Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – International Finals Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – International Finals Questions

Winners

KIIT Bhubaneswar: Omkar Amrutanshu & Sagar Saurabh

Runners up

University of Strathclyde: Anoop Nair & Igor Pyrko

International Finals

1. To commemorate an event that took place many years ago on April 12, the company Shturmanskie released a limited edition watches, which was not sold normally except under certain special circumstances. What event and what was the special circumstances under which the watch was sold?

A. To commemorate the Yuri Gagarin’s entry into space, the watches would be sold to customers only at a height above 30,000 ft. in aircrafts.

2. Southern Maid Donuts is a Louisiana based company founded by Mr. and Mrs. Hargroove. A certain person visited their place for the donuts whenever he made a trip to Louisiana. One day Mr. and Mrs. Hargroove requested that person to sing a jingle for the donut company he liked, for which he obliged and wrote and sang a jingle. This remains to be the only endorsement by this person. Which famous celebrity?

A. Elvis Presley

3. What is the significance of the Pele Pact in the world of business?

A. A few months prior to the 1970 FIFA World Cup, Adidas and Puma had entered into an agreement which was dubbed the “The Pelé pact”. This agreement dictated that Pelé would be out of bounds for both Adidas and Puma. However, Pelé at the opening whistle of a 1970 World Cup finals match, stopped the referee with a last-second request to tie his shoelaces before kneeling down to give millions of television viewers a close-up of the Puma shoes he was wearing.

4. He runs a charity organisation called PeaceEarth which is committed to spreading peace in the conflict areas. He is the UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for Peace and he has undertaken major steps to promote peace in Uganda. Who?

A. Forest Whithaker.

5. At around 450 BC, ancient Persian king Artaxerxes  the prophet, who was working as a royal cup-bearer, was granted letters from the king requesting the governors of the lands beyond the Euphrates to grant him safe passage to Judah. The purpose of Nehemiah’s visit, incidentally, was to rebuild the walls of Jerusalem. What is this the origin of of?

A. Passports.

6. Plan A was starting a dating website called – “Tune in, hook up”, plan A failed as it did not get enough traction. What was the Plan B which is an extremely popular entity in the world we live in. What?

A. Youtube.

 Round 2 – Visuals

1. Name the trademark originating from the map?

Scotish Island

A. Harris Tweed.

2. What is the subject of this advertisement released by PaddyPower?

Pic 3

A. An auction on whether Oscar Pistorius will be proven guilty by the court for murdering his girlfriend.

3. An old emblem of the Knights, in which brand’s logo has it been immortalized?

Pic 4

A. Oreo biscuits.

4. Whose property?

Pic 5

A. Paris Hilton.

5. Who has co-authored this book with Robert Greene?

Pic 2

A. 50 Cent.

6. Which celebrity’s charity organization working to eradicate AIDS?

Pic 6

A. Elton John.

Round 3

1. What was founded in 1886 by William Grant in Dufftown, Scotland, in the valley of the river, it literally translates to “Valley of the deer”?

A. Glenfiddich

2. What entity is measured not in length and breadth but in surface area, and has ISO – 216?

A. Paper sizes

3. It is a type of newspaper with 18.5 by 12.4 inches measurement. What?

A. Berliner.

4. Karoshi is the Japanese term for death by ___________?

A. Hard work.

Round – 4 – Connects

1. Connect;

 C 1

A. Bitcoin.

2. Connect:

C 3

A. Ban Ki Moon.

3. Connect:

C 2

A. Marie Curie.

4. Connect:

C 4

A. Time’s person of year.

Round – 5 – Three Clues

1. Clue – 1: Silvio Gazzinga created it while working for the Italian firm GDE Bertoni?

Clue – 2: This time it stated its journey on September 12, 2013 and the total distance covered by it during the tour will be 149,576.78?

A. FIFA 2014 World Cup.

2. Clue – 1:The price of the exotic fruit Mangsteen rose up drastically in 2014 because of it.

Clue – 2: This was the 404th time this company had produced by it?

