Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Indore – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Indore – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS

  • WINNER :

IIM Indore – Senajit Chaki and Arindam Paul

  • RUNNER UP :

IGNOU – Ms.Deepti Singh and Ameya Tolanki

 

Preliminary Round:

1. Expand LIBOR.

A. London Interbank Offer Rate

2. Which company gets its name from a Japanese word, which has a similar meaning to the English word “check” (Atari/Nintendo/Xbox)

A. Atari

3. Which is one of the biggest cartels in this world and controls the oil prices across the world?

A. OPEC

4. Identify this company which has recently entered India.

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A. Krispy Kreme

5. Which famous company from the world of paints was established in 1942 by  Champaklal H. Choksey, Chimanlal N. Choksi, Suryakant C. Dani and Arvind R. Vakil?

A. Asian Paints

6. Which stock exchange is headed by Chitra Ramakrishna?

A. NSE

7. Which famous Indian is the author of the book “Fault Lines”?

A. Raghuram Rajan

8. Vishnu Ramakrishna moved to Mumbai in the 1930s and started a training centre for wrestlers. This is the origin of which Indian fitness chain.

A. Talwalkars

9. Which company has launched perfumes named Skinn?

A. Titan

10. Ultratech is owned by which group?

A. Aditya Birla Group

11. Identify the drink from its old packaging

2

A. Frooti

12. “Walk for Life” is a campaign by which insurance company?( ICICI/MaxBupa)

A. Max Bupa

 13. Identify the person.

 3

A. Roger Federer

14. This person is the CEO of which Indian company.

 4

A. Infosys

15. He was a multi mixer salesman(milkshake maker), and was surprised by a huge order of 8 multi mixers from a restaurant. Later, he bought the restaurant, and turned it into one of the biggest food chains in the world. Identify the person or the food chain.

A. Ray Kroc/Mcdonalds

16. Identify this person from Raymonds.

 5

A. Gautam Singhania

17. Illustrated Weekly was published by which group?

A. Times of India

18. Roca, the world’s largest sanitary ware manufacturer has a JV with which Indian sanitary ware manufacturer?

A. Parryware

 

Questions contributed by Mr. Arindam Paul.

 

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Northern Zonal Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Northern Zonal Round Questions

RESULTS

  • WINNER :

BITS Pilani – Sahil Gupta and Tanay Shankar

  • RUNNER UP :

IIT Kanpur – Shubham and Arnab Ghosh

Round 1 (Global Attention)

1. This company- In 1969, Neil Armstrong spoke his famous words “one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind” from the Moon

A. Motorola

2. Its a product of everyday use- has a bezel, crown, stem, hairspray, case and hand.

A. Watch

3. The eternally favourite- Amul Muppet on Jan 18, 2014 – ‘Ruk jaana hi naahi’. In tribute of?

A. The last unit of Maruti 800

4. These are the largest selling bangles in Africa- brand represented by a number.

A. 46664

5. First ever product was a anti- parasitic substance called santonim. Pele was a model at one point. Known for the varieties they offer. Barack Obama was their famous employee

A. Baskin Robbins

6. It was 10 inches long and dubbed “The Brick”.

A. Dr Martin Cooper- 1st mobile phone

 Round 2 (Visual Potential)

1. Dermatologist, Dr Christine known for bringing a unique ointment.

Dermatologist

A.No marks cream after surgery

2. Merger in the world of media.

omnicom

 A. Omincom and Publicis.

3.Registered trademark- TN Regisatration Act- Emblem derived from this.

BCCI

A. BCCI

4. What is this? Derived after Betty Naysmith, housewife, used to make mistakes.

Liquid Paper

A. Correction fluid

5. In technology, what are these implants?

password

A. Electronically authenticated password system.

6. Person – Clive Palmer. His design is going to recreate an iconic entity.

Titanic

A. Titanic

Round 3 (TATA World)

1.  Tata company- a pride of India- now, a winner of contracts for the British railway infrastructure project

Tata Steel

2.  Titan Eye+ – specific trending range for 25 to 35 age group- latest global trends. Branded as?

A. Titan Glares

3. Tata Communications- recently announced the world’s first LTE roaming service ‘Sparkle’. Which entity’s arm is Sparkle?

A. Telecom Italia

4. India propelled by youth, values right. ‘Do right’ is the motto of this company.

Tata Capital

Round 4 (Think Tenfold- Lateral Connects)

1)  Connect:

ITC

A. IPL

2)  Connect:

ITC_!

