Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Navi Mumbai – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Navi Mumbai – Regional  Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: RAIT – Saurabh Jain and Anit Basu Thakur
  • RUNNER UP: IIM (I) Navi Mumbai – Prashanth and Nidheesh

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Over the last 12 years, there have been a total of 5 expansions to keep players questing; The Burning Crusade, Wrath of the Lich King, Cataclysm, Mists of Pandaria and Warlords of Draneor.

Ans. World of Warcraft

Q.2. It was released by Transport Canada. This was the renewal of whose pilot license?

Santa Claus Canada

Ans. Santa Claus

Q.3. Connect question on APC Corporation owned by Schneider

Q.4. What forum for intellectual exchange among members was founded in Oxford, England, in 1946 by Roland Berrill and Lancelot Lionel Ware?

Ans. Mensa

Q.5. Which Swedish automobile maker established in 1927 is a wholly owned subsidiary of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group of China?

Ans. Volvo

Q.6. Loyalty Programme: Greencard; Former Owner: Future Brands; Current Owner: Aditya Birla Nuvo Limited?

Ans. Pantaloons 

Q.7. Connect question on Surabhi (Amul, Ford Foundation, Dr. L. Subramaniam)

Q.8. This Tata company and Bell Helicopter recently agreed to jointly develop the helicopter market in India, including production, R&D and technology sharing. Which one?

Ans. Tata Advance Systems

Q.9. Founded by Alejandro Goicoechea and Jose Luis Oriol, this Spanish company was in news because of its contirbution in Mathura-Palwal region.

Ans. Light Train

Q.10. What happened or what triggered the algorithm systems of New Zealand passports to fail?

Ans. Face Recognition did not work as eyes should be open to a particular degree in order to be recognised

Q.11. Which Minister in India was once the owner of this publication called Surya India which essentially took on the Rajiv Gandhi family in a big way?

Surya Magazine

Ans. Maneka Gandhi
Q.12. Which Japanese multinational electronics and ceramics manufacturer was founded as Kyoto Ceramic Company limited in 1959?
Ans. Kyocera
Q.13. What is so special about the doll? Gay doll
Ans. World’s first Gay doll
Q.14. To which Norwegian group’s Indian arm did the Tatas recently sells ist Urea business?
Ans. Yara
Q.15. Their first mail order catalogue, known as the “Blue Book”, was published in 1845 in the United States. Which brand?
Ans. Tiffany’s
Q.16. Why were these shoes in controversy?
Swastika shoes controversy
Ans. The shoe soles leave Swastika prints
Q.17. When the British colonial government first issued rupee notes in India in 1862, they sourced them from a UK based company which started out printing playing cards and postage stamps before entering the currency business. Name it.
Ans. De La Rue
Q.18. Which famous book house is THE HOUSE OF BESTSELLERS?
Ans. Rupa Publishers
Q.19. Connect question on Jaguar Land Rover
Q.20. Which company made the telegraph poles in the 1960s and it helped them in their business?
Ans. Western Union
Questions contributed by Vrushabh and Viraj Morabia

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Navi Mumbai – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Navi Mumbai – Regional  Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: RAIT – Saurabh Jain and Anit Basu Thakur
  • RUNNER UP: IIM (I) Navi Mumbai – Prashanth and Nidheesh

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. McDonald’s Corp recently sold the franchise rights for its restaurants in Singapore and Malaysia to Lionhorn Pte Ltd part of a plan to move away from direct ownership in Asia. Where is Lionhorn based out of ?

Ans. Saudi Arabia

Q.2. This company’s name was chosen to represent the virtue of being “big, numerous and powerful” like stars in the night sky?

Ans. Samsung

Q.3. What does CM stand in CMF, if F stands for framework.

Ans. Content Management

Q.4. In 1865, its first operation was a wood pulp mill at the Tammerkoski Rapid in Finland.

Ans. Nokia

Q.5. AP Purse is its own digital wallet. Who in India is this?

