Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – International Finals Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – International Finals Questions


  • WINNER : IIFT – Kunal Malhotra and Viraj Bake
  • RUNNER UP : LNMIIT – Anivesh and Kushal Shah


International Finals Questions:

Round 1 (Taking Guard):

1. These are different types of jewellery made by a company called War & Peace which uses a metal called ‘Peace Bronze’ to make their range of jewellery. What do they make their jewels from?

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A. Made from disarmed and recycled nuclear weapons from across the world.

2. The Swedish music band ABBA has revealed a very economic reason in their photo book for their wearing outrageous and not-so-familiar clothing on stage, which is also similar in the U.S. for artists like Lady GaGa. What is the reason?

A. Due to tax benefits. The cost of outfits could be deducted against tax – so long as the costumes were so outrageous they could not possibly be worn on the street.

3. Identify this institution started in 1875 following a meeting, at the Leger Hotel in King William Street, which now has an Indian owner.

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A. Blackburn Rovers F.C.

4. This great fashion mogul has now opened a museum for the world of fashion. Identify.

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A. Pierre Cardin

5. Which world famous brand’s name comes from Tupi-Guarani language, now Portuguese, meaning ‘Beast’ or ‘the one who kills with one leap’?

A. Jaguar

6. Who does this lead you to? (Unbelievable money in the recent past and one of the big names in entertainment)

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A. Triple H

Round 2 (Pinch Hitting):

1. In the world of economics, what is an unclaimed corpse indicator?

A. During recessions, because of high funeral costs, family members never claim the bodies of the deceased so the state will pay for costs.

2. This is a type of a commercial establishment that gets its name from a Belgian town.

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A. Spa in Belgium

3. Justia is a legal database firm which trademarks intangible items with the U.S. government. Which famous music personality trademarked the phrases ‘Party like its 1989’, ‘This sick beat’, Nice to meet you, where you been’, in 2015?

A. Taylor Swift

4.What was born in 3420, Boelter Hall in UCLA? This has now been opened to the public as a location.

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A. This is where the internet was born.

5. In 1765, A. Boulanger put a sign above his front door stating: “Boulanger débite des ________ divins” with the added Latin invitation translating to “Come to me, those who are famished, and I will give you sustenance”. What word did he use to describe his institution that has become a generic to describe all such businesses?

A. Restaurant

6. A brand originated [Buzzer Pressed]

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A. Old Spice

7. Called ‘Flash’ in Nigeria, ‘Prank’ in England and Australia, ‘Beep’ in Africa, what phenomenon now used as a marketing tool by companies and political parties alike amounts  to 70% of all traffic in Bangladesh?

A. Marketing through Missed Calls.

8. Lance Armstrong said this about whom: “We had some common bonds. We had the disease. We both never met our birth father. Neither of us had a college degree. We both like to bike a little. And yet we never talked about any of that”?

A. Steve Jobs

9. These are shoes [Buzzer Pressed]

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A. Cristiano Ronaldo

10. Who is the missing person? 3 of them started a phenomenal production company and lent their initials to part of the name.

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A. Steven Spielberg of Dreamworks SKG

11. What was the reason for heavy buying of numbers 0318, 2303 and 1609 of Singapore’s D4 lottery on 23rd March, 2015?

A. Demise of Lee Kuan Yew and picking four-digit lottery numbers based on his time of death, or other combinations associated with the former prime minister.

12. It’s a 2 word phrase that originates from the Middle Ages, when it referred to pottery or metalwork that had just been pulled from the fire in which it had been hardened. Which one?

A. Brand New

Round 2 (Slog Overs):

1. According to the OED, this fictional family from the Ballyhoo magazine served as inspiration for a word because the family always said nonsensical things which actually amounted to nothing. Which word?

A. Zilch

2. Connect:

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A. Solar Impluse which recently flew over India.

3. Made of Calabash Gourd or the Mahogany Wood, it features a curve that end where the bowl sits. It has an air chamber below the bowl to keep it cool and dry. What is this and who uses it? It is an item that is associated with a person/character who is admired world over.

