Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Jaipur – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Jaipur – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: Taj Hotels – Shakti K and Pradeep Ludhani
  • RUNNER UP: Logisure – Ms. Jagrati and Avinash Maurya

Preliminary Round Questions:

1) Furniture retailer founded by Rajiv Sharma and Ashish Goel where Ratan Tata has invested. Name the company.

A. Urbanladder

2) A pencil brand, a female spirit of the clouds and water in hindu and buddhist mythology. Which one?

A. Apsara

3) Launched in Mumbai in 1969, glass bottle in two variants – Bubbly and Still. Failing in the market Felice soon decided to exit the business. Name the brand.

A. Bisleri

4) Logo of?

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A. Dr. Fixit.

5) Ajay Singh, co-founder of Spicejet gave a very famous slogan which was very much popular in 2014. Which one?

A. Abki Bar Modi Sarkar

6) Which company launched Nimin soap in 2004 and withdrew in 2005. with a tagline of “tandurusti ka josh har pal”?

A. Godrej

7) Some organisation call them first impression officer, some call them service ambassador. Who?

A. Receptionist

8) Dil ki Deal is a campaign by?

A. Snapdeal

9) Bansibhai Vaghani and Dinesh Vaghani started a company in 1972 as a small unit producing plastic items such as tumblers,mugs and boxes. Which one?

A. Milton.

10) Arthur Fielding and Marc Chavannes set out to create a new kind of wallpaper. They instead invented this which is used in shipping of the parcels. What?

A. Bubblewrap

11) Till recently for about four years Tokyo based Mt .Gox was the largest and most important of its kind. What?

A. Bitcoin

12) Shri Lalchand ___________? Give us a pharmacy brand.

A. Dada

13) Company was co-founded by illustrator artist Margaret Evans and two others in 1930. Which one?

A. Fisher Price

14) Name the brand founded in 1973 by Caberlotto family who were the owners of the football club F.C. Treviso.

A. Lotto

15) Baron Alexandre Lamfaussy, the cosmopolitan banker, died on 9th May. He is known as the father of the _______ Currency?

A. Euro

16) Anjan Lahiri co- founded which company with Mr. Ashok Soota?

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A. Mindtree

17) This brand came into origin in 1970. The founder Ravi Khurana, head at Escorts witnessed a fatal accident involving several of his collegues during a test ride which prompted him to start a helmet manufacturing unit.

A. Studds

18) In June last year, the network adopted the ancient Indian phrase “Vasudaiva Kutumbkam”. Which one?

A. Zee TV

19) Which country launched the million reason campaign to woo indian tourists? Country name is same as a very famous dish.

A. Turkey

20) Jaipur Pink Panther is owned by whom?

A. Abhishek Bachchan

 

Questions contributed by Leena Piplani!

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Hyderabad – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Hyderabad – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: Sai Mitra Constructions – Naveen Kumar and Phani Mahesh
  • RUNNER UP: Google India – Ms. Ananya Bhaskar and Hari Shenoy

Preliminary Round Questions:

 1) What was designed to depict a winged woman holding on to atom and the statuette “has since become the symbol of the TV Academy’s goal of supporting and uplifting the art and science of television: The wings represent the muse of art; the atom the electron of science”?

Ans. Emmy Awards

2) The beluga whale was created by Yiying Lu, on which site did it become world famous?

Ans. Twitter

3)What is the ‘formal’ American legal term for  an incomplete financial instrument?

Ans. Blank Cheque

4)  With whom would you associate Bad Boy Premium Vodka?

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Ans. Dennis Rodman

5) Which famous writer was a junior employee at HSBC’s London office in Lombard Street from 1900 to 1902, and used the bank as an inspiration for some of his early work, especially his 1910 novel Psmith in the City?

Ans. PG Wodehouse

6) In 1925, what was sold by con artist Victor Lustig for scrap metal on two separate, but related occasions?

Ans. Eiffel Tower

7) What name has taken a generic meaning and has come to be associated with great wealth. Gemologists use this classification to denote a diamond with a complete (or almost-complete) lack of nitrogen; the material is also referred to as “2A”?

Ans. Golconda

8)  Reprise Records was formed by?

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Ans. Frank Sinatra

9) In 1969, what was coined by Jack Trout as a game people play in today’s me-too market place in the publication Industrial Marketing?

