Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Delhi – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Delhi – Regional Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER:
    St. Stephens, Delhi
  • RUNNER UP:
    Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, Delhi

Regional Round Questions:

Round 1:

Q1) Started his career at the age of 19. Owned by his father, this construction business was responsible for building the MP Birla Planetarium. He made headlines in 2014 for making one of the greatest comebacks in the ‘business of sports’.

1

Ans) Jagmohan Dalmiya

Q2) Which famous electrical equipment company has started the QRG Health City in Faridabad?

Ans) Havells

Q3) Who was behind this punchline, Brand of fresh creamcakes.

2

Ans) Salman Rushdie

Q4) What first in India – Iba brand of cosmetics in India- Sep. 2014- from Ahmedabad with Ecotrail personal care, a company started by 2 Jain women?

Ans) 1st Halal cosmetics brand

Q5) Which “famous cook” started his business venture at the age of 65- when he received a cheque of $99 for social security – and realized that things can no longer go on like this?

Ans) Colonel Sanders

Q6) Analysis technique- Albert Humphrey. Convention of Stanford Research institute. Started with looking at data from Fortune 500 companies in the 1960s and 70s?

Ans) SWOT

Round 2:

Q1) Connect:

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Ans) TIFR

Q2) Which brand – from history of Indian advertising – First ad shown in color on Indian televisions- 1982 Asian Games.

Ans) Bombay Dyeing  

Q3) Advertisement for:

3

Ans) Goldspot

Q4)After Telgi scam- Tata Infoway along with State Bank of Mysore – started a vending machine- Kubera in 2003. For producing what?

Ans) Stamp papers

Q5)In 1987- to acquire controlling stake in this venture- Manu Chabria, Rahul Bajaj and HInduja brothers were in the running.- British company in the business of trucks and buses.

Ans) Ashok Leyland

Q6) Marketing term coined by Jerry Walsh – for situation to ‘ride off’ on publicity for a major event without contributing to the actual event sponsorship for it?

Ans) Ambush marketing

Q7) Mudra – Suitings brand. First sponsorship of a live telecast of a sporting event – with a 1980s Windies cricket tour to India.

Ans) Vimal

Q8) Logo of which ‘institute’ in the United States?

4

Ans) Federal Reserve

Q9) Connect:

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Ans) Professor Jagdish Bhagwati   

Q10) Book On:
5

Ans) Ambanis    

Q11) Creation by which Indian brand?

6

Ans) Tanishq

Q12) 2 word term used to denote bias shown by customers for certain products due to favourable experience of other products of same manufacturer.

Ans) Halo Effect

Round 3:

Q1) What is the location of the only ATM of the Swiss Bank in India?

Ans) Indian Parliament

 Q2) Whose offering?

7

Ans) Jacqueline Fernandez

Q3) What industry- 100 billion dollar industry- had its birth in 1767 in Jackson Spa. And, it has a therapeutic usage.

Ans) Bottled Water

Q4) Anna Boch- Bought ‘The Red Vineyard’. Famous for?
8

Ans) Only buyer of a Van Gogh painting during his lifetime.

Q5) Connect:

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Ans) Aditya Birla Group

Q6) Famous eatery endorsed by Maulana Azad.

9

Ans) Moti Mahal

 

Questions contributed by Subhodeep Jash!

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Delhi – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Delhi – Preliminary Round Questions

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q1) Which Apple product slated to be released soon, has the tagline- ‘Our most personal device yet’?

Ans) Apple Watch

Q2) Sun rays- Famous ship. There’s a distinct ‘+’ sign on the ship. Which Indian group owns the ship?

1

Ans) Essar

Q3) Starfleet- Fictional organization in which TV/film franchise that comprises a fictional universe and an entity knowns as the “United Federation of Planets” (The Federation)?

Ans) Star Trek  

Q4) What brand of shoes launched in 1996 owned by Mirza International?

Ans) Red Tape

Q5) Who in India owns the Indian franchise for this?

2

Ans) Sushmita Sen

Q6)In 2015, Union Budget what scheme announced by the Finance Minister in the honour of former PM Atal Behari Vajpayee?

Ans) Pension

Q7) Which Asian city was adjudged the most expensive city in the world during March ’15 as per the Economist Intelligence Unit?