A. Pipe of Sherlock Holmes

4. This is a famous location, the oldest cafe in Paris. It was frequented by several liberals like Voltaire and so on, but the idea to create something very specific for this world happened at this cafe. Created by Denis and Jean, the whole world has been captivated by their series of creations. What concept of publications started in 1685 was discussed here?

A. The creation of the encyclopaedia

5. These are published by Techno Comics. Its a comic book series, Primortals which was published between 1995 and 1997. Who was the creator of this series?

A. Leonard Nimoy

6. This book earned its author close to an estimated US$ 150 M during his lifetime. His relatives did not want the royalties of the book after his death. The proceeds finally went to charities of his home state but the same expires on 30 April 2015 when the rights to the book come into the public domain. Which book?

A. Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – National Finals Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – National Finals Questions


  • WINNER : IIFT – Kunal Malhotra and Viraj Bake
  • RUNNER UP : LNMIIT – Anivesh and Kushal Shah


National Finals Questions:

Round 1 – Getting Started

1) George Wittet, one of the first board members of the Tata Engineering Co, the previous avatar of Tata Motors, was the first president of IIA from 1917. What did he architect for the Tatas?

A. Bombay House

2) Identify the entity from the logo.


A. Marley Resort & Spa

3) Identify the entity from the logo.


A. Murty Classical Library of India

4) China to Washington DC in 2000, China to Memphis in 2003, China to Edinburgh in 2011 and China to Paris in 2012 are some of the historic flights of FedEx containing two main passengers along with 200 kilos of a type of woody grass, 100 kilos of shoots, 45 kilos of apples, plus plenty of fresh water. Who was being transported?

A. Pandas

5) Connect:


A. Starbucks

6) 40 devotees of Maa Manglagauri Mandir in Gaya town, Bihar have opened a bank for their financial betterment. Who are the principal founders of the bank or what is this bank’s uniqueness?

A. Bank started and operated by Beggers

Round 2 – Pinch Hitting

1) Identify the entity from the logo.


A. Iron Bank of Braavos

2) What is the name of this tour?


A. Steve Jobs Tour

3) Which economic indicator named after a television channel got its name because of behaviour – when the economy is down, this channel got the highest views?

A. CNBC Indicator

4) The patent for what was given by US Patent department to Clarence Saunders on October 9 1917, which he used for his grocery store ‘Piggly Wiggly’?

A. Self Serving Store

5) What is the significance of this image?


A. Secret Easter Egg used for the first time

6) Trademarked in the UK, what generic material was named after John L McAdam, a British surveyor who suggested that the broken stones of even size mixed with tar would result in highest quality products?

A. Tarmac

7) Identify from the advertisement.


A. Titan Edge

8) First appearing in the 1590’s in England, this term meaning designated funds came from the fact that farmers used a special identification on their livestock by cutting distinctive notches on the animals. What economic term?

A. Earmark

9) Where would you come across ‘Hotel Borse’?


A. The Grand Budapest Hotel Location

10) Connect:



11) What has Mona Mehta designed?


A. Designed IPL Trophy

12) Who started out as a stock broker before trying his hand at the family business of PVC pipe making and later went on to be the chairman of Gujarat State Finance Corporation in 1995?

A. Amit Shah

Round 3 – Slog Overs:

1) Origin of the term Benchmarking.


2) Koryo is a company based in Beijing and started by Nicholas Bonner, a Leeds University Professor and film director Daniel Gordon in 2001. They meet each of their clients personally before the transaction and they have a monopoly in their industry. What specific destination do they market?

A. Tour of North Korea

3) Briefcase used by US President to authorize a nuclear attack while away from fixed command centers. What is the name?


A. Nuclear Football

4) Connect:


A. Vogue

5) Explain:


A. The Launch of Businessline by RK Laxman

6) A Member of the original cast of Agatha Christie’s play Mousetrap, he sold his 10 percent production rights of the play to finance his dream which won him an Oscar for best film and direction. Which Oscar winner’s epic is this?

A. Richard Attenborough – Gandhi

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – North Zonal Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – North Zonal Round Questions


  • WINNER :
  • MIET – Ankur Mahajan and Sanjay Kumar 
  • RUNNER UP : 
  • LNMIIT – Anivesh and Kushal Shah


Q.1. Which specific product- by ‘Whoz High’ readymade online cloth manufacturer, was brought into national media focus and peak sales during Valentine’s Day 2015?

