Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2017 – Vizag – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2017 – Vizag – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER: Vizag Steel : Sabyasachi Pani and Santanu Dey
  • RUNNER UP:Vizag Steel : Rahul and AGK Murthy

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Which was the last state to implement GST?

Ans. Jammu and Kashmir
Q.2. In July 2017, Snapdeal rejected an offer to sell its operations for nearly 800$mn to which company?
Ans. Flipkart
Q.3. This is a digitally tailored dress by H&M which enables dress to digitally connect to smart phone. What is this dress called?
H&M Data Dress
Ans. Data dress 
Q.4. Ramadayal Joshi Memorial Institute, named after its founder, offers two hundred thousand rupees every year for best research paper on Ayurveda. Identify the company?
Ans. Baidyanath 
Q.5. In 1969, on the occasion of his birth centenary, Government  of India launched a note series. Who?
Ans. Mahatma Gandhi 
Q.6. Marketing through mouth is called Word of Mouth. What is marketing through SMS called?
Ans. Word of text 
Q.7. Connect question on Cannes film festival 
Q.8. Twelve designers have a common client, who design the exclusive outfits of this person. Who is the client?
Queen Elizabeth
Ans. Queen Elizabeth 
Q.9. Identify the logo.
Ans. Dow Jones
Q.10. Filmfare was owned by which group?
Ans. Times group 
Q.11. ‘Kindergarten is too late’ is a book by the co-founder of which South Asian company?
Ans. Sony 
Q.12. Selfie expert F is a phrase used by which brand?
Ans. Oppo
Q.13. “Rise” is the tagline of ?
Ans. Mahindra
Q.14. This Bollywood movie is the first movie to get a twitter emoji which one?
Ans. Tubelight
Q.15. European union banking family funded Cecil Rhodes after the death of a person and setup Rhodes scholarship. Name the family?
Ans. Rothschild family 
Q.16. Backseat of a car as shown in visual was named as ?
Mother in law Seat
Ans. Mother in law Seat 
Q.17. Institution possessed the original teddybear of Theodore Roosevelt and also returned the original enterprise from original Star Trek TV series. Which institution?
Ans. Smithsonian museum
Q.18. UK based addiction therapy center for group of people of digital age. What is this about ?
Ans. For the people who are addicted to Candy Crush Saga
Q.19. MD Rakesh Agarwal of a Mumbai based company publishes a monthly aviation magazine ‘Aviation Times’. It is the first of its kind. Which company is this?
Ans. Frankfinn Aviation 
Q.20. Dash store is operated by?
Kardashians Dash
Ans. Kadarshians 
Questions contributed by Sanjay Chowdary

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Vizag – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Vizag – Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER: GITAM University – Ankur Bhattacharya and Shyam N Reddy
  • RUNNER UP: Indian Maritime University – Mudith Dhruv and Jayakrishnan

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Question on the history of Toblerone Chocolates.

Q.2. Connect question on Valvoline.

Q.3. Connect question on JBL

Q.4. Connect question on Manyavar

Q.5. Question on Print ad from Accenture for American Express

Q.6. Question on offerings from Tata Class Edge

Q.7. What is the Tajness from Taj?

Ans. Uniformity in look and feel and the quality of service across Taj Hotels

Q.8. Question on KFC Watt Box.

Q.9. Question on Pulla Reddy Sweets.

Q.10. Question on Raymond White Shirt Range.

Q.11. Which company is associated with Powerwall and Powerpack?

Ans. Tesla

Q.12. Question on Mickey Mouse Degrees

Q.13. Which company started Buttercoin?

Ans. Google Ventures

Q.14. Reliance Solar Project started in which state?

Ans. Andhra Pradesh

Q.15. Question on founders of Urban Ladder.

Q.16. Which brand in India has the tagline ‘India ka Tyohaar’ ?

Ans. IPL

Questions contributed by Ankur Bhattacharya

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Vizag – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Vizag – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER: GITAM University – Ankur Bhattacharya and Shyam N Reddy
  • RUNNER UP: Indian Maritime University – Mudith Dhruv and Jayakrishnan

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Hello 6E is the magazine of which Airline?

Ans. Indigo

Q.2. Akio Morita made the ‘Walkman’ for which company?

Ans. Sony

Q.3. Question on Glue Stick.

Q.4. Who wrote the book ‘Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid’?

Ans. CK Prahalad

Q.5. Who owns a casino named ‘Taj Mahal’?

Ans. Donald Trump

Q.6. Who wrote the book ‘Theory of Constraints’?

Ans. Eliyahu M. Goldratt

Q.7. Question on Kamasutra print ad

Q.8. What is SD in MicroSD?

