Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2018 – Kochi – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2018 – Kochi – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER : University of Kerala, Trivandrum – Akash and Aravind MJ
  • RUNNER UP : Govt. Engineering College (GEC), Thrissur – Harikrishnan and Ashique

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Which online real estate site in India has launched its first ever musical ad campaign and claims to be #PropertyKaSuperMarket?

Ans. Magic Bricks

Q.2. Which MNC has launched its blockbuster cancer drug ‘Keytruda’ in India around a year after a year after it first received approvals to market it?

Ans. Merck, Sharpe and Dohme (MSD)

Q.3. Which company is called “Ivory Towers” and its factory and research centre in Saint Bernard, Ohio is called “Ivorydale” because Ivory was one of the oldest products they sold?

Ans. Procter and Gamble

Q.4. Which company invented the world’s first glue stick after studying the “twist-up ease” and convenience of lipstick applicators?

Ans. Henkel AG

Q.5. Which bank in India was founded by this man?

Central Bank of India

Ans. Central Bank of India

Q.6. Which Chinese smartphone manufacturer beat Apple in customer satisfaction in India as revealed in a survey by Cyber Media Research?

Ans. OnePlus

Q.7. This is Salil Parekh, the newly appointed CEO of which company?


Ans. Infosys

Q.8. This is the logo of which famous ‘valley’?

Aamby Valley

Ans. Aamby Valley City

Q.9. A collaboration between NASA, the European Space Agency and the Italian Space Agency, this mission to Saturn was concluded on September 15, 2017 as the probe took a plunge into Saturn’s atmosphere while delivering final pictures back to Earth. Name the space probe.

Ans. Cassini

Q.10. This man started life interning as a financial analyst for the Bank of Nova Scotia. He has claimed that he will one day “build an intelligent car capable of not believing in God.” Who is he?

Ans. Elon Musk

Q.11. Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, this company created the first anti-depressant while trying to create a more efficient drug at combatting tuberculosis which led to the manufacture of the hugely successful drug Valium. It is also the only drug company authorized to manufacture Tamiflu, which is used to combat bird flu. Which pharma company is this?

Ans. Roche

Q.12. She was the richest woman of the world as of 2017, reported by Forbes, who passed away recently. Identify her.

Liliane Bettencourt Loreal

Ans. Liliane Bettencourt

Q.13. What was once known in the US and Canada as the National School Bus chrome?

Ans. Yellow Colour

Q.14. Which company published this print ad?

Ans. Coca Cola

Q.15. Which bank’s logo is this?

Catholic Syrian Bank

Ans. Catholic Syrian Bank

Q.16. Identify this Mexican lady.

Frida Kahlo

Ans. Frida Kahlo

Q.17. The two films, Disney’s John Carter and Pixar’s Brave are dedicated to which business legend?

Ans. Steve Jobs

Q.18. Which company manufactures ‘Appy Fizz’?

Ans. Parle Agro

Q.19. This is a Print ad for which beverage?

Ans. Rooh Afza

Q.20. A _______ EFFECT is a term used to denote bias shown by customers for certain products due to favourable experience of other products from the same manufacturer. What term?

Ans. Halo Effect

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2017 – Cochin – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2017 – Cochin – Preliminary Round Questions

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Metronaut is the brand from which e-commerce giant?

Ans. Flipkart

Q.2. This is Willard Hotel, New York. Which word originated in the business parlance from meeting of businessmen there?

Ans. Lobbying

Q.3. What is unique about Calvin Klein perfume bottle called CK1?

Ans. First Unisex Perfume

Q.4. In China, the best is Dragon Well. In India, it is FTGFOP1. What are we talking about?

Ans. Tea

Q.5. Question on Museum of London with the map of London in the background.

Q.6.Question on a papermill in old Russia. It was named after another river in a nearby place.

Ans. Nokia

Q.7. Indian Ad on perfume oil in the 50’s from a dental giant?

Ans. Colgate

Q.8. Question on Jack Ma in transgender attire

Q.9. Who is the chairman of NITI Ayog?

Ans. Narendra Modi

Q.10. Identify.

Ans. Arnold Schwarzenegger

Q.11. What is Queen Bee Syndrome?

