Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Bangalore – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Bangalore – Regional Round Questions

RESULTS: 

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

 

Wild Card:

Q.1. Facenet is a technology owned by?

Answer: Google

Q.2. Connect an event held in New York, Bangalore, Berlin, Amsterdam to the company that sponsors it?

Answer: TCS sponsors Marathon in these cities

Q.3. Abid Ali Neemuchwala is the new COO of which company?

Answer:  Wipro

Q.4. Hearst Corporation has 20% stake in ESPN Inc. The rest 80% is held by?

Answer: The Walt Disney Company

Q.5. It is a pencil brand which means ‘a female spirit of the clouds and waters in Hindu and Buddhist mythology.’ Which brand?

Answer: Apsara

Q.6. ‘Caliphate Book’ Group is launched by the supporters of?

Answer: ISIS

Q.7. Known as Hellofood in Africa, Latin America and the Middle East. It is a global online food delivery marketplace headquartered in Berlin, Germany and operating in more than 40 countries across four continents. The service allows users to select from local restaurants and place orders via the website or mobile application. How is it known in Asia?

Answer: Foodpanda

Q.8. Finacle is the industry-leading universal banking solution from which company?

Answer: Infosys

Q.9. Mint is collaborated with The Wall Street Journal in the US. In India, it is collaborated with?

Answer: HT Media/ Hindustan Times

Q.10. Question on Angela Merkel

Q.11.This retail chain was founded in the Netherlands  in 1932 by retailer Adriaan van Well. Through its affiliate organisations, it operates through most European  countries, parts of Africa, Asia. Its headquarters are in Amsterdam.Its name is also the root of the verb which means “to save [money]” in German. Name the retail chain.

Answer: SPAR Retail

Q.12. Oseltamivir, marketed under the trade name, Tamiflu, is an antiviral medication used to counter which disease?

Answer: New Tablet for Swine Flu

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. President of Greenwood Timber Company,  who had experimented with boat design, traveled to Seattle,  and developed an interest towards aircraft. This led to the starting up of which company?

Answer: Boeing

Q.2. This company has invested huge sums on developing “signature fragrances” that are sprayed in the aisle area and around the stores to draw consumers in. The consumers are so impressed with its trademark fragrance that they want it to be sprayed on their leather jackets and apparel as well. Which company?

Answer: Woodland

Q.3. Connect:

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Answer: Future Group

Q.4.  Identify the car model.

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Answer: Rolls Royce Ghost Mysore Collection

Q.5. Owners of the Polaroid brand announced a multi-year strategic partnership with X,  who will serve as the creative director for a special line of Polaroid Imaging products. X’s broad and creative talents and the way X connects with fans in an own and unique manner made X as a natural choice for Polaroid. Name X who is a celebrity.

Answer: Lady Gaga

Q.6. Name the famous automobile company.

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Answer: Cadillac

Q.7. Question on the origin of Death by Chocolate.

Q.8.  Connect:

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Answer: Toyota

Q.9. Question on Nutella

Q.10. This is a 5 Pound note issued in honour of?

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Answer: George Best

Q.11.  Global private equity giant Kohlberg Kravis & Roberts (KKR)  is planning for private equity investment in which Chikmaglur based  coffee exporter and retailer ?

Answer: Cafe Coffee Day

Q.12. This machine is also called the German Duplicate Machine. What is it?

Answer: 3D Self Image Printer

Q.13. Three students from IIM-Kozhikode have been chosen for an internship. Their employer’s name means ‘Orbital Revolution’ in Sanskrit. It is a 8 member team. It is for the first time that they are offering internships.  Who is the employer?

Answer: Parikrama Music Band

Q.14. HUL collaborated with the Mumbai Bhelpuriwalas for a marketing campaign of a hygenic habit. Similar looking green colour leaflets with children’s drawings and messages are used to wrap Bhelpuri. Thereby promoting to doing something twice a day. What product is being promoted?

Answer: Pepsodent

Q.15.  Question on Richard Madeley.

Q.16. Connect:

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Answer: Expedia

Q.17. Identify.

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Answer: Project Ara

Q.18. When Subba Rao’ secretary called him, he said he was busy. And would get back to her later. A word used by him lead to the name of which magazine?

The name sounded musical too. It was a monthly magazine then.

Answer: Tinkle

Q.19. ‘Her Life Her Choices’ is a ad campaign featuring Nimrat Kaur. It also highlights that the codes of femininity are changing and new expressions of womanhood are being formed.  It raises a toast to the woman of today who is strong, bold and confident.  The campaign conceptualised by Ogilvy India tells the story of a woman, who is aware of her self-worth and secure in a new-found fulfilling relationship with herself. Name the brand being advertised.

