Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Delhi – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Delhi – Regional Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER:
    St. Stephens, Delhi
  • RUNNER UP:
    Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, Delhi

Regional Round Questions:

Round 1:

Q1) Started his career at the age of 19. Owned by his father, this construction business was responsible for building the MP Birla Planetarium. He made headlines in 2014 for making one of the greatest comebacks in the ‘business of sports’.

1

Ans) Jagmohan Dalmiya

Q2) Which famous electrical equipment company has started the QRG Health City in Faridabad?

Ans) Havells

Q3) Who was behind this punchline, Brand of fresh creamcakes.

2

Ans) Salman Rushdie

Q4) What first in India – Iba brand of cosmetics in India- Sep. 2014- from Ahmedabad with Ecotrail personal care, a company started by 2 Jain women?

Ans) 1st Halal cosmetics brand

Q5) Which “famous cook” started his business venture at the age of 65- when he received a cheque of $99 for social security – and realized that things can no longer go on like this?

Ans) Colonel Sanders

Q6) Analysis technique- Albert Humphrey. Convention of Stanford Research institute. Started with looking at data from Fortune 500 companies in the 1960s and 70s?

Ans) SWOT

Round 2:

Q1) Connect:

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Ans) TIFR

Q2) Which brand – from history of Indian advertising – First ad shown in color on Indian televisions- 1982 Asian Games.

Ans) Bombay Dyeing  

Q3) Advertisement for:

3

Ans) Goldspot

Q4)After Telgi scam- Tata Infoway along with State Bank of Mysore – started a vending machine- Kubera in 2003. For producing what?

Ans) Stamp papers

Q5)In 1987- to acquire controlling stake in this venture- Manu Chabria, Rahul Bajaj and HInduja brothers were in the running.- British company in the business of trucks and buses.

Ans) Ashok Leyland

Q6) Marketing term coined by Jerry Walsh – for situation to ‘ride off’ on publicity for a major event without contributing to the actual event sponsorship for it?

Ans) Ambush marketing

Q7) Mudra – Suitings brand. First sponsorship of a live telecast of a sporting event – with a 1980s Windies cricket tour to India.

Ans) Vimal

Q8) Logo of which ‘institute’ in the United States?

4

Ans) Federal Reserve

Q9) Connect:

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Ans) Professor Jagdish Bhagwati   

Q10) Book On:
5

Ans) Ambanis    

Q11) Creation by which Indian brand?

6

Ans) Tanishq

Q12) 2 word term used to denote bias shown by customers for certain products due to favourable experience of other products of same manufacturer.

Ans) Halo Effect

Round 3:

Q1) What is the location of the only ATM of the Swiss Bank in India?

Ans) Indian Parliament

 Q2) Whose offering?

7

Ans) Jacqueline Fernandez

Q3) What industry- 100 billion dollar industry- had its birth in 1767 in Jackson Spa. And, it has a therapeutic usage.

Ans) Bottled Water

Q4) Anna Boch- Bought ‘The Red Vineyard’. Famous for?
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Ans) Only buyer of a Van Gogh painting during his lifetime.

Q5) Connect:

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Ans) Aditya Birla Group

Q6) Famous eatery endorsed by Maulana Azad.

9

Ans) Moti Mahal

 

Questions contributed by Subhodeep Jash!

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Chandigarh – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Chandigarh – Regional Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER:
  • Punjab Univ – Shantanu Sharma and Aditya Bhaskar
  • RUNNER UP:
  • Army Inst. of Law – Yash and Manik Gupta

Wildcard:

Q.1. Which media conglomerate own “ America Online ” ?

Ans. Time Warner

Q.2. Which huge technology giant organizes “ Sapphire ” ?

Ans. SAP

Q.3. Which media house used to publish The Illustrated Weekly ?

Ans. The Times Group

Q.4. Which country has the lower denomination of its currency called baisa and the higher denomination called Rial ?

