Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Jaipur – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Jaipur – Regional Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
    LNMIIT Jaipur 
    – Anivesh and Kushal Shah
  • RUNNER UP :
    National Law School, Jodhpur
    – Sanjay K and Shashank N

Regional Round Questions:

 

  1. This is the advertisement for Irium. What do we know this as today?

1

Answer: Pepsodent

  1. What started off as Timely Publications was recently acquired by Walt Disney in 2009?

Answer: Marvel Comics

  1. Founded by Stepan Pachikov, the Chinese version of this called Yinxiang Biji Business?

Answer: Evernote

  1. Connect the given images.

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Answer: Future Group (Ashni Biyani, Aadhar and FLF) 

  1. First product of which company?
    2

Answer: Sony

  1. Identify the person?
    3

Answer: Kasthurbhai Lalbhai

  1. Identify the Family Tree?
    4

Answer: Dabur Family

  1. What was the occasion?
    5

Answer: Launch of iPhone 6 and 6 plus during which their new album was given away for free on iTunes

  1. Connect the following images.
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Answer: The Hindu (logo, Malini Parthasarathy and advertisement)

  1. Image: Identify this famous landmark in Jaipur?6

Answer: Head Quarters of Rajasthan Patrika

  1. This Thali restaurant was recently acquired by Mirah Hospitality?

Answer: Rajdhani

  1. Which Indian company bought noodle machines to manufacture a famous Indian savoury?

Answer: Bikaneri Bhujia by Haldiram’s

  1. Toys depicting which TV series?
    7

Answer: Breaking Bad

  1. Twitter recently acquired which Video sharing Company?

Answer: Vine

  1. Identify the brand created by this man who also invented the product?8

Answer: Tupperware

  1. What does this diagram depict?
    9

Answer: Einstein’s Refrigerator Patent

  1. ‘Chime for change’ is a social initiative by which company?

Answer: Gucci

18. Amul ad for?

bbb

Answer: Maruti 800

19. Question on G. K. Chesterton

20. Williams noticed his older sister Mabel applying a mixture of Vaseline and coal dust to her eyelashes to give them a darker, fuller look. He adapted it with a chemistry set and produced a product. Williams renamed his eye beautifier, in honour of his sister, who gave him the idea. Name the cosmetic company?

Answer: Maybelline

21. Question on Hallmark and Valentine’s Day

22. Question on V.G. Siddhartha and Cafe Coffee Day

23. RK Shanmukham Chetty was an Indian lawyer, economist and politician. He also served as President of India’s Central Legislative Assembly from 1933 to 1935 and Diwan of Cochin kingdom from 1935 to 1941. He was the first person to occupy what significant position post-independence in India?

Answer: Finance Minister

24. It is Japan’s national quality award for industry. It was established in 1951 by the Japanese Union of Scientists and engineers (JUSE) and it was named after W. Edwards. Tata Steel is the first integrated steel company in the world, outside of Japan, to win this prize. What prize?

Answer: Deming Application Prize

 

Questions contributed by Shashank N.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Jaipur – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Jaipur  – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS 

  • WINNER :
    LNMIIT Jaipur 
    – Anivesh and Kushal Shah
  • RUNNER UP :
    National Law School, Jodhpur
    – Sanjay K and Shashank N

 

Preliminary Round Questions:

1. Who wrote the book ‘How Not to Make Money’?

Answer: Raj Kundra

 2. Identify the logo.

1

Answer: Paragon

3. Big Cinemas, 92.7 FM are owned by which corporate group?

Answer: Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG)

4. ‘Nxt’ is a new service launched by which online trading platform?

Answer: Quikr

5. Capt. Gopinath is famous for starting which company?

Answer: Air Deccan

6. Ajay Banga is the head of which finance company?

Answer: Mastercard

7. Expand PBS.

Answer: Public Broadcasting Service

8. Which company founded by Deep Kalra has MMYT as its ticker sign?

Answer: Make My Trip

9. Which famous brand started as a car company but became famous for its scooters?

2

Answer: Vespa

10. Harsha Bhogle has been recently appointed as the Brand ambassador of which country?

Answer: Australia

11. Connect the images.

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Answer: Navratna Companies

 

12. Which travel accessories company gets its name from a biblical character that portrays immense strength?

Answer: Samsonite

13. ‘Standard of Living’ is a book written by?

