Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Indore – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Indore – Regional Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
  • Connekt Technologies – Vikas P and Tarang G
  • RUNNER UP :
  • BHEL Bhopal – Debasish Mandal and Vivek Pathak

Regional Round Questions: 

Q.1. DRDO has created this . This is called a F&F product.

1.

Ans. Mobile Toilet. (Flash & Forget)

Q.2.This term was first used by the current Prime Minister (Shri Narendra Modi) to describe the aversion approach adopted by the tax authorities under the previous regime of  UPA government. What did he describe this?

Ans. Tax terrorism

Q.3. Connect

3.

Ans. Swarovski

[1. SC logo:  The Block SC Logo was originally used on the Silver Crystal product line. The Block logo is the letter C with the letter S inside the C; it was used from 1976 to 1988. The logo signifies authenticity and tells you the piece was produced during those particular years.

2. Pearl Commercial: Swarovski Elements ad.

3. K.S.& Co logo: In 1895, Swarovski financier Armand Kosman and Franz Weis founded the Swarovski company, originally known asA. Kosman, Daniel Swartz & Co., which was later shortened toK.S. & Co.

4. Daniel Swarovski (1862-1956), the founder of the company]

Q.4. Which Tech Tsar has launched ‘A Year of Books’ page to promote reading habits.(4,8)

Ans. Mark Zukerberg

Q.5. This man ( is named after a great leader from world history) who invaded this region for a great conqueror created Kanan Devan Hills  , the major plantation giant . He was one of the pioneers in that business. Identify him.

q.5.

Ans. T.V (Thattupurackal Varghese) Alexander of Kanan Devan Hills Plantations Company (KDHP) (Tea Business) 

Q.6. Atulya Mittal, nephew of steel tycoon Lakhsmi Niwas Mittal joined hand with Thai billionaire Fred Mouawad to start together India’s third largest Pizza chain under the brand Papa John. Name the brand that Fred owned.

Ans. Pizza Corner

Q.7. Its a joint venture between this Tata Company and Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation. They just rolled out its first fully indigenous S-92 the Sikrosky helicopter cabin recently. Its a company from the Tatas which is very into military production etc. Which Tata Company is this?

Ans. Tata Advanced Systems

Q.8. Connect

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Ans. Starbucks

[Founders of Starbucks : 1. Gerald “Jerry” Baldwin, English Teacher   2. Zev Siegl, History Teacher  3. Gordon Bowker , writer who is credited with coming up with the name Starbucks, and changing the primary colour of the logo from brown to green in 1987, a nod to his alma mater]

Q.9. What the first book of crossword puzzles published in 1924 Simon & Schuster gave something free to promote crossword puzzles. It is believed to be one of the first free gift that came with something as an idea. What was given free with the book, free things along with something?

Ans. Pencil & Eraser

Q.10. What is special about these currency notes created by Australia for the first time, Singapore has also introduced it; Belgium is also working on it…..

q.10.

Ans. Polymer currency note

Q.11. Owned by mobile internet company one97…..(Buzzer pressed) (5 letter word)

Ans. PAYTM

Q.12. This Tata global beverages brand started life as a herbal speciality tea business on the west coast in the United States. How do we know this?

Ans. Good Earth

Q.13. Facebook put LED lights to mark a tribute to something. What stood where these LED light today stands?

q.13.

Ans. Berlin wall

[ 25th anniversary fall of Berlin Wall : The balloons are a poignant symbol of peace in Europe, 25 years on from the fall of the Wall that marked the demise of Communism. Each of the 8,000 balloons were sponsored by a person or group, and many of them included handwritten personalized messages. Facebook and Twitter are among the organizations that participated in the event.]

Q.14. It is said that this spice known as wild marjoram became popular in America when WW II soldiers returning from Italy brought it back. What is this that today is very popular, thanks to a food chain

Ans. Oregano

Q.15. Which company is this created by Supam Maheshwari&Amitava Saha started in November 2010. (12 letter)

Ans. Firstcry.com

Q.16. Tiffi ,Toffee, Easter Bunny are all characters in a game which had been installed 500 million times across Facebook and iOS and Android devices. Name the game.

