Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Bhubaneshwar – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Bhubaneshwar  – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER:
    KIIT
     – Omkar Amrutanshu and Abhinav Dhar
  • RUNNER UP:
    College of Veterinary Sciences
     – Sangram Sahu and Rashmi Swain

 

Preliminary Round Questions:

1) Identify the person.

1

A. Sarthak Beuria

Q2)Which company with the name: X AG, Cash & Carry, has the following electronic stores like Real, Saturn, Media Mrkt and Redcoon?

A. METRO AG

Q3) Identify the production house?

2

A. Columbia Pictures

Q4) Nick.com is the official website of which American network originally called “Pinwheel”?

A. Nickelodeon

Q5) Identify the entity headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.

3

A. Bank of America

Q6) The first X opened in Seattle, Washington, on March 30, 1971, by three partners who met while they were students at the University of San Francisco. In the agreement, it is mentioned that their founders are an English teacher Jerry Baldwin, a history teacher Zev Siegl and writer, Gordon Bowker?

A. Starbucks

Q7) Name the currency. (No points for identification)

4

A. Ngultrum

Q8) Hatchback manufactured at Chennai by Ford, shares its name with a famous retired Portuguese footballer?

A. Figo

Q9) Which sports venture has the investment of Sachin Tendulkar and PVP ventures?

A. Kerala Blasters

Q10) Identify the parent company? (No points of identification)

5

A. Airtel

Q11) Which products released by its parent company after Area -51?

A. Alienware

Q12) Which is the company who is in the midst of the controversies for this print advertisement?

6

A. Burger King

Q13) What is the startup rolled out by director Shekhar Kapoor & A.R.Rahman?

A. Qyuki

Q14) Name both the companies behind this very attractive print advertisement campaign?

7

A. X=OLX.com Y=Flipkart

Q15) X is the ownership interest, or increase in value, that is created as a direct result of hard work by the owner(s). It is the preferred mode of building equity for cash-strapped entrepreneurs in their start-up ventures, since they may be unable to contribute much financial capital to their enterprise. What type of thing?

A. Sweat Equity

Q16) Identify the logo of this entity?

8

A. Airport Authority of India

Q17) Give me the context of this famous Amul advertisement?

9

A. Telegram

Q18) Name the bank which has come up with this interesting advertising campaign?

10

A. IndusInd Bank

Q19) X is a metaphor based on utility and consumption of computing resources. X involves deploying groups of remote servers and software networks that allow centralized data storage and online access to computer services or resources. X can be classified as public, private or hybrid. What is X?

A. Cloud Computing

Q20) Identify the context of this book.

11

A. 2G spectrum

 

Questions compiled by Dr.Rashmi Ranjan Swain & Bivash Rath Attreya.

 

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Bhubaneshwar – Regional Finals Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Bhubaneshwar – Regional Finals Questions

 

Results:

WINNER:

XIMB – Prof. Subhashis Ray & Prof. Soumik Sarkar

RUNNERS-UP:

VODAFONE – Lokesh Pal & Sitikanta Parija

Teams in Finals:

  1. Lokesh Pal & Sitikanta Parija, Vodafone
  2. Abhikshat Dash & Sudamaya Singh, TCS
  3. Debashish Dash & Manik Ravi, NALCO
  4. Subhashis Ray & Prof. Soumik Sarkar, XIMB
  5. Abhisek Kumar & Mr. Kushagra, P&G
  6. Sampad Pattanaik & Santosh Shuvankar Mishra ,TCS

 

Format For Finals:

  • All Questions on the Buzzer.
  • 3 Rounds Overall
  • 1st Round: 6 Questions
  • 2nd Round: 9 Questions
  • 3rd Round : 8 Questions
  • No TATA round.
  • Questions have been categorized into Gold, Silver and Bronze.
  • Gold category questions:
  • 3 attempts per question.
  • 1st attempt: +75/-75.
  • 2nd attempt: +60/-60
  • 3rd attempt: +50/-50
  • Silver category questions:
  • 2 attempts per question.
  • 1st attempt: +60/-60.
  • 2nd attempt: +50/-50
  • Bronze category questions:
  • 1 attempt per question.
  • +50/-50

 

Wildcard Round:

Rules

  • Total 8 questions
  • 2 teams can make into finals.

