Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Jalandhar – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Jalandhar – Regional Round Questions


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

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. What-are-the-meanings-of-the-symbols-on-Indian-currency-notes,


Ans. A special intaglio feature (raised  printing) has been introduced on the left of the watermark window, on  the obverse (front) on all banknotes except Rs.10/- banknote. This feature is in different shapes for various denominations (Rs.20-Vertical  Rectangle, Rs.50-Square, Rs.100-Triangle, Rs.500-Circle,  Rs.1000-Diamond) and helps the visually impaired to  identify the  denomination”

Q.2. Name of which company was inspired from Moby-Dick, or, The Whale, an 1851 novel by Herman Melville?

Ans. Starbucks                        

Q.3. The Hryvnia, sometimes Hryvnya, is the currency of which country?

Ans. Ukraine

Q.4. UN. appointed former mayor of New York  as his special envoy for cities and climate change, in a bid to build momentum ahead of a planned U.N. summit meeting in September. Name the person?

Ans. Michael Bloomberg

Q.5. Kevin Ashton supposedly coined the popular term  “X” while working for Procter & Gamble in 1999. He later co-founded the Auto-ID Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. What’s X?


Ans. IOT- Internet of Things

Q.6. Question related to Lalbaugcha Raja,

 Q.7. Logo of which famous event held every year?

miss world

Ans. Miss World

Q.8. X is a term coined by His Majesty the Fourth King of Bhutan, Jigme Singye Wangchuck in the 1970s. The concept implies that sustainable development should take a holistic approach towards notions of progress and give equal importance to non-economic aspects of wellbeing. Bhutan measures prosperity by gauging its citizens’ happiness levels, not the GDP. What is X?

Ans. Gross National Happiness

Q.9. The word is possibly derived from Dongri, a dockside village near Mumbai.  The historical term for coarse thick twill-weave cotton cloth, often coloured blue. Cotton twill with indigo dyed warp thread. What?

Ans. Dungaree fabric  now more commonly referred to as denim

Q.10. Significance of this specially designed motor vehicles?


Ans. The popemobile is a formal name for the specially designed motor vehicles used by the Catholic Pope during outdoor public appearances.

Q.11. He is often called as Father of Modern Computing. He worked for government and breaking the codes. Churchil said he shortened the war by two years. Famous for his imitation game differentiate between human and machine, who?

Ans. Alan Turing

Q.12. Titan company  is a joint venture between the Tata Group and  government  of which state?

Ans. Tamilnadu

Q.13. Corporate logo of USA designed by which  famous organization?


Ans. Adbusters

Q.14. He is associated with asset management firm Rare Enterprises. Famous investor and business personality of India, who?

Ans. Rakesh Jhunjhunwala

Q.15. Connect.


Ans. Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Tarak Mehta serial is first brand ambessdor announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Q.16. He was pioneer in the Indian Olympic movement. As President of the Indian Olympic Association, he financed the Indian contingent to the Paris Olympics in 1924. Name the great personality?

Ans. Sir Dorabji Tata

Q.17. Connect


Ans. Ratan Tata (Graduated from Harvard university, invested in Xiaomi, Snapdeal, Urban Ladder)

Questions contributed by Piyush Sahu

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Hyderabad – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Hyderabad – Regional Round Questions


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

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Question about start of Time magazine 100 list in 1999

Q.2. Identify.


Ans. Rob Janoff, Designer of Apple Logo

Q.3. Identify.


Ans. State bank of Patiala

Q.4. Connect question on India Post 

Q.5. Identify. (Hint: CEO of East India Company)

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Ans. Sanjiv Mehta

Q.6. Identify. (Hint: Creator and designer of Tata Nano)

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Ans. Girish Wagh

Q.7.  Question on address of Bank of England and Street name Threadneedle.

Q.8. What is this?


Ans. Inside photo of HP Garage

Q.9. Question on CK Prahalad

Q. 10. Connect question on Zlatan Ibrahimovic Ventures

Q.11. Name the Tata and Poltrona Frau Decoration & Furniture store?

Ans. Casa Decor

Q.12. Identify.


Ans. Traitorous Eight

Q.13. Ensemble Company, India’s first Designer boutique is by?

Ans. Tarun Tahiliani

Q.14. Which logo’s inspiration is this? This is Kankaria lake in Ahmedabad.

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Ans. SBI

Q.15. Who is the ex- CEO of Proctor and Gamble India, who took early retirement to write books?

Ans. Gurucharan Das

Q.16. Question on how Anderson Consulting changed its name to Accenture

Q.17. Identify.



