Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Cochin – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Cochin – Regional Round Questions



  • WINNER :

         GLC Kochi – Jis Sebastian and Feny Joy


         St. Thomas Pala – Rahul and Jithin Xavier


Wild Card Round Questions:

1.Which state in India is promoting itself as 36 surprises, full of surprises?

Ans : Chattisgarh

2. “It’s the only cup on which Manchester United can get it’s name on” ? This was in the newspapers last year when Man-U had a losing streak, what are we talking about?

Ans : Noodles cup (Nissin)

3. Who wrote this?


Ans: Napoleon Hill 

4.Walt Disney has a tie up with an Airlines in India.This airline has a tie up with Ethihad Airways as well. Which airline?

Ans : Jet Airways

5. Name the author?



Ans: Devdutt Patnaik

6. Name the auth0r?


Ans: Shiv Khera

7. ‘Peps’ is a high end luxury brand of what in India ?

Ans : Mattress


Regional Round Questions:


1. Started by  Bansibhai Vaghani and Dinesh Vaghani in 1972 and produced tumblers, boxes etc. ?

Ans: Milton

2. Founded by James & William and marketed the product as ‘Diastoid’ trademarked malted milk?

Ans: Horlicks

3. Connect: (Hint : It is a famous character)

3 Connect

Ans: Tintin

4. Advantage that one company has over another company in the same industry is called?

Ans: Economic Moat

5. Logo of ?

5 finals

 Ans: Thomas Cook

6.Which company produces this ?

Hershey Kisses

Ans: Hershey’s Kisses

7. Invented by Richard Drew around 1925 in Minesotta while he was testing his first masking tape to determine how much adhesive he needed to add. The bodyshop painter became frustrated with the sample masking tape and exclaimed, “Take this tape back to those Scotch bosses of yours and tell them to put more adhesive on it!” .

Ans: Scotch Tapes

8.Ransom.E.Olds of Olds Mobile in the early 1900’s is credited with the basic and modern concept of what ?

Ans: Assembly line.

9. Identify?

9 Finals

Ans: Marilyn Monroe

10.This company was earlier called Jojo’s Frozen Premier named after it’s founder.Which company are we talking about ?

Ans: Uncle John

11. Who is been shown here? He is known as the father of wildlife philanthropy.

Finals 11

Ans: Jim Corbett

12. Two money spinning characters debuted in the 1940’s as ‘puss gets the boot’ and has been often described as the ‘richest couple in the world’ ?

Ans: Tom & Jerry

13. Rovio, the creater of Angry Birds recently opened a park named ‘Sarkanneimi Adventure Park’.Where is it

located ?

Ans: Tampere, Finland

14.Identify the person who founded a famous cricket stadium in South India ?

14 Finals

Ans: M.A Chidambaram

15. Haloid is the old name of?

Ans: Xerox

16. Name the author?

16 Finals

Ans: Harish Bhat

17.This is an initiative from ?

17 Finals

Ans: ITC

18.Which company is being shown here ?

18 Finals

Ans: Cadbury Bournville

19.Identify ?

19 Finals

Ans: M.A Yousuf Ali

20.Recently Singapore banned something which created problems as people used it on the mass rapid transport systems ?

Ans: Chewing gum

 21. This is the new range of prodcts launched by ?

21 Finals

Ans: Fastrack Helmets from Titan

22.Logo of ?

22 Finals

Ans: Smithsonian Museums


Questions contributed by Rajeev Nair and Feny Joy.


Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Kozhikode – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Kozhikode – Regional Round Questions


NIT Calicut 
– Nayan Nitesh and Adithya Das

IIM Kozhikode – 
Pranshumaan and Sandesh


Wild Card Round Questions:

1. Which airline has a jet called Mint?

A. SpiceJet

2. The full form of CEAT tyres was given and which company was to identified?

3. George Stephen Palmer is the founder of?

A. Palmolive

4. WROGN is a brand by?

A. Virat Kohli

5. Funskool is owned by?


6. According to some magazine he is the richest cook in the world. Who?

A. Tim Cook of Apple

7. From IIM Ahmedabad he went USA to create a Pyramid. Who?

A. CK Prahalad


Regional Round Questions:

1. A picture of Picaso was shown, what in the internet is named after him?

A. Picasa

2. Who is the author of the book Beyond the Blue Mountain?

A. RM Lala

3. Connect:

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A. Verghese Kurien

4. MICO is a subsidary of?

A. Bosch

5. This foundation is owned by?


A. Lady Gaga

6. Which brand gets its name from this?


A. Mountain Dew

7. To avoid bad health of girls what is banned in Israel?

A. Slim models

8. Connect:

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A. Lux (Jean Harlow, Jayalalitha and SRK were all ambassadors)

9. Question on etymology of Hamam soap.

10. Identify.


A. Yingluck Shinawatra

11. Which Is the famous model from Ideal Jawa?

A. Yezdi

12. Identify.


A. Bimal Jalan

13. Which state capital is famous for Blue Pottery?

A. Jaipur

14. Question connecting Wigs and King Louis 13 of France.

15. Identify.


A. Art of Living

16. Connect:

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A. Mother Teresa

17. Identify the airline that has all the Air Hostess using same hair style by using wigs.


A. IndiGo

18. What was founded by Ole Kirk Christiansen?

A. Lego

19. After missing one of its airlines, what logo change was made by Air Asia?

A. Changing the colour of their logo

20. Question on identifying Baskin Robbins through an advertisement.

21. Question on identifying Spirit of Ecstacy of Rolls Royce.

22. He is the chief advisor of which Indian government entity?


A. Skill Development

What is the new name of Planning Commission?

A. NITI Aayog

Which tech giant acquired this company?


A. Google

Questions contributed by Arjun Tendulkar and Abhijith Sugathan.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Manipal – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Manipal  – Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER :
  • TAPMI- Sudharshan and Vinayak
  • RUNNER UP : 
  • TAPMI- Aniruddh and Adithya

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Identify this Hungarian sculptor and professor of architecture and what is his contribution outside of architecture?


Answer- Ernő Rubik, Rubik’s Cube

Q.2. This is the largest movie chain in Mexico. They opened their first theater chain in Amritsar in India and they have a significant presence in India now. Identify the company.

Answer- Cinepolis

Q.3. A question on HMT.

Q.4. This company is the earliest predecessor of Manhattan Company. This company was created in NY state to supply “Pure and Wholesome water”.

Answer- JP Morgan

Q.5. Identify the logo.


Answer- Theosophical Society

Q.6. What is the only book except Bible which has followed Anglo Saxons from around the world?

Answer- Britannica Encyclopedia

Q.7. E. Grant Guvan, a Delhi based industrialist, who started Indian National Airways, was the founding President of which other well recognized Indian body?

Answer- BCCI

Q.8. Connect:


Answer- Ajay Devgan

Q.9. The makers of a ‘geographic indicator’ are the descendants of Sage Markanda, master weaver of Gods, according to Hindu Mythology. What is the product do they manufacture?

Answer- Kanchipuram Saree

Q.10. Name the towers of the Deutsche Bank building.


Answer-Debit and Credit

Q.11. What is the product that was marketed as Parle’s ‘Zing Thing’?

Answer- Gold Spot

Q.12. Identify the logo.


Answer- Election Commission of India

Q.13. This Scholarship is an international award for study at St. John’s College at the University of Cambridge. They are PhD standard  scholarships for prospective Indian PhD students awarded by the College. The award was designed to benefit academically bright Indian students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds, and is administered by the College. The Scholarship is named in honor of a former student of the College, who is widely acknowledged as the architect of the economic reforms that have helped propel India onto the world stage. Name the scholarship.

Answer- Dr.Manmohan Singh Scholarship

Q.14. Identify the person


Answer- Charles R Schwab

Q.14. A question on Swarovski.

Q.15. Identify the person


Answer- R. Mukundan

Q.16. Uber partnered with a Swedish music service company. Name the company.

Answer- Spotify

Q.17. Who are called Scarlet Collar Workers?

Answer- Sex Industry Workers

Q.18. There’s a prominent building of  Raja Bijoi Singh, the 16th Raja of Mandi, which is the headquarters of a very famous organization. Which organization?