Q1) Which oat mill acquired Fischer-Price in 1969?

A) Quaker Oats

2) Tepes, Pony Light, Isthmus 34 are types of which commodity that balances the world economy?

A) Types of crude oil

Q3 ) TransUnion picked up a 7% stake in which credit rating company? Option a) Crisil b) Cibil.

A) Cibil

Q4) Their online initiative is called The Label which contains the company’s platform in lifestyle. It is named after a famous French king?

A) Louis Philippe

Q5) Which pharma company has acquired 100% of Ranbaxy ?

A) Sun Pharma

Q6) internet.org is a venture of which company?

A) Facebook

Q7) This company was set up by the husbands of sisters Olivia and Elizabeth Norris?

A) P&G

Q8) Which fashion line was made by Mario & Mauricio in Italy?

A) Prada

After the wildcard round, 4 teams were on tie battling for the two spots which led to a sudden death.

 

Sudden Death Round:

Q1) The Buttonwood agreement led to the formation of which institution in the world?

A) New York Stock Exchange

Q2) U-Plus is a South Korean mobile owned by which giant company which originally consider to name its name as lucky?

A) LG

 


Round-1 (Thought Leaders): (6 Questions)

Q1) (Bronze Category) This brand traces its history to 1851; created by Williams in London. In 1875, he requested Sir Joshua Reynold to paint the brand which was called the Infant Hercules. Name the brand and the category that he trademarked.

A) Woodward Gripe Water

Q2) (Silver Category) It was launched by Thomas J.C. Martyn in 1933 after he lost his legs in World War I; he would create a magazine which still exists today.

A) Newsweek

Q3) (Gold Category) In the 1630s’, a sailor was thrown in a Dutch jail for eating what he thought was a onion. The cost of this sailor’s gluttony was equivalent to the cost of feeding an entire crew for twelve months. What did he eat?

A) Tulip

Q4) (Silver Category) Connect. (Elements not added)

A) About International Space Station being used for marketing purposes.

Q5) (Silver Category) It was founded as Timely Publication. (_ _ _ _ _ _     _ _ _ _ _ _ , The boxes were drawn indicating it is 2 words,with no. of characters of each word also listed.)

A) Marvel Comics

Q6) (Bronze Category) It was introduced in December 9, 1997 by Digital Equipment Corporation and Systran S.A. It was developed by a team of researchers at Digital Equipment. In 2012, the web address was changed yet again, this time to http://www.microsofttranslator.com when Microsoft’s Bing translator replaced it. What are we talking about?

A) Babel Fish

Round-2 (Game Changer): (9 Questions)

Q1) (Bronze Category) Asked to provide the identities of its customers in 2012, X sent regulators a convoy of 127 trucks with 32,000 cartons of chaotically ordered documents which officials are still sifting through. Another view is that X’s customers are real, but that the group is either illiquid or insolvent and unable to repay them in cash, using other financial instruments instead. Who is X?

A) Sahara Group

Q2) (Bronze Category) Identify the entity.

11

A) Titagarh Wagon Limited

Q3) (Silver Category) In 1995, Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Klein co-founded a company to bring together fragmented stock images to a digital age. Identify the company.

A) Getty Images

Q4) (Silver Category) This is a very famous designer. What is his creation that is blocked out in the picture? (Hint: We witnessed his creation this year.)

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A) Silvio Gazzaniga. The man who designed the FIFA World Cup football trophy.

Q5) (Gold Category) Connect:

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A) Concept of Swatch Internet Time

Q6) (Silver Category) Meaning “one” in Sanskrit. What is ranked 58th in the world (_ _ _, Three letter word)?

