Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Bhubaneshwar – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Bhubaneshwar – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS

  • WINNER :

KIIT – Omkar Amruthanshu and Sagar Saurabh

  • RUNNER UP :

XIMB – Nipun Yerramalla and Arpit Narendra

Preliminary Round:

1 Which company recently sold its brands Ribena and Lucozade to Japanese giant Suntory ib order to focus more on its pharma interests?

A. GlaxoSmithKline

2 Which founder of Google has funded and backed the project on growing the world’s largest hamburger inside a laboratory?

A.  Sergey Brin

3 This airlines from the Mid-East introduced the concept of “flight nanny” and also utilized the services of characters such as Boo the panda , Jamool the camel and Zoe the bee. Which airlines ?

A. Eithad Airways

4 Initiative by which group?

Apollo Hospitals

A. Apollo Hospitals

5 This business magazine earlier owned by Anand Bazar Patrika was sold to a group of investors which also include Vikram Jhunjhunwala and Anurag Batra. Which magazine?

A. Business World

6 Which unlikely entity acquirec West Bengal based Tara News and Tara Muzik ?

A. WB government

7 For better search results on the internet, which company is using the algorithm called “hummingbird”?

A. Google

8 Who owns this film production house?

Sanjay Bhansali

A. Sanjay Bhansali

9 In China this is known as Weixin and is from the stable of Tencent holdings. How do we know it better?

A. WeChat

10 Rocketbelt browser , Xobini and Qwiki are recent acquisitions by which internet giant ?

A. Yahoo!

11 The world’s richest football club owner who also holds a 30% stake in Grupo Pachura. Identify.

A. Carlos Slim Helu

12 (Visual) Tom Hanks playing the role of which media and entertainment mogul?

A. Walt Disney

13 Name the movie which depicts the epic rivalry of Nikki Lauda and James Hunt.

A. Rush

14 Question on the origin of the Black box.

15 Rod Canion , Jim Harris and Bill Murto founded this in 1982 and is currently a subsidiary of HP. Which brand?

A. Compaq

16 “How not to make money” author and IPL team owner. Identify.

A. Raj Kundra

17 In India the British United Providents association opened business a few years ago and marketed themselves as what?

A. BUPA

18 Ananta luxury watches are a line of watches being produced by which iconic company?

A. Seiko

19 At which city in India has Liverpool opened its International Football Academy ?

A. Pune

20 Which airlines advertises itself as “Airlines of middle earth”?

A. Air New Zealand

 

Questions contributed by Mr. Bivash Rath. As per Bivash “Pursuing Masters in Physics puts a lot of pressure but no amount of pressure is never enough to separate a quizzer from quizzes. Being an avid quizzer the contributor follows and attends all the quizzes within his reach. This time the contributor was lucky enough to be the runner up in the Ranchi Round of TCQ Campus Edition 2014.”

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Jamshedpur – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Jamshedpur – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS

  • WINNER :

XLRI Jamshedpur – Prithwish Datta and Abhishek Padhye

  • RUNNER UP :

NIT Jamshedpur – Palak Kumar and Akash Kumar

10 years, and the Crucible was back to where it started! Jamshedpur witnessed a do or die scenario with XLRI winning on the last question. The excited(literally standing throughout the last round) youngsters from NIT Jamshedpur gave XLRI a serious run for their money. “There is a reason why XLRI is XLRI.”, said the Pickbrain. XLRI lived up to its tradition of never losing a Crucible at Jamshedpur.

Preliminary Round:

1. Which Broadcaster in India had the motto “Bahujan Hitaya; Bahujan Sukhaya” ?

A. All India Radio

2. What is so unique about Kafee HAG ?

A. World’s first decaffeinated coffee

3. Which alumnus of the LSE and a law minister in the Nehru Cabinet wrote Problems of the Rupee in 1923, and Evolution of Provincial Finance in British in 1924?

A. Dr. B. R. Ambedkar

4. Identify the company?

Jabong

A. Jabong

5. With which India would you associate Dharma Productions with ?

A. Karan Johar

6. Whose Neighbour to Neighbour program in 1990s was one of the first viral marketing campaign which involved intelligent email response ?

A. Tide (Procter and Gamble)

7. A Rhodes Scholar and Oxford Alumnus, he was one of the youngest Division Chief of the World Bank, was later on the board of IMF, and replaced K.C Pant to hold an important economic position in India. Who ?