Answer- Doordarshan

Q.19. Identify this high school student


Answer- Tim Cook

Q.20. This is the cartoon depicting which US President’s cqmpaign?


Answer- Abraham Lincoln

Q.21. Question on advertisement by Wonder Bra.

Q.22. On 5.12.2014, Belgium bid for a UNESCO heritage status for a product that is been claimed by France but was originally from Belgium. Name the product.

Answer- French Fries

Questions contributed by Sreenidhish Narayanan. 

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Jaipur – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Jaipur – Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER :
    LNMIIT Jaipur 
    – Anivesh and Kushal Shah
    National Law School, Jodhpur
    – Sanjay K and Shashank N

Regional Round Questions:


  1. This is the advertisement for Irium. What do we know this as today?


Answer: Pepsodent

  1. What started off as Timely Publications was recently acquired by Walt Disney in 2009?

Answer: Marvel Comics

  1. Founded by Stepan Pachikov, the Chinese version of this called Yinxiang Biji Business?

Answer: Evernote

  1. Connect the given images.

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Answer: Future Group (Ashni Biyani, Aadhar and FLF) 

  1. First product of which company?

Answer: Sony

  1. Identify the person?

Answer: Kasthurbhai Lalbhai

  1. Identify the Family Tree?

Answer: Dabur Family

  1. What was the occasion?

Answer: Launch of iPhone 6 and 6 plus during which their new album was given away for free on iTunes

  1. Connect the following images.
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Answer: The Hindu (logo, Malini Parthasarathy and advertisement)

  1. Image: Identify this famous landmark in Jaipur?6

Answer: Head Quarters of Rajasthan Patrika

  1. This Thali restaurant was recently acquired by Mirah Hospitality?

Answer: Rajdhani

  1. Which Indian company bought noodle machines to manufacture a famous Indian savoury?

Answer: Bikaneri Bhujia by Haldiram’s

  1. Toys depicting which TV series?

Answer: Breaking Bad

  1. Twitter recently acquired which Video sharing Company?

Answer: Vine

  1. Identify the brand created by this man who also invented the product?8

Answer: Tupperware

  1. What does this diagram depict?

Answer: Einstein’s Refrigerator Patent

  1. ‘Chime for change’ is a social initiative by which company?

Answer: Gucci

18. Amul ad for?


Answer: Maruti 800

19. Question on G. K. Chesterton

20. Williams noticed his older sister Mabel applying a mixture of Vaseline and coal dust to her eyelashes to give them a darker, fuller look. He adapted it with a chemistry set and produced a product. Williams renamed his eye beautifier, in honour of his sister, who gave him the idea. Name the cosmetic company?

Answer: Maybelline

21. Question on Hallmark and Valentine’s Day

22. Question on V.G. Siddhartha and Cafe Coffee Day

23. RK Shanmukham Chetty was an Indian lawyer, economist and politician. He also served as President of India’s Central Legislative Assembly from 1933 to 1935 and Diwan of Cochin kingdom from 1935 to 1941. He was the first person to occupy what significant position post-independence in India?

Answer: Finance Minister

24. It is Japan’s national quality award for industry. It was established in 1951 by the Japanese Union of Scientists and engineers (JUSE) and it was named after W. Edwards. Tata Steel is the first integrated steel company in the world, outside of Japan, to win this prize. What prize?

Answer: Deming Application Prize


Questions contributed by Shashank N.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Goa – Preliminary and Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Goa – Preliminary & Regional Round Questions



  • WINNER :
    BITS Pilani Goa 
    – Bhargav and Ananth V
    Goa Institute of Management 
    – Vithal and Mudit

Preliminary & Regional Round Questions:

1. Identify the famous personality.


Answer: Thomas Bata

2. Infiniti Retail operates a chain of multi-brand electronics stores across India and an e-commerce website under the brand name X. It is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Sons, the holding company of the Tata group. Name X.

Answer: Croma

3. Identify the logo.


Answer: Dhan Jan Yojana

4. Which was the first satellite channel of India?

Answer: Zee TV

5. Hamburger University is located inOak Brook, Illinois, a western suburb of Chicago. This corporate university was designed to instruct personnel employed in the various aspects of restaurant management. It was set up by which company?

