General Elections Quiz #1

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1) What was once called by Sukumar Sen as “curious senseless relic of the past”?

2) Sitter. Identify this movie, and why is this a question in this quiz?

 3) Among the innovative ideas implemented during the 1951 General Elections were the use of indelible ink, the use of multiple ballot boxes, one for each party — voters were supposed to drop their paper into the ballot box of their choice. Something else was a real stroke of genius — a trend that we continue even today. What?

4) This move by Sukumar Sen helped save Rs. 4.5 Crores during India’s second General Election (1957)?

5) Identify this man, and the party he lead in the 1951 General Elections. What was his party’s symbol?

TATA Crucible Corporate Quiz 2013 Chennai Finals (TATA Track)

TATA Crucible Corporate Quiz 2013 Chennai Finals (TATA Track)

Via Madanish Kanna

TATA TRACK FINALS

  1. Symbol for a brand.. – called omni – etc etc – KAPPA
  2. Highly caffeinated – citrus taste – coke – march 1979.. competition to mt dew. à MELLOW YELLOW
  3. Film co owned by disney. .—etc – MIRAMAX
  4. Internet magazine – unique list – franchise 500 – the entrepreneur
  5. What change did BJP change in the budget from british raj  – timing of the budget

2nd round

  1. VIRGIN airline – remembrance of steve jobs.. blanked out what – STAY HUNGRY STAY FOOLISH
  2. Ancient characters named yahoo – pic
  3. J Mehta – pic.. ID
  4. Print ad.. – NIVEA – CIVILIZE YOURSELF
  5. Roney jesus print ad – nike
  6. Pic – jeff taylor – monster.com

3rd round

  1. TCS – CBFL – adult literacy
  2. AGRICO – from TATA STEEL
  3. Hotel used same as SANOI – TAJ kunnur
  4. Quite supplier of crockery to rastrapathi bhavan – tata ceramics

4th round

  1. Irene Rosenfeld – Kraft
  2. Fist full of rice – vikram akula
  3. ChineseYuan bond – DIMSUM
  4. Thanda matlab cocola – Prasoon Joshi

5th round

  1. Delivering lifestyle – rocket entertainment – jabong
  2. Worked for CIA &  NASA –Snowden
  3. Willaim Rosenberg – Dunkin donuts

Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2013 Chennai Finals (External Track)

Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2013 Chennai Finals (External Track)

Via Madanish Kanna

1st round

1. Ted turner during one of his famous speeches – mentioned that “there would be 2 things in the future that would make all happy”. ID the things
Mobile phones & aeroplanes

2. Greece govt- ancient – during wars – inorder to lower the expenditure, what specific idea did they follow – origin of BYOD – Bring your own device
3. Who runs/owns the hotel chain called LAYA, sister entity of SOBER Islands.. ?
SRILANKAN army
4. Bandev mittal – 1961.. started sweet shop, also a BAJAJ dealer.. what is he famous for now?
Lovely professional univ, Punjab
5. WANALO – social site for online shopping…funda on name?
Want Need Love..
6. What is Nokia Life tools used for?
FARMER SMS tool

2nd round

  1. Child hold pic of Kiran Mazumdar shaw – ID
  2. Pic of an auto like tuk tuk.. whats so special of it?? Its official vehicle for ITALIAN PRESIDENT
  3. Queen of time – London, id location – Self ridges
  4. Logo of ZAIN telecom
  5. Six flags.. theme park.. n USA.. explain funda on name? its in texas and texas was under six diff govts previously
  6. Polska 1000 currency note – Copper nicus

 

3rd round

  1. Indian hotels – INDI
  2. Titan  watch named after a word.. – Japanese..- Tycoon
  3. Flavoritz.. what product..- tata salt
  4. Tata LOG.. funda

 

4th round

  1. Steve jobs + TOPCOM à GLADWELL
  2. FREE PRESS India + PREMIER padmini car + a logo à walchand hirachand
  3. Apprecentice + mid summers night dreamà play boy mansion

5th round

  1. Hamilton, prat & witne, wind power-UNITED TECH
  2. SCALP care, hand book-     HEAD & SHOULDERS
  3. Founders name of BLUE STAR.. given..

Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2013 Lucknow Prelims

Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2013 Lucknow Prelims

Prelims:

1. Who is behind “10000 Startups” in India? NASSCOM
2. Which Bollywood actor started in Military Censor office at the salary of Rs. 165? Dev Anand
3. In 1744, first mail order guarantee was started by whom in USA? Benjamin Franklin
4. What is “One buyer and many seller”? Monopsony
5. Ad picture with the tagline “Ride your way”? Honda
6. Who has started “project sentum’ in India to expand their market? Schwarzkoff
7. He is an ex-chief justice of Punjab, is investigating the walmart lobbying case.- Mukul Mudgal
8. Which is the only bank that hasLatin as their language in their ATM machine? Vatican Bank
9. What was started by Pestonjee Eduljee in Anand? Polson
10. Ad picture with the line, “Fusion of Rum & Coconut”- MALIBU
11. Which brand of comics was started by Deepak Chopra ? Virgin
12. Who is been appointed as the “Pleasure Ambassdor” for HUL’s Magnum ice-cream? Trisha
13. Which beer brnad has recently changed their bottle design as a bowtee one? Budweiser
14. What was started in 1993 as the first IT training org. in India? APtech
15. Some book cover that was written by Y V Reddy (clue given was that this ex-governor was from AP)
16. Who celebrate April 6th as the Care4food day? Tupperware
17. Which business guru is the author of “The Self Destructive habits of good co.”? Jagdish Seth
18. Modern coaches by Indian Railways- Anubhati
19. Named after the son of Phoebus/Helios is the a new offering from Volkswagen? Phaeton
20. Picture of Pia Singh (DLF)

Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2013 Navi Mumbai Finals

Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2013 Navi Mumbai Finals

Via Viraj Morabia

Final round Questions (it’s not framed)
1.Hugh Hefner..500$-Marilyn Monroe
2.Dented 5 in Mobile phones-Concept introduced for blind People
3.Silver shortage led to-currency notes
4.A club sandwich in Thailand- Body Massage
5.Michelin Guide
6.Bitter lemon

Visuals
7.Milton Plastic
8.Shakuntala Devi
9.Satish Babu -Emi on phone

Tata Round
10.Taj Vivanta …call new employees Viva (Girls) & Aviv (Boys)

Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2013 Kolkata Prelims

Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2013 Kolkata Prelims

Prelims

1. What in Gujarat is known as Chaar Bangadi?

2. Which book published in 1859 is the largest selling single volume book ever? (Clue: It sold 2 Million copies till date)

3. Which beautiful consort wrote a book titled ‘The Sandwich Swap’ in 2011? (Clue: Think Royalty)

4. Rellure a brand owned by the Reliance Life Science Pvt Ltd., is associated with which fruit?

5. Who’s the author of the book?

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6. First there were Harmony, Tempo and Allegro & then came Puma, Jaguar, Snow Leopard. What are these?

7. In gaming what does RMG stands for?

8. Which actor aspired to be a professional photographer & started his career as an apprentice in A. Das & Co., Delhi? (Clue: We’ve lost him recently)

9. Who has unveiled the new search engine named PLUS D (The Public Library of United States Diplomacy)? (Clue: Very much in news)

10. Who’s the advertiser?image004

 

11. What is jointly owned by Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Essar and Idea Cellular?

12. AP market which of this coffee brands? (Options given: Araku/Tirumala/Telengana)

13. What unique thing has been started by Samoa Air?

14. Satya Rajpurohit, calligrapher and co-founder of Ahmedabad-based design firm Indian Type Foundry, says he arrived at the perfect ‘L’ after trying more than 400 strokes over 2-3 weeks. And they’ve trademarked the letter ‘L’. Whose logo? (Clue: Hospitality)

15. Id her? (Clue: CRISIL)

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16. Which series has inspired Martin Copper to conceive the idea of Mobile Phone in 1973?

