Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz Mumbai 2010-Prelims

Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz Mumbai 2010

Courtesy: Team Bizdom


  1. What is missing in this famous quote said by British PM David Lloyd George “Death is the most convenient time to _______ rich people.
  2. This trademark was first used in clothing as the only material capable of protecting workers on the infamous Manhattan Project from the corrosive Uranium hexafluoride to make U-235 for the 1st atom bomb.
  3. Started in 1903 in New Castle, Pennsylvania with the borrowing of 99 chairs from the local undertaking and later returned the same to use for the funerals.
  4. With a US $ 150 m five year grant from the Emir of ______, Al Jazeera began broadcasting for six hours a day in 1996.
  5. Which company in conjunction with Canon launched a Pocketronic, the first electronic pocket calculator in 1970?
  6. What brand was established by a business man who beat Lasslo Biro in launch of America’s 1st ballpoint in 1944?
  7. The term A1 from first rate or “highest quality” was first used in what kind of business; the term was used to designate the quality of ships by marine underwriters?
  8. From an ad- I can’t type, I don’t take dictation, I can’t file. My boss calls me indispensable. I push the button on the _____ _____.
  9. What publication has a long standing tradition in which an editor’s only signed article during his/her tenure is written on the occasion of his/her departure from the position?
  10. What is the flagship brand of Bengal Waterproof Ltd; founded by Surendra Mohan Bose?
  11. What was found by Henry Luce in February 1930, four months after the Wall Street crash of 1929?
  12. Which company built the Gateway of India?
  13. The name of this country is derived from a Latin word for a metal and its first use can be traced to the 1602?
  14. Three brothers Henry, Emanuel and Mayse in 1850 as a small dry goods store which specialized in the cotton?
  15. Which iconic institute’s premises are situated in Paternoster Squares close to St.Paul Cathedral in the city of London?
  16. Which two companies ranked 2nd and 3rd in their field would you find in the small German town Herzogenaurach?
  17. Who created Eee-pad to rival Apple’s i-pad?
  18. In 1942, a group of Quaker intellectuals, social activists and Oxford academics started this organization?
  19. Horn Mountain, Atlantis, Mad Dog and Thunder Horse are the deep underwater sites of which?
  20. How we better know Worli Chemicals today?
  21. Identify the great global corporation
22. Identify him.

23.Who owns it?

24. Housefull producer
25. An Advertisement showing caption “kam life insurance matlab no insurance”.
1) Tax
2) Teflon
3) Warner Bros
4) Qatar
5) Texas Instruments
6) Reynolds
7) Insurance
8) Xerox 914
9) Economist
10) Duckback
11) Fortune
12) Gammon
13) Argentina-Argentum
14) Lehman Brothers
15) London Stock Exchange
16) Adidas, Puma
17) Asus
18) Oxfam
19) BP
20) Wockhardt
21) GM (whitacre)
22)Ranjan Das
23) Apple
24) Sajid Nadiadwala
25) Aegon Religare

Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2014_Hubli Prelims

Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2014_Hubli Prelims

Courtesy: Ketan Naik

1. It was founded by Harry Pickup. Name this famous cleaning brand: Harpic

2.The founder was DR burman and was founded in kolkata. Name this brand: Dabur

3.Named after strepto bacillum bacteria,this brand is used in sore throat cure.: Streptsils

4.This mosquito repellent got name from dead one in german : Mortein

5.logo of search engine: bing

6.visual of famous doll after barbie : Mrs kitten??

7.Book visual written on famous leather product brand.:Gucci

8.Telegraph service was provided by whom?: Indian postal service

9. Which of these car was famous in UK: mini/nano/fiat

10. “Think outside the bun” is tagline of: Macdonald/dominos/taco bell

11.Ye hey rishton ka time tagline of?: Dominos pizza

12.Macharon pe war surakshit apka parivar. which brand?: All Out

13. Novel visual

14. Titan is entering into which new segment in its dealing with 2 wheelers? :helmet

15. Named after a person who determined the correct value of Absolute zero. Which brand? :kelvinator

16.pic duracell

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Tata Crucible 2012 Corporate Mumbai Round- Finals

Tata Crucible 2012 Corporate Mumbai Round- Finals

Tata Track

Round # 1

1) In 2011 this co won the “L –Prize” which is the Noble prize equivalent in the field of energy conversation etc awarded by the US Dept of Energy …PHILIPS

2) UNESCO in Pakistan + NOKIA =E-talim (similar to what Idea cellular did in India)

3) In 1997, strategic merger between Mc Donald Douglas +Boeing

4) In the news this year, which giant tried to trade mark the 4 letter word ‘SOCL’-Microsoft

5) Bhilwara’s product-Mayur

6) Fusion hydra gel-GILLETTE

7) Machine technology by DOLCE GUSTO –Nescafe

Round # 2 (visuals)
1) What is Claytronics ?