Ans) Singapore

Q8)ID these 2 ad characters, eponymous with an ad campaign considered one of the worst ads in 2013-14.

3

Ans) Ramesh and Suresh

Q9) Which sports star joined Forbes 2014 Billionaire list at No. 1741?

Ans)—Michael Jordan  

Q10) Which legend was known as “Zeus of Wall Street” and also the “Pope of Wall Street”?

Ans) JP Morgan

Q11) Audio oscillator device from 1939 for the Walt Disney film ‘Fantasia’. Which company made this and started its great technology journey with it?

4

Ans) HP

Q12) Which specialized vehicle got its name from “something that pulls” , or from Latin for ‘pulled’ in the form of a verb, in the late 18th century?

Ans) Tractor

Q13)Which franchise restaurant chain operates in Australia with the brand name – ‘Hungry Jack’s’ ?

Ans) Burger King

Q14) Identify the brand from this lady.

5

Ans) Liril

Q15)Which famous brand of soft drink concentrate is owned by Ahd’bad based Pioma Industries?

Ans) Rasna

Q16) Which state in India (from North East) us targeting that by end of this year – to be a completely organic farming State?

Ans) Sikkim

Q17) What venture was started by Captain Nair named after his wife?

6

Ans) Leela

Q18) Which brand entered India in 1895 with the name ‘Royal Disinfectant Soap’?

Ans) Lifebuoy

Q19)Identify the brand from this advertisement campaign.

7

Ans)Xiaomi

Q20)Which Indian drugmaker acquired the opiates business of GSK in Australia?

Ans) Sun Pharma

Questions contributed by Subhodeep Jash!

 

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Chandigarh – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Chandigarh – Regional Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER:
  • Punjab Univ – Shantanu Sharma and Aditya Bhaskar
  • RUNNER UP:
  • Army Inst. of Law – Yash and Manik Gupta

Wildcard:

Q.1. Which media conglomerate own “ America Online ” ?

Ans. Time Warner

Q.2. Which huge technology giant organizes “ Sapphire ” ?

Ans. SAP

Q.3. Which media house used to publish The Illustrated Weekly ?

Ans. The Times Group

Q.4. Which country has the lower denomination of its currency called baisa and the higher denomination called Rial ?

Ans. Sultanate Of Oman

Q.5. Vivian Richards was the first foreigner to appear in advertisement for this fabric company of India. Which fabric company?

Ans. Vimal

Q.6. The Chief Minister of a state in India was also a former employee of Tata Steel. Who ?

Ans. Arvind Kejriwal

 Regionals:

Q.1. WINK, made in India and developed by EC Media runs on Linux operating system. What is this first in India ?

Ans. India’s first e-reader 

Q.2. He worked as a mechanic at the Art Shokai garage, where he tuned cars and entered them in races. In 1937, with financing from his acquaintance he founded a company to make piston rings. After initial failures, the company won a contract to supply piston rings to Toyota, but lost the contract due to the poor quality of their products. After attending engineering school without graduating, and visiting factories around Japan to better understand Toyota’s quality control processes, by 1941 he was able to mass-produce piston rings acceptable to Toyota. During the post war period, he established his own technical research institute which later groomed into the giant we are familiar with today. Hence, which company came into being ?

Ans. Honda Motor Co. Ltd

Q.3. An advertisement related to death of tobacco advertising.

Q.4. Which Service of All India Radio was conceptualized to combat Radio Ceylon in 1957?

Ans. Vividh Bharti

Q.5. CCTV cameras were used for the first time to decide on fair results for which sport? They were first used in Bombay.

Ans. Horse-races at Mahalaxmi Race Course.

Q.6. The Royal Canadian Mint has released seven exciting new coins to commemorate the 75th anniversary of which hugely celebrated Super Hero world over?

Ans. Superman

Q.7. Connect –

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Ans. TATA Chemicals

Q.8. It is the codename for an upcoming virtual reality headset produced by Sony Computer Entertainment. It is designed to be fully functional with the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita game systems.

qasd

Ans. Project Morpheus

Q.9. Identify a university from these types of shoes .

oxford

Ans. Oxford University

Q.10. Dazzler, Onax, Krypton, Pulse Junior, Protomax, Avia, Glory, Ding-Dong, Stunner – Who manufactures this line of products from the world of TATA’s ?

