Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Jalandhar – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Jalandhar – Regional Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER : LPU – Piyush Sahu and Sukhvinder Singh
  • RUNNER UP : Govt. College Ludhiana – Kamal and Shivam Malhotra

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Related to the Greek Drachma and denoting an Attic coin or weight, what is the currency common to U.A.E and Morocco?

Ans. Dirham

Q.2. Identify the company.

Mobikwik

Ans. Mobikwik

Q.3. “Fly the new feeling”. Whose slogan is this?

Ans. Vistara

Q.4. Connect.

Ans. Future Group

Q.5. Desai Brothers Ltd ows and manages this brand of famous pickles.

Ans. Mother’s recipe

Q.6. Which airlines sponsors the teams Arsenal, Real Madrid and PSG to name a few?

Ans. Emirates

Q.7. Identify.

Ans. 50 Buck note from Monopoly

Q.8. Tata Steel signed an MoU with which institute in Madras to set up the Tata Steel Advanced Materials Research Centre (TSAMRC) at its research park?

Ans. IIT Madras

Q.9. Connect

Ans. Alibaba

Q.10. “Wake up to tooth sensitivity”. Whose initiative is it?

Ans. Sensodyne

Q.11. Identify the logo.

Ans. Trump Foundation 

Q.12. Which neighbour of India rejected the GDP as a measure of its progress but uses the GNH (Gross National Happiness) as its scale to know how happy its citizens are?

Ans. Bhutan

Q.13. Question on first electronic voting machine by Edison.

Electronic Voting Machine Edison

Q.14. He sowed the seeds for India’s participation in the Olympics when he sponsored Indian sportspersons for thee Antwerp Olympics in 1920 and the Paris Olympics in 1924.

Ans. Sir Dorabji Tata

Q.15. Connect.

Ans. OnePlus

Q.16. Which prominent tech personality is writing his first book titled ‘Hit Refresh’?

Ans. Satya Nadella

Q.17. What is this symbol is found on ISO format keyboards?

Ans. Escape

Q.18. It is a very popular trend to highlight phases of the moon using a specific cookie owned by Cadbury’s and is called the’ ______ ‘art.

Ans. Oreo

Q.19. Mikael and Niklas Hed, started this company which was initially called Relude. They created Angry Birds.

Ans. Rovio

Bonus Question:

Q.20. The government of Finland tied up with Rovio to teach a particular subject to high school students using Angry Birds. Which subject is it?

Ans. Physics

Q.21. Identify the logo.

Ans. Khan Academy 

Bonus Question:

Q.22. Which famous lady who is on the board of Environmental Defense Fund is the chairman of Khan Academy?

Ans. Ann Doerr

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Jalandhar – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Jalandhar – Regional Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
  • GNDU Amritsar – Swar Grover and Siddharth Mahajan
  • RUNNER UP :
  • Lovely University – Deepak Goyal and Piyush Sahu

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. What-are-the-meanings-of-the-symbols-on-Indian-currency-notes,

currency

Ans. A special intaglio feature (raised  printing) has been introduced on the left of the watermark window, on  the obverse (front) on all banknotes except Rs.10/- banknote. This feature is in different shapes for various denominations (Rs.20-Vertical  Rectangle, Rs.50-Square, Rs.100-Triangle, Rs.500-Circle,  Rs.1000-Diamond) and helps the visually impaired to  identify the  denomination”

Q.2. Name of which company was inspired from Moby-Dick, or, The Whale, an 1851 novel by Herman Melville?

Ans. Starbucks                        

Q.3. The Hryvnia, sometimes Hryvnya, is the currency of which country?

Ans. Ukraine

Q.4. UN. appointed former mayor of New York  as his special envoy for cities and climate change, in a bid to build momentum ahead of a planned U.N. summit meeting in September. Name the person?

Ans. Michael Bloomberg

Q.5. Kevin Ashton supposedly coined the popular term  “X” while working for Procter & Gamble in 1999. He later co-founded the Auto-ID Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. What’s X?

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Ans. IOT- Internet of Things

Q.6. Question related to Lalbaugcha Raja,

 Q.7. Logo of which famous event held every year?

miss world

Ans. Miss World

Q.8. X is a term coined by His Majesty the Fourth King of Bhutan, Jigme Singye Wangchuck in the 1970s. The concept implies that sustainable development should take a holistic approach towards notions of progress and give equal importance to non-economic aspects of wellbeing. Bhutan measures prosperity by gauging its citizens’ happiness levels, not the GDP. What is X?

Ans. Gross National Happiness

Q.9. The word is possibly derived from Dongri, a dockside village near Mumbai.  The historical term for coarse thick twill-weave cotton cloth, often coloured blue. Cotton twill with indigo dyed warp thread. What?

Ans. Dungaree fabric  now more commonly referred to as denim

Q.10. Significance of this specially designed motor vehicles?

q.10.

Ans. The popemobile is a formal name for the specially designed motor vehicles used by the Catholic Pope during outdoor public appearances.

Q.11. He is often called as Father of Modern Computing. He worked for government and breaking the codes. Churchil said he shortened the war by two years. Famous for his imitation game differentiate between human and machine, who?