Answer: Titan Raga 

Q.20. John H. Schnatter sold his 1971 Chevrolet Camaro to help his father’s struggling business. He used the left over funds to start X. What did he start?

Answer: Papa John 

Q.21.  Which company was recognized by Siemens as a Platinum Partner, a distinction awarded annually to the highest-achieving Siemens value-added resellers (VAR)?

Answer: Tata Technologies

Q.22. Android app by?

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Answer: Kodak

Q.23.  Okryu-Gwan Restaurant is famous for cold noodles and its ambience. These are located in European cities. What is so special about them?

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Answer: It is run by the North Korean Government

Q.24. Padma Bhushan awardee, he has collaborated with Ascension Health to set up a health care city in Cayman Islands. He served as Mother Teresa’s personal physician. He has leveraged economies of scale to provide affordable healthcare. Identify this cardiac surgeon and philanthropist?

Answer: Devi Prasad Shetty  

                                 

 Contributed by Vaishnavi Rao

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.

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Bangalore – Regional Finals Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Bangalore – Regional Finals Questions

Results:

  • WINNER:
    IAME –
    Mahantesh and Prasad Shetty
  • RUNNER UP:
    Oracle –
    Mitesh and Yaggy

Regional Finals Questions:

1. [Silver] Coldiretti, which represents agricultural producers, has called on foreign governments and the European Union to stamp out what it called a “market of horrors”, encompassing pasta, pizzas and other Italian-type foods which are sold under a what theme?

A. Mafia

2. [Silver] Advertisement of Kleenex which is a tribute to tearjerkers such as Kaagaz Ki Phool.

3. [Bronze] Which place of learning with a motto “Learning Today, Leading Tomorrow”, started in 1961, is the only one in its category to receive college  credit recommendations from the American Council of Education (ACE), has interpreters like the UN and can teach its students in 28 languages including Spanish, German, French, Chinese and Mandarin Chinese?

A. Hamburger University

4. [Gold] Nicolas Jacques Conte, (1755 – 1805), Paris), was a French mechanical genius who developed the method on which the manufacture of modern ________ is based. 7-words answer. Answer is in plural.

A. Pencils

5. [Silver] Marcel van Dam, Dutch sociologist and former politician, is credited with having invented it and being the first to implement in Netherlands on February 15, 1967. What is it that in 2014 made an entity named Today’s Chanakya famous?

A. Exit Polls

6. [Silver] Connect:

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Round 2:

1. [Silver]

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2. [Silver] This is a system that prevents internet users from accessing web page content (most notably news content and scholarly publications) without a paid subscription. (_ _ _    _ _ _ _)

A. Pay Wall

3. [Silver] It been in private hands since the middle ages and been in the Antrobus family since the early 1800s. But when the heir to the Antrobus baronetcy was killed in the Great War the estate was put up for sale. In the hands of Messrs Knight, Franck and Rutley, on the 21st September 1915, the historic site went under the hammer. Sir Cecil Chubb, who’d had no intention of bidding at the sale, bought it ‘on a whim’ as a gift for his wife who, it’s claimed, was none too pleased. The site may be worth 51 million pounds or maybe more today. What site in the UK?

A. Stonehenge

4. [Bronze] How do we better know Lockheed Martin’s Advanced Development Programs? (_ _ _ _ _    _ _ _ _ _)

A. Skunk Works

5. [Bronze] It has its main headquarters in London on King Street and Rockefeller  Plaza in New York. It is owned by Groupe Artemis, the holding company of Francois-Henri Pinault.

A. Christie’s

6. [Bronze]  This company which had a German collaboration in 1940 was bought by Loral Corporation for $640 million in 1987. The erstwhile famous name disappeared and became the defence systems unit of Loral. Loral’s rights to the designs were sold to Lockheed Martin which purchased the defence systems unit in 1993. What designs that can be non-rigid, semi-rigid and rigid?

A. Goodyear Blimps

7. [Gold] Connect to a personality.

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A. Positioning by Jack Trout.

8. [Silver] Connect the following terms to Weibo and social media in China: June 4, 1989, 25th anniversary, Tiananmen, Tank, Square, Rebellion, Law, Student Leaders.

A. These terms are banned for usage in social media in China.

9. Character from Sega’s Saturn Game that has the ability to quench one’s thirst. Which brand is this character’s name?

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A. Pepsi Man

 

Round 3:

1. [Silver] By the time Queen Victoria came to the throne in 1837, the company’s store was already a London landmark. Families flocked to was what called ‘Toy Emporium’.

