Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Bangalore – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Bangalore – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
  • National Law School (NLS) – Jayadev and Parth Singh
  • RUNNER UP :
  • RVCE – Sagar and Nikhil

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Aamras, Jaljeera are flavours launched by which company?

Ans. Paperboat

Q.2. Founded and managed by James Park and Eric Friedman, which health related wearble technology comany are we talking about?

Ans. Fitbit

Q.3. Who is the Non-Executive Board Member of Infosys? He was a very important person in Ashoka Leyland.

a) Venu Srinivasan

b) R Seshasayee

c) V Ramachandran

Ans. R Seshasayee

Q.4. Question on Microsoft

Q.5. Which apparel brand introduced rainbow hues to its logo extending support to LGBT community?

Ans. Adidas

Q.6. Kan Khajura Tesan is a radio by which FMCG group?

Ans. Hindustan Unilever

Q.7. nuPC is a compact desktop made by Intel in association with?

Ans. Microsoft

Q.8. Question on Honda 

Q.9.Wolfgang Prock Shauer is the new CEO of which Indian Airline?

Ans. GoAir

Q.10. Gaatiman Express is a superfast express train from New Delhi to which city? Hint: Famous among tourists

Ans. Agra

Q.11. Which company was earlier known as Legend?

Ans. Lenovo

Q.12. Logo of?

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Ans. Penguin Books

Q.13. Which brand?

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Ans. Fevicole-Pidilite

Q.14. How do we know him better?

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Ans. Marlboro Man

Q.15. Logo of?

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Ans. Foursquare

Q.16. K Dinesh is a not so famous member of which Karnataka Based company?

Ans. Infosys

Q.17. Which company from the hospitality sector trademarked a pillow as their logo?

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Ans. Ibis

Q.18.  Logo of?

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Ans. Corner House

Q.19. ‘The Book Accidental Scholar’ is about which Indian Origin Person? He is a management guru, thinker.

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Ans. Jagadish N Seth

Q.20. Question about an Oil Company

Knockout:

Q.1. Question on subsidiaries of Royal Bank of Scotland

Q.2. Vedika is a brand by?

Ans. Bisleri

Q.3. 36 surprises and 36 cities is the caption of ?

Ans. Chattisgarh Tourism

Q.4. “New Age of Innovation” is by?

Ans. CK Prahalad

Q.5. From Gita, Mahabharata, “Yoga Kshemam Vahamyaham” is derived. It is the slogan of?

Ans. LIC

Q.6. Question on the establishment of State Bak of Indore

Q.7. Indrajal Comics is owned by which media house?

Ans. Times Group

Q.8. Which group owns CEAT tyres?

Ans. RPG Group

Q.9. George Stephen and Alexandra Elle are the founders of which company? It is also the largest manufacturer of steel barrels in India.

Ans. Balmer & Lawrie

Questions contributed by Vaishnavi Rao

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Ranchi – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Ranchi – Regional Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
  • NIT Rourkela – Nishanth and Wasim Sajjad
  • RUNNER UP :
  • NIT Rourkela – Prathamesh and Debashish

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Started by Sir George Everest. Logo given in slide.

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Ans. Geological Survey of India

Q.2. Devender Jain’s group. Started off as a publishing house. Now known for a chain of cinemas. What is the cinemas being mentioned here?

Ans. Inox

Q.3. Recently, Tata has launched services like Tata Delight and Tata Emperor. For this purpose, Tata has roped in CEAT and PayTM as its partners. What are these?(Hint: Airline connect)
Ans. Loyalty programs in commercial cars

Q.4. Connect-

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Ans. Jockey

Q.5. Satoshi Nakamoto associated with?

Ans. Bitcoin

Q.6. Sega Satellite changed its name to what?

Ans. Vedanta

Q.7. Twitter recently filed a claim in US and Europe. …This is the Twitter equivalent of gossiping about someone behind their back. What?

Ans. Subtweet

Q.8. Identify the person.