Q.18 Question on Israeli currency, Isareli Shekel

Q.19. Which company’s name was chosen in Library of Alexandria?

Ans. Alexa

Q.20. Lego brick of ?


Ans. Napolean

Q.21. Connect


Ans. Amartya Sen

Q.22. Where is the Tata Motors plant located in Uttarakhand?

Ans. Pantnagar

Q.23. Identify. What is he credited for?

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Ans. Tony Verna, Instant Replay Concept

Questions contributed by Gurram Keshava Chandra

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Pune – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Pune – Regional Round Questions


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

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. In 1997, at the invitation of the Logitech CEO, who successfully impersonated a management consultant and tricked Logitech managers into adopting a mission statement?

Ans. Scott Adams

Q.2. The Battle Creek Sanitarium in Battle Creek, Michigan, United States, was a health resort most notably associated with which company?

Ans. Kellogg’s

Q.3. Connect:


Ans. Biryani

Q.4. Whose autobiography is titled ‘A Double Life’?

Ans. Alyque Padamsee

Q.5. He bought the Indian Cable Company from its British owners in the 1980s. He later changed its name to Incab Industries Limted. Who?

Ans. Kashi Nath Tapuria, described as close associate of Hasan Ali 

Q.6. Which Tata Group entity along with Lego Builders built the tallest Christmas tree at Forum mall, Bengaluru?

Ans. Landmark

Q.7. Popularized in Ken Blanchard’s 1985 book Leadership and the One Minute Manager what term is used to describe managers who “fly in, make a lot noise, dump on everybody and then fly out”?

Ans. Seagull Managers

Q.8. The company was founded in 1844 by Sameul in Yorkshire, North of England and soon became one of the world’s largest building contractors?

Ans. Pearson

Q.9. Connect


Ans. Red Cross

Q.10. After a gap of 20 years, this oil exploration rig Sagar Samrat has made a comeback in the Indian finance context. Where can we see this?

Ans. 1 Re Note

Q.11. Ratan Tata has invested in their company. Which one?


Ans. Urban Ladder

Q.12. Rent.com’s Amit Jain recently appointed to head this company in India. Which one?

Ans. Uber

Q.13. Accordingg to Laurene Peter of Peter Principle fame, the “noblest of all dogs is the _________ ,it feeds the hand that bites it.”

Ans. Hot-dog

Q.14. This serves as the logo for which entity?



Q.15. Which magazine awards the annual science Ig Nobel Prizes, for ten achievements that “first makes people laugh, and then make them think”?

Ans. Annals of Improbable Research

Q.16. What clothing item’s name is derived from this island?


Ans. Capri

Q.17. In 1901 which American company became the first billion-dollar company in the world, having an authorized capitalization of $1 Billion?

Ans. US Steel

Q.18. In 1947, at the age of 22, who was elected as United Breweries’ first Indian director?

Ans. Vittal Malya

Q.19. Who owns this non-profit organization?


Ans. Lady Gaga

Q.20. Which American retailer was founded by George Dayton?

Ans. Target

Q.21. Connect


Ans. PeTA

Q.22. Who manufactures this brand of cereals?


Ans. Pakistan Army

Questions contributed by Viraj Bake & Viraj Morabia

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Indore – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Indore – Regional Round Questions


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

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. The name of this Indian Magazine means urbane, sphicticated or carefree. Which magazine?
Ans. Debonair
Q.2. Connect question.
Ans. Titan
Q.3. Red OM films is the production house of which phenomenal Hollywood actress?
Ans. Julia Roberts
Q.4. What is TCOC, a very famous document implemented across various companies?
Ans. Tata Code of Conduct
Q.5. Small Wonder is a book authored by Sujata Agrawal, Philip Chacko and Christabelle Noronha. What is the book about?
Ans. Nano
Q.6. Fleetwod, DeVille, Eldorado are the names of the models of which automobile company? (8 letter word)
Ans. Cadillac
Q.7. Connect. Name this Indian.
Ans. Vijay Amritraj
Q.8.  This silhouette of this person features on a logo. Which logo are we talking about?
Ans. NBA: Jerry West
Q.9. Name both the economists in this picture. (Hint: One is Keynes, the other one used to sign his name as HDW)
Ans. Harry Dexter Whitw
Q.10. This company manufactures malted milk. Its name is also the name for mountains on the poles. (Hint: Almost all of us have experienced this during our childhood)
Ans. Horlicks
Q.11. Connect.
Ans. Facebook                                                                                              
Q.12. Name the Russian businessman who owns the yachts Eclipse, Titan and Sussurro and a private jet named ‘The Bandit’.
Ans. Roman Abramovic
Q.13. We do not know this third person that was involved in founding a very famous company. Who?
Ans. Ronald Wayne
Q.14. Who succeeded Anne Mulcahy as the CEO of Xerox?
Ans. Ursula Burns
Q.15. This founding dean of the ISB was described as the ‘Euroguru’ by the Economist. Who?
Ans. Sumantra Ghoshal
Q.16. The _________ is a process used established in 2003 to prevent “conflict diamonds” from entering the mainstream rough diamonds market by United Nations GA Resoultion 55/56 following recommendations in the Fowler Report.
Ans. Kimberley Process
Q.17. Question about a painter businessman. Late 19th century.
Ans. Raja Ravi Verma
Q.18. A question on R. M. Lala
Q.19. A question related to Pepsi.
Questions contributed by Varad Vyapari. Do visit www.downrightoutright.blogspot.in

