Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Anand – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Anand – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: GCET : Digant B. and Dehit Garaga
  • RUNNER UP: University of Baroda : Jay Rana and Shashank

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Ashok Leyland recently launched their electric bus. The name they chose was trademarked by a movie director. Which word?

Ans. Circuit

Q.2. Usha Sangvan, the first woman MD of LIC, is the daughter of the man who gave rural India a famous tractor?

Ans. Sonalika

Q.3. Expand CRDI.

Ans. Common Rail Diesel Injection.

Q.4. Name the sauce created by Steve Ells, which is popular across subway?

Ans. Chipotle

Q.5. Dr. Burman founded which company?

Ans. Dabur

Q.6. Who founded Catamaran Ventures?

Ans. Narayan Murthy

Q.7. Which product gets its name from Harry Pick?

Ans. Harpic

Q.8. Crown Property Bureau manages the investment of which royal family? Hint: South east Asian Country

Ans. Thailand

Q.9.  Jeetho is a mini truck by which Indian automobile company?

Ans. Mahindra

Q.10. Identify the logo.

 

Ans. Coal India

Q.11. This company recently introduced packaged coconut water under Cocoma brand. Which company?

Ans. Cavin Kare

Q.12. Voyolla co-launched a jewellery brand Navrang with this company. Which company?

Ans.  Network 18 

Q.13. This Canadian firm is buying 51% stake in Catholic Syrian Bank?

Ans. Fairfax

Q.14. This global container shipping carrier is to acquire German container shipping line Hamburg Sud, termed the seventh largest container shipping line and a leader in the North-South trades?

Ans. Maersk

Q.15. Identify the logo.

Del monte

Ans. Del Monte

Q.16. Higher Taste and Govinda are restaurant brands from this organisation?

Ans. ISKCON

Q.17. “Come quickly, I am drinking the stars”– this is a quote attributed to him. Who?

Ans. Dom Perignon

Q.18. With which private bank did Ola tie up to offer mobile ATMs across 10 cities?

Ans. Yes bank

Q.19. Indian merchants came from Africa and started which industry at Surat?

Ans. Diamond industry

Q.20. Identify

Bata Shoe Museum

Ans. Bata shoe museum

Knockout: 

Q.1. An early 17th Century term, which meant an early payment to ensure promptness.

Ans. Tip

Q.2. A historic fee paid to the territorial lord of travelers and merchants which was given in return for permission to use waterways of a particular country. Initially for waterways. Which term?

Ans. Toll

Q.3. What is the Persian word for a place of prices or bargain?

Ans. Bazaar

Q.4. Kopi Luwak, a beverage is produced in a peculiar way. Explain.

Ans. It is a variety of coffee that includes part-digested coffee cherries eaten and defecated by the Asian palm civet

Q.5. The Burj Khalifa became the location for a fashion designer to launch his first hotel. Who?

Ans. Armani

Q.6. Finance secretary of India has the privilege of signing currency of which denomination?

Ans. 1 Rupee Note

Q.7. BBC described which Nobel laureate as “The Conscience and Mother Teresa of Economics?

Ans. Amartya Sen

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Ahmedabad – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Ahmedabad – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: LDCE – Shrey Shylesh and Vyom Vyas
  • RUNNER UP:  GNLC – Jalaj Maheshwari and Vikas Thakur

Preliminary Round Questions:

 Q.1. Which Gujarat based group has tied up with Israeli firm Elbit Systems for manufacturing unmanned aerial vehicles or drones?

Ans. Adani Group

Q.2. This is Roshini. She is the CEO of which Indian technological giant?

Ans. HCL (Roshni Nadar)

Q.3. Question on Kiran Mazumdar Shah

Q.4. This company recreated the iconic song ‘School Chale Hum’ and through this song, it drew support towards the corporate social initiative, #EducateTheGirlChild. Which company?

Ans. Nestle

Q.5. Question on Pringles

Q.6. Identify this logo of a person, whose father is internationally famous and thus rise in her brand value.

Ans. Ivanka Trump

Q.7. Harman International Industries, a car tech manufacturing company has been acquired by which electronic manufacturing giant?

Ans. Samsung 

Q.8. Radio Mantra got merged with which major private radio station?

Ans. Radio city

Q.9. Essel Group promoted by Subhash Chandra acquired which mutual fund management company?

 Ans. Peerless Mutual Funds

Q.10. Identify.

Raspberry Pi

Ans. Raspberry pi

Q.11. Question on Chandrababu Naidu and Heritage Foods

Q.12. Question on ABN Amro Bank.

Q.13. Band Aid is a product of ?

Ans. Johnson and Johnson

Q.14. Question on Shobhana Bhartia

Q.15. Question on Sun Pharma

Q.16. Question on Nitin Nohria

Q.17. Cippy Wallet is the mobile banking app of which private sector bank?

Ans. DCB bank

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Pune – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Pune – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER:  AFMC – Anmol Dhawan and Prabhav Vasistha
  • RUNNER UP: SIBM – Ritesh and Prateek

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Which country was second to adopt a currency based on block chain technology?

