Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz – 2013 – Ahmedabad – Preliminary Round
Triton Communications – Mahesh Manjawala and Mayur Rana
- RUNNER UP:
Thermax – Aanand Ladgaonkar and Hemant Thorat
Q1: The name of which fictional character from the classics is commonly used to describe people who lend money at very high interest rates?
Q2: What is the term used to describe a short term reversal in candle stick pattern in stock market, occurring in either an uptrend or a downtrend?
A: Hook reversal
Q3: Which management guru has written the book “The Leader in Me: How Schools and Parents Around the World Are Inspiring Greatness, One Child At a Time (2008)”?
A: Stephen Covey
Q4: Who was the person behind the advertisement campaign “Only Vimal”?
A: Frank Semoes
Q5: Print advertisement by which company?
Q6: What are Potels in USA?
A: Motels run by member of the Patel community
Q7: Which iconic auto executive once said “Where are all the leaders gone?”
A: Lee Iacocca
Q8: Born in 1974, which US entrepreneur started off with a passenger ferry business, slowly controlling steamships in the Hudson river and also built the first railway line between New York and Chicago?
Q9: The tagline of which “royal” airline is “On the wings of Dragon wings”?
A: Druk Air (Royal Bhutanese)
Q10: Print advertisement campaign by a company which did not continue in print industry but became a telecom giant. Which one?
Q11: Which company launched a smartphone in 1992 named SIMON that was a part-PDA, part-Fax, part-pager and part-mobile in it, making it a forerunner of modern day smartphones?
Q12: Sudhir Valia has JV called Telewings with which telecom company?
Q13: Which US University is named after a British governor of Fort St. George, Madras from 1687-1692?
Q14: Which business group acquired Firtsource BPO from ICICI for 400 crores ?
A: RP Goenka Group
Q15: Who wrote Toyota Production system?
A: Ta’iichi Takasi
Q16: What does LIG stands for in TTK-LIG?
A: London International Group
Q17: Which British publishing house merged with Penguin books?
A: Random house
Q18: Which coffee chain was started by Amit Judge and had a Tata Group stake in it once?
Q19: Which West Bengal city was named after a promoter of IISCO ?
Q20: Anne Sweney is a key person in a media conglomerate and was voted as one of the most powerful women in media by Forbes. Which company does she head –
A: Disney ABC
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.