Ans. Candy Crush

Q.17. Connect

q.17.

Ans.  Cairn India

[1. Logo of Vedanta  2. CSR activities  of Cairn India 3. CSR activities  of Vedanta 4. Logo of Cairn] 

Q.18. Signal 70 means lost child, signal 25 indicates fire, code V is the regular one which indicates a vomit alert. Coding for what?

Ans. Disney codes that have been used over the years by Cast Members of Disneyland.

Q.19. Gaffer and Sydney are all character represents whom?

q.19.

Ans. Tetley (Tea)

Q.20. Who owned this soccer club?

q.20.

Ans. Mahatma Gandhi

Q.21. Connect:

21.

Ans. TCNS Clothing

[1. Anant Daga : CEO of TCNS Clothing

2. Commercial of W

3 &4. Aurelia & W (Woman) logo: both are brands of TCNS Clothing ]

Q.22. What is officially known as the institute of Religious Works or IOR ? (7,4)

Ans. VATICAN BANK

Q.23. Whose international award winning campaign was this?

q.23.

Ans. Scrabble

Questions contributed by Debasish Mandal of BHEL, Bhopal 

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Jaipur – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Jaipur – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: Taj Hotels – Shakti K and Pradeep Ludhani
  • RUNNER UP: Logisure – Ms. Jagrati and Avinash Maurya

Preliminary Round Questions:

1) Furniture retailer founded by Rajiv Sharma and Ashish Goel where Ratan Tata has invested. Name the company.

A. Urbanladder

2) A pencil brand, a female spirit of the clouds and water in hindu and buddhist mythology. Which one?

A. Apsara

3) Launched in Mumbai in 1969, glass bottle in two variants – Bubbly and Still. Failing in the market Felice soon decided to exit the business. Name the brand.

A. Bisleri

4) Logo of?

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A. Dr. Fixit.

5) Ajay Singh, co-founder of Spicejet gave a very famous slogan which was very much popular in 2014. Which one?

A. Abki Bar Modi Sarkar

6) Which company launched Nimin soap in 2004 and withdrew in 2005. with a tagline of “tandurusti ka josh har pal”?

A. Godrej

7) Some organisation call them first impression officer, some call them service ambassador. Who?

A. Receptionist

8) Dil ki Deal is a campaign by?

A. Snapdeal

9) Bansibhai Vaghani and Dinesh Vaghani started a company in 1972 as a small unit producing plastic items such as tumblers,mugs and boxes. Which one?

A. Milton.

10) Arthur Fielding and Marc Chavannes set out to create a new kind of wallpaper. They instead invented this which is used in shipping of the parcels. What?

A. Bubblewrap

11) Till recently for about four years Tokyo based Mt .Gox was the largest and most important of its kind. What?

A. Bitcoin

12) Shri Lalchand ___________? Give us a pharmacy brand.

A. Dada

13) Company was co-founded by illustrator artist Margaret Evans and two others in 1930. Which one?

A. Fisher Price

14) Name the brand founded in 1973 by Caberlotto family who were the owners of the football club F.C. Treviso.

A. Lotto

15) Baron Alexandre Lamfaussy, the cosmopolitan banker, died on 9th May. He is known as the father of the _______ Currency?

A. Euro

16) Anjan Lahiri co- founded which company with Mr. Ashok Soota?

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A. Mindtree

17) This brand came into origin in 1970. The founder Ravi Khurana, head at Escorts witnessed a fatal accident involving several of his collegues during a test ride which prompted him to start a helmet manufacturing unit.

A. Studds

18) In June last year, the network adopted the ancient Indian phrase “Vasudaiva Kutumbkam”. Which one?

A. Zee TV

19) Which country launched the million reason campaign to woo indian tourists? Country name is same as a very famous dish.

A. Turkey

20) Jaipur Pink Panther is owned by whom?

A. Abhishek Bachchan

 

Questions contributed by Leena Piplani!

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Hyderabad – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Hyderabad – Regional Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: Sai Mitra Constructions- Naveen Kumar and Phani Mahesh
  • RUNNER UP: Google India- Ananya Bhaskar and Hari Shenoy

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. What term would you associate with this image?

