Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2013 – Bhubaneshwar – External Track Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2013 – Bhubaneshwar – External Track Questions

Round 1:

Q1) When Bombay Stock Exchange was established in 1875, 315 people become its member. What amount was contributed by the members to start the Exchange?

– One token or 1 Rupee each.

Q2) Matthew Jullian was killed in a crash in Dubai at age 39 He was there to film horse racing. What important invention did he give to the world?

– Stump Camera Innovation

Q3) Which American strongly believed in rest leading productivity meaning, 5 days of work and 2 days rest?

– Henry Ford

Q4) In 1917 Takeuchi Industries established a company specialized in machine tools and mining equipments for their use but it eventually evolved into which giant corporation?

– Komastu

Q5) British India Cooperation is a central corporation under which Department/Ministry of the government?

– Ministry of Textile

Q6) During 16th century, Akbar the Great planted 1 lakh mango trees in Lakhi Bagh, Gujarat. If you are in Lakhi Bagh in Gujarat, whose property would you be in?

Dhirubhai Ambani

Round 2:

1. Identify the personality.


– Cyrus Poonawalla

2. Print advertisement for?


– Evian Water

3. Identify the person with his initiative.


– Andy Groove

4. Identify from the logo.


– Deccan Sunrisers

5. John Patterson founded which company?


– National Cash Registry

6. What is this stamp commemorating?


– First ever plastic/Bakelite

Round 3:

Q1) ”Your suite in the sky “ is from the which Tata group company?

– Taj Air

Q2) Question on Salt Variant, Tata Salt Lite

Q3) Question on StarBazaar

Q4) ”Make Hell Cool” initiative is from which Tata brand to attract the youth of india?

– Fastrack Watches

Round 4:

1. Connect.

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– BluRay Disc

2. Connect.

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3. Connect.

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– World Bank

4. Connect.

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– Chelsea FC

Round 5:

Q1) CEO of Trade Corp Ltd. which is a company dealing with electrical good and gems. Who?

– Raj Kundra

Q2) It is a department which  is governed by a group of 15 academics appointed by the Vice-Chancellor known as the Delegates of the Press. They are headed by the Secretary to the Delegates.

– Oxford University Press (OUP)

Q3) It  is considered to be one of the “Big Six” publishing companies.  On 1 July 2013, the merger was complete, with the combined company known as Penguin _______ ______.

– Random House



Reckitt Benckiser – Soubhagya Jena and Pramod Tiwary


XIMB – Subhasis Ray and Manimay Ghosh

Questions Contributed by Rashmi Ranjan Swain & Sampad Pattanaik.

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2013 – Bhubaneshwar – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2013 – Bhubaneshwar – Preliminary Round Questions



Reckitt Benckiser – Soubhagya Jena and Pramod Tiwary


XIMB – Subhasis Ray and Manimay Ghosh

Preliminary Round:

Q1) Complete the statement. Albert Einstein said “the hardest thing to understand in the world is  _ _ _ _ _ _  _ _ _”.

(Clue: It’s two words and we come across this term every year)

– Income Tax

Q2) Which entertainer owns Nuyorican Productions and the clothing brand Teeology?

– Jennifer Lopez

Q3) Which book retailer  originated in 1886 with a book store called Arthur Hinds and Company located in the Cooper Union building in New York ?

– Barnes and Nobles

Q5) Who was the former managing editor of “The Smart Manager” along with Sumantra Ghosal?

– Geeta Piramal

Q6) Which trustee of the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund, the Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust and the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, was twice awarded the Order of the Sacred Treasure by the Emperor of Japan?

– R.P. Goenka

Q7) Which private sector bank launched an Incredible India travel card in association with India tourism?

– YES Bank

Q8) By what name  is the business practice where a company, or a sales force within a company, inflates its sales figures by forcing more products through a distribution channel than the channel is capable of selling to the world at large.  This can be the result of a company attempting to inflate its sales figures.

– Channel Stuffing/Channel Dumping

Q9) Which automobile company launched an “egg shaped”concept vehicle named E40 where E stands for evolution, eco friendliness, electricity?

– Hyundai

Q10) Print Advert on Random House Publications (Visual not available)

Q11) What was smuggled by Baba Budan, while on a pilgrimage to Mecca from Yemen and brought to India?

Coffee Mocha/Coffee Beans

Q12) Which business organization was established in 1927 on the advice of Mahatma Gandhi by G.D. Birla and R. Kankrawa?


Q13) Which company was founded by a gentleman escaping French revolution using capital raised in france and gun powder machinery imported from France ?

– Du Pont

Q14) Who is the brand ambassador for UNICEF in India?

– Aamir Khan

Q15) Identify this businessman (Hint- After whom a financial house is named)


– J.P.Morgan

Q16) MTR (Mavelli Tiffin Rooms) was started by which family?

– Maiyaa Family

Q17) From which unlikely company did Sony buy Columbia Picture in 1989?

– Coke  or Coca Cola

Q18) Which is the first country in which Airtel started its operations outside India?

– Bangladesh

Q19) Which indian was involved in the Garbage Gate Scandal of 2002?

– L.N. Mittal

20) Identify this founder or give the bank to whom he is /was associated.


– Citigroup

Questions contributed by Rashmi Ranjan Swain and Sampad Pattanaik.