Ans. Sultanate Of Oman

Q.5. Vivian Richards was the first foreigner to appear in advertisement for this fabric company of India. Which fabric company?

Ans. Vimal

Q.6. The Chief Minister of a state in India was also a former employee of Tata Steel. Who ?

Ans. Arvind Kejriwal

 Regionals:

Q.1. WINK, made in India and developed by EC Media runs on Linux operating system. What is this first in India ?

Ans. India’s first e-reader 

Q.2. He worked as a mechanic at the Art Shokai garage, where he tuned cars and entered them in races. In 1937, with financing from his acquaintance he founded a company to make piston rings. After initial failures, the company won a contract to supply piston rings to Toyota, but lost the contract due to the poor quality of their products. After attending engineering school without graduating, and visiting factories around Japan to better understand Toyota’s quality control processes, by 1941 he was able to mass-produce piston rings acceptable to Toyota. During the post war period, he established his own technical research institute which later groomed into the giant we are familiar with today. Hence, which company came into being ?

Ans. Honda Motor Co. Ltd

Q.3. An advertisement related to death of tobacco advertising.

Q.4. Which Service of All India Radio was conceptualized to combat Radio Ceylon in 1957?

Ans. Vividh Bharti

Q.5. CCTV cameras were used for the first time to decide on fair results for which sport? They were first used in Bombay.

Ans. Horse-races at Mahalaxmi Race Course.

Q.6. The Royal Canadian Mint has released seven exciting new coins to commemorate the 75th anniversary of which hugely celebrated Super Hero world over?

Ans. Superman

Q.7. Connect –

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Ans. TATA Chemicals

Q.8. It is the codename for an upcoming virtual reality headset produced by Sony Computer Entertainment. It is designed to be fully functional with the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita game systems.

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Ans. Project Morpheus

Q.9. Identify a university from these types of shoes .

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Ans. Oxford University

Q.10. Dazzler, Onax, Krypton, Pulse Junior, Protomax, Avia, Glory, Ding-Dong, Stunner – Who manufactures this line of products from the world of TATA’s ?

Ans. Tata Stryder

Q.11. This product was started in 1939 and is the largest in category. The main ingredient used in it was once a part of its name but has to be replaced by its indicative letter after many other companies started using the same ingredient in there products. Though, its new name also became generic. Which product has been talked about ?

Ans. Parle-Glucose which was then changed to Parle-G

Q.12. This is one of the common techniques used in the valuation of inventory on hand at the end of a period and the cost of goods sold during the period. It assumes that goods which made their way to inventory (after purchase, manufacture etc.) later are sold first and those which are manufactured or acquired early are sold last. What has been talked about?

Ans. LIFO ( Last-In, First-Out ) method

Q.13. What was the name of the first bottled water brand in India?

Ans. Bisleri

Q.14. Name the business technique involving the sale of dependent goods for different prices – one good is sold at a discount, while the second dependent good is sold at a considerably higher price.

Ans. Gillette Razor Blade theory/Model

Q.15. A question with elements giving a connect to Google

Q.16. Name this high speed rail service from its logo.

rail

 

Ans. EuroStar

Q.17. Whose ad?

taj

Ans. Taj Safari

Q.18.  Bikes which have blend of characteristics from more specialized road bikes, touring bikes and mountain bikes. The resulting is a general-purpose bike that can tolerate a wide range of riding conditions and applications. What will you call this?

Ans. Hybrid Bike

Q.19. It is a Tamil satellite television station and TV channel first in its category to telecast twenty four hours and seven days of the week. It was the first fully privately owned television channel in India when it emerged in 1992. Which channel?

Ans. SunTv

Q.20. According to Vinod Mehta, this newspaper which is closely associated with Rudyard Kipling, was won by LM Thappar in a game of bridges in 1991. Author Rudyard Kipling, in his early 20s, worked at the newspaper office in Allahabad as an assistant editor from November 1887 to March 1889. This newspaper has a long history of being shut-down and again started publication. Which is this newspaper hugely popular in North India region?