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Ans. KPP Nambiar

Q.9. Tata _______. First brought to India in 2014 Delhi Auto Expo. Code named X104, how do we know it now? (Hint: Name similar to a noble gas)

Ans. Tata Nexon

Q.10. Connect- “Banno k iniyat buri” (Video song) and “Feel of Life”

Ans. Aditya Birla Nuvo

Q.11. _____ Crisis= Swiss watchmaker’s crisis. Coincided with advent of _____ oscillator tech watches. Now we see ___ in almost all watches.

Ans. Quartz

Q.12. Logo of?

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Ans. Urban Clap

Q.13. Name of device that derives its names from the Greek words hodós (“path” or “gateway”) andmétron (“measure”).

Ans. Odometer

Q.14. Hindustan Global Solutions (HGS) recently signed him up. Who?

Ans. Anirbal Lahiri

Q.15. Founded by Jayantirao Silgaonkar. Product of Sumangal Press.

Ans. Kalniray Calendar

Q.16. ITC will rebuild this building, touted as Asia’s oldest hospitality property in Srinagar. Name it.

Ans. Nedou’s Hotel

Q.17. Founder whose wife went on a long distance journey with her children without her husband’s consent on a horsecart to show that they were saft for travel too. (Image of the route taken on screen)

Ans. Mercedes

Q.18. Which company recently launched the 125cc motorcycle ‘Saluto’?

Ans. Yamaha

Q.19. PC Chandra Group company. Established itself as leading manufacturer of Industrial Adhesive in the country under which brand?

Ans. Dendrite

Q.20. Logo of?

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Ans. Adobe Animate

Q.21. Tata Motors European Technical Centre (TMETC) is in which country?

Ans. UK

Q.22. Connect:

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Ans. Goodyear

Q.23. Picture of ?

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Ans. NIKE Self-tying shoes

Questions contributed by Swayambodha Mohapatra

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Ranchi – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Ranchi – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
  • NIT Rourkela – Nishant Nihar and Wasim Sajjad
  • RUNNER UP :
  • NIT Rourkela – Prathamesh and Debashish

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Maruti has launched which premium segment hatchback recently?

Ans. Baleno

Q.2. Which company has launched trucks named Blazo. Hint-presence in software sector and this company is on the rise

Ans. Mahindra

Q.3.Which group has launched the website abof.com?

Ans. Aditya Birla Group

Q.4.Which newspaper was bought by Barclays Group? Hint- There is a newspaper of same name in East India

Ans. Telegraph                                                                                                     *

Q.5.Which hotel group has excpanded in India by focusing to Tier B cities first and has created a “blu wave”?

Ans. Radison Blu

Q.6.Which oil company was started after discovering oil at Spindletop, Texas but named itself after a different area?

Ans. Gulf Oil

Q.7. Which is currently the largest bank in the world with a capitalization of over 200bn$ and took over ICBC china?

Ans. Wells Fargo & Co.

Q.8.Which country advertises itself as garden by the bays. Hint- Casinos

Ans. Singapore

Q.9.-Which ridesharing company was conceived in Dec 2003, by Frederic Mazella after he could not get home for Christmas?

Ans. BlaBlaCar

Q.10.What is the two letter codename that all aircrafts from India have?

Ans. VT

Q.11. A question on the origin of logo of Rolling Stones

Q.12. Logo of?

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Ans. Bing

Q.13. Chitra Ramakrishnan is the CEO of what?

Ans. National Stock Exchange

Q.14. Logo of?

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Ans. BASF

Q.15. Identify?

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Ans. Betty Crocker 

Q.16. Which company has made a 4G tower camoflauged by a palm tree for the first time India?

Ans. Reliance Jio

Q.17. Which music store recently changed its tagline from “Music, Movies, Masti and mauj” to” My Fun, My Way”?

Ans. Planet M

Q.18. Identify.

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Ans. Milton Friedman.