A. ITC

3)  Connect:

UA

A. United Artists

4)  Connect:

RK Laxman

A. RK Laxman

Round 5 (Rapid Intent)

1. Asked to support Obama this person said- ‘He is a rock star. It’s fantastic. I love what he is saying about education. I don’t think he will win Florida…..but he will win in Ohio and the election. I am anxious to meet him.”

 A. Rupert Murdoch

2. First Clue – Device manufactured by HTC Corp (Taiwan). Became available on Jan 15, 2010;

Second Clue – Development of the phone was codenamed Eclair.

A. Nexus (One)

3. Bought a subsidiary of an Italian giant owned by Felice B. in 1969. Into bottling water and glass bottles.

A. Parle

Questions contributed by Mr. Subhodeep Jash. Subhodeep is a lawyer, working in the field of public policy and research.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Delhi – Regional Finals Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Delhi – Regional Finals Questions

RESULTS

  • WINNER :

Delhi School of Economics – Om Prakash and Manu Abbi

  • RUNNER UP :

NSIT – Sarthak K and Shashank Singh

 

Regional Finals:

Round 1 (Global Attention):

1. Bottling plant/museum/production unit- Cathedral of R. Whose cathedral is this?

A. Bacardi (Cathedral of Rum)

2. Endorsed by Cristiano Ronaldo. Associated with Infiniti Red Bull Racing.

A. Pepe Jeans

3. He always believed – to reach beyond obvious. Attitude of a Vulcan, ie, to think beyond led him to name his venture as Vulcan Enterprises.

A. Paul Allen

4. Today- Indian Match Company- is owned by a conglomerate, ITC. Indian Match Company – has 2 subsidiaries- Pawan and Prag. It is however better known by another name.

A. Wimco

5. From 1960s, they have been famous for their ‘Double Logo’. Jackie Kennedy popularized their shoulder bags- ‘Jackie O’.

A. Gucci

6. Which Roman hero- a divine figure from Greek myth- is associated with Murugappa Group?

A. Hercules

 

Round 2 (Visual Potential):

1. These are partner networks of:

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A. Lowe Lintas

 

2. Identify the associated person.

1

A. Henry Ford

3. Identify Logo:

2

 

A. Cessna

4. Identify the publisher of these games.

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A. Nasbro

5. Created one of the greatest slogans. Into stones. Which company?

3

A. De Beers

6. Which organization is this?

4

A. Over the Counter Exchange of India

 

Round 3 (TATA World):

 1. Who from the Tatas- ‘India Ka Dil. India Ka ______’. Solutions for home and office.

A. Voltas

2. Bombay Brasserie and The Pierre.

A. Taj Group of Hotels

3. Which entity of Trent-into books, movies and toys.

A. Landmark

4. Frames start at 395. Compliments come free.

A. Titan Eye

 

Round 4 (Think Tenfold- Lateral Connects):

1. Connect:

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A. Samsung

2. Connect:

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A. Orient Fans

3. Connect:

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A. Hyundai Motors

4. Connect:

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A. Coca Cola

 

Round 5 (Rapid Intent):

1.

a) Founded by Champaklal H. Choksey, Chimanlal N. Choksi, Suryakant C. Dani and Arvind R. Vakil.

b) VOC Safety Standards Logo

11

c) Their new identity:

12

A. Asian Paints

2.

a) Gammex- 85% market share in the premium gloves segment.

b) Important force behind the company- Gautam Singhania, Chairman. [Buzzer Pressed]

A. Raymonds

3.

a) Their identity:

31

b) Zahara and Philae are its cruises.

c) Their founder:

32

A. Oberoi Group of Hotels 

 

Tie-Breaker Round:

1. Eggo, Fiber Plus, Nutrigrain bars- food products from this company synonymous with health and food for (breakfasts)

Kelloggs 

 

Questions contributed by Mr. Subhodeep Jash. Subhodeep is a lawyer, working in the field of public policy and research.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Delhi – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Quiz – 2014 – Delhi Edition – Preliminary Round

RESULTS

  • WINNER :

Delhi School of Economics – Om Prakash and Manu Abbi

  • RUNNER UP :

NSIT – Sarthak K and Shashank Singh

 

Other Finalists- Satyawati College, FMS, IIFT, Great Lakes Institute of Mgmt.

