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 Corporate Edition 2016 – Chennai – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Chennai– Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER: Wipro : Viraj Bake & Sai Bharath
  • RUNNER UP: The Hindu : Sriram Srinivasan & Ramanan

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. What did he create?


Ans. Creator of Pokemon

Q.2. Af-Taab Investment Company Ltd is a subsidiary of which Tata Company?

Ans. Tata Power

Q.3. Connect.


Ans. ICAI (Chartered Accountants)

Q.4. Identify.


Ans. Roger Enrico, Pepsi Ex- CEO

Q.5. Analytical Question


Ans. Zara + Instagram + Gaana +  Yahswant Sina = RTGS

Q.6. Watch maker Swatch has decided to register a European trademark for this phrase. It gives the Swiss company the right to use the phrase in its promotions and advertising up until 2025, a move no one was expecting, especially not the Apple fans. Which phrase?

Ans. One More Thing

Q.7. On Sunday, May 8, Germany hit a new high in renewable energy generation. Thanks to a sunny or windy day, at one point around 1 pm, the country’s solar, wind, hydro and biomass plants were supplying 55GW of the 63 GW being consumed or 87%. What happened then?

Ans. The German Govt. paid people to use solar energy

Q.8. Identify.


Ans. First ever printed currency in circulation

Q.9. The Tata Government Training Centre, the first technical education institute in this country, was founded in 1972. Which country?

Ans. Singapore

Q.10. Connect


Ans. India Post

Q.11. People with stress would like to try a drink which helps them relax without drowsiness. That is when I hit upon the idea says the founder Ahmed Elafifi. It has forayed in India with the Original, which has a fruit based flavour and the Jade, which has a green tea flavour. The company has also partnered with Pushpam Group for manufacturing in India. Who are we talking about?

Ans. TranQuini

Q.12. Analytical question.


Ans. CBS = PWC + Ed De Bono + Sharapova

Q.13. What?


Ans. Rockefeller Foundation

Q.14. Godrej Consumer Products acquired which brand from Shogun Diapers Ltd back in 2003?

Ans. Snuggy

Q.15. “If you think you’re a really good programmer … read ___________ …. You should definitely send me a resume if you can read the whole thing” said a quote from Bill Gates on the cover of the third edition of the first volume. Which book?

Ans. Art of Computer Programming

Q.16. Analytical question.



Q.17. What?


Ans. Missing children in Pakistan sponsored by corporate houses

Q.18. Why the colour?


Ans. Breast cancer awareness

Q.19.  “Jack Dangermond kind of created the industry,” says John Hanke, who for six years led Google’s efforts in this area. What is Dangermond’s contribution that the world of transportation uses extensively today?

Ans. Navigation systems

Q.20. Connect


Ans. Nobel Prize Economists

Q.21. Identify.


Ans. Youtube

Q.22. Owned by?


Ans. Rolex

Q.23. Identify.


Ans. TT Krishnamachari

Questions contributed by Jitendra Gaglani

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Chennai – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Chennai– Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER: Wipro : Viraj Bake & Sai Bharath
  • RUNNER UP: The Hindu : Sriram Srinivasan & Ramanan

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Which well-known Tamilian is the author of the book ‘Saving Capitalism from the Capitalists: Unleashing the Power of Financial Markets to Create Wealth and Spread Opportunity’?

Ans. Raghuram Rajan

Q.2. The Amalgamations Group is well known for its tractors and farm equipment. Which legendary bookstore do they also own?

Ans. Higginbothams

Q.3. What?



Q.4. Expand HORECA, as in the business segment if CA is catering?

Ans. Hotel & Restaurant & Catering

Q.5. “It is not the employer who pays the wages. Employers only handle the money. It is the customer who pays the wages.” Whose quote?

Ans. Henry Ford

Q.6. The 500-Euro note was nicknamed the ______, because it is known to exist but hard to find, has been slated to withdrawal for some time. What?

