Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2018 – Jammu – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2018 – Jammu – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER : SMVDU – Varun Gupta and Vaibhav
  • RUNNER UP : Govt. Medical College – Chirdeep and Sunil Kumar

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Which IT company founded by Shiv Nadar?

Ans. HCL

Q.2. Which company derives its name from the words ‘Industrial Oxygen’?


Q.3. What does I and K stand for in IKEA?

Ans. Ingvar Kamparad 

Q.4. Which undergarment company was started by Samuel T Cooper as ‘Coopers Inc.’?

Ans. Jockey International

Q.5. Sabeer Bhatia and Jack Smith came up with the business plan for which mail service?

Ans. Hotmail

Q.6. Rene and Andre Gillier founded ‘La Chemise _____’ in 1933. Which apparel brand? Hint:The brand has crocodile logo

Ans. Lacoste

Q.7. Which electronics company started as ‘Kasuga Radio Co.’ in Japan in 1946and became ‘Trio Corporation’ in 1960?

Ans. Kenwood

Q.8. With which watch brand would you associate Auguste Agassiz and Ernest Francillon?

Ans. Longines

Q.9. Which beverage is named after a digestive enzyme found in human body?

Ans. Pepsi from Pepsin

Q.10. Which company derived its name from the elements Osmium and Wolfrum?

Ans. Osram

Q.11. Which travel brand was named after Samson, the Biblical character renowned for his strength?

Ans. Samsonite

Q.12. Which term in the field of quality and business is soemthing that can be measured and used as a standard that other things can be compared with?

Ans. Benchmarking

Q.13. Who is the author of ‘First Things First’ and ‘7 Habits of Highly Successful People’? Hint: Management Guru

Ans. Stephen Covey

Q.14. Which famous drink founded by Anthony Rossi was later acquired by Pepsico?

Ans. Tropicana

Q.15. Which form of cloth gets its name from the French for Serge de Nimes?

Ans. Denim

Q.16. Which shoe or sports brand gets its name from a mountain cat or cougar?

Ans. Puma

Q.17. Pillsbury and Cheerios are brands from which company?

Ans. General Mills

Q.18. Which famous company from Ziln markets brands like Power and Hush Puppies?

Ans. Bata

Q.19. Crompton Greaves and BILT (the paper brand) are owned by which group?

Ans. Avantha group

Q.20. Which Royal Dutch Petroleum Company would you find with petrol pumps across India?

Ans. Shell

Wild Card Round:

Q.1. Which sports brand was founded by Adolf Dassler?

Ans. Adidas

Q.2. Wimbeldon is associated with watch brand?

Ans. Rolex

Q.3. Which is the only Indian city named after a businessman?

Ans. Jamshedpur

Q.4. Where would you find the Sentosa island?

Ans. Singapore

Q.5. Tailwinds corporation owns which airline company?

Ans. Jet airways

 Questions contributed by Kumar Vaibhav, School of Mechanical Engineering, SMVDU Katra

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