Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2013 – Ahmedabad – External Track Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2013 – Ahmedabad – External Track Questions

Finalists: Bharti Airtel, Triton Communications, Thermax, Endeavor Careers, Indusa Infotech and Petronet LNG

Round 1:

Q1. In which popular contest does the winner earn a Mustard Yellow belt?

A. Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Championship

Q2. In 1986, it was suggested that the term ‘broker’ be replaced by which term in the London Stock Exchange?

A. Jobber

Q3. Which company was founded by Florence Nightingale Graham and named partly after one of her previous business partner’s name and partly from an Alfred Lord Tennyson poem?

A. Elizabeth Arden perfumes

Q4. This company was originally called the New York and Mississippi Valley Printing Telegraph Company and built telegraph lines since 1851, but in 1980’s they switched their primary business and is now a giant in that sector.

A. Western Union Money Transfer

Q5. Which American newspaper mogul was expelled from Harvard for his antics ranging from organizing massive beer parties to sending humiliating gifts to his professors?

A. William Randolph Hurst

Q6. Which beverage company sponsored the Argentina v/s Uruguay football tournament held since 1905?

A. Lipton

Round 2:

1. Who?

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– The Nizam of Hyderabad

2. Identify the author.

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– Eric Schmidt

3. Identify the person.

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– Ken Olsen

4. Connect to a company.

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– FedEx

Round 3:

Q1: Which F1 team is supported by Tata Communications as their connectivity partner?

A: Mercedes-Benz

Q2: Which Tata group company acquired the British salt company?

A: Tata Chemicals

Q3. TCS entered cricket sponsorship with which team?

A. Rajasthan Royals

Q4: What is the footwear brand of Tata group in JV with Japanese company and named after ‘ashi’ – Japanese for footsteps?

A: Tashi

Round 4:

Q1.

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A. Ben & Jerry’s

Q2.

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A. Barclays

Q3.

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A G4S Securities Group

Q4.

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A. Haagen Dazs Ice Cream 

  • WINNER:

Infocepts Technologies – Shivam Sharma and Aniket Daoo

  • RUNNER UP:

Think Consultants – Parag Paranjpe and Ranjit Dani

Questions Reviewed by Mayank Mujumdar.

Mayank Mujumdar is currently pursuing a Postgraduate Diploma in Communications Management from Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad. His first memory of participating in a quiz competition is from a school quiz in second grade where he got the national bird of India wrong, and has been trying to improve ever since. Although he finds trivia from all topics under the sun interesting, he is particularly keen in topics pertaining to the world of music, entertainment, literature and arts. He occasionally dons the hat of a quizmaster and has conducted quizzes at some prestigious institutes across the country.

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