Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Navi Mumbai – Regional Round Questions


Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Navi Mumbai – Regional Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER:
    ICAI
     – Viraj Morabia and Apeksh Porwal
  • RUNNER UP:
    Datta Meghe Engineering College 
     – Sagar Surve and Rahul Dole

Regional Round Questions:          

  1. Identify these two brothers. Which company takes its names from them?

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Answer: Volkart Brothers. Voltas.

  1. What was co-founded by two former Facebook employees, Adam D’Angelo and Charlie Cheever? The inspiration behind creating this was that Q & A is one of those areas on the internet where there are a lot of sites, but no one had built something that was really good.

Answer: Quora

  1. Connect:
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Answer: KFC

  1. In India, the _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ was a payment made to the royal families of erstwhile princely states as part of their agreements to first integrate with India in 1947.

Answer: Privy Purse

  1. This formula is used to calculate what?

2

Answer: Temple Run (Tr)

  1. This person was not allowed to vote after world war II. He is the founder of _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _.

    3

Answer: Hugo Boss

  1. Which company ran a ‘smash’ campaign through which people were asked to smash their phones to get an invite?

Answer: OnePlus

  1. Connect:
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Answer: The Economist. The person is James Wilson.

  1. What was started by seven Gujarati women from Bombay after borrowing Rs 80 from Chhaganlal Karamsi Parekh?

Answer: Lijjat / Shri Mahila Griha Udyog Lijjat Papad

  1. Explain.

4

Answer: Microsoft Cortana

  1. A question on Marvel with the answer being Stan Lee.
  1. Logo of?

    5

Answer: BSA

  1. What is the significance of Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena in the world of finance?

Answer: The world’s oldest surviving bank

  1. This is the logo of Mighty Ducks. This club was founded by?

    6

 

Answer: Walt Disney Company

  1. A connect question featuring this image.

    7

Answer: Hero MotoCorp

  1. What was started by her in 1992 which changed the way kids watch television?

    8

Answer: Cartoon Network

  1. Question on the origin of the word ‘Contract’.
  2. Question on the  nickname given to the twin towers after a philanthropist with the answer being Rockefeller.
  1. What are these?

9

Answer: Business cards of Lego executives

  1. Question on ‘who is The Man in the White Suit?’

Answer: The Stig from Top Gear

  1. Which organization was behind this film?

10

Answer: FIFA

  1. Who or what is behind this campaign asking you to join their team?

11

Answer: Indian Air Force

  1. Question on Elisha Gray and an invention.

Answer: Telephone

 

 

Questions contributed by Prasad Sawant.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Navi Mumbai – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Navi Mumbai  – Preliminary Round Questions

 

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER:
    ICAI
     – Viraj Morabia and Apeksh Porwal
  • RUNNER UP:
    Datta Meghe Engineering College
     – Sagar Surve and Rahul Dole

 

Preliminary Round Questions:

1. Identify this person known as “ RJ ” in the financial world ?

 

1

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala

2. Identify the company from the logo “MP” .

2

Milton Plastics

3. Name the actor who owns this company along with Ritesh Sidhwani?

3

Farhan Akhtar

4. “The Winning Way” is a book by which IIM-A graduate?

 

Harsha Bhogle

5. Identify the bank headed by this lady.

4

SBI

6. Identify this company owned by an Indian Group.

5

Corus

7. What is the financial connect between these countries?

6

Rupee

8. Sonata is a car from which South Korean company, launched in 1985?

Hyundai

9. “Without Reserve” is the in house journal of which Government organization?

RBI

10. Internet.org has partnered with which company in India?

Reliance communications

11. The US based company headquartered in Brisbane, California was founded by an audiophile and engineer, Noel Lee, in 1979 by experimenting with different ways to build audio cables, a series of its products for the Chinese market were co-branded with basketball player Yao Ming. (Hint : Which campus aspirational company?)

Monster Inc.

12. Benjamin Careathers, a regular consumer of this company, sued the company $13m for false advertising, arguing that after 10 years of using this product hasn’t enhanced his athletic or intellectual performance.

Red Bull

13. Identify this American comedian who owns as much as 42 Porsche’s .

7

Jerry Seinfeld

14. Bas Bajna Chahiye _____.( FIB ). This music broadcasting company is owned by Times Internet.

Gaana

15. What was launched by NPCI on May 8, 2014 ?

Rupay

16. French word “brimber” which means to rob or extort gives its name to what common english term extremely used in India?

Bribe

17. Katrina kaif is the Brand Ambassador of which airline started by a royal decree issued by Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan ?

