Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Indore – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Indore – Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER: BHEL – Debasish Mandal & Vivek Pathak
  • RUNNER UP: TROIS – Ms. Deepti Singh and Ameya Talanki

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. This auto giant ensured the Bloodhound SSC World Land Speed Record programme passing a significant high-speed testing milestone, with the ultimate aim of raising the world land speed record above 1,000mph and to assist in inspiring the next generation of scientists and engineers, which is the overall objective of the project. The previous record was 763.035mph and was set by Andy Green in Thrust SSC in 1997. Name the company or the brand.

Ans. Jaguar (Tata Motors)

Q.2. Name the person.

azim Premji

Ans. Azim Premji (logo of the university)

Q.3. Thomas Cook (India) Ltd., has introduced its product line, “Silver Breaks”, exclusively focusing on an untapped growth segment of customers. Who are the target audience?

Ans. Senior citizens or “Silvers”

 Q.4. Connect:


Ans. Nikon

[1.Priyanka Chopra : Brand Ambassador 2. Former name 3. Nikon Logo 4. Founder : Koyata Iwasaki ]

Q.5. Identify the logo.


Ans. ISKCON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness)

Q.6. Figure out the number from the quote below.

“May I have a large container of coffee right now”

Ans. Pi 

[The  mnemonic way to remember the value of Pi(3.141592653). The word “may” has 3 letters, “I” has 1 letter, “have” has 4 letters, and so on. The line “May I have a large container of coffee” has been cited in print since at least 1959. ]

Q.7. In 1883, when a printer inCheyenne, Wyoming, working on a regular telephone directory ran out of white paper and used yellow paper instead.In 1886, Reuben H. Donnelley created this for the first time. Name it.

Ans. Yellow Pages

Q.8. Name the manufacturer of this tank.

tata motors

Ans. Tata Motors

The TATA Kestrel is a modern armoured personnel carrier developed by Tata Motors and the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). It is designed and manufactured in the way of various western APC (armoured personnel carrier) designs. It is developed with the intention to replace age old Soviet era BMPs and APCs in service with Indian army.

Q.9. Analytical Quotient :


A) V-1                  B) O-2                 C) E-3

Ans. ABB

[ A) AVIS      B) BIOCON          C) BOSE]

 Q.10. Connect:


Ans. Adidas

Q.11. Name the author of the book.

peter drucker

Ans. Peter Drucker

Q.12. Which company gave India its first iron plough, water pump, diesel engine and machine tool ?

Ans. Kirlosker

Q.13. Identify the logo


Ans. S Health (Samsung)

Q.14. Which company helped the Madhya Pradesh government develop the MPOnline portal, a website that provides its citizens with 24/7 online services ?

Ans. TCS

Q.15. Connect:

gujarat tourism

Ans. Gujarat Tourism

Q.16. The name of the person is S Varadarajan. CEO of which giant PSU?


Ans. BPCL (Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited)

Q.17. Analytical Quotient Question on GAP

Q.18. The observation that the number of transistors in a dense integrated circuit doubles approximately every two years. The observation is named after the co-founder of Intel and Fairchild Semiconductor, whose 1965 paper described a doubling every year in the number of components per integrated circuit,and projected this rate of growth would continue for at least another decade In 1975, looking forward to the next decade, he revised the forecast to doubling every two years. Name it.

Ans. Moore’s Law

Q.19. Name the Harvard university student who started this brand.


Ans. Maria Sharapova

Q.20. Identify the logo.

rallis india

Ans. Rallis India (Tata subsidiary)

Q.21. Analytical Quotient question on HMT

Q.22. According to Albert LaFarge : “There is a general agreement that the term is a literal translation of the Frenchmarché aux puces, an outdoor bazaar in Paris, France, named after those pesky little parasites of the order Siphonaptera(or “wingless bloodsucker”) that infested the upholstery of old furniture brought out for sale.” Name the term.

Ans. Flea Market

Q.23. The first use of the term is credited to a 1961 attempt by creditors to oustHoward Hughesfrom control of Trans World Airlines. The creditors provided Charles C. Tillinghast Jr. an employment contract that included a clause that would pay him money in the event that he lost his job. Name the term.

Ans. Golden Parachute

Questions contributed by Debasish Mandal of BHEL, Bhopal

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Indore – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Indore – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER: BHEL – Debasish Mandal & Vivek Pathak
  • RUNNER UP: TROIS – Ms. Deepti Singh and Ameya Talanki

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1.The giant auto company  and the popular experiential game Escape the Room teamed up to create the largest game experience yet – the first-ever driveable game that challenged participants to use the latest technology and features to figure out clues and solve puzzles in a way that’s never been done before. Designed in collaboration with New York State’s I LOVE NEW YORK campaign, creator and visionary puzzle master Victor Blake crafted a consumer experience like no other. Players attempted to escape multiple rooms in one of New York’s most iconic buildings – Moynihan Station. Escape NYC: An Escape the Room Driving Experience. Name the Auto Company.