Ans. The Pioneer

Q.21. According to RBI, on the basis of usage by cardholder, there are three types of cards namely Debit, Credit and which is the third one newly introduced into this category ?

Ans. Prepaid Card

Q.22. Which automobile giant mainly branded with the words “ If you will use our cars, You will save money ” in 1935 ?

Ans. Ford

Q.23. Connect the song “Ummedo wali dhoop, sunshine wali aasha” with this man.

man

Ans. Hero Moto Corp.

Q.24. Which group of brothers started this in 1880’s ?

wb

Ans. Wright Brothers

Contributed by Hitesh Kamboj and Virendra Mathur.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Jalandhar – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Jalandhar – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER:
    Lovely University
     – Chandra Bhushan and Ravi Kumar Rai
  • RUNNER UP:
    NIT Jalandhar
     – Sujit JP and Sandeep K

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Funda?

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Ans. The process of printing documents for the Budget 2015-16 begin with the ritual halwa ceremony

Q.2. Founded by Nihal Kharabanada and Vijay Kharabanada. Kit sponsors of Bharat FC, an I-league team.

Ans. Nivia

Q.3. Connect.

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Ans. Subway’s first all-vegetarian outlet on the campus of Lovely Professional University (LPU) in Jalandhar, Punjab.

Q.4. Microsft : Surface

Barnes & Noble : Nook

Datawind : ?

Ans. Akash tablet

Q.5. Print Ad (keep reading) for The Economist.

Q.6. A dance fitness program created by this Colombian dancer and choreographer. It is called Columbian ______ Fitness.

zumba

Ans. Zumba

Q.7. US state of Oregon has filed a new lawsuit against an IT giant saying the company is planning to pull the plug on hosting the state’s Medicaid system, which could jeopardize health insurance enrolment and re-enrolment for thousands of low-income Oregonians. Name the IT Giant? (Hint-it is the biggest database management company)

Ans. Oracle

Q.8. Connect. (Hint- Ownership to something in India)

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Ans. Pro Kabaddi League

Q.9. The design director of Sunday Times, London, Edwin Taylor designed the newspaper and provided a standard in design and editing. This newspaper was born on 7 July 1982. Which newspaper?

Ans. The Telegraph

Q.10. Which brand was named after the son of elder brother Ramniklal?

Ans. Vimal

Q.11. Question on the term supermarket.

Q.12. “India is a country of future” said by this Nobel laureate in Economics. He has visited India many times, recently in 2015.Who is he?

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Ans. Paul Krugman

Q.13. Question on chief smile officer of Oral B with some supporting text.

Ans. Madhuri Dixit

Q.14. The P & G’s brand in partnership with the American Association of University Women started Shine program to sponsor college grants for women. Which brand?

Ans. Pantene

Q.15. The Murree Brewery established in 1860 in Pakistan was managed by the family of very infamous man in India.In 1900s the brewery was obtained by the late Peshton group. Which infamous man is being talked about?

Ans. General Dyer

Q.16. Connect. (Hint- brand of TATA)

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Ans. Jaguar (above was Jaguar’s Villain Ad video)

Q.17. It is a San Francisco based website. Tagline- ‘When hotel rooms not available this is you solution’. Ad for?

airbnb

Ans. Airbnb

Q.18. Railway minister presented two Budgets, but resigned following the 1950 Budget in protest at the increasing power of the Planning Commission. He was the first Railway Minister of India. Who is he?

Ans. John Mathai

Q.19. This organisation has come as a boon for Jalandhar’s sports industry as goods makers here have received bulk orders, making about 10 lakh promotional balls for export to various countries in 2014. Name the organisation.

Ans. FIFA

Q.20. Who is the hero of this game “Biteman”?