A) Eka

Q7) (Gold Category) Identify the couple (it their honeymoon picture). They formed something which helped them to create money.

13

A) Lonely Planet (Maureen Wheeler & her husband)

Q8) (Bronze Question) The phone-booths of this country are now rarely used so the government decided to turn them into aquariums to commemorate it. Which country has taken this step?

14

A) Japan

Q9) (Silver Category) In the context of towels this word comes from the French word “tirer”, means to pull out. It refers to pile loops which were pulled out by hand to make the product absorbent akin to traditional Turkish towels?

A) Terry Cloth

 

Round – 3 (X-Factor): (8 Questions)

Q1)(Silver Question) Who was recognised by Ripleys’ as the one person who has established the most educational institutions anywhere in the world?

A) T.M.A. Pai

Q2) (Gold Question) As per Labour court Injunction, they are now mandatory when temperature reache 32 deg Celsius in Wet Bulb Globe Temperature Index, which takes into account factors such as time of day, cloud cover, wind, humidity and location. The court ordered them to be placed around the 2/3rd of each half. What are we talking about?

A) Sprinklers on Football field

Q3) (Bronze Question) This is a picture of Col. Ambrose. Which fashion style did he create that is named after him.

15

A) Sideburns, His full name was Ambrose Burnside.

Q4) (Bronze Category) Identify this man who has made millions from his brand.

16

A) Jimmy Choo

Q5) (Silver Category) What famous magazine in its earlier issue that targets males?

17

A) GQ Magazine

Q6) Connect.

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A) Space Jam

Q7) (Gold Category) Connect.

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A) Hasselblad

Q8) (Silver Category) Sizes 25, 30, 40 cm it is free of logos and was reputed for having the longest wait for any product in its category in the history. What am i talking about that has a famous celebrity as a great admirer of this product?

A) Hermes Birkin bag

 

Questions contributed by Rashmi Ranjan Swain. Rashmi is a student of the College of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry , Bhubaneswar. He is a quizzer from his school days and is an active member of the Odisha Quizzing Association.

Further edits suggested by Abdus Samad Anwar.

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Bhubaneshwar – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Bhubaneshwar – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

WINNER:

XIMB – Prof. Subhashis Ray & Prof. Soumik Sarkar

RUNNERS-UP:

VODAFONE – Lokesh Pal & Sitikanta Parija

 

PRELIMINARY ROUND FORMAT:

  • Total 10 teams can make to stage.
  • Top 4 teams can qualify to stage directly from preliminary round.
  • Rest 5-10 teams battle in the wildcard round from where 2 teams make it.
  • Total 20 questions.

PRELIMINARY ROUNDS:

Q1) It has been referred by BBC as “India’s largest museum” with 6000 pieces of Indian art forms from 8th century to 19th century. The area will surpass the number of visitors to the Louvre. What are we talking about that has been architecturally designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merill?

A) T-2 Terminal of Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai

Q2) Dial soap which originated in 1948 was originally an off shoot of Chicago based meat processor Armour & Company and was America’s first ______________ soap. Fill in the blank.

A) Fragrance Soap

Q3) Its various names around the world are Brush or Ice –shaver ,Tortoise ,Navel, Little cockroach ,Frog little flea. It also appeared in the Pixar movie Cars in the form of bugs. What?

A) Volkswagen Beetle

Q4) FITB …(Hint-most iconic slogan of independent India)?

1

 A)

2

Q5)In 1993,which Harrow educated man and a self- confessed admirer of Napolean Bonaparte did the PM of India Shri PV Narshima Rao appointed,as Joint Chairman of Indian Airlines and Air India?

A)Russi Mody

 Q6)What term first coined in New Zealand in 2004, is used for arts, jewellery,fashion,& objects created for the home made using thrown out & recycled elements?

A) Trashion

Q7) The first one was called “ACTA DIURNA” and the people who helped him run it were called “ACTUARII”. The first American one in 1960 was called “PUBLIC OCCURRENCES What is it called in most parts of the world?