Etihad

18. Logo of which Mumbai based company’s app?

8

Mumbai Metro

19. This company formerly called Tandy Corporation was the sponsor of Lance Armstrong. (Hint:It is a bankrupt company.)

RadioShack

20. This is the first issue of which magazine?

9

Time

 

Questions contributed by Viraj Morabia.

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Navi Mumbai – Regional Finals Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Navi Mumbai – Regional Finals Questions

Results:

  • WINNER :
    Cap Gemini –
    Rajashri Chanda and Mayank Shah
  • RUNNER UP:
    Idea Forge Technologies –
    Shubhankar Ghokale and Piyush D

 

Regional Finals Questions:

1. A company named Ivoclar Vivadent of Liechtenstein manufactures 60 million of these annually in 10,000 different shades and shapes, which account for 40 per cent of all sales in Europe and 20 per cent worldwide. With a turnover of some 600 million Swiss francs, Ivoclar has 1.3 million consumers in 120 countries using its products. What product, which is the country’s leading export?

A. DENTAL

2. Identify.

1

A. Father of Public Relations

3. What engineering company was founded in Turin, 1978 by Franco Mantegazza and taken over in 2002 by Rieter Holding Ltd. They designed Tata’s Nano?

 A. I.DE.A Institute

4. Connect:

2

A. Ranbir Kapoor

5. This e-com portal was co-founded by Arun Chandra Mohan, Praveen Sinha and Lakshmi Potluri after which Manu Jain and Mukul Bafana joined the organisation. 

A. Jabong

6. In marketing of Scandinavian beers (like Carlsberg, Tuborg etc.), what is J-day?

A. Julebryg Day – The day of the Danish Christmas Beer

7. Bugs Bunny for promoting Tang, Fred Flintstone for Winston cigarettes, Dennis the Menace for Dairy Queen are all examples of __________.  What?

A. Spokestoon

8. Explain.

 3

A. Billboard captures moisture and converts it into water

9. In a hierarchy, every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence. How do we know this principle as? (_ _ _ _ _     _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _)

A. Peter’s Principle

10. Connect.

4

A. PETA

11. Founded in Turin in 1895 by Luigi, it was initially run from a small grocery store at Via San Tommaso. Identify this coffee brand.

A. Lavazza

12. This pharma company was founded by KB Suri. (_ _ _ _ _ _ _)

A.Morepen

13.Connect.

5

A. TERI

14. Indian Bank first set up a pilot branch here in 2005, when business began to boom in the area due to what was called ‘urban financial inclusion’. Two years later the bank called the place a showcase of Indian entrepreneurship with bustling of economic activities like tanneries, plastics, garments, confectionaries etc and converted the pilot with 6317 accounts into a full-fledged branch with an ATM. Within three years, the brand had 35,578 account and deposits of Rs.41.29 crores. Which area/place?

A. Dharavi

15. Identify.

6

A. P C Parekh

16. The phrase first originated in a music tune by Fred W Leigh. It was popularised by a famous brand in 1924 through a series of ads featuring a pitiful woman by the name Edna or Eleanor who was unfortunate in love and for reasons unknown to herself and was never able to find love. But people around her knew the reason and since it was an embarrassing subject they never told her about it. What phrase?

A. Always a bridesmaid, never a bride.

17. What innovative concept is introduced by this beer vending machine?

7

A. Operates only through passport

18. “India’s largest publisher of mass appeal books” (_ _ _ _ _ _   _ _ _ _ _)

A. Pustak Mahal

19. What is the significance of this machine?

 

8

A. Kirloskar

20. Connect.

9

A. Maruti

21. The creators of Angry Birds chose pigs as the enemies of the birds because something was in the news world over at that time. What?

A. Swine Flu

22. Identify.

10

A. Khan Academy

 

Questions contributed by Viraj Morabia.

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Navi Mumbai – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Navi Mumbai – Preliminary Round Questions

Results

  • WINNER :
    Cap Gemini –
    Rajashri Chanda and Mayank Shah
  • RUNNER UP:
    Idea Forge Technologies –
    Shubhankar Ghokale and Piyush D

 

Preliminary Round Questions:

1. Founded on August 23, 1890 by Emilio Rangel Pestana how do we better know the “Bolsa de valores de Sao Paulo”?

A. Bovespa

2. A study by Raj Mehta and Russell W Belk, titled ‘Artifacts, Identity & Transition: Favourite Possessions of Indian & Indian Immigrants to the United States’, in 1991 found that the second and most frequently cited possession by Indian women was _________.

