Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Coimbatore – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Coimbatore – Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER: Chennai Silks- Arul Sarvanan and Yogesh Pai
  • RUNNER UP: Brookefields – Ashwin B and Balasubramaniam

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Whats is femvertising?

Ans. Advertitsing that features pro female talent. messages, imagery

Q.2. Identify the logo.

Parag Foods

Ans. Parag Foods

Q.3. Rohini electricals was acquired by which Tata company?

Ans. Voltas

Q.4. Lateral  connect question on Vivo. (IPL + Video)

Q.5. Identify.

thomas tull

Ans. Thomas Tull of Legendary Pictures

Q.6. Question on Akai

Q.7. Quote by Upton Sinclair – “It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his ____ depends on his not understanding it.”

Ans. Salary

Q.8. This is Jitendra Virwani. Which real easte group did he create?

embassy group

Ans. Embassy group

Q.9. Question on Chivas Regal

Q.10. What was his fame last year?


Ans. India’s highest individual tax payer

Q.11. Sold company to Bank of America. Today is worth usd 2.5 triliion. What are we talking about?

Ans. Schwab

Q.12. What did Daniel Oran invent to help Microsoft?

Ans. Invented icon Windows Start Button

Q.13. Made by James Park and Eric Freidman in 2007. What?

Ans. Fitbit

Q.14. Question on Saavn

Q.15. Question on York Industries logo 

Q.16. It was founded by Srinivasa Gopalan and Mithun Sancheti in 2008.

Ans. Caratlane

Q.17. Which Taj hotel required clearance from union home ministry for armed force deployment. What was the reason?

Ans.Taj Santacruz, Due to proximity to airport

Q.18. Identify.

nitin noharia

Ans. Nitin Nohria

Q.19. Question on UPS

Q.20. What is kerning? Important in publishing industry.

Ans. Adjusting the spacing between characters in fonts

Questions contributed by Anuradha Prabhu Pai.

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Coimbatore – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Coimbatore – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER: Chennai Silks- Arul Sarvanan and Yogesh Pai
  • RUNNER UP: Brookefields – Ashwin B and Balasubramaniam

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. True blue is a joint venture between ___ and Arvind fashion brands?

Ans. Sachin Tendulkar

Q.2. Which brand launched its youth study that covers 11,000 youngsters from more than 50 cities across India? Aptly titled “__ Many Me project”, the in depth research was presented with much fanfare at __ youth marketing forum 2016. Which TV channel?

Ans. MTV

Q.3. This is Ambareesh Murty. He is the founder of which furniture related company?


Ans. Pepperfry

Q.4. Indi.com, is a social platform. Which bollywood actor is backing this initiative?

Ans. Anil Kapoor

Q.5. Toyota corp decided to stop production of its best seller MUV-Innova to pave way for the launch of the new generation Innova ___?

Ans. Crysta

Q.6. Le Travenues Technology Pvt Ltd. which runs ___.com , has rolled out a new app discovery platform that lets brands reach out to train travelers contextually and helps them discover apps and relevant deals?

Ans. Ixigo

Q.7. Google doodle celebrating a world event?

euro 2016

Ans.Euro 2016

Q.8. Famous TN born international personality was the first professor in residence and chief innovation consultant at GE. His books include Three Box Solution and Reverse Innovation. Who?

Ans. Vijay Govindarajan

Q.9. Company has got a tentative nod from the US Food and Drug Administration for the Generic version of Allergan Inc’s birth control pill Lo Loestrin FE. Which company is this if they are famous for candid B?

Ans. Glenmark 

Q.10. This car has launched a technology business the In motion venture which aims to create greener ways of making short journeys. Which car brand?

Ans.  Jaguar 

Q.11.Logo of?

goli vada pav

Ans. Goli Vada Pav

Q.12. MS recently launched a product to compete with IFTTT a tool that connects various apps. Whats it called?

Ans. Flow

Q.13. Which company acquired Indulekha and Vayodha from Mosons group in 2015?