Ans. Muffler  

Q.2. In 1913, a draft was drawn on the name of Chartered Bank .It was the most valued draft at the time, and was presented to its receiver. What honourable draft did the Chartered Bank draw?

Ans. Tagore’s Nobel Prize

Q.3. Name the petroleum company behind these gourmet- style cafes at petrol pump outlets. These are present in Europe, Asia & Africa.

Wild Bean Cafe

Ans. British Petroleum

Q.4. Named after centuries old heritage location.


Ans. Alexandria

Q.5.   Connect:


Ans. Saina Nehwal

Q.6. Called “Beyond”. It is 32 room resort with various rooms like – Red Room, White Room. What is so unique about this category of holiday resorts.


Ans. Wine Tourism (in Nashik)

Q.7. Started on Jan 3, 2012 by Ambareesh Murty and Ashish Shah. Its name is derived from something that is honest and a spice that is ‘proudly Indian’ and a slang word for ‘fun’. The company embraces Indian talent, craftsmanship and business acumen. Which company did they establish?

Ans. PepperFry

Q.8. Identify a huge enterprise by her.


Ans. DKNY 

Q.9. In December 2014, which company patented 18 Carat Gold, instead of metals used in alloys, a low density ceramic was used to make the gold harder?

Ans. Apple Watch

Q.10. Described as a pressing need in today’s age, what is “emotional neutrality” in finance?

Ans. The concept of removing greed, fear, superstitions and other human emotions from financial or investment decisions. 

Q.11. This famous lady is the only woman on an US Dollar bill. Identify her.


Ans. Martha Washington

Q.12. This is the flag of the 4th largest German City. Originally it was a Roman province. The name is signfies of a luxury type of water. Name it.


Ans. Cologne  

Q.13.  Connect:


Ans. SnapDeal

Q.14. What term originated by this practice started by Lesley Red, of carrying a pig after a victory?



Q.15. What word meaning “treasure” is the Luxury Lifestyle stores of Taj Hotels?

Ans. Taj Khazana    

 Q.16. He is a French publisher/designer whose Late 1800s design is now eponymous with works of Harry Potter and Hunger Games. What?


Ans. Garamond

Q.17.Unusual Headphones created by?


Ans.Dolce & Gabbana

Q.18. First plant is in Nangloi (Delhi) in 2003. The second  plant came up in Danapur, Bihar. It catered to places such as Bihar, Howrah and Sealdah. Now, facilities have come up in Tamil Nadu and Bangalore. What product is manufactured in these places?

Ans.Rail Neer  

Q.19. Connect:


Ans. Manchester City F.C.

Q.20. Latin Word for Twins. Whose venture?


Ans. Winklevoss Twins

Q.21. In computer architecture, a 32 bit integer can encode a number as high as 2147483647. However, this company had to change its entire architecture from a 32 bit to a 64 bit integer encoding in 2014. Which “occurrence” caused this?

Ans. Data overflow on the Youtube View Count for ‘Gangnam Style’.   

Q.22.   Short film released in 1968. First film by this iconic guy. Later became the name of his production venture. Who is he?


Ans. Steven Spielberg

Q.23. Famous person from the World of Tatas receiving Padma Bhushan from Zakir Hussain


Ans. Naval Tata  

Q.24.  First published in 1783. Has sold more than a 100 million copies thereafter. What?


 Ans. Webster Dictionary   

 Questions contributed by Subhodeep Jash!

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Delhi – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Delhi – Regional Round Questions


    St. Stephens, Delhi
    Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, Delhi

Regional Round Questions:

Round 1:

Q1) Started his career at the age of 19. Owned by his father, this construction business was responsible for building the MP Birla Planetarium. He made headlines in 2014 for making one of the greatest comebacks in the ‘business of sports’.


Ans) Jagmohan Dalmiya

Q2) Which famous electrical equipment company has started the QRG Health City in Faridabad?

