

lulu

Ans. MA Yusuf Ali, Lulu Group

Q.23.Question on the logo of IMF

Questions contributed by Abhinav Bharat Jha

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Jamshedpur – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Jamshedpur – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: SAIL Ranchi : Srimanth Mallick and Sampad Mishra
  • RUNNER UP: Bokaro Steel : S.W.Kispotta and Anand Raj

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. X is a men’s ethnic wear brand founded by Entrepreneur Ravi Modi in 1999 under his company Vedant Fashions.

Ans. Manyavar

Q.2. The Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) .io is assigned to the?

Ans. British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT)

Q.3. AWS,offers a suite of cloud-computing services that make up an on-demand computing platform. These services operate from 13 geographical regions across the world. Notable customers include NASA the Obama Campaign Pinterest Kempinski Hotels, Netflix Infor and the CIA. Which e-commerce giant behind this.

Ans. Amazon

Q.4. Logo of?

dainik jagaran

Ans. Dainik Jagran

Q.5. Ogilvy & Mather worked with food technologists at McCormick, the spice company that provides X’s secret mix of 11 secret herbs and spices, to crate the nail polishes for X. The polish flavors are sourced from natural ingredients and based on the brand’s two favorite recipes, Original and Hot & Spicy.

Ans. KFC

Q.6. AJIO is an Indian e-commerce company in the fashion space, by which conglomerate?

Ans. Reliance

Q.7. Let there be chill!”, says X in its latest air-conditioner commercial. That it resembles the Biblical line ‘Let there be light’ is no coincidence. X’s brand new mascot is God, the conceptual and visual polar opposite of its famous mascot.

Ans. Onida ( Devil)

 Q.8. Founders of?

infosys

Ans. Infosys

Q.9. Saarthi Abhiyaan, X’s Truck and Bus Division has launched various initiatives to better the transport ecosystem.

Ans. Mahindra

Q.10. Co-founded by Raizada, Manish Rathi and Sachin Saxena in 2014, this app provides information through crowd-sourcing. Nandan Nilekani has invested an undisclosed amount in this. Hint : Shadow of asia’s largest e-commerce site in terms of transactions.

Ans. RailYatri

Q.11. Budweiser new campaign , replacing replacing the word Budweiser with “X”.

Ans. America

Q.12. Founder of ?

zoho

Ans. ZOHO Corporation

Q.13. X has unveiled a new campaign Bachat Ka Baadshah’, with a range of great value holiday package. This campaign introduces a character called Bachat Ka Baadshah, with quirky, humour to drive home the benefits of being a ‘Smart Saver’ or Bachat Ka Badshah. The month–long campaign incorporates a healthy mix of, outdoor radio & digital focus, across Mumbai, Delhi & Bangalore. The campaign is also being promoted aggressively on Social Media via Twitter and Facebook contests.

Ans. Thomas Cook

Q.14. Symbol of?

kosher

Ans. Kosher

Q.15. Logo of?

bombay dyeing

Ans. Bombay Dyeing

Q.16. Apple has invested in $1 billion in this Chinese giant. ( Chuxing meaning was explaned)

Ans. Didi Chuxing

Q.17. X bought 34 percent stake in Mitsubishi Motors Corp worth of $2.2 billion.

Ans. Nissan Motors.

Q.18. This retail giant introduced the first colored bath towels to America in 1932. X also introduced the tea bag and baked potato to American consumers

Ans. Macy’s

Q.19. Logo of?

aquafina

Ans. Aquafina

Q.20. A doughnut brand has been acquired by JAB holding company.

Ans. Krispy Kreme

Questions contributed by Anand Raj, Anand Bharat Jha

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Bhubaneshwar – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Bhubaneshwar – Regional Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: TCS : Abhikshit Das and Sudhamay Singh
  • RUNNER UP: Infosys : Saransh Mohapatra and Vivek Poddar 

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Tata Trusts has tied-up with MPEDA, under Ministry of Commerce and Industry, to support fishermen in better fishing practises, develop marketing linkages and improve the quality of seafood exports. What does MP in MPEDA stand for? EDA stand for Export Development Authority.

Ans. Marine Products

Q.2. This telecom major is promoting the open Network initiative. Who?

