Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Jammu – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Jammu – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS: 

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

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. What is marketed as “Bigger Than Bigger”?

Ans: Iphone 6 Plus

Q.2. What specific to Jammu can be found on the back of Rs.5 coin?

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Ans: Vaishno Devi

Q.3. What started as “Google Circles” ?

Ans: Google Plus

Q.4. How many pice constituted Re.1 when anna system was used ?

Ans: 64

Q.5. Which Corporate Group is owned by Ruia’s?

Ans: Essar

Q.6. Which magazine is owned by Raheja’s?

Ans: Outlook

Q.7. Which Film industry is known as “Sandalwood”?

Ans: Kannada

Q.8. Apple launched which tagline with below photo?

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Ans: Think Different

Q.9. Which major company owns Touchstone Pictures?

Ans: Walt Disney

Q.10. Which major technology company first thought about launching tablet computers 10 years ago but dropped the idea as being immature?

Ans: Microsoft

Q.11. Which company launched “Sach” branded toothpaste?

Ans: Future Group

Q.12. Which soaps and detergent company was launched by Karsan Bhai Patel ?

Ans: Nirma

Q.13. Which famous poet and lyricist sits on the board of Jet Airways ?

Ans: Jawed Akhtar

Q.14. In 1936 ten cement companies belonging to Tatas, Khataus, Killick, Nixon and F E Dinshaw groups merged to form which single entity ?

Ans: ACC

Q.15. South Korea’s former President Lee Myung-bak was also the CEO of which major Automobile Company?

Ans: Hyundai

Q.16. Who is this ?

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Ans: Richard Branson

Q.17.  Identify.

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Ans: Satyam Scam

Q.18. Who is this man?

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Ans: GD Birla

Q.19. Who runs HARPO magazine ?

Ans: Oprah Winfrey

Q.20. Which antiseptic item gets its name from its component ‘boric acid’, the astringent and sunscreen ‘zinc oxide’, and the emollient ‘lanolin’?

Ans: Boroline

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.

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A. Henry Overton Wills III

12. Connect:

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A. Tata Memorial Centre

13. Where would you come across this?

8

A. Liverpool FC

14. Connect:

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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 – Mumbai – Preliminary Round Questions

     Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Mumbai – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS: 

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

Preliminary Round Questions:

1. ICANN sold the costliest domain name which was the “.app”. Which company bought it in March 2015?

A. Google

2. Identify.

1

A. Louis Vuitton

3. Identify the pain balm company.

2

 A. Amrutanjan

4. Identify the logo of the company which published Harry Potter.

3

A. Bloomsbury

5. Lira is the currency of which country?

A. Turkey

6. Which International airline has a tradition of calling its airhostess as “Flying Ladies”, “Golden Girl”, “Sleeping Beauty”, “Pancake Queen”?

A. Virgin Airlines

7. Which car from Nissan stable launched in 1966 as Datsun 1000 and called as Sentra in US and Tsuru in Mexico means “Cherry and Bright” in English ?

A. Sunny

8. Logo of which company?

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A. Tinder

9. Ajit Jain in 1996 joined which company to revive National Indemnity Company?

A. Berkshire Hathaway

10. Owned by the Mid Day Publications Ltd, which Joint venture between BBC and New media works , what operates on 95 in Ahmedabad ?

A. Radio One

11. Who is the shirt sponsor of West Indies Cricket Team?

A. Yepme

12. In March 2015 which famous businessmen was honoured with a Doctorate of Automotive Engineering by the Clemson University ?

A. Ratan Tata

13. Jack Cohen began selling surplus groceries from a stall in the East End of London in 1919. The first brand sold by the company was a tea packet made by a partner of the tea firm, Thomas Edward Stockwell. Which company is it?

A. Tesco

14. Identify the chewing gum brand.

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A. Mentos

15. Which company’s tagline translates into “Advancement through technology”?

A. Audi (Vorsprung durch Technik)

16. Deori is a temple in the Tamar village, Ranchi. This is a deity which is an incarnation of Goddess Durga. This deity was chosen as the name of a famous sports management company started by Arun Pandey in 2007 . Which company?

A. Rhiti Sports

17. Identify the name of the US President after whom this tobacco brand is named.

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A. George Washington

18. What exchange rate is adopted so that an identical good in different countries has same price when expressed?

A. Purchasing power parity(PPP)

19. The history of this magazine began when Edward K. Thompson, the retired editor of Life magazine, was asked by the, S. Dillon Ripley, to produce a magazine.

