Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2018 – Pune – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2018 – Pune – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER : AFMC – Anirudh Anilkumar and Arnabh Sengupta
  • RUNNER UP : SIMC – Vijaydeep Shukla and Stanny Davis

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Who wrote the words ‘Satisfaction Guaranteed’ on the first Walmart sign and said that they were the two most important words of his life?

Ans. Sam Walton

Q.2. What was accidentally invented by Roy Plunkett of Kinetic Chemicals in 1938 and later acquired by Dupont?

Ans. Teflon

Q.3. Which MNC is behind Tez initiative in India?

Ans. Google

Q.4. Which non-government, not-for-profit, industry-led and industry-managed organization was set up as Engineering and Iron Trades Association in 1885?

Ans. CII

Q.5. Which group owns the tyre brand ‘CEAT’?

Ans. RPG Group

Q.6. The motto of which organization is “nullius in verba”, which is Latin for “Take nobody’s word for it”?

Royal Society

Ans. Royal Society of London

Q.7. Which Ludhiana-based company owns the brand Monte Carlo famous for woollen wear?

Ans. Nahar Group

Q.8. Who is best known for the Easter eggs made using precious metals and gemstones rather than mundane materials?

Ans. Peter Carl Faberge

Q.9. Which Grammy award winner owns the restaurant ‘Southern Hospitality’?

Justin Timberlake

Ans. Justin Timberlake

Q.10. Shepton Dash, FernvilleLord Digby and Gambit are the names of the mascots of which brand?

Ans. Dulux

Q.11. Which company was started as a shipping firm by Yataro Iwasaki in 1870?

Ans. Mitsubishi

Q.12. Which company was founded as the ‘Swallow Sidecar Company’ in 1922?

Ans. Jaguar

Q.13. Which FMCG giant owns the coffee brand BRU?

Ans. Hindustan Unilever

Q.14. Which company, founded by Ralph Roberts and Daniel Aaron in 1963, gets its name from the words ‘Communication’ and ‘Broadcast’?

Ans. Comcast

Q.15. Which brand was advertised with the slogan “You will wonder where the Yellow went”?

Ans. Pepsodent

Q.16. This is the logo of which foundation?

Ans. Biocon Foundation

Q.17. What are the 4 Ps of marketing –‘Product, Price, Promotion, Place’, collectively known as?

Ans. Marketing Mix

Q.18. Sameer Gehlaut, an IIT D graduate, is the founder and chairman of which online trading firm?

Ans. Indiabulls

Q.19. Which state in India has positioned itself as ‘The Warmest Place on Earth’?

Ans. Jammu and Kashmir

Q.20. Identify this famous founder of a very famous magazine in the world.

Hugh Hefner Playboy

Ans. Hugh Hefner

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Pune – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Pune – Regional  Round Questions


  • WINNER:  AFMC – Anmol Dhawan and Prabhav Vasistha
  • RUNNER UP: SIBM – Ritesh and Prateek

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. What?


Ans. Hollywood – Hollyweed = Marijuana legalization

Q.2. Jonah Peretti is Founder and CEO of ____, the social news and entertainment company that provides a pioneering mix of breaking news, entertainment and shareable content.

Ans. Buzzfeed

Q.3. This was the first car launched by which brand?

Shelby Cobra

Ans. Shelby Cobra

Q.4. Connect question on Roche

Q.5. Which banking group gets its name from the capital of Cantabria?

Ans. Santander

Q.6. Name the news agency founded by Prem Prakash in 1975 as the defacto monopoly supplier of news for Reuters Television.

Ans. ANI (Asian News International)

Q.7. In 2010, Greg Moran, and David Back, started discussing the infrastructural challenges in India. They came up with this idea of not having a car and still self-drive a car. Which business was born thus?

Ans. ZoomCar

Q.8. When David Novak retired as the chairman of this company, he left behind a legacy of 41,000 restaurants across 125 countries. His book, “O Great One!” is based on leadership lessons. Which company are we talking about?

Ans. Yum Brands

Q.9. Why did Tata Motors arrive at the name ‘Dipper’?

Ans. Male contraceptive brand targeted at truck drivers to promote safe sex

Q.10. Tata Steel created a special campaign – ‘We make ____, not just steel’ – to highlight its contribution to the development of India since 1948. What is it that Tata Steel has invested in?