A) Newspaper

Q8) Identify the person.

Hint—This man recently has been investing in sports franchises , he owns the team Orlando Magic. Has investment in and runs a group which specializes in beauty,home care ,health products). Give me the company that he runs.

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A) Richard DeVos of Amway

Q9) According to the Fortune 500 list, which country’s companies appear most in the list of world’s largest private employers ?

A) China

Q10) What was formed by Time co-founder Henry Luce as the “Ideal Superclass magazine”?

A) Fortune

Q11)Which brand launched at the Sydney Royal Easter show in 1934 was originally sold in green coloured tins as Nestle’s fortified tonic food? Its names has origins in Greek Mythology.

A) Milo

Q12) Identify the print ad of this famous company?

4

A) Taco Bell

5

Q13)What bank helped the California wine industry get started, created a motion picture loan division that helped Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickens and others to start United Artists and helped Walt Disney with a huge loan when the movie Snow White went $2 million over budget?

A)Bank of America

Q14) Tantea was established in 1968 to help rehabilitate Sri Lankan repatriates. What does Tan stand for in Tantea? (Hint: Many companies in that age were named similarly eg. Titan.)

A) Tamil Nadu Tea

Q15)Coinciding with 96th birthday of Late Indira Gandhi ,PM Dr. Manmohan Singh had inaugurated the first of this bank with 7 branches. what is unique about this bank?

A) Bharatiya Mahila Bank (All women employee bank).

Q16)Identify the logo? (Hint—more to do with the changing air of indian politics)

6

 A) Adani

7

Q17)Along with his wife, Anupama, he started Sampark Foundation in 2004. The former executive of a leading IT company is loving every moment of his new role and development in the organisation working to improve the lives of under underprivileged and farmers. The person gave the famous concept of “Employees First: Customers Second”, in an era of recession which drew great appreciation from Harvard and other Business schools. Identify the Person.?

A) Vineet Nayar, former CEO of HCL.

Q18) Louis Vuitton invested in which Puducherry based company in 2007?

A) Hidesign

Q19)Which company introduced a social networking service in 2011 called MH buddy? (Hint: The company was in news twice in 2014 and for not the right reasons.)

A) Malaysian Airlines

Q20)This man’s name is Mohan T Advani, he created something in India which we all can see in our homes and offices. What entity did he create? (Hint: His category of products deals with conditioning of water.)

8

A) Bluestar

Questions contributed by Rashmi Ranjan Swain. Rashmi is a student of the College of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry , Bhubaneswar. He is a quizzer from his school days and is an active member of the Odisha Quizzing Association.

Further edits suggested by Abdus Samad Anwar.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Bhubaneshwar – Regional Finals Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Bhubaneshwar – Regional Finals Questions

RESULTS

  • WINNER :

KIIT – Omkar Amruthanshu and Sagar Saurabh

  • RUNNER UP :

XIMB – Nipun Yerramalla and Arpit Narendra

 

Wild Card Round:

1 Branded as LFW , what in India is an acronym for [Buzzer Pressed]

A. Lakme Fashion Week

2 Get Paid to watch Ads is a marketing strategy by which entity ?

A. Micromax A94

3 Which company hold the executive rights for telecasting impartial public broadcast in UK , Isle of Man and the Channel Island?

A. BBC

4 Red Roofs is a trademark of?

A. Pizza Hut

5 Panama online is an online advertisement platform by whom to take on likes of Facebook and Google?

A. Yahoo!

6 British MNC coffee house [Buzzer Pressed]

A. Costa Coffee

7 Drishti is India’s first registered Hindi newspaper in what unique way?

A. Braille Paper

8 Its acronym represents the highly unlikely combination of tourism and catering and markets them under a single umbrella.

A. IRCTC

9 “Thinkning before its too late” are whose famous words who made millions by asking people to “think divergent”?