Q.19.Question on Founder of DPS School Group

Questions contributed by Prathamesh Dash.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Jamshedpur – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Jamshedpur – Regional Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
  • NIT Jamshedpur – Palak and Aakash
  • RUNNER UP :
  • IIT Kharagpur – Arjit Patra and Sayan Dutta

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Connect.

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Ans. Women Time person of the year

Q.2. Internet Saathi is an initiative by whom to help rural Indian women get on to the Internet?

Ans. Google

Q.3. Which scientist is known for isolation of oxygen?

Ans. Joseph Priestly

Q.4. Question on Tenant farmers and Henry Ford

Q.5. Question on Didi Kuaidi.

Q.6. Ehuts are a initiative of which bank?

Ans. IDBI Bank

Q.7. Connection on Cycle agarbatti

Q.8. Expand FSSAI?

Ans. Food Safety and Standards Authority of India

Q.9. Question on Cathedral builder 

Q.10. Question on Make in India’s Twitter hashtag smiley

Q.11. Question on Etymology of chauffeur

Q.12. Question on History of Cadilac

Q.13. Who is behind Tata Open?

Ans. Prakash Padukone

Q.14. Ice hat is a concept assocaited with which company?

Ans. Nike

Q.15. Which toy shop began as Noah’s ark?

Ans. Hamleys

Q.16. Question on Montblanc being the Patron of Art Luciano Pavarotti

Q.17. Question on Bang & Olufsen

Q.18. Question on History of Cummins

Q.19. Question on Etymology of Maybelline

Q.20. Which watch brand is officially allowed in Wimbledon?

Ans. Rolex

Q.21. Question on Guerilla marketing

Q.22. Question on History of CCD

Q.23. Santoor is owned by whom?

Ans. Wipro

Q.24. Chitra Ramakrishna associated with?

Ans. NSE

Questions contributed by Kautuk Raj. 

He has eached the national finals of Thomas Cook Travel Quest, won an all expenses paid trip to Singapore and Malaysia. Friends with top quizmasters in India, he studied at School Rajendra Vidyalaya, Jamshedpur. Jamshedpur = A city every Indian should visit. It makes you feel so proud, and in many ways laid the foundations of the business economy in India.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Jamshedpur – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Jamshedpur – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
  • NIT Jamshedpur – Palak and Aakash
  • RUNNER UP :
  • IIT Kharagpur – Arjit Patra and Sayan Dutta

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Which Tata leader accompanied Albert Einstein on the violin, while he played the piano?

Ans. Russi Modi

Q.2. Project Jacquard makes it possible to weave touch and gesture interactivity into any textile using standard, industrial looms. Everyday objects such as clothes and furniture can be transformed into interactive surfaces. Which tech giant is behind this?

Ans. Google

Q.3. Kevin Ashton is a British technology pioneer who cofounded the Auto-ID Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), which created a global standard system for RFID and other sensors. He is known for coining which term?

Ans. Internet of Things

Q.4. AspireV Nitro is a laptop from which company? (Hint – 4 lettered)

Ans. Acer

Q.5. Which company acquired Savlon and Shower and Shower because the category it was in created bad image and was injurious to health?

Ans. ITC

Q.6. Which airline’s aircraft features JRD Tata livery?

Ans.Air Asia

Q.7. SCICI merged with ICICI. If ICI stands for Investment Corporation of India, what does SC stand for?

Ans. Shipping Credit

Q.8. Which company means a bank of softwares in Japanese? (Hint – In news for investing in Indian startups)

Ans. Softbank

Q.9. Which fitness company was founded by James Park and Eric Friedman?

Ans.Fitbit

Q.10. Which travel website was started by Microsoft and later spun off as a multibillion-dollar company because it was “no longer about software intensive technology” and they were “concerned that they would not do their best at this.”?

Ans. Expedia

Q.11. Which car rental company is CAR on NASDAQ?