Ans. Secure Digital

Q.9. Page Rank Algorithm was used for what?

Ans. Google Search ranking of websites

Q.10. Question on Quora.

Q.11. E Sreedharan is considered the father of?

Ans. Metro

Q.12. Old logo of?


Ans. Nokia

Q.13. Identify.


Ans. D Subba Rao

Q.14. Question on the history of Netflix

Q.15. Which company is famous for making interconnected bricks?

Ans. Lego

Q.16. Question on Singapore.

Q.17. What was founded by Reid Hoffman?

Ans. LinkedIn

Q.18. What was founded by Jimmy Wales?

Ans. Wikipedia

Questions contributed by Ankur Bhattacharya

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Vizag – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Vizag – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER :
  • GITAM University – Ayyappa and Ankur B
  • Indian Maritime University – Sainath and Atul Sachin

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. What was also  called Brad’s Drink in The late 1890’s?

Ans. Pepsi

Q.2. Which famous Gandhi follower founded Dakshin Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha?
Ans. Jamna Lal Bajaj
Q.3. Next Generation Android Mobile Odyssey, identify the hidden person behind this famous product?
Ans. Narendra Modi
Q.4. Identify this famous person from Andhra Pradesh?
Ans. Dr. Y V Reddy
Q.5. Identify this logo?
unnamed (1)
Ans. Porshe
Q.6. What was founded by the trio consisting Charan Padmaraju, Phanindra Sama, Sudhakar Pasupunuri?
Ans. Redbus.com
Q.7. What was advertised as “India’s no.1 local search engine” by Big B?
unnamed (2)
Ans. Justdial.com
Q.8. Which institution recruits candidates under the tagline ” Silent yet Strong”?
Ans. Indian Navy
Questions contributed by Kameshwar Chembrolu, Finalist from Vizag

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Vizag – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Vizag – Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER: Vizag Steel- Sabyasachi Pani and Santanu Dey
  • RUNNER UP: Vizag Steel- Rahul and AGK Murthy


Few Questions from the Regional Round:

1) WIT in NASDAQ stands for which company?

A. Wipro Information Technology

2) Tata Steel has launched which brand with a Steel door that has the looks of wood as part of its continuing efforts to provide individual home builders in semi-urban and rural markets with affordable steel solutions?

A. Pravesh Doors

3) Connect:

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A. Eureka Forbes

4) Alterations to what has been done by FOX, Caltech, Go Navy, GO UCLA, Save the Peak, etc?

A. Hollywood Sign

5) Term coined to explain the apparently irrational feelings of some captives for their captors?


A. Stockholm Syndrome

6) What is this?


A. Airbus ‘Bicycle Seats’ Patent

7) Which Indian brand was the first to rope in cricketers as models?

A. Vimal

8) Logo of?


A. Air Vistara

9) He wanted to “look like a bulldog,” so he stuffed his cheeks with cotton wool for the audition. later, he wore a mouthpiece made by a dentist. This appliance is on display in the American Museum of the Moving Image in Queens, New York?

A. Marlon Brando for Don Corleone


Questions contributed by Nageshwar Rao!


Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Vizag – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2015 – Vizag – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER: Vizag Steel- Sabyasachi Pani and Santanu Dey
  • RUNNER UP: Vizag Steel- Rahul and AGK Murthy

Preliminary Round Questions:

1) RSS stands for what in rubber trade?

Ans. Ribbed Smoke Sheets

2) Moms who push their child for academics and lead them to a financially secure but emotionally drained life. This term is mostly used in social media with animal behaviour and hunting nature?

Ans. Tiger Mom

3) Mamy Poko Pants, Sofy and Lifree are products of which Japanese company?

Ans. Unicharm

4) What pattern would you derive from this image?


Ans. Head and Shoulders

5) Which Indian company has the tagline “Builders to the Nation”?

Ans. Gammon

6) A Silicon Valley entrepreneur sued ____ founder and CEO Travis Almanack for $1 billion, accusing him of ripping off his car service idea?

Ans. Uber

7) Watch brand endorsed by Sharapova?

Ans. Tag Heuer

8) Identify the logo.


Ans. State Bank of India Logo

9) A new way of budgeting in which you have to factor in all costs for a given period?

Ans. Zero Based Budgeting

10) It was created by Rudy Perz, a copywriter at Leo Burnett while sitting in his kitchen in the spring of 1965. This mascot is like a clay action model and laughs when poked?

Ans.Pillsbury Doughboy

11) Logo of?


Ans. Abbott Logo

12) Hansie Cronje and Lance Klusener starred in which clothing company brand?