Ans. Tata Stryder

Q.11. This product was started in 1939 and is the largest in category. The main ingredient used in it was once a part of its name but has to be replaced by its indicative letter after many other companies started using the same ingredient in there products. Though, its new name also became generic. Which product has been talked about ?

Ans. Parle-Glucose which was then changed to Parle-G

Q.12. This is one of the common techniques used in the valuation of inventory on hand at the end of a period and the cost of goods sold during the period. It assumes that goods which made their way to inventory (after purchase, manufacture etc.) later are sold first and those which are manufactured or acquired early are sold last. What has been talked about?

Ans. LIFO ( Last-In, First-Out ) method

Q.13. What was the name of the first bottled water brand in India?

Ans. Bisleri

Q.14. Name the business technique involving the sale of dependent goods for different prices – one good is sold at a discount, while the second dependent good is sold at a considerably higher price.

Ans. Gillette Razor Blade theory/Model

Q.15. A question with elements giving a connect to Google

Q.16. Name this high speed rail service from its logo.

rail

 

Ans. EuroStar

Q.17. Whose ad?

taj

Ans. Taj Safari

Q.18.  Bikes which have blend of characteristics from more specialized road bikes, touring bikes and mountain bikes. The resulting is a general-purpose bike that can tolerate a wide range of riding conditions and applications. What will you call this?

Ans. Hybrid Bike

Q.19. It is a Tamil satellite television station and TV channel first in its category to telecast twenty four hours and seven days of the week. It was the first fully privately owned television channel in India when it emerged in 1992. Which channel?

Ans. SunTv

Q.20. According to Vinod Mehta, this newspaper which is closely associated with Rudyard Kipling, was won by LM Thappar in a game of bridges in 1991. Author Rudyard Kipling, in his early 20s, worked at the newspaper office in Allahabad as an assistant editor from November 1887 to March 1889. This newspaper has a long history of being shut-down and again started publication. Which is this newspaper hugely popular in North India region?

Ans. The Pioneer

Q.21. According to RBI, on the basis of usage by cardholder, there are three types of cards namely Debit, Credit and which is the third one newly introduced into this category ?

Ans. Prepaid Card

Q.22. Which automobile giant mainly branded with the words “ If you will use our cars, You will save money ” in 1935 ?

Ans. Ford

Q.23. Connect the song “Ummedo wali dhoop, sunshine wali aasha” with this man.

man

Ans. Hero Moto Corp.

Q.24. Which group of brothers started this in 1880’s ?

wb

Ans. Wright Brothers

Contributed by Hitesh Kamboj and Virendra Mathur.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Chandigarh – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Chandigarh – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
  • Punjab Univ – Shantanu Sharma and Aditya Bhaskar
  • RUNNER UP :
  • Army Inst. of Law – Yash and Manik Gupta

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1.  This is a kind of ownership interest that is created as a direct result of hard work by the owner(s). It is the preferred mode of building equity for cash-strapped entrepreneurs in their start-up ventures. What is the term used for such share awarded to the owner for their effort ?

Ans. SWEAT equity

Q.2.  Identify the campaign.

maggi

Ans. Maggi

Q.3. Which company was founded by Ranbir and Gurbax Singh? Name of this company was derived from the founders’ names

Ans. Ranbaxy

Q.4. Which Hong Kong headquartered airline has loyalty program called ‘Marco Polo Club’?

Ans. Cathy Pacific

Q.5. Identify the personality.

DAVID

Ans. David Oglivy, obsession with advertising

Q.6. This magazine was founded in 1883 in New York, whose motto was “While there’s Life, there’s hope.” It was bought by TIME magazine in 1936. Its online version was launched on March 31, 2009 and closed on 2012. Identify which magazine it is?

Ans. Life

Q.7. Identify the personality.

nirmala

Ans. Nirmala Sitaraman

Q.8. Whose venture is this?

crab

Ans. Kumar Sangakara and Jaywardhana

Q.9. Old Spice is brand of which company?

Ans. P&G

Q.10. Identify the brand.

puma

Ans. Puma

Q.11. Question on Barcelona city

Q.12. Petroliam Nasional Berhad, is company of which country?