Ans. Olympians

Q.11. This program aims to build capacity to train youth for employment, entrepreneurship and community enterprise. What is this program called?

Ans. Tata Strive

Q.12. The company’s first product was a face cream. To save money, it moved to manufacturing its own plastic containers for the cream. This led to the formation of a chemical company deriving its name from the Chinese words for Happiness & Joy; and is a large electronic giant today. Name the company?

Ans. LG

Q.13. ‘Aao Khushiyan Manaye’ is a campaign by which Tata brand celebrated 10 years of its existence in India.

Ans. Tata Sky

Q.14. In the 1920s, the British decided to print money in India. They began constructing the printing press in this city due to its proximity to a key railway line that connected it to the rest of India. Which city are we talking about?

Ans. Nasik

Q.15. There are just two countries where Coca-Cola cannot be bought or sold. One being Cuba, which is the other?

Ans. North Korea

Q.16. Connect

Ans. Ajanta Clocks

Q.17. Which company made the first phone?

Ans. Motorola

Q.18. Connect question on Gatorade

Q.19. Connect

Ans. Loreal

Q.20. Question on Complan and World War II. 

Q.21. Connect question on Pantene 

Q.22. Question on Andy Halve

Questions contributed by Vrushabh and Viraj Morabia  

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Pune – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Pune – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER:  AFMC – Anmol Dhawan and Prabhav Vasistha
  • RUNNER UP: SIBM – Ritesh and Prateek

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Which country was second to adopt a currency based on block chain technology?

Ans. Senegal

Q.2. Playbook is a product by which company?

Ans. Blackberry

Q.3. Syncopy Films Inc. is owned by which filmmaker?

Ans. Christopher Nolan

Q.4. Which bank gets its name from the fact that it was Bank inaugurated on the day of Vijayadashmi?

Ans. Vijaya Bank

Q.5. Identify the logo.


Ans. GoDaddy

Q.6. Identify.

Radha Mohan Singh

Ans. Radha Mohan Singh

Q.7. Identify the logo.

Bombay Burmah Trading

Ans. Bombay Burmah Trading Co.

Q.8. There four Cs of a diamond. Cut, Colour, carat and ?

Ans. Clarity

Q.9. Question on Fenway Sports and Liverpool

Q.10. Question on Gala logo.

Q.11. Question on Boomerang employees

Q.12. Question on Thailand Stock Exchange

Q.13. Identify.


Ans. Venu Srinivasan

Questions contributed by Vrushabh and Viraj Morabia  

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Pune – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Pune– Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER: UBS : Rohan Harsh and Ashis Behera
  • RUNNER UP: TCS : Tamal Dutta and Joel DSouza

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Established in 1974, the founders wanted to register their firm on a Godess’s name but was not able to. Hence, they went for a name from Ramayana. Guess this financial group?

Ans. Shriram Group

Q.2. Question was on a new advertisement campaign on Silver Pearls. Who is the parent company of Silver Pearls?

Ans. Rajnigandha / DS Group

Q.3. Who is the owner of the private aircraft “Book of Souls” World Tour?

Ans. Iron Maiden

Q.4. This firm has started an initiative in Munich where they are moving over 1000 consultants for the IoT domain. Which company? (gave hints such as Greener Planet, etc.)

Ans. IBM

Q.5. Question on Piramal Group

Q.6. Their names are Punit L and Kulin L. They are the next gen leaders from which group?


Ans. Lalbhai (Arvind Mills)

Q.7. This Chinese firm is in business of manufacturing data cards and network devices. It is now entering into data science by capturing end users data for advertising purpose. Name this firm.

Ans. Huawei

Q.8. Huron’s List has this person heading the Indian Philanthropy List of 2015. Who is it?

Ans. Azim Premji

Q.9. He passed away in 2016. He founded a Pune based company which is into manufacturing of electrical cables and equipment. Which company?

Ans. PP Chhabria of Finolex

Q.10. Sonam Kappor and Fawad (?) have endorsed a Pakistani Milk brand. Name the brand. – ??


Q.11. Viacom18 is planning to start a new Hindi Movies channel. A similar English movies channel was named as Relationships. Guess the name of the Hindi channel?

Ans. Rishtey

Q.12. This is Robert Greifeld. He is heading a large stock exchange. Which?



