Saturday, March 8, 2014

Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2014 Vadodara/Baroda city final.

This is the first time that Tata Crucible came to the cultural capital of Gujarat, Vadodara! There were 40+ team participating to get through this relatively easier city to come out at victor, the highest number of teams were from Institute of Rural Management Anand the team that won were from SVNIT and MSU-FMS (runner-up)

This time the overall format has changed where after the prelims the first four teams goes directly to stage (not more than one team per college) and the rest two finalist are determined after a wild card round which is for six teams.

Here are the questions of prelims...relatively easy questions the cut-off was about 12-13

1. Webex is the conferencing tool from which networking Giant?
Answer: Cisco

2. Outlook is the e-mail-client offered by which company? (really easy but not the easiest one in this quiz!)
Answer: Microsoft

3.  Which app is better known as Weixin in China?
Answer: Wechat

4. Identify the company that recently changed its logo and has punchline "Welcome to possible"
Answer: Mindtree

5.  Which broadcasting network is the new sponsor of Indian cricket team after Sahara?
Answer: Star

6.  Expand FDI (Now that was easiest one!)
Answer: Foriegn Direct Investment.
7. Based on desirability of team members Axe deodarant picked up the IPL team that it'll sponsor, which team did they pick?
Answer: Royal Challengers Bangalore

8.  Who owns this racing team?
Answer: Mahendrasingh Dhoni 

9. Aer is air fresehener brand from which business group?
Answer: Godrej

10.  Gandhi said this about whom " Never was a mother blessed with a son like him" when this person passed away?
Answer:Jamnalal Bajaj

11. When Levi's laucnh Red tab jeans which company came up with a beverage "Thin Ice" whose brand ambassador was Bipasha Basu

Answer: CCD

12.  What is the name of South Africa's currency?
Answer: Rand

13.  Vincent Commare created this typeface/logo after being inspired by Darkknight Rises
Answer: Comic Sans

14. By 1913 which prominent economist published report "Indian Currency & Finance"?
Answer: John Maynard Keynes

15.  Which precious thing is represented as ISO 4127 XAU currency code?
Answer: Gold

16.  This stamp commemorates what?
Answer: 175 years of Times of India

17.  Which UNESCO ambassador for car safety and has driven cars for Ferrari, Jordan etc?
Answer: Michael Schumacher

18.  "The world is our home, you are our guest " is punchline of which airline?
Answer: Etihad airways

19: Disney acquired which media group of India that was started by Ronie Screwala?
Answer: UTV

20. During christmas which company launched "Santa Tracker"
Answer: Google

Wild card round (10 questions on the buzzer)

1. How was the order of founder's name in "Hewlett Packard' decided?
Answer: Owners flipped the coin

2.  Who acquired sun microsystem?
Answer: Oracle

3. DNA is part of which media group?
Answer: Dainik Jagran

4. Which innovation came when sports good started to sell there own products with minor defect?
Answer: Factory outlet

5.  Which Indian business daily has tie-up with Wall street Journal?
Answer: Mint

6. Which brand sports on bats of Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan
Answer: MRF

7. Which financial services firm creates awarenesss through the character "Chintamani"?

8.  Which airline acquired Air Deccan?
Answer: Kingfisher

9.  Chitra Ramkrishna heads which financial institution?
Answer: National Stock Exchange

10.  To promote trade in region Dubai government came up with which idea?
Answer: Dubai shopping festival


Round1: Global Attention

1. Which community in India gets name from the place where they used to conduct business?
Answer: Baniyas

2.  Who owns the company "Tenwic"?
Answer: Anil Kumble (for his ten wicket in a match record)

3.  Whose brand is "Mates" (for so many times!)

4. Dewkaran Nanji started which bank
Answer: Dena Bank

5.  Which brand/formula changed hand from original owner to GSK, Heinz, Wockhardt and now its with Danone?
Answer: Farex

6. Initially when this company was started it was named "Noyce and moore" it was eventually branded as what?
Answer: Intel

Next six questions were visual of

7. Logo of United ways
8. Vintage Krackjack ad
9.  Spencer Johnson (Author of One minute manager apart from Ken Blanchard)
10.  Rupert Murdoch
11. Fullham FC acquisition
12. Grand Theft Auto (they have trademarked names Michael, Franklin and Trevor)

Tata world

1. Which Mumbai hotel was earlier known as Edwards? (Taj Land ends)
2.  forgotten!
3. Which company has subsidiary Rawmet? 
Answer: Tata Steel
4. Which service company was started by Tatas in 1980s that works in area of animation and graphical imaging.
Answer: Tata Elxsi

Think tenfold
Connect round with 4-5 images answers are (10 points each negative 5 for wrong) 

  1. Applie iphone (image of Tim Cook, Safari browser, C and S)
  2. Frooti (image of Parle agro, Shahrukh song)
  3. Kalyan Jewellers (Amitabh's Bol Bachan video, Founder of Kalyan, logo of Kalyan and Aishwarya's picture)
  4. Ford india (same Bol bachan video but for Abhishek, Lincoln logo, and GMC logo)

Rapid Intent (Three clues after fifteen second with decreasing point (15,10,5) negative five for wrong answer.

 Answers are
  1. Chevrolet (Clue 1:Picture of Louis Chevrolet and Durant brothers)
  2. BSE (Clue 1 Ashish chauhan pic, clue 2:Jijibhoy tower pic)
  3. Rebook (Clue1 J D Foster started this company in 1895 in UK, Clue2: Company CEO's picture )