A.Edward De Bono

10. Which word meaning -“a government order prohibiting the departure or arrival of merchant ships in its ports” comes from a Spanish  word meaning “hinder”?

A. Etymology of “Embargo”

Regional Finals: 

Round – 1:

1. The Engineers at Roke Manor Research Limited, a Siemens subsidiary in Romsey, England, developed the system in 2001. Dr Paul Hawkins and David Sherry submitted a patent for the United Kingdom but withdrew their request. All of the technology and intellectual property was spun off into a separated company, which was bought by Wisden group and subsequently by Sony in 2010. What?

A. Hawk-Eye

2 Created in 1954 by Hugh Beaver, to brand his product differently he used a novel method which succeeded. He didn’t want to market it directly so he came up with something. What?

A. Guinness book of world records to market his alcohol

3. Gibraltar and Malta Cable Company, British Indian submarine telegraph company came together along with Falmouth to form what?

A. Cable and Wireless

4. Ten feet marketing rule, what is it in the world of retail?

A. Walmart rule to greet customers within ten feet of them. 

5 What brand is obtained from simple process of cooking it thrice?

A. Triscuit

6 Forces from USA went to Iraq but faced a big problem i.e. sand from sandstorms would block their guns. So they placed a peculiar order of one million supplies to protect their guns. What did they order to protect their guns?

A. Condoms

Round – 2:

1. Jeff Johnson was  the first employee of?

Nike

A. Nike [Question scrapped because Nike was visible]

2. Founder of which company?

Virgin

A. Virgin

3. Connect: Willow run airport + Wizard computer reservation system?

Avis

A. Avis rent a car system

4 Old Mobley Hotel plaque with name of of the person  blanked out?

Conrad Hotel

A. Conrad Hilton.

5. Early contraption what?

Vacuum Cleaner

A. Vacuum Cleaner

Audience:

1. Which brand name do we get from Greek home of gods?

A. Olympus

2. Fluid in motion is something designed by Wolf Ollins,UK. What is it?

A. Tata Logo’s T

 

Round – 3:

1. It was initially called “magic carpet” and was an Indian early journal. It attained a legendary status and its name created fascination as it was thought to represent flying angels. Who circulated this?

A. Air India

2. Introduced and sold as city rover [Buzzer Pressed]

A. Indica

3.  JN Tata’s name when expanded reads?

A. Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata

 4 City of Jamshedpur achieved what unique Iso certification of 140001. What was it certified for?

A.  First for environmental compliance or environmental management

Round – 4:

1. Connect:

TCS

A. TCS

2. Connect:

Bennetton

A. Benetton

3. Connect:

PVR

A. PVR

4. Connect:

Endemol

A. Endemol

Round – 5:

1.

a) Bentley is owned by them [Buzzer Pressed]

A. Rolls Royce (Aroused some controversy, as Bentley is presently owned by VW)

2.

a) Freedom perfume comes from their stable.

b) Arvind mills is a licensee in India for this.

c) True star collection inspired by Beyonce.

A.Tommy Hilfiger

3.

a) Harper Collins owned by [Buzzer Pressed]

A. News of the World

 Tie-Breaker:

1. This generic name means circle of knowledge and is a huge category in the world of publishing. What?

A. Encyclopedia

Questions contributed by Mr. Bivash Rath. As per Bivash “Pursuing Masters in Physics puts a lot of pressure but no amount of pressure is never enough to separate a quizzer from quizzes. Being an avid quizzer the contributor follows and attends all the quizzes within his reach. This time the contributor was lucky enough to be the runner up in the Ranchi Round of TCQ Campus Edition 2014.”

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Bhubaneshwar – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Bhubaneshwar – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS

  • WINNER :

KIIT – Omkar Amruthanshu and Sagar Saurabh

  • RUNNER UP :

XIMB – Nipun Yerramalla and Arpit Narendra

Preliminary Round:

1 Which company recently sold its brands Ribena and Lucozade to Japanese giant Suntory ib order to focus more on its pharma interests?