Ans. J Hampstead

13) Which Dutch company that produces navigation and mapping products was originally named Palmtop Software?

Ans. Tom-Tom

14) Chisel brand of gyms is started by which Indian cricketer?

Ans. Virat Kohli

15) Pulse XT female sports footwear from which brand?

Ans. Puma

16) Illuminati Films was started in 2009 by Dinesh Vijan along with which actor?

Ans.Saif Ali Khan

17) Kwid car is from which company?

Ans. Renault

18) Which bathroom brand is derived from two Japanese words forming its full name, Tōyō Tōki, meaning Oriental Ceramics?


19) Kitkat tied up with which other company to advertise _________ break in the UK?

Ans. You Tube

20)  Identify.


Ans. Shikha Sharma


Questions contributed by Nageshwar Rao!

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Vizag – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Vizag – Regional Round Questions


    Gitam Institute of Technology
     – Mr. Bharath K and Ayyappa Chaitanya
    Gitam Institute of Technology
     – Susanth and Singam


Wild Card Round Questions:

16 teams selected after scrutiny of prelims from a whopping 315 teams, Top 4 teams directly qualified, The cut-off mark was at 14, and then two wildcard rounds named “Super Overs” were conducted. Wild card round comprising of 6 questions and  all questions were on the buzzer

1) Kumon is a famous name in the online education, attempting to teach what to children?

A. Mathematics

2) Which Indian conglomerate’s tag line is “Yoga Kshemam Vahamyam”?


3) Which fan company coined the term “PSPO”?

A. Orient

4) Santoor soap is from which group?


5) VG Siddhartha started which particular group?

A. Café Coffee Day

6) Which fruit had its ban lifted from banned list of exports to UK?

A. Mango

7) Deming medal given in the field of marketing/quality control?

A. Quality Control

8) CEO of  Infosys?

A. Vishal Sikka

9) In the world of Insurance what is TPA?

A. Third Party Administrator

10) YK Hamied founded an Indian pharma giant? Cipla/Novartis

A. Cipla

11) Connect Passion,Dawn, Ambition:

A. Hero Honda

12) Knorr soups marketed in India by?


13) In the history of this country, what was the first portfolio of Shanmugham Chetti?

A. First Finance Minister

14) Name the only city in India named after an industrialist.

A. Jamshedpur ( According to WHO certification there are two cities in the world safe drinking water from taps one is Singapore and another is Jamshedpur)

Regional Round Questions:

24 questions across the finals carrying marks 50, 60 and 75 respectively. All are buzzer questions. If anybody fails in the first attempt, either “Free Hit” (for a 75 mark question team either get a +60 or -60)  or “Power Play” (in which for a 75 mark question either +85/-85 marks) is only allowed to a second attempted team.

1) Identify this business group which is one of the largest Maruti Suzuki car dealers.

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A. Varun Motors

2) This phrase/term derives from the practice of writing in the part of the page in profit and loss account. What is it?

A. Bottom Line

3) Identify the company.


A. Air India

4) What is techno stress?

It is a result of altered habits of work and collaboration that are being brought about due to the use of modern information technologies at office and work home situations.

5) Identify the Football Club.


A. CFC (Chelsea Football Club )

6) Identify the business group.

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A. Bharati Enterprises

7) Who owns Nash Holdings and Washington Post?


A. Jeff Bezos

8) The bloodhound supersonic is a pencil shaped car. It is developed with the help of which Indian company?

A. Jaguar

9) Identify the Indian Super League Football franchise?


A. Atlético de Kolkata

10) Identify the logo.


A. Azim Premji Foundation

11) Identify him.


A. Manjul Bhargava, he received the Fields Medal in Mathematics.

12) Name the virus which is derived from of an Italian painter, sculptor and poet born on March 6th.

A. Michelangelo

13) This phone is dedicated to whom?


A. Vladimir Putin

14) “Where truth doesn’t hide, where truth doesn’t hurt” is the masthead of which news source?

A. www.fakingnews.com

15) “Customer at the heart”. Identify the business and holiday business group?


A. Thomas Cook

16) In July 2014, Harun Rashid Khan, was reappointed as the Deputy Governor of which institution?



17) Which electronic company’s name is the Chinese word for “millet”, “Foxtail Millet Tech”?

A. Xiaomi

18) TCS is sending selected sport persons from Mumbai-New York to train and acquire skills through their program ‘Ready,steady, fly’ for which sport?

A. Marathon

19) This is the advertisement of which beverage group?


A. Bacardi

20) Connect the following images to a personality.