Ans. Airtel

Q.3. In retail parlance, what’s FOMNI?

Ans. Fake Omni 

Q.4. Connect.

myntra

Ans. Myntra 

Q.5. Gamesa is merging with which company to create one of the largest wind power businesses?

Ans. Siemens

Q.6. Which brand? What is its use?

levis

Ans. Levis. For keeping watches.

Q.7. Identify.

amazon-web-services

Ans. Amazon Web Services

Q.8. Analytical Thinking.

bsa

Ans. BSA

Q.9. Question on Sydney Finkelstein’s book Superbosses.

sydney-finkelstein

Q.10. This is Charles Lazarus. He founded which famous toy company?

toysrus

Ans. Toys R Us

Q.11. How do we better know Cavallino Rampante?

Ans. Ferrari Horse

Q.12. Identify.

air-odisha

Ans. Air Odisha

Q.13. In 1902, when he sailed to America, the press dubbed him ‘the JP Morgan of the East Indies’. Who?

Ans. JN Tata

Q.14. Identify.

dailymail

Ans. Daily mail

Q.15. Achai Bakeri branched out into manufacturing in 1988 by borrowing $1,500 from his father. Today his brand, in which he owns close to a 75% stake with family, is the world’s biggest producer of air coolers. Name it.

Ans. Symphony

Q.16. Analytical thinking.

sbi

Ans. SBI

Q.17. Analytical Question.

bse

Ans. BSE

Q.18. He is the founder of?

orpat

Ans. Ajanta Group, Orpat

Q.19. Which Tata Group company is the presenting partner of the Invictus Games, which supports the rehabilitation of injured armed personnel?

Ans. Jaguar Land Rover

Q.20. Connect.

casio

Ans. Casio 

(Founder of Casio- Song from Roja -Edifice is a brand from Casio)

Q.21.Dick Brams, a St.Louis marketing manager, is widely known as the “father of the ____”, but this company officially credits the idea to an advertising executive named Bob Bernstein. The story goes that Bernstein developed _____based on an idea from Yolanda Fernandes de Cofino, salesman operator who created this menu. What are we talking about?

Ans. Happy Meal

Q.22. Founder of?

lenovo

Ans. Lenovo

Q.23. Question on Fun City owned by Landmark Group, featured in Dil Dhadakne Do movie.

landmark-group

Questions contributed by Rashmi Ranjan Swain, Dr. Pritam Pritiman Panda

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Coimbatore – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Coimbatore – Regional Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: Chennai Silks- Arul Sarvanan and Yogesh Pai
  • RUNNER UP: Brookefields – Ashwin B and Balasubramaniam

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Whats is femvertising?

Ans. Advertitsing that features pro female talent. messages, imagery

Q.2. Identify the logo.

Parag Foods

Ans. Parag Foods

Q.3. Rohini electricals was acquired by which Tata company?

Ans. Voltas

Q.4. Lateral  connect question on Vivo. (IPL + Video)

Q.5. Identify.

thomas tull

Ans. Thomas Tull of Legendary Pictures

Q.6. Question on Akai

Q.7. Quote by Upton Sinclair – “It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his ____ depends on his not understanding it.”

Ans. Salary

Q.8. This is Jitendra Virwani. Which real easte group did he create?

embassy group

Ans. Embassy group

Q.9. Question on Chivas Regal

Q.10. What was his fame last year?

taparia

Ans. India’s highest individual tax payer

Q.11. Sold company to Bank of America. Today is worth usd 2.5 triliion. What are we talking about?

Ans. Schwab

Q.12. What did Daniel Oran invent to help Microsoft?

Ans. Invented icon Windows Start Button

Q.13. Made by James Park and Eric Freidman in 2007. What?

Ans. Fitbit

Q.14. Question on Saavn

Q.15. Question on York Industries logo 

Q.16. It was founded by Srinivasa Gopalan and Mithun Sancheti in 2008.

Ans. Caratlane

Q.17. Which Taj hotel required clearance from union home ministry for armed force deployment. What was the reason?

Ans.Taj Santacruz, Due to proximity to airport

Q.18. Identify.

nitin noharia

Ans. Nitin Nohria

Q.19. Question on UPS

Q.20. What is kerning? Important in publishing industry.

