Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Raipur – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Raipur – Regional Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: IIM Raipur: Jassojeet  and Suhash
  • RUNNER UP: NIT Raipur: Abhik Sarkar and Pratyush

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Which brand started by Mukesh Bansal along with Ashutosh Lawania decided to go online and app only in May 2016 and then reverted their decision?

Ans. Myntra

Q.2. This is Next bit Robin. What first is this?

Cloud storage

Ans. It is the Cloud-first phone where it utilizes cloud storage to store data. It has no phone memory.

Q.3. Which Tata company acquired Rawmet Industries in 2007?

Ans. Tata Steel

Q.4. Connect

Ans. Philips

Q.5. Which website for online shopping means ‘searching for treasure’ in Chinese?

Ans. Taobao

Q.6. Temasek Holdings Private Limited is a state-owned holding company that can be characterized as a national wealth fund owned by the Government of which country?

Ans. Singapore

Q.7. In 2004, TCS acquired a company from (NYSE: PNX). Name it.

Ans. Phoenix Global

Q.8. Connect-

Ans. VIP

Q.9. What brand currently owned by Starbucks, was founded in 1994 by Steve Smith along with his business partners Stephen Lee and Tom Mesher?

Ans. Tazo

Q.10. In 1890, Dr. Oscar Troplowitz bought Paul C’s Beiersdorf’s Hamburg-based laboratory. Troplowitz’s scientific advisor, the leading dermatologist Professor Paul Gerson Unna, told him about an innovative emulsifying agent called Eucerit ( the ancient Greek word for beautiful wax).

Together they developed the world’s first stable oil-and-water based cream that was suitable  for mass production in 1911 and called it ____.

Ans. Nivea

Q.11. Identify the logo.

Ans. EPF

Q.12. Grace is a special creation by Yes Bank. What is so special about it?

YES Bank

Ans. All Women Bank Branch

Q.13. Which Unilever soap brand was developed during World War II to clean the skin of burn victims?

Ans. Dove

Q.14. Question on the financial arm of Tanishq . Investment in Gold

Q.15. Drassington Ltd. is a subsidiary of this Tata Company? It recruits women with soft hands.

Ans. Tata Tea

Q.16. Connect question about Godrej.

Q.17. While enjoying with your family, pain doesn’t stand a chance!’. Which brand?

Ans. Volini

Q.18. NYT recently wrote ‘The Spanish Town that runs on X’ about Jun, a 3500-people town that communicates with the government and other public services via X. What is X?

Ans. Twitter

Bonus Question: In the world of twitter, what is ‘in case you missed it’ feature?

Ans. It is the collection of the popular tweets of people that you follow

Q.19. Which entity is behind this?

ICICI Bank

Ans. ICICI Bank

Bonus Question: ICICI Lombard is a joint venture with a company called Fairfax led by a person of Indian origin. He is known as Warren Buffett of Canada. What is his name?

Ans. Prem Watsa

Q.20. Urzza- The Liquid Charger is from this company. Which one?

Ans. Parle

Tie Breaker/ Bonus Question: Parle bought in 1969, something from an Italian businessman. Because he sold his business to them, the brand is named after him. Which brand?

Ans. Bisleri

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Navi Mumbai – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Navi Mumbai – Regional  Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: RAIT – Saurabh Jain and Anit Basu Thakur
  • RUNNER UP: IIM (I) Navi Mumbai – Prashanth and Nidheesh

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Over the last 12 years, there have been a total of 5 expansions to keep players questing; The Burning Crusade, Wrath of the Lich King, Cataclysm, Mists of Pandaria and Warlords of Draneor.

Ans. World of Warcraft

Q.2. It was released by Transport Canada. This was the renewal of whose pilot license?

Santa Claus Canada

Ans. Santa Claus

Q.3. Connect question on APC Corporation owned by Schneider

Q.4. What forum for intellectual exchange among members was founded in Oxford, England, in 1946 by Roland Berrill and Lancelot Lionel Ware?

Ans. Mensa

Q.5. Which Swedish automobile maker established in 1927 is a wholly owned subsidiary of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group of China?

Ans. Volvo

Q.6. Loyalty Programme: Greencard; Former Owner: Future Brands; Current Owner: Aditya Birla Nuvo Limited?

Ans. Pantaloons 

Q.7. Connect question on Surabhi (Amul, Ford Foundation, Dr. L. Subramaniam)

Q.8. This Tata company and Bell Helicopter recently agreed to jointly develop the helicopter market in India, including production, R&D and technology sharing. Which one?

Ans. Tata Advance Systems

Q.9. Founded by Alejandro Goicoechea and Jose Luis Oriol, this Spanish company was in news because of its contirbution in Mathura-Palwal region.

Ans. Light Train

Q.10. What happened or what triggered the algorithm systems of New Zealand passports to fail?