17.After which everyday product this Hyundai’s this vehicle E4U designed?

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18. By exporting which fruit from the national tree of Bangladesh, India got INR 800 Cr Revenue?

19. This is a list ……per capita. What?

Monaco: 3/35,427

St Kitts and Nevis: 1/53,051

Guernsey:1/65,573

Hong Kong: 39/7.1 Million

Belize: 1/356,600

Cyprus: 3/1.1 Million

Israel: 17/7.8 Million

20. Which Indian Group’s next generation are these?

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21. Which job people who liked globetrotting wants, Heinrich Kubis was first in the world in 1912?

22. Which future Senator was the first to orbit the Earth in Mercury

23. A simple __________ from the White House wipes billions off US markets in the month of April, 2013?

24. Which adventurist Indian Businessman is the founder of the Super Car Club in India & set the record for the fastest lap at the Buddh International Circuit in Ferrari 458 Challenge?

25. Younger age Pic of  which head of a Global Financial Institution?

 

 

Christine Lagarde in her youth

 

 

 

Answers:

  1. Audi
  2. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
  3. Queen Rania of Jordan
  4. Mango
  5. Benjamin Graham
  6. Apple OS
  7. Real-Money Gaming
  8. Pran Krishan Sikand
  9. WWF
  10. IndusTowers
  11. Julian Assange
  12. Araku
  13.  Charging Passengers by their Weight
  14. the Leela Group
  15. Roopa Kudva
  16. Star Trek
  17. Egg
  18. Mango (two questions on Mango in the Prelims itselfL)
  19. Billionaires
  20. PARLE (Chauhans)
  21. Flight attendant
  22. John Glenn
  23. Tweet
  24. Gautam Singhania of Raymond Group
  25. Christine Lagarde of IMF

 

Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2013 Trivandrum Finals

Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2013 Trivandrum Finals

Via Mr. K T Rajagopalan

Round One

  1. Who was instrumental in Britain shifting from the silver standard for currency to gold standard in 1861? [Sir Isaac Newton
  2. All products/services offered by Richard Branson bear the Virgin tag – except one. Which is that? [Condoms. It is called Mates.
  3. Sports lovers in the US, hassled by the vagaries of nature, covered the stadium where games were played. This resulted in a new product. What was it? [Artificial grass
  4. What is choppy, fanning, golden fanning, flower and tippy varieties of?  [Tea
  5. Which character with filthy and unpleasant habits in Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s travels is a popular name on the internet? [Yahoo
  6. What was introduced by William Pitt (Junior) to raise funds for fighting Napoleon? [Income tax

Audience Question: Income tax gets abbreviated to IT. In that context, what is UT? [Urine Tax

Round Two – Visual

  1. Ad showing a royal procession with slogan ‘Milk richest in cream’ [Nestle
  2. Ad showing a man on a motorbike [Royal Enfield from Eicher Motors
  3. Mugshot of Sudipto Sen. Now in the news for …? [Sharda Chit Fund scam
  4. Mugshot of Dr Anji Reddy. Which company does he head? [Reddy’s Lab
  5. Image of a series of photographs of the same object from the same angle. What method of photography is this? [Burst mode of photography
  6. Mugshot of Dhruv Shringi. Which company is he associated with? [yatra.com

Audience Question: Which product has the ISI code 1? [The Indian national flag

Which institution had a no-moustache policy for its employees from 1957 till 2000? [Disneyland

Round Three – Buzzer

 

  1. Which campaign inspired Shah Rukh Khan to pledge that in his films, his name would follow (and not precede) that of the heroine? [Jago re bhai
  2. Which company is Fakir Chand Kohli associated with? [TCS
  3. Other than the IndiraGandhiInternationalAirport, which airport has been provided with wi-fi connectivity by Tata Do Co Mo with GMR group?
  4. Which famous person who was the trade union leader in the Tata group in the late 1930s and early 1940s left the company because he believed that his life’s mission was something more important?
  1. Connect the images: logo of MCF (Mangalore Chemicals & Fertilisers), Picture of UB Towers, NDTV, Pirelli and Siddharth Mallya [Kingfisher/Vijay Mallya. He has stakes in MCF, Kingfisher and Pirelli calendars have similar visuals. I did not get the NDTV connection.