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Ans. Bone Music

Q.2. What was introduced by Tata Motors in collaboration with Marshall Sons (UK) in 1948?

Ans. Steam Road Rollers

Q.3.  Connect.

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Ans. Nestle [Clockwise: 1) 100 Grand chocolate of Nestle; 2) Quality Street by Nestle; 3) Video: Nestle has a stake in L’oreal; 4) Nestle Smarties Children’s book prize]

Q.4. After finalizing the agreement with the McDonald Brothers, Kroc sent a letter to which businessman where he wrote, “I have very recently taken over the national franchise of the McDonald’s system. I would like to inquire if there may be an opportunity for a McDonald’s in your Development”?

Ans. Walt Disney

Q.5. What is it?

2

Ans. Patch – Improvement to a piece of software. Small corrections to the programmed sequence could be done by patching over portions of the paper tape and re-punching the holes in that section.

Q.6. Which is the only non-domestic newspaper delivered to the White House on a daily basis?

Ans. The Financial Times

Q.7. This Tata company has launched the ‘Moving Beyond Disclosure: Leveraging Sustainability Reporting to Drive Change’, a study undertaken in collaboration with GRI (Global Reporting Initiative), the developer of the world’s most widely used Sustainability Reporting Guidelines?

Ans. TCS

Q.8. With what would you associate them?

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Ans. Euro. [1) European Central Bank; 2) Video: Maastricht treaty announced by British PM John Major; 3) Robert Kalina- designer of Euro notes; 4) Germain Pirlot coined the term Euro; 5) Alain Billiet designed Euro symbol.]

Q.9. Founded in 1906 by Polish immigrant Jacob Sapirstein, who sold cards from a horse-drawn cart, is today the world’s largest greeting card company?

Ans.American Greetings

Q.10. Identify.

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Ans. Kala Ghoda Association Logo

Q.11. Which Minnesota based hospitality brand is named after the 17th-century French explorer?

Ans. Radisson

Q.12. Identify.

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Ans. Adam Gimbel

Q.13. Located in the center of the city of Tabriz, Iran, the structure consists of several sub-bazaars, such as Amir Bazaar (for gold and jewelry), Mozzafarieh (a carpet bazaar), shoe bazaar, and many other ones for various goods. It was was inscribed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in July 2010. What is its claim to fame?

Ans.World’s largest covered bazaar

Q.14. Who embedded a set of organizing principles in his lab, which he termed “bootstrapping”. His belief was that when human systems and tool systems were aligned, such that workers spent time “improving their tools for improving their tools” it would lead to an accelerating rate of progress?

Ans.Douglas Engelbert

Q.15. Which Tata company has launched a new initiative for its senior citizens called ‘Sammaan’?

Ans.Tata Power

Q.16. Connect.

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Ans. Rajiv Gandhi National Quality Prize

Q.17.Which company owns the trademark for the word ‘Borzoi’?

Ans.Alfred A Knopf

Q.18. The song “Tom’s Diner” by Suzanne Vega was the first song used by Karlheinz Brandenburg to develop which technology format?

Ans. MP3

Q.19. Tata Sky launched Rs 8 plan. They introduced an ad with O&M with empowering subscribers to pay only for the days they watched TV. Which concept did they introduce?

Ans. Daily Recharge

Q.20. Connect.

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Ans. Fiat. [1) Fargo Truck by Fiat (image from the movie ‘Fargo’); 2) Premier Padmini from Rani Padmini of Chittor; 3) Video: Chrysler owned by Fiat; 4) Six-Sigma implemented in Chrysler from Fiat.]

Q.21  Henkel’s first product was a laundry detergent based on sodium silicate, named “Universal-Waschmittel” (universal detergent). What was so unique about it?

Ans.Sold in packs

Q.22. What did this person invent?

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Ans. First portable Fax Machine (developed by Shintaro Asano)

Q.23. Identify.

