Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2017 – Bangalore – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2017 – Bangalore – Regional Round Questions

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. First designed to be used in the military and then taken up by civilians, this was originally made to be simple, durable and comfortable for soldiers to wear as brightly coloured tunics. What are we talking about?

Ans. Khaki Chinos

Q.2. Which company’s initial products were these?

Airbnb

Ans. Airbnb

Q.3. Who are the “Men of Steel” under Steve Coppell in India?

Ans. Jamshedpur FC

Q.4. Connect question on @ Symbol and Ray Tomlinson

Q.5. Identify the logo.

Ans. Internet and Mobile Association of India 

Q.6. If Adore and Civet were rejected, what name was chosen by Tata Motors?

Ans. Tiago

Q.7. Connect

Ans. Clarks

Q.8. This expression may refer to a time before the Reformation, when church taxes had too be paid from a cathedral in London and to a cathedral in Rome. Originally it referred to neglecting the tax in order to have money to pay the former tax. However, a more likely origin is that it may have simply arisen from the notion that both taxes were the same. What expression?

Ans. Rob Peter to Pay Paul

Q.9. Who is associated with this brand?

Ans. Vijay Amritraj

Q.10. In Sept 2014 Tim Cook announced the release of Apple Watch, marking the entry of the company into the industry. Even though Apple entered the field late, they did something, to highlight the fact that they were still ahead of their competing brands. What did Apple do to their display their superiority?

Ans. They mentioned Time as 10:11 as opposed to 10:10

Q.11. Connect question

Ans. Gulf Stream 

Q.12. When Naresh Goyal went to receive the first two airplanes ordered by Jet Airways, a certain gentleman who was invited to the ceremony advised him to either be the best or send the planes back. Who was this person?

Ans. JRD Tata

Q.13. What is the collective word for ferrets?

Ans. Business

Q.14. Why the number 350?

350.org

Ans. 350 is the safest amount of CO2 in the air

Q.15. What do IZH Motorcycles sell in India?

Ans. AK-47

Q.16. Who was the producer of Mughal-e-Azam?

Ans. Shapoorji Pallonji 

Q.17. The Palmgur and Fibre Marketing Co-operative Federation’s now defunct brand Palm Cola had once come with a TV commercial about 3 decades back. What makes this advertisement unique?

Ans. The only commercial featuring Rajnikant

Q.18. Connect

 Ans. Hidesign

Q.19. The governor of the state of Michigan Rick Snyder had signed a bill banning the company from selling its products directly to buyers online in the state. Which company?

Ans. Tesla

Bonus Question: 

Q.20. Why is there no Model E by Tesla?

 Ans. Because Ford has exclusive rights over the name Model E

Q.21. Creating Confidence since 1852. Which company is this, which rose to prominence in 1991, and contributed to a revolution?

Ans. Giesecke & Devrient (G&D)

Q.23. Which Kolkata based company would you associate these images with?

Ans. Brooke Bond

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2017 – Bangalore – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2017 – Bangalore – Preliminary Round Questions

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. The ____ logo, which takes its form from rangoli art gracing frontyards in what seems like a distant past, was designed by Jayanth Jain and Mahendra Kumar, now part of a brand design studio called A Brand New Story. What are we talking about?

Ans. Bangalore Metro Logo

Q.2. OK Soda, is a brand by which company?

OK Coca Cola

Ans. Coca Cola

Q.3. Identify.

Bofors Scam Chitra Subramanium

Ans. Chitra Subramaniam

Q.4. Which company has patented the Fly Knit Bra?

Nike FlyKnit bra

Ans. Nike

Q.5. During the 1870s, a clerk from another company was appointed by James Gamble of P&G to solve a communications problem in his factory. He wanted to ship customer orders the same day he received them. This led to the invention of the teletype machine. Name the person who was hired.

Ans. Thomas Alva Edison

Q.6. From the world of London Cabs, what is LEVC?

LEVC London Electric Vehicle Company

Ans. London Electric Vehicle Company

Q.7. If +91 is the code for India. Then +871, +872, +873 are the codes for?

Ans. Maritime Ships

Q.8. The unobservable market force that helps the demand and supply of goods in a free market to reach equilibrium automatically is the ________. What is this Metaphor coined by Adam Smith.

Ans. Invisible Hand or Hand of God

Q.9. Which company offers positions like ‘Intergalactic Federation King Almighty and Commander of the Universe’, Jolly Good Fellow? Other interesting designations within the organisation include Dance Program Manager and Ergonomics Specialist.

