Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Coimbatore – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Coimbatore – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
  • PSG College of Technology – Pranav R and Ram Prakash
  • RUNNER UP :
  • CIT – Rahul and Uthresh

Preliminary Round Questions:

 Q.1. NK is a personal brand owned by whom?

Ans. Narain Karthikeyan

Q.2. What type of chocolate business was first started by house owners of the Nilgiris region?

Ans. Home made chocolates

Q.3. This is a quality award that recognizes U.S. organizations in the business, health care, education and is named after US Secretary of Commerce who died in 1987 in a rodeo accident?

Ans. Malcolm Balbridge

Q.4. Tegra is a range of processors from which company?

Ans. Nvidia

Q.5. Which e-commerce giant was earlier known as Fabmall and was started by K Vaitheeswaran who is considered to be the father of e-commerce in India?

Ans. IndiaPlaza

Q.6. Which brand specializing in yoghurts was started by Isaac Carasso?

Ans. Danone

Q.7. Identify.

George soros

Ans. George Soros

Q.8. Identify.

mallika srinivasan

Ans. Mallika Srinivasan

Q.9. Which supermarket chain was started by Arumuga Mudaliar and has been around since 1905?

Ans. Nilgiris

Q.10. What was the job of Rupadarshaka in Mauryan Era as per Arthashashtra of Kautilya?

Ans. Examiner of Coins

Q.11. Which word regarded as a trademark by Abraham Pineo Gesner in 1854, for several years, The North American Gas Light Company had the rights?

Ans. Kerosene

Q.12. ‘Prancing horse’ is the trademark symbol of which auto giant?

Ans. Ferrari

Q.13. Thomas _____ was a printer fromGuernsey who founded a printing company which is now the world’s largest commercial security printer and papermaker.

Ans.De La Rue

Q.14. Illegal practice of promotion of inlated pre-IPO prices for the sake of obtaining a greater allotment of the offering is called ____?

Ans. Laddering

Q.15. If USP stands for Unique selling Proposition, what does UPB stand for?

Ans. Unique Perceived Benefit

Q.16. Which institute was established in 1909 in Bangalore with active support from Jamsetji Tata and H. Sir Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV, the Maharaja of Mysore?

Ans. Indian Institute of Science

Q.17. Which company started operations as Dandekar & Co. with “Horse Brand” Ink powders and tablets in 1931?

Ans. Camlin

Q.18. Which French fashion designer owns Maxim’s Restaurant?

Ans. Pierre Cardin

Q.19. Identify. He is the man who built modern day Singapore.

lee kuan yew

Ans. Lee Kuan Yew

Q.20. Who’s famous award winning ad campaign is this?

“Water level will decline sooner or later, we hope that your help will not”

Ans. Red Cross

Wild Card:

Q.1. A mill owner from Coimbatore, he was chosen by Jawaharlal Nehru to be the first finance minister of free India?

Ans. RK Shanmugam Chetty

Q.2. Santoor is a range of soaps manufactured by which unlikely company?

Ans. Wipro

Q.3. Which Institution does Chitra Ramakrishnan head in India?

Ans. NSE

Q.4. Which company was started by Brijmohan Lal Munjal?

Ans. Hero Motocorp

Q.5. V.G.Siddartha started this?

Ans.Café coffee day

Questions contributed by Anuradha Pai, Surya Narayanan

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Cochin – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Cochin– Regional Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER : 
  • Model Engineering Kochi – Avinash Pai and Sachin
  • RUNNER UP :
  • NUALS Kochi – Rohit Balagopal and Niranjan Sudh

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1.Which Indian IT entrepreneur’s father was known as the ‘Rice King of Burma’?

Ans. Azim Premji

Q.2. In 1962, the Time magazine called him “the most sought after wizard in today’s Ad industry”. Who?

Ans. David Ogilvy

Q.3. Which web browser project was started in 1994 by Thomas Reardon using source code from Spyglass Inc?

Ans. Internet Explorer

Q.4. 7 letter word denoting a South Korean form of business conglomerate? Options (Tycoon / Chaebol)

Ans. Chaebol

Q.5. This was founded as a small construction firm by Chung Ju-yung in 1947 and the name literally means ‘modernity’?

Ans. Hyundai

Q.6. Who is the famous thinker and author of the book ‘Concept of the Corporation’? (Philip Kotler / Peter F Drucker)

Ans. Peter F Drucker

Q.7. Which economist has been described by The Economist as ‘Britain’s most famous 20th century economist’?  (Adam Smith / John Keynes)

Ans. John Keynes

Q.8. Who started a fashion boutique under the name ‘CR7’ in Vilamoura, Portugal?

