Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Salem – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Salem – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER : Sona School of Mgmt. – Varun Kumar and Vignesh R.
  • RUNNER UP : Narasus Sarathy Inst. of Tech (NSIT) – Balasudharsana and Prashanth

Preliminary Round Questions:

Wild Card Round:

Q.1. Who in the history of India, has the license for pilots as Number 1?

Ans. JRD Tata

Q.2. In which country will you find the Changi International Airport?

Ans. Singapore

Q.3. Which Indian company tells you to ‘Apply Thought’?

Ans. Wipro

Q.4. Which country in the Middle East has the face of Sultan Qaboos on its currency notes?

Ans. Oman

Q.5. Which company was originally known as International Business Machines?

Ans. IBM

Q.6. Which company in India owns Femina?

Ans. Times Group

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Bhubaneshwar – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Bhubaneshwar – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: XIMB, Bhubaneswar – Rohit Mohanty and Amit Mohanty
  • RUNNER UP: AIIMS – Adarsh Kumar Mohapatra & Sameer

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. This was the brainchild of Edward Calahan, who configured a telegraph machine to print on streams of paper tape. It caught on quickly with inventors and get its name from the sound its type wheel made.What?

Ans. Ticker Symbol.

Q.2. Charles Plank and Edward Rosinski together hold 159 US patents and have been inducted into US National Inventors Hall of Fame. One of their key discoveries was that a synthetic catalyst could make this product yield far more of the end product than ever before. Which product, which end product?

Ans. Crude Oil and Petrol.

Q.3. The Company for Women. Identify the Brand.

Ans. AVON

Q.4. The IBEX 35 is the official Index of the ———– Continuous market.

Ans. Spain

Q.5. The key methods include Ranking, Classifications, Point band Factor Comparison. What evaluation are we talking about.

Ans. Performance Appraisal.

Q.6. Identify the logo.

Ans. Salesforce.com

Q.7. The automobile company has two brands. Husqvarna is one. Which one’s the other?

Ans. KTM

Q.8. The Ahmedabad-based company is planning to merge with payment gateway CCA venue. Which company?

Ans. Infibeam.com.

Q.9. Identify the group.

Ajay Piramal

Ans. Piramal Healthcare.

Q.10. Eugene’s computer was infected with the ‘Cascade’ virus in 1989. His education in cryptography helped him analyse the encrypted virus,understand its behaviour, and developed a removal tool for it. How do we know the company that was born?

Ans. Kaspersky

Q.11. In the demonetisation parlance, what are SBNs?

Ans. Specified Bank Notes.

Q.12. Identify the web browser from its logo.

UC Browser

Ans. UC Browser.

Q.13. ICVL is a joint venture formed by five PSUs—SAIL, RINL, NMDC, NTPC and Coal India. Expand ICVL.

Ans. International Coal Ventures Limited.

Q.14. Uber and Hyderabad Metro have signed a memorandum of understanding to help extend the reach of the Metro using UberMOTO. What is this?

Ans. Bike Rental.

Q.15. Identify the brand from its logo.

 

Ans. Slazenger

Q.16. Identify the Electronics company from its logo.

Ans. Videocon.

Q.17. Artistry is a skin care brand from this famous network marketing company. Which one?

Ans. Amway

Q.18. France’s Ingenico Group recently bought this bill payment service. Name it.

Ans. Bill Junction.

Q.19. Identify.

Arundhati Bhattacharya

Ans. Arundhati Bhattacharya (Chairman-SBI)

Q.20. Identify the personality.

Ans. Devdutt Pattanaik.

Wild Card Round:

Q.1. What Is NPCI ?

Ans. National Payment Corporation of India

Q.2. Jeetoh is a car by which brand ?

Ans. Mahindra

Q.3. Which company is Asia’s largest integrated aluminium complex with a position sixth largest producer of the metal in the world .