Ans. Andhra Pradesh

Q.6. Which group recently agreed to acquire a stake of up to 60% in the Netherlands based fruiyt distribution company OFD Holding BV for around €5 million?

Ans. Mahindra

Q.7. Which group has launched this channel?

 

Ans. Zee    

Q.8. Manolo Blahnik and this singer have collaborated to launch “Savage”, the new capsule collection offering three boot styles invented by Timberland. Who?

Ans. Rihanna

Q.9. His new venture is called Republic. Who?

Ans. Arnab Goswami

Q.10. Identify

                                                        Ans. Brij Mohan Munjal

Q.11. Amuleek Bijral is the CEO and co-founder of this chain set up in 2010.

Ans. Chai Point

Q.12. This company recently agreed to buy Israeli augmented reality start up Cimagine for an estimated $ 30 million.

Ans. Snapchat

Q.13. Ad by?

Ans. Fevikwik

Q.14. This brand recently joined hands with Mumbai Dabbawala to extend support to the Rotibank initiative as a part of new campaign UnHungry India. Which brand?

Ans. Godrej

Q.15. Which Electric car maker has reached an out-of-court settlement with 126 Norwegian customers who claimed their cars’ performance did not match promises made in the firm’s marketing.

Ans. Tesla

Q.16. This group is planning to challenge Uber eith a new mobility service brand called Moia that eventually will have its own passenger vehicle.

Ans. Volkswagen

Q.17. Identify

Ans. Michael Porter

Q.18. Amit Burma is behind India’s first ______ league.

Ans. Poker

Q.19. This word is defined as defined as ‘relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief’.

Ans. Post-truth

Q.20. Connect

Ans. Rashmi Bansal

Questions contributed by Viraj Morabia

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Navi Mumbai – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Navi Mumbai– Regional Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: Kotak Mahindra Bank : Sai Karthik & Samrat Mukherjee
  • RUNNER UP: Ideaforge : Shubhankar G. and Piyush Divyajit

Regional Round Questions:

 Q.1. This man created huge mineral water brand. Who?

himalaya

Ans. Dadi Balsara

Q.2. Connect.

exide

Ans. Exide (Exide Life Insurance logo, CEO, Tagline)

Q.3. Whose streaming service is this? It’s a retail giant.

walmart

Ans. Walmart

Q.4. Luv is which low cost airline on NYSE?

Ans. South West Airlines

Q.5. It was founded in 1976 by Vijay Sankeshwar in Gadag, a small town in North Karnataka with a single truck. The company gradually expanded its services to Bengaluru, Belgaum and Hubli. It currently has a fleet of 4107 vehicles according to its website. What?

Ans. VRL

Q.6. Which famous brand is this, which is going for a rebranding?

bossini

Ans. Bossini

Q.7. Analytical Question. Hint: The answer is an IT giant.

analytical-question

Ans. EMC

Q.8. This great company’s fund known as 301 Inc. has invested in companies such as Kate Hill and Beyond Mist that are working on the next generation of vegan products.

Ans. General Mills

Q.9. From whom was Merind acquired by Wockhardt in 2002?

Ans. Tata

Q.10. In 1970s, London boutique owner Susie Faux coined the term Capsule wardrobe. What was it?

Ans. Clothing that doesn’t go out of fashion

Q.11. NNNow is a portal by which group?

arvind-mills

Ans. Arvind Mills

Q.12. Who is Fannie Mae’s little brother?

Ans. Freddie Mac

Q.13. Analytical question.

analytical-question-2

Ans. DEC

Q.14. Organisations thrive on this type of leadership. What?

books

Ans. Tribal

Q.15. Analytical question

analytical-question1

Ans. HCL

Q.16. What is it?

bill-gates

Ans. Conversion of sewage water into Potable Water

Q.17. Connect.

parle

Ans. Parle (Cuba brand, Priyanka Chopra, Dhishoom beverage, Bailey)

Q.18. JAMIPOL is a joint venture company promoted by SKW Stahi Metallurgy AG (Germany), Tai Industries (Bhutan) and who else?

