Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Delhi – Preliminary Round Questions
Reckitt Benckiser – Soubhagya Jena and Tanmay Prusty
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Quizcraft – Aditya Nath and Siddhartha Kurapati
Preliminary Round Questions:
Q1) Famous rapper behind Bad Boy Entertainment, Blue Flame, and Justin’s restaurants. Who?
A) Puff Daddy (Sean Combs)
Q2) Started his career as a professional lawyer and in 1951 joined All India Radio as a journalist. He edited a famous weekly thereafter. Who?
A) Khushwant Singh
Q3) C. Marks Professor of International Studies and Professor of Economics at Cornell and is currently on Leave. He is a proponent of development economics and is the Chief economist at a place right now. Who?
Q4) Identify this steel giant of Indonesia from the logo.
A) Krakatau Steel
Q5) Reusable products that was originally developed and marketed by Dow Chemical Company in 1960s, it centered on a character named “Fingerman”, an index finger with a simple-drawn face, originally promoting its “Gripper Zipper” proving how it closes. What?
Q6) Dubbed as the fifth mode of transportation that would be a “cross between a Concorde and a railgun and an air hockey table.” What?
Q7) Financial company whose logo is a stylized representation of the primitive water pipes laid by the Manhattan Company, which were made by nailing together wooden planks. Which?
A) Chase Manhattan Bank
Q8) Pharma company founder of Aurobindo Pharma. What his is name?
A) Dr. P.V.Reddy
Q9) In IT industry, described as a retail good that has a high selling price? Also used in the context of real estate. What?
A) Big ticket item
Q10) Phrase used by Alan Greenspan as a warning to denote that the market might be overvalued. Also used by Yale Professor Robert Shiller as a title of his book. What phrase?
A) Irrational exuberance
Q11) Identify this 3 word phrase used in a whisky bottle labelling to overcome Prohibition era restrictions?
A) For medicinal use
Q12) Up until 1930s, the word cosmetics was used to refer to these beauty products. Then, upon Max Factor’s suggestion, it started to be referred to, by this term, which was considered to convey people of dubious reputation, not something to be referred to in polite society. What?
Q13) Identify. (Narottam Seksaria/M.A. Chidambaram)
A) Narottam Seksaria
Q14) Lakshmi Mittal was dubbed to be “The ____________ from Calcutta” up until the 1990s, in reference to a famous steel giant. Who?
A) Andrew Carnegie
Q15) Word used to connote essential goods which can be shared amongst people as connotated by Karl Marx. What word?
Q16) Identify the logo of this auto-components company.
Q17) Name coined by Alfred Goldman, creative director at Benton and Bowles for a brand known to have a wingfold design and popular for toddlers. Which?
Q18) Company founded by Marcel Bleustein and had Salvador Dali associated with this company. Which?
Q19) Identify this tea company from the logo.
Q20) Identify the company associated with this co-founder Liu Li Rong. It is one of the 5 biggest mobile companies in the world.
Questions contributed by Mr. Subhodeep Jash. Subhodeep is a lawyer, working in the field of public policy and research.