Ans. HUL

Q.14. Launching a new social network and phone service in US and its all designed to make easier for everyday person to support their favorite cause. The social network is called TPO named after the peoples operator the charitable mobile phone sevice that’s existed in UK since 2012 allowing people to automatically donate 10% of their monthly phone bill to the charity of their choice. Whose initiative?

Ans. Jimmy Wales

Q.15. Logo of?


Ans. Instagram

Q.16. DBS launched India’s mobile only bank. Name it.

Ans. Digibank

Q.17. Kali aerated water works, a century old TN based pvt firm owns soft drinks brand such as Kalimark. It is more popular for its flagship brand?

Ans. Bovonto 

Q.18. Which company acquired a user generated content company Livefyre recently?

Ans. Adobe

Q.19. His first big project was Commodore Hotel, which he partnered with Hyatt to buy in 1976 for an undisclosed price and renamed it Grand Hyatt?

Ans. Donald Trump

Q.20. The sleep revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night At A Time” is a book by?

Ans. Ariana Huffington

Questions contributed by Anuradha Prabhu Pai

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Coimbatore – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Coimbatore – Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER :
  • PSG College of Technology – Pranav R and Ram Prakash
  • CIT – Rahul and Uthresh

Regional Round Questions:

 Q.1. The Act came into force with effect from 1 April 1957, after which anna and pice denominations were demonetised. The rupee remained unchanged in value and nomenclature. It, however, was now divided into 100 ‘paisa’ instead of 16 annas or 64 pice. Which act?

Ans. Decimal Coinage act

Q.2. Id the man who is the owner of Miami dolphins and could soon takeover F1?

stephen ross

Ans. Stephen Ross

Q.3. Maithon power limited is a JV between Tata power and DVC. What is DVC?

Ans. Damodar Valley Project

Q.4. Connect.


Ans. Tata sky

Q.5. Adagio, Mercure, Novotel are all hotels owned by which group?

Ans. Accor

Q.6. A question about Xerox having issues with Seagate

Q.7. W Hotels Worldwide is getting into bed with which music artist and entrepreneur and Coca-Cola to bring the EKOCYCLE brand to its hotels?

Ans. I.Am

Q.8. Which tata company started a conservation programme for the endangered mahseer fish by launching the ‘Act for Mahseer’ programme in May this year in Arunachal Pradesh?

Ans. Tata Power

Q.9. Brothers Kedarnath and Dwarakanath Anand established this company in Sialkot. The company manufactures a wide range of sports goods. They have come from Lahore where they apprenticed in their uncle’s sports shop RICHIE Sports. Which company?

Ans. Sanspareils Greenlands

Q.10. Book by?


Ans. Richard Thaler

Q.11. A question about the word Ummm

Q.12. Which financial institution was founded by him?

sriram group

Ans. Sriram group

Q.13. A question on 3D printed car

Q.14. A question on Henry Ford

Q.15. Which newspaper published in Kolkatta is a descendent of two English newspapers The Englishman and the Friend of India?

Ans. Statesman

Q.16. A connect question on Firstcry.com

Q.17. A connect question on Pantene

Q.18. He serves as the CEO of which airline?

gaurang shetty

Ans. Jet Airways

Q.19. A question on MK Solutions

Q.20. Which company has lauched an offline project called Project Udaan?

Ans. Amazon

Q.21. The employees of what are called Viva and Aviv?

Ans. Taj Vivanta

Questions contributed by Anuradha Pai, Surya Narayanan

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Coimbatore – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Coimbatore – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER :
  • PSG College of Technology – Pranav R and Ram Prakash
  • CIT – Rahul and Uthresh

Preliminary Round Questions:

 Q.1. NK is a personal brand owned by whom?

Ans. Narain Karthikeyan

Q.2. What type of chocolate business was first started by house owners of the Nilgiris region?

Ans. Home made chocolates

Q.3. This is a quality award that recognizes U.S. organizations in the business, health care, education and is named after US Secretary of Commerce who died in 1987 in a rodeo accident?

