Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2017 – Guwahati– Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2017 – Guwahati – Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER: Serapis Infotainment : Kumar Shivam and Jyotish K
  • RUNNER UP: Guwahati High Court : Syed Rahman and Murshid Ali

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. What is Five finger strategy?
Ans. Shoplifting
Q.2. Connect: Image of Jack Dorsey, Odeo, Vine
Ans. Twitter
Q.3. Who was the first chief technology officer of SAP?
Ans. Vishal Sikka
Q.4. Image of Rajeev Suri. He is the CEO of
Ans. Nokia
Q.5. ‘Club Enerji’ is an offering from which Tata company?
Ans. Tata Power
Q.6. Anna Jarvis started this campaign and was so disturbed when the concept was made commercial. She tried to copy right the concept but ended up without success. It is one of the most popular days for dining out in US and England which concept are we talking?
Ans. Mother’s Day
Q.7. Identify the logo.
Ans. Swiftkey
Q.8. It is a Kurta with half sleeves, buttoned up standing collar and fine net detailing on the shoulder seam.  Or, a full sleeved one with buttoned cuffs. Jade Blue, a Rs. 150-re clothing chain owned by Bipin Chauhan and his brother Jitendra, has trademarked rights for this attire. What was this trademark kurta?
Ans. Modi Jacket
Q.9. Whose ancestral house is known as Kennelworth first housed TIFR?
Ans. Homi J Bhabha
Q.10. Identify the logo.
Ans. Versace
Q.11. What is made by fermenting vinegar with hot peppers in a French oak barrel, which has 3 inches of salt on the top and is aged for three years untill all the sauce is diffused to the barrel?
Ans. Tobasco Sauce
Q.12. Which Tata brand has the LIMCA record for airing the longest commercial on the Indian television?
Ans. Tata Sky
Q.13. Connect

Ans. Playboy

Q.14. Connect
Ans. Neutrogena
Q.15. Which business group has bought the trade and assets of Amtek Aluminium Castings (Witham) Limited and King Automative Systems Limited (Amtek UK) from administrators PwC?
Ans. Liberty House Group
Q.16. With the government’s stress on breaking the 150 years of British tradition for financial years to range from April to March, which state became the first to adopt Jan-Dec Fiscal Year practice?
Ans. Madhya Pradesh
Q.17. Identify.
Ans. Hercule Poirot
Questions contributed by Kumar Shivam. He is the founder of Serapis Infotainment. 

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Guwahati – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Guwahati – Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER: Guwahati University – Kumar Shivam and Jyotish Kalita
  • RUNNER UP: Assam Engg. College – Anirban and Bishal Nath

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. This brand was launched by Mina Bindra as a brand in 1988 and from wholesaling the brand to traditional retailers, it launched its first exclusive store at Inorbit Mall in Mumbai in the early nineties.

Ans. Biba

Q.2. The extract from these kinds of leaves, creates their brand. Extremely powerful brand especially in the rural areas of India.

Pan Parag

Ans. Pan Parag

Q.3. Taj has a brand called & Beyond, what are they promoting in India?

Ans. Safaris

Q.4. Connect.

Ans. Chrysler

Q.5. The company’s first convenience outlets were known as Tote`m stores since customers “toted” away their purchases, and some even sported genuine Alaskan totem poles in front. What did it eventually become?

Ans. 7-Eleven

Q.6. Connect.

Ans. Fiat

Q.7. This is a huge foundation in the world, followed in the memory of a great man, who changed the world of manufacturing.

Ford Foundation

Ans. Ford Foundation

Q.8. Identify.

Lady Navajbai Tata

Ans. Lady Navajbhai Tata

Q.9. The name originated from Danish “Leg got”?

Ans. Lego

Q.10. It is a river in Goa, which also leads to a cement company with the same name.

Ans. Zuari

Q.11. Pramod Saxena in partnership with South Africa based Blue Label Telecom founded this company in the year 2004. The objective was to provide payment services to the riral as well as urban population of India, through a digital wallet. Which entity?

Oxigen Wallet

Ans. Oxigen Wallet

Q.12. He is the CEO of?

Tata Motors

Ans. Tata Motors

Q.13. Question on Lotte Chocolates

Q.14. Connect.