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Ans. William Kent – Pram

Questions contributed by Naveen Kumar

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Hyderabad – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Hyderabad – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: Sai Mitra Constructions – Naveen Kumar and Phani Mahesh
  • RUNNER UP: Google India – Ms. Ananya Bhaskar and Hari Shenoy

Preliminary Round Questions:

 1) What was designed to depict a winged woman holding on to atom and the statuette “has since become the symbol of the TV Academy’s goal of supporting and uplifting the art and science of television: The wings represent the muse of art; the atom the electron of science”?

Ans. Emmy Awards

2) The beluga whale was created by Yiying Lu, on which site did it become world famous?

Ans. Twitter

3)What is the ‘formal’ American legal term for  an incomplete financial instrument?

Ans. Blank Cheque

4)  With whom would you associate Bad Boy Premium Vodka?

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Ans. Dennis Rodman

5) Which famous writer was a junior employee at HSBC’s London office in Lombard Street from 1900 to 1902, and used the bank as an inspiration for some of his early work, especially his 1910 novel Psmith in the City?

Ans. PG Wodehouse

6) In 1925, what was sold by con artist Victor Lustig for scrap metal on two separate, but related occasions?

Ans. Eiffel Tower

7) What name has taken a generic meaning and has come to be associated with great wealth. Gemologists use this classification to denote a diamond with a complete (or almost-complete) lack of nitrogen; the material is also referred to as “2A”?

Ans. Golconda

8)  Reprise Records was formed by?

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Ans. Frank Sinatra

9) In 1969, what was coined by Jack Trout as a game people play in today’s me-too market place in the publication Industrial Marketing?

Ans. Positioning

10) Which traveler introduced the concept of banknotes to Europe in 13th century?

Ans. Marcopolo

11) It became a fashionable brand of the era, and became associated with Frank Sinatra and the rest of the Rat Pack. Which Scotch whisky was requested by Sinatra, along with other spirits brands backstage at performances, also sponsored Frank Sinatra’s Diamond Jubilee Tour in 1990?

Ans. Chivas Regal

12)  Identify the logo.

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Ans. Mozilla Public License  (Free Open Source Software Licence)

13) From 1947, when the first Indian budget was tabled to 1950, at which famous place were the budget documents printed?

Ans. Rashtrapati Bhavan

14) Which company’s seven pointed star logo was inspired by a lone star in the sky which Captain Peter saw while praying when his wife was seriously ill?

Ans. Maersk

15) “Cohn-Brandt-Cohn Film Sales” was founded in 1918 by brothers Jack and Harry Cohn and Joe Brandt. How do we know this company now?

Ans. Columbia Pictures

16)  With whom would you associate  “Unsquashanble”?

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Ans. Jahangir Khan

17) Which company’s NYSE ticker symbol is TOM?

Ans. Tommy Hilfiger

18) The Chinese name for what company founded by two former air force pilots comes from a Chinese idiom ‘Grand and Peaceful State’?

Ans. Cathay Pacific

19)  Celebration Florida was developed by?

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Ans.  Walt Disney

20)  What word do you associate with this image?

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Ans. Bellwether- Sheep that leads the flock

Questions contributed by Naveen Kumar.

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Raipur – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Raipur – Regional Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: BSP SAIL: Manoj Kumar Prasad and Sanjay Shamkuwar
  • RUNNER UP: BSP SAIL: Chandrashekar and Ramani

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1.In 1919, Frigidaire was acquired by which company founded by William C Durant was responsible for the development and production of the first electric refrigerator and the first room air conditioner.

Answer: General motors

Q. 2. Which logo comprises of a dual ‘B’ that hold the rays of the rising sun. (4-2-6)

 Answer: Bank of Baroda

Q. 3. A connect question on WOLVERINE

Q.4. Identify the logo of TV Channel?

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  Answer:  LIFE OK

 Q.5.  In order to keep up with the increasing demand for those new fangled  contraption, horseless camages, RansomE. Olds created the ____ in 1901. The new approach to putting together automobiles enabled him to more than quadruple his factory’s output from 425 cars in 1901 to 2,500 in 1902. What?

 Answer:  Assembly Line Production

Q.6. “Helping you spend less”, says which Tata brand? (4-4-6)

Answer: Tata Star Bazzar

Q.7. Kimble Goes Monaco is self-financed documentary of a lavish trip made by this businessman to the Monaco Grand Prix.

