Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Lucknow – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Lucknow – Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER: IIM-L : Shaswath Goel and Chaitanya.K
  • RUNNER UP:  IIM-L : Abhijeet and Akshath

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Question on the origin of Vada Pav

Q.2. The Jules Verne Restaurant shown here is located where?

Ans. Eiffel Tower

Q.3. Connect question on Indian Oil

Q.4. This gives its name to which brand?

Ans. Orient Express

Q.5. Tata Sons has appointed Venu Srinivasan as a director to its board. He is the chairman of which company?

Ans. TVS

Q.6. Connect question on BPL. Clues on screen – Mohanlal, Amitabh Bachchan, BPL Logo with text blanked out

Q.7. These are bonds issued outside India but denominated in Indian Rupees, rather than the local currency. What are they called?

Ans. Masala Bonds

Q.8. FalconEye is a product from which Tata company?

Ans. Tata Elxsi

Q.9. Who is she?

Ans. Madame Tussaud

Q.10. Project Spartan was the code name for what?

Ans. Microsoft Edge

Q.11. Logo of?

Ans. Wrogn by Virat Kohli

Follow up Question:

Q.12. Virat Kohli has founded a social networking startup along with which Real Madrid footballer?

Ans. Gareth Bale

Q.13. Silver Kris is the premium lounge of which airline?

Ans. Singapore Airlines

Follow up Question:

Q.14. What is the regional airline of Singapore Airlines?

Ans. Silk Air

Q.15. This village in China celebrated a recent victory as the person’s name means _______

Ans. Donald Trump’s victory

Follow up Question:

Q.16. Restaurants here include Dynasty, Il Mulino New York, Moon at Dynasty, Robert’s Steakhouse, and Hard Rock Café. Where?

Ans. Trump Taj Mahal

Questions contributed by Akshath Ashok

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Anand – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Anand – Regional Round Questions


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

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. What was the name Gaurav Jain chose for his restaurant?

Ans. Mast Kalandar

Q.2. Connect.

Ans. India Post

Q.3. Indian aviation took off in 1932 when Tata Sons was permitted to operate a mail service linking _____, Ahmedabad, Bombay, Bellary and Madras.

Ans. Karachi

Q.4. Sassoon David and Ratanjee Dadabhoy Tata were the founders of this 1906 established bank?

Ans. Bank of India

Q.5.  What is so special about this device?

Pokemon Go

Ans. Pokemon Go Watch which alerts 

Q.6. Tata CliQ sells only C.A.M.E.L.S. Expand M in the term. Certified Authentic ______ Everybody Loves.

Ans. Merchandise

Q.7. Which tax on imports and exports originated from the Arabic word ‘arrafa’ meaning ‘to notify’?

Ans. Tariff

Q.8. Which country was the first to execute this in a huge manner?

Ans. Australia

Q.9. Pardot- B2B Marketing automation & Heroku- build engaging customer-facing apps are their products.

Ans. Salesforce

Q.10. Connect

Ans. Coal India

Q.11. This is a game called Guardians of the sky. Who is its developer?


Ans. Indian Air Force

Q.12. Connect.

Ans. ProKabaddi League

Q.13. Tata Solar power has commissioned a 100 MW solar power project in this Indian state which is the biggest solar power project commissioned using domestically manufactured solar cells and modules, in-line with the Government of India’s ‘Make in India’ initiative. Which State?

Ans. Andhra Pradesh

Q.14.  The term X originally comes from Broadway theatre, where it was used to describe wealthy individuals who provided money for the theatrical productions that would otherwise have to shut down. What is X?

Ans. Angel Investor

Q.15. Which symbol was designed by Harvey Ball in 10 minutes, an artist for the State Mutual Life Assurance as a friendship campaign to make people happy?

Ans. Smiley

Q.16. Identify the logo.

Ans. Nalanda University

Q.17. The franchisee is owned by Vita Dani, Abhishek Bachchan and MS Dhoni. What are we talking about?

Ans. Chennaiyin FC

Q.18. (Bonus Question) The performance partner of Chennaiyin FC is a sports efficiency company named Catapult. It is based in which country?

Ans. Australia

Q.19. Which company is working on this product?

Ans. Google Cardboard

Q.20. Its dubbed the Ultimate Banking Unit. Which game?

