Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Shillong – Regional Round Questions
- WINNER : NIT Silchar – Dipankar Sarma and Tushar Jain
- RUNNER UP : IIM Shillong – Abhijeet Balakrishnan and K. S. Ashish
Regional Round Questions:
Q.1. There are two theories around the origin of this. The first starts with a 1901 patent application by two women Mary Roberta C. Lawson and Mary of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. They identified an issue with the way tea was brewed for thousands of years. What innovation did they come up with?
Ans. Tea bags
Q.2. Which major retailer in the US has these offers called blue light specials?
Q.3. Which Tata company was set up in collaboration with advance Project Technology of UK and is a supplier to the Rashtrapathi Bhavan?
Ans. Tata Ceramics
Ans. Star Network (Life Ok, Hotstar, Baby Tv, Hutchison Whampoa)
Q.5. In an interview to the Fast Company, the logo’s designer Lindon Leader said, “The arrow could connote forward direction, speed and precision, and if it remained hidden, there might be an element of surprise, that aha moment.” Which logo did he create?
Q.6. This Tata company has a majority stake in Metahelix which owns Dhaanya Seeds. Who is this?
Q.8. This is Kochouseph Chittilappilly. He is the founder of?
Ans. V Guard
Q.9. This company was founded by Dr. Min Kao and Dr. Gary Burrell.
Ans. Garmin GPS
Q.10. The origin of this term meaning “something given to appease” can be traced to an Old English word meaning “bread soaked in some liquid”.
Q.11. Which precious brand gets its name from this man?
Q.12. What is karoshi in Japanese corporate culture?
Ans. Death by Overwork
Q.13. This company was incorporated in January 1921 to build Bombay House, the headquarters of the Tata group.
Ans. Associated Building Company
Q.14. Which company has come up with the car called Dino, named after the famous fictional animated series by from Hanna-Barbera, the Flintstones?
Q.16. In 1983, the CEO of this company left for a brief period to start his own Italian style coffeehouses under the name Il Giornale. Later he came back to head a company that partners with Tatas in India. Who is this CEO?
Ans. Howard Schultz, Starbucks
Q.17. Albert ____ and Joseph ____ started a very important tractor company, which is today a part of an Indian group. They named it after their family name. Which company?
Q.18. In the 1860s and 1870s, Robert Chesebrough marketed his product by driving around New York and burning his skin with acid or an open flame and then applying the jelly to his injury and showing past injuries that has healed. What product?
Q.19. Identify the logo.
Ans. IDBI Bank
Q.20. This was formerly known as Blue Ribbion Sports and originally operated as a distributor for the Japanese shoemaker Onitsuka Tiger.