Preliminary Round:

1)  Andre Jacques Garnerin, a Frenchman, was the 1st to do this 216 yrs ago. An innovation from the world of aviation.

A. Parachute

2)  Markel Service (Canada) – original name of a company- It was in the news in 2013-14. How do we know it today?

A. Fairfax

3)  The Secretariat Building in Delhi-comprises of North Block and South Block. In which one would you find the Finance Ministry?

A. North Block

4)  Identify the brand?

Roohafsa

A. Rooh Afza

 5) ‘We believe every story has a human side which deserves to be told”. Which TV Channel?

A. Al Jazeera

6) McDonalds- launching its premium coffee shops in India. What’s the chain called?

A. McCafe

7)  Which bank publishes an art magazine called ArtMag? (HINT- Citi/Deutsche/SBI)

A. Deutsche Bank

8)  This memorial in Canada is connected to which Indian company?

Air India

A. Air India

9)   Finance Minister- holds an unlikely distinction of presenting 2 union budgets on his birthdays- On Feb 29- In 1964 & 1968. Who?

A. Morarji Desai

10)   Company photographer- Charles Clemens- on observing a tractor being tested saw that it crawled like an insect. The company guys seized on a metaphor and named the company after the insect.

A. Caterpillar

11)   TT Varadrajan- founded Maya Appliances in 1978. Name its popular brand of mixers named after a girl?

A. Prithi Mixers

12) Print ad for a financial literacy campaign. Identify the foundation?

Charles Swab Foundation

A. Charles Schwab Foundation

13)  Hero’s Maestro and Pleasure- segmented on the basis of __________

Gender (women)

14) Economist- Raj Krishna coined this term to denote a low growth rate,(around 3.5%) that India was going through between 1950 and 1980?

A. Hindu rate of growth

15) Company – ‘Laundry Blue’- 1852- combination of synthetics ultramarine and sodium bicarbonate. One of the first widely marketed products manufactured by the company.

A. Reckitt & Coleman (now, Reckitt Benckiser)

16) Identify the company?

Reed Hoffman

LinkedIn

17)  Which surname/term derived from the Arabic word ‘Javhari’?

A. Zaveri/Jhaveri

18)  How do we better know Fuller’s Earth?

A. Multani Mitti

19)   Hausla Buland Academy- initiative of this brand (Hint: revolves around the number ’5000’.)

A. Haywards

20) Identify the logo?

Linkedin

A. Encyclopaedia Britannica

Questions contributed by Mr. Subhodeep Jash. Subhodeep is a lawyer, working in the field of public policy and research.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Jalandhar – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Jalandhar – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS

  • WINNER :

GNDU Amritsar – Aryan Singh and Siddharth Attri

  • RUNNER UP :

Lovely University – Praneeth Sai and Anmol Upadhyay

 

Cut-off for Wild card round was 15 and Final round was around 17-18.

 

Preliminary Round:

1. A measurement of a country’s trade in which the value of goods and services it imports exceeds the value of goods and services it exports. It is defined by a term CAD. Expand CAD. (Hint given: India currently in news for this and Singapore is one of the country facing this situation)

A. Current Account Deficit

2. Whose twitter account? His tweets are signed as “bo” and he also has a dog named Bo.

A. Barack Obama

3. It is a Spanish clothing and accessories retailer who was in news for an attempt to trademark letter ‘Z’.

A. Zara

4. Identify the personality:

1

A. Siddharth Mallya

5. It is the rate at which the central bank of a country lends money to commercial banks in the event of any shortfall of funds. (Options were given)

A. Repo Rate

6. Question on Pashmina Shawls. Cashmere wool and Kashmir were few of the keywords.

7. It is a Mexican chain of movie theaters. Its name means City of Cinema and its slogan is La Capital del Cine.

A. Cinepolis

8. Logo of?

2

A. MRF

9. It is a global skin and body care brand whose name comes from a Latin word meaning ‘snow-white’. (Hint given: Popular white cream)

A. Nivea

10. Who purchased The Washington Post newspaper in 2013?

A. Jeff Bezos

11. A 50:50 joint venture between BBC Worldwide and The Times Group.It has organized and sponsored the Miss India beauty pageant since 1964. Identify the magazine.