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Ans. Luis Suarez

Q.21. Of the first 16 cars, 11 were designed by Harry Bentley Bradley. For which brand did he designed the cars? (Hint-think out of the box)

Ans. Hot wheels

Q.22. He is referred as the “King of Japanese Inventors”. Which automobile company did he found?

toyota

Ans. Toyota

Q.23. Significance?

TV Ad

Ans. World’s First Television Advertisement

Q.24. Founded in 1962, Danjaq LLC is the holding company responsible for the copyright and trademarks related to whom?

Ans. James Bond

 

Contributed by Rakshit Sood

 

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Jammu – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Jammu – Regional Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
  • MIET – Ankur Mahajan and Sanjay Kumar
  • RUNNER UP :
  • Central University Jammu – Bhavik U. and Ankur Sharma 

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Which is the only scheduled state owned corporation Bank in India ?

Ans: Jammu & Kashmir Bank

Q.2. Who is he?

CKP

Ans: CK Prahlad

Q.3. How do we better know “Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart”? It is a type of challenge-response test used in computing to determine whether or not the user is human.

Ans: CAPTCHA

Q.4. Following a request from Florida Gators Football head coach Ray Graves, what was created to help athletes by acting as a replacement for body fluids lost during physical exertion?

Ans: Gatorade

Q.5. Connect:-

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Ans: Tata Steel

Q.6. Who owns this?

Parle

Ans: Parle

Q.7. The minimum number of members of an assembly or society that must be present at any of its meetings to make the proceedings of that meeting valid is called?

Ans: Quorum

Q.8. In what innovative way did Hasbro celebrate Monopoly’s 80th Anniversary?

Ans: By replacing fake currency with original currency in some boxes.

Q.9. What word means- a list of people or groups regarded as unacceptable or untrustworthy and often marked down for punishment or exclusion?

Ans: Blacklist

Q.10. Who took the first ever selfie in space?

NASA

Ans: Buzz Aldrin

Q.11. Whose map is this?

yatra

Ans: Tata Jagriti Yatra

Q.12. Who is this?

gates

Ans: Bill Gates

Q.13. Connect:-

Al

Ans: Emirates

Q.14. Connect :-

AIRAWAYS

Ans: Etihad

Q.15. Connect:-

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Ans: Edison

Contributed by Ankur Mahajan

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Mumbai – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Mumbai – Regional Round Questions

 

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER : DJ Sanghvi – Mohit and Snehasish Panda
  • RUNNER UP : KJ Somaiya – Gaurav Dutta and Trimurti Gupta

Regional Round Questions:

1. Identify the brand name. (_ _ _ _ _ _ _   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _)

1

A. Antonio Banderas

2. Identify the brand.

2

A. Rafael Nadal

3. Started by Golcha Properties in 1958, this place in Mumbai had guests like Dilip Kumar, Madhubala , Meena Kumari to name a few. It went into liquidation in 1970s as the owners defaulted on municipal taxes and rent. On November 3rd, 1975 Manoj Desai bought it from the Jodhpur Court. What?

A. Maratha Mandir

4. What was created by Mr. Pietro in the 1940s by adding hazlenuts to the combination to increase the life of the cocoa which was in short supply due to World War II rationing ?

A. Nutella

5. The Friar Club started in 1904 as “The Press Agents” association. This club members had a bawdy behaviour during dinner and to chanelise it productively, in 1949, with Maurice Chevalier as the guest of hour, they created the world’s first. What ?

A. Roast

6. Identify the brand.

A. Pidilite

7. This Citroen car is named after which Spanish person?

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A. Pablo Picasso

8. Secretly owned by a crime family , with Harold Saxon as the CEO, Path-E-Tech Management was created from the merger of Path-Way Electronics and E-Tech Management. This company has only four divisions :- Marketing, HR, Engineering and Shipping. Who is their most famous engineer?

A. Dilbert

9. In 1993, Bal Krishan , a Ludhiana based London businessman gave his 18 year old son an ultimatum either to run the family restaurant or to prove himself . The son with a credit limit of 2000 Pound on his credit card went to Nepal and took Pashmina shawls to Britain and made 20 million pounds in the first year. Who?