Ans. Braun

Q.15. He founded four internet sites – three sites included travel site, a personal shipper site and a site about the Ebola virus. The fourth one was called “Auctionweb”. What did the latter finally become?

Ans. Ebay

Q.16. Wild Company is a book on this company.

Ans. Banana Republic

Q.17. Which important institution or organisation in India is this?

Ans. Geological Survey of India

Q.18. How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten the World Economy is a part title of a book by this economist.

Ans. Dr. Raghuram Rajan

Bonus Question:

Q.19. The name of the film is Inside Job. Raghuram Rajan plays a role in this film. What position is he enacting in the film?

Ans. Head of IMF

Q.20. Which tyre brand owns it?

Ans. Birla tyres

Bonus Question:

Q.21. Birla tyres was established in the 1990s and was a collaboration with a famous international tyre manufacturer. Originally it was called Birla P Tyres. What did the P denote in terms of their partnership?

Ans. Pirelli

Q.22. Who created a celebration flavour called Beatle Nut as a tribute to the Beatles?

Ans. Baskin Robbins

Bonus Question:

Q.23. Which group in India owns Baskin Robbins?

Ans. Graviss Group 

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Guwahati – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Guwahati – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER: Guwahati University – Kumar Shivam and Jyotish Kalita
  • RUNNER UP: Assam Engg. College – Anirban and Bishal Nath

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. This company co-founded by Akshay Kothari was acquired by LinkedIn. Akshay later went on to head LinkedIn India. Name the company?

Ans. Pulse

Q.2. This company sold its brands: Cartia, Solpadeine, Borstol, and Zantac to Aspen so as to focus on its core business. Name the company?

Ans. GSK

Q.3. Full form of IL&FS?

Ans. Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services

Q.4. Suchi Mukherjee is the founder and CEO of which company?

Ans. LimeRoad

Q.5. Warburg Pincus, the global private equity firm has acquired 14 percent stake in which multiplex company?

Ans. PVR

Q.6. Which company launched a music channel called “ROX” to target youths?

Ans. Sony

Q.7. Identify the company.

Ans. Admob

Q.8. Which bank has “Neev” fund to help low income states?

Ans. SBI

Q.9. Which dairy product startup based in Odisha was founded by Srikumar Misra?

Ans. Milk Mantra

Q.10. Name the helicopter service company based in New Delhi which is a Mini Ratna-I category PSU?

Ans. Pawan Hans

Q.11. Which UAE-based group was started by Micky Jagtiani?

Ans. Landmark Group

Q.12. Which company is going to be merged with Luxottica to form the largest eyewear company in the world?

Ans. Essilor

Q.13. Picture of Arun Netravali was shown. He is known as the father of HDTV technology. Identify him.

Ans. Arun Netravali

Q.14. Which group acquired a majority stake in Moldex Composites, a Gujarat-based design and manufacturing company?

Ans. Hero Group

Q.15. Rakesh Kapoor is the CEO of which British multinational consumer goods company?

Ans. Reckitt Benckiser

Q.16. Which group acquired Chinese mall operator ‘Intime’ for $2.6 Billion?

Ans. Alibaba

Q.17. Which group acquired the retail business of Heritage Foods?

Ans. Future Group

Q.18. Which fast food chain closed 700 restaurants worldwide due to declining sales and increased competition?

Ans. McDonald’s

Wildcard Round:

Q.1. Question on popular automobile brand Zen.

Q.2. It’s an old French word for wallets. The word in French is bougette. It leads to which modern day financial term?

Ans. Budget

Q.3. Before moving to India, Vishal Sikka was on the board of a software Giant. He decided to quit and move to India.  Which corporation was he a part of before moving to Infosys?

Ans. SAP

Q.4. Black and hard are the indices for the measurement of the strength of a particular product commonly used by all of us. What commonly used product has these features of hardness and blackness?

Ans. Pencils

Q.5. Who is the author of books ‘The case of the Bonsai Manager’, ‘When the Penny Drops’ and ‘What the CEO wants from you’?

Ans. R Gopalakrishnan

Q.6. Which group owns the Filmfare awards?

Ans. Times Group

Questions contributed by Kumar Shivam. A final year B.Tech student of Guwahati University. He is the founder of Serapis Infotainment, a Knowledge Solutions company.