Ans. Tata Steel

Q.19. NYSE: XOM. Which giant?

Ans. Exxon Mobil

Q.20. Which company is re-igniting interest in science with “Brain wave” and “Brain Start”?

Ans. Amar Chitra Katha

Q.21. Identify the logo.

auchan

Ans. Auchan

Q.22. In April, Mumbai based Pitie Group, the nationwide distributor for this company’s products had a distribution management with Apollo Pharmacy. It also has a marketing management with Kishore Biyani’s Future Retail Ltd. for selling products in 243 cities across India. The company has also investment ties with Reliance Retail to sell its products. Which company are we talking about?

Ans. Patanjali

Q.23. Connect.

fiat

Ans. FIAT

Questions contributed by Viraj Morabia

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Navi Mumbai – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Navi Mumbai– Regional Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
  • RAIT Nerul – Devendra K and Anit Basu
  • RUNNER UP :
  • NISM – Ganesh Kumar and Vishwanth Rana

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Every Indian passport carries a request to allow the bearer to pass freely without let or hindrance, and to afford him or her, every assistance and protection of which he or she may stand in need. Who makes this request?

Ans. The President of India

Q.2.Identify.

Sewa

Ans. Ela Bhatt, founder of Sewa

Q.3. Idenitfy the logo?

Corus

Ans. Corus

Q.4. Connect.

Ford

Ans. Ford

Q.5. Identify the brand he is associated with?

Patanjali

Ans. Patanjali

Q.6. When Neil Armstrong said ‘One step for man, one giant leap for mankind’ in 1969, which company’s transceiver was used?

Ans. Motorola

Q.7. NAIRU is a rate of what?

Ans. Unemployment

Q.8. These are comics to teach children finance. Who brings out these comics for school children?

Warren Buffett

Ans. Warren Buffett

Q.9. Which tata company now with increasing focus on spices, does he head?

Tata Chemicals

Ans. Tata Chemicals

Q.10. Connect.

North East united FC

Ans. North East United FC

Q.11. Which insurance company sponsored the first ever cricket world cup in 1975?

Ans. Prudential

Q.12. Which Tata product is this?

Tata water plus

Ans. Tata water plus

Q.13.What is the full form of ASSOCHAM India?

Ans. Associate chamber of commerce

Q.14. What is the average interbank interest rate at which a selection of banks on the London money market are prepared to lend to one another?

Ans. LIBOR

Q.15. Which famous best selling book?

The monk who sold his ferrari

Ans. The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari, Robin Sharma

Q.16. Which telecom service was started on Bangladesh independence day as a venture between Telenor and a Muhammed Yunus backed organization?

Ans. Grameen phone

Q.17. ‘The mysterious affairs at styles’ introduced a Belgian policeman to the world. He went on to become an iconic personality. Who?

Ans. Hercule Poirot

Q.18. Whose trademark is this?

Saavn

Ans. Saavn

Q.19. Which finance minister in his budget speech of 2005 introduced VAT?

Ans. P Chidambaram

Q.20. This is a famous coefficient. What?

Gini

Ans. Gini Index

Q.21. Initiative by?

Pepsi

Ans. Pepsi

Q.22. Connect.

Danny

Ans. Danny Denzongpa

Q.23. This was the proposed logo design of?

navi mumbai

Ans. Navi Mumbai International Airport logo

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Navi Mumbai – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Navi Mumbai – Regional Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER : Idea Forge Technology – Shubhankar Gokhle and Piyush D
  • RUNNER UP: Kotak Mahindra Bank – Ajitabh J and Samrat Mukherjee

Regional Questions:

1.What invention is credited to her?

1

Answer: Kevlar

2.Which group in 2007 announced its plan to purchase an Island called Sealand and become an Independent nation ?