Ans. Malaysia

Q.13. Jan Koum is the CEO of this company which has been acquired by Facebook recently?

Ans. Whats app

Q.14. Aniruddha Bahal worked as a journalist and editor for India Today and Outlook. In 1999, he along with Tarun Tejpal  co-founded Tehelka. Later he founded online media company named after a reptile?

Ans. CobraPost

Q.15. Which social networking service with a strong music emphasis, is owned by Specific Media LLC and Justin Timberlake?   It was founded by Chris DeWolfe and Tom Anderson and was launched in July 2003.

Ans. MySpace

Q.16. Identify the campaign.

RE

Ans. Royal Enfield campaign

Q.17. This is the central bank of which nation?

svri

Ans. Sweden bank logo

Q.18. Which company has introduced the first Seat Belt?

Ans. Volvo

Q.19. Identify the brand ?

vistara

Ans. Vistara

 Contributed by Hitesh Kamboj and Virendra Mathur

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Jalandhar – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Jalandhar – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER:
    Lovely University
     – Chandra Bhushan and Ravi Kumar Rai
  • RUNNER UP:
    NIT Jalandhar
     – Sujit JP and Sandeep K

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Funda?

funda

Ans. The process of printing documents for the Budget 2015-16 begin with the ritual halwa ceremony

Q.2. Founded by Nihal Kharabanada and Vijay Kharabanada. Kit sponsors of Bharat FC, an I-league team.

Ans. Nivia

Q.3. Connect.

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Ans. Subway’s first all-vegetarian outlet on the campus of Lovely Professional University (LPU) in Jalandhar, Punjab.

Q.4. Microsft : Surface

Barnes & Noble : Nook

Datawind : ?

Ans. Akash tablet

Q.5. Print Ad (keep reading) for The Economist.

Q.6. A dance fitness program created by this Colombian dancer and choreographer. It is called Columbian ______ Fitness.

zumba

Ans. Zumba

Q.7. US state of Oregon has filed a new lawsuit against an IT giant saying the company is planning to pull the plug on hosting the state’s Medicaid system, which could jeopardize health insurance enrolment and re-enrolment for thousands of low-income Oregonians. Name the IT Giant? (Hint-it is the biggest database management company)

Ans. Oracle

Q.8. Connect. (Hint- Ownership to something in India)

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Ans. Pro Kabaddi League

Q.9. The design director of Sunday Times, London, Edwin Taylor designed the newspaper and provided a standard in design and editing. This newspaper was born on 7 July 1982. Which newspaper?

Ans. The Telegraph

Q.10. Which brand was named after the son of elder brother Ramniklal?

Ans. Vimal

Q.11. Question on the term supermarket.

Q.12. “India is a country of future” said by this Nobel laureate in Economics. He has visited India many times, recently in 2015.Who is he?

paul

Ans. Paul Krugman

Q.13. Question on chief smile officer of Oral B with some supporting text.

Ans. Madhuri Dixit

Q.14. The P & G’s brand in partnership with the American Association of University Women started Shine program to sponsor college grants for women. Which brand?

Ans. Pantene

Q.15. The Murree Brewery established in 1860 in Pakistan was managed by the family of very infamous man in India.In 1900s the brewery was obtained by the late Peshton group. Which infamous man is being talked about?

Ans. General Dyer

Q.16. Connect. (Hint- brand of TATA)

hitachi

Ans. Jaguar (above was Jaguar’s Villain Ad video)

Q.17. It is a San Francisco based website. Tagline- ‘When hotel rooms not available this is you solution’. Ad for?

airbnb

Ans. Airbnb

Q.18. Railway minister presented two Budgets, but resigned following the 1950 Budget in protest at the increasing power of the Planning Commission. He was the first Railway Minister of India. Who is he?

Ans. John Mathai

Q.19. This organisation has come as a boon for Jalandhar’s sports industry as goods makers here have received bulk orders, making about 10 lakh promotional balls for export to various countries in 2014. Name the organisation.

