Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Manipal– Preliminary Round Questions
- WINNER: NITK, Surathkal – Hem Maradia and Rahul Varma
- RUNNER UP: MIT, Manipal – Anirudh and Achintya Sharma
Preliminary Round Questions:
Q.1. A Marvel villain called MODOK, an acronym for Mechanized Organism Designed Only for Killing, famous for his disproportionately large head, recently appeared in the Spider-Man universe, re-imagined as a certain real life personality. Who?
Ans. Donald Trump
Q.2. Question about a bike called the 1200 Multistrada, launched by a European giant for about 20 lakhs. Name the company.
Q.3. This picture was shown. He is the co-founder of ______ Beer Company, who produces the Samuel Adams brand of beer. The blank is the name of a city which is famously associated with the history of tea in the world. Which city?
Q.4. #PehliMulakat was a marketing campaign by which Indian tea company?
Ans. Wagh Bakri
Q.5. Which Indian company launched a series of carbonated fruit juices called VOLO, a play on Yolo. Hint: This company is renowned for their Ayurveda products.
Q.6. Aarambh’ – a pan India initiative aimed at spearheading the use of the personal computer (PC) for education was launched by which laptop manufacturer? Hint: They have extensive philanthropic interests in India.
Q7. Ravindra Patel and wife Manjula ran a chemical factory named Rexo Products in Nairobi. Who is their newsmaker son?
Ans. Urjit Patel
Q.8. Question about an Italian fashion house, famous for fur products. Recently set a new standard for the art of couture with the Legends & Fairytales show, the first-ever fashion show to be hosted at the historic Trevi Fountain in Rome. The name starts with an F.
Q.9. Identify the logo.
Q.10. Question about Tech Mahindra’s data analytics business.
Q.11. Question about a company running a vocational training institute called the Colour Academy.
Ans. Asian Paints
Q12. Which hotel group, having a bird as their logo, owns Swissotel, Novotel, and Sofitel brands of hotels?
Q.13. Highest earning artist, with an income of about $170m according to Forbes. Hint: Swift and Dramatic.
Ans. Taylor Swift
Q.14. Question was about this businessman also having been a head of state at some point.
Q.15. Question about a book on Warren Buffet’s letters to shareholders.
Q.16. Which company sold it’s cement business to Ultra Tech for 15,000 crore?
Ans. Jaypee Group