Answer: Pirate Bay

3.Connect

2

Answer: Rupee

4.The origin of this can be traced back to an Italian monastery in 1792. As befits something made from a simple paste of sugar, almonds and free-range eg whites, they take their name from Italian word for ‘paste’.

Answer: Macarons

5. This is a book by?

5

Answer: Arun Firodia

6. Name the floriculture business set up by Tatas in 1990.

Answer: Oriental Floratech

7. Connect

7

Answer: Polio Vaccine

8.Oklahoma City, USA was the site for the world’s first such devices, where it was installed in July 1935. An invention of Gerald A Hale and Professor H .G Thuesen of Oklahoma State University, the first person to be arrested for an offence related to this was the Reverend C.H.North of the Thir Pentecostal Church of Oklahoma City in August 1935. What are we talking about?

Answer: Parking meter

9.The TATA brand has partnered with Sony Music Entertainment to reveal unique ‘My Land, My Msic’ collaboration to create a powerful celebration of music and cultural diversity across the Arab region.

Answer: Land Rover

10.Who gave the United nations a USD 8.5 million cheque to pay for the land site for its headquarters?

Answer: John.D.Rockefeller

11.It was invented by English engineer Richard Clyburn in 1842. Then known as an English key, the design was improved upon by Johan Petter Johansson and marketed by the Bacho company of Sweden in 1892. Which tool?

Answer: Adjustable spanner

12. The Tata Steel subsidiary was earlier known as Rawmet Ferrous Industries Pvt. Ltd?

Answer: T S Alloys Ltd.

13.This guy’s wife lent him Rs.50,000 to set up a garage in Andheri. He realized that business is what he wanted to do. In 1999, he started a garage named Elite class. He used to offer vehicles repair and annual maintenance services to customers. Name the businessman and his most popular business.

Answer: Meru cabs, Neeraj Gupta

14. Connect

14

Answer: Skybags

15.ATM outsourcing service provider, Tata Communications Payment Solutions, plans to provide value-added services to make WLAs more viable. Expand WLAs.

Answer: White Label Atms

16. Connect

16

Answer: Skechers

17.In 1918, Ford Edison, Burroghs and Firestone set off on a lengthy camping trip from Pennsylvania to Tennessee through the Great Smoky Mountains. What did they call themselves?

Answer: Vagabond,

18. What is Vaping?

Answer: An electronic cigarette is a battery-powered vaporizer which simulates the feeling of smoking, but without tobacco combustion. Their use is commonly called vaping.

19. Name the company this Gentleman founded.

12

Answer: Cadillac

20. What is Bill Gates doing?

20

Answer: Bill Gates is drinking water that was sewage 5 Minutes before converted through the steam engine-powered device called the Omniprocessor.

Questions contributed by Viraj Morabia

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Navi Mumbai – Regional Round Questions


Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Navi Mumbai – Regional Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER:
    ICAI
     – Viraj Morabia and Apeksh Porwal
  • RUNNER UP:
    Datta Meghe Engineering College 
     – Sagar Surve and Rahul Dole

Regional Round Questions:          

  1. Identify these two brothers. Which company takes its names from them?

1

Answer: Volkart Brothers. Voltas.

  1. What was co-founded by two former Facebook employees, Adam D’Angelo and Charlie Cheever? The inspiration behind creating this was that Q & A is one of those areas on the internet where there are a lot of sites, but no one had built something that was really good.

Answer: Quora

  1. Connect:
    Screen Shot 2015-03-10 at 6.59.56 pm

Answer: KFC

  1. In India, the _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ was a payment made to the royal families of erstwhile princely states as part of their agreements to first integrate with India in 1947.

Answer: Privy Purse

  1. This formula is used to calculate what?

2

Answer: Temple Run (Tr)

  1. This person was not allowed to vote after world war II. He is the founder of _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _.