A. Femina

12. Logo of?

3

A. Google Play

13. First Indian product to receive a GI tag(Geographical Indication)?

A. Darjeeling Tea

14. Relate a company to Zeitgeist .

A. Google

15. It is a plain-woven textile made from unbleached, and often not fully processed, cotton. Originated from the city of Calicut.

A. Calico

16. Logo of?

4

A. Comedy Central

17.  Software which is mainly used for vouchers, financial statements, and taxation in many industries, and has specialised packages for retail businesses. (Hint given: Used by people who do accounts)

A. Tally

18. Popularly known as American Way Association.What?

A. Amway

19. Which is the world’s largest biscuit brand by volume?

A. Parle-G

20. Advertisement for?

5

Oreo    

 

Questions contributed by Rakshit Sood. Rakshit is currently Convenor of the Thapar Quizzing Club part of the Literary Society at Thapar University,Patiala. He has an avid interest in reading and quizzing. He also loves cricket, Hollywood movies and TV shows. He recently placed third at the Jalandhar round of Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2014. 

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Eastern Zonal Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Eastern Zonal Round Questions

RESULTS

  • WINNER :

KIIT Bhubaneswar – Omkar Amruthanshu and Sagar Saurabh

  • RUNNER UP :

IIM Shillong – Debarun Majumdar and Rahul Gupta

 

Round 1—Global AtTENtion:

1. What are pocket copters?

A. Drones to deliver packages

2. Dao Egbert’s Coffee vending machine is promoted with the tagline”Bye,Bye,Red Eye” Why?

A. Vends coffee and can also detect if you have red eyes because of sleep deprivation, if so coffee is free

3. Which now famous person took a certificate course in Ethical Hacking from an institute in Patel Nagar, New Delhi?

A. Edward Snowden

4. What are ESRB Ratings?

A. Ratings for video games

5. What did Johannes Gutenberg do?

Invent the printing press

6. For this most commonly used article is “Gelatin”, the british usea mix of ”Poly vinyl Alcohol and Dextran” What?

A. Gum behind postage stamps

 

Round 2—Visual Potential:

1. The image you see is a profession which no longer exists called “Knocker Uppers”. Who were they?

Human Alarms

A. Human Alarms, their job was to wake up people!

2. Identify?

stevie-g-hotel-bandung (1)

A. Steven Gerrard Hotel

3.Hotel”Pallasio De Sal”, what is special about the hotel?

Pelasio

A. Hotel fully made of Salt for rejuvenative therapies

4. Explain the sudden rise in the stock price of DY Corporation?

Psy

A. Stock index movement of DY Corporation on South Korea bourses owned by father of “Gananam Style”singer Psy, stock price shot up after the song came out.

5. Identify?

IBM

A. Image of a truck on which recopies are delivered by the Jeopardy super computer “Watson”

6. Identify?

Coratna

A. “Cortana”—Microsoft’s SIRI equivalent.

Round 3 TATA World:

1. What is Project Rishta by TATA Steel?

A. Sex education and gender sensitisation among rural communities where Tata Steel work’s in Orissa

2. This massive photo voltaic installation was done for a Jindal group company at Chitradurga in Karnataka, a place known for bright sunlight round the year, Which TATA company did the job?

A. TATA Solar

3. Farm Grow and Farm Grow G are granular products frm which TATA Co?

A. TATA Chemicals

4. Which TATA co own these brands Buy Junction, Value Junction?

A. M-Junction, Metal Junction.

Round 4 – Think Tenfold:

1. Connect:

Bit Coins

A. Bit Coin

2. Connect:

Tony Fernandes

A. Tony Fernandes

3. Connect:

Nilekani

A. Nandan Nilekani

4. Connect:

India Coffee HOuse

A. Indian Coffee House

Round 5. Rapid Intent:

1. What innovation was made in Dominique Ansel Baker, NewYork?

A. Cronut (croissant-doughnut)

2. An insulin delivery system for Diabetes in India.

A. Medtronic

3. Record holders – Kenneth Wayne “Ken” Jennings III, Nancy Zerg, Brad Rutter – at what?

A. Jeopardy.

 

Questions contributed by Mr. George Mathew, a lawyer working with a Bank. He is a quiz enthusiast.

 

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Kolkata – Regional Finals Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Kolkata – Regional Finals Questions

RESULTS

  • WINNER :

IISER – Anurag and Abhishek Mishra

  • RUNNER UP :

Punjab Engineering College – Abhishek Bhambhu and Gursheel Singh

 

Wild Card Round:

1. 360 is the name of this air freight company launched by this man who revolutionised passenger air travel in India, Identify the man?