A. Smithsonian

20. When Internoth corp took over Houston Natural Gas Company in 1985. They wanted to change the name and combine two words “On & Enter”. Which company is this?

A. Enron

 

Questions contributed by Viraj Morabia.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – South Zonal Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – South Zonal Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
  • GLC Kochi –Jis Sebastian and Feny Joy
  • RUNNER UP : 
  • TAPMI- Sudarshan and Vinayak

 

Q.1. Originally known as  ‘Cine Morelos’ in Morelia, Mexico. It is the largest chain in Latin America and the fourth largest in the world, with over 334 theaters, 3,187 screens and over 27,177 employees throughout Mexico, Gauatemla, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Brazil, Peru, India and the United States. How do we know this company better?

Answer: Cinepolis

Q.2. The group was founded  by Late Seth Shri Shankarlalji Surajmalji Kasliwal & Late Sethani Smt. Chandrawatiji Shankarlalji Kasliwal in the year 1943. It was named after Shankarlalji Surajmalji Kasliwal, his sons (Alok Kumar, Vivek Kumar, Ashok Kumar, Sumati Kumar, Shambhu Kumar & Abhaya Kumar) and daughters (Vijaya Kumari, Snehlata Kumari, Unnati Kumari, Pragati Kumari, Yojna Kumari, Bhavna Kumari & Sadhana Kumari). Which textile and apparel company are we talking about?

Answer: S Kumars

Q.3. They are the founders of?

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Answer: Bain Capital

Q.4.  What special type of institute was established in the year 1881 for the first time in the United States, to train the future leaders to conduct corporations and public organizations in a rapidly evolving industrial era?

Answer: Wharton Business School, (the first B-School)

Q.5. Connect question on Royal Enfield.

Q.6. ‘Thrill’ is an aerated beverage introduced by which business tycoon?

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Answer: Vijaya Mallya

Q.7. Which company was founded by them?

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Answer: Urban Ladder

Q.8. What is special about the football match of Manchester United on 31st January 2010? (Hint: Something happened for the first time in the history of Indian television)

 Answer: First 3D Telecast

Q.9. According to Gaurav Jain, the founder of this eatery chain, the name has a nice Punjabi feeling and also reminds of a very famous Qawwali song. Name the eatery chain.

Answer: Mast Kalandhar

Q.10. What is Icarus factor?

Answer: A situation where managers or executives initiate an overly ambitious project which then fails. Fueled by excitement for the project, the executives are unable to reign in their misguided enthusiasm before it is too late to avoid the failure.

Q.11.  It is a slang term used to refer a situation where a person invests without any knowledge. What is it referred as?

Answer: Dead Horse Investment.

Q.12. What does the term sub-lebrity mean?

Answer: A so-called celebrity who despite occasionally appearing on the news or in a newspaper has no real relevance to our lives in any way whatsoever. And has no real talent. 

Q.13. Connect.

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Answer: MS Dhoni

Q.14. With a dimension of  9.7 by 6.3 centimetres, it is made of 100 per cent cotton rags. It will weigh 90 grams per square metre and have thickness of 110 microns. It will have the bilingual signature of Rajiv Mehrishi. After a gap of 20 years, what is being re-introduced again in the year 2015?

Answer: One Rupee Note

Q.15. Born on 27 June 1964 in a Kashmiri Pandit family of landlords and army officers. Her father retired from the army in 1983. She had two brothers, one of whom works for a bank; the other is in the Army.  She graduated from the Government College for Women in Srinagar, where she studied during 1986-88.  She was a sales manager in the Dubai-based TECOM Investments, and a co-owner of the India-based Rendezvous Sports World. Identify the Indo-Canadian businessperson and the wife of Indian diplomat.

Answer: Sunanda Pushkar

Q.16. Which shareware file archiver and compressor utility was created by Eugene Roshal?

Answer: WinRar

Q.17. Making of which company’s logo?

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Answer: Paperboat

Q.18. Mel Haney is the fictitious mascot and coverboy of which magazine?

Answer: Mad Magazine

Q.19. Connect to a personality.

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Answer: Arun Jaitley

Q.20.  The Tata Sustainability Group announced the appointment of Ms Anita Rajan as the Chief Operating Officer of  Tata Strive. The initiative will require that Tata companies work together with non-Tata companies, NGOs, foundations, Union and State Governments, and, in particular, the Ministry of Entrepreneurship, Youth Affairs and Sports.  The knowledge expertise within Tata companies will bring in quality into the training programmes, besides appropriate certification and measurement of outcomes. Tata Strive address what pressing issue?