Ans) Havells

Q3) Who was behind this punchline, Brand of fresh creamcakes.


Ans) Salman Rushdie

Q4) What first in India – Iba brand of cosmetics in India- Sep. 2014- from Ahmedabad with Ecotrail personal care, a company started by 2 Jain women?

Ans) 1st Halal cosmetics brand

Q5) Which “famous cook” started his business venture at the age of 65- when he received a cheque of $99 for social security – and realized that things can no longer go on like this?

Ans) Colonel Sanders

Q6) Analysis technique- Albert Humphrey. Convention of Stanford Research institute. Started with looking at data from Fortune 500 companies in the 1960s and 70s?


Round 2:

Q1) Connect:

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Q2) Which brand – from history of Indian advertising – First ad shown in color on Indian televisions- 1982 Asian Games.

Ans) Bombay Dyeing  

Q3) Advertisement for:


Ans) Goldspot

Q4)After Telgi scam- Tata Infoway along with State Bank of Mysore – started a vending machine- Kubera in 2003. For producing what?

Ans) Stamp papers

Q5)In 1987- to acquire controlling stake in this venture- Manu Chabria, Rahul Bajaj and HInduja brothers were in the running.- British company in the business of trucks and buses.

Ans) Ashok Leyland

Q6) Marketing term coined by Jerry Walsh – for situation to ‘ride off’ on publicity for a major event without contributing to the actual event sponsorship for it?

Ans) Ambush marketing

Q7) Mudra – Suitings brand. First sponsorship of a live telecast of a sporting event – with a 1980s Windies cricket tour to India.

Ans) Vimal

Q8) Logo of which ‘institute’ in the United States?


Ans) Federal Reserve

Q9) Connect:

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Ans) Professor Jagdish Bhagwati   

Q10) Book On:

Ans) Ambanis    

Q11) Creation by which Indian brand?


Ans) Tanishq

Q12) 2 word term used to denote bias shown by customers for certain products due to favourable experience of other products of same manufacturer.

Ans) Halo Effect

Round 3:

Q1) What is the location of the only ATM of the Swiss Bank in India?

Ans) Indian Parliament

 Q2) Whose offering?


Ans) Jacqueline Fernandez

Q3) What industry- 100 billion dollar industry- had its birth in 1767 in Jackson Spa. And, it has a therapeutic usage.

Ans) Bottled Water

Q4) Anna Boch- Bought ‘The Red Vineyard’. Famous for?

Ans) Only buyer of a Van Gogh painting during his lifetime.

Q5) Connect:

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Ans) Aditya Birla Group

Q6) Famous eatery endorsed by Maulana Azad.


Ans) Moti Mahal


Questions contributed by Subhodeep Jash!

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Delhi – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Delhi – Preliminary Round Questions

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q1) Which Apple product slated to be released soon, has the tagline- ‘Our most personal device yet’?

Ans) Apple Watch

Q2) Sun rays- Famous ship. There’s a distinct ‘+’ sign on the ship. Which Indian group owns the ship?


Ans) Essar

Q3) Starfleet- Fictional organization in which TV/film franchise that comprises a fictional universe and an entity knowns as the “United Federation of Planets” (The Federation)?

Ans) Star Trek  

Q4) What brand of shoes launched in 1996 owned by Mirza International?

Ans) Red Tape

Q5) Who in India owns the Indian franchise for this?


Ans) Sushmita Sen

Q6)In 2015, Union Budget what scheme announced by the Finance Minister in the honour of former PM Atal Behari Vajpayee?

Ans) Pension

Q7) Which Asian city was adjudged the most expensive city in the world during March ’15 as per the Economist Intelligence Unit?

Ans) Singapore

Q8)ID these 2 ad characters, eponymous with an ad campaign considered one of the worst ads in 2013-14.


Ans) Ramesh and Suresh

Q9) Which sports star joined Forbes 2014 Billionaire list at No. 1741?

Ans)—Michael Jordan  

Q10) Which legend was known as “Zeus of Wall Street” and also the “Pope of Wall Street”?

Ans) JP Morgan

Q11) Audio oscillator device from 1939 for the Walt Disney film ‘Fantasia’. Which company made this and started its great technology journey with it?


