Crucible Diaries | Cochin (Corporate) 2019

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Gun Quarter is part of this city, which was for many years a centre of the world’s gun manufacturing industry. Also, the major industrial plants within the city include Jaguar Land Rover in Castle Bromwich and Cadbury in Bournville. Name this city in England. – Birmingham

The Indian National Science Academy has a special arrangement under which: “Persons who, in the opinion of the Council, have either rendered conspicuous service to the cause of science or whose election would be elected tot he fellowship”. In the history of this Academy since 1935, only 4 individuals have been made fellows under this clause. 3 among them are JLN, Indira Gandhi, and identify the 4th person.

BH, IN and HI are some suggestions proposed to replace a certain abbreviation that is symbolic of the British Raj in India and was duly replaced by neighbouring countries like Pakistan. What is the abbreviation and where would you find it? – VT(On Aeroplanes)

What was first devised in 1903 by an American woman, Elizabeth (‘Lizzie’) Phillips, a devotee of the radical economist Henry George? – Monopoly/Landlords game

Before the period of Dalhousie, the job of this department was done by the Military Board. Dalhousie created a separate department and allotted more funds for cutting canals and roads. The Upper Ganges Canal was completed in 1854. Many bridges were constructed. By modernization of the department, he laid the foundations of which engineering service in India. – PWD

It is a mathematical model of operations management and applied economics used to determine optimal inventory levels. It is characterised by fixed prices and uncertain demand for a perishable product. The model is named after a profession where unsold goods will be worthless at the end of the day. – 

In economics, X is a phenomenon which involves ever raising prices in an open market like stock, housing or cryptocurrencies, when prices rise because buyers bid more, and buyers bid more because prices are rising. X is based on the “Greater Fool Theory” where the price exceeds the intrinsic value of the item. In a totally unrelated field…. so a thin sphere of liquid enclosing another gas. 

It is the name of the collection of speeches an letters of JRD Tata edited by RM Lala and S A Sababala. Published in 1986, the word is also very famous technology. Name the book. – Keynote.

A connect on Stephan Hawking – Bantam Books and other images.

A connect on Doordarshan – Background music with two other visuals played.

Morocco was first recognised as a country in 1777, followed by united provinces of the Netherlands in 1782. Which is the third? – USA

A question on Oil Burden

A question on Olympics and coca-cola.

The basic principle of abbreviations with this particular thing is named as remote. To create the awareness, 13th of August is celebrated as National Remote ______ day in India. National Remote sensing dayVikram Sarabhai Birthday.

A connect on Instagram – Andersen Horowitz, First picture on Insta(a dog), Golden Egg, and one other visual.

Forethought made something which was bought by Microsoft – Clue: Used extensively in Corporate World. Options – Excel, Word, Presentation – PowerPoint

Poster of Children Working – clue – Children, Education – UNICEF

The Latin word for Butterfly, used in Sports particularly in Cricket. It’s also a range of laptop from HP –  Pavilion

Detroit Automobile Company was his failed venture. Which person is behind it? – Henry ford

The publisher of the Journal were brief news bulletins, nicknamed “flimsies”, hand-delivered throughout the day to traders at the stock exchange in the early 1880s. They were later aggregated in a printed daily summary called the Customers’ Afternoon Letter. – Wall Street Journal.

Lowercase Capital is an American venture capital firm that provided seed and early-stage funding for a number of successful startups including Twitter, Twilio, Kickstarter, Uber, Instagram, and Stripe. It raised over $1 billion in the capital and sources claim a return of at least $5 billion to its investors. Which person has invested in this venture.  Clue – he does it through his foundation. Could be deemed controversial because of good things and not so good things +famous/infamous). A very strong athlete, a fighter. – Lance Armstrong

Payment Company Founded by Harshil Mathur and Shashank Kumar. Clue- something trademark with Gillette – Razorpay

Ascleplus is a medical condition. Options – Andremeda, Panacea, Venus – Panacea.

Style of management at HP – Management by walking around

Tea travelled from Melbourne to Sydney through Air. Clue – portions of the aeroplane was painted yellow. – Lipton Tea

National Saving Institute

Reddit was blanked out

Maneka Gandhi modelled for DCM bathing towels

Identify? – B R Chopra

bolo by? – Google

Blue Flag Certification to certify the clean and sustainable beaches

Which Indian featured in this? – Dipa Karmakar

First car ad

Which country? – Indonesia

Iran air logo

Yamaha was blanked out

Mascot of Github

By?- Phillips

Questions from the Cochin round of Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz were shared by PJ


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