Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Indore – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Indore – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER :
  • IIM Indore – Avijeet and Tamarish
  • IIT Indore – Anirudh and Varad

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Instagram is a portmanteau formed using the words Instant Camera and ______. (FITB)
Ans. Telegram
Q.2. This business school is named after a famous ex-CEO of General Motors. The ________ School of Business. (FITB)
Ans. Sloan
Q.3.This consultancy firm was the first to recruit undergraduates directly for non-technical profiles. Options: a) KPMG b) McKinsey c) PwC
Ans. McKinsey
Q.4. Name the group that started the Scindia Steam Navigation Company and Hindustan Aircraft .
Ans. Walchand Hirachand
Q.5. This bank was founded in 1923 by Bhogaraju Pattabhi Sitaramayya in Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh.
Ans. Andhra Bank
Q.6. Name this famous businessman and Oscar Winner.
Ans. Walt Disney
Q.7. The __________Effect is a book by David Kirkpatrick.
Ans. Facebook
Q.8. Head quarters of which California-based internet company? (Hint: The yellow border is a part of its logo)
Ans. Snapchat
Q.9. Andersen Consulting was the name of which famous consulting company?
Ans. Accenture
Q.10. Neerja Sethi and Jayshree Ullal are the to persons of Indian origin to feature in the Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s 50 richest self-made women. Neerja Sethi founded _______with her husband Bharat Desai.
Ans. Syntel
Q.11. __________ is an American company which was one of the pioneers of survey based services.
Ans. Gallup
Q.12. _________ was established in 1982 on the recommendations of the Shivaraman Committee to implement the  National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Act 1981.
Q.13. The FiberNet a service of this ISP founded by Sundar Raju.
Ans. ACT
Q.14. “The Polyester Prince” is an unauthorized biography of which Indian business tycoon?
Ans. Dhirubhai Ambani
Q.15. Which company acquired the German augmented reality company Metaio?
Ans. Apple
Q.16. The “Sorry for What” is a campaign by which Tata company? (Hint: this company is popular among the youth)
Ans. Fastrack
Q.17. Alia Bhatt and Soni Razdan recently filmed for the ad of which company which is famous for its shampoos.
Ans. Garnier
Q.18. The ______ is the second largest stock exchange by market capitalization behind the NYSE.
Q.19. ____ is a very popular Write Once, Run Anywhere (WORA) language.
Q.20. As a part of the Make In India campaign, Arun Jaitley inaugurated this in Hoshangabad, MP. What does this unit manufacture?
Ans. Paper for Indian currency notes
Questions contributed by Varad Vyapari. Do visit www.downrightoutright.blogspot.in

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Jaipur – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Jaipur – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER :
  • LNMIIT – Mrinal Sharma and Annanya J
  • LNMIIT – Sai Krishna and Shobhit

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q1 Who wrote “The Wealth of Nations”, considered to be the first modern book of economics?

a) Galbraith
b) Adam Smith
c) John Meynard Keynes

Ans. Adam Smith

Q2. Which brand created by Ruth Handler celebrates its birthday on March 9?
Hint: Girls / children love this.

Ans. Barbie

Q3. What does A stand for in EBITDA?

a) Accountancy
b) Amortization
c) Accrual

Ans. Amortization

Q4. What is the common name for ‘Annual Financial Statement’ mentioned in our constitution?

Ans. Budget

Q5. Which term was coined in 2003 by Luis von Ahn, Manuel Blum, Nicholas J. Hopper, and John Langford? Hint: It is a technology used to differentiate between human and machine on the internet.

Ans. Captcha

Q6. Who wrote the influential book, “The Principles of Scientific Management”?

a) F W Taylor
b) Charles Darwin
c) Phillip Kotler

Ans. F W Taylor

Q7 Which English language newspaper founded by James Wilson claims that it “is not chronicle of economics”?

Ans. Economist

Q8 What was initially called “Presenter”. and was developed by Thomas Ruskin and Dennis Austin of Forethought, Inc?

Ans. Power Point

Q9 November 26 is celebrated as ‘National _____ Day’? Hint: India has a surplus production of this. One great man who lead a revolution made this happen.

Ans. Milk

Q10. Which term is derived from an Old French word meaning ‘dead pledge’? Hint: Common term used when you are applying for a loan

Ans. Mortgage

Q11. In his book, “Second Chance: For your money, your life, and our world,” he defines wealth as freedom from work. Hint: He also wrote ‘Rich Dad, Poor Dad’

Ans. Robert Kiyozaki

Q12. Parkwood Topshop Athletic Ltd is a 50-50 joint venture between Topshop and which famous musician?

a) Jennifer Lopez
b) Shakira
c) Beyonce

Ans. Beyonce

Q13. Its campaign “Play it Right” is a sort of repositioning for the brand. In the last campaign, the brand adopted a naughty, “Your time, your place” positioning. Which brand? Hint: Change your ____, Are you in the right ____ were two other famous campaigns.

Ans. Moods

Q14. Records from around 4000 BC refers to a substance called Kohl that was used to darken eyelashes, eyes, and eyebrows. Kohl was used to mask the eyes. How do we know it today?