Ans. Bin Laden

Q.7. Identify.


Ans. Dhiraj Rajaram

Q.8. Which company agreed to sell its rice export business, brands- Gold Seal Indus Valley and Rozana to Delhi based LT Foods Ltd that sells rice under Daawat brand?

Ans. HUL

Q.9. This newspaper group’s latest digital film aims to champion the cause of girl child education. The film is a part of the group’s ongoing ad campaign centered on the ‘Zidd Karo Duniya Badlo’ theme.

Ans. Dainik Bhaskar

Q.10. Identify.


Ans. Sant Singh Chatwal, Hampshire Hotels & Resorts

Q.11. Strength of nature -African company was taken over by ?

Ans. Godrej

Q.12. Kota railway station received 50 goods coaches special order for what?

Ans. Latur district, Water

Q.13. Identify the logo.


Ans. Grundfos

Q.14. This brand has moved into luxury by manufacturing Alberto ciaschini, with Swarovski crystals embedded?

Ans. Hidesign

Q.15. Identify.


Ans. Umang Bedi, Facebook India CEO

Q.16. Which company’s stake owned by HP enterprises was bought out?

Ans. Mphasis

Q.17. Aircel’s stake in 8 circles was bought out by?

Ans. Airtel

Q.18. Identify.


Ans. VGP Group

Q.19. Question on American Express origin and Wells Fargo

Q.20. Dell Inc.’s IT business was bought by?

Ans. NTT Data

Questions contributed by Jitendra Gaglani.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Chennai – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Chennai – Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER :
  • IIT Madras – Venkatasubramaniam and Rushabh
  • SRM University – Siddhanth and Abijit H

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. How do we better know Fred Turner University?

Ans. McDonald’s Hamburger University

Q.2. What tagline did she coin ?

Anuja Chauhan

Ans. Yeh Dil Mange More

Q.3. Which Tata Enterprise has a JV with Boeing?

Ans. Tata Advanced Systems

Q.4. With which brand would you associate Vallabhai Patel and Stamina?

Ans. Amul

Q.5. Question on Tipping point.

Q.6. Which TVchannel distributed “Anmol Water”?

Ans. Zee

Q.7.Question on the Mint Mark

Q.8. Question on Lockheed Martin

Q.9. Question on Nowroji Saklatwala

Q.10. With what would you associate Hilton and Herbert Hover?

Ans. Waldorf Astoria

Q.11. What was initiated by Arjun Jain in 1993?

Ans. Polaris

Q.12. Question on Faulty Airbags

Q.13. What?

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Ans. Bata Shoe Museum

Q.14. Which brand sponsors stunts?

Ans. Redbull

Q.15. With what would you associate  “Healty soul in Healthy Body”?

Ans. Asics

Q.16. Question on the First Times Women of the year

Q.17. What is the name Company initated by Ashok Soota after leaving Mindtree?

Ans. Happiest Mind

Q.18. Who is the Phantom of the Bombay House?

Ans. Pallonji Mistri

Q.19. Question on Dr. Dre and Beats.

Q.20. With which Company would you associate her. She is referred to as Chief Lizard Officer.


Ans. Mozilla

Q.21. Question on Taj Airlines

Q.22. Question on Brylcreem

Q.23. Question on the lyrics of a song written by Piyush Pandey

Questions contributed by Samyuktha R

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Chennai – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Chennai – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER :
  • IIT Madras – Venkatasubramaniam and Rushabh
  • SRM University – Siddhanth and Abijit H

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Which is the only heritage hotel in Chennai which was once named Albany?

Ans. Taj Connemara

Q.2. This brand’s shampoos are Chik and it was also called Beauty Cosmetics Pvt Ltd. How do we better know this ?

Ans. Cavin Kare

Q.3. ‘Bold is Beautiful’ is from Anouk. Which brand runs this campaign. ( Hint- Name of a E-commerce Portal)

Ans. Myntra

Q.4. Which electric cable company launched #PaniKiTarahNaBahao?