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Guwahati – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Guwahati– Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER: Guwahati High Court : Syed B. Rahman and Abdul Aman
  • RUNNER UP: ASEB : Arnav and Bhaskar

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. One of the first examples of product placement took place in 1873 when transport and shipping companies lobbied to be mentioned in which adventure story that involved a lot of travelling?

Ans. Around The World In 80 Days

Q.2. What’s the significance?


Ans. Marsha Albert, the Beatles fan and DJ Carroll James

Q.3. Connect.


Ans. Amazon

Q.4. Which Italian fashion house started as a small family-owned leather saddlery shop in Florence in 1921, launched global campaign for women empowerment called Chime for Change?

Ans. Gucci

Q.5. Analytical Question.


Ans. GST

Q.6. Satyug Gold is a company promoted by which Bollywood celebrity and her husband?


Ans. Shilpa Shetty and Raj Kundra

Q.7. ‘Plain Tales from the Hills’ and six other stories written by Rudyard Kipling were issued as the “Library Series” by its publisher. These were the first publications of Kipling’s collection of stories. Where were these books sold to cater to a large audience?

Ans. Indian Railway Library

Q.8. What are the headquarters of Deutsche Bank called?

Ans. Debit and Credit

Q.9. Significance of this image?


Ans. First Issue of Sports Illustrated

Q.10. In 1921, who was contracted by Milton Feld to start what he called Newman’s Laugh-O-grams, which was the first and probably only loss making venture of this gentleman?

Ans. Walt Disney

Q.11. This is the currency of which country featuring Hans Christian Oersted?


Ans. Denmark

Q.12. Analytical Question


Ans. CBI

Q.13. Identify the company?


Ans. Ford

Q.14. Connect.


Ans. Oreo

Q.15. “Without Reserve” is the in-house journal of which Government Organisation?

Ans. RBI

Q.16. Who is the author?


Ans. Harsha Bhogle

Q.17. Print ad for?


Ans. Premier Padmini

Q.18. Identify.

Tata Chemicals

Ans. R Mukundan

Q.19. Identify.


Ans. Royal Enfield

Q.20. Analytical Question.


Ans. UTI

Q.21. Identify.


Ans. Tim Cook

Q.22. Connect


Ans. Instagram

Q.23. What?


Ans. Encyclopaedia Britannica

Questions contributed by Shivam Kumar.

He is pursuing B.Tech from Guwahati University. He was the Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2015 East Zone champion and National Finalist. Check out his knowledge initiative called Quizzing India. 

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Guwahati – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Guwahati– Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER: Guwahati High Court : Syed B. Rahman and Abdul Aman
  • RUNNER UP: ASEB : Arnav and Bhaskar

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. The HyperAdapt 1.0 shoes are special as it has Shoelaces that tie on its own. Which company makes it?

Ans. Nike

Q.2. Which Indian group owns 51% stake in Peugeot Motorcycles?

Ans. Mahindra & Mahindra

Q.3. DS Group launched this brand to capitalise on the fastest growing HBC (Hard—Boiled Candy) segment in the confectionery basket. The Value of this brand in January 2016 was close to Rs 100 crore.

Ans. Pulse Candy

Q.4. Identify.


Ans. YC Deveshwar

Q.5. Who was recently appointed the first chairman of Banks Board Bureau?

Ans. Vinod Rai

Q.6. Like Tata in India, Percassi is going to Starbucks’ partner in this country.

Ans. Italy

Q.7. Identify the logo.


Ans. Olay 

Q.8. Chhattisgarh’s Directorate of Geology and Mining recently auctioned Baghmara mine. This is India’s first-ever auction of what?

Ans. Gold mine

Q.9. Which media company is acquiring 80 percent stake in India Today group’s loss making e-commerce and TV shopping entities Today Merchandise and Today Retail Network Pvt Ltd.?

Ans. Zee Media

Q.10. Identify.


Ans. Sudarshan Venu

Q.11. Which Indian media company acquired American cricket broadcaster Willow TV International?

Ans.  Times Internet

Q.12. It was in Florence that the wasp-shaped two wheeler was born, Enrico Piaggio having registered the patent in the Tuscan capital on April 23 1946. What?

Ans. Vespa

Q.13 Identify.