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Jaipur – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Jaipur– Regional Round Questions


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

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. This introduction by American Express is traditionally attributed to employee Marcellus Flemming Berry, after company president JC had problems in smaller European cities after obtaining funds with a letter of credit. What was introduced?

Ans. Travellers Cheque

Q.2. This is an atoll. What did it give rise to?


Ans. Bikini

Q.3. Which company is LB on NYSE?

Ans. Limited Brands

Q.4. Which American insurance major is increasing its stake to 49% in its Life insurance venture with Tata Sons?

Ans. AIA

Q.5. Which legendary executive was fired by Henry Ford II in 1978?

Ans. Lee Lacocca 

Q.6. Connect.


Ans. Twitter

Q.7. What was conceived at the Major’s Cabin Grill Restaurant in New York City in 1949 when Frank McNamara was dining with clients and realised he had left his wallet in another suit?

Ans. Diner’s Club

Q.8. Where would you find Yaksha and Yakshini statue?

Ans. RBI

Q.9. How do we know the retailer that began as Door Eendrachtig Samenwerken Profiteren Allen Regelmatig?


Q.10. Which TATA company has brands called ASATAF, TAKUMI, APPLAUD, CONTAF and Amplus?

Ans. Rallies India

Q.11. What in the world came from this?


Ans. First sedan

Q.12. Which American reality show is known for the phrase, “You’re fired”?

Ans. Celebrity Apprentice

Q.13. Connect.


Ans. ITC

Q.14. Which Italian car manufacturer is based in Maranello?

Ans. Ferrari

Q.15. This is the headquarters of which famous institution in the world of finance?


Ans. IMF

Q.16. This term is attributed to Ian Mcleod and refers to a situation in which the inflation rate is high, the economic growth rate slows, and unemployment remains steadily high. Which economic term?

Ans. Stagflation

Q.17. He is Martin Rapaport. He publishes Rapaport Index which controls the price of?

Ans. Diamond

Q.18. Which term originated, when Henry VIII besieged Pope Clement VII with around 80 or so petitions for the annulment of his marriage to Catherine of Aragon?

Ans. Red tape

Q.19. Non-profit organisation Champions against Bullying has paired up with American ad agency Deutsch to create a NiceBot. What does it do?

Ans. Says Nice things 

Q.20. These two flowerflies are named after?

Bill GatesBill Gates

Ans. Bill Gates, Paul Allen

Q.21. Which media personality from India has recently launched EazyDiner, a restaurant reservation and concierge services platform?

Ans. Vir Sanghvi

Q.22. Which Tata Company and AIIMS announced the launch of a patient friendly Out Patient Department (OPD)?

Ans. TCS

Q.23. Connect.

CD Players

Ans. CD Players

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Manipal – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Manipal – Regional Round Questions


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

Regional Round Questions: 

Q.1. Identify.

yanis Varoufakis

Ans. Yanis Varoufakis

Q.2. Identify the logo.

Leicester City FC

Ans. Leicester City FC

Q.3. On whom did Lord Curzon say this: “No Indian of the present generation had done more for the commerce and industry of India”?

Ans. Jamsetji Tata

Q.4. Mandhana Creations is the supplier of which celebrity’s clothing brand?

Ans. Salman Khan

Q.5. Who was the first director of IISc?

Ans. Morris William Travers

Q.6. Identify the person and the term she gave the world?

Grace M Hopper

Ans. Grace Hopper, Bug & Debugging

Q.7. Connect.


Ans. Amazon

Q.8. O’l Lonely or “the lonely repairman” is a character initially portrayed by Jesse White and later by Gordon Jump in advertisements for which brand?

Ans. Maytag

Q.9. Connect.


Ans. Havells

Q.10. Which QSR chain has invented the BagTray to help you eat one of their flagship products on the move?

