Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2013 – Mumbai – Preliminary Round Questions
Results (Tata Track):
- WINNER :
Tata Consultancy Services – Pravin Varma and Priyambad Pattanayak
- RUNNER UP:
Tata Capital – Ashutosh Tyagi and Rohit Srinivasan
Results (External Track):
Viacom 18 – Siddharth and Pradeep Prabhu
- RUNNER UP:
ING Vysya – Birma Ram and Samrat Mukherjee
Cut- off: Tata Track – 15; External Track – 18+ tie-breakers
Q.1 Peter Lynch said – “You should not invest in something you can’t illustrate with a __________”. Fill in the blank.
Q.2 This singer made Instagram history by achieving 1 million likes. Who?
Ans: Justin Timberlake
Q.3 This group’s online magazine is ‘Yuva Desh’ while its rivals online TV channel is ‘Yuva TV’. Which two groups?
Ans: Congress and BJP
Q.4 A 1937 article in TIME magazine listed this person as the richest in the world with $500 million in jewels, $150 million in gold bars, among other things. Who?
Ans: Nizam of Hyderabad
Q.5 [Image] Image of a train with negative adjectives like nepotism, bribery written; tagline was John’s Co. This was a cartoon for which company?
Ans: Dutch East India Company
Q.6 A 2011 study by Credit Suisse said that the largest number of family businesses are in this country – 65% of all listed companies in this country are family businesses. Which country?
Q.7 Company started by Adam D’Angelo and Charlie Cheever for in-depth knowledge on a particular topic. Which company?
Q.8 Companies like Walkwater Media, Imagica! are owned by this business personality. Who?
Ans: Manmohan Shetty
Q.9 Citigroup is the first American Bank to be given permission to open an office in which city?
Q.10 Which business personality’s life is this movie based?
Ans: Howard Hughes
Q.11 He was an international commodities trader who later became a fugitive in Switzerland. He was the creator of the spot market for crude oil, and he became one of history’s most financially successful commodities traders. Who?
Ans: Marc Rich
Q.12 Quote from Thomas Alva Edison: “Every Branch of Human Knowledge can be taught with ______ ________”. Fill in the blanks.
Ans: Motion Pictures
Q.13 This soap was launched in India in 1946 to counter Hamam, today it is owned by Hindustan Unilever Name the soap.
Q.14 This included 8 baloons, an elephant holding an umbrella next to a baby shower and priced at $2.80 at the party pieces website. What is this commemorating?
Ans: Birth of the Royal Baby i.e. Prince Williams and Kate Middleton’s son
Q.15 Tagline: Empowering Minds. Name the corporate house which is started an institute for Technology and Science.
Ans: Birla, BITS
Q.16 Quote – “If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it”. Who said these words?
Ans: Steve Jobs
Q.17 Connect the International Wrestling Federation and a brand founded in Biella, Italy in 1911.
Q.18 This was set-up in 1850 between Calcutta and Diamond Harbour by William Brooke O’Shaugenessy – a surgeon in the East India Company and Chemistry teacher at Calcutta Medical College. What?
Ans: First telegraph service in India.
Q.19 This brand was set up by Philip Young in 1932 and gets its name from ‘title holder’. Which brand?
Q.21 In 1835 the Godrej Company manufactured surgical instruments like scalpels and stamped these three words on each of the implements. What were the words?
Ans: Made in India
Q.22 Which Indian giant is behind the initiative – Kisan Seva Kendra?
Q.23 Google plans to launch project Loon to make internet available everywhere. What will it use?
Ans: Hot Air Baloons
Q.24 This brand get its name from the Marathi word for ‘Of lemon’ that is “Limbu Cha”?
Q.25 [Image] Image of patent which was for Motor Wagen. Patent for which company?
Ans: Benz & Co or Karl Benz
Questions contributed by Mr. Francis Rodrigues.