A. Hamley’s

2. [Gold] Connect:

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A. Chesterfield

3. [Bronze] This term refers to the process of placing dots to form an image. (_ _ _   _ _ _ _ _ _)

A. Dot Matrix

4. [Gold] Connect: This word is connected to all the elements and is specifically found in defined disclosures. No one knows who owns the usage of the term.

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A. Mahabharata

5. [Silver] Connect: Audio clip is from the soundtrack of a famous movie.

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A. Amadeus booking services

6. [Silver] Identify this outstanding copywriter.

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A. Bruce Barton

7. [Gold] The company hired the statistician William Sealy Gosset in 1899, who achieved lasting fame under the pseudonym ‘Student’ for techniques developed for the company, particularly Student’s t-distribution and the more commonly known student’s t-test.

A. Guinness

8. The first recorded use as a color name in English was in 1915. It is the  name given for various very pale tints of yellowish-orange that are close to beige. What colour is this?

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A. Champagne

 

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Bangalore – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Bangalore – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER:
    IAME –
    Mahantesh and Prasad Shetty
  • RUNNER UP:
    Oracle –
    Mitesh and Yaggy

 

Preliminary Round Questions: 

1) FIB the song by Cachebox – “I’m on that ______ _______, hangin’ with the upper crust / I left my Porsche up at the condo with my poodle pups / Got on that _______ ______, avoid the traffic rush / Hi speed wi-fi, lots of leg room and the seats are plush”?

A. Google Bus

2) Which cargo and charter passenger airline based in Rome was established in 1981 by actor and former swimmer Bud Spencer and named after a strong, cold and northwesterly wind that blows from southern France into the Gulf of Lion in the northern Mediterranean?

A. Mistral Air

3) Shalimar is a famous women’s fragrance originally created by Jacques Guerlain in 1921. Which beautiful lady from Indian history inspired Guerlain to create this perfume?

A. Mumtaz Mahal

4) Identify.

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A. Analjit Singh

5) Production of this material comes from about 2,200,000 hectares of forest worldwide; 34% in Portugal and 27% in Spain. Because of its cellular structure it is easily compressed upon, a quality which helps in its primary usage. What material related to wine is this?

A. Cork

6) Patricia Bays Haroski registered which holiday with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in 1958, when she was working as a secretary for State Farm Insurance Company in Deerfield, Illinois, at the time and chose October 16, which was her father’s birthday?

A. Boss’s Day

7) The first Hydro electric project in South India was built in 1902 to provide electricity to a place which was known as ‘Little England’ by the British, due to its more temperate weather and a landscape more similar to Britain. Which place?

A. Kolar Gold Fields

8) Advertisement for which brand?

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A. Big Babol

9) Founded in 1950, Air Koryo was established under the name SOKAO, created to connect Pyongyang to a country with similar socio-economic system. What did SO in SOKAO stand for?

A. Soviet North Korea

10) Bicester is one the UK’s best known ____ towns. Kirkby and Inverness are also said to be example of this. It is a British slang after an area where one retailer has large market share. FIB?

A. Tesco

11) When David O Selznick released the movie with overtones of Beauty and Beast in 1933 at RKO Roxy theatre, it had earnings of $100,000 in the first week. Which movie is this that saved RKO Production Company and Roxy theatre from bankruptcy?

A. King Kong

12) Identify this Brazilian billionaire who passed away recently.

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A. Moise Safra

13) Which Olympic mascot was described as ‘A bad marriage of the Pillsbury doughboy and the ugliest California Raisin’? Sam / Izzy

A. Izzy

14) A map of the world representing an Azimuthal Equidistant Projection centered on the North Pole, inscribed in a wreath consisting of crossed conventionalized branches of the olive tree. The projection of the map extends to 60 degrees south latitude, and includes five concentric circles. What design is being described?

A. Flag of United Nations

15) According to company’s history the restaurant was appropriately incorporated on April Fool’s Day, 1983, when six businessmen with absolutely no previous restaurant experience got together and decided to open a place they couldn’t get kicked out of. Lynne Austin was the original girl of this chain?

A. Hooters

16) Listing of Shanti Constructions Pvt Ltd on BSE to promote which television show?

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A. Yudh

17) Which famous businessman offered Theodore Roosevelt the presidency of the company, with a fee of one million dollars. He also envisioned that everyone in the US should live in one city called ‘Metropolis’ which would be powered by Niagara Falls?