Answer: Skill Develpoment

Q.21. Al Hayat is the media centre of ?

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Answer: ISIS

Q.22. With which telecom company would you associate this place with?

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Answer: Vodafone

Q.23. Which entrepreneur would you associate with The Dearborn Independent?

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 Answer: Henry Ford

Q.24.  Question on Je suis Charlie.

 

Questions contributed by Vaishnavi Rao.

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.

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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 – Bangalore – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Bangalore – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS: 

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

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. This brand is owned by which Wimbeldon Champion?

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  Answer: Venus William

Q.2. This is the print advertisement by which soap brand? (Hint: You eat what you touch)

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Answer: Lifebuoy

Q.3. ‘Infinitum Nihil’ meaning ‘Nothing is forever’ is the production company of X. It is run by his sister Christi Dembrowski. X founded the company in 2004. It was earlier known as ‘JD Infinitum’. Who is X?

Answer: Johnny Depp

Q.4. Howard the Duck is a fictional character in which Comics universe?

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Answer: Marvel Universe

Q.5. Private life insurance company Tata AIA Life has entered into a bancassurance partnership with which bank to offer its products through the bank channel?

Answer: Citibank

Q.6. Which fashion and fabric retailer group owns ColourPlus Fashions, Silver Spark Apparel, JK Helene Curtis Ltd., EverBlue, Celebrations?

Answer: Raymond

Q.7. Which social networking website offers credit?

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Answer: Facebook

Q.8. Enzo Ferrari was born in X, a city and municipality on the south side of the Po Valley, in Italy. It is also known as “the capital of engines”. One of Ferrari’s cars was named after the town itself. What is X?

Answer: Modena

Q.9. Established in 1930s, it was formally incorporated in the city of Bangalore, Karnataka. In 2002, an equity stake was purchased by the Dutch ING Group.  This merger marks the first between an Indian bank and a foreign bank. Which bank is being talked about here?

Answer: Vysya Bank

Q.10. Vodafone has launched Games and Apps services in India.  Via this portal, consumers will gain access to well-known apps and games like Where’s My Water?, Where’s My Mickey?, Where’s My Perry?, Toy Story : Smash It!, Brave, Chennai Express’  and many more. This service is powered by in collaboration with which company?

Answer: Disney

Q.11. Which better sound company chairman and the primary stockholder donated the majority of the firm’s shares to Massachusetts Institute of Technology, as it was his alma mater?

Answer: Bose

Q.12. Which confectionary brand partnered with Japan’s postal service, to create a post card like product sold at the post office that could be mailed to students as edible good luck charm?

Answer: Kit Kat

Q.13.  Identify the person, who is also called as ‘Steve Jobs of the East’.

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Answer: Lei Jun

Q.14. Question on Ola Cabs.

Q.15. The term began to appear in the American press in the early 1940s, describing the largest of aerial bombs: single bombs capable of destroying a city block, also known as “cookies” during the firebombing of Hamburg. The entertainment industry uses this slang referring to a particularly successful play. What term?

Answer: Blockbuster

Q.16.  It is a biennial event held in Bangalore. It has participation from 29 countries with 570 companies (274 overseas + 296 domestic). Mr. Modi is be the second Prime Minister to inaugurate the event after H. D. Deve Gowda in 1996. What event?

Answer: Aero India

Q.17. Which company’s name originates  from the Sanskrit word  meaning “limitless expanse”?  Phee Teik Yeoh is the CEO of the company.

Answer: Vistara Airlines

Q.18. This is the description of ? The crest features the Bangalore Palace coloured in white in order to symbolize “victory”  from when the Wodeyars won the palace back. The pride, resilience, and pride of the people of Bengaluru is represented by a picture of a blue Gandaberunda – a mythical two headed bird that is said to possess magical might – in the middle of the crest. The use of the Gandaberunda is from the coat of arms for the state of Karnataka and is the symbol of the state.  (Hint: Parth Jindal is its Managing Director)

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Answer: Bangalore FC logo 

Q.19. Google Doodle for?

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Answer: Alessandro Volta

Q.20. Name the ad agency whose client was Subaru.

