Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Bangalore – Preliminary Round Questions
IAME – Mahantesh and Prasad Shetty
- RUNNER UP:
Oracle – Mitesh and Yaggy
Preliminary Round Questions:
1) FIB the song by Cachebox – “I’m on that ______ _______, hangin’ with the upper crust / I left my Porsche up at the condo with my poodle pups / Got on that _______ ______, avoid the traffic rush / Hi speed wi-fi, lots of leg room and the seats are plush”?
A. Google Bus
2) Which cargo and charter passenger airline based in Rome was established in 1981 by actor and former swimmer Bud Spencer and named after a strong, cold and northwesterly wind that blows from southern France into the Gulf of Lion in the northern Mediterranean?
A. Mistral Air
3) Shalimar is a famous women’s fragrance originally created by Jacques Guerlain in 1921. Which beautiful lady from Indian history inspired Guerlain to create this perfume?
A. Mumtaz Mahal
A. Analjit Singh
5) Production of this material comes from about 2,200,000 hectares of forest worldwide; 34% in Portugal and 27% in Spain. Because of its cellular structure it is easily compressed upon, a quality which helps in its primary usage. What material related to wine is this?
6) Patricia Bays Haroski registered which holiday with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in 1958, when she was working as a secretary for State Farm Insurance Company in Deerfield, Illinois, at the time and chose October 16, which was her father’s birthday?
A. Boss’s Day
7) The first Hydro electric project in South India was built in 1902 to provide electricity to a place which was known as ‘Little England’ by the British, due to its more temperate weather and a landscape more similar to Britain. Which place?
A. Kolar Gold Fields
8) Advertisement for which brand?
A. Big Babol
9) Founded in 1950, Air Koryo was established under the name SOKAO, created to connect Pyongyang to a country with similar socio-economic system. What did SO in SOKAO stand for?
A. Soviet North Korea
10) Bicester is one the UK’s best known ____ towns. Kirkby and Inverness are also said to be example of this. It is a British slang after an area where one retailer has large market share. FIB?
11) When David O Selznick released the movie with overtones of Beauty and Beast in 1933 at RKO Roxy theatre, it had earnings of $100,000 in the first week. Which movie is this that saved RKO Production Company and Roxy theatre from bankruptcy?
A. King Kong
12) Identify this Brazilian billionaire who passed away recently.
A. Moise Safra
13) Which Olympic mascot was described as ‘A bad marriage of the Pillsbury doughboy and the ugliest California Raisin’? Sam / Izzy
14) A map of the world representing an Azimuthal Equidistant Projection centered on the North Pole, inscribed in a wreath consisting of crossed conventionalized branches of the olive tree. The projection of the map extends to 60 degrees south latitude, and includes five concentric circles. What design is being described?
A. Flag of United Nations
15) According to company’s history the restaurant was appropriately incorporated on April Fool’s Day, 1983, when six businessmen with absolutely no previous restaurant experience got together and decided to open a place they couldn’t get kicked out of. Lynne Austin was the original girl of this chain?
16) Listing of Shanti Constructions Pvt Ltd on BSE to promote which television show?
17) Which famous businessman offered Theodore Roosevelt the presidency of the company, with a fee of one million dollars. He also envisioned that everyone in the US should live in one city called ‘Metropolis’ which would be powered by Niagara Falls?
A. King Camp Gillette
18) In early 1930s, the Imperial Hatworks, located in heritage building called Hatworks Boulevard (150 years of old history) at No 32 Cunningham Road, Bangalore, used to make what for the Maharajah of Mysore?
A. Mysore Peta
19) Which famous world event of 1854 introduced the famous Turkish Tobacco to British and subsequently to the western world?
A. Crimean War
20) To which former general manager of the Radio Corporation of America did the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences award a Founder’s Emmy in 1961 for his basic role in establishing the industry?
A. David Sarnoff
Questions contributed by Naveen Kumar.