Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2018 – Schedule


Date Day  City
29-Jan-18 Monday Chandigarh
31-Jan-18 Wednesday Ghaziabad-Noida
1-Feb-18 Thursday Jaipur
5-Feb-18 Monday Kozhikode
6-Feb-18 Tuesday Kochi
11-Feb-18 Sunday Manipal
13-Feb-18 Tuesday Indore
15-Feb-18 Thursday Pune
16-Feb-18 Friday Navi Mumbai
17-Feb-18 Saturday Udaipur
18-Feb-18 Sunday Ahmedabad
19-Feb-18 Monday Anand
20-Feb-18 Tuesday Nagpur
21-Feb-18 Wednesday Raipur
24-Feb-18 Saturday Shillong
03-Mar-18 Saturday Goa
05-Mar-18 Monday Salem
07-Mar-18 Wednesday Visakhapatnam
09-Mar-18 Friday Trichy
11-Mar-18 Sunday Mumbai (Zonals)
12-Mar-18 Monday Lucknow
13-Mar-18 Tuesday Jammu
14-Mar-18 Wednesday Dehradun
15-Mar-18 Thursday Jalandhar
16-Mar-18 Friday Sonepat
17-Mar-18 Saturday Delhi (Zonals)
18-Mar-18 Sunday Guwahati
20-Mar-18 Tuesday Mysore
22-Mar-18 Thursday Chennai
23-Mar-18 Friday Bhubaneswar
25-Mar-18 Sunday Varanasi
26-Mar-18 Monday Patna
27-Mar-18 Tuesday Ranchi
28-Mar-18 Wednesday Jamshedpur
TBC TBC Bengaluru
TBC TBC Hyderabad (Zonals)
TBC TBC Coimbatore (Zonals)
TBC TBC Kolkata (Zonals)
TBC TBC National Finals

Source: Tata Crucible Website

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2018 – Bangalore – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2018 – Bangalore – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER : PES University – Preetham U. and Akhil Siddharth
  • RUNNER UP : SIBM – Ms. Samyuktha and Sriram

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. What was the other famous audio company founded by the company who founded this company?

JBL Lansing

Ans. JBL

Q.2. This is the logo of which multinational professional services headquartered in London?

Ans. PWC

Q.3. This is a book about which advertising mogul?

Ans. Albert Lasker

Q.4. Which food and beverage chain has this logo?

Drunken Monkey

Ans. Drunken Monkey

Q.5. Which company has launched this smartphone on India?


Ans. Micromax

Q.6. Founded in 1982 by Gary Hendrix with a National Science Foundation grant, this was originally on AI related projects including a database program.

Ans. Symantec

Q.7. This is the logo of which Belgian Pilsner, now a part of the Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV?

Ans. Stella Artois

Q.8. She is Marilyn A Hewson, CEO of which global aerospace, defense, security and advances technological company?

Lockheed Martin

Ans. Lockeheed Martin

Q.9. This is the logo of which publishing house in this world?

Harper Collins

Ans. Harper Collins

Q.10. This is the logo of a company started by Nathan Swartz as ABington Shoe company, today owned by VF Corporation.


Ans. Timberland

Q.11. #HomesNotShowrooms is a campaign by which paint company?

Ans. Asian Paints

Q.12. Named after its founder, whatis this pyramid called?

Ans. Maslow’s Pyramid

Q.13. Which group in India is this?

Ans. Jaypee Group

Q.14. Which video on demand service has launched this campaign?

Hotstar Ans. Hotstar

Q.15. Which group in India owns Eureka Forbes?

Ans. Shapoorji Pallonji Group

Q.16. This is the identity of which retail chain?


Ans. Spar

Q.17. Which automobile manufacturer is behind this campaign?

Ans. Cadillac

Q.18. Identify this economist from the Indian banking industry.

Viral Acharya

Ans. Viral Acharya

Q.19. Identify this multinational pharmaceutical company from South India?

Ans. Dr. Reddy’s Lab

Q.20. Which automobile group has acquired North America’s leading mobile parking services solution provider Parkmobile LLC, thus becoming world leaders in mobile parking services?

