Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2010-Coimbatore Prelims

Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2010-Coimbatore Prelims via CQC

1.in 1932 which newspaper was started ,free press journal and the founder delivered the newspaers himself by van?-Indian Express
2.inventor of an improved stock printer?called the Universal STock printer?T.A.Edison
3.Which brand is associated with the tems “Thedapan”,hindi for crookedness?kurkure
4.Man of the 20 the century?by FICCI-Dhirubhai Ambani
5.full form of OLPC?one laptop per child
6.Which brands visiosn is “to organize the worls information and make it universally accessible and useful?-Google
7.who advocate the policy of Employee First customer second(ECFS) and the book was released by Harvard press?Vineet Nair [Edited]
8.Brand which deals with role reversal between man and monkeys?Alpenliebe
9.Captain Gopinaths Autobiography?Simplifly
10.A pharma giant with an APIS BULL in the logo and the largest producer of Insulin,two danish companies merger?Novo Nordisk
11.US army developed Multi Purpose wheeled Vehicle?Humvee
12.Which brand was used a germicidal during the plague?Lifebuoy
13.What product has the Bhavani region got a GI for?Jhamakalam / carpets/blankets
14.A photo shown of the evolution of World wildlife fund(WWF) logo?
15.Ananda Vikatan magazine mascot?? photo shown
16.photo of CTS President and CEo-Francisco d’souza was shown?
17.Ram Charan -management Guru ,author photo was shown?
18.Pontiac Logo shown
19.Vinai thaandi varuvaiya-movie still shown and distributor asked to identify?red Giant movies-udaynidhi stalin
20.Finger print shown and this newspaper is coming into coimbatore recently?Times of India.

Thanks, Ashok (Arul).

Winner:

The Chennai Silks, Yogesh Pai and Arul Saravanan

Runner-up

Bureau Veritas : Kalai Selvam and P Saravanan

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He was Chairman of Hesco Bastion Ltd, the world leading manufacturer of protective barriers. He is perhaps best known for his charity work with Help for Heroes and the Leeds Community Foundation. Identify this personality who died recently.
Identify.
Identify.

Ans: Jimi Heselden OBE,his company Hesco Bastion owns Segway

He died in a tragic accident recently.

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Arjan started this business in 1977. Later, a partnership firm under the name Jupiter Enterprises was formed on April 1, 1981. The original members of Jupiter Enterprises were Arjan, Kishore and Bhagibhai. It was incorporated as Rishima International Private Limited in 1994. How do we now know this media and entertainment company?
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Arjan Lulla-Eros founder
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Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2010-Guwahati Finals

Galileo-devised instrument-prototype.. seismography
Thermometer

D Mehra-rupa

cartographer-wooden..fall..dismantled
jigsaw puzzle..john

french co. eugene – loreal

2nd round
pic-priyanka chopra..with a guy.. not jack dorsey
ans twitter

tribute to MJ, year of birth and death
Staedtler

3rd Round-Tata
1st public monument-electrified
Taj hotel

tata steel + sail
metaljunction
Q’s on Tcs

Serve urself-
ginger

4th Round- Connect

one gram, one component, Song
maruti

levi strauss pic, Song
levis

Logo, KILB, CEO Pic, Irrfan Khan song
Aegon Religare

Final round

pic- oscar troplovitz
nivea

denis compton,
brylcreem

hilton young commission
RBI

Tata Crucible 2010- Corporate Quiz- Ahmedabad

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Tata Crucible 2010 Corporate Quiz Ahmedabad

Winners: ITC-Anindya Sen

Runner Up: – Thermax
Other Teams on stage- IBM, Triton communication, Vodafone, Endeavour careers

Cut-off 11, Highest 14

Prelims:
1) Fundamental principal of any economic activity is that no man you transact with lose,then you will not.
This is from the work from the PM of Mauryan empire. Which book?

