Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Patna – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Patna – Preliminary Round Questions


  • 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 – New Delhi – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – New Delhi – Regional Round Questions


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

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. It is a US based Indian app founded by Rishi, Vinodh and Paramdeep. What?

Ans. Saavn

Q.2. Connect to an Indian state?

Ans. Uttarakhand

Q.3. This brand and Tata Housing have formed a partnership as part of which the realty portal would offer a full stack solutions.

Ans. Housing.com

Q.4. This – now a part of the American Express Group – was developed and created in Germany by Alexander Rittweger, for Deutsche Lufthansa. What?

Ans. Payback

Q.5. Identify the logo.


Q.6. In 1897, William J. Morrison and John C. Wharton conceived and co-patented this to create what was then called “Fairy Floss”.

Ans. Cotton Candy

Q.7. Tata Trusts and ______ India’s ‘Internet Saathi’ program has partnered with digital payments platform Mobikwik to transform the lives of over 200 million with digital literacy in India.

Ans. Google

Q.8. This is a famous town which is shot in winter. It’s a town in Norway. What have they done to improve their winter experiences?

Solar Energy in Winter Mirrors

Ans. They set mirrors on Mountain tops to reflect Sunlight

Q.9. Connect.

Ans. Himalaya  

Q.10. Edmund Burke called the French Revolution a “revolt of ___”; Federalists declared themselves to be “enemies to ____”. George Washington, on his deathbed, was said to have uttered these words: “Beware of ______ in politics” What’s the word?

Ans. Innovation

Q.11. Which phrase came into existence from this incident, used in a poll campaign?

Set the ball rolling

Ans. Set the ball rolling, Benjamin Harison

Q.12. The term has military roots, originating in the wartime decade of the 1940s to denote a destructive aerial bomb. The force of the explosion was capable of busting the vicinity. What are we talking about?

Ans. Blockbuster

Q.13. What from the world of HR is this?

David Ulrich

Ans. David Ulrich Framework

Q.14. Connect

Ans. Milton

Q.15. This Tata company has completed the acquisition of leading engine cooling supplier TitanX, in line with its strategy of expanding globally and fortifying presence in the cooling and emission control segments. Which company?

Ans. AutoComp

Q.16. The _____ effect is a psychological phenomenon in which people do something primarily because other people are doing it, regardless of their own beliefs, which they may ignore or override.

Ans. Bandwagon

Q.17. Who is the author of The Undoing Project?

Ans. Michael Lewis

Q.18. Dieter Rams – a renowned designer known for his designs on this brand – is also the inspiration for Jonathan Ive and a lot of Apple’s designs. Which brand did Rams work on?

Ans. Braun

Q.19. This is a cognitive bias in which consumers place a disproportionately high value on products they partially created. What is it called?

Ans. IKEA Effect

Bonus Question:

Q.20. IKEA will open its first India store in which Indian city?

Ans. Hyderabad

Q.21. Which channel owns the sports channel, DSport?

Ans. Discovery Communication

Q.22. Braun became a wholly owned subsidiary of which giant, after acquiring it from Gillette?

Ans. P&G

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Delhi – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Delhi – Preliminary Round Questions


  • 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 – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Varanasi – Regional Round Questions


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

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Connect.

Ans. State Bank of Travancore

Q.2. This began as a display category within HANNOVER MESSE. It is today a global event for digital business. What?

Ans. CeBIT

Q.3. PT Tata Motors Distribusi _________ (TMDI) and state-owned land systems and weapons maker PT Pindad will team up to produce combat vehicles in which country?

Ans. Indonesia

Q.4. Why do JFK Airport keep falcons?

Ans. Combat Drones

Q.5. Which famous Indian award for corporate social responsibility is this ?

Ans. Golden Peacock

Q.6. Initially called the RE60, the Qute was designed for city driving. Which company is behind this quadricycle?

Ans. Bajaj

Q.7. Who is the author of this book?

Ans. Ronald Wayne

Q.8. What in the world of Tata’s was originally known as Little Woods?

Ans. Westside

Q.9. Connect. Which sports?

Ans. Chess

Q.10. Question on Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions book

Q.11. These two gentleman have been blamed widely for having started something. They crafted the Smoot–Hawley Tariff Act of 1930. It increased American Import duty by 900%. What did they trigger?