Ans. Karan Adani

Q.14. It has been the parent of website Rotten Tomatoes since January 2010. It is a social movie site alllowing users to share movie ratings, discover new movies and meet others with similar movie tastes. The site is based in San Francisco, CA and was founded by Joe Greenstein in 2007. Name the site which itself was acquired in 2011 by Warner Bros.

Ans. Flixster

Q.15. Name the e-commerce website?


Ans. Amazon

Q.16. “Trinity pictures is to ____ what Marvel is to Disney,” says Ajit Thakur, CEO, Trinity Pictures.

Ans. Eros

Q.17. They say honesty is the best policy. And this brand’s latest mini series- The Lesson- teaches us just that, but with the perfect blend of excitement, thrill and eventually refreshment.


Ans. Pepsi

Q.18. Acharya Balakrishna is the Managing Director of which business entity in India?

Ans. Patanjali

Q.19. Identify.


Ans. Homeshop 18, Sundeep Malhotra

Q.20. Identify the logo.


Ans. Dunkin Donuts

Questions contributed by Shivam Kumar.

He is pursuing B.Tech from Guwahati University. He was the Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2015 East Zone champion and National Finalist. Check out his knowledge initiative called Quizzing India. 

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Guwahati – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 –Guwahati – Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER : 
  • NIT Silchar – Dipankar and Aveek Kumar
  • Guwahati University – Kumar Shivam and Jyotish

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Q.1. What was Benjamin Franklin referring to when he said “Money money makes more money”?

Ans. Compound Interest

Q.2. Identify the brand that gets created by these peppers?


Ans. Tobasco Sauce

Q.3. Tashi was a Tata- owned retail chain selling this category?

Ans. Shoes

Q.4. Connect.

Bank of Baroda

Ans. Bank of Baroda

Q.5. Lacelle is a brand from?

Ans. Bausch & Lomb

Q.6. Aditya Mangal whose twitter handle is “Sir Sri ______” has recently authored the book ‘How to become a Billionaire by selling nothing”. Who does Aditya parody?

Ans. Rakesh Jhunjhunwala

Q.7. Gamers have been categorized as E,T and M. What is M, if E is Everyone and T is Teen?

Ans. Mature

Q.8. In the early 1940s, which now popular term meant aerial bombs: single bombs capable of destroying a whole city area, also known as ‘cookies’ during the firebombing of Hamburg?

Ans. Blockbuster

Q.9. Who is the only Indian, who was a finance minister, to have won both  Bharat Ratna and Nishan-e-Pakistan, the highest civilian award of Pakistan?

Ans. Morarji Desai

Q.10. Connect


Ans. Amrutanjan

Q.11. Which company is DATA on NYSE?

Ans. Tableau

Q.12. What is the speciality of this ATM?

Vatican Bank

Ans. Only ATM in the world to use Latin

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Guwahati – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Guwahati – Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER :
  • Jt. Director of Health Services (Govt. Of Assam) – Mridul. K and Abhijit Das
  • Pioneers and Partners – Syed Burhanur Rahman and Shah Syed Samadur

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. This was a very famous printer and it was among the first which was used by this famous lady. What printer was this which she actually helped to create ?


Ans. Braille’s printer by Helen Keller

Q.2. In 1950, who was the exclusive designer of Marlene Dietrich’s dresses in the Alfred Hitchcock film Stage Fright?

Ans. Christian Dior

Q.3. Name the project.


Ans. Clean Ganga Project

[1. ‘Ganga Avataran’ painting by Raja Ravi Varma. 2. Ganges  is a nature documentary series by BBC for television on the natural history of the River Ganges.  3. Logo of Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB)]

Q.4. What is an aspirational treadmill?

Ans. Princeton psychologist and economics Nobelist Daniel Kahneman mentions the “aspirational treadmill”, the idea that we simply readjust our expectations upward once we have reached a certain level of success. This would help explain why people who have a lot of money, or have a lot of leisure time, do not say on surveys that they are much more satisfied than do people who have less.

Q.5. Identify him.


Ans. Narasimhan Ram of ‘The Hindu’

Q.6. Which brand from Nahar Group’s flagship company, shares its name with an administrative area of the Prinicipality of Monaco?