Ans. Face Recognition did not work as eyes should be open to a particular degree in order to be recognised

Q.11. Which Minister in India was once the owner of this publication called Surya India which essentially took on the Rajiv Gandhi family in a big way?

Surya Magazine

Ans. Maneka Gandhi
Q.12. Which Japanese multinational electronics and ceramics manufacturer was founded as Kyoto Ceramic Company limited in 1959?
Ans. Kyocera
Q.13. What is so special about the doll? Gay doll
Ans. World’s first Gay doll
Q.14. To which Norwegian group’s Indian arm did the Tatas recently sells ist Urea business?
Ans. Yara
Q.15. Their first mail order catalogue, known as the “Blue Book”, was published in 1845 in the United States. Which brand?
Ans. Tiffany’s
Q.16. Why were these shoes in controversy?
Swastika shoes controversy
Ans. The shoe soles leave Swastika prints
Q.17. When the British colonial government first issued rupee notes in India in 1862, they sourced them from a UK based company which started out printing playing cards and postage stamps before entering the currency business. Name it.
Ans. De La Rue
Q.18. Which famous book house is THE HOUSE OF BESTSELLERS?
Ans. Rupa Publishers
Q.19. Connect question on Jaguar Land Rover
Q.20. Which company made the telegraph poles in the 1960s and it helped them in their business?
Ans. Western Union
Questions contributed by Vrushabh and Viraj Morabia

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Indore – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Indore – Regional Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER : IIM Indore – Avijeet and Leo Francis
  • RUNNER UP : IIM Indore – Arjun Bansal and Chandra Goyal

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Founded by Ashok Row Kavi and Anthony Van Braband, the name of this magazine means ‘kind, mild, affable’. Which magazine is this?

Ans. Debonair Magazine

Q.2. Which great economist is this?

Harry Dexter White

Ans. Harry Dexter White

Q.3. Connect

Ans. Titan

Q.4. The book is called ‘Small Wonder’ by Philip Chacko, Christabelle Noronha and Sujata Agarwal is the story of what?

Ans. Tata Nano

Q.5. Which Oscar winning actress owns Red Om Films?

Ans. Julia Roberts

Q.6. He first worked as a street-trader and then as a mechanic at the local factory. At the peak of perestroika, he sold imported rubber ducks from his Moscow apartment. He owns the yachts Titan, Susurro and Eclipse and a private aircraft nicknamed ‘The Bandit’. Who?

Ans. Roman Abramovich

Q.7. Created by designer Robert Propst for Herman Miller in 1967 as ‘Action Office II’ the term comes from Latin for bed chamber. The first offices to incorporate the “Action Office” design were the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in 1963. Which modern day feature is this?

Ans. Cubicle

Q.8. On which famous logo does Jerry West appear on as a silhouette?

Ans. NBA logo

Q.9. He was the founder editor-in-chief of Outlook from 1995 to 2012. His memoir is titled ‘Lucknow Boy’. He passed away in 2015. Who?

Ans. Vinod Mehta

Q.10. ‘Lunch Atop A Skyscraper’ is a famous painting. On which building was this picture taken and with which company is this building associated?

RCA Building GE

Ans. RCA Building, later known as the GE Building

Q.11. Connect

Ans. Vijay Amitraj

Q.12. In the world of the Tata Group, what is TCOC?

Ans. Tata Code Of Conduct

Q.13. Who succeeded Anne Mulcahy as the CEO of Xerox Corporation?

Ans. Ursula Burns

Q.14. Which iconic firm founded by William Russel, Alexander Majors,  and William Waddell once ran an advertisement in 1860 “Wanted: young, skinny, wiry fellows not over eighteen. Must be expert riders, willing to risk death everyday. Orphans preferred”?

Ans. Pony Express

Q.15. The young boy in this Pepsi advertisement went on to become the American Commerce Secretary under Bill Clinton. Who?

Ans. Ron Brown

Q.16. Which process was established in 2003 to prevent ‘conflict diamonds’ from entering the mainstream rough diamond market by the United Nations General Assembly Resolution 55/56 following recommendations in the Fowler Report?

Ans. The Kimberely Process

Q.17. This man patented malted form of milk. He has a mountain named after him at the poles as he sponsored expeditions to the poles. He is known as something famous that we all consumed as children. Who?

Ans. Horlicks

Q.18. DeVille, Eldorado and Fleetwood were models of which brand?

Ans. Cadillac

Q.19. Which founding Dean of ISB,Hyderabad was described as Euroguru by the Economist? His book ‘Managing Across Borders: The Transnational Solution’ has been listed in the Financial Times as one of the 50 most influential management books.

Ans. Dr. Sumantra Ghoshal

Q.20. Who is the third co-founder of Apple?