A. King Camp Gillette

18) In early 1930s, the Imperial Hatworks, located in heritage building called Hatworks Boulevard (150 years of old history) at No 32 Cunningham Road, Bangalore, used to make what for the Maharajah of Mysore?

A. Mysore Peta

19) Which famous world event of 1854 introduced the famous Turkish Tobacco to British and subsequently to the western world?

A. Crimean War

20) To which former general manager of the Radio Corporation of America did the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences award a Founder’s Emmy in 1961 for his basic role in establishing the industry?

A. David Sarnoff

 

Questions contributed by Naveen Kumar.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Southern Zonal Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Southern Zonal Round Questions

RESULTS:

  • WINNER:

ICAI Bangalore – Vijay and Mohit Jain

  • RUNNER UP:

TAPMI – Rithwik and Krishna

Southern Zonal Rounds:

Round 1:

1. In 1935, the deaths of six of Bramani’s mountaineering friends in the Italian Alps was partly blamed on inadequate footwear. The tragedy drove Bramani to develop a new climbing sole. It is is well known for pioneering the barefoot running movement with the FiveFingers line of shoes that mimic the look and mechanics of being barefoot.

Vibram

2. Keystone Group launching a unique restuarent in Sydney. Claim to fame?

Chefs are winners of Master Chef TV show

3. It was originally a pliable, putty-like substance concocted by Noah McVicker and Joe McVicker of Cincinnati-based soap manufacturer Kutol Products. What?

Play doh

4. Canadian musician Dave Carroll and his band had a trilogy of songs about customer service of which company?

United Airlines, Song – United Breaks Guitars

5. Originally began as a series of short-lived speaking clubs organized by Ralph C. Smedley during his tenure with the YMCA. In 1903, as education director of the YMCA facility in Bloomington, Illinois.

Toastmasters

6. In 1966, Richard M. Schulze and a business partner opened Sound of Music, an electronics store specializing in high fidelity stereos in Saint Paul, Minnesota. How do we know it now?

Best Buy 

 

Round 2:

1. Identify the person:

1

Ray Dolby

2. What is blanked out?

2

Oreo Sandwich

3. Question on Firestone Tyres.

4. Identify the brand.

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5. First product from which company?

5

Harley Davisdon

6. Question on Obamacare.

Round 3:

1. Question on Voltas.

2. Tata Social Enterprise challenge is an initiative between Tata and which institute?

IIM Calcutta

3. What is Tata ISES about?

Internships for foreign students at the corporate sustainability projects of Tata companies in India and social entrepreneurship

4.” Be sure to lay wide streets planted with shady trees, every other of a quick-growing variety. Be sure that there is plenty of space for lawns and gardens.” Quote by Jamshetji Tata about what?

Jamshedpur

 

Round 4:

1. Connect:

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KFC

2. Connect:

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Amazon

3. Connect on Philips.

4. Connect:

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Yanni

 

Round 5:

1. Question on Berkshire Hathway

2. Question on Amrutanjan

3.

a) Earliest mention of ____ occurs in the Kannada writing called Vaddaradhane by Shivakotiacharya in 920 AD.

Idly

 

Questions collectively contributed by Mr. Sharath Babu, currently working at AIG, Mr. Vinay Mudaliar, currently working at Aditya Birla Minacs and Mr. Himadri Banerjee, student at Christ University.

Vinay comments that, there has sudden been a major dip in participation in Bangalore, and the teams were far less compared to previous years. However the quality of the top 12 teams were brilliant!

In a small chat with Vinay and Pickbrain after the quiz, Vinay appreciated Pickbrain for his commendable hectic hosting of 34 cities. And a quick response came, “Some weight loss is happening now”. Pickbrain on lighter note bid goodbye and joined his entire family who had come to witness the quiz!

 

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Bangalore – Regional Finals Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Bangalore – Regional Finals Questions

RESULTS:

  • WINNER:

ICAI – Vijay and Mohit Jain

  • RUNNER UP:

Christ University – Himadri and Vishnu

 

Regional Finals:

Round 1:

1. Identify the word that comes from the Latin word Cifrao and contains two vertical strokes called Sangreal.

Brazilian Real

2. This was approx. 3.5 inches long made of paraffin wax created in 1644 AD. From the the Latin word Creta (Earth)

Crayons

3. It was called as “sausage poison” and “fatty poison”, because the bacterium that produces the toxin often caused poisoning by growing in improperly handled or prepared meat products.

