Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Trivandrum – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Trivandrum – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: Tresreis Technologies : Jis Sebastian and Feny Joy
  • RUNNER UP: Tata Consultancy Services : Gopalakrishnan and Unnikrishnan

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. The initial name considered, Stag Party was already using by another company. With his wife Millie, and Sellers, he met to seek a new name, considering “Top Hat”, “Gentleman”, “Sir'”, “Satyr”, “Pan” and “Bachelor” before Sellers suggested “______”. What?

Ans. Playboy

Q.2. First time Google doodle giving a tribute to a speech. Identify?

google-doodle

Ans. Nehru’s Historic ‘Tryst with Destiny’ Speech

Q.3. Analytical Quotient

jet-airwaysblackburn-roverslevis

t-2                          c+2                                   v-2

Ans. JBL ( Jet Airways, Blackburn Rovers, Levis)

Q.4. What was resulted out of wartime shortage of the color orange in the Jeans industry? First deployed by Levis.

Ans. Prinitng / Painting the logo

Q.5. Connect.

rk-laxman

Ans. RK Laxman

(He designed the mascot of Asianpaints. Still from RK Laxman ki duniya, a comedy show, and video of Malgudi Days)

Q.6. Established in 1932, by late Vishnu Ramakrishna, his eldest son – Madhukar , further continued the legacy under the name “________ Gymnasium” in Bandra, Mumbai in 1962 and the brand has been rapidly growing since then. Today it has 80 years of rich experience in health and fitness industry. Identify?

Ans. Talwalkar Better Value Fitness

Q.7. Who owns this?

bata

Ans. Bata

Q.8. It was the first radio countdown show of Indian film songs, and has been quoted as being the most popular radio program in India during its run. Identify?

Ans. Binaca Geetmala

Q.9. Analytical Quotient.

Ans. KIA

Q.10. High performance lab on wheels. Identify?

delorean

Ans.  DeLorean DMC-12 featured in the Back to the Future movie trilogy, as the model of car made into a time machine.

Q.11. Irena Blok sought inspiration from the human symbol on restroom doors and modified the figure into a robot shape to create which logo?

Ans. Android

Q.12. Identify?

gulf-news

Ans. Gulf News

Q.13. Analytical Quotient.

pumaandroidffc

a-1                                        d-3                            l-2

Ans. MRF

Q.14. He bought a bankrupt oil mill at Chinchpokli in 1869 and converted it to a cotton mill, which he renamed Alexandra Mill. He sold the mill two years later for a profit. He set up another cotton mill at Nagpur in 1874, which he christened Empress Mill when Queen Victoria was proclaimed Empress of India on 1 January 1877.

Who?

Ans. Jamsetji Tata

Q.15. Creating waves in the educational sector. What did he found?

byju

Ans. Byju’s app

Q.16. Connect?

old-spice

 

 

Ans. Oldspice

(Oldspice logo, Oldspice ad, owned by P & G)

Q.17. Which type of beer is originated/ gets its name from Czech Republic?

Ans. Pilsner

Q.18. What was founded by him? Clue. His name is Paul Harris

rotory

Ans. Rotory

Q.19. What is Veblen goods? Named after an US economist.

Ans. Types of material commodities for which the demand is proportional to its high price

Q.20. Connect

micromax

Ans. Micromax ( Hugh Jackman is the global brand Ambasador, Rahul Sharma, founder)

Q.21. “Most toys are just a pain in the neck.”, Warren Buffet quoted this about what?

Ans. Yachts (When asked why he doesn’t own a yacht)

Q.22. Identify her husband?

donald-trump

Ans. Donald Trump

Q.23. World’s first non-hormone, non-steroidal oral contraceptive taken as a weekly pill.Clue: Launched in Trivandrum by Hindustan Latex.

