Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Hyderabad – Regional Finals Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Hyderabad – Regional Finals Questions

Results:

WINNER:

Sai Mitra Constructions – Naveen Kumar and Phani Mahesh

RUNNERS-UP:

Infosys – Sridhar Reddy and Surendra Reddy

Teams in Finals:

  • ICRA : Anand Babu and Ms.Pallavi Dora
  • TCS : Mahesh V and Ms.Krishnaveni
  • Sai Mitra Constructions : Naveen Kumar and Phani Mahesh
  • Infosys : Sridhar Reddy and Surendra Reddy
  • TCS : Priyambad Pattanayak and Ayappa K
  • Infosys : Pranay Nehru and Vijay P

Round – 1

1) Steven Spurrier, a British wine merchant organized a wine competition in 1976, in which a team from USA won the competition by blind tasting, which competition?

A) Judgment of Paris

2) MMYT is its NASDAQ ticker?

A) Makemytrip

3) Connect:

Givenchy

A) Givenchy

4) This brand introduced its slogan in 1911 after it began adding magnesium carbonate as an absorbing agent to its product to ensure that it poured freely; calcium silicate is now used instead for the same purpose. Which brand and what was the slogan?

A) Morton Salt – When it rains it pours

5) Started in 1851 as Bay State Glass Co?

A) Corning

6) Born in 1971, it has remained unchallenged as the No.1 in its Segment. The success formula is the sharp fizz combined with the single minded proposition of the brand as the provider of “Freshness”?

A) Limca

Round – 2

1) The wholesaler Costco in US released Engagement rings with a brand name X, for which another company sued them saying that X is their trademark, for which Costco responded saying that X is no longer a trademark and has now become generic. Identify X?

A) Tiffany’s

2) Co-author?

Ram Charan

A) Ram Charan

3) Google tied-up with which pharma company to develop its “smart” contact lens to help diabetics monitor their glucose levels?

A) Novartis

4) Identify the  logo?

ABN Amro

A) AMRO Bank

5) Connect:

LVMH

A) LVMH

6) When this car brand was released in 1961, Enzo Ferrari called it “The most beautiful car ever made”?

A) Jaguar E Type

7) Digital Domain is an American visual effects and digital production company founded by Stan Winston, Scott Ross and which other famous personality?

A) James Cameron

8) Identify?

Charlie Chaplin

A) Charlie Chaplin selling War bonds in 1918

9) Connect:

Mango

A) Mango

Round – 3

1) The Burr–Hamilton duel between two prominent American politicians: the former Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton and sitting Vice President Aaron Burr, on July 11, 1804 was the inspiration for which famous commercial?

A) Got Milk

2) The International Standard is ISO 9407:1991, “______ ________ —Mondopoint system of sizing and marking” describes what?

A) Shoe Sizes

3) Identify the founder?

Hamdard

A) Hakeem Hafiz Abdul Majeed – Hamdard

4) According to Rumor! by Hal Morgan and Kerry Tucker, X had six editions, five for different regions of the country and one for the military. Each edition had a certain number of ads intended for the regional audience only. The stars enabled the distribution people to identify the editions and send them to the right place. Identify X?

A) Playboy Magazine

5) Identify the AD?

Pedigree

A) Pedigree

6)What controversy?

Nicklaus Bendtner

A) Nicklas Bendtner – Fined £80,000 for promoting Paddy Power

7) Connect:

Mars Choclates

A) Mars chocolates

8) Director of Bajaj Electricals. In 1993, he was elected as the President of the Indian Merchants Chamber, and was the youngest to hold the prestigious post. He was involved in formulating and driving economic agenda for industry which continues through various institutions?

A) Harsh Goenka

Questions contributed by Mr. Naveen Kumar. Many congratulations to Naveen on winning the Hyderabad regional! We wish the best for the national finals!

 

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Hyderabad – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Hyderabad – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER:
    Sai Mitra Constructions – Naveen Kumar and Phani Mahesh
  • RUNNER UP:
    Infosys –
    Sridhar Reddy and Surendra Reddy

 

Preliminary Round Questions:

1) Which business house from Hyderabad has successfully bid for Kochi ISL team along with Sachin Tendulkar?

A) PVP

2) Her name in books is Miss ‘Petty’ Pettaval, in movies her name is Jane. Who?

A) Money Penny

3) Playground equipment invented in 1920 by Sebastian Hinton?

A) Jungle Gym

4) What did Brian Eno give ‘musically’ that we all hear in a business environment?

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A) Windows Startup Tune

5) Formerly called Fourth Avenue, it runs parallel to Madison Avenue to the west and Lexington Avenue to the east. It shares its name with a clothing brand in India?

A) Park Avenue

6) Warren Buffet quoted ‘I hope that Mary Barra turns out to be the _____ _______ of the 21st Century’. FIB?

A) Alfred P Sloan

7) Began in 1922 under the auspices of Dean Wallace Donham and was intended to be the highest type of business journal that we can make it and for use by the student and the business man?

A) Harvard Business Review

8) Identify.

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A) Employee Provident Fund

9) In 1821, which company became one of the first breweries to export ale to India leading to the birth of the famous ‘East India Pale Ale’?

A) Bass Brewery

10) In 18th century when British imposed a tax on a commodity in North American colonies, it led to a massive protest and the famous incident was recorded. What was the commodity / incident?

A) Boston Tea Party / Tea

11) In Dec 2013, which Latin American nation became the first country to legalize marijuana?

A) Uruguay

12) Identify.

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A) Landmark Group

13) Who is the official Airline partner of Liverpool FC, its name is derived from a Dutch poem by Javanese scholar and began its operation in 1949 in India from Calcutta to Rangoon?

A) Garuda Airlines

14) 9 of its retail stores are in China. It also has a note-making app for iPhone, iPad and Samsung smartphone?

A) Moleskine

15) Zapmail launched in 1984 in which transmission was offered to customers by Fedex as means of express delivery of documents?

A) Fax

16) Identify.

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A) Swati Piramal

17) IDFC and which other entity got the banking license from RBI to open banks in India?

A) Bandhan

18) These brand of cigarettes are much narrower (23mm circumference) than ordinary cigarettes and are also longer than normal “king-sized” cigarettes (which are 85mm), sold only in longer 100mm and 120mm lengths, to give the cigarettes a more “elegant” appearance and ostensibly to reduce the amount of smoke they produce?

A) Virginia Slims

19) Which company is behind it?

5

 

A) LG – Knock Code

20) Identify.

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A) Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh

 

Questions contributed by Mr. Naveen Kumar. Many congratulations to Naveen on winning the Hyderabad regional! We wish the best for the national finals!