Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2017 – Goa – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2017 – Goa – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: Loansingh.com :Prasad and Siddharth
  • RUNNER UP:: AMUL (Hubli) :Shyam Prasad and Eldrich Rangel

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Who bought the Mobile Store?

Ans. Essar Group

Q.2. Fastest lift in the world was installed in china by which company?
Ans. Hitachi
Q.3. Who owns Purple Pebble Pictures?
Ans. Priyanka Chopra
Q.4. Question on Wells Fargo Advertisement.
Q.5. Protima Bedi bold run, Vijay Mallya are associated with which  magazine?
Ans. Cine Blitz
Q.6. Question on AXA Life Insurance history
Q.7. Question on Mitsubishi History, starting from 1st product.
Q.8. You will wonder where the yellow went, is a line associated with which brand?
Ans. Pepsodent
Q.9. Sameer Gehlot is associated with which company?
Ans. India Bulls
Q.10. Question on the origin of Faasos
Q.11. Eyewear brand promoted by George Clooney, clue: answer similar to a profession?
Ans. Police
Q.12. Question on Cathay Pacific history
Q.13. Happiness townships are associated with?
Ans.Walt Disney
Q.14. Identify?
Ans. Speedo
Q.15. Question on Sony trademark for VAIO.
Q.16. Identify the logo.
Ans. Monsanto
Q.17. Question on the history of Western Union.
Q.18. Which was the first channel to try out as paid channel?
Ans. HBO
Q.19. Cloudyn was acquired by?
Ans. Microsoft
Q.20. Question on Tom Peters.
Questions contributed by Amey Parsekar

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2017 – Electronics City Bangalore – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2017 – Bangalore Electronics City – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: Wipro: Md. Jasimuddin Molla & Kishalay Bose
  • RUNNER UP: Wipro : Adithya Bharadwaj & Ms.Tabitha Anne Lobo

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Identify

Ans. Goli Vada Pav

Q.2. BODVOD is the network content provider for South-Asian community. How do we know BODVOD?

Ans. SAAVN

Q.3. QKR, Paypass are the contact less payment methods from which credit-card franchisee?

Ans. Mastercard

Q.4. MICA was founded by this gentleman in 1991. He is an Indian Advertising Icon and passed away a couple of years back. Who is this Indian Icon?

Ans. AG Krishnamurthy

Q.5. This American Defence/Advertising/Tech company started off as “Special Yarns Company” and is now having an appropriate name to indicate the fact that it had some relevance with textile. Which company is this?

Ans. Textron

Q.6. Lalji Gala is associated with a publishing house that is a common name among school kids. Which publishing house is this?

Ans. Navneet

Q.7. What is D in FIDO?

Ans. Defects

Q.8. “Alive is offline” is a campaign from which soap brand that had Vinod Khanna and Imran Khan as its Brand Ambassdors?

Ans. Cinthol

Q.9. Question on Titan

Q.10. Suchi Mukherjee, started as Indian E-Commerce site while she was on her maternity leave. Which E-Commerce site is this?

Ans. Limeroad

Q.11. Identify.

Ans. Vauxhall

Q.12. Identify the beer brand

Ans. Budweiser

Q.13. Which man came up with “The Worlds of Power”. The man was formerly involved with Yahoo.

Ans. Seth Godin

Q.14. What company was started off as a Balloon Manufacturing firm and is now one of the prominent suppliers to Automobile Industry?

Ans. MRF

Q.15. Which Insurance company has a Mirror, A Serpant and an arrow in its logo?

Ans. Prudential

Q.16. Which Indian Conglomerate has an in-house magazine called “Namaste”?

Ans. ITC

Q.17. Identify the author of “My Years with GM”.

Ans. Alfred Sloan

Q.18. Which Media Moghul started off his career with Southdown Press Publishing?

Ans. Rupert Murdoch

Q.19. Identify the brand.

Ans. Armani

Q.20. Identify the brand.