Ans. Adjusting the spacing between characters in fonts

Questions contributed by Anuradha Prabhu Pai.

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Coimbatore – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Coimbatore – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: Chennai Silks- Arul Sarvanan and Yogesh Pai
  • RUNNER UP: Brookefields – Ashwin B and Balasubramaniam

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. True blue is a joint venture between ___ and Arvind fashion brands?

Ans. Sachin Tendulkar

Q.2. Which brand launched its youth study that covers 11,000 youngsters from more than 50 cities across India? Aptly titled “__ Many Me project”, the in depth research was presented with much fanfare at __ youth marketing forum 2016. Which TV channel?

Ans. MTV

Q.3. This is Ambareesh Murty. He is the founder of which furniture related company?

pepperfry

Ans. Pepperfry

Q.4. Indi.com, is a social platform. Which bollywood actor is backing this initiative?

Ans. Anil Kapoor

Q.5. Toyota corp decided to stop production of its best seller MUV-Innova to pave way for the launch of the new generation Innova ___?

Ans. Crysta

Q.6. Le Travenues Technology Pvt Ltd. which runs ___.com , has rolled out a new app discovery platform that lets brands reach out to train travelers contextually and helps them discover apps and relevant deals?

Ans. Ixigo

Q.7. Google doodle celebrating a world event?

euro 2016

Ans.Euro 2016

Q.8. Famous TN born international personality was the first professor in residence and chief innovation consultant at GE. His books include Three Box Solution and Reverse Innovation. Who?

Ans. Vijay Govindarajan

Q.9. Company has got a tentative nod from the US Food and Drug Administration for the Generic version of Allergan Inc’s birth control pill Lo Loestrin FE. Which company is this if they are famous for candid B?

Ans. Glenmark 

Q.10. This car has launched a technology business the In motion venture which aims to create greener ways of making short journeys. Which car brand?

Ans.  Jaguar 

Q.11.Logo of?

goli vada pav

Ans. Goli Vada Pav

Q.12. MS recently launched a product to compete with IFTTT a tool that connects various apps. Whats it called?

Ans. Flow

Q.13. Which company acquired Indulekha and Vayodha from Mosons group in 2015?

Ans. HUL

Q.14. Launching a new social network and phone service in US and its all designed to make easier for everyday person to support their favorite cause. The social network is called TPO named after the peoples operator the charitable mobile phone sevice that’s existed in UK since 2012 allowing people to automatically donate 10% of their monthly phone bill to the charity of their choice. Whose initiative?

Ans. Jimmy Wales

Q.15. Logo of?

instagram

Ans. Instagram

Q.16. DBS launched India’s mobile only bank. Name it.

Ans. Digibank

Q.17. Kali aerated water works, a century old TN based pvt firm owns soft drinks brand such as Kalimark. It is more popular for its flagship brand?

Ans. Bovonto 

Q.18. Which company acquired a user generated content company Livefyre recently?

Ans. Adobe

Q.19. His first big project was Commodore Hotel, which he partnered with Hyatt to buy in 1976 for an undisclosed price and renamed it Grand Hyatt?

Ans. Donald Trump

Q.20. The sleep revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night At A Time” is a book by?

Ans. Ariana Huffington

Questions contributed by Anuradha Prabhu Pai

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Noida – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Noida – Regional Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: Misfits Media (Inc 42) :Sreshth Shah and Ankan Das
  • RUNNER UP: Rate Gain Travel : Sanish and Azhar Khan

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Which company was incorporated in January 1921 to build Bombay House, the headquaters of the Tata group?

Ans. Associated Building Company

Q.2. Which brand makes this promise?

micromax

Ans. Micromax

Q.3. Connect the following:

syska

Ans. Syska

[1. Rajesh Uttamchandani (Director-Syska) 2. Logo of Syska 3. Group is SSK 4. Priyanka Chopra brand ambassador who playbacked the voice of the snake Ka in ‘The Jungle Book’ film]

Q.4. Kwangmyong is a version of the internet in which part of the world?

