Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Indore – Preliminary Round Questions
- WINNER: BHEL – Debasish Mandal & Vivek Pathak
- RUNNER UP: TROIS – Ms. Deepti Singh and Ameya Talanki
Preliminary Round Questions:
Q.1.The giant auto company and the popular experiential game Escape the Room teamed up to create the largest game experience yet – the first-ever driveable game that challenged participants to use the latest technology and features to figure out clues and solve puzzles in a way that’s never been done before. Designed in collaboration with New York State’s I LOVE NEW YORK campaign, creator and visionary puzzle master Victor Blake crafted a consumer experience like no other. Players attempted to escape multiple rooms in one of New York’s most iconic buildings – Moynihan Station. Escape NYC: An Escape the Room Driving Experience. Name the Auto Company.
Q.2. Princeton graduate Dilip Kapur did his Pd.D from the University of Denver. It was while doing his Ph.D that Kapur did a stint at Poor Richard’s , a leather house, and fell in love with thematerial and decided to manufacture leather items in India. Name the brand.
Q.3. Name the largest selling sandwich maker in the world?
Ans. Subway (Jared Scot Fogle )
Q.4. ________capitalism is a term describing an economy in which success in business depends on close relationships between business people and government officials. It may be exhibited by favoritism in the distribution of legal permits, government grants, specialtax breaks, or other forms of state interventionism. Fill in the blank.
Q.5. Navi Scooter is the brand from which company?
Q.6. Name the company founded by the person Satish Babu for retail mobile store?
Q.7. Who quote this, “We were starting out to make photography an everyday affair, to make the camera as convenient as the pencil.”
Ans. George Eastman
Q.8. It was developed in 1987 by the American brothers Thomas and John Knoll, who sold the distribution license in 1988.Thomas Knoll, a PhD student at theUniversity of Michigan, began writing a program on hisMacintosh Plus to display grayscale images on a monochrome display. This program, called Display, caught the attention of his brother John Knoll, an Industrial Light & Magic employee, who recommended that Thomas turn it into a full-fledged image editing program. Thomas took a six-month break from his studies in 1988 to collaborate with his brother on the program. Name the product.
Ans. Photoshop (Adobe)
Q.9. Laszlo (Biro) was sitting in a cafe watching children play marbles, and the marble leave a trail of water as it rolled through a puddle.What was invented after watching this phenomenon?
Ans. Ball-point pen
Q.10. Fill in the blank (either one).
Ans. Hero & O.P. Munjal
Q.11. This Indexis a whimsical concept put forward by Andrew Lawrence, a property analyst atDresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, in January 1999, which showed that the world’s tallest buildings have risen on the eve of economic downturns.Business cycles and high rising construction correlate in such a way that investment in these constructions peaks when cyclical growth is exhausted and the economy is ready for recession. Name the index.
Ans. Skyscraper Index
Q.12. Which everyday tool was designed by Daniel C. Stillson(1826-1899) used by the plumbers?
Ans. Pipe Wrench
Q.13. Name the retail chain founded by the person named Radhakrishna Damani.
Q.14. A group of seven companies began the development of USB in 1994 :Compaq,DEC,IBM, Intel, Microsoft, NEC, and Nortel. It was designed to standardize the connection of computer peripherals (including keyboards, pointing devices, digital cameras, printers, portable media players, disk drives and network adapters) to personal computers, both to communicate and to supply electric power. It has become commonplace on other devices, such as smartphones, PDAs and video game consoles. Name it.
Ans. USB (Universal Serial Bus)
Q.15. The name of the fabric was coined in England around the late 18th Century as an early form of branding using the French translation of ‘cloth of the King’ . This is perhaps to promote an image of royal quality and to give the English-manufactured cotton cloth an air of French prestige. Name the fabric.
Q.16. Fill in the blank.
Q.17. When taken along with a daily diet, which energy drink enhance 3X Stamina helps the children perform 3 times better as compared to others. Name the brand.
Q.18. Which company’s product range includes popular brands like Aim & i Kno ?
Q.19. Identify the logo.
Ans. Harvard University
Q.20. Which is the largest state-owned natural gas processing company in India ?
Ans. GAIL (India) Limited [ Gas Authority of India Limited. ]
Questions contributed by Debasish Mandal of BHEL, Bhopal