Q.13. Imperio is a new vehicle from which company?

Ans. Mahindra

Q.14. Question on Ringing Bells (Freedom 251)

Q.15. The name comes from Grisoft’s first product, “Anti-Virus Guard”, launched in 1992. Name it.

Ans. AVG Antivirus

Q.16. CPRL and McDonalds had a JV and it is currently under litigation. What is CP if RL stands for Restaurants Limited?

Ans. Connaught Place or Connaught Plaza

Q.17. Ananya _____ belongs to a business family. Whose daughter is she?

Ans. Kumarmangalam Birla

Q.18. He is the founder of?


Ans. OYO Rooms

Q.19. This state has attracted investment from Amway to setup its 3rd factory and first in India. Hint: The CM had publicized this investment during State elections.

Ans. Tamil Nadu

Q.20. The Kawasaki and Bajaj JV resulted in a hugely successful bike – X. Later, Bajaj launched CT-100 and then Boxer for the same model. What was X?

Ans. KB100

Questions contributed by Nikhil Motlag

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Pune – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Pune – Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER :
  • SIIB – Dhruv Puri and Abhishek Pandey
  • SIBM – Madhup Sagar and Karan Sood

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. In 1997, at the invitation of the Logitech CEO, who successfully impersonated a management consultant and tricked Logitech managers into adopting a mission statement?

Ans. Scott Adams

Q.2. The Battle Creek Sanitarium in Battle Creek, Michigan, United States, was a health resort most notably associated with which company?

Ans. Kellogg’s

Q.3. Connect:


Ans. Biryani

Q.4. Whose autobiography is titled ‘A Double Life’?

Ans. Alyque Padamsee

Q.5. He bought the Indian Cable Company from its British owners in the 1980s. He later changed its name to Incab Industries Limted. Who?

Ans. Kashi Nath Tapuria, described as close associate of Hasan Ali 

Q.6. Which Tata Group entity along with Lego Builders built the tallest Christmas tree at Forum mall, Bengaluru?

Ans. Landmark

Q.7. Popularized in Ken Blanchard’s 1985 book Leadership and the One Minute Manager what term is used to describe managers who “fly in, make a lot noise, dump on everybody and then fly out”?

Ans. Seagull Managers

Q.8. The company was founded in 1844 by Sameul in Yorkshire, North of England and soon became one of the world’s largest building contractors?

Ans. Pearson

Q.9. Connect


Ans. Red Cross

Q.10. After a gap of 20 years, this oil exploration rig Sagar Samrat has made a comeback in the Indian finance context. Where can we see this?

Ans. 1 Re Note

Q.11. Ratan Tata has invested in their company. Which one?


Ans. Urban Ladder

Q.12. Rent.com’s Amit Jain recently appointed to head this company in India. Which one?

Ans. Uber

Q.13. Accordingg to Laurene Peter of Peter Principle fame, the “noblest of all dogs is the _________ ,it feeds the hand that bites it.”

Ans. Hot-dog

Q.14. This serves as the logo for which entity?



Q.15. Which magazine awards the annual science Ig Nobel Prizes, for ten achievements that “first makes people laugh, and then make them think”?

Ans. Annals of Improbable Research

Q.16. What clothing item’s name is derived from this island?


Ans. Capri

Q.17. In 1901 which American company became the first billion-dollar company in the world, having an authorized capitalization of $1 Billion?

Ans. US Steel

Q.18. In 1947, at the age of 22, who was elected as United Breweries’ first Indian director?

Ans. Vittal Malya

Q.19. Who owns this non-profit organization?


Ans. Lady Gaga

Q.20. Which American retailer was founded by George Dayton?

Ans. Target

Q.21. Connect


Ans. PeTA

Q.22. Who manufactures this brand of cereals?


Ans. Pakistan Army

Questions contributed by Viraj Bake & Viraj Morabia

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Pune – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Pune – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER :
  • SIIB – Dhruv Puri and Abhishek Pandey
  • SIBM – Madhup Sagar and Karan Sood

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. In 1959, who became the 1st RBI Governor to win the Ramon Magsayay Award for distinguished services to the Government?

Ans. C D Deshmukh

Q.2. What was first put to use in Enfield town branch of Barclays Bank in North London on 27th June 1967?