    3

Answer: Hugo Boss

  1. Which company ran a ‘smash’ campaign through which people were asked to smash their phones to get an invite?

Answer: OnePlus

  1. Connect:
    Screen Shot 2015-03-10 at 6.59.51 pm

Answer: The Economist. The person is James Wilson.

  1. What was started by seven Gujarati women from Bombay after borrowing Rs 80 from Chhaganlal Karamsi Parekh?

Answer: Lijjat / Shri Mahila Griha Udyog Lijjat Papad

  1. Explain.

4

Answer: Microsoft Cortana

  1. A question on Marvel with the answer being Stan Lee.
  1. Logo of?

    5

Answer: BSA

  1. What is the significance of Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena in the world of finance?

Answer: The world’s oldest surviving bank

  1. This is the logo of Mighty Ducks. This club was founded by?

    6

 

Answer: Walt Disney Company

  1. A connect question featuring this image.

    7

Answer: Hero MotoCorp

  1. What was started by her in 1992 which changed the way kids watch television?

    8

Answer: Cartoon Network

  1. Question on the origin of the word ‘Contract’.
  2. Question on the  nickname given to the twin towers after a philanthropist with the answer being Rockefeller.
  1. What are these?

9

Answer: Business cards of Lego executives

  1. Question on ‘who is The Man in the White Suit?’

Answer: The Stig from Top Gear

  1. Which organization was behind this film?

10

Answer: FIFA

  1. Who or what is behind this campaign asking you to join their team?

11

Answer: Indian Air Force

  1. Question on Elisha Gray and an invention.

Answer: Telephone

 

 

Questions contributed by Prasad Sawant.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Navi Mumbai – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Navi Mumbai  – Preliminary Round Questions

 

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER:
    ICAI
     – Viraj Morabia and Apeksh Porwal
  • RUNNER UP:
    Datta Meghe Engineering College
     – Sagar Surve and Rahul Dole

 

Preliminary Round Questions:

1. Identify this person known as “ RJ ” in the financial world ?

 

1

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala

2. Identify the company from the logo “MP” .

2

Milton Plastics

3. Name the actor who owns this company along with Ritesh Sidhwani?

3

Farhan Akhtar

4. “The Winning Way” is a book by which IIM-A graduate?

 

Harsha Bhogle

5. Identify the bank headed by this lady.

4

SBI

6. Identify this company owned by an Indian Group.

5

Corus

7. What is the financial connect between these countries?

6

Rupee

8. Sonata is a car from which South Korean company, launched in 1985?

Hyundai

9. “Without Reserve” is the in house journal of which Government organization?

RBI

10. Internet.org has partnered with which company in India?

Reliance communications

11. The US based company headquartered in Brisbane, California was founded by an audiophile and engineer, Noel Lee, in 1979 by experimenting with different ways to build audio cables, a series of its products for the Chinese market were co-branded with basketball player Yao Ming. (Hint : Which campus aspirational company?)

Monster Inc.

12. Benjamin Careathers, a regular consumer of this company, sued the company $13m for false advertising, arguing that after 10 years of using this product hasn’t enhanced his athletic or intellectual performance.

Red Bull

13. Identify this American comedian who owns as much as 42 Porsche’s .

7

Jerry Seinfeld

14. Bas Bajna Chahiye _____.( FIB ). This music broadcasting company is owned by Times Internet.

Gaana

15. What was launched by NPCI on May 8, 2014 ?

Rupay

16. French word “brimber” which means to rob or extort gives its name to what common english term extremely used in India?

Bribe

17. Katrina kaif is the Brand Ambassador of which airline started by a royal decree issued by Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan ?

Etihad

18. Logo of which Mumbai based company’s app?

8

Mumbai Metro

19. This company formerly called Tandy Corporation was the sponsor of Lance Armstrong. (Hint:It is a bankrupt company.)

RadioShack

20. This is the first issue of which magazine?

9

Time

 

Questions contributed by Viraj Morabia.