2) Gentically modified foods also called… It comes fromt he comic character , Victor____________

3) From French word for hook, velvet

4) Which French entrepreneur was the 1st to fit a pneumatic tyre to a motor car in 1895

5) Term used to describe neither bullish nor bear

6) What two words would connect “Much sort after enterprises which a bidder/also company wishes to acquire” connect to a

tower of london

7) Salary was original given to roman soldiers to buy what?

8) What in USA originally stretch from Trinity Church to east river

9) What was started by St Pranlal Denakaran naji

10) wHAT WORD did P&G drop from olay in 2000

11) Born in Sadalpur village, in Chiru district of Rajasthan, he is presidently non-exec dir of GS and ICICI bank, EADS.

12) 1938, while working with DU Pont, Roy Plunkett

13) Where would u find a circular annexe known as Rotunda, which was built in year 1992

14) World’s 1st collegiate business school, 1881, and is a brain child of Philadelphia entrepreneur.

15) Patented in 1906, this apparatus was originally intendede for machinery and industrial purposes. This person who patented

this, also defined the word cool.

16) Pic- R K Shanmugham chetti

17) David Ogilvy-pic

18) Tower kinda pic.. Ovi map from?

19) Producer of peepli live

20) Pic of a ship..sinking…Titanic is unshinkable.
Ad campaign by which insurance co.

Ans:

1) Arthashastra, Chanakya

2) Frankenstein

3) Velcro

4) Michelin

5) Chicken

6) Crown Jewel

7) Salt

8) Wall street

9) DENA

10) Oil

11) L N Mittal

12) teflon

13) BSE

14) Wharton

15) carrier

18) Nokia

19) Aamir khan

20) Iffco tokyo

Finals

1) phrase-1800 in us which describes unscrpulous, product at attractrive price, but in reality it is not
Bait and switch

2) japaenese term which means money clique- used to describe 4companies, Kawasaki, Nomura..
Zaibatsu

3) In jan 2008, despite great resistance, they adopted Voleru Fuerte,..kind of inflation concurrent currency
Venezuela

4) Gold vending Machine, Abudhabi, German entrepreneur

Liquid bullion

5) Stride, 4 year old brand from cadbury..introduced a chewing gum stride shift. This
chewing gum was inspired by 1971 movie, willy wonka choclate factory.

flavour gets better..more u chew

6) Ludhiana based co.is the sole supplier of buns to MCds.
Cremica

2nd round

1) Book cover- ‘Startup nation’ The story of ___________ economic miracle by Dan Senor and Saul Singer.
all was in blue… start up nation..above flag
Israel

2) Logo shown- old identity of BOB

3) small factory pic. Two brothers one location.
Dominoes

4) Pic shown. Street is named after him, which houses a famous building.
London stock exchange- St Nicholas Throb martin

5) Pic of Nandan Nilekani sitting with a person. What is happening here?
Head of LIC- Lic is providing the data base

6) Zain logo

3rd round- Tata

1)  Tata Sky’s Active English mainly aimed at housewives who feel uncomfortable talking in English is a partnership with?
British council

2)  Meri Dilli Meri Yamuna campaign initiated by the Art of Living Foundation to clean the ghats of Yamuna. Which co. behind it?
NDPL

3) Poltrona Frau Group of Italy, Jv with Tata.. Furnishings

Casa Decor

4) Weathermaker- subsidiary of
Voltas

connect

1) preity zinta, deepika padukone, unity is our strength
BSNL

2) Bipasha, Mahindra flyt
kinetic

3) Dlf logo, pic, MEL,
IPL- pic sundar raman

4) Preity zinta, funda mint, club spice, force 10
Godfreyphilips

1) Touring, softel, dyna, sportster

5% from iconic logo

1921, ridden by otto walker

Harley davidson

2)  11 sep 1961, founded in Morgus, in switzerland

WWF- fund

3)  Trick and Treat
UNICEF

Tata Sky’s Active English mainly aimed at housewives who feel uncomfortable talking in English is a partnership with?