Ans. Malcolm Balbridge

Q.4. Tegra is a range of processors from which company?

Ans. Nvidia

Q.5. Which e-commerce giant was earlier known as Fabmall and was started by K Vaitheeswaran who is considered to be the father of e-commerce in India?

Ans. IndiaPlaza

Q.6. Which brand specializing in yoghurts was started by Isaac Carasso?

Ans. Danone

Q.7. Identify.

George soros

Ans. George Soros

Q.8. Identify.

mallika srinivasan

Ans. Mallika Srinivasan

Q.9. Which supermarket chain was started by Arumuga Mudaliar and has been around since 1905?

Ans. Nilgiris

Q.10. What was the job of Rupadarshaka in Mauryan Era as per Arthashashtra of Kautilya?

Ans. Examiner of Coins

Q.11. Which word regarded as a trademark by Abraham Pineo Gesner in 1854, for several years, The North American Gas Light Company had the rights?

Ans. Kerosene

Q.12. ‘Prancing horse’ is the trademark symbol of which auto giant?

Ans. Ferrari

Q.13. Thomas _____ was a printer fromGuernsey who founded a printing company which is now the world’s largest commercial security printer and papermaker.

Ans.De La Rue

Q.14. Illegal practice of promotion of inlated pre-IPO prices for the sake of obtaining a greater allotment of the offering is called ____?

Ans. Laddering

Q.15. If USP stands for Unique selling Proposition, what does UPB stand for?

Ans. Unique Perceived Benefit

Q.16. Which institute was established in 1909 in Bangalore with active support from Jamsetji Tata and H. Sir Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV, the Maharaja of Mysore?

Ans. Indian Institute of Science

Q.17. Which company started operations as Dandekar & Co. with “Horse Brand” Ink powders and tablets in 1931?

Ans. Camlin

Q.18. Which French fashion designer owns Maxim’s Restaurant?

Ans. Pierre Cardin

Q.19. Identify. He is the man who built modern day Singapore.

lee kuan yew

Ans. Lee Kuan Yew

Q.20. Who’s famous award winning ad campaign is this?

“Water level will decline sooner or later, we hope that your help will not”

Ans. Red Cross

Wild Card:

Q.1. A mill owner from Coimbatore, he was chosen by Jawaharlal Nehru to be the first finance minister of free India?

Ans. RK Shanmugam Chetty

Q.2. Santoor is a range of soaps manufactured by which unlikely company?

Ans. Wipro

Q.3. Which Institution does Chitra Ramakrishnan head in India?

Ans. NSE

Q.4. Which company was started by Brijmohan Lal Munjal?

Ans. Hero Motocorp

Q.5. V.G.Siddartha started this?

Ans.Café coffee day

Questions contributed by Anuradha Pai, Surya Narayanan

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Coimbatore – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Coimbatore – Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER: Brookfields – Balasubramaniam and Ashwin
  • RUNNER UP: Chennai Silks – Arul Sarvanan and Yogesh Pai

Regional Round Questions:

1) Who was the owner of the pistols/gun that Vice president Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr used ? Hint: Famous Investor and Finance Man.

jp morgan

Ans. JP Morgan

2) Who wrote articles for National Geographic under the name H. A Largeham?

Ans. Alexander Graham Bell

3) Connect:


Ans. Wright Brothers [ 1) Bicycle company owned by them 2) Video: Bill Gates visit to their factory 3) Glen Martin (of Lockheed Martin), their Partner 4) Newspaper (West Side News) owned by them]

4) In 1904 Katie Frazer bought succulent Yang Tao to her home at Wanganui. Yang Tao became global in the 1960s, but the exporters failed to trademark the name. In 1980s,they renamed the local version as Zespri & trademarked it.What name that later became very popular did they fail to trademark in the 1970s?

Ans. Kiwi Fruit

5) Identify the company?


Ans. Tupperware

6) Softcard US mobile wallet platform was earlier known under a different brand name. They were forced to change due to a current affairs issue. What were they earlier known as?


7) Titan has signed on which actor for brand: “Glare”?