Ans. Tinyowl

Questions contributed by Samyuktha. R

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2017 – Raipur – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2017 – Raipur – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: Tata Sky :Avijeet B and Kawaljeet Singh
  • RUNNER UP: SAIL, Bhilai Steel Plant :Sanjay S and Manoj Kumar Prasad

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Napoleon Hill’s book ‘Think and Grow Rich’ was inspired by which famous philanthropist ?

Napoleon Hill

Ans. Andrew Carnegie

Q.2. Which dish’s original recipe can be found in the a, Mānasollāsa, an early 12th-century Sanskrit text composed by the South Indian king Someshvara III?

Ans. Idly

Q.3. Which company’s name means Dry Writing in Greek?

Ans. Xerox 

Q.4. M&M has acquired the bike division of which company that used to make ammunitions?

Ans. BSA

Q.5. Logo of which airlines having logo of Cheddar tree?

Ans. Middle East Airlines

Q.6. Magic toy company makes toys for which company, loved by children?

Ans. Kinderjoy 

Q.7.One Plus mobile is owned by which company?

Ans. Oppo

Q.8. Mumbai Dabbawalas can be fined for Rs.25 for which only reason?

Ans. Not wearing Gandhi cap

Q.9. Joseph Addison invented this silent equipment inspired by silent bells of churches?

Ans. Dumbbell

Q.10. This is world first _____________. (Hint: Most probable location would be in India)

Ans. Vegetarian restaurant, Hiltl in Zurich, Switzerland 

Q.11. Who was the interim Finance Minister of India before the partition took place in 1947?

Ans. Liaquat Ali Khan

Q.12. George RR Martin bought the first ticket to which   annual event in 1964 San Diego, New York?

Ans. Comic Con

Q.13. Online Retailer YANDI’s  range of clothes “Bewitched” inspired by which series of books?

Ans. Harry Porter

Q.14. Identify the logo?

Ans. Uber

Q.15. Bangalore Football Club is owned by which steel company?

Ans. JSW

Q.16.Which car company has launced Swatch Car abhiyan?

Ans. Ola

Q.17. Who operates this banana stand, which gives away free bananas?

Ans. Amazon 

Q.18. Question on origin of word this word (Hint: Also the name of parliament of a country)

Ans. Diet

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2017 – Jamshedpur – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2017 – Jamshedpur – Regional Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: Bokaro Steel : S. W. Kispotta and Anand Raj
  • RUNNER UP: SAIL : Sudhanshu Sekhar Panda and Ravi Banjare

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Barbeque Nation had this theme festival in 2014 wherein it wanted the customers to explore and experience about what it called “ India’s oldest party Highway”- where diners could start with Chapti Kebab, move on to Sheer Kurma, Khoya Khubani Kebab and finish with Kasundi Chingri(prawn). What was the theme all about?

Ans. Grand Trunk Road Delicacies served in Dhabas

Q.2. These six human values have been adopted by which human oriented company?

Ans. Being Human

Q.3. “Some former colleagues were making a pilot of a  show called Safecracker , which featured Sagarika Ghose, then a student at St. Stephen’s. They knew me from my brief stint as an event manager at the Taj, so they called me to Kamani Auditorium down the road at 10 Minutes’ notice to do a quick rah-rah intro of the show, host and contenstants..” Soon after this , this person’s life changed and he joined DD. Who was this former Tata employee?

Ans. Siddarth Basu

Q4. Connect.

Ans. Xerox

Q.5. Which company has launched Fast.com—a tool to help customers monitor their download speeds anywhere in the world?

Ans. Netflix

Q.6. The website says,” Some think that this name is the product of founder’s mind. Others are of the view that it came from a book of ancient myths. Of such books, one that is very famous is the “ Masnavi Gulzar-e- Nasam”.

In this book, there is a character who has the daughter of Muzaffer shah, the king of Firdaus(Heaven). Name the character/ product.

Ans. Rooh-a- Afza

Q.7. Old logo of which company?