Ans. FIFA

Q.20. Who is the hero of this game “Biteman”?

biteman

Ans. Luis Suarez

Q.21. Of the first 16 cars, 11 were designed by Harry Bentley Bradley. For which brand did he designed the cars? (Hint-think out of the box)

Ans. Hot wheels

Q.22. He is referred as the “King of Japanese Inventors”. Which automobile company did he found?

toyota

Ans. Toyota

Q.23. Significance?

TV Ad

Ans. World’s First Television Advertisement

Q.24. Founded in 1962, Danjaq LLC is the holding company responsible for the copyright and trademarks related to whom?

Ans. James Bond

 

Contributed by Rakshit Sood

 

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Jalandhar – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Jalandhar – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER:
    Lovely University
     – Chandra Bhushan and Ravi Kumar Rai
  • RUNNER UP:
    NIT Jalandhar
     – Sujit JP and Sandeep K

Preliminary Round Questions:

  1. Bigboss of MasterCard. Who is he?

    1

Ans. Ajay Banga

  1. Which company has launched this chewing gum? (Hint: Company launched its biscuit then aata and now chewing gum)

    2

Ans. ITC

  1. Which mass media company operates bookmyshow.com, firstpost.com and homeshop18.com?

Ans. Network 18

  1. From the world of Aditya Birla Group,which textile manufacturer brand is the world’s largest producer of viscose rayon fiber?

Ans. Grasim

  1. Which bank is this? (Hint-created by an act of parliament to provide credit and other financial facilities for the development of the fledgling Indian industry. It is the only subsidiary of RBI)

    3

Ans. IDBI

  1. Name of the brand endorsed by Shah Rukh Khan.

    4

Ans. Tata Tea

  1. Ringgit is the currency of which federal constitutional monarchy in South East Asia.

Ans. Malaysia

  1. Which Swedish multinational corporation has planned self-driven cars set “To Roll” in 2017?

Ans. Volvo

  1. Company was registered on 19 May 1894 under the Indian Companies Act, with its office in Anarkali Bazaar, Lahore by several leaders of Swadeshi movement and now has headquarters in Delhi. (Hint: It’s a bank)

Ans. Punjab National Bank

  1. Which Indian telecom major has tied up with United Nations Children’s Fund to give free access to applications such as eduTrac, mTrac and U-report with improved connectivity?

Ans. Airtel

  1. Which company launched this phone?

    5

Ans. Amazon

  1. Srichakra tyres are owned by which company? It is a 2 wheeler manufacturer in India. (Hint: Krishnamachari Srikkanth used to endore that company)

Ans. TVS

  1. This record label was launched in 2000. It had artists from India and Pakistan.

    6

Ans. Daler Mehandi

  1. Which e-commerce company was the recharge partner of film Bhaag Milha Bhaag?

Ans. Freecharge

  1. The term was popularized by Alex Faickney Osborn in the 1953 book Applied Imagination. Osborn claimed that it was more effective than individuals working alone in generating ideas, although more recent research has questioned this conclusion.

Ans. Brainstorming

  1. Advertisement on Aadhar Card.
  2. Star Alliance formed in 1997 has tagline – ‘The Way the Earth Connects’. Which industry is it related to?

Ans. Airlines

  1. Which soccer club is owned by Sourav Ganguly?

Ans. Atlético de Kolkata

  1. Mascot of which company?

    7

Ans. Xiaomi

  1. Amul ad for?

    8

Ans. Julian Assange

 

Questions contributed by Rakshit Sood!

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Jammu – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Jammu – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
  • MIET – Ankur Mahajan and Sanjay Kumar
  • RUNNER UP :
  • Central University Jammu – Bhavik U. and Ankur Sharma 

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. What is marketed as “Bigger Than Bigger”?

Ans: Iphone 6 Plus

Q.2. What specific to Jammu can be found on the back of Rs.5 coin?

jammu

 

Ans: Vaishno Devi

Q.3. What started as “Google Circles” ?

Ans: Google Plus

Q.4. How many pice constituted Re.1 when anna system was used ?

Ans: 64

Q.5. Which Corporate Group is owned by Ruia’s?

Ans: Essar

Q.6. Which magazine is owned by Raheja’s?

Ans: Outlook

Q.7. Which Film industry is known as “Sandalwood”?

Ans: Kannada

Q.8. Apple launched which tagline with below photo?

think different

Ans: Think Different

Q.9. Which major company owns Touchstone Pictures?