A. Raj Kundra

10. Who is the owner of this company?

5

A. Roman Abramovich

11. Identify.

6

A. Henry Overton Wills III

12. Connect:

7

A. Tata Memorial Centre

13. Where would you come across this?

8

A. Liverpool FC

14. Connect:

9

A. Cargill

15. What in the world we live are ‘Null Stern Hotels’?

 A. Nuclear Bunkers

16. With Rufous Bellied, Spangled, Blue- Bellied and Laughing as the four main types. Which bird in the news in 2015 known as “The Bushman’s Clock” is used in Disney theme parks because of the laughter sounds it makes?

A. Kookaburra

17. Started in 1866 by publisher Schlicht & Field Company as a family journal of fashion, household décor, cooking, and other domestic interests. Which company came up with a range of yogurt brands in 1999 which failed miserably and was forced off the shelves in 2000? ( _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _)

A. Cosmopolitan

18. Question mentioning the Little Black Dress with the answer being Audrey Hepburn.

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19. What brand’s name meaning “Sounded” gets its name for an instrumental soloist, often with a piano accompaniment, typically in several with three sections?

A. Sonata

20. Question mentioning the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company with the answer being Eight O’Clock Coffee.

 

Questions contributed by Viraj Morabia!

 

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Bangalore – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Bangalore – Regional Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
  • Christ University- Himadri Banerjee and Vishnu
  • RUNNER UP : 
  • RV College of Engineering- Shreyas and Sudeep

Wild Card:

1) Facenet is a technology owned by?

Answer: Google

2) Connect an event held in New York, Bangalore, Berlin, Amsterdam to the company that sponsors it?

Answer: TCS sponsors Marathon in these cities

3) Abid Ali Neemuchwala is the new COO of which company?

Answer:  Wipro

4) Hearst Corporation has 20% stake in ESPN Inc. The rest 80% is held by?

Answer: The Walt Disney Company

5) It is a pencil brand which means ‘a female spirit of the clouds and waters in Hindu and Buddhist mythology.’ Which brand?

Answer: Apsara

6) ‘Caliphate Book’ Group is launched by the supporters of?

Answer: ISIS

7) Known as Hellofood in Africa, Latin America and the Middle East. It is a global online food delivery marketplace headquartered in Berlin, Germany and operating in more than 40 countries across four continents. The service allows users to select from local restaurants and place orders via the website or mobile application. How is it known in Asia?

Answer: Foodpanda

8) Finacle is the industry-leading universal banking solution from which company?

Answer: Infosys

9) Mint is collaborated with The Wall Street Journal in the US. In India, it is collaborated with?

Answer: HT Media/ Hindustan Times

10) Question on Angela Merkel

11)This retail chain was founded in the Netherlands  in 1932 by retailer Adriaan van Well. Through its affiliate organisations, it operates through most European  countries, parts of Africa, Asia. Its headquarters are in Amsterdam.Its name is also the root of the verb which means “to save [money]” in German. Name the retail chain.

Answer: SPAR Retail

12) Oseltamivir, marketed under the trade name, Tamiflu, is an antiviral medication used to counter which disease?

Answer: New Tablet for Swine Flu

Regional Round Questions:

1) President of Greenwood Timber Company,  who had experimented with boat design, traveled to Seattle,  and developed an interest towards aircraft. This led to the starting up of which company?

Answer: Boeing

2) This company has invested huge sums on developing “signature fragrances” that are sprayed in the aisle area and around the stores to draw consumers in. The consumers are so impressed with its trademark fragrance that they want it to be sprayed on their leather jackets and apparel as well. Which company?

Answer: Woodland

3) Connect:

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Answer: Future Group

4)  Identify the car model.

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Answer: Rolls Royce Ghost Mysore Collection

5) Owners of the Polaroid brand announced a multi-year strategic partnership with X,  who will serve as the creative director for a special line of Polaroid Imaging products. X’s broad and creative talents and the way X connects with fans in an own and unique manner made X as a natural choice for Polaroid. Name X who is a celebrity.