Ans.  It describes a woman in a position of authority who views or treats subordinates more critically if they are female.

Q.12. Narayan Prasad Subedi was born on August 4. He is associated with?

Ans. Patanjali

Q.13. Whose saga started with a takeover of a textile mill in US in 1964?

Ans. Warren Buffet

Q.14.  Question on Microsoft and Chevron

Q.15. Which Indian sports channel is moving to freechannel from paid one?

Ans. Starsports

Q.16. Priscilla Chan initiative have pumped money to which Ed Tech venture?

Ans. Byju’s Classes

Q.17. Boxes at the entry of US hotel in 19th century. This is the origin of what?

Ans. Tips

Q.18. Question on the fictional bank premises in Australia?

Ans. Gringots of Harry potter

Q.19. Question on a bank in Italy taking collatteral on a product made nearby?

Ans. Cheese

Q.20. Which SAARC country banned plastic recently?

Ans. Bangladesh

Cut off: 11

Questions contributed by Anil Raghavan 

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Cochin – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Cochin – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER: St. Thomas College- Alvin Thomas and Carol Abraham
  • RUNNER UP: College of Engineering – 
    Divji and Sohail Nijas

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1.Who is the CEO of TCS?

Ans. Rajesh Gopinathan

Q.2. Which company would you associate Golden Arches?

Ans. McDonalds

Q.3. The ruler of which country is known as Sultan Qaboos?

Ans. Oman

Q.4. Which company is previously known as ModiLuft?

Ans. Spicejet

Q.5. Which company did Facebook purchase for $19 billion in February 2014?

Ans. Whatsapp

Q.6. It was originally released as a PowerToy for the Microsoft Tablet PC launch on November 7, 2002. Now it is a screenshot utility included in Windows Vista and later. Name the tool.

Ans. Snipp or Snipping Tool

Q.7. Which company owns Laiwang messaging app?

Ans. Alibaba

Q.8. Which is sports person the brand ambassador of Huawei Honor 8?

Ans. Saina Nehwal

Q.9. Which popular business group was founded by Mr. Ninan Mathai?

Ans. Muthoot Group

Q.10. Which company markets this umbrella?

Ans. Johns

Q.11. Identify this person. Hint: BCCI

Ans. Ramachandra Guha

Q.12. R. Seshasayee is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of which Company?

Ans. Infosys

Q.13. Identify the logo.


Ans. Etisalat

Q.14. What was founded by this legendary businessman?

Ans. UB Group

Q.15. Who is the author of the book?

Ans. Donald Trump

Q.16. Identify the logo.

Ans. World Bank

Q.17. Identify the ad.

Ans. Tata Salt

Q.18. Identify

Ans. Kerala Tourism

Q.19. He is the founder of which company?

Ans. Lulu Group

Q.20. What was founded by him?

Ans. Paytm

Questions contributed by Abin Jolly

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Cochin – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Cochin – Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER: Malayala Manorama : Nitin Suresh and Arun Thomas
  • RUNNER UP: AMUL : Dennis Daniel and Krishna Seshadri

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1.”People with cars are so lazy they don’t want to get out of them to eat  !” So in September 1921, Kirby opened the Pig Stand. Which first of its kind restaurant in America are we talking about?

Ans. Drive-in Restaurants.

Q.2. Which famous brand started its journey at 93 Bull Street, Birmingham in the 1830s?


Ans. Cadbury

Q.3. Crack the formula.




Q.4. Identify the brand.


Ans. Speedo

Q.5. Which brand gave a band the rights to use their name back in 1975 & is now owned by Orkla?


Ans. Abba

[Abba Seafood AB with head offices in Gothenburg, Sweden is a company producing preserved fish products]

Q.6. Identify the brand.


Ans. KTM (Motor Bike)

Q.7. It was created in 1948 to provide ‘easy access to quality products of daily use, at prices less than market rates to soldiers , ex-servicemen and their families. What concept was this?

Ans. The Canteen Stores Department (CSD)

Q.8. Ogilvy & Mather India has conceptualised a TV commercial for which company’s new category of Biscuits?

