Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Kolkata – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Kolkata– Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER: Capgemini : Rabi Shankar Saha and Abhishek Chakraborthy
  • RUNNER UP: TCS : Sudip Kalyan Dey and Abhishek Das

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. In the world of software, what is Fuzzing?

Ans. It is a software testing technique, often automated or semi-automated, that involves providing invalid, unexpected, or random data to the inputs of a computer program. 

Q.2. Connect.



[ Colin Needham is the founder.

Junie Hoang  : Hoang v. Amazon.com, Inc. et al.  is a lawsuit brought by Junie Hoang (is a Vietnamese-American actress) in October 2011 against IMDb.com and its parent company Amazon.com for revealing her true date of birth, which she said opened her up to age discrimination. 

Thomas Bayes : IMDB ( Internet Movie Database) uses a formula for calculating and comparing the ratings of films by its users, including their Top Rated 250 Titles which is claimed to give “a true Bayesian estimate” . The Bayesian formula was used to calculate a weighted average score for the Top 250.]

Q.3. Sher Shah Suri gave us gold coins Mohur , silver coins called Rupiya, and copper coins called what?

Ans. Dam

Q.4. Analytical question.


Ans. NSG


Q.5. These are a celebration of English Classics, it’s called English Classics reinvented. Whose initiative?


Ans. St. James’ Court’s hotel (Taj Group) of London.  The ‘English Classics, Reinvented’ series gives literary classics a new lease of life as Taj partners with contemporary British artists to create a selection of limited edition covers for UK’s best loved tales. 

Q.6. In 1901 , Marius Hogrefe started the guarding company København Frederiksberg Nattevagt in Denmark. Name it.

Ans. G4S (Group 4 Securicor)

Q.7. What was once described by its inventor as a “ cross between a Concorde and a railgun and an air hockey table”?

Ans. Hyperloop

Q.8. Identify the logo.


Ans. E&Y

Q.9. Which employee of the Red Cross said “ I found out that the inside and outside of an ambulance is as good a place to draw as any”?

Ans. Walt Disney

Q.10. Identify the country.


Ans. Poland

Q.11. Analytical question


Ans. BPL


Q.12. Name the Parent company?


Ans. GM (General Motors)

Q.13. Connect the following.


Ans. Bharat Heavy Electrical Limited

[1.Video of BHEL product advertising.

2. Partial logo of BHEL

3. Logo of BIM (Bharathidasan Institute of Management, Tiruchirappalli): BIM has pioneered the concept of a business school with an industry linkage through its symbiotic relationship with BHEL since its inception in 1984. BIM conducts a number of Executive Development Programs for BHEL in the areas of Corporate Finance, Marketing and Organizational Behavior. Students also take-up various projects offered by BHEL in different functional areas of management. The college is consistently ranked among the top 20 Business Schools of the country ever since its inception]

Q.14. When Hyder Ali conqured the kingdom Nayaks he continued the Vijaynagar coinage system, he added his name in the back of the and din’t tamper with the front. Which couple were on the front of the coin in those days?

Ans. Shiva- Parvati

Q.15. The best selling book written about whom?


Ans. Muhammad Ali

Q.16. These mandarins are named after a great queen. Name her.


Ans. Cleopetra of Egypt.

Q.17. Who is this gentleman from the world of Tata’s? He heads the extremely important company. His name is Harit Nagpal.


Ans. Tata Sky

 Q.18. The evolution of logo of which great company?


Ans. Renault

Q.19. Analytical Question


Ans. KLM


Q.20. Name the Person.


Ans. Seth Godin

Q.21. Connect the following :


Ans. IndusInd Bank

[1.The logo is based on this sculpture found in Indus valley. 

2. Boman Irani and Farhan Akhtar are the brand ambassador of Indusind Bank

3. Indusind (for sports) : CSR activities of the bank for sponsoring paraolympic teams from India.]

Q.22. The doodle is based on _____________.