A. Montek Singh Ahluwalia

8. Logo. Segoe and Logotype. Segoe font used for in its corporate logo. square and colours. (this was a very long giveaway question?

 A. Microsoft Windows logo

9. The US Coinage ACT of 1864 mandates the presence of which inscription on all coins made in US ?

A. “In God We Trust”

10. Who is the title sponsor of India’s Premier Football League (I-League) ?

A. Airtel

11. Identify the club?

Mohan Bagan

A. Mohun Bagan

12. Expand BHEL.

A. Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited

13.  What is a loan that is a monetary loan that is repaid in regular payments over a set period of time. These  loans usually last between one and ten years, but may last as long as 30 years in some cases. This kind of loans usually involve an unfixed interest rate that will add additional balance to be repaid

A. Term Loan

14.  Mondelez International –  Identify the British confectionery brand owned by them.

A. Cadbury

15. The name X is a contraction of Second Watch – coined by Nichole Lopez.

A. Swatch

16. Connect: Modern Warfare, World at War, Black Ops, and Ghosts.

A. Call of Duty

17. “My junior Account” by?

Kotak Mahindra Bank

A. Kotak Mahindra Bank

18. Who said on losing 20,000 pounds that  I can calculate the movement of the stars, but not the madness of men.

A. Isaac Newton

19. What company was founded in 1856 by Ezra Cornell and Hiram Sibley? (Hint: Morse Telegraphic Experiments )

A. Western Union Money Transfer

20. Long question on private cigarette produced for fidel castro by a famous company. the word cohiba was also there in the question.

 A. Davidoff.

 

Questions contributed by Mr. Anirban Kundu.

As per Anirban “Brimming with contagious energy and ready wit, Anirban is the jack of all trades (master of some). An entrepreneur in the making, he dreams of being on the cover of TIME one day. Don’t be surprised if you have seen him before on television (on shows like NSE History TV18 Young Pioneers). This year he was also a semifinalist in NDTV Croma TechGrandmasters-3.  He has an interesting wish to be on the Google Doodle someday. Anirban’s motto in life – dream. believe. achieve.”

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Ranchi – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Ranchi – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS

  • WINNER :

NIT Rourkela – Nishant Nihar and Wasim Sajjad

  • RUNNER UP :

VSSUT Burla – Bivash Rath and Sanket Tripathy

Preliminary Round:

1. List of services offered by this organization was provided. Which iconic Indian organization provides these services?

A. India Post

2. “All in One Rhythm” is the official slogan for which mega event of 2014?

A. Football World Cup 2014

3.  The earlier logo of this company was a dog which was quite dear to all, however an animated dog has replaced it in recent years? Which iconic brand which changed its logo form the image of a real dog to an animated one?

A. Logo of HMV; From Nipper to Gromit

4. Cover of Femina magazine featuring Kareena Kapoor on the occasion of Womens Day.

5. The word X is derived from Sanskrit term padāṁśa meaning ‘quarter part’, from pada ‘foot or quarter’ and aṁśa ‘part.  Wha is X?

A. X is Paisa

6. Which international giant’s engineers helped in the construction of the first hydroelectric dam in India?

A. General Electric

7. “Khazana” is the official investment arm of which Asian country?

 A. Malaysia

8. Which Indian God is represented on the logo of Zandu?

A. Dhanwantari

9. The company had earlier presence in India via a joint venture, but now it is in the markets alone. Name the company which has brands in India such as “Kizashi”?

A. Suzuki

10. Vasundhara is the logo of which Indian company?

A. ONGC

11. The famous mermaid in Copenhagen was commissioned to be built by the head of which brewery’s owner?

A. Carlsberg

12. [Print advertisement] Which fashion retailer’s advertisement?

A. Myntra

13. What was built to protect the northern boundary of the New Amsterdam settlement (consisting mostly of the French speaking Walloons) from attacks from various Indian tribes, New England and the British?

A. Wall Street

14. “Screw it lets do it” is a book by which famous business mogul and entrepreneur?

Branson

A. Richard Branson

15. Friendship day was made popular by which company?

A. Archies

16. Old logo of which company?

Old Spice

A. Hitachi

17. The Company, which began as a joint venture agreement between Priya Exhibitors Private Limited and Village Roadshow Limited in 1995?

A. PVR

18. One of the founders of this company was a good friend of Micheal Faraday, and a recipient of the Faraday Medal award for his work. He designed and installed one of the world’s first public electricity supplies using a centralised power station, instrumental in electrifying the Vienna Opera House ( world’s first theatre to be electrified).