A. Godrej Steel Cupboards

3. The word was first mentioned in Waris Shah’s 18th century poem Heer Ranjha (1766). Reference to it can also be found in the book “A dictionary of the economic products of India” by George Watt publishedin 1891.

A. Basmati Rice

4. Identify the company.

1

A. Snapchat

7. Clause 49 of the Listing Agreement to the Indian Stock Exchange came into effect from 31 Dec 2005. It has been formulated for the improvement of what in all listed companies? (CSR /Corporate Governance)

A. Corporate Governance

8. Ralph Vaerst suggested what name in the weekly newspaper ‘Electronic News’ starting on Jan 11,1971? Something that did not become widely known and used until the early 19980 at the time of IBM PC and numerous related hardware and software products to the consumer products?

A. Silicon Valley

9. A new and remarkable energy animated Hollywood between the coming of sound at the end of 1920s and the strict enforcement of the 1934 production code censoring “unwholesome onscreen behaviour. What were these known as?

A. Pre Censorship Era

10. What very common practise found in modern films come from this book?

2

A. Subliminal Advertising

11. This semi-nomadic tribe of Africa is peeved that dozens of companies are using their name for business estimated to be worth $ 10 million. Name the tribe?

A. Masai

12. If you are suffering from”Mauerkrankheit”, you would be afraid of confined spaces. What construction caused this disease in Europe to many?

A. Berlin Wall

11. This letter used to be an order to the land revenue collector to reimburse the money to potedar. Which Marwari community name comes from this word?

A. Podar

12. Connect:

31. 32

A. Aston Martin

13. What is Polish Doctor LL Zamenhof known for?

(Esperanto / Tumi )

A. Esperanto

14. Charles Kettering at the Dayton Engineering Laboratories Company co-founded with Edward Deeds in 1909 and invented something and in 1912 Cadillac became the first car to have this. What?

A. Electronic Starters

15. Who along with Charles Marie de La Condamine is said to have rigged and won French Government lottery that ran from 1728 to 1730, thereby making him so rich that _____ never had to work and earn a living?

A. Voltaire

16. What started as Jonathan’s Coffee House?

A. London Stock Exchange

17. In 1967, Frito Lay came up with a new mascot that was the classic western movie stereotype of a mexican bandit complete with a droopy moustache and unshaven face.

A. Frito Bandito

18. Francis Pettygrove won the best two out of three coin toss against Asa Lovejoy in the parlour of Francis Ermatinger House in Oregon city . This was about naming right of what?

A. Portland

19. This company promoted by NAFED & FTIL is in news for wrong reasons. Which one?

A. NSEL

20. Which businessmen is associated with this university ?

4

 A. Jack Welsh

 

 Questions contributed by Viraj Morabia.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Navi Mumbai – Regional Finals Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Navi Mumbai – Regional Finals Questions

RESULTS:

  • WINNER :

ITM – Aritra C and Aditya

  • RUNNER UP :

SIES College of Management – Aditya and Sudarshan R

Wild Card Round:

Q1) With which famous Indian sporting family will you associate Hyde Park Entertainment?

A1) Amritraj Family

Q2) Colorsoft, ReNu, Power Hair Dye are products from which group?

A2) Godrej

Q3) Which magazine founded in 1922, by DeWitt Wallace and Lila Bell Wallace changed that way magazines were published?

A3) Reader’s Digest

Q4) It was thought of to be an unlikely brand name to become successful. However, the company went ahead with the name Parachute. Which company?

A4) Marico

Q5) Three words that not only transformed the morale of the company workforce but were also credited with reviving the image of the company. Three word – Inspire the Next. Which company?

A5) Hitachi

Q6) Which group handles Elle 18 brand in India?

A6) Hindustan Unilever

Q7) “Bailey” is a trademark of which Indian firm?

A7) Parle

Q8) The concept of Cheesecake factories has become popular thanks to which TV series?

A8) The Big Bang Theory

Q9) JetLite is the economy airline of Jet Airways. What was JetLite originally known as, before being a part of the Jet group?

A9) Air Sahara

Q10) Ms. Sunanda Pushkar owned a stake in which IPL franchise?

A10) Kochi Tuskers owned by Rendezvous Sports

Regional Finals:

Round 1:

Q1) Company started in 1939. Spun-off their medical equipment business as Agilent Technologies. Company name was decided by the toss of a coin. Which company?

A1) HP (Hewlett Packard)

Q2) New product, called Nirbhik, targeted at women. Which product?