Round Four – Buzzer

  1. Connect the images: Durex, Airwick, Paras and two mugshots. [RBIL
  2. Connect the images: Ethos water, Tata, Gordon Bowker, Zev Siegel, Jerry Baldwin [Starbucks
  3. Connect the images: Salomon Brothers, Heinz, The Washington Post, Mugshot of Warren Buffett Berkshire Hathway

Round Five – Buzzer

(The numbers within brackets indicate the number of letters as in a crossword.)

01. Who is the owner of Artex Jewellery? (6, 5) Robert Vadra

02. Which expression came from the operation of saving a vessel from sinking by taking out water from it by using a smaller bucket? (7, 3) Bailing out

03. Which company entered Fortune 500 in May 2013, occupying the 482nd position? (8) Facebook

 

Tiebreaker: What instrument was originally called the X-Y indicator? The computer mouse

 

Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2013 Navi Mumbai Prelims

Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2013 Navi Mumbai Prelims

Via Viraj Morabia

Prelims:

1. Malhotra committee-Irda

2. Which American Academy award winning actress is the face of American Brand Coach?

Gwyneth Paltrow

3. Which British clothing brand established in 1908 is owned by REd Diamond Holdings?

Lee Cooper

4 Which iconic Npo founded by Revered John Flymn provides healthcare to people in remote areas of Australia?

Royal flying Doctor service

5. Author of A Better India, A Better World?

Narayan Murthy

6. The total income of a person in India is segregated into how many heads for income tax purposes?

5

7. Which company traces its history back to July 20,1841,which the formation of the Mercantile Agency of New York City by Lewis Tappan?

Dun&Brad street

8. By what term is the practice of purchasing enough shares in a firm threaten a takeover,thereby forcing firm to buy those shares back at a premium order to suspend takeover?

Green mail

9. Which tyre company introduced a service programme ” Worry free service” for Indian consumers?

Goodyear

10.Logo of Nautica

11.Whom did the great economist Ernst Schumacher describe as the greatest “People’s Ecnomist”?

Mahatma Gandhi

12.The logo which construction company is off set at 18 degrees from horizontal and 22 degrees from vertical?

JCB

13.What was created by Gordon Foster of Trinity college, Dublin for the booksellers in 1965?

Isbn

14.Which direct Marketing that created the “As seen on Tv” logo and category of trade was founded by Ajit Khubani in 1983?

Tele Brands

15. Pic of Raghuram Rajan

16.Which actress,recording artist and designer is the new style icon & designer of Adidas leo label?

Selena Gomez

17. Which internet company described in the book “The patent store”?

Ebay

18.Which 6 letter word connects a Web Browser, a vehicle and a style of Indian clothing?

Safari

19. What began in the 17th century in Europe where they used to announce the impending arrival of prosperous  aristocratic people to their local town even their home?

Visiting cards/Business cards

20. Logo of Google hangout

Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2013 Ranchi Finals

Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2013 Ranchi Finals

Via Mr. S.S. Panda & Sampad Mishra

Ranchi Finals:

Round#1 Think Global

1.Photos of few coins shown.Indian Mint recently came out commemorating 60years of some thing.Ans:Alipore Mint

2.Which popular tourist destination promotes itself as “What happens here stays here.”Ans:Las Vegas.

3.First nation to create this was Great Britain.The largest in terms of money is in Japan.The most no.of branches is in India.What is it?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 Shariah,this is not permitted the Customers are made Stake holders and given dividends in place of Interest.

