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 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 East Zone Finals

Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2013 East Zone Finals

THINK GLOBAL

  1. This Product was created by the Chinese in the 6th century for Cleansing and Hygienic purposes and is now used worldwide. It is a daily use product now. What??—Toilet paper or Tissue Paper
  2. In 1948, Candido created this to cure his son, Kenneth, who had developed rheumatoid arthritis in 1943??—Jacuzzi
  3. The word is derived from French for a bundle of notes tied together. It is also the name of a supplement from a business daily from India?—DOSSIER
  4. It was started by Hamdi Ulukaay a Turkish immigrant to the United States,when bought a plant in the town of New Berlin, New York that was being closed by Kraft Foods. The brand name is derived from the Persian, meaning “shepherd”?—CHOBANI YOGURT
  5. On the eve of 110 years of Harley Davidson celebration, 2000 Harley bikers congregated and two white classic Harleys were gifted to a certain person who at one point of time a Chemical technician. Who was gifted these two special Harleys?—Pope Francis
  6. The company should satisfy the following criteria: a) Three years with an annual net profit of over Rs. 2,500 crore b)Net worth of Rs. 10,000 crore c)Turnover of Rs. 25,000 crore. Criteria for what?—Maharatna status to a PSU

THINK PICTORIAL

  1. This map was shown and said that President Jefferson made a deal for this land in 1803 and took a big step towards making USA a big country in terms of Land mass.what?—Purchase of Louisiana state from France by President Jefferson for $15 million dollars  image001
  2. In the world of finance, what do these colors represent? image003                                 —Risk ratings for Mutual funds
  3.  Connect these to give a brand name?—Christian Dior..Lady Diana with the Lady Dior bag dedicated to herimage005
  4. An old ad of some fridge brand+Shilpa shetty pic was shown. Which brand?—Electrolux, she endorses Electrolux water purifiers
  5.  What are these?—Monopoly Board game charactersimage007
  6. Showed a pic of Macy’s day parade- Qns Cancelled as answer revealed. Another textual question asked  Who is a fellmonger or what trade does he deal in and why is the trade banned everywhere?—He deals in Animal skins

 

TATA WORLD

  1. Expand SCIP—Second career internship program for women who want to come back to corporate life after having kids
  2. TIFRAC was the name given by J L Nehru.) someone buzzed and answered—TIFR Automatic company
  3. Lord Chelmsford was the man responsible for this.—He renamed the city of Sakshi to Jamshedpur
  4. This word of greek origin refers to light. This is a Tata offering and is creating a lot of hype?—PHOTON

 

CONNECT

  1.  image009—DOORDARSHAN- PHILIPS PROVIDED THE Technology, Devashis created the logo, Miguel sabido was the man behind DD’s longest running show HUM LOG

 
2.

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Amruthanjan—Dragon balm by them, founder Nageswar Rao Pantulu also started Andhra Patrika and Bobby fisher used Amruthanjan balm and used to get them from Vishwanathan Anand

 

3.

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Campbell soup

4. image016

Apple inc.—George orwell, the girl who threw hammer in the 1984 ad, the binocular building was designed by Frank Gehry who has appeared in Think Different ad

CLUES ROUND

  1. This company started when mines in the Andalusian Province of Huelva in Spain were handed over for mining. —RIO TINTO
  2.  She was the first woman to win the Nobel in economics in 2009.—ELINA OSTROM
  3. This economic indicator is named after a certain fellow from England who was considered a criminal—ROBIN HOOD

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 2013 Guwahati Prelims

 

Tata Crucible Corporate 2013 GuwahatiPrelims

Via Kapinjal Chowdhury

TATA CRUCIBLES CORPORATE GUWAHATI REGIONALS 2013-09-20

PRELIMS

 

1.”My greatest strength as a consultant is to be ignorant and ask a few questions”  Which Management Guru and author said these lines?

Answer- Peter Drucker

2. While at Ford this executive created “56 for 56” campaign offering loans on 1956 model year cars with 20% down payment at 56$ in monthly payments for 3 years. Who?

Answer- Lee Iocoacca

3.” To remove water from a boat by repeatedly filling a cantilever & emptying it over the side” Which management term evolved from this which is done to mean a company when it sinks?

Answer- Bail-out

4. Country club India has signed with which celebrity as it’s new brand ambassador?hint- glamorous sportsperson

Answer- Sania Mirza

5.

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Author?

Answer- Bill Gates

6. Canara Bank has eclared Kunjupannai village in Nilgiri district as _________ free. Fill in.

Answer- Money lending.

7. Ashish Hemrajani and Parikshit Dar are the founders of which entertainment portal in India?

Answer- bookmyshow.com

8. Which pharma giant has come up with an agreement with the puducherry govt for  to improve awareness of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) like diabetes, hypertension etc.?

Answer- Abbott

9. Philosophy of which Brand, “ Leather , sport and a tradition of refined elegance”

Answer- Hermes

10.

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Name the person.

Answer- driving license of JRD TATA.

11. Which publisher began it’s operation  by purchasing “dress” in 1913

Options- conde nast / vogue/ Time

Answer- conde nast.

12. Which anti-virus was developed by Pavel Baudis and Eduard Kucera in prague which means ‘huge reach’?

Answer-  Avast.

