Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Trivandrum – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Trivandrum – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER: Tresreis Technologies : Jis Sebastian and Feny Joy
  • RUNNER UP: Tata Consultancy Services : Gopalakrishnan and Unnikrishnan

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. During the 17th century, on behalf of the Dutch West India Company, Peter Stuyvesant, using both African slaves and white colonists, collaborated with the city government in the construction of a substantial fortification. It was an earthen wall on the northern boundary of the New Amsterdam settlement, perhaps to protect against English colonial encroachment.

Extremely popular in the business field. What am I talking about?

Ans. Wall Street

Q.2. This 1100cc automobile was launched in India in 1964. This iconic model is named for a 14th-century Rajput princess. Identify?

Ans. Premier Padmini

Q.3. National Geographic society was founded in 1888. Which famous inventor was a key member behind its founding? He served as the second president from 1898 to 1903.

Ans. Alexander Graham Bell

Q.4. Nanhi Kali is an NGO for Girl child Education that provides primary education to children. Which Indian group is behind it?

Clue: Extremely popular Indian group. They are in the field of IT, Tractors, Aviation, Automobile etc.


Ans: Mahindra

Q.5. Launched in France in 1983 as ___. Known as Lynx in the United Kingdom. Which brand?

Ans. Axe

Q.6. It’s a bond, in the financial world that is the simplest, most standard version of that asset. It can be applied to specific categories of financial instruments such as options or bonds, but can also be applied to trading strategies or modes of thinking in economics. Named after an ice cream flavor. What?

Ans. Vanilla Bond

Q.7. Sneaker war is a book about the rivalry of two shoe companies. Identify both?

Ans. Adidas and Puma

Q.8. Identify author of this book? Clue: Very popular lady and known for her philanthropy.


Ans. Sudha Murty

Q.9. In the Hollywood movie Cast Away, Tom Hanks was the employee of which company?

Ans. Fedex

Q.10. Which global beverage brand owns the energy drink Gatorade?

Ans. Pepsico

Q.11. Airline business of Sahara was bought by which Airline?

Ans. Jet Airways

Q.12. Identify the logo?


Ans. Piramal Healthcare

Q.13. “The engineer’s choice” is the tagline of which cement company?

Ans. UltraTech Cement

Q.14. Mirage 2000 jet fighter is built by which French aviation company?

Ans. Dassault

Q.15. Expand LIBOR? Clue: It’s a rating

Ans. London Inter-Bank Offer Rate

Q.16. #staysmart is the hashtag used by which hotel group under Taj?

Ans. Taj Ginger

Q.17. Which French retail chain’s name means “crossroads” and “public square” in French?

Ans. Carrefour

Q.18. Paypass is a contactless technology lets you make everyday purchases quickly and safely with just a tap of your card. Which payment company is behind this service?

Ans. Master Card

Q.19. Which Indian media group owns Gaana.com?

Ans. Times of India

Q.20. Identify the logo?


Ans. Trump Pence

Questions contributed by Arjun M

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