Ans. Wisden

Q.23. This was the letter written by a famous person to his employees which says “ Our war on poverty was successful in 1965. Specifically, we were $12,304,060 less poor at the end of the year” Which great man wrote this amazing lines for acquiring a couple of loss-making companies are war on poverty was successful in 1965?

Ans. Warren Buffet to Berkshire Hathaway employees.

Q.24. McCann Corporation in Japan recently hired AI CD as their creative director. What is special about AI CD?

Ans. It’s a Robot.

 Questions contributed by Debasish Mandal of BHEL, Bhopal 

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – South Zonal Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – South Zonal Round Questions


  • WINNER: Sai Mitra Constructions : Naveen & Phani Mahesh
  • RUNNER UP: Wipro : Viraj Bake & Sai Bharath

South Zonal Round Questions:

Q.1. Which National Institution was set up on 1 January 2015, to transform India and the first meeting was of China?

Ans. NITI Ayog

Q.2. Identify.


Ans. Dilmah Tea

Q.3. Analytical Question


Ans. Deutsche Bank + Uber + Montek Singh + Sri Lankan Airlines = Tumi

Q.4. Identify.


Ans. Rahul Johri (New CEO BCCI)

Q.5. Connect


Ans. Air Asia

Q.6. Feet Science is a brand from Bachi Shoes. Which company makes them?

Ans. Tata International

Q.7. At a 2016 conference of tax officials in Delhi, the government invited him as the guest. He put for the interesting suggestions to improve tax collections. These included prettier stationery for the tax department’s documents/ letters and on-the-house treats for honest taxpayers. The department took I seriously for HNI taxpayers. Who was the guest?

Ans. Chetan Bhagat

Q.8. The book titled ‘LEADING’ is about leadership, management and the pursuit of success. The pair of Sir Mihael Moritz and ________ discusses leadership from a purely practical perspective, their raw material being _______’s vast experience. Who is Moritz’s co-author?

Ans. Alex Ferguson

Q.9. Identify the logo.


Ans. ASI (Archeological Survey of India)

Q.10. Analytical question


Ans. Snapchat + Adobe + Pinterest + Yonex = POPY

Q.11. Identify.


Ans. Hymen Lipmen, Inventor of Pencil with Erase

Q.12. Connect


Ans. Clarks Shoes

Q.13. Identify

akshat mittal

Ans. Akshat Mittal, Odd Even Plan

Q.14. What is special about this statement- “There are two kinds of people in the world. Those who have visited me and those who have followed me here and those who haven’t seen me and yet follow me here”?

Ans. Taj Mahal

Q.15. Analytical question



Q.16. What is so special?


Ans. HMT watch for Blind people in Braille

Q.17. Whose first Indian investment?


Ans. Warren Buffet’s first Indian investment

Q.18. In 1922, which famous Indian wrote a doctoral thesis title Problem of the Rupee while he was at the University of London?

Ans. Ambedkar

Q.19. Amaq is this organisation’s news agency.


Q.20. Connect


Ans. Haldirams

Q.21. Where would you find it? Who funded it?


Ans. Narayana Murthy donated money for this Gandhi statue/ Gandhi statue installed at Infosys Mysore Campus

Q.22. Where would you find it?


Ans. Disneyland

Q.23.  Associated with which personality?


Ans. Vijay Amritraj (developed VA wines in association with Grover Zampa wineyards)

Questions contributed by Jitendra Gaglani and Viraj Bake

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Chennai – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Chennai– Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER: Wipro : Viraj Bake & Sai Bharath
  • RUNNER UP: The Hindu : Sriram Srinivasan & Ramanan

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. What did he create?


Ans. Creator of Pokemon

Q.2. Af-Taab Investment Company Ltd is a subsidiary of which Tata Company?

Ans. Tata Power

Q.3. Connect.


Ans. ICAI (Chartered Accountants)

Q.4. Identify.