Tata Crucible 2010-Corporate-Quiz-Jamshedpur

Tata Crucible 2010-Corporate-Quiz-Jamshedpur

Courtesy The official quizzing Club of BIT Mesra http://qbitmesra.blogspot.com

1) Which word in the current business world what is derived from latin for “patere” meaning to lay open?
2) Which retail giant is Asda in UK and Seiyu in japan?
3) The chairman of Mahindra and Mahindra landed up in trouble because of his association with Bhopal Gas Tragedy?
4) Logo of

5) Who according to forbes is the richest African American ?(hint:a lady from entertainment)
6) Which antiseptic cream was started by launched in 1929 in Kolkata by GOUMOHAN DUTTA a Bengali merchant?
7) Which organisation has the catchline “edge is efficiency”?
8) Signifies what


9) Who designed the logo MRF tyres?(very famous in advertising)
10) Amitabh Bachchan has lent his voices to many ads..(but its has always been sung by voice-likes).The first ad he sang was for a company in 2009.which company?
11) Which ketchup company had a tagline “weight watchers”?
12)

He came up with a publishing house(with a cute name) and changed from hard bound covers to paper back.which company?
13) What resulted Maastricht treaty in the year 1992?
14) Which clothes brand often mistaken as an international brand actually is an INDIAN
Brand known as Charlie clothing company initially? Is publicised by the symbol K
15) Which calendar started in 1964 was brought as a sensational one by one of very famous tyre companies?(the tyre company even wanted to patent the smell of the tyre manufactured by it)
16) What is this a joint venture of Microsoft and HP called

17) Logo of google wave
18) Kamasutra is a 50:50 joint venture between 2 companies. One is J.K ANSELL pharmaceuticals.the other??
19) Which Indian online travel company started online holiday reservation packages with a DESIRE to bring people back home to India?
20) Photo of

1) Patent
2) Walmart
3) Keshubhai Mahindra
4) Samsonite
5) Oprah Winfrey
6) Boroline
7) BSE
8) Silk mark
9)Alyque Padamsee
10) Humani navratna tel
11) Heinz
12) Penguin publishing
13) Euro
14) Koutons
15) Pirelli
16) Slate
17) Logo of google wave
18) Raymonds
19) Aarzoo.com
20) Photo of C.B bhave

Tata Crucible 2010-Corporate-Quiz-Guwahati

Tata Crucible 2010-Corporate-Quiz-Guwahati

All together 62 teams took part for the 1st ever Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz in Guwahati on 09.09.2010

Winners: Syed Burhanur Rehman(Delhi)  and Manzilur Rahman (Guwahati Branch)  – Green Shield (NGO)

Runner Up: Rudra Deka & his partner from BHARTI AIRTEL

Other teams on stage- LIC, Vodafone, M&M, J.THOMAS

Few prelims qs

1) Who is India’s Pickle king

2) What does C in J.C Penny stand for?

3) Latin word for little tail

Ans1: Lakhubhai Pathak
Ans2: Cash
Ans3: Pencil

Find the updated review from Abhra Das

1.Recently which corporate house has started a campaign for promoting indian junior Tennis players ,their trainning etc Apollo Tyre

2.PIC- Identify the media baron-Ted Turner

3.Identify the car recently launched in india-Mahindra Xylo

4.pic-DDLJ FILM and identify the production house- Yashraj Films

5.pic of one executive from HERO motors – Pawan Munjal

6.More is the retail chain from which business house -A.Birla group

7.The official time keeper of olympics-Omega

8.if Invisible hand : Adam smith  what is to chandler – visible hand

9.one question of negative Tv ad character that gave an positive impact in advertising a brand- ONIDA Devil 1982

10.Absolutely mangolesious -whose slogan -SLICE

11.which whisky brand has a name that gives a negative impact in indian lifestyle- TEACHERS

12.hoteliar recently came in to controversy-chatwal

13.founder of sandwich brand Subway

14.How is Brad’s drink better known as -pepsi

It was good mix of questions , i was one of the participants ( just missed the final by 1 points ,this is the 1st ever of Tata crucible Corporate Quiz here in Guwahati ,thanks to TBQ for helping with a great preparation.

Regards,

Abhra Das

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