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Answer: Weiden Kennedy

Questions contributed by Vaishnavi Rao.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Coimbatore – Preliminary Round Questions

       Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Coimbatore – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER : PSGCAS – Renga SB and Surya Narayanan
  • RUNNER UP : CIT – Rahul and Kaushik

 

Preliminary Round Questions:

1. Started as Jidosha Seizo  Kabushiki Industries, which automobile company gets its name from Nippon Sangyo?

A. Nissan

2. This fashion label was launched in 1991. Which one?

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A. Armani Exchange

3. Started in July 8, 1889, which newspaper has sections like Marketplace, Money & Investing, Mansion ?

A. Wall Street Journal

4. Stilton, Ricotta, Parmesan, Feta, Gouda are different types of what?

A. Cheese

5. Currently, If it is ‘Atiur Rahman’ for Bangladesh, ‘Ashraf Wathra’ for Pakistan and ‘Mark Carney’ for The United Kingdom. Who is it in India?

A. Raghuram Rajan

6. Ad for?

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A. Harley Davidson

7. Logo of?

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A. Karur Vysya Bank

8. Sold for $35.6 million in 2010, which is the most expensive domain name of all time?

A. Insurance.com

 9. In GAAP,if GA stands for Generally Accepted what does AP stand for?

A. Accounting Principles

10.This soccer league team is owned by Den Networks. Which city?

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A. Delhi Dynamos FC

11. Which cement company owns these brands?

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A. India Cements

12. Smart Series 7000 is a Bluetooth-enabled toothbrush by which brand?

A. Oral-B

13. Which watch manufacturer began in 1917 in the small Swiss town of Lengnau when the three brothers Fritz, Ernst, and Werner Schlup opened the Schlup & Co. clockwork factory?

A. Rado

14. Exclusively.com is a luxury fashion retailer. Which e-commerce portal acquired it?

A. Snapdeal

15. Which consultancy company’s logo is this?

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A. EY

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17.  The XK-E (E-type) car ranked first in “100 most beautiful cars” of all time and also ranked number one on list of Top Sports Cars of the 1960s.Which car brand produced this car?

A. Jaguar

18. Identify the Businessman behind this initiative.

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A. Bill Gates of Gates Foundation

19. Identify the company she heads.

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A. TAFE

20. Subdivided into 100pul what is the currency of Afghanistan?

A. Afghani

Questions contributed by Vishnu Santhosh​ and Ms.Anuradha Pai​ Ma’am.

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.

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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 – Kolkata – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Kolkata  – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS: 

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

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. This property is being sold off to fund Subroto Roy Sahara’s bail. Prince Alwaleed bin Talaland and a New York Sports agent are actively bidding for it. What is being talked about?

Answer: The New York Plaza

Q.2. Identify her famous painter father.

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Answer: Pablo Picasso

Q.3. Identify the logo.

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Answer: Random House

Q.4. This Japanese car derives its name from the Greek word “Ethos” which means spirit.

Answer- Etios

Q.5. Identify the logo. This firm owns the trademark BAT.com

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Answer- British American Tobacco

Q.6. Ashton Kutcher served as the Chief Product Designer for one of the products from this brand.

Answer- Lenovo

Q.7. Expand JIT.

Answer- Just In Time

Q.8. Identify the brand.

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Answer- Fevicol Fevi Kwik

Q.9. Which company has recently launched this App.

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Answer- Facebook

Q.10. Which media house was recently involved in a conflict with Star Group regarding the streaming of World Cup matches?

Answer- Doordarshan

Q.11. Identify the logo.

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Answer- BEML

Q.12. Identify the logo.

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Answer-PWC

Q.13. Identify the logo. This retail chain has the positioning “Helping you spend less”.

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Answer-Star Bazaar

Q.14. Identify the author.

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Answer- Janet Yellen

Q.15. He ran for presidential elections and also started Yellow Journalism. He was also the editor of National Lampoons. Who is he?

Answer- William Hearst

Q.16. This brand literally means a member of a travelling people group with dark skin and hair, traditionally living by itinerant trade and fortune telling.

Answer- Gypsy

Q.17. Name the brand which is also known as Hathiwala.

Answer- Boroline

Q.18. This airline is famous for having liveries of tabla, rangoli, peackock etc. It has the tagline “Simply Priceless”.

Answer- Air India Express

Q.19. Identify the face on the currency.

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Answer- Hans Christian Anderson

Q.20. This sports equipment manufacturer was once endorsed by Saurav Ganguly and Yuvraj SIngh.

Answer- SS

 

Questions contributed by 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?

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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.

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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.