Ans. Swarovski

Q.8. This is place designed to encourage the employees of large organization to come up with original ideas. The name is taken from the moonshine factory in a famous Al Capp cartoon series called” Li’l Abner”. This name is a registered trademark of Lockheed Martin Corp. What’s this?

Ans. Skunk Work

Q.9. Which Tata enterprise is associated with MAHLE company which is into cooling business?

Ans. Tata Motors

Q.10. Identify whose foundation.

Ans. Paul Walker Foundation

Q.11. In 1882 American express started its expansion in the area of financial services by launching which service to compete with the United States Post Office?

Ans. Money Orders

Q.12. Identify the company.

Ans. Suzlon

Q.13. Connect all these to a person.

Ans. Oprah Winfery

Q.14. On completing 25 years, this Indian company has unveiled a new corporate identity by changing its name and introducing a new logo. The new logo has taken the inspiration from the tiny twinkle that the company wants to bring to people’s eyes by providing elevated experiences. Identify the company.

Ans. Titan

Q.15. What’s the particular term/ name used for this five pound note?

Quid

Ans. Quid

Q.16. Which company is behind this?

Bacardi

Ans. Bacardi

Q.17. Which entity is called as Gray Lady and why?

Ans. New York Times. It has won maximum no of Pulitzer Trophies.

Q.18. Which automobile brand advertised with the given line,” The thrill starts with the grill” ?

Ans. Ford Edsel

Q.19. Connect to a brand and where it was founded.

Ans. Malboro Cigarettes and London

Questions contributed by Anand Kumar

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2017 – Jamshedpur – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2017 – Jamshedpur – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: Bokaro Steel : S. W. Kispotta and Anand Raj
  • RUNNER UP: SAIL : Sudhanshu Sekhar Panda and Ravi Banjare

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Identify

Ans. Lord Chelmsford

(Lord Chelmsford christened the steel city Jamshedpur, in memory of Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata, and renamed Kalimati railway station as Tatanagar.)

Q.2. Identify

Ans. Sajjan Jindal

Q.3. Which Fashion giant has started “By Appointment” Made-to-Measure Service where celebrities design the cloth?

Armani / Calvin Klein / Pierre Cardin

Ans. Calvin Klein

Q.4. S. Anantharamakrishnan founder of Simpsons & Co. established X, an auto ancilliary unit. Hint : A cricket team is named after X

Ans. India Piston

Q.5. Who owns Blaze Pizza’s?

Ans. LeBron James                     

Q.6. Which Fictional Restaurant chain is inspired from this real-life eatery?

Ans. Los Pollos Hermanos ( from Breaking Bad)

Q.7. John Mackey and Renee Hardy Laswon’s SaferWay store, founded in 1978, and Craig Weller and Mark Skiles’ Clarksville Natural Grocery, both in Austin, Texas. On September 20, 1980, these stores merged to open the first X Stores. Recently acquired by Amazon.

Ans. Whole Foods 

Q.8. X created the modern office chair was naturalistand put wheels on the chair in his study so he could get to his specimens more quickly. Hint : A great Scientist / Evolution

Ans. Charles Darwin                               

Q.9. Book about which Investment Banker?

Ans. Lazard Frères & Co                           

Q.10. If you are having a meat called “Australus”, which animal’s meat you are having?

Ans. Kangaroo

Q.11. Name the internet giant originally titled Phoenix, which carried the implication of the mythical firebird that rose triumphantly from the ashes of its dead predecessor.

Ans. Mozilla

Q.12. First vending machine was invented byHero of Alexandria, what did it dispense?

Ans. Holy Water

Q.13. House Wives earning money working from home using internet. What are they called?

Ans. Mouse Wives

Q.14. Which MNC Giant made these ear-rings ?

Ans. Believe it or Not, its Coca-Cola

Q.15. Advertisement by?

Ans. Brunswick

Q.16. Who is the man behind this brand of tequila?

Ans. George Clooney

Q.17. This award pertains to which industry. (Fi-Fi Award)

Ans. Fragrance Industry

Q.18. X was born to Frank and Isobel. He is a big name in the world of Science. Who?