Ans. Positioning

10) Which traveler introduced the concept of banknotes to Europe in 13th century?

Ans. Marcopolo

11) It became a fashionable brand of the era, and became associated with Frank Sinatra and the rest of the Rat Pack. Which Scotch whisky was requested by Sinatra, along with other spirits brands backstage at performances, also sponsored Frank Sinatra’s Diamond Jubilee Tour in 1990?

Ans. Chivas Regal

12)  Identify the logo.

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Ans. Mozilla Public License  (Free Open Source Software Licence)

13) From 1947, when the first Indian budget was tabled to 1950, at which famous place were the budget documents printed?

Ans. Rashtrapati Bhavan

14) Which company’s seven pointed star logo was inspired by a lone star in the sky which Captain Peter saw while praying when his wife was seriously ill?

Ans. Maersk

15) “Cohn-Brandt-Cohn Film Sales” was founded in 1918 by brothers Jack and Harry Cohn and Joe Brandt. How do we know this company now?

Ans. Columbia Pictures

16)  With whom would you associate  “Unsquashanble”?

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Ans. Jahangir Khan

17) Which company’s NYSE ticker symbol is TOM?

Ans. Tommy Hilfiger

18) The Chinese name for what company founded by two former air force pilots comes from a Chinese idiom ‘Grand and Peaceful State’?

Ans. Cathay Pacific

19)  Celebration Florida was developed by?

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Ans.  Walt Disney

20)  What word do you associate with this image?

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Ans. Bellwether- Sheep that leads the flock

Questions contributed by Naveen Kumar.

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Raipur – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Raipur – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: BSP SAIL: Manoj Kumar Prasad and Sanjay Shamkuwar
  • RUNNER UP: BSP SAIL: Chandrashekar and Ramani

Preliminary Round Questions:

1. What is commonly used in presentations, to create movement and animated style.

Answer: Flash Animation

2.  ____________ was independently introduced at the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair by Ernest A. Hamwi, a Syrian concessionaire. Loved by children very much.

Answer: Ice Cream Cone

3. What was commonly known as “PAD” in India during the 1970’s/80’s.

Answer: Premier Padmini

4. Identify the airways. Now closed.

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Answer: Damania Airways

5. He founded the UEducation Pvt. Ltd., an online education company. Was the well known media baron. He exited the company he founded and in the process he also exited media and entertainment sector.

Answer: Ronnie Screwvala 

6. This means wide open spaces in Sanskrit. Which brand name are we talking about.

Answer: Vistara 

7. Their games were primarily developed for DOS systems, but they also developed games for Apple II, Commodore 64, NES, and PC-98 computers. What?

Answer: Mindcraft

8. This company has changed the rules about online marketing and has taken the world by storm.

Answer: Alibaba

9. What in internet terms does TIL stands for?

Answer: Today I Learnt

10.  X is an international company, limited by shares, owned by central banks, carries out its work through subcommittees, the secretariats it hosts and through an annual general meeting of all member. Name X?

Answer: Bank of International Settlements 

11. Question on Scotch tapes

12. _______ had a long history as a popular folk medicine among Nordic and Scottish fishermen. This was sufficient encouragement for the trawler owners of Hull to invest in the commercial production of this – essentially a by-product of the fishing industry.What are we talking about?

Answer: Seven Seas Cod Liver Oil

13. Question on Market research firm Nielsen

14. In 1876, three partners founded the company _________in Aachen. The company’s product was a laundry detergent based on sodium silicate, which they named Universal-Waschmittel. Contrary to all similar products, which at that time were sold loose, this heavy-duty detergent was marketed in handy packets. Name the brand now a world leader in Detergents? (Hint: German)

Answer: Henkel

15. Volkswagen owns this commercial bus manufacturing company. Recently launched its manufacturing in India?

Answer: Scania 

16. ______ was started by James Jannard in 1975 out of his garage with an initial investment of $300. The name “__________” came from Jim’s English Setter. Manufactures sports performance equipment and lifestyle pieces including sunglasses, sports visors, ski/snowboard goggles, watches, apparel, backpacks, shoes, optical frames, and other accessories. Most items are designed in house at their head office, but some countries hold exclusive designs relevant to their market. ____currently holds more than 600 patents for eyewear, materials, and performance gear.

