Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Delhi – Regional Finals Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Delhi – Regional Finals Questions

RESULTS

  • WINNER :

Delhi School of Economics – Om Prakash and Manu Abbi

  • RUNNER UP :

NSIT – Sarthak K and Shashank Singh

 

Regional Finals:

Round 1 (Global Attention):

1. Bottling plant/museum/production unit- Cathedral of R. Whose cathedral is this?

A. Bacardi (Cathedral of Rum)

2. Endorsed by Cristiano Ronaldo. Associated with Infiniti Red Bull Racing.

A. Pepe Jeans

3. He always believed – to reach beyond obvious. Attitude of a Vulcan, ie, to think beyond led him to name his venture as Vulcan Enterprises.

A. Paul Allen

4. Today- Indian Match Company- is owned by a conglomerate, ITC. Indian Match Company – has 2 subsidiaries- Pawan and Prag. It is however better known by another name.

A. Wimco

5. From 1960s, they have been famous for their ‘Double Logo’. Jackie Kennedy popularized their shoulder bags- ‘Jackie O’.

A. Gucci

6. Which Roman hero- a divine figure from Greek myth- is associated with Murugappa Group?

A. Hercules

 

Round 2 (Visual Potential):

1. These are partner networks of:

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A. Lowe Lintas

 

2. Identify the associated person.

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A. Henry Ford

3. Identify Logo:

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A. Cessna

4. Identify the publisher of these games.

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A. Nasbro

5. Created one of the greatest slogans. Into stones. Which company?

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A. De Beers

6. Which organization is this?

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A. Over the Counter Exchange of India

 

Round 3 (TATA World):

 1. Who from the Tatas- ‘India Ka Dil. India Ka ______’. Solutions for home and office.

A. Voltas

2. Bombay Brasserie and The Pierre.

A. Taj Group of Hotels

3. Which entity of Trent-into books, movies and toys.

A. Landmark

4. Frames start at 395. Compliments come free.

A. Titan Eye

 

Round 4 (Think Tenfold- Lateral Connects):

1. Connect:

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A. Samsung

2. Connect:

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A. Orient Fans

3. Connect:

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A. Hyundai Motors

4. Connect:

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A. Coca Cola

 

Round 5 (Rapid Intent):

1.

a) Founded by Champaklal H. Choksey, Chimanlal N. Choksi, Suryakant C. Dani and Arvind R. Vakil.

b) VOC Safety Standards Logo

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c) Their new identity:

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A. Asian Paints

2.

a) Gammex- 85% market share in the premium gloves segment.

b) Important force behind the company- Gautam Singhania, Chairman. [Buzzer Pressed]

A. Raymonds

3.

a) Their identity:

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b) Zahara and Philae are its cruises.

c) Their founder:

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A. Oberoi Group of Hotels 

 

Tie-Breaker Round:

1. Eggo, Fiber Plus, Nutrigrain bars- food products from this company synonymous with health and food for (breakfasts)

Kelloggs 

 

Questions contributed by Mr. Subhodeep Jash. Subhodeep is a lawyer, working in the field of public policy and research.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Delhi – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Quiz – 2014 – Delhi Edition – Preliminary Round

RESULTS

  • WINNER :

Delhi School of Economics – Om Prakash and Manu Abbi

  • RUNNER UP :

NSIT – Sarthak K and Shashank Singh

 

Other Finalists- Satyawati College, FMS, IIFT, Great Lakes Institute of Mgmt.

Preliminary Round:

1)  Andre Jacques Garnerin, a Frenchman, was the 1st to do this 216 yrs ago. An innovation from the world of aviation.

A. Parachute

2)  Markel Service (Canada) – original name of a company- It was in the news in 2013-14. How do we know it today?

A. Fairfax

3)  The Secretariat Building in Delhi-comprises of North Block and South Block. In which one would you find the Finance Ministry?

A. North Block

4)  Identify the brand?