Ans. Christiano Ronaldo

Q.9. Bill Rasmussen conceived the concept of which TV channel in May, 1978 after he got fired from his job with the World Hockey Associations New England Whalers?

Ans. ESPN

Q.10. Airline started by Venkayalapati Umesh and actor Ram Charan? (TruJet / Air Costa)

Ans. TruJet

Q.11. Which famous business group launched a new brand of super markets under the name ‘KB’s conveniently yours’?

(Hint: KB stands for Kishore Biyani)

Ans. Future Group

Q.12. In 1909, SPL Sorenson, a Danish chemist created a scale and the most precise definition for it is given by the Carlsberg Foundation. Which scale?

Ans. pH scale

Q.13. MSSL has closed a 15,400 Cr deal with Daimler AMG to supply external and internal systems for Mercedes Benz vehicles. Expand MSSL?

Ans. Motherson Sumi Systems Ltd

Q.14. MSG is popularly known in India under a Japanese company’s brand name and was recently in news. How do we know it in India?

Ans. Ajinomoto

Q.15. This spice was once called wild marjoram and it became popular in America when soldiers returned from Italy after World War II. How is it known now?

Ans. Oregano

Q.16. Which breakfast company has the characters snap, crackle, pop etc.?

Ans. Kellogg’s

Q.17. This ice cream company was started by Cohen and Greenfield. Their first names are taken as the name of the company. Id the company?

ben & Jerry's

Ans. Ben & Jerry’s

Q.18. Who is the founder of the World Wide Web?

Ans. Tim Berners-Lee

Q.19. He is creating education revolution in India. Id the entrepreneur with Ratan Tata?

sal khan

Ans. Sal Khan

Q.20. Id logo of which bookstore?

landmark

Ans. Landmark Books

Questions contributed by Rajeev K Nair

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Kozhikode – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Kozhikode – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
  • NIT Calicut – Nakul and Ameen M
  • RUNNER UP :
  • NIT Calicut – Sreerang and Shubham

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Which airlines advises to wear wigs as part of their attire?

Ans. Indigo

Q.2. Which giant’s logo was based on Larry Bird ?

Ans. Twitter

Q.3. Which magazine was founded by a couple (Pierre Lazareff and his wife Hélène Gordon)? It was named after the wife’s name.

Ans. Elle

Q.4. Name the brand first produced by a person named William R Warner. It was initially branded as ” Gastrointestinal Reliever “?

Ans. Gelusil

 Q.5. It is present on Grocery items. Norman Joseph Woodland is credited for its creation. What?

Ans. Bar Code

Q.6. It was founded by Eli Harari, Sanjay Mehrotra and Jack Yuan. Which non volatile memory device producer?

Ans. SanDisk 

Q.7. Question on subsidiaries of GAP

Q.8. Who was Google’s first female engineer and later became the CEO of another Tech Giant?

Ans. Marissa Mayer

Q.9. About which magazine founded by Henry Luce did he say “This is not a sports magazine, it is the sports magazine”?

Ans. Sports Illustrated

Q.10. Which Central Bank was headed by Mario Draghi?

Ans. ECB (European Central Bank)

Q.11. After Google launched its ear app, which major rival came up with an app called Carplay?

Ans. Apple

Q.12. Expand LCD.

Ans. Liquid Crystal Labs

Q.13. Which dental care major came up with a toothpaste containing charcoal?

Ans. Colgate

Q.14. Question on Macbeth Strategy

Q.15. Identify the logo?

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Ans. Hutch 

Q.16. He is the founder of?

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Ans. Sun Pharma

Q.17. Identify.

Raghunandan_Saran,_Founder_Ashok_Leyland

Ans. Raghunandan Saran

Q.18. Logo of?

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Ans. Harley Davidson

Q.19. Book about which company?

download

Ans. Huawei

Q.20. Logo of?

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Ans. Crocs

Questions contributed by Ameen M

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Nagpur – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Nagpur – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
  • VNIT – Mukund Srinivasan and Aditya Prava
  • RUNNER UP :
  • Hislop College – Aniruddha and Raunak Patni

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Which OS, in its native language, means “humanity towards others” or “the belief in a universal bond of sharing that connects all humanity”, something which is evident in its logo too?