Great Depression

Ans. Great Depression

Q.12. How do we better know Empressa Brasileira de Aerona`utica?

Ans. Embraer

Q.13. Whose trademark is this?

Ans. Hooters

Q.14. Alexander Graham Bell hoped that people would answer phone calls with this word. That never happened though.

Ans. Ahoy

Q.15. Identify.



Ans. PewDiePie

Q.16. Their first facility was located south of Seattle in the Heath Shipyard on the banks of the Duwamish River. Which aircraft manufacturer?

Ans. Boeing

Q.17. Id the logo.

Ans. Dodge

Q.18. Connect.

Ans. UC Browser

Q.19. To Infinity and Beyond, Wings & Pullstrings, Bring Me the of Buzz Lightyear, were some of the rejected names of what?

Ans. Toy Story

Q.20. Which brand?

Ans. KFC

Bonus Question:

Q.21. Given the locations of KFC in those days, who in 1930 offered to buy KFC?

Ans. Shell

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Varanasi – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Varanasi – Preliminary Round Questions


  • 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 – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Ghaziabad – Regional Round Questions


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

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Identify the connect.

Ans. Arunachal Pradesh

 Q.2. The most common shape and size is the corona which is also called Parejo. What is being described?

Ans. Cigar

Q.3. Expand Q in Tata iQ, if ‘I’ stands for insights.

Ans. Quant

Q.4. In the 1960s he created a state run ice cream parlour that came to embody this country’s revolutionary ideas.Who?

Ans. Fidel Castro

Q.5. This is Sarah Suhaimi. She became the first lady in history to head which stock exchange?

Ans. Saudi Arabian Stock Exchange

Q.6. Author and Professor Adam Grant examines this book on how people can reject conformity and improve the status quo by generative creative ideas. What is this called?

Ans. Brain storming

Q.7. The Tata Trusts are now into the country’s most backward villages to uplift livelihood of tribal communities under its CInI program.Expand CInI.

Ans. Collective for Integrated Livelihood Initiatives

Q.8. Question on blizzard marketing.

Q.9. What popular 4 letter word in the world of internet came from this book?

Ans. Meme

Q.10. Identify the connect.

Ans. Punjab National Bank

Q.11. Name the company this man started which was a pioneer in IT industry of India.

Ans. Patni Computers

Q.12. Question on Konigsberg bridge city.

Q.13. Tata group has joined hands with General Electric ventures, Microsoft ventures and others to set up a new technology incubator in this country. It will focus on IoT and IIoT. Which country?

Ans. Israel

Q.14. This term was coined by Ascher Opler in 1967 to refer to something that’s not ‘soft’ enough to be modified, but was still a functionality software and not ‘hardware’ either. What term?

Ans. Firmware

Q.15. Identify this man who gave the world ‘hygiene motivation theory.

Ans. Frederick Herzberg

Q.16. Identify the connect.

Ans. Apis Honey

Q.17. Which diabetes related company does this cricketer endorse?

Ans. Accu-Check

Q.18. Which legend had a plan, though unrealized, to build a ski resort, Mineral King Ski Resort?

Ans. Walt Disney

Bonus Question:

Q.19. Where did Walt Disney initially work?

Ans. Red Cross

Q.20. The brand Velar will be built exclusively at its flagship Solihull plant in the West Midlands region of England. Which automobile brand?

Ans. Jaguar Landrover-Tata

Q.21. Which brand trademarked this for the first time?

Ans. Britannia

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Ghaziabad – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Ghaziabad – Preliminary Round Questions


  • 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).


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 – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Chennai – Regional Round Questions


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

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. German Fighters in WWII carried out a raid during blackout under the cover of darkness. However, the British Fighters had developed a secret radar technology. Based on this premise, what was popularized.

Ans. Carrot improves eyesight

Q.2. TSEC is a Tata Venture. What does SE stand for?

Ans. Social Entrepreneurship

Q.3. Vic disliked changing the diapers of his grandchild. Therefore, he felt the need to come out with a line of diapers with extra-absorbent capacity. Which brand is this?

Ans. Pampers

Q.4. Who has Videocon partnered with ?