Ans. Kajal / Mascara

Q15. Identify the cofounder of MindTree. (Visual)

a) Ramadorai
b) Subrato Bagchi
c) Kris Gopalakrishnan

Ans. Subrato Bagchi

Q16. Identify this famous lady from the banking industry. First Indian female to graduate from Harvard Business School?

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Ans. Naina Lal Kidwai

Q17. What did he invent?

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Ans. Mouse

Q18. Identify the logo from the world of online.

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Ans. Dubsmash

Q19. Who studied bureaucracy?
a) Max Webber
b) Vin Hall
c) James Smith

Ans. Mark Webber

Q20. Name the brand from the famous movie title starring Merryl Streep, Anne Hatheway.

Ans. Prada

Questions contributed by Jaiquizzi.

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Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Manipal – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Manipal – Preliminary Round Questions


  • NIT-K Surathkal – Pushkar and Mintu
  • TAPMI – Aniruddh and Adithya

Preliminary Round Questions: 

Q.1. Attavar Balakrishna Shetty is the founder of which bank?

Ans. Vijaya Bank

Q.2. Which newspaper was started in 1878, by 4 law students and 2 teachers?

Ans. The Hindu

Q.3. Which is the most valuable opening team, named after King Afonso XIII?

Ans. Real Madrid

Q.4. Question on the timekeeper of Olympics

Q.5. What does NITI in NITI Ayog stand for?

Ans. National Institution for Transforming India

Q.6. Who was the first Chairman of Planning Commission?

Ans. Nehru

Q.7. Which e-commerce company was founded by Vijay Shekhar Sharma?

Ans. PayTM

Q.8. In 1897, which was the first company with had lock with lever technology? First Ballet Box in India was also made by them.

Ans. Godrej

Q.9.  Jeffrey R. Immelt is the Chairman and CEO of which Fortune 500 company?

Ans. GE

Q.10.Question on Fogg Deo

Q.11. Who is the union minister for Commmunication & IT?

Ans. Ravi Shankar Prasad

Q.12. Expand AIIB

Ans.  Asian Infrastructre and Investment Bank

Q.13. Question on Camel Cigarettes.

Q.14 Honest Company is owned by?

Ans. Jessica Alba

Q.15. In 1978, which company was formed by Narendra, Ashok, Gajendra ?

Ans. Patni Computers

Q.16. Identify?

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Ans. Janet Yellen

Q.17. Question on 5 Hour energy Drink

Q.18. What?


Ans. First Xerox

Q.19. Identify.


Ans. Malcolm Gladwell

Q.20. Question on Pulitzer Prize for Journo. 

Questions contributed by Pushkar Kulkarni

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Goa – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Goa – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER :
  • BITS Pilani, Goa – Ms. Meghana and Ashwin K
  • BITS Pilani, Goa – Lucky K and Roshan D

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Who was the founder of Tata Air Services which is now known as Air India?
Ans. JRD Tata
Q.2. Which IT Training Institute from India was the first in Asia to get an ISO 9000:2001 certification?
Ans. Aptech
Q.3. 3M = ________ Mining and Manufacturing. Fill in the blank.

Ans. Minnesota

Q.4. Which famous Indian investor is also known as “Pied Piper of online browsers?”

Ans. Rakesh Jhunjhunwala
Q.5. Which two major companies founded by the same family and rival to each other can have its origins traced back to Herzogenaurach, Germany?
Ans. Adidas, Puma
Q.6. How does the world know CTRC better as?
Ans. IBM (CTRC = Computing Tabulating Recording Company)


Q.7. Which former editor of the Hindu was set to launch a newspaper called The Wire on February 15,2016?
Ans. Siddharth Varadarajan

Q.8. Which famous footballer was recently roped in as Ambassador of Tata Motors?
Ans. Lionel Messi

Q.9. Which organisation in the US relating to stocks and investment is also known as the “Big Board” ?
Ans. New York Stock Exchange

Q.10. Expand DJIA, if A stands for Average. 
Ans. Dow Jones Industrial Average

Q.11. Which company in India had opened “Batmobile”, an emergency charging station for batteries of 4-wheeler cars?
Ans. Exide


Q.12. The official secret of what can be found in the Suntrust Bank in Atlanta?
Ans. Coca-Cola
Q.13. Which company from Sweden built war aircraft, automobiles and other similar equipment for Sweden until the 1960s?


Q.14. Forbes’100 most powerful women list has 4 Indians – Arundhati Bhattacharya, Indira Nooyi, Kiran-Mazumdar Shaw and who, thanks to her contribution to the media industry via Hindustan Times?

Ans. Shobhna Bhartia

Q.15. Identify.

Ans. William Boeing
Q.16. Identify
Ans. Wall Street
17. Identify. Hint – He wanted to show people The world, then named a company after himself.
Ans. Thomas Cook
Q.18. Identify. Hint- A co-founder of a famous Tech giant.
Ans. Paul Allen
Questions contributed by Lucky Kaul, BITS Goa