Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Kolkata – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Kolkata  – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
  • IIFT- Kunal and Viraj
  • RUNNER UP : 
  • IIM Calcutta- Deepak Thomas and Abhishek Sundar

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. This property is being sold off to fund Subroto Roy Sahara’s bail. Prince Alwaleed bin Talaland and a New York Sports agent are actively bidding for it. What is being talked about?

Answer: The New York Plaza

Q.2. Identify her famous painter father.

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Answer: Pablo Picasso

Q.3. Identify the logo.

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Answer: Random House

Q.4. This Japanese car derives its name from the Greek word “Ethos” which means spirit.

Answer- Etios

Q.5. Identify the logo. This firm owns the trademark BAT.com

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Answer- British American Tobacco

Q.6. Ashton Kutcher served as the Chief Product Designer for one of the products from this brand.

Answer- Lenovo

Q.7. Expand JIT.

Answer- Just In Time

Q.8. Identify the brand.

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Answer- Fevicol Fevi Kwik

Q.9. Which company has recently launched this App.

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Answer- Facebook

Q.10. Which media house was recently involved in a conflict with Star Group regarding the streaming of World Cup matches?

Answer- Doordarshan

Q.11. Identify the logo.

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Answer- BEML

Q.12. Identify the logo.

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Answer-PWC

Q.13. Identify the logo. This retail chain has the positioning “Helping you spend less”.

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Answer-Star Bazaar

Q.14. Identify the author.

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Answer- Janet Yellen

Q.15. He ran for presidential elections and also started Yellow Journalism. He was also the editor of National Lampoons. Who is he?

Answer- William Hearst

Q.16. This brand literally means a member of a travelling people group with dark skin and hair, traditionally living by itinerant trade and fortune telling.

Answer- Gypsy

Q.17. Name the brand which is also known as Hathiwala.

Answer- Boroline

Q.18. This airline is famous for having liveries of tabla, rangoli, peackock etc. It has the tagline “Simply Priceless”.

Answer- Air India Express

Q.19. Identify the face on the currency.

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Answer- Hans Christian Anderson

Q.20. This sports equipment manufacturer was once endorsed by Saurav Ganguly and Yuvraj SIngh.

Answer- SS

 

Questions contributed by Vishwajeet Singh.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Chennai – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Chennai  – Regional Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
  • IIT-M- Varun and Chandrashekhar
  • RUNNER UP : 
  • IIT-M- Bharath and Prateek

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1.  Question on the which modern day wedding tradition of gifting diamond ring.

Q.2. In 1854 what was demonstrated for the first time at the New York Crystal Palace, the iron-and-glass exhibition hall at the center of the World’s Fair that changed the construction industry forever?

Ans. Lifts (by Otis)

Q.3. What did James Montgomery Flagg design which later went on to be called “poster of the century.” It was first depicted in the July 6th, 1916 issue of the Leslie Weekly.

JM Flagg- Designer of Uncle Sam

Ans. Uncle Sam

Q.4. Which company was founded in 1876 to provide a solution to the blisters that lumberjacks were experiencing caused by poor quality woollen socks?

Ans. Jockey

Q.5. How do we better know “South Asian Audio Visual Network?”

Ans. Saavn

Q.6. Complete the title of this book with a personality, on whose company this book is based on?

Dial M for Murder - book on Murdoch

Ans. Murdoch

Q.7. With which Tata company would you associate this person?

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Ans. Tata CMC

Q.8. “Trade with Trust” is the tagline of?

Ans. MCX

Q.9. Question on Wadia Group.

Q.10. Which Tata company began its journey commissioning its first project in February, 1915 at Khopoli, Maharashtra?

Ans. Tata Power

Q.11. In February 1978 what magazine was launched and became India’s first business magazine that is still in print?

Ans. Business India

Q.12. An offshore investment fund, typically formed as a private limited partnership, that engages in speculation using credit or borrowed capital?

Ans. Hedge Fund

Q.13. In 1907, the California Fruit Growers Exchange went to see Albert Lasker at the Lord & Thomas advertising agency as one of the fruit crops they were growing in abundance but nobody was buying it, Lasker branded the Exchange as Sunkit and told Sunkit to popularise what to increase the sale of the fruit?

Ans. Orange

Q.14. Which company’s IT initiative is this?

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Ans. India Cements

Q.15. Connect: Robert Bosch, Tata Nano and an ad.