Ans. Jacqueline Fernandez

8) Connect.


Ans. All names taken from Islands. [1) Bikini from Bikini Atoll Island 2) Video: Capri Pant from Capri Island of Italy 3) Madeira Wine from Madeira Island of Portugal 4) Thousand Island Dressing from Thousand Island (of US)]

9) Why was Singapore trader Shrikant Bhasi in entertainment news recently? Hint: Acquisition spree

Ans. He bought FUN Cinemas

10) Why did they have to change the logo?


Ans. They moved to the Gulf and due to the cross on the crown

11) Paras 20:20:0:13 is a brand from this company?

Ans. Tata Chemicals

12) Identify the brand named after her?


Ans. The car Premier “Padmini” was named after the queen of Chittor.

13) First one was installed by BBC in 1990. It placed a Hitachi KP-D8s camera. If one camera is not enough, two can be placed, one with a wide-angle lens and the other with a narrow-angle lens, giving the broadcaster four different views. What is being talked about?

Ans. Stump Camera

14) Harley Davison, Nike, Playboy, Apple are some of the brands in the Top 10 of a list which indicate unbiased loyalty by some customers. What list?

Ans. Tattoos

15) Connect.


Ans. The word “Millionaire”. [1) First in print in Vivian Grey, a novel of 1826 by Benjamin Disraeli 2) Video: The song “ Who wants to be millionaire” 3) The first American printed use of the word is thought to be in an obituary of New York tobacco manufacturer Pierre Lorillard II in 1843 4) First recorded in English (millionaire, as a French term) in a letter of Lord Byron of 1816.]

16) In 1980, Arun Shourie criticized Indira Gandhi by saying she shed tears for an event. What event?

Ans. Maruti – Maa Roti

17) According to Merriam Webster word this word means highly fashionable or luxurious. Which word?

Ans. Ritz

18) Author ?

logo new

Ans. Michael Lewis

19) Which Egypt born Zimbabwe cricketer is currently Comp Secretary of Tanami gold NL a Australian mining comp ?

Ans. John Traicos

20) Identify the company.

logo new

Ans. Kalashnikov 

21) Which Tata Company has acquired SSAB’s strip products service centres in Sweden & Finland as well as the remaining 50 percent stake in Norsk Stal Tynnplater AS?

Ans: Tata Steel

22) Ques: Tata Salt’s campaign ‘ Maine Desh Ka Namak Khaya Hai’, featured which boxer?

Ans: MC Mary Kom


Questions contributed by Anuradha Pai. Additions meticulously contributed by Debasish Mandal.

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Coimbatore – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Coimbatore – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER:Brookfields – Balasubramaniam and Ashwin
  • RUNNER UP: Chennai Silks – Arul Sarvanan and Yogesh Pai

Preliminary Round Questions:

1) Which comic character’s favorite food is “chocolate flavored sugar bombs”?

Ans. Calvin ( Calvin and Hobbes)

2) The first female chief executive of a FTSE 100 company, Marjorie Scardino, became head of publishing of which major publishing company?

Ans. Pearson

3)  Whose logo?


Ans. MGM Grand

4) Question on first TV commercial in India.

5) In 2013, Vanheusen announced a contest to find India Top 10 Fashionable professional. Which social network did it partner?

Ans. LinkedIn

6) Which brand of manufacturing and exporting since 1958 did Abdul Rasheed find is the official clothing partner of Pakistan cricket?

Ans. CA Sports

7) Which major studio is now finding super heroes like this?


Ans. Disney

8) The artist Francis Bacon is reputed to use which brand which means “force” or “vigor” in latin as a substitute for toothpaste?

Ans. Vim

9) Who once told “Harpers Bazaar” in 1923 that simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance?

Ans. Coco Chanel

10) Which is the only Indian state to sponsor a Durga Puja?

Ans. Tripura

11) Nita Ambani bought the Costliest sari. Which Retail major did this sari?