Ans. Saheli

Questions contributed by Arjun M

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Trivandrum – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Trivandrum – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: Tresreis Technologies : Jis Sebastian and Feny Joy
  • RUNNER UP: Tata Consultancy Services : Gopalakrishnan and Unnikrishnan

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. During the 17th century, on behalf of the Dutch West India Company, Peter Stuyvesant, using both African slaves and white colonists, collaborated with the city government in the construction of a substantial fortification. It was an earthen wall on the northern boundary of the New Amsterdam settlement, perhaps to protect against English colonial encroachment.

Extremely popular in the business field. What am I talking about?

Ans. Wall Street

Q.2. This 1100cc automobile was launched in India in 1964. This iconic model is named for a 14th-century Rajput princess. Identify?

Ans. Premier Padmini

Q.3. National Geographic society was founded in 1888. Which famous inventor was a key member behind its founding? He served as the second president from 1898 to 1903.

Ans. Alexander Graham Bell

Q.4. Nanhi Kali is an NGO for Girl child Education that provides primary education to children. Which Indian group is behind it?

Clue: Extremely popular Indian group. They are in the field of IT, Tractors, Aviation, Automobile etc.

mahindra

Ans: Mahindra

Q.5. Launched in France in 1983 as ___. Known as Lynx in the United Kingdom. Which brand?

Ans. Axe

Q.6. It’s a bond, in the financial world that is the simplest, most standard version of that asset. It can be applied to specific categories of financial instruments such as options or bonds, but can also be applied to trading strategies or modes of thinking in economics. Named after an ice cream flavor. What?

Ans. Vanilla Bond

Q.7. Sneaker war is a book about the rivalry of two shoe companies. Identify both?

Ans. Adidas and Puma

Q.8. Identify author of this book? Clue: Very popular lady and known for her philanthropy.

sudha-murthy

Ans. Sudha Murty

Q.9. In the Hollywood movie Cast Away, Tom Hanks was the employee of which company?

Ans. Fedex

Q.10. Which global beverage brand owns the energy drink Gatorade?

Ans. Pepsico

Q.11. Airline business of Sahara was bought by which Airline?

Ans. Jet Airways

Q.12. Identify the logo?

piramal

Ans. Piramal Healthcare

Q.13. “The engineer’s choice” is the tagline of which cement company?

Ans. UltraTech Cement

Q.14. Mirage 2000 jet fighter is built by which French aviation company?

Ans. Dassault

Q.15. Expand LIBOR? Clue: It’s a rating

Ans. London Inter-Bank Offer Rate

Q.16. #staysmart is the hashtag used by which hotel group under Taj?

Ans. Taj Ginger

Q.17. Which French retail chain’s name means “crossroads” and “public square” in French?

Ans. Carrefour

Q.18. Paypass is a contactless technology lets you make everyday purchases quickly and safely with just a tap of your card. Which payment company is behind this service?

Ans. Master Card

Q.19. Which Indian media group owns Gaana.com?

Ans. Times of India

Q.20. Identify the logo?

trump-pence

Ans. Trump Pence

Questions contributed by Arjun M

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Trivandrum – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Trivandrum – Regional Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: Essar Oil – Jaishankar and Ajit Patel
  • RUNNER UP: State Bank of Travancore – Sreekanth Nair & Md. Riza

Regional Round Questions:

1.Which organisation is this?

 1.

Ans. Amnesty International

 2. The company was founded in Paris in 1926 by Marcel Bluestein-Blanchet.

Ans. Publicis

3. Connect:

3.

Ans. Kalyan Jewellers

 [1,2 &3 : Aishwarya Rai ,Shivaraj Kumar and Sushmita Sen are brand ambassadors of Kalyan Jewellers. 4. T Kalyanaraman: the founder]

4. This brand was started in 1912 by Northam Warren, a pharmacist who had devised a solution for the removal of dead cuticles.

Ans. Cutex

 5. From which tyre brand in the world is this?

 5.