A. MH 370

3. Clue – 1: Atlantic Records were optimystic above his success suand put faith in him?

2. Clue – 2: His Ad for his favorite airline was based on the “flower duet” and taken from the French Opera “Lakme”?

A. Yanni

Tie Breaker

1. What was designed by Desré Buirski in 1994 on hand printed batik shirt which said “Thank you” and the shirt was presented to a particular person.

A. Madiba Shirt.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – National Finals Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – National Finals Questions

Results

  • WINNER : ICAI Bangalore – Vijay & Mohit Jain
  • RUNNER UP : KIIT Bhubaneswar – Omkar Amrutanshu & Sagar Saurabh

Finals

Round – 1 – Global Attention

1. Which famous music logo is known  as  “La Voix de son Maître” (France), “La Voz de su Amo” (Spain), “A Voz do Dono” (Portugal), “La Voce del Padrone” (Italy), “Die Stimme seines Herrn” (Germany)?

A. His Master’s Voice (HMV).

2. Mr. James J specialized in a form of sloganeering which stressed linking a brand name to product qualities or intended benefits. The goal was to help consumers remember the sponsor as they faced ever-growing platoons of products on increasingly crowded store shelves, few examples include “Delta is ready when you are,” “Quaker Oatmeal, it’s the right thing to do” and “Wisk beats ring around the collar”. What in the world of advertising is this?

A. Nameonics, a play on mnemonics.

3. Which company founded in 1883 by G. A. Krause has Caterpillar, Harley Davidson and Patogonia Footwear as its licensed brands?

A. Wolverine Worldwide

4. In the early part of the 20th century, a typewriter was marketed under this name, which is a common English word. It was developed by Wellington Parker Kidder and the first model was marketed by the the company bearing the common word in its name.. An agreement with Remington in 1924 saw production transferred to Remington, and a further agreement in 1929 allowed Underwood to produce it as well. They advertised it as “No one wants a typewriter with ___________”. What?

A. Noiceless Typewriter, developed by Noiseless Typewriter Company in 1917.

5. It was founded in 1896, they supplied to the banquet hosted in honour of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert’s first visit to Scotland. The brand has a creature with a scientific name “lagopus scotica, the logo was designed by the founder’s daughter. The creature forms the second word, the first word was added to the brand to reflect its popularity in 1905. Which brand?

A. Famous Grouse.

6. The first one was sold for $200 in 1896 to Charles Ainsley. Two more were built, one in 1899, and another in 1901. the first one was bought back for $60. Which invention, that transformed the automobile industry?

A. Quadracycle.

Round 2 – Visuals

1. Identify?

Lamni

A. Lammily Doll, created through crowd sourcing, a prototype barbie doll made to the exact measurements of an average 19 year old American.

2. Identify?

Cronet

A. Cronut, which is a croissant-doughnut pastry invented and trademarked by Dominique Ansel Bakery in New York City.

3. Identify the strategy?

Blue Ocean Strategy

A. Blue Ocean Strategy.

4. What does this miracle machine do?

Miracle Machine

A. Converts water to wine!

5. Identify this 28 year old American CEO?

Bitcoin

A. Autumn Radtke, CEO of First Meta, who died at the age of 28. 

6. What happened next?

vcola

A. This is at the launch of the Virgin Cola, Richard Branson fires a Virgin Cola from the tanker to a Coco Cola signboard.