Park Mobile

Ans. BMW

Cut off was 16.

Wild Card Round:

Q.1. Which word in the world of business translates to ‘Wood in the forest’ in Tamil?

Ans. Catamaran

Q.2. There was a 12% increase in the earnings of Thomas Cook because of silver travel tours. What is the meaning of ‘Silve Travel Tour’?

Ans. Senior citizens travel

Q.3. Question on Yoga Pants

Q.4.  Aérospatiale and Aeritalia merged in 1981 to create what?

Ans. ATR

Q.5. In 1943, which Bangalore factory was handed over to the US Army for two years to make it state of the art?

Ans. HAL

Q.6. A company that has great potential but has not been managed well, and is therefore not maximizing its potential is called what? It has a reference to Charles Perrault and Brothers Grimm.

Ans. Sleeping Beauty

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2018 – Navi Mumbai – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2018 – Navi Mumbai – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER : IIM Indore Navi Mumbai – Ashish Mani and Prashant Singh
  • RUNNER UP : ITM Navi Mumbai – Arka Roy and Debarun Talukdar

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Which company was founded by Lee Byung Chull in 1938?

Ans. Samsung

Q2. Which Indian bank was founded in 1894 as a private banking company by Lala Lajpat Rai?

Ans. Punjab National Bank

Q.3.Glass’s Guide is a guide book used to refer to the price of what?

Ans. Used Motor Cars

Q.4. A key feature of every bottle of which scotch is the Striding Man logo?

Ans. Johnnie Walker

Q.5. Which UAE based group was started by Mickey Jagtiani?

Ans. Landmark group

Q.6. If you are in the business of importing and exporting Beverly Hills, Cat’s Head, English Beauty, Lord Nelson etc., which commodity are you doing business in?

Ans. Apples

Q.7. This term was first coined by Raelph Vaerst. It is credited to be first used by Don Hoeffler.

Ans. Silicon Valley

Q.8. Which American global aerospace, defence, security and advanced technologies industrial conglomerate was founded by Royal Little in 1923 as Special Yarns Company to manufacture synthetic yarns and other textiles?

Ans. Textron

Q.9. Lalji Gala started a bookshop in 1944. In those days selling second hand books was not common. Lalji Gala saw a business prospect in this and became a pioneer in selling second hand books in Mumbai. After this he started publishing books and founded a publishing house. Which famous Indian publishing house is this?

Ans. Navneet Publications

Q.10. FIDO is a coin with a minting error. What does D in FIDO stand for?

Ans. Defect

Q.11. Which company in India has bought this South African haircare brand?

Long & Lasting

Ans. Dabur

Q.12. These are the coat of arms of?

Bata Museum Coat of Arms

Ans. Bata Shoe Museum

Q.13. Who is this famous woman who is very famous among children?

Betty Cohen Cartoon Network

Ans. Betty Cohen, founder of Cartoon Network

Q.14. Which company had this old logo?


Ans. Procter and Gamble

Q.15. With whom would you associate the book ‘What I Know for Sure’?

Ans. Oprah Winfrey

Q.16. Who is this famous French designer?

Pierre Balmain

Ans. Pierre Balmain / Balmain

Q.17. ‘Dil Toh Roaming Hai’ is is the tagline of which company?

Ans. MakeMyTrip

Q.18. Which airline manufacturer has this logo?

Boeing logo

Ans. Boeing

Q.19. Who is this famous management guru?

CK Prahalad

Ans. C.K. Prahlad

Q.20. Which food chain is this?

Ans. Goli Vada Pav

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2018 – Pune – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2018 – Pune – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER : AFMC – Anirudh Anilkumar and Arnabh Sengupta
  • RUNNER UP : SIMC – Vijaydeep Shukla and Stanny Davis

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Who wrote the words ‘Satisfaction Guaranteed’ on the first Walmart sign and said that they were the two most important words of his life?