Answer: Lady Gaga

6) Name the famous automobile company.

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Answer: Cadillac

7) Question on the origin of Death by Chocolate.

8)  Connect:

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Answer: Toyota

9) Question on Nutella

10) This is a 5 Pound note issued in honour of?

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Answer: George Best

11)  Global private equity giant Kohlberg Kravis & Roberts (KKR)  is planning for private equity investment in which Chikmaglur based  coffee exporter and retailer ?

Answer: Cafe Coffee Day

12) This machine is also called the German Duplicate Machine. What is it?

Answer: 3D Self Image Printer

13) Three students from IIM-Kozhikode have been chosen for an internship. Their employer’s name means ‘Orbital Revolution’ in Sanskrit. It is a 8 member team. It is for the first time that they are offering internships.  Who is the employer?

Answer: Parikrama Music Band

14) HUL collaborated with the Mumbai Bhelpuriwalas for a marketing campaign of a hygenic habit. Similar looking green colour leaflets with children’s drawings and messages are used to wrap Bhelpuri. Thereby promoting to doing something twice a day. What product is being promoted?

Answer: Pepsodent

15)  Question on Richard Madeley.

16) Connect:

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Answer: Expedia

17) Identify.

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Answer: Project Ara

18) When Subba Rao’ secretary called him, he said he was busy. And would get back to her later. A word used by him lead to the name of which magazine? 0The name sounded musical too. It was a monthly magazine then.

Answer: Tinkle

19) ‘Her Life Her Choices’ is a ad campaign featuring Nimrat Kaur. It also highlights that the codes of femininity are changing and new expressions of womanhood are being formed.  It raises a toast to the woman of today who is strong, bold and confident.  The campaign conceptualised by Ogilvy India tells the story of a woman, who is aware of her self-worth and secure in a new-found fulfilling relationship with herself. Name the brand being advertised.

Answer: Titan Raga 

20) John H. Schnatter sold his 1971 Chevrolet Camaro to help his father’s struggling business. He used the left over funds to start X. What did he start?

Answer: Papa John 

21)  Which company was recognized by Siemens as a Platinum Partner, a distinction awarded annually to the highest-achieving Siemens value-added resellers (VAR)?

Answer: Tata Technologies

22) Android app by?

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Answer: Kodak

23)  Okryu-Gwan Restaurant is famous for cold noodles and its ambience. These are located in European cities. What is so special about them?

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Answer: It is run by the North Korean Government

24) Padma Bhushan awardee, he has collaborated with Ascension Health to set up a health care city in Cayman Islands. He served as Mother Teresa’s personal physician. He has leveraged economies of scale to provide affordable healthcare. Identify this cardiac surgeon and philanthropist?

Answer: Devi Prasad Shetty  

                                  

 Contributed by Vaishnavi Rao

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Kolkata – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 –Kolkata – Regional Round Questions

 

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
  •  IIFT – Kunal and Viraj
  • RUNNER UP :
  • IIM Calcutta – Deepak Thomas and Abhishek Sundar

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. A question on company manufacturing railway tracks for England railway services.

Ans. Tata Steel

Q.2. Time magazine ad and a still of a book called ‘The Franchise’. Connect.

Ans. Sports Illustrated

Q.3. Question mentioning Pierre Veyron image, car brand named after him?

Ans. Bugatti Veyron

Q.4. Question mentioning Reva commercial, still of scorpion

Ans. Mahindra Scorpio

Q.5. Question mentioning a cigarette logo. They have a fashion label in India.

Ans. Players & John Players

Q.6. Connect.

shilpa shetty

Ans. Shilpa Shetty.

Q.7. Chocolate became expensive and scarce due to rationing in Europe during World War II. An Italian pastry maker turned to the mighty hazelnut for salvation in 1946 and created Pasta Gianduja, renamed it. How do we know this better?