Ans. The Chennai Silks

12) Which game released in 1980 (on Fortune mags 50th anniversary) was American version of French game called Business. Each player ran one of Americas top corporation? (guessable)

Ans. Monopoly

13) Which Bharath Ratna’s recording label is “East meets West”?

Ans. Pandit Ravi Shankar

14) Question on Aviators.

15) Identify – recently became head of an Indian major oil company?


Ans. Nishi Vasudeva

16) In 1982, who bought the gay nightclub Heaven, located at Charing cross railway station?

Ans. Richard Branson

17) Question on VFR in Tourism.

18) Question on India’s first Diesel engine and first electric motor.

19) Who?


Ans. Valerie Wagoner

Questions Contributed by Anuradha Pai

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Coimbatore – Preliminary Round Questions

       Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Coimbatore – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER : PSGCAS – Renga SB and Surya Narayanan
  • RUNNER UP : CIT – Rahul and Kaushik


Preliminary Round Questions:

1. Started as Jidosha Seizo  Kabushiki Industries, which automobile company gets its name from Nippon Sangyo?

A. Nissan

2. This fashion label was launched in 1991. Which one?


A. Armani Exchange

3. Started in July 8, 1889, which newspaper has sections like Marketplace, Money & Investing, Mansion ?

A. Wall Street Journal

4. Stilton, Ricotta, Parmesan, Feta, Gouda are different types of what?

A. Cheese

5. Currently, If it is ‘Atiur Rahman’ for Bangladesh, ‘Ashraf Wathra’ for Pakistan and ‘Mark Carney’ for The United Kingdom. Who is it in India?

A. Raghuram Rajan

6. Ad for?


A. Harley Davidson

7. Logo of?

Screen Shot 2015-03-28 at 1.13.39 pm

A. Karur Vysya Bank

8. Sold for $35.6 million in 2010, which is the most expensive domain name of all time?

A. Insurance.com

 9. In GAAP,if GA stands for Generally Accepted what does AP stand for?

A. Accounting Principles

10.This soccer league team is owned by Den Networks. Which city?

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A. Delhi Dynamos FC

11. Which cement company owns these brands?

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A. India Cements

12. Smart Series 7000 is a Bluetooth-enabled toothbrush by which brand?

A. Oral-B

13. Which watch manufacturer began in 1917 in the small Swiss town of Lengnau when the three brothers Fritz, Ernst, and Werner Schlup opened the Schlup & Co. clockwork factory?

A. Rado

14. Exclusively.com is a luxury fashion retailer. Which e-commerce portal acquired it?

A. Snapdeal

15. Which consultancy company’s logo is this?

Screen Shot 2015-03-28 at 1.14.11 pm


16. Question on OLX and Bech de

17.  The XK-E (E-type) car ranked first in “100 most beautiful cars” of all time and also ranked number one on list of Top Sports Cars of the 1960s.Which car brand produced this car?

A. Jaguar

18. Identify the Businessman behind this initiative.


A. Bill Gates of Gates Foundation

19. Identify the company she heads.



20. Subdivided into 100pul what is the currency of Afghanistan?

A. Afghani

Questions contributed by Vishnu Santhosh​ and Ms.Anuradha Pai​ Ma’am.

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Coimbatore – Regional Finals Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Coimbatore – Regional Finals Questions


    Chennai Silks –
    Arul Sarvanan and Yogesh Pai
    Brookefields –
    Balasubramaniam and Ashwin Balasubramaniam


Regional Finals Questions:

1. Company once manufactured underwear under the brand name Fortitude and got its current name from a naming contest held among company staff. Which company?

A. Speedo

2. 150 years since 1964 this was a celebrated world famous ad agency whose logo features an owl and lamp. Which organization?


A. J. Walter Thompson 

3. Connect:

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A. IMF    

4.  MIT150 is a list published by Boston Globe in honor of the 150th anniversary of MIT in 2001. Listing 150 of the most significant innovators, inventions or ideas from MIT its alumni faculty and related people and organization in the institute. Who or what topped the list?

