Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Chandigarh – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Chandigarh– Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER: Fresh Bite : Shantanu and Akul Tandon
  • RUNNER UP: Indian Oil : Vipin Austin and Deepak Taneja

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. It is a US global logistics and package delivery company which runs its own airline and air cargo service from Louisville, Kentucky. The airplanes carry the IATA call symbol : 5X. (Verbal hint given: They have BROWN coloured branding for their trucks)

Ans. UPS

Q.2. Lucas BOLS, which claims to be the world’s oldest Distillery brand in the world, had its first distillery setup in Amsterdam in 1575 as “The little shed”. It is credited to have given a special drink to the world, which one? Generic name/category of that drink required, not a specific brand.

Ans. Gin

Q.3. Identify this person


Ans. Christine Lagarde

Q.4. The love of Cigars this world famous personality had, was evident from the fact that he was the first person to have ever featured on a TV show with a cigar in his hand. Who?

Ans. Winston Churchill

Q.5. This is a very popular mobile quizzing game, created by Icelandic company Plain Vanilla Games. Name the app?

Ans. QuizUp

Q.6. This company registered itself as a brick building company, and its patent is about “Automatic Binding Bricks”, and has a connect with the childhood of almost each one of us. Which one?

Ans. Lego

Q.7. Which UK retail giant uses “St. Michael promise” as its commitment to quality.


Ans. Marks and Spencer

Q.8. In the world on online gaming, if G stands for “Game”, what does RM stand for, in “RMG”?

Ans. Real Money Games

Q.9. “Everyone’s private driver”, is the tagline of which company?

Ans. Uber

Q.10. Identify the corporation from its logo?


Ans. Food Corporation of India

Q.11. This economic term was first developed by Simon Kuznets for a US Congress report in 1934. Its estimates are commonly used to determine the economic performance of a whole country or region, and to make international comparisons. Which term?

Ans. GDP

Q.12. This has been referred to as with various names throughout the world – like Frog, Navel, Bug, Tortoise and Little Flea. It was also featured in the animated movie Cars. What?

Ans. Volkswagen Beetle

Q.13. BBC issued this tweet on a particular occasion. Fill in the blank?

“Eve. Newton. ________. Three apples that changed the world”

Ans. Steve Jobs

Q.14. Identify this personality, which gained prominence in the world not by amassing wealth, but by giving it away!


Ans. Melinda Gates

Q.15. This product was introduced by Glaxo in 1954 and remains popular to this day. What?

Ans. Complan

Q.16. Which company is known by the moniker of “Big blue”?

Ans. IBM

Q.17. This drink was first introduced in 1893 as “Brad’s drink”. What?

Ans. Pepsi

Q.18. Identify the logo?


Ans. Lenskart

Q.19. What does the U in the NAIRU stand for? NAIR stands for “Non-accelerating inflation rate of _________”

Ans. Unemployment

Q.20. Interbank Card Association, was the initial name of which payment system?

Ans. Mastercard

Questions contributed by Aseem and Anish

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