Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Cochin – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Cochin– Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER : 
  • Model Engineering Kochi – Avinash Pai and Sachin
  • NUALS Kochi – Rohit Balagopal and Niranjan Sudh

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1.Which Indian IT entrepreneur’s father was known as the ‘Rice King of Burma’?

Ans. Azim Premji

Q.2. In 1962, the Time magazine called him “the most sought after wizard in today’s Ad industry”. Who?

Ans. David Ogilvy

Q.3. Which web browser project was started in 1994 by Thomas Reardon using source code from Spyglass Inc?

Ans. Internet Explorer

Q.4. 7 letter word denoting a South Korean form of business conglomerate? Options (Tycoon / Chaebol)

Ans. Chaebol

Q.5. This was founded as a small construction firm by Chung Ju-yung in 1947 and the name literally means ‘modernity’?

Ans. Hyundai

Q.6. Who is the famous thinker and author of the book ‘Concept of the Corporation’? (Philip Kotler / Peter F Drucker)

Ans. Peter F Drucker

Q.7. Which economist has been described by The Economist as ‘Britain’s most famous 20th century economist’?  (Adam Smith / John Keynes)

Ans. John Keynes

Q.8. Who started a fashion boutique under the name ‘CR7’ in Vilamoura, Portugal?

Ans. Christiano Ronaldo

Q.9. Bill Rasmussen conceived the concept of which TV channel in May, 1978 after he got fired from his job with the World Hockey Associations New England Whalers?


Q.10. Airline started by Venkayalapati Umesh and actor Ram Charan? (TruJet / Air Costa)

Ans. TruJet

Q.11. Which famous business group launched a new brand of super markets under the name ‘KB’s conveniently yours’?

(Hint: KB stands for Kishore Biyani)

Ans. Future Group

Q.12. In 1909, SPL Sorenson, a Danish chemist created a scale and the most precise definition for it is given by the Carlsberg Foundation. Which scale?

Ans. pH scale

Q.13. MSSL has closed a 15,400 Cr deal with Daimler AMG to supply external and internal systems for Mercedes Benz vehicles. Expand MSSL?

Ans. Motherson Sumi Systems Ltd

Q.14. MSG is popularly known in India under a Japanese company’s brand name and was recently in news. How do we know it in India?

Ans. Ajinomoto

Q.15. This spice was once called wild marjoram and it became popular in America when soldiers returned from Italy after World War II. How is it known now?

Ans. Oregano

Q.16. Which breakfast company has the characters snap, crackle, pop etc.?

Ans. Kellogg’s

Q.17. This ice cream company was started by Cohen and Greenfield. Their first names are taken as the name of the company. Id the company?

ben & Jerry's

Ans. Ben & Jerry’s

Q.18. Who is the founder of the World Wide Web?

Ans. Tim Berners-Lee

Q.19. He is creating education revolution in India. Id the entrepreneur with Ratan Tata?

sal khan

Ans. Sal Khan

Q.20. Id logo of which bookstore?


Ans. Landmark Books

Questions contributed by Rajeev K Nair

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