Answer: Kim Dotcom

Q. 8.   Connect .

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Answer: Arrow Shirts

Q.9. This scion of the Bombay business family was once asked by his  English schoolmaster to tell his family name or business. It seems that the young boy got confused and blurted out something. Since then, that word became his surname forever. Nevertheless, he saw one great advantage in beating a different surname he did not have the burden of carrying the reputation of a big family industrial house. Name him.

Answer: Vijay Merchant

Q.10. This brand successfully hosted the inaugural ‘Mini Miglia’ in                              Scotland.

Answer: Jaguar

Q.11. Who or which company has applied for copy right of words “HOT &                   CRISPY”?

Answer KFC

Q. 12. This US agency and Japanese automaker Nissan got into a five-year partnership recently, introducing plans to build an autonomous vehicle system and preparations to apply the technology commercially. Which US agency? (4 letters)

Answer: NASA

Q.13. Identify

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Answer: Liu Chuanzhi of Lenovo

Q.14. The Landmark paper was published in the Harvard Business Review in 1960 and built around the question ‘What business are you in’. With a two-word title, the paper refers to firms or managers focusing on products rather than on the consumer. The second word is a medical term used to refer a refractive  defect. Name the Paper.

Answer: Marketing Myopia

Q.15. Connect

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Answer: Zodiac.

Q.16. The products were sold under the trade name ‘Rocket Goldwyin’, White House’, ‘Howrah Bridge’, ‘Amar Deep’, ‘Akhand Jyothi’, ‘Akhand Society’, ‘Marble Tough’, ‘Knight Royal’, ‘Divya Kamal’, ‘Commodore’, etc. Which company?

Answer : Swadeshi Mills

Q.17. Founders of?

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Answer: Hard Rock Café

Questions contributed by Mohibbul Hussain.

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Raipur – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Raipur – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: BSP SAIL: Manoj Kumar Prasad and Sanjay Shamkuwar
  • RUNNER UP: BSP SAIL: Chandrashekar and Ramani

Preliminary Round Questions:

1. What is commonly used in presentations, to create movement and animated style.

Answer: Flash Animation

2.  ____________ was independently introduced at the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair by Ernest A. Hamwi, a Syrian concessionaire. Loved by children very much.

Answer: Ice Cream Cone

3. What was commonly known as “PAD” in India during the 1970’s/80’s.

Answer: Premier Padmini

4. Identify the airways. Now closed.

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Answer: Damania Airways

5. He founded the UEducation Pvt. Ltd., an online education company. Was the well known media baron. He exited the company he founded and in the process he also exited media and entertainment sector.

Answer: Ronnie Screwvala 

6. This means wide open spaces in Sanskrit. Which brand name are we talking about.

Answer: Vistara 

7. Their games were primarily developed for DOS systems, but they also developed games for Apple II, Commodore 64, NES, and PC-98 computers. What?

Answer: Mindcraft

8. This company has changed the rules about online marketing and has taken the world by storm.

Answer: Alibaba

9. What in internet terms does TIL stands for?

Answer: Today I Learnt

10.  X is an international company, limited by shares, owned by central banks, carries out its work through subcommittees, the secretariats it hosts and through an annual general meeting of all member. Name X?

Answer: Bank of International Settlements 

11. Question on Scotch tapes

12. _______ had a long history as a popular folk medicine among Nordic and Scottish fishermen. This was sufficient encouragement for the trawler owners of Hull to invest in the commercial production of this – essentially a by-product of the fishing industry.What are we talking about?

Answer: Seven Seas Cod Liver Oil

13. Question on Market research firm Nielsen

14. In 1876, three partners founded the company _________in Aachen. The company’s product was a laundry detergent based on sodium silicate, which they named Universal-Waschmittel. Contrary to all similar products, which at that time were sold loose, this heavy-duty detergent was marketed in handy packets. Name the brand now a world leader in Detergents? (Hint: German)

Answer: Henkel

15. Volkswagen owns this commercial bus manufacturing company. Recently launched its manufacturing in India?

Answer: Scania 

16. ______ was started by James Jannard in 1975 out of his garage with an initial investment of $300. The name “__________” came from Jim’s English Setter. Manufactures sports performance equipment and lifestyle pieces including sunglasses, sports visors, ski/snowboard goggles, watches, apparel, backpacks, shoes, optical frames, and other accessories. Most items are designed in house at their head office, but some countries hold exclusive designs relevant to their market. ____currently holds more than 600 patents for eyewear, materials, and performance gear.