5.Introduced in 1948 first as RUDA,what is its present name.Ans:PUMA

6.What is Project Gutenberg?Ans:Digitisation of all books in US

 

Round#2

1.Which century old company’s logo,.

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Ans:GOKAK Textile

2.Logo of which co.products widely used.

 

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Ans:SANDOZ

3.This gave rise to a two letter word in 1957.

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 Ans:Naya Paisa

4.Identify this Self made Indian entrepreneur.

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Ans:Laxman Rao Kirloskar

5.Photo of  

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Mark Andressen,Netscape.

Round#3 TATA WORLD:

1.InCircle is a Customer loyalty programme of Ans:Titan Company

2.Star India and Tata group jointly promoted Ans:Tata Sky

3.Tatas”involving thousands of school children in India-Ans:Building India school Essay contest

4.In TPDDL,what is DD.Ans:Delhi distribution

 

Round#5 Connect

1.Book:In search of WOW,McKinsey and Co.,Nixon Pic.,Pentagon pic..Ans: Tom Peters

2.Photos/logos of P & G,KKR,Kodak camera:Ans:Duracell Batteries

2.Photo of  John Shaw (Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw’s husband)

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,and subsidiaries  promoted by Biocon etc.Ans:BIOCON

3.Photos/logos of Madurai templke,Aditya brla group,Van Heusen.Ans:P Van Heusen

 

Round#6 :Business world word to fit in boxes:

1.Trivia about You tube

2. Trivia about sulekha.com

3.snakes mobile game

4 Unwrap the gold :Cadbury chocolates

 

WINNER: ROURKELA STEEL PLANT(S.S.PANDA & SAMPAD MISHRA),RUNNERS UP:VODAPHONE

S.S.PANDA ,BSc.Engg,ME,MBA,CFA is an Alumni of NIT,ROURKELA.

& SAMPAD MISHRA,BE is an Alumni of NIT,ROURKELA.

Past achievements: Winners:Tata Crucible Corporate At Ranchi:2013,2012,2011,BrandEquity,Kolkata Zone 2012:3rd, & Finalists at AIMA Quiz,East Zone 2012,2012,2011,Runners up SAIL Udaan QUIZ 2012,Jt.Winner Kolkata Quizzing Festival 2012.

Business Line Quiz_Cerebration_ Coimbatore Prelims

Business Line Quiz_Cerebration_ Coimbatore Prelims

 

Courtesy: Sethu Madhavan

  • Lakshyam (Book to Practice) is a unique Campus initiative from which Service provider

Air cell

  • In 1991 which media personality was the times person of the year

Ted Turner

  • ID..

Shika Sharma – Axis Bank

  • Which Indian Businessman was an integral part of freedom movement (Something like that)

Jamnalal Bajaj

  • Which Ketchup brand came up with Sketch up Contest… Art through Ketchup

A.Del Monte

B.Maggi

C. Heinz

  • Mia.. “Loves To Go to Work”… Mia is a brand of designer Jewellery from?

Tanishq

  • What are D&E Markets? (Clue: IT Sector)

Developing and Emerging Markets

  • Which Football Club was founded at the Rising sun Pub?

Chelsea

  • Which British Food and Clothing retailer in Tie-up with reliance Retail

M&S

  • Business Trademark Logo of

The Art of living

  • Founder of which Italian fashion brand said “ I learnt marketing from US and creativity from Italy”

Renzo Rosso (Diesel)

  • Tic Tac is from?

Ferroro

 

  • Cutting through Complexity?

KPMG

  • 1978 3M did a sample testing which resulted in a huge success of this brand?

Post It

  • ID?

Sergy Brin

  • Capresse is imported luggage from

VIP

  • 1959 which Finance Minister was the recipient of the Magsaysay Award

CD Deshmukh

  • Logo of     Drop Box
  • Gateway Development Award was given to this large group for their contribution to Rural support ( Didn’t note the year)

ITC

  • Pic of Airline with the words Stay Hungry Stay Foolish

Virgin Airlines