Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Chandigarh – Regional Round Questions
- Punjab Univ – Shantanu Sharma and Aditya Bhaskar
- RUNNER UP:
- Army Inst. of Law – Yash and Manik Gupta
Q.1. Which media conglomerate own “ America Online ” ?
Ans. Time Warner
Q.2. Which huge technology giant organizes “ Sapphire ” ?
Q.3. Which media house used to publish The Illustrated Weekly ?
Ans. The Times Group
Q.4. Which country has the lower denomination of its currency called baisa and the higher denomination called Rial ?
Ans. Sultanate Of Oman
Q.5. Vivian Richards was the first foreigner to appear in advertisement for this fabric company of India. Which fabric company?
Q.6. The Chief Minister of a state in India was also a former employee of Tata Steel. Who ?
Ans. Arvind Kejriwal
Q.1. WINK, made in India and developed by EC Media runs on Linux operating system. What is this first in India ?
Ans. India’s first e-reader
Q.2. He worked as a mechanic at the Art Shokai garage, where he tuned cars and entered them in races. In 1937, with financing from his acquaintance he founded a company to make piston rings. After initial failures, the company won a contract to supply piston rings to Toyota, but lost the contract due to the poor quality of their products. After attending engineering school without graduating, and visiting factories around Japan to better understand Toyota’s quality control processes, by 1941 he was able to mass-produce piston rings acceptable to Toyota. During the post war period, he established his own technical research institute which later groomed into the giant we are familiar with today. Hence, which company came into being ?
Ans. Honda Motor Co. Ltd
Q.3. An advertisement related to death of tobacco advertising.
Q.4. Which Service of All India Radio was conceptualized to combat Radio Ceylon in 1957?
Ans. Vividh Bharti
Q.5. CCTV cameras were used for the first time to decide on fair results for which sport? They were first used in Bombay.
Ans. Horse-races at Mahalaxmi Race Course.
Q.6. The Royal Canadian Mint has released seven exciting new coins to commemorate the 75th anniversary of which hugely celebrated Super Hero world over?
Q.7. Connect –
Ans. TATA Chemicals
Q.8. It is the codename for an upcoming virtual reality headset produced by Sony Computer Entertainment. It is designed to be fully functional with the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita game systems.
Ans. Project Morpheus
Q.9. Identify a university from these types of shoes .
Ans. Oxford University
Q.10. Dazzler, Onax, Krypton, Pulse Junior, Protomax, Avia, Glory, Ding-Dong, Stunner – Who manufactures this line of products from the world of TATA’s ?
Ans. Tata Stryder
Q.11. This product was started in 1939 and is the largest in category. The main ingredient used in it was once a part of its name but has to be replaced by its indicative letter after many other companies started using the same ingredient in there products. Though, its new name also became generic. Which product has been talked about ?
Ans. Parle-Glucose which was then changed to Parle-G
Q.12. This is one of the common techniques used in the valuation of inventory on hand at the end of a period and the cost of goods sold during the period. It assumes that goods which made their way to inventory (after purchase, manufacture etc.) later are sold first and those which are manufactured or acquired early are sold last. What has been talked about?
Ans. LIFO ( Last-In, First-Out ) method
Q.13. What was the name of the first bottled water brand in India?
Q.14. Name the business technique involving the sale of dependent goods for different prices – one good is sold at a discount, while the second dependent good is sold at a considerably higher price.
Ans. Gillette Razor Blade theory/Model
Q.15. A question with elements giving a connect to Google
Q.16. Name this high speed rail service from its logo.
Q.17. Whose ad?
Ans. Taj Safari
Q.18. Bikes which have blend of characteristics from more specialized road bikes, touring bikes and mountain bikes. The resulting is a general-purpose bike that can tolerate a wide range of riding conditions and applications. What will you call this?
Ans. Hybrid Bike
Q.19. It is a Tamil satellite television station and TV channel first in its category to telecast twenty four hours and seven days of the week. It was the first fully privately owned television channel in India when it emerged in 1992. Which channel?
Q.20. According to Vinod Mehta, this newspaper which is closely associated with Rudyard Kipling, was won by LM Thappar in a game of bridges in 1991. Author Rudyard Kipling, in his early 20s, worked at the newspaper office in Allahabad as an assistant editor from November 1887 to March 1889. This newspaper has a long history of being shut-down and again started publication. Which is this newspaper hugely popular in North India region?
Ans. The Pioneer
Q.21. According to RBI, on the basis of usage by cardholder, there are three types of cards namely Debit, Credit and which is the third one newly introduced into this category ?
Ans. Prepaid Card
Q.22. Which automobile giant mainly branded with the words “ If you will use our cars, You will save money ” in 1935 ?
Q.23. Connect the song “Ummedo wali dhoop, sunshine wali aasha” with this man.
Ans. Hero Moto Corp.
Q.24. Which group of brothers started this in 1880’s ?
Ans. Wright Brothers
Contributed by Hitesh Kamboj and Virendra Mathur.