Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Indore – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Indore – Regional Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
  • Connekt Technologies – Vikas P and Tarang G
  • RUNNER UP :
  • BHEL Bhopal – Debasish Mandal and Vivek Pathak

Regional Round Questions: 

Q.1. DRDO has created this . This is called a F&F product.

1.

Ans. Mobile Toilet. (Flash & Forget)

Q.2.This term was first used by the current Prime Minister (Shri Narendra Modi) to describe the aversion approach adopted by the tax authorities under the previous regime of  UPA government. What did he describe this?

Ans. Tax terrorism

Q.3. Connect

3.

Ans. Swarovski

[1. SC logo:  The Block SC Logo was originally used on the Silver Crystal product line. The Block logo is the letter C with the letter S inside the C; it was used from 1976 to 1988. The logo signifies authenticity and tells you the piece was produced during those particular years.

2. Pearl Commercial: Swarovski Elements ad.

3. K.S.& Co logo: In 1895, Swarovski financier Armand Kosman and Franz Weis founded the Swarovski company, originally known asA. Kosman, Daniel Swartz & Co., which was later shortened toK.S. & Co.

4. Daniel Swarovski (1862-1956), the founder of the company]

Q.4. Which Tech Tsar has launched ‘A Year of Books’ page to promote reading habits.(4,8)

Ans. Mark Zukerberg

Q.5. This man ( is named after a great leader from world history) who invaded this region for a great conqueror created Kanan Devan Hills  , the major plantation giant . He was one of the pioneers in that business. Identify him.

q.5.

Ans. T.V (Thattupurackal Varghese) Alexander of Kanan Devan Hills Plantations Company (KDHP) (Tea Business) 

Q.6. Atulya Mittal, nephew of steel tycoon Lakhsmi Niwas Mittal joined hand with Thai billionaire Fred Mouawad to start together India’s third largest Pizza chain under the brand Papa John. Name the brand that Fred owned.

Ans. Pizza Corner

Q.7. Its a joint venture between this Tata Company and Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation. They just rolled out its first fully indigenous S-92 the Sikrosky helicopter cabin recently. Its a company from the Tatas which is very into military production etc. Which Tata Company is this?

Ans. Tata Advanced Systems

Q.8. Connect

q.8.

Ans. Starbucks

[Founders of Starbucks : 1. Gerald “Jerry” Baldwin, English Teacher   2. Zev Siegl, History Teacher  3. Gordon Bowker , writer who is credited with coming up with the name Starbucks, and changing the primary colour of the logo from brown to green in 1987, a nod to his alma mater]

Q.9. What the first book of crossword puzzles published in 1924 Simon & Schuster gave something free to promote crossword puzzles. It is believed to be one of the first free gift that came with something as an idea. What was given free with the book, free things along with something?

Ans. Pencil & Eraser

Q.10. What is special about these currency notes created by Australia for the first time, Singapore has also introduced it; Belgium is also working on it…..

q.10.

Ans. Polymer currency note

Q.11. Owned by mobile internet company one97…..(Buzzer pressed) (5 letter word)

Ans. PAYTM

Q.12. This Tata global beverages brand started life as a herbal speciality tea business on the west coast in the United States. How do we know this?

Ans. Good Earth

Q.13. Facebook put LED lights to mark a tribute to something. What stood where these LED light today stands?

q.13.

Ans. Berlin wall

[ 25th anniversary fall of Berlin Wall : The balloons are a poignant symbol of peace in Europe, 25 years on from the fall of the Wall that marked the demise of Communism. Each of the 8,000 balloons were sponsored by a person or group, and many of them included handwritten personalized messages. Facebook and Twitter are among the organizations that participated in the event.]

Q.14. It is said that this spice known as wild marjoram became popular in America when WW II soldiers returning from Italy brought it back. What is this that today is very popular, thanks to a food chain

Ans. Oregano

Q.15. Which company is this created by Supam Maheshwari&Amitava Saha started in November 2010. (12 letter)

Ans. Firstcry.com

Q.16. Tiffi ,Toffee, Easter Bunny are all characters in a game which had been installed 500 million times across Facebook and iOS and Android devices. Name the game.

Ans. Candy Crush

Q.17. Connect

q.17.

Ans.  Cairn India

[1. Logo of Vedanta  2. CSR activities  of Cairn India 3. CSR activities  of Vedanta 4. Logo of Cairn] 

Q.18. Signal 70 means lost child, signal 25 indicates fire, code V is the regular one which indicates a vomit alert. Coding for what?

Ans. Disney codes that have been used over the years by Cast Members of Disneyland.

Q.19. Gaffer and Sydney are all character represents whom?

q.19.

Ans. Tetley (Tea)

Q.20. Who owned this soccer club?

q.20.

Ans. Mahatma Gandhi

Q.21. Connect:

21.

Ans. TCNS Clothing

[1. Anant Daga : CEO of TCNS Clothing

2. Commercial of W

3 &4. Aurelia & W (Woman) logo: both are brands of TCNS Clothing ]

Q.22. What is officially known as the institute of Religious Works or IOR ? (7,4)

Ans. VATICAN BANK

Q.23. Whose international award winning campaign was this?

q.23.

Ans. Scrabble

Questions contributed by Debasish Mandal of BHEL, Bhopal 

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