Ans) HP

Q12) Which specialized vehicle got its name from “something that pulls” , or from Latin for ‘pulled’ in the form of a verb, in the late 18th century?

Ans) Tractor

Q13)Which franchise restaurant chain operates in Australia with the brand name – ‘Hungry Jack’s’ ?

Ans) Burger King

Q14) Identify the brand from this lady.


Ans) Liril

Q15)Which famous brand of soft drink concentrate is owned by Ahd’bad based Pioma Industries?

Ans) Rasna

Q16) Which state in India (from North East) us targeting that by end of this year – to be a completely organic farming State?

Ans) Sikkim

Q17) What venture was started by Captain Nair named after his wife?


Ans) Leela

Q18) Which brand entered India in 1895 with the name ‘Royal Disinfectant Soap’?

Ans) Lifebuoy

Q19)Identify the brand from this advertisement campaign.



Q20)Which Indian drugmaker acquired the opiates business of GSK in Australia?

Ans) Sun Pharma

Questions contributed by Subhodeep Jash!


Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Chandigarh – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Chandigarh – Regional Round Questions


  • Punjab Univ – Shantanu Sharma and Aditya Bhaskar
  • Army Inst. of Law – Yash and Manik Gupta


Q.1. Which media conglomerate own “ America Online ” ?

Ans. Time Warner

Q.2. Which huge technology giant organizes “ Sapphire ” ?

Ans. SAP

Q.3. Which media house used to publish The Illustrated Weekly ?

Ans. The Times Group

Q.4. Which country has the lower denomination of its currency called baisa and the higher denomination called Rial ?

Ans. Sultanate Of Oman

Q.5. Vivian Richards was the first foreigner to appear in advertisement for this fabric company of India. Which fabric company?

Ans. Vimal

Q.6. The Chief Minister of a state in India was also a former employee of Tata Steel. Who ?

Ans. Arvind Kejriwal


Q.1. WINK, made in India and developed by EC Media runs on Linux operating system. What is this first in India ?

Ans. India’s first e-reader 

Q.2. He worked as a mechanic at the Art Shokai garage, where he tuned cars and entered them in races. In 1937, with financing from his acquaintance he founded a company to make piston rings. After initial failures, the company won a contract to supply piston rings to Toyota, but lost the contract due to the poor quality of their products. After attending engineering school without graduating, and visiting factories around Japan to better understand Toyota’s quality control processes, by 1941 he was able to mass-produce piston rings acceptable to Toyota. During the post war period, he established his own technical research institute which later groomed into the giant we are familiar with today. Hence, which company came into being ?

Ans. Honda Motor Co. Ltd

Q.3. An advertisement related to death of tobacco advertising.

Q.4. Which Service of All India Radio was conceptualized to combat Radio Ceylon in 1957?

Ans. Vividh Bharti

Q.5. CCTV cameras were used for the first time to decide on fair results for which sport? They were first used in Bombay.

Ans. Horse-races at Mahalaxmi Race Course.

Q.6. The Royal Canadian Mint has released seven exciting new coins to commemorate the 75th anniversary of which hugely celebrated Super Hero world over?

Ans. Superman

Q.7. Connect –


Ans. TATA Chemicals

Q.8. It is the codename for an upcoming virtual reality headset produced by Sony Computer Entertainment. It is designed to be fully functional with the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita game systems.


Ans. Project Morpheus

Q.9. Identify a university from these types of shoes .


Ans. Oxford University

Q.10. Dazzler, Onax, Krypton, Pulse Junior, Protomax, Avia, Glory, Ding-Dong, Stunner – Who manufactures this line of products from the world of TATA’s ?

Ans. Tata Stryder

Q.11. This product was started in 1939 and is the largest in category. The main ingredient used in it was once a part of its name but has to be replaced by its indicative letter after many other companies started using the same ingredient in there products. Though, its new name also became generic. Which product has been talked about ?

Ans. Parle-Glucose which was then changed to Parle-G

Q.12. This is one of the common techniques used in the valuation of inventory on hand at the end of a period and the cost of goods sold during the period. It assumes that goods which made their way to inventory (after purchase, manufacture etc.) later are sold first and those which are manufactured or acquired early are sold last. What has been talked about?

