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.”

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

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

RESULTS:

  • WINNER :

ITM – Aritra C and Aditya

  • RUNNER UP :

SIES College of Management – Aditya and Sudarshan R

Preliminary Round:

Q1) In 1955, the Stanford Research Institute brought two innovations which went on to revolutionize the banking industry. One was ERMA (Electronic Recording Machine, Accounting). Which was the other one? (Hint: Now ubiquitous, abbreviation was acceptable as an answer)

A1) Magnetic ink character recognition (MICR)

Q2) EVALIA is an MUV from which automobile manufacturer?

A2) Nissan

Q3) Vijaywada based Lingamaneni group recently launched a domestic airline. Name it. (Three options were given: Air Asia, Air Costa & a third one)

A3) Air Costa

Q4) This is a refrigerator introduced by an Indian company for rural markets. Which company is behind it?

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A4) Godrej

Q5) In the early 1900s, Maganlal Agarwal owned a mithai shop in Lonavla. He started selling Gud Dani which became popular with travellers. What did Gud Dani transform into?

A5) Chikki

Q6) India’s 1st export processing unit was set up in 1965 at which place?

A6) Kandla

Q7) “YouWeCan” is an initiative from this personality. Whose initiative?

A7) Yuvraj Singh

Q8) “Wealth Out of Waste” is an initiative of which Indian conglomerate?

A8) ITC

Q9) Who’s the first ever woman to lead a Fortune 500 Indian company?

A9) Arundhati Bhattacharya (SBI Chairperson)

Q10) Name the Indian who’s the head of Think Tank Team & Director of Samsung Research India and is behind the Galaxy Gear smartwatch.

A10) Pranav Mistry

Q11) Sometime in Sept 2013, 22500 people across 78 cities in India managed to lay their hands on something at a price at which it was last sold reportedly in 1999. Which commodity? (Hint: Groupon)

A11) Onions

Q12) Identify this gentleman.

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A12) Jagdish Khattar

Q13) Which generic term was first used as a product name by a London-based company Carless, Capel & Leonard around the end of 19th century?

A13) Petrol

Q14) What is “dubdubdub” in internet slang?

A14) www

Q15) How are Golden Rule stores started by one James Cash better know today?

A15) J C Penney stores

Q16) Its modern day symbol depicts Harald Blåtand’s initials inscribed in Rumic symbols. What? (Hint: Technology found in Mobile phones)

A16) Bluetooth

Q17) Goa-based Hindustan Foods Limited began as a partnership between Glaxo & which group based out of Goa and related to soccer? (Hint: 5 letter answer)

A17) Dempo

Q18) Whom did Old Spice feature in India as the Mantastic Man?

A18) Milind Soman

Q19) Airtel recently acquired 100% stake in a company called Wireless Business Services (WBSPL) which was founded by a US chipmaker. Which US chipmaker?

a) Cable & Wireless b) Qualcomm c) Intel

A19) Qualcomm

Q20) What did this couple create after a trip through Asia, as a guide to travel as cheaper cost. It can still be seen being used by foreign tourists in India?

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A20) Lonely Planet Publication

 

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.”

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2013 – Navi Mumbai – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2013 – Navi Mumbai – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER :

iGate Global – Ganesh Kumar and Balamanikanta

  • RUNNER UP:

Cap Gemini – Rajarshi Chanda and Samrat Sengupta

 

PRELIMINARY ROUND:

Q1. The Malhotra Committee recommended the establishment of which regulatory body?

IRDA; Insurance and Regulatory and Development Authority.

Q2. Which American Academy award winning actress is the face of American Brand Coach?

Gwyneth Paltrow

Q3. Which British clothing brand established in 1908 is owned by Red Diamond Holdings?

Lee Cooper

Q4. Which iconic service was founded by Reverend John Flynn that provides healthcare to people in remote areas of Australia?

Royal Flying Doctor Service

Q5. Identify the Author?

Narayan MUrthy

Narayan Murthy

Q6. The total income of a person in India is segregated into how many heads for income tax purposes?

5

Q7. Which company traces its history back to July 20,1841,which the formation of the Mercantile Agency of New York City by Lewis Tappan?

Dun & Bradstreet, Inc.

Q8. By what term is the practice of purchasing enough shares in a firm threatened by a takeover, thereby forcing firm to buy those shares back at a premium order to suspend takeover?

Green Mail

Q9. Which tyre company introduced a service programme ” Worry free service” for Indian consumers?

Goodyear

Q 10.Identify the logo?

Nautica

Logo of Nautica

Q11. Whom did the great economist Ernst Schumacher describe as the greatest “People’s Economist”?

Mahatma Gandhi

Q12.The logo which construction company is off set at 18 degrees from horizontal and 22 degrees from vertical?

JCB

13.What was created by Gordon Foster of Trinity college, Dublin for the booksellers in 1965?

ISBN

14.Which direct Marketing that created the “As Seen on TV” logo and category of trade was founded by Ajit Khubani in 1983?

Tele Brands

Q15.

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Raghuram Rajan

Q16.Which actress, recording artist and designer is the new style icon & designer of Adidas NEO label?

Selena Gomez

Q17. Which internet company is  described in the book “The Patent Store”?

Ebay

Q18. Which six letter word connects a Web Browser, a vehicle and a style of Indian clothing?

Safari

Q19. What began in the 17th century in Europe where they used to announce the impending arrival of prosperous  aristocratic people to their local town even their home?

Visiting cards/Business cards

Q20. Logo of What?

Google Hangout

Questions contributed by Viraj Morabia.