Ans. Ford

Q.2. Princeton graduate Dilip Kapur did his Pd.D from the University of Denver. It was while doing his Ph.D that Kapur did a stint at Poor Richard’s , a leather house, and fell in love with thematerial and decided to manufacture leather items in India. Name the brand.

Ans. Hidesign

Q.3. Name the largest selling sandwich maker in the world?


Ans. Subway (Jared Scot Fogle )

Q.4. ________capitalism is a term describing an economy in which success in business depends on close relationships between business people and government officials. It may be exhibited by favoritism in the distribution of legal permits, government grants, specialtax breaks, or other forms of state interventionism. Fill in the blank.

Ans. Crony

Q.5. Navi Scooter is the brand from which company?

Ans. Honda

 Q.6. Name the company founded by the person Satish Babu for retail mobile store?


Ans. Univercell

Q.7. Who quote this, “We were starting out to make photography an everyday affair, to make the camera as convenient as the pencil.”

Ans. George Eastman

Q.8. It was developed in 1987 by the American brothers Thomas and John Knoll, who sold the distribution license in 1988.Thomas Knoll, a PhD student at theUniversity of Michigan, began writing a program on hisMacintosh Plus to display grayscale images on a monochrome display. This program, called Display, caught the attention of his brother John Knoll, an Industrial Light & Magic employee, who recommended that Thomas turn it into a full-fledged image editing program. Thomas took a six-month break from his studies in 1988 to collaborate with his brother on the program. Name the product.

Ans. Photoshop (Adobe)

Q.9. Laszlo (Biro) was sitting in a cafe watching children play marbles, and the marble leave a trail of water as it rolled through a puddle.What was invented after watching this phenomenon?

Ans. Ball-point pen

Q.10. Fill in the blank (either one).


Ans. Hero & O.P. Munjal

Q.11. This Indexis a whimsical concept put forward by Andrew Lawrence, a property analyst atDresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, in January 1999, which showed that the world’s tallest buildings have risen on the eve of economic downturns.Business cycles and high rising construction correlate in such a way that investment in these constructions peaks when cyclical growth is exhausted and the economy is ready for recession. Name the index.

Ans. Skyscraper Index

Q.12. Which everyday tool was designed by Daniel C. Stillson(1826-1899) used by the plumbers?

Ans. Pipe Wrench

Q.13. Name the retail chain founded by the person named Radhakrishna Damani.

d mart

Ans. D-Mart

Q.14. A group of seven companies began the development of USB in 1994 :Compaq,DEC,IBM, Intel, Microsoft, NEC, and Nortel. It was designed to standardize the connection of computer peripherals (including keyboards, pointing devices, digital cameras, printers, portable media players, disk drives and network adapters) to personal computers, both to communicate and to supply electric power. It has become commonplace on other devices, such as smartphones, PDAs and video game consoles. Name it.

Ans. USB (Universal Serial Bus)

 Q.15. The name of the fabric was coined in England around the late 18th Century as an early form of branding using the French translation of ‘cloth of the King’ . This is perhaps to promote an image of royal quality and to give the English-manufactured cotton cloth an air of French prestige. Name the fabric.

Ans. Corduroy

Q.16. Fill in the blank.


Ans. Capitalists

 Q.17. When taken along with a daily diet, which energy drink enhance 3X Stamina helps the children perform 3 times better as compared to others. Name the brand.

Ans. Boost

Q.18. Which company’s product range includes popular brands like Aim & i Kno ?

Ans. ITC

Q.19. Identify the logo.


Ans. Harvard University

Q.20. Which is the largest state-owned natural gas processing company in India ?

Ans. GAIL (India) Limited [ Gas Authority of India Limited. ]

Questions contributed by Debasish Mandal of BHEL, Bhopal

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Raipur – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Raipur – Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER: Bhilai Steel Plant- Sanjay S and Manoj Kumar Prasad
  • RUNNER UP:Bhilai Steel Plant- SPS Jaggi and Shekar

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Logo of?

brics logo

Ans. BRICS bank

Q.2. Identify.


Ans. Brijmohan Lall Munjal

Q.3. This is Henry Luce. Which other magazine was founded by him?


Ans. Fortune

Q.4. Identify.


Ans. Naushad Forbes, President of CII

Q.5. What is Paris Syndrome?

Ans. It is a transient psychological disorder exhibited by some individuals when visiting or vacationing to Paris, as a result of extreme shock resulting from their finding out that Paris is not what they had expected it to be.

Q.6. What is ROWE?

Ans. Result only work environment

Q.7. Which country has a Tyre Graveyard.