Ans. North Korea

Q.5. Which great Indian designer is this?

fashion

Ans. Bibhu Mohapatra

Q.6. Analytical Question

analytical-question-jpg

Ans. UPS

[BLUE STAR, PEUGEOT, COLONEL SANDERS]

Q.7. DC-3, also called Douglas DC-3, Skytrain, or the R4D (US Navy). We all know it by its RAF name. What?

Ans. Dakota

Q.8. Analytical Question.

analytical-question-jpg

Ans. RCI

[CHEVROLET , ROYAL CHALLENGERS, XIAOMI ]

Q.9. Kinder Surprise Eggs are extremely popular around the world, but illegal to sell in the US. Why?

Ans. Due to small toy parts which the FDA says could be a choking hazard for children.

Q.10. Identify this e-commerce brand.

pinty-bowes

Ans. Pinty Bowes

Q.11. This Tata company was recently recognised by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as a 2016 World’s Most Ethical Company”, third year in a row. Which Company?

Ans. Tata Power

Q.12. Connect the fiollowing:

vistara

Ans. Vistara

[1. Deepika first ever brand ambassador, 2. Meaning of Vistara in English. 3.Vistara tied up with Bollywood movie Ki & Ka 4. Abraham & Thakore : Dress designer of Vistara flight attendants]

Q.13. This company’s refusal to provide bulk order for its products for the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s artwork on political dissidents prompted people around the world to donate the product at “collection points” set up in different cities. The artist ended up making a new series of artworks based on the incident as a commentary on freedom of speech and political art. Which brand decided to stop asking bulk customers what they wanted to do with their products?

Ans. Lego

Q.14. His name is Dan Bricklin. What is his contribution to this modern world of computing?

visicalc

Ans. Visicalc (earlier version of spreadsheet)

Q.15. Who is the creator of this info graphic?

walt-disney

Ans. Walt Disney

Q.16. ‘Geared for Great’ is an endurance challenge for this company’s product.

Ans. Tata Motors.

Q.17. Analytical Question.

analytical-question-jpg

Ans. TNT

[INTEL, SUMNER REDSTONE, RATAN]

Q.18. What is Omni channel retailing?

Ans. Omnichannel (also spelled omni-channel) is a multichannel approach to sales that seeks to provide the customer with a seamless shopping experience whether the customer is shopping online from a desktop or mobile device, by telephone or in a bricks and mortar store.

Q.19.Which company from the world of aircraft do you associate their first creation?

boeing

Ans. Boeing

Q.20. Connect the following:

chevrolet

Ans. Chevrolet

[1. Luke Bryan is brand ambassador of Chevrolet. 2. In Poland, the Kubus armoured vehicle used during the Warsaw Uprising in August 1944. It was designed by the Polish fighters, based on a Chevrolet truck and used to carry between eight and twelve people. 3. Saif Ali Khan is brand ambassador 4. The bow-tie logo was inspired from Coaletts logo.]

Q.21. Identify.

wai-wai-noodles

Ans. Binod Chaudhary (Nepalese Billionaire – Wai Wai noodles)

Q.22. In the 1940s, Parick Frawley acquired a ballpoint pen parts manufacturer that defaulted on its loan. Which brand did he create?

Ans. Papermate

Q.23. How do we know this company originally started with the name ‘Burbn’ ?

instagram

Ans. Instagram

Questions contributed by Debasish Mandal of BHEL, Bhopal  

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Gurugram – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Gurugram– Regional Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: Deloitte : Rohan Khanna & Karun Sethi
  • RUNNER UP: P&G : Abhishek Kumar & Samprati

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. In 1863 recipe for “A Sinee Kabaub” in Godey’s Lady’s Book, the most popular magazine of the Civil War era. A neat illustration of chunks of beef threaded on a skewer (the concept of the kebab was also new) was accompanied by instructions to strew the meat with “a small quantity of fine curry-powder” and “expose the same before a clear, fierce charcoal fire, basting the whole with a bunch of fowls’ feathers introduced into fresh ____ till done brown”. At the bottom were instructions on how to make ____.  What is unusual about this recipe that introduced something very commonly used in India?