Ans. Sam Walton

Q.2. What was accidentally invented by Roy Plunkett of Kinetic Chemicals in 1938 and later acquired by Dupont?

Ans. Teflon

Q.3. Which MNC is behind Tez initiative in India?

Ans. Google

Q.4. Which non-government, not-for-profit, industry-led and industry-managed organization was set up as Engineering and Iron Trades Association in 1885?

Ans. CII

Q.5. Which group owns the tyre brand ‘CEAT’?

Ans. RPG Group

Q.6. The motto of which organization is “nullius in verba”, which is Latin for “Take nobody’s word for it”?

Royal Society

Ans. Royal Society of London

Q.7. Which Ludhiana-based company owns the brand Monte Carlo famous for woollen wear?

Ans. Nahar Group

Q.8. Who is best known for the Easter eggs made using precious metals and gemstones rather than mundane materials?

Ans. Peter Carl Faberge

Q.9. Which Grammy award winner owns the restaurant ‘Southern Hospitality’?

Justin Timberlake

Ans. Justin Timberlake

Q.10. Shepton Dash, FernvilleLord Digby and Gambit are the names of the mascots of which brand?

Ans. Dulux

Q.11. Which company was started as a shipping firm by Yataro Iwasaki in 1870?

Ans. Mitsubishi

Q.12. Which company was founded as the ‘Swallow Sidecar Company’ in 1922?

Ans. Jaguar

Q.13. Which FMCG giant owns the coffee brand BRU?

Ans. Hindustan Unilever

Q.14. Which company, founded by Ralph Roberts and Daniel Aaron in 1963, gets its name from the words ‘Communication’ and ‘Broadcast’?

Ans. Comcast

Q.15. Which brand was advertised with the slogan “You will wonder where the Yellow went”?

Ans. Pepsodent

Q.16. This is the logo of which foundation?

Ans. Biocon Foundation

Q.17. What are the 4 Ps of marketing –‘Product, Price, Promotion, Place’, collectively known as?

Ans. Marketing Mix

Q.18. Sameer Gehlaut, an IIT D graduate, is the founder and chairman of which online trading firm?

Ans. Indiabulls

Q.19. Which state in India has positioned itself as ‘The Warmest Place on Earth’?

Ans. Jammu and Kashmir

Q.20. Identify this famous founder of a very famous magazine in the world.

Hugh Hefner Playboy

Ans. Hugh Hefner

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2018 – Indore – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2018 – Indore – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER : IIM Indore – Divij Santosh and Leo Francis
  • RUNNER UP : IIM Indore – Chetan Shenoy and Vishnu S

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Which Delhi based Indian sports manufacturer has a sister concern by the name of EnkayIndia Rubber Company Pvt Ltd and is headed by Narendra Kumar Jain?

Ans. Cosco

Q.2. Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited, Tripura Power Company, Petro Additions Limited and Videshare are all subsidiaries of which Indian giant?


Q.3. Which 105-year-old building materials company was founded by Adolf Gygi as AargauischePortlandcementfabrikHolderbank-Wildegg” in Switzerland and made huge news in 2014?

Ans. Holcim

Q.4. Which for-profit educational organization founded by Sebastian Thrun, David Stavens, and Mike Sokolsky is the outgrowth of free computer science classes offered in 2011 through Stanford University?

Ans. Udacity

Q.5. ‘Every Little Helps’ is the slogan of which retail company?

Ans. Tesco

Q.6. ‘Let Truth Prevail’ is which publication in India?

Ans. Times of India

Q.7. The logo is also known as the ‘Bow Tie Emblem’, and was used in 1913 by the founder William Durant who first saw this in a French Hotel. Which company is this?

Ans. Chevrolet

Q.8. Which company’s FoMoCo parts division sells aftermarket parts under the Motorcraft brand name?

Ans. Ford

Q.9. What was founded by Muhammad Ali Jinnah in 1941 as a mouthpiece for the Muslim League during the freedom struggle days and is a large revenue generator in Pakistan?