Answer: Amartya Sen

14. Venus, Fusion are products of which brand owned by P&G?

Answer: Gillette

15. Which businessman owns the Bengal Warriors Pro Kabbadi team?

Answer: Kishore Biyani

16. Which term derived from the Arabic word ‘Araffa’ is often used to denote price?

Answer: Tariff

17. Identify the company?

3

Answer: Micromax

18. Which corporate group owns the Femina Miss India brand?

Answer: Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

19. Identifying the currency Yen/Yuan.

20. Which company came up with an advertisement for the now infamous South African Sprinter Oscar Pistorius?

4

Answer: Nike

 

Questions contributed by Shashank N.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Goa – Preliminary and Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Goa – Preliminary & Regional Round Questions

 

RESULTS 

  • WINNER :
    BITS Pilani Goa 
    – Bhargav and Ananth V
  • RUNNER UP :
    Goa Institute of Management 
    – Vithal and Mudit

Preliminary & Regional Round Questions:

1. Identify the famous personality.

1

Answer: Thomas Bata

2. Infiniti Retail operates a chain of multi-brand electronics stores across India and an e-commerce website under the brand name X. It is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Sons, the holding company of the Tata group. Name X.

Answer: Croma

3. Identify the logo.

2

Answer: Dhan Jan Yojana

4. Which was the first satellite channel of India?

Answer: Zee TV

5. Hamburger University is located inOak Brook, Illinois, a western suburb of Chicago. This corporate university was designed to instruct personnel employed in the various aspects of restaurant management. It was set up by which company?

Answer: McDonalds

6. Identify the online shopping portal.

3

Answer: Myntra

7. Identify the nation.

4

Answer: Zimbabwe

8. X is an Italian word for “bartender” or a person who prepares and serves espresso-based coffee drinks. How do we better know X?

Answer: Barista

9. A question on Richard Branson.

10. A question on Air Asia’s Valentine day campaign.

11. A question on Churchill Brothers who play in the I-League.

 

 Questions contributed by Ashish Bansal.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Hyderabad – Regional Round Questions


Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Hyderabad – Regional Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
  • ISB – Ashwin and Prashanth
  • RUNNER UP : 
  •  NALSAR – Karthik Suresh and KVS Lokesh

Regional Round Questions:          

 1. Identify the logo.

 svdb

 Answer:  Wynn Resorts

 2. What is the controversy?

 fghj

Answer: Gandhi Beer Controversy

 3. Question on the origin of Crisil.

 4. Who is the brand ambassador of Tata Steel?

Answer:  Deepika Kumari

5. Question on Recession Index in newspapers.

6. Question of etymology of ‘Bolt’ from Tata Bolt.

  7. Which is the only university outside US to have the largest number of billionaire graduates?

 Answer: University Of Mumbai

8. Question on Tata Swach.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Hyderabad – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Hyderabad  – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
  • ISB – Ashwin and Prashanth
  • RUNNER UP : 
  •  NALSAR – Karthik Suresh and KVS Lokesh

 

Preliminary Round Questions:

1. Which is the richest football club for the past ten years?

Answer: Real Madrid

2. Saral bank account requires what document?

Answer: Aadhar number

3. Good to great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap…. and Others Don’t is a management book by whom?

Answer: Jim Collins

4. Math Reading Success is a venture by?

Answer: Kumon

5. EdX is a Massive Open Online Course created by MIT and which University?

Answer: Harvard

6. Founder of which group?

Untitled

Answer:  JK Group

7. What was the earlier name of Godaddy.com?

Answer: Jomax Technology

8. World’s first air mail service in 1911 flew from Allahabad to which place?

Answer: Naini

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Vizag – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Vizag – Regional Round Questions

RESULTS:

  • WINNER:
    Gitam Institute of Technology
     – Mr. Bharath K and Ayyappa Chaitanya
  • RUNNER UP:
    Gitam Institute of Technology
     – Susanth and Singam

 

Wild Card Round Questions:

16 teams selected after scrutiny of prelims from a whopping 315 teams, Top 4 teams directly qualified, The cut-off mark was at 14, and then two wildcard rounds named “Super Overs” were conducted. Wild card round comprising of 6 questions and  all questions were on the buzzer

1) Kumon is a famous name in the online education, attempting to teach what to children?

A. Mathematics

2) Which Indian conglomerate’s tag line is “Yoga Kshemam Vahamyam”?

A. LIC

3) Which fan company coined the term “PSPO”?

A. Orient

4) Santoor soap is from which group?