Answer: McDonalds

6. Identify the online shopping portal.


Answer: Myntra

7. Identify the nation.


Answer: Zimbabwe

8. X is an Italian word for “bartender” or a person who prepares and serves espresso-based coffee drinks. How do we better know X?

Answer: Barista

9. A question on Richard Branson.

10. A question on Air Asia’s Valentine day campaign.

11. A question on Churchill Brothers who play in the I-League.


 Questions contributed by Ashish Bansal.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Hyderabad – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Hyderabad – Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER :
  • ISB – Ashwin and Prashanth
  • RUNNER UP : 
  •  NALSAR – Karthik Suresh and KVS Lokesh

Regional Round Questions:          

 1. Identify the logo.


 Answer:  Wynn Resorts

 2. What is the controversy?


Answer: Gandhi Beer Controversy

 3. Question on the origin of Crisil.

 4. Who is the brand ambassador of Tata Steel?

Answer:  Deepika Kumari

5. Question on Recession Index in newspapers.

6. Question of etymology of ‘Bolt’ from Tata Bolt.

  7. Which is the only university outside US to have the largest number of billionaire graduates?

 Answer: University Of Mumbai

8. Question on Tata Swach.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Vizag – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Vizag – Regional Round Questions


    Gitam Institute of Technology
     – Mr. Bharath K and Ayyappa Chaitanya
    Gitam Institute of Technology
     – Susanth and Singam


Wild Card Round Questions:

16 teams selected after scrutiny of prelims from a whopping 315 teams, Top 4 teams directly qualified, The cut-off mark was at 14, and then two wildcard rounds named “Super Overs” were conducted. Wild card round comprising of 6 questions and  all questions were on the buzzer

1) Kumon is a famous name in the online education, attempting to teach what to children?

A. Mathematics

2) Which Indian conglomerate’s tag line is “Yoga Kshemam Vahamyam”?


3) Which fan company coined the term “PSPO”?

A. Orient

4) Santoor soap is from which group?


5) VG Siddhartha started which particular group?

A. Café Coffee Day

6) Which fruit had its ban lifted from banned list of exports to UK?

A. Mango

7) Deming medal given in the field of marketing/quality control?

A. Quality Control

8) CEO of  Infosys?

A. Vishal Sikka

9) In the world of Insurance what is TPA?

A. Third Party Administrator

10) YK Hamied founded an Indian pharma giant? Cipla/Novartis

A. Cipla

11) Connect Passion,Dawn, Ambition:

A. Hero Honda

12) Knorr soups marketed in India by?


13) In the history of this country, what was the first portfolio of Shanmugham Chetti?

A. First Finance Minister

14) Name the only city in India named after an industrialist.

A. Jamshedpur ( According to WHO certification there are two cities in the world safe drinking water from taps one is Singapore and another is Jamshedpur)

Regional Round Questions:

24 questions across the finals carrying marks 50, 60 and 75 respectively. All are buzzer questions. If anybody fails in the first attempt, either “Free Hit” (for a 75 mark question team either get a +60 or -60)  or “Power Play” (in which for a 75 mark question either +85/-85 marks) is only allowed to a second attempted team.

1) Identify this business group which is one of the largest Maruti Suzuki car dealers.

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A. Varun Motors

2) This phrase/term derives from the practice of writing in the part of the page in profit and loss account. What is it?

A. Bottom Line

3) Identify the company.


A. Air India

4) What is techno stress?

It is a result of altered habits of work and collaboration that are being brought about due to the use of modern information technologies at office and work home situations.

5) Identify the Football Club.


A. CFC (Chelsea Football Club )

6) Identify the business group.

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A. Bharati Enterprises

7) Who owns Nash Holdings and Washington Post?


A. Jeff Bezos

8) The bloodhound supersonic is a pencil shaped car. It is developed with the help of which Indian company?

A. Jaguar

9) Identify the Indian Super League Football franchise?


A. Atlético de Kolkata

10) Identify the logo.


A. Azim Premji Foundation

11) Identify him.


A. Manjul Bhargava, he received the Fields Medal in Mathematics.

12) Name the virus which is derived from of an Italian painter, sculptor and poet born on March 6th.