Answer: Oakley

17. He is the founder of?

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Answer: Nintendo

18. In finance, _______ is buying or creating an asset with the expectation of capital appreciation, dividends (profit), interest earnings, rents, or some combination of these return.

Answer: Investment

19. Which brand has its logo a mountain of this product?

Answer: Toblerone

20. Question on Sonalika.

Questions contributed by Mohibbul Hussain

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Nagpur – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Nagpur – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: Persistent Systems – Kartik Vyas and Ms. Gayatri Phadnis
  • RUNNER UP: AG Enterprises – Mrinmay M and Piyush Ramteke

Preliminary Round Questions:

1. Which brand states ‘the road is full of idiots’ and is endorsed by Irfan Khan in TV ads that also takes on the superstition of keeping ‘nimbu mirchi’ for security?
Ans: CEAT
2. Satya Prakash Mathur started this business of manufacturing mixers and registered it in the name of his wife Madhuri. What business did he start?
Ans: Sumeet Mixers
3. This is the logo of which magazine started by Raghav Bahl?
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Ans: Quint
4. Which famous long distance runner from Addis Ababa has now started a coffee business from the proceeds of his running prize money. He has taken Ethiopian coffee to the world map. Which Olympic Gold Medalist is this?
Ans: Hile Gabrisalasi
5. Who is this gentlemen who created a famous Ketchup Brand?
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Ans: Heinz
6. According to the movie “Rang Rasiya”, whose dream of making a film is funded by Raja Ravi Verma? Which famous film personality after whom a prestigious award has been instituted are we talking about?
Ans: Dadasaheb Phalke
7. What does ED stand for in EDGAR (GAR stands for Gathering, Analysis and Retrieval) stand for in SEC filings?
Ans: Electronic Data
 
8. What does DCIM stand for in name of the folder in which photos get stored in a digital camera?
Ans: Digital Camera Images.
9. Which company that started in Gariahat Calcutta owns the following brands “Gini and Jony”, “Spykar”, “Global Desi”, “AND”, “UMM” ?
Ans: Pantaloons
 
10. Which thing saw its first use after a tragedy near Junnar in 1960s. It is essentially Orange or Fluorescent red in color but is named differently. What are we talking about?
Ans: Black Box
11. Oswal Chand M started a brand in 1960s which is one of the well known brands in woolens today. Name the brand?
Ans: Vardhaman
 
12. Which Controversial undergarment ad did Ranbir Singh feature in, in which he is shown to have bitten a shark?
Ans: Rupa
13. Which famous brand came out with an ad of a gay couple (men) who are partners in real life? This brand had launched Audrey Hepburn.
Ans: Tiffany
 
14. Name this Indian start up?
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Ans: Tiny Owl
 
15. SRF bought a range of medical propellants from this giant. Which chemical company are we talking about? Options: Abott Labs, Solvay, DuPont
Ans: DuPont
16. A book on Elon Musk was shown “How the Billionaire CEO of Tesla and “———-” is shaping the future? FIB.
Ans: Space X
17. Which famous Swedish company is more famous in bus segment in India than in Car?
Ans: Volvo
18. Which video sharing company did Twitter acquire recently? The name of the company is synonymous with a piece of scientific equipment that we used in school.
Ans: Periscope Inc.
19. Who is the chairman of BRICS bank? Hint: Associated with Indian Private Bank
Ans: KV Kamath
20.”The stripes are back” is the hashtag of a European club which changed its Jersey design back to stripes this year. Which club?
Ans: Southampton

 

Questions contributed by Kartik Vyas.

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Coimbatore – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Coimbatore – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS:

  • WINNER:Brookfields – Balasubramaniam and Ashwin
  • RUNNER UP: Chennai Silks – Arul Sarvanan and Yogesh Pai

Preliminary Round Questions:

1) Which comic character’s favorite food is “chocolate flavored sugar bombs”?

Ans. Calvin ( Calvin and Hobbes)

2) The first female chief executive of a FTSE 100 company, Marjorie Scardino, became head of publishing of which major publishing company?

Ans. Pearson

3)  Whose logo?

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Ans. MGM Grand

4) Question on first TV commercial in India.

5) In 2013, Vanheusen announced a contest to find India Top 10 Fashionable professional. Which social network did it partner?

Ans. LinkedIn

6) Which brand of manufacturing and exporting since 1958 did Abdul Rasheed find is the official clothing partner of Pakistan cricket?