Ans. LIFO ( Last-In, First-Out ) method

Q.13. What was the name of the first bottled water brand in India?

Ans. Bisleri

Q.14. Name the business technique involving the sale of dependent goods for different prices – one good is sold at a discount, while the second dependent good is sold at a considerably higher price.

Ans. Gillette Razor Blade theory/Model

Q.15. A question with elements giving a connect to Google

Q.16. Name this high speed rail service from its logo.



Ans. EuroStar

Q.17. Whose ad?


Ans. Taj Safari

Q.18.  Bikes which have blend of characteristics from more specialized road bikes, touring bikes and mountain bikes. The resulting is a general-purpose bike that can tolerate a wide range of riding conditions and applications. What will you call this?

Ans. Hybrid Bike

Q.19. It is a Tamil satellite television station and TV channel first in its category to telecast twenty four hours and seven days of the week. It was the first fully privately owned television channel in India when it emerged in 1992. Which channel?

Ans. SunTv

Q.20. According to Vinod Mehta, this newspaper which is closely associated with Rudyard Kipling, was won by LM Thappar in a game of bridges in 1991. Author Rudyard Kipling, in his early 20s, worked at the newspaper office in Allahabad as an assistant editor from November 1887 to March 1889. This newspaper has a long history of being shut-down and again started publication. Which is this newspaper hugely popular in North India region?

Ans. The Pioneer

Q.21. According to RBI, on the basis of usage by cardholder, there are three types of cards namely Debit, Credit and which is the third one newly introduced into this category ?

Ans. Prepaid Card

Q.22. Which automobile giant mainly branded with the words “ If you will use our cars, You will save money ” in 1935 ?

Ans. Ford

Q.23. Connect the song “Ummedo wali dhoop, sunshine wali aasha” with this man.


Ans. Hero Moto Corp.

Q.24. Which group of brothers started this in 1880’s ?


Ans. Wright Brothers

Contributed by Hitesh Kamboj and Virendra Mathur.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Chandigarh – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Chandigarh – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER :
  • Punjab Univ – Shantanu Sharma and Aditya Bhaskar
  • Army Inst. of Law – Yash and Manik Gupta

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1.  This is a kind of ownership interest that is created as a direct result of hard work by the owner(s). It is the preferred mode of building equity for cash-strapped entrepreneurs in their start-up ventures. What is the term used for such share awarded to the owner for their effort ?

Ans. SWEAT equity

Q.2.  Identify the campaign.


Ans. Maggi

Q.3. Which company was founded by Ranbir and Gurbax Singh? Name of this company was derived from the founders’ names

Ans. Ranbaxy

Q.4. Which Hong Kong headquartered airline has loyalty program called ‘Marco Polo Club’?

Ans. Cathy Pacific

Q.5. Identify the personality.


Ans. David Oglivy, obsession with advertising

Q.6. This magazine was founded in 1883 in New York, whose motto was “While there’s Life, there’s hope.” It was bought by TIME magazine in 1936. Its online version was launched on March 31, 2009 and closed on 2012. Identify which magazine it is?

Ans. Life

Q.7. Identify the personality.


Ans. Nirmala Sitaraman

Q.8. Whose venture is this?


Ans. Kumar Sangakara and Jaywardhana

Q.9. Old Spice is brand of which company?

Ans. P&G

Q.10. Identify the brand.


Ans. Puma

Q.11. Question on Barcelona city

Q.12. Petroliam Nasional Berhad, is company of which country?

Ans. Malaysia

Q.13. Jan Koum is the CEO of this company which has been acquired by Facebook recently?

Ans. Whats app

Q.14. Aniruddha Bahal worked as a journalist and editor for India Today and Outlook. In 1999, he along with Tarun Tejpal  co-founded Tehelka. Later he founded online media company named after a reptile?

Ans. CobraPost

Q.15. Which social networking service with a strong music emphasis, is owned by Specific Media LLC and Justin Timberlake?   It was founded by Chris DeWolfe and Tom Anderson and was launched in July 2003.