Ans. ATM

Q.3. What was founded at a coffee house when a broker named John Casting started listing prices of a few commodities in 1698?

Ans. London Stock Exchange

Q.4. According to Grisham’s Law: Bad ________ dives out good__________. FITB.

Ans. Money

Q.5. What was founded in 1960 when Tom Monaghan and his brother James purchased a small Pizza Store in Ypsilanti, Michigan, USA?

Ans. Dominos

Q.6. What payment platform was founded by Pramod Saxena in partnership with South Africa based Blue Label Telecom?

Ans. Oxigen

Q.7. Which brand endorsed by Sushil Kumar has the tagline “Champion Banney Ki Taakat”? (Hint: Ghee brand & National headlines made by another product of this brand)

Ans. Patanjali Ghee

Q.8. Which computer system was developed specifically by IBM to answer the questions for the TV Show Jeopardy?

Ans. Watson

Q.9. Deep web is an Alex Winter’s documentary in which the director points him, at worst, to be a naïve idealist who found himself at the mercy of an overzealous, corrupt system. Who? (Hint: Person behind “Silkroad”)

Ans. Ross Ulbridge

Q.10. Which is this Kolkata based publishing house founded in 1936 by D. Mehra? (Hint: They wanted to go to court because an undergarment company trademarked the name.)

Ans. Rupa & Co.

Q.11. He is the author of the book “Innovation on Two Wheels”. Who?

Ans. Arun Firodia

Q.12. Webs first production and which CNN digital studios worked with which company to present the documentary City of Tomorrow? (Hint: The company is a networks company and tagline networking humans)


Q.13. What was started in 1945 when L.D.______ in partnership with Merlin G. Bush in Greenbay, Wiscounsin? (Big brand in the world of foods, starts with the letter ‘S’ and sounds German)

Ans. Schrieber

Q.14. Which writing instrument adopted by the industry freely today was made up of pointed shaft of metal & ivory and used to write on papyrus in Ancient times?

Ans. Stylus

Q.15. Who has invested in Sport Convo, social media for sports discussion? (Hint: He can get nothing WROGN at the moment.)

Ans. Virat Kohli

Q.16. What?


Ans. Amul Topical for Net Neutrality (Tum com hote ho interfere karne wale)

Q.17.  (Hint: Editor –in-chief of a magazine known for her scathing criticisms and starts with the letter ‘V’)


Ans. Vogue

Q.18. (Hint: The name of the mascot is Alfred Newman)


Ans. MAD Magazine

Q.19. Identify the building. (Hint: Named after a famous corporation and located in New York)


Ans. Chrysler Building

Q.20. Identify the statue. (Hint 1: Known for paintings of Campbell Soup and Coca-Cola bottles) (Hint2: A W Coke)


Ans. Andy Warhol

Questions contributed by Viraj Bake & Viraj Morabia

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Pune – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Pune – Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER: Infosys – Gaurav Parab and Mehul Jain
  • RUNNER UP: Tata Motors – Raghav Saxena and Arindam Pal

Regional Round Questions:

1.Identify this PSU.


Ans. Fresh n Healthy Enterprises

2. “Honestly, my interest at that stage was not promoting or learning English. I was young and looking to make money. The offer meant I was going to make some money and also, as I realized later, inspire many like me to try and learn a new language.  This product, priced at Rs.150 and more than 25 million products sold. Launched as a CD in 1976  and                   used by PM, G.Z Singh. Identify the sportsman and Product.

Ans. Rapidex-  Kapil Dev

3.  Connect.


Ans. Shakespeare (1. Shakespeare & Company bookshop owner is talking here 2. Romeo & Julietta cigars 3. Shakespeare programming language 4. Lord Chamberlain’s Men: Shakespeare theater company.)

4. This is a common trick played , where a customer buys a cocktail dress, wears it once, manages to look dazzling for a few hours and then returns the dress. All this, while ensuring to get back a full refund. How do we better know this trick?

Ans. Wardrobing

5. Identify.


Ans. Jagdish Seth

6. Helped by Amar Chitra Katha, Tata Asset Management had obtained license to use Suppandi. Here a new character helps Suppandi deal with everyday issues including banking, finance and savings. Who is this character?

