Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Nagpur – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Nagpur – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER :
  • VNIT – Mukund Srinivasan and Aditya Prava
  • Hislop College – Aniruddha and Raunak Patni

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Which OS, in its native language, means “humanity towards others” or “the belief in a universal bond of sharing that connects all humanity”, something which is evident in its logo too?

Ans. Ubuntu

Q.2. Which computer-animated character was created in 2003 by Swedish actor and playwright Erik Wernquist, and was marketed by ringtone provider Jamba!?

Ans. Crazy Frog

Q.3. Which Japanese automaker’s luxury division is called Acura, which was launched in 1986?

Ans. Honda

Q.4. Which laundry detergent’s name is derived from its original ingredients, Sodium Perborate and Sodium Silicate?

Ans. Persil

Q.5. Which brand’s products include Africa, Apollo, Black, Excite, Touch, Clix, Vice, among others? (Hint: 3 letter brand)

Ans. Axe

Q.6. Which financial institution was founded in 1890 in Berlin, Germany by Carl Von Thieme? (Hint: Its JV in India is with Bajaj)

Ans. Allianz

Q.7. Which former US President endorsed Campbell Soups and Van Heusen?

Ans. Ronald Reagen

Q.8. Which confectionery, beverage and food conglomerate’s name is a combination of the words “World” and “Delicious” in the Neo-Latin languages?

Ans. Mondelez

Q.9. Which Pharma company was founded Kasinadhuni Nageswara Rao in Mumbai in 1893? (Hint: Famously known for their pain balms)

Ans. Amrutanjan

Q.10. A question on the world’s fastest supercomputers.

Q.11. Which whisky manufacturer has started a campaign on Instagram called “Insta-wine”? (Hint: Its name starts with a ‘B’)

Ans. Ballantine’s

Q.12. Which former US President is credited with the inventions of Pedometer, Polygraph and Moldboard plow?

Ans. Thomas Jefferson

Q.13. A question on the history of Watermark.

Q.14. Which Indian started the Swades Foundation, who also owned UTV, before selling it to Disney?

Ans. Ronnie Screwvala

Q.15. Which innerwear company started the hashtag, #Followthesock, where luck winners could win a trip to Disney World?


Q.16. This is Satyan Gajwani. He is the CEO of which Indian Internet portal?


Ans. Times Internet (Indiatimes was also acceptable)

Q.17. This is the old logo of which very famous company?


Ans. Nestle

Q.18. He is the founder of a coffee manufacturer, which is named after him. Identify the brand. (Hint: Orange is an important color for them in India)


Ans. Lavazza

Q.19. Identify this person, who signs his name with the initials ‘G.S’.


Ans. George Soros

Q.20. Identify this very famous podcast. (Options: Soap, Serial or Signette)


Ans. Serial

Questions contributed by Aditya Morarka, Aniruddha Morarka


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