Tata Crucible Kolkata Corporate 2010 Prelims

Tata Crucible Kolkata Corporate 2010

Winners: Telegraph

Runner Up-CTS

Other teams- Salwa resources, West Bengal state electricity, ITC, HSBC

Tata Internal

Winners: MetalJunction

Q’s will be updated soon

1) family of jew ethnicity..’We never buy low, never sell high.. we always end up selling soon, never making enough profit’

2) Nirmala joshi, 1997, Mary Prema was elected to succeed  in 2009. Which organization?

3) silverbullet- beer brand..bottle- temperature.. indicator. Which brand?

4) ‘free from care’- latin. Which financial instrument

5 ) He designed clothes for this actor in “American Gigolo’. Which fashion designer?

6)  Rollys Royce- Number Plate-Au1. For which character?

7) He first appeared in the daily King Features comic strip Thimble Theatre on January 17, 1929. Which cartoon character?

8) 1869, banke de paris

9) which mag- global 2000..sales.. started in 2003

10) Which thinker and statistician- 5 year plan.. Founder of a great institution in this parts.

11) 2010 football world cup official time keeper

12) Peter Eigen founded this ngo-fights corruption

13) MBA from Stanford University, U.S. in 2001 and went on to work as an investment banker for Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley. He also gained some development experience with the UN Economic Development Cell. He interned with the UN Economic Development Cell.

14) 17th century, electrical goods… based Pirus…

15) telecom austria- telephone booth- for what purpose

16) Anand kumar, did not have money to do a PHD in Mathematics from cambridge. What did he start?

17) 2010- ferari world theme park. Where?

18) poker site- Indian

19) rbs logo

20) badmash co. prod co?


Ans1: Rothschild

Ans2: Missionaries Of charity

Ans3: Coors

Ans4: Securities

Ans5: Giorgio Armani

Ans6: Goldfinger

Ans7: Popeye

Ans8: BNP Paribas

Ans9: forbes

Ans10: P C Mahalanobis

Ans11: Hublot

Ans12 : Transparency International

Ans13: Jyotiraditya Scindia


Ans15: EV recharging stations

Ans16: Super30

Ans17: Abu Dhabi

Ans18: Anurag Dikshit?

Ans19: Rbs logo

Ans20: Yash Raj Films Production

Tata Crucible Bhubaneswar Prelims Corporate 2010

Courtesy: Manasa Nayak




1. Who handed over first Maruti 800 car to Harpal Singh?

2. In mandarin, it is ke-ko-ke-le which means Happy Feelings in your mouth. What am I talking about?

3. What symbol is used in India for a non polluting and environmental friendly product during manufacturing and usage?

4. In the movie, Dil Se Srk Khan was working with which organisation?

5. This term was coined by Ben Hamersley which means “audible revolution” etc…..what am I talking about?

6. The name of the company comes from a biblical character, it means a container, it is something to do with travel accessories etc….what is it?

7. See the USA in your _________.

8. Which is the only state to have three stock exchanges?

9. Stamped coin in Sanskrit is a currency of a nation. What is this?

10. Kavita Choudhury acted in the DD serial UDAAN. She is famous in the advertising world as what?

11. Maurice Wilks & Spencer Wilks started something in 1947 etc…….

12. We can associate Elliot Handler, Bentley Bradley with this brand of toy, kids love it the most and demand for it from their parents. What is this?

13. A wax model of this commercial symbol was first to be placed in Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum in 1994.it is the first ever commercial symbol to get a place in tussaud”s….

14. Carta blanca, eristoff vodka, greygoose…which bigger brand name is missing from the group?

15. Lumix Digital camera, viera plasma belongs to whom?

16. Minister Anand Sharma’s picture given and asked to identify

17. PNX is the ticker symbol of trading? This company is there in India now. Name the huge conglomerate?(Best question. stumped all..)

18. Fiama di wills logo was given and asked to identify.

19. I hate Love Story’s one of the producer is UTV, Which other production house produced it?

20. Amul advertisement was shown with the pic of P.Chidambaram with a bread n butter. As sweet as ______, is the taste of AMUL.The print ad was shown.

We missed out some easy questions like Dharma, Samsonite and yet again missed the dias. Kamal Rathi,my partner answered an audience question which was one of the difficult questions and got an audience quiz. I left after the first round of the finals, cause I was about to host a quiz at Confidence Factory at Rotary Club, Bhubaneswar by 5PM.Final questions to be collected and to be posted soon. When I left the hotel, XIMB was way ahead followed by Vizag Steel, Vodafone, IOC .Finally heard that XIMB won and Vizag Steel runners-up. Last time the XIMB professors were there in the finals but missed the bus. This time they were in full form. As Giri said beautifully, the quiz was a tribute to Teacher’s Day tomorrow.