Round – 3 – Tata Round

1. Ben Kingsley features for an AD of which Tata company?

Tata1

A. Jaguar.

2. Armenian sportsman Levon Aronian connects to which Tata company?

Tata Steel

A. Winner of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2014.

3. These two people give their name to a company which is integral to the Tata brand?

Wolf Ollins

A. Wolf Ollins.

4. Guinness Book of World Records choose which beautiful place in Mumbai for their auditions?

Taj Lands End

A. Taj Lands End

Round – 4 – Think Tenfold

1. Connect to a person:

Connect 1

A. Newton.

2. Connect:

Connect 3

A. Black Box.

3. Connect:

Connect 4

A. Indian Railways.

4. Connect:

Connect 2

A. David Beckham.

Round 5

1. In 1918, Charles P. Rudebaker introduced it for the first time on the streets of New York?

A. Traffic Cone.

2. Which Asian currency gets its name from the Portuguese way of referring to the Mexican Dollar?

A. Pataka, the currency of Macau.

3. What was founded on January 25, 1950, the first man to head it was Mr. Sukumar Sen and Ms. Rama Devi was the first lady to head it?

A. Election Commission of India.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Western Zonal Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Western Zonal Round Questions

RESULTS:

  • WINNER:

Symbiosis Pune – Arjun Krishna and Ashish Vasvani

  • RUNNER UP :

VNIT Nagpur – Pranjal and Pawan

 

ROUND 1 (Global Attention)

1. Founded in 2005 by Marc Lore and Vinit Bharara in Montclair, NJ, Diapers.com is the largest online specialty retailer for baby products. Who acquired it ?

A. Amazon.com acquired Quidsi, Inc., which operates Diapers.com

2. Question on Justin Bieber Fragrance.

3. Chinese stock markets  fell on 4th June . Why ?

A. Anniversary of the June 4, 1989, crackdown on student-led democracy protests centered on Beijing’s Tiananmen Square

4. Thai woman delivered six children (sextuplets), she named the sextuplets after what ?

A. Audi, Fortune (Toyota Fortuner), Porsche, Mini, Volkswagen and Fiat (Car Brands)

5. Question on Lemon Tree Hotels.

6. In 1868, London-Benjamin invented a domestic version of something which is used in almost every home. What?

A. Geysers.

ROUND 2 (VISUAL POTENTIAL)

1.  This letter was sent in relation to which company?

Honda

A. Honda

2. Who bought this car?

Tesla

A. Elon Musk.

3. Name the creator?

Stan Lee

A. Stan Lee

4. Name the inventor?

Da Vinci

A. Leonardo Da Vinci

5. What is blanked out?

Amazon

A. Everything

ROUND 3 (TATA WORLD)

1. Sponsor of New Your Marathon?

A. TCS

2. TRIF launched 600 real estate fund, which Tata company?

A. Tata Realty

3. Which Tata company was conferred with the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering foundation?

A. JLR

ROUND 4 (Think Tenfold )

1. Connect:

Adobe

A. Adobe

2. Connect:

Micromax

A. Micromax

3. Connect:

Sony

A. Sony.

3. Connect:

Maagi

A. Maggi

ROUND  (RAPID INTENT)

1.

a) The founder was often called “Henry Ford of Eastern Europe”. [Buzzer Pressed]

A. Thomas Bata

2.

a) Logitech was the first to market it to consumers and Nokia was once the largest manufacturer of this. [Buzzer Pressed]

A. Digital Camera

3.

a) In 2005 , it established Lifespring Hospitals , a 50-50 JV with Us Bare Acumen fund.

b) 

HLL Lifecare

A. HLL Lifecare

Questions contributed by Mr. Viraj Morabia. 

As per Viraj “I am a final year student of Bachelor of Management studies (BMS) at S.M.Shetty College (Powai). Business Quizzing is a passion to me and winning Tata Crucible National / International is a dream. I started quizzing 2 years back and have won over 50 Quizzes in Mumbai and Pune. I started quizzing when no one from my ex-college was ready to be my partner and since then took up the challenge and went on to be one of the best business quizzers in my city”.

 

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Mumbai – Regional Finals Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Mumbai – Regional Finals Questions

RESULTS:

  • WINNER :

TISS – Sandeep Banga and Sachin Deshpande

  • RUNNER UP :

SM Shetty Powai – Viraj Morabia and Ms.Kinnari Ganatra

 

Final Round:

ROUND 1 (Global aTention):

1.This brand of soap whose name comes from a french word for “Jewel”. Which brand?

