Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Bangalore – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Bangalore – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
  • Christ University- Himadri Banerjee and Vishnu
  • RUNNER UP : 
  • RV College of Engineering- Shreyas and Sudeep

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. This brand is owned by which Wimbeldon Champion?

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  Answer: Venus William

Q.2. This is the print advertisement by which soap brand? (Hint: You eat what you touch)

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Answer: Lifebuoy

Q.3. ‘Infinitum Nihil’ meaning ‘Nothing is forever’ is the production company of X. It is run by his sister Christi Dembrowski. X founded the company in 2004. It was earlier known as ‘JD Infinitum’. Who is X?

Answer: Johnny Depp

Q.4. Howard the Duck is a fictional character in which Comics universe?

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Answer: Marvel Universe

Q.5. Private life insurance company Tata AIA Life has entered into a bancassurance partnership with which bank to offer its products through the bank channel?

Answer: Citibank

Q.6. Which fashion and fabric retailer group owns ColourPlus Fashions, Silver Spark Apparel, JK Helene Curtis Ltd., EverBlue, Celebrations?

Answer: Raymond

Q.7. Which social networking website offers credit?

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Answer: Facebook

Q.8. Enzo Ferrari was born in X, a city and municipality on the south side of the Po Valley, in Italy. It is also known as “the capital of engines”. One of Ferrari’s cars was named after the town itself. What is X?

Answer: Modena

Q.9. Established in 1930s, it was formally incorporated in the city of Bangalore, Karnataka. In 2002, an equity stake was purchased by the Dutch ING Group.  This merger marks the first between an Indian bank and a foreign bank. Which bank is being talked about here?

Answer: Vysya Bank

Q.10. Vodafone has launched Games and Apps services in India.  Via this portal, consumers will gain access to well-known apps and games like Where’s My Water?, Where’s My Mickey?, Where’s My Perry?, Toy Story : Smash It!, Brave, Chennai Express’  and many more. This service is powered by in collaboration with which company?

Answer: Disney

Q.11. Which better sound company chairman and the primary stockholder donated the majority of the firm’s shares to Massachusetts Institute of Technology, as it was his alma mater?

Answer: Bose

Q.12. Which confectionary brand partnered with Japan’s postal service, to create a post card like product sold at the post office that could be mailed to students as edible good luck charm?

Answer: Kit Kat

Q.13.  Identify the person, who is also called as ‘Steve Jobs of the East’.

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Answer: Lei Jun

Q.14. Question on Ola Cabs.

Q.15. The term began to appear in the American press in the early 1940s, describing the largest of aerial bombs: single bombs capable of destroying a city block, also known as “cookies” during the firebombing of Hamburg. The entertainment industry uses this slang referring to a particularly successful play. What term?

Answer: Blockbuster

Q.16.  It is a biennial event held in Bangalore. It has participation from 29 countries with 570 companies (274 overseas + 296 domestic). Mr. Modi is be the second Prime Minister to inaugurate the event after H. D. Deve Gowda in 1996. What event?

Answer: Aero India

Q.17. Which company’s name originates  from the Sanskrit word  meaning “limitless expanse”?  Phee Teik Yeoh is the CEO of the company.

Answer: Vistara Airlines

Q.18. This is the description of ?

The crest features the Bangalore Palace coloured in white in order to symbolize “victory”  from when the Wodeyars won the palace back. The pride, resilience, and pride of the people of Bengaluru is represented by a picture of a blue Gandaberunda – a mythical two headed bird that is said to possess magical might – in the middle of the crest. The use of the Gandaberunda is from the coat of arms for the state of Karnataka and is the symbol of the state. 

(Hint: Parth Jindal is its Managing Director)

Answer: Bangalore FC logo 

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Q.19. Google Doodle for?

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Answer: Alessandro Volta

Q.20. Name the ad agency whose client was Subaru.

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Answer: Weiden Kennedy

Contributed by Vaishnavi Rao.

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Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Kolkata – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Kolkata  – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
  • IIFT- Kunal and Viraj
  • RUNNER UP : 
  • IIM Calcutta- Deepak Thomas and Abhishek Sundar

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. This property is being sold off to fund Subroto Roy Sahara’s bail. Prince Alwaleed bin Talaland and a New York Sports agent are actively bidding for it. What is being talked about?

Answer: The New York Plaza

Q.2. Identify her famous painter father.

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Answer: Pablo Picasso

Q.3. Identify the logo.

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Answer: Random House

Q.4. This Japanese car derives its name from the Greek word “Ethos” which means spirit.

Answer- Etios

Q.5. Identify the logo. This firm owns the trademark BAT.com

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Answer- British American Tobacco

Q.6. Ashton Kutcher served as the Chief Product Designer for one of the products from this brand.

Answer- Lenovo

Q.7. Expand JIT.

Answer- Just In Time

Q.8. Identify the brand.

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Answer- Fevicol Fevi Kwik

Q.9. Which company has recently launched this App.

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Answer- Facebook

Q.10. Which media house was recently involved in a conflict with Star Group regarding the streaming of World Cup matches?

Answer- Doordarshan

Q.11. Identify the logo.

