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Thursday, March 12, 2009

TATA Crucible 2009 - Indore Round

TATA Crucible’s Indore Round saw a huge turnout of 222 teams. The prelims were a little easy and very high scoring. Winners and Runners Up were both from IIM, Indore.

Prelims
1. What brand name is the tenth-generation Toyota Corolla in India known by?
Toyota Corolla Altis

2. Identify the logo

Renault

3. “Let’s learn to teach” is the tagline of which powerful initiative launched by a media company in India?
Teach India

4. Ad that said – Born in USA. Motherland India.
Incredible !ndia

5. Identify



Sunil Mittal

6. Which soap brand is endorsed by Saif Ali Khan and Madhavan. [Hint: It is manufactured by a company not really known for FMCG products]
Santoor

7. Get Gorgeous, Launchpad, On the Run, etc are programmes of which channel?
Channel [V]

8. Which bollywood actress endorses Sugar Free?
Bipasha Basu

9. Aamir Khan endorses which brand of biscuits?
Monaco [points given for Parle as well]

10. This company came about when a few Gujarati women came together and set up their own enterprise and became self-sustaining. [Wording was slightly different]
Shri Mahila Griha Udyog – Lijjat Papad

11. Identify the logo

ABN Amro – Now taken over by Royal Bank of Scotland

12. Identify

Warren Buffet

13. Which company started off as Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing?
3M

14. “On holiday 365 days a year” which place? [Destination tourism campaign]
Goa

15. Soha Ali Khan ad – from the world of car accessories.
Ambipur

16. Ad – Human Network - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TfFQyWfbWVQ
Cisco

17. Who is the author of this book? [Hint: The author is someone who urges you to be more effective]

Stephen Covey [author of 7 Habits of Highly Effective People]

18. Which airline was started by Naresh Goyal?
Jet Airways

19. This coffee chain has a tie up with India Premier League [IPL] to have kiosks during IPL matches. Which?
Cafe Coffee Day

20. Identify the logo

Fannie Mae

Wild Card Round 1
1. In terms of volume sales which is the largest manufacturer of watches all over the world – Swatch, Titan or HMT?
Swatch

2. In 1894 this company received a patent on their "Lucky Curve" feed. Which company? Leader in writing instruments.
Parker Pens

3. Who is known as the Oracle of Omaha?
Warren Buffet

4. Started off as Galvin Engineering before it was renamed as something else
Motorola

5. Which company was founded in 1873 by Richard and William to make cigarettes for the then Prince of Wales, Albert Edward?
Benson and Hedges

6. Who exited out of the Planet Hollywood Restaurant Chain saying that he wanted to concentrate on his constituency?
Arnold Schwazenegger

7. Set Wet is a brand from which company?
Paras Pharma

Wild Card Two
1. Durable, Reliable, Excellence though some people mistake it as being "Durable Latex".
Durex

2. Who started NeXT computers?
Steve Jobs

3. Which company bought Pixar in 2004?
Disney

4. What is Nannyware?
Software to restrict access to pornography sites.

5. In the world of tea plantation, what is CTC?
Crush, Tear and Curl

Finals
1. When this product was to be launched in India – Lever’s came out with its own specific to India campaign for it, a first for any Unilever product in India. Currently, this brand is owned by Bunge Limited. Which?
Dalda

2. Invented by Hakeem Ustad Hasan it had Khurfa Seeds, Kasni, Munaqqa, Nilofar, Gaozaban, Hara Dhania etc. What?
Rooh Afza

3. Founded in 1906 by Hakeem Hafiz Abdul Majeed, the name means "empathizer" or "companion in suffering".
Hamdard

4. Kisan Credit Cards were launched in India through?
Nabard

5. Company set up by Bengali Doctor started off with three brands – something, something [don’t remember] and?
Pudin Hara

6. Identify

Harley Davidson

7. Who and which company did he start?

Mark Zuckerberg – Facebook

8. Cement company from TATAS
India Cements

9. Question on Chyawanprash

10. Identify person on left.

Noel Tata [not Naval Tata :) ]

11. Started as Southwestern Bell Co.
AT & T

12. Bhaskar Bhatt is the MD of?
Titan

13. Lateral Connects
a. Pepsi - New Pepsi logo, Pepsi Blue Man, and Frito Lays logo
b. Companies that have exited the Airline Business.
c. Emami - Zandu Balm, Saurav Ganguly etc.
d. Unilever - Axe Ad, etc.

14. American clothing and accessories retailer based in San Francisco, California, and founded in 1969 by Donald Fisher and Doris F. Fisher.
GAP

15. Coco Gem is a new brand of what from the house of the TATAs?
Coconut Oil

Report on Tata Crucible Page

6 comments:

ashish said...

what was the cut-off for prelims

Anonymous said...

Sharp memory, smart work.

Thanks

Ashish Vaidya

Tikna Dus said...

Good job, very easy (must 've been highscoring) prelims i must add.

Debasish said...

@Ashish
Can't say for sure. We had 16 and made it to the Wild Card Round only.

@Ashish Vaidya
Thanks :)

Debasish said...

@Tikna
It was.

Nitesh Bhasin said...

CONGRATS DD

FINALLY WINNING TATA CRUCIBLE

KITNA TAX kata

Best of luck for the finals
Hope you win that as well.