13. Which sportswear company named a former footballer Bjorn gulden as it CEO?

Answer- PUMA

14. Which marketing field studies “consumers’ sensorimotor, cognitive, and affective response to marketing stimuli”?

Answer- Neuro Marketing

15.  Logo of

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Answer- Mcaffe

16.  This Indian worked for IBM in India from 1973 to 1976, then moved to the United States, where he earned an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1978. He joined McKinsey & Co., but returned to India in the early 1980s.. He now works as the president of Berkshire Hathways. Who?

Answer- Ajit Jain.

17. What was Jawarharlal Nehru referring to when he was expressing his views for a particular event held in 1957 by these words “ silent, but far reaching revolution”?

Answer- Decimalisation of Currency.

18. Which fashion designer, textile maker, craftsman was awarded the padmishri in 2013?

Answer- Ritu Kumar

19. Whose concept “ Fortune at the bottom of the pyramid”?

Answer- C K Prahlad.

20  Who?

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Answer- Yash Birla

That’s all!

 

Kapinjal  Chowdhury  graduated this year from Assam Engineering College, Guwahati and presently stays at Hyderabad. He is an avid quizzer and along with his twin kamanasish won several quizzes across the state and the country. He is the founder of ASSAM QUIZ ASSOCIATION and writes a quiz blog namely aecqfactor.com which is the first quizblog from northeast, India!

Tata Crucible 2012 Campus Schedule

Tata Crucible 2012 Campus Schedule

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TBQ –390

1) The first writing machine that printed in any way like a modern typewriter stemmed from the idea of a writing instrument for the blind. The laurels for this achievement go to Pellegrino Turri of Italy, who built his machine in 1808 as a favour for his girl friend, the Countess Caroline Fantonio da Fivizzonol, who, despite losing her sight as a child, conducted volumnious correspondence. Along with this, he invented something to provide ink to the machine. What? The same invention was simulatenously and independently done by an Englishman named Ralph Wedgewood.
2) The Portugese in Goa levied a capitation tax known as Pensao do Shendy in the 18th and 19th centuries. From whom where they levied?
3) What are supernotes?
4) DuPont’s foray into this business began in the 1910s when company officials suggested making this as an outlet for excess nitrocellulose. What business and what was the produce?
5) This test is a simple way to gauge the active presence of female characters in Hollywood films and to judge just how well-rounded and complete those roles are. It was created by _____ in her comic strip Dykes to Watch Out For in 1985. Name the test and the cartoonist.
6) Identify this logo.
7) These surnames are more common among the Vaishnava banias and Jains. They were derived from the word that meant “to examine”
for they were examiners of coins. What?
8) What is Songun policy of resource allocation in North Korea?

9) The term was originally coined by Ed Miliband when speaking to BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme presenter John Humphrys. This term refers to the section of society regarded as particularly affected by inflation, wage freezes and cuts in public spending during a time of economic difficulty, consisting principally of those on low or middle incomes. What?

10) What are these?

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Answers:

Ans1: Carbon Paper
Ans2: Hindus | Shendy was a long braid of hair compusalrily grown by Hindus
Ans3: High quality counterfeit US Dollar bills printed on cotton-fiber paper using the same expensive “intaglio” printing presses used by the U.S. government
Ans4: films and photographic supplies |film base
Ans5: Bechdel Test | Alison Bechdel
Ans6: RMS Titanic Inc, which is the the Titanic’s court-approved salvor
Ans7:  Parekh and the Parikh from Pariksha
Ans8: The songun, or “military first,” revolution refers to Kim Jong-il’s policy of focusing resources on the Korean People’s Army and using it to police the country and dictate foreign policy, often by raising tensions with other countries.
Ans9: Squeezed Middle
Ans10: Jack Kilby’s notebook from 1958, along with two of the original integrated circuits

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Business Quiz conducted on Twitter- @Kweezzz

 Business Quiz conducted on Twitter- @Kweezzz – Oct 16, 2011

1) Identify this brand endorser

2) Once, Bill Gates got to know about Job’s comment on being a Windows developer (iTunes for Windows) – “It’s like giving a glass of ice

water to someone in Hell.”  What did Jobs do to cool down Gates?

3) Identify this person/company. – Recent news for wrong reasons.

4) Evangelical Christians in Brazil felt that this symbol was connected to Satan and banned it sometime in 2010. What did they ban?

5) Identify these gentlemen from the financial world.

6) Identify the advertiser. No, not Surf. 😀

7) What’s this? And to whom was it sold?

8) What happened to a certain John Davis who responded to this ad?

9) Identify this PSU.

10) Barthelemy Thimmonier was one of the first successful developers of sewing machines. He was working on a major order using his machines and workers felt threat to their livelihoods. They attacked his factory. Who was Barthelemy’s client?

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Answers:

Ans1: Fauja Singh

Ans2: Gave him a glass of water

Ans3: Burrup Fertilizers & Pankaj Oswal | Accused of one of Australia’s biggest corporate frauds for siphoning an additional 113 million dollars out of his Burrup Fertilisers

Ans4: USB http://goo.gl/oovaA

Ans5: Henry Varnum Poor & Luther Lee Blake | Org: Standard & Poor’s

Ans6: Persil

Ans7: Henry Woodward’s bulb – sold to Edison

Ans8: Nothing happened. This was an April fool prank.

Ans9: Hutti Mines

Ans10: French Army (Uniforms)