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Answer- BEML

Q.12. Identify the logo.

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Answer-PWC

Q.13. Identify the logo. This retail chain has the positioning “Helping you spend less”.

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Answer-Star Bazaar

Q.14. Identify the author.

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Answer- Janet Yellen

Q.15. He ran for presidential elections and also started Yellow Journalism. He was also the editor of National Lampoons. Who is he?

Answer- William Hearst

Q.16. This brand literally means a member of a travelling people group with dark skin and hair, traditionally living by itinerant trade and fortune telling.

Answer- Gypsy

Q.17. Name the brand which is also known as Hathiwala.

Answer- Boroline

Q.18. This airline is famous for having liveries of tabla, rangoli, peackock etc. It has the tagline “Simply Priceless”.

Answer- Air India Express

Q.19. Identify the face on the currency.

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Answer- Hans Christian Anderson

Q.20. This sports equipment manufacturer was once endorsed by Saurav Ganguly and Yuvraj SIngh.

Answer- SS

 

Questions contributed by Vishwajeet Singh.

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.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Nagpur – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Nagpur  – Preliminary Round Questions

 

Preliminary Round Questions:

1. Which game was popularly known as Lexico ?

A. Scrabble

2. Currency of which country?

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A. Seychelles

3. This product is owned by P&G which was created by Dr. Joshua ___ .The basic ingredients of the product included castor oil, liniment, ‘dead shot’ vermifuge which was used as popular remedy for cough. Id it?

A. Vicks

4. _______ is a free open source, cross-platform email, news, and chat client developed by the Mozilla Foundation.

A. Thunderbird

5. Campaign by which company against the beheading?

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A. Amnesty International

6. (Hint : One of the TVS bikes) Which software framework for real-time collaborative editing online was originally developed by Google. It initially started as Google Wave.

A. Apache wave

7. What was founded in 1937 by Gangabisenji Agrawal, as a retail sweets and namkeen shop in Bikaner, Rajasthan ?

A. Haldirams

8. Swiss Leaks revealed names of account holders and their balances for the year 2006-07 among which there are 1,195 Indian clients which was covered by the Indian Express Newspaper. Which bank is associated with this?

A. HSBC

9. ID the company started by this person.

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A. Dabur

10. Which famous football player has the most number of Facebook followers ?

A. Cristiano Ronaldo

11. ID the bank (Hint: Previously Part of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group)

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A. NatWest

12. It is defined as ‘Any note, stock, treasury stock, bond, debenture, certificate of interest or participation in any profit-sharing agreement.’ It is derived from Old French or Latin words which mean ‘free from care’. What is it?

A. Securities

13. Which famous e-commerce company started its journey by selling the book “Leaving Microsoft To Change The World ”?

A. Flipkart

14. ID the logo of Non-Profit Organization (Hint: Main partner of famous football club)

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A. Qatar Foundation

15. Polytetrafluoroethylene made by DuPont is commonly known as?

A. Teflon

16. Andorra consumes it on an average of 900g (2lb) (per capita). USA is the largest producer and consumer and is banned in Singapore. What is it?

A. Chewing Gum

17. ID the company (Hint: Company of K K Modi Group)

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A. Godfrey Philips

18. Carat, Cut, Color and Clarity are the international standards of which commodity?

A. Diamond

19. ID the person associated with this item.

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A. Shilpa Shetty

20. Which TATA brand has the tagline “ Endless Possibilities” ?

A. Westside

 

Contributed by Uday Kaushik and Tarun Muvvala of Quiz Pro Co. (Quizzing club of VNIT).

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Navi Mumbai – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Navi Mumbai  – Preliminary Round Questions

 

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER:
    ICAI
     – Viraj Morabia and Apeksh Porwal
  • RUNNER UP:
    Datta Meghe Engineering College
     – Sagar Surve and Rahul Dole

 

Preliminary Round Questions:

1. Identify this person known as “ RJ ” in the financial world ?

 

1

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala

2. Identify the company from the logo “MP” .

2

Milton Plastics

3. Name the actor who owns this company along with Ritesh Sidhwani?

3

Farhan Akhtar

4. “The Winning Way” is a book by which IIM-A graduate?

 

Harsha Bhogle

5. Identify the bank headed by this lady.

4

SBI

6. Identify this company owned by an Indian Group.

5

Corus

7. What is the financial connect between these countries?

6

Rupee

8. Sonata is a car from which South Korean company, launched in 1985?

Hyundai

9. “Without Reserve” is the in house journal of which Government organization?

RBI

10. Internet.org has partnered with which company in India?

Reliance communications

11. The US based company headquartered in Brisbane, California was founded by an audiophile and engineer, Noel Lee, in 1979 by experimenting with different ways to build audio cables, a series of its products for the Chinese market were co-branded with basketball player Yao Ming. (Hint : Which campus aspirational company?)

Monster Inc.

12. Benjamin Careathers, a regular consumer of this company, sued the company $13m for false advertising, arguing that after 10 years of using this product hasn’t enhanced his athletic or intellectual performance.