Ans. Stephen Hawking

Q.19. X brand meaning translates into “Go hang yourself” is Spanish. Which brand is this? We use it every morning.

Ans. Colgate

Q.20. Advertisement by?

Ans. Smirnoff

Questions contributed by Anand Raj. 

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2017 – Vizag – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2017 – Vizag – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: Vizag Steel : Sabyasachi Pani and Santanu Dey
  • RUNNER UP:Vizag Steel : Rahul and AGK Murthy

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Which was the last state to implement GST?

Ans. Jammu and Kashmir
Q.2. In July 2017, Snapdeal rejected an offer to sell its operations for nearly 800$mn to which company?
Ans. Flipkart
Q.3. This is a digitally tailored dress by H&M which enables dress to digitally connect to smart phone. What is this dress called?
H&M Data Dress
Ans. Data dress 
Q.4. Ramadayal Joshi Memorial Institute, named after its founder, offers two hundred thousand rupees every year for best research paper on Ayurveda. Identify the company?
Ans. Baidyanath 
Q.5. In 1969, on the occasion of his birth centenary, Government  of India launched a note series. Who?
Ans. Mahatma Gandhi 
Q.6. Marketing through mouth is called Word of Mouth. What is marketing through SMS called?
Ans. Word of text 
Q.7. Connect question on Cannes film festival 
Q.8. Twelve designers have a common client, who design the exclusive outfits of this person. Who is the client?
Queen Elizabeth
Ans. Queen Elizabeth 
Q.9. Identify the logo.
Ans. Dow Jones
Q.10. Filmfare was owned by which group?
Ans. Times group 
Q.11. ‘Kindergarten is too late’ is a book by the co-founder of which South Asian company?
Ans. Sony 
Q.12. Selfie expert F is a phrase used by which brand?
Ans. Oppo
Q.13. “Rise” is the tagline of ?
Ans. Mahindra
Q.14. This Bollywood movie is the first movie to get a twitter emoji which one?
Ans. Tubelight
Q.15. European union banking family funded Cecil Rhodes after the death of a person and setup Rhodes scholarship. Name the family?
Ans. Rothschild family 
Q.16. Backseat of a car as shown in visual was named as ?
Mother in law Seat
Ans. Mother in law Seat 
Q.17. Institution possessed the original teddybear of Theodore Roosevelt and also returned the original enterprise from original Star Trek TV series. Which institution?
Ans. Smithsonian museum
Q.18. UK based addiction therapy center for group of people of digital age. What is this about ?
Ans. For the people who are addicted to Candy Crush Saga
Q.19. MD Rakesh Agarwal of a Mumbai based company publishes a monthly aviation magazine ‘Aviation Times’. It is the first of its kind. Which company is this?
Ans. Frankfinn Aviation 
Q.20. Dash store is operated by?
Kardashians Dash
Ans. Kadarshians 
Questions contributed by Sanjay Chowdary

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2017 – Bangalore – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2017 – Bangalore – Preliminary Round Questions

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. The ____ logo, which takes its form from rangoli art gracing frontyards in what seems like a distant past, was designed by Jayanth Jain and Mahendra Kumar, now part of a brand design studio called A Brand New Story. What are we talking about?

Ans. Bangalore Metro Logo

Q.2. OK Soda, is a brand by which company?

OK Coca Cola

Ans. Coca Cola

Q.3. Identify.

Bofors Scam Chitra Subramanium

Ans. Chitra Subramaniam

Q.4. Which company has patented the Fly Knit Bra?

Nike FlyKnit bra

Ans. Nike

Q.5. During the 1870s, a clerk from another company was appointed by James Gamble of P&G to solve a communications problem in his factory. He wanted to ship customer orders the same day he received them. This led to the invention of the teletype machine. Name the person who was hired.

Ans. Thomas Alva Edison

Q.6. From the world of London Cabs, what is LEVC?

LEVC London Electric Vehicle Company

Ans. London Electric Vehicle Company

Q.7. If +91 is the code for India. Then +871, +872, +873 are the codes for?