Ans. Roger Enrico, Pepsi Ex- CEO

Q.5. Analytical Question


Ans. Zara + Instagram + Gaana +  Yahswant Sina = RTGS

Q.6. Watch maker Swatch has decided to register a European trademark for this phrase. It gives the Swiss company the right to use the phrase in its promotions and advertising up until 2025, a move no one was expecting, especially not the Apple fans. Which phrase?

Ans. One More Thing

Q.7. On Sunday, May 8, Germany hit a new high in renewable energy generation. Thanks to a sunny or windy day, at one point around 1 pm, the country’s solar, wind, hydro and biomass plants were supplying 55GW of the 63 GW being consumed or 87%. What happened then?

Ans. The German Govt. paid people to use solar energy

Q.8. Identify.


Ans. First ever printed currency in circulation

Q.9. The Tata Government Training Centre, the first technical education institute in this country, was founded in 1972. Which country?

Ans. Singapore

Q.10. Connect


Ans. India Post

Q.11. People with stress would like to try a drink which helps them relax without drowsiness. That is when I hit upon the idea says the founder Ahmed Elafifi. It has forayed in India with the Original, which has a fruit based flavour and the Jade, which has a green tea flavour. The company has also partnered with Pushpam Group for manufacturing in India. Who are we talking about?

Ans. TranQuini

Q.12. Analytical question.


Ans. CBS = PWC + Ed De Bono + Sharapova

Q.13. What?


Ans. Rockefeller Foundation

Q.14. Godrej Consumer Products acquired which brand from Shogun Diapers Ltd back in 2003?

Ans. Snuggy

Q.15. “If you think you’re a really good programmer … read ___________ …. You should definitely send me a resume if you can read the whole thing” said a quote from Bill Gates on the cover of the third edition of the first volume. Which book?

Ans. Art of Computer Programming

Q.16. Analytical question.



Q.17. What?


Ans. Missing children in Pakistan sponsored by corporate houses

Q.18. Why the colour?


Ans. Breast cancer awareness

Q.19.  “Jack Dangermond kind of created the industry,” says John Hanke, who for six years led Google’s efforts in this area. What is Dangermond’s contribution that the world of transportation uses extensively today?

Ans. Navigation systems

Q.20. Connect


Ans. Nobel Prize Economists

Q.21. Identify.


Ans. Youtube

Q.22. Owned by?


Ans. Rolex

Q.23. Identify.


Ans. TT Krishnamachari

Questions contributed by Jitendra Gaglani

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Chennai – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Chennai– Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER: Wipro : Viraj Bake & Sai Bharath
  • RUNNER UP: The Hindu : Sriram Srinivasan & Ramanan

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Which well-known Tamilian is the author of the book ‘Saving Capitalism from the Capitalists: Unleashing the Power of Financial Markets to Create Wealth and Spread Opportunity’?

Ans. Raghuram Rajan

Q.2. The Amalgamations Group is well known for its tractors and farm equipment. Which legendary bookstore do they also own?

Ans. Higginbothams

Q.3. What?



Q.4. Expand HORECA, as in the business segment if CA is catering?

Ans. Hotel & Restaurant & Catering

Q.5. “It is not the employer who pays the wages. Employers only handle the money. It is the customer who pays the wages.” Whose quote?

Ans. Henry Ford

Q.6. The 500-Euro note was nicknamed the ______, because it is known to exist but hard to find, has been slated to withdrawal for some time. What?

Ans. Bin Laden

Q.7. Identify.


Ans. Dhiraj Rajaram

Q.8. Which company agreed to sell its rice export business, brands- Gold Seal Indus Valley and Rozana to Delhi based LT Foods Ltd that sells rice under Daawat brand?

Ans. HUL

Q.9. This newspaper group’s latest digital film aims to champion the cause of girl child education. The film is a part of the group’s ongoing ad campaign centered on the ‘Zidd Karo Duniya Badlo’ theme.