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Navi Mumbai – Regional Finals Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Navi Mumbai – Regional Finals Questions

Results:

  • WINNER :
    Cap Gemini –
    Rajashri Chanda and Mayank Shah
  • RUNNER UP:
    Idea Forge Technologies –
    Shubhankar Ghokale and Piyush D

 

Regional Finals Questions:

1. A company named Ivoclar Vivadent of Liechtenstein manufactures 60 million of these annually in 10,000 different shades and shapes, which account for 40 per cent of all sales in Europe and 20 per cent worldwide. With a turnover of some 600 million Swiss francs, Ivoclar has 1.3 million consumers in 120 countries using its products. What product, which is the country’s leading export?

A. DENTAL

2. Identify.

1

A. Father of Public Relations

3. What engineering company was founded in Turin, 1978 by Franco Mantegazza and taken over in 2002 by Rieter Holding Ltd. They designed Tata’s Nano?

 A. I.DE.A Institute

4. Connect:

2

A. Ranbir Kapoor

5. This e-com portal was co-founded by Arun Chandra Mohan, Praveen Sinha and Lakshmi Potluri after which Manu Jain and Mukul Bafana joined the organisation. 

A. Jabong

6. In marketing of Scandinavian beers (like Carlsberg, Tuborg etc.), what is J-day?

A. Julebryg Day – The day of the Danish Christmas Beer

7. Bugs Bunny for promoting Tang, Fred Flintstone for Winston cigarettes, Dennis the Menace for Dairy Queen are all examples of __________.  What?

A. Spokestoon

8. Explain.

 3

A. Billboard captures moisture and converts it into water

9. In a hierarchy, every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence. How do we know this principle as? (_ _ _ _ _     _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _)

A. Peter’s Principle

10. Connect.

4

A. PETA

11. Founded in Turin in 1895 by Luigi, it was initially run from a small grocery store at Via San Tommaso. Identify this coffee brand.

A. Lavazza

12. This pharma company was founded by KB Suri. (_ _ _ _ _ _ _)

A.Morepen

13.Connect.

5

A. TERI

14. Indian Bank first set up a pilot branch here in 2005, when business began to boom in the area due to what was called ‘urban financial inclusion’. Two years later the bank called the place a showcase of Indian entrepreneurship with bustling of economic activities like tanneries, plastics, garments, confectionaries etc and converted the pilot with 6317 accounts into a full-fledged branch with an ATM. Within three years, the brand had 35,578 account and deposits of Rs.41.29 crores. Which area/place?

A. Dharavi

15. Identify.

6

A. P C Parekh

16. The phrase first originated in a music tune by Fred W Leigh. It was popularised by a famous brand in 1924 through a series of ads featuring a pitiful woman by the name Edna or Eleanor who was unfortunate in love and for reasons unknown to herself and was never able to find love. But people around her knew the reason and since it was an embarrassing subject they never told her about it. What phrase?

A. Always a bridesmaid, never a bride.

17. What innovative concept is introduced by this beer vending machine?

7

A. Operates only through passport

18. “India’s largest publisher of mass appeal books” (_ _ _ _ _ _   _ _ _ _ _)

A. Pustak Mahal

19. What is the significance of this machine?

 

8

A. Kirloskar

20. Connect.

9

A. Maruti

21. The creators of Angry Birds chose pigs as the enemies of the birds because something was in the news world over at that time. What?

A. Swine Flu

22. Identify.

10

A. Khan Academy

 

Questions contributed by Viraj Morabia.

