Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Gurgaon– Finals Questions
Genpact – Rohan Khanna and Leo Thomas
- RUNNER UP:
Mahindra Comviva – Jiwateshwar Singh and Saransh Verma
Wild Card Round Questions:
1) Famous quote by Robin Williams. Used in the movie “The Wolf of Wall St.” – _________ is God’s way of saying you are making too much money!
2) A lion’s symbol was the brand’s earliest ad campaign. Called the “King of Beverages”.
A) Dr. Peppers
Q3) In China, which automobile brand that came to Guizhou, meant a ‘precious horse’.
Q4) Apart from lottery, legal gambling in India is restricted to which sport?
A) Horse racing
Q5) Which pharma company has acquired 100% of Ranbaxy?
A) Sun Pharma
Q6) In some distilleries, Cat’s allowance implied buying milk for cats. What was the purpose behind this?
A) Breweries having grains to shoo away rats.
Q7) Amazon’s free shipping service with guaranteed delivery within 2 days. Annual fee for service is $75. Name?
A) Amazon Prime
Q8) The true father of this mode of transport, Louis Brenner created in 1909 having a test section using gyroscope. It happened in Kent. What?
Regional Finals Questions:
Q1) Star tennis player from the University of Wisconsin, won the US Father and Son doubles tennis titles along with his son during 1946 to 1948. He contributed 3,000,000 for a tennis stadium. The person is known for the science of marketing.
A) AC Nielsen
A) Tuning Fork
Q3) Founded as Nicola & Cia Ltda, headquartered in the southern Brazilian city of Caxias do Sul, state of Rio Grande do Sul. The name sounds like that of a Venetian explorer.
A) Marco Polo
A) Roger Federer
Q5) This brand became part of an Indian company in 2006. Associated with a famous sporting event since 1987. In 2012, the company produced 99,000 of these items.
A) Christy towels (acquired by Welspun)
Q6) According to some sources, what did critics do to the Livestrong bands of Lance Armstrong, after the accusations of doping and cheating emerged?
A) Removed the ‘e’ to make it “Liestrong”
Q1) American invention installed in Harrods, 1898. Viewed with apprehension by shoppers. An attendant was employed. He would provide brandy & smelling salts to overcome any adverse effects from the experience.
Q2)Connect: PV Narasimha Rao; Manmohan Singh; Gulzarilal Nanda
A) Planning Commission (Deputy Chairman who became PM)
Q3) Deccan Motor Agency, Mumbai. Established by Dr. BD _________________.
Q4)Connect: Picasa video ad; ARS insignia; portrait of Petrus Manach
Q5) Tagline: ‘The best part of waking up to __________ in your Cup’. Earlier Part of P&G.
Q6) Major consumer markets: Germany (22%), US (15%), France (10%). Auctioned in Aalsmeer, Netherlands. Largest exports come from Kenya. Spike in sales seen during February.
Q7) What is special about this?
A) Lifestyle magazine for blind [In braille]
Q8) Company founded in 1907 by Toshiyo Iwasaki, 2nd son of the 2nd president of Mitsubishi.
A) Asahi Glass
Q9)Connect: NID; Rajeev Gandhi; Rahul Gandhi; Konark Temple video featurette
Q1) Identify this famous co-founder and chairman of a corporation.
A)Dan Wieden (Wieden and Kennedy)
Q2) James Jannard founded this company.
Q3) Jagdish Bhagwati and Bent Hansen- first founded this theory of __________, an activity which can be considered an import substituting economic activity in some ways. Main consideration- Welfare implications. Coming from belief, that private sector is more efficient than public sector. Considered a way of indirectly diverting resources from the government to private sector.
Q4) Identify the concept which was also was the basic premise of this movie.
A) Delivery of products in 30 or less minutes. Especially in reference to pizzas.
Q5) YOYO economics coined by Jared Bernstein in 2006. Term refers to economic policies in which a government shifts responsibility for economic challenges on to individuals. What does it stand for?
A) You’re On Your Own
Q6) Book about?
Q7) Connect: Gazette of India; Amartya Sen; Logo of Indian Mint; Video of JRD Tata
A) Bharat Ratna
Q8) Company established in Bergen in 1838. In 1850s, it moved to Stockholm. In 1981 it was merged into Volvo, was sold to Procordia and is since 1995 a part of the Norwegian Orkla. Which seafood company?
Questions contributed by Mr. Subhodeep Jash. Subhodeep is a lawyer, working in the field of public policy and research.