Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Indore – Regional Round Questions
- WINNER: BHEL – Debasish Mandal & Vivek Pathak
- RUNNER UP: TROIS – Ms. Deepti Singh and Ameya Talanki
Preliminary Round Questions:
Q.1. This auto giant ensured the Bloodhound SSC World Land Speed Record programme passing a significant high-speed testing milestone, with the ultimate aim of raising the world land speed record above 1,000mph and to assist in inspiring the next generation of scientists and engineers, which is the overall objective of the project. The previous record was 763.035mph and was set by Andy Green in Thrust SSC in 1997. Name the company or the brand.
Ans. Jaguar (Tata Motors)
Q.2. Name the person.
Ans. Azim Premji (logo of the university)
Q.3. Thomas Cook (India) Ltd., has introduced its product line, “Silver Breaks”, exclusively focusing on an untapped growth segment of customers. Who are the target audience?
Ans. Senior citizens or “Silvers”
[1.Priyanka Chopra : Brand Ambassador 2. Former name 3. Nikon Logo 4. Founder : Koyata Iwasaki ]
Q.5. Identify the logo.
Ans. ISKCON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness)
Q.6. Figure out the number from the quote below.
“May I have a large container of coffee right now”
[The mnemonic way to remember the value of Pi(3.141592653). The word “may” has 3 letters, “I” has 1 letter, “have” has 4 letters, and so on. The line “May I have a large container of coffee” has been cited in print since at least 1959. ]
Q.7. In 1883, when a printer inCheyenne, Wyoming, working on a regular telephone directory ran out of white paper and used yellow paper instead.In 1886, Reuben H. Donnelley created this for the first time. Name it.
Ans. Yellow Pages
Q.8. Name the manufacturer of this tank.
Ans. Tata Motors
The TATA Kestrel is a modern armoured personnel carrier developed by Tata Motors and the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). It is designed and manufactured in the way of various western APC (armoured personnel carrier) designs. It is developed with the intention to replace age old Soviet era BMPs and APCs in service with Indian army.
Q.9. Analytical Quotient :
A) V-1 B) O-2 C) E-3
[ A) AVIS B) BIOCON C) BOSE]
Q.11. Name the author of the book.
Ans. Peter Drucker
Q.12. Which company gave India its first iron plough, water pump, diesel engine and machine tool ?
Q.13. Identify the logo
Ans. S Health (Samsung)
Q.14. Which company helped the Madhya Pradesh government develop the MPOnline portal, a website that provides its citizens with 24/7 online services ?
Ans. Gujarat Tourism
Q.16. The name of the person is S Varadarajan. CEO of which giant PSU?
Ans. BPCL (Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited)
Q.17. Analytical Quotient Question on GAP
Q.18. The observation that the number of transistors in a dense integrated circuit doubles approximately every two years. The observation is named after the co-founder of Intel and Fairchild Semiconductor, whose 1965 paper described a doubling every year in the number of components per integrated circuit,and projected this rate of growth would continue for at least another decade In 1975, looking forward to the next decade, he revised the forecast to doubling every two years. Name it.
Ans. Moore’s Law
Q.19. Name the Harvard university student who started this brand.
Ans. Maria Sharapova
Q.20. Identify the logo.
Ans. Rallis India (Tata subsidiary)
Q.21. Analytical Quotient question on HMT
Q.22. According to Albert LaFarge : “There is a general agreement that the term is a literal translation of the Frenchmarché aux puces, an outdoor bazaar in Paris, France, named after those pesky little parasites of the order Siphonaptera(or “wingless bloodsucker”) that infested the upholstery of old furniture brought out for sale.” Name the term.
Ans. Flea Market
Q.23. The first use of the term is credited to a 1961 attempt by creditors to oustHoward Hughesfrom control of Trans World Airlines. The creditors provided Charles C. Tillinghast Jr. an employment contract that included a clause that would pay him money in the event that he lost his job. Name the term.
Ans. Golden Parachute
Questions contributed by Debasish Mandal of BHEL, Bhopal