Ans. Ubuntu

Q.2. Which computer-animated character was created in 2003 by Swedish actor and playwright Erik Wernquist, and was marketed by ringtone provider Jamba!?

Ans. Crazy Frog

Q.3. Which Japanese automaker’s luxury division is called Acura, which was launched in 1986?

Ans. Honda

Q.4. Which laundry detergent’s name is derived from its original ingredients, Sodium Perborate and Sodium Silicate?

Ans. Persil

Q.5. Which brand’s products include Africa, Apollo, Black, Excite, Touch, Clix, Vice, among others? (Hint: 3 letter brand)

Ans. Axe

Q.6. Which financial institution was founded in 1890 in Berlin, Germany by Carl Von Thieme? (Hint: Its JV in India is with Bajaj)

Ans. Allianz

Q.7. Which former US President endorsed Campbell Soups and Van Heusen?

Ans. Ronald Reagen

Q.8. Which confectionery, beverage and food conglomerate’s name is a combination of the words “World” and “Delicious” in the Neo-Latin languages?

Ans. Mondelez

Q.9. Which Pharma company was founded Kasinadhuni Nageswara Rao in Mumbai in 1893? (Hint: Famously known for their pain balms)

Ans. Amrutanjan

Q.10. A question on the world’s fastest supercomputers.

Q.11. Which whisky manufacturer has started a campaign on Instagram called “Insta-wine”? (Hint: Its name starts with a ‘B’)

Ans. Ballantine’s

Q.12. Which former US President is credited with the inventions of Pedometer, Polygraph and Moldboard plow?

Ans. Thomas Jefferson

Q.13. A question on the history of Watermark.

Q.14. Which Indian started the Swades Foundation, who also owned UTV, before selling it to Disney?

Ans. Ronnie Screwvala

Q.15. Which innerwear company started the hashtag, #Followthesock, where luck winners could win a trip to Disney World?

Ans.Hanes

Q.16. This is Satyan Gajwani. He is the CEO of which Indian Internet portal?

16

Ans. Times Internet (Indiatimes was also acceptable)

Q.17. This is the old logo of which very famous company?

17

Ans. Nestle

Q.18. He is the founder of a coffee manufacturer, which is named after him. Identify the brand. (Hint: Orange is an important color for them in India)

18

Ans. Lavazza

Q.19. Identify this person, who signs his name with the initials ‘G.S’.

19

Ans. George Soros

Q.20. Identify this very famous podcast. (Options: Soap, Serial or Signette)

20

Ans. Serial

Questions contributed by Aditya Morarka, Aniruddha Morarka

 

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Raipur – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Raipur – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
  • NIT Raipur – Prasun Sinha and Vijay Sagar
  • RUNNER UP :
  • HNLU Raipur – Abhinav Raman and Kunal Bindra

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Which entity had earlier its mascot named as SPEEDEE which looked like a chef? Hint: It today has the mascot named as Ronald
Ans. McDonalds

Q.2. Question on inventor of walkman who was given an award in UK.
Ans. Akio Morita

Q.3. In 1955 a list was made by Fortune’s editor which today is a very famous list. What?
Ans. Fortune 500

Q.4. Earlier launched as “Sunlight flakes”, a detergent soap . Today how do we know this product as? Hint: Its a beauty soap today which is endorsed by various well known Divas
Ans.LUX

Q.5. Which Padma Shri awardee worked with IIM Ahmedabad as chief systems programmer and Patni Computer Systems in Pune?
Ans. NRN Murthy

Q.6. Which e-commerce giant has started a magazine called JUICE? Hint: Think on the lines of fruit.
Ans. Jabong

Q.7. Who was the first Indian designer to be invited to IGEDO (the world’s largest garment fair) and the first Indian designer to open the Dubai Fashion Week?
Options: Ritu Beri; Wendell Rodricks; Amit Heri
Ans. Wendell Rodricks

Q.8. Who is the author of the books The Purple Cow and All Marketeers are Liars?
Ans. Seth Godin

Q.9. Which internet giant in collaboration with Railtel will provide WiFis across the stations in India?
Ans. Google

Q.10. Which is the Indian publishing company based in Kolkata that was founded in 1936 by D. Mehra at College Street in Calcutta?
Ans. Rupa & Co.