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A. Chetan Bhagat

21) In 1824, John X began selling tea, coffee, and drinking chocolate in Bull Street in Birmingham, England. From 1831 he moved into the production of a variety of cocoa and drinking chocolates, made in a factory in Bridge Street and sold mainly to the wealthy because of the high cost of production. X is a famous brand in the chocolates. Name John X.

A. John Cadbury

22) ‘Salt on the Earth’ is a book written on which company?


A. Tata Chemicals

23) Zipdial was acquired by which company?

A. Twitter

24) Connect:

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A. UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India


Questions contributed by Mr. Sudhakar and Mr. Nageshwar Rao.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Vizag – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Vizag – Preliminary Round Questions


    Gitam Institute of Technology
     – Mr. Bharath K and Ayyappa Chaitanya
    Gitam Institute of Technology
     – Susanth and Singam


Preliminary Round Questions:

1. Which company is investing 1700 crore in Visakhapatnam, it is famous for walls?

A. Asian Paints

2. The designs shown here are related to what?


A. Levi Strauss

3. Identify the group?

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A. Network 18

4. Lalitaji is a no – nonsense, smart, independent and prudent homemaker. She is conscious of her budget and yet will never compromise on the quality of products that she buys. Which detergent brand from HUL is promoted by Lalitaji?

A. Surf Excel

5. Identify the man in the picture?


A. Sam Walton

6. Which automobile manufactured by the Ford Motors means “cool” in Italian, as it is a cool car to drive around the town?

A. Figo

7. These two companies merged, thereby creating the fourth largest private sector bank in the country. Identify the company merging with Kotak Mahindra?

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A. ING Vysya

8. Identify the Chinese electronics manufacturer which is endorsed by Sonam Kapoor and Hritik Roshan?



A. Oppo

9. Given B2B stands for Business to Business, what does B2C stands for?

A. Business to Consumer

10. Michele, the richest Italian on the planet, is the head of the family which owns the manufacturing company of Kinder Joy, Nutella and Tic Tac. What it his surname?

A. Ferrero

11. X Ltd. was started in 1946 by SNN Sankarlinga Iyer (the person shown in the picture below). It owns the Indian Premier League’s Chennai franchise. Identify X.


A. India Cements Ltd.

12. Parakey, the web operating system which making uploading of image and video easier, was the first acquisition of which company?

A. Facebook

13. Which card issued by the NPCI (National Payments Corporation of INDIA) is named after the combination of the words ‘Payment’ and currency of INDIA?

A. RuPay

14. Identify the publishing house?


A. Penguin Books

15. Vistara is joint venture of Tata Sons and which airlines?

A. Singapore Airlines

16. Which institute in Ahmedabad was started by eminent physicist Dr. Vikram Sarabhai and Kasturbhai Lalbhai in 1961 with active support of Government of India?

A. Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad.

17. Advertisement for?


A. J&B Scotch Whisky

18. Who is present CEO of Axis Bank?

A. Shikha Sharma

19. Identify the business group.


A. Aditya Birla Group

20. Ngultrum is the currency of which country?

A. Bhutan


Questions contributed by Mr. Sudhakar and Mr. Nageshwar Rao.


Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Vizag – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2014 – Vizag – Preliminary Round Questions


    Vizag Steel :
    AGK Murthy and J Rahul
    Vizag Steel :
    Santanu Dey and Sabyasachi Pani

Preliminary Round Questions:

1) “How pleasant a world would be in which no man was allowed to operate on the Stock Exchange unless he could pass and examination in economics and Greek poetry, and in which politicians were obliged to have a competent knowledge of history and modern novels.” Is the quote by?

A. Bertrand Russell in Praise of Idleness and Other Essays

2) Which is the official magazine of the English football club Manchester United; issues are published every four weeks, resulting in 13 issues per year. The editor is Ian McLeish, who became editor-in-chief for the February 2006 issue, after the title was purchased by the Haymarket Network from Future plc?

A. Inside United

3) Which Indian fashion designer in July 2009, has been roped in by Women’s International Cricket League (WICL) to bring a twist of fashion and design into women’s cricket apparel?

A. Masaba Gupta

4) This car brand derives its name from two words meaning Land and King?

A. Hyundai Terracan

5) It has been owned by one of Finland’s wealthiest families, the Herlin family. The firm is one of the largest manufacturers of elevators and escalators worldwide?

A. Kone

6) The 3C’s model by Kenichi Ohmae points out that a strategist should focus on three key factors for success. In the construction of a business strategy, three main players must be taken into account The Customer, The Competitors and The ______?