Ans. Maritime Ships

Q.8. The unobservable market force that helps the demand and supply of goods in a free market to reach equilibrium automatically is the ________. What is this Metaphor coined by Adam Smith.

Ans. Invisible Hand or Hand of God

Q.9. Which company offers positions like ‘Intergalactic Federation King Almighty and Commander of the Universe’, Jolly Good Fellow? Other interesting designations within the organisation include Dance Program Manager and Ergonomics Specialist.

Ans. Google

Q.10. Who does Bamboo ceiling refer to?

Ans. Asians

Q.11. What is the speciality of these spoons manufactured by a Hyderabad based company Bakeys?

Bakeys Edible Cutlery

Ans. Edible Spoons

Q.12. It is a company famous for its electronics and LED devices. It is based in Maharashtra and is run by Shree Sant Kripa Group of Companies. Which company is this?

Ans. Syska

Q.13. Question on Orville Gibson and patent on Mandolin 

Q.14. Question on Calibri font and Pakistan scandal

Q.15. The term  is believed to have been coined by the Greek physician Galen to refer to agents that benumb or deaden, causing loss of feeling or paralysis.  Galen listed mandrake root, altercus (eclata) seeds, and poppy juice (opium) as the chief examples. Which word?

Ans. Narcotic 

Q.16. Clutch Power test is associated with which childhood associated brand?

Ans. Lego

Q.17. Name this leading global information & measurement company, which provides market research, insights & data about what people watch, listen to & buy?

Nielsen Rating audience measurement

Ans. Nielsen 

Q.18. What is this painting titled “The Wagon of Fools’ associated with?

Tullip Mania

Ans. Tulip Mania

Q.19. Which outdoor recreational item was asked to be banned in Delhi by National Green Tribunal because it resulted in the death of 2 children?

Ans. Kite String

Q.20. With which cosmetics brand would you associate this?

Max Factor

Ans. Max Factor

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2017 – Cochin – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2017 – Cochin – Preliminary Round Questions

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Metronaut is the brand from which e-commerce giant?

Ans. Flipkart

Q.2. This is Willard Hotel, New York. Which word originated in the business parlance from meeting of businessmen there?

Ans. Lobbying

Q.3. What is unique about Calvin Klein perfume bottle called CK1?

Ans. First Unisex Perfume

Q.4. In China, the best is Dragon Well. In India, it is FTGFOP1. What are we talking about?

Ans. Tea

Q.5. Question on Museum of London with the map of London in the background.

Q.6.Question on a papermill in old Russia. It was named after another river in a nearby place.

Ans. Nokia

Q.7. Indian Ad on perfume oil in the 50’s from a dental giant?

Ans. Colgate

Q.8. Question on Jack Ma in transgender attire

Q.9. Who is the chairman of NITI Ayog?

Ans. Narendra Modi

Q.10. Identify.

Ans. Arnold Schwarzenegger

Q.11. What is Queen Bee Syndrome?

Ans.  It describes a woman in a position of authority who views or treats subordinates more critically if they are female.

Q.12. Narayan Prasad Subedi was born on August 4. He is associated with?

Ans. Patanjali

Q.13. Whose saga started with a takeover of a textile mill in US in 1964?

Ans. Warren Buffet

Q.14.  Question on Microsoft and Chevron

Q.15. Which Indian sports channel is moving to freechannel from paid one?

Ans. Starsports

Q.16. Priscilla Chan initiative have pumped money to which Ed Tech venture?

Ans. Byju’s Classes

Q.17. Boxes at the entry of US hotel in 19th century. This is the origin of what?

Ans. Tips

Q.18. Question on the fictional bank premises in Australia?

Ans. Gringots of Harry potter

Q.19. Question on a bank in Italy taking collatteral on a product made nearby?

Ans. Cheese

Q.20. Which SAARC country banned plastic recently?

Ans. Bangladesh

Cut off: 11

Questions contributed by Anil Raghavan