Ans. Monopoly

Q.21. (Bonus Question) What are the following: a dog, a cat, a shoe, race car, battleship?

Ans. Pieces in Monopoly

Q.22. Amazon coin has created some tension in the US. What?


Ans. This fictional currency is more valuable than US Dollar

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Ahmedabad – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Ahmedabad – Regional Round Questions


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

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. On 10th October 1995,what did Netscape launch that was related to its Netscape Navigator 2.0 Beta and was called the bounty program?

Ans. The bug bounty program

Q.2. Name the author of the book ‘Who moved my interest rate?’

Ans. Duvviri Subbarao

Q.3. Identify the connect.

Ans. Goal line technology

Q.4. Which standardised fragrance is being introduced by the Taj Group to bring about uniformity in fragrance and music across its properties?

Ans. Jasmine

Q.5. What does the “L” in Revlon stand for?

Ans. Charles Lachman

Q.6. Which Anglo-Australian multinational mining, metals and petroleum company headquartered in Melbourne is led by CEO Andrew Mackenzie?

Ans. BHP Billiton

Q.7. Identify the connect.

Ans. Leonardo Da Vinci

Q.8. Which collective group CSR programme has been launched by the Tatas to enable India with skills and development?

Ans. Tata Strive

Q.9. Identify the artist.

Ans. Adolf Hitler

Q.10.Why can’t one buy a Tesla in Texas yet?

Ans. Texas requires that cars can be bought only through dealers and not directly from manufacturers.

Q.11. In 1936, what material or resource did Vladimir Lukyanov use to power this computer built by him?

Ans. Water

 Q.12. Identify the connect.

Ans. IDBI bank

Q.13. Tata global beverages and Tata Trusts are collaborating with ______ train, an international children’s cleft charity, to raise awareness and extend support for cleft lip palate repair and comprehensive cleft care.

Ans. Smile Train

Q.14. Which brand does he endorse?

Ans. Pan Bahar

Q.15. ‘Expert service. Unbeatable Price.’ Which famous brand’s tagline is this?

Ans. Best Buy

Q.16. Which product’s cleverest ad ploy in the 1920s was possibly to distribute an unlimited number of them to Boy Scouts and local butchers?

Ans. Band Aid

Bonus Question:

Q.17. What name was given to self-adhering sports tape manufactured by Band Aid?

Ans. Coach

Q.18. Question on Ulysse Nardin Rooster watch.

Q.19. This Indian internet media and news company was founded in August 2013 by Sattvik Mishra, Suparn Pandey, Debarshi Banerjee, Rishi Pratim Mukherjee, Sriparna Tikekar, Saransh Singh. Which one?

Ans. ScoopWhoop

Tie Breaker Questions: 

Q.20. Who is the author of the book ‘Not just an accountant’?

Ans. Vinod Rai

Q.21. In the world of chemical industry,what does ‘S’ stand for in BASF as in Badische Anilin S____ Fabrik?

Ans. Soda

Q.22. Question on the founders of Patni Computers. 

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Pune – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Pune – Regional  Round Questions


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

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. What?


Ans. Hollywood – Hollyweed = Marijuana legalization

Q.2. Jonah Peretti is Founder and CEO of ____, the social news and entertainment company that provides a pioneering mix of breaking news, entertainment and shareable content.

Ans. Buzzfeed

Q.3. This was the first car launched by which brand?

Shelby Cobra

Ans. Shelby Cobra

Q.4. Connect question on Roche

Q.5. Which banking group gets its name from the capital of Cantabria?

Ans. Santander

Q.6. Name the news agency founded by Prem Prakash in 1975 as the defacto monopoly supplier of news for Reuters Television.

Ans. ANI (Asian News International)

Q.7. In 2010, Greg Moran, and David Back, started discussing the infrastructural challenges in India. They came up with this idea of not having a car and still self-drive a car. Which business was born thus?

Ans. ZoomCar

Q.8. When David Novak retired as the chairman of this company, he left behind a legacy of 41,000 restaurants across 125 countries. His book, “O Great One!” is based on leadership lessons. Which company are we talking about?

Ans. Yum Brands

Q.9. Why did Tata Motors arrive at the name ‘Dipper’?

Ans. Male contraceptive brand targeted at truck drivers to promote safe sex

Q.10. Tata Steel created a special campaign – ‘We make ____, not just steel’ – to highlight its contribution to the development of India since 1948. What is it that Tata Steel has invested in?