A. Michelangelo

13) This phone is dedicated to whom?


A. Vladimir Putin

14) “Where truth doesn’t hide, where truth doesn’t hurt” is the masthead of which news source?

A. www.fakingnews.com

15) “Customer at the heart”. Identify the business and holiday business group?


A. Thomas Cook

16) In July 2014, Harun Rashid Khan, was reappointed as the Deputy Governor of which institution?



17) Which electronic company’s name is the Chinese word for “millet”, “Foxtail Millet Tech”?

A. Xiaomi

18) TCS is sending selected sport persons from Mumbai-New York to train and acquire skills through their program ‘Ready,steady, fly’ for which sport?

A. Marathon

19) This is the advertisement of which beverage group?


A. Bacardi

20) Connect the following images to a personality.

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A. Chetan Bhagat

21) In 1824, John X began selling tea, coffee, and drinking chocolate in Bull Street in Birmingham, England. From 1831 he moved into the production of a variety of cocoa and drinking chocolates, made in a factory in Bridge Street and sold mainly to the wealthy because of the high cost of production. X is a famous brand in the chocolates. Name John X.

A. John Cadbury

22) ‘Salt on the Earth’ is a book written on which company?


A. Tata Chemicals

23) Zipdial was acquired by which company?

A. Twitter

24) Connect:

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A. UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India


Questions contributed by Mr. Sudhakar and Mr. Nageshwar Rao.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Indore – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Indore – Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER :
    IIM Indore 
    – Ms.Deepti Singh and Ameya Talanki
    IIM Indore: 
    – Rishabh Chandra and Vatsal Kumar


Regional Round Questions:

1. Identify.


A. Make In India

2. A Great Bansal Wedding, what is this about?

A. Flipkart’s acquisition of Myntra

3. On August 15th 1899, __________, a chief engineer at Edison Illuminating Company’s main plant resigned from his position of chief engineer and went on to pursue his passion in a completely different field. Whom are we talking about?

A. Henry Ford

4. Where would you find this? W and D correspond to the names of the founders.


A. Rolex Watches

5. ____________ founded in 1971 by Klaus Schwab, a German-born business professor at the University of Geneva. First named the “European Management Forum”, it changed its name to the ________________ in 1987 and sought to broaden its vision to include providing a platform for resolving international conflicts.

A. World Economic Forum, Davos

6. What began in 1997 as a business unit within GE which was later renamed as GE Capital ?

A. Genpact

7. ____________ was the first credit card started in 1950 by Frank McNamara, Ralph Schneider and Matty Simmons after conceiving the idea at Major’s Cabin Grill restaurant in New York City in 1949 ?

A. Diner’s Club

8. What was launched in Bhopal as Subah Savere in 1956 and in Gwalior as Good Morning India in 1957?

A. Dainik Bhaskar

9. Connect:

a) A video about Nobel Peace Prize.



A. Kailash Satyarthi

10. Connect:





A. Facebook

11. Delhi Integrated Multi-Model Transit System (DIMTS) has developed Pooch-O, an app that allows users to do what?

A. Book Auto-Rickshaw rides

12. In the 1980s Hindustan Motors was the largest car manufacturer in India. Who was the second largest?

A. Premier Motors

13. Which fabric gets its name from this region in France?


A. Denim

14. The _______________ of a life insurance policy is the person who receives the payment of the amount of insurance after the death of the insured.

A. Benefactor/Beneficiary

15. _____________ is derived from the Latin word “Carraunt” which means in-circulation ?

A. Currency

16. The _____________was the gathering of 730 delegates from all 44 Allied nations at United States, to regulate the international monetary and financial order after the conclusion of World War II.

A. Bretton-Woods

17. The service was announced at Apple’s September 9, 2014 iPhone 6 event. Apple partnered with American Express, Mastercard, and Visa. Their joint project began in January 2013, though they had discussed Apple’s potential involvement for years. This is their joint solution. Explain.

A.      Apple Pay, Cardless Payment System


Questions contributed by Deepti Singh and Ameya Talanki. Here’s wishing them the best of luck for the zonal finals!