A. WWW – Tim Berners-Lee

5. What is this?


A. Facekini

6. What is common to Suzuki market in Melbourne, Huaxi Street market in Taipei, Sat bazaar in Arpora (Goa), Chiang Mai market in Thailand, Ratchada Bazaar in Bangkok and Yua Tei (Temple Street in Hong Kong)?

A. Night Markets

7. What term is claimed to have originated from an NBC documentary in 1944 due to the phenomenon of children being left home alone becoming common due to and after WW II , when one parent would be enlisted into the armed forces , so the other would have to get a job?

A. Latchkey Kids

8. Which viceroy said this on the death of Jamsetji Tata –“No Indian of the present generation had done more for the commerce and industry of India”?

A. Lord Curzon

9. In what unique way using social media did Taco Bell reintroduce the beefy crunch burrito?

A. Snapchat

10. This sportswear giant signed 750 million pounds to make Manchester United’s kit for 10 year.

A. Adidas

11. Connect:

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A. Titanic        

12. Official slogan of the company when translated to English means “Make the Change.”

A. Li Ning

13. Contemporary ones are frequently produced in 33gm^2 glossy card. A company named Thumb Jack Bugle was the first to pioneer these. DL is one of the formats in advertising. What?

A. Fliers

14. This company builds bonnie babies and is an original baby food manufacturer. Huge Global name. What?


A. Glaxo/ GSK

15. Co-written and directed by Oliver Stone and starring Michael Douglas, this 1987 movie documented the rise of modern shareholder capitalism. Which movie?

A. Wall Street

16. Company’s Global Depositary Receipts (GDR) are traded on the London stock exchange ticker as SSA. Which company?

A. Systema Global

17. Better known for her voice than her face. Who?


A. Siri Voice Assistance                                                                                                                                                              

18. Company was previously known as Socony-Vacuum Oil Company. Which?

A. Mobil

19. Connect:

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A. Stadium naming rights across the world

20. What is happening here?


A. Prisoners generating electricity.

21. Where is the iconic Hattori clock tower is located? The building and clock tower were originally built by Kintaro Hattori, the founder of Seiko. The answer is a 5 Letter word.

A. Ginza.


 Questions contributed by Ms. Anuradha Pai Ma’am!

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Coimbatore – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Coimbatore – Preliminary Round Questions


    Chennai Silks –
    Arul Sarvanan and Yogesh Pai
    Brookefields –
    Balasubramaniam and Ashwin Balasubramaniam


Preliminary Round Questions:

1. What is this 2.6 million sq.ft. building in US, that failed to attract enough tenants during the great depression, was bought by Lawrence Wein and Harry Helmsley in 1961?

A. Empire State Building

2. In Arabic, the literal translation of this corporate tycoon’s first name is Defender. His surname stands for Love. Who is this IT baron from India?

A. Azim Premji

3. Some predictions suggest the amount of oil present here could be 200 billion barrels, far more than Kuwait or Abudhabi. Though it is extremely difficult and at the moment, prohibitively expensive to extract oil here but its important to predict what the global economy will look like in 2048, when the protocol banning exploration comes up for renewal. Where?

A. Antartica

4. Which brand would you associate with the book, ‘The Hippie Guide to Climbing the Corporate Ladder & Other Mountains’?

A. Jansport

5. In the 1850’s what was Cuba’s largest expo which helped Don Facundo Bacardi to build his empire in the country?

A. Sugarcane

6. Which stronger than steel fiber invented in 1965 by DuPont’s only female employee to be awarded the company’s Lavoisier Medal for outstanding technical achievement, was initially intended to be used in automobile industries?

A. Kevlar

7. This was the first commissioned sponsored program in the history of Indian television and increase in the sale of maggi noodles. What was re-telecast on the national channel after a decade long gap sponsored by P&G and trimmed down to 52 from its original 159 episodes as it could no longer recreate the earlier magic?

A. Humlog

8.Identify a famous person from this picture of a mechanical calculator.


A. Blaise Pascal

9. Rufus Skeel owned a small shop in providence, Rhode Island that sold cloth. Mr. Skeel ‘s daughter painted images of apples and applied them to the bolts of cloth. What was this an inspiration for?