Ans. Bosch

Q.16. Identify the personality that appeared as Air Hostess in Air India ad.

Parmeshwar Godrej- appeared as air hostess in Air India ad

Ans. Parmeshwar Godrej (wife of Adi Godrej)

Q.17. Who is on the left?

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Ans. Professor Simply Simple (fictional character by Tata Asset Managment)

Q.18. A company that was once making a takeover attempt but ends up discussing a merger with the target company is called _____ ______.

Ans. Yellow Knight

Q.19. What is a Google Tax?

Ans. A levy on company profits which have only online presence in a bid to divert funds deposited in tax heavens

Q.20. This is a rare picture of which famous person?

Kasturi Rangan Iyengar- Kasturi & Sons

Ans. Kasturi Rangan Iyengar, founder of Kasturi & Sons

Q.21. What in India was founded in 2000 as a website, changed itself to a tabloid-format newspapers in 2004 and switched to a magazine in 2007?

Ans. Tehelka

Q.22. Project Last Mile is an initiative from which MNC?

Ans. Coca Cola

Q.23. Connect: Classmate ad, Mint-o, Surya Nepal ?

Ans. ITC

Q.24.  Identify the personality.

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Ans. Gemini Ganesan/ Gemini Studios

Q.25. Who owns the site r.com?

Ans. Rajnikanth

Q.26. Which entity had a clash with HSBC over the rights of using HSBC? (Think local)

Ans. Hotel Saravana Bhavan Corporation

 

Questions contributed by Samyuktha Raman, Jitendra Gaglani and Saiprasath Janarthanan.

 

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Chennai – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Chennai  – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
  • IIT-M- Varun and Chandrashekhar
  • RUNNER UP : 
  • IIT-M- Bharath and Prateek

 

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q1. Who is the journalist who stepped down from NDTV to start a Multi Media Corportation?

Answer- Barkha Dutt

Q2. Name the group that owns: Parry Murray, Ambadi, Coromandal, Morgan, Sterling ?

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Answer- Murugappa Group

Q3. Which bank has launched ‘Pockets’, a venture of banking through Facebook?

Answer- ICICI Bank

Q4.  Panaya, is the investment by which company that had a new CEO in 2014?

Answer- Infosys

Q5. White diamonds is a perfume connected with which actress?

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Answer-Elizebeth Taylor

Q6.  Name the Internet broadband company associated with Reliance Industries? (Clue:3 WORD ANSWER)

Answer-Jio

Q7. First choice is a car sales venture of which automobile giant ?

Answer-Mahindra

Q8. “Brand Capital”  is associated with which media group ?

Answer- Bennett, Coleman and Company Limited (Times Group)

Q9.  “Pleasing people world over” is the tagline of which company? Here is its logo.

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Answer-Holiday Inn

Q10.  Raaj Kamal Films International is owned by whom ?

Answer- Kamal Hassan

Q11.  This is the currency of which country?

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Answer- Mauritius

Q12. Heathrow has been replaced by which airport as the world’s busiest airport?

Answer-Dubai International Airport

Q13. Identify the person? (Clue : He is named after another person called Pauling )

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Answer- Linus Torvalds

Q14. Along with Jagdish Bhagavati, who co-authored “Reforms and Economic transformation of India”?

Answer-Arvind Panagariya

Q15. Kotak Mahindra Bank is to acquire which bank ?

Answer- ING Vysya

Q16. What is the service by a software company initially given at free prices but later charged called ?

Answer- Freemium

Q17. “Witness an explosion or wipe the debris off your face”. What in the world of Movies is being referred to?

Answer- IMAX

Q18. Name the Global telecom sponsor of ICC WC 2015?

Answer- Reliance

Q19. Identify. ( Clue : Popular across TAMIL NADU )

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Answer- Narasu’s Coffee

Q20.  What started as Adventnet Inc in 1996? (Clue : 4 Letter Answer )

Answer- ZOHO

 

Questions contributed by Samyuktha Raman, Jitendra Gaglani and Saiprasath Janarthanan.

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.

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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.

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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 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 _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _.

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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.

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Answer: Microsoft Cortana

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

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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?

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Answer: Walt Disney Company

  1. A connect question featuring this image.

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Answer: Hero MotoCorp

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

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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?

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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?

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Answer: FIFA

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

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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 .

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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?

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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 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.

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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.