Ans. Nutella

Q.8. Question on  Airbnb

Q.9. Question on the meaning of the dessert Tiramisu

Q.10. Cricket Australia trademarked what phrase to protect against future use?

Ans. 63* Not Out 

Q.11. Question mentioning wine names with reference to ACDC songs, Black Shiraz, tie up between Australian Group and a wine manufacturer.

Ans. AC/DC Wines

Q.12. Question mentioning image of a vintage car. It is a huge brand in the world of beverages which started off by doing something else?

Ans. Budweiser

Q.13. Which online trading platform is named after a character in Jungle Book?

Ans. Sher Khan 

Q.14. Product placement in lit by Tagore: Kuntanil Oil (last question of the quiz, some kolkata hint)  *

Q.15. Question mentioning image of a cafe/hotel with a french sounding name and first names of founders mentioned. Ans. Atletico Madrid

Q.16. Question mentioning a list of goodies given to runners up and non winners.

Ans. Oscar Goodies (list of the goodies given to the nominees who miss out)

Q.17. Question on Beatles song Something Like That.

Q.18. Question mentioning Zandu Balm, image of Mahatma Zandu Bhattji. Hint: located and founded  in Gujarat

Q.19. Question on the Origin of the phrase Blue Collared from a fabric in France

 

Contributed by Kunal Malhotra and Vishwajeet Singh

 

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Chennai – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Chennai  – Regional Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
  • IIT-M- Varun and Chandrashekhar
  • RUNNER UP : 
  • IIT-M- Bharath and Prateek

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1.  Question on the which modern day wedding tradition of gifting diamond ring.

Q.2. In 1854 what was demonstrated for the first time at the New York Crystal Palace, the iron-and-glass exhibition hall at the center of the World’s Fair that changed the construction industry forever?

Ans. Lifts (by Otis)

Q.3. What did James Montgomery Flagg design which later went on to be called “poster of the century.” It was first depicted in the July 6th, 1916 issue of the Leslie Weekly.

JM Flagg- Designer of Uncle Sam

Ans. Uncle Sam

Q.4. Which company was founded in 1876 to provide a solution to the blisters that lumberjacks were experiencing caused by poor quality woollen socks?

Ans. Jockey

Q.5. How do we better know “South Asian Audio Visual Network?”

Ans. Saavn

Q.6. Complete the title of this book with a personality, on whose company this book is based on?

Dial M for Murder - book on Murdoch

Ans. Murdoch

Q.7. With which Tata company would you associate this person?

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Ans. Tata CMC

Q.8. “Trade with Trust” is the tagline of?

Ans. MCX

Q.9. Question on Wadia Group.

Q.10. Which Tata company began its journey commissioning its first project in February, 1915 at Khopoli, Maharashtra?

Ans. Tata Power

Q.11. In February 1978 what magazine was launched and became India’s first business magazine that is still in print?

Ans. Business India

Q.12. An offshore investment fund, typically formed as a private limited partnership, that engages in speculation using credit or borrowed capital?

Ans. Hedge Fund

Q.13. In 1907, the California Fruit Growers Exchange went to see Albert Lasker at the Lord & Thomas advertising agency as one of the fruit crops they were growing in abundance but nobody was buying it, Lasker branded the Exchange as Sunkit and told Sunkit to popularise what to increase the sale of the fruit?

Ans. Orange

Q.14. Which company’s IT initiative is this?

crl-logo

Ans. India Cements

Q.15. Connect: Robert Bosch, Tata Nano and an ad.

Ans. Bosch

Q.16. Identify the personality that appeared as Air Hostess in Air India ad.

Parmeshwar Godrej- appeared as air hostess in Air India ad

Ans. Parmeshwari Godrej (wife of Adi Godrej)

Q.17. Who is on the left?

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Ans. Professor Simply Simple (fictional character by Tata Asset Managment)

Q.18. A company that was once making a takeover attempt but ends up discussing a merger with the target company is called _____ ______.