Ans. Senegal

Q.2. Playbook is a product by which company?

Ans. Blackberry

Q.3. Syncopy Films Inc. is owned by which filmmaker?

Ans. Christopher Nolan

Q.4. Which bank gets its name from the fact that it was Bank inaugurated on the day of Vijayadashmi?

Ans. Vijaya Bank

Q.5. Identify the logo.

GoDaddy

Ans. GoDaddy

Q.6. Identify.

Radha Mohan Singh

Ans. Radha Mohan Singh

Q.7. Identify the logo.

Bombay Burmah Trading

Ans. Bombay Burmah Trading Co.

Q.8. There four Cs of a diamond. Cut, Colour, carat and ?

Ans. Clarity

Q.9. Question on Fenway Sports and Liverpool

Q.10. Question on Gala logo.

Q.11. Question on Boomerang employees

Q.12. Question on Thailand Stock Exchange

Q.13. Identify.

TVS

Ans. Venu Srinivasan

Questions contributed by Vrushabh and Viraj Morabia  

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Jaipur – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Jaipur – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: LNMIIT – Dheeraj Gupta and Dikshant Rathi
  • RUNNER UP: BIT Mesra – S. N. Saurav and Shubham Israni

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. How do we better know UTI Bank in today’s world?

Ans. Axis Bank

Q.2. What two-word term did Ericsson use to describe its GS 88 “Penelope” in 1997,that is so much a part of our lives today?

Ans. Smartphone

Q.3. Which Indian company sold Thumbs Up to Coke?

Ans. Parle

Q.4. Ronald Wayne, along with two others, is the founder of which famous company?

Ans. Apple

Q.5. What airline that caters to Jaipur is promoted by the Wadia group?

Ans. GoAir

Q.6. Which famous brand features Harlistas in its commercials? Hint: An Indian company is giving them a run for their money

Ans. Harley Davidson

Q.7. Sameer and Vinit Jain run which famous national daily?

Ans. Times of India

Q.8. Which group earlier owned Lakme before HUL?

Ans. Tata Group

Q.9. What does QR in QR Code stand for?

Ans. Quick Response

Q.10. In Shakespeare’s play The Merchant of Venice, what was the name of the moneylender?

Ans. Shylock

Q.11. In 2014, Belgium made a bid for World Heritage status for which very common food item?

Ans. French fries

Q.12. Who has written the book, “How Not to Make Money”?

Ans. Raj Kundra

Q.13. Old logo of which famous company?

Ans. Shell

Q.14. National Milk Day – 26 November is celebrated every year in whose memory?

Ans. Verghese Kurein

Q.15. Identify.

Ans. Nirmala Sitaraman

Q.16. Whose campaign?

Ans. Airtel

Q.17. Identify.

Ans. Evernote

Q.18. Identify the airline run by this man.

Ans. Jet Airways

Q.19. Which famous place is this?

Ans. Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, London

Q.20. Identify.

Ans. Urjit Patel

Cutoff: 15-16

Highest: 19

Questions contributed by Sakansh Mittal

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Nagpur – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Nagpur – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: IMT – Gopal and Avikshith Shetty
  • RUNNER UP: VNIT – Mukund Srinivasan and Aditya Prava

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Which Japanese PR and Advertising firm recently bought another PR firm, Perfect Relations?

Ans. Dentsu Advertising

Q.2. Which German drug company took over Monsanto Co.? (Hint: The answer is a 5 letter word)

Ans. Bayer

Q.3. Identify the company.

Ans. Durex

Q.4. Which company, owned by Jasper Infotech, recently unveiled their new logo, titled Unbox Zindagi?

Ans. Snapdeal

Q.5. Which women magazine has co-created a car with Seat named ‘Seat Mii’? (Hint: No one knows women better than ______)

Ans. Cosmopolitan

Q.6. What event, which happened around 350 years ago, gave rise to the business of insurance?

Ans. The great fire of London

Q.7. Sanjeev Gupta, who is the head of the LH Group, shot into prominence when he took over Tata Steel’s entire UK business. What does LH stand for?

Ans. Liberty House

Q.8. Which camera brand gets its name from the diminutive form of Leitz Camera?

Ans. Leica

Q.9. “What hath God wrought” was the first message sent through which medium of communication?

Ans. Telegram

Q.10. This is Manikandan, who developed this electric bicycle. What modern form of funding did he use to fund his project?

Ans. Crowdfunding

Q.11. Which very common communication machine was invented by Alexander Bain, which was slowly overtaken by the email?

Ans. Fax Machine

Q.12. Which actor was the brand ambassador of the Samajwadi Pension Yojana in UP?

Ans. Vidya Balan

Q.13. Which company sold its tower operations to Brookefield for $1.6 billion?

Ans. Reliance

Q.14. Which company has the largest refining operations in India, estimated at 60 million tones?

Ans. Reliance

Q.15. A question on Sellwell Advertising.

Q.16. Which company recently purchased Mahindra’s Babyoye?

Ans. Firstcry

Q.17. Which Indian oil company was recently sold to Rosneft?