A. Camay

2. 1915 , Atheletic shoes for tennis players , Star as logo

A. Converse

3. What was launched in 1933 by Thomas J.C. Martyn, a former foreign-news editor for Time. He obtained financial backing from a group of U.S. stockholders “which included Ward Cheney, of the Cheney silk family, John Hay Whitney, and Paul Mellon, son of Andrew W. Mellon”. ?

A.Newsweek

4. Crook , Runnner , Stretcher , Tip , Ferrule , Top notch as components

A. Umbrella.

5. Which group owned the company which manufactured the Raj Dhoot bike?

A. Escorts.

6. Behind Wheels At Chrslyer is a book about legacy of which leader?

A. Lee Iacocca. 

Round 2(Visual Potential)

1. Name the author?

Philip Crosby

A. Philip Crosby.

2. Name the brand?

Stella Rtois

A. Stella Artois.

3. Funda?

Hell Currency

A. Hell Currency(In China this money is given to relatives which are dead for a better after life). 

4. How do we better know this set?

Navaratna

A. Navaratnas

5. Identify the brand advertised?

Complan

A. Complan.

6. Identify?

Janest Yallen

A. Janet Yallen.

Round 3 (TATA WORLD)

1. What is the present avatar of VSNL?

A. Tata Communication

2.How do we know the Tata brand “Eoc”?

A. 8’O Clock Coffee

3. “Do Right Campaign” is the initiative from which Tata company?

A. Tata Capital

4. Landmark is which Tata company’s property?

A. Trent

Round 4 (Think Tenfold)

1. Connect:

Spice

A. Spice Mobiles.

2. Connect:

Liverpool

A. Liverpool.

3. Connect:

Honda

A. Kinetic

4. Connect:

SAP

A. SAP

Round 5

1. Clue 1- Carl Ghosn

A. Nissan Renault

2.

Clue 1: Oscillator

Clue 2:

HP

Clue 3 – Slate

A. HP

3. Clue 1 – Their Initiative –

PandG

A. P&G

Questions contributed by Mr. Viraj Morabia. 

As per Viraj “I am a final year student of Bachelor of Management studies (BMS) at S.M.Shetty College (Powai). Business Quizzing is a passion to me and winning Tata Crucible National / International is a dream. I started quizzing 2 years back and have won over 50 Quizzes in Mumbai and Pune. I started quizzing when no one from my ex-college was ready to be my partner and since then took up the challenge and went on to be one of the best business quizzers in my city”.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Mumbai – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Mumbai – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS:

  • WINNER :

TISS – Sandeep Banga and Sachin Deshpande

  • RUNNER UP :

SM Shetty Powai – Viraj Morabia and Ms.Kinnari Ganatra

Preliminary Round:

1. What was once known officially in the US & Canada as the National School bus chrome ?

A.Yellow Colour

2. Playground is an education initiative from this company and is based on Finnish style of school learning through play to make education fun.

A. Rovio (Angry Bird)

3. In 1959 this Bank acquired Mercantile Bank of India , London & China with the capital of Rs 50 Lakhs in October 1853.

A. HSBC Bank

4. Founders of which cult brand?

Harley

A. Harley Davidson

5. This bank is promoted by Aga Khan fund for Economic Development ( AKFED ).

A. DCB (Development Credit Bank)

6. The Bandra-Worli sea link was lit in pink in September as a part of a Company’s Breast Cancer awareness drive.

A. Estée Lauder.

7. In around 1908, Thomas Sullivan a New York tea merchant started to send sample of tea in unusual way.

A. Tea Bags

8. Print Advertisement (It’s not because of one woman but because of eleven men)

A. Coca Cola

9. Wilbur Ross sold International Steel Group to him for $4.5 Billion Dollars.Whom ?

A. Laxmi Mittal

10. Whose first recorded patent was an electronic voting machine?

A. Thomas Alva Edison

11.Inspired by a speech by antiseptic advocate Joseph Lister, Robert Wood  and his brothers James Wood and Edward Mead created a line of ready-to-use surgical dressings in 1885.Which company?