Ans.Avis

Q.12. What connects a character on TBBT and a one cent coin?

Ans. Penny

Q.13. C-X75 is a car by which company that advertises itself as ‘Good to be bad’? It is the car of the villain in James Bond movie Spectre.

Ans. Jaguar

Q.14. Expand LGAP if AP stands for Accounting Principle. (Hint – A chocolate brand)

Ans. Lady Godiva

Q.15. Expand LVMH in which LV is Louis Vuitton.

Ans.Moët Hennessy

Q.16. He invented something to do with noodles that made national headlines in India. What?

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Ans.MSG

Q.17. Lime is a mobile wallet app from which bank? Screenshot from Google Play was given.

Ans.Axis Bank

Q.18. Which country issued panda coins, known for diplomatic relations with pandas?

Ans.China

Q.19. Screenshot of abc.xyz. Identify the company.

Ans. Alphabet

Q.20. This is Angela. She heads which company’s retail and online stores? She earns more than the CEO himself.

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Ans. Apple

Contributed by Kautak Raj. His bio: He has eached the national finals of Thomas Cook Travel Quest, won an all expenses paid trip to Singapore and Malaysia. Friends with top quizmasters in India, he studied at School Rajendra Vidyalaya, Jamshedpur. Jamshedpur = A city every Indian should visit. It makes you feel so proud, and in many ways laid the foundations of the business economy in India.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Coimbatore – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Coimbatore – Regional Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
  • PSG College of Technology – Pranav R and Ram Prakash
  • RUNNER UP :
  • CIT – Rahul and Uthresh

Regional Round Questions:

 Q.1. The Act came into force with effect from 1 April 1957, after which anna and pice denominations were demonetised. The rupee remained unchanged in value and nomenclature. It, however, was now divided into 100 ‘paisa’ instead of 16 annas or 64 pice. Which act?

Ans. Decimal Coinage act

Q.2. Id the man who is the owner of Miami dolphins and could soon takeover F1?

stephen ross

Ans. Stephen Ross

Q.3. Maithon power limited is a JV between Tata power and DVC. What is DVC?

Ans. Damodar Valley Project

Q.4. Connect.

TataSky

Ans. Tata sky

Q.5. Adagio, Mercure, Novotel are all hotels owned by which group?

Ans. Accor

Q.6. A question about Xerox having issues with Seagate

Q.7. W Hotels Worldwide is getting into bed with which music artist and entrepreneur and Coca-Cola to bring the EKOCYCLE brand to its hotels?

Ans. I.Am

Q.8. Which tata company started a conservation programme for the endangered mahseer fish by launching the ‘Act for Mahseer’ programme in May this year in Arunachal Pradesh?

Ans. Tata Power

Q.9. Brothers Kedarnath and Dwarakanath Anand established this company in Sialkot. The company manufactures a wide range of sports goods. They have come from Lahore where they apprenticed in their uncle’s sports shop RICHIE Sports. Which company?

Ans. Sanspareils Greenlands

Q.10. Book by?

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Ans. Richard Thaler

Q.11. A question about the word Ummm

Q.12. Which financial institution was founded by him?

sriram group

Ans. Sriram group

Q.13. A question on 3D printed car

Q.14. A question on Henry Ford

Q.15. Which newspaper published in Kolkatta is a descendent of two English newspapers The Englishman and the Friend of India?

Ans. Statesman

Q.16. A connect question on Firstcry.com

Q.17. A connect question on Pantene

Q.18. He serves as the CEO of which airline?

gaurang shetty

Ans. Jet Airways

Q.19. A question on MK Solutions

Q.20. Which company has lauched an offline project called Project Udaan?

Ans. Amazon

Q.21. The employees of what are called Viva and Aviv?

Ans. Taj Vivanta

Questions contributed by Anuradha Pai, Surya Narayanan

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Coimbatore – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Coimbatore – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
  • PSG College of Technology – Pranav R and Ram Prakash
  • RUNNER UP :
  • CIT – Rahul and Uthresh

Preliminary Round Questions:

 Q.1. NK is a personal brand owned by whom?

