Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Lucknow – Regional Round Questions
- WINNER: Ernst and Young : Prasenjit & Shashank Singh
- RUNNER UP: Indian Railways : Anant Raman & Kapinjal Sharma
Regional Round Questions:
Q.1. Maa Gou Products which was founded in 2011 by five experienced businessmen, one of whom is the Kolkata-based Radhe Shyam Goenka, co-founder of Emami. What does this company specialize in?
Ans. Cow -urine based products
Q.2. Who is the author of this ?
Ans. Dr. Vijay Govindarajan
Q.3. John Keenan is an important man in the history of Indian Steel. In his memoir , you find a line that says,” Cheap ___________steel smelted out of scarp from the French & Flemish battlefields.” The government acted decisively & set up a Tarrif Board to create a protective Act. What was this steel (fill in the blank) famously known as?
Ans. Continental Steel
Q.4. Connect the following:
[ Sonakshi Sinha , Asus’ 1st brand ambassador, Asus got its name from Peagasus, Asus’ tagline: In search of incredible, Johnny Shih & Tung Hsien : co-founders of Asus]
Q.5. Crack the formula:
[ ZARA, FORCE INDIA, INSTAGRAM]
Q.6. Identify the innerware brand created by Jaykumar Pathare.
Ans. VIP innerware
Q.7. When his three children were young, he installed a dime slot machine on the third floor of the family’s house. His idea was to convey the dangers of gambling, but it also meant the children’s allowance remained in his hands. Who was this investor?
Ans. Warren Buffet
Q.8. Which company was started by Lord Thompson?
Ans. Thomson Reuters
(The Thomson Corporation acquired Reuters Group PLC to form Thomson Reuters on April 17, 2008.)
Q.9. TCS started an enterprise in Riyadh Saudi Arabia. What is so unique about this enterprise?
Ans. First all-women centre.
Q.10. Conect the following:
Ans. Polo Ralph Lauren
[ 1. Bruce Springsteen: His daughter Jessica Springsteen is the brand ambassador 2. Ralph Lauren: the founder 3. Club Monaco is a subsidiary brand 4. Nina Hyde Centre for Breast Cancer Research co-founded by Ralph Lauren ]
Q.11. What is Job Crafting?
Ans. It is the exercise which is a powerful tool that helps people optimize the design of their jobs, increasing their happiness and effectiveness at work. Employees redesigning their own jobs to better suit their strengths and interests.
Q.12. In current affairs (2016), this man is being called the man who could save Britain in a simple manner. His name is Sanjeev Kumar Gupta, popularly known as SKG. Identify the personality.
Ans. Sanjiv Kumar Gupta was seen as the potential buyer of Tata Steel (UK operation)
Q.13. What is the Men’s Underware Index?
Ans. An unconventional measure of how well the economy is doing based on sales of men’s underwear. The reasoning behind this measure assumes that men view underwear as a necessity (not a luxury item), so sales of this product should be steady – except during severe economic downturns, when men will wait longer to buy new underwear. The notable decrease in underwear sales is said to reflect the poor overall state of the economy. Conversely, when underwear sales pick up, the economy is considered to be improving.
This indicator is noted for being followed by former Federal Reserve Chairman, Alan Greenspan.
Q.14. Samden Vehicles & Tata Motors partners in which country?
Q.15. What started in this shop?
Ans. MDH Masala
Q.16. Which is India’s largest selling watch brand?
Q.17. For whom did Amul carry this famous post card & hoarding?
Ans. Raghuram Rajan (for his 2nd term in RBI)
Q.18. Nvidia published an academic preprint of the result of the DAVE2 project titled End to End Learning for Self- Driving Cars. Coincidently, it is also the name of the astronaut in a movie in which the phrase “ I can’t do that Dave”. Which movie are we referring to?
Ans: 2001: A space Odyssey
Q.19. Connect the following :
[ 1) Hotstar’s Campaign for Andhra Pradesh & Telangana Launched by Superstar Allu Arjun who is brand ambassador for Hotstar. 2) Hotstar is a digital and mobile entertainment platform, owned by Novi Digital Entertainment Private Limited. 3) Pic of Rupert Murdoch : Hotstar is owned by Novi Digital Entertainment Limited, which is subsidiary owned by Star India. Star India is an Indian company owned by Rupert Murdoch controlled News Corp(21st Century Fox). 4) Shruti Haasan is the brand ambassador of Hotstar ]
Q.20. Which Chinese retailer recently bought a controlling stake in the Inter Milan Football Club?
Ans. Suning Commerce Group
Q.21.Which famous Indian would you associate these stores with?
Ans. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
Questions contributed by Debasish Mandal of BHEL, Bhopal