2) Pic of Elihayu M Goldrath

3) KOLEOS patented by- Renault

4) Shiv Khera’a trademark :SK

5) Tracks & Records :Usain Bolt

6) Unlimited –the view is worth fighting for :Maharashtra tourism

Round # 3
1) Peruvian co AJILE –Big Cola

2) Long Island Boat Co- Billy Joel

3) I-Gate +Rio Tinto =Mine of the future program (hint was :Mumbai based IT co was recently acquired by this co)

4) Reliance foundation –Reliance drishti (magazine for the blind)

Round # 4 (connect question types round)
1) HUL products

2) VB, Carlton dry, Bulmers – Fosters

3) TVS group

4) Living media

Round #5
1) FICCI (GD Birla, Purshottam Thakur ..suggested by MK Gandhi)

2) Accenture (Arthur Andersen etc)

3) Pranab Mukherjee (Desher Dak was the 1st clue)

Tie breaker question for 2nd spot: Which co on entering India has positioned itself as the “Third place”?
Starbucks coffee

External track

Round # 1

1) Wallonia city council ad in the 1980s had him as a spokesperson telling investors that this was 1 place in Europe which reminded him of America : Neil Armstrong

2) Pic of Sayaji Rao Gaikwad –Bank of Baroda

3) “Cricket brought us to India much before business did”,this hit the headlines soon after India’s WC 2011 win-AUDI

4) Logo of Shubh Griha

5) Logo of GroupO Cars..who owns this co – Carlos Slim Helu

6) Martha Washington’s unique distinction as 1st lady of USA –only woman to have featured in the American currency note

7) Connect : Bill & Melinda gates foundation, Coca Cola ad in the background, Wharton Business School, The giving pledge : Warren Buffet

8) Pearson education sued this co in 2006 which resulted in the Indian co to change its name .What? Orient Longman became Orient Black swan

9) Who is working to retrieve Apollo 11 moon mission engines that plunged into the ocean decades ago? Jeff Bezos

10) Brian Luff –novel-Sex on legs –science fiction thriller –Audible Corporation:World’s 1st Audio book

11) AIA logo

12) US based brand “destination maternity” in India:Mom & Me by Mahindra & Mahindra

13) OV Bundellu –Apr’1993 , IDBI, Canara Bank and SBI are stake holders :CARE ratings

Round # 2

1) CASA D’cor (Poltrona Faus)

2) Connect :UNISON, London Olympic 2012, Thomson Houston :GE

3) Quesn on T20 WC logo , the modern spin designed by Witekite.

4) TATA Ises..what does ISES stand for?

5)Connect : AT&T, Axiata, pic of BK Modi, Song featuring Big B: Idea cellular

6) Pic of Lucy Koh (judge for Samsung –Apple fight)

7)Lodestone Management co logo ,acquired by :Infosys

8) Connect question on ABC (American Broadcasting Corporation)

Round # 3

1) started in 1994, Sakinaka Mumbai ,owned by Speciality Restaurants group :Mainlaind China

2) Quesn on DIABLO

3) Quesn on LOTTO (owners :Treviso football club)

QOTB – Quiz on the Beach – 2012 – Prelims – Giri Pickbrain

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  18. AVON
  19. CIPLA
  23. WENDT
  24. RED TAPE
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Quiz on the Beach QOTB 2012 Giri Pickbrain – TAPMI

Round 1

1) Connect Giriraja, Kalinga Brown, Grama Laxmi, Grama Priya and Vanaraja
2) Started in Netherland, 1436. Termed as a painless form of taxation. Elizabeth 1 used it in 1556. It was used to raise money for public good. What?
3) Missionary Church in Sweden- Kopimism. What is unique about them?
4) Niveo Symbolo in Jalndhar. What first in India?
5) US department of energy… restricted the sale of this luxury item… 9.5 litres of water/min
6) Company named ‘Celestis’ is the biggest in this business. Provides service to us human beings. What?
7) Chewed in African culture, led to stained teeth. It was used to treat cough, asthma. Broncho dilator. Which company’s name is derived from this?
8) In US it is legally allowed to sell only 5 times a year. It is said that the banks charge only the processing fee. But actually it is worth over 100 thousand of business. What?