Ans. Prof. Simply Simple

7. This is the Maori symbol for Koru. The leaf represents new life and growth along with strength and peace. It has prominent presence in which entity?


Ans. Air New Zealand

8.  Connect.


Ans. Sherlock Holmes (1. The Strand Magazine where Sherlock Holmes first published 2. used Webley bulldog revolver 3. listed in Guinness book (video is for performing with maximum no. of hula hoop in the record) 4. His bankers were Capital & Counties Bank)

9. This term has multiple origins. In Dutch it would mean ‘swamp’. Its other sources: This term was  were in Paris and they were called marché aux puces, it is named after Siphonaptera, that infested all the upholstery.

Ans. Flea or Flea Market

10. Connect.


Ans. San Miguel

11. Name this Tata Brand that partnered major teams in World Sailing. It all started with Cowes Week 1988.

Ans. Land Rover

12. Going back to 18th Century Bengal, A permit was issues that allowed for a levy against paying normal customs duty for Officials of The British East India Company. Its origins lie in the Persian word for “Pass”. This concept was started by Robert Clive. What is this free trade permit known as? How do we know it today?

Ans. Dastak

13. Connect


Ans. Amartya Sen

14. Giganomics has its origins in bad labour markets. Giganomics is the branch of social with the impact of entrepreneurial activity across a specific market.What exactly does Giganomics mean?

Ans. Combining multiples skills, talents and abilities to generate income for living

15. Name India’s only free DTH Service.

Ans. DD Direct

16.  Connect.


Ans. Abduction of Business Personalities (1. Theo Albrecht 2. John Paul Getty III 3. Freddy Heineken all were kidnapped 4. Roja was based on abduction)

17. A company called ROMEC, established in 1989 in the UK, through a Joint venture with Haden Buss & Co. Engaged in producing something termed by English legislation as ‘Street Furniture’ What is maintained by Romec Ltd?

Ans. Telephone Boxes in London

18. This Tata Company a leading infrastructure brand in India partnered with Brookefield.

Ans. Tata Housing

19. What made its debut in 2000 at the bottom of North West corner of the Conde Nast Building, 4 Times Square?

Ans. Nasdaq MarketSite

20. Connect.


Ans. Globalisation Index (1. Coined by Theodore Levitt 2. Peter Drucker called it a psychological phenomenon 3. KOF publishes the annual globalization index for countries 4. Harvard business Review published it.)

21. Gaurav Singh founded a film news site in 2006, aged 27. This Bolywood news site was his first major project and it was acquired by Flipkart after becoming a major hit. He continued experimenting till he went on to found BlueStone.com

Name the Bollywood News Website he founded. Hint: Rhymes with a childrens comic book

Ans. Chakpak.com

22. Best selling Corporation named after this map.


Ans. Subway

23. The logo derived from a ‘yantra, a perfect mathematical form that reflects the unbounded universe.Which brand is this?

Ans: Vistara

Questions contributed by Nikhil Joy! Additions meticulously contributed by Debasish Mandal.

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Pune – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Pune – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER: Infosys – Gaurav Parab and Mehul Jain
  • RUNNER UP: Tata Motors – Raghav Saxena and Arindam Pal

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q1) Copy of an interview magazine, an interview T-shirt & a bottle of the Estée Lauder perfume “Beautiful” was dropped into his grave after his death. He had so many possessions that it took Sotheby’s nine days to auction his estate. Whom are we talking about?

A) Andy Warhol

Q2) Which common Hindu/Indian surname derives from ‘a piece of land’ and referred to as landowner / tenant farmer?

A) Patel

Q3) The Loksabha in 2011 passed the budget proposals minus the 5% service tax on healthcare & diagnostic services provided by high end hospitals that was withdrawn following widespread criticism. What name was given to the tax?

A) Misery tax

Q4) Carnegie Institute of Technology, mathematical genius, letter about a famous Nobel laureate who died this year. Who?


A) John Nash

Q5) B.K. Modi brought global firms like Xerox, Disney, Olivetti, Gaurdian, Continental Tyres& Telstra to India before liberalization began in 1991 which nickname did he earn because of this?

A) Joint Venture Modi

Q6) Which is the world’s most sold copyrighted book?

A) Guinness Book of World Records

Q7) Hyderabad in Pakistan is the largest producer of these items in the world. Moradabad is India’s largest producer? Identify the item described.

