Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz - 2013 (Tata track final - Delhi)


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Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz - 2013 (Tata track final - Delhi)

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Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz - 2013 (Tata track final - Delhi)

  1. 1. TATA CRUCIBLE CORPORATE QUIZ - 2013 The Business Quiz Tata track final - Delhi (6th October, 2013 – Taj Palace, Delhi) Compiled by Adarsh Abhinav Tata track final results – Delhi  Winners  Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Abhinav kishore Anurag Krishna  Runners up  Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Jaganathan Mira Farhan Crucible Quotient: Team – 1: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) - 25 Points (Runners up) Team – 2: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) - (-)05 Points Team – 3: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) - 85 Points (Winners) Team – 4: Tata Power – DDL - 15 Points Team – 5: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) - 00 Points Team – 6: Voltas - (-)05 Points
  2. 2. Finalists for Tata track final - Delhi  Team - 1  Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Jaganathan Mira Farhan  Team – 2  Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Tanuj Sethi Shiv Kumar  Team – 3  Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Abhinav Kishore Anurag Krishna  Team – 4  Tata Power - DDL Chandan Singh Ashit Mehta  Team – 5  Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Guneet Bharaj Rinkesh Garg  Team – 6  Voltas M. Rafi Dhiraj Chadha
  3. 3. Final Round (Tata track - Delhi) Round 1: Business Basics (Total questions – 6; +10 for each question) Q1. It is a division of Bloomsbury. Since 1899, it owns the publishing right to range of scholarly edition of something or someone. Whose scholarly works are we talking about? Answer: William Shakespeare Q2. In 1973 it was originally just a weekend roadside stall on the Portobello Road Market located in west London established by three brothers: Nitin Shah, Arun Shah and Milan Shah. Which company did they create? Answer: Pepe Jean London Q3. If somebody while working wears a toque as part of his/her attire, what profession is that? Answer: Chef Q4. This term comes from French language meaning “Free from servitude”. This was demanded by feudal system, as the head of Roman Catholic church gave the right to collect taxes locally. Today it is a very important business option that companies exercise. Which term is that? Answer: Franchise (franchising) Q5. Coca-Cola GmBH were the German bottlers for Coca-cola. Importing Coca-Cola syrup into Nazi Germany during World War II due to a trade embargo was difficult. To circumvent this, Max Keith, the head of Coca-Cola Deutschland (Coca-Cola GmbH) during the Second World War, decided to do something. As a CEO, he didn’t wanted the sales to drop. What did he do? What got created? Answer: Fanta Q6. This founder business man learned the art of chocolate from his mother. This was essentially to give him a job as he suffered from Polio which is sedentary. Which great enterprise born out of it? Answer: Mars, Inc. Round 2: Infocus (Total questions – 6; +10 , -5 for each question) Q1. What profession is this?
  4. 4. Answer: Pawnbrokers / Money lenders (The universal symbol for pawn shops is three balls suspended from a curved bar. The "three balls" were originally part of the coat of arms of the Medici family, who established the Medici trading and banking empire in Florence, Italy. Legend has it that one of the Medicis (in the employ of Emperor Charles the Great) fought a giant and slew him with three sacks of rocks. The three balls or globes later became part of their family crest, and ultimately, the sign of pawnbroking.) Q2. What is this unique club of which Sachin is part of? Answer: Club X by UFO moviez (Sachin also signed the first IPL theatre ticket for UFO movies. He received honorary Lifetime membership of Club X, a division of Valuable Group and parent company of UFO Moviez.)
  5. 5. Q3. Which company ran this ad campaign saying “Everything in USA”? Answer: Motorola – a Google company (Motorola for its Moto X smartphone ran a campaign as ‘The first smartphone designed, engineered and assembled in USA is coming.’)
  6. 6. Q4. Identify this personality. (Clue: He has donated all his Royalty to charity.) Answer: Mario Miranda Q5. Identify this personality. Answer: Bernard Arnault – Chairman and CEO of LVMH. (Bernard Jean Étienne Arnault is a French businessman and an art collector. He is the chairman and CEO of LVMH since 1989. In 2013, Forbes ranked him the 10th richest person in the world with a net worth of $29 billion.)
  7. 7. Q6. Who is she and what did she create? Answer: Ruth Handler. She is credited with the creation of Barbie. (American businesswoman Ruth Handler is credited with the creation of the doll using a German doll called Bild Lilli as her inspiration.) Round 3: Tata World (Total questions – 4; +10, -5 for each question) Q1. Tata Steel recently made a new leadership structure and executive leadership appointments to lead into it’s future. Whom did they appoint? Answer: TV Narendran (TV Narendran has been appointed as MD-designate Tata Steel for India and Southeast Asia wef from November 1st , 2013) Q2. Which Tata Group company campaigned for conserving whale sharks? (Clue: The group came out with watches of panda and WWF.) Answer: Tata Chemicals Q3. Casual corporate eye ware brand by Tata Eye Plus. a) Bandana b) Cabana c) Dantana Answer: Cabana
  8. 8. Q4. Which company on NYSE trades as TTM? Answer: Tata Motors (Tata Motors is one of the first Indian companies to trade on NYSE.) Round 4: Quick Fix (Total questions – 4; +10, -5 for each question). Q1. Knowledge graph concept which maps relationships between things and people. Who created this concept? Answer: Google Q2. Which industrial group owns the “Open” magazine? Answer: RPG (RP Goenka group) Q3. Which famous bank’s headquarters is named “Credit” and “Debit”? Answer: Deusche Bank Q4. Who officially gives Nobel prize in Economic sciences? Answer: Central Bank of Swedish (Sveriges Riksbank)
  9. 9. Round 5: Look Beyond (Total questions – 3; +15, +10, +5, constant -5 for each question) Q1. [Clue-1] He gave the largest donation in the history by anyone to his alma mater of $105 Million to Stanford Graduate School of Business. [Clue-2] He resigned as chief executive in 2004 while retaining as chairman of the company. [Clue-3] He was named as “Corporate crook” in the book “Downsize this” by Michael Moore. Answer: Phil Knight (Founder of Nike) Q2. [Clue-1] It was launched in 1983. In 1998, a group of individuals advocated that this term to be used. [Clue-2] It generally allows anyone to create modifications of it, port it to new operating systems and processor architectures, share it with others or, in some cases, market it. Answer: Open-source software Q3. [Clue-1] This was founded by Hans Wilsdorf and Alfred Davis. [Clue-2] Their low cost brand is named “TUDOR”. [Clue-3] It is the official time keeper for The Wimbledon Open. Answer: Rolex
  10. 10. Compiled by Adarsh Abhinav (Mechanical Engineer by profession, Part time excessive drinker, Dreamer, Movie/Anime buff, Adventure sports enthusiast, Insomniac.) Connect with me at: Facebook: www.facebook.com/adarsh.abhinav Twitter: www.twitter.com/adarshabhinav Twitter handle: @AdarshAbhinav LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/adarshabhinav