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Navi Mumbai – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Navi Mumbai – Preliminary Round Questions

Results

  • WINNER :
    Cap Gemini –
    Rajashri Chanda and Mayank Shah
  • RUNNER UP:
    Idea Forge Technologies –
    Shubhankar Ghokale and Piyush D

 

Preliminary Round Questions:

1. Founded on August 23, 1890 by Emilio Rangel Pestana how do we better know the “Bolsa de valores de Sao Paulo”?

A. Bovespa

2. A study by Raj Mehta and Russell W Belk, titled ‘Artifacts, Identity & Transition: Favourite Possessions of Indian & Indian Immigrants to the United States’, in 1991 found that the second and most frequently cited possession by Indian women was _________.

A. Godrej Steel Cupboards

3. The word was first mentioned in Waris Shah’s 18th century poem Heer Ranjha (1766). Reference to it can also be found in the book “A dictionary of the economic products of India” by George Watt publishedin 1891.

A. Basmati Rice

4. Identify the company.

1

A. Snapchat

7. Clause 49 of the Listing Agreement to the Indian Stock Exchange came into effect from 31 Dec 2005. It has been formulated for the improvement of what in all listed companies? (CSR /Corporate Governance)

A. Corporate Governance

8. Ralph Vaerst suggested what name in the weekly newspaper ‘Electronic News’ starting on Jan 11,1971? Something that did not become widely known and used until the early 19980 at the time of IBM PC and numerous related hardware and software products to the consumer products?

A. Silicon Valley

9. A new and remarkable energy animated Hollywood between the coming of sound at the end of 1920s and the strict enforcement of the 1934 production code censoring “unwholesome onscreen behaviour. What were these known as?

A. Pre Censorship Era

10. What very common practise found in modern films come from this book?

2

A. Subliminal Advertising

11. This semi-nomadic tribe of Africa is peeved that dozens of companies are using their name for business estimated to be worth $ 10 million. Name the tribe?

A. Masai

12. If you are suffering from”Mauerkrankheit”, you would be afraid of confined spaces. What construction caused this disease in Europe to many?

A. Berlin Wall

11. This letter used to be an order to the land revenue collector to reimburse the money to potedar. Which Marwari community name comes from this word?

A. Podar

12. Connect:

31. 32

A. Aston Martin

13. What is Polish Doctor LL Zamenhof known for?

(Esperanto / Tumi )

A. Esperanto

14. Charles Kettering at the Dayton Engineering Laboratories Company co-founded with Edward Deeds in 1909 and invented something and in 1912 Cadillac became the first car to have this. What?

A. Electronic Starters

15. Who along with Charles Marie de La Condamine is said to have rigged and won French Government lottery that ran from 1728 to 1730, thereby making him so rich that _____ never had to work and earn a living?

A. Voltaire

16. What started as Jonathan’s Coffee House?

A. London Stock Exchange

17. In 1967, Frito Lay came up with a new mascot that was the classic western movie stereotype of a mexican bandit complete with a droopy moustache and unshaven face.

A. Frito Bandito

18. Francis Pettygrove won the best two out of three coin toss against Asa Lovejoy in the parlour of Francis Ermatinger House in Oregon city . This was about naming right of what?

A. Portland

19. This company promoted by NAFED & FTIL is in news for wrong reasons. Which one?

A. NSEL

20. Which businessmen is associated with this university ?

4

 A. Jack Welsh

 

 Questions contributed by Viraj Morabia.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Navi Mumbai – Regional Finals Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Navi Mumbai – Regional Finals Questions

RESULTS:

  • WINNER :

ITM – Aritra C and Aditya

  • RUNNER UP :

SIES College of Management – Aditya and Sudarshan R

Wild Card Round:

Q1) With which famous Indian sporting family will you associate Hyde Park Entertainment?

A1) Amritraj Family

Q2) Colorsoft, ReNu, Power Hair Dye are products from which group?

A2) Godrej

Q3) Which magazine founded in 1922, by DeWitt Wallace and Lila Bell Wallace changed that way magazines were published?

A3) Reader’s Digest

Q4) It was thought of to be an unlikely brand name to become successful. However, the company went ahead with the name Parachute. Which company?