Ans. Dainik Bhaskar

Q.10. Identify.


Ans. Sant Singh Chatwal, Hampshire Hotels & Resorts

Q.11. Strength of nature -African company was taken over by ?

Ans. Godrej

Q.12. Kota railway station received 50 goods coaches special order for what?

Ans. Latur district, Water

Q.13. Identify the logo.


Ans. Grundfos

Q.14. This brand has moved into luxury by manufacturing Alberto ciaschini, with Swarovski crystals embedded?

Ans. Hidesign

Q.15. Identify.


Ans. Umang Bedi, Facebook India CEO

Q.16. Which company’s stake owned by HP enterprises was bought out?

Ans. Mphasis

Q.17. Aircel’s stake in 8 circles was bought out by?

Ans. Airtel

Q.18. Identify.


Ans. VGP Group

Q.19. Question on American Express origin and Wells Fargo

Q.20. Dell Inc.’s IT business was bought by?

Ans. NTT Data

Questions contributed by Jitendra Gaglani.

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Guwahati – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Guwahati– Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER: Guwahati High Court : Syed B. Rahman and Abdul Aman
  • RUNNER UP: ASEB : Arnav and Bhaskar

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. One of the first examples of product placement took place in 1873 when transport and shipping companies lobbied to be mentioned in which adventure story that involved a lot of travelling?

Ans. Around The World In 80 Days

Q.2. What’s the significance?


Ans. Marsha Albert, the Beatles fan and DJ Carroll James

Q.3. Connect.


Ans. Amazon

Q.4. Which Italian fashion house started as a small family-owned leather saddlery shop in Florence in 1921, launched global campaign for women empowerment called Chime for Change?

Ans. Gucci

Q.5. Analytical Question.


Ans. GST

Q.6. Satyug Gold is a company promoted by which Bollywood celebrity and her husband?


Ans. Shilpa Shetty and Raj Kundra

Q.7. ‘Plain Tales from the Hills’ and six other stories written by Rudyard Kipling were issued as the “Library Series” by its publisher. These were the first publications of Kipling’s collection of stories. Where were these books sold to cater to a large audience?

Ans. Indian Railway Library

Q.8. What are the headquarters of Deutsche Bank called?

Ans. Debit and Credit

Q.9. Significance of this image?


Ans. First Issue of Sports Illustrated

Q.10. In 1921, who was contracted by Milton Feld to start what he called Newman’s Laugh-O-grams, which was the first and probably only loss making venture of this gentleman?

Ans. Walt Disney

Q.11. This is the currency of which country featuring Hans Christian Oersted?


Ans. Denmark

Q.12. Analytical Question


Ans. CBI

Q.13. Identify the company?


Ans. Ford

Q.14. Connect.


Ans. Oreo

Q.15. “Without Reserve” is the in-house journal of which Government Organisation?

Ans. RBI

Q.16. Who is the author?


Ans. Harsha Bhogle

Q.17. Print ad for?


Ans. Premier Padmini

Q.18. Identify.

Tata Chemicals

Ans. R Mukundan

Q.19. Identify.


Ans. Royal Enfield

Q.20. Analytical Question.


Ans. UTI

Q.21. Identify.


Ans. Tim Cook

Q.22. Connect


Ans. Instagram

Q.23. What?


Ans. Encyclopaedia Britannica

Questions contributed by Shivam Kumar.

He is pursuing B.Tech from Guwahati University. He was the Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2015 East Zone champion and National Finalist. Check out his knowledge initiative called Quizzing India. 

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Guwahati – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Guwahati– Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER: Guwahati High Court : Syed B. Rahman and Abdul Aman
  • RUNNER UP: ASEB : Arnav and Bhaskar

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. The HyperAdapt 1.0 shoes are special as it has Shoelaces that tie on its own. Which company makes it?

Ans. Nike

Q.2. Which Indian group owns 51% stake in Peugeot Motorcycles?

