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.

3

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)

4

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)

5

 

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)

6

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.

7

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 Corporate Edition 2014 – Nagpur – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Nagpur – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER:
    Persistent Systems – Kartik Vyas and Ms. Gayatri Phadnis
  • RUNNER UP:
    Think Consultants – Parag Paranjpe and Ranjit D

Preliminary Round Questions:

1) Which financial services company was founded by Rashesh Shah and Venkat Ramaswamy? The name of which shares its name with a flower having scientific name as Leontopodium Alpinum considered as a national symbol of Austria and Switzerland.

A)  Edelweiss

2) Internet and mobile marketers use the acronym BRICI. If the first four letters constitute of the usual Jim O’Neil given BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) then what does the letter “I” represent?

A) Indonesia

3) This is a beverage brand owned by PepsiCo. The name is an abbreviation of South Beach, named after the upscale area
located in Miami Beach, Florida. Name the brand.

A) Sobe

4) This event is the annual championship game of the National Football League (NFL). An American holiday when a huge amount of food is consumed. (Some more clues)

A) Super Bowl

5) In 2006, an international daily ran a game called “In the pink” in which a player was put in the virtual role of Chief Executive and the goal was to have the highest profit when the game closes. Which daily?

A) Financial Times

6) Robert Fisk in the year 2009, came up with the story “The Demise of the _____” in a The Independent which led to a possibility of an Arab world ending. Complete the phrase.

A) Dollar

7) The Bank from Netherlands which is rooted in the ideas of F W Raiffeisen, the founder of the cooperative movement of credit unions who in 1864 created the first farmers’ bank in Germany. Name the bank?

A) Rabo Bank

8) Identify?

A) Datta Samant

Dutta_Samant

9) A question on Philip Kotler

10) Its symptoms include headache, drowsiness, concentration problems, dry mouth, dizziness, fatigue, gastrointestinal distress,
sweating, nausea, hyper-excitability and anxiety. (Some origin facts and meanings in other languages provided)

A) Hangover

11) Founded in Bangladesh by Radhyashyam Roy in 1932, along with KK Chatterjee. Identity this emerging insurance group in India.

A) Peerless Insurance

12) X originated in South Africa as the oil of X. Graham Wulff, an ex Unilever chemist from Durban started it in 1949. The name ‘Oil of X‘ was chosen by Wulff as a spin on the word Lanolin as a key ingredient in the item. Which beauty product?

A) Olay

13) The first of its kind was established at Shannon Airport in Ireland by Brendan O’Regan in 1947.

A) Duty Free Shops

14) Identify?

LOGO

A) Orient

15) Which is the first city in India to experiment with public transport buses running on ethanol?

A) Nagpur

16) A question on Hero Pens.

17) A question on London School of Economics.

18) How does the world better know Barbara Millicent Roberts?

A) Barbie

19) A question on Meru Cabs.

Wild Card Round

1) Producing interlocking bricks…(Buzzer pressed)

A) Lego

2) They had an advertisement saying ” Any customer can have a car painted any color that he wants so long as it is black”.

A) Ford

3) Lined legal sized in North America, had a watermark in 18th century, looked like the head of a person.

A) Foolscap Paper

4) The term ” Blue Chip ” originated from which game?

A) Poker

5) Name the famous brand of JW Foster?

A) Reebok

6) Marcus Samuel’s sea shell collection…(buzzer pressed).

A) Shell corporation

7) Famous retail giant which have brand St. Michaels quality products.

A) Marks & Spencer

8) “Samoa Air” introduced air ticket fare for the customers with a new concept.

A) Charging people by their weight.

Tie Breaker

1) Who is the CEO of Fairfax financial corporation?

A) Prem Watsa

2) In the world of gaming, what does “RM” in RM Games stand for?

A) Real Money Games

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Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Nagpur – Regional Finals Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Nagpur – Regional Finals Questions

RESULTS:

  • WINNER :

VNIT – Pranjal and Pawan

  • RUNNER UP :

RCOEM – Anuj Agarwal and Aditya Morarka

Finals:

Round 1:

1. Irina Blok is a designer that created one of the world’s most popular logos. The logo came to life when Blok after studying all sorts of sci-fi toys, drew inspiration inspiration from a surprising source – a restroom. After all, everyone has seen the sign on a restroom and the male/female figures are instantly recognizable. Which famous logo is this?

Ans: The Android Logo

2. What extremely famous venture was seeking these names before adopting the current one suggested by Eldon Sellers, Top Hat, Gentleman, Sir, Satyr and Bachelor?

