Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Gurgaon – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Gurgaon – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER :
  • Ashoka University – Mukund M. and Muyukh N.
  • MDI Gurgaon – Shrey and Sumit Kumar Das

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. This entity traces its origins to “HOTEL INDIA”, which opened in Connaught Place (CP), New Delhi in 1934 with lodging facility offered using 12 rooms, a restaurant and a bar. A popular eatery in the capital, how do we know it today?


Q.2. Logo of which big insurance company operating in india?


Ans. Oriental insurance Company

Q.3. This famous personality has started a school named Ad Astra, which is Latin for ‘to the stars’. School doesn’t provide grades and caters to students’ particular skillset. Which personality?

Ans. Elon Musk

Q.4. Which company/product aptly features novelists like Ashwin Sanghi and Amish Tripathi in its TVCs?

Ans. Amazon Kindle

Q.5. Poor Richard’s Almanack was a yearly almanac published by an American scientist, who adopted the pseudonym “Richard Saunders” for this purpose. The publication appeared continually from 1732 to 1758. It was a bestseller; print runs reached 10,000 per year. Name the scientist.

Ans. Benjamin Franklin

Q.6. JIVA is an unique spa by which popular Hotel Chain? (Hint: Unlike other spas in hotels, this stays open to outsiders as well)

Ans. Taj Hotels

Q.7. Shraddha Kapoor is the brand ambassador of which cosmetics chain started by a company called TOMCO?

Ans. Lakme

Q.8. A certain change was adopted by Boeing in its 777-300ER model that resulted in the addition of 14 seats into the plane. Inspired by a certain widespread practice across India, what did they do?

Ans. Reduced the size of toilets.

Q.9. Founded by Ernst Kronreif and Johann Hans Trunkenpolz. This motorcycle company traces its origin to 1934 when JohannTrunkenpolz set up a metal workingand locksmith shop in Name the company.


Q.10. Identify this Indian Minister.


Ans. Suresh Prabhu

Q.11. Which Indian IT company acquired Skava​,​a Leading Provider of Digital Experience Solutions for the Retail Industry for 120$ millions?

Ans. Infosys

Q.12. Where do we find of these colours?

Circuit board green, cyberspace orange, floppy yellow, graphic green, green.com, infra red, megabyte blue, megahertz maroon, online orange, plug & play pink, point & click green, transistor yellow, ultra violet, web surfing’ blue, world wide web yellow, www.purple

Ans. Crayola Colours

Q.13. Which famous Google project traces its origins to an earlier version conceptualised by Anurag mishra while studying in IIT Kharagpur?

Ans. Google Scholar

Q.14. Ad campaign by which cosmetics company?


Ans. Revlon

Q.15. Recently, Edward P. Gilligan the president of a Credit card company died of a heart attack while in a flight. Which company did he head?

Ans. American Express

Q.16. The founder of this chain decided to put a ‘dot’ in its logo with each store they opened. However, he gave up the idea once the number of stores became too many. Name this popular chain.

Ans. Domino’s

Q.17. Name this famous marketing guru of Indian origin.


Ans. Baba Shiv

Q.18. Which tech giant is known as Big Blue because of the blue colored logo it had in the 20th century?

Ans. IBM

Q.19. Logo of which Indian company?


Ans. Infibeam

Q.20. Which Indian company sold its 45 per cent stake in a shale gas joint venture with Pioneer Natural Resources at Eagle Ford, US, by next week at a far lower valuation than its initial expectation of $4.5 billion.

Ans. Reliance

Questions contributed by Susovan Mahapatra


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