Ans. Bournvita

Q.9. Crack the formula.


Ans. IBM


Q.10. Identify this CEO or the company.


Ans. Abid Ali Neemuchwala of Wipro Technologies.

Q.11. In 1982, the brand underwent a massive re-imaging phase with the help of Everest Brand Solutions when other brands also started using the term in their packaging. Which brand name was thus coined?

Ans. Parle-G

12. Connect


Ans. Priyanka Chopra

[1. Seth Gordon , Director of Baywatch ( she is the part of the show in part-5] 2. logo of Purple Pebble, her production house 3.Produced this Bhojpuri movie 4. Trailer of Baywatch]

Q.13. Known internally as “ Money Penny”, after the assistant to James Bond’s boss (M), this virtual helper would work inside the company’s Messenger app & connect users to real people who could help them order products or book services.

Ans. Facebook

Q.14. Sheela Foam is looking to file IPO documents with SEBI & the company might look to launch the IPO before March 2017. Name its mattress brand in India.

Ans. Sleepwell

Q.15. In 1989, which company was asked to develop K9 Thunder by the South Korean Government?


Ans. Samsung

Q.16. Even today its elegant creations remain handmade by a small army of workers at the company’s headquarters in Gaydon, nestled on the edge of the idyllic Cotswolds region in the British countryside. Which brand are we talking about?

Ans. Aston Martin

Q.17. Identify the beer brand that he lent his name to?


Ans. Heineken [Gerard Adriaan Heineken (1841–1893)]

Q.18. Crack the formula.




Q.19. Joshua D Brown, 40, from Canton, Ohio, died in the accident on May 7th in Williston, Florida. Why was this in news?

Ans. First Tesla semi-autonomous car accident.

Q.20. Connect the following.


Ans. Nissan

 [1. Susan Singh Rajput, brand ambassador. 2. Current CEO Carlos Ghosn  3. Formerly marketed vehicles under the ‘Datsun’ brand name 4. Infinity symbol , also a brand from Nissan]

 Q.21. Which standardization “mark” came as per the Agricultural Produce (Grading & Marking) Act of 1937?

Ans. Agmark 

Questions contributed by Debasish Mandal of BHEL, Bhopal  

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Cochin – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Cochin – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER: Malayala Manorama : Nitin Suresh and Arun Thomas
  • RUNNER UP:AMUL : Dennis Daniel and Krishna Seshadri

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Who were the sponsors of Indian contingent at Rio Olympics 2016?

Ans. Amul

Q.2. It is an Italian word for ice cream and is also a brand?

Ans. Gelato

Q.3. Rolls Royce has ended car making in 1973. Who manufactures it for them now?

Ans. BMW

Q.4. Edward C Johnson started which company in 1946 in finance sector?

Ans. Fidelity

Q.5. ‘write the new ‘ad featuring Sachin Tendulkar is assocated with which brand?

Ans. Rorito

Q.6. Name the finance daily from Hindustan Times?

Ans. Mint

Q.7. Air Asia placed an advertisement on the plane for which film/star?

Ans. Rajnikanth/Kabali

Q.8. Name the Japanese brand that acquired medical equipment brand recently?

Ans. Canon

Q.9. Identify.


Ans. ANZ

Q.10. In 1976, which format originated in Yokohoma plant of Victor Company of Japan?

Ans. VHS

Q.11. Who is the Sanofi Chief who quit after 33 years?

Ans. Vijaya Mallya

Q.12. Nature Fresh is from which company?

Ans. Cargill

Q.13. GMR energy Ltd. divested part of stakes to which firm?

Ans. Adani

Q.14. With which brand would you associate the campaign’yeh hai ma ka pyar’?

Ans. Nivea

Q.15. Where is Kamarajar port located?

Ans. Ennore

Q.16. Which stock exchange is shortnamed ‘topix’?

Ans. Tokyo

Q.17. The Arabic word ‘qutun’ gave rise to which traded product?

Ans. Cotton

Q.18. Identify the logo.


Ans. Sunlife 

Q.19. Which travel aggregator has the campaign ‘go karde’?

Ans. Go Ibibo

Q.20. Which company was started in 1907 by Iwasaki?