Ans. Nalco

Q.4. L’Oreal excluded non-white women from promoting its hair wash. Which product?

Ans. Granier fructis

Q.5. Which Indian daily business newspaper is published by HT Media Ltd ?

Ans. Mint

Q.6. How do we better know Lincoln International Academy ?

Ans. Lintac

Questions contributed by Ajib Kumar Rout, Pabitra Narayan. 

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Ranchi – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Ranchi – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: NIT Rourkela – Nishant and Wasim
  • RUNNER UP: BIT Mesra – Harshit Verma and Shubham Mishra

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. What does GK stand for in Pradhan Mantri GK Yojana( PMGKY)?

Ans. Garib Kalyan

Q.2. Question on SST Concept in Aircraft.

Ans. Super Sonic Travel

Q.3. Identify

Ans. Binny Bansal

Q.4. Question on Thomas Elva Edison and X.

Ans. Henry  Ford

Q.5. _ _ investments are subject to market risk. Please read the offer document carefully before investing. FITB

Ans. Mutual Fund

Q.6. Identify this former Finance Minister of India

Ans. Jaswant Singh

Q.7. According to Companies Act, as per Section 135(5), at least 2% of the average net profits of the company during three immediately preceding financial years must be spent against X.

Ans. CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility)

Q.8. Question on Solar Tiles unveiled by X

Ans. Elon Musk

Q.9. Identify.

Ans. Rashmi Bansal

Q.10. Name the yesteryear famous Hair Oil brand by Dey’s chemicals

Ans. Keo-Karpin

Q.11. The New Age of Innovation: Driving Cocreated Value Through Global Networks is a book by X and M. S. Krishnan

Ans. C K Prahlad

Q.12. Identify.

Ans. Vijay Shekhar Sharma

Q.13. “Footlong” sandwiches are trademark by which Fast-Food Giant.

Ans. SubWay

Q.14. TURF (Total Unduplicated Reach and Frequency) metric often used in television, radio and newspaper analyses. What its equivalent on Internet.

Ans. Unique Visitors

Q.15. Identify

Ans. RajaShree Birla

Q.16. Name of the New venture launched by Arnab Goswami

Ans. Republic

Q.17. Identify

Ans. N G Subramaniam, COO of TCS

 Q.18. Advertisement by?

Ans. Royal Enfield

Q.19. Logo of?

Ans. Philips

 Q.20. Advertisement by?

Ans. Tata  Steel

Questions contributed by Anand Raj

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Patna – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Patna – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: Chanakya National Law Univ. – Raj Vardhan and Ms. Riya Chouksey
  • RUNNER UP: IIT Patna – Ravi Kumar and Ravi Anand

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Which airline carries code 6E?

Ans. Indigo

Q.2. What does ‘A’ in AMUL stands for?

Ans. Anand

Q.3. Page Rank algorithm of Google is named after which founder?

Ans. Larry Page

Q.4. Adam D’Angelo is founder of which Question and Answer website?

Ans. Quora

Q.5. Which personality is associated with ‘Fortune at Bottom of Pyramid’?

Ans. CK Prahalad

Q.6. Limca, Thumps Up was purchased by Coca Cola from whom?

Ans. Parle

Q.7. Changi Airport is the only commercial Airport of which City Nation ?

Ans. Singapore

Q.8. Identify him.

Yashwant Sinha

Ans. Yashwant Sinha

Q.9. Question on 3M and Post it notes

Q.10. Identify the group.

Parameshwar Godrej- Godrej

Ans. Godrej

Q.11. Identify.

Ans. TV Narendran

Q.12. Founder of MSN- Hotmail. Identify.

Hotmail- Sabeer Bhatia

Ans. Sabeer Bhatia

Q.13. 6 Thinking Hats associated with?

Ans. Edwardo D’ Bono

Q.14. Question on ‘Wheels of Zeus’. Identify the personality.