 A. Johnson & Johnson

12.Which Bollywood Actor endorses Intex Mobiles ?

A. Farhan Akhtar

13.David owns Skydance Production is the son of which IT Billionare ?

A. Larry Ellison

14. From “Pure Indulgence” to “Escape into One”. Which Brand ?

A. Dark Fantasy

15. Founders of the which innovative company?

3M

A. 3M

16. Omnicom Group merged with ?

A. Publicis

17. Expand TGV

A. Train Grande Vitesse

18. In February 1980, Mark Hughes began selling his weight management product from the trunk of his car. Hughes often stated that the genesis of his product and program stemmed from the weight loss concerns of his mother Joanne, whose premature death he attributed to an eating disorder and an unhealthy approach to weight loss. His goal was to change the nutritional habits of the world. He is the founder of which company?

A. Herbalife

19. Connect this company with an Oscar winning actor?

UA

A. Charlie Chaplin.

Questions contributed by Mr. Viraj Morabia. 

As per Viraj “I am a final year student of Bachelor of Management studies (BMS) at S.M.Shetty College (Powai). Business Quizzing is a passion to me and winning Tata Crucible National / International is a dream. I started quizzing  2 years back and have won over 50 Quizzes in Mumbai and Pune. I started quizzing when no one from my ex-college was ready to be my partner and since then took up the challenge and went on to be one of the best business quizzers in my city”.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Southern Zonal Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Southern Zonal Round Questions

RESULTS:

  • WINNER:

ICAI Bangalore – Vijay and Mohit Jain

  • RUNNER UP:

TAPMI – Rithwik and Krishna

Southern Zonal Rounds:

Round 1:

1. In 1935, the deaths of six of Bramani’s mountaineering friends in the Italian Alps was partly blamed on inadequate footwear. The tragedy drove Bramani to develop a new climbing sole. It is is well known for pioneering the barefoot running movement with the FiveFingers line of shoes that mimic the look and mechanics of being barefoot.

Vibram

2. Keystone Group launching a unique restuarent in Sydney. Claim to fame?

Chefs are winners of Master Chef TV show

3. It was originally a pliable, putty-like substance concocted by Noah McVicker and Joe McVicker of Cincinnati-based soap manufacturer Kutol Products. What?

Play doh

4. Canadian musician Dave Carroll and his band had a trilogy of songs about customer service of which company?

United Airlines, Song – United Breaks Guitars

5. Originally began as a series of short-lived speaking clubs organized by Ralph C. Smedley during his tenure with the YMCA. In 1903, as education director of the YMCA facility in Bloomington, Illinois.

Toastmasters

6. In 1966, Richard M. Schulze and a business partner opened Sound of Music, an electronics store specializing in high fidelity stereos in Saint Paul, Minnesota. How do we know it now?

Best Buy 

 

Round 2:

1. Identify the person:

1

Ray Dolby

2. What is blanked out?

2

Oreo Sandwich

3. Question on Firestone Tyres.

4. Identify the brand.

4

5. First product from which company?

5

Harley Davisdon

6. Question on Obamacare.

Round 3:

1. Question on Voltas.

2. Tata Social Enterprise challenge is an initiative between Tata and which institute?

IIM Calcutta

3. What is Tata ISES about?

Internships for foreign students at the corporate sustainability projects of Tata companies in India and social entrepreneurship

4.” Be sure to lay wide streets planted with shady trees, every other of a quick-growing variety. Be sure that there is plenty of space for lawns and gardens.” Quote by Jamshetji Tata about what?