Q.11. Where in India would you find the headquarters of CDAC?
Ans. Pune

Q.12. Which Indian cosmetic giant has acquired kesh king, a Haryana based ayurvedic hair and scalp care producing company?
Ans. Emami

Q.13. Which Airline came up with an advertising called “Kobe v/s Messi: The selfie shootout”.
Ans. Turkish Airlines

Q.14.  A question on history of microwave being used for food

Q.15. Which Indian media group has the rights to send Indian contestants for the Miss Universe competiotion?
Ans. Times group (Femina)

Q.16. Identify him. He is the creator of Zynga.

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Ans. Mark Pincus

Q.17. Identify him. You cannot complete your MBA without reading his books.

Professor-Dr.-Philip-Kotler

Ans. Philip Kotler

Q.18. Name the paint company endorsed by Saif Ali khan here.

20101223030436_AP Play SYS Press 16-5x25-5cm blue
Ans. Asian Paints royale

Q.19. Whose logo?

dodge_2
Ans. Dodge

Questions contributed by Sangeet Vijay Sagar

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Dehradun – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Dehradun – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
  • UPES – Vishnu and Mudassir Khan
  • RUNNER UP :
  • IIT Roorkee – Navneet and Vineet

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Id. Hint: Ex Finance Minister and President of India.

R Venkatraman

Ans. R Venkatraman

Q.2. Which car became famous because of James Bond movies?

Ans. Alpha Romeo

Q.3. Expand CUV? (like SUV is for Sports Utility Vehicle)

Ans. Compact Utility Vehicle

Q.4.Which automobile gets its name after a river in Japan?

Ans. Isuzu

Q.5. Question about NOP, where OP is Oregon project. What is NP?

Ans. Nike

Q.6. Ramdev Baba’s brand Patanajali advertise that they do not have MSG in their noodles. What is MSG?

Ans. Mono Sodium Gultanate

Q.7. “Purana jayega tho naya ayega” is whose tagline?

Ans. OLX

Q.8. Question about Ducati

Q.9. Expand FOMO. It’s a problem experienced due to over usage of social network.

Ans. Fear Of Missing Out

Q.10. Who is the CEO of NetApp?

Ans. George Kurian

Q.11.What is the name of the Cloud service by Yahoo?

Ans. Yahoo Briefcase

Q.12. “Truly Asia” is the tag line of?

Ans. Malaysia

Q.13. Id. the logo.

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Ans. Holiday Inn

Q.14. This currency belongs to which country?

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Ans. Indonesia

Q.15. Id.

Air India Maharaja

Ans. Air India Maharaja

Q.16. Id the logo.

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Ans. National Egg Corporation

Q.17. Question about the law under whichMaggi was banned.

Q.18. Who is in the picture?

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Ans. Tom Ford

Q.19. A person who has defaulted on his or her debts or has gone bankrupted due to the stock market. The phrase is said to have originated from the London Stock Market during the 1700s and was used to describe individuals who were ineffective traders. The term is similar to a term in cricket addressing a batsman with poorest possible performance. What?

Ans. Lame Duck Investor

Q.20. Expand AK?

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Ans. Ann Kanaan

Knockout Round:

Q.1. He is a medical doctor. He wrote a book called Business Sutras. He is one of the best selling author in India. He is know for his knowledge on vedas, upanishads and Indian epics. Who?

Ans. Devdutt Pattanaik

Q.2. Name of the Asian Paints’ mascot designed by R.K.Lakshman?

Ans. Ghattu

Q.3. Full form of CEAT?

Ans. Cavi Elettrici e Affini Torino

Q.4. Who owns Wrogn?

Ans. Virat Kohli

Contributed by Bodhanapu Vishnu.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Jalandhar – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Jalandhar – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
  • GNDU Amritsar – Swar Grover and Siddharth Mahajan
  • RUNNER UP :
  • Lovely University – Deepak Goyal and Piyush Sahu

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. ProKabaddi is a professional Kabaddi League founded in 2014 . It is an initiative of Mashal Sports, a company which was co-founded by X,  Y Chairman,  Charu Sharma who is also a director of Mashal Sports. Id X? (Hint: Rise is slogan of company Y)

Ans. Anand Mahindra

Q.2. Toy Story is a 1995 American computer-animated buddy-comedy adventure film produced by which company?

Ans. Pixar Studio

Q.3. Who is the prominent business person who founded Arvind Mills and established IIM –A?

Ans. Kastur Bhai Lal Bhai

Q.4. The word X derives from the Latin  meaning “to smoke through”. What is this Cosmetic item generally used by girls?