1) All brands of Chicken
2) Lottery
3) Advocates Copyig/Piracy
4) 1st International football maker
5) Shower
6) Burial in space/distribute ashes in space
7) Coca cola | Kola Nut
8) Sale of Blood

Round 2

1) This country launched the Postal stamp of migration of the first Indian labour around 150 years ago. …Ship S S Truro
2) Memebrs of Laclef. Known as holders of the golden keys. Who?
3) Venge- Carbon fibre- racing cycle. Which F1 team is behind it?
4) Whose quote ‘But sometimes I think it’s just like an on-off switch. Click and you’re gone. And that’s why I don’t like putting on-off switches.’

1) South Africa
2) Concierge service
3) McLaren
4) Steve Jobs

Round 3

1) Pic of Brownie Mae Humphrey. First woman to appear in the Business week cover. What’s her claim to fame

2) Logo-PrimeMinister of this nation himself has expressed a great deal of interst in this

3) Pic of a person- Thomas____________ & a diamond. Connect

4) Pic- great gambler

5) Logo
6) Swiss Franc features Palace of Justice India. Dedicated to whom?
7) Pic…BahnHof owns it… stored at this secret location.What?

8) Pic-

1) Tupperware parties
2) National Skill Development council
3) Cullinan diamond named after Thomas Cullinan
4) Steve Wynn
5) Census
6) Le Corbusier
7) Wikileaks server
8) Walt disney

Audience qns
1) Who are Sexocrats?
Ans Presentable buraucrats

Round 4
Arthur Wayne- Ans: Crosswords
Nano’s 1st International market- SriLanka
Raghuram Rajan- FaultLines

1) Ingka holdings – Ikea
2) In the guiness book of records as ‘the biggest family ownded chain’ Which Indian brand? Country Club
3) Cher Wang- HTC
4) Levi’s Citizen- Denizen
5) 204/20 6th Avenue, New York…1858- 5 lettered – Macy’s
6) Thomas Stemberg- Staples
7) From greek for inspiration and knowledge. Which 4 lettered brand? Asus

Round 5


1) H&A store logo, Weetbix, backyard Cricket, Travelex…song from Six and out

Ans: Bret Lee | H&A store owned by Alok Industries. Brett Lee brand ambassador

2) Tata Logo, London Olympics 2012 logo, AOL, song Hero- hum mein hai Hero
Ans: Wolf Ollins

3) Calrence Hotel, RED, Elevation Partner
Ans: Bono

4) White diamonds, passion, Violet eyes, flintstone
Ans: Elizabeth Taylor

Round 6

1) Hut Tax, University of Oxford
Ans: Cecil Rhodes

2) Yes madam Sir, Navjyoti, Ramon Megsasay award
Ans: Kiran Bedi

3) University of Chicago, Logo of Standard Oil and some quotr
Ans: John D Rockefeller

4) Midas Touch, Tyson, Apprentice
Ans: Donald Trump

SCMHRD Business Quiz- Gautam Bose – Finals

1) Identify this currency.

2) Connect



3) It is an acronym for favored emerging markets coined in late 2009 by Robert Ward, Global Forecasting Director for the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). The term has also been used by HSBC’s chief executive Michael Geoghegan. These countries are favored for several reasons, such as a dynamic and diverse economy and a young growing population

4) Which company built the engine for The ‘Sprit of St. Louis’ plane?

5) Company’s history- Key word ‘wood’

6) This brand dates back to 1851 in Rhode Island when Robert Knight, a textile mill owner, visited his friend, Rufus Skeel. Mr. Skeel owned a small shop in Providence, Rhode Island that sold cloth from Mr. Knight’s mill. Mr. Skeel’s daughter painted images of apples and applied them to the bolts of cloth. The ones with the apple emblems proved most popular. Mr. Knight thought the labels would be the perfect symbol for his trade name. What?