A2) Revolver developed by Kanpur Ordnance Factory for women’s safety

Q3) In 1973, on a weekend in London at  Portobello Road Market located in west London this brand was established by three brothers Nitin Shah, Arun Shah and Milan Shah. Which brand?

A3) Pepe Jeans

Q4) Which product gets its name from “island” and is produced by the Islets of Langerhans?

A4) Insulin

Q5) Hello is an online photo-sharing application provided by the photo sharing website named after a famous painter. Which website?

A5) Picasa (named after Picasso)

Q6) This company renamed itself as Altria to revamp its image to being a socially conscious firm from that of being the seller of cigarettes. Which company?

A6) Philip Morris

Round 2:

Q1) Which company’s logo is this?

1

A1) Natural’s Ice Cream

Q2) Picture of the online branding of a firm showing the date of Indian festivals. The company positions its product as “Timepass Products”. Which company?

A2) Haldiram’s

Q3) Whose identity is this?

3

A3) Darjeeling Tea

Q4) Picture of an advertisement with the tagline “A brown ring everyday”. Whose advertisement?

A4) Nescafe

Q5) Who has written the books “The Alchemy of Finance” & “ The Crisis of Global Capitalization”?

A5) George Soros

Q6) Picture of aircrafts for the US Army. Which company manufactures those aircrafts?

A6) Lockheed Martin

Round 3:

Q1) Which company uses the three words – Access, Content, Solutions?

A1) Tata DoCoMo

Q2) Activate is an energy drink from which Tata company?

A2) Tata Global Beverages

Q3) Which specific Tata brand has been endorsed by M.S. Dhoni?

A3) Titan Sonata

Q4) Former CEO of TCS, Padma Bhushan awardee and advisor to the PM of India. Who?

A4) S. Ramadorai

Round 4:

Q1)

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A1) Vodafone.

Q2)

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A2) Hero Motor Corp.

Q3)

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A3) Cognizant Technologies

Q4)

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A1) Dreamworks SKG

Round 5:

Q1)

a) Sir James Lancaster commanded their first journey in 1601.

b) Introduced the idea of one rupee coin in 1865. [Buzzer Pressed]

A1) British East Indian Company

Q2)

a) Known for featuring models across age-groups in the 1980s, as opposed to the practice of featuring only young models.

b) Created make-up & related products for the US Army

c) Created by brothers Charles & Joseph

A2) Revlon

Q3)

a) MRPL started in 1993 as a subsidiary of this company. [Buzzer Pressed]

A3) ONGC

Questions contributed by Saransh Verma. Saransh is currently a business management student at S P Jain, Mumbai. He took the first steps in the world of Quizzing while at school in Allahabad. Quizzing transformed from a hobby to passion while pursuing engineering at Pune. Since then he has been attempting to answer questions at quizzes organised at various college fests, BCQC, BQC opens and the likes of Landmark Quiz etc. He believes in the mantra “You win some, you lose some but try never to miss one.”

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Navi Mumbai – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Navi Mumbai – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS:

  • WINNER :

ITM – Aritra C and Aditya

  • RUNNER UP :

SIES College of Management – Aditya and Sudarshan R

Preliminary Round:

Q1) In 1955, the Stanford Research Institute brought two innovations which went on to revolutionize the banking industry. One was ERMA (Electronic Recording Machine, Accounting). Which was the other one? (Hint: Now ubiquitous, abbreviation was acceptable as an answer)

A1) Magnetic ink character recognition (MICR)

Q2) EVALIA is an MUV from which automobile manufacturer?

A2) Nissan

Q3) Vijaywada based Lingamaneni group recently launched a domestic airline. Name it. (Three options were given: Air Asia, Air Costa & a third one)

A3) Air Costa

Q4) This is a refrigerator introduced by an Indian company for rural markets. Which company is behind it?

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A4) Godrej

Q5) In the early 1900s, Maganlal Agarwal owned a mithai shop in Lonavla. He started selling Gud Dani which became popular with travellers. What did Gud Dani transform into?

A5) Chikki

Q6) India’s 1st export processing unit was set up in 1965 at which place?

A6) Kandla

Q7) “YouWeCan” is an initiative from this personality. Whose initiative?

A7) Yuvraj Singh

Q8) “Wealth Out of Waste” is an initiative of which Indian conglomerate?

A8) ITC

Q9) Who’s the first ever woman to lead a Fortune 500 Indian company?