Ans. CA Sports

7) Which major studio is now finding super heroes like this?

q.7.

Ans. Disney

8) The artist Francis Bacon is reputed to use which brand which means “force” or “vigor” in latin as a substitute for toothpaste?

Ans. Vim

9) Who once told “Harpers Bazaar” in 1923 that simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance?

Ans. Coco Chanel

10) Which is the only Indian state to sponsor a Durga Puja?

Ans. Tripura

11) Nita Ambani bought the Costliest sari. Which Retail major did this sari?

q.12

Ans. The Chennai Silks

12) Which game released in 1980 (on Fortune mags 50th anniversary) was American version of French game called Business. Each player ran one of Americas top corporation? (guessable)

Ans. Monopoly

13) Which Bharath Ratna’s recording label is “East meets West”?

Ans. Pandit Ravi Shankar

14) Question on Aviators.

15) Identify – recently became head of an Indian major oil company?

Q.16.

Ans. Nishi Vasudeva

16) In 1982, who bought the gay nightclub Heaven, located at Charing cross railway station?

Ans. Richard Branson

17) Question on VFR in Tourism.

18) Question on India’s first Diesel engine and first electric motor.

19) Who?

Q.20.

Ans. Valerie Wagoner

Questions Contributed by Anuradha Pai

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Mumbai – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Mumbai – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER:
    Tata Industries –
    Nikhil Sonde and Sidharth Srinivasan
  • RUNNER UP:
    JP Morgan –
    Dhananjay Shettigar and Geo Thomas

 

Preliminary Round Questions:

1. In the 19th century, the British came to loggerheads with Gangadhar Rao for the use of something that they felt was needed for their ammunition. This sparked a huge furore in the Indian society at that time. What are we talking about?

A. Cowskin grease used for bullets/cartridges

2. This is a reputed work of Jules Verne and one of his most publicized articles.

A. Around The World in 80 Days

3. Carry on. Keep Calm. Think it over. _______ __________ (two blanks, fill in the blanks with the slogan of a famous car brand)

A. Think Small

4. Identify this Penguin publication imprint.

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A. Plume

5. This personal care brand got its name and claim to fame from its shape. It initially represented a penguin, later got famous for its egg-shape. Men used it first, and then became popular among ladies. Which product?

A. Shaver

6. This product in its original form was manufactured in China. It came into prominence in India early this year. What?

A. Voter’s Indelible Ink

7. This word by a reputed economist literally means “Single Purchase”. What?

A. Monopsony

8. Identify the logo.

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A. Reliance Mumbai Metro

9. This is a type of “throat comfort cigarette” that gained extreme popularity once it was developed. Identify.

A. Menthol Cigarettes

10. The world of apparel is characterized by a new trend called _________ _____________ (two words). It is a type of semi formal dress code yet keeps into consideration all norms of decency at the workplace.

A. Smart Casuals

11. Identify the sportsperson: “I gave the chewing gum such a workout I am disappointed that no one approached me for advertising. I did the chewing gum a world of good, it was like my little brother.”

A. Viv Richards

12. This person heads Metro AG. Identify.

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A. Otto Beisham

13. This African country had its main exports of tea and coffee. Later it was replaced by something else. Which country?

A. Ivory Coast

14. Famous knife company that was banned from airports all over the world.

A. Victorinox

15. This brand was bought over by a Czech company in 1929. Its most famous product was a 500 cc bike. Id this which we have all seen in India.

A. Yezdi

16. What did they give this world? Corporates around the world seem to be hooked on to this concept now.

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A. Blue Ocean Strategy

17. Founded by Rakesh Jaggi, an alumnus of IIT Delhi. Was originally called Jamboree Education. It is India’s first cultural arts university. What?

A. Ashoka University

18. This homeplace website started by Advitiya Sharma and Rahul Yadav is now going places. They have set up shop overseas as well. Identify.

A. Housing.in later becoming Housing.com

19. This is a brand of cars from General Motors whose name is derived from the name of a planet. Identify.

Saturn

20. This is the logo of this company in the middle east.

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A. Carrefour

Questions contributed by Eldrich Rangel.

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Pune – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Pune – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER:
    Barclays –
    Asish Behera and Amogh Deshpande
  • RUNNER UP:
    Tata Motors –
    Prathmesh and Aditya Ramani

 

Preliminary Round Questions:

1. What was inspired by an advert that spoke of 21 types of shows, projected 57 from a range that crossed 60 then and crosses 5700 today?