Ans. Dawn Newspaper

Q.10. In 1917, the brand started using L.S.M.F.T on each of its packaging. If M.F.T. stood for means fine tobacco. What does L.S. stand for, which is also the name of the brand now owned by American Tobacco Company?

Ans. Lucky Strike

Q.11. Which sportsperson would you associate with this logo?

Greg Norman

Ans. Greg Norman

Q.12. With whom would you associate this object?

Ans. Seth Godin

Q.13. Which famous beverage company was founded by this man?


Ans. Paper Boat

Q.14. Which eponymous brand was founded by this man?

Hugo Boss

Ans. Hugo Boss

Q.15. Who is the US President here in this Van Heusen print ad?

Van Huesun Ronald Regan

Ans. Ronald Reagan

Q.16. Who owns this brand?


Ans. Nestle

Q.17. Which bank has this logo?

Ans. Natwest

Q.18. Which retail chain has this identity?


Ans. Target

Q.19. Which news agency has this identity?

Al Jazeera

Ans. Al Jazeera

Q.20. Which famous airline in India, started by Rahul Bhatia, is owned by Interglobe Aviation?

Ans. Indigo

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2018 – Kochi – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2018 – Kochi – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER : University of Kerala, Trivandrum – Akash and Aravind MJ
  • RUNNER UP : Govt. Engineering College (GEC), Thrissur – Harikrishnan and Ashique

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Which online real estate site in India has launched its first ever musical ad campaign and claims to be #PropertyKaSuperMarket?

Ans. Magic Bricks

Q.2. Which MNC has launched its blockbuster cancer drug ‘Keytruda’ in India around a year after a year after it first received approvals to market it?

Ans. Merck, Sharpe and Dohme (MSD)

Q.3. Which company is called “Ivory Towers” and its factory and research centre in Saint Bernard, Ohio is called “Ivorydale” because Ivory was one of the oldest products they sold?

Ans. Procter and Gamble

Q.4. Which company invented the world’s first glue stick after studying the “twist-up ease” and convenience of lipstick applicators?

Ans. Henkel AG

Q.5. Which bank in India was founded by this man?

Central Bank of India

Ans. Central Bank of India

Q.6. Which Chinese smartphone manufacturer beat Apple in customer satisfaction in India as revealed in a survey by Cyber Media Research?

Ans. OnePlus

Q.7. This is Salil Parekh, the newly appointed CEO of which company?


Ans. Infosys

Q.8. This is the logo of which famous ‘valley’?

Aamby Valley

Ans. Aamby Valley City

Q.9. A collaboration between NASA, the European Space Agency and the Italian Space Agency, this mission to Saturn was concluded on September 15, 2017 as the probe took a plunge into Saturn’s atmosphere while delivering final pictures back to Earth. Name the space probe.

Ans. Cassini

Q.10. This man started life interning as a financial analyst for the Bank of Nova Scotia. He has claimed that he will one day “build an intelligent car capable of not believing in God.” Who is he?

Ans. Elon Musk

Q.11. Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, this company created the first anti-depressant while trying to create a more efficient drug at combatting tuberculosis which led to the manufacture of the hugely successful drug Valium. It is also the only drug company authorized to manufacture Tamiflu, which is used to combat bird flu. Which pharma company is this?

Ans. Roche

Q.12. She was the richest woman of the world as of 2017, reported by Forbes, who passed away recently. Identify her.

Liliane Bettencourt Loreal

Ans. Liliane Bettencourt

Q.13. What was once known in the US and Canada as the National School Bus chrome?

Ans. Yellow Colour

Q.14. Which company published this print ad?

Ans. Coca Cola

Q.15. Which bank’s logo is this?

Catholic Syrian Bank

Ans. Catholic Syrian Bank

Q.16. Identify this Mexican lady.

Frida Kahlo

Ans. Frida Kahlo

Q.17. The two films, Disney’s John Carter and Pixar’s Brave are dedicated to which business legend?

Ans. Steve Jobs

Q.18. Which company manufactures ‘Appy Fizz’?

Ans. Parle Agro

Q.19. This is a Print ad for which beverage?