A) Bangles

Q8) Which brand gets its name from this lady? Hint: Brand from Illinois.

Options: 1)Maybelline 2)Perfetti 3)Sara Lee


A) Sara Lee  

Q9) What brand, first produced as a new bar soap, talcum powder, was launched in 1954 by Henkel subsidiary Dreiring?

A) Fa

Q10) What portmanteau word for a type of low-powered motorcycle was coined by Swedish journalist Harald Nielsen in 1952

A) Moped

Q11) What was formed by Dunlop Pneumatic Tyre Company of Australasia Ltd in 1899, when the Dunlop Pneumatic Tyre Company of the UK incorporated its Australian branch, formed in 1893, and floated it on the Australian stock exchanges?

A) Ansell Corporation

Q12) Identify the person.


A) Gerard Pique

Q13) 1000 skyshot comes in a 3 foot long bar & is worth Rs. 12,000. There is a smaller version too, it is called the 500 sky shots and is priced at Rs. 7,000 it is one of India’s most costliest _________.

A) Crackers

Q14) What trademarked color motion picture process was founded in Boston in 1914 by Herbeof Kalmo, Daniel Frost Comstock &W. Burton Wescott?

A) Technicolor

Q15) Who is the first woman to head a Fortune 500 company in India?

A) Arundhati Bhattacharya (SBI)

Q16) Identify this product from Microsoft.


A) Edge

Q17) Which iconic design inspired by an Encyclopedia Britannica illustration was described by Andy Warholl as the design of the decade in 1960,s although it was already 50 years old at that time. Hint: Design was inspired from the shape of a skirt.

A) Coca Cola bottle

Q18) Percy Pig is a brand of pig shaped gummy raspberry, strawberry, cherry & grape flavoured confectionery products made under license in Germany for which company?

A) Marks & Spencer

Q19) This University of Texas dropout earned $2000 at 12 years in his first business venture of selling stamps. At 16, he earned $18000 selling newspaper subscriptions to The Houston Post. At 27, he achieved a great feat by going on the top of a well known list. Who is this person? Hint: He changed the way computers were sold in this world.

A) Michael Dell

Q20) A unique CSR initiative to create road safety awareness in India by whom?


A) Mercedes Benz

Questions contributed by Vrushabh Gudade! He is a First Year student at College Of Engineering, Pune who loves quizzing.

Hat-tip to Debasish Mandal for pointing out a correction!

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Pune – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Pune – Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER :
    Sinhgad College – Aniketh and Yash Sathe
    – Prasad Nigade and Praneet Rane


Q.1. Which company recently created prototypes for a dismantlable bus stop in London?

Ans. Lego

Q.2. Who started the campaign ‘Happy Streets’?

Ans. Times of India

Q.3. Who’s moto is ‘Zindagi ke saath bhi, zindagi ke baad bhi’ ?

Ans. LIC’s Jeevan Anand

Q.4. As of this past year, E-Commerce transactions amounting to any sum more than 1 Lakh would require a what?


Q.5. Which Insurance company backed the first ever cricket world cup?

Ans. Prudential

Q.6. Parryyatra.com is which groups entry into the E-commerce world?

Ans. Murugappa group

Q.7. Business Sutra is a book by whom?

Ans. Dr. Devdutt Patnaik

Q.8. Who was TCS’s second chairman who took the company to great heights?

Ans. Nani Palkhivala

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Khodayar, Hormazdiar and Rustom were three immigrant brothers who worked as waiters to earn a living next to the Italian restaurant whose dance floor was converted into their business. What began with this?

Ans. Kayani Bakery

Q.2. To teach the importance of preparation and versatility, Harvard Business Scool has invited which Indian Personality to discuss attributes of a specific character he portrayed. Which person?

Ans. Aamir Khan for his role in PK

Q.3. This Grocery store in Aberdeen, sold Whisky. Name it.


Ans. Chivas Regal

Q.4. Identify.


Ans. Spartan

Q.5. Ernest Beaux, a Russian pioneer in his field, met a French business woman and concocted a mixture by adding aldehyde to create something revolutionary in the world of luxury goods, what?

Ans. No.5 by Coco Chanel

Q.6. Connect:


Ans. JRD Tata

Q.7. Identify.