A4) Marico

Q5) Three words that not only transformed the morale of the company workforce but were also credited with reviving the image of the company. Three word – Inspire the Next. Which company?

A5) Hitachi

Q6) Which group handles Elle 18 brand in India?

A6) Hindustan Unilever

Q7) “Bailey” is a trademark of which Indian firm?

A7) Parle

Q8) The concept of Cheesecake factories has become popular thanks to which TV series?

A8) The Big Bang Theory

Q9) JetLite is the economy airline of Jet Airways. What was JetLite originally known as, before being a part of the Jet group?

A9) Air Sahara

Q10) Ms. Sunanda Pushkar owned a stake in which IPL franchise?

A10) Kochi Tuskers owned by Rendezvous Sports

Regional Finals:

Round 1:

Q1) Company started in 1939. Spun-off their medical equipment business as Agilent Technologies. Company name was decided by the toss of a coin. Which company?

A1) HP (Hewlett Packard)

Q2) New product, called Nirbhik, targeted at women. Which product?

A2) Revolver developed by Kanpur Ordnance Factory for women’s safety

Q3) In 1973, on a weekend in London at  Portobello Road Market located in west London this brand was established by three brothers Nitin Shah, Arun Shah and Milan Shah. Which brand?

A3) Pepe Jeans

Q4) Which product gets its name from “island” and is produced by the Islets of Langerhans?

A4) Insulin

Q5) Hello is an online photo-sharing application provided by the photo sharing website named after a famous painter. Which website?

A5) Picasa (named after Picasso)

Q6) This company renamed itself as Altria to revamp its image to being a socially conscious firm from that of being the seller of cigarettes. Which company?

A6) Philip Morris

Round 2:

Q1) Which company’s logo is this?

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A1) Natural’s Ice Cream

Q2) Picture of the online branding of a firm showing the date of Indian festivals. The company positions its product as “Timepass Products”. Which company?

A2) Haldiram’s

Q3) Whose identity is this?

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A3) Darjeeling Tea

Q4) Picture of an advertisement with the tagline “A brown ring everyday”. Whose advertisement?

A4) Nescafe

Q5) Who has written the books “The Alchemy of Finance” & “ The Crisis of Global Capitalization”?

A5) George Soros

Q6) Picture of aircrafts for the US Army. Which company manufactures those aircrafts?

A6) Lockheed Martin

Round 3:

Q1) Which company uses the three words – Access, Content, Solutions?

A1) Tata DoCoMo

Q2) Activate is an energy drink from which Tata company?

A2) Tata Global Beverages

Q3) Which specific Tata brand has been endorsed by M.S. Dhoni?

A3) Titan Sonata

Q4) Former CEO of TCS, Padma Bhushan awardee and advisor to the PM of India. Who?

A4) S. Ramadorai

Round 4:

Q1)

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A1) Vodafone.

Q2)

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A2) Hero Motor Corp.

Q3)

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A3) Cognizant Technologies

Q4)

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A1) Dreamworks SKG

Round 5:

Q1)

a) Sir James Lancaster commanded their first journey in 1601.

b) Introduced the idea of one rupee coin in 1865. [Buzzer Pressed]

A1) British East Indian Company

Q2)

a) Known for featuring models across age-groups in the 1980s, as opposed to the practice of featuring only young models.

b) Created make-up & related products for the US Army

c) Created by brothers Charles & Joseph

A2) Revlon

Q3)

a) MRPL started in 1993 as a subsidiary of this company. [Buzzer Pressed]

A3) ONGC

Questions contributed by Saransh Verma. Saransh is currently a business management student at S P Jain, Mumbai. He took the first steps in the world of Quizzing while at school in Allahabad. Quizzing transformed from a hobby to passion while pursuing engineering at Pune. Since then he has been attempting to answer questions at quizzes organised at various college fests, BCQC, BQC opens and the likes of Landmark Quiz etc. He believes in the mantra “You win some, you lose some but try never to miss one.”