Ans. Finolex

Q.5. HUL got this from Mosons Extractions of Kerala. Which famous hair-care product is this?

Ans. Indulekha 

Q.6. Before Sewagh retired he thanked a public sector company (oil company) for giving him security. Which entity?


Q.7. M2 is the new range from which automobile?

Ans. BMW

Q.8. Which advertising agency has launched The Indian School of Design & Innovation (ISDI)?

Ans. WPP

Q.9. “Touch the pickle” was a campaign run by ?

Ans. Whisper

Q.10. Which is the biggest employer in the US has over 3.2 Million employees?

Ans. Defence Department

Q.11. A 1000cc car from Nissan was named after the Sun. Which car?

Ans. Nissan Sunny

Q.12. “Gardens by the Bay” is from ?

Ans. Singapore

Q.13. Who featured in an award-winning documentary- “INSIDE JOB”?

Ans. Raghuram Rajan

Q.14. “Memoirs of a Dean of Wall Street” is a book by?

Ans. Benjamin Graham

Q.15. Which insurance company did he launch ?


Ans. Peerless 

Q.16. What is his name ?


Ans. KM Mammen Mappilai

Q.17. Digital Gold, the book captures which phenomenon?

Ans. Bitcoin

Q.18. Identify the logo.


Ans. Gemini Studios

Q.19. Logo of?

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Ans. Masarati

Q.20. Butler from Ritchie-Rich. What is his name ? (Hint-Named after a Chocolate)

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Ans. Cadbury

Questions contributed by Samyuktha. R

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Chennai – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Chennai – Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER:  TCS- Jayakanthan and Himadri
  • RUNNER UP: Matrimony.com- Kiran and Aditya


Regional Round Questions:

Rounds 1 & 2:

1) Identify. (Clue: Famous from Canterbury [Buzzed])


Ans. Baedeker Travel Guides  (Karl Baedeker)

2) What was done to Kerosene distributed through PDS in the 1980s to counter pilferage?

Ans. Tinge of blue was added.

3)  Connect:


Ans. Filmfare

4) A six-foot high dollar sign was erected on this novelist-philosopher’s coffin when she died in 1982. Who?

Ans. Ayn Rand

5) NY central in 20th Century (1902-1967) advertised that it used a famous item to direct people into the train. What was it ?


Ans. Red Carpet

6) The copyright was seized by the US Govt under the Trading with the Enemy Act. Later in 1979, Houghton Mifflin, the US publisher of the book, bought the rights from the government and more than 15,000 copies are sold a year. The manga form is produced by East Press, as part of its Manga de Dokuha (Read it via manga) series. What?

Ans. Mein Kampf by Adolf Hitler

7) This Tata company is predominantly in the business of manufacturing Axles & Transmissions for Commercial Vehicles. In the year 2000, the erstwhile Axle & Transmissions manufactuging divisions of Tata Motors, were spun off as 100% subsidiaries HVAL & HVTL respectively. HVTL was amalgamated with HVAL and HVAL was then renamed to its current name in FY 2011-12?

Ans. Tata Drivelines

8) Connect:


Ans. Nintendo

9) In keeping with the company’s strategy to garner a greater percentage of sales from virtual shopping, Kishore Biyani’s Future Group acquried online and telephone shopping portal ______ Bazaar in 2010. Future Ecommerce acquired ________ Bazaar in an all-stock transaction. _____ Bazaar operates the web portal _______.in and pegs itself as ‘India’s phone bazaar’. FIB with the name that literally means ‘Four Creeks of channels’?

Ans. Chowpatty

10) Which tool is used to collect a product spread over India has been estimated to have a $3.5 Billion production? The plant is shallow and has a capsule.


Ans. Nushtar – Tool Used to Cut & Collect Opium

11) Tata Motor’s new engine is India’s first 1.2 liter MPFi turbocharged petrol engine to power new Tata Motors cars – Zest and Bolt. Name it?