Ans. Rooh Afza

Q.20. A _______ EFFECT is a term used to denote bias shown by customers for certain products due to favourable experience of other products from the same manufacturer. What term?

Ans. Halo Effect

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2018 – Kozhikode – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2018 – Kozhikode – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER : IIM Kozhikode – Ms. Anji Aisham Sinha and Ashrav Gupta
  • RUNNER UP : Govt. Victoria College Pallakad – Abdul Vahid and Jameer

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Who is the President who appears on the One Dollar US note?

Ans. George Washington

Q.2. What was created in 1928 by the County Chemical Co. Ltd. in Birmingham and was basically an emulsion of water, oil and beeswax?

Ans. Brylcreem

Q.3. Old Monk is one of the largest selling rum brands in the world. Which company produces it?

Ans. Mohan Meakins

Q.4. He is Otto Beisheim. He was the founder of which German retail chain?

Ans. Metro AG

Q.5. Where in this world would you find the ‘Jules Verne’ restaurant?

Ans. Eiffel Tower

Q.6. Which e-commerce company has acquired this famous mobile repair start-up?

Ans. Flipkart

Q.7. Which brand means ‘destiny’ in Latin?

Ans. Lotto

Q.8. ‘4810’ is a recurring theme in the products of which company?

Ans. Mont Blanc

Q.9. Which company was founded by Ezra Cornell and Hiram Sibley in 1857? They were also the financers to Samuel Morse’s telegraphic experiments. Today, they are big in money transfers.

Ans. Western Union

Q.10. Which entity in the world will you associate with this logo?

Ans. World Trade Organisation

Q.11. Which hotel occupies the first 37 floors of Burj Khalifa?

Ans. Armani Hotel

Q.12. Which company has launched this brand?

Ans. Maruti Suzuki

Q.13. He was born to Florence Spellman, an unwed mother at the age of 17. His adoptive father was a Jew who came from Ellis Island. Name this business tycoon being spoke about here.

Ans. Larry Ellison

Q.14. Which brand had organized Durathon, family run marathon in Mumbai in Nov 2017?

Ans. Duracell

Q.15. Which Japanese company’s name literally means ‘The Rising Sun’?

Ans. Hitachi

Q.16. Which word comes from the Roman term meaning ‘cooked twice’?

Ans. Biscuit

Q.17. Who, along with Steve Coomber, has authored this book?

Ans. Karan Billimoria

Q.18. When it was invented it was called the ‘Pappin’s Digester’. How do we know it today?

Ans. Pressure Cooker

Q.19. Logo of which airline?

Ans. Lufthansa

Q.20. This is the identity of which South Indian jewellery brand?

Ans. Kalyan Jewellers

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2018 – Jaipur – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2018 – Jaipur – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER : BITS Pilani – Sakansh Mittal and Devesh Vashishtha
  • RUNNER UP : LNMIIT – Dheeraj and Dikshant

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Which retail store in India says ‘ Making India Beautiful’?

Ans. Big Bazaar

Q.2. Who was the finance minister of India before Arun Jaitley?

Ans. P. Chidambaram

Q.3. Which famous Indian pharmaceutical company’s logo is a ‘dynamic helix’?

Ans. Biocon

Q.4. Ultratech is owned by which group?

Ans. Aditya Birla

Q.5. Which famous Indian was the CEO of Calcutta Municipal Corporation in 1924?

Ans. Subhash Chandra Bose

Q.6. Which insurance company was established by the Tatas in 1919 with a capital of 20 crores?

Ans. New India Assurance

Q.7. Salil Parekh is the CEO of which Indian IT company?

Ans. Infosys

Q.8. Which logo, also known as the ‘Drop T logo’, was based on an impromptu sketch by instrument retailer and designer Ivor Arbiterin in 1963?

Ans. The Beatles logo

Q.9. Sir M Visveswaraya started a pig iron plant at Bhadravati in 1923, known as Visveswaraya Iron and Steel Limited. Which company owns it?

