Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Hyderabad – Regional Round Questions


Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Hyderabad – Regional Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
  • ISB – Ashwin and Prashanth
  • RUNNER UP : 
  •  NALSAR – Karthik Suresh and KVS Lokesh

Regional Round Questions:          

 1. Identify the logo.

 svdb

 Answer:  Wynn Resorts

 2. What is the controversy?

 fghj

Answer: Gandhi Beer Controversy

 3. Question on the origin of Crisil.

 4. Who is the brand ambassador of Tata Steel?

Answer:  Deepika Kumari

5. Question on Recession Index in newspapers.

6. Question of etymology of ‘Bolt’ from Tata Bolt.

  7. Which is the only university outside US to have the largest number of billionaire graduates?

 Answer: University Of Mumbai

8. Question on Tata Swach.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Hyderabad – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Hyderabad  – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
  • ISB – Ashwin and Prashanth
  • RUNNER UP : 
  •  NALSAR – Karthik Suresh and KVS Lokesh

 

Preliminary Round Questions:

1. Which is the richest football club for the past ten years?

Answer: Real Madrid

2. Saral bank account requires what document?

Answer: Aadhar number

3. Good to great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap…. and Others Don’t is a management book by whom?

Answer: Jim Collins

4. Math Reading Success is a venture by?

Answer: Kumon

5. EdX is a Massive Open Online Course created by MIT and which University?

Answer: Harvard

6. Founder of which group?

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Answer:  JK Group

7. What was the earlier name of Godaddy.com?

Answer: Jomax Technology

8. World’s first air mail service in 1911 flew from Allahabad to which place?

Answer: Naini

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Hyderabad – Regional Finals Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Hyderabad – Regional Finals Questions

Results:

WINNER:

Sai Mitra Constructions – Naveen Kumar and Phani Mahesh

RUNNERS-UP:

Infosys – Sridhar Reddy and Surendra Reddy

Teams in Finals:

  • ICRA : Anand Babu and Ms.Pallavi Dora
  • TCS : Mahesh V and Ms.Krishnaveni
  • Sai Mitra Constructions : Naveen Kumar and Phani Mahesh
  • Infosys : Sridhar Reddy and Surendra Reddy
  • TCS : Priyambad Pattanayak and Ayappa K
  • Infosys : Pranay Nehru and Vijay P

Round – 1

1) Steven Spurrier, a British wine merchant organized a wine competition in 1976, in which a team from USA won the competition by blind tasting, which competition?

A) Judgment of Paris

2) MMYT is its NASDAQ ticker?

A) Makemytrip

3) Connect:

Givenchy

A) Givenchy

4) This brand introduced its slogan in 1911 after it began adding magnesium carbonate as an absorbing agent to its product to ensure that it poured freely; calcium silicate is now used instead for the same purpose. Which brand and what was the slogan?

A) Morton Salt – When it rains it pours

5) Started in 1851 as Bay State Glass Co?

A) Corning

6) Born in 1971, it has remained unchallenged as the No.1 in its Segment. The success formula is the sharp fizz combined with the single minded proposition of the brand as the provider of “Freshness”?

A) Limca

Round – 2

1) The wholesaler Costco in US released Engagement rings with a brand name X, for which another company sued them saying that X is their trademark, for which Costco responded saying that X is no longer a trademark and has now become generic. Identify X?

A) Tiffany’s

2) Co-author?

Ram Charan

A) Ram Charan

3) Google tied-up with which pharma company to develop its “smart” contact lens to help diabetics monitor their glucose levels?

A) Novartis

4) Identify the  logo?

ABN Amro

A) AMRO Bank

5) Connect:

LVMH

A) LVMH

6) When this car brand was released in 1961, Enzo Ferrari called it “The most beautiful car ever made”?

A) Jaguar E Type

7) Digital Domain is an American visual effects and digital production company founded by Stan Winston, Scott Ross and which other famous personality?

A) James Cameron

8) Identify?

Charlie Chaplin

A) Charlie Chaplin selling War bonds in 1918

9) Connect:

Mango

A) Mango

Round – 3

1) The Burr–Hamilton duel between two prominent American politicians: the former Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton and sitting Vice President Aaron Burr, on July 11, 1804 was the inspiration for which famous commercial?

A) Got Milk

2) The International Standard is ISO 9407:1991, “______ ________ —Mondopoint system of sizing and marking” describes what?

A) Shoe Sizes

3) Identify the founder?

