Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Ranchi – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Ranchi  – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER:
    VSSUT BURLA(ODISHA)
     – Bivash Rath and Sanket Kumar
  • RUNNER UP:
    IIM Ranchi
     – Abhishek and Saurav T

 

Preliminary Round Questions:

1. Which American giant has recently taken over Carrefour Stores in Jaipur and New Delhi?

Answer : Walmart

2. The picture of a currency was shown. The name of the currecncy is Hyrvnia. Which country’s currency is it?

Answer : Ukraine

3 Which company in India has been voted as Best Place to Work? Hint: Ratan Tata has invested in this company.

Answer : Snapdeal.com

4 Which American company which is an expert in Multi Level Marketing Model has set up its Research and Development department in Madurai?

Answer: Amway

5. Identify the company behind this initiative.

loon for all

Answer : Google (Project Loon)

6. Which FMCG Giant owns Captain Cook Salt?

Answer : Unilever

7. Which Indian state produces one-third of India’s Wind Power Energy?

Answer : Tamil Nadu

8. Identify the company from this advertisement.

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Answer : Air Asia

9. Started as Gwalior Rayon Silk. Which famous company is it now?

Answer : Grasim Suitings

10. Question not available.

11. Which group owns brands such as Food World, Spencers?

Answer : RPG

12. Which brand was introduced in Arvind Mills in 1980 and grew into one of the most popular brands in 1994. The reason for their success was they got their pricing just right for the Indian Market.

Answer : Flying Machine

13. Which company has taken over Novellis to become the largest rolled aluminium manufacturer in the world?

Answer : Hindalco

14. Identify this finance minister.

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Answer : Moraji Desai

15. Identify the company from this poster.

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Answer : MRF

16. Question not available.

17. Identify from the logo.

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Answer : Van Heusen

18. Magazine started and grown by Vinod Mehta.

Answer : Outlook

19. Identify her.

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Answer : Meera Sanyal

20. Which company was started as Anderson Consulting Group.?

Answer : Accenture

Questions contributed by Bivash Rath, Sanket Tripathy, Abhijit Mohanty and Abinash Padhy.

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Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Ranchi – Regional Finals Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Ranchi – Regional Finals Questions

Results:

  • WINNER:
    Bokaro Steel –
    S.W. Kispotta and Anand Raj
  • RUNNER UP:
    Bokaro Steel –
    Debabrata Chowdhury and Rajiv Gautam

Regional Finals Questions:

1. World’s first manufacturer of Terry Towel opened its factory in 1850. Now known as a different name.

A. Christie’s

2. This bull is found in an Asian country and has a major say in the world economy. Name the city.

A. Shanghai

3. Connect:

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A. Concorde

4. Question on brown vans used in the USA and the company in question is UPS.

5. Dennis Gabor invented something in 1940s which was widely relevant in India last year.

A.Holography

6. HMS Birkenhead capsized in 1852, this has led to a protocol which is still is followed all over the world.

Allowing the women and children to board the life boats first.

7. She is Rebecca Webb Carranza, someone who invented/popularized something that is liked by all. What?

A. Tortilla Chips

8.Connect:

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A. Force India F1 team

9. Connect:

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A. KKR IPL team

10. T.T. Varadarajan floated Maya Appliances, the makers of the well-known mixie brand Preethi. His famous uncle was a finance minister at the Central Government Cabinet. Who?

A. T.T. Krishnamachari

11. The La Colombe has formed the alliance with ______ for charity in Africa.

A. Leonardo DiCaprio

13. This street in London gave rise to which cigarette brand.

4

A. Pall Mall

14. Book written by?

5

A. Kishore Biyani

15. The 5th pocket which is the smallest one in Levi’s jeans was made for which purpose?

A. Keeping pocket watches by the miners.

16. Seen in the picture is John F. T. Jane. What did he help created?

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Jane’s Defence review which later became Jane’s Defence Weekly

17. 1st escalator in Mumbai was in this building. Which one?

A. Air India Nariman Point building.

18. Who is he?

7

A. Lenovo founder Liu Chuanzhi

19. This company was taken over by a huge company. Which?

8

A. MICO taken over by Bosch

20. Connect the milk bottle to the US Great Depression era which had long queues of unemployed people to a very infamous person.

A. Al Capone; He was responsible for expiration dates on milk bottles/jugs.

 

Questions contributed by S. S.Panda.

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Ranchi – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Ranchi – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER:
    Bokaro Steel –
    S.W. Kispotta and Anand Raj
  • RUNNER UP:
    Bokaro Steel –
    Debabrata Chowdhury and Rajiv Gautam

Preliminary Round Questions:

1. For this post, Rs.15000/- is deposited with RBI. Rs. 1.5lacs is the salary but $3.8 million is spent per annum for this post. T.N. Seshan & P.A. Sangma failed. Which post?

A. President of India.

2. Co-branded products with Ferrari; Name is the latin word which means acute, sharp, able & facile. Which company?

A. Acer

3. “The Miracle of Science’’ is the present tagline since 1999. Previous tagline was: “Better things for better living through chemistry.” Identify this huge chemical company.