Ans: Walt Disney

Q.10. Which major technology company first thought about launching tablet computers 10 years ago but dropped the idea as being immature?

Ans: Microsoft

Q.11. Which company launched “Sach” branded toothpaste?

Ans: Future Group

Q.12. Which soaps and detergent company was launched by Karsan Bhai Patel ?

Ans: Nirma

Q.13. Which famous poet and lyricist sits on the board of Jet Airways ?

Ans: Jawed Akhtar

Q.14. In 1936 ten cement companies belonging to Tatas, Khataus, Killick, Nixon and F E Dinshaw groups merged to form which single entity ?

Ans: ACC

Q.15. South Korea’s former President Lee Myung-bak was also the CEO of which major Automobile Company?

Ans: Hyundai

Q.16. Who is this ?

richard

Ans: Richard Branson

Q.17.  Identify.

satyam

Ans: Satyam Scam

Q.18. Who is this man?

GD Birla
Ans: GD Birla

Q.19. Who runs HARPO magazine ?

Ans: Oprah Winfrey

Q.20. Which antiseptic item gets its name from its component ‘boric acid’, the astringent and sunscreen ‘zinc oxide’, and the emollient ‘lanolin’?

Ans: Boroline

Contributed by Ankur Mahajan

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Mumbai – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Mumbai – Regional Round Questions

 

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER : DJ Sanghvi – Mohit and Snehasish Panda
  • RUNNER UP : KJ Somaiya – Gaurav Dutta and Trimurti Gupta

Regional Round Questions:

1. Identify the brand name. (_ _ _ _ _ _ _   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _)

1

A. Antonio Banderas

2. Identify the brand.

2

A. Rafael Nadal

3. Started by Golcha Properties in 1958, this place in Mumbai had guests like Dilip Kumar, Madhubala , Meena Kumari to name a few. It went into liquidation in 1970s as the owners defaulted on municipal taxes and rent. On November 3rd, 1975 Manoj Desai bought it from the Jodhpur Court. What?

A. Maratha Mandir

4. What was created by Mr. Pietro in the 1940s by adding hazlenuts to the combination to increase the life of the cocoa which was in short supply due to World War II rationing ?

A. Nutella

5. The Friar Club started in 1904 as “The Press Agents” association. This club members had a bawdy behaviour during dinner and to chanelise it productively, in 1949, with Maurice Chevalier as the guest of hour, they created the world’s first. What ?

A. Roast

6. Identify the brand.

A. Pidilite

7. This Citroen car is named after which Spanish person?

4

A. Pablo Picasso

8. Secretly owned by a crime family , with Harold Saxon as the CEO, Path-E-Tech Management was created from the merger of Path-Way Electronics and E-Tech Management. This company has only four divisions :- Marketing, HR, Engineering and Shipping. Who is their most famous engineer?

A. Dilbert

9. In 1993, Bal Krishan , a Ludhiana based London businessman gave his 18 year old son an ultimatum either to run the family restaurant or to prove himself . The son with a credit limit of 2000 Pound on his credit card went to Nepal and took Pashmina shawls to Britain and made 20 million pounds in the first year. Who?

A. Raj Kundra

10. Who is the owner of this company?

5

A. Roman Abramovich

11. Identify.

6

A. Henry Overton Wills III

12. Connect:

7

A. Tata Memorial Centre

13. Where would you come across this?

8

A. Liverpool FC

14. Connect:

9

A. Cargill

15. What in the world we live are ‘Null Stern Hotels’?

 A. Nuclear Bunkers

16. With Rufous Bellied, Spangled, Blue- Bellied and Laughing as the four main types. Which bird in the news in 2015 known as “The Bushman’s Clock” is used in Disney theme parks because of the laughter sounds it makes?

A. Kookaburra

17. Started in 1866 by publisher Schlicht & Field Company as a family journal of fashion, household décor, cooking, and other domestic interests. Which company came up with a range of yogurt brands in 1999 which failed miserably and was forced off the shelves in 2000? ( _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _)

A. Cosmopolitan

18. Question mentioning the Little Black Dress with the answer being Audrey Hepburn.

11

19. What brand’s name meaning “Sounded” gets its name for an instrumental soloist, often with a piano accompaniment, typically in several with three sections?