7) Who are Open collar workers?


1) John Boyd Dunlop

2) Connect: Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.

Mykelti Williamson- best known for his role as Benjamin Buford (Bubba) Blue in the 1994 film Forrest Gump

Landry’s- Current owner of the restaurant chain

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Restaurants, Inc. was formed as a new restaurant chain in a joint enterprise with Paramount Pictures

3) CIVETS (Colombia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Egypt, Turkey and South Africa)

4) Ryan Air

5) Gibson

6) Fruit of the Loom

7) One who work from home- No fixed location

Round 2

1) It was founded in Kolkata in 1974 in collaboration with Heinrich Schmid AG of Switzerland by Mr. Bijon Nag, a technocrat entrepreneur. Which company?

A partridge
Two turtle doves,
Three French hens,
Four calling birds,
Five golden rings,
Six geese
Seven swans
Eight maids
Nine ladies
Ten lords
Eleven pipers
Twelve drummers

3) “X” came to India in 1912, and learned of the existence of the “Y” shortly after they were set up in 1920. They had a brief legal tussle over the use of the telegraphic address ‘Oxonian’, but in general tolerated and even encouraged the firm, giving them special terms for OUP and Clarendon Press titles. ‘An enterprising firm, certainly good at display,’ H.S. Milford, Publisher to the University, commented to Sir Maurice Gwyer.

“Y” was established in 1920 by the Primlani family, a Sindhi business house. The outlets are now managed by the Apeejay Surrendra Group, a Calcutta-based conglomerate.

What are “X” and “Y”?

4) It was originally launched to compete with Estée, a fragrance released by Estée Lauder

Oprah Winfrey dedicated a segment of her talk show in 2007 to discuss the impact of its advertising. She stated that the ads inspired her. She wanted to be “confident and fabulous” like the “________ girls”. Which brand?

5) Perfume brand 6126 by Lindsay Lohan. Why is it named so?

6) It refers to the practice of making spoofs or parodies of corporate and political advertisements. It may take the form of a new image or an alteration to an existing image or icon, often in a satirical manner. What’s the term?

7) Bansibhai Vaghani and Dinesh Vaghani launched the company in 1972 on a triple-layered foundation of value, commitment and quality. Which company?

8) Hardtack (or hard tack) is a simple type of cracker, made from flour, water, and sometimes salt. Inexpensive and long-lasting, it was and is used for sustenance in the absence of perishable foods, commonly during long sea voyages and military campaigns. How are they known better? There is also a Movie by the name.

9) The name of the brand is legally and officially uncapitalized. It is an American clothing retailer founded in 1976. The name was inspired by, and is pronounced as in, the phrase “to be or not to be” from the play Hamlet.Manny Mashouf, who emigrated to the United States in the early 1970s, opened the first store in San Francisco. Name the brand

10) It was started as joint venture of lndustrial Development Trust of the Nizam’s Hyderabad Government and M/s Alladin & Company. Which company?

11) Margaret Rudkin, discovered that one of her sons had an allergy to commercial bre Encouraged by her family and her son’s doctor, she begins a small business out of her kitchen selling her bread to local grocers. Named for her family’s farm in Fairfield, Connecticut, consumers recognized her homemade bread’s quality and bought every loaf she baked. Which brand?

12) It is a German brewery in Munich, Bavaria, that produces a traditional Munich-style beer. It is currently owned by the American-Brazilian-Belgian company Anheuser-Busch InBev. Like other premium German beers, it is brewed according to the German “Reinheitsgebot” (Purity Law) dating back to 1516. Which brand?

13) Connect

Karen Lunel Hishey
Identify Mrs Tashi Hishey

15) In the center of the state emblem of Pakistan is a quartered shield, with each quarter containing a major crop of Pakistan at the time of its adoption: cotton, jute, wheat and ___.
The 4th crop Pakistan was a big producer but now it imports. Which crop?



2) Christmas carol “The Twelve Days of Christmas”

The Christmas Price Index chose the items in the popular Christmas carol “The Twelve Days of Christmas” as its market basket: a partridge in a pear tree, two turtle doves, three French hens, four calling [sic] birds, five gold(en) rings, six geese, seven swans, eight maids, nine dancing ladies, ten leaping lords, eleven pipers, and twelve drummers.