A. DuPont

4. Logo of?

1

A. Eureka Forbes

5. World leader during the World War 2. He got a supply of cigars from India and loved Camel cigars. Who?

A. Winston Churchill

6. Set up in 1923 as a temporary ad sign of a real estate company’s project. Dimensions were given.Identify the structure that is visible from long distances.

A. Hollywood sign

7. This artist has sold more art costing above $1million dollars than any other artists in world. Who?

A. Pablo Picasso

8. Which company did he found?

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Moser Baer

9.Set up in 1879,this ‘Great 5 cent’’ store was founded by W.H.Moore. Identify this retail and clothing store.

A. Woolworth

10. VALS is a HR term that came about in 1978. If A=Attitude, L=Life, S=Style; what is V?

A. Values

11. This HR term indicates recruiting staff higher than actually required. What term?

A. Feather Bedding

12. Founder goes by the name, K. Gupta. Which company did he found?

A. Havells

13. He played the role of Lala Haveli Ram in the tele serial ‘Buniyad’in mid 80s.Identify this exemployee of Kitply industries.

A. Alok Nath

14. The Plain Vanilla Company of Finland has launched this popular application. Which?

A. QuizUp

15. This derogatory term for accountants,bankers etc. One word in relation to coffee plantations.

A. Beans.

16. Logo of a:IKEA B:Swedish match c:IBM

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A. Swedish Match

17. These two villages from Chattarpur, Delhi have supplied people to do a specific job since the Mahabharata days. Many establishments like bars/restaurants engage them for their physically imposing figures. What are they called?

A. Bouncers

18. The logo of this bank contains two pillars, a tree and three ‘M’’s.

A. Bank of Maharashtra

19. This business man had to purchase an electric car for his wife Clara in 1914.

A. Henry Ford

20. Print advertisement for PETA.

 

Questions contributed by S. S.Panda.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Ranchi – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Ranchi – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS

  • WINNER :

NIT Rourkela – Nishant Nihar and Wasim Sajjad

  • RUNNER UP :

VSSUT Burla – Bivash Rath and Sanket Tripathy

Preliminary Round:

1. List of services offered by this organization was provided. Which iconic Indian organization provides these services?

A. India Post

2. “All in One Rhythm” is the official slogan for which mega event of 2014?

A. Football World Cup 2014

3.  The earlier logo of this company was a dog which was quite dear to all, however an animated dog has replaced it in recent years? Which iconic brand which changed its logo form the image of a real dog to an animated one?

A. Logo of HMV; From Nipper to Gromit

4. Cover of Femina magazine featuring Kareena Kapoor on the occasion of Womens Day.

5. The word X is derived from Sanskrit term padāṁśa meaning ‘quarter part’, from pada ‘foot or quarter’ and aṁśa ‘part.  Wha is X?

A. X is Paisa

6. Which international giant’s engineers helped in the construction of the first hydroelectric dam in India?

A. General Electric

7. “Khazana” is the official investment arm of which Asian country?

 A. Malaysia

8. Which Indian God is represented on the logo of Zandu?

A. Dhanwantari

9. The company had earlier presence in India via a joint venture, but now it is in the markets alone. Name the company which has brands in India such as “Kizashi”?

A. Suzuki

10. Vasundhara is the logo of which Indian company?

A. ONGC

11. The famous mermaid in Copenhagen was commissioned to be built by the head of which brewery’s owner?

A. Carlsberg

12. [Print advertisement] Which fashion retailer’s advertisement?

A. Myntra

13. What was built to protect the northern boundary of the New Amsterdam settlement (consisting mostly of the French speaking Walloons) from attacks from various Indian tribes, New England and the British?

A. Wall Street

14. “Screw it lets do it” is a book by which famous business mogul and entrepreneur?

Branson

A. Richard Branson

15. Friendship day was made popular by which company?

A. Archies

16. Old logo of which company?

Old Spice

A. Hitachi

17. The Company, which began as a joint venture agreement between Priya Exhibitors Private Limited and Village Roadshow Limited in 1995?

A. PVR

18. One of the founders of this company was a good friend of Micheal Faraday, and a recipient of the Faraday Medal award for his work. He designed and installed one of the world’s first public electricity supplies using a centralised power station, instrumental in electrifying the Vienna Opera House ( world’s first theatre to be electrified).

A. Crompton Greaves

19. A car with a door across the full width at the back end that opens upwards to provide easy access for loading, Kaiser-Frazer’s Vagabond and Traveler are described as America’s first of those cars. What?

A. Hatchback

20. Colin Nedham is credited with coming up with which famous database?

Col Nedham

A. IMDB

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 – Ranchi – External Track Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2013 – Ranchi – External Track Questions

RESULTS:

  • WINNER:

RSP Sail – SS Panda and Sampad Mishra

  • RUNNER UP:

Vodafone Spacetel – Vikas Dugar and Manoj Rajan Satapathy

FINALS:

Round 1:  

1.

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The Indian Mint recently came out with these coins commemorating 60 years of some thing. What?

