Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2013 Trivandrum Prelims

Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2013 Trivandrum Prelims

Via Mr. K T Rajagopalan

PRELIMINARY ROUND

  1. Name the philanthropist who donated USD 1 billion to the UN Foundation and was/is its Chairman. [Ted Turner
  2. When introduced in the market in the early years of the 20th century, it was called Sunlight Flakes but soon its name was changed to a Latin word meaning ‘light’. Which existing soap brand are we talking about? [Lux
  3. What was Axis Bank called when it was set up in 1994? [UTI Bank
  4. Which was the first toothpaste to be packed in collapsible tubes? [Colgate
  5. Which entity came out with the ‘Hang me again’ referring to the farmers’ suicide in Maharashtra? [Times of India
  6. Which is the media company set up by Harish Thawani which shares its name with the broom stick in the Harry Potter series? [Nimbus
  7. Who is the sponsor of the jersey of FC Barcelona? [Qatar Foundation
  8. Which hospitality chain was named by Capt C P Krishnan Nair after his wife? [Leela
  9. Which watch company brought out a segment of watches called the G-Shock that failed in Japan but was a success in India? [Casio
  10. Visual – Time magazine cover: Who was recently on the cover page of Time Magazine with the theme ‘Woman Rising’? [Cheryl Sandberg
  11. Which energy drink was developed by the University of Florida for proving instant energy to its sportspersons? [Gatorade
  12. Which product comes in 57 varieties? [Heinz
  13. Who owns the Kodanad Tea Estates in Nilgiris? [Dr J Jayalalithaa
  14. By what name do we know the London Financial Guide? [Financial Times
  15. Visual – mugshot: Nike Oppenheimer owns which company? [De Beers
  16. Who was the Finance Minister of India in 1991 who presented the budget in tough times –  when we had the forex crisis, 1999 when the Pokhran blast was done, 2000 when the Kargil War took place and in 2001 when Gujarat riots took place? [Yashwant Sinha
  17. Which publishing company was set up in 1844 as a building and construction company and now has the slogan ‘Always learning’? [Pearson
  18. Which whiskey producer died of an infection from a wound he received on his leg when, in a rage, he kicked a safe that would not open? [Jack Daniels
  19. Which company has recently added a plus sign as a tagmark to indicate that it is ‘more fun, more music, more exciting’? [VH1+
  20. Visual – Two-part print ad (1) one showing a kid watching TV and (2) the kid seeing the mother at the door turning the TV off using the remote and peering into his book. Which product? Hint: it is supposed to reflect the quick response of the product. [Fevikwick