3) X: Oxford University Press | Y: Oxford Bookstores

4) Charlie

5) Marilyn Monroe’s Birth date

6) Subvertising

7) Milton

8) SeaBiscuit

9) Bebe

10) Allwyn

11) Pepperidge Farm

12) Löwenbräu-Löwenbräu means “lion’s brew”.

13) R E Olds | band REO Speedwagon

14) Karen lunel-Liril Girl

15) Tea

Round 3

1) In 1996 he launched an unsuccessful campaign to elect Ernest, his Bernese Mountain Dog to Congress. Shugart later wrote about that experience in a book, Ernest Goes to Washington (Well, Not Exactly). He backed a failed ballot initiative in 2000 to give California voters the option of choosing “none of the above” in elections. Who?

2) It is the name of more than 200 hotels around the world. The first known Hotel was in Place Vendôme in Paris. What?

3) The ________Effect usually refers to the cost of tuition at private colleges and universities. Many parents assume that a higher-priced education is a better education. “The theory of it was, basically, we will raise the tuition as much as the market will bear,” said William Massy, a former Stanford University finance officer.

The ________effect is based on the commonly accepted perception that you get what you pay for. In the 1950s, Coca Cola was twice as expensive as Pepsi. Yet, Pepsi sales increased after they raised the price of the soda.

4) In medieval England there were nomadic mercenaries who wandered the country side and would sell their services to the highest bidder. These were hardened fighters who lived solitary lives in the wilderness. They did not have the luxury of servants to polish their armor and it would oxidize to a blackish hue, and they came to be known as black knights. At local town festivals they would have exhibition jousting matches in which the winner of the fight would win the loser’s weapons and armor. The local gentry, softened by the good life, would lose to these black knights. The nomadic knights didn’t have much use for an extra set of armor and would sell it back to them immediately after the fight. Origin of what?

5) The phrase from Washington Irving’s short story The Creole Village is: “The___________, that great object of universal devotion throughout our land, seems to have no genuine devotees in these peculiar villages; and unless some of its missionaries penetrate there, and erect banking houses and other pious shrines, there is no knowing how long the inhabitants may remain in their present state of contented poverty. Fill in the blanks

6) It is a sale of assorted secondhand objects contributed by donors to raise money for a charity. What?


8) Factory Near his hometown of Derry Church, Pa, … “Sweetst Place on Earth”


1) Alan Shugart
2) Bristol
3) Chivas Regal effect
4) Black Market
5) Almighty dollar
6) Rummage Sale or Jumble sale
7) Bugatti Veyron named after Pierre Veyron
8) Hershey

Round 4

1) Ad- Google earth

2) The company’s first product was a turboprop transport. The Brazilian Government contributed to its early growth giving it contracts and helping to increase its product line, and the company sold solely to the domestic market until 1975.
While military aircraft made up the majority of its products during the 1970s, by 1985 a regional airliner had debuted, the Brasilia. Which company?

3) Question on Alfa Laval- Heat exchanger…inspired by nature, birds or some such

4)  Give Funda

5) It was originally created as a neutral global distribution system (GDS) by Air France, Iberia, Lufthansa and SAS in 1987 in order to connect providers’ content with travel agencies and consumers in real time. The creation of it was intended to offer a European alternative to Sabre, the American GDS. It was built from core reservation system code coming from System One, an American GDS that competed with Sabre but went bankrupt, and a copy of the Air France pricing engine. What?

6) Pic http://goo.gl/JMbvl
The notes are not an officially recognized currency or legal tender since their sole intended purpose is to be offered as burnt-offerings to the deceased as often practiced by the Chinese and several East Asian cultures. What are they called?

7) The name apparently is the anglicization of the Sanskrit term for an untranslated and forbidden sex position in the uncompiled Kama Sutra texts that involves the penetration of all of a woman’s orifices, much like the mythical Venus Butterfly position in the West. This position is known as the “_______”.