Ans. Mahindra & Mahindra

Q.3. DS Group launched this brand to capitalise on the fastest growing HBC (Hard—Boiled Candy) segment in the confectionery basket. The Value of this brand in January 2016 was close to Rs 100 crore.

Ans. Pulse Candy

Q.4. Identify.


Ans. YC Deveshwar

Q.5. Who was recently appointed the first chairman of Banks Board Bureau?

Ans. Vinod Rai

Q.6. Like Tata in India, Percassi is going to Starbucks’ partner in this country.

Ans. Italy

Q.7. Identify the logo.


Ans. Olay 

Q.8. Chhattisgarh’s Directorate of Geology and Mining recently auctioned Baghmara mine. This is India’s first-ever auction of what?

Ans. Gold mine

Q.9. Which media company is acquiring 80 percent stake in India Today group’s loss making e-commerce and TV shopping entities Today Merchandise and Today Retail Network Pvt Ltd.?

Ans. Zee Media

Q.10. Identify.


Ans. Sudarshan Venu

Q.11. Which Indian media company acquired American cricket broadcaster Willow TV International?

Ans.  Times Internet

Q.12. It was in Florence that the wasp-shaped two wheeler was born, Enrico Piaggio having registered the patent in the Tuscan capital on April 23 1946. What?

Ans. Vespa

Q.13 Identify.


Ans. Karan Adani

Q.14. It has been the parent of website Rotten Tomatoes since January 2010. It is a social movie site alllowing users to share movie ratings, discover new movies and meet others with similar movie tastes. The site is based in San Francisco, CA and was founded by Joe Greenstein in 2007. Name the site which itself was acquired in 2011 by Warner Bros.

Ans. Flixster

Q.15. Name the e-commerce website?


Ans. Amazon

Q.16. “Trinity pictures is to ____ what Marvel is to Disney,” says Ajit Thakur, CEO, Trinity Pictures.

Ans. Eros

Q.17. They say honesty is the best policy. And this brand’s latest mini series- The Lesson- teaches us just that, but with the perfect blend of excitement, thrill and eventually refreshment.


Ans. Pepsi

Q.18. Acharya Balakrishna is the Managing Director of which business entity in India?

Ans. Patanjali

Q.19. Identify.


Ans. Homeshop 18, Sundeep Malhotra

Q.20. Identify the logo.


Ans. Dunkin Donuts

Questions contributed by Shivam Kumar.

He is pursuing B.Tech from Guwahati University. He was the Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2015 East Zone champion and National Finalist. Check out his knowledge initiative called Quizzing India. 

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Mumbai – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Mumbai– Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER: Edelweiss : Rajiv Rai & Anil Kothuri
  • RUNNER UP: Tata Unistore : Sidharth.S & Prashant Nagpal

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1.Founded in 1959, the company had its humble beginnings in the hill town of Panchgani, near Mahabaleshwar, when a businessman named Kishore Vora a pharmacist by profession, decided to make some strawberry jam. He then went on to develop innovative products such as jelly sweets, fruit cubes with fruit juices and rose syrups with rose petals – all for the first time in the country. Name the venture.

Ans. Mapro

Q.2. Identify. He is one of the founding partners of KPCB. He passed away not so long ago.


Ans. Tom Perkins

Q.3. Identify. His company is a very large player in public address systems.


Ans. Ahuja

Q.4. Analytical question.


Ans. Zen

Q.5. Connect.


Ans. Bill Gates ( Tic Tac Toe, Melinda Gates, Paul Allen)

Q.6. This company is setting up a unit named Next47, to invest 1 billion Euro over five years on “disruptive ideas”, the latest bid by Europe’s largest engineering company to move into digitalisation and shed a reputation for being slow and cautious. Which company?

Ans. Siemens

Q.7. Brian Robertson is his name. He was fed up with traditional management hierarchy and expressed his frustration instead of bottling up. He developed one of the best known management systems which negated the system of autocracy. What did he give the world?


