Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Cochin – Regional Round Questions
- WINNER: Malayala Manorama : Nitin Suresh and Arun Thomas
- RUNNER UP: AMUL : Dennis Daniel and Krishna Seshadri
Regional Round Questions:
Q.1.”People with cars are so lazy they don’t want to get out of them to eat !” So in September 1921, Kirby opened the Pig Stand. Which first of its kind restaurant in America are we talking about?
Ans. Drive-in Restaurants.
Q.2. Which famous brand started its journey at 93 Bull Street, Birmingham in the 1830s?
Q.3. Crack the formula.
[ HINO, DAIHATSU, FITBIT, TATA INDICOM]
Q.4. Identify the brand.
Q.5. Which brand gave a band the rights to use their name back in 1975 & is now owned by Orkla?
[Abba Seafood AB with head offices in Gothenburg, Sweden is a company producing preserved fish products]
Q.6. Identify the brand.
Ans. KTM (Motor Bike)
Q.7. It was created in 1948 to provide ‘easy access to quality products of daily use, at prices less than market rates to soldiers , ex-servicemen and their families. What concept was this?
Ans. The Canteen Stores Department (CSD)
Q.8. Ogilvy & Mather India has conceptualised a TV commercial for which company’s new category of Biscuits?
Q.9. Crack the formula.
[NISSAN, MIDDLESBROUGH, AMAZON ]
Q.10. Identify this CEO or the company.
Ans. Abid Ali Neemuchwala of Wipro Technologies.
Q.11. In 1982, the brand underwent a massive re-imaging phase with the help of Everest Brand Solutions when other brands also started using the term in their packaging. Which brand name was thus coined?
Ans. Priyanka Chopra
[1. Seth Gordon , Director of Baywatch ( she is the part of the show in part-5] 2. logo of Purple Pebble, her production house 3.Produced this Bhojpuri movie 4. Trailer of Baywatch]
Q.13. Known internally as “ Money Penny”, after the assistant to James Bond’s boss (M), this virtual helper would work inside the company’s Messenger app & connect users to real people who could help them order products or book services.
Q.14. Sheela Foam is looking to file IPO documents with SEBI & the company might look to launch the IPO before March 2017. Name its mattress brand in India.
Q.15. In 1989, which company was asked to develop K9 Thunder by the South Korean Government?
Q.16. Even today its elegant creations remain handmade by a small army of workers at the company’s headquarters in Gaydon, nestled on the edge of the idyllic Cotswolds region in the British countryside. Which brand are we talking about?
Ans. Aston Martin
Q.17. Identify the beer brand that he lent his name to?
Ans. Heineken [Gerard Adriaan Heineken (1841–1893)]
Q.18. Crack the formula.
[ INTEL, STEVE WOZNIAK , XEROX, ATARI ]
Q.19. Joshua D Brown, 40, from Canton, Ohio, died in the accident on May 7th in Williston, Florida. Why was this in news?
Ans. First Tesla semi-autonomous car accident.
Q.20. Connect the following.
[1. Susan Singh Rajput, brand ambassador. 2. Current CEO Carlos Ghosn 3. Formerly marketed vehicles under the ‘Datsun’ brand name 4. Infinity symbol , also a brand from Nissan]
Q.21. Which standardization “mark” came as per the Agricultural Produce (Grading & Marking) Act of 1937?
Questions contributed by Debasish Mandal of BHEL, Bhopal