Ans. Asahi

Questions contributed by Anil Raghavan

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Cochin – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Cochin– Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER : 
  • Model Engineering Kochi – Avinash Pai and Sachin
  • NUALS Kochi – Rohit Balagopal and Niranjan Sudhir

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Which Lamborghini brand is a reference to the atomic number of carbon as a recognition to the extensive use of carbon fibres in it?

Ans. Sesto Elemento

Q.2. Which brand uses these horses?


Ans. Budweiser

Q.3. Which company was founded by Stan Shih as Multiech in 1976?

Ans. Acer

Q.4. Connect.

World Food Prize

Ans. World Food Prize 

Q.5. Which was the first palace to be converted into a Taj luxury hotel?

Ans. Udaipur Lake Palace

Q.6. This hospitality company, floated by the members of the promoter’s family of an FMCG company became Taco Bell India’s first franchisee. Their claim to fame is one of their ancestors was believed to be a doctor. Which FMCG?

Ans. Dabur 

Q.7. The first recipient was Alan Perlis. Frances E Allen of IBM in 2006 was the first female recipient. What?

Ans. ASM Turing Award 

Q.8.This LGT Headquartered in Vaduz, it’s a princely house that owns a private banking group in this world.


Ans. Liechtenstein

Q.9. Which African country is the largest producer of cocoa?

Ans. Ivory Cost

Q.10. Connect question on Ed Woodward.

Q.11. Techno kart is the new umbrella company. They consolidated Next retail, Planet M, Digi world. They also launched a new logo, which was a part of their group branding, promoted by SRK. What?

Ans. Video con

Q.12. Identify this famous co- author of Chicken Soup for the soul. The other gentleman is Mark Victor Hansen.

jack canfield

Ans. Jack Canfield

Q.13. He coined the term Artificial Intelligence. He developed the lisp. Won a Turing Award. Who is he?

Ans. John mcCarthy

Q.14. Which company jointly owns this with Botswana as a country?


Ans. De Beers

Q.15. As the quality control manager of the Pershing missile program, he was credited with a 25 percent reduction in the overall rejection rate and a 30 percent reduction in scrap costs. He  became a quality guru. Who?

Ans. Philip Bayard “PhilCrosby

Q.16. How do we better know this shirt? It was created by David Ogilvy.


Ans. Hathaway

Q.17. It was during the movie Great Gatsby that this designer got recognition. Diane Keaton’s title character in the feature film Annie Hall also got fame to this designer. Which American fashion designer is this, who also loves horses?

Ans. Ralph Lauren

Q.18. Which luggage brand did the Shwayder Brothers create?

Ans. Samsonite

Q.19. I am a Nobel Laurete in Economics. I wrote a path breaking book ‘Administrative Behaviour’ where I spoke of decision making as the heart of an administration. Who?

Ans. Herbert A. Simon

Q.20. Which group in India is this?

wadia group

Ans. The Wadia group

Q.21. After saffron which is the world’s costliest spice?

Ans. Vanilla

Q.22. Connect question on NASA

Q.23. Which joint venture of India hotels is the largest airline catering service of South asia?

Ans. SATS, Taj & Singapore Airlines Joint Venture

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Cochin – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Cochin– Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER : 
  • Model Engineering Kochi – Avinash Pai and Sachin
  • NUALS Kochi – Rohit Balagopal and Niranjan Sudh

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1.Which Indian IT entrepreneur’s father was known as the ‘Rice King of Burma’?

Ans. Azim Premji

Q.2. In 1962, the Time magazine called him “the most sought after wizard in today’s Ad industry”. Who?

Ans. David Ogilvy

Q.3. Which web browser project was started in 1994 by Thomas Reardon using source code from Spyglass Inc?

Ans. Internet Explorer

Q.4. 7 letter word denoting a South Korean form of business conglomerate? Options (Tycoon / Chaebol)

Ans. Chaebol

Q.5. This was founded as a small construction firm by Chung Ju-yung in 1947 and the name literally means ‘modernity’?

