Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Northern Zonal Round Questions
Reckitt Benckiser – Soubhagya Jena and Tanmay Prusty
- RUNNER UP:
Genpact – Rohan Khanna and Leo Thomas
Zonal Final Questions:
Q1) One high profile usage of this loan known as PIK. Was in controversial takeover of Manchester United by Malcolm Glazer in 2005. Whats a PIK loan?
Q2) What is this called?
A) VOGA (cross between Yoga and Voguing )
Q3) A computer virus that has been worming its way around the cyber world for about two years now has just been detected and a fix provided. This bug, discovered by researchers from Google and Finnish company Codenomican, enables hackers to extract data from a computer’s memory. What?
Q5) Studied Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) at Brasenose College, Oxford, gaining a first-class honours degree. Director of Corp Affairs for 7 years at Carlton Communications. Employed for 3 months as a ship jumper at Jardine Matheson. Resigned from corporate career in 2001 to fight for Parliament. Who?
A) David Cameron
Q6) Founded in 1828 as multinational risk advisor, insurance brokerage and reinsurance group. In 1898, merged with Faber Bros and later in 1928, merged with Duminy and Wylce. The company in 2009 got the naming rights to famous property in the US. Which?
A) Willis Towers
Q1) Genius Bar is the tech support system of this company. All in-store repairs of the company’s products are carried out by “Geniuses”, with the head known as “Lead Genius”, who handles customer service. They also have the GYOG program for Grow Your Own Geniuses. Which company?
Q2) Francis Wheatley’s painting, ‘Flower Sellers’ was used as their trademark. Their global identity was replaced that of yellow primroses. Brand is known for deodorants, perfumes. Signature scent was made in 1873. Which brand?
A) Yardley (Lavender scent)
Q3) Opening lines: ‘It is cold at six-forty in the morning on a March day in Paris, and seems even colder when a man is about to be executed by firing squad”. Great story which sold in millions. Which book?
A) Day of the Jackal by Frederick Forsyth
Q4) Company founded by Marcel Bloch. Named after pseudonym for General Darius Bloch & French term for assault. Which?
Q5) Connect Ogilvy’s “Confessions of an Advertising Man” to the image.
A) Magic Lantern
Ans) Magnus Carlsen
Q7) Question on William Webb Ellis.
Clip from Shyam Benegal’s Yatra is top left.
A) Railways (Indian)
Q9) Perkins, Lavender and Mountbatten are types of these and came about much before the advent of PC. It has 7 keys less than a typewriter. The paper comes in heavy and lightweight grades, both of which are heavier than ordinary ink print paper. What?
A) Braille Writers
Q10) Carlo Crocco started this watch company as a Swiss enterprise. It is the 1st wrist watch with natural rubber strap. Which?
Q1) Significant production did not begin until 1859 when oil was struck in Pennsylvania. John Cassell, publisher, coffee merchant, and social campaigner, was soon importing the new and wonderful stuff to London. New and wonderful stuff demands a new and wonderful word so Cassell devised one, inspired presumably by his own name: cazeline. What?
Q2) What is happening?
A) Intel branding in Barca shirts inside with “Intel Inside”
Q3) Named after Italian merchant traveller, the Tatas make these in Dharwad, Karnataka. What ?
A)Marco Polo buses
Q4) Who manufactures these?
A) Hot Wheels
Q5) Serving minister’s husband imported newsprint license in 1960s for the paper “Patriot”. She is the grandniece of a freedom fighter. Who?
A) Najma Heptullah
Q6) Identify the logo:
A) ALIMCO (Artificial Limb Manufacturing Company)
Q7) Began in late 1960s with 3 guys led by Samson Daniel as National org. They have 19 project offices with an office in Delhi at KG Marg. Which NGO?
A) Helpage India
A) Saul Bass
Q9) Assumed position of IIM-A Director in 2013 and is an alumnus of its PGP while being a gold medallist. He taught at Harvard. Who?
A) Ashish Nanda
Questions contributed by Mr. Subhodeep Jash. Subhodeep is a lawyer, working in the field of public policy and research.