A. GlaxoSmithKline

2 Which founder of Google has funded and backed the project on growing the world’s largest hamburger inside a laboratory?

A.  Sergey Brin

3 This airlines from the Mid-East introduced the concept of “flight nanny” and also utilized the services of characters such as Boo the panda , Jamool the camel and Zoe the bee. Which airlines ?

A. Eithad Airways

4 Initiative by which group?

Apollo Hospitals

A. Apollo Hospitals

5 This business magazine earlier owned by Anand Bazar Patrika was sold to a group of investors which also include Vikram Jhunjhunwala and Anurag Batra. Which magazine?

A. Business World

6 Which unlikely entity acquirec West Bengal based Tara News and Tara Muzik ?

A. WB government

7 For better search results on the internet, which company is using the algorithm called “hummingbird”?

A. Google

8 Who owns this film production house?

Sanjay Bhansali

A. Sanjay Bhansali

9 In China this is known as Weixin and is from the stable of Tencent holdings. How do we know it better?

A. WeChat

10 Rocketbelt browser , Xobini and Qwiki are recent acquisitions by which internet giant ?

A. Yahoo!

11 The world’s richest football club owner who also holds a 30% stake in Grupo Pachura. Identify.

A. Carlos Slim Helu

12 (Visual) Tom Hanks playing the role of which media and entertainment mogul?

A. Walt Disney

13 Name the movie which depicts the epic rivalry of Nikki Lauda and James Hunt.

A. Rush

14 Question on the origin of the Black box.

15 Rod Canion , Jim Harris and Bill Murto founded this in 1982 and is currently a subsidiary of HP. Which brand?

A. Compaq

16 “How not to make money” author and IPL team owner. Identify.

A. Raj Kundra

17 In India the British United Providents association opened business a few years ago and marketed themselves as what?

A. BUPA

18 Ananta luxury watches are a line of watches being produced by which iconic company?

A. Seiko

19 At which city in India has Liverpool opened its International Football Academy ?

A. Pune

20 Which airlines advertises itself as “Airlines of middle earth”?

A. Air New Zealand

 

Questions contributed by Mr. Bivash Rath. As per Bivash “Pursuing Masters in Physics puts a lot of pressure but no amount of pressure is never enough to separate a quizzer from quizzes. Being an avid quizzer the contributor follows and attends all the quizzes within his reach. This time the contributor was lucky enough to be the runner up in the Ranchi Round of TCQ Campus Edition 2014.”

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2013 – Bhubaneshwar – External Track Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2013 – Bhubaneshwar – External Track Questions

Round 1:

Q1) When Bombay Stock Exchange was established in 1875, 315 people become its member. What amount was contributed by the members to start the Exchange?

– One token or 1 Rupee each.

Q2) Matthew Jullian was killed in a crash in Dubai at age 39 He was there to film horse racing. What important invention did he give to the world?

– Stump Camera Innovation

Q3) Which American strongly believed in rest leading productivity meaning, 5 days of work and 2 days rest?

– Henry Ford

Q4) In 1917 Takeuchi Industries established a company specialized in machine tools and mining equipments for their use but it eventually evolved into which giant corporation?

– Komastu

Q5) British India Cooperation is a central corporation under which Department/Ministry of the government?

– Ministry of Textile

Q6) During 16th century, Akbar the Great planted 1 lakh mango trees in Lakhi Bagh, Gujarat. If you are in Lakhi Bagh in Gujarat, whose property would you be in?

Dhirubhai Ambani

Round 2:

1. Identify the personality.

1

– Cyrus Poonawalla

2. Print advertisement for?

2

– Evian Water

3. Identify the person with his initiative.

3

– Andy Groove

4. Identify from the logo.

4

– Deccan Sunrisers

5. John Patterson founded which company?

5

– National Cash Registry

6. What is this stamp commemorating?

6

– First ever plastic/Bakelite

Round 3:

Q1) ”Your suite in the sky “ is from the which Tata group company?