A. Crompton Greaves

19. A car with a door across the full width at the back end that opens upwards to provide easy access for loading, Kaiser-Frazer’s Vagabond and Traveler are described as America’s first of those cars. What?

A. Hatchback

20. Colin Nedham is credited with coming up with which famous database?

Col Nedham

A. IMDB

Questions contributed by Mr. Bivash Rath. As per Bivash “Pursuing Masters in Physics puts a lot of pressure but no amount of pressure is never enough to separate a quizzer from quizzes. Being an avid quizzer the contributor follows and attends all the quizzes within his reach. This time the contributor was lucky enough to be the runner up in the Ranchi Round of TCQ Campus Edition 2014.”

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Guwahati – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Guwahati – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS

  • WINNER :

IIM Shillong – Debarun Majumdar and Rahul Gupta

  • RUNNER UP :

Tezpur University – Anubhav Joshi and Salik Borbora

Preliminary Round:

1. According to a survey by hotels.com geneva has overtaken paris as the most expensive city and new delhi has been voted as the cheapest city to buy which food item?

A. Sandwich

2. According to JRD Tata__________ life is an important part of economic life?

A. Ethical

3. What was exchanged during exchange of turbans between Nadir shah and Muhammad Shah?

A. Kohinoor

4. Question on the history of Grameen Bank.

5. Which company associated with Dhoom 3 has recently released Dhoom 3 bikes for children?

Hot Wheels

6. which company’s slogan  “__________ and higher”?

Haier

7. Identify the logo.

1

General Mills

8. Which motor company brand ambassador is Rafael Nadal  and its logo is seen during Australian Open?

Kia Motors

9. Which company is the prime contractor of International Space Station ?

Boeing

10.The book “From Wall Street to Main Street ” is based on whose life?

Charles E. Merrill

11. Which company founded as Starley and Sutton Co. of Coventry in 1878 by John Kemp Starley. The name means a person who spends their time wandering?

Rover

12. He started his career in the military censor’s office at Churchgate for a monthly salary of Rs. 165. He is also known as India’s Gregory Peck?

Dev Anand

13. Kerala produces ropes about 200 ft long for a festival in the eastern region of india. Which festival?

Jagannath Yatra

14.What tech company did this couple found?

2

Founders of Flickr

15. Question on the mascot of Manchester United.

16. Which two things have come out of the willow tree.  If one is cricket bat name the other famous chemical compound derived from it?

Aspirin

17. Whose academy?

3

David Beckham

18.Banks were earlier set up in Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata. What were these banks known as?

Presidency banks or Presidential banks

19. What did American Express introduce to speed up transfer of money that is in use even today?

Money Order

Questions contributed by Kamanasish Chowdhury.

 

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Vadodara – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Vadodara – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS:

  • WINNER :

SVNIT Surat – Abhijeet Singh and Ronak Bhattacharya

  • RUNNER UP :

FMS Baroda – Pranav and Vrushsen Pawar

Preliminary Round:

1. Webex is video-conferencing software owned by ______________.

Ans. Cisco

2. Who owns the e-mail client, ‘Outlook’?

Ans. Microsoft

3. ____________ is known as Weixin in China.

Ans. WeChat

4. Identify from the visual:

1

Ans. MindTree Logo.

5. Who would be the Title sponsor for the Indian cricket team?

Ans. STAR

6. Expand FDI.

Ans. Foreign Direct Investment

7. Axe is the sponsor of which IPL team?

Ans. RCB

8. By 1913 he had published his first book, Indian Currency and Finance. He was then appointed to the Royal Commission on Indian Currency and Finance. Clue: “In the long run we are all dead”. Identify the economist.

Ans. John Maynard Keynes

9. Aer is a product by which India conglomerate?

Ans. Godrej

10. On whose death did M.K. Gandhi say,”Never was a mortal blessed with a ‘son’ like him”?

Ans. Jamnalal Bajaj

11. Who came out with a drink called ‘Thin Ice’?

Ans. CCD

12. Nelson Mandela on a Currency Note. Identify the currency.

4

Ans. Rand

13. Which fonts were created by Vincent Connare based on the lettering style of comic books he had in his office, specifically The Dark Knight Returns and Watchmen?

Ans. Comic Sans

14. Identify the owner.

2

Ans. Mahendra Singh Dhoni

15. What is listed on ISO 4127 as XAU?

Ans. Gold

16. Stamp to commemorate what?

3

Times of India 175th Anniversary commemoration stamp.