Ans. Google

Q.10. Who does Bamboo ceiling refer to?

Ans. Asians

Q.11. What is the speciality of these spoons manufactured by a Hyderabad based company Bakeys?

Bakeys Edible Cutlery

Ans. Edible Spoons

Q.12. It is a company famous for its electronics and LED devices. It is based in Maharashtra and is run by Shree Sant Kripa Group of Companies. Which company is this?

Ans. Syska

Q.13. Question on Orville Gibson and patent on Mandolin 

Q.14. Question on Calibri font and Pakistan scandal

Q.15. The term  is believed to have been coined by the Greek physician Galen to refer to agents that benumb or deaden, causing loss of feeling or paralysis.  Galen listed mandrake root, altercus (eclata) seeds, and poppy juice (opium) as the chief examples. Which word?

Ans. Narcotic 

Q.16. Clutch Power test is associated with which childhood associated brand?

Ans. Lego

Q.17. Name this leading global information & measurement company, which provides market research, insights & data about what people watch, listen to & buy?

Nielsen Rating audience measurement

Ans. Nielsen 

Q.18. What is this painting titled “The Wagon of Fools’ associated with?

Tullip Mania

Ans. Tulip Mania

Q.19. Which outdoor recreational item was asked to be banned in Delhi by National Green Tribunal because it resulted in the death of 2 children?

Ans. Kite String

Q.20. With which cosmetics brand would you associate this?

Max Factor

Ans. Max Factor

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Bangalore – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Bangalore – Regional Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: PES College – Akhil and Abaran
  • RUNNER UP: NMKRV College For Women – Vaishnavi and Medhashree J

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Question on the origin of the word Flagship. 

Q.2. Identify the logo of this fin tech company. BPCL has invested in this company.

Fino Paytech

Ans. Fino Paytech

Q.3. It is a joint venture promoted by Tata Steel, SKW Stahl-Metallurgie and TAI Industries. It was formerly known as Jamshedpur Injection Power. How do we know it better now?

Ans. JAMIPOL

Q.4. Connect question on Essar Group.

Q.5. Dobbie is the mascot of which agriculture company in India? It says ‘Bread hoon, product nahin’.

Harvest

Ans. Harvest Gold

Q.6. Inder Sharma founded a company named after a mythological lady, it was later acquired by Kuoni. Which company?

Ans. Sita Travels

Q.7. Muthuswamy Mudaliar decided to travel from Ooty to Brigade Road in 1936 and thus began the story the story of their growth. What did he start?

Ans. Nilgiris

Q.8. This is MM Kothari. He created a brand which is repositioned as a status symbol in India. What did he create?

Pan Parag

Ans. Pan Parag

Q.9. Ashirwad and Pravallika are brands from which Tata Company?

Ans. Rallis India

Q.10. Connect question on Aster Hospitals

Q.11. We believe every business idea deserves to be on the internet to grow. But very few can. We make it possible with technology, data, design and a little bit of magic. Who is this?

Ans. Instamojo

Q.12. This QSR business was founded in 1985 in Thailand. It is a huge brand in the world of chicken. What are we talking about?

Ans. 5 Star Chicken

Q.13. Identify the logo of this global shoe retailer.

Payless Shoes

Ans. Payless Shoes

Q.14. Who owns Plantation Trails?

Ans. Tata Coffee

Q.15. Connect question on Decathlon

Q.16. Question on King Power

Q.17. Identify the logo.

Areva

Ans. Areva

Q.18. This Caveman Island based company has agreed to fully  restructure its US Operations. And pay a 200 million fine. They have to scrap their incentives and rework their retail sales strategies.  Which company in the wellness category is from Caveman Islands?

Ans. Herbalife

Bonus Question:

Q.19. In April 2013, this entity resigned as auditors of Herbalife. They were replaced by PWC. Who resigned? or Who were the former auditors of Herbalife?

Ans. KPMG

Q.20. In the Simpsons’ episode, titled Pork and Burns, the year, make, and model of Homer’s car is finally revealed. It is a 1986 _______  Junkerolla. Fill in the blank.

Simpsons automobile

Ans. Plymouth

Q.21. Activia- The only yogurt with ActiRegularis. Which global giant produces it?

Ans. Danone

Q.22. Isaac Carasso launched a brand known as Donane in 1919. Why did this name come about?

Ans. Named after his son’s nickname

Tie Breaker Questions:

Q.1. Connect the following to an entity- Sun TV Group, Tata, Modiluft.