1) Google earth ad
2) Embraer
3) Alfa Laval
4) Mr. Yuk was conceived by Dr. Richard Moriarty to help children learn to avoid ingesting poisons. Living in Pittsburgh, the skull and crossbones previously used was not terribly helpful, because the Jolly Roger was the mascot for the local baseball team, the Pittsburgh Pirates. it had little meaning to children who equate the symbol with exciting things like pirates and adventure.
The color was chosen when Moriarty was showing different colors to students, and the green that was chosen was christened “Yucky!” by a young child. Hence, the name and the color. The design for Mr. Yuk was created by Wendy Courtney Brown, then a 4th grade student at Liberty Elementary in Weirton, West Virginia, as part of a Pittsburgh Poison Control design contest.

5) Amadeus
6) Hell bank notes
7) kirtu | Kirtu.com| Savita Bhabhi

Jamnalal Bajaj Quiz – Oct 2011- Prelims

JBIMS- Jamanalal Bajaj Quiz – Oct 2011- Prelims

QuizMaster- Dhananjay Shettigar

1) Out’ is a popular gay and lesbian fashion, entertainment, and lifestyle magazine.
Every year it publishes ‘Power 50’, a list of 50 most powerful gay men in America. Who topped the list is the year 2011?

2) Two of his companies listed in Virginia Islands are Paysons and Autumn Holdings.
Some of the businesses he has ventured into include antiques, car rentals, metal trading, export of rice, etc. Who?

3) In 2010, Urs Holzle sent around an urgent internal memo warning that the company would be crushed if it didn’t figure out its social strategy. The team named their social project “Emerald Sea” after this painting of a wave knocking a ship over and then recreated that painting outside the elevators where they worked. What was the outcome of this project?

4) After graduating as an engineer in 1924, he spent six months working in a radio factory in the United States. On his return to his native country, he teamed up with his friend whose parents made the attic of their manor house in Struer in Jutland available for experiments. When they officially opened their business in 1925, one concentrated on the technology while other dealt with the business interests. There were a number of successful developments in the 1930s and 1940s, including a sound recording system for the film industry, roof-mounted loud-speakers for circus and army vehicles and the iconic Beolit 39 radio with a Bakelite cabinet. Name the Company?

5) Born on 1st January, 1956, this person as a teenager, was a member of the its national synchronised swimming team and won bronze medal in the national championships. This person joined Baker & McKenzie, a large Chicago-based international law firm, in 1981 and was elected the company’s Chairman in October 1999.

6) The actress made the debut in 2002 Telugu film ‘Lahiri Lahiri Lahilo’. What was her first acting assignment?

7) The original concept was developed by Jaakko Iisalo and its mechanics were inspired by other petrary physics games that have been released over the years, including another 2009 release, Crush the Castle. Some of the it’s notable fans include Prime Minister David Cameron of the United Kingdom, and author Salman Rushdie. What?

8) Pic-What is the event that is described?

9) Image consulting firm Lippincott & Margulies was hired to develop a list of 219 prospective names; Vectre, Verone, Chaparel, Calibre and Alexis were chosen as top candidates. While Alexis quickly became the front runner, concerns were raised that the name applied to people more than cars (being associated with the Alexis Carrington character on the popular 1980s primetime drama Dynasty) as a result the first letter was removed and it was to morph the name to _______.

10) According to Tim Keck, his uncle suggested the name when he saw him and Chris Johnson eating a sandwich.

11) This project had been conceived by Indian Banks Association and had the approval of Reserve Bank of India to develop a domestic card payment network.The Original name was discarded as it was found out that two other companies in the payment space have already applied for similar name. What?

12) Pic

13) In September 2010, a certain range of furniture and other interior accessories were launched at Paris trade show. Some of these items were named Radcliffe desk, Bodleian book case, Harry Potter table, etc. The Critics were quick to label it as vulgar and cheapens it image. Whose venture?

14) Ad- Sholay-Gabbar

15) Pic- passed away on 21st June 2011

16) In 2006, Couture Tech Ltd had applied for a particular trademark. The European Union high court rejected an appeal by ruling that the symbol is “contrary to public policy or to accepted principles of morality”. It was also considered as “symbol of despotism”. What?

17) _____ might be inferred from the appendix of George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four. Of the three segments of the fictional language Newspeak, the “_ vocabulary” is the one dedicated to technical terms and jargon. “Doubleplus” is the superlative modifier for Newspeak adjectives. Thus, ___ might hold the meaning “most extremely technical or jargonous” in Newspeak.