A. Sonata

20. Question mentioning the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company with the answer being Eight O’Clock Coffee.

 

Questions contributed by Viraj Morabia!

 

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Mumbai – Preliminary Round Questions

     Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Mumbai – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER : DJ Sanghvi – Mohit and Snehasish Panda
  • RUNNER UP : KJ Somaiya – Gaurav Dutta and Trimurti Gupta

Preliminary Round Questions:

1. ICANN sold the costliest domain name which was the “.app”. Which company bought it in March 2015?

A. Google

2. Identify.

1

A. Louis Vuitton

3. Identify the pain balm company.

2

 A. Amrutanjan

4. Identify the logo of the company which published Harry Potter.

3

A. Bloomsbury

5. Lira is the currency of which country?

A. Turkey

6. Which International airline has a tradition of calling its airhostess as “Flying Ladies”, “Golden Girl”, “Sleeping Beauty”, “Pancake Queen”?

A. Virgin Airlines

7. Which car from Nissan stable launched in 1966 as Datsun 1000 and called as Sentra in US and Tsuru in Mexico means “Cherry and Bright” in English ?

A. Sunny

8. Logo of which company?

4

A. Tinder

9. Ajit Jain in 1996 joined which company to revive National Indemnity Company?

A. Berkshire Hathaway

10. Owned by the Mid Day Publications Ltd, which Joint venture between BBC and New media works , what operates on 95 in Ahmedabad ?

A. Radio One

11. Who is the shirt sponsor of West Indies Cricket Team?

A. Yepme

12. In March 2015 which famous businessmen was honoured with a Doctorate of Automotive Engineering by the Clemson University ?

A. Ratan Tata

13. Jack Cohen began selling surplus groceries from a stall in the East End of London in 1919. The first brand sold by the company was a tea packet made by a partner of the tea firm, Thomas Edward Stockwell. Which company is it?

A. Tesco

14. Identify the chewing gum brand.

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A. Mentos

15. Which company’s tagline translates into “Advancement through technology”?

A. Audi (Vorsprung durch Technik)

16. Deori is a temple in the Tamar village, Ranchi. This is a deity which is an incarnation of Goddess Durga. This deity was chosen as the name of a famous sports management company started by Arun Pandey in 2007 . Which company?

A. Rhiti Sports

17. Identify the name of the US President after whom this tobacco brand is named.

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A. George Washington

18. What exchange rate is adopted so that an identical good in different countries has same price when expressed?

A. Purchasing power parity(PPP)

19. The history of this magazine began when Edward K. Thompson, the retired editor of Life magazine, was asked by the, S. Dillon Ripley, to produce a magazine.

A. Smithsonian

20. When Internoth corp took over Houston Natural Gas Company in 1985. They wanted to change the name and combine two words “On & Enter”. Which company is this?

A. Enron

 

Questions contributed by Viraj Morabia.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Bangalore – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Bangalore – Regional Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
  • Christ University- Himadri Banerjee and Vishnu
  • RUNNER UP : 
  • RV College of Engineering- Shreyas and Sudeep

Wild Card:

1) Facenet is a technology owned by?

Answer: Google

2) Connect an event held in New York, Bangalore, Berlin, Amsterdam to the company that sponsors it?

Answer: TCS sponsors Marathon in these cities

3) Abid Ali Neemuchwala is the new COO of which company?

Answer:  Wipro

4) Hearst Corporation has 20% stake in ESPN Inc. The rest 80% is held by?

Answer: The Walt Disney Company

5) It is a pencil brand which means ‘a female spirit of the clouds and waters in Hindu and Buddhist mythology.’ Which brand?

Answer: Apsara

6) ‘Caliphate Book’ Group is launched by the supporters of?

Answer: ISIS

7) Known as Hellofood in Africa, Latin America and the Middle East. It is a global online food delivery marketplace headquartered in Berlin, Germany and operating in more than 40 countries across four continents. The service allows users to select from local restaurants and place orders via the website or mobile application. How is it known in Asia?

Answer: Foodpanda

8) Finacle is the industry-leading universal banking solution from which company?

Answer: Infosys

9) Mint is collaborated with The Wall Street Journal in the US. In India, it is collaborated with?