Ans. Dr B. V. Rao, founder of Venkys

Q.8. Gilbert Lewis was nominated 35 times for the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, but never won even once. In 1926, he gave to the world one of his more significant findings and also named his finding based on a ‘hypothetical new atom’. what was the word he gave us?

Ans. Photon

Q.9. Who’s fragrance line?


Ans. One Direction

Q.10. What word very important to every business in the world comes from the shortened form of the Greek word meaning, ‘A sign or character representing a word or phrase, such as those used in shorthand and some ancient writing systems’?

Ans. Logo

Q.11. This is the Russian winter Palace, which bought 50,000 light bulbs from a certain company, who gladly sold to show the world their products capabilities. Which Global giant?


Ans. Phillips

Q.12.  Who is this Indian?


Ans. Jean Dreze

Q.13. Identify.


Ans. Pierre Omidyar

Q.14. Connect:


Ans. Indigo Airlines

 Q.15. Who voices this car in the movie ‘Cars’?


Ans. Michael Schumacher

Q.16. Connect.


Ans. Steve Wozniak

Q.17. Syncope- The medical term for loss of consciousness. Symcopy, a company that is a derivative of this word, was founded in 2001. By whom?

Ans. Christopher Nolan

Q.18. Identify the shoe brand named after him.   (_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _)


Ans. Converse

 Q.19. This is the Martha Washington Hotel, Portland, Oregon. Before being christened with the present name, it was known by another, What name?


Ans. Osho Hotel

Q.20. In the world of fiction, The Heart of the Ocean was a prized diamond bought by Caledon Hockley for a record price. He later lost it in the Ocean. This jewel has given its name to which two worded product, that also happens to share its name with a big hotel in this city, what am I talking about?

Ans. Blue Diamond

 Q.21. Who is she?


Ans. Erika Mitchell aka EL James, author of 50 Shades of  Grey

Q.22. In 1994, escalating power costs saw an entrepreneur have to set up wind turbines to supply electricity to his textile unit. He saw great potential in what he was doing and changed his career and set up which major Indian company?

Ans. Suzlon

Q.23. Connect.


Ans. G.D. Birla

Q.24. This large boycotting lead to an internationally celebrated day, which day?


Ans. Women’s Day

Contributed by Nikhil Joy and Viraj Morabia!

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Pune – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Pune – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER :
  • Sinhgad College – Aniketh and Yash Sathe
  • IMDR – Prasad Nigade and Praneet Rane

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Identify the Finland based company whose head is Rajeev Suri.

rajeev suri

Ans. Nokia

Q.2. In 1897 Adolph S Ochs the owner created slogan “All the news that fits to print”.Which American newspaper is this?

Ans. New York Times

Q.3. Which app named after John Shepherd Baron’s invention marked the entry of Jack MA in India?

Ans. Paytm

Q.4. Identify the scientist.


Ans. Charles Darwin

Q.5. Identify the airline.


Ans. Go Air

Q.6.Which company means “Number one” in Italian?

Ans. Uno

Q.7. What is the common surname or which retail giant they are part of?

Ans. Walton/ Walmart

Q.8. Identify the brand name meaning “Union” in Sanskrit.



Ans. Yoga

Q.9. SAAS stands for Software as a ______?

Ans. Service

Q.10. Identify the company from this tribute.


Ans. Google

Q.11. Which event typically lasting several days is a portmanteau of “Programming Quickly” & a long running distance race?

Ans. Hackathon

Q.12. Who created Synapse Media Player?

Ans. Mark Zuckerberg

Q.13. Identify the company.



Q.14. Which ISL team is owned by this group?


Ans. FC Pune City

Q.15. Cathy Engelbert will take over as CEO of which consultancy firm from March 11, 2015 ?

Ans. Deloitte

Q.16. First advertisement of which Pune HQ company?

pune HQ

Ans. Kirloskar

Q.17. Ending monopoly of Maruti Gypsy as the sole provider for the Indian Army, which car from TATA’s along with Mahindra Scorpio has been selected?

Ans. Tata Safari

Q.18. Identify the company.


Ans. Shoppers Stop

Q.19. Aldemir Bendine is the new CEO of which Brazilian energy company?

Ans. Petrobras

Q.20. What has been blanked out ?



Contributed by thank Nikhil Joy and Viraj Morabia