Ans. SAIL (Steel Authority of India Limited)

Q.10. Which MNC forayed into the payment solutions space in the country with the launch of Tez(fast)?

Ans. Google

Q.11. Which apparel brand is this?

Ans. Levi’s

Q.12. Which sports brand has come out with this campaign?

Ans. Reebok

Q.13. Which Indian cricketer owns the clothing brand True Blue, in partnership with Aravind Mills?

Ans. Sachin Tendulkar

Q.14. Which media house was Rani Mukherjee a part of, in this movie?


Q.15. Which famous company’s founder wrote ‘Testament of a furniture dealer’, for the employees of his company to follow?


Q.16. What in the world of technology was founded by these two?

Ans. WhatsApp

Q.17. Which shoe manufacturer has come out with these range of slippers as a part of their ‘Healers’ range?

Ans. Liberty

Q.18. Who is this great economist?

Ans. John Maynard Keynes

Q.19. If is this Sulajha Motwani, which group would you associate her with?

Ans. Kinetic

Q.20. Whose advertising campaign is this?


Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2018 – Ghaziabad – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2018 – Ghaziabad – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER : IMT Ghaziabad – Neelesh Gupta and Abhilash Mankar
  • RUNNER UP : Shiv Nadar University – Siddharth Rao and Visrudh V.

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Which Hollywood superstar owns a production house called ‘Playtone Production Company’?

Ans. Tom Hanks

Q.2. Which Indian, who was also the richest man in the world in 1937, appeared on the cover of the Time magazine?

Ans. Nizam of Hyderabad 

Q.3. Which international voluntary organization was founded by the former French minister for foreign affairs Bernard Kouchner?

Ans. Doctors Without Borders 

Q.4. Jean-Baptiste Say coined this word in 1800 which meant
“one who undertakes an enterprise”?

Ans. Entrepreneur 

Q.5. Identify this logo from the hospitality business.

Ritz Carlton

Ans. Ritz Carlton 

Q.6. Which management guru explained ‘Synergy as 2+2 = 5’?

Ans. Igor Ansoff 

Q.7.With which fast food chain would you associate this tagline “Where is the Beef”?

Ans. Wendy’s 

Q.8. Identify this entity from its logo?

Vedanta Group

Ans. Vendata

Q.9. Which departmental store was started as ‘The Golden Rule
Stores’ and even had the great Sam Walton as an employee at one point of time?

Ans. J.C.Penny 

Q.10.Which company is known as the “Time-maker” and its name means exquisite, minute, and success in Japanese?

Ans. Seiko

Q.11. Identify this from the travel business.

Thomas Cook

Ans. Thomas Cook

Q.12. In tire industry, what are OTR tires?

Ans. On The Road 

Q.13. Which company started as ‘Legend Computers’?

Ans. Lenovo

Q.14. “The importance of money flows from it being a link between the present and the future”. Which famous economist made the above statement?

Ans. John Maynard Keynes 

Q.15. Identify this from the automobile business.


Ans. Lexus 

Q.16.Which American shoe company is named after a corn dish used to feed pet dogs?

Ans. Hush Puppies

Q.17. Which well known TV anchor is the author of this book?

Ans. Rajdeep Sardesai 

Q.18. What first appeared in the UK market in 1968 with the suffix
‘Ultra’? In the 90s it was reformulated as ‘Futur’.

Ans. Ariel 

Q.19. Which sports goods company owns the range of products under the name Ballistic, Stealth, Atomic and Velocity?

Ans. Puma 

Q.20. Which company has manufactured this particular game for the Indian audience?


Ans. Zynga 

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2017 – National Finals Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2017 – National Finals Questions

National Finals Questions:

Q.1. Founded in 1945, Deccan Airways was a joint venture between  the Tatas and who?

Tata Airlines Nizam

Ans. Nizam

Q.2.  Julian Koenig is known for naming Earth Day and coming up with Timex’s tagline “It takes a licking and keeps on ticking”. In what way did he help a famous German brand counter certain products in US catering to growing families?