Ans. Monte Carlo

Q.7. Tata Red, Tata Black, Tata Yellow, Tata Green, Tata Blue and Tata Pink are all brands from _________

Ans. Pigment

 Q.8. Connect.


Ans. Coin toss

[1. TBWA/Chiat/Day logo:  Guy Day called Jay Chiat to discuss a merger with Jay Chiat & Associates. Day won a coin toss to see who would be the president of the new agency.

2. Wilbur looks on as Orville pilots the first powered flight : Both brothers were eager to pilot the first flight. A coin toss gave Wilbur the honour, but his attempt on December 14 failed. Orville was successful on the next attempt on December 17.

3. Hewlett and Packardtosseda coin to decide whether the company they founded would be called Hewlett-Packard or Packard-Hewlett.

4. In the climax ofSholay, Veeru and Jaidev decide their next strategy over their encounter with the villains by tossing a coin (they are in habit of deciding over the affairs between themselves this way). It is revealed at the end that the coin used by him is actually a trick coin that always come up heads.]

Q.9. What gets its name from the fact that it uses three electronic beams to produce a colour picture through a single gun, and then focusing them through one lens ?

Ans. Trinitron by Sony

Q.10. Name the author of the book.


Ans. John Kotter

Q.11. In 2014, the UK subsidiary of Tata Global Beverages has acquired a 100 percent stake in the equity capital of Earth Rules, Australia engaged in coffee business under the _______ brand.

Ans.  Map

Q.12. Fill up the blanks in this quote by Jay Levinson said this about someone: “Take Leo Burnett , David Ogilvy, Bill Bernbach and Mark Twain. Combine their brains and shave their heads. What’s left?

Ans: Seth Godin

Q.13. Identify the company.


Ans. Xiaomi (Lei Jun)

Q.14. Which individual was an exclusive customer of this piece of dental work that was created for him?


Ans.  Marlon Brando for the film ‘Godfather’.

[This dental plumper , designed by Dick Smith and New York dentist Henry Dwork was worn by Marlon Brando to create the effect of jowls for his role as Don Corleone in the 1972 film , ‘The Godfather’]

Q.15.This Tata vehicle is known colloquially as DIMO Batta in Sri Lanka. (4,3)


Q.16. Identify the logo.


Ans. Hershey’s (Chocolate)

 Q.17. Connect.


Ans. Christian Dior

[1. Bernard Arnault  of LVMH 2.Harper’s Bazaar’s Mrs. Carmel Snow chatting with Coco Chanel : Her famous quote “(Of Christian Dior’s ‘New Look’) Clothes by a man who doesn’t know women, never had one, and dreams of being one! ” 3. Christian Dior]

Q.18. What idea of Scott Adam’s is attributed to the success and popularity of Dilbert comics?

Ans. Adams attributes his success to his idea of including his e-mail address in the panels, thus facilitating feedback from readers

Q.19. What is this?


Ans. Yakhchal or ice chamber

[Yakhchāl (Persian yakh meaning “ice” and chāl meaning “pit”) is an ancient type of evaporative cooler. By 400 BC, Persian engineers had mastered the technique of storing ice in the middle of summer in the desert.]

Q.20. Name the style of this furniture? (Named after a middle age Empire / Dynasty)


Ans. Ottoman

Q.21. Connect :


Ans. Ajinomoto

Q.22. “ Keno” was the original name of this game and “Beano” was an early name. It was named named Beano because little red dried beans were used. These were used to cover the numbers. Native Amercians devised the team in the 1920s or 1930s. What are talking about?

Ans. Bingo

Q.23.These are toys which have been created by a company called Giant Microbes. It is to educate the world about what? (started in Africa)


Ans. Ebola

Q.24. Tie Breaker question: The number was 80586. In US, the law says you cannot trademark a numeric hence a brand was created. What brand name was created which later had a series to 1,2,3 etc. came into existence in this world because of trademark restriction?

Ans. Intel

 Questions contributed by Debasish Mandal of BHEL Bhopal.

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Guwahati – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Guwahati – Preliminary Round Questions

Preliminary Round Questions:

1. Which Indian Businessman was kidnapped in 1997 in Ahmedabad and was also trapped inside Taj Mahal hotel when it was attacked on Nov 26?