Roohafsa

A. Rooh Afza

 5) ‘We believe every story has a human side which deserves to be told”. Which TV Channel?

A. Al Jazeera

6) McDonalds- launching its premium coffee shops in India. What’s the chain called?

A. McCafe

7)  Which bank publishes an art magazine called ArtMag? (HINT- Citi/Deutsche/SBI)

A. Deutsche Bank

8)  This memorial in Canada is connected to which Indian company?

Air India

A. Air India

9)   Finance Minister- holds an unlikely distinction of presenting 2 union budgets on his birthdays- On Feb 29- In 1964 & 1968. Who?

A. Morarji Desai

10)   Company photographer- Charles Clemens- on observing a tractor being tested saw that it crawled like an insect. The company guys seized on a metaphor and named the company after the insect.

A. Caterpillar

11)   TT Varadrajan- founded Maya Appliances in 1978. Name its popular brand of mixers named after a girl?

A. Prithi Mixers

12) Print ad for a financial literacy campaign. Identify the foundation?

Charles Swab Foundation

A. Charles Schwab Foundation

13)  Hero’s Maestro and Pleasure- segmented on the basis of __________

Gender (women)

14) Economist- Raj Krishna coined this term to denote a low growth rate,(around 3.5%) that India was going through between 1950 and 1980?

A. Hindu rate of growth

15) Company – ‘Laundry Blue’- 1852- combination of synthetics ultramarine and sodium bicarbonate. One of the first widely marketed products manufactured by the company.

A. Reckitt & Coleman (now, Reckitt Benckiser)

16) Identify the company?

Reed Hoffman

LinkedIn

17)  Which surname/term derived from the Arabic word ‘Javhari’?

A. Zaveri/Jhaveri

18)  How do we better know Fuller’s Earth?

A. Multani Mitti

19)   Hausla Buland Academy- initiative of this brand (Hint: revolves around the number ’5000’.)

A. Haywards

20) Identify the logo?

Linkedin

A. Encyclopaedia Britannica

Questions contributed by Mr. Subhodeep Jash. Subhodeep is a lawyer, working in the field of public policy and research.

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2013 – Delhi – External Track Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2013 – Delhi – External Track Questions

Results (External Track):

  • WINNER:

Oracle (Mitesh & Yaggy)

  • RUNNER UP:

NTPC (Amit & K. M. Prashanth)

Round 1:

1. This company – founded in 1989 as Interactive Home System- changed to Continuum Production in 1994. Later, phrase as Latin for ‘wicker basket’. Company’s emerging view as a storehouse of view. The big boss at the company is Gary Shenk. Which company?

Corbis

2. These commonly measured in lignes. Standard sizes- 16 & 32. For 16 lignes format, 10.16 mm. For 32 lignes format, 20.32 mm. What is commonly measured?

Buttons

3. Traditional participants- small union flags on desk to pause proceedings. Process culminates with the line- ‘There are no flags. We are fixed.’ What?

Fixing of Gold Prices

4. Conrad Hilton-asked about specialization of hotel business, said there are three important things. What are these?

Location, Location, Location.

5. Mandom Corp- manufactures cosmetics and toiletries. Went to the IPAB in Chennai to remove Fem’s trademark contending Mandom has been using it since 1978. The name is also a famous fictional character of the 1920s. What?

Gatsby

6. Around 1917, Daniel Moore – developed this for GE at the Smithsonian  Institute. This was a footnote in this innovation which works on the principle of coronal discharge.

Neon Signs

Round 2:

1)     What famous product comes from this?

1

Botox   

2) What comes out from this?

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Platinum

3) Who was represented in this advertisement?

4

Rabindranath Tagore

4)       World’s leading manufacturers of?

5

Christmas Trees

5)        Identify brand.

6

Jeep (Eugene the Jeep from Popeye) 

6)        Identify person.

7

Ritu Beri

Round 3:

1. In 1917, architect- Govt. Of Bombay- President of institute of Architects- assigned with the work at Bombay House, IISc as well as consulted in various other projects. Who?