– Taj Air

Q2) Question on Salt Variant, Tata Salt Lite

Q3) Question on StarBazaar

Q4) ”Make Hell Cool” initiative is from which Tata brand to attract the youth of india?

– Fastrack Watches

Round 4:

1. Connect.

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– BluRay Disc

2. Connect.

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– PETA

3. Connect.

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– World Bank

4. Connect.

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– Chelsea FC

Round 5:

Q1) CEO of Trade Corp Ltd. which is a company dealing with electrical good and gems. Who?

– Raj Kundra

Q2) It is a department which  is governed by a group of 15 academics appointed by the Vice-Chancellor known as the Delegates of the Press. They are headed by the Secretary to the Delegates.

– Oxford University Press (OUP)

Q3) It  is considered to be one of the “Big Six” publishing companies.  On 1 July 2013, the merger was complete, with the combined company known as Penguin _______ ______.

– Random House

Results:

  • WINNER:

Reckitt Benckiser – Soubhagya Jena and Pramod Tiwary

  • RUNNER UP:

XIMB – Subhasis Ray and Manimay Ghosh

Questions Contributed by Rashmi Ranjan Swain & Sampad Pattanaik.

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2013 – Bhubaneshwar – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2013 – Bhubaneshwar – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER:

Reckitt Benckiser – Soubhagya Jena and Pramod Tiwary

  • RUNNER UP:

XIMB – Subhasis Ray and Manimay Ghosh

Preliminary Round:

Q1) Complete the statement. Albert Einstein said “the hardest thing to understand in the world is  _ _ _ _ _ _  _ _ _”.

(Clue: It’s two words and we come across this term every year)

– Income Tax

Q2) Which entertainer owns Nuyorican Productions and the clothing brand Teeology?

– Jennifer Lopez

Q3) Which book retailer  originated in 1886 with a book store called Arthur Hinds and Company located in the Cooper Union building in New York ?

– Barnes and Nobles

Q5) Who was the former managing editor of “The Smart Manager” along with Sumantra Ghosal?

– Geeta Piramal

Q6) Which trustee of the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund, the Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust and the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, was twice awarded the Order of the Sacred Treasure by the Emperor of Japan?

– R.P. Goenka

Q7) Which private sector bank launched an Incredible India travel card in association with India tourism?

– YES Bank

Q8) By what name  is the business practice where a company, or a sales force within a company, inflates its sales figures by forcing more products through a distribution channel than the channel is capable of selling to the world at large.  This can be the result of a company attempting to inflate its sales figures.

– Channel Stuffing/Channel Dumping

Q9) Which automobile company launched an “egg shaped”concept vehicle named E40 where E stands for evolution, eco friendliness, electricity?

– Hyundai

Q10) Print Advert on Random House Publications (Visual not available)

Q11) What was smuggled by Baba Budan, while on a pilgrimage to Mecca from Yemen and brought to India?

Coffee Mocha/Coffee Beans

Q12) Which business organization was established in 1927 on the advice of Mahatma Gandhi by G.D. Birla and R. Kankrawa?

– FICCI

Q13) Which company was founded by a gentleman escaping French revolution using capital raised in france and gun powder machinery imported from France ?

– Du Pont

Q14) Who is the brand ambassador for UNICEF in India?

– Aamir Khan

Q15) Identify this businessman (Hint- After whom a financial house is named)

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– J.P.Morgan

Q16) MTR (Mavelli Tiffin Rooms) was started by which family?

– Maiyaa Family

Q17) From which unlikely company did Sony buy Columbia Picture in 1989?

– Coke  or Coca Cola

Q18) Which is the first country in which Airtel started its operations outside India?

– Bangladesh

Q19) Which indian was involved in the Garbage Gate Scandal of 2002?

– L.N. Mittal

20) Identify this founder or give the bank to whom he is /was associated.

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– Citigroup

Questions contributed by Rashmi Ranjan Swain and Sampad Pattanaik.