Steve Wozniak- Apple

Ans. Steve Wozniak

Q.15. Company behind Farmville game. Hint given- Marc Pincus.

Ans. Zynga

Q.16. What does IFE in Airlines stand for?

Ans. In Flight Entertainment

Q.17. Who designed logo of Rupa Books?

Ans. Satyajit Ray

Q.18. Old logo of?

Ans. Xerox 

Q.19. Question on term ‘Syntax’ 

Wild Card Round:

Q.1. What is the full form of MRF Tyres?

Ans. Madras Rubber Factory

Q.2. How does the world better know Integrated Electronics Corporation?

Ans. Intel

Q.3. Which Tata company owns a sub enterprise called Jiva? It provides spa services.

Ans. Taj Resorts

Q.4. Which company in India is owned by Naresh Goyal?

Ans. Jet Airways

Q.5. Karsanbhai Patel created which famous brand in India?

Ans. Nirma

Q.6. Tata group and Volkart Brothers leads to which brand?

Ans. Voltas

Questions contributed by Raj Vardhan Tiwari. He is a 4th year student at Chanakya National Law University, Patna.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Delhi – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Delhi – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: St. Stephen’s College – Apratim Chandra and Antony Paul
  • RUNNER UP: Dyal Singh College – Akash Verma and Abhishek. P

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Upansna Taku & Bipin Preet Singh founded which mobile digital wallet?(Hint: quickest wallet)

Ans. Mobikwik

Q.2. FF91 car claimed to be faster than Tesla. Its is named after which famous Scientist?

Ans. Faraday

Q.3. Google AdSense banned 2 words? Identify?

Ans. Fake News

Q.4. Identify the logo:

Ans. Glenmark
Q.5. Fly-fi, free Wi-fi provided by which airline?
(Hint 1: Budget Airline, Hint 2: Not Indian)
Ans. JetBlue
Q.6. Book by ——— is a $1,500-a-month contract-free service that the manufacturer says will eliminate the hassle that comes with owning a vehicle. (Hint: Book C_______)
Ans. Cadillac
Q.7. Identify the RBI Governor:
Bimal Jalan RBI
Ans. Bimal Jalan
Q.8. Switch is an online game service by which company?
Ans. Nintendo
Q.9. Recognizing the vast potential of artificial intelligence to affect the public interest, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Omidyar Network,  and others have formed a $27 million fund to apply the humanities, the social sciences and other disciplines to the development of AI. Name the major founder other than the above.
(Hint: in connection with a large professional networking company)
Ans. Reid Hoffman
Q.10. Identify the personality. (Hint: Head of a famous College, Also a Board member of Tata Sons)
Ans. Nitin Nohria
Q.11. Microbus or ID Buzz is by which car maker. Said to be the car of the future. (Hint: German Manufacturer famos for building small cars)
Ans. Volkswagen 
Q.12. Glu Mobile was acquired by Plain Vanilla. Name their most famous mobile application?
Ans. QuizUp
Q.13. Mondelez International launched this in the indian market to compete with Snickers and Mars. (Hint: 4 letter word)
Ans. Fuse (by Cadbury)
Q.14. Identify the campaign.
 
Ans. Incredible India
Q.15. Question on Second Life.
Q.16. TPP is a trade agreement between countries (not inclusive of China). Expand TP if P in TPP stands for partnership. 
Ans. Trans Pacific
Q.17. 18. Extracted via hydro or steam distillation. Famous Worldwide. ‘Degs & Bopka’. (Hint: Link with Lucknow)
Ans. Ittar/ atar/ Perfume
Q.18. Identify ____ Labs. A pharmaceutical company.
Lupin Pharma
Ans. Lupin Labs 

Questions contributed by Pranav Taneja

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Varanasi – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Varanasi – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER : IIT Kanpur – Aditya Yadav and Anshul Roy
  • RUNNER UP : IIT BHU – Adhithyan and Ashlesh

Regional Round Questions:

Wild Card Round:

Q.1. Which global company owns Maaza in India?

