Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Chennai – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Chennai  – Regional Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
  • IIT-M- Varun and Chandrashekhar
  • RUNNER UP : 
  • IIT-M- Bharath and Prateek

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1.  Question on the which modern day wedding tradition of gifting diamond ring.

Q.2. In 1854 what was demonstrated for the first time at the New York Crystal Palace, the iron-and-glass exhibition hall at the center of the World’s Fair that changed the construction industry forever?

Ans. Lifts (by Otis)

Q.3. What did James Montgomery Flagg design which later went on to be called “poster of the century.” It was first depicted in the July 6th, 1916 issue of the Leslie Weekly.

JM Flagg- Designer of Uncle Sam

Ans. Uncle Sam

Q.4. Which company was founded in 1876 to provide a solution to the blisters that lumberjacks were experiencing caused by poor quality woollen socks?

Ans. Jockey

Q.5. How do we better know “South Asian Audio Visual Network?”

Ans. Saavn

Q.6. Complete the title of this book with a personality, on whose company this book is based on?

Dial M for Murder - book on Murdoch

Ans. Murdoch

Q.7. With which Tata company would you associate this person?

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Ans. Tata CMC

Q.8. “Trade with Trust” is the tagline of?

Ans. MCX

Q.9. Question on Wadia Group.

Q.10. Which Tata company began its journey commissioning its first project in February, 1915 at Khopoli, Maharashtra?

Ans. Tata Power

Q.11. In February 1978 what magazine was launched and became India’s first business magazine that is still in print?

Ans. Business India

Q.12. An offshore investment fund, typically formed as a private limited partnership, that engages in speculation using credit or borrowed capital?

Ans. Hedge Fund

Q.13. In 1907, the California Fruit Growers Exchange went to see Albert Lasker at the Lord & Thomas advertising agency as one of the fruit crops they were growing in abundance but nobody was buying it, Lasker branded the Exchange as Sunkit and told Sunkit to popularise what to increase the sale of the fruit?

Ans. Orange

Q.14. Which company’s IT initiative is this?

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Ans. India Cements

Q.15. Connect: Robert Bosch, Tata Nano and an ad.

Ans. Bosch

Q.16. Identify the personality that appeared as Air Hostess in Air India ad.

Parmeshwar Godrej- appeared as air hostess in Air India ad

Ans. Parmeshwar Godrej (wife of Adi Godrej)

Q.17. Who is on the left?

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Ans. Professor Simply Simple (fictional character by Tata Asset Managment)

Q.18. A company that was once making a takeover attempt but ends up discussing a merger with the target company is called _____ ______.

Ans. Yellow Knight

Q.19. What is a Google Tax?

Ans. A levy on company profits which have only online presence in a bid to divert funds deposited in tax heavens

Q.20. This is a rare picture of which famous person?

Kasturi Rangan Iyengar- Kasturi & Sons

Ans. Kasturi Rangan Iyengar, founder of Kasturi & Sons

Q.21. What in India was founded in 2000 as a website, changed itself to a tabloid-format newspapers in 2004 and switched to a magazine in 2007?

Ans. Tehelka

Q.22. Project Last Mile is an initiative from which MNC?

Ans. Coca Cola

Q.23. Connect: Classmate ad, Mint-o, Surya Nepal ?

Ans. ITC

Q.24.  Identify the personality.

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Ans. Gemini Ganesan/ Gemini Studios

Q.25. Who owns the site r.com?

Ans. Rajnikanth

Q.26. Which entity had a clash with HSBC over the rights of using HSBC? (Think local)

Ans. Hotel Saravana Bhavan Corporation

 

Questions contributed by Samyuktha Raman, Jitendra Gaglani and Saiprasath Janarthanan.

 

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Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Chennai – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Chennai  – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
  • IIT-M- Varun and Chandrashekhar
  • RUNNER UP : 
  • IIT-M- Bharath and Prateek

 

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q1. Who is the journalist who stepped down from NDTV to start a Multi Media Corportation?

Answer- Barkha Dutt

Q2. Name the group that owns: Parry Murray, Ambadi, Coromandal, Morgan, Sterling ?

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Answer- Murugappa Group

Q3. Which bank has launched ‘Pockets’, a venture of banking through Facebook?

Answer- ICICI Bank

Q4.  Panaya, is the investment by which company that had a new CEO in 2014?

Answer- Infosys

Q5. White diamonds is a perfume connected with which actress?

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Answer-Elizebeth Taylor

Q6.  Name the Internet broadband company associated with Reliance Industries? (Clue:3 WORD ANSWER)

Answer-Jio

Q7. First choice is a car sales venture of which automobile giant ?

Answer-Mahindra

Q8. “Brand Capital”  is associated with which media group ?

Answer- Bennett, Coleman and Company Limited (Times Group)

Q9.  “Pleasing people world over” is the tagline of which company? Here is its logo.

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Answer-Holiday Inn

Q10.  Raaj Kamal Films International is owned by whom ?

Answer- Kamal Hassan

Q11.  This is the currency of which country?

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Answer- Mauritius

Q12. Heathrow has been replaced by which airport as the world’s busiest airport?

Answer-Dubai International Airport

Q13. Identify the person? (Clue : He is named after another person called Pauling )

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Answer- Linus Torvalds

Q14. Along with Jagdish Bhagavati, who co-authored “Reforms and Economic transformation of India”?

Answer-Arvind Panagariya

Q15. Kotak Mahindra Bank is to acquire which bank ?

Answer- ING Vysya

Q16. What is the service by a software company initially given at free prices but later charged called ?

Answer- Freemium

Q17. “Witness an explosion or wipe the debris off your face”. What in the world of Movies is being referred to?

Answer- IMAX

Q18. Name the Global telecom sponsor of ICC WC 2015?

Answer- Reliance

Q19. Identify. ( Clue : Popular across TAMIL NADU )

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Answer- Narasu’s Coffee

Q20.  What started as Adventnet Inc in 1996? (Clue : 4 Letter Answer )

Answer- ZOHO

 

Questions contributed by Samyuktha Raman, Jitendra Gaglani and Saiprasath Janarthanan.