Ans. Revetron

12) Identify the scenario.


Ans. Goldilocks Economy – Not Too Hot or Cold Economy

13) He was well known for his sleek signature line of Fila ‘BJ’ sportswear. Although he wore Fila throughtout the world (except in his native country where he was contracted to Jockey) he used different rackets and shoes for different parts of the world. His label has since become second only to Clavin Klein in his home country. World Brand Management has exclusive rights to the brand whose largest selling prodcut is underclothes. Who is this famous person after whom the eponymous brand is named?

Ans. Bjorn Borg

14) The first sketches of the WWF logo were by a British enviromentalist and artist, Gerald Watterson. Based on these, Sir Peter Scott, one of the founders, drew the first logo. He said at the time that ‘We wanted and animal that is beautiful, endangered, and loved by many people in the world for its appealing qualities. There was one more significant yet practiacal reason as to why they chose a ‘Panda’. What was the reason?

Ans. It was black and white and it was ideal to save money on printing.

9) This Tata company in partnership with Cloudera, the leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop, announced the certification of Big Data Solutions on Cloudera Enterprise through the Cloudera Certified Technology Program (CCTP). Which company?

Ans. CMC

10) Connect:


Ans. Jaguar

11) The earliest use of this term indicating a phrase of transition from hand production methods seems to be in a letter of July 6 1799 by French envoy Louis-Guillaume Otto. Freidrich Engels, the social scientist and Karl Marx’s companion also spoke about this in 1844 in his book The Condition of the Working Class in England. Credit for popularising the term may be given to Arnold Tonybee, whose lectures given in 1881 gave a detailed account of it. What term?

Ans. Industrial Revolution

12) This Tata company says it has become the first company to manufacture a submerged acr welded longitudianal (SAWL) line pipe installed through reeling method in the North Sea?

Ans. Tata Steel

Round 3:

1) It is an absorption refrigerator which has no moving parts and requires only a heat souce to operate. It was jointly invented in 1926 by X and his former student Leo Szilard and patented in the US on November 11, 1930. The refrigerator was not immediately put into commercial production, the most promising of their patents being quickly bought up by the Swedist company Electrolux?

Ans. Albert Einstein

2)Who is this man at the Indianopolis Museum?


Ans. Louis Chevrolet Memorial in Indianapolis Speedway

3) Connect:


Ans. Insead

4) Which company’s mascot was once known as the ‘The Road Drunkard’?

Ans. Michelin Man

5) Robert Bourke ‘1st Baron _________’ is associated with what in Chennai?


Ans. Vivanta by Taj – Connemara named after him.

Questions contributed by Jitendra Gaglani & Samyuktha Raman!

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Chennai – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Chennai – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER:  TCS- Jayakanthan and Himadri
  • RUNNER UP: Matrimony.com- Kiran and Aditya

Preliminary Round Questions:

 Q.1. John D Rockerfeller set-up Standard Oil in 1863 to refine oil for what specific purpose?

Ans. Lighting lamps

Q.2. Which essential part of celebrations come from Italian for “Small Sweet”?

Ans. Confetti

Q.3. What ceremony marks the beginning of printing of the budget documents in India, each year?

Ans. Halwa Ceremony

Q.4. Farida Khambatta was the first woman to occupy what position in Tata?


Ans. First woman director of Tata Sons

Q.5. Name of which automobile is also the highest singing voice for male?

Ans. Alto

Q.6. Kapashi, Kachkadi, Pukari are the names of this product which was made out of Buffalo hide in 13th century?

Ans. Kolhapuri Chappal

Q.7. Whose company, MPL Communications owns the copyright to more than 3000 songs including that of artists such as Buddy Holly?

Ans. Paul McCartney

Q.8. Identify this composer who is associated with Tata Tea and composed the ‘Raag Darjeeling’ for them.