A. Corporation

7) The original bottle design (1970–2000) is the work of the Finnish designer Tapio Wirkkala. The current bottle design “Glacial Ice” (2011) is a work of the Harri Koskinen, Kenneth Hirst and Alex Loa. The design is meant to evoke melting ice. Today the brand is wholly owned by Brown-Forman?

A. Finlandia Vodka

8) Identify:


A. Alfred Irénée du Pont

9) Weight: 437 grams or 0.96 pounds, Circumference: 69 cm, Water Absorption: 0.2% (low and should retain the shape and weight even if it’s raining) are the specification of?

A. Brazuca

10) Acuvue Contact Lens products are marketed by which pharma major?

A. Johnson & Johnson

11) Whose logo?


A. Merrill Lynch

12) In 2010, Vijay Govindarajan’s paper “Stop the Innovation Wars” was recognized as one of the three best papers published by the Harvard Business Review, receiving the second place prize for which award?

A. McKinsey Award

13) Which product came into existence in 1916, in Virudhunagar under Mr. P.V.S.K. Palaniappa Nadar; it is one of the very few indigenous soft-drink manufacturers in India that survived the onslaught of take-overs by multinational giants Pepsi and Coca Cola, during the mid-1990s?

A. Bovonto

14) People with a _______ of 30 or higher, considered obese, pay on average 22 % more to buy health insurance in the individual market, according to data released by eHealthInsurance.com?


15) What is named after James Brudenell, 7th Earl of Cardigan, a British Army Major General who led the Charge of the Light Brigade at the Battle of Balaclava during the Crimean War?

A. Cardigan

16) Which company gets its name from a character in Greek mythology, who walked out to battle Achilles and considered a superior fighter?

A. Hector Beverages

17) He was born in 1983 out of three narrative stories sent by Sameer Salman from Trichy. The concept was rendered into the comic format with illustrations by artist Ram Waeerkar?

A. Suppandi

18) What is this?


A. 1st Issue of New Yorker

19) Founded by Satish Ranjan Das in 1935, this prestigious institute alumnus includes Rajiv Ganghi, Naveen Patnaik, Gautam Thapar, Analjit Singh, Vittal Mallya, Abhinav Bindra, etc?

A. The Doon School

20) Whose logo?


A. Lada Logo


Questions on Mr. Sudhakar of Vizag Steel.


Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Vizag – Regional Finals Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Vizag – Regional Finals Questions



Gitam Inst. Of Technology – Premchand and Vamsi Krishna


GMRIT – Abhinash and Venkat Ratnam

Regional Finals:

Round – 1:

1. He wrote  a book called “Double Life”. Which ad guru also an actor?

A. Alyque Padamsee

2. Launched by LEPL group, they have purchased 3 embraer aircrafts this year?

A. Air Costa

3. HOT COOL YOURS. Which event was promoted thus?

A. Sochi Olympics

4. Mr Bradham lost his patent on this product in 1905. Which famous brand?

A. Pepsi

5. Started in 1953 by Ali Hemati, this restaurant’s motto was good food, good service and happy times to its customers?

A. Paradise Biryani of Hyderabad

Round – 2:

1. Advertisement for?


A. Yahoo

2. Identify the game and give the logic behind it?

Candy Crush

A. Candy Crush Saga. The logic being in the game you get points when similar jellies and candies are in line and then they collapse and you get points. This is same to similar minds in a workplace augur well for the organization

3. “Inequality Re-Examined” Book by?

Amartya Sen

A. Amartya Sen

4. First what?

World's first vending machine

A. World’s first vending machine

5. Identify?

Jack Welch

A. Jack Welch of GE

Round – 3 –

1. Which coffee brand acquired by Tata’s refer to  a particular time?

A. Eight’o clock

2. Which Tata company makes i-Shakti?

A. Tata Chemicals

3. In 2014 Auto Expo India, which company created the world’s largest wi-fi network?

A. Tata Docomo

4. Titan is entering which new segment in India that is  a need as per law?

A. Helmets

Round -4-


Sun netwrk

A. SUN group

2. Connect:


A.  Yash Raj Films

3. Connect:

Mahesh Babu

A. Mahesh Babu

4. Connect:

Coco cola

A. Coca Cola

Round-5 –

1. In 2009, they introduced a personalized print magazine called “MINE”. It was started in 1923 by Brit Hadden and Henry Luce?

A. TIME Magazine

2. They are the official time keepers of the Redbull fighters team. Started by Nicolas Hayek?

A. Swatch

3. Chester Carlson’s objective was to make office work a little more productive and a little less tedious. What started thus?

A. Xerox

Questions contributed by Soubhagya Jena.