Thursday, March 12, 2009

TATA Crucible 2009 - Indore Round

TATA Crucible’s Indore Round saw a huge turnout of 222 teams. The prelims were a little easy and very high scoring. Winners and Runners Up were both from IIM, Indore.

Prelims
1. What brand name is the tenth-generation Toyota Corolla in India known by?
Toyota Corolla Altis

2. Identify the logo

Renault

3. “Let’s learn to teach” is the tagline of which powerful initiative launched by a media company in India?
Teach India

4. Ad that said – Born in USA. Motherland India.
Incredible !ndia

5. Identify



Sunil Mittal

6. Which soap brand is endorsed by Saif Ali Khan and Madhavan. [Hint: It is manufactured by a company not really known for FMCG products]
Santoor

7. Get Gorgeous, Launchpad, On the Run, etc are programmes of which channel?
Channel [V]

8. Which bollywood actress endorses Sugar Free?
Bipasha Basu

9. Aamir Khan endorses which brand of biscuits?
Monaco [points given for Parle as well]

10. This company came about when a few Gujarati women came together and set up their own enterprise and became self-sustaining. [Wording was slightly different]
Shri Mahila Griha Udyog – Lijjat Papad

11. Identify the logo

ABN Amro – Now taken over by Royal Bank of Scotland

12. Identify

Warren Buffet

13. Which company started off as Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing?
3M

14. “On holiday 365 days a year” which place? [Destination tourism campaign]
Goa

15. Soha Ali Khan ad – from the world of car accessories.
Ambipur

16. Ad – Human Network - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TfFQyWfbWVQ
Cisco

17. Who is the author of this book? [Hint: The author is someone who urges you to be more effective]

Stephen Covey [author of 7 Habits of Highly Effective People]

18. Which airline was started by Naresh Goyal?
Jet Airways

19. This coffee chain has a tie up with India Premier League [IPL] to have kiosks during IPL matches. Which?
Cafe Coffee Day

20. Identify the logo

Fannie Mae

Wild Card Round 1
1. In terms of volume sales which is the largest manufacturer of watches all over the world – Swatch, Titan or HMT?
Swatch

2. In 1894 this company received a patent on their "Lucky Curve" feed. Which company? Leader in writing instruments.
Parker Pens

3. Who is known as the Oracle of Omaha?
Warren Buffet

4. Started off as Galvin Engineering before it was renamed as something else
Motorola

5. Which company was founded in 1873 by Richard and William to make cigarettes for the then Prince of Wales, Albert Edward?
Benson and Hedges

6. Who exited out of the Planet Hollywood Restaurant Chain saying that he wanted to concentrate on his constituency?
Arnold Schwazenegger

7. Set Wet is a brand from which company?
Paras Pharma

Wild Card Two
1. Durable, Reliable, Excellence though some people mistake it as being "Durable Latex".
Durex

2. Who started NeXT computers?
Steve Jobs

3. Which company bought Pixar in 2004?
Disney

4. What is Nannyware?
Software to restrict access to pornography sites.

5. In the world of tea plantation, what is CTC?
Crush, Tear and Curl

Finals
1. When this product was to be launched in India – Lever’s came out with its own specific to India campaign for it, a first for any Unilever product in India. Currently, this brand is owned by Bunge Limited. Which?
Dalda

2. Invented by Hakeem Ustad Hasan it had Khurfa Seeds, Kasni, Munaqqa, Nilofar, Gaozaban, Hara Dhania etc. What?
Rooh Afza

3. Founded in 1906 by Hakeem Hafiz Abdul Majeed, the name means "empathizer" or "companion in suffering".
Hamdard

4. Kisan Credit Cards were launched in India through?
Nabard

5. Company set up by Bengali Doctor started off with three brands – something, something [don’t remember] and?
Pudin Hara

6. Identify

Harley Davidson

7. Who and which company did he start?

Mark Zuckerberg – Facebook

8. Cement company from TATAS
India Cements

9. Question on Chyawanprash

10. Identify person on left.

Noel Tata [not Naval Tata :) ]

11. Started as Southwestern Bell Co.
AT & T

12. Bhaskar Bhatt is the MD of?
Titan

13. Lateral Connects
a. Pepsi - New Pepsi logo, Pepsi Blue Man, and Frito Lays logo
b. Companies that have exited the Airline Business.
c. Emami - Zandu Balm, Saurav Ganguly etc.
d. Unilever - Axe Ad, etc.

14. American clothing and accessories retailer based in San Francisco, California, and founded in 1969 by Donald Fisher and Doris F. Fisher.
GAP

15. Coco Gem is a new brand of what from the house of the TATAs?
Coconut Oil

Report on Tata Crucible Page

6 comments:

ashish said...

what was the cut-off for prelims

Anonymous said...

Sharp memory, smart work.

Thanks

Ashish Vaidya

Tikna Dus said...

Good job, very easy (must 've been highscoring) prelims i must add.

Debasish said...

@Ashish
Can't say for sure. We had 16 and made it to the Wild Card Round only.

@Ashish Vaidya
Thanks :)

Debasish said...

@Tikna
It was.

Nitesh Bhasin said...

CONGRATS DD

FINALLY WINNING TATA CRUCIBLE

KITNA TAX kata

Best of luck for the finals
Hope you win that as well.