Ans. Coca Cola

Q.2. Who owns the highest number of shoes and dresses for a fictional character?

Ans. Barbie

Q.3. Schwarzkopf is a hair care range from which company?

Ans. Henkel

Q.4. Which famous person was the ambulance driver for Red Cross?

Ans. Walt Disney

Q.5. Hiroshi Okuda along with his friend created which famous automobile brand from Japan?

Ans. Toyota

Q.6. The Straits Times Index is an important index in Asia. Which country’s stock market Index is this?

Ans. Singapore

Q.7. The original name of the company was Noise & More. Which company?

Ans. Intel

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Ghaziabad – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Ghaziabad – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: Shiv Nadar University – Siddharth Rao and Visrudh V.
  • RUNNER UP: IMT Ghaziabad – Abhilash and Pradyumna Bhat

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Len Bosack, Sandy Lerner and Richard Triano founded this company.

Ans. Cisco

Q.2. Dietmar Hopp, Hans-Werner, Klaus Tschira & Claus Wellenreuther founded this company 1972. (Hint: German company)

Ans. SAP Labs

Q.3. Bank aisa Dost jaisa says this bank. (Hint- For the development of industries).

Ans. IDBI

Q.4. Identify this brand which says Red is there colour.

Ans. Revlon 

Q.5. Women are equal halves says Benetton India in the latest campaign. Which sport is this company representing?

Ans. Grand Slam

Q.6. Aapka Bhala, Sabki Bhalai says this bank. (Hint- started banking in rural areas)

Ans. Bandhan Bank

Q.7. In _______ condition , used to describe items like Dolls, Toys, Stamps etc. to refer to collectibles in excellent quality like monetary unit. (Hint- four letter answer)

Ans. Mint

Q.8. This man is the CEO of J.S. Capital. What’s his name?

Ans. Jonathan Soros

Q.9. Who won bid for creation of Navi Mumbai airport edging out GMR?

Ans. GVK

Q.10. Frits and Ger, two Dutch economist student started this company.

Ans. Randstad

Q.11. TASL and a Massachussets based company entity had interest to produce stinger missile. Which company?

Ans. Raytheon

Q.12. Which brand?

Ans. Frito Lay

Q.13. The new 2017 campaign brands Moments showing Sergio Aguero, Alexis Sanchez and Vincent Kompany. Which beverage company?

Ans. Pepsi

Q.14. Question on Paris Hilton

Q.15. Expand COLA Index.

Ans. Cost of Living Adjustments

Q.16. Identify the CEO.

Ans. Chase Carey

Q.17. Who sold Ambassador to Peugeot?

Ans. Hindustan Motors.

Q.18. What is Peacock Network?

Ans. CNBC (logo)

Q.19. ID the company from Delhi- NCR famous for their Hot Chocolate Fudge.

Ans. Nirula’s

Knockout Round: 

Q.1. Why at a point of time did the Indian government bring back Re.1 notes instead of coins?

Ans. Lack of metal supply to produce coins

Q.2. Which important stock exchange would you associate Chitra Ramakrishna with?

Ans. NSE

Q.3. Anita Roddick accidentally wrote a few papers on chemicals and beauty products out of natural ingredients which led her to start his huge cosmetic brand. Which?

Ans. Bodyshop

Q.4. Maini Vehicles produced cars ahead of its time and later sold it to Mahindra company. Name the brand.

Ans. Reva

Q.5. HBX is an online platform for management lessons. It is powered by which famous entity?

Ans. Harvard Business School

Q.6. Who is the author of the book ‘Think Big’?

Ans. Donald Trump

Q.7. Which media house runs the newspaper ‘Business Line’?

Ans. The Hindu

Q.8. Which famous sportsperson was the youngest ambassador for Band Aid?

