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 – 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 – 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

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

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Schedule

Date Day City
2/13/2016 Saturday Goa
2/14/2016 Sunday Manipal
2/16/2016 Tuesday Jaipur
2/20/2016 Saturday Indore
2/21/2016 Sunday Pune
2/22/2016 Monday Visakhapatnam
2/25/2016 Thursday Hyderabad
2/28/2016 Sunday Lucknow
2/29/2016 Monday Jammu
3/1/2016 Tuesday Jalandhar
3/2/2016 Wednesday Chandigarh
3/3/2016 Thursday Dehradun
3/5/2016 Saturday Raipur
3/6/2016 Sunday Nagpur
3/8/2016 Tuesday Calicut
3/9/2016 Wednesday Kochi
3/11/2016 Friday Udaipur
3/12/2016 Saturday Vadodara
3/13/2016 Sunday Ahmedabad
3/14/2016 Monday Coimbatore
3/17/2016 Thursday Jamshedpur
3/18/2016 Friday Ranchi
3/20/2016 Sunday Bengaluru
3/22/2016 Tuesday Gurgaon
3/24/2016 Thursday Bhubaneswar
3/26/2016 Saturday Mysore
3/27/2016 Sunday Trichy
3/29/2016 Tuesday Chennai
3/31/2016 Thursday Guwahati
4/1/2016 Firday Ghaziabad
4/2/2016 Saturday Delhi
4/4/2016 Monday Patna
4/5/2016 Tuesday Varanasi
4/8/2016 Friday Kolkata
4/9/2016 Saturday Navi Mumbai
4/10/2016 Sunday Mumbai
4/17/2016 Sunday Mumbai (National Finals)