A. WIPRO

5) VG Siddhartha started which particular group?

A. Café Coffee Day

6) Which fruit had its ban lifted from banned list of exports to UK?

A. Mango

7) Deming medal given in the field of marketing/quality control?

A. Quality Control

8) CEO of  Infosys?

A. Vishal Sikka

9) In the world of Insurance what is TPA?

A. Third Party Administrator

10) YK Hamied founded an Indian pharma giant? Cipla/Novartis

A. Cipla

11) Connect Passion,Dawn, Ambition:

A. Hero Honda

12) Knorr soups marketed in India by?

A. HLL

13) In the history of this country, what was the first portfolio of Shanmugham Chetti?

A. First Finance Minister

14) Name the only city in India named after an industrialist.

A. Jamshedpur ( According to WHO certification there are two cities in the world safe drinking water from taps one is Singapore and another is Jamshedpur)

Regional Round Questions:

24 questions across the finals carrying marks 50, 60 and 75 respectively. All are buzzer questions. If anybody fails in the first attempt, either “Free Hit” (for a 75 mark question team either get a +60 or -60)  or “Power Play” (in which for a 75 mark question either +85/-85 marks) is only allowed to a second attempted team.

1) Identify this business group which is one of the largest Maruti Suzuki car dealers.

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A. Varun Motors

2) This phrase/term derives from the practice of writing in the part of the page in profit and loss account. What is it?

A. Bottom Line

3) Identify the company.

1

A. Air India

4) What is techno stress?

It is a result of altered habits of work and collaboration that are being brought about due to the use of modern information technologies at office and work home situations.

5) Identify the Football Club.

2

A. CFC (Chelsea Football Club )

6) Identify the business group.

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A. Bharati Enterprises

7) Who owns Nash Holdings and Washington Post?

3

A. Jeff Bezos

8) The bloodhound supersonic is a pencil shaped car. It is developed with the help of which Indian company?

A. Jaguar

9) Identify the Indian Super League Football franchise?

4

A. Atlético de Kolkata

10) Identify the logo.

5

A. Azim Premji Foundation

11) Identify him.

6

A. Manjul Bhargava, he received the Fields Medal in Mathematics.

12) Name the virus which is derived from of an Italian painter, sculptor and poet born on March 6th.

A. Michelangelo

13) This phone is dedicated to whom?

7

A. Vladimir Putin

14) “Where truth doesn’t hide, where truth doesn’t hurt” is the masthead of which news source?

A. www.fakingnews.com

15) “Customer at the heart”. Identify the business and holiday business group?

8

A. Thomas Cook

16) In July 2014, Harun Rashid Khan, was reappointed as the Deputy Governor of which institution?

9

A. RBI

17) Which electronic company’s name is the Chinese word for “millet”, “Foxtail Millet Tech”?

A. Xiaomi

18) TCS is sending selected sport persons from Mumbai-New York to train and acquire skills through their program ‘Ready,steady, fly’ for which sport?

A. Marathon

19) This is the advertisement of which beverage group?

10

A. Bacardi

20) Connect the following images to a personality.

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A. Chetan Bhagat

21) In 1824, John X began selling tea, coffee, and drinking chocolate in Bull Street in Birmingham, England. From 1831 he moved into the production of a variety of cocoa and drinking chocolates, made in a factory in Bridge Street and sold mainly to the wealthy because of the high cost of production. X is a famous brand in the chocolates. Name John X.

A. John Cadbury

22) ‘Salt on the Earth’ is a book written on which company?

11

A. Tata Chemicals

23) Zipdial was acquired by which company?

A. Twitter

24) Connect:

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A. UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India

 

Questions contributed by Mr. Sudhakar and Mr. Nageshwar Rao.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Vizag – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Vizag – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS:

  • WINNER:
    Gitam Institute of Technology
     – Mr. Bharath K and Ayyappa Chaitanya
  • RUNNER UP:
    Gitam Institute of Technology
     – Susanth and Singam

 

Preliminary Round Questions:

1. Which company is investing 1700 crore in Visakhapatnam, it is famous for walls?

A. Asian Paints

2. The designs shown here are related to what?

1

A. Levi Strauss

3. Identify the group?

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A. Network 18

4. Lalitaji is a no – nonsense, smart, independent and prudent homemaker. She is conscious of her budget and yet will never compromise on the quality of products that she buys. Which detergent brand from HUL is promoted by Lalitaji?