Ans. McDonalds

Q.11. Which concept introduced by Gary Hamel can be defined as “a harmonized combination of multiple resources and skills that distinguish a firm in a marketplace”?

Ans. Core competency

Q.12. Which content delivery Network Company, by Daniel Lewin, Tom Leighton and others gets its name from a Hawaiian word meaning smart or clever?

Ans. Akamai

Q.13. Identify the location?



Ans. Havard Business School 

Q.14. Who is this gentleman who created a networking platform.


Ans. Davos Economic Forum 

Q.15. Logo of?

Airport Authority of India

Ans. Airports Authority of India 

Q.16. This lady’s name is Bette Nesmith Graham. What did she invent?

Correction Fluid

Ans. Correction fluid 

Q.17. Originally mixed by Italian born Johann Maria Farina in 1709, it has since come to be generic term for scented formulations in typical concentrations of 2%-5% and also more depending upon its type essential oils or a blend of extracts, alcohol and water. What?

Ans. Cologne

Q.18. This place is known as Sutter’s mill in California. What started here?

Gold Rush

Ans. Gold Rush 

Q.19. The book club’s first selection on September 17, 1996, was the then recently published novel the Deep End of the Ocean by Jacquelyne Mitchard. The last club selection was a special edition of Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities and Great Expectations. Which book club?

Ans. Oprah Book Club

Q.20. Where will you find the restaurants Al Muntaha and Al Mahara?

Ans. Burj Khalifa

Q.21. Who is this famous lady?

haydee lamar

Ans. Haydee Lamar

Q.22. Which tata company is a research company focussed on new drug discovery and the development of pharmaceutical and agrochemical products?

Ans. Advinus

Q.23. Connect.

Coca Cola

Ans. Coca cola 

Questions contributed by Pushkar Kulkarni

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Goa – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Goa – Regional Round Questions


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

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Logo of?

Indian Mint

Ans. Indian Govt. Mint

Q.2. What important ceremony in Delhi starts with a Halwa Ceremony?

Ans. Budget Presentation

Q.3. Connect.

Lonely Planet

Ans. Lonely Planet

Q.4. Which company was created by Pranay Chulet?

Ans. Quickr

Q.5. Which Tata car brand was code named Kite?

Ans. Zika

Q.6. What is this called?

Rolls Royce

Ans. Spirit of Ecstasy, Rolls Royce

Q.7. Identify.

shanmugham Chetty

Ans. RK Shanmukham Chetty, first finance minister

Q.8. In 2010, the Dorabji Tata Trust gave an international institution the biggest donation of 50 million dollars. Which institution?

Ans. Havard Business School

Q.9. While employed as a pastor at Leeds, Joseph Priestly lived next to a brewery; he was intrigued by the air that floated over fermented grain. From his first experiment he was able to show that this was heavier than air.

Ans. Carbonated water

Q.10. Connect.


Ans. Valium

Q.11. Why is the company 23&Me named so?

Ans. 23 pairs of chromosomes in a human body


Rajat Gupta

Ans. Rajat Gupta

Q.13. The term was first coined by Peter Drucker. He suggested the most valuable asset of a 21st century institution, whether business or non-business, will be _____ and their productivity. FITB.

Ans. Knowledge Worker

Q.14. Doordarshan’s DTH is now known as?

Ans. Free Dish

Q.15. A year after Star India opted out from the 24/7 home shopping channel Star CJ Alive, which was a joint venture between Star India and South Korean home shopping major, CJ O Shopping, the channel’s name and logo has been changed to _____?

Ans. Home Shop

Q.16. He was the original creator of?

Google Doodle

Ans. Google Doodle

Q.17. This Indian businesswoman took over the reins of the company after the death of her husband, Rohinton, in 1996. She retired in 2004 and was succeeded by her daughter Meher Pudumjee. Identify her and the company?

Ans. Anu Aga, Thermax

Q.18. What was first defined by socialist Edwin Sutherland in 1939 as “a crime committed by a person respectability and high social status in the course of his occupation?”

Ans. White Collar crime

Q.19. If Yankee bond is US Dollar dominated bond issued by a non US entity in the US market, then what is the name of a Japanese yen-Dominated bond issued by a non-Japanese entity in the Japanese market?

Ans. Samurai

Q.20. In 1929, which Tata Group personality renounced his French citizenship and became an Indian citizen?

Ans. JRD Tata

Q.21. Whose trademark are these words- “Play Well”?

Ans. Lego


Barcelona FC

Ans. Barcelona FC

Q.23. Whose business partner is Thomas Alva Edison?

Henry Ford

Ans. Henry Ford