Ans. Hyundai

Q.6. Who is the famous thinker and author of the book ‘Concept of the Corporation’? (Philip Kotler / Peter F Drucker)

Ans. Peter F Drucker

Q.7. Which economist has been described by The Economist as ‘Britain’s most famous 20th century economist’?  (Adam Smith / John Keynes)

Ans. John Keynes

Q.8. Who started a fashion boutique under the name ‘CR7’ in Vilamoura, Portugal?

Ans. Christiano Ronaldo

Q.9. Bill Rasmussen conceived the concept of which TV channel in May, 1978 after he got fired from his job with the World Hockey Associations New England Whalers?


Q.10. Airline started by Venkayalapati Umesh and actor Ram Charan? (TruJet / Air Costa)

Ans. TruJet

Q.11. Which famous business group launched a new brand of super markets under the name ‘KB’s conveniently yours’?

(Hint: KB stands for Kishore Biyani)

Ans. Future Group

Q.12. In 1909, SPL Sorenson, a Danish chemist created a scale and the most precise definition for it is given by the Carlsberg Foundation. Which scale?

Ans. pH scale

Q.13. MSSL has closed a 15,400 Cr deal with Daimler AMG to supply external and internal systems for Mercedes Benz vehicles. Expand MSSL?

Ans. Motherson Sumi Systems Ltd

Q.14. MSG is popularly known in India under a Japanese company’s brand name and was recently in news. How do we know it in India?

Ans. Ajinomoto

Q.15. This spice was once called wild marjoram and it became popular in America when soldiers returned from Italy after World War II. How is it known now?

Ans. Oregano

Q.16. Which breakfast company has the characters snap, crackle, pop etc.?

Ans. Kellogg’s

Q.17. This ice cream company was started by Cohen and Greenfield. Their first names are taken as the name of the company. Id the company?

ben & Jerry's

Ans. Ben & Jerry’s

Q.18. Who is the founder of the World Wide Web?

Ans. Tim Berners-Lee

Q.19. He is creating education revolution in India. Id the entrepreneur with Ratan Tata?

sal khan

Ans. Sal Khan

Q.20. Id logo of which bookstore?


Ans. Landmark Books

Questions contributed by Rajeev K Nair

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Kochi – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Kochi – Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER: Idea Cellular – Anandan and Vivek Kumar
  • RUNNER UP: Kraft Labs – Arun and Sreeram

Regional Round Questions:

1.Sold on Flipkart in India , the prices for these range from Rs. 900 to 3500.What are these which is going to be hugely popular across the world to be a multi million dollar industry, comes in different flavours.


Ans. E cigerettes (two different brands Zaap & halo were shown in the combined image)

2.According to the French government which product is sold every thirty seconds & generates sales $100 million dollars a year?

Ans. Chanel



Ans. Wrigley’s

(Deepika Paduone in the film ‘Piku’ : Brand Ambassador 2. Founder William Wrigley Jr. 3. Wrigley owns Mars and Mars owns Snickers 4. The Wrigley Building on Michigan Avenue, one of Chicago’s best-known landmarks on the Magnificent Mile, belongs to the company and headquarters since 2005. 5. Wrigley Field is a baseball park located on the North Side of Chicago, Illinois, United States. It is the home of the Chicago Cubs, one of the city’s two Major League Baseball (MLB) franchises.)

4. Which leading securities firm in Japan is named after its founder Tokushichi & is also nicknamed as ‘Gulliver’?


5. Identify the automaker.


Ans. Tesla Motors

6. ”Connect” is a platform that connects teachers across different campuses within the same group of schools. Which Tata company is behind this?

Ans. Tata Class Edge

7. Which company first appeared in 1824 as the New York Gas Light Company & has been continuously listed on the NYSE for the longest time?

Ans. The consolidated Edison Company

 8.Connect :


Ans. PNG Jewllers (Purushottam Narayan Gadgil)

[1. Salman Khan endorses PNG. 2. Dajkaka (Anant Ganesh Gadgil) founded Global Mind Sports Foundation for the game of Chess. 3. Madhuri Dixit is the brand ambassador 4. Anant Ganesh Gadgil (3rd generation of the original founder) founded the Pune unit coming from Sangil due to escaping the plague in Sangil.]