Ans. Kuwait

Q.8. What is the name of Tata coffee instant coffee brand?

Ans. Grand

Q.9. K Veena Singh is the founder of which group?



Q.10. Who restored golden paint on Humayuns tomb?

Ans. Tanishq

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Raipur – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Raipur – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER: Bhilai Steel Plant- Sanjay S and Manoj Kumar Prasad
  • RUNNER UP:Bhilai Steel Plant- SPS Jaggi and Shekar

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. The studio which signed Liz Taylor also paid for her wedding gown?

Ans. MGM

Q.2. Male attire inspired by red dress of the Lady Margaret Boat Club (1825), the rowing club of St. John’s College, Cambridge.?

Ans. Blazer

Q.3. Super selling product, being played by one hand cuffed, feet solving, fewest move, blind folded etc?

Ans. Rubik cube

Q.4. Identify.

Mumbai : RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan with his wife Radhika Puri Rajan during meet Maharashtra Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao and his wife Ch Vinodha at Raj Bhavan in Mumbai on Sunday. Photo Girish Srivastav/15.02.2015

Ans. Radhika Raghuram Rajan

Q.5. James Wilson presented India’s budget in 1869, also the founder of which famous publication?

Ans. Economist

Q.6. Ad line of which company- Nuts.Guts. Glory.

Ans. Micromax

Q.7. Founder of?

gold's gym

Ans. Gold’s Gym

Q.8. Roshni Nadar is associated with which company?

Ans. HCL

Q.9. Hans Wildrof Foundation owns which watch brand?

Ans. Rolex

Q.10. Luca Pacioli, gave which accounting method?

Ans. Double entry

Q.11. Ebrahim Rabari gave which term?

Ans. Rexit

Q.12. Which Indian company named after getting inspired from first moon landing?

Ans. Apollo Hospitals

Q.13. Identify.


Ans. Y.Deweshwar of ITC

Q.14. Fenway sports owns Red sox baseball and which other sports club?

Ans. Liverpool FC

Q.15. The name of copper coin derived from which Sanskrit name for small?

Ans. Aana

Q.16. Logo of?


Ans. Heinekien

Q.17. Owner of Vasanth mill, Coimbatore. Which finance minister?

Ans. Shanmugam Chetty

Q.18. It started in 1996, which Middle East tourist attraction?

Ans. Dubai Shopping Festival

Q.19. Cheil worldwide is owned by which asian company?

Ans. Samsung

Q.20. Logo of ?


Ans. Vine

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Nagpur – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Nagpur – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER: Persistent Systems – Kartik Vyas and Ms. Gayatri Phadnis
  • RUNNER UP: Ghate Associates : Aman Mishra and Mohseen

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. “fei si bu ke” means doomed to die in Chinese. It is associated with which social networking website?

Ans. Facebook

Q.2. “The best answer to any question” is the tagline of?

Ans. Quora

Q.3. The company Altice has signed Christiano Ronaldo as their ambassador. Which European country does this company belong to?

Ans. Netherlands

Q.4. Which is the best airline for the 7th time in a row?

Ans. Etihad Airlines

Q.5. Who took over South China Morning Post?

Ans. Alibaba Group

Q.6. ‘Akva min Sangam’ is a phrase used in Egypt by sales guys while they sell stuff to Indians. This is reference to the famous movie Sangam by Raj Kapoor. What does the phrase mean in connection with product quality.

Ans. As good as Sangam or Better than Sangam

Q.7. “I flash in my ______” was a controversial instagram photo. Fill in the blank?

Ans. Calvin Klein

Q.8. ITC stands for Imperial ______ Company?

Ans. Tobacco

Q.9. Merriam Webster word of the year 2015 (suffix)?

Ans. ism

Q.10. Which word means people’s car?

Ans. Volkswagen

Q.11. Airbus, the leading aircraft manufacturer, has collaborated with which 3D design and engineering software leader to create the world’s largest 3D printed airplane cabin component?

Ans. Autodesk

Q.12. Old logo of which gaming giant?


Ans. Nintendo

Q.13. Question on IBM.

Q.14. What does IMPS stand for in banking?

Ans. Immediate Payment Service

Q.15. Which is the most expensive commercial space in Delhi?

Ans. Khan Market

Q.16. In the list of top Philanthropists for Asia Pacific. 4 people from Indian origin were Infosys founders. There was another person in this list who owns a famous chain of Schools. Which chain or Person are we talking about?

Ans. Warki schools

Q.17. Who is the author of Fault Lines?

Ans. Raghuram Rajan

Q.18. Old logo of?


Ans. McDonald’s

Q.19. Name the Bajaj scooterette launched in 2000’s that failed miserably?

Ans. Bajaj Kristal

Q.20. Old logo of ?


Ans. Discovery    

Questions contributed by Kartik Vyas