Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2013 – Hyderabad – External Track Questions

Teams –

Google India, Novartis, Dr. Reddy’s, Deloitte, Infosys, Sai Mitra Constructions

Finals:

Round 1:

1. The Hoovers Company introduced this and it was inspired by the sport of boxing. It was something that they decided to position differently with respect to fruits. What did they position themselves as?

– Fruit of the Loom

2. It is a word that comes from an old French word that means an instrument kept in custody by a third party on behalf of the other two parties. Which word?

– Escrow

3. ‘We won’t be signing off till the world ends’. Who started thus?

– CNN; Ted Turner

4. This item of high value in the world in the past gets its name from the French word for nail because it resembles one. What consumable item that is prescribed by doctors for pain relief are we talking about?

– Clove

5. What gets its name in the modern world where the word means a sudden unsolicited attack by a group of tigers? It is used in current marketing parlance.

– Ambush

6. What is the meaning of the term demarketing?

– Marketing that is done so as to plan the death of a brand/product. It is applicable in instances where there is an inability to deal with excess demand.

Round 2:

1. Identify:

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– Omega

2. Brand of shoe from a company called Karhu. What is the significance?

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– Adidas three stripe logo was purchased from Karhu Sports.

3. This is a book about whom?

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– Isaac Newton

4.  What is the significance of the image?

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– Benjamin Netanyahu holding his certificate for drawing a Google doodle. It is the first and only Google doodle to be drawn by a living statesman.

5. Identify the logo:

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– CERN

6. This logo gave a huge problem to the Olympic Association. Whose logo?

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– Haloid/Xerox

Round 3:

1. Pickled, tea, powdered, dry are some of the uses of a root. (Buzzer pressed)

– Ginger; Roots; Hospitality

2. This Tata company has categorizations such as Life, Farm, Living, Industries.  (Buzzer pressed)

– Tata Chemicals

3. Loyalty is no longer part of hospitality. Club Card is offered by which Tata brand?

– Star Bazaar

4. Millenium Steel which was acquired by Tata Steel is a company from which Asian country?

– Thailand

Round 4:

1.

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Along with Music featured regularly on IPL.

– DLF

2.

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– Pidilite

3.

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– Prasoon Joshi

4.

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– CBS

 

Round 5:

1. File Maker, Braeburn Capital are subsidiaries of which famous company?

– Apple Inc.

2. “He is the new Senapati”. This company went for a complete overhaul. What is being talked about?

– CFO of Wipro; Suresh Senapati

3. It is an ancient method of producing a pattern which in Japanese (Buzzer pressed)

– Batik

4. This company in 1997 was developed by Jim Barton and Mike Ramsay through a corporation they named “Teleworld”. Which company?

– TiVo

5. Neal Stephenson’s book title Snow Crash was released in 1992. Which term (Buzzer pressed)

– Second Life

 

RESULTS:

WINNER:

Infosys – Sridhar Reddy and Surendra Reddy

RUNNER UP:

Sai Mitra Constructions – Naveen Kumar and Ravi Shekar

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2013 – Hyderabad – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2013 – Hyderabad

 

RESULTS:

WINNER:

Infosys – Sridhar Reddy and Surendra Reddy

RUNNER UP:

Sai Mitra Constructions – Naveen Kumar and Ravi Shekar

PRELIMINARY ROUND QUESTIONS:

1. Which company discovered the polymer ‘Lycra’?

– Du Pont

2. How is the mobile service network company popularly known as BATATA known today?

– Idea Cellular

3. Who is the official brand ambassador of the State of West Bengal?

– Shah Rukh Khan

4. Who was the founding president of facebook and a co-founder of Napster?

– Shawn Parker

5. Logo of which game?

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– Subway Surfers

6. This is a term that describes ‘an informal channel of business communication generally by means of gossip’. What?

– Grapevine

7. What is the tax levied on every purchase on sale of securities in India that are listed?

– STT (Security Transaction Tax)

8. ‘Your world delivered’ is the tagline of which telecom company?

– AT&T

9. This was the former name of SanDisk, the name was coined by founder Eli Harari’s daughter who suggested a name that sounded cheerful & sunny. What was the suggested name?

– SunDisk

10. This is the biggest jewelry showroom in Hyderabad featuring Mahesh Babu. Which store?
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– Jos Alukkas

11. The world’s first smartphone with Firefox OS was launched in July 2013. What is it called?

– ZTE Open

12. Which clothing brand was founded by Don & Doris Fisher refers to a phrase used to describe a generational difference between baby boomers and their parents?

– GAP Clothing

13. Who owns the brands Nickelodeon, MTV and VH1?

– Viacom International

14. Which company was started when its founder created the plastic coated tetrahedron patented on 27 March 1944?

– Tetra Pak

15. Which group owns this?

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– Enadu Group/ Ramoji Rao Group

16. Which company is the subject of the Adam Cohen book, ‘The Perfect Store’?

– eBay

17. First introduced in 1878 by Constantin Fahlberg, a chemist working at the Johns Hopkins University, he noticed a sweet taste on his hand one evening and connected this with the compound that he had been working on that day. What did he create?

– Saccharin

18.”Transform your face on FB” was a controversial app launched by which company in India?

– Vaseline

19. This online music streaming service was started in 2007 when Snehal Shinde and her brother saw the lack of bollywood specific streaming services. What did they create?

– Dhingana

20.  Identify the person from the algorithm –

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Larry Page; PageRank