Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2013 – Delhi – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2013 – Delhi – Preliminary Round Questions

Results (External Track):

  • WINNER:

Oracle (Mitesh & Yaggy)

  • RUNNER UP:

NTPC (Amit & K. M. Prashanth)

Results (Tata Track):

  • WINNER:

TCS (Abhinav Kishore and Anurag Krishna)

  • RUNNER UP:

TCS (Jaganathan S & Mirza Farhan Beg)

PRELIMINARY ROUND:

1)     In 1983, Parle came out with the ‘Goldspotting’ campaign in its tie-up with this Walt Disney film in India. Which one?

Jungle Book

2)     Jamia Milia University was founded by a former president of India, Dr. Zakir Hussain along with a famous personality?

Khwaja Abdul Hamied

3)     Who’s the famous Indian designer associated with the First Lady of the US, Michelle Obama?

Naeem Khan

4)     Humphrey Bogart’s famous line from Casablanca (1942) – ‘Of all the ____ joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.’ Fill in the missing word for a product.

Gin

5)     Print advertisement for?

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Exxon Mobil 

6)     The first known origin of this comes from 550 B.C. in Croesus with the King of Lydia in Turkey. What?

Gold Coins

7)     Famous woman corporate executive behind Harvard aerobics program in the 1980s during her days of sporting big hair and blue eye shadow. Who?

Sheryl Sandberg

8)     Which shoe brand is owned by Red Diamond Holdings? [HINT: Sounds like a jeans brand]

Lee Cooper

9)     He is the 1st Indian owner of a NBA team- Golden State Warriors. Identify.

Vivek Ranadive

10)     Which newspaper does MIthun Chakraborty run in the film ‘Guru’?

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The Independent (Swatantra)

11)     Meera Shankar is the 1st woman director of which Indian conglomerate which celebrated its centenary a few years back?

ITC

12)   Management guru who had his publication of  “What if the Female Manager of a High-School Baseball Team read _______’s ‘Management’ which became popular in Japan?

Peter Drucker

13)  Delhi-born Raj Chetty won the prestigious Bates Clark award this year considered a parallel to a Nobel in economic sciences. It is known as the ____ Nobel. Fill in the blank.

Baby Nobel

14)  Stephen Schwartzmann, in April 2013, announced a $100 million personal gift to establish and endow an scholarship program in this important Asian country to start Schwarzman Scholars, modeled after the Rhodes Scholarship. Which country?

China

15)  Which all-time bowling legend is replacing Dennis Lillee at the MRF Pace Academy?

Glenn McGrath

16)  In 1633, Murad IV had taken the reins of power in Turkey. He banned _______ Houses as it offered news and updates which could become a cause for ensuing into politics & gossip. Fill in the blank.

Coffee

17)  What is derived from Arabic for ‘Mazdhan’ which means ‘storehouse of information’?

Magazine

18)  Asia’s largest corduroy fabric maker had its more famous presence in rooftops of Indian houses with Bharat Vijay Mills. What are we talking about?

Sintex

19)  Who’s the missing founder: Eduardo Saverin, Chris Hughes, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and ________________.

Mark Zuckerberg

20)  Which Africa-based financial services company was the title sponsor for the Ashes this year?

Investec

21)  In 1967, he became one of the most expensive players in the country when he joined Rangers for £65,000 in a record transfer?

Sir Alex Ferguson

22)  BISP is a cash transfer program in Pakistan known as ________ Income Support Programme is similar to the Direct Benefit Transfer scheme being launched here in India. Who or what is the missing word?

Benazir

23)  Soviet news agency Tass coined this sobriquet for a famous political personality in 1967. Who?

Iron Lady

24)  Which famous Jindal is the Chairman & MD of JSW Steel, India’s largest steel producer?

Sajjan Jindal

25)  Identify the brand:

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Contessa

– Questions contributed by Subhodeep Jash.

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