 Ans. Bridgestone

 6. In 1991, Kevin Robert Elz, the Australian computer programmer pioneered what in relation to cricket?

Ans. Online text commentary for cricket matches

 7. As a 6-year-old kid in Omaha, Nebraska, he bought packs of gum at his grandfather’s grocery store, and spent the evenings going door to door selling them to neighbours. A woman named Virginia Macoubrie said,’ I’ll take one stick of Juicy Fruit”, His reply to the woman? “We don’t break up packs of gum”. Who?

Ans. Warren Buffet

 8. Connect:

q.8.

Ans. Under Armour

 [1. Andy Murray is the brand ambassador 2. Logo 3. Ray Louis is also the brand ambassador 4. Kevin Plank : The founder]

 9. The Indian Coinage (Amendment ) Bill, 1955 was introduced in the Lok Sabha early in May 1955, but was passed only in September 1956. The original proposal was to divide the rupee into 100 ____ instead of 192 pies. But with members objecting to the former term, the government was moved to change it to naye paise. What?

Ans. Cent

10. This is Nick Hayek and his father. Which famous group they head?

q.10.

Ans. Swatch

 11. Who established the Chair for Sanskrit studies at the ‘Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute’, Pune?

Ans. Dorabji Tata 

 12. In 1928, Friedrich Woehler accidentally synthesized this from inorganic materials, proving that substances made by living things can be reproduced with non-living substances. Until 1928,it was believed that organic substances could only form with the help of the “vital force” present in animals and plant. What?

Ans . Urea

 13. This famous man founded an IT company. Many ways he contributed immensely to Indian IT….

13

Ans. Narendra Patni of Patni Computers.

 14. This was the brainchild of TV producer Bill Wright, a former RAF gunner, who drew on his wartime experience as a Prisoner of War in Germany of answering three questions- name , rank and number – to create a ritual of contestants being asked their name, occupation and specialist subject. What?

Ans. Mastermind Quiz (BBC)

 15. Taking its belief forward of ‘Making good happen’ to its customers Tata AIA Life Insurance announced the launch of __________, a special drive to reinstate lapsed insurance policies.

Ans. Revive

16. What reason has been provided for the bite in the Apple logo by the logo designer Rob Janoff?

 Ans. So that people did not mistake the apple for a cherry or another fruit.

 17. Connect:

 q.17.

Ans. Cristiano Ronaldo

 [1. Sporting Clube de Portugal: His initial club 2. His second given name, “Ronaldo”, was chosen after then-U.S. president Ronald Reagan, who was his father’s favourite actor.3. Audio: Anthem of Real Madrid: his present club]

 18. Paradox of ________ states that individuals try to save more during an economic recession, which essentially leads to a fall in economic growth.

Ans. Thrift

 19. Which word has come to mean one whose attributes were unrecognised, or one who unexpectedly achieves recognition or success after a period of obscurity and neglect, named after a popular character in the Grimm’s Fairy Tales?

Ans. Cinderella

 20. Which huge corporation in India owns this radio station?

 20

Ans. Hindustan Unilever

 21. Connect:

 21

 Ans. R K Laxman

 [1. Ranbir Kapoor walk through 175 glorious years of Times of India : R K Laxman was best known for his creation The Common Man and for his daily cartoon strip, “You Said It” inThe Times of India, which started in 1951. 2.’The tunnel of time’ is his autobiography. 3. R K Laxman ki duniya (potrayed by Atul Parchure) is a TV serial from SAB TV.]

 22. Originally built as a fortress in 1190 AD, it was reconstructed in the 16th century to serve as a royal palace. In 1793, when the royal residence was shifted to Versailles, it got its present use and was briefly renamed after Napoleon before returning to its original name. What is this?

Ans. Louvre  Museum

23. How does the world remember this famous fighter pilot? Every year this fighter pilot is remembered by huge annual event.

 23

 Ans. Roland Garros (of French Open Tennis Championship)

Questions contributed by Debasish Mandal of BHEL, Bhopal