Answer: Oakley

17. He is the founder of?

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Answer: Nintendo

18. In finance, _______ is buying or creating an asset with the expectation of capital appreciation, dividends (profit), interest earnings, rents, or some combination of these return.

Answer: Investment

19. Which brand has its logo a mountain of this product?

Answer: Toblerone

20. Question on Sonalika.

Questions contributed by Mohibbul Hussain

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Nagpur – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Nagpur – Regional Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: Persistent Systems – Kartik Vyas and Ms. Gayatri Phadnis
  • RUNNER UP: AG Enterprises – Mrinmay M and Piyush Ramteke

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Which is the glass company that has now become an integral part of all touch screen phones?

Ans. Corning

Q.2. Thomas Sullivan accidently invented a product that’s an integral part of our lives today. Sullivan packaged and shipped a product to his customers, who started using it without removing the packaging. Which is this product that is immensely popular now but still isn’t used the way it was designed to be?

Ans. Tea bags

Q.3. Firefly and MAS are the subsidiaries of which airlines?

Ans. Malaysian Airlines

Q.4. Pooch-o, an app to hire autorickshas was first launched in which city?

Ans. Delhi

Q.5. Question on Toshiba

Q.6. Which was the first private airline in India that began its operations in 1992?

Ans. East West Airlines

Q.7. Which Indian cosmetics brand has acquired Australian company Fravin and its three subsidiaries? (5)

Ans. Emami

Q.8. Connect question on Seiko.

Q.9. Identify the logo.

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Ans. CK Birla Group

Q.10. What’s the name of this character from Tata Coffee? Hint- It’s same as that of a very popular character from TV/ movies.

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Ans. Mr. Bean

Q.11. Which company has the motto ‘We only do what’s right for you’?

Ans. Tata Capital

Q.12. What do you get when you visit the website www.givitup.in?

Ans. Website for giving up gas subsidy

Q.13. Name the range of bicycles manufactured by Tata International. (7)

Ans. Stryder

Q.14. Israel and Saudi Arabia are two countries where the stock markets are open on the New Year day. Which is the third country?

Ans. India

Q.15. Connect question on Nestle.

Q.16. Question on JayZ

Q.17. Popularly known as the “Other Steve”, he is the founder of AOL. Identify.

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Ans. Steve Case

Q.18. Identify the bank from the logo shown in the cheque.

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Ans. SBI

Q.19. Connect question on Phillips.

Q.20. Which is the e-commerce company of Tata that has become an unprecedented success story in online commodity selling?

Ans. mjunction

Q. 21. What was a famous Indian TV brand before the 1991 reforms? (9)

Ans. Solidaire

Q.22. Identify the logo.

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Ans. TRAI

 

Questions contributed by Kartik Vyas.

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Nagpur – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Nagpur – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: Persistent Systems – Kartik Vyas and Ms. Gayatri Phadnis
  • RUNNER UP: AG Enterprises – Mrinmay M and Piyush Ramteke

Preliminary Round Questions:

1. Which brand states ‘the road is full of idiots’ and is endorsed by Irfan Khan in TV ads that also takes on the superstition of keeping ‘nimbu mirchi’ for security?
Ans: CEAT
2. Satya Prakash Mathur started this business of manufacturing mixers and registered it in the name of his wife Madhuri. What business did he start?
Ans: Sumeet Mixers
3. This is the logo of which magazine started by Raghav Bahl?
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Ans: Quint
4. Which famous long distance runner from Addis Ababa has now started a coffee business from the proceeds of his running prize money. He has taken Ethiopian coffee to the world map. Which Olympic Gold Medalist is this?
Ans: Hile Gabrisalasi
5. Who is this gentlemen who created a famous Ketchup Brand?
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Ans: Heinz
6. According to the movie “Rang Rasiya”, whose dream of making a film is funded by Raja Ravi Verma? Which famous film personality after whom a prestigious award has been instituted are we talking about?
Ans: Dadasaheb Phalke
7. What does ED stand for in EDGAR (GAR stands for Gathering, Analysis and Retrieval) stand for in SEC filings?
Ans: Electronic Data
 