Red Bull

13. Identify this American comedian who owns as much as 42 Porsche’s .

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Jerry Seinfeld

14. Bas Bajna Chahiye _____.( FIB ). This music broadcasting company is owned by Times Internet.

Gaana

15. What was launched by NPCI on May 8, 2014 ?

Rupay

16. French word “brimber” which means to rob or extort gives its name to what common english term extremely used in India?

Bribe

17. Katrina kaif is the Brand Ambassador of which airline started by a royal decree issued by Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan ?

Etihad

18. Logo of which Mumbai based company’s app?

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Mumbai Metro

19. This company formerly called Tandy Corporation was the sponsor of Lance Armstrong. (Hint:It is a bankrupt company.)

RadioShack

20. This is the first issue of which magazine?

9

Time

 

Questions contributed by Viraj Morabia.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Ranchi – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Ranchi  – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER:
    VSSUT BURLA(ODISHA)
     – Bivash Rath and Sanket Kumar
  • RUNNER UP:
    IIM Ranchi
     – Abhishek and Saurav T

 

Preliminary Round Questions:

1. Which American giant has recently taken over Carrefour Stores in Jaipur and New Delhi?

Answer : Walmart

2. The picture of a currency was shown. The name of the currecncy is Hyrvnia. Which country’s currency is it?

Answer : Ukraine

3 Which company in India has been voted as Best Place to Work? Hint: Ratan Tata has invested in this company.

Answer : Snapdeal.com

4 Which American company which is an expert in Multi Level Marketing Model has set up its Research and Development department in Madurai?

Answer: Amway

5. Identify the company behind this initiative.

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Answer : Google (Project Loon)

6. Which FMCG Giant owns Captain Cook Salt?

Answer : Unilever

7. Which Indian state produces one-third of India’s Wind Power Energy?

Answer : Tamil Nadu

8. Identify the company from this advertisement.

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Answer : Air Asia

9. Started as Gwalior Rayon Silk. Which famous company is it now?

Answer : Grasim Suitings

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11. Which group owns brands such as Food World, Spencers?

Answer : RPG

12. Which brand was introduced in Arvind Mills in 1980 and grew into one of the most popular brands in 1994. The reason for their success was they got their pricing just right for the Indian Market.

Answer : Flying Machine

13. Which company has taken over Novellis to become the largest rolled aluminium manufacturer in the world?

Answer : Hindalco

14. Identify this finance minister.

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Answer : Moraji Desai

15. Identify the company from this poster.

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Answer : MRF

16. Question not available.

17. Identify from the logo.

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Answer : Van Heusen

18. Magazine started and grown by Vinod Mehta.

Answer : Outlook

19. Identify her.

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Answer : Meera Sanyal

20. Which company was started as Anderson Consulting Group.?

Answer : Accenture

Questions contributed by Bivash Rath, Sanket Tripathy, Abhijit Mohanty and Abinash Padhy.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Patna – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Patna  – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER:
    NIT Patna 
    – Rohit Kashyap and Sayondeep Sadhu
  • RUNNER UP:
    Chanakya National Law University
     – Deepesh Kumar and Areeb Amanullah

 

Preliminary Round Questions:

1. Identify this person.

1

A. Anil Agarwal

2. Name the popular retail chain for mobile from Essar Group, which participated in GOSF this year?

A. The Mobile Store

3. Identify the popular News Channel started by this famous personality.

2

A. CNN (Ted Turner)

4. ETV Network recently aired a relality show, Sales Ka Baazigar, for hiring professionals with winners getting a job offer of 10 lpa. Name the company who sponsored it.

A. Su-Kam

5. Identify this bank from its old logo.

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A. Bank of England

6. Name the Water brand that will be launched by Tata in association with Pepsico for The Global Indian

A. Himalayan

7. “Rufiyaa” is the currency of which nation?

A. Maldives

8. Tatas manufacture buses in Joint Venture with this Brazilian manufacturer?

A. Marco Polo

9. Identify this advertiser.

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A. ICICI Bank

10. IIN is from?

A. Idea

11. Yoga range of tablets are from whom?

A. Lenovo

12. Identify this FMCG manufacturer from the image.

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A. Marico

13. Identify this gentleman.

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A. Warren Buffett

14. Amazon started its Indian operations by acquiring this e-Commerce price comparison portal.

A. Junglee.com

15. What is term associated with clause in an executive employment contract that provides the executive with a significant severance package in the case that the executive loses his or her job through firing, restructuring, or even scheduled retirement.

A. Golden Handshake

16. Identify the program from its logo.

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A. NRHM

17. Identify the airline.

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A. Lufthansa Airlines

18. On 10th Feb, Price of a commodity rose alarmingly from 30-40 Rupees to 200-300 Rupees for a particular reason. Name it.

A. Broom

19. What is the common thing in these three gentlemen?

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A. Bansals

20. Who is the writer of this book?

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A. Adam Smith

 

Questions contributed by Rohit Kashyap and Sayondeep Sadhu. Rohit is a third year B.Tech student at NIT Patna. As per him, he is a geek and avid quizzer.He is also the winner of TCS IT Wiz, Lucknow, Mahindra AQ, Patna and now Tata Crucible. He is also a Google Student Ambassador and Microsoft Student Partner.