George Wittet

2. 1933-1937: Person was director at IISc. One of the finest directors – known for his contribution to physics. Who?

CV Raman

3. The origins of company- Pollibetta Coffee Estates and Coorg Corp came together

Tata Coffee

4. This head of State- ‘If I were to stay, only one location’. 1st officially declared head of state to stay here post 2008?

Barack Obama

Round 4:

1)     Connect:

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Nestle

2)     Connect:

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Johnson & Johnson

3)     Connect:

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Scott Adams

4)    Connect:

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NCR

Round 5:

1)     This tycoon was the host of Apprentice Asia for the 2011/2012 season. Who?

Tony Fernandes

2)     Alfred W. Jones coined this term in 1949. What?

Hedge Fund

3)     Pearl River is the world’s largest producer of?

Piano

 

– Questions contributed by Subhodeep Jash.

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2013 – Delhi – Tata Track Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2013 – Delhi – Tata Track Questions

Results (Tata Track):

  • WINNER:

TCS (Abhinav Kishore and Anurag Krishna)

  • RUNNER UP:

TCS (Jaganathan S & Mirza Farhan Beg)

Round 1:

1)     It is a division of Bloomsbury- a series since 1899 with a range of scholarly editions of ____________. Trademarked by Bloomsbury.

William Shakespeare

2)     Started in Portobello Road, West London by the three Shahs- Arun, Nitin and Milan Shah in 1970s.

Pepe Jeans

3)     If somebody is working with a TOQUE as a part of the attire, what would be the profession?

Chef

4)     Term comes from the French language, meaning ‘free from servitude’. Developed as a feudal concept and could be seen with churches in Rome.

Franchise

5)     Coca Cola GMBH- German bottlers, Max Keith couldn’t get the supply to US after WW II. He worked on a new drink as he didn’t want a dip in sales.

Fanta

6)     Founder businessman- learnt the art of chocolate making from his father to keep himself occupied as he suffered from polio.

Mars

Round 2:

1) Symbol for –

1

Pawn Brokers/Money Lenders

2) Tendulkar flanked by other 2 guys. What is the unique club?

2

Club X- UFO Movies 

3) Advertisement for?

3

Moto X

4) Personality donated all his royalty to philantrophy?

4

Mario Miranda 

5)     Chairman of conglomerate[world of luxury]

5

Bernaud Arnault (LVMH)

6) Creator of?

6

Barbie

Round 3:

1)     Tata recent announcement; young person taking over reins at Tata Steel. Who?

TV Narendran

2)     Tata group company has tied up with the Wildlife Trust of India to create a huge initiative for conserving whale sharks. Which company?

Tata Chemicals

3)     Casual corporate eyewear brand from Tata Eye+ which gets its name from a popular cafe. Name?

Cabana

4)     Who on the NYSE ticker is TTM?

Tata Motors

Round 4:

1)     Knowledge Graph is to establish the relationship between things and people. Which great company is behind it?

Google

2)     Which industrial enterprise/group owns Open magazine?

RPG

3)     Famous bank which for its HQ has two buildings known as Credit & Debit. Which bank?

Deutsche Bank

4)     Who officially gives the Nobel Prize for Economics?

Sveriges Bank (Bank of Sweden)

Round 5:

1)

Clue 1: This person gave the world’s largest philanthropic donation of $105 million to Stanford Business School in 2006.

Clue 2: Resigned as CEO in 2004, retained position as chairman in the Board.

Clue 3: ‘Corporate Crook’ in Michael Moore’s ‘Downsize This’.

Phil Knight

2)

Clue 1: Launched in 1983. In 1998, group of individuals continued to pursue this under an umbrella seeking protection of copyright laws.

Clue 2: New version of software can be shared & tweaked to alter the process architecture.

Open Source

3)

Clue 1: Founded by Hans and Alfred.

Clue 2: Low cost brand known as Tudor.

Clue 3: Official timekeeper for Wimbledon.