Ans. MySpace

Q.16. Identify the campaign.


Ans. Royal Enfield campaign

Q.17. This is the central bank of which nation?


Ans. Sweden bank logo

Q.18. Which company has introduced the first Seat Belt?

Ans. Volvo

Q.19. Identify the brand ?


Ans. Vistara

 Contributed by Hitesh Kamboj and Virendra Mathur

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Jalandhar – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Jalandhar – Preliminary Round Questions


    Lovely University
     – Chandra Bhushan and Ravi Kumar Rai
    NIT Jalandhar
     – Sujit JP and Sandeep K

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Funda?


Ans. The process of printing documents for the Budget 2015-16 begin with the ritual halwa ceremony

Q.2. Founded by Nihal Kharabanada and Vijay Kharabanada. Kit sponsors of Bharat FC, an I-league team.

Ans. Nivia

Q.3. Connect.


Ans. Subway’s first all-vegetarian outlet on the campus of Lovely Professional University (LPU) in Jalandhar, Punjab.

Q.4. Microsft : Surface

Barnes & Noble : Nook

Datawind : ?

Ans. Akash tablet

Q.5. Print Ad (keep reading) for The Economist.

Q.6. A dance fitness program created by this Colombian dancer and choreographer. It is called Columbian ______ Fitness.


Ans. Zumba

Q.7. US state of Oregon has filed a new lawsuit against an IT giant saying the company is planning to pull the plug on hosting the state’s Medicaid system, which could jeopardize health insurance enrolment and re-enrolment for thousands of low-income Oregonians. Name the IT Giant? (Hint-it is the biggest database management company)

Ans. Oracle

Q.8. Connect. (Hint- Ownership to something in India)


Ans. Pro Kabaddi League

Q.9. The design director of Sunday Times, London, Edwin Taylor designed the newspaper and provided a standard in design and editing. This newspaper was born on 7 July 1982. Which newspaper?

Ans. The Telegraph

Q.10. Which brand was named after the son of elder brother Ramniklal?

Ans. Vimal

Q.11. Question on the term supermarket.

Q.12. “India is a country of future” said by this Nobel laureate in Economics. He has visited India many times, recently in 2015.Who is he?


Ans. Paul Krugman

Q.13. Question on chief smile officer of Oral B with some supporting text.

Ans. Madhuri Dixit

Q.14. The P & G’s brand in partnership with the American Association of University Women started Shine program to sponsor college grants for women. Which brand?

Ans. Pantene

Q.15. The Murree Brewery established in 1860 in Pakistan was managed by the family of very infamous man in India.In 1900s the brewery was obtained by the late Peshton group. Which infamous man is being talked about?

Ans. General Dyer

Q.16. Connect. (Hint- brand of TATA)


Ans. Jaguar (above was Jaguar’s Villain Ad video)

Q.17. It is a San Francisco based website. Tagline- ‘When hotel rooms not available this is you solution’. Ad for?


Ans. Airbnb

Q.18. Railway minister presented two Budgets, but resigned following the 1950 Budget in protest at the increasing power of the Planning Commission. He was the first Railway Minister of India. Who is he?

Ans. John Mathai

Q.19. This organisation has come as a boon for Jalandhar’s sports industry as goods makers here have received bulk orders, making about 10 lakh promotional balls for export to various countries in 2014. Name the organisation.


Q.20. Who is the hero of this game “Biteman”?


Ans. Luis Suarez

Q.21. Of the first 16 cars, 11 were designed by Harry Bentley Bradley. For which brand did he designed the cars? (Hint-think out of the box)

Ans. Hot wheels

Q.22. He is referred as the “King of Japanese Inventors”. Which automobile company did he found?


Ans. Toyota

Q.23. Significance?


Ans. World’s First Television Advertisement

Q.24. Founded in 1962, Danjaq LLC is the holding company responsible for the copyright and trademarks related to whom?