Ans. Volkswagen, Think Small Campaign

Q.3. Connect

Ans. Bata (The Northern Star is a brand by Bata)

Q.4. This is Luigi, the character from the movie Carz, modelled after a 1959 Fiat. Also shown in the picture is a license plate with a particular number. What is the significance of this license plate to the real world?

Ans. Latitude and Longitude of the Plant where the cars where manufactured in Italy

Q.5. This is the grave of  Yang Tai Chow. Tong Achu was a migrant to India. He set up a sugar mill on Government land in East India. What is the etymological reference?


Ans. He was the first person to set up sugar mill in India. Hence, sugar in Hindi is called Chini

Q.6. Connect

Ans. MRF (Hasbro has a tie up, painting by the founder, Glen Mcgrath heads the Pace Foundation, Monsoon Rain Day Campaign features the Taj Mahal Palace)

Q.7. Connect.

Ans. United Airlines

Q.8. The first of its kind in Aisa, was established around 25 years back, is situated at the Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College and General Hospital in Mumbai.

It was established by Armida Fernandez, a retired professor,with initial funding from the Taj Group of Hotels. What are these?

Ans. Human Milk Banks

Q.9. What is the significance of this currency in India? These are coins which were unearthed in India. Where did they come from?

Ram Rahim Dera Sacha Sauda Currency

Ans. Ram Rahim’s Dera Sacha Sauda

Q.10. Connect

Ans. Fuji Mountain

Q.11. Titarpur, near Delhi is one of India’s largest markets for a certain kind of ‘products’. They produce over 2,000 of these with prices ranging from R.750 to Rs. 10,000. What products, produced typically for the months of September/October/ November each year?

Ans. Effigies of Ravana

Q.12. This is used to test the purity of gold or silver. This gives rise to which word meaning a standard or a criterion by which geniuneness is measured?


Ans. Touchstone

Q.13. This was introduced by Monopoly in 2017 in India. Why?

Ans. Demonetization in India

Q.14. Connect

Ans. Khadi

Q.15. What is this?

Ans. Bottled water from Bhopal, as a tribute to Bhopal Gas Tragedy

Q.16. Connect


Ans. People who have featured on the logo

Q.17. This is a famous Indian, an MIT graduate. Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee wanted him to be free from his assignment as a minister in West Bengal for which special purpose?

Asim Das Gupta

Ans. Dr. Asim Dasgupta, First head of GST Council

Q.18. Born in 1983, out of scripts that were sent by Sameer Salman from Trichy, Tamilnadu and contributed to work of an artist called Ram Waeerkar. This person has had roles to play with Tata Mutual Fund. Who?

Ans. Suppandi

Q.19. This brand was launche din 1968, based on a recommendation by a team from IIM. It was originally given the brand name “Kamaraj”, but since K Kamaraj was then the President of the Indian National Congress, this name was changed very quickly.

Today sales of this brand, stand at a handsome 800 million units per year. Name this brand.

Ans. Nirodh

Q.20. What is common among these three books- The Undoing Project by Michael Lewis, Misbehaving by Richard H Thater, Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman?

Ans. Behaviourial Economics

Q.21. In 1979, a unique petition was submitted to Prime Minister Morarji Desai and the Government of India, individually and collectively signed by over 65,000 workers.

This petition pointed out that any disruption in the present system of working would lead to considerable discontentment amongst workers, leading to loss of production for the country, which was not conducive to anyone.

What was this petition about?

Ans. Privatisation of Tata Steel plant

Q.22. This is the venture capital arm of?


Ans. CIA

Bonus Question:

Q.23. Why was the invasion by CIA near Cuba called Project Pork?

Ans. Bay of Pigs, Cuba

Q.24. This is a specific machine designed to construct what?


Ans. Toblerone

Q.25. Who is the first Indian to have won the prestigious NSS Von Braun Memorial Award?

Ans. APJ Abdul Kalam

Bonus Question:

Q.26. What is Huo Yi in China, from the world of APJ Abdul Kalam?

Ans. Wings of Fire