A. Heinz Ketchup

2. Designed by Belgian artist Michel Olyff, what emblem has a central square that symbolizes the results of human skills and inspiration and a circle that celebrates the gifts of nature?

 A. World Heritage Site logo

3. What term for a financial institution that has an economic net worth less than zero but continues to operate was first used by Edward Kane in 1987 to explain the dangers of tolerating a large number of insolvent savings and loan associations?

A. Zombie Banks

4. Whose ad campaign? (logo of Lego was removed)

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A. Lego 

5. What were first worn by members of British armed forces in 1938 and were introduced to the US in the mid-1940s during World War 2 to allow paratroopers more room to hold radios and extra ammunitions?

A. Cargo pants

6. Which country earns 25 $ million annually by selling its domain name .co to companies?

A. Columbia

7. The Outies awards honor individual and org. that are leaders in advancing equality for whom in America’s work places?

A. LGBT

8. Old logo of which media giant?

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A. Time Warner

9. Which brand approximately 2 cm in diameter and weighs 38g was first produced in Netherlands in 1948 runs ads in India which translates to light a bulb?

A. Mentos (Dimag Ki Batti Jalade)

10. What was first started by Chris Smith, a blogger from Buffalo, New York in Aug, 2011 at a wine-shop when he organized more than 100 people to purchase items from city wine merchant on Aug 5, 2011?

A. Cash Mob

11. What term did John Maynard Keynes used in his book The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money to describe the instincts and emotions that influence and guide human behaviors and which can be measured in terms of e.g., consumer confidence?

A. Animal Instincts

12. Print ad of which company?

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 A. Listerine

13. The civil and military gazette was a daily English language newspaper founded in 1872 in British, India. Which Nobel Laureate was its associate editor from 1882-1887?

A. Rudyard Kripling

14. It was founded in 1874 by Eusebio Ludvig Fronman, a monk and according to some sources; it is the busiest pharmacy in the world. The pharmacy is duty free and the most prescribed drug is valium. Where would one find this pharmacy?

A. Vatican City

15. Which personal care brand manufactured motorcycles for military reconnaissance, were designed by P.G. Tacchi, who was granted a patent for the design in 1908?

A. Wilkinson’s Blade

16. Picture of a man. Identify.

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A. François Pinault

17. The name of which publishing house is said to have been derived from the 13th century mansion of William De Blemond and is also an area in London?

A. Bloomsbury

18. Michael Thomasson started amassing his hoard in 1998. In 2012, Guinness certified it as the world’s largest collection of its kind. His collection of over 11,000 units has sold at an auction for $750000 to someone using the pseudonym “peeps_10091970”. What?

A. Video Games

19. This software pioneer has launched a new messaging app CHADDER with a focus on encryption and security. Who?

A. McAfee

20. Logo of which company? (Options were Dupont, Solvay, BASF)

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A. Solvay

 

Questions compiled by Kamanasish Chowdhury of Q-factor Knowledge Solutions.

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Navi Mumbai – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Navi Mumbai – Preliminary Round Questions

Results

  • WINNER :
    Cap Gemini –
    Rajashri Chanda and Mayank Shah
  • RUNNER UP:
    Idea Forge Technologies –
    Shubhankar Ghokale and Piyush D

 

Preliminary Round Questions:

1. Founded on August 23, 1890 by Emilio Rangel Pestana how do we better know the “Bolsa de valores de Sao Paulo”?

A. Bovespa

2. A study by Raj Mehta and Russell W Belk, titled ‘Artifacts, Identity & Transition: Favourite Possessions of Indian & Indian Immigrants to the United States’, in 1991 found that the second and most frequently cited possession by Indian women was _________.

A. Godrej Steel Cupboards

3. The word was first mentioned in Waris Shah’s 18th century poem Heer Ranjha (1766). Reference to it can also be found in the book “A dictionary of the economic products of India” by George Watt publishedin 1891.