A. Surf Excel

5. Identify the man in the picture?

2

A. Sam Walton

6. Which automobile manufactured by the Ford Motors means “cool” in Italian, as it is a cool car to drive around the town?

A. Figo

7. These two companies merged, thereby creating the fourth largest private sector bank in the country. Identify the company merging with Kotak Mahindra?

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A. ING Vysya

8. Identify the Chinese electronics manufacturer which is endorsed by Sonam Kapoor and Hritik Roshan?

 

3

A. Oppo

9. Given B2B stands for Business to Business, what does B2C stands for?

A. Business to Consumer

10. Michele, the richest Italian on the planet, is the head of the family which owns the manufacturing company of Kinder Joy, Nutella and Tic Tac. What it his surname?

A. Ferrero

11. X Ltd. was started in 1946 by SNN Sankarlinga Iyer (the person shown in the picture below). It owns the Indian Premier League’s Chennai franchise. Identify X.

4

A. India Cements Ltd.

12. Parakey, the web operating system which making uploading of image and video easier, was the first acquisition of which company?

A. Facebook

13. Which card issued by the NPCI (National Payments Corporation of INDIA) is named after the combination of the words ‘Payment’ and currency of INDIA?

A. RuPay

14. Identify the publishing house?

5

A. Penguin Books

15. Vistara is joint venture of Tata Sons and which airlines?

A. Singapore Airlines

16. Which institute in Ahmedabad was started by eminent physicist Dr. Vikram Sarabhai and Kasturbhai Lalbhai in 1961 with active support of Government of India?

A. Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad.

17. Advertisement for?

7

A. J&B Scotch Whisky

18. Who is present CEO of Axis Bank?

A. Shikha Sharma

19. Identify the business group.

6

A. Aditya Birla Group

20. Ngultrum is the currency of which country?

A. Bhutan

 

Questions contributed by Mr. Sudhakar and Mr. Nageshwar Rao.

 

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Indore – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Indore – Regional Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
    IIM Indore 
    – Ms.Deepti Singh and Ameya Talanki
  • RUNNER UP :
    IIM Indore: 
    – Rishabh Chandra and Vatsal Kumar

 

Regional Round Questions:

1. Identify.

1

A. Make In India

2. A Great Bansal Wedding, what is this about?

A. Flipkart’s acquisition of Myntra

3. On August 15th 1899, __________, a chief engineer at Edison Illuminating Company’s main plant resigned from his position of chief engineer and went on to pursue his passion in a completely different field. Whom are we talking about?

A. Henry Ford

4. Where would you find this? W and D correspond to the names of the founders.

2

A. Rolex Watches

5. ____________ founded in 1971 by Klaus Schwab, a German-born business professor at the University of Geneva. First named the “European Management Forum”, it changed its name to the ________________ in 1987 and sought to broaden its vision to include providing a platform for resolving international conflicts.

A. World Economic Forum, Davos

6. What began in 1997 as a business unit within GE which was later renamed as GE Capital ?

A. Genpact

7. ____________ was the first credit card started in 1950 by Frank McNamara, Ralph Schneider and Matty Simmons after conceiving the idea at Major’s Cabin Grill restaurant in New York City in 1949 ?

A. Diner’s Club

8. What was launched in Bhopal as Subah Savere in 1956 and in Gwalior as Good Morning India in 1957?

A. Dainik Bhaskar

9. Connect:

a) A video about Nobel Peace Prize.

b)

3

A. Kailash Satyarthi

10. Connect:

a)

4

b)

5

A. Facebook

11. Delhi Integrated Multi-Model Transit System (DIMTS) has developed Pooch-O, an app that allows users to do what?

A. Book Auto-Rickshaw rides

12. In the 1980s Hindustan Motors was the largest car manufacturer in India. Who was the second largest?

A. Premier Motors

13. Which fabric gets its name from this region in France?

6

A. Denim

14. The _______________ of a life insurance policy is the person who receives the payment of the amount of insurance after the death of the insured.

A. Benefactor/Beneficiary

15. _____________ is derived from the Latin word “Carraunt” which means in-circulation ?

A. Currency

16. The _____________was the gathering of 730 delegates from all 44 Allied nations at United States, to regulate the international monetary and financial order after the conclusion of World War II.