Ans. Perfume

Q.5. Which iconic motor vehicle ruled over India 50 years? Recently its production was stopped by Hindustan Motors.

Ans. Ambassador car

Q.6. Union Carbide responsible for (infamous Bhopal Gas Tragedy) is a wholly owned subsidiary of which company? This company is the sponsor of London Olympic games also.

Ans. Dow Chemicals

Q.7. Henry Ford in “My Life And Work” quotes himself as saying “Any customer can have a car painted any colour that he wants so long as it is _____.”

Ans. Black

Q.8. Initially began as Precision Optical Instruments Laboratory in 1933. When the company began manufacturing  on a trial basis, it named changed the name to that of the Buddist Goddess of Mercy.  The name “embodied the company’s vision of creating the best in the world.”  Name the company?

Ans. Canon

Q.9. Full form of FRT? It is a technology being used in the United States to prevent people from obtaining fake identification cards and driver’s licenses.

Ans. Face Recognition Technology

Q.10. This company  was incorporated on 14 July 1938 as Radio Lamp Works. It later changed its name. It became famous  making into field of scooter manufacturing. Name the giant?

Ans.Bajaj

Q.11. Who was the First Finance Minister of India?

Ans.R Shanmukham Chetty

Q.12.  The name of airline  is an informal romanization of إتّحاد ittiḥād, which means ‘union’. Recently Tata Airlines have a joint venture with it. Name the second largest airlines of Middle East?

Ans. Etihad Airlines

Q.13. Question on the etmology of Blazer.

Q.14. This company started in California is popular among the youth. Hollywood hunk Arnold was a famous client of this company. Which company?

Ans. Gold’s Gym Chain

Q.15. Identify the famous person who served as as Red Cross Ambulance Driver?

walt disney

Ans. Walt Disney

Q.16. Id Famous fashion tycoon. Brand name- C&D

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Ans. Christian Dior

Q.17. Identify the person and company?

q.16.

Ans. Youtube founder Javed Karim,  First video on youtube- Me At The Zoo

Q.18. Charles Brace Darrow (August 10, 1889 – August 28, 1967) was an American, best known as the claimed inventor of this board game. The Game is promoted by – “ Greed is good Principal”. Id the famous board game?

Ans. Monopoly

Q.19. Flag of?

flag

Ans. Dutch East India Company

Q.20. Question on business terminology: Reverse Repo Rate

Questions contributed by Piyush Sahu

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Hyderabad – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Hyderabad – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
  • Osmania Medical College – Syed Mustafa and Syed Murtuza
  • RUNNER UP :
  • ICSI – Syed Manzoor and Muneer Ali

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Balboa currency belongs to which country?

Ans. Panama

Q.2. Digital support to Chelsea Football Cup?

Ans. Wipro

Q.3. Ashok Soota established which company after leaving Mindtree for unhappy employees?

Ans. Happiest Minds

Q.4. Which renowned business school’s slogan is ‘Veritas’ meaning truth?

Ans. Havard

Q.5. Who wrote the book, “In the shadow of Mahatma”?

Ans. GD Birla 

Q.6. Question on CII (Confederation of Indian Industry)

Q.7. What is the word derived from Latin ‘Patere’, which means to lay open?

Ans. Patent

Q.8. How do we know Imperial Bank of India?

Ans. State Bank of India

Q.9. Which celebrity owns Harpo Productions?

Ans. Oprah Winfrey

Q.10. Which newspaper won 117 Pulitzer Prizes?

Ans. New York Times

Q.11. Which company own Royal Enfield?

Ans. Eicher Motors

Q.12. Poster campaign of ‘Hope” was designed for whom?

Ans. Barack Obama

Q.13. Which company in 2015 surpassed Walmart in retailer sector in market capitalization?

Ans. Amazon

Q.14. Identify.

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Ans. Michael Porter

Q.15. Identify. (Hint: Ad Guru)

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Ans. Leo Burnett

Q.16. Identify. (Hint: Famous psychologist and brain sciences journalist)

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Ans. Daniel Goleman

Q.17. Who was TIME Magazine’s first Man of the year?

Ans. Charles Lindbergh

Q.18. Identify. (Hint: Venture Capitalist)

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Ans. John Doerr

Q.19. Identify. (Hint: Ex- RBI Governor)

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Ans. Duvvuri Subba Rao

Q.20. Identify.