Ans. Spicejet

Q.2. Globosport is a company owned by which sportsperson?

Ans. Mahesh Bhupathi

Q.3. Earle Dickson’s wife Josephine frequently cut and burned herself while cooking. What did he invent as a solution to this problem?

Ans. Band Aid

Questions contributed by Vaishnavi Rao.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Bangalore – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Bangalore – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: PES College – Akhil and Abaran
  • RUNNER UP: NMKRV College For Women – Vaishnavi and Medhashree J

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Which organisation got into trouble with The Khadi and Village Industries Commission for selling its cotton garments as Khadi products?

Ans. FabIndia

Q.2. Question on Urban Ladder. Hints given- Online Furniture company based in Bangalore, funded by Ratan Tata.

Q.3. The Human Side of Enterprise is a book written by which person? He is famous for his Theory X and Theory Y.

Ans. Douglas McGregor

Q.4. Reliance Capital sold its 1% stake in which Fintech company?

Ans. Paytm

Q.5. Aditya Puri is associated with which bank?

Ans. HDFC

Q.6. Pranay Chule is associated with which company? Hint- A word meaning faster.

Ans. Quikr

Q.7. Hoshangabad has a Paper Mill that strategically caters to the printing  and distribution of currency in India. It is in which state?

Ans. Madhya Pradesh

Q.8. Maple Leaf Investments are associated with which country?

Ans. Canada

Q.9. UD is a cosmetic brand. What does UD stand for?

Ans. Urban Decay

Q.10. Good Food, Good Life is the tagline of which giant?

Ans. Nestle

Q.11. What is Lockheed Martin’s Advanced Development Program called?

Ans. Skunk Works

Q.12. Identify her or the company that she heads.

Ans. Virginia Rometty, IBM

Q.13. Which entrepreneur is known as “Feng Qingyang” in China?

Ans. Jack Ma

Q.14. Dio is a two wheeler brand in India owned by which Japanese automobile giant?

Ans. Honda

Q.15. This is the logo of a company that was acquired by Oracle. Identify.

Oracle

Ans. Add This

Q.16. What one word term means “a period of temporary economic decline during which trade and industrial activity are reduced, generally identified by a fall in GDP in two successive quarters ?”

Ans. Recession

Q.17. Question on loss of revenue in Tirumala Tirupati Temple due to high subsidy and free distribution of Laddu

Q.18. Identify this person who created a professional networking website.

Linkedin

Ans. Reid Hoffman

Q.19. Tom Anderson and Chris Deewolf are the founders of which social networking website?

Ans. MySpace

Q.20. Identify the logo.

Herbalife

Ans. Herbalife

Wild Card Round:

Q.1. Aerial ambassadors are associated with which company?

Ans. Goodyear

Q.2. In MAC Cosmetics, What does MA stand for? Hint: It stands for section of people who use it.

Ans. Make Up Artists

Q.3. Dow Chemicals is credited to have created this reusable bag. What are we talking about?

Ans. Ziplock Bags

Q.4. Question on Elon Musk and Boring Company

Q.5. Tata Adventure Academy is headed by which Indian?

Ans. Bachendri Pal

Q.6. Turnberry Golf Resorts are associated with which person?

Ans. Donald Trump

Q.7. Which word comes from French for Purse? It means a a person who manages the financial affairs of a college or school.

Ans. Bursar

Cutoff : 14

Questions contributed by Vaishnavi Rao.

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Bangalore – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Bangalore – Regional Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: Capgemini: B. Chatterjee and Sethu Madhavan
  • RUNNER UP: Amazon: Ms. Krittika and Tanmay Prusty

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. In 1966, Abdul Rahim, a long term resident of Malaysia with roots in Kerala, decided to start a small restaurant in Bangalore. Over the last 50 years, the chain has grown expotentially. Which hotel chain that says it is the ‘Taste of Bangalore’?

Ans. Empire Hotel

Q.2.Identify this gentleman, from the world of jewellery?

swarovski

Ans. Swarovski

Q.3. Connect.

motorola

Ans. Motorola

Q.4. The earliest models of cars were so slow that it was possible for passers-by to step onto the running board and get a freeride. These hangers-on became known as ____.  The word was coined in America sometime in the mid 1920s, but the act of doing it didn’t become widespread until the 1930s when the onset of the Great Depression forced many people to leave their home in search of work.