Ans. Sachin Tendulkar

Questions contributed by Shivam Rai.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Chennai – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Chennai – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: IIT Madras – Varun Murthy and Rushabh Menon
  • RUNNER UP: Loyola College – Aditya G. and Aaron Saldanha

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Who is this man who has a sporting area named after him?

Ans. MA Chidambaram

Q.2. Expand MDH.

Ans. Mahashian Di Hatti

Q.3. Identify

Ans. China Mobile

Q.4. Who lead an investment in “Measure” a drone startup?

Ans. Cognizant

Q.5. Expand ZIP.

Ans. Zone Improvization Plan

Q.6. Identify

Ans. Ram Charan

Q.7. How long is your break? Whose ad?

Ans. Kit Kat

Q.8. Sanjiv Puri is the head of which FMCG giant?

Ans. ITC

Q.9. What is project Nilgiri?

Ans. Free Wi-fi in Railways

Q.10. Expand IMO.

Ans. Instant Money Order

Q.11. After Paytm, Airtel, who has a payment service bank in India?

Ans. India Post

Q.12. Identify his bank

Ans. HDFC

Q.13. What was founded by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger?

Ans. Wikipedia

Q.14. What is Wipro’s AI platform called?

Ans. Holmes

Q.15. Identify

Ans. Brezza

Q.16. Safr is the  __________ for women.

Ans. Uber

Q.17. Expand EXIF

Ans. Exchangeable Image Format

Q.18. Who has acquired Masti Tickets?

Ans. Bookmyshow

Q.19. Identify

Ans. Varun Berry

Q.20. Identify

Ans. Ubuntu

Questions contributed by Samyuktha R.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Bangalore – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Bangalore – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: PES College – Akhil and Abaran
  • RUNNER UP: NMKRV College For Women – Vaishnavi and Medhashree J

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Which organisation got into trouble with The Khadi and Village Industries Commission for selling its cotton garments as Khadi products?

Ans. FabIndia

Q.2. Question on Urban Ladder. Hints given- Online Furniture company based in Bangalore, funded by Ratan Tata.

Q.3. The Human Side of Enterprise is a book written by which person? He is famous for his Theory X and Theory Y.

Ans. Douglas McGregor

Q.4. Reliance Capital sold its 1% stake in which Fintech company?

Ans. Paytm

Q.5. Aditya Puri is associated with which bank?

Ans. HDFC

Q.6. Pranay Chule is associated with which company? Hint- A word meaning faster.

Ans. Quikr

Q.7. Hoshangabad has a Paper Mill that strategically caters to the printing  and distribution of currency in India. It is in which state?

Ans. Madhya Pradesh

Q.8. Maple Leaf Investments are associated with which country?

Ans. Canada

Q.9. UD is a cosmetic brand. What does UD stand for?

Ans. Urban Decay

Q.10. Good Food, Good Life is the tagline of which giant?

Ans. Nestle

Q.11. What is Lockheed Martin’s Advanced Development Program called?

Ans. Skunk Works

Q.12. Identify her or the company that she heads.

Ans. Virginia Rometty, IBM

Q.13. Which entrepreneur is known as “Feng Qingyang” in China?

Ans. Jack Ma

Q.14. Dio is a two wheeler brand in India owned by which Japanese automobile giant?

Ans. Honda

Q.15. This is the logo of a company that was acquired by Oracle. Identify.

Oracle

Ans. Add This

Q.16. What one word term means “a period of temporary economic decline during which trade and industrial activity are reduced, generally identified by a fall in GDP in two successive quarters ?”

Ans. Recession

Q.17. Question on loss of revenue in Tirumala Tirupati Temple due to high subsidy and free distribution of Laddu

Q.18. Identify this person who created a professional networking website.

Linkedin

Ans. Reid Hoffman

Q.19. Tom Anderson and Chris Deewolf are the founders of which social networking website?

Ans. MySpace

Q.20. Identify the logo.