9. The ‘Internet’s Own Boy’ is the documentary about which computer programmer, entrepreneur turned Internet activist?

Ans. Aaron Swartz

10. Which is the most famous work of this author?


Ans. Rich Dad Poor Dad

11 . Which brand has deepened its innovation partnership with Team Sky by co-engineering the world’s first bespoke bicycle with bicycle with bicycle manufacturing experts, Pinarello?

Ans. Jaguar

12. What animated character by Geoffry Morgan Pike made its debut on Australian TV in 1957 was used in animated TV in 1957 was used in animated TV commercials by Bryce Courtenay since 1962?

Ans.  Louie, the fly (Mortein)

13. Which famous lady is the author of this book?


Ans. Ariana Huffington

14. What International standard was developed by John S. Hoffman & implemented by Cathy Zoi & Brian Johnson?

Ans. Energy Star

15. Which company has undertaken the Mahseer conservative initiative since 1975 & has set up a breeding centre at Walwan Gardens, Lonavala?


16. Ratan N Tata, Cyrus P Mistry & professor Lord Kumar Bhattacharya unveiled the foundation stone of the new £150 million National Automotive Innovation Centre on the campus.Which university is this?

Ans. University of Warwick

17. Connect:


Ans. Rajan Raheja Group

[1.  Commercial of Exide Batteries : brand of the group 2. RMC Readymix a JV of the Raheja group with RMC group,UK. 3. Sania Mirza is brand ambassador 4. Morphed logo of Hathway media : is also owned by the group.]

18. Which two wheeler manufacturer was incorporated in Coimbatore by the textile group KLV under K L Varadarajan?

 Ans. Moped

19. ________________ is a guessing word game invented by Robert Angel with graphic design by Gary Everson & was first published in 1985 by Angel Games Inc.

Ans. Pictionary

20. This gentleman lends his name to a very famous telecom company . Lars Magnus is large part of his name. Identify him.


Ans. Ericsson

21. Connect:


Ans. Revlon

[1. Revlon ad. 2. The Revlon Run Walk is a 5km race running and walking event that is important to cancer survivors and those who want to contribute. 3. Halle Berry is brand ambassador 4. Revlon team of 1951 (left to right) Charles Revson (president), Charles Lachman (vice-president), Martin Revson (vice-president) and Joseph Revson (treasurer and general manager). 4. Founder Charles Revson.]

22. She is creator promoter and the director of the of a famous resort in south India ‘The Tamara’. She happens to be the daughter of an extremely famous person. Identify her.


Ans.  Shruti Shibulal, daughter of Infosys co-founder & former CEO, S D Shibulal.

Questions contributed by Debasish Mandal of BHEL, Bhopal 

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Cochin – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Cochin – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER: Idea Cellular – Anandan and Vivek Kumar
  • RUNNER UP: Kraft Labs – Arun and Sreeram

Preliminary Round Questions:

1. The firm started in Peroorkada, Trivandrum with collaboration from Okamoto, Japan. The ‘oo’ in the symbol signifies bonding between partners. What product?

Ans. Moods of HLL

2. Publicists came out with the ad ‘see you later’ in 1996, after the death of this sports person. Who?

Ans. Rene Lacoste

3. In 2003 who offered to buy Brtish Concord at the original price of 1 sterling?

Ans. Richard Branson

4. Identify the logo. Hint: US Bought this area after Independence

Ans. Alaska Airline

5. Royal Mail consumes 1 billion of these. What?

Ans. Rubber Bands

6. Which mineral water company started operations in 1829?

Ans. Evian

7. Apollo astronauts were given poster ‘welcome back to earth, land of ___” which brand?

Ans. Coke

8. Lessons of Corporate America is a book consisting of essays written by?

Ans. Warren Buffet

9. Name the Japanese automobile Brand which sounds Persian?

Ans. Mazda

10. Name the Luxury brand from Austria whose original logo was an edelweiss flower?

Ans. Swarovski

11.Vince Lombardy trophy is manufactured by which firm?