Ans. Olympians

Q.11. This program aims to build capacity to train youth for employment, entrepreneurship and community enterprise. What is this program called?

Ans. Tata Strive

Q.12. The company’s first product was a face cream. To save money, it moved to manufacturing its own plastic containers for the cream. This led to the formation of a chemical company deriving its name from the Chinese words for Happiness & Joy; and is a large electronic giant today. Name the company?

Ans. LG

Q.13. ‘Aao Khushiyan Manaye’ is a campaign by which Tata brand celebrated 10 years of its existence in India.

Ans. Tata Sky

Q.14. In the 1920s, the British decided to print money in India. They began constructing the printing press in this city due to its proximity to a key railway line that connected it to the rest of India. Which city are we talking about?

Ans. Nasik

Q.15. There are just two countries where Coca-Cola cannot be bought or sold. One being Cuba, which is the other?

Ans. North Korea

Q.16. Connect

Ans. Ajanta Clocks

Q.17. Which company made the first phone?

Ans. Motorola

Q.18. Connect question on Gatorade

Q.19. Connect

Ans. Loreal

Q.20. Question on Complan and World War II. 

Q.21. Connect question on Pantene 

Q.22. Question on Andy Halve

Questions contributed by Vrushabh and Viraj Morabia  

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Jaipur – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Jaipur – Regional Round Questions


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

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Which brand do you associate this person with?

Ans. Airtel 

Q.2. Speaking at a programme titled ‘Dostur – Ek Parampara’, Social Activist Dr. Munda appreciated which Tata company’s efforts for preserving & promoting the tribal language ‘Ho’?

Ans. Tata Steel

Q.3. This is Alibaba’s ticker on NASDAQ. What is it?


Q.4. Connect

Ans. ICICI Bank

Q.5. What’s named after Tony Stark’s ____ from the Iron Man movies & has Morgan Freeman ‘behind’ it?

Ans. JARVIS AI from Facebook

Q.6. Which Tata company has completed acquisition of 100% shareholding in Welspun Renewables Energy & its subsidiaries?

Ans. Tata Power

Q.7. Which famous company is known as the merger?

Ans. ACC Cements

Q.8. Connect

Ans. Barcodes

Q.9. Whose login page reads- Bringing joy to messaging?

Ans. Dubsmash

Q.10. Connect


Ans. Airtel Money

Q.11. Identify the advertiser

Big Basket

Ans. Bigbasket.com

Q.12. How do we now better know North Delhi Power?

Ans. Tata Power

Q.13. In 2000, the Vatican stated that this game franchise did not have “any harmful moral side effects” & was based on “ties of intense friendship”. What was being described?

Ans. Pokemon

Q.14. Kolakta based Te-A-Me Teas delivered a huge consignment containing 6000 bags of famous Assam green tea to him. Whom was this particular consignment sent to?

Ans. Donald Trump

Q.15. Who introduced the concept of One Page Banking?

Ans. Axis Bank

Q.16. ‘Third Rock’ is an internet radio station from which organisation?


Bonus Question:

Q.17. Spaceport, a NASA publication, serves the employees of which particular place and organisation?

Ans. Kennedy Space Centre

Q.18. Identify the advertiser.

Ans. Hotstar

Q.19. Known as Sistem Penerbangan Malaysia in Malay, which company owns the two subsidiaries called Firefly and MASwings?

Ans. Malaysian Airlines

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Nagpur – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Nagpur – Regional Round Questions


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

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Hallmarks started this event. Which event?

Ans. Valentine’s Day

Q.2. An early 17th Century term, which meant an early payment to ensure promptness.

Ans. Tip

Q.3. Banca Monte Dei Paschi di Siena, the oldest bank still in existence, is located in which country?

Ans. Italy

Q.4. A question on Amartya Sen.

Q.5. An English word which is derived from the Persian word meaning “a place with different prices”.

Ans. Bazaar

Q.6. Which famous person collaborated with Knowledge Adventures and created “Director and his Chair”?

Ans. Steven Spielberg

Q.7. Recent Discoveries of punched mark ‘Mudras’ at under water city of Dwarka has brought to light something that was used as coins. What item?

