Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Manipal – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Manipal– Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER: NITK, Surathkal – Hem Maradia and Rahul Varma
  • RUNNER UP: MIT, Manipal – Anirudh and Achintya Sharma

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. During the American civil war in 1860s the cotton market was booming. As a result cotton traders were very busy at the Bombay cotton exchange were busy and used to come home late. As a result they used to not get food in their homes.The street vendors to solve this problem used to mash all the leftover vegetables together and cook it and used to serve this along with the leftover bread to the traders. This is the origins of which iconic Indian dish?

Ans. Pav bhaji

Q.2. This is Shashank ND and he has created a revolution in health care industry. Name his company?

Ans. Practo

Q.3. Which company has come out with products like “My partner snores a lot”,”My daughter comes home late”?


Q.4. Connect: Ackworth, John Mathai, and Chaiya Chaiya Dance from Dil Se?

Ans. Indian Railways 

Q.5. The book “A Crown of Thorns” written by TCA Srinivasa Raghavan is based on whom?

Ans. The Governors of the RBI

Q.6. Ram Kinkar Baig submitted the successful proposal of building what to Nehru to symbolise good fortune and prosperity?

Ans. Yaksha and Yakshini statue at RBI HQ.

Q.7. Which city in the tri-state area in USA is called “collar city” because of it’s association with cuffs and collars?

Ans. Troy

Q.8. Question on Book : From Silk to Silicon

Q.9. Matt Groening changed the name from _______ to The Simpsons. What was the earlier name?

Ans. Simpsons. He added the word ‘The’ to it.

Q.10. Question on Pebble, Smartphone watch

Q.11. Which Ivy League University is associated with the color cardinal?

Ans. Stanford

Questions contributed by Hem Maradia

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