Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2013 – Pune – Preliminary Round

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2013 – Pune Leg

Results (Tata Track):

  • WINNER: TCS – Ms.Abha Shah and Suchir Sen
  • RUNNER UP: Tata Sky – Vivek Koka and Arjun Siva

Results (Non Tata Track):

  • WINNER: IBM – Rohit Jain and Arnold D’Souza
  • RUNNER UP: Asma Institute of Management – Prof. Raghunandan and Prof.  Sudeep

Preliminary Round:

1. Who is the fashion director of Satya Paul in India?

(Clue – She is the child of a renowned cricketer and a yesteryear actress)

–       Masaba Gupta

2. It was the first place in India to screen a movie and is India’s oldest iron cast building. Sadiq Ali currently owns it. Which building?

(Clue – It is now a hotel called the ______)

–       The Watson Hotel

3. This Italian luxury fashion house is footing the bill of € 2.18 Million for the restoration of the Trevi Fountain in Rome. Which entity?

(Options – Armani or Prada or Fendi)

–       Fendi

4. Edward Snowden, now on the run, was employed with the Hawaii office of which firm?

–       Booz Allen Hamilton

5. Fill in the blank/ what is the name of the book?

(Clue – The title of the book is also the name of a film starring Charlie Chaplin)


– Gold Rush

6. In 1541, reforms implemented by John Calvin banning the wearing of jewels, forced goldsmiths and other jewelers to turn to what new craft, thereby giving birth to a industry?

(Clue – It relates to a common human accessory)

–       Watch making/watches

7. In 2013, Italian pen maker, Montegrappa released a model called number ‘4’ which recalls the legendary ‘Million Dollar Quartet’ of Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis and a fourth musician. The pioneering Sun Records artists met for one occasion only, and the date on which it occurred was December 4th, 1956. Who is this famous 4th musician?

–       Elvis Presley

8. www.jiyobefikarchamps.com is a junior football camp by which company?

–       Bajaj Allianz

9. Lead heroine charged Rs. 11/- and the person on whom the story was based on, charged Rs. 1/-. Which 2013 film?

–       Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

10. Three letter abbreviation of book missing. What is it?


–       CEO

11. After which country is the largest selling imported vodka named in Russia, Poland, Czech Republic and Hungary?

–       Finland/Finlandia

12. British fashion designer is making ‘futuristic’ uniforms for 7500 crew of the Virgin Atlantic. Who?

–       Vivienne Westwood

13. Which Ad agency created India’s first telefilm Janam in 1985-86?

(Options – Mudra or Contract or Trikaya Grey)

–       Mudra

14. The tagline for Ravi Shankar’s first endorsement, which he did with his daughter Anoushka Shankar, read as “Let us bring harmony to animals”. Which entity?

(Clue – It is in relation to animals and is an organization.)

–       PETA

15. This famous personality moved to Springfield for one episode. Who?


–       Julian Assange

16. This two word term was coined in the 1940s by Hindustan Thomson Associated (JWT) to advertise for Horlicks. Which term?

(Clue – It is a two word punch line found in most nutrition lexicons. Horlicks provides you __________ _________)

–       Balanced Nutrition

17. According to a survey by Hotels.com, Geneva has overtaken Paris as the most expensive city & New Delhi, has been voted as the cheapest city to buy which food item?

–       Club Sandwich

18. According to JRD Tata, a _______ life is a part of an economic life. Which word?

–       Ethical

19. What is common to Grameen Bank, Grameen Phone, Gonoshahthaya Grameen Textile and Grameen Cybernet? It is a specific commonality.

–       Specific Grameen companies which are for profit.

20. Identify this product.

(Clue – It is the jeweled or decorated version of a simple item we consume almost daily.)


– Faberge Egg

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