Hamdard

A) Hakeem Hafiz Abdul Majeed – Hamdard

4) According to Rumor! by Hal Morgan and Kerry Tucker, X had six editions, five for different regions of the country and one for the military. Each edition had a certain number of ads intended for the regional audience only. The stars enabled the distribution people to identify the editions and send them to the right place. Identify X?

A) Playboy Magazine

5) Identify the AD?

Pedigree

A) Pedigree

6)What controversy?

Nicklaus Bendtner

A) Nicklas Bendtner – Fined £80,000 for promoting Paddy Power

7) Connect:

Mars Choclates

A) Mars chocolates

8) Director of Bajaj Electricals. In 1993, he was elected as the President of the Indian Merchants Chamber, and was the youngest to hold the prestigious post. He was involved in formulating and driving economic agenda for industry which continues through various institutions?

A) Harsh Goenka

Questions contributed by Mr. Naveen Kumar. Many congratulations to Naveen on winning the Hyderabad regional! We wish the best for the national finals!

 

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Hyderabad – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Hyderabad – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER:
    Sai Mitra Constructions – Naveen Kumar and Phani Mahesh
  • RUNNER UP:
    Infosys –
    Sridhar Reddy and Surendra Reddy

 

Preliminary Round Questions:

1) Which business house from Hyderabad has successfully bid for Kochi ISL team along with Sachin Tendulkar?

A) PVP

2) Her name in books is Miss ‘Petty’ Pettaval, in movies her name is Jane. Who?

A) Money Penny

3) Playground equipment invented in 1920 by Sebastian Hinton?

A) Jungle Gym

4) What did Brian Eno give ‘musically’ that we all hear in a business environment?

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A) Windows Startup Tune

5) Formerly called Fourth Avenue, it runs parallel to Madison Avenue to the west and Lexington Avenue to the east. It shares its name with a clothing brand in India?

A) Park Avenue

6) Warren Buffet quoted ‘I hope that Mary Barra turns out to be the _____ _______ of the 21st Century’. FIB?

A) Alfred P Sloan

7) Began in 1922 under the auspices of Dean Wallace Donham and was intended to be the highest type of business journal that we can make it and for use by the student and the business man?

A) Harvard Business Review

8) Identify.

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A) Employee Provident Fund

9) In 1821, which company became one of the first breweries to export ale to India leading to the birth of the famous ‘East India Pale Ale’?

A) Bass Brewery

10) In 18th century when British imposed a tax on a commodity in North American colonies, it led to a massive protest and the famous incident was recorded. What was the commodity / incident?

A) Boston Tea Party / Tea

11) In Dec 2013, which Latin American nation became the first country to legalize marijuana?

A) Uruguay

12) Identify.

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A) Landmark Group

13) Who is the official Airline partner of Liverpool FC, its name is derived from a Dutch poem by Javanese scholar and began its operation in 1949 in India from Calcutta to Rangoon?

A) Garuda Airlines

14) 9 of its retail stores are in China. It also has a note-making app for iPhone, iPad and Samsung smartphone?

A) Moleskine

15) Zapmail launched in 1984 in which transmission was offered to customers by Fedex as means of express delivery of documents?

A) Fax

16) Identify.

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A) Swati Piramal

17) IDFC and which other entity got the banking license from RBI to open banks in India?

A) Bandhan

18) These brand of cigarettes are much narrower (23mm circumference) than ordinary cigarettes and are also longer than normal “king-sized” cigarettes (which are 85mm), sold only in longer 100mm and 120mm lengths, to give the cigarettes a more “elegant” appearance and ostensibly to reduce the amount of smoke they produce?

A) Virginia Slims

19) Which company is behind it?

5

 

A) LG – Knock Code

20) Identify.

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A) Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh

 

Questions contributed by Mr. Naveen Kumar. Many congratulations to Naveen on winning the Hyderabad regional! We wish the best for the national finals!

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2013 – Hyderabad – External Track Questions

Teams –

Google India, Novartis, Dr. Reddy’s, Deloitte, Infosys, Sai Mitra Constructions

Finals:

Round 1:

1. The Hoovers Company introduced this and it was inspired by the sport of boxing. It was something that they decided to position differently with respect to fruits. What did they position themselves as?

– Fruit of the Loom

2. It is a word that comes from an old French word that means an instrument kept in custody by a third party on behalf of the other two parties. Which word?

– Escrow

3. ‘We won’t be signing off till the world ends’. Who started thus?

– CNN; Ted Turner

4. This item of high value in the world in the past gets its name from the French word for nail because it resembles one. What consumable item that is prescribed by doctors for pain relief are we talking about?

– Clove

5. What gets its name in the modern world where the word means a sudden unsolicited attack by a group of tigers? It is used in current marketing parlance.

