Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Navi Mumbai – Preliminary Round Questions
- WINNER :
ITM – Aritra C and Aditya
- RUNNER UP :
SIES College of Management – Aditya and Sudarshan R
Q1) In 1955, the Stanford Research Institute brought two innovations which went on to revolutionize the banking industry. One was ERMA (Electronic Recording Machine, Accounting). Which was the other one? (Hint: Now ubiquitous, abbreviation was acceptable as an answer)
A1) Magnetic ink character recognition (MICR)
Q2) EVALIA is an MUV from which automobile manufacturer?
Q3) Vijaywada based Lingamaneni group recently launched a domestic airline. Name it. (Three options were given: Air Asia, Air Costa & a third one)
A3) Air Costa
Q4) This is a refrigerator introduced by an Indian company for rural markets. Which company is behind it?
Q5) In the early 1900s, Maganlal Agarwal owned a mithai shop in Lonavla. He started selling Gud Dani which became popular with travellers. What did Gud Dani transform into?
Q6) India’s 1st export processing unit was set up in 1965 at which place?
Q7) “YouWeCan” is an initiative from this personality. Whose initiative?
A7) Yuvraj Singh
Q8) “Wealth Out of Waste” is an initiative of which Indian conglomerate?
Q9) Who’s the first ever woman to lead a Fortune 500 Indian company?
A9) Arundhati Bhattacharya (SBI Chairperson)
Q10) Name the Indian who’s the head of Think Tank Team & Director of Samsung Research India and is behind the Galaxy Gear smartwatch.
A10) Pranav Mistry
Q11) Sometime in Sept 2013, 22500 people across 78 cities in India managed to lay their hands on something at a price at which it was last sold reportedly in 1999. Which commodity? (Hint: Groupon)
Q12) Identify this gentleman.
A12) Jagdish Khattar
Q13) Which generic term was first used as a product name by a London-based company Carless, Capel & Leonard around the end of 19th century?
Q14) What is “dubdubdub” in internet slang?
Q15) How are Golden Rule stores started by one James Cash better know today?
A15) J C Penney stores
Q16) Its modern day symbol depicts Harald Blåtand’s initials inscribed in Rumic symbols. What? (Hint: Technology found in Mobile phones)
Q17) Goa-based Hindustan Foods Limited began as a partnership between Glaxo & which group based out of Goa and related to soccer? (Hint: 5 letter answer)
Q18) Whom did Old Spice feature in India as the Mantastic Man?
A18) Milind Soman
Q19) Airtel recently acquired 100% stake in a company called Wireless Business Services (WBSPL) which was founded by a US chipmaker. Which US chipmaker?
a) Cable & Wireless b) Qualcomm c) Intel
Q20) What did this couple create after a trip through Asia, as a guide to travel as cheaper cost. It can still be seen being used by foreign tourists in India?
A20) Lonely Planet Publication
Questions contributed by Saransh Verma. Saransh is currently a business management student at S P Jain, Mumbai. He took the first steps in the world of Quizzing while at school in Allahabad. Quizzing transformed from a hobby to passion while pursuing engineering at Pune. Since then he has been attempting to answer questions at quizzes organised at various college fests, BCQC, BQC opens and the likes of Landmark Quiz etc. He believes in the mantra “You win some, you lose some but try never to miss one.”