Ans. Hitchhiker

Q.5. Analytical question.

esso

Ans. ESSO

Q.6. Identify the logo.

trujet

Ans. Trujet

Q.7. Which Bangalore headquartered multi-speciality chain of hospitals was founded by Dr.BS Ajaikumar as Bangalore Institute of Oncology (BIO)?

Ans. HCG

Q.8. PB Lifestyle is the exclusive licence holder in India for _____

Ans. Playboy Magazine

Q.9. Identify.

max-factor

Ans. Max Factor Sr.

Q.10. Analytical Question.

Taco Bell (E-1), Sudha Murthy (Y-2), Tesla (L-1)

Ans. BTS

Q.11. Identify.

ryanair

Ans. Ryan Air

Q.12. What was FP in the model Walkman SRF-39FP?

Ans. Federal Prison

Q.13. Identify.

hirsch

Ans. Hirsch

Q.14. Connect.

paypal

Ans. Paypal

Q.15. Identify.

jc-decaux

Ans. JC Decaux

Q.16. Analytical question.

bsnl

Ans. BSNL

Q.17.  During World War II, this company was commissioned to make the special protective so-called siren suits for Winston Churchill that he wore inside air-raid shelters. Which company?

Ans. Austin Reed

Q.18. Identify the sponsors.

brookebond

Ans. Brooke Bond

Q.19. Founder of?

tyson-foods

Ans. Tyson Foods

Q.20. Connect

prem-watsa

Ans. Prem Watsa

Q.21. These are owned by?

tata-global-beverages

Ans. Tata Global Beverages

Q.22.This is the earlier version of?

hair-dryer

Ans. Hair dryer

Q.23. In 1887, a Birtish woman Ms. Bronson opened a boarding house with 10 beds.She started this venture in a modest one-storey building. Iin 1912, there was a change of ownership and the Bronson’s was taken over by the Spencers.How do we know this ‘boarding house’ in Bangalore today?

Ans. Taj West End

Questions contributed by Vaishnavi Rao

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Bangalore – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Bangalore – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: Capgemini: B. Chatterjee and Sethu Madhavan
  • RUNNER UP: Amazon: Ms. Krittika and Tanmay Prusty

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Which Businesswoman from Bangalore became the 2nd billionaire from India to be a part of the Giving Pledge?

Ans. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

Q.2. Which TVS owned company is famous for manufacturing hubs, shafts, pumps and assemblies?

Ans. Sundaram Fastners

Q.3. Phab2Pro phone was introduced by which company?

Ans. Lenovo

Q.4. It is a famous brand known associated with Taylor Swift’s perfume. Also known for introducing 8 hour cream. Which brand?

Ans. Elizabeth Arden

Q.5. This is the headquarters of which conglomerate?

itc

Ans. ITC

Q.6. Which brand recognised with Roald Dahl’s Chocolate Factory was acquired by Nestle?

Ans. Willy Wonka

Q.7. Which Indian FMCG brand is endorsed by wrestler Sushil Kumar?

Ans. Patanjali

Q.8. “Hazaaron khwaishein aisi, ke har khwaish pe dum nikle. Bohot nikle mere armaan, fir bhi kam nikle,” which Indian born businessman quoted Mirza Ghalib?

Ans. Satya Nadella

Q.9. His name is Marcel Knobil. What is he known for?

superbrands

Ans. Superbrands

Q.10. Edward Bernays, is considered to be the father of public relations. Which famous Austrian born neurologist is his uncle?

Ans. Sigmund Freud

Q.11. In the parlance of Marico, what does NSHO stand for?

Ans. Non Sticky Hair Oil

Q.12. Identify. There is also a management institute named after him.

sloan

Ans. Alfred P Sloan

Q.13. It is a fabric named after its place of origin in Iraq, Mosul. Which fabric?

Ans. Muslin

Q.14. “Information Overload” term was coined by him. He predicted the rise of internet and decline of nuclear families. He passed away in Jue 2016. Who?

Ans. Alvin Toffler

Q.15. It mainly deals in buying copyrights of old Hindi movies established by the Maroo brothers (Buddhichand, Atul & Raman) in collaboration with the Shethias. Which company?

Ans. Shemaroo

Q.16. He resigned recently after an illustrious career in an Asian company. Who or which company?

suzuki

Ans. Suzuki

Q.17. If Nutella and Neyyappam were rejected. What was selected?

Ans. Noughat

Q.18. S Anantharamakrishnan founded which company?

Ans. India Pistols

Q.19. Which company was established in 1954 with the aim of conducting research, development and manufacture of image intensifier tubes and associated high voltage power supply units for use in military, security and commercial systems?