Ans. Alan Turing

Q.12. Titan company  is a joint venture between the Tata Group and  government  of which state?

Ans. Tamilnadu

Q.13. Corporate logo of USA designed by which  famous organization?

adbusters

Ans. Adbusters

Q.14. He is associated with asset management firm Rare Enterprises. Famous investor and business personality of India, who?

Ans. Rakesh Jhunjhunwala

Q.15. Connect.

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Ans. Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Tarak Mehta serial is first brand ambessdor announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Q.16. He was pioneer in the Indian Olympic movement. As President of the Indian Olympic Association, he financed the Indian contingent to the Paris Olympics in 1924. Name the great personality?

Ans. Sir Dorabji Tata

Q.17. Connect

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Ans. Ratan Tata (Graduated from Harvard university, invested in Xiaomi, Snapdeal, Urban Ladder)

Questions contributed by Piyush Sahu

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Jalandhar – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Jalandhar – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER:
    Lovely University
     – Chandra Bhushan and Ravi Kumar Rai
  • RUNNER UP:
    NIT Jalandhar
     – Sujit JP and Sandeep K

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Funda?

funda

Ans. The process of printing documents for the Budget 2015-16 begin with the ritual halwa ceremony

Q.2. Founded by Nihal Kharabanada and Vijay Kharabanada. Kit sponsors of Bharat FC, an I-league team.

Ans. Nivia

Q.3. Connect.

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Ans. Subway’s first all-vegetarian outlet on the campus of Lovely Professional University (LPU) in Jalandhar, Punjab.

Q.4. Microsft : Surface

Barnes & Noble : Nook

Datawind : ?

Ans. Akash tablet

Q.5. Print Ad (keep reading) for The Economist.

Q.6. A dance fitness program created by this Colombian dancer and choreographer. It is called Columbian ______ Fitness.

zumba

Ans. Zumba

Q.7. US state of Oregon has filed a new lawsuit against an IT giant saying the company is planning to pull the plug on hosting the state’s Medicaid system, which could jeopardize health insurance enrolment and re-enrolment for thousands of low-income Oregonians. Name the IT Giant? (Hint-it is the biggest database management company)

Ans. Oracle

Q.8. Connect. (Hint- Ownership to something in India)

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Ans. Pro Kabaddi League

Q.9. The design director of Sunday Times, London, Edwin Taylor designed the newspaper and provided a standard in design and editing. This newspaper was born on 7 July 1982. Which newspaper?

Ans. The Telegraph

Q.10. Which brand was named after the son of elder brother Ramniklal?

Ans. Vimal

Q.11. Question on the term supermarket.

Q.12. “India is a country of future” said by this Nobel laureate in Economics. He has visited India many times, recently in 2015.Who is he?

paul

Ans. Paul Krugman

Q.13. Question on chief smile officer of Oral B with some supporting text.

Ans. Madhuri Dixit

Q.14. The P & G’s brand in partnership with the American Association of University Women started Shine program to sponsor college grants for women. Which brand?

Ans. Pantene

Q.15. The Murree Brewery established in 1860 in Pakistan was managed by the family of very infamous man in India.In 1900s the brewery was obtained by the late Peshton group. Which infamous man is being talked about?

Ans. General Dyer

Q.16. Connect. (Hint- brand of TATA)

hitachi

Ans. Jaguar (above was Jaguar’s Villain Ad video)

Q.17. It is a San Francisco based website. Tagline- ‘When hotel rooms not available this is you solution’. Ad for?

airbnb

Ans. Airbnb

Q.18. Railway minister presented two Budgets, but resigned following the 1950 Budget in protest at the increasing power of the Planning Commission. He was the first Railway Minister of India. Who is he?

Ans. John Mathai

Q.19. This organisation has come as a boon for Jalandhar’s sports industry as goods makers here have received bulk orders, making about 10 lakh promotional balls for export to various countries in 2014. Name the organisation.

Ans. FIFA

Q.20. Who is the hero of this game “Biteman”?

biteman

Ans. Luis Suarez

Q.21. Of the first 16 cars, 11 were designed by Harry Bentley Bradley. For which brand did he designed the cars? (Hint-think out of the box)

Ans. Hot wheels

Q.22. He is referred as the “King of Japanese Inventors”. Which automobile company did he found?

toyota

Ans. Toyota

Q.23. Significance?

TV Ad

Ans. World’s First Television Advertisement

Q.24. Founded in 1962, Danjaq LLC is the holding company responsible for the copyright and trademarks related to whom?

Ans. James Bond

 

Contributed by Rakshit Sood

 

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Jalandhar – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Jalandhar – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER:
    Lovely University
     – Chandra Bhushan and Ravi Kumar Rai
  • RUNNER UP:
    NIT Jalandhar
     – Sujit JP and Sandeep K

Preliminary Round Questions:

  1. Bigboss of MasterCard. Who is he?

    1

Ans. Ajay Banga

  1. Which company has launched this chewing gum? (Hint: Company launched its biscuit then aata and now chewing gum)

    2

Ans. ITC

  1. Which mass media company operates bookmyshow.com, firstpost.com and homeshop18.com?

Ans. Network 18

  1. From the world of Aditya Birla Group,which textile manufacturer brand is the world’s largest producer of viscose rayon fiber?