Ans. Tiffany

12. Logo of?

Ans. Smithsonian museum

13. Which iconic building was illuminated yellow for Simpson movie DVD launch?

Ans. Empire State Building

14. Ronald McDonald is second only to this fictional character in terms of recognition. Which fictional character?

Ans. Santa Clause

15. Max factor perfume brand magic beat in 1980 was in dedication to?

Ans. Michael Jackson

16. Identify the Company founded by him.

Ans. Olx.com

17. Question on Femina Magazine. 

18. Which house hold item was invented by Melitta Bentz in 1908?

Ans. Filter coffee maker

19. Non IIT/ IIM, Stanford P.hD holder trying to lead Indian firm in the dumps to world leadership. Who?

Ans. Vishal Sikka

20. Identify the logo.


Ans. Aviva 

Questions contributed by Anil Raghavan

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Cochin – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Cochin – Regional Round Questions



  • WINNER :

         GLC Kochi – Jis Sebastian and Feny Joy


         St. Thomas Pala – Rahul and Jithin Xavier


Wild Card Round Questions:

1.Which state in India is promoting itself as 36 surprises, full of surprises?

Ans : Chattisgarh

2. “It’s the only cup on which Manchester United can get it’s name on” ? This was in the newspapers last year when Man-U had a losing streak, what are we talking about?

Ans : Noodles cup (Nissin)

3. Who wrote this?


Ans: Napoleon Hill 

4.Walt Disney has a tie up with an Airlines in India.This airline has a tie up with Ethihad Airways as well. Which airline?

Ans : Jet Airways

5. Name the author?



Ans: Devdutt Patnaik

6. Name the auth0r?


Ans: Shiv Khera

7. ‘Peps’ is a high end luxury brand of what in India ?

Ans : Mattress


Regional Round Questions:


1. Started by  Bansibhai Vaghani and Dinesh Vaghani in 1972 and produced tumblers, boxes etc. ?

Ans: Milton

2. Founded by James & William and marketed the product as ‘Diastoid’ trademarked malted milk?

Ans: Horlicks

3. Connect: (Hint : It is a famous character)

3 Connect

Ans: Tintin

4. Advantage that one company has over another company in the same industry is called?

Ans: Economic Moat

5. Logo of ?

5 finals

 Ans: Thomas Cook

6.Which company produces this ?

Hershey Kisses

Ans: Hershey’s Kisses

7. Invented by Richard Drew around 1925 in Minesotta while he was testing his first masking tape to determine how much adhesive he needed to add. The bodyshop painter became frustrated with the sample masking tape and exclaimed, “Take this tape back to those Scotch bosses of yours and tell them to put more adhesive on it!” .

Ans: Scotch Tapes

8.Ransom.E.Olds of Olds Mobile in the early 1900’s is credited with the basic and modern concept of what ?

Ans: Assembly line.

9. Identify?

9 Finals

Ans: Marilyn Monroe

10.This company was earlier called Jojo’s Frozen Premier named after it’s founder.Which company are we talking about ?

Ans: Uncle John

11. Who is been shown here? He is known as the father of wildlife philanthropy.

Finals 11

Ans: Jim Corbett

12. Two money spinning characters debuted in the 1940’s as ‘puss gets the boot’ and has been often described as the ‘richest couple in the world’ ?

Ans: Tom & Jerry

13. Rovio, the creater of Angry Birds recently opened a park named ‘Sarkanneimi Adventure Park’.Where is it

located ?

Ans: Tampere, Finland

14.Identify the person who founded a famous cricket stadium in South India ?

14 Finals

Ans: M.A Chidambaram

15. Haloid is the old name of?

Ans: Xerox

16. Name the author?

16 Finals

Ans: Harish Bhat

17.This is an initiative from ?

17 Finals

Ans: ITC

18.Which company is being shown here ?

18 Finals

Ans: Cadbury Bournville

19.Identify ?

19 Finals

Ans: M.A Yousuf Ali

20.Recently Singapore banned something which created problems as people used it on the mass rapid transport systems ?

Ans: Chewing gum

 21. This is the new range of prodcts launched by ?

21 Finals

Ans: Fastrack Helmets from Titan

22.Logo of ?

22 Finals

Ans: Smithsonian Museums


Questions contributed by Rajeev Nair and Feny Joy.