8. What does DCIM stand for in name of the folder in which photos get stored in a digital camera?
Ans: Digital Camera Images.
9. Which company that started in Gariahat Calcutta owns the following brands “Gini and Jony”, “Spykar”, “Global Desi”, “AND”, “UMM” ?
Ans: Pantaloons
 
10. Which thing saw its first use after a tragedy near Junnar in 1960s. It is essentially Orange or Fluorescent red in color but is named differently. What are we talking about?
Ans: Black Box
11. Oswal Chand M started a brand in 1960s which is one of the well known brands in woolens today. Name the brand?
Ans: Vardhaman
 
12. Which Controversial undergarment ad did Ranbir Singh feature in, in which he is shown to have bitten a shark?
Ans: Rupa
13. Which famous brand came out with an ad of a gay couple (men) who are partners in real life? This brand had launched Audrey Hepburn.
Ans: Tiffany
 
14. Name this Indian start up?
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Ans: Tiny Owl
 
15. SRF bought a range of medical propellants from this giant. Which chemical company are we talking about? Options: Abott Labs, Solvay, DuPont
Ans: DuPont
16. A book on Elon Musk was shown “How the Billionaire CEO of Tesla and “———-” is shaping the future? FIB.
Ans: Space X
17. Which famous Swedish company is more famous in bus segment in India than in Car?
Ans: Volvo
18. Which video sharing company did Twitter acquire recently? The name of the company is synonymous with a piece of scientific equipment that we used in school.
Ans: Periscope Inc.
19. Who is the chairman of BRICS bank? Hint: Associated with Indian Private Bank
Ans: KV Kamath
20.”The stripes are back” is the hashtag of a European club which changed its Jersey design back to stripes this year. Which club?
Ans: Southampton

 

Questions contributed by Kartik Vyas.

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Coimbatore – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Coimbatore – Regional Round Questions

RESULTS:

  • WINNER: Brookfields – Balasubramaniam and Ashwin
  • RUNNER UP: Chennai Silks – Arul Sarvanan and Yogesh Pai

Regional Round Questions:

1) Who was the owner of the pistols/gun that Vice president Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr used ? Hint: Famous Investor and Finance Man.

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Ans. JP Morgan

2) Who wrote articles for National Geographic under the name H. A Largeham?

Ans. Alexander Graham Bell

3) Connect:

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Ans. Wright Brothers [ 1) Bicycle company owned by them 2) Video: Bill Gates visit to their factory 3) Glen Martin (of Lockheed Martin), their Partner 4) Newspaper (West Side News) owned by them]

4) In 1904 Katie Frazer bought succulent Yang Tao to her home at Wanganui. Yang Tao became global in the 1960s, but the exporters failed to trademark the name. In 1980s,they renamed the local version as Zespri & trademarked it.What name that later became very popular did they fail to trademark in the 1970s?

Ans. Kiwi Fruit

5) Identify the company?

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Ans. Tupperware

6) Softcard US mobile wallet platform was earlier known under a different brand name. They were forced to change due to a current affairs issue. What were they earlier known as?

Ans. ISIS

7) Titan has signed on which actor for brand: “Glare”?

Ans. Jacqueline Fernandez

8) Connect.

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Ans. All names taken from Islands. [1) Bikini from Bikini Atoll Island 2) Video: Capri Pant from Capri Island of Italy 3) Madeira Wine from Madeira Island of Portugal 4) Thousand Island Dressing from Thousand Island (of US)]

9) Why was Singapore trader Shrikant Bhasi in entertainment news recently? Hint: Acquisition spree

Ans. He bought FUN Cinemas

10) Why did they have to change the logo?

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Ans. They moved to the Gulf and due to the cross on the crown

11) Paras 20:20:0:13 is a brand from this company?

