Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Gurgaon– Preliminary Round Questions
Genpact – Rohan Khanna and Leo Thomas
- RUNNER UP:
Mahindra Comviva – Jiwateshwar Singh and Saransh Verma
Preliminary Round Questions:
Q1) Charles Revson of Revlon found inspiration into the idea of segmentation of markets through the practices of an automobile giant. Which enterprise?
A) General Motors
Q2) FITB: Hutber’s law states that _____________ means deterioration. Continuous _____ means.
Q3) Patricia Campbell, grand daughter of a newspaper magnate?
A)William Randolph Hearst
Q4) Doodle commemorating?
A) Grace Hopper
Q5) Thinker: “Under capitalism, Man exploits man’. Who?
A) J. K. Galbraith
Q6) Tennis player- Richest player of the 1970s. Who?
A) Billie Jean King
Q7) Term coined by the firm, Mark Monitor referring to the practice of damage caused to a brand’s reputation for hostile or malicious reasons.
Q8) FITB: “___________________: How Gujaratis Do Business” by Shobha Bondre.
Q9) Supermodel known as “The Face”- Endorsed Revlon in 1989 and was also the face of Pepsi in 1991.
A) Cindy Crawford
Q10) Like technocrats, what are IMF officials who specialize in high level lending to developing nations called?
Q11) Nickname for Pakistani film industry- coined in 1989- by now defunct magazine ‘Glamour’, published from Karachi by gossip columnist, Saleem Nasir?
Q12) Identify the logo.
Q13) Victoria’s Secret, TNA Aritzia, GAIAM, TH3, Hard Tail, Lucy Activewear, Vertical Athletics, Lululemon Athletica, Tuff Athetics- are producing brands of _____________ pants.
A) Yoga pants
Q14) Word derived from 14th century word denoting “to drink in excess”?
Q15) Processor giant launched – mobile platform- codenamed – Kaveri. Kaveri processors: hetero architecture allows CPU to access computer’s entire memory space (upto 32 Gb). Made by whom?
Q16) Identify from the logo. (Hint—Irish Whisky)
Q17) A very creative and successful Twitter campaign with hashtag was deployed by this company in UK. The #letsdolunch promised to decrease the price of a particular pizza by a pence. After 85K tweets, price dropped to 7.74 pounds. The company offered the price from 11 am to 3 pm that day. Which company?
Q18) The Youth for India fellowship program is for outstanding professionals and graduates who are passionate about touching lives and leading the society to a change for a better India. Which bank is behind this initiative?
A) State Bank of India
Q19) Bollywood superstar picked up 1.1 lakh shares of brokerage house Stampede Capital for an estimated Rs. 1.21 crores. Who?
A) Amitabh Bachchan
Q20) Identify the statue in France who is the creator of a great electric company.
Questions contributed by Mr. Subhodeep Jash. Subhodeep is a lawyer, working in the field of public policy and research.