Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Nagpur – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Nagpur – Regional Round Questions


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

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Hallmarks started this event. Which event?

Ans. Valentine’s Day

Q.2. An early 17th Century term, which meant an early payment to ensure promptness.

Ans. Tip

Q.3. Banca Monte Dei Paschi di Siena, the oldest bank still in existence, is located in which country?

Ans. Italy

Q.4. A question on Amartya Sen.

Q.5. An English word which is derived from the Persian word meaning “a place with different prices”.

Ans. Bazaar

Q.6. Which famous person collaborated with Knowledge Adventures and created “Director and his Chair”?

Ans. Steven Spielberg

Q.7. Recent Discoveries of punched mark ‘Mudras’ at under water city of Dwarka has brought to light something that was used as coins. What item?

Ans. Cowrie Shells

Q.8. Which word originally meant a bag holding provisions, especially when travelling, typically used by peddlers and pilgrims which came from a Germanic word related to well?

Ans. Wallet

Q.9. As on 22nd December 2016, the rVSV-ZEBOV vaccine became the first of its kind to have a 70-100% chance to prevent which disease?

Ans. Ebola

Q.10. What are these?

Ans. Talking ATMs (for the blind)

Q.11. Studiowest is a brand from which Tata company?

Ans. Westside

Q.12. Which term was first used in Chicago Tribune of Christmas Eve, 1986 that means the practice of shopping in order to make oneself feel more cheerful?

Ans. Retail Therapy (Shopping Therapy)

Q.13. What word coming from Sanskrit means “An icon or figure representing a particular person in a computer game or internet forum”?

Ans. Avatar

Q.14. A connect question on IndusInd Bank.

Q.15. Identify the couple.

Ans. The couple behind Freedom 251 (Ringing Bells)

Q.16. Give funda.

Ans. Trump Palace being renamed.

Q.17. Identify the hotel group.

Ans. Sayaji Group of Hotels

Q.18. Identify the company.

Ans. Yamaha

Q.19. Who has the sole license to use the spectacles of Gandhi?

Ans. Sabarmati Ashram

Q.20. This Tata company traces its lineage to 1961, when it was incorporated as National Iron and Steel Mills. Which one?

Ans. NatSteel

Q.21. Identify the brand of perfume.

Ans. Skinn Perfumes

Q.22. A connect question on Asian Paints.

Q.23. A connect question on Nestle.

Q.24. What currency connects the countries Mexico, Chile, Argentina and Colombia?

Ans. Peso

Bonus: The Mexican Peso is dived into a Hundred Centavos. Which other currency, the code for which is PHP, uses the same fractional method?

Ans. Philippines

Q.25. What does BHIM stand for?

Ans. Bharat Interface for Money

Bonus: BHIM was developed for which entity?

Ans. NPCI (National Payment Corporation of India)

Q.26. Which cosmetic brand was created by Tom Lyle William and named after his sister?

Ans. Maybelline

Bonus: What is the 3 word tagline used by them for their campaigns involving the youth?

Ans. Make It Happen

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