Ans. Netflix

Q.5. Connect

Ans. Eastern Condiments

Q.6. Identify the author

Ans. NN Taleb

Q.7. Identify the author

Ans. Shashi Tharoor

Q.8. Expand Tata YATS

Ans. Young Astronomers’ Talent Search

Q.9. What is Downtown Abbey Effect?

Ans. The interest in the fashion shown on the Drama and the subsequent increase in the sale of the fashion featured on the TV Series

Q.10. Connect

Ans. Lloyd Electricals

Q.11. What does this California Based company do?

Ans. Fitness trackers (Personalized fitness coaching based on remote) GoQii

Q.12. Whose idea is this? 8 steps of Change Process

Ans. Kotler

Q.13.  _______ Lift occurs when _______ invests in stock.

Ans. Icahn

Q.14. It came from Kito Katso and it is often sent to students in Japan before exams.

Ans. Kit Kat

Q.15. Identify the maker

Ans. Nintendo

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Chennai – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Chennai – Preliminary Round Questions


  • 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


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 – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Bangalore – Regional Round Questions


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

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Question on the origin of the word Flagship. 

Q.2. Identify the logo of this fin tech company. BPCL has invested in this company.

Fino Paytech

Ans. Fino Paytech

Q.3. It is a joint venture promoted by Tata Steel, SKW Stahl-Metallurgie and TAI Industries. It was formerly known as Jamshedpur Injection Power. How do we know it better now?


Q.4. Connect question on Essar Group.

Q.5. Dobbie is the mascot of which agriculture company in India? It says ‘Bread hoon, product nahin’.


Ans. Harvest Gold

Q.6. Inder Sharma founded a company named after a mythological lady, it was later acquired by Kuoni. Which company?

Ans. Sita Travels

Q.7. Muthuswamy Mudaliar decided to travel from Ooty to Brigade Road in 1936 and thus began the story the story of their growth. What did he start?

Ans. Nilgiris

Q.8. This is MM Kothari. He created a brand which is repositioned as a status symbol in India. What did he create?

Pan Parag

Ans. Pan Parag

Q.9. Ashirwad and Pravallika are brands from which Tata Company?

Ans. Rallis India

Q.10. Connect question on Aster Hospitals

Q.11. We believe every business idea deserves to be on the internet to grow. But very few can. We make it possible with technology, data, design and a little bit of magic. Who is this?

Ans. Instamojo

Q.12. This QSR business was founded in 1985 in Thailand. It is a huge brand in the world of chicken. What are we talking about?

Ans. 5 Star Chicken

Q.13. Identify the logo of this global shoe retailer.

Payless Shoes

Ans. Payless Shoes

Q.14. Who owns Plantation Trails?

Ans. Tata Coffee

Q.15. Connect question on Decathlon

Q.16. Question on King Power

Q.17. Identify the logo.


Ans. Areva

Q.18. This Caveman Island based company has agreed to fully  restructure its US Operations. And pay a 200 million fine. They have to scrap their incentives and rework their retail sales strategies.  Which company in the wellness category is from Caveman Islands?

Ans. Herbalife

Bonus Question:

Q.19. In April 2013, this entity resigned as auditors of Herbalife. They were replaced by PWC. Who resigned? or Who were the former auditors of Herbalife?


Q.20. In the Simpsons’ episode, titled Pork and Burns, the year, make, and model of Homer’s car is finally revealed. It is a 1986 _______  Junkerolla. Fill in the blank.

Simpsons automobile

Ans. Plymouth

Q.21. Activia- The only yogurt with ActiRegularis. Which global giant produces it?

Ans. Danone

Q.22. Isaac Carasso launched a brand known as Donane in 1919. Why did this name come about?

Ans. Named after his son’s nickname

Tie Breaker Questions:

Q.1. Connect the following to an entity- Sun TV Group, Tata, Modiluft.

Ans. Spicejet

Q.2. Globosport is a company owned by which sportsperson?

Ans. Mahesh Bhupathi

Q.3. Earle Dickson’s wife Josephine frequently cut and burned herself while cooking. What did he invent as a solution to this problem?

Ans. Band Aid

Questions contributed by Vaishnavi Rao.