Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Hyderabad – Regional Round Questions
- WINNER: Sai Mitra Constructions- Naveen Kumar and Phani Mahesh
- RUNNER UP: Google India- Ananya Bhaskar and Hari Shenoy
Regional Round Questions:
Q.1. What term would you associate with this image?
Ans. Bone Music
Q.2. What was introduced by Tata Motors in collaboration with Marshall Sons (UK) in 1948?
Ans. Steam Road Rollers
Ans. Nestle [Clockwise: 1) 100 Grand chocolate of Nestle; 2) Quality Street by Nestle; 3) Video: Nestle has a stake in L’oreal; 4) Nestle Smarties Children’s book prize]
Q.4. After finalizing the agreement with the McDonald Brothers, Kroc sent a letter to which businessman where he wrote, “I have very recently taken over the national franchise of the McDonald’s system. I would like to inquire if there may be an opportunity for a McDonald’s in your Development”?
Ans. Walt Disney
Q.5. What is it?
Ans. Patch – Improvement to a piece of software. Small corrections to the programmed sequence could be done by patching over portions of the paper tape and re-punching the holes in that section.
Q.6. Which is the only non-domestic newspaper delivered to the White House on a daily basis?
Ans. The Financial Times
Q.7. This Tata company has launched the ‘Moving Beyond Disclosure: Leveraging Sustainability Reporting to Drive Change’, a study undertaken in collaboration with GRI (Global Reporting Initiative), the developer of the world’s most widely used Sustainability Reporting Guidelines?
Q.8. With what would you associate them?
Ans. Euro. [1) European Central Bank; 2) Video: Maastricht treaty announced by British PM John Major; 3) Robert Kalina- designer of Euro notes; 4) Germain Pirlot coined the term Euro; 5) Alain Billiet designed Euro symbol.]
Q.9. Founded in 1906 by Polish immigrant Jacob Sapirstein, who sold cards from a horse-drawn cart, is today the world’s largest greeting card company?
Ans. Kala Ghoda Association Logo
Q.11. Which Minnesota based hospitality brand is named after the 17th-century French explorer?
Ans. Adam Gimbel
Q.13. Located in the center of the city of Tabriz, Iran, the structure consists of several sub-bazaars, such as Amir Bazaar (for gold and jewelry), Mozzafarieh (a carpet bazaar), shoe bazaar, and many other ones for various goods. It was was inscribed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in July 2010. What is its claim to fame?
Ans.World’s largest covered bazaar
Q.14. Who embedded a set of organizing principles in his lab, which he termed “bootstrapping”. His belief was that when human systems and tool systems were aligned, such that workers spent time “improving their tools for improving their tools” it would lead to an accelerating rate of progress?
Q.15. Which Tata company has launched a new initiative for its senior citizens called ‘Sammaan’?
Ans. Rajiv Gandhi National Quality Prize
Q.17.Which company owns the trademark for the word ‘Borzoi’?
Ans.Alfred A Knopf
Q.18. The song “Tom’s Diner” by Suzanne Vega was the first song used by Karlheinz Brandenburg to develop which technology format?
Q.19. Tata Sky launched Rs 8 plan. They introduced an ad with O&M with empowering subscribers to pay only for the days they watched TV. Which concept did they introduce?
Ans. Daily Recharge
Ans. Fiat. [1) Fargo Truck by Fiat (image from the movie ‘Fargo’); 2) Premier Padmini from Rani Padmini of Chittor; 3) Video: Chrysler owned by Fiat; 4) Six-Sigma implemented in Chrysler from Fiat.]
Q.21 Henkel’s first product was a laundry detergent based on sodium silicate, named “Universal-Waschmittel” (universal detergent). What was so unique about it?
Ans.Sold in packs
Q.22. What did this person invent?
Ans. First portable Fax Machine (developed by Shintaro Asano)
Ans. William Kent – Pram
Questions contributed by Naveen Kumar