Ans. Holocracy

Q.8. Connect


Ans. Bennett Coleman & Co. Ltd (Lead India Campaign, Cricbuzz, Bennett University)

Q.9. According to company lore, the ideas for this project came from a serendipitous airplane encounter in 1981 between a company executive and this French singer and actress. The well- known story involves her spilling the contents of a straw tote bag everywhere inspiring the French label’s executive to create a bag that would be suitable for jet setting women with too much to carry. Four years later the airplane collaboration resulted in this. What?

Ans. Hermes` Birkin Bag

Q.10. This is an informal unit of time equal to 10^8 seconds or 10 nanoseconds (ns). This unit originated in nuclear physics.

Ans. Picos

Q.11. This company is finally paying homage to the AE86 Sprinter Trueno in the best way possible, by taking a cue from the popular automotive racing manga and anime series initial D. The company has spruced up a GT86 and gave it that black and white colour scheme that fans have associated with the Truene for the past 30 years.

Ans. Toyota

Q.12. This is an extremely famous tea brand established in 1994 by Joe Swart and Jonathan Kelsey. It is now owned by Tata Beverages. Identify the brand.


Ans. Joekels tea

Q.13. Analytical question.


Ans. Taj

Q.14. He is an Indian Publisher. His name is Ram Avtar Gupta. What did he give India?


Ans. Pustak Mahal

Q.15. In a chemist’s lab, French scientist Michel Eugene Chevreul discovered fatty acid in 1813 – his discovery contained lustrous, pearly deposits, so he named it after the greek word for pearl. What did he create?

Ans. Margarine

Q.16. Shades of Green resorts is owned by?


Ans. US Defence

Q.17. Why did Winamp jump from 3 to 5 and not create skin 4?


Ans. Pun on foreskin

Q.18. Analytical question.


Ans. SKF

Q.19. This French tycoon whose company is credited with starting the first bike sharing program and the first self-cleaning public toilet died in 2016. He si credited with the idea of street furniture. He founded one of the world’s largest outdoor advertising firms. Who?

Ans. JC Decaux

Q.20. Connect.


Ans. ING – Logo, Merger, House of Orange, Uday Sareen 

Q.21. When this brand came to New York at the beginning of 1990, the New York Times used the term “fast fashion’ to describe the store’s mission, declaring that it would only take 15 days for a garment to go from a designer’s brain to being sold in the racks. Which brand?

Ans. Zara

Q.22. JR Dedicoat who in 1877 made the Pegasus bicycles, is better known for something else that he created for safety purposes, used this day. What?

Ans. Bell on a bicycle

Q.23. What is so special about this restaurant?


Ans. Dine Naked

Questions contributed by Viraj Morabia

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Hyderabad – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Hyderabad– Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER: Sai Mitra Constructions : Naveen Kumar and Phani Mahesh
  • RUNNER UP: Novartis : Abhishek and K Rahman

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1.Turbo Megha Airways is a scheduled regional carrier (South) and operates under this name.

Ans. TruJet

Q.2. Connect.


Ans. EW Scripps

Q.3. This celebrity, NBC’s biggest star of the 80s, tried to buy the television network from its current owner, the General Electric Company.

Ans. Bill Cosby

Q.4. Which Taj Group Palace property called UBP by foreigners, was named the best hotel in the world in the TripAdvisor Traveller’s Choice Awards 2016?

Ans. Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur

Q.5. Identify


Ans. Elizabeth Arden

Q.6. Identify


Ans. Jack Smith

Q.7. Sometime in June 2016, AT&T announced a new rewards program called Thanks AT&T which provides customers things like 2-for-1 movie tickets. This did not go well with an unrelated brand. What was the controversy?

Ans. Citigroup – It sued AT&T for using ‘Thanks’ because Citi trademarked it

Q.8. Analytical question.