Ans. Essar

Q.18. Which engineering company traces its origins back to the 1925 merger of Holt Manufacturing Co. and C. L. Best Tractor Co.? (Hint: It is very evident from its yellow color)

Ans. Caterpillar

Q.19. Which company introduced the Driver Seva Kendras for the comfort of the truck drivers, so as to lessen the number of road accidents? (Hint: It is a packers and movers Co.)

Ans. Agrawal Packers and Movers

Q.20. Identify the company.

Ans. Messe Dusseldorf (MD)

Questions contributed by Aniruddha Morarka

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Goa – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Goa – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: NIT, Goa – Tejan Karmali and Manu Bhat
  • RUNNER UP: Goa Medical College – Dr. Adish and Dr. Monish

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Expedia was launched in 1996 by which IT giant?

Ans. Microsoft

Q.2. Which company came up with a Super Saver Tank where in one could recharge phone using rain water harvesting?
Ans. Vodafone
 
Q.3. This company has officially announced its move into the automobile space after it unveiled its first ‘internet car’, the RX5 in collaboration with SAIC, one of China’s big four state-owned automakers. Which company?
Ans. Alibaba
 
Q.4. Which company from the Flipkart Group acquired Jabong from the Global Fashion Group?
Ans. Myntra
 
Q.5. Logo of?
Ans. Google Allo
 
Q.6. Logo of?
Ans. Slack
 
Q.7. Which company launched Duo, marking its entry into the voice chat space?
 
Ans. Google 
 
Q.8. Which e-commerce company marked its entry into the fashion store space by acquiring a fashion brand called Symbol?
 
Ans. Amazon
 

Q.9. Which power company in India changed its name to GE Power India after its acquisition by General Electric?

Ans. Alstom

 
Q.10. Which company, which branded itself as the Rajahs of Haircare, was acquired by Emami in 2015? It had a habit of naming its products with 2 words – a Hindi word followed by an English one.
 
Ans. Kesh King
 
Q.11. Photo of Moog Synthesizer
 

Q.12. Which company, entering into the AI space , acquired Hyderabad based machine learning company Tuplejump Private Limited in 2016?

Ans. Apple

 

Q.13. Which construction group recently acquired stake in Bangalore’s Le Meridien Hotel? (Options – Brigade/Embassy/Mantri)

Ans. Embassy Group

 

Q.14. Which company recently came up with a new brand of motorcycles called the Himalayan, naming it after the terrain?

Ans. Royal Enfield

Q.15. Which global beverage company came up with Kirana stores called ‘Parivartan’?

Ans. Coca Cola

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Manipal – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Manipal– Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: NITK, Surathkal – Hem Maradia and Rahul Varma
  • RUNNER UP: MIT, Manipal – Anirudh and Achintya Sharma

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. A Marvel villain called MODOK, an acronym for Mechanized Organism Designed Only for Killing, famous for his disproportionately large head, recently appeared in the Spider-Man universe, re-imagined as a certain real life personality. Who?

Ans. Donald Trump

Q.2. Question about a bike called the 1200 Multistrada, launched by a European giant for about 20 lakhs. Name the company.

Ans. Ducati

Q.3. This picture was shown. He is the co-founder of ______ Beer Company, who produces the Samuel Adams brand of beer. The blank is the name of a city which is famously associated with the history of tea in the world. Which city?

Ans. Boston

Q.4. #PehliMulakat was a marketing campaign by which Indian tea company?

Ans. Wagh Bakri

Q.5. Which Indian company launched a series of carbonated fruit juices called VOLO, a play on Yolo. Hint: This company is renowned for their Ayurveda products.

Ans. Dabur

Q.6. Aarambh’ – a pan India initiative aimed at spearheading the use of the personal computer (PC) for education was launched by which laptop manufacturer? Hint: They have extensive philanthropic interests in India.

Ans. Dell

Q7. Ravindra Patel and wife Manjula ran a chemical factory named Rexo Products in Nairobi. Who is their newsmaker son?

Ans. Urjit Patel

Q.8. Question about an Italian fashion house, famous for fur products. Recently set a new standard for the art of couture with the Legends & Fairytales show, the first-ever fashion show to be hosted at the historic Trevi Fountain in Rome. The name starts with an F.

Ans. Fendi

Q.9. Identify the logo.

Ans. Belkin

Q.10. Question about Tech Mahindra’s data analytics business.

Q.11. Question about a company running a vocational training institute called the Colour Academy.

Ans. Asian Paints

Q12. Which hotel group, having a bird as their logo, owns Swissotel, Novotel, and Sofitel brands of hotels?

Ans. Accor

Q.13. Highest earning artist, with an income of about $170m according to Forbes. Hint: Swift and Dramatic.

Ans. Taylor Swift

Q.14. Question was about this businessman also having been a head of state at some point.

Ans. Berlusconi 

Q.15. Question about a book on Warren Buffet’s letters to shareholders.

Q.16. Which company sold it’s cement business to Ultra Tech for 15,000 crore?

Ans. Jaypee Group

Questions contributed by Achintya Sharma and Anirudh Kamath.