A. Basmati Rice

4. Identify the company.

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A. Snapchat

7. Clause 49 of the Listing Agreement to the Indian Stock Exchange came into effect from 31 Dec 2005. It has been formulated for the improvement of what in all listed companies? (CSR /Corporate Governance)

A. Corporate Governance

8. Ralph Vaerst suggested what name in the weekly newspaper ‘Electronic News’ starting on Jan 11,1971? Something that did not become widely known and used until the early 19980 at the time of IBM PC and numerous related hardware and software products to the consumer products?

A. Silicon Valley

9. A new and remarkable energy animated Hollywood between the coming of sound at the end of 1920s and the strict enforcement of the 1934 production code censoring “unwholesome onscreen behaviour. What were these known as?

A. Pre Censorship Era

10. What very common practise found in modern films come from this book?

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A. Subliminal Advertising

11. This semi-nomadic tribe of Africa is peeved that dozens of companies are using their name for business estimated to be worth $ 10 million. Name the tribe?

A. Masai

12. If you are suffering from”Mauerkrankheit”, you would be afraid of confined spaces. What construction caused this disease in Europe to many?

A. Berlin Wall

11. This letter used to be an order to the land revenue collector to reimburse the money to potedar. Which Marwari community name comes from this word?

A. Podar

12. Connect:

31. 32

A. Aston Martin

13. What is Polish Doctor LL Zamenhof known for?

(Esperanto / Tumi )

A. Esperanto

14. Charles Kettering at the Dayton Engineering Laboratories Company co-founded with Edward Deeds in 1909 and invented something and in 1912 Cadillac became the first car to have this. What?

A. Electronic Starters

15. Who along with Charles Marie de La Condamine is said to have rigged and won French Government lottery that ran from 1728 to 1730, thereby making him so rich that _____ never had to work and earn a living?

A. Voltaire

16. What started as Jonathan’s Coffee House?

A. London Stock Exchange

17. In 1967, Frito Lay came up with a new mascot that was the classic western movie stereotype of a mexican bandit complete with a droopy moustache and unshaven face.

A. Frito Bandito

18. Francis Pettygrove won the best two out of three coin toss against Asa Lovejoy in the parlour of Francis Ermatinger House in Oregon city . This was about naming right of what?

A. Portland

19. This company promoted by NAFED & FTIL is in news for wrong reasons. Which one?

A. NSEL

20. Which businessmen is associated with this university ?

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 A. Jack Welsh

 

 Questions contributed by Viraj Morabia.

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Bangalore – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Bangalore – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER:
    IAME –
    Mahantesh and Prasad Shetty
  • RUNNER UP:
    Oracle –
    Mitesh and Yaggy

 

Preliminary Round Questions: 

1) FIB the song by Cachebox – “I’m on that ______ _______, hangin’ with the upper crust / I left my Porsche up at the condo with my poodle pups / Got on that _______ ______, avoid the traffic rush / Hi speed wi-fi, lots of leg room and the seats are plush”?

A. Google Bus

2) Which cargo and charter passenger airline based in Rome was established in 1981 by actor and former swimmer Bud Spencer and named after a strong, cold and northwesterly wind that blows from southern France into the Gulf of Lion in the northern Mediterranean?

A. Mistral Air

3) Shalimar is a famous women’s fragrance originally created by Jacques Guerlain in 1921. Which beautiful lady from Indian history inspired Guerlain to create this perfume?

A. Mumtaz Mahal

4) Identify.

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A. Analjit Singh

5) Production of this material comes from about 2,200,000 hectares of forest worldwide; 34% in Portugal and 27% in Spain. Because of its cellular structure it is easily compressed upon, a quality which helps in its primary usage. What material related to wine is this?

A. Cork

6) Patricia Bays Haroski registered which holiday with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in 1958, when she was working as a secretary for State Farm Insurance Company in Deerfield, Illinois, at the time and chose October 16, which was her father’s birthday?

A. Boss’s Day

7) The first Hydro electric project in South India was built in 1902 to provide electricity to a place which was known as ‘Little England’ by the British, due to its more temperate weather and a landscape more similar to Britain. Which place?

A. Kolar Gold Fields

8) Advertisement for which brand?

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A. Big Babol

9) Founded in 1950, Air Koryo was established under the name SOKAO, created to connect Pyongyang to a country with similar socio-economic system. What did SO in SOKAO stand for?

A. Soviet North Korea

10) Bicester is one the UK’s best known ____ towns. Kirkby and Inverness are also said to be example of this. It is a British slang after an area where one retailer has large market share. FIB?