Ans. Ronald Wayne

Q.21. Who wrote the books ‘The Creation of Wealth’ , ‘The Heartbeat of a Trust’, ‘In Search of Ethical Leadership’?

Ans. R. M. Lala

Q.22. Which painter founded a press in 1894 in Bombay, in partnership with a local entrepreneur Govardhan das Khataumakhanji?

Ans. Raja Ravi Varma

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Pune – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Pune – Regional  Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER:  AFMC – Anmol Dhawan and Prabhav Vasistha
  • RUNNER UP: SIBM – Ritesh and Prateek

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. What?

Hollywood

Ans. Hollywood – Hollyweed = Marijuana legalization

Q.2. Jonah Peretti is Founder and CEO of ____, the social news and entertainment company that provides a pioneering mix of breaking news, entertainment and shareable content.

Ans. Buzzfeed

Q.3. This was the first car launched by which brand?

Shelby Cobra

Ans. Shelby Cobra

Q.4. Connect question on Roche

Q.5. Which banking group gets its name from the capital of Cantabria?

Ans. Santander

Q.6. Name the news agency founded by Prem Prakash in 1975 as the defacto monopoly supplier of news for Reuters Television.

Ans. ANI (Asian News International)

Q.7. In 2010, Greg Moran, and David Back, started discussing the infrastructural challenges in India. They came up with this idea of not having a car and still self-drive a car. Which business was born thus?

Ans. ZoomCar

Q.8. When David Novak retired as the chairman of this company, he left behind a legacy of 41,000 restaurants across 125 countries. His book, “O Great One!” is based on leadership lessons. Which company are we talking about?

Ans. Yum Brands

Q.9. Why did Tata Motors arrive at the name ‘Dipper’?

Ans. Male contraceptive brand targeted at truck drivers to promote safe sex

Q.10. Tata Steel created a special campaign – ‘We make ____, not just steel’ – to highlight its contribution to the development of India since 1948. What is it that Tata Steel has invested in?

Ans. Olympians

Q.11. This program aims to build capacity to train youth for employment, entrepreneurship and community enterprise. What is this program called?

Ans. Tata Strive

Q.12. The company’s first product was a face cream. To save money, it moved to manufacturing its own plastic containers for the cream. This led to the formation of a chemical company deriving its name from the Chinese words for Happiness & Joy; and is a large electronic giant today. Name the company?

Ans. LG

Q.13. ‘Aao Khushiyan Manaye’ is a campaign by which Tata brand celebrated 10 years of its existence in India.

Ans. Tata Sky

Q.14. In the 1920s, the British decided to print money in India. They began constructing the printing press in this city due to its proximity to a key railway line that connected it to the rest of India. Which city are we talking about?

Ans. Nasik

Q.15. There are just two countries where Coca-Cola cannot be bought or sold. One being Cuba, which is the other?

Ans. North Korea

Q.16. Connect

Ans. Ajanta Clocks

Q.17. Which company made the first phone?

Ans. Motorola

Q.18. Connect question on Gatorade

Q.19. Connect

Ans. Loreal

Q.20. Question on Complan and World War II. 

Q.21. Connect question on Pantene 

Q.22. Question on Andy Halve

Questions contributed by Vrushabh and Viraj Morabia  

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Pune – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Pune – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER:  AFMC – Anmol Dhawan and Prabhav Vasistha
  • RUNNER UP: SIBM – Ritesh and Prateek

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Which country was second to adopt a currency based on block chain technology?

Ans. Senegal

Q.2. Playbook is a product by which company?

Ans. Blackberry

Q.3. Syncopy Films Inc. is owned by which filmmaker?

Ans. Christopher Nolan

Q.4. Which bank gets its name from the fact that it was Bank inaugurated on the day of Vijayadashmi?

Ans. Vijaya Bank

Q.5. Identify the logo.

GoDaddy

Ans. GoDaddy

Q.6. Identify.

Radha Mohan Singh

Ans. Radha Mohan Singh

Q.7. Identify the logo.

Bombay Burmah Trading

Ans. Bombay Burmah Trading Co.

Q.8. There four Cs of a diamond. Cut, Colour, carat and ?

Ans. Clarity

Q.9. Question on Fenway Sports and Liverpool

Q.10. Question on Gala logo.

Q.11. Question on Boomerang employees

Q.12. Question on Thailand Stock Exchange

Q.13. Identify.

TVS

Ans. Venu Srinivasan

Questions contributed by Vrushabh and Viraj Morabia  

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Jaipur – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Jaipur – Regional Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: LNMIIT – Dheeraj Gupta and Dikshant Rathi
  • RUNNER UP: BIT Mesra – S. N. Saurav and Shubham Israni

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Which brand do you associate this person with?

Ans. Airtel 

Q.2. Speaking at a programme titled ‘Dostur – Ek Parampara’, Social Activist Dr. Munda appreciated which Tata company’s efforts for preserving & promoting the tribal language ‘Ho’?