Ans. Cowrie Shells

Q.8. Which word originally meant a bag holding provisions, especially when travelling, typically used by peddlers and pilgrims which came from a Germanic word related to well?

Ans. Wallet

Q.9. As on 22nd December 2016, the rVSV-ZEBOV vaccine became the first of its kind to have a 70-100% chance to prevent which disease?

Ans. Ebola

Q.10. What are these?

Ans. Talking ATMs (for the blind)

Q.11. Studiowest is a brand from which Tata company?

Ans. Westside

Q.12. Which term was first used in Chicago Tribune of Christmas Eve, 1986 that means the practice of shopping in order to make oneself feel more cheerful?

Ans. Retail Therapy (Shopping Therapy)

Q.13. What word coming from Sanskrit means “An icon or figure representing a particular person in a computer game or internet forum”?

Ans. Avatar

Q.14. A connect question on IndusInd Bank.

Q.15. Identify the couple.

Ans. The couple behind Freedom 251 (Ringing Bells)

Q.16. Give funda.

Ans. Trump Palace being renamed.

Q.17. Identify the hotel group.

Ans. Sayaji Group of Hotels

Q.18. Identify the company.

Ans. Yamaha

Q.19. Who has the sole license to use the spectacles of Gandhi?

Ans. Sabarmati Ashram

Q.20. This Tata company traces its lineage to 1961, when it was incorporated as National Iron and Steel Mills. Which one?

Ans. NatSteel

Q.21. Identify the brand of perfume.

Ans. Skinn Perfumes

Q.22. A connect question on Asian Paints.

Q.23. A connect question on Nestle.

Q.24. What currency connects the countries Mexico, Chile, Argentina and Colombia?

Ans. Peso

Bonus: The Mexican Peso is dived into a Hundred Centavos. Which other currency, the code for which is PHP, uses the same fractional method?

Ans. Philippines

Q.25. What does BHIM stand for?

Ans. Bharat Interface for Money

Bonus: BHIM was developed for which entity?

Ans. NPCI (National Payment Corporation of India)

Q.26. Which cosmetic brand was created by Tom Lyle William and named after his sister?

Ans. Maybelline

Bonus: What is the 3 word tagline used by them for their campaigns involving the youth?

Ans. Make It Happen

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Goa – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Goa – Regional  Round Questions


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

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. “Often a Bridesmaid but not a Bride” – Tagline by which company?

Ans. Listerine Mouthwash
Q.2. What did a man called Tarachand Barjatya give to India?
Ans. Rajashri Films
Q.3. Directed by Shoojit Sircar, which Tata company has got into promoting itself via a campaign called “Family Jingalala”?
Ans. Tata Sky
Q.4. Bowery Bugs is a cartoon created by Arthur Davis. It shows Bugs Bunny telling the story of a Steve Brodie jumping off which bridge and having survived the jump?
Ans. Brooklyn Bridge
Q.5. Connect question on Kaziranga National Park 
Q.6. #Chooselove is a campaign by which cosmetics company?
Ans. Revlon
Q.7. In 2016, Which Tata company signed a global agreement with Castrol for providing an entire range of lubricants and engine oils?
Ans. Tata Motors
Q.8. Dharampal Singh was a Xerox shop owner who fought and won what legal battle in India in mid-2016. What?
Ans. His efforts ensured that pages from textbooks could have been photocopied, which were earlier copyrights. 
Q.9. Also the name of a company, what is the Gaelic word for one?
Ans. Aon
Q.10. When L’Oreal acquired it, they were in a dilemma of whether to buy it or not. Clue: Alia Bhatt
Ans. Maybelline  (Maybe or maybe not)
Q.11. Which exact Tata company division recently launched Hexa?
Ans. Tata Motors SUV
Q.12. Member since 2007, Married since 2015. American Express’ campaign for what?
Ans. Same sex marriage 
Q.13. Which company’s design is made to show its domination over land, air and sea?
Ans. The three pronged logo of Mercedes Benz
Q.14. Which airline was started in 1984 and renamed as MG Express in 1993?
Ans. Spicejet
Q.15. Question on PayU

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Manipal – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Manipal– Regional Round Questions


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

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. During the American civil war in 1860s the cotton market was booming. As a result cotton traders were very busy at the Bombay cotton exchange were busy and used to come home late. As a result they used to not get food in their homes.The street vendors to solve this problem used to mash all the leftover vegetables together and cook it and used to serve this along with the leftover bread to the traders. This is the origins of which iconic Indian dish?