A. Bretton-Woods

17. The service was announced at Apple’s September 9, 2014 iPhone 6 event. Apple partnered with American Express, Mastercard, and Visa. Their joint project began in January 2013, though they had discussed Apple’s potential involvement for years. This is their joint solution. Explain.

A.      Apple Pay, Cardless Payment System

 

Questions contributed by Deepti Singh and Ameya Talanki. Here’s wishing them the best of luck for the zonal finals!

 

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Indore – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Indore – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
    IIM Indore 
    – Ms.Deepti Singh and Ameya Talanki
  • RUNNER UP :
    IIM Indore: 
    – Rishabh Chandra and Vatsal Kumar

 

Preliminary Round Questions:

1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi released a coin commemorating the 175th birth anniversary of which famous leader from the world of Tatas?

A. Jamsetji Tata

2. Set up in 1974 as Kemco chemicals which Indian cosmetic giant are we talking about?

A. Emami

3. According to the Business Today survey of 2014 which is the best company to work for in India?

A. Google

4. Who was the Finance Minister of India when the Nationalization of Banks was announced on 19th July 1969?

A. Indira Gandhi

5. Who according to the Guinness Book of World Records is the “Most Overrated Celebrity in the World”?

A. Paris Hilton

6. _________ is an Indian domestic card scheme which was lauched to be accepted across ATMs and POS terminals in India.

A. RuPay

7. Name this individual from the world of automobiles.

1

A. Mary Barra

8. Name this individual.

2

A. Amancio Ortega

9. Which group based out of Pune is represented here?

3

A. Kirloskar Group

10. He was born in Sangrur – Punjab, northern India in 1949 in the house of a jewellery dealer situated at Nabha Gate. His family wanted him to enter the jewellery business and discounted the idea of starting an airline as too risky. He nevertheless runs an airline which he founded later.

A. Naresh Goyal

11. Which bank in India became the second Asian bank to start a Tweet-to-Pay service?

A. ICICI Bank

12. What is described as a major new national program, designed to facilitate investment, foster innovation, enhance skill development, protect intellectual property and build best-in-class manufacturing infrastructure?

A. Make in India

13. Who is the author of this book?

4

A. Peter Drucker

14. Which football club does Qatar Airways sponsor?

5

A. FC Barcelona

15. What is being represented below?

6

A. Spicejet

16. Who was the associate sponsor of the Mumbai Marathon?

7

A. TCS

17. What took off with 148 passengers and six crew members from New Delhi to Mumbai in its maiden flight on January 9th 2015?

A. Vistara

 

Questions contributed by Deepti Singh and Ameya Talanki. Here’s wishing them the best of luck for the zonal finals!

 

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Schedule

The schedule of the Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 is out!

This time the journey spans 34 different locations. We at Crucible Chronicles, like always, will work to get the questions/reviews as and when available!

The date of the National/International finals is yet to be finalised.

For details on timing and venue, please visit: www.tatacrucible.com

 

Date

Day

City

2/3/2015

Tuesday

Indore

2/5/2015

Thursday

Visakhapatnam

2/8/2015

Sunday

Hyderabad

2/10/2015

Tuesday

Lucknow

2/12/2015

Thursday

Goa

2/13/2015

Friday

Jaipur

2/18/2015

Wednesday

Manipal

2/19/2015

Thursday

Kozhikode

2/20/2015

Friday

Kochi

2/23/2015

Monday

Bhubaneswar

2/24/2015

Tuesday

Varanasi

2/25/2015

Wednesday

Ghaziabad – Noida

2/27/2015

Friday

Vadodara

2/28/2015

Saturday

Ahmedabad

3/1/2015

Sunday

Guwahati

3/2/2015

Monday

Patna

3/3/2015

Tuesday

Jamshedpur

3/4/2015

Wednesday

Ranchi

3/7/2015

Saturday

Navi Mumbai

3/8/2015

Sunday

Pune

3/9/2015

Monday

Nagpur

3/10/2015

Tuesday

Raipur

3/12/2015

Thursday

Dehradun

3/13/2015

Friday

Jalandhar

3/14/2015

Saturday

Chennai

3/15/2015

Sunday

Kolkata

3/18/2015

Wednesday

Trichy

3/19/2015

Thursday

Coimbatore

3/21/2015

Saturday

Bengaluru

3/22/2015

Sunday

Mumbai

3/23/2015

Monday

Jammu

3/25/2015

Wednesday

Chandigarh

3/27/2015

Friday

Gurgaon

3/28/2015

Saturday

Delhi