Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – National Finals Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – National Finals Questions


  • WINNER : NIT Jamshedpur – Palak Kumar and Sudeep Saurabh
  • RUNNER UP : AFMC – Anmol Dhawan and Prabhav Vasistha

National Finals Questions:

Q.1. Identify this person who is related to the world of cricket.

Ans. BD Mahajan

Q.2. John B. Goodenough, a physicist, is associated with the invention of LIB. What is LIB? (Hint: From the world of automobile and transportation)

Ans. Lithium Ion Battery

Q.3. Why was Western India Plywood, a company based in Kerala in news?

Ans. They produced plywood from recycled notes during demonetization

Q.4. Connect.

Ans. Heritage Foods

Q.5. What is this?

Ans. Proposed Indian Railways Uniform designed by Ritu Beri

Q.6. Identify the logo. Lal imli and Dhariwal are some of the famous wollen products by this UP based company.

Ans. British India Corporation

Q.7. Tata Trusts, along with this global aerospace major, has announced a revamped India Innovation Growth Programme (IIGP) in partnership with the Union Science and Technology Department to foster sustainable social and industrial innovations.

Ans. Lockheed Martin

Q.8. Connect.


Q.9. In 1925, John Oakshott Robinson, of equally old and famous company Spencer’s took over the Madras Mail newspaper and this book store. Which one?

Ans. Higginbotham’s

Q.10. What is this? (Hint: Apollo)

Ans. There was no insurance for NASA astronauts and their families. Thus, NASA asked the astronauts to sign memorabilla, which could be auctioned in case of mishaps and be used to provide insurance.

Q.11. Who is this person?

Ans. Farmer from Ludhiana who owns the Swarna Shatabdi Express untill he receives compensation for his land acquired by Indian Railways 

Q.12. What is this?

Bar in Kerala Highway

Ans. Bar in Kerala made a maze in order to counter the rule that bars should not be located at 500metres from a highway

Q.13. Tipu Sultan had in many ways started this and after him it did not get great patronage till JN Tata invested in this and even brought in Mrs. and Mr. Odzu from Japan to handle this farm.

The farm was later given by the Tatas to the Salvation Army. What farmin in India was this?

Ans. Silk Farming

Q.14. Connect.

Ans. Lifebuoy

Q.15. Who owns Air America?

Air America

Ans. CIA

Q.16. Robotic arms by which company?

Tata motors TAL

Ans. Brabo by TAL, owned by Tata Motors

Q.17. Aditya Gupta founder of iGenero and his team have ‘boyfriends’ to show clients how customer engagement can be maximised. Who are these boyfriends?

Ans. Chatbots, artifical intelligence

Q.18. This is Vidya Nataraj. She is belongs to the family which founded a famous Tata enterprise. Which Tata enterprise ?

Ans. Landmark

Q.19. Identify.


Ans. Flipkart’s first employee, Ambur Iyyappa

Bonus Question: Hitesh and Amanpreet Bajaj started a company, which is now owned by flipkart. Which company?

Ans. Letsbuy

Q.20. This company was founded on 7th May 1946. Which company?

Ans. Sony