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What is the headquarters of the Tata group called?
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1. What is the headquarters of the Tata group called?
a) Tata House
b) Jasmshedji House
c) Bombay House

2. India's first steel mill was built by the Tatas. In which year was it completed?
a) 1902
b) 1905
c) 1911

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The correct answer is 1911.
Completed in 1911, The Tata Steel mill went on to become the largest in the British empire. Established in 1907 by its founder J N Tata, Tata Steel is today Asia's first and India's largest integrated private sector steel company. It is also rated among the top three lowest-cost producers of steel worldwide.
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Completed in 1911, The Tata Steel mill went on to become the largest in the British empire. Established in 1907 by its founder J N Tata, Tata Steel is today Asia's first and India's largest integrated private sector steel company. It is also rated among the top three lowest-cost producers of steel worldwide.

3. About 66 per cent of the Tatas' capital is allocated by Tata Sons for which purpose?
a) Philanthropic trusts
b) Return to shareholders
c) Research & Development

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Wrong! The correct answer is Philanthropic trusts.
Adhering to the trusteeship concept of management, about 66 per cent of the company's capital is held by philanthropic trusts endowed by Jamshedji's sons, Sir Dorab Tata and Sir Ratan Tata, and other charitable trusts. These trusts have sponsored and promoted a number of public institutions in science, technology, medicine, social service, rural welfare and the performing arts.
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Adhering to the trusteeship concept of management, about 66 per cent of the company's capital is held by philanthropic trusts endowed by Jamshedji's sons, Sir Dorab Tata and Sir Ratan Tata, and other charitable trusts. These trusts have sponsored and promoted a number of public institutions in science, technology, medicine, social service, rural welfare and the performing arts.

4. What was the first Indian luxury hotel established by the Tatas?
a) Taj Mahal Hotel
b) Hotel President
c) Watson Hotel

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Wrong! The correct answer is Arun Jaitley.
Born out of Jamshedji N Tata's dream, the Taj Mahal hotel in Mumbai opened on December 16, 1903. Jamshedji, founder of the group, believed that Mumbai, the commercial capital of India, required a hotel that would enhance its reputation among the greatest cities of the world. He also had his own personal reason to build the Taj. In late 1800s, he took a foreign guest to dinner at a hotel, only to be told that his guest was allowed but not him as the hotel was `only for Europeans.' The same evening, he decided to build a hotel in India which would attract people from all over the world.
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Born out of Jamshedji N Tata's dream, the Taj Mahal hotel in Mumbai opened on December 16, 1903. Jamshedji, founder of the group, believed that Mumbai, the commercial capital of India, required a hotel that would enhance its reputation among the greatest cities of the world. He also had his own personal reason to build the Taj. In late 1800s, he took a foreign guest to dinner at a hotel, only to be told that his guest was allowed but not him as the hotel was `only for Europeans.' The same evening, he decided to build a hotel in India which would attract people from all over the world.

5. The Tata group consists of how many companies?
a) 60
b) 80
c) 125

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Wrong! The correct answer is 80.
Eighty companies make up the Tata group dealing in materials, chemicals, energy, and engineering products which are product-driven and engineering services, automotive, communications and IT, services and consumer goods which are brand-driven. The group is estimated to be worth more than $9 billion.
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Eighty companies make up the Tata group dealing in materials, chemicals, energy, and engineering products which are product-driven and engineering services, automotive, communications and IT, services and consumer goods which are brand-driven. The group is estimated to be worth more than $9 billion.

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