Ans. Narain Karthikeyan

Q.2. What type of chocolate business was first started by house owners of the Nilgiris region?

Ans. Home made chocolates

Q.3. This is a quality award that recognizes U.S. organizations in the business, health care, education and is named after US Secretary of Commerce who died in 1987 in a rodeo accident?

Ans. Malcolm Balbridge

Q.4. Tegra is a range of processors from which company?

Ans. Nvidia

Q.5. Which e-commerce giant was earlier known as Fabmall and was started by K Vaitheeswaran who is considered to be the father of e-commerce in India?

Ans. IndiaPlaza

Q.6. Which brand specializing in yoghurts was started by Isaac Carasso?

Ans. Danone

Q.7. Identify.

George soros

Ans. George Soros

Q.8. Identify.

mallika srinivasan

Ans. Mallika Srinivasan

Q.9. Which supermarket chain was started by Arumuga Mudaliar and has been around since 1905?

Ans. Nilgiris

Q.10. What was the job of Rupadarshaka in Mauryan Era as per Arthashashtra of Kautilya?

Ans. Examiner of Coins

Q.11. Which word regarded as a trademark by Abraham Pineo Gesner in 1854, for several years, The North American Gas Light Company had the rights?

Ans. Kerosene

Q.12. ‘Prancing horse’ is the trademark symbol of which auto giant?

Ans. Ferrari

Q.13. Thomas _____ was a printer fromGuernsey who founded a printing company which is now the world’s largest commercial security printer and papermaker.

Ans.De La Rue

Q.14. Illegal practice of promotion of inlated pre-IPO prices for the sake of obtaining a greater allotment of the offering is called ____?

Ans. Laddering

Q.15. If USP stands for Unique selling Proposition, what does UPB stand for?

Ans. Unique Perceived Benefit

Q.16. Which institute was established in 1909 in Bangalore with active support from Jamsetji Tata and H. Sir Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV, the Maharaja of Mysore?

Ans. Indian Institute of Science

Q.17. Which company started operations as Dandekar & Co. with “Horse Brand” Ink powders and tablets in 1931?

Ans. Camlin

Q.18. Which French fashion designer owns Maxim’s Restaurant?

Ans. Pierre Cardin

Q.19. Identify. He is the man who built modern day Singapore.

lee kuan yew

Ans. Lee Kuan Yew

Q.20. Who’s famous award winning ad campaign is this?

“Water level will decline sooner or later, we hope that your help will not”

Ans. Red Cross

Wild Card:

Q.1. A mill owner from Coimbatore, he was chosen by Jawaharlal Nehru to be the first finance minister of free India?

Ans. RK Shanmugam Chetty

Q.2. Santoor is a range of soaps manufactured by which unlikely company?

Ans. Wipro

Q.3. Which Institution does Chitra Ramakrishnan head in India?

Ans. NSE

Q.4. Which company was started by Brijmohan Lal Munjal?

Ans. Hero Motocorp

Q.5. V.G.Siddartha started this?

Ans.Café coffee day

Questions contributed by Anuradha Pai, Surya Narayanan

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Vadodara– Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Vadodara – Regional Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
  • SEMCOM, Anand – Bhushan Patel and Stanny Davis
  • RUNNER UP :
  • IRMA, Anand – Mrinmoy and Ranadeep

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. What 3 digit number was trademarked by Levis as part of its brand?

Ans. 501

Q.2. Question on MICO Bosch

Q.3. Connect question Manchester United.

Q.4. Identify.

Bimbendum

Ans. Bibendum

Q.5. Which company invented the mobile phone?

Ans. Motorola

Q.6. Which company of the Tatas makes products with TIDCO, a government enterprise near Hosur, Bangalore?