Ans: Gautam Adani
 2. Which country has the maximum number of LinkedIn users?
Ans: USA
 3. Which website for Online shopping means ‘searching for treasure’ in Chinese?
Ans: Taobao
 4. ‘The Course of my Life’ is the autobiography of which Indian who was closely related to RBI?
Ans: CD Deshmukh 
 5. What was launched in 1944 in the USA as a replacement brand by Wrigley due to rationing of gum-making ingredients in World War II?
Ans: Orbit
 6. Which watch brand was used for the first time in sports during the international ballooning for the Gordon Bennet Cup in 1909?
Ans: Omega
7. In Pakistan, which brand is so popular for decades that the generic word used for any detergent is the name of this brand?
Ans: Surf
 8. Which is the only card brand that is accepted at all Olympic venues?
 9. Who was the first Indian Prime Minister who signed on currency notes?
Ans: Manmohan Singh
 10. Who was the longest serving Finance Minster of India?
Ans: Morarji Desai
 11. Whom did Esquire Magazine in 1960 describe as “lean, relaxed outdoorsman, a cattle rancher, a Navy Officer, a flyer, whose tattooed wrist suggested a romantic past, a man who had once worked with his hands, who knew the score, who merited respect”?
Ans: Marlboro Man
 12. “It was 1983 and I was working with Indian Airlines when I happened to win a lottery to buy the first……..produced in India. Rajiv Gandhi, who was then a pilot with Indian Airlines, announced me the winner. I bought it as a gift for my wife Gulshanbeer Kaur”. What?
Ans: First Maruti car
13. ‘Urzza’ is an energy drink from which brand?
Ans: Bisleri
 14. Who, in 1943, co-founded Travancore Chemical and Manufacturing company along with Dr. Krishnamurthy?
Ans: Dr. CV Raman
 15. Who trademarked the phrase “India ka Tyohaar”?
Ans: IPL
16. “Sometimes there’s a bit of a pain in achieving more”, says this brand’s ATL campaign during Mumbai Marathon. Which brand?
Ans: Volini
17. Antonio Latini’s 1694 book of recipe ‘Lo scalco alla moderna’ had a handful of recipes using X and included the first published recipe for something using X. What?
Ans: Tomato
18. ‘Dil ki deal’ ad featuring Aamir Khan. Identify the company?
Ans: Snapdeal
19. The company was founded in Santiago de Cuba in 1862 and in 1910, became the nation’s first multinational company when it opened its operation in Spain?
Ans: Bacardi
20. Identification of logo of Google Maps.
Questions contributed by Kumar Shivam! He runs a Quiz Page in Facebook named Quizzing India (www.facebook.com/quizzingindia) and was the East Zone Champion and National Finalist of Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2015.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Guwahati – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Guwahati  – Preliminary Round Questions



  • WINNER :
    Guwahati Univ – Kumar Shivam and Jyotish Kalita
    NIT Silchar – Dipankar and Aveek Kumar


Preliminary Round Questions:

1. Which Microsoft co-founder has pledged a sum of $100 million in order to tackle the Ebola crisis?

A. Paul Allen

2. Advertisement by?


A. Tea Board of India

3. Eugene Schueller, a young french chemist of German descent who developed a formula called Aureale founded which company?

A. L’Oréal

4. Harit Nagpal is the CEO of which Tata enterprise?


A. Tata Sky

5. Advertisement by which company?


A. Axis Bank

6. Which famous brand started under the flagship project codenamed F-1 when Ejio Toyoda issued a challenge to build world’s best car?

A. Lexus

7. Which English word derives from the French term for “chattering or twittering” of birds?

A. Jargon

8. Which currency derives its name from the Russian for “to chop or to hack”?

A. Ruble

9. Which famous person has recently launched Internet.org in India?

A. Mark Zuckerberg

10. Which company founded by Glen Bell is known for its Tex Mex variety of foods?

A. Taco Bell

11. Identify.


A. Richard Branson

12. Logo of?


A. American Airlines

13. Identifying a book by written by Peter Drucker.

14. Logo of?


A. Al Jazeera

15. Identify the company.


A. Microsoft HoloLens

16. “Greater Collaborations” will take place between India and which other country?

A. United Kingdom

Questions contributed by Dipankar Sarma.