Botox

4. This institution was established in 1925 as a hospital of sorts and later went on to attain deemed university status.

NIMHANS

5. Draisine, Bone Shaking, Colombia Expert, Rover are all earliest types of what?

Bicycles

6. How did Iceland draft its constitution in 2011 ?

Crowdsourced

 

Round 2:

1. Identify the person.

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Dong Nyugen

2. Logo of?

CCINewCorpSupp

Cricket Club of India

3. Visual of ticketing code used for FIFA WC 2014 at Brazil.

4. Explain.

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Time being used as a currency in the future (Idea from the movie – In Time)

5. What is unique about this type of door?

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Energy Generating door, to be used in hotels etc. in future. 

Round 3:

1. Expand TRF.

Tata Robins Fraser

2. Delhi Vidyut board [Buzzer Pressed]

Tata Power

3. Where can one find ‘Darshan’ channel?

Tata Sky

4. Which brand makes super fibres?

Sonata Super Fibre 

Round 4:

1. Connect:

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Walt Disney

2. Connect:

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JSW

3. Connect:

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Accenture

 

Round 5:

1. Question on Cuppa.

2. Question on BJN Group.

3. Question on BEML.

 

Questions collectively contributed by Mr. Sharath Babu, currently working at AIG, Mr. Vinay Mudaliar, currently working at Aditya Birla Minacs and Mr. Himadri Banerjee, student at Christ University.

Vinay comments that, there has sudden been a major dip in participation in Bangalore, and the teams were far less compared to previous years. However the quality of the top 12 teams were brilliant!

In a small chat with Vinay and Pickbrain after the quiz, Vinay appreciated Pickbrain for his commendable hectic hosting of 34 cities. And a quick response came, “Some weight loss is happening now”. Pickbrain on lighter note bid goodbye and joined his entire family who had come to witness the quiz!

 

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2013 – Bangalore – Tata Track Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2013 – Bangalore – Tata Track Questions

Results:

  • WINNER:

Tata Consultancy Services – Krishna Kant Prasad and Royce Cherian Thomas

  • RUNNER UP:

Tata Elxsi – Ajay Rao and Biswas Sedai

Round 1:

Q1. What was first started in Japan as Toyosu Stores in 1974?

7 to 11 Stores.

Q2.  What size of paper became a standard paper size during the 15th century, when it was first produced in Germany? It gets its name from the watermark that was once used to identify it. The watermark was in the shape of a jester’s hat.

Full scape paper (Fool’s cap- watermark)

Q3. Connect “Leeson – Fog – 80”?

Baring’s Bank

Q4. In 1804, London replaced which other European City as the centre of gold trading in Europe?

Amsterdam

Q5. Lars Smith of Sweden founded a brand and named it after “perfection”?

Absolut Vodka

Q6. Name the Forbes 152nd richest man, who changed his surname from “Lifeshitz”?

Ralph Lauren

Round 2:

Q1. Most valuable two letter trademark?

CK – Calvin Klein.

Q2. Identify?

chitramakrishana

 Chitra Ramakrishnan, NSE, MD.

Q3.  Unique about the below Fanta advertisement?

Fanta

World’s first tasteable AD.

Q4. Which country’s currency note?

One trillion

Zimbabwe.

Q5. Identify? Inspired a movie.

Chris Gardner

Chris Gardner, inspiration for the movie “Pursuit of Happiness”.

Round 3:

Q1. Which Tata company is the recipient of the prestigious Ferrari Innovation Award?

TCS.

Q2. Which Tata company was set up in 1964 as a joint venture with UK based James Finlay and Company?

Tata Global Beverages.

Q3. Which company was incorporated by Tata Motors, Tata International and Development Bank of SIngapore?

Tata Precision Instruments

Q4. He is often referred to as the phantom of the Bombay House?

Shapoorji Pallonji Mistry

Round 4

Q1. Rakesh Gangwal is the co-founder of which airline?

Indigo

Q2. “Difficulty of Being Good” is a book by?

Gurucharan Das

Q3. What is the tagline one would watch at the entrance of the Bangalore International Airport?

Waku-doki; Toyota

Q4. This word derives from Latin for “I estimate”. Which word?

Tax

Round 5Clues Round

Q1. Galaxy, Travel First class; Founding partner of UEFA; Only colour black.

Ford

Q2. “Children are our role models”; Star Wars Construction Sets.

Lego

Q3. “No imperfections” – Tagline; Sean Connery referred to it when he said he wants his martini shaken not stirred; Rudolf introduced it in the US.

Smirnoff