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Ans. Telangana Tourism

Questions contributed by Gurram Keshava Chandra

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Vizag – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Vizag – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
  • GITAM University – Ayyappa and Ankur B
  • RUNNER UP :
  • Indian Maritime University – Sainath and Atul Sachin

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. What was also  called Brad’s Drink in The late 1890’s?

Ans. Pepsi

Q.2. Which famous Gandhi follower founded Dakshin Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha?
Ans. Jamna Lal Bajaj
Q.3. Next Generation Android Mobile Odyssey, identify the hidden person behind this famous product?
Ans. Narendra Modi
Q.4. Identify this famous person from Andhra Pradesh?
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Ans. Dr. Y V Reddy
Q.5. Identify this logo?
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Ans. Porshe
Q.6. What was founded by the trio consisting Charan Padmaraju, Phanindra Sama, Sudhakar Pasupunuri?
Ans. Redbus.com
Q.7. What was advertised as “India’s no.1 local search engine” by Big B?
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Ans. Justdial.com
Q.8. Which institution recruits candidates under the tagline ” Silent yet Strong”?
Ans. Indian Navy
Questions contributed by Kameshwar Chembrolu, Finalist from Vizag

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Pune – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Pune – Preliminary Round Questions

RESULTS: 

  • WINNER :
  • SIIB – Dhruv Puri and Abhishek Pandey
  • RUNNER UP :
  • SIBM – Madhup Sagar and Karan Sood

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. In 1959, who became the 1st RBI Governor to win the Ramon Magsayay Award for distinguished services to the Government?

Ans. C D Deshmukh

Q.2. What was first put to use in Enfield town branch of Barclays Bank in North London on 27th June 1967?

Ans. ATM

Q.3. What was founded at a coffee house when a broker named John Casting started listing prices of a few commodities in 1698?

Ans. London Stock Exchange

Q.4. According to Grisham’s Law: Bad ________ dives out good__________. FITB.

Ans. Money

Q.5. What was founded in 1960 when Tom Monaghan and his brother James purchased a small Pizza Store in Ypsilanti, Michigan, USA?

Ans. Dominos

Q.6. What payment platform was founded by Pramod Saxena in partnership with South Africa based Blue Label Telecom?

Ans. Oxigen

Q.7. Which brand endorsed by Sushil Kumar has the tagline “Champion Banney Ki Taakat”? (Hint: Ghee brand & National headlines made by another product of this brand)

Ans. Patanjali Ghee

Q.8. Which computer system was developed specifically by IBM to answer the questions for the TV Show Jeopardy?

Ans. Watson

Q.9. Deep web is an Alex Winter’s documentary in which the director points him, at worst, to be a naïve idealist who found himself at the mercy of an overzealous, corrupt system. Who? (Hint: Person behind “Silkroad”)

Ans. Ross Ulbridge

Q.10. Which is this Kolkata based publishing house founded in 1936 by D. Mehra? (Hint: They wanted to go to court because an undergarment company trademarked the name.)

Ans. Rupa & Co.

Q.11. He is the author of the book “Innovation on Two Wheels”. Who?

Ans. Arun Firodia

Q.12. Webs first production and which CNN digital studios worked with which company to present the documentary City of Tomorrow? (Hint: The company is a networks company and tagline networking humans)

Ans. CISCO

Q.13. What was started in 1945 when L.D.______ in partnership with Merlin G. Bush in Greenbay, Wiscounsin? (Big brand in the world of foods, starts with the letter ‘S’ and sounds German)

Ans. Schrieber

Q.14. Which writing instrument adopted by the industry freely today was made up of pointed shaft of metal & ivory and used to write on papyrus in Ancient times?

Ans. Stylus

Q.15. Who has invested in Sport Convo, social media for sports discussion? (Hint: He can get nothing WROGN at the moment.)

Ans. Virat Kohli

Q.16. What?

amul

Ans. Amul Topical for Net Neutrality (Tum com hote ho interfere karne wale)

Q.17.  (Hint: Editor –in-chief of a magazine known for her scathing criticisms and starts with the letter ‘V’)

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Ans. Vogue

Q.18. (Hint: The name of the mascot is Alfred Newman)

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Ans. MAD Magazine

Q.19. Identify the building. (Hint: Named after a famous corporation and located in New York)

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Ans. Chrysler Building

Q.20. Identify the statue. (Hint 1: Known for paintings of Campbell Soup and Coca-Cola bottles) (Hint2: A W Coke)

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Ans. Andy Warhol

Questions contributed by Viraj Bake & Viraj Morabia