NOTE:-The questions are not framed properly in a hurry.. Bye.. All the best.. Excuse me for this.

Ans1: Indira Gandhi

Ans2: Coca Cola

Ans3: Matka or a Pot

Ans4: AIR

Ans5: Podcast

Ans6: Samsonite

Ans7: Chevrolet

Ans8: Gujurat

Ans9: Taka

Ans10 : Lalitaji of surf

Ans11: Landrover

Ans12: Hotwheels

Ans13: Singapore Girl of Singapore airlines)

Ans14: Bacardi

Ans15: Panasonic

Ans17: POSCO

Ans19: Dharma Productions

Ans20: Budget

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Ans1: TRAI Chairman, Dr. J. S. Sarma

Ans2: Bill McDermott and Jim Hagemann Snabe, Co-CEOs of SAP

Tata Crucible Quiz Bangalore- Corporate 2010

Tata Crucible Bangalore- Corporate 2010

Tata External

Winners: Yahoo

Runner’s up HSBC

Other Teams on stage- IBM, Axis Risk Consulting, Wipro, Onmobile

Tata Internal Track

Winners: Tata Elxsi

All other teams on stage were from Titan

Cut offs- believed to be around 14


1)      In 2010 this personality over took Obama to become the 1st living person to have more than 10 million fans on facebook. Who?

2)      While teaching at which institution did Amartya Sen write the book ‘Collective choice & Social Welfare’ in 1970?

3) Brand name- 1st person singular of the present tense….to wind, to turn, ‘roll’, or to turn over the mind

4) Trip Hawkins graduated from Harvard…MBA Stanford.. company’s previous name ‘Amazing software’

5) We sell _________, not just ice-cream. Quote by Irv Robbins.

6) Victorinox  _________ Swiss Army Knife

Wenger _____________ Swiss Army Knife

7) Which company’s 1st ever toy sold was – Dr. Doodle?

8) To cleanse the Absolut bottle before Vodka is poured, what is used to rinse and clean? – ‘Completely pure and perfect’

9) Which US President once worked as a cover model for  Cosmopolitan?

10) MGM… 1st pic with sound- 1928 movie  ‘White shadows in the south seas’, had only one spoken word. Which one?

11) This brand was the sponsor of the Man of the Match in 2010 FIFA world cup. Which brand?

12) Which company was formed by the joint venture between Maini group & AEV LLC of California?

13) Which film shot in Karnataka …Music rights bought by Polydor for the first time in India..paid an advance royalty of 5 lakhs?

14) Which management theory on cost control… 1984 book..written as a novel..story revolved around Alex Rogo?

15) Which magazine was launched in 1952 with an aim of providing ‘the 1st serious effort in film journalism’ in India?

16) In 1959, invented a rubber substitute… anagram of ‘Expands’

17) Means ‘beautiful’, ‘good’, ‘Wonderful’ in Arabic…Telecom..which brand?

18) Emirates… ATM.. what so special

19) ‘difference create value’… on this plank ..launched a campaign .. ‘yourpointofview.com’

20) Merger- Jaina group + Bangalore based UTC group…. Brand is affordable to many..

21) Pic.. Shyamala Gopinath-Deputy governor of RBI

22) Pic- Vikram Akula

23) Logo of Costa Coffee

24) Name the 2 co’s that produced ‘My name is Khan.’

25) Logo of Narayana Hrudayalaya


Ans1: Lady Gaga
Ans2: Delhi school of Economics
Ans3: Volvo
Ans4: Electronic Arts
Ans5: Fun
Ans6: Victorinox – Original Swiss Army Knife
Wenger- Genuine Swiss Army Knife
Ans7: Fisher Price
Ans8: Absolut Vodka
Ans9: Gerald Ford
Ans10: Hello
Ans11: Budweiser
Ans12: Reva
Ans13: Sholay
Ans14:Theory of Constraints
Ans15: Filmfare
Ans16: Spandex
Ans17: Zain
Ans18 : Gold
Ans19: HSBC
Ans20: Carbon
Ans24: Red Chillies & Dharma

1) Brand name- 1st person singular of the present tense….to wind, to turn, ‘roll’, or to turn over the mind

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