Ans. BEL

Q.20. Identify the logo.

deccan-herald

Ans. Deccan Herald

Questions contributed by Vaishnavi Rao

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Bangalore – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Bangalore – Regional Round Questions

RESULTS: 

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

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. What, connected to Indian Sweets, has its name derived from the Arabic word for paper ‘Warakh’?

Ans. Silver Foil on Indian Sweets

Q.2. In 1964, She bought a Porsche and painted the entire car. Who?

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Ans. Janice Joplin

Q.3. Identify.

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Ans. Harish Bhat

Q.4. Connect.

IMAG0403

Ans. Burberry

Q.5. Created by Anthony T. Rossi. This was the mascot of?

download (4)

Ans. Tropicana

Q.6.  This Bangalorean was conferred with the CII President’s Award at the CII National Conference and Annual Session 2015.

Ans. Azim Premji

Q.7. It was founded in 2006 as BODVOD Network by Rishi Malhotra, Vinodh Bhat and Paramdeep Singh. What are we talking about?

Ans. Saavn

Q.8. Who?

download

Ans. Pulitzer Prize

Q.9. What does the Japanese buzzword Bagukai mean?

Ans. Chinese Tourist Bulk Shopping in Japan

Q.10. Karl Koehler heads Tata Steel in which region?

download (1)

Ans. Scandinavian Countries

Q.11. Which company acquired the 6Wunderkinder, the parent company and creator of the ‘to do list’ app Wunderlist?

Ans. Microsoft

Q.12. Connect

IMAG0415

Ans. Crawford Market

Q.13. Ashok Leyland and Indusind Bank as part of its business group?

Ans. Hinduja Group

Q.14. Google Doodle for?

images

Ans. BKS Iyengar

Q.15. In his autobiography he mentions several benefits of this including:

Workers do no heavy lifting.

No stopping or bending over.

No special training required.

There are jobs that almost

anyone can do. Provided

employment to immigrants. What are we talking about?

Ans. Henry Ford’s Assembly Line

Q.16.Founders of?

images

Ans. Dr.Reddy Labs

Q.17. Talking about his company’s other commitments towards India, Rakesh Kapoor recently said that the company is totally committed to the program called ‘Stop Diarrhea’ and would be investing over USD 30 Million in a number of years.

Ans. Reckitt Benkeiser

Q.18. She is the first woman to pursue which profession?

download (2)

Ans. Newsreader

Q.19. To meet the growing market for motor fuels, Chevron came up with a revolutionary new sales mechanism in 1907 – started in Seattle by sales manager by John McLean. What?

Ans. Petrol Bunks

Q.20. What is this sub brand of PVR called?

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Ans. PVR Icon

Q.21. With which company did the Tatas announce a JV recently to produce Apache fuselages?

Ans. Boeing

Q.22. Connect

IMAG0431_1

Ans. Reo Motor Company

Q.23. Identify. He gave Bangalore Jeevanbheemanagar.

download (5)

Ans. Charles Correa

Questions contributed by Vaishnavi Rao

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?

images (1)

Ans. Penguin Books

Q.13. Which brand?

Untitled

Ans. Fevicole-Pidilite

Q.14. How do we know him better?

images (2)

Ans. Marlboro Man

Q.15. Logo of?

download (2)

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?

download (4)

Ans. Ibis

Q.18.  Logo of?

download (3)

Ans. Corner House

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

Untitled

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 Corporate Edition 2015 – Bangalore – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Bangalore – Regional Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: IAME- Prasad Shetty and Sunil Rao
  • RUNNER UP: Oracle- Mitesh and Yaggi

Regional Round Questions:

1. It is a form of casserole cookery found in France. What name did it inspire?

Ans. Marmite

2. This is a concept of a festival that would facilitate strong special bonds irrespective of race, socio-economic levels and ethnicity. What?

Ans. The practice of putting up Christmas Trees

3. Connect question on Koshys

4. Established in 1974, Andhra Pradesh Scooters (APSL) manufactured scooters and marketed them under 2 brand names- one is Vijay. Name the other brand?

Ans. Pushpak

5. Name it.

Ans. Jabong

6. This Tata company is the official communication partner of Formula 1. Which company?

Ans. Tata Communications

7. It happens usually in Mumbai, New Delhi, Bhopal. For example Davidoff’s Cool water is called Blue Water. What is being talked about?

