Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Nagpur – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Nagpur – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: IMT – Gopal and Avikshith Shetty
  • RUNNER UP: VNIT – Mukund Srinivasan and Aditya Prava

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Which Japanese PR and Advertising firm recently bought another PR firm, Perfect Relations?

Ans. Dentsu Advertising

Q.2. Which German drug company took over Monsanto Co.? (Hint: The answer is a 5 letter word)

Ans. Bayer

Q.3. Identify the company.

Ans. Durex

Q.4. Which company, owned by Jasper Infotech, recently unveiled their new logo, titled Unbox Zindagi?

Ans. Snapdeal

Q.5. Which women magazine has co-created a car with Seat named ‘Seat Mii’? (Hint: No one knows women better than ______)

Ans. Cosmopolitan

Q.6. What event, which happened around 350 years ago, gave rise to the business of insurance?

Ans. The great fire of London

Q.7. Sanjeev Gupta, who is the head of the LH Group, shot into prominence when he took over Tata Steel’s entire UK business. What does LH stand for?

Ans. Liberty House

Q.8. Which camera brand gets its name from the diminutive form of Leitz Camera?

Ans. Leica

Q.9. “What hath God wrought” was the first message sent through which medium of communication?

Ans. Telegram

Q.10. This is Manikandan, who developed this electric bicycle. What modern form of funding did he use to fund his project?

Ans. Crowdfunding

Q.11. Which very common communication machine was invented by Alexander Bain, which was slowly overtaken by the email?

Ans. Fax Machine

Q.12. Which actor was the brand ambassador of the Samajwadi Pension Yojana in UP?

Ans. Vidya Balan

Q.13. Which company sold its tower operations to Brookefield for $1.6 billion?

Ans. Reliance

Q.14. Which company has the largest refining operations in India, estimated at 60 million tones?

Ans. Reliance

Q.15. A question on Sellwell Advertising.

Q.16. Which company recently purchased Mahindra’s Babyoye?

Ans. Firstcry

Q.17. Which Indian oil company was recently sold to Rosneft?

Ans. Essar

Q.18. Which engineering company traces its origins back to the 1925 merger of Holt Manufacturing Co. and C. L. Best Tractor Co.? (Hint: It is very evident from its yellow color)

Ans. Caterpillar

Q.19. Which company introduced the Driver Seva Kendras for the comfort of the truck drivers, so as to lessen the number of road accidents? (Hint: It is a packers and movers Co.)

Ans. Agrawal Packers and Movers

Q.20. Identify the company.

Ans. Messe Dusseldorf (MD)

Questions contributed by Aniruddha Morarka

One thought on “Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Nagpur – Preliminary Round Questions

  1. How much was the cut-off ?

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