A. Tesco

11) When David O Selznick released the movie with overtones of Beauty and Beast in 1933 at RKO Roxy theatre, it had earnings of $100,000 in the first week. Which movie is this that saved RKO Production Company and Roxy theatre from bankruptcy?

A. King Kong

12) Identify this Brazilian billionaire who passed away recently.

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A. Moise Safra

13) Which Olympic mascot was described as ‘A bad marriage of the Pillsbury doughboy and the ugliest California Raisin’? Sam / Izzy

A. Izzy

14) A map of the world representing an Azimuthal Equidistant Projection centered on the North Pole, inscribed in a wreath consisting of crossed conventionalized branches of the olive tree. The projection of the map extends to 60 degrees south latitude, and includes five concentric circles. What design is being described?

A. Flag of United Nations

15) According to company’s history the restaurant was appropriately incorporated on April Fool’s Day, 1983, when six businessmen with absolutely no previous restaurant experience got together and decided to open a place they couldn’t get kicked out of. Lynne Austin was the original girl of this chain?

A. Hooters

16) Listing of Shanti Constructions Pvt Ltd on BSE to promote which television show?

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A. Yudh

17) Which famous businessman offered Theodore Roosevelt the presidency of the company, with a fee of one million dollars. He also envisioned that everyone in the US should live in one city called ‘Metropolis’ which would be powered by Niagara Falls?

A. King Camp Gillette

18) In early 1930s, the Imperial Hatworks, located in heritage building called Hatworks Boulevard (150 years of old history) at No 32 Cunningham Road, Bangalore, used to make what for the Maharajah of Mysore?

A. Mysore Peta

19) Which famous world event of 1854 introduced the famous Turkish Tobacco to British and subsequently to the western world?

A. Crimean War

20) To which former general manager of the Radio Corporation of America did the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences award a Founder’s Emmy in 1961 for his basic role in establishing the industry?

A. David Sarnoff

 

Questions contributed by Naveen Kumar.

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Kochi – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Kochi – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER:
    • Malayala Manorama – Arun Thomas and Nitin Suresh
  • RUNNER UP:
    • Defence Accounts (Indian Navy) – Shibin Azad and Anil Kumar

 

Preliminary Round Questions:

1) The fact that the company shareholders liability is restricted to the original capital is indicated by which three letter term?

A. LTD

2) Name the mentholated cough drops owned by Warner Lambert & Cadbury?

A. Halls

3) Name the company famous for aerial ads using blimps?

A. Goodyear

4) Identify the main sponsor of the following tournaments.

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A. Li-Ning

5) What is the financial tool used by banks to improve economy?

A. Quantitative easing

6) MAC cosmetics was founded by Frank Toskan & Frank Angelo. What does MA stand for in the abbreviation?

A. Make-up Artists

7) Andrew Tan is the 4th richest man in Philippines. Name the liquor brand owned by him which means it relates to kings?

A. Emperador

8) Poster of 1942 movie starring Bing Crosby & Fred Astaire. Gave rise to what?

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A.Holiday Inn

9) Name TTK’s 2012 condom brand?

A. Skore

10) Third powerful Indian according to Forbes list of most powerful Indian 2014?

A. Mukesh Ambani

11) It is one of the leading congress of leading managers held annually in Vienna started November from 2009. Named after which famous management guru?

A. Peter Drucker

12) Old logo of which company?

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A. UTI Bank

13) What term was coined by Jim O’ Neill based on 6 emerging economies Egypt, Indonesia, South Africa, Vietnam, Columbia & Turkey?

A. CIVETS

14) Idiom concerning excess regulation of bureaucrats?

A. Red Tape

15)When Dow Jones started in 1885 the top firms belonged to?

A. Rail Road

18) Identify?

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A. Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield

17) Name the Mobile phone named after a characters called Replicates in the movie Blade Runner?

A. Nexus

18) Which company was founded in 1905 by founder Kuroda Zentarō, who was 26 years old at the time, opened a shop in Minami-Horie, Nishi-ku, Ōsaka, selling covers for Japanese-style account ledgers. The company has a major collaboration with a Indian company?

A. Kukuyo of Kokuyo Camelin

19) The gentleman is the Chairman of which PSU?

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A. B. Ashok, IOC

20) Identify?

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A. Jack Ma

 

Questions contributed from Mr. Anil Raghavan.