Answer: HT Media/ Hindustan Times

10) Question on Angela Merkel

11)This retail chain was founded in the Netherlands  in 1932 by retailer Adriaan van Well. Through its affiliate organisations, it operates through most European  countries, parts of Africa, Asia. Its headquarters are in Amsterdam.Its name is also the root of the verb which means “to save [money]” in German. Name the retail chain.

Answer: SPAR Retail

12) Oseltamivir, marketed under the trade name, Tamiflu, is an antiviral medication used to counter which disease?

Answer: New Tablet for Swine Flu

Regional Round Questions:

1) President of Greenwood Timber Company,  who had experimented with boat design, traveled to Seattle,  and developed an interest towards aircraft. This led to the starting up of which company?

Answer: Boeing

2) This company has invested huge sums on developing “signature fragrances” that are sprayed in the aisle area and around the stores to draw consumers in. The consumers are so impressed with its trademark fragrance that they want it to be sprayed on their leather jackets and apparel as well. Which company?

Answer: Woodland

3) Connect:

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Answer: Future Group

4)  Identify the car model.

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Answer: Rolls Royce Ghost Mysore Collection

5) Owners of the Polaroid brand announced a multi-year strategic partnership with X,  who will serve as the creative director for a special line of Polaroid Imaging products. X’s broad and creative talents and the way X connects with fans in an own and unique manner made X as a natural choice for Polaroid. Name X who is a celebrity.

Answer: Lady Gaga

6) Name the famous automobile company.

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Answer: Cadillac

7) Question on the origin of Death by Chocolate.

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Answer: Toyota

9) Question on Nutella

10) This is a 5 Pound note issued in honour of?

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Answer: George Best

11)  Global private equity giant Kohlberg Kravis & Roberts (KKR)  is planning for private equity investment in which Chikmaglur based  coffee exporter and retailer ?

Answer: Cafe Coffee Day

12) This machine is also called the German Duplicate Machine. What is it?

Answer: 3D Self Image Printer

13) Three students from IIM-Kozhikode have been chosen for an internship. Their employer’s name means ‘Orbital Revolution’ in Sanskrit. It is a 8 member team. It is for the first time that they are offering internships.  Who is the employer?

Answer: Parikrama Music Band

14) HUL collaborated with the Mumbai Bhelpuriwalas for a marketing campaign of a hygenic habit. Similar looking green colour leaflets with children’s drawings and messages are used to wrap Bhelpuri. Thereby promoting to doing something twice a day. What product is being promoted?

Answer: Pepsodent

15)  Question on Richard Madeley.

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Answer: Expedia

17) Identify.

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Answer: Project Ara

18) When Subba Rao’ secretary called him, he said he was busy. And would get back to her later. A word used by him lead to the name of which magazine? 0The name sounded musical too. It was a monthly magazine then.

Answer: Tinkle

19) ‘Her Life Her Choices’ is a ad campaign featuring Nimrat Kaur. It also highlights that the codes of femininity are changing and new expressions of womanhood are being formed.  It raises a toast to the woman of today who is strong, bold and confident.  The campaign conceptualised by Ogilvy India tells the story of a woman, who is aware of her self-worth and secure in a new-found fulfilling relationship with herself. Name the brand being advertised.

Answer: Titan Raga 

20) John H. Schnatter sold his 1971 Chevrolet Camaro to help his father’s struggling business. He used the left over funds to start X. What did he start?

Answer: Papa John 

21)  Which company was recognized by Siemens as a Platinum Partner, a distinction awarded annually to the highest-achieving Siemens value-added resellers (VAR)?

Answer: Tata Technologies

22) Android app by?

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Answer: Kodak

23)  Okryu-Gwan Restaurant is famous for cold noodles and its ambience. These are located in European cities. What is so special about them?

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Answer: It is run by the North Korean Government

24) Padma Bhushan awardee, he has collaborated with Ascension Health to set up a health care city in Cayman Islands. He served as Mother Teresa’s personal physician. He has leveraged economies of scale to provide affordable healthcare. Identify this cardiac surgeon and philanthropist?

Answer: Devi Prasad Shetty  

                                  

 Contributed by Vaishnavi Rao