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Guwahati – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Guwahati – Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER: Pioneers and Partners – Syed B Rehman and Shah Syed Samadur
  • RUNNER UP: ASEB – Arnab Chakraborty and Bhaskar Chakraborty

Regional Round Questions:

1.Fill in the blanks:

____   ___   ______

We believe strongly that in the long term, we will be better served as shareholders and in all other ways by a company that does good things for the world even if we forgo some short term gains.

Ans. Do No Evil

2. Turnberry Golf Resort. Who is the owner?


Ans. Donald Trump

3. In 1889, which flexible, transparent substance replaced paper and made moving pictures or moving possible? (Hint: 9 letters)

Ans. Celluloid 

4. According to a research conducted in 2014 by ESPN The Magazine nd Sporting intelligence found which football club’s average annual wage the highest in sporting world ahead of New York Yankees and LA Dodgers?

Ans. Manchester City

5. Connect


Ans. Tata Steel

[1. Jamsetji Tata was born in Navsari ,then part of the princely state of Baroda.

2. Tata Steel commercial

3. Bombay house is the registered office of Tata Steel.]

6. The earliest known manufacturer of what alcoholic drink is perhaps Lucas Bols, who made it in a distillery called the Little Shed, outside Amsterdam in 1575?


7. In early 2014, which famous B-school launched the world’s first 24/7 radio station on business strategy and management which is broadcast to millions of subscribers through SiriusXM, the world’s largest radio service, and features prominent business leaders, public figures, and faculty members?

Ans. Wharton

8. Identify the Logo?


Ans. Food Corporation of India

9. This is the world’s only independent source of maritime market information for the trading and settlement of physical and derivative shipping contracts, and London’s Virginia and Maryland coffee houses in Thread needle Street.

Ans. Baltic Exchange

10. This is a theory that states that during periods of recession or economic downturn, consumers will eschew purchases of big-ticket luxury items and seek material solace in smaller indulgences, such as premium __________, and rightly called __________ effect. (Hint: 8 letter word)

Ans. Lipstick

11. Connect:


Ans. Aircel

[1. Chennai Super Kings : Aircel is the main shirt sponsor of Indian Premier League cricket team.

2.Theatrical trailer of the film Mary Kom : Mary Kom is the brand ambassador of Aircel.

3. Aircel was founded by C Sivasankaran]

12. This is Luis von Ahn. Which company was founded by him?



13. It has its roots in the 19th century, when the US pharmacist Theron T _______ introduced a witch hazel-based “wonder product” known as _______’s Golden Treasure. What?

Ans. Pond’s

14. Connect the Indian Born entrepreneur.


Ans. Ram Shriram

[1. He is a founding board member of Google 

Amazon ad: He earlier served as an officer of Amazon working for Jeff Bezos.

Shriram started Sherpalo,a venture capital firm that invests in promising new disruptive technologies]

15. _________money or ________currency is money whose value is not derived from any intrinsic value or guarantee that can be converted into valuable commodity (such as gold). Instead, it has value only by government order.

Ans. FIAT money

16. In the 1970s, it started as Children’s Bargain Town, as it began to grow its mascot’s family too grew with the introduction of wife Gigi, and their son and daughter Junior and Baby Gee. Figure either the company or the mascot.

Ans. Toys“R”Us and Geoffrey the Giraffe

17. This is Mr. Manal. Which company was founded by him?


Ans. Himalaya

18. In London, who is required to pass a training test based on The Blue Book, with preparation time being between 2-4 years? (Hint: 4, 6 letters)

Ans. Taxi Driver

19. Connect:


Ans. M S Dhoni

(1. He got a job of a ticket examiner in South Eastern Railway

2. Sourabh Ganguly talking about him

3. Nagarjuna is a key member of Mahi Racing Team India)

20. The book was written about which iconic company?


Ans. IBM

 21. Retlaw Enterprises, later named WED Enterprises (WED) , was privately held company owned by the heirs of which icon and businessman?

Ans. Disney  

22. Identify the logo?


Ans. Y Combinator

23. Who was the most expensive soccer player in Scotland in 1967 when Rangers paid £65,000 for him?

Ans. Alex Ferguson

Questions contributed by Debasish Mandal of BHEL, Bhopal