Ans. Capt. Gopinath

2. This logo adopted in 1958, called the “Centurion”features prominently on the travellers cheques issued by this financial company, Identify the company?

Ans. American Express

3. Hilton Young was a British economist, what was his contribution to India?

Ans: He headed the panel which recommended the creation of the RBI

4. In its initial days the company was called “ Chloride Electric Storage Company”, which popular Indian company ?

Ans: Exide

5. This famous engineer, whose fathers roots can be traced to Bengal, said “…better sound through research”.?

Ans: Amar Bose

6. Box TV, Speaking tree are columns which appear regularly in which newspaper?

Ans: The Times of India

7. One of the earliest products of the company was pencils, they have named themselves after how we like our pencils to be, which company ?

Ans: Sharp

8. He is the founder director and joint managing director of Chess Management Services India Ltd, and the son of a Harvard trained politician in India . Who?

Ans: Karthi Chidambaram

9. House of Cards a political drama which has had an exclusive release on which platform?

Ans: Net Flix

10. Which country has brought out a ban on Twitter recently, Turkey, Singapore or Sultanate of Oman ?

Ans: Turkey

 

 

Regional Finals:

Round 1—Global AtTENtion:

1. Legend now has taken over Paul’s enterprise which the guys at don’t be evil owned for a while?

Ans: Reference to Lenovo’s takeover of Motorola from Google.

2. Sam’s club in modern day India believes the “best price would work”.

Ans: Walmart

3. Dick’s life as a businessman began as a student and as of 2012 he is looking at the stars and wants to send a launcher to space?

Ans: Richard Branson.

4. Not only did Maggie carry his work I her hand bag, she believed his ideas to be a moral. In 1756, he wrote his famous work that enquired into the theory and causes of the wealth of nations. Who?

Ans: Adam Smith

5. An English teacher and a writer who loved history and studied at Stanford created this company named after a sea captain, Name the company?

Ans: Starbucks.

6. The French love two colors Red and green, they love to take breaks from work, travel long and eat well, till this came along, they did not know where to find it all in one place.

Ans. Michelin Guides. 

Round 2—Visual PoTENtial:

1. Image of a magazine “Tiger Tales”?

Tiger tales

Ans. Inflight magazine of Tiger Airways

2. Loyalty Card titled “Coffee Club”-Whose?

Costa

Ans. Costa Coffee

3. Trademark titled “Who moved my Cheese”—Who owns it?

Spencer

Ans. Spencer Johnson.

4. Identify?

eca86bd9e2f914543c6f0f

Ans.Image of a commemorative coin on Soccer issued by Brazil showing all the years it has participated.

5. [Advertisement] ”Out of the box solutions for all your home theatre needs”

Ans. JBL Audiosystems

6. Image of a milk vending machine name—“ Any time Milk”?

index

Ans. ATM

Round 3—Tata World:

1.Rated among one of the most environmentally friendly products in its category it is produced by a tie up between the TATA’s and Gyuasa of Japan. What?

Ans. Tata Green batteries.

2. Tata’s 4*4 trucks named after a noble gas?

Ans. Xenon

3. “i Raksha” is a offering from the TATA group and which global gaint?

Ans. AIG.

4. What are “Flavourits”

Ans. Flavoured salts from TATA Chemicals.

 

Round 3—Think TEN fold – Connect questions:

1. Connect:

Bentley

Ana. Bentley

2. Connect:

Ponds

Ans. Ponds.

3. Connect:

Horlicks

 Ans. Horlicks.

4. Connect

Arsenal

Ans.  Arsenal

 

Round 4—Rapid Interest:

1.

a) J Pritzker brought out the original owners.

b) “Andaz”- is what they call their upscale boutique inspired properties.

c) They have properties styled like residences.

Ans: Hyatt

2.

a) Venue 7&8 are their offerings.

Ans: Dell

3.

a) Goldfin technology and Blue Ion are their innovations

b) Image of Nandilal Dhoot

Ans: Videocon

 

Tie Breaker:

1.

a) Tagline—“ There is only one”

b) Has been in the fastening business for 50+ years

c) Invention of the thing was inspired on the slopes of a mountain

Ans: Velcro

 

Questions contributed by Mr. George Mathew, a lawyer working with a Bank. He is a quiz enthusiast.