Ans. Pav bhaji

Q.2. This is Shashank ND and he has created a revolution in health care industry. Name his company?

Ans. Practo

Q.3. Which company has come out with products like “My partner snores a lot”,”My daughter comes home late”?


Q.4. Connect: Ackworth, John Mathai, and Chaiya Chaiya Dance from Dil Se?

Ans. Indian Railways 

Q.5. The book “A Crown of Thorns” written by TCA Srinivasa Raghavan is based on whom?

Ans. The Governors of the RBI

Q.6. Ram Kinkar Baig submitted the successful proposal of building what to Nehru to symbolise good fortune and prosperity?

Ans. Yaksha and Yakshini statue at RBI HQ.

Q.7. Which city in the tri-state area in USA is called “collar city” because of it’s association with cuffs and collars?

Ans. Troy

Q.8. Question on Book : From Silk to Silicon

Q.9. Matt Groening changed the name from _______ to The Simpsons. What was the earlier name?

Ans. Simpsons. He added the word ‘The’ to it.

Q.10. Question on Pebble, Smartphone watch

Q.11. Which Ivy League University is associated with the color cardinal?

Ans. Stanford

Questions contributed by Hem Maradia

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Singapore – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Singapore – Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER: National University of Singapore (NUS) – Rohan Naidu and Shivam Bhardwaj
  • RUNNER UP: Nanyang Technological University (NTU) – Arvind Ramesh and Anshuman Anand

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Considered one of the most simplistic designs in the world. It became an iconic identity as a logo or a symbol. Created and designed by Frazer Brunner in 1964 on the request of a Tourism Board of a country. What design or symbol are we talking about?

Ans. Singapore Merlion

Q.2. He’s a fashion mogul. He built his second breast cancer research center as a tribute to his close friend Nina Hyde who died in 1990 after a long battle. Who is this great designer whose brands today contribute exclusively and in large measure to breast cancer foundations?

 Ans. Ralph Lauren

Q.3. What in the modern world of media is a kill fee? A lot of media houses have legalized this. What do you pay the fee for?

Ans. A kill fee is a payment on a magazine or newspaper article made to the freelancer when his assigned article is “killed” or cancelled

Q.4. He is an American racing driver turned entrepreneur. He took a pretty British sports car the Ace, and added a powerful Ford V8. The result was a fearsomely fast car that terrified roads. What are we talking about from the world of brands? He named the brand after a venomous snake.

Ans. Shelby Cobra

Q.5. Ratan Tata of the Tata Group, in partnership with this particular University is setting up a venture capital fund with about a hundred and fifty million US dollars. It is one of those universities which has contributed immensely from noble to various other inventions in the world of science and so on. Which famous American University is this?

Ans. University of California

 Q.6. Which brand from Asia after long deliberations came up with a name which is a combination of two words that essentially meant we provide sound for all? Therefore the brand name.

Ans. Panasonic

Q.7. Which country banned this campaign? ‘Absolute _____, the future is yours to create’ was a campaign which they said is outrageous. It was in the context of the famous presidential battle that happened.

Ans. South Korea

Q.8. This created an uproar across the world. What was this innovation?

 Japanese Rink

Ans. Freezing fishes in the rink of a Japanese theme park

Q.9. What is happening here?

Ans. Kopi Luwak

Q.10. How does the world know these beautiful go downs?

Ans. Clarke Quay

Q.11. What is named after her?

Marie Biscuit

Ans. Marie Biscuit

Q.12. Identify the brand from this royalty? A famous brand is named after this great King.

louis philippe

Ans. Louis Philippe

Q.13. This is a famous Prime Minister of Britain. He is credited for?

earl grey tea

Ans. Earl Grey Tea

Q.14. This is the famous Earl after whom something we can eat is named?

Earl Sandwich

Ans. Sandwich

Q.15. Connect:

Ans. Auction Houses

Q.16. Connect.

Ans. Mars

Q.17.Identify. He is associated with?

Ans. Pokemon Go

Q.18. It was one of the most commercially successful airports in Asia. Which airport?

Ans. Kallang

Q.19. What is he credited for?

Ans. Singapore Sling