Ans. Fulham + Bing + Yahoo + Tom Tom – FIAT

Q.9. Identify.


Ans. Amar Abrol

Q.10. Back then there were rumours going around that Amex had this ultra-exclusive black card for elite customers. It was just a hoax, but Amex did something then.

Ans. Led to the creation of Amex Centurion Card

Q.11. Analytical Question.


Ans. Docomo + China Mobile + Tesla – CBS

Q.12. Identify the product


Ans. Hershey’s Kisses

Q.13. In 1963, Lawrence Herbert, created an innovative system of identifying, matching and communicating colours to solve the problems associated with producing accurate colour matches in the graphic arts community. The _____ name is known worldwide as the standard language for colour communication from designer to manufacturer to retailer to customer. What are we talking about?

Ans. Pantone

Q.14. The book “The Woman and the Car, A Chatty Little Handbook for All Women Who Motor or Who Want to Motor”, by Dorothy Levitt written in 1906, recommended that women carry this while driving. This is one of the first known mention of these being used in automobiles. What are we talking about?

Ans. Rear View Mirror

Attention Quizzers: Bizarre Open Business Quiz at IIM, Bangalore on September 25, 2016!

Walnut Knowledge Solutions is thrilled to be on board as Knowledge Partners for Bizarre this year, the flagship open business quiz at IIM Bangalore’s Vista 2016!


As a part of this, the quiz will be conducted by Arvind Srinivas, Raghav Chakravarthy, and Sachin Ravi from Team Walnut!

Event Page: Bizarre: Open Business Quiz
Date: Sunday i.e. 25th September, 2016
Timings: 04:00 pm onwards (to be confirmed)
Venue: Premises of IIM Bangalore

Format: Written preliminary round followed by final round consisting of 8 teams

Prizes (worth): Rs. 60k

Rules and Regulations:
1. Teams of three members.
2. Open to both corporate and college (undergraduate & postgraduate) students.
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4. No cap on number of teams that can participate from a single institute.
5. On-the-spot registrations allowed.

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Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Hyderabad – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Hyderabad– Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER: Sai Mitra Constructions : Naveen Kumar and Phani Mahesh
  • RUNNER UP: Novartis : Abhishek and K Rahman

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. ArcelorMittal along with Marcegaglia has acquired Ilva steel plant based in which country? Hint: Europe largest steel plant

Ans. Italy

Q.2. Name the online music streaming company which is based in Sweden and is also the competitor of Apple?

Ans. Spotify

Q.3. Identify.


Ans. Prem Watsa

Q.4. Aditya Birla acquired which Hyderabad based super market chain to start More?

Ans. Trinethra

Q.5. What is the ticker symbol of Olympic Steel on NASDAQ?

Ans. Zeus

Q.6. Identify the iStockphoto founder?


Ans. Bruce Livingstone

Q.7. It is formed in white in the sea due to the combined effects of the gravitational forces exerted by the Moon and the Sun and the rotation of the Earth. Name the P&G brand with the same name?

Ans. Tide

Q.8. Name India’s waterproofing solution which is mixed in cement. It was established in 1959 by George Lellington.

Ans. Snowcem

Q.9. Question on Caterpillar

Q.10. Logo of?


Ans. Slack

Q.11. Logo of?


Ans. Inmobi

Q.12. Question on Oracle which was sued by HP for $4billion

Q.13. Question on Google’s investment in wind farms in Norway

Q.14. Question on a payment service which is peer to peer in Thailand

Q.15.  Identify the logo.


Ans. Spacex

Q.16. Question on Grab Taxi Singapore

Q.17. Who is the author?


Ans. KP Singh

Q.18. This is a book about which company?


Ans. Havells

Q.19. It was previously known as Apparel Arts. How do we know it now?

Ans. GQ

Q.20. In Sri Lanka, tea commodity is associated with which index?

Ans. James Taylor

Questions contributed by Gurram Keshava