Ans. James Bond


Contributed by Rakshit Sood


Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Jalandhar – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Jalandhar – Preliminary Round Questions


    Lovely University
     – Chandra Bhushan and Ravi Kumar Rai
    NIT Jalandhar
     – Sujit JP and Sandeep K

Preliminary Round Questions:

  1. Bigboss of MasterCard. Who is he?


Ans. Ajay Banga

  1. Which company has launched this chewing gum? (Hint: Company launched its biscuit then aata and now chewing gum)


Ans. ITC

  1. Which mass media company operates bookmyshow.com, firstpost.com and homeshop18.com?

Ans. Network 18

  1. From the world of Aditya Birla Group,which textile manufacturer brand is the world’s largest producer of viscose rayon fiber?

Ans. Grasim

  1. Which bank is this? (Hint-created by an act of parliament to provide credit and other financial facilities for the development of the fledgling Indian industry. It is the only subsidiary of RBI)



  1. Name of the brand endorsed by Shah Rukh Khan.


Ans. Tata Tea

  1. Ringgit is the currency of which federal constitutional monarchy in South East Asia.

Ans. Malaysia

  1. Which Swedish multinational corporation has planned self-driven cars set “To Roll” in 2017?

Ans. Volvo

  1. Company was registered on 19 May 1894 under the Indian Companies Act, with its office in Anarkali Bazaar, Lahore by several leaders of Swadeshi movement and now has headquarters in Delhi. (Hint: It’s a bank)

Ans. Punjab National Bank

  1. Which Indian telecom major has tied up with United Nations Children’s Fund to give free access to applications such as eduTrac, mTrac and U-report with improved connectivity?

Ans. Airtel

  1. Which company launched this phone?


Ans. Amazon

  1. Srichakra tyres are owned by which company? It is a 2 wheeler manufacturer in India. (Hint: Krishnamachari Srikkanth used to endore that company)

Ans. TVS

  1. This record label was launched in 2000. It had artists from India and Pakistan.


Ans. Daler Mehandi

  1. Which e-commerce company was the recharge partner of film Bhaag Milha Bhaag?

Ans. Freecharge

  1. The term was popularized by Alex Faickney Osborn in the 1953 book Applied Imagination. Osborn claimed that it was more effective than individuals working alone in generating ideas, although more recent research has questioned this conclusion.

Ans. Brainstorming

  1. Advertisement on Aadhar Card.
  2. Star Alliance formed in 1997 has tagline – ‘The Way the Earth Connects’. Which industry is it related to?

Ans. Airlines

  1. Which soccer club is owned by Sourav Ganguly?

Ans. Atlético de Kolkata

  1. Mascot of which company?


Ans. Xiaomi

  1. Amul ad for?


Ans. Julian Assange


Questions contributed by Rakshit Sood!

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Jammu – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Jammu – Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER :
  • MIET – Ankur Mahajan and Sanjay Kumar
  • Central University Jammu – Bhavik U. and Ankur Sharma 

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Which is the only scheduled state owned corporation Bank in India ?

Ans: Jammu & Kashmir Bank

Q.2. Who is he?


Ans: CK Prahlad

Q.3. How do we better know “Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart”? It is a type of challenge-response test used in computing to determine whether or not the user is human.


Q.4. Following a request from Florida Gators Football head coach Ray Graves, what was created to help athletes by acting as a replacement for body fluids lost during physical exertion?

Ans: Gatorade

Q.5. Connect:-


Ans: Tata Steel

Q.6. Who owns this?


Ans: Parle

Q.7. The minimum number of members of an assembly or society that must be present at any of its meetings to make the proceedings of that meeting valid is called?

Ans: Quorum

Q.8. In what innovative way did Hasbro celebrate Monopoly’s 80th Anniversary?

Ans: By replacing fake currency with original currency in some boxes.

Q.9. What word means- a list of people or groups regarded as unacceptable or untrustworthy and often marked down for punishment or exclusion?

Ans: Blacklist

Q.10. Who took the first ever selfie in space?


Ans: Buzz Aldrin

Q.11. Whose map is this?


Ans: Tata Jagriti Yatra

Q.12. Who is this?


Ans: Bill Gates

Q.13. Connect:-


Ans: Emirates

Q.14. Connect :-


Ans: Etihad

Q.15. Connect:-


Ans: Edison

Contributed by Ankur Mahajan