Jamshedpur

 

Round 4:

1. Connect:

Screen Shot 2014-04-15 at 10.23.45 PM

 

KFC

2. Connect:

Screen Shot 2014-04-15 at 10.25.46 PM

Amazon

3. Connect on Philips.

4. Connect:

Screen Shot 2014-04-15 at 10.30.19 PM

Yanni

 

Round 5:

1. Question on Berkshire Hathway

2. Question on Amrutanjan

3.

a) Earliest mention of ____ occurs in the Kannada writing called Vaddaradhane by Shivakotiacharya in 920 AD.

Idly

 

Questions collectively contributed by Mr. Sharath Babu, currently working at AIG, Mr. Vinay Mudaliar, currently working at Aditya Birla Minacs and Mr. Himadri Banerjee, student at Christ University.

Vinay comments that, there has sudden been a major dip in participation in Bangalore, and the teams were far less compared to previous years. However the quality of the top 12 teams were brilliant!

In a small chat with Vinay and Pickbrain after the quiz, Vinay appreciated Pickbrain for his commendable hectic hosting of 34 cities. And a quick response came, “Some weight loss is happening now”. Pickbrain on lighter note bid goodbye and joined his entire family who had come to witness the quiz!

 

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Bangalore – Regional Finals Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Bangalore – Regional Finals Questions

RESULTS:

  • WINNER:

ICAI – Vijay and Mohit Jain

  • RUNNER UP:

Christ University – Himadri and Vishnu

 

Regional Finals:

Round 1:

1. Identify the word that comes from the Latin word Cifrao and contains two vertical strokes called Sangreal.

Brazilian Real

2. This was approx. 3.5 inches long made of paraffin wax created in 1644 AD. From the the Latin word Creta (Earth)

Crayons

3. It was called as “sausage poison” and “fatty poison”, because the bacterium that produces the toxin often caused poisoning by growing in improperly handled or prepared meat products.

Botox

4. This institution was established in 1925 as a hospital of sorts and later went on to attain deemed university status.

NIMHANS

5. Draisine, Bone Shaking, Colombia Expert, Rover are all earliest types of what?

Bicycles

6. How did Iceland draft its constitution in 2011 ?

Crowdsourced

 

Round 2:

1. Identify the person.

VIETNAM-SOCIETY-GAMES-INTERNET

Dong Nyugen

2. Logo of?

CCINewCorpSupp

Cricket Club of India

3. Visual of ticketing code used for FIFA WC 2014 at Brazil.

4. Explain.

in-time-arm-clock

Time being used as a currency in the future (Idea from the movie – In Time)

5. What is unique about this type of door?

Untitled

Energy Generating door, to be used in hotels etc. in future. 

Round 3:

1. Expand TRF.

Tata Robins Fraser

2. Delhi Vidyut board [Buzzer Pressed]

Tata Power

3. Where can one find ‘Darshan’ channel?

Tata Sky

4. Which brand makes super fibres?

Sonata Super Fibre 

Round 4:

1. Connect:

Screen Shot 2014-04-12 at 10.05.25 AM

 

Walt Disney

2. Connect:

Screen Shot 2014-04-12 at 10.05.20 AM

 

JSW

3. Connect:

Screen Shot 2014-04-12 at 10.05.15 AM

 

Accenture

 

Round 5:

1. Question on Cuppa.

2. Question on BJN Group.

3. Question on BEML.

 

Questions collectively contributed by Mr. Sharath Babu, currently working at AIG, Mr. Vinay Mudaliar, currently working at Aditya Birla Minacs and Mr. Himadri Banerjee, student at Christ University.

Vinay comments that, there has sudden been a major dip in participation in Bangalore, and the teams were far less compared to previous years. However the quality of the top 12 teams were brilliant!

In a small chat with Vinay and Pickbrain after the quiz, Vinay appreciated Pickbrain for his commendable hectic hosting of 34 cities. And a quick response came, “Some weight loss is happening now”. Pickbrain on lighter note bid goodbye and joined his entire family who had come to witness the quiz!

 

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Coimbatore – Regional Finals Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2014 – Coimbatore Edition – Finals

Finals

Round – 1

1. Documented as one of the first selfie in 18th century in Europe, footmen would announce on behalf of their masters. What evolved in the modern day business?