Ans. Titan

Q.7. Who is this famous author?

robert kiyosaki

Ans. Robert Kiyosaki

Q.8. The origin of this device is in the fact that it was a position indicator and hence called ‘XY indicator’?

Ans. Mouse

Q.9. Whose award winning marketing campaign is this?

Benetton

Ans. United Colours of Benetton

Q.10. Connect question on RBI governors.

Q.11. Identify.

Marissa Mayer

Ans. Marissa Mayer

Q.12. Why did Steve Jobs only wear turtlenecks?

Ans. Symbolic of buttons on iPhone

Q.13. What is the name of the foundation created by Richard Branson?

Ans. Virgin Foundation

Q.14. What portfolio does he hold?

rajwardhan singh rathore

Ans. Minister of State Information and Broadcasting

Q.15. Who is the owner of Filmfare and Femina in India?

Ans. BBC

Q.16. Question on Victory’s Aircraft, World cup champions.

Q.17. Question on Airport

Q.18. Whose commercial is “Uninhibited type?”

jaguar

Ans. Jaguar

Q.19. Who was the CEO of Tata Consultancy before N Chandrasekaran?

Ans. S Ramadorai

Q.20. Why was this brand produced?

Diego Maradonna

Ans. Diego Maradona

Q.21. Which brand was the first in the world to de-brand, as in use only the logo?

Ans. Nike

Q.22. Connect question on Coca Cola and Olympics.

Q.23. Henry Ford often used what he called ‘the symbol of economic independence’ that was gifted to him by an Indian he never met. Who or what?

Ans. Mahatma Gandhi, Charkha

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Cochin – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Cochin– Regional Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER : 
  • Model Engineering Kochi – Avinash Pai and Sachin
  • RUNNER UP :
  • NUALS Kochi – Rohit Balagopal and Niranjan Sudhir

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Which Lamborghini brand is a reference to the atomic number of carbon as a recognition to the extensive use of carbon fibres in it?

Ans. Sesto Elemento

Q.2. Which brand uses these horses?

Budweiser

Ans. Budweiser

Q.3. Which company was founded by Stan Shih as Multiech in 1976?

Ans. Acer

Q.4. Connect.

World Food Prize

Ans. World Food Prize 

Q.5. Which was the first palace to be converted into a Taj luxury hotel?

Ans. Udaipur Lake Palace

Q.6. This hospitality company, floated by the members of the promoter’s family of an FMCG company became Taco Bell India’s first franchisee. Their claim to fame is one of their ancestors was believed to be a doctor. Which FMCG?

Ans. Dabur 

Q.7. The first recipient was Alan Perlis. Frances E Allen of IBM in 2006 was the first female recipient. What?

Ans. ASM Turing Award 

Q.8.This LGT Headquartered in Vaduz, it’s a princely house that owns a private banking group in this world.

LGT

Ans. Liechtenstein

Q.9. Which African country is the largest producer of cocoa?

Ans. Ivory Cost

Q.10. Connect question on Ed Woodward.

Q.11. Techno kart is the new umbrella company. They consolidated Next retail, Planet M, Digi world. They also launched a new logo, which was a part of their group branding, promoted by SRK. What?

Ans. Video con

Q.12. Identify this famous co- author of Chicken Soup for the soul. The other gentleman is Mark Victor Hansen.

jack canfield

Ans. Jack Canfield

Q.13. He coined the term Artificial Intelligence. He developed the lisp. Won a Turing Award. Who is he?

Ans. John mcCarthy

Q.14. Which company jointly owns this with Botswana as a country?

debswana

Ans. De Beers

Q.15. As the quality control manager of the Pershing missile program, he was credited with a 25 percent reduction in the overall rejection rate and a 30 percent reduction in scrap costs. He  became a quality guru. Who?

Ans. Philip Bayard “PhilCrosby

Q.16. How do we better know this shirt? It was created by David Ogilvy.

hathaway

Ans. Hathaway

Q.17. It was during the movie Great Gatsby that this designer got recognition. Diane Keaton’s title character in the feature film Annie Hall also got fame to this designer. Which American fashion designer is this, who also loves horses?