– Ambush

6. What is the meaning of the term demarketing?

– Marketing that is done so as to plan the death of a brand/product. It is applicable in instances where there is an inability to deal with excess demand.

Round 2:

1. Identify:

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– Omega

2. Brand of shoe from a company called Karhu. What is the significance?

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– Adidas three stripe logo was purchased from Karhu Sports.

3. This is a book about whom?

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– Isaac Newton

4.  What is the significance of the image?

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– Benjamin Netanyahu holding his certificate for drawing a Google doodle. It is the first and only Google doodle to be drawn by a living statesman.

5. Identify the logo:

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– CERN

6. This logo gave a huge problem to the Olympic Association. Whose logo?

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– Haloid/Xerox

Round 3:

1. Pickled, tea, powdered, dry are some of the uses of a root. (Buzzer pressed)

– Ginger; Roots; Hospitality

2. This Tata company has categorizations such as Life, Farm, Living, Industries.  (Buzzer pressed)

– Tata Chemicals

3. Loyalty is no longer part of hospitality. Club Card is offered by which Tata brand?

– Star Bazaar

4. Millenium Steel which was acquired by Tata Steel is a company from which Asian country?

– Thailand

Round 4:

1.

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Along with Music featured regularly on IPL.

– DLF

2.

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– Pidilite

3.

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– Prasoon Joshi

4.

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– CBS

 

Round 5:

1. File Maker, Braeburn Capital are subsidiaries of which famous company?

– Apple Inc.

2. “He is the new Senapati”. This company went for a complete overhaul. What is being talked about?

– CFO of Wipro; Suresh Senapati

3. It is an ancient method of producing a pattern which in Japanese (Buzzer pressed)

– Batik

4. This company in 1997 was developed by Jim Barton and Mike Ramsay through a corporation they named “Teleworld”. Which company?

– TiVo

5. Neal Stephenson’s book title Snow Crash was released in 1992. Which term (Buzzer pressed)

– Second Life

 

RESULTS:

WINNER:

Infosys – Sridhar Reddy and Surendra Reddy

RUNNER UP:

Sai Mitra Constructions – Naveen Kumar and Ravi Shekar

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2013 – Hyderabad – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2013 – Hyderabad

 

RESULTS:

WINNER:

Infosys – Sridhar Reddy and Surendra Reddy

RUNNER UP:

Sai Mitra Constructions – Naveen Kumar and Ravi Shekar

PRELIMINARY ROUND QUESTIONS:

1. Which company discovered the polymer ‘Lycra’?

– Du Pont

2. How is the mobile service network company popularly known as BATATA known today?

– Idea Cellular

3. Who is the official brand ambassador of the State of West Bengal?

– Shah Rukh Khan

4. Who was the founding president of facebook and a co-founder of Napster?

– Shawn Parker

5. Logo of which game?

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– Subway Surfers

6. This is a term that describes ‘an informal channel of business communication generally by means of gossip’. What?

– Grapevine

7. What is the tax levied on every purchase on sale of securities in India that are listed?

– STT (Security Transaction Tax)

8. ‘Your world delivered’ is the tagline of which telecom company?

– AT&T

9. This was the former name of SanDisk, the name was coined by founder Eli Harari’s daughter who suggested a name that sounded cheerful & sunny. What was the suggested name?

– SunDisk

10. This is the biggest jewelry showroom in Hyderabad featuring Mahesh Babu. Which store?
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– Jos Alukkas

11. The world’s first smartphone with Firefox OS was launched in July 2013. What is it called?

– ZTE Open

12. Which clothing brand was founded by Don & Doris Fisher refers to a phrase used to describe a generational difference between baby boomers and their parents?

– GAP Clothing

13. Who owns the brands Nickelodeon, MTV and VH1?

– Viacom International

14. Which company was started when its founder created the plastic coated tetrahedron patented on 27 March 1944?

– Tetra Pak

15. Which group owns this?

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– Enadu Group/ Ramoji Rao Group

16. Which company is the subject of the Adam Cohen book, ‘The Perfect Store’?

– eBay

17. First introduced in 1878 by Constantin Fahlberg, a chemist working at the Johns Hopkins University, he noticed a sweet taste on his hand one evening and connected this with the compound that he had been working on that day. What did he create?

– Saccharin

18.”Transform your face on FB” was a controversial app launched by which company in India?

– Vaseline

19. This online music streaming service was started in 2007 when Snehal Shinde and her brother saw the lack of bollywood specific streaming services. What did they create?

– Dhingana

20.  Identify the person from the algorithm –

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Larry Page; PageRank