Ans: Alipore Mint

2. Which popular tourist destination promotes itself as “What Happens Here Stays Here”?

Ans: Las Vegas.

3. The first nation to create this was Great Britain. The largest in terms of money is in Japan.The most number of branches is in India. What are we talking about?

Ans: Post Office Banks

4. “Riba” in Islam; What is the significance in the world of Business?

Ans: The word “Riba” means interest. In Islam, interest per se is not permitted. Instead, the customers are made Stake holders and are given dividends in place of interest.

5. Introduced in 1948 first as Ruda, what is the present name of this company?

Ans: Puma

6.What is Project Gutenberg?

Ans: Digitization of all books in US.

Round 2:

1. Which century old company’s logo?

1

Ans: Gokak Textile

2. Logo of which company, whose products are widely used?

2

Ans: Sandoz

3. This gave rise to which two letter word in 1957?

3  

Ans: Naya Paisa

4.Identify this self-made Indian entrepreneur.

4

Ans: Laxman Rao Kirloskar

5. Which personality?

5

Ans: Marc Andreessen; Netscape.

Round 3:

1. InCircle is a customer loyalty programme of which company?

Ans: Titan Company Ltd.

2. Star India and Tata Group jointly promoted which entity?

Ans: Tata Sky

3. The Tatas are involving thousands of school children in India through what?

Ans: “Building India” School Essay Contest

4. In TPDDL, what is the full form of DD?

Ans: Delhi Distribution (Ltd.)

Round 4:

1.

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– Tom Peters

2.

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– Duracell Batteries

3.

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– Biocon

4.

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– Madura Garments

Round 5:

1. (Text of question not available) Question on www.youtube.com.

2. (Text of question not available) Question on www.sulekha.com

3. Subsonic, Xenzia, EX and EX2 are types of what?

Snake Mobile Game

4 ‘Unwrap Gold’ was a campaign where consumers had the chance to win one of hundreds of London 2012 tickets in the packages if they found an exclusive golden voucher inside . Whose campaign?

Cadbury Chocolates

– Questions contributed by S.S. Panda and Sampad Mishra. They also happen to be the winners of this leg of Crucible. Many congratulations to them!

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2013 – Ranchi – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2013 – Ranchi – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS:

  • WINNER:

RSP Sail – SS Panda and Sampad Mishra

  • RUNNER UP:

Vodafone Spacetel – Vikas Dugar and Manoj Rajan Satapathy

PRELIMINARY ROUND:

1. This travel company opened its office in India in 1949.Later acquired by  Zurich based Kuoni Travel . How do we know this outbound travel Company?

Ans: SOTC.

2. A stock market condition which is neither bullish nor bearish is known as ___. Fill in the blank.

Ans: Chicken Market.

3. Gmail as we know was earlier derived from another free service named after a cartoon character. Which?

Ans: Garfield.

4. Khuswant Singh wrote in 1970’s: ”Soon little ________ will be seen running  all over India, from Kashmir to Kanyakumari”. Fill in the blank.

Ans: Maruti Cars.

5. Identify the Brand?

4

Ans: Landrover

6. X has its roots in Essco Sanitations, a bath-fittings company that Rajesh Mehra’s father N.L. Mehra started in 1960. Identify.

Ans: Jacquar

7. Quote by whom? “There is only one boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else.”

Ans: Sam Walton

8.This word in Latin comes up to pebble /abacus. There is a character in Tintin by this name. It is also a modern name in Mathematicas. What?

Ans: Calculus

9. Originally the company was to be called Pequod, after a whaling ship from Moby-Dick, but this name was rejected by some of the co-founders. The company was instead named after the chief mate on the Pequod. What?

Ans: Starbucks

10. Identify the product from the advertisement.

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Ans: Duracell

11. First made by Vic Wills in 1961 for his newborn grandchild, identify this brand of baby products now marketed by P&G.

Ans: Pampers

12. Made by Stephanie Kwolek in 1971, this product  was  five times stronger than steel. It finds wide application in security industries nowadays. What?

Ans: Kevlar

13. “We couldn’t improve the product so we improved the tube”, was the advertisement in 1908. Which product?

Ans: Colgate

14. Expand PAN.

Ans: Permanent Account Number.

15. She is worth $ 12.7 billion Dollars, identify this lady from the world of business.

2

Ans: Abigail Johnson, President, Financial Services, Fidelity Investments

16. Roger Federer,Thiery Henry & Rahul Dravid endorsing which product.

Ans: Gillette

17. It is an investment position intended to offset potential losses/gains that may be incurred by a companion investment in Currency market. What?

Ans: Hedge

18. What in Indian Sports changed ownership from Deccan Chronicle to the Sun Netrwork last year?

Ans: Deccan Chargers IPL Team

19. This $75 billion dollar corporate split into two parts – News Corp and ___. Fill in the blank.

Ans: 21ST Century Fox.

20. Who wrote the book?

1

Ans: Malcom Gladwell

– Questions contributed by S.S. Panda and Sampad Mishra. They also happen to be the winners of this leg of Crucible. Many congratulations to them!