Ans. Fake brands of Non Alcoholic Ether

8. Connect question on Pakistan Airlines

9. Delhi-based R K Handoo and Associates is the first firm that has opted for the ___ form of entity. The firm has four members– R K Handoo, Yogendra Handoo, Roohi Kohli and Sushma Handoo, in which Sushma is a non-practicing partner. What is so special about the form of this entity?

Ans. Limited Liability Partnership

10. Why is there a triangle in the logo?

Ans. It indicates progress, direction 

11. In 2010, Tata Global Beverages launched a jelly brand in the UK- Sukk. What was the company’s front name?

Ans. Clever Jelly

12. During World War II, What did Levi’s do when the Arcuate stitch was deemed by the US Government to be decorative stitch only?

Ans. Patch on Jeans

13. It is a trend catching up in Chinese and Japanese Malls. What?

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Ans. Lounges for Men when their wives go for shopping

14. Which company acquired Hitech Drilling Services?

Ans. AOL

15.Question on Himotan Society.

16. What is Bruceploitation?

Ans. Use of Fake Bruce Lee in Lee Movies

17. This watch was auctioned recently. What is so special about this watch?

sothebys_to_auction_gold_rolex_t96mw

Ans. This is Dr. Rajendra Prasad’s Watch

18. Connect question on Campa Cola.

19. Extract from a 1967 article in Cosmopolitan, “Now have come the big, dazzling computers- and a whole new kind of work for women: _____. What is the profession?

Ans. Programmer

20. It is a 155 year old Tea estate in North Bengal. It produces the costliest tea of the world. What is it called?

Ans. Makaibari Tea

Questions contributed by Vaishnavi Rao

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Bangalore – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Bangalore – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: IAME- Prasad Shetty and Sunil Rao
  • RUNNER UP: Oracle- Mitesh and Yaggi

Preliminary Round Questions:

1. Due to divorce, whose Nobel Prize money was deposited in a Swiss bank for his wife to draw on the interest for herself and capital for the sons? (Hint: Scientist)

Ans. Albert Einstein

2. What type of product was first manufactured by Coopers (Predecessor of Jockey)? Its factory name was Brief Style 1001.

Ans. Mens Wear

3. Fictional Soap Opera couple Luke Spencer and Laura Webber from General Hospital made the term famous in pop culture. What term?

Ans. Super Couple/ Power Couple

4. What is so special about these Kiyaa Dolls?

Ans. Indian dolls

5. Who is called “The conscience and Mother Teresa of Economics”?

Ans. Amartya Sen

6. Which filmmaker collaborated with software publishers Knowledge Adventure for a video game- Director’s Chair?

Ans. Steven Spielberg

7. The proposed name was “Pants & Discs”. How do we know this brand better? (Hint: 3 letters)

Ans. GAP

8. Bhel Bar is produced by which Bangalore based Entity?

BHEL

Ans. Maiyas

9. Which brand name can be derived from the anagram “Expands”? It was created by Matt Donkersloot and Taylor Lindsay?

Ans. Spandex

10. Modern version of which toy was created by Richard Knerr and Aurthur Melin? It is similar to the name of a Hawaiian dance.

Ans. Hula Hoop

11. Which tea brand holds the world’s oldest continually used logo?

Ans. Twinings

12. Identify this personality. Her name is ______ Weinman. ____ .com is a 1.5 Billion dollar entity.

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Ans. Lynda.com

13. Large scale machines to manufacture a snack was invented in the nineteenth century by Charles Creator. Which popular snack?

Ans. Pop Corn

14. The logo of this entity was inspired by an inmate of London Zoo in 1961- the same year as this entity was started. Which entity?

Ans. WWF

15. In 2005, which cricketer signed a lucrative sponsorship deal with Asia Pacifc’s largest telephone audio production company “Messages on Hold”?

Ans. Sharne Warne

16. This is Neelam Joha, First Indian model of a brand associated with war. Which brand?

Ans. Burberry

17. Which philanthropic organisation along with Mira Nair produced the movie Blood Brothers?

Ans. Bill and Melinda Gates

18. Which airline was launched as a pilot project by Prafful Patel, the then Aviation Minister? This airline provides commercial sea plane services based out of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Ans. Jal Hans

19. Quote by Jack Welch- The Internet is the ________ of big business. He said in the context of how big the internet can grow.

Ans. Viagara

20. Crown Centre is an 85 acre campus in Kansas, owned by?

Ans. Hallmark

Questions contributed by Vaishnavi Rao