Rolex 

 

– Questions contributed by Subhodeep Jash.

 

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2013 – Delhi – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2013 – Delhi – Preliminary Round Questions

Results (External Track):

  • WINNER:

Oracle (Mitesh & Yaggy)

  • RUNNER UP:

NTPC (Amit & K. M. Prashanth)

Results (Tata Track):

  • WINNER:

TCS (Abhinav Kishore and Anurag Krishna)

  • RUNNER UP:

TCS (Jaganathan S & Mirza Farhan Beg)

PRELIMINARY ROUND:

1)     In 1983, Parle came out with the ‘Goldspotting’ campaign in its tie-up with this Walt Disney film in India. Which one?

Jungle Book

2)     Jamia Milia University was founded by a former president of India, Dr. Zakir Hussain along with a famous personality?

Khwaja Abdul Hamied

3)     Who’s the famous Indian designer associated with the First Lady of the US, Michelle Obama?

Naeem Khan

4)     Humphrey Bogart’s famous line from Casablanca (1942) – ‘Of all the ____ joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.’ Fill in the missing word for a product.

Gin

5)     Print advertisement for?

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Exxon Mobil 

6)     The first known origin of this comes from 550 B.C. in Croesus with the King of Lydia in Turkey. What?

Gold Coins

7)     Famous woman corporate executive behind Harvard aerobics program in the 1980s during her days of sporting big hair and blue eye shadow. Who?

Sheryl Sandberg

8)     Which shoe brand is owned by Red Diamond Holdings? [HINT: Sounds like a jeans brand]

Lee Cooper

9)     He is the 1st Indian owner of a NBA team- Golden State Warriors. Identify.

Vivek Ranadive

10)     Which newspaper does MIthun Chakraborty run in the film ‘Guru’?

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The Independent (Swatantra)

11)     Meera Shankar is the 1st woman director of which Indian conglomerate which celebrated its centenary a few years back?

ITC

12)   Management guru who had his publication of  “What if the Female Manager of a High-School Baseball Team read _______’s ‘Management’ which became popular in Japan?

Peter Drucker

13)  Delhi-born Raj Chetty won the prestigious Bates Clark award this year considered a parallel to a Nobel in economic sciences. It is known as the ____ Nobel. Fill in the blank.

Baby Nobel

14)  Stephen Schwartzmann, in April 2013, announced a $100 million personal gift to establish and endow an scholarship program in this important Asian country to start Schwarzman Scholars, modeled after the Rhodes Scholarship. Which country?

China

15)  Which all-time bowling legend is replacing Dennis Lillee at the MRF Pace Academy?

Glenn McGrath

16)  In 1633, Murad IV had taken the reins of power in Turkey. He banned _______ Houses as it offered news and updates which could become a cause for ensuing into politics & gossip. Fill in the blank.

Coffee

17)  What is derived from Arabic for ‘Mazdhan’ which means ‘storehouse of information’?

Magazine

18)  Asia’s largest corduroy fabric maker had its more famous presence in rooftops of Indian houses with Bharat Vijay Mills. What are we talking about?

Sintex

19)  Who’s the missing founder: Eduardo Saverin, Chris Hughes, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and ________________.

Mark Zuckerberg

20)  Which Africa-based financial services company was the title sponsor for the Ashes this year?

Investec

21)  In 1967, he became one of the most expensive players in the country when he joined Rangers for £65,000 in a record transfer?

Sir Alex Ferguson

22)  BISP is a cash transfer program in Pakistan known as ________ Income Support Programme is similar to the Direct Benefit Transfer scheme being launched here in India. Who or what is the missing word?

Benazir

23)  Soviet news agency Tass coined this sobriquet for a famous political personality in 1967. Who?

Iron Lady

24)  Which famous Jindal is the Chairman & MD of JSW Steel, India’s largest steel producer?

Sajjan Jindal

25)  Identify the brand:

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Contessa

– Questions contributed by Subhodeep Jash.