A9) Arundhati Bhattacharya (SBI Chairperson)

Q10) Name the Indian who’s the head of Think Tank Team & Director of Samsung Research India and is behind the Galaxy Gear smartwatch.

A10) Pranav Mistry

Q11) Sometime in Sept 2013, 22500 people across 78 cities in India managed to lay their hands on something at a price at which it was last sold reportedly in 1999. Which commodity? (Hint: Groupon)

A11) Onions

Q12) Identify this gentleman.

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A12) Jagdish Khattar

Q13) Which generic term was first used as a product name by a London-based company Carless, Capel & Leonard around the end of 19th century?

A13) Petrol

Q14) What is “dubdubdub” in internet slang?

A14) www

Q15) How are Golden Rule stores started by one James Cash better know today?

A15) J C Penney stores

Q16) Its modern day symbol depicts Harald Blåtand’s initials inscribed in Rumic symbols. What? (Hint: Technology found in Mobile phones)

A16) Bluetooth

Q17) Goa-based Hindustan Foods Limited began as a partnership between Glaxo & which group based out of Goa and related to soccer? (Hint: 5 letter answer)

A17) Dempo

Q18) Whom did Old Spice feature in India as the Mantastic Man?

A18) Milind Soman

Q19) Airtel recently acquired 100% stake in a company called Wireless Business Services (WBSPL) which was founded by a US chipmaker. Which US chipmaker?

a) Cable & Wireless b) Qualcomm c) Intel

A19) Qualcomm

Q20) What did this couple create after a trip through Asia, as a guide to travel as cheaper cost. It can still be seen being used by foreign tourists in India?

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A20) Lonely Planet Publication

 

Questions contributed by Saransh Verma. Saransh is currently a business management student at S P Jain, Mumbai. He took the first steps in the world of Quizzing while at school in Allahabad. Quizzing transformed from a hobby to passion while pursuing engineering at Pune. Since then he has been attempting to answer questions at quizzes organised at various college fests, BCQC, BQC opens and the likes of Landmark Quiz etc. He believes in the mantra “You win some, you lose some but try never to miss one.”

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2013 – Navi Mumbai – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2013 – Navi Mumbai – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER :

iGate Global – Ganesh Kumar and Balamanikanta

  • RUNNER UP:

Cap Gemini – Rajarshi Chanda and Samrat Sengupta

 

PRELIMINARY ROUND:

Q1. The Malhotra Committee recommended the establishment of which regulatory body?

IRDA; Insurance and Regulatory and Development Authority.

Q2. Which American Academy award winning actress is the face of American Brand Coach?

Gwyneth Paltrow

Q3. Which British clothing brand established in 1908 is owned by Red Diamond Holdings?

Lee Cooper

Q4. Which iconic service was founded by Reverend John Flynn that provides healthcare to people in remote areas of Australia?

Royal Flying Doctor Service

Q5. Identify the Author?

Narayan MUrthy

Narayan Murthy

Q6. The total income of a person in India is segregated into how many heads for income tax purposes?

5

Q7. Which company traces its history back to July 20,1841,which the formation of the Mercantile Agency of New York City by Lewis Tappan?

Dun & Bradstreet, Inc.

Q8. By what term is the practice of purchasing enough shares in a firm threatened by a takeover, thereby forcing firm to buy those shares back at a premium order to suspend takeover?

Green Mail

Q9. Which tyre company introduced a service programme ” Worry free service” for Indian consumers?

Goodyear

Q 10.Identify the logo?

Nautica

Logo of Nautica

Q11. Whom did the great economist Ernst Schumacher describe as the greatest “People’s Economist”?

Mahatma Gandhi

Q12.The logo which construction company is off set at 18 degrees from horizontal and 22 degrees from vertical?

JCB

13.What was created by Gordon Foster of Trinity college, Dublin for the booksellers in 1965?

ISBN

14.Which direct Marketing that created the “As Seen on TV” logo and category of trade was founded by Ajit Khubani in 1983?

Tele Brands

Q15.

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Raghuram Rajan

Q16.Which actress, recording artist and designer is the new style icon & designer of Adidas NEO label?

Selena Gomez

Q17. Which internet company is  described in the book “The Patent Store”?

Ebay

Q18. Which six letter word connects a Web Browser, a vehicle and a style of Indian clothing?

Safari

Q19. What began in the 17th century in Europe where they used to announce the impending arrival of prosperous  aristocratic people to their local town even their home?

Visiting cards/Business cards

Q20. Logo of What?

Google Hangout

Questions contributed by Viraj Morabia.