17. Ironically, who is an ambassador for UNESCO and a spokesman for driver safety?

Ans. Michael Schumacher

18. “The World is our Home, You are our Guest”. Identify the Airlines.

Ans. Etihad

19. Which Indian Media conglomerate was acquired by The Walt Disney Company? Ronnie Screwvala is associated with it.

Ans. UTV

20. Visual: Santa Tracker. Identify the company behind it.   Ans. Google

 

Questions contributed by Bhushan Patel of Team QuizTree.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Vizag – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Vizag – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS:

  • WINNER:

Gitam Inst. Of Technology – Premchand and Vamsi Krishna

  • RUNNER UP:

GMRIT – Abhinash and Venkat Ratnam

Preliminary Round:

1.Which company makes Nexus 4 and Nexus 5 mobile phones for Google?

A. LG

2. This restaurant chain is created by Sayaji Group, which has a live single grill on all tables?

A. Barbeque Nation

3. Kaya skincare clinic, Livon, Setwet and Parachute are brands of ?

A. Marico

4. What logo is inspired from this Pecten shell?

Shell

A. Royal Dutch Shell logo

5. What did Yusuf Hameid start the Chemical and industrial Pharmaceutical laboratories of India?

A. CIPLA

6. “Engineers ki Choice” is the tagline of ?

A. Ultratech cement

7. Allianz has partnered in India with which giant for insurance business?

A. Bajaj

8. Identify?

Rajeev Bajaj

A. Rajeev Bajaj

9. Which Indian group’s tagline is “RISE” and it is their guiding philosophy now?

A. Mahindra

10. Started by Kunal Bahl and Rohit Bansal is this online giant in India, which calls itself India’s favorite online mall?

A. Snapdeal

11. This is the sole supplier of knives to the Swiss Army. Its name is  a portmanteau of the name of the mother of the founder and the French word for iron oxide?

A. Victorinox

12. Identify the personality. He is the founder of CCD.

A. V.G.Siddhartha

13. This car brand was named after the Roman god of agriculture and was the code name of a “revolutionary new, small-car project” designed by Alex Muir in 1982?

A. Saturn

14. Nike co-founder Phil Knight said” You can’t explain much in 60 seconds, but when you show _________  ________, you don’t have to”?

A. Michael Jordan

15. A proper noun in Oxford English dictionary, which meant a aquatic motorbike this is also a registered trademark of Kawasaki motors?

A. Jetski

16. Identify the logo?

Titan Company Logo

A. Titan

17. In Japan they are called kieretsu. It  is also the name of a rock consisting of individual clasts within a finer-grained matrix that have become cemented together and roll together. Which word used to denote large companies?

A. Conglomerate

18. This company organizes the largets painting competition in world in which 48 million children participated?

A. Camlin

19. Who bought Washington post?

A. Jeff Bezos

20. Advertisement. Identify the brand?

A. Thums Up

 

Questions contributed by Soubhagya Jena.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Lucknow – Preliminary & Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Lucknow – Preliminary & Regional Round Questions

RESULTS

  • WINNER :

IIT Kanpur – Shubham and Arnab Ghosh

  • RUNNER UP :

IIM-L – Kshemu Desai and Aviral S

 

Questions from the Preliminary & Regional Round Questions:

 

Preliminary Round:

1. Branding by which company?

1

Intel Inside Branding By Barcelona

2.Indian Statistical Institute was found by whom ?

Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis

3. This company is the world’s largest Ice Cream Manufacturer?

Unilever

4.What are bonds which are not very interesting known as , the name comes from the ice cream flavour having similar behavior?

Vanilla Bonds

5.What is a US dollar-denominated bond issued by a non-US entity in the US market known as?

Yankee Bonds

 

Wild Card Round:

1. Youth, Beyond Paradise, Intuition are brands by whom ?

Estee Lauder

2. Originally created in 1858 as Newton Heath. What ?

Manchester United

3.QWERTY keypads was first introduced by them because the existing keypads were lousy to handle. Who?

Blackberry

4.Why is the color of Facebook blue?

Because Mark Zuckerberg is color blind

5.After great thought , this brand was formed. It was formed taking cue from the last king of France .This apparel company has the crest of the same King as its logo?

Louis Philippe

6.Which country does Air Costa promoted by the LEPL Group operate from ?

India

7.OOBE , a form of experience which is used to create new products. Which Maltese physician has proposed it?