Ans. Niladri Kumar

Q.9. SJM Holdings Ltd, with 9.7 bn in 2011, followed by LV Sands Corporation and Caesars Entertainment are the top 3 companies in which category? (Clue: Focus on LV)

Ans. Casino

Q.10. Tax literally meaning ‘according to value’ in Latin; based on real estate. What? (Clue: 1st word has only 2 letters)

Ans. Ad Valorem

Q.11. Euromonitor estimates a huge business for these products. The product has atomizer,LED,battery and a vapourising chamber. Identify.

Ans. E-Cigars

Q. 12. Business leader, engineer, chemist, scientist, inventor. Founded Nitroglycerin Aktiebolaget AB in Sweden. Who?

Ans. Alfred Nobel

Q.13.  In 1963, who was the 1st head of government to have appeared in famous Playboy interview series?

Ans. Jawaharlal Nehru

Q.14. ‘A Bald telepathic villain seeking world domination’. Who was first conceived thus for a series of short stories in 1933?

Ans. Superman

Q.15. Which brand is associated with the line ‘Stop me and buy one’? (Clue: It is sold in trucks across India)

Ans. Walls Ice Cream

Q.16. Identify the entity.


Ans. Versace

Q.17. Which famous hyphenated brand, noun & verb fills the line “Im stuck on _____ because ____ is stuck on me”?

Ans. Band-aid

Q.18. Which item which is extensively used in work-place was conceived by Martin Hert to note down messages close to a phone?

Ans. White-Board

Q. 19. Which product of Kimberly–Clark gets name from St. Andrews Mill?

Ans. Andrex

Q.20. Bharat Airways (seen below) in 1947 was from which Indian business house?


Ans. Birla


Questions contributed by Jitendra Gaglani & Samyuktha Raman!


Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Chennai – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Chennai  – Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER :
  • IIT-M- Varun and Chandrashekhar
  • RUNNER UP : 
  • IIT-M- Bharath and Prateek

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1.  Question on the which modern day wedding tradition of gifting diamond ring.

Q.2. In 1854 what was demonstrated for the first time at the New York Crystal Palace, the iron-and-glass exhibition hall at the center of the World’s Fair that changed the construction industry forever?

Ans. Lifts (by Otis)

Q.3. What did James Montgomery Flagg design which later went on to be called “poster of the century.” It was first depicted in the July 6th, 1916 issue of the Leslie Weekly.

JM Flagg- Designer of Uncle Sam

Ans. Uncle Sam

Q.4. Which company was founded in 1876 to provide a solution to the blisters that lumberjacks were experiencing caused by poor quality woollen socks?

Ans. Jockey

Q.5. How do we better know “South Asian Audio Visual Network?”

Ans. Saavn

Q.6. Complete the title of this book with a personality, on whose company this book is based on?

Dial M for Murder - book on Murdoch

Ans. Murdoch

Q.7. With which Tata company would you associate this person?


Ans. Tata CMC

Q.8. “Trade with Trust” is the tagline of?

Ans. MCX

Q.9. Question on Wadia Group.

Q.10. Which Tata company began its journey commissioning its first project in February, 1915 at Khopoli, Maharashtra?

Ans. Tata Power

Q.11. In February 1978 what magazine was launched and became India’s first business magazine that is still in print?

Ans. Business India

Q.12. An offshore investment fund, typically formed as a private limited partnership, that engages in speculation using credit or borrowed capital?

Ans. Hedge Fund

Q.13. In 1907, the California Fruit Growers Exchange went to see Albert Lasker at the Lord & Thomas advertising agency as one of the fruit crops they were growing in abundance but nobody was buying it, Lasker branded the Exchange as Sunkit and told Sunkit to popularise what to increase the sale of the fruit?

Ans. Orange

Q.14. Which company’s IT initiative is this?


Ans. India Cements

Q.15. Connect: Robert Bosch, Tata Nano and an ad.

Ans. Bosch

Q.16. Identify the personality that appeared as Air Hostess in Air India ad.

