Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Kolkata – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Kolkata – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER :

IIFT – Rahul Sharma and Kunal Malhotra


Jadavpur University – Raktim Kumar Nag and Apratim M


Preliminary Round:

1. In the context of Ferrari, What does S stand for in SF ?

Ans: Scuderia (meaning Stable–)

2. In late 2012 Dr. S Rajkumar of Lifeline Hospitals, conducted an activity, which was at that time futuristic and streamed live on google hangout, What?

Ans: First use of Google Glass during a Surgery,

3. Which Indian two wheeler company has launched the automatic scooter “Jupiter”?

Ans: TVS

4. Sir Osborne Smith(image displayed), the first governor of the reserve bank of India,did not do one thing all his predecessors have done, what?

Ans: Sign on bank notes

5. American mechanic Walter Hunt invented something, that had a clasp to keep it in place and a coil in its body to act as a spring, the basic design has not been improved upon since its invention, What?

Ans: Safety Pin

6. Miller High Life has tied up with this iconic brand to produce branded beer cans and high lifestyle hogs, for use this summer. Which iconic brand are we talking about?

Ans: Harley Davidson

7. Which asian billionaire is behind Horizon Ventures of Hong Kong?

Ans: Li Ka Shing

8. Rank Group(logo displayed), is the owner of this famous brand, the rights to this brand has bben transferred to a tribe in Florida, USA, Which famous brand ?

Ans Hard Rock Café

9. Interhospitality is the hospitality arm of this, home solutions giant. Which giant?

Ans: Ikea

10. Go Air has come up with this recruitment idea for its cabin crew which will save them atleast 2-3 Cr, what idea?

Ans: Hire only ladies as cabin crew as on an average they weigh less.

11. Which FMCG company from his home state has made Cricketer R. Ashwin as its brand ambassador to promote its new line of diary products and milkshakes

Ans: CavinCare

12. Which company has Mark Benioff (Image provided) created which help companies to achieve their targets?

Ans: salesforce.com

13. Ring Plus aqua is the automotive component business of which organization which makes everything from apparels to contraceptives?

Ans: Raymond Group

14. Which car from Maruti was launched with the tagline”My thing,everything, _______”. Fill in the blank. The car/name refered here can be found in the oceans?

Ans. Stingray

15. In 1976 a Fulbright scholar at Vanderbilt University and a professor at Chittagong University joined hand to launch an initiate to extend credit to rural poor, Which organization are we talking about and name its driving force?

Ans: Gramin Bank and Md. Younus

16. Image of a commemorative coin released by UK for?


Ans. WWF

17. Whose premium brand of chocolates newly introduced in India is Alpino?

Ans: Nestle

18. Peter Drucker famously said, “A company has two functions I_________ and Marketing”. Fill the blank.

Ans: Innovation.

19. The surname of this well known India business family originates from the Hindi word for cotton, Identify?

Ans: Ruia, the word Rui/Kapas means cotton in Hindi.

20. An image campaign on 100 years of innovation.


 Ans. IBM


Questions contributed by Mr. George Mathew, a lawyer working with a Bank. He is a quiz enthusiast.

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2013 – Kolkata – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2013 – Kolkata – Preliminary Round Questions

Results (Tata Track):


TCS – Abhishek Das and Sudip Kalyan Dey


mJunction – Debasish Mukerjee and Abhishek Kar

Results (External Track):


HSBC – Saurabh Deora and Anirvan Bhadra


Emami Ltd – Abhishek Chakraborthy and Alekhya Chakraborthy


1. What in Gujarat is known as Chaar Bangadi?

– Audi

2. Which book published in 1859 is the largest selling single volume book ever? (Clue: It sold 2 Million copies till date)

– A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

3. Which beautiful consort wrote a book titled ‘The Sandwich Swap’ in 2011? (Clue: Think Royalty)

– Queen Rania of Jordan

4. Rellure a brand owned by the Reliance Life Science Pvt Ltd., is associated with which fruit?

– Mango

5. Who’s the author of the book?


– Benjamin Graham

6. First there were Harmony, Tempo and Allegro & then came Puma, Jaguar, Snow Leopard. What are these?

– Apple OS versions

7. In gaming what does RMG stands for?

– Real Money Gaming

8. Which actor aspired to be a professional photographer & started his career as an apprentice in A. Das & Co., Delhi? (Clue: We’ve lost him recently)

– Pran Krishan Sikand 

9. Who has unveiled the new search engine named PLUS D (The Public Library of United States Diplomacy)? (Clue: Very much in news)

– Julian Assange

10. Who’s the advertiser?



11. What is jointly owned by Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Essar and Idea Cellular?

– Indus Towers

12. Andhra Pradesh markets which of these coffee brands? (Options given: Araku/Tirumala/Telengana)

– Araku

13. What unique thing has been started by Samoa Air?

– Charging Passengers by their Weight

14. Satya Rajpurohit, calligrapher and co-founder of Ahmedabad-based design firm Indian Type Foundry, says he arrived at the perfect ‘L’ after trying more than 400 strokes over 2-3 weeks. And they’ve trademarked the letter ‘L’. Whose logo? (Clue: Hospitality)

– Leela Group

15. Identify her? (Clue: CRISIL)


– Roopa Kudva

16. Which series had inspired Martin Copper to conceive the idea of Mobile Phone in 1973?

– Star Trek

17. After which everyday product is Hyundai’s  vehicle, the E4U designed?


– Egg

18. By exporting which fruit from the national tree of Bangladesh has India got INR 800 Cr Revenue?

– Mango

19. This is a list of ______ per capita. What?

  • Monaco: 3/35,427
  • St Kitts and Nevis: 1/53,051
  • Guernsey:1/65,573
  • Hong Kong: 39/7.1 Million
  • Belize: 1/356,600
  • Cyprus: 3/1.1 Million
  • Israel: 17/7.8 Million

– Billionaires

20. Which Indian Group’s next generation are this?


– Parle (Chauhans)

21. This is a job for people who like globetrotting, Heinrich Kubis was first in the world in 1912?

– Flight Attendant

22. This American senator was the first to orbit the Earth and also the oldest person to travel in space. Who?

– John Glenn

23. A simple _________ from the White House wipes billions off US markets in the month of April, 2013. What?

– Tweet

24. Which adventurist Indian businessman is the founder of the Super Car Club in India & set the record for the fastest lap at the Buddh International Circuit in Ferrari 458 Challenge?

– Gautam Singhania; Raymond Group

25. Younger age picture of  which head of a global financial institution?


– Christine Lagarde; IMF

– Questions contributed by Rabi Shankar Saha