Ans. Tata Chemicals

12) Identify the brand named after her?

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Ans. The car Premier “Padmini” was named after the queen of Chittor.

13) First one was installed by BBC in 1990. It placed a Hitachi KP-D8s camera. If one camera is not enough, two can be placed, one with a wide-angle lens and the other with a narrow-angle lens, giving the broadcaster four different views. What is being talked about?

Ans. Stump Camera

14) Harley Davison, Nike, Playboy, Apple are some of the brands in the Top 10 of a list which indicate unbiased loyalty by some customers. What list?

Ans. Tattoos

15) Connect.

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Ans. The word “Millionaire”. [1) First in print in Vivian Grey, a novel of 1826 by Benjamin Disraeli 2) Video: The song “ Who wants to be millionaire” 3) The first American printed use of the word is thought to be in an obituary of New York tobacco manufacturer Pierre Lorillard II in 1843 4) First recorded in English (millionaire, as a French term) in a letter of Lord Byron of 1816.]

16) In 1980, Arun Shourie criticized Indira Gandhi by saying she shed tears for an event. What event?

Ans. Maruti – Maa Roti

17) According to Merriam Webster word this word means highly fashionable or luxurious. Which word?

Ans. Ritz

18) Author ?

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Ans. Michael Lewis

19) Which Egypt born Zimbabwe cricketer is currently Comp Secretary of Tanami gold NL a Australian mining comp ?

Ans. John Traicos

20) Identify the company.

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Ans. Kalashnikov 

21) Which Tata Company has acquired SSAB’s strip products service centres in Sweden & Finland as well as the remaining 50 percent stake in Norsk Stal Tynnplater AS?

Ans: Tata Steel

22) Ques: Tata Salt’s campaign ‘ Maine Desh Ka Namak Khaya Hai’, featured which boxer?

Ans: MC Mary Kom

 

Questions contributed by Anuradha Pai. Additions meticulously contributed by Debasish Mandal.

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Coimbatore – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Coimbatore – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS:

  • WINNER:Brookfields – Balasubramaniam and Ashwin
  • RUNNER UP: Chennai Silks – Arul Sarvanan and Yogesh Pai

Preliminary Round Questions:

1) Which comic character’s favorite food is “chocolate flavored sugar bombs”?

Ans. Calvin ( Calvin and Hobbes)

2) The first female chief executive of a FTSE 100 company, Marjorie Scardino, became head of publishing of which major publishing company?

Ans. Pearson

3)  Whose logo?

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Ans. MGM Grand

4) Question on first TV commercial in India.

5) In 2013, Vanheusen announced a contest to find India Top 10 Fashionable professional. Which social network did it partner?

Ans. LinkedIn

6) Which brand of manufacturing and exporting since 1958 did Abdul Rasheed find is the official clothing partner of Pakistan cricket?

Ans. CA Sports

7) Which major studio is now finding super heroes like this?

q.7.

Ans. Disney

8) The artist Francis Bacon is reputed to use which brand which means “force” or “vigor” in latin as a substitute for toothpaste?

Ans. Vim

9) Who once told “Harpers Bazaar” in 1923 that simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance?

Ans. Coco Chanel

10) Which is the only Indian state to sponsor a Durga Puja?

Ans. Tripura

11) Nita Ambani bought the Costliest sari. Which Retail major did this sari?

q.12

Ans. The Chennai Silks

12) Which game released in 1980 (on Fortune mags 50th anniversary) was American version of French game called Business. Each player ran one of Americas top corporation? (guessable)

Ans. Monopoly

13) Which Bharath Ratna’s recording label is “East meets West”?

Ans. Pandit Ravi Shankar

14) Question on Aviators.

15) Identify – recently became head of an Indian major oil company?

Q.16.

Ans. Nishi Vasudeva

16) In 1982, who bought the gay nightclub Heaven, located at Charing cross railway station?

Ans. Richard Branson

17) Question on VFR in Tourism.

18) Question on India’s first Diesel engine and first electric motor.

19) Who?

Q.20.

Ans. Valerie Wagoner

Questions Contributed by Anuradha Pai