Ans. Ralph Lauren

Q.18. Which luggage brand did the Shwayder Brothers create?

Ans. Samsonite

Q.19. I am a Nobel Laurete in Economics. I wrote a path breaking book ‘Administrative Behaviour’ where I spoke of decision making as the heart of an administration. Who?

Ans. Herbert A. Simon

Q.20. Which group in India is this?

wadia group

Ans. The Wadia group

Q.21. After saffron which is the world’s costliest spice?

Ans. Vanilla

Q.22. Connect question on NASA

Q.23. Which joint venture of India hotels is the largest airline catering service of South asia?

Ans. SATS, Taj & Singapore Airlines Joint Venture

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Cochin – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Cochin– Regional Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER : 
  • Model Engineering Kochi – Avinash Pai and Sachin
  • RUNNER UP :
  • NUALS Kochi – Rohit Balagopal and Niranjan Sudh

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1.Which Indian IT entrepreneur’s father was known as the ‘Rice King of Burma’?

Ans. Azim Premji

Q.2. In 1962, the Time magazine called him “the most sought after wizard in today’s Ad industry”. Who?

Ans. David Ogilvy

Q.3. Which web browser project was started in 1994 by Thomas Reardon using source code from Spyglass Inc?

Ans. Internet Explorer

Q.4. 7 letter word denoting a South Korean form of business conglomerate? Options (Tycoon / Chaebol)

Ans. Chaebol

Q.5. This was founded as a small construction firm by Chung Ju-yung in 1947 and the name literally means ‘modernity’?

Ans. Hyundai

Q.6. Who is the famous thinker and author of the book ‘Concept of the Corporation’? (Philip Kotler / Peter F Drucker)

Ans. Peter F Drucker

Q.7. Which economist has been described by The Economist as ‘Britain’s most famous 20th century economist’?  (Adam Smith / John Keynes)

Ans. John Keynes

Q.8. Who started a fashion boutique under the name ‘CR7’ in Vilamoura, Portugal?

Ans. Christiano Ronaldo

Q.9. Bill Rasmussen conceived the concept of which TV channel in May, 1978 after he got fired from his job with the World Hockey Associations New England Whalers?

Ans. ESPN

Q.10. Airline started by Venkayalapati Umesh and actor Ram Charan? (TruJet / Air Costa)

Ans. TruJet

Q.11. Which famous business group launched a new brand of super markets under the name ‘KB’s conveniently yours’?

(Hint: KB stands for Kishore Biyani)

Ans. Future Group

Q.12. In 1909, SPL Sorenson, a Danish chemist created a scale and the most precise definition for it is given by the Carlsberg Foundation. Which scale?

Ans. pH scale

Q.13. MSSL has closed a 15,400 Cr deal with Daimler AMG to supply external and internal systems for Mercedes Benz vehicles. Expand MSSL?

Ans. Motherson Sumi Systems Ltd

Q.14. MSG is popularly known in India under a Japanese company’s brand name and was recently in news. How do we know it in India?

Ans. Ajinomoto

Q.15. This spice was once called wild marjoram and it became popular in America when soldiers returned from Italy after World War II. How is it known now?

Ans. Oregano

Q.16. Which breakfast company has the characters snap, crackle, pop etc.?

Ans. Kellogg’s

Q.17. This ice cream company was started by Cohen and Greenfield. Their first names are taken as the name of the company. Id the company?

ben & Jerry's

Ans. Ben & Jerry’s

Q.18. Who is the founder of the World Wide Web?

Ans. Tim Berners-Lee

Q.19. He is creating education revolution in India. Id the entrepreneur with Ratan Tata?

sal khan

Ans. Sal Khan

Q.20. Id logo of which bookstore?

landmark

Ans. Landmark Books

Questions contributed by Rajeev K Nair