Ans. Yellow Knight

Q.19. What is a Google Tax?

Ans. A levy on company profits which have only online presence in a bid to divert funds deposited in tax heavens

Q.20. This is a rare picture of which famous person?

Kasturi Rangan Iyengar- Kasturi & Sons

Ans. Kasturi Rangan Iyengar, founder of Kasturi & Sons

Q.21. What in India was founded in 2000 as a website, changed itself to a tabloid-format newspapers in 2004 and switched to a magazine in 2007?

Ans. Tehelka

Q.22. Project Last Mile is an initiative from which MNC?

Ans. Coca Cola

Q.23. Connect: Classmate ad, Mint-o, Surya Nepal ?

Ans. ITC

Q.24.  Identify the personality.

Gemini_Ganesan

Ans. Gemini Ganesan/ Gemini Studios

Q.25. Who owns the site r.com?

Ans. Rajnikanth

Q.26. Which entity had a clash with HSBC over the rights of using HSBC? (Think local)

Ans. Hotel Saravana Bhavan Corporation

 

Questions contributed by Samyuktha Raman, Jitendra Gaglani and Saiprasath Janarthanan.

 

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.   (_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _)

3

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?

1

Ans. Women’s Day

Contributed by Nikhil Joy and Viraj Morabia!

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Navi Mumbai – Regional Round Questions


Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Navi Mumbai – Regional Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER:
    ICAI
     – Viraj Morabia and Apeksh Porwal
  • RUNNER UP:
    Datta Meghe Engineering College 
     – Sagar Surve and Rahul Dole

Regional Round Questions:          

  1. Identify these two brothers. Which company takes its names from them?

1

Answer: Volkart Brothers. Voltas.

  1. What was co-founded by two former Facebook employees, Adam D’Angelo and Charlie Cheever? The inspiration behind creating this was that Q & A is one of those areas on the internet where there are a lot of sites, but no one had built something that was really good.

Answer: Quora

  1. Connect:
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Answer: KFC

  1. In India, the _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ was a payment made to the royal families of erstwhile princely states as part of their agreements to first integrate with India in 1947.

Answer: Privy Purse

  1. This formula is used to calculate what?

2

Answer: Temple Run (Tr)

  1. This person was not allowed to vote after world war II. He is the founder of _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _.

    3

Answer: Hugo Boss

  1. Which company ran a ‘smash’ campaign through which people were asked to smash their phones to get an invite?

Answer: OnePlus

  1. Connect:
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Answer: The Economist. The person is James Wilson.

  1. What was started by seven Gujarati women from Bombay after borrowing Rs 80 from Chhaganlal Karamsi Parekh?

Answer: Lijjat / Shri Mahila Griha Udyog Lijjat Papad

  1. Explain.

4

Answer: Microsoft Cortana

  1. A question on Marvel with the answer being Stan Lee.
  1. Logo of?

    5

Answer: BSA

  1. What is the significance of Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena in the world of finance?

Answer: The world’s oldest surviving bank

  1. This is the logo of Mighty Ducks. This club was founded by?

    6

 

Answer: Walt Disney Company

  1. A connect question featuring this image.

    7

Answer: Hero MotoCorp

  1. What was started by her in 1992 which changed the way kids watch television?

    8

Answer: Cartoon Network

  1. Question on the origin of the word ‘Contract’.
  2. Question on the  nickname given to the twin towers after a philanthropist with the answer being Rockefeller.
  1. What are these?

9

Answer: Business cards of Lego executives

  1. Question on ‘who is The Man in the White Suit?’

Answer: The Stig from Top Gear

  1. Which organization was behind this film?

10

Answer: FIFA

  1. Who or what is behind this campaign asking you to join their team?

11

Answer: Indian Air Force

  1. Question on Elisha Gray and an invention.

Answer: Telephone

 

 

Questions contributed by Prasad Sawant.