Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Jamshedpur – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Jamshedpur – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER :
  • NIT Jamshedpur – Palak and Aakash
  • IIT Kharagpur – Arjit Patra and Sayan Dutta

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Which Tata leader accompanied Albert Einstein on the violin, while he played the piano?

Ans. Russi Modi

Q.2. Project Jacquard makes it possible to weave touch and gesture interactivity into any textile using standard, industrial looms. Everyday objects such as clothes and furniture can be transformed into interactive surfaces. Which tech giant is behind this?

Ans. Google

Q.3. Kevin Ashton is a British technology pioneer who cofounded the Auto-ID Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), which created a global standard system for RFID and other sensors. He is known for coining which term?

Ans. Internet of Things

Q.4. AspireV Nitro is a laptop from which company? (Hint – 4 lettered)

Ans. Acer

Q.5. Which company acquired Savlon and Shower and Shower because the category it was in created bad image and was injurious to health?

Ans. ITC

Q.6. Which airline’s aircraft features JRD Tata livery?

Ans.Air Asia

Q.7. SCICI merged with ICICI. If ICI stands for Investment Corporation of India, what does SC stand for?

Ans. Shipping Credit

Q.8. Which company means a bank of softwares in Japanese? (Hint – In news for investing in Indian startups)

Ans. Softbank

Q.9. Which fitness company was founded by James Park and Eric Friedman?


Q.10. Which travel website was started by Microsoft and later spun off as a multibillion-dollar company because it was “no longer about software intensive technology” and they were “concerned that they would not do their best at this.”?

Ans. Expedia

Q.11. Which car rental company is CAR on NASDAQ?


Q.12. What connects a character on TBBT and a one cent coin?

Ans. Penny

Q.13. C-X75 is a car by which company that advertises itself as ‘Good to be bad’? It is the car of the villain in James Bond movie Spectre.

Ans. Jaguar

Q.14. Expand LGAP if AP stands for Accounting Principle. (Hint – A chocolate brand)

Ans. Lady Godiva

Q.15. Expand LVMH in which LV is Louis Vuitton.

Ans.Moët Hennessy

Q.16. He invented something to do with noodles that made national headlines in India. What?

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Q.17. Lime is a mobile wallet app from which bank? Screenshot from Google Play was given.

Ans.Axis Bank

Q.18. Which country issued panda coins, known for diplomatic relations with pandas?


Q.19. Screenshot of abc.xyz. Identify the company.

Ans. Alphabet

Q.20. This is Angela. She heads which company’s retail and online stores? She earns more than the CEO himself.

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Ans. Apple

Contributed by Kautak Raj. His bio: He has eached the national finals of Thomas Cook Travel Quest, won an all expenses paid trip to Singapore and Malaysia. Friends with top quizmasters in India, he studied at School Rajendra Vidyalaya, Jamshedpur. Jamshedpur = A city every Indian should visit. It makes you feel so proud, and in many ways laid the foundations of the business economy in India.

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