Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Pune – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Pune – Regional Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
    Sinhgad College – Aniketh and Yash Sathe
  • RUNNER UP :
    IMDR
    – Prasad Nigade and Praneet Rane

Wildcard:

Q.1. Which company recently created prototypes for a dismantlable bus stop in London?

Ans. Lego

Q.2. Who started the campaign ‘Happy Streets’?

Ans. Times of India

Q.3. Who’s moto is ‘Zindagi ke saath bhi, zindagi ke baad bhi’ ?

Ans. LIC’s Jeevan Anand

Q.4. As of this past year, E-Commerce transactions amounting to any sum more than 1 Lakh would require a what?

Ans. PAN CARD

Q.5. Which Insurance company backed the first ever cricket world cup?

Ans. Prudential

Q.6. Parryyatra.com is which groups entry into the E-commerce world?

Ans. Murugappa group

Q.7. Business Sutra is a book by whom?

Ans. Dr. Devdutt Patnaik

Q.8. Who was TCS’s second chairman who took the company to great heights?

Ans. Nani Palkhivala

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Khodayar, Hormazdiar and Rustom were three immigrant brothers who worked as waiters to earn a living next to the Italian restaurant whose dance floor was converted into their business. What began with this?

Ans. Kayani Bakery

Q.2. To teach the importance of preparation and versatility, Harvard Business Scool has invited which Indian Personality to discuss attributes of a specific character he portrayed. Which person?

Ans. Aamir Khan for his role in PK

Q.3. This Grocery store in Aberdeen, sold Whisky. Name it.

chivas

Ans. Chivas Regal

Q.4. Identify.

Spartan

Ans. Spartan

Q.5. Ernest Beaux, a Russian pioneer in his field, met a French business woman and concocted a mixture by adding aldehyde to create something revolutionary in the world of luxury goods, what?

Ans. No.5 by Coco Chanel

Q.6. Connect:

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Ans. JRD Tata

Q.7. Identify.

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Ans. Dr B. V. Rao, founder of Venkys

Q.8. Gilbert Lewis was nominated 35 times for the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, but never won even once. In 1926, he gave to the world one of his more significant findings and also named his finding based on a ‘hypothetical new atom’. what was the word he gave us?

Ans. Photon

Q.9. Who’s fragrance line?

smell

Ans. One Direction

Q.10. What word very important to every business in the world comes from the shortened form of the Greek word meaning, ‘A sign or character representing a word or phrase, such as those used in shorthand and some ancient writing systems’?

Ans. Logo

Q.11. This is the Russian winter Palace, which bought 50,000 light bulbs from a certain company, who gladly sold to show the world their products capabilities. Which Global giant?

phill

Ans. Phillips

Q.12.  Who is this Indian?

jean

Ans. Jean Dreze

Q.13. Identify.

omi

Ans. Pierre Omidyar

Q.14. Connect:

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Ans. Indigo Airlines

 Q.15. Who voices this car in the movie ‘Cars’?

cars

Ans. Michael Schumacher

Q.16. Connect.

steve

Ans. Steve Wozniak

Q.17. Syncope- The medical term for loss of consciousness. Symcopy, a company that is a derivative of this word, was founded in 2001. By whom?

Ans. Christopher Nolan

Q.18. Identify the shoe brand named after him.   (_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _)

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Ans. Converse

 Q.19. This is the Martha Washington Hotel, Portland, Oregon. Before being christened with the present name, it was known by another, What name?

osho

Ans. Osho Hotel

Q.20. In the world of fiction, The Heart of the Ocean was a prized diamond bought by Caledon Hockley for a record price. He later lost it in the Ocean. This jewel has given its name to which two worded product, that also happens to share its name with a big hotel in this city, what am I talking about?

Ans. Blue Diamond

 Q.21. Who is she?

elj

Ans. Erika Mitchell aka EL James, author of 50 Shades of  Grey

Q.22. In 1994, escalating power costs saw an entrepreneur have to set up wind turbines to supply electricity to his textile unit. He saw great potential in what he was doing and changed his career and set up which major Indian company?

Ans. Suzlon

Q.23. Connect.

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Ans. G.D. Birla

Q.24. This large boycotting lead to an internationally celebrated day, which day?

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Ans. Women’s Day

Contributed by Nikhil Joy and Viraj Morabia!

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