Parmeshwar Godrej- appeared as air hostess in Air India ad

Ans. Parmeshwari Godrej (wife of Adi Godrej)

Q.17. Who is on the left?


Ans. Professor Simply Simple (fictional character by Tata Asset Managment)

Q.18. A company that was once making a takeover attempt but ends up discussing a merger with the target company is called _____ ______.

Ans. Yellow Knight

Q.19. What is a Google Tax?

Ans. A levy on company profits which have only online presence in a bid to divert funds deposited in tax heavens

Q.20. This is a rare picture of which famous person?

Kasturi Rangan Iyengar- Kasturi & Sons

Ans. Kasturi Rangan Iyengar, founder of Kasturi & Sons

Q.21. What in India was founded in 2000 as a website, changed itself to a tabloid-format newspapers in 2004 and switched to a magazine in 2007?

Ans. Tehelka

Q.22. Project Last Mile is an initiative from which MNC?

Ans. Coca Cola

Q.23. Connect: Classmate ad, Mint-o, Surya Nepal ?

Ans. ITC

Q.24.  Identify the personality.


Ans. Gemini Ganesan/ Gemini Studios

Q.25. Who owns the site r.com?

Ans. Rajnikanth

Q.26. Which entity had a clash with HSBC over the rights of using HSBC? (Think local)

Ans. Hotel Saravana Bhavan Corporation


Questions contributed by Samyuktha Raman, Jitendra Gaglani and Saiprasath Janarthanan.


Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Chennai – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Chennai  – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER :
  • IIT-M- Varun and Chandrashekhar
  • RUNNER UP : 
  • IIT-M- Bharath and Prateek


Preliminary Round Questions:

Q1. Who is the journalist who stepped down from NDTV to start a Multi Media Corportation?

Answer- Barkha Dutt

Q2. Name the group that owns: Parry Murray, Ambadi, Coromandal, Morgan, Sterling ?


Answer- Murugappa Group

Q3. Which bank has launched ‘Pockets’, a venture of banking through Facebook?

Answer- ICICI Bank

Q4.  Panaya, is the investment by which company that had a new CEO in 2014?

Answer- Infosys

Q5. White diamonds is a perfume connected with which actress?


Answer-Elizebeth Taylor

Q6.  Name the Internet broadband company associated with Reliance Industries? (Clue:3 WORD ANSWER)


Q7. First choice is a car sales venture of which automobile giant ?


Q8. “Brand Capital”  is associated with which media group ?

Answer- Bennett, Coleman and Company Limited (Times Group)

Q9.  “Pleasing people world over” is the tagline of which company? Here is its logo.


Answer-Holiday Inn

Q10.  Raaj Kamal Films International is owned by whom ?

Answer- Kamal Hassan

Q11.  This is the currency of which country?


Answer- Mauritius

Q12. Heathrow has been replaced by which airport as the world’s busiest airport?

Answer-Dubai International Airport

Q13. Identify the person? (Clue : He is named after another person called Pauling )


Answer- Linus Torvalds

Q14. Along with Jagdish Bhagavati, who co-authored “Reforms and Economic transformation of India”?

Answer-Arvind Panagariya

Q15. Kotak Mahindra Bank is to acquire which bank ?

Answer- ING Vysya

Q16. What is the service by a software company initially given at free prices but later charged called ?

Answer- Freemium

Q17. “Witness an explosion or wipe the debris off your face”. What in the world of Movies is being referred to?

Answer- IMAX

Q18. Name the Global telecom sponsor of ICC WC 2015?

Answer- Reliance

Q19. Identify. ( Clue : Popular across TAMIL NADU )


Answer- Narasu’s Coffee

Q20.  What started as Adventnet Inc in 1996? (Clue : 4 Letter Answer )

Answer- ZOHO


Questions contributed by Samyuktha Raman, Jitendra Gaglani and Saiprasath Janarthanan.