18) Appointed to the Board of Directors of ACC in 1968, he became its Chairman in 1969 and continued till 1997, excluding his tenure as India’s ambassador to USA (1977-79). Later he was honoured as Chairman Emeritus for life. Who are we talking about?

19) Pic

20) 20. Reed Hastings said that “I had a big late fee for ‘Apollo 13.’ It was six weeks late and I owed the video store $40. I had misplaced the cassette. It was all my fault. I didn’t want to tell my wife about it. And I said to myself, ‘I’m going to compromise the integrity of my marriage over a late fee?’ Later, on my way to the gym, I realized they had a much better business model. You could pay $30 or $40 a month and work out as little or as much as you wanted”. What resulted out of this?

21) Resulting from an article written from Stanley Morison, it was created by Victor Lardent. Some experts believe that it was based on an earlier original work of William Starling Burgess. Morison’s revision became known as ___________ and made its debut in the 3 October 1932 issue of The Times newspaper.

22) Video clip of Simpsons. Identify the character?

23) What are bonds denominated in chinese yuan and issued in Hong Kong known as?

24) Designed by Atkins, Dubai, it is being built by Jaguar Buildcon. With a height of 300 meters, the exterior of the building will represent mehendi patterns. Name it.

25) X first met Y by chance at a railway station in early 60s, when he was travelling by train from Hyderabad to Delhi. X let Y in the AC coupe, where he started sketching him, but he was not “impressed” with the drawing. A few years later Y came to X’s house with a guest and again some days later, the painter came asking for a loan of Rs. 600. After Y sought another loan a few months later, X offered him a job at his company to do some paintings for a monthly salary of Rs. 800. He was elevated to the position of Art Advisor at his company in May 1986 at a salary of Rs. 2,500 per month plus accommodation. Identify X & Y

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1) Tim Cook, Apple CEO

2) Hasan Ali Khan

3) Google +

4) Bang & Olufsen (B&O)

5) Christine Lagarde

6) The Rasna Girl in old Rasna Ad.

7) Angry Birds

8) Occupy Wall Street (OWS)

9) Lexus

10) The Onion

11) RuPay

12) Charles & Maurice Saatchi

13) Oxford University selling products using Harry Potter

14) Monster.com ( Caught in the wrong job)

15) Suresh Tendulkar

16) Hammer & Sickle symbol

17) C++

18) Nani Palkhivala

19) Nina Ricci

20) Netflix

21) Times New Roman

22) Mohd. Yunus

23) Dim Sum Bonds

24) Namaste Towers

25) K P Singh & M F Hussain.


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IIT Bombay- Business Quiz by V V Ramanan Finals

IIT Bombay- Business Quiz by V V Ramanan Finals

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1)      King County…Seattle, Washington

2)      1899, John P Soush…. Sousaphone…

3)      Protein Chemicals Ltd…Ajinomoto

4)      Subsidiary of this company…name from a cultivar in NewZealand.. In 2006 to avoid taxes…

5)     Edison..22 year old… Used the proceed …Menlo park.. a word in English

6)      1976…GujaratBased Engineering Firm.

7)      Contoso has gone Google, Contoso Traveller, Contosso Construction… Fictional companies used by?

8)      _________TV Theatre 1947-1958. Grace Kelly, Paul Newman…. Mclaren’s Imperial cheese…

9)      Room 1940s… Guiness book of world record for ‘Largest Copper roof’.. Which company’s headquarters?

10)  13.2 bn Net worth…Member of  Haryana Vidhan Sabha. Pic. Who?

11)   Shepton Dash, Fernville Lord Digby, Duke, Lament Pickle, Spud. What are these?

12)  Window of World, Museum inChina… have a miniature of all others, but for this it has an enlarged version. What?

13)  Acetate Tow, Estron…largest producer of PET Polymers..Which co.?

Audience: Logo of OPEC


1)  Boeing  2)WashingtonPost March 3)Hair 4)Braeburn Capital- Apple  5) Ticker Tape  6)Pioma Rasna |Voltas  7)Microsoft 8)Kraft        9)Lucent Tech 10)Savitri Jindal 11)Dulux Paint Dogs 12)Angry Birds 13)Eastman Chemical


Grid- 8 Pics- Connect

1)      Ratharsan Yoganathan… first two letters of founder’s name..Mobile operator

2)      Unique language style.. Acting president of a country for a day in 1996

3)      Chirag, AirIndia, Prayag, Essel group, Pailan group, HAL, Ashok Piramal grp. Identify the missing name.