A. Visiting cards.

2. Company called Giesecke and Devrient from Munich based in 1980’s, experimenting with wireless communication created something inseperable in the modern day world, what?

A. Sim cards.

3. A company’s work was to create and transform energy to oxygen in India? Which company ?

A. Mahindra e2o. 

4 .In hindi movie mere dad kimaruti which maruti car was featured?

A. Maruti Ertiga.

5. What is a winchester shirt?

A.  The colour of the collar and cuff different from that of the colour of the body of the shirt.

6 Legal requirement in Austria, Switzerland and German speaking European countries for limited liability companies?

A. GMBH

Round-2

1. Identify?

Touchscreen-Braille-Phone-by-Sumit-Dagar1

A. Braille mobiles.

2. What is the new name?

Hyatt

A. Hyatt

3. Which media company does Rani Mukherji work for in this film?

NDTV

A. NDTV

4. Identify the jousting knights log?

brand

A. Faber Castell.

5. Identify the logo?

Herbalife

A. Herbalife.

6. Identify?

Tony Fernandes

A. Tony Fernandez of Air Asia. 

Round -3

1. Which Tata company was founded as the Swallow Sidecar company in 1922, originally making motorcycle sidecars before developing passenger cars?

A. Jaguar. 

2.Only businessman in India the nation saluted on the 175years of birth?

A.  J.N.Tata

3. In 1988 Tatas sold 50% stake in cosmetic brand to HUL?

A.  Lakme

4. Pixel and Mega Pixel, sub-brands of?

A.  Nano

Round 4

1. Connect:

Dominos

A. Dominoes Pizza.

2. Connect:

ST

A. Shoppers Stop.

3. Connect:

Emami

A. Emami.

4. Connect:

Reddit

A. Reddit.

Round 5

1. First Clue – Estd in 1948 by Momofuku Ando.

b. Second Clue –  In 1948 they created the “retort pouch” series of products.

A. Nissin Foods

2. First Clue – Created by Max Morgenthaler and his research team.

Second Clue –  Taster’s choice was its renamed version in US.

Third Clue – Advertisement video.

A. Nescafe

3. First clue – Pierre Bellon began this in France?

A. Sodexo. 

The questions are contributed by Mrs. Anuradha Yogesh. Ma’am follows quizzing keenly and is a quiz aficionado.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Coimbatore – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Coimbatore – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS:

WINNER :

PSG CAS – Huzefa and Surya Narayanan. P

  • RUNNER UP :

ICSI – Ms. Busaina. A. S and Venkatesh. P

 

Preliminary Round:

1. Alvire school in Hudson, New Hampshire operates their only school store in the USA. Besides normal food and beverages items, the “BRONCO BARN “ store also sells their cards. Who?

A.Hallmark.

2. Which Mexican Billionaire runs conglomerate Groupocarso and previously the chairman and chief executive of telecommunication company Telmex and American Movil?

A. Carlos Slim Helu.

3.We have heard of white collar workers , who are green collar workers?

A. Environment related jobs.

4.Identify the Logo?

images

A. Sulabh International

5. Which was the first private firm to report Abraham Lincoln’s death to Europe?

A. Reuters.

6.The two films, Disney’s John Carter and Pixar’s Brave are both dedicated to which business legend?

A. Steve Jobs.

7. Mcdonals happy meal program always promotes a current movie. With which movie did the happy meal scheme start?

A. Star Trek

8. Identify the bank ?

Catholic-Syrian-Bank-Recruitment

A. Catholic Syrian Bank.

9. Which name was suggested by Dhirajben Ruparel in a contest held in 1962 for Rs 5?

A. Lijjat .

10. Danjaq LLC is a company resposible for the copy right and trademarks to which famous film/book character?

A. James Bond.

11. When translated into English which famous organisation name is thus, Goddess of Wealth Women’s Home Industry Tasty ____. What?

A. Lijjat Papad.

12.Identify?

