Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Guwahati – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Guwahati– Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER: Guwahati High Court : Syed B. Rahman and Abdul Aman
  • RUNNER UP: ASEB : Arnav and Bhaskar

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. The HyperAdapt 1.0 shoes are special as it has Shoelaces that tie on its own. Which company makes it?

Ans. Nike

Q.2. Which Indian group owns 51% stake in Peugeot Motorcycles?

Ans. Mahindra & Mahindra

Q.3. DS Group launched this brand to capitalise on the fastest growing HBC (Hard—Boiled Candy) segment in the confectionery basket. The Value of this brand in January 2016 was close to Rs 100 crore.

Ans. Pulse Candy

Q.4. Identify.


Ans. YC Deveshwar

Q.5. Who was recently appointed the first chairman of Banks Board Bureau?

Ans. Vinod Rai

Q.6. Like Tata in India, Percassi is going to Starbucks’ partner in this country.

Ans. Italy

Q.7. Identify the logo.


Ans. Olay 

Q.8. Chhattisgarh’s Directorate of Geology and Mining recently auctioned Baghmara mine. This is India’s first-ever auction of what?

Ans. Gold mine

Q.9. Which media company is acquiring 80 percent stake in India Today group’s loss making e-commerce and TV shopping entities Today Merchandise and Today Retail Network Pvt Ltd.?

Ans. Zee Media

Q.10. Identify.


Ans. Sudarshan Venu

Q.11. Which Indian media company acquired American cricket broadcaster Willow TV International?

Ans.  Times Internet

Q.12. It was in Florence that the wasp-shaped two wheeler was born, Enrico Piaggio having registered the patent in the Tuscan capital on April 23 1946. What?

Ans. Vespa

Q.13 Identify.


Ans. Karan Adani

Q.14. It has been the parent of website Rotten Tomatoes since January 2010. It is a social movie site alllowing users to share movie ratings, discover new movies and meet others with similar movie tastes. The site is based in San Francisco, CA and was founded by Joe Greenstein in 2007. Name the site which itself was acquired in 2011 by Warner Bros.

Ans. Flixster

Q.15. Name the e-commerce website?


Ans. Amazon

Q.16. “Trinity pictures is to ____ what Marvel is to Disney,” says Ajit Thakur, CEO, Trinity Pictures.

Ans. Eros

Q.17. They say honesty is the best policy. And this brand’s latest mini series- The Lesson- teaches us just that, but with the perfect blend of excitement, thrill and eventually refreshment.


Ans. Pepsi

Q.18. Acharya Balakrishna is the Managing Director of which business entity in India?

Ans. Patanjali

Q.19. Identify.


Ans. Homeshop 18, Sundeep Malhotra

Q.20. Identify the logo.


Ans. Dunkin Donuts

Questions contributed by Shivam Kumar.

He is pursuing B.Tech from Guwahati University. He was the Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2015 East Zone champion and National Finalist. Check out his knowledge initiative called Quizzing India. 

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