A. Fruit of the Loom

10. The Gunn Report and Show Reel of the year authored by Donald Gunn and Emma Wilkie is an annual publication identifying and detailing the awarded new work within the advertising industry. Which famous South Asian was the Guest Editor in 2012?

A. Prasoon Joshi

11. What two words were used by media to describe the Union budget of India for year 97-98 presented on February 28 1997, by finance minister P. Chidambaram, with features such as lowering income tax rates, removal of surcharge on corporate tax and reduction in corporate tax rates?

A. Dream Budget

12. Who is this famous person on the banknote of Portugal?


A. Vasco da Gama

13. What champagne house that has used the James Bond film series as a marketing device was founded in 1829 by Hennequin De Villermont and Paul Reaudin?

A. Bollinger

14. What annual event which followed a brick and mortar pattern before 2009 was effected by two viruses ‘Conflicer’ and ‘W32 Nimda’?

A. CAT Entrance Exam

15. This company along with engineering company Agrotec, has collaborated with Italian space agency to introduce Isspresso, the first capsule based espresso system able to work in the extreme conditions of space?

A. Lavasa

15. Identify this inventor.



16. Complete this quote by Henry Ford: “Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is ___________”

A. Success

17. It was locally manufactured in India only since 1958, though it was imported to India since the early 1900’s. Amitabh Bachchan endorsed it on radio in the 1970’s. Which health food drink brand?

A. Horlicks

18. Which famous man is being caricatured here?


A. J.P. Morgan

20. Cindy Crawford dressed as which famous person from world history?


George Washington





 Questions contributed by Ms. Anuradha Pai Ma’am!

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Coimbatore – Regional Finals Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2014 – Coimbatore Edition – Finals


Round – 1

1. Documented as one of the first selfie in 18th century in Europe, footmen would announce on behalf of their masters. What evolved in the modern day business?

A. Visiting cards.

2. Company called Giesecke and Devrient from Munich based in 1980’s, experimenting with wireless communication created something inseperable in the modern day world, what?

A. Sim cards.

3. A company’s work was to create and transform energy to oxygen in India? Which company ?

A. Mahindra e2o. 

4 .In hindi movie mere dad kimaruti which maruti car was featured?

A. Maruti Ertiga.

5. What is a winchester shirt?

A.  The colour of the collar and cuff different from that of the colour of the body of the shirt.

6 Legal requirement in Austria, Switzerland and German speaking European countries for limited liability companies?



1. Identify?


A. Braille mobiles.

2. What is the new name?


A. Hyatt

3. Which media company does Rani Mukherji work for in this film?



4. Identify the jousting knights log?


A. Faber Castell.

5. Identify the logo?


A. Herbalife.

6. Identify?

Tony Fernandes

A. Tony Fernandez of Air Asia. 

Round -3

1. Which Tata company was founded as the Swallow Sidecar company in 1922, originally making motorcycle sidecars before developing passenger cars?

A. Jaguar. 

2.Only businessman in India the nation saluted on the 175years of birth?

A.  J.N.Tata

3. In 1988 Tatas sold 50% stake in cosmetic brand to HUL?

A.  Lakme

4. Pixel and Mega Pixel, sub-brands of?

A.  Nano

Round 4

1. Connect:


A. Dominoes Pizza.

2. Connect:


A. Shoppers Stop.

3. Connect:


A. Emami.

4. Connect:


A. Reddit.

Round 5

1. First Clue – Estd in 1948 by Momofuku Ando.

b. Second Clue –  In 1948 they created the “retort pouch” series of products.

A. Nissin Foods

2. First Clue – Created by Max Morgenthaler and his research team.

Second Clue –  Taster’s choice was its renamed version in US.

Third Clue – Advertisement video.

A. Nescafe

3. First clue – Pierre Bellon began this in France?

A. Sodexo. 

The questions are contributed by Mrs. Anuradha Yogesh. Ma’am follows quizzing keenly and is a quiz aficionado.