Edward de Bono (OOBE – Out Of the Box Experience)

 

Regional Finals:

Round 1:

1.Which company started by manufacturing and assembling Austin Cars in India?

Ashok Leyland

2.Which post did Arvind Kejriwal hold in the Indian Revenue Service?

Income Tax Officer

3. What got created when 2 brothers were disillusioned by the amont of friction that their bicycle tyres had to face in Daytona, United States?

The Aeroplane , the brothers were the Wright Brothers

Round 2:

1. Which Award?

1

 

Deming Award Medal

2. Logo of?

2

Jeep

3. Identify the personality.

3

Leo Burnett

4. Visual of an advertisement campaign Of Levis Jeans

 

Round 3:

1. Which Lord christened the name of a railway station as a tribute to Tatas?

Lord Chelmsford

2.Which Tata brand’s name resembles that of a spice?

Ginger

3.Taj SATS is a collaboration with which company?

Singapore Airlines

 

Round 4:

1. Connect:

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Gray Nicolls Cricket Bats

2. Connect:

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Shah Rukh Khan

Round 5:

1.Question on Eicher Tractors

2.

a) This Group owns IndusInd Bank.

Hinduja Group

 

3.

a) Latest Operating System is called MeeGo.

b) Recently Acquired by Microsoft

Nokia

 

Questions contributed by Arnab Ghosh. Arnab is a Sophomore in Computer Science at the Indian Institute Of Technology ,Kanpur with an avid interest in reading and Quizzing. He hails from the city endowed with a lot of Tata Quizzes because of the Tatas in Jamshedpur. Innovation captivates him and he likes to read and know about new ideas hoping to implement them himself. In the leisure he likes to strum the guitar and hum a little.

 

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Patna – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Patna – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS

  • WINNER :

IIT BHU – Aditya and Ashwin

  • RUNNER UP :

IIT BHU – Adhithyan and Ashlesh

Preliminary Round:

1. Which brand was recently taken over by Sprite as India’s largest selling soft drinks brand?

Thums Up

2. Who is the world’s first billion dollar author?

J K Rowling

3. Which Indian company recently tied up with the Finnish brand Chempolis which works towards converting cellulose to ethanol?

ONGC

4. Which financial institution was started by Devkaran Nanjee?

Dena Bank

5. Identify the logo

5

Airports Authority of India

6. Which brand recently came up with the Gum Charades Ads?

Centre Fresh

7. Which automobile brand has the tagline “Made like a bullet”?

Royal Enfield

8. Question on Cafe Coffee Day.

9. Which famous investor once said ‘In the business world, the rear view mirror is always clearer than the windshield.’?

Warren Buffet

10. Sivakasi is famous for the fireworks and cracker industry. Which other business originated from the byproducts of the cracker industry?

Printing Industry

11. Identify.

4

Rohan Murthy

12. Pawan Hans Helicopters Limited provides helicopter services to which Indian company for travelling to its off-shore locations?

ONGC

13. Identify the person who runs Hrudayalaya Hospitals in India?

3

Devi Shetty

14. Which technology was invented by Ajay Bhatt, an Intel employee?

USB

15. Who is the Chairman Chairman of 21st century fox?

Rupert Murdoch

16. Identify the award.

2

Webby Awards

17. Expand PAL?

Phase Alternating Line

18. Which financial institution was originally known by the name “Schweizerische Kreditanstalt”?

Credit Suisse

19. Which Indian brand has the tagline “Jo biwi se kare pyaar, woh _______ se kaise kare inkaar”?

Prestige

20. Identify.

1

Richard Branson

Questions contributed by Vishwajeet Singh. Vishwajeet is a student of Geology at BHU. He is an avid quizzer and has been participating in quizzes for a long time now. He was the runner up at Tata Crucible Patna, 2013 and Tata Mutual Fund Simply Finance Quiz, 2013. He also won the 3rd prize at Mahindra Auto Quiz, Lucknow.