4)     Lakesideclassics, by which publishing house?

5)     EverlandTheme Park. Which company?

6)      Amex, merchant fee, only their card, something similar to Boston Tea party. What

7)      Mycity Deal, UbuyIbuy, Qpod, Beeconomic… what?

8)      5 seater aircraft. NM5, NAl…built at Gippsland. Which company?

9)      5th July 2011, E bay Buyer Protection

Answers: 1)  Lebara.  1st clue AIS  2) Viktor Chernomydin-Gazprom . 2nd clue Pratibha Mahila Sahkari Bank 3) UB group ( I-League).  4)R R Donnelly. 4th clue ? 5) Samsung. 5th clue CSL group 6) BostonFee Party . 6th Clue White Knights 7) Companies acquired by Groupon. 7th Clue Zapata 8) Mahindra. 8th clue Ipon security 9) Google + invite. 9th Ce  Mediaset

Connect: AIS, Pratibha Mahila Sahkari Bank, Solidere, CSL group, White Knights, Zapata, Ipon security, Mediaset

Answers: Companies owned by PM/President/Head of States


1)      Excerpt … Merlin Mann Piece from 43 folders  is hidden text

2)      GI…battle in USA, France…adulteration, falsification

3)      1885, Professor Richard Ely…Otto Von Bismarck… Boats canal…Utterly insignificant

4)      Pics- hand signals…what’s special

5)      Musueum…Paintings of Rodin etc…named after wife – Museo Soumaya. Who?

6)     St.Croix Shop. What’s special?

7)      Concept designs…2007..collectibles…

8)      “Doodh Doodh Doodh Doodh…” song ..who was the music director?

9)     Berlin,Hamburg, Frankfurt, Peking,Tokyo, Johannesberg,Gander&Halifax

10)  Pic…come up with a slogan

File:Six Flags of Texas.jpg

11)  April 5, 1919..S S Loyalty…1st ship of Scindia..JourneyedUK..Narottam Morarjee & ?

12)  Checker Motor Corp… commonwealth Motors…Marking automobile…durability in heavy use..final models in 1982. What?

13)  Video… Who is Kevin Spacey playing?


1) I-con – Test used in Instapaper 2)Darjeeling Tea  3)George Pullman  4)Used in BSE  5)Carlos Slim Helu  6) Turtle Neck for Steve Jobs 7) Amero  8) Ranjit Barot 9) Lufthansa 10)  6 flags… 6 flags over Texas ..seal of Texas 11)Walchand Hirachand –HindustanShipping 12)American Taxi Cab 13)Jack Abramoff


Long Visual connect- 28 visuals


Some of the other clues were TatooshIsland, Palladium, Enigma , Pegasus, and Atlantis ….

Answer: Yachts owned by famous people

Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2011 – Pune Finals (Tata Track)

Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2011 – Pune Finals (Tata Track) via Samrat Mukherjee

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1)      Currency of Ghana : CEDI

2)      Hear Music :Starbucks

3)      Mexico’s only exchange:BOLSA

4)      Writing pioneer ,subsidiary of New Well rubber :Waterman

5)      Originally formed Huff Deland Dusters :DELTA

6)      Walmart ticker in Mexico :WALMEX


1)      Logo of photosynth from Microsoft

2)      Cover page of Yog sandesh magazine :Baba ramdev

3)      Paul the octopus app pic

4)      Lava handset significance :Indian rupee symbol

5)      PETA campaign with pic of Selvio Burloscini which says “Too much sex can be a bad thing”.

6)      Nintendo’s print ad with cards


1)      Connect –Kawasaki,KTM,Mahindra,Bajaj

2)      Connect with all GSK products

3)      Connect with all IBM products

4)      Connect with all Marico products

4th round was just too easy…choose the wrong statement from 3 statements given

1)      Imagining India by Nandan Nilekani

2)      Quesn on LEEDS

3)      Airbags –GM concept

4)      1st male model for Christian Dior :Zinadine Zidane

5)      Rodeo scooter brand :Mahindra