Herbalife

Ans. Herbalife

Wild Card Round:

Q.1. Aerial ambassadors are associated with which company?

Ans. Goodyear

Q.2. In MAC Cosmetics, What does MA stand for? Hint: It stands for section of people who use it.

Ans. Make Up Artists

Q.3. Dow Chemicals is credited to have created this reusable bag. What are we talking about?

Ans. Ziplock Bags

Q.4. Question on Elon Musk and Boring Company

Q.5. Tata Adventure Academy is headed by which Indian?

Ans. Bachendri Pal

Q.6. Turnberry Golf Resorts are associated with which person?

Ans. Donald Trump

Q.7. Which word comes from French for Purse? It means a a person who manages the financial affairs of a college or school.

Ans. Bursar

Cutoff : 14

Questions contributed by Vaishnavi Rao.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Chandigarh – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Chandigarh – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: Universal Business School (UBS) – Ms. Aakriti Bhola and Ayush Awasthi
  • RUNNER UP: Thapar University – Abhishek Jain and Harjas Singh

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Novi Digital Entertainment owns which very popular streaming service in India?

Ans. Hotstar

Q.2. Alexis Ohanian, the co-founder of Reddit is dating which person from the field of sports?

Ans. Serena Williams

Q.3. This is the image of Mr. Pawan Munjal. He has recently been appointed the CEO of which Indian company?

Hero Group

Ans. Hero Motocorp

Q.4. Aptamil is a nutrition brand from which company?

Ans. Danone

Q.5. Originally named as California Texas Oil Company, a JV between Texas Company and Standard Oil of California in 1936. What is its present name?

Ans. Caltex

Q.6. This is an initiative by whom? (Hint – Think very simple. Not complicated)

Fortis Hospitals

Ans. Fortis Hospitals

Q.7. Pampers is brand by which FMCG major?

Ans. Proctor and Gamble

Q.8. A _____ investor is an affluent individual who provides capital for a business startup, usually in exchange for convertible debts or ownership equity.The term originally comes from Broadway theatre, where such persons were referred to as _____ without whom many productions would have shut down.

Ans. Angel Investor

Q.9. These are offerings from which restaurant chain? (Hint – Extremely popular. Has many restaurants around India)

Barbeque Nation

Ans. Barbeque Nation

Q.10. This type of loan is a short term loan used until a person or company secures permanent financing or removes an existing obligation. Also known as swing loans, these bridge the gap during times when financing is needed but is not yet available.

Ans. Bridge Loans

Q.11. Supermarket Grocery Supplies Pvt Ltd is the company behind which grocery delivering startup? (Hint – A famous Bollywood star endorses it)

Ans. BigBasket

Q.12. Earl Silas _____ lend his name to which company? (Hint – Mothers love it in the kitchens)

Ans. Tupperware

Q.13. Which Indian state promotes itself as ‘the sweetest state of India’?

Ans. West Bengal

Q.14. This is the logo of which Indian group?

RPG Group

Ans. RPG Group

Q.15. Identify the brand from this logo.

Burberry

Ans. Burberry

Q.16. The Blue Film Festival is promoted by which Indian apparel brand?

Ans. Spykar Jeans

Q.17. Which company recently sold the Satellite Imaging Division of Terra Bella, which includes a group of SkySat Earth imaging satellites, to Planet Labs?

Ans. Google

Q.18. Identify the website he created?

Wikipedia

Ans. Wikipedia

Q.19. Either identify her or the company she heads.

Xerox

Ans. Ursula Burns / Xerox Corporation

Q.20. Question on Rolls Royce.

The cutoff for the knockout round was 14.

Questions contributed by Soham Banerjee, Ritu Raj and Rohit Mishra.

Soham Banerjee is a first year student of Thapar University, Patiala [B.Tech] and qualified for the finals along with Ms. Rajenki Das [M.Sc first year]. They stood third among the teams.