Ans. Tata Steel

Q.3. This is Alibaba’s ticker on NASDAQ. What is it?

Ans. BABA

Q.4. Connect

Ans. ICICI Bank

Q.5. What’s named after Tony Stark’s ____ from the Iron Man movies & has Morgan Freeman ‘behind’ it?

Ans. JARVIS AI from Facebook

Q.6. Which Tata company has completed acquisition of 100% shareholding in Welspun Renewables Energy & its subsidiaries?

Ans. Tata Power

Q.7. Which famous company is known as the merger?

Ans. ACC Cements

Q.8. Connect

Ans. Barcodes

Q.9. Whose login page reads- Bringing joy to messaging?

Ans. Dubsmash

Q.10. Connect

 

Ans. Airtel Money

Q.11. Identify the advertiser

Big Basket

Ans. Bigbasket.com

Q.12. How do we now better know North Delhi Power?

Ans. Tata Power

Q.13. In 2000, the Vatican stated that this game franchise did not have “any harmful moral side effects” & was based on “ties of intense friendship”. What was being described?

Ans. Pokemon

Q.14. Kolakta based Te-A-Me Teas delivered a huge consignment containing 6000 bags of famous Assam green tea to him. Whom was this particular consignment sent to?

Ans. Donald Trump

Q.15. Who introduced the concept of One Page Banking?

Ans. Axis Bank

Q.16. ‘Third Rock’ is an internet radio station from which organisation?

Ans. NASA

Bonus Question:

Q.17. Spaceport, a NASA publication, serves the employees of which particular place and organisation?

Ans. Kennedy Space Centre

Q.18. Identify the advertiser.

Ans. Hotstar

Q.19. Known as Sistem Penerbangan Malaysia in Malay, which company owns the two subsidiaries called Firefly and MASwings?

Ans. Malaysian Airlines

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Singapore – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Singapore – Regional Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: National University of Singapore (NUS) – Rohan Naidu and Shivam Bhardwaj
  • RUNNER UP: Nanyang Technological University (NTU) – Arvind Ramesh and Anshuman Anand

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Considered one of the most simplistic designs in the world. It became an iconic identity as a logo or a symbol. Created and designed by Frazer Brunner in 1964 on the request of a Tourism Board of a country. What design or symbol are we talking about?

Ans. Singapore Merlion

Q.2. He’s a fashion mogul. He built his second breast cancer research center as a tribute to his close friend Nina Hyde who died in 1990 after a long battle. Who is this great designer whose brands today contribute exclusively and in large measure to breast cancer foundations?

 Ans. Ralph Lauren

Q.3. What in the modern world of media is a kill fee? A lot of media houses have legalized this. What do you pay the fee for?

Ans. A kill fee is a payment on a magazine or newspaper article made to the freelancer when his assigned article is “killed” or cancelled

Q.4. He is an American racing driver turned entrepreneur. He took a pretty British sports car the Ace, and added a powerful Ford V8. The result was a fearsomely fast car that terrified roads. What are we talking about from the world of brands? He named the brand after a venomous snake.

Ans. Shelby Cobra

Q.5. Ratan Tata of the Tata Group, in partnership with this particular University is setting up a venture capital fund with about a hundred and fifty million US dollars. It is one of those universities which has contributed immensely from noble to various other inventions in the world of science and so on. Which famous American University is this?

Ans. University of California

 Q.6. Which brand from Asia after long deliberations came up with a name which is a combination of two words that essentially meant we provide sound for all? Therefore the brand name.

Ans. Panasonic

Q.7. Which country banned this campaign? ‘Absolute _____, the future is yours to create’ was a campaign which they said is outrageous. It was in the context of the famous presidential battle that happened.

Ans. South Korea

Q.8. This created an uproar across the world. What was this innovation?

 Japanese Rink

Ans. Freezing fishes in the rink of a Japanese theme park

Q.9. What is happening here?

Ans. Kopi Luwak

Q.10. How does the world know these beautiful go downs?

Ans. Clarke Quay

Q.11. What is named after her?

Marie Biscuit

Ans. Marie Biscuit

Q.12. Identify the brand from this royalty? A famous brand is named after this great King.

louis philippe

Ans. Louis Philippe

Q.13. This is a famous Prime Minister of Britain. He is credited for?

earl grey tea

Ans. Earl Grey Tea

Q.14. This is the famous Earl after whom something we can eat is named?

Earl Sandwich

Ans. Sandwich

Q.15. Connect:

Ans. Auction Houses

Q.16. Connect.

Ans. Mars

Q.17.Identify. He is associated with?

Ans. Pokemon Go

Q.18. It was one of the most commercially successful airports in Asia. Which airport?

Ans. Kallang

Q.19. What is he credited for?

Ans. Singapore Sling