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A. Monopoly

13. Which fashion designer named her most famous design after her favorite brand of car and even predicted that pubic hair would be a great fashion accessory?

A. Mary Quant.

14.Which American statistician ,professor, author, lecturer and consultant is best known for the “ Plan- Do- Check-Act” cycle popularly named after him. Who?

A. Edward Deming

15. 1949, X began producing among other new products , an early version of the now famous interlocking bricks calling them automatic Binding bricks? which toy?

A. Lego

16. Identify?

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A. Being Human line of clothing.

17. Who is the sponsorer of the Jamaican track athlete Usain Bolt?

A. Puma

18. Airforce1, Marine 1, but what is the US presidential limousine called?

A. Cadilac 1.

19. Identify?

  • Vanyavilas –   Rathambore;
  • Amarvilas –   Agra
  • Rajvilas     –   Jaipur
  • Udaivilas –   Udaipur

A. Oberoi hotels.

20. Identify the author?

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A. Edward De Bono.

Questions are contributed by Mrs. Anuradha Yogesh. Ma’am follows quizzing keenly and is a quiz aficionado.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Trichy – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Trichy – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS:

  • WINNER :

Sastra University – Venkatasubramaniam and Visaka Simhan

  • RUNNER UP :

NIT Trichy – Gaurav Singh and Nikhil Somani

 

Preliminary Round:

1. Which company was represented in the 2013 movie- “The Internship”?

A. Google

2. Gustaf Larson and Assar Gabreilsson were the founders of which Automobile company?

A. Volvo

3. Beanstalk is the speciality toy care offering by which retail company?

A. Mahindra Retail

4. Who owns the “News of the World”?

A. Rupert Murdoch

5. Identify this non-profit organisation backed by famous Indian business tycoon.

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A. Azim Premji University

6. Which American multinational company markets itself as ‘The third place’ after home and work?

A. Starbucks

7. Who owns www.yrfilms.com?

A. Yash Raj Films

8. Expand NIFTY.

A. National Stock Exchange Fifty Index 

9. Identify this Indian Organisation where PNB’s KR Kamath is the Chairman of this body in India. State Bank of India’s Chairman PratipChaudhuri was named as the honorary secretary. Other office-bearers of the association would be Indian Bank Chairman and Managing Director T M Bhasin, and UCO Bank Chairman and Managing Director ArunKaul.

A. Indian Banking Association

10. Which organisation is a family of five international organizations that make leveraged loans to poor countries? (Hint, three words in the name of the organisation.)

A. World Bank Group

11. Which English-language weekly newspaper refers to itself as a newspaper, but each print edition appears on small glossy paper like a news magazine ?

A. The Econmist

12. Which American company was founded by Fred Deluca and Peter Buck as Doctor’s Associates, Inc ?

A. Subway

13. Identify the company behind it:

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A. McDonalds

14. Which very famous US Giant acquired Metlife Insurance business in 2013?

A. General Electric

15. Which company placed an order for 100 Airbus A320 family aircrafts during the 2005 Paris Air Show? The total order was worth US$6 billion, was the highest during the show.

A. Indigo Airlines

16. Identify the company with ‘Speechmark’ Logo.

A. Vodafone Inc.

17. This electrical engineer co-founded Sun Microsystems in 1982 and was its chief hardware designer. He later became an investor, writing the first major cheque to fund Google, and starting several computer networking companies. Who?

A. Andy Bechtolsheim

18. Which company makes the ‘Old Monk’ ?

A. Mohan Meakins

 

Questions contributed by Nikhil Somani. As per Nikhil “I am a final year engineering student at NIT-Trichy. Have just put my baby steps into this amazing world of Business Quizzing. Love to read about the business models, entrepreneurial stories, technological innovations and advertising campaigns. When it comes to attending quizzes, I am driven by the philosophy- You win some and lose some, but make sure you never miss one! (Infact, found this philosophy on a post in Crucible Chronicles 🙂 )”