Ans. Grasim

  1. Which bank is this? (Hint-created by an act of parliament to provide credit and other financial facilities for the development of the fledgling Indian industry. It is the only subsidiary of RBI)

    3

Ans. IDBI

  1. Name of the brand endorsed by Shah Rukh Khan.

    4

Ans. Tata Tea

  1. Ringgit is the currency of which federal constitutional monarchy in South East Asia.

Ans. Malaysia

  1. Which Swedish multinational corporation has planned self-driven cars set “To Roll” in 2017?

Ans. Volvo

  1. Company was registered on 19 May 1894 under the Indian Companies Act, with its office in Anarkali Bazaar, Lahore by several leaders of Swadeshi movement and now has headquarters in Delhi. (Hint: It’s a bank)

Ans. Punjab National Bank

  1. Which Indian telecom major has tied up with United Nations Children’s Fund to give free access to applications such as eduTrac, mTrac and U-report with improved connectivity?

Ans. Airtel

  1. Which company launched this phone?

    5

Ans. Amazon

  1. Srichakra tyres are owned by which company? It is a 2 wheeler manufacturer in India. (Hint: Krishnamachari Srikkanth used to endore that company)

Ans. TVS

  1. This record label was launched in 2000. It had artists from India and Pakistan.

    6

Ans. Daler Mehandi

  1. Which e-commerce company was the recharge partner of film Bhaag Milha Bhaag?

Ans. Freecharge

  1. The term was popularized by Alex Faickney Osborn in the 1953 book Applied Imagination. Osborn claimed that it was more effective than individuals working alone in generating ideas, although more recent research has questioned this conclusion.

Ans. Brainstorming

  1. Advertisement on Aadhar Card.
  2. Star Alliance formed in 1997 has tagline – ‘The Way the Earth Connects’. Which industry is it related to?

Ans. Airlines

  1. Which soccer club is owned by Sourav Ganguly?

Ans. Atlético de Kolkata

  1. Mascot of which company?

    7

Ans. Xiaomi

  1. Amul ad for?

    8

Ans. Julian Assange

 

Questions contributed by Rakshit Sood!

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Jalandhar – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Jalandhar – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS

  • WINNER :

GNDU Amritsar – Aryan Singh and Siddharth Attri

  • RUNNER UP :

Lovely University – Praneeth Sai and Anmol Upadhyay

 

Cut-off for Wild card round was 15 and Final round was around 17-18.

 

Preliminary Round:

1. A measurement of a country’s trade in which the value of goods and services it imports exceeds the value of goods and services it exports. It is defined by a term CAD. Expand CAD. (Hint given: India currently in news for this and Singapore is one of the country facing this situation)

A. Current Account Deficit

2. Whose twitter account? His tweets are signed as “bo” and he also has a dog named Bo.

A. Barack Obama

3. It is a Spanish clothing and accessories retailer who was in news for an attempt to trademark letter ‘Z’.

A. Zara

4. Identify the personality:

1

A. Siddharth Mallya

5. It is the rate at which the central bank of a country lends money to commercial banks in the event of any shortfall of funds. (Options were given)

A. Repo Rate

6. Question on Pashmina Shawls. Cashmere wool and Kashmir were few of the keywords.

7. It is a Mexican chain of movie theaters. Its name means City of Cinema and its slogan is La Capital del Cine.

A. Cinepolis

8. Logo of?

2

A. MRF

9. It is a global skin and body care brand whose name comes from a Latin word meaning ‘snow-white’. (Hint given: Popular white cream)

A. Nivea

10. Who purchased The Washington Post newspaper in 2013?

A. Jeff Bezos

11. A 50:50 joint venture between BBC Worldwide and The Times Group.It has organized and sponsored the Miss India beauty pageant since 1964. Identify the magazine.

A. Femina

12. Logo of?

3

A. Google Play

13. First Indian product to receive a GI tag(Geographical Indication)?

A. Darjeeling Tea

14. Relate a company to Zeitgeist .

A. Google

15. It is a plain-woven textile made from unbleached, and often not fully processed, cotton. Originated from the city of Calicut.

A. Calico

16. Logo of?

4

A. Comedy Central

17.  Software which is mainly used for vouchers, financial statements, and taxation in many industries, and has specialised packages for retail businesses. (Hint given: Used by people who do accounts)

A. Tally

18. Popularly known as American Way Association.What?

A. Amway

19. Which is the world’s largest biscuit brand by volume?

A. Parle-G

20. Advertisement for?

5

Oreo    

 

Questions contributed by Rakshit Sood. Rakshit is currently Convenor of the Thapar Quizzing Club part of the Literary Society at Thapar University,Patiala. He has an avid interest in reading and quizzing. He also loves cricket, Hollywood movies and TV shows. He recently placed third at the Jalandhar round of Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2014.