Ans. Ghee

Q.2. Identify the personality.

chris-sacca

Ans. Chris Sacca

[Christopher Sacca is a venture investor, company advisor and entrepreneur as well as a former lawyer.He is the proprietor of Lowercase Capital, a venture capital fund in the United States that has invested in seed and early-stage technology companies like Twitter, Uber, Instagram, Twilio and Kickstarter. ]

Q.3. Crack the formula

asus

Ans. ASUS

[HOT STAR, NEWS CORPS, UNILEVER, TIMES]

Q.4. Which entity is named after N N Mohan?

mohan-meakins

Ans. Mohan Meakins

Q.5. Who dabbled as an advice columnist penning a series of newspaper columnist, penning a series of newspaper columns on workplace dilemmas that earned him the nickname “ Dear Abby of the Workplace?”

Ans. Andy Grove

Q.6.What was this graph all about?

super-mario

Ans. Graph that inspired Super Mario

Q.7. Which company , now owned by the Tatas, was established in 1994 by Joe Swart & Jonathan Kelsey?

Ans. Joekels

 [3rd largest tea business in South Africa]

Q.8. Analytical question.

analytical-question

Ans. BBC

[FORBES, EDWARD DE BONO, CITROEN]

Q.9. Identify the connect:

honest-company

Ans. The Honest Company

[Honest Company logo, Kerri Lee Walsh Jennings (US beach volleyball player, three-time Olympic gold medalist) : Brand Ambassador, Christopher Gavian (co-founder) , Jessica Alba -founder (video)]

Q.10. Leveraging the Kumbh, which brand kicked off its campaign titled ‘Shubh Bhojan ki Shubh Shuruwat?

Ans. Tata Salt

Q.11. Identify this entity headed by this business scion.

jaypee

Ans. Jaypee Group [Manoj Gaur, Executive Chairman]

Q.12. His name is Bernie Goldhirsh. Which magazine did he start in 1979?

inc-magazine

Ans. Inc. magazine

Q.13. Analytical Question.

analytical-question-1-jpg

Ans. BHEL

[SYMBIAN, HTC, GOOGLE, T-MOBILE]

Q.14. The story goes like this: Theophilus Van Kannel, an Amercian inventor, hated chivalry. There was nothing he despised more than trying to walk in or out of a building, and locking horns with other men in a game of “oh you first, I insist.” But most of all, Theophilus Van Kannel hated opening doors for women. What did he create?

Ans. Revolving Door

Q.15. Which entity does he head?

rajesh-export

Ans. Rajesh Export (Rajesh Mehta )

Q.16. Identify the connect:

mcvities

Ans. Mcvitie’s

[Logo of United Buscuit (owner of brand), McVitie & Price made the wedding cake for Princess Elizabeth & Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten,   Alexander Grant devised & produced the first and original ‘Digestive biscuit’ , Kajol – Brand Ambassador]

 Q.17. These are the famous people who were collectively called “The Associates”. Their names were Collis Potter Huntington, Mark Hopkins, and Charles Crocker & ___________. The missing 4th person lent his name to a huge university in the US. Who was he?

leland-stanford

Ans. Leland Stanford  [first from left hand side]

 Q.18. Which brand was launched in 2006 by self-confessed tea enthusiasts, Louise Cheadle & Nick Kilby with funding by Tata Global Beverages?

Ans. Teapigs

Q.19. This retailer traces its history to 1778 when William Clark established a drapers store at 44 Wigmore Street in London’s West End selling expensive fabrics, bonnets, gloves and parasols. Name the retailer from London?

debenhams

Ans. Debenhams

 Questions contributed by Debasish Mandal of BHEL, Bhopal  

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Lucknow – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Lucknow – Regional Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: Ernst and Young : Prasenjit & Shashank Singh
  • RUNNER UP: Indian Railways : Anant Raman & Kapinjal Sharma

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Maa Gou Products which was founded in 2011 by five experienced businessmen, one of whom is the Kolkata-based Radhe Shyam Goenka, co-founder of Emami. What does this company specialize in?

Ans. Cow -urine based products

Q.2. Who is the author of this ?

vijay-govindrajan

Ans. Dr. Vijay Govindarajan

Q.3. John Keenan is an important man in the history of Indian Steel. In his memoir , you find a line that says,” Cheap ___________steel smelted out of scarp from the French & Flemish battlefields.” The government acted decisively & set up a Tarrif Board to create a protective Act. What was this steel (fill in the blank) famously known as?