 

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Hubli – Preliminary & Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Hubli – Preliminary & Regional Round Questions

RESULTS:

  • WINNER :

KLE Belgaum – Sanket Jadhav and Raghavendra K

  • RUNNER UP :

SDMCET Dharwad – Amogh and Shrikrishna

Some questions from the Preliminary & Regional Round Questions:

1.  This famous brand was founded by Harry Pickup. Name the brand.

Harpic

2. The founder of this company was DR burman and it was founded in Kolkata. What?

Dabur

3. The name ______comes from the Streptococcus bacterium that causes certain types of sore throat. Identify the brand.

Strepsils

4. Which is the segment FastTrack has recently entered? (Clue: Automobile)

 Helmet

5. Identify the logo:

3

Microsoft Bing

6. Identify this fictional character:

2

Hello Kitty

7. This is a book  on which famous luxury brand?

1

Gucci

8. Identify the Bank which was formed by the Merger of Algemene Bank Nederland and Amsterdamsche Rotterdamsche Bank.

ABN-AMRO
9. Connect to a personality:
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Aamir Khan
10. Connect to a company:
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Karbonn
11. Earlier tagline was “Maccharoon ka Yamraaj” now they have  “Maccharon Pe War Surakshit Aapka Pariwar”. Which brand?
All Out
12. Connect:
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Nirma
13. Identify the mascot:
4
Duracell Bunny
14. Identify the advertiser:
5
Lego
15. Connect:
Screen Shot 2014-03-09 at 6.35.50 PM
Arcelor
16. Identify the logo:
7
Bosch
17. Identify the author:
6
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
18.  “Think outside the Bun” was their earlier tagline now they promote as “Live Mas” Identify the Company.
Taco Bell
19. Which is the segment FastTrack has recently entered? (Clue: Automobile)
Helmet
20. Company founded by Kiran Mazumdar Shaw. Name it.
Biocon
Questions contributed by Pankaj Desai.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Pune – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Pune – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS

  • WINNER : Symbiosis Inst of Media and Communication – Arjun Krishna and Ashish Vasvani
  • RUNNER UP : Singhad College of Engg – Aniketh R and Yash S

Preliminary Round:

1. Martin Sorell Acquired this shopping basket company as the front for all his subsequent major acquisitions. What company did he purchase ? (Short form would suffice)

A. WPP

2. William O’ Shaughnessy is an Irish physician who was famous for inventing something that was very monumental to India and the last of this service was concluded in 2013.

A. Telegraph Service

3.Who wrote ‘Purple Cow’?

Options: Tom Peters / Seth Godin / Ed de Bono

A. Seth Godin

4. Identify this lady who had a prominent big cement brand named after her.

Rajashree Birla

Rajashree Birla, Rajashree Cements

5. Brittania had tried to trademark this term but the courts denied them permissions in 2011. What term were they trying to make their own?

A. Snax

6. ‘& Pictures’ is the new movie arm of which channel, who are looking to revamp their image in India?

A. ZEE

7. Funskool is a JV between this Indian Company and Hasbro. Name the Indian company.

A. MRF

8. Hoshiro Mitsunaga started his advertising agency in Japan and has now grown to become leaders in advertising worldwide. What is the present name of this firm?

A. Dentsu

9. Cavincare has begun selling this product in buckets of 1kg. This resulted in selling of which product in buckets?

A. Curd

10. Which Dairy company acquired Yo Crunch, a toppings company?

A. Danone

11. This biblical incident gave the name to which brand?

Samsonite

A. Samsonite

12. Its all possible is the new tagline of which Korean Electronics giant, which is looking to move from being a production oriented firm to a lifestyle oriented firm?

A.  LG

13. HUL discovered that excessive B3 exposure resulted in Pigmentation. Likewise, the opposite happens when a concoction of their new product is applied. Name the product

A. Fair and Lovely

14. ‘Roshan’ is the new mobile network of this country. Hint: India helped with their national anthem

A. Afghanistan

15. Identify the brand?

66

A. TVS

16. The British started this system to stop counterfreit products coming in from Germany. They also wanted British citizens to buy more indigenous products and hence this system came about. Which system?

A. Branding with ‘ made in ‘ tags

17. Rupert Murdoch recently tied up with which business man from India to set up an IPL style football league ?

A. Mukesh Ambani

18.  This doctor’s family now own 65% stake in the ayurvedic healthcare company he started. From being founded in 1884 to having 300 medicines sold across various parts of the world. Name the family now in control of the business

 A. The Burmans of Dabur

19. This southern mega chain of supermarkets established in 1905. They rule the roost in several southern States. This retail store began on Brigade Road in Bangalore and now has numerous products under its umbrella. Name this chain of supermarkets?

A. Nilgiris

20. [Picture] Gentleman shown in the picture is a first male in a profession where only women were employed first. What profession?

 A. Air Hostess / Flight Attendant

 

 

Questions contributed by Nikhil Joy.