Ans: Playboy

3. This company founded in 1985 won the Woolmark award in 1991, and the prize “most feminine flavor of the year” in 1993. They also won an Oscar for best male perfume in 1996. Which two word company is this?

Ans: Dolce and Gabbana

4. Founded by Jess McMahon and Toots Mondt in 1952, and, as of 2011, the largest in the world, holding about 320 house shows a year and broadcasting to about 36 million viewers in more than 150 countries. Many people have questioned its intergrity. What is it?

Ans: WWE

5. Donald Graham said “this is the single biggest thing Jeff Bezos has bought with his own money, and I don’t think for a moment that he regards it as a rich man’s toy”. What is being talked about?

The sale of Washington Post to Jeff Bezos.

Round 2:

1. Speciality of this movie?

1

  Ans: First ever movie produced by Google

2.  Whose autobiography?

2

Ans: Andrew Carnegie

3. Identify:

3

Nikola Tesla

4. What is this book all about?

4

Ans: Using Twitter for change

Round 3:

1. After a lot of research the marketing team at Tata thought of this word to promote Nano to the young generation. Which word?

Ans: Awesomeness

2. Which Tata company has the tagline, “Serving society through science”?

Ans: Tata Chemicals

3. What is the name of the Electronic Retail store by Tata?

Ans: Croma

4. Which Tata Company has the loyalty program IndiOne?

Ans: Tata Indicom

Round 4:

Will be added soon!

Round 5:

1.

a) This concept was introduced during the Roman times.
b) Founded by Ramesh Chauhan.

Ans: Thums Up

2.

a) The retail outlets of this group are known as Q-Shop.

Ans: Sahara

3.

a) They produced the first daily soap, Shanthi in India.
b) They also provided in-flight entertainment for Air India flights.
c) Current head is Siddarth Roy Kapur.

Ans: UTV

 

Questions contributed by Aditya Morarka.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Nagpur – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Nagpur – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS:

  • WINNER :

VNIT – Pranjal and Pawan

  • RUNNER UP :

RCOEM – Anuj Agarwal and Aditya Morarka

PRELIMINARY ROUNDS:

1) Whose birthday is celebrated as Engineer’s Day in India. This legend has also been associated with the Tata group?

A. M. Visvesvaraya.

2) Micromax has signed which actor to endorse their brand of products?

A. Hugh Jackman.

3) Which Indian automaker has 48% stakes in Austrian bike maker KTM?

A. Bajaj.

4) Identify from the visual:

1

A. Marissa Mayer.

5) His father’s name was George, a corporate executive in an auto industry and in 1954 became the president and CEO of American Motors. He was also elected the governor of Michigan. Whom are we talking about?
A. Mitt Romney.

6) The DI Corp got profits as high as 800% in October 2012. Who is the owner of this electrical circuit maker? (Hint- His father was the founder of DI Corp.)

A. PSY.

7) What is COCO? or expand COCO. (Hint: petrol pump owners have this service.)

A. Company Owned-Company Operated.

8) Who has came up with ” A Future Full of Energy “?

Hindustan Petroleum.

9) Arun Anant is the former CEO of which Media house?

A. The Hindu.

10) In 1943, this company was founded by Mohan T. Advani with others. For mainly Air Conditioners. (Hint: name comprises of two words.)
A. Blue Star.

11) Identify the brand from the visual.

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A. Kurkure.

12) The Terrano is a cross-badged product by Nissan and _______?

A. Renault.

13) Which Media group has a campaign “Let’s Make News Better”?

A. Hindustan Times.

14) Angela Ahrendts is the CEO of which retail company was hired by Apple to revive its network of Apple Stores?

A. Burberry.

15) Identify the mascot of FIFA WC 2014.

3

A. Fuleco.

16) Identify the brand that has tied up with Crossfit for making sports apparels.

2

A. Reebok.

17) Calico is a new company started by which company with the stated goal of focusing on the challenge of combating aging and associated diseases?

A. Google Innovations.

18) Malcolm McLean in 1956 invented something that changed the logistics industry. What was the idea?

A. Shipping Containers.

19) The brand has sought to recreate the rhythm of the Rio carnival with its song for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

A. Coca-Cola.

20) Which legend is signed as the brand ambassador for the travel website Musafir.com?

A. Sachin Tendulkar.

Questions contributed by Vrushabh Gudade. Vrushabh is a 11th grade student who has a serious passion for quizzing and likes quizzing from his heart. He likes knowledge and all that he has gained so far is just due to quizzing. He painstakingly typed out these questions in an internet parlour. We are grateful to him for helping us in our endeavour.