Ans. Continental Steel

Q.4. Connect the following:

asus

Ans. Asus

[ Sonakshi Sinha , Asus’ 1st brand ambassador, Asus got its name from Peagasus, Asus’ tagline: In search of incredible, Johnny Shih & Tung Hsien : co-founders of Asus]

Q.5. Crack the formula:

aig

Ans. AIG

[ ZARA, FORCE INDIA, INSTAGRAM]

 Q.6. Identify the innerware brand created by Jaykumar Pathare.

vip-innerware

Ans. VIP innerware

Q.7. When his three children were young, he installed a dime slot machine on the third floor of the family’s house. His idea was to convey the dangers of gambling, but it also meant the children’s allowance remained in his hands. Who was this investor?

Ans. Warren Buffet

Q.8. Which company was started by Lord Thompson?

thomson-reuters

Ans. Thomson Reuters

(The Thomson Corporation acquired Reuters Group PLC to form Thomson Reuters on April 17, 2008.)

 Q.9. TCS started an enterprise in Riyadh Saudi Arabia. What is so unique about this enterprise?

Ans. First all-women centre.

Q.10. Conect the following:

ralph-lauren

Ans. Polo Ralph Lauren

[ 1. Bruce Springsteen: His daughter Jessica Springsteen is the brand ambassador 2. Ralph Lauren: the founder 3. Club Monaco is a subsidiary brand 4. Nina Hyde Centre for Breast Cancer Research co-founded by Ralph Lauren ]

Q.11. What is Job Crafting?

Ans. It is the exercise which is a powerful tool that helps people optimize the design of their jobs, increasing their happiness and effectiveness at work. Employees redesigning their own jobs to better suit their strengths and interests.

Q.12. In current affairs (2016), this man is being called the man who could save Britain in a simple manner. His name is Sanjeev Kumar Gupta, popularly known as SKG. Identify the personality.

tata-steel

Ans. Sanjiv Kumar Gupta was seen as the potential buyer of Tata Steel (UK operation)

Q.13. What is the Men’s Underware Index?

Ans. An unconventional measure of how well the economy is doing based on sales of men’s underwear. The reasoning behind this measure assumes that men view underwear as a necessity (not a luxury item), so sales of this product should be steady – except during severe economic downturns, when men will wait longer to buy new underwear. The notable decrease in underwear sales is said to reflect the poor overall state of the economy. Conversely, when underwear sales pick up, the economy is considered to be improving.

This indicator is noted for being followed by former Federal Reserve Chairman, Alan Greenspan.

Q.14. Samden Vehicles & Tata Motors partners in which country?

Ans. Bhutan

Q.15. What started in this shop?

mdh

Ans. MDH Masala

Q.16. Which is India’s largest selling watch brand?

Ans. Sonata

Q.17. For whom did Amul carry this famous post card & hoarding?

amul-ad

Ans. Raghuram Rajan (for his 2nd term in RBI)

Q.18. Nvidia published an academic preprint of the result of the DAVE2 project titled End to End Learning for Self- Driving Cars. Coincidently, it is also the name of the astronaut in a movie in which the phrase “ I can’t do that Dave”. Which movie are we referring to?

Ans: 2001: A space Odyssey

Q.19. Connect the following :

hotstar

Ans. Hotstar

[ 1) Hotstar’s Campaign for Andhra Pradesh & Telangana Launched by Superstar Allu Arjun who is brand ambassador for Hotstar. 2) Hotstar is a digital and mobile entertainment platform, owned by Novi Digital Entertainment Private Limited. 3) Pic of Rupert Murdoch : Hotstar is owned by Novi Digital Entertainment Limited, which is subsidiary owned by Star India. Star India is an Indian company owned by Rupert Murdoch controlled News Corp(21st Century Fox). 4) Shruti Haasan is the brand ambassador of Hotstar ]

 Q.20. Which Chinese retailer recently bought a controlling stake in the Inter Milan Football Club?

Ans. Suning Commerce Group

Q.21.Which famous Indian would you associate these stores with?

sri-sri-ravi-shankar

Ans. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Questions contributed by Debasish Mandal of BHEL, Bhopal  

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Goa – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Goa – Regional Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: Adicent Designs- Ashish Nalavade and Shoib Sayad
  • RUNNER UP: Loansingh.com- Siddharth Misra and Prasad Shetty

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Leslie Irivin, the inventor of the rip cord parachute and the first person to make a free-fall parachute jump, also designed and began manufacturing something else in the early 1930s which later became standard kit for RAF airmen before and during the Second World War. What?

Ans. Sheepskin Flying Jacket

 Q.2. Identify.

hamleys

Ans. Hamleys

Q.3. Identify.

andrew paulson

 Ans. Andrew Paulson, who in 2012 created AGON which was accorded by FIDE the long-term, exclusive rights to develop, organize and commercialize the World Chess Championship cycle.

Q.4. This leather goods major founded in Paris in 1948 by Jean Cassegrain and still owned and run by the Cassegrain family, is coming to India.

Ans. Longchamp

 Q.5. This company was approached back in 1937 about creating a specially designed bar just for U.S. Army emergency rations. The U.S. government had just four requests about their new bars: they had to weigh 4 ounces, be high in energy, withstand high temperatures and “taste a little better than a boiled potato.” The final product was called the “D ration bar”. What are we talking about?

Ans. Hershey’s

Q.6. Up untill the beginning of the 1980s in Japan, these were referred to as Baka-chon. It is said to have stemmed from the advertising tag that stated that even baka (idiots) can use them. However, once the misconception that the word “chon”, was meant in derogatory way towards Koreans (in Japanese, Baka=idiot, ch be a racial slur of Koreans) spread, it became taboo to use the nickname. What are we talking about?

Ans.Disposable Cameras

Q.7. Tata Motors has signed an accord with Bharat Forge Ltd (BFL) and US corporation General Dynamics Land Systems ( GDLS) to bid for the Indian Army’s FICV programme. What does CV stand for in FICV?

Ans. Combat Vehicle

Q.8. Visual:

connect

Ans. ATT (AT&T) – Amazon, Tata, Zomato

Q.9. Lateral Thinking:

kodak.png

Ans. Kodak

Q.10.Who?

US Navy

 Ans. U.S. Navy SEALs

 Q.11. During World War II, the Jefferson Nickel series underwent a significant change. What?

Ans. Since nickel was identified as a strategic metal for the war effort, the composition of the five cent piece was changed to a composition of silver, manganese, and copper.

 Q.12. Visual:

heinzsilicon valley

(E-1, I-1)

 Ans. HP (Heinz, Pirates of Silicon Valley)

Q.13. Microsoft had concerns over this logo which looked similar to their own. Which company got this logo trademarked?

AVG

 Ans. AVG

 Q.14. Lateral Thinking:

la opala

Ans. La Opala

 Q.15. Who?

ashok-chawla

Ans. Ashok Chawla, new Chairman of NSE

Q.16. Originally created for Usenet, and now applicable for the whole of the internet, it states thus: “As a Usenet discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Nazis or Hitler approaches 1.” Name the law.

Ans. Godwin’s Law

Q.17. Name the co-Author (blanked out)

peter

Ans. Peter Diamandis

 Q.18. This Tata company maintains the group headquarters and provides services like security, central air-conditioning, building management systems, and electrical solutions to save electricity, thereby reducing the carbon footprint.It monitors all modernisation, alterations and civil / electrical work carried out at Bombay House and ensures compliance to local laws and safety measures .

Ans. Associated Building Company (ABC)

Q.19. Visual:

CONNECT

Ans. AMD (Sears, Macmillan, Rupert Murdoch)

Q.20. Which bank recently became the first to launch Aadhaar based- card-less ATMs?

Ans. DCB Bank

Q.21. Which fun hub started by Rajat Tuli and Rahul Anand, alumni of MICA has this on the introduction website page, ‘It was anti established in 2003 with no vision and no business plan. Actually at some point we did make a business plan but according to that we should have retired 